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Hairstyles That Could Trigger Migraines

A bad hair day can be such a headache. But if you’re among the 1 in 4 American women who have migraines, your hair can actually be a real headache. Everything from the shampoo you use to the way you cut your hair could trigger a migraine.We asked Steve Waldman, a 30-year hair industry veteran…

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Your Muscle Mass Could Help You Fight Covid Faster

ImagesbyTristaGetty Images Your gains could lead to a better prognosis as far as fighting Covid-19, according to a new study. Looking at 196 patients, split between male and female participants, a study published in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle this month revealed that those with greater muscle mass and muscle strength had shorter…

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Millions Could Soon Lose Medicaid Coverage Started During the Pandemic

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, a new crisis in insurance coverage in the United States may begin. Fifteen million Americans who enrolled in Medicaid during the pandemic could lose their coverage when the emergency declaration ends, according to an analysis by…

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LG’s New TV Could Replace Your Entire Wall

News @xguntherc Sep 15, 2021, 12:41 pm EDT | 1 min read LGLG has announced a lineup of absolutely massive Direct View LED (DVLED) home cinema displays for those with a big living room, and more importantly, big enough pockets to afford one. These new TV sets range from a modest 108-inch LED to an epic…

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FDA Could Authorize COVID Vaccine for Ages 5‒11 in October

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized for ages 5-11 by the end of October, according to Reuters. The timeline is based on the expectation that Pfizer will have enough data from clinical trials to request FDA emergency use authorization for the…

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

Scientists have known for decades that the particulate emissions from ships can have a dramatic effect on low-lying stratocumulus clouds above the ocean. In satellite images, parts of the Earth’s oceans are streaked with bright white strips of clouds that correspond to shipping lanes. These artificially brightened clouds are a result of the tiny particles…

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Tiny Robots Could Clean Up Microplastic Pollution

Microplastics—minuscule, hard-to-degrade fragments of clothing fibers, water bottles and other synthetic items—have made their way into air, water and soil around the world. Now new research published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces shows a way to promote their deterioration, at least in water, with technology on an even smaller scale: microrobots. When added to…

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‘Neurograins’ Could be the Next Brain-Computer Interfaces

A team at Brown University has developed a system that uses dozens of silicon microchips to record and transmit brain activity to a computer. Dubbed “neurograins,” the chips—each about the size of a grain of salt—are designed to be sprinkled across the brain’s surface or throughout its tissue to collect neural signals from more areas…

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Long COVID Could Spell Kidney Troubles Down the Line

Physicians caring for COVID-19 survivors should routinely check kidney function, which is often damaged by the SARS-CoV-2 virus months after both severe and milder cases, new research indicates. The largest study to date with the longest follow-up of COVID-19-related kidney outcomes also found that every type of kidney problem, including end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), was far…

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Could mandatory fruit and veg sections near entrances be next?

The UK government will restrict unhealthy food promotions in stores from October 2022. The legislation requires medium and large businesses, including those with 50 or more employees, to phase out multibuy promotions such as ‘buy one get one free’ or ‘3 for 2’ offers on HFSS products.Categories impacted by the new rules are soft drinks, chocolate, confectionery,…