SLEEP plays an important role in a person’s health and regular poor sleep can result in serious medical conditions as well as a shorter life expectancy. How many hours should you be getting a night and how can you ensure a good night’s rest?
Sleep can boost a person’s health in a number of ways, from improving immunity to helping you lose weight. Not getting enough can have a detrimental effect. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep as a result of stress, their job and computers. But bad moods and lack of focus aren’t the only negatives that […]
REVIEW: Wearables company Withings returned from the grave last month with its first new product since Nokia ditched the brand it had acquired in a $ 192 million deal back in 2016. It’s been a whirlwind year for Withings, with cofounder Éric Carreel entering the fray to buy his company back from Nokia in May. Fast-forward to September, when […]
The news of Russia completing the delivery of its S-300 air defense system to the Syrian Army has provoked a nervous reaction in Washington, as the US State Department said it still hopes that the delivery had not taken place. “I saw that report. I cannot confirm that it is accurate. I hope that they […]
HEADACHE is pain felt in the region of the head and neck and usually aren’t the sign of anything serious. But with over a hundred different types and subtypes of headaches, what does yours mean? Although the symptoms are largely the same, the causes are very diverse.
Flu jab is offered on the NHS each year and is available from a number of pharmacies and supermarkets. The vaccine protects against the influenza virus, an infection that affects the nose, throat and lungs. Flu vaccination delivers a weak version of one or more influenza viruses expected to do the rounds this year. So […]
PAIN IN the chest can be caused by many different things, some of which pose no health risk while other causes can be more serious. So how do you know if your chest pain is something to be concerned about?
Lower back pain usually isn’t the sign of anything serious and normally improves within a few weeks or months. But if pain doesn’t start to improve within a few weeks or the pain is very severe or gets worse over time it can indicate that something more serious is going on. If you experience severe […]
Coordination, agility, stamina, attentiveness. These are the qualities you’ll need to qualify for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, Queens, in New York City. Once you’re in, you need focus, determination and speed. No, we’re not talking about the tennis players who take the court each summer; this is about the ones fetching all […]
Enlarge / The WireGuard interface, with a Firefox window open to netdata. (credit: Jim Salter) WireGuard is a new type of VPN which aims to be simpler to set up and maintain than current VPNs and to offer a higher degree of security. The software is free and open source—it’s licensed GPLv2, the same license […]