‘There are physiological reasons why your brain feels full up after a day’s work’

Sharing an interesting article posted by Dr Katharine Morrison at Diabetes Diet site Adapted from Medscape, Why our brains wear out at the end of the day, F Perry Wilson Aug 15 2022 We can all recognise from our own experience that as a long day goes on, our performance on mental tasks gets worse. In … Read more

Which Exercises Work Best for Blood Sugar Management? We Asked Our Community

We all know exercise is good for our health, but it can also have a big impact on our blood sugars, for better or for worse. Different exercises have different effects on blood sugar levels — some drive it up, and others cause it to go plummeting down. Sometimes these effects are pretty predictable, but … Read more

Covid blood-thinner drug treatment dangerous and does not work – study

A blood-thinning drug given as a potential life-saver to many patients recovering from severe Covid does not work and can cause major bleeding, research shows. The findings have led to calls for doctors to stop advising people to take Apixaban, because it does not stop them from dying or ending up back in hospital and … Read more

Phala Phala panel deadline extended ‘due to amount of work’ | The Citizen

The panel formed to investigate the Phala Phala incident was granted an extension for the submission of the report until the end of the month. Parliament speaker Mapisa Nqakula extended the deadline by more than two weeks – from 17 November to 30 November. Presidential spokesperson Moloto Mothapo confirmed the update, saying the extension was … Read more

Nienaber’s Boks have ‘work to do’ before Rugby World Cup after France loss | The Citizen

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber said on Saturday his side “have work to do” to challenge hosts France at next year’s Rugby World Cup after losing 30-26 to Les Bleus in Marseille. The Springboks played more than an hour at the Velodrome with 14-men after Pieter-Steph du Toit’s red card before captain Antoine Dupont … Read more

Anetha and Mac Declos team up for hard-hitting LP ‘Hard work always pays off’

French producers and DJs Anetha and Mac Declos have teamed up to release this week the high-energy LP ‘Hard work always pays off”. Available via Anetha’s Mama told ya – an imprint focused on the concept of experimenting, sharing and collaboration as a creative engine – it is packed with 10 massive tracks from Declos … Read more

‘I can’t work in the office safely’: the over-50s leaving the UK labour force

“I’m still working at home, but only just.” Before the pandemic, Melanie Green loved her job in a bustling police control room. But the drugs she takes for arthritis suppress her immune system and Green won’t risk going back into the workplace while Covid continues to circulate. “It’s a busy environment with people coming in … Read more

This Just In: Antidepressants Don’t Work Anymore 

Please note that this is an opinion piece by an ADAA colleague member “So accentuated has been the feeling of the sense of well-being, that disciplinary measures have been necessary.”   That comment, in a 1952 report of a clinical trial of a new tuberculosis drug, reports the earliest observation of a startling antidepressant effect of a … Read more

DA re-affirms its position not to work with EFF after Phalatse’s proposal | The Citizen

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has re-affirms its position not to work with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the City of Johannesburg. This after the DA’s former mayor in Joburg Mpho Phalatse proposed to the party that it works with the EFF to recapture the metro from the African National Congress (ANC). Joburg coalition politics … Read more