The coronavirus pandemic has dominated the headlines and our daily lives for most of this year. Medical News Today have covered this fast-moving, complex story with live updates on the latest news, interviews with experts, and an ongoing investigation into the deep racial disparities that COVID-19 has helped unmask.
However, this has not stopped us from publishing hundreds of fascinating stories on a myriad of other topics.
This week, we reported on evidence of a link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as how using a smartphone or watching television for hour after hour could be worse for our health than other types of screen time.
We also considered why older men may not drink enough water after exercise, and we took a very close look at the phenomenon of “female hysteria” — why did this notion persist for centuries, and when did it finally fall out of…