Trial suggests metformin effective at reducing odds of serious outcomes for COVID-19 patients seeking early treatment

In work published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers—led by the University of Minnesota Medical School and School of Public Health—have found that metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes medication lowers the odds of emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or death due to COVID-19 by over 40 percent—and over 50 percent if prescribed early in onset of symptoms. The study also found no positive effect from treatment with either ivermectin or low-dose fluvoxamine.
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The Best Teeth Whiteners for a Red Carpet-Ready Smile, According to a Dentist

Meeting new people can be one of the most anxiety-inducing social occasions. The added insecurity of a dull smile, combined with the effects of daily coffees or a love for red wine, can turn a megawatt smile into a closed-lip smize. Lucky for you, the best teeth whitening products can help you flash brighter pearly whites when you return to the office or school. The teeth whitening industry has moved mountains in recent years with new brightening technology that safely lightens your chompers. Before taking matters into your own hands, though, consult with your dentist to ensure safe practices and longevity...
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Nicky Zimmermann's guide to curating the perfect summer wardrobe

As the designer behind one of the world's most successful resortwear brands, Nicky Zimmermann knows a thing or two about putting together a stylish summer wardrobe. Since launching her eponymous label with her sister Simone in 1991, Zimmermann's designs have been seen on some of the world's most beautiful women (Margot Robbie, Beyoncé, Blake Lively, Katie Holmes) who can't get enough of the Australian brand's pretty printed dresses and flattering swimwear. Today, the brand has standalone stores in Australia and a flagship in London, proving that the appetite for high-quality (and Instagrammable) vacation wear is going nowhere anytime soon. This is a brand that means – and is in – business.
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5 investors explain why longevity tech is a long-term play

While we’re still far away from achieving that lofty goal, science has advanced a lot and as life expectancy increased, longevity is now a realm of technology and medicine that aims to increase how long people can live healthily. “There is a common misconception in the general public that...

Wellness Retreats in South America

Exploring the best of the Andes and beyond, here are 13 of the best wellness retreats in South America. Known for its breath-taking landscapes, rich culture and history, natural wonders, and luxurious retreats, South America offers a variety of immersive experiences that bring you closer to the wonders of Mother Earth. Boasting wellness treatments and excursions of all kinds, it has never been so easy to enrich your body, mind, and soul. These 13 retreats in South America offer a luxuriously enriching wellness experience.
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Juvéderm vs Botox: Which One Is Right for You?

When it comes to the world of injectables, we know that they're not all made the same. In fact, they're often wildly different. From what they're made of and how long they last, to their effects and who they're best suited for, these aesthetic products can be trickier to navigate than the Wild Wild West.
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Two Promising Updates on Heart Health in Endurance Athletes

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+. Reporting on emerging science can sometimes feel like watching live coverage of an ultramarathon. Sure, there’s the occasional dramatic move, but...

Nicki Minaj Releases A Ferocious ‘Roman Remix’ Of Her New Single, ‘Super Freaky Girl’

Nicki Minaj fans haven’t heard from her Roman Zolanski alter ego in a while, but every so often the character pops back up. Most recently Nicki dusts off the Roman flow for an extended “Roman Remix” of her new single, “Super Freaky Girl.” While the Rick James-sampling beat remains the same and she uses the same pre-chorus, she restructures the song to add a third rapid-fire verse that sees her continue the spelling exercise from the hook and boast about her career longevity. “Don’t nobody wanna hear that weak sh*t, ho,” she crows. “In the game, fifteen, ain’t peak yet, ho.”

Developing a Pole Barn – The Essential Things to Keep in Mind

Simply put, a pole barn is a versatile structure that is available in several forms. The options are endless, from the horse barn to the retail store and multipurpose cabin. It is highly adaptable, durable, and easy to build. It is not easy to attempt this ambitious project. But for that, you need to consider a few essential factors.

Nonstop to Nowhere: Faster Pussycat at The Canyon

Faster Pussycat rose from the depths of the mid-‘80s Hollywood rock scene, taking the Sunset Strip by storm with a sound that wasn’t glam and wasn’t punk, but blistered somewhere in between. The band Is bringing that sound to The Canyon Santa Clarita on Saturday, Aug. 27.