ION’s Woes Far From Over Even If It Paid Ransom, Experts Say

(Bloomberg) — The hackers behind the recent ransomware attack on ION Trading UK, which upended derivatives trading around the world, claim the extortion payment was paid. Most Read from Bloomberg While ION Trading has declined to comment on the hackers’ claim, cybersecurity experts say paying a ransom isn’t a magic bullet that automatically restores computer … Read more

Australian approval of MDMA and psilocybin a ‘baby step in the right direction’, medical experts say

Psychiatrists have cautiously welcomed the ability to , saying it’s a “baby step in the right direction”. The Therapeutic Goods Administration announced on Friday that, from July, approved psychiatrists would be able to prescribe MDMA (ecstasy) for post-traumatic stress disorder and psilocybin (found in magic mushrooms) for treatment-resistant depression. The move makes Australia the first … Read more

What parents need to know about tuberculosis, according to experts

With cases of tuberculosis (TB) cropping up at schools in different parts of the country — including a person at a in Pennsylvania, and a student or staff member at a — parents may have some questions about the infectious disease. What exactly causes tuberculosis? What are the symptoms to look out for? And how … Read more

Why do doctors always ask about your last menstrual period? Experts explain.

No matter what brings a woman to the doctor’s office, she can expect one question without fail: “When was the first day of your last menstrual period?” , chief of pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Yale Medicine, tells Iheart Life that although one reason for the question is to gauge whether a woman might be … Read more

What is ‘school refusal’? Experts and parents on what happens when your teen won’t — or can’t — go to school.

“It started in sixth grade: First, it was a stomachache. Then it was problems with other kids.” That’s how a New York City mom (who requested anonymity) recalls the start of her daughter’s descent in what’s known among mental health professionals as “school refusal” — or “anxiety-based school absenteeism,” according to the country’s pioneering expert … Read more

Why do so many foods contain lead? How much is safe? Experts explain.

The amount of lead in food is under the microscope after the Food and Drug Administration tighter limits on levels of the metal in processed baby food. In a press release, the FDA announced plans to reduce lead in foods to under 10 parts per billion (ppb) for fruits, vegetables, yogurts, custards and single-ingredient meats, … Read more

If your teen is following Andrew Tate on social media, it’s time for a chat, say experts

Miami-based therapist Jacqueline Ravelo was in a session with one of her clients, a young male teen, when he brought up . The young man wanted to know what Ravelo thought of Tate. Haven’t heard the name Andrew Tate before? Well, if your teen spends time on the internet or social media, there’s a good … Read more

What is ‘proffee’? Experts explain the protein and caffeine-packed trend.

Protein is an important part of a healthy diet, but do you consume enough of it? The general recommendation for daily protein consumption is about 0.8 grams per kilogram of bodyweight, according to the . However, the amount of protein necessary varies from person to person and depends on factors like age, weight, activity level … Read more