Thursday, 29 September 2022

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  • DR MEGAN ROSSI: How to retrain a sensitive gut to eat veg again - How to retrain a sensitive gut so you can eat veg again: DR MEGAN ROSSI reveals people can overcome their fear of fibre foods You know plants are good for you, but what if you’re one of the millions who suffer from a ‘sensitive’ stomach and they really just don’t...
  • Discovery explains cancer chemotherapy resistance, offers solution - Researchers have uncovered a novel pathway that explains how cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapies, which in turn offers a potential solution for preventing chemo-resistance. Experimental DNA fibers with fluorescence were used to reveal the speed of DNA replication forks. The research describes for the first time how a type...
  • Probiotic prescriptions for premature babies to reduce disease risk - Premature babies in neonatal units could be given personalized prescriptions of bacteria directly into their stomachs to improve health and reduce disease risk, new research has revealed. Probiotics are given in some neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) across the world, following their conditional recommendation by the European Society for Pediatric...
  • NHS rejecting ketamine for depression discrimination say psychiatrists - NHS spending watchdog rejects ketamine nasal spray for depression as psychiatrists accuse NICE of ‘discrimination’ against mental health patients – after EU approves £1,000-a-week drug EU Medicines Agency approved a ketamine treatment for depression in 2019 But UK regulator NICE rejected esketamine nasal spray costing £489 per dose They had concerns the...
  • Sores on your legs could point to high cholesterol levels – expert - This Morning's Dr Chris discusses the signs of high cholesterol We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info...
  • Hypertension warning: Popular UK ingredient narrows blood vessels within ’30 minutes’ - High blood pressure: Lifestyle changes to reduce reading We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info High blood...
  • Lenabasum, a cannabinoid receptor agonist, is an effective and safe treatment for amyopathic dermatomyositis - A recent study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology describes the success of using lenabasum, a cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2) agonist that triggers the resolution of inflammation, to treat amyopathic dermatomyositis. This phase 2 trial, the first double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled research on skin-predominant dermatomyositis, tested the potential benefits of...
  • Reducing H. pylori in Navajo Nation tribal members through testing and education - How can you eliminate a pervasive, yet undiscussed, bacterial infection from the Navajo Nation? For a collaborative group of researchers, it requires dedication, hours of travel and unfailing commitment to present information in a respectful, culturally relevant way. Helicobacter pylori, known as H. pylori, is one of the most common...
  • No difference between spinal versus general anesthesia in patients having hip fracture surgery, finds study - There are no differences in the safety or effectiveness of the two most common types of anesthetic (spinal versus general anesthesia) in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery, according to the findings of a new study led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with University of Warwick researchers. The findings,...
  • Serena Williams Wrote a Children's Book That's Already a Bestseller — & There's a Doll to Match - If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Um, is there anything the amazing Serena Williams can’t do? Because we can’t really think of anything. She’s a mom, a tennis legend, a business powerhouse, a venture capitalist,...
Personal Health

Unraveling the Interplay of Omicron, Reinfections, and Long Covid

The latest covid-19 surge, caused by a shifting mix of quickly evolving omicron subvariants, appears to be waning, with cases and hospitalizations beginning to fall. Like past covid waves, this one will leave a...

For Medically Vulnerable Families, Inflation’s Squeeze Is Inescapable

ROSAMOND, Calif. — Deborah Lewis rose from bed before dawn and signed in to her phone so she could begin delivering fast food, coffee, and groceries to residents in this western patch of the Mojave Desert whe...

Emenecker wins prize for innovation in biomedical science

Ryan Emenecker, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has won the 2022 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. The $50,000 prize recognizes excellence and cre...

Atkinson honored by American Society of Hematology

The American Society of Hematology has honored John Atkinson, MD, the Samuel Grant Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, for his significant contributions to the field ...
Health Problems

What is Overdiagnosis and Why is it Bad?

What is overdiagnosis?Why overdiagnosis happensAdverse effects of overdiagnosisPrevention of overdiagnosisReferencesFurther reading Overdiagnosis is one of the most harmful and costly problems in modern healthc...

What are the Advantages of Open-Access Research?

IntroductionTraditional publishingOpen-access research & self-publishingLimitations of open access researchReferencesFurther reading Open access (OA) research refers to a less traditional form of publishing...

Tackling Respiratory Infections in the 21st Century

Introduction Respiratory infection trendsAntimicrobial resistance and respiratory infectionsUsing data for surveillanceInfluenza prevention and treatmentDiagnosis of respiratory infectionsCurrent instances...

100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care...

Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. Ariane Buck, a youn...
Family Health

Snap Up These Prime Day Deals on Lego Sets for...

With Amazon Prime Day in full swing this week, parents – and just about anyone with an important kid in their life – should be thrilled to know that yes, there are plenty of Lego deals to be had. Ba...

These Foods Will Make Your Eyes Healthier

Everyone, youbg and old, needs to take good care of their body. You need to consciously look out for your personal health and not just defer caring for a particular body part till when you attain a certain...

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need Vitamin D

Vitamin D benefit muscular function, bone health, and cardiovascular system. But can a deficiency of Vitamin D cause any type of illness? Vitamin D is perhaps the easiest to procure – simply walk out and enjo...

Teenage Skin Problems & How To Deal With Them

Teenagers go through a lot of skin changes and transformations when they hit puberty. With all the hormonal changes their bodies are undergoing, it is common for teenagers to face many skin problems that could ...

Pregnant Erin Napier Jokes About Small Baby Bump at 32...

Erin Napier is closing in on her due date. On Monday, the pregnant Home Town star joked about how small she's carrying at 32 weeks along as she posed in a pink shirt and blue jeans for a snapshot posted to...
Kids Health

Serena Williams Wrote a Children's Book That's Already a Bestseller...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Um, is there anything the amazing Serena Williams can’t do? Becaus...

Jenny Mollen on the Most Outrageous ‘Dictator Lunches’ She Has...

SheKnows back-to-school cover star Jenny Mollen has had a busy summer with the launch of her first novel, City of Likes, and is not slowing down this fall, with the launch of her first cookbook, Dictator Lunche...

Here's What to Do If Your Kids Won't Go To...

For many, many kids around the world, there are three little words they dread the most: back to school. The return to classrooms can invoke anxiety, fear and stomach aches that suddenly preclude them from leavi...

What I Want My Son to Remember As He Goes...

My oldest son is leaving for college. He’s more than ready. George can’t wait to live with his peers, not his parents. And he really wants to go to school – he’s spent hours reading the ...

Princess Charlotte Is Taking After Her Mother Kate Middleton In...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Leading up to and during Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, many member...