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COVID-19 and the brain – Early research suggests even mild cases may have negative impact

Overview: Scary! Although the data isn't conclusive, preliminary findings suggest COVID-19 could, whether temporarily or permanently, age our brains. And that's not a good thing because as we age, our thought processes, much like our physical abilities, diminish. Do believe you have brain fog due to...

Over 80 percent of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer: Poll

More than 80 percent of Japanese oppose hosting the virus-postponed Olympics this year, a new poll published Monday showed, less than 10 weeks before the Tokyo Games. The latest survey comes after Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency Friday as the nation battles a fourth...

Terror trend? Right-wing extremists responsible for majority of deadly terrorist attacks in 2020

The U.S. government is acknowledging for the first time that right-wing extremists were responsible for the majority of fatal domestic terrorist attacks last year, according to an internal report circulated by the Department of Homeland Security last week and obtained by Yahoo News. A review of...

Climate change: 7 things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint

It’s the season for resolutions and for finding ways to reduce your carbon footprint and help the planet.In an interview with Yahoo Finance Live, Kathryn Kellogg, founder of Going Zero Waste, a lifestyle website that provides information on living a more sustainable life, outlined the top...

Oral sex with more than 10 partners raises throat cancer risk by over four times, study suggests

The link between the number of sexual partners a person has had and their risk of developing throat cancer has been reaffirmed by new research. Mouth and throat tumours are sometimes linked to “high-risk” variants of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can spread via oral sex. The...