Saturday, 27 November 2021

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  • Dementia: The popular drink that can increase your risk of dementia by 50% – new study - Dementia: Dr Sara on benefits of being in nature 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 Dementia...
  • COVID-19 Misconceptions - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been devastating in its impact. The chances are that its toll was needlessly high due to a parallel pandemic of misinformation that swept hundreds of thousands of people away from safety-driven measures into potentially harmful practices and behaviors. This article deals with some...
  • Pancreatic cancer: The sign when eating – ‘symptoms will often go undetected’ - Olivia Williams discusses ‘bizarre’ symptom of pancreatic cancer 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 The symptoms...
  • I Got The Viral TikTok Bike Desk & Okay, I'm Obsessed With It - If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Like a lot of people I know, the last year or so has been a weird experience, both mind and body-wise. The activities and movement that were just built...
  • Shawn Johnson East Shares the 'Beautiful Chaos' of Trying to Get the Perfect Family Holiday Photo - Parents of little ones everywhere know that getting your crew together to do anything is a Herculean task with a painfully real failure to success ratio. If you’ve ever attempted to corral your family to capture the perfect holiday photo and ended up with wiggly toddlers, unexpected cameos from family...
  • Botswana variant symptoms: B.1.1.529 differences explained – what are the symptoms? - Covid: Dr Hilary sends warning over threat of a new variant 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...
  • Vitamin D diet: Five fortified foods that can slash your risk of deficiency this winter - Lorraine: Dr Amir says spine could shrink if deficient in vitamin D 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....
  • Flights cancelled, schools shut over three COVID-19 cases in Shanghai - Hundreds of flights were cancelled, some schools shut and tour groups suspended on Friday after three coronavirus cases were reported in Shanghai, as China continues its strict zero-COVID policy. Beijing has largely succeeded in controlling the spread of the coronavirus within its borders through travel restrictions and snap lockdowns, but...
  • EU wants to stop flights from southern Africa over variant - The European Union said Friday it is planning to stop air travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-19 variant as the 27-nation bloc is battling a massive spike in cases. “The last thing we need is to bring in a new variant that will cause...
  • WHO meets to discuss new, ‘heavily mutated’ COVID-19 variant - Dr. Nicole Saphier: ‘Mixed messaging’ blundered response to COVID-19 Fox News Contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier on GOP slamming the Biden administration’s handling of COVID-19. The World Health Organization is holding a meeting Friday to discuss the dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa that has been blamed on a...
Personal Health

Is it normal that I am not yet able to...

Thanks for your question. We receive many questions about foreskin. For people who have foreskin the goal is to be able to retract (or gently pull back) the foreskin past the glans (head) of the penis. If you c...

Ludmerer receives distinguished service award

Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, a professor of medicine and the Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2022 John...

California Law Aims to Strengthen Access to Mental Health Services

The number of people with symptoms of depression and anxiety has nearly quadrupled during the covid pandemic, which has made it even more maddeningly difficult to get timely mental health care, even if you have...

A Chilling Cure: Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags...

As a deadly heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest last month, overwhelming hospital emergency rooms in a region unaccustomed to triple-digit temperatures, doctors resorted to a grim but practical tool to sav...
Health Problems

COVID-19 Misconceptions

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been devastating in its impact. The chances are that its toll was needlessly high due to a parallel pandemic of misinformation that swept hundreds of thousan...

What Are The Health Benefits Of Honey?

Honey has long been considered to be a food with great nutritional and therapeutic value. It is composed of two monosaccharides (glucose and fructose) and is rich in several various minerals, proteins, vitamins...

$12.2 million to fund new Conte Center to study neurosteroids

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis a five-year, $12.2 million grant to create a center aimed at advancing research into neurosteroid...

Podcast: Vaccines and COVID-19 infection generate protective antibodies, even against...

A new episode of our podcast, “Show Me the Science,” has been posted. At present, these podcast episodes are highlighting research and patient care on the Washington University Medical Campus as our scienti...
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

Shawn Johnson East Shares the 'Beautiful Chaos' of Trying to...

Parents of little ones everywhere know that getting your crew together to do anything is a Herculean task with a painfully real failure to success ratio. If you’ve ever attempted to corral your family to ...

'I Didn't Tell My Parents My Partner Was Abusive': Warning...

I remember the moment I first said the words out loud. My mother was at the kitchen counter tending to a pot of coffee because I’d shown up on her doorstep in the morning. At 24, I had entered the house I...

Archie & Lilibet Make Cute Cameos in Meghan Markle's Book...

You’re never too young to enjoy a good book and the Sussex family knows it. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry love to read to 2-year-old Archie, and he’s a big fan of his mom’s children’s b...

New Mom Gifts That Have Nothing to Do With the...

New moms — at least the lucky ones — are often drowning in baby gifts: onesies, pacifiers, swaddles, those blankets for posing the baby on and circling how many months old they are, you name it. The...

The Smart Reason Ashley Graham Won't Weigh Herself During Pregnancy

For many people, stepping on the scale is an emotional experience, and for Ashley Graham, who is currently pregnant with twins, it’s not one she’s willing to endure right now. And for very good reas...