Health Canada has distributed enough of the antiviral Paxlovid to treat more than 700,000 people with COVID-19, yet the provinces have given only a fraction of that medication to patients.
Sitting down too long raises risk of dying by 19 percent – study finds 14 possible causes
Heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke are more likely when you sit down for hours per day.
I’m A Celeb FURY: ‘Everyone was sitting hungry’ Ian Wright fumes as finds hidden food
James Haskell meanwhile was sorting through the chest where the rations of rice and beans are stored. “We have got to be way better at this food organisation, we’ve got 21 (packets of) beans in here,” he said. “What?!” exclaimed Ian, “And we are getting the same amount of rice to beans?” Jacqueline Jossa then […]
Drug companies are sitting on generics—43% of recently approved aren’t for sale
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Ute Grabowsky ) Of the more than 1,600 generic drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration since January of 2017, more than 700—or 43 percent—are not for sale in the US, according to a new analysis by Kaiser Health News. The finding means that many pricy, brand-name drugs are not […]
Sit-stand desks can cut more than 1 hour of sitting time at work: Study
Researchers find sit-stand workstations reduce sitting time by an average of 84 to 116 minutes a day, compared with traditional desks.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed a jaw-dropping fact about its translation app that shows how much money is still sitting on the table (GOOGL, GOOG)
Stephen Lam/Reuters Google Translate could end up being the search giant’s next hit product. The service now translates 143 billion words a day and saw a boost in use during the World Cup. Google doesn’t sell ads on the service, but its potential appeal for advertisers is obvious. Google has a long list of hit […]
Antiques Roadshow: Fiona Bruce reveals YOU could be sitting on £100k – find out here
Fiona Bruce and the Antiques Roadshow team continued to scour the country in pursuit of hidden treasures, returning to Cardiff Castle in the Welsh capital. In the Victorian gothic setting, presenter Fiona met with Chris, a representative from the Royal Mint to deliver the news they are on the search for a rare 1933 penny […]
Dementia news: Sitting too long may increase a middle-aged person’s risk
SITTING for too long may increase a middle-aged person’s risk of dementia no matter how much they exercise, scientists have warned.
Dementia news: Sitting too long may increase a middle-aged person's risk
A study of over 45s found a link between the amount of time they spent watching TV or carrying out other sedentary tasks and changes in a brain area vital for memory. Those with couch potato lifestyles had less grey matter in the medial temporal lobe (MTL) – even if they went for regular brisk […]
Travelling Ryanair? You have more chance of winning the lottery than sitting together
Ryanair flights are some of the cheapest on the market, offering a base rate for passengers attempting to fly on a budget. To keep the costs low, budget airlines then add additional charges such as for luggage, food or priority boarding. Many airlines now charge passengers to choose their seat on short-haul flights, with Ryanair, […]