Sunday, 26 June 2022

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  • Women with PMS on antidepressants may only need them 2 weeks a month - Women given antidepressants to help them cope with PMS may only need them for two weeks per month Intermittent dose regime was found to be just as effective in controlling symptoms as taking tablets continuously It may help patients avoid dependency and withdrawal associated with the drugs, the researchers at...
  • Vanessa Bryant’s Adorable Glimpse Into Capri’s 3rd Birthday Shows Fans the Unexpected Character Her Toddler Loves - Vanessa and Kobe Bryant’s youngest daughter Capri Bryant is now three years old! To celebrate the momentous birthday, the family once again went to their favorite spot: Disney. On top of a Disney trip, they had a themed birthday party based on Capri’s favorite Disney character. (Hint: it’s Daisy Duck!)...
  • Keeping the brain alive outside of the body after death is possible, experts say - The concept of brain preservation after death has been with us for thousands of years, since the time of the Ancient Egyptians. They would scoop the brains of their dead pharaohs out through their nostrils for it to be placed next to their mummified bodies. They’d remove the brain, as...
  • Spiral wave teleportation theory offers new path to defibrillate hearts, terminate arrhythmias - A spiral wave of electrical activity in the heart can cause catastrophic consequences. One spiral wave creates tachycardia — a heart rate that’s too fast — and multiple spirals cause a state of disorganized contraction known as fibrillation. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to...
  • DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: I'd have a brain zap to help my chocolate addiction - DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: I’d have my brain zapped if it helped me quit my chocolate addiction Are you addicted to cigarettes, gambling, alcohol, or painkillers? Or perhaps, like me, you are a chocaholic, who sometimes roams the house looking for a secret chocolate stash or goes out late at night...
  • Type 1 Diabetes Control Worse in Racially Segregated Teens - Racial residential segregation was significantly associated with poor glycemic control in Black adolescents with type 1 diabetes, according to data from 144 individuals. Racial residential segregation is considered a form of systemic racism that involves limited access to resources, including health care resources, Deborah A. Ellis, MD, of Wayne State University,...
  • Noninvasive Brain Stim Promising for COVID-Related Smell Loss - Noninvasive brain stimulation may help restore a sense of smell in patients with chronic anosmia or hyposmia related to COVID-19, early research suggests. Results of a small, double-blind, sham-controlled study showed anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (A-tDCS) combined with olfactory training (OT) provided notable and durable improvement in seven patients...
  • These Fourth of July Kids’ Clothes Are Patriotic Perfection - If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Independence Day is a time for fireworks, friends, food, and festivities — which, of course, call for an especially patriotic outfit. If you’re looking for Fourth of July kids’...
  • Combination treatment may improve quality of life in kidney cancer - Patients with advanced kidney cancer who received a new combination treatment reported health-related quality of life outcomes that were either similar or improved, compared to patients who received standard first-line therapy, according to a study published in The Lancet Oncology. The findings underscore the potential for the new treatment combination...
  • 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. This involves publishing out of pocket through a third-party source with some measure of credibility and subsequently granting that publication to all readers free of charge. Image Credit:...
Personal Health

FDA Approves Weekly Patch to Treat Alzheimer's-Related Dementia

Fact checked on April 13, 2022 by Rich Scherr, a journalist and fact-checker with more than three decades of experience. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a weekly skin patch used to trea...

CDC Recommends Men Who Have Sex With Men Get Meningococcal...

Gay and bisexual men in Florida should get vaccinated against meningococcal disease following reports of an ongoing outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday.  So far in 20...

Study: Getting Protein From a Wide Variety of Sources May...

Getting protein from a wide variety of sources may help adults lower their risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research. The findings suggest even further that proper nutrition—speci...

Other States Keep Watchful Eye on Snags in Washington’s Pioneering...

With prospects dim for the U.S. to adopt a single-payer “Medicare for All” program, health care reform advocates turned instead to an insurance plan designed by the government that could compete with privat...
Health Problems

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...

What are the Health Benefits of Beetroot?

IntroductionFunctional Compounds in BeetrootBeetroot Effects on Endothelial FunctionThe Effects of Beetroot on Blood Pressure and Vascular FunctionThe Effect of Beetroot on Glucose and Insulin HomeostasisThe Ef...
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

Vanessa Bryant’s Adorable Glimpse Into Capri’s 3rd Birthday Shows Fans...

Vanessa and Kobe Bryant’s youngest daughter Capri Bryant is now three years old! To celebrate the momentous birthday, the family once again went to their favorite spot: Disney. On top of a Disney trip, th...

These Fourth of July Kids’ Clothes Are Patriotic Perfection

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Independence Day is a time for fireworks, friends, food, and festivities...

What is Aptamil & How Will It Help the Formula...

There’s a sliver of hope during this ongoing baby formula shortage crisis. 750,000 cans of Aptamil, a popular European formula, will be shipped to the U.S. — which is the equivalent of almost 19 mil...

Shawn Johnson's 10-Month-Old Just Learned How to Give Slobbery But...

A post shared by Shawn Johnson East (@shawnjohnson) Johnson has been sharing all of Jett’s sweet milestones on Instagram. In April, she posted footage of her little one taking his very first steps. The be...

This Meghan Markle-Loved Stroller Brand Just Launched a New Model...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. We love that despite being a celebrity, Meghan Markle often opts for the...