Health Care


It's never too late for your diet to give a longer life It's never too late for your diet to give a longer life
- September 02, 2018

Those who consumed at least nine tablespoons of it weekly were far less likely to suffer from impotence than those who ate less of it, and had significantly higher levels of testosterone. This effect is maintained despite the Mediterranean diet has changed considerably over the years, with pantries full of supermarket products and with a lifestyle very different from the one followed by original Mediterranean farmers. (more...)
Warming Climate May Cause Insect Pests To Eat More Crops Warming Climate May Cause Insect Pests To Eat More Crops
- September 01, 2018

But the overwhelming message of their study is that the temperature-driven global insect explosion will substantially reduce global grain supplies. The researchers looked at the world's three top grains: wheat, corn and rice. "Temperate regions are now cooler than what's optimal for most insects". Apparently, although the population and metabolism increase are expected, the pests can only take the heat up to a certain point. (more...)
New study pays people to eat avocados New study pays people to eat avocados
- September 01, 2018

The avocado eaters will be given 16 avocados every two weeks and asked to chow down on one a day. But if you're one of a lucky 1,000 people, you may soon get paid for satisfying your avocado cravings. According to the study, participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. To apply for the opportunity to participate in the study, visit the researchers' website . (more...)
West Nile case reported in Lauderdale County West Nile case reported in Lauderdale County
- September 01, 2018

Shah, M.D., J.D. A likely case of West Nile had been detected in a person in Allegan County earlier this week . People are advised to use EPA-approved insect repellents, wear clothing that reduces skin exposure, and install or fix window screens to keep mosquitoes outside the home. (more...)
Garmin Vivosmart 4 announced with pulse oxygen sensor, 7-day battery Garmin Vivosmart 4 announced with pulse oxygen sensor, 7-day battery
- September 01, 2018

There's a Pulse Oxygen sensor which measures the blood oxygen saturation to accurate tracking of sleep quality. Created to full waterproof, the Vivosmart 4 equips Garmin's updated Elevate heart-rate sensor that can track abnormal rhythms in the heart, stress tracking and analysing VO2 max levels when performing activities like walks, runs, strength training, yoga and swimming. (more...)
Dangerous genital infection linked to common diabetes meds, FDA warns Dangerous genital infection linked to common diabetes meds, FDA warns
- September 01, 2018

The micro organism typically enter the physique by strategy of a decrease or break in the pores and skin .Between March 2013 and Might possibly possibly maybe furthermore 2018, the FDA identified 12 cases of Fournier's gangrene in sufferers taking an SGLT2 inhibitor. (more...)
No acohol is safe to drink, global study confirmsNaija247news
- September 01, 2018

Due to their large populations, China, India and Russian Federation led the world in the total number of alcohol-related deaths in men and women. "Our findings are consistent with other recent research, which found clear and convincing correlations between drinking and premature death, cancer , and cardiovascular problems". (more...)
Houston officials investigate suspected measles case Houston officials investigate suspected measles case
- September 01, 2018

A hospital in Texas has cut ties with a nurse who apparently posted about a young patient with the measles in a Facebook group dedicated to "anti-vaxxers", people who reject the scientific evidence of the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. (more...)
Guatemalan Says Poor Medical Care At ICE Site Killed Child Guatemalan Says Poor Medical Care At ICE Site Killed Child
- September 01, 2018

The complaint alleges that within a week of entering the detention center in Dilley, Mariee was running a 104-degree fever, coughing, suffering from congestion, diarrhea and vomiting. ICE said in a statement that it "takes very seriously the health, safety and welfare of those in our care". At the age of 20 and her daughter was given a room where five other women lived, each with one child. (more...)
Pediatricians Change Guidelines, Drop Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats Pediatricians Change Guidelines, Drop Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats
- August 31, 2018

However, re-analysis of the data revealed that the injury numbers were too low to be considered statistically significant, thereby suggesting that there is still no certainty when it comes to the safest age to transition a child from rear-facing to forward-facing auto seats. (more...)
Could holidays help you live longer? Could holidays help you live longer?
- August 31, 2018

Taking vacations despite a busy work schedule can help you have a long life, a 40-year study suggests. We judge the intervention itself would per chance well presumably even maintain had an detrimental psychological raze on these males by adding stress to their lives."In the United Kingdom, almost all fleshy-time workers are entitled to no decrease than 28 days' paid vacation per yr, the the same of 5.6 weeks.The NHS recommends taking a spoil or a vacation as a mode of tackling stress". (more...)
Scientists: Ketamine relieves depression and affects opioid receptors Scientists: Ketamine relieves depression and affects opioid receptors
- August 31, 2018

Mark George, a professor of psychiatry, radiology and neuroscience at the Medical University of SC in an editorial accompanying the article wrote that this study is a small one and so should be confirmed in larger trials before conclusions could be drawn. (more...)
Get Paid To Eat Avocados, Possibly Lose Weight
- August 30, 2018

This is for science. Scientists want to pay people to eat avocados for six months. Avocados contain the highest fat content of any fruit, but Sabaté believes other components of avocados, which are the main ingredient the guacamole, could have fat-fighting properties. (more...)
Congo's Ebola outbreak not yet stabilized, WHO chief says Congo's Ebola outbreak not yet stabilized, WHO chief says
- August 30, 2018

