The link between social media and depression: How to care for your mental health

(Natural News) While scientists continue to research social media’s impact on human health, recent findings suggest that social media contributes to symptoms of depression, especially among the youth. Take a look at the following study to learn more about the link between social media and depression, as well as tips on how to care for your mental health in these modern times….

Green scream: Plants emit “ultrasonic squeals” when stressed by drought or physical damage

(Natural News) Plants let out “ultrasonic squeals” when they are damaged or stressed by drought. Researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel discovered this after placing microphones near tomato and tobacco plants. Thanks to the microphones, the researchers were able to detect distinct sounds emanating from the plants. The sounds are too high-frequency for humans to hear, but other plants and some animals may be…

Fauci’s upcoming book removed from online shops amid criticism he profits from the pandemic

(Natural News) Listings of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s upcoming book were removed from leading online marketplaces and bookstores amid criticism that he profits from the COVID-19 pandemic. Titled “Expect the Unexpected: Ten Lessons on Truth, Service and the Way Forward,” the book was advertised on Amazon but the listing had apparently been deleted. A link to the listing redirected…

Scientists explore lava tubes in Hawaii to prepare for Mars and moon exploration

(Natural News) Researchers are plumbing the depths of Mauna Loa in Hawaii to study the volcano’s lava tubes. The researchers wear bulky suits like those required for space exploration while navigating volcanic terrain and conducting research. Besides studying the environment and organisms living there, the team’s goal is to prepare for the unique challenges of living in space, particularly on Mars…

Omega-3 deficiency linked to common age-related illnesses such as cancer, depression and heart disease

(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are a family of healthy polyunsaturated fats with numerous health benefits. These fats are important for the maintenance of healthy cell membranes and contribute to the production of hormones that regulate blood clotting, inflammation and the contraction and relaxation of artery walls. Two of the most important types of omega-3 fatty acids are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic…

Study: Even people with mild COVID-19 may develop lifelong natural immunity to the coronavirus

(Natural News) A recent study published in the journal Nature suggests that people who recovered from a mild case of COVID-19 may have developed lifelong immunity to the Wuhan coronavirus. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine arrived at this finding after tracking people who have had mild COVID-19. They found that these individuals still had immune cells that…