Three of those recovered are health workers. More than 2,900 people have been vaccinated against Ebola since the outbreak began, he said. Dr Damon's comments come in the week Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation, (WHO) warned that the outbreak had not yet been stabilised. (more...)
Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus
- August 30, 2018

The state this week announced an adult from Cumberland County tested positive for the virus and is recovering in the hospital. Approximately 80% of people infected with WNV experience no symptoms, but up to 20% can develop a mild illness, called West Nile fever. (more...)
Air pollution causes 'huge' reduction in intelligence, study reveals Air pollution causes 'huge' reduction in intelligence, study reveals
- August 30, 2018

The data from the exams were then compared between the years, and the team linked these changes to air pollution . Dr Xi Chen, from the Yale School of Public Health in the USA, said this can have serious consequences for the elderly, as this is usually when the most critical financial decisions of their lifetime are made. (more...)
Heart disease can be predicted from your forehead wrinkles Heart disease can be predicted from your forehead wrinkles
- August 30, 2018

In the 20-year study , to be presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich , a group of more than 3,200 participants were assigned scores depending on the number and depth of wrinkles on their foreheads. If you have deep furrows in your brows, while it is a must to maintain a healthy lifestyle-which includes exercising and eating a balanced diet-it is also advisable to check for other markers of CVD including a high blood pressure and fluctuating blood ... (more...)
Salmonella outbreak linked to kosher chicken sickens 17, kills 1, CDC says Salmonella outbreak linked to kosher chicken sickens 17, kills 1, CDC says
- August 30, 2018

The 17 people afflicted were all on the East Coast: 11 in NY, four in Pennsylvania, one in Maryland and one in Virginia between September 25, 2017-June 4, 2018, according to the CDC's website . According to the CDC, the outbreak strain was linked back specifically to kosher chicken. The CDC agency issued tips on how to cook and handle raw chicken, adding that "this outbreak is a reminder that raw chicken products can have germs that spread around food preparation areas and can make you ... (more...)
Blood Pressure Meds Contain Wrong Drug Blood Pressure Meds Contain Wrong Drug
- August 30, 2018

Both hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone can be used to treat high blood pressure , but because spironolactone causes the body to flush out excess water and sodium and store potassium , the FDA warns that patients who mistakenly take it instead of hydrochlorothiazide could experience hyperkalemia, or elevated potassium levels. (more...)
Ebola death toll rises to 75 in eastern DRC Ebola death toll rises to 75 in eastern DRC
- August 29, 2018

Health officials are investigating 10 suspected cases, according to the ministry's update today. As rapidly as they verify a case they've been speeding to the in unhappy health particular person's city or village to gain and vaccinate all americans that the patient has had contact with - and anybody who's had shut contact with those contacts. (more...)
Doctors Warn About Dangerous Doctors Warn About Dangerous "Kissing Bugs" That Could Cause Heart Disease
- August 29, 2018

There are two stages to Chagas disease . The disease has been labelled a silent killer because 70 percent of people don't develop any signs of infection. Keep in mind, scratching the bite will only spread the parasite throughout your body. " Early detection of Chagas disease is critical, allowing prompt initiation of therapy when the evidence for cure is strong ", wrote Caryn Bern, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California in San Francisco, in the ... (more...)
Discovery of new cell to determine what makes human brain special Discovery of new cell to determine what makes human brain special
- August 29, 2018

The finding could help explain why many experimental treatments for brain disorders have worked in mice, but failed in people. But it was the profile of proteins coating the neuron's membranes that labelled them as a distinct cell type, one that not only hasn't been seen in humans until now, but has no known equivalent in the heavily scrutinized mouse nervous system either. (more...)
Is Coconut Oil Really That Bad? Let's Look At The Facts Is Coconut Oil Really That Bad? Let's Look At The Facts
- August 29, 2018

AHA revised the guidelines for recommended oil a year ago and suggested that the users refrain from consumption of saturated fatty acids contained in high amount in coconut oil. On an ancillary note, the relationship between LDL cholesterol levels and cardiovascular health is still a bit nuanced . Despite the advice, promotions from health food shops such as Holland and Barrett, and celebrity endorsements from Gwyneth Paltrow and others, have helped United Kingdom sales of coconut oil surge ... (more...)
Weight-loss drug could be ‘holy grail’ in fight against obesity Weight-loss drug could be ‘holy grail’ in fight against obesity
- August 29, 2018

Lead study author Dr. Erin Bohula of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston said, "patients and their doctors have been nervous about using drugs to treat obesity , and for good reason". Researchers tested it in a study of 12,000 people who were either obese or overweight with heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure or cholesterol. (more...)
Ex-Clinton aide Soderberg wins in Democratic primary in DeSantis's seat Ex-Clinton aide Soderberg wins in Democratic primary in DeSantis's seat
- August 29, 2018

But while DeSantis easily cruised to victory , Gillum , a former Tallahassee mayor, ended up exceeding expectations to defeat Graham . Putnam, a former congressman who was once seen as a rising star in the GOP, criticized DeSantis as nothing more than a puppet of the president and said he was out of touch with Florida-specific issues. (more...)