Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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  • SARS-CoV-2 delta variant has higher viral RNA levels and increased infectivity, suggests study - Researchers in the United States have warned that the B.1.617.2 (delta) variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that was first detected in India appears to be significantly more infectious than the B.1.1.7 (alpha) that first emerged in the UK. Study: Quantitative measurement of infectious virus in SARS-CoV-2...
  • Diabetes type 2: Unusual skin problems on your hands and feet? Symptoms to spot - Type 2 diabetes can be a 'devastating diagnosis' says expert 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...
  • Panama to give immunocompromised people third COVID-19 vaccine shot - FILE PHOTO: A Panamanian health worker receives the second shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Santo Tomas Hospital, in Panama City, Panama February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Erick MarciscanoPANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama will offer a third COVID-19 vaccine dose to moderate and severely immunocompromised people starting this week, Health...
  • Researchers study recurrent neural network structure in the brain - Two University of Wyoming researchers decided to pick each other’s brain, so to speak. Specifically, they examined the importance of the frontal cortex, the portion of the brain used in decision-making, expressive language and voluntary movement. And the two scientists learned that a recurrent neural network structure, or RNN, is...
  • Four kinds of changes can be made to reduce mental health stress in academic scientists - Graduate students suffer high rates of depression, anxiety and mental stress, studies show—a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. But as campuses reopen and students return to their labs, now is the time to implement changes that can turn this around, say researchers at the University of Michigan. In...
  • We're Breaking a Sweat Just Watching Kate Upton’s Intense Pool Workout - Last year actress, model and mum-of-one, Kate Upton was working overtime during lockdown, building her strength and fitness through a series of challenging workouts. And, now it looks like she’s been keeping the momentum going with celebrity personal trainer Ben Bruno who revealed that he has been taking Upton’s exercises...
  • Grad students suffer high levels of mental health stress, but pandemic provides opportunity for change - Graduate students suffer high rates of depression, anxiety and mental stress, studies show—a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. But as campuses reopen and students return to their labs, now is the time to implement changes that can turn this around, say researchers at the University of Michigan. In...
  • Silicone Particle Migration Common With Breast Implant Revision or Removal - (Reuters Health) – Many women with silicone breast implants may have silicone gel leakage, according to a study of women in the Netherlands who had their implants revised or removed. Researchers examined data on 389 women with silicone breast implants who had procedures to revise or remove the implants between...
  • Smashbox Is Saving Two Beloved Becca Cosmetics Products From Discontinuation - It's been seven months since makeup lovers were devastated by the news that Becca Cosmetics, arguably a vertebra in the backbone of the beauty industry, would be going out of business. It was as if the lights went out — literally. Some of our all-time-favorite highlighters, like the Readers' Choice...
  • Nick Hewer health: The former Countdown star’s fatal ‘near miss’ – symptoms - Countdown: Rachel Riley says Nick Hewer took ‘loads of stuff’ 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...
Personal Health

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...

Why We May Never Know Whether the $56,000-a-Year Alzheimer’s Drug...

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval in June of a drug purporting to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease was widely celebrated, but it also touched off alarms. There were worries in the scien...

What July's Scorpio Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2021 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Scorpio personality profile.  Welcome to July, sultry Scorpio! Last month saw you happy in matters of romance, bu...

In a Murky Sea of Mental Health Apps, Consumers Left...

In the eyes of the tech industry, mental health treatment is an area ripe for disruption. In any given year, 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a form of mental illness, according to federal estimates. And re...
Health Problems

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...

A Guide to Managing Chronic Pain

According to the latest data collected and analyzed by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) reports that as many as 20.5% of US adults suffer from chronic pain, equating to over 50 million people. It is ...

What is Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis?

Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is a highly lethal fungal infection that is the most common type of mucormycosis to affect human beings, particularly those with diabetes mellitus. Mucormycosis. Image Credit: Kateryn...

27 People Test Positive for COVID-19 on Carnival Cruise Ship...

A spokesperson for Carnival told PEOPLE in a statement that they are "managing a small number of positive COVID cases on Carnival Vista sailing out of Galveston." "We have managed the situation u...
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

Jessica Simpson Reveals the BTS Advice She Gave Her Kids:...

Jessica Simpson is sharing the back-to-school advice she gave her kids this morning: Be kind. “Compliments. I told my kids this morning before school to give someone a compliment today and they gave me an...

If You’re A Capricorn, These Are Careers You Should Consider

Allexxandar/Shutterstock By Preston Smith/Sept. 13, 2021 1:59 pm EDT Capricorn is one of the zodiac signs that has the most stereotypes surrounding it. Still, there are some truths about Capricorns that ar...

10 Sweet Quotes That Celebrate the Love of Grandparents

There truly is no relationship like that between a grandchild and grandparents. While each is unique, there is often a bond that goes deep and a source of love that is limitless. Now more than ever, it’s ...

Exclusive: Actress & Mom-preneur Tia Mowry-Hardrict on Sex vs. Red...

SheKnows cover star Tia Mowry-Hardrict caught up with us earlier this summer to talk back-to-school plans and much more. While the Netflix series she stars in Family Reunion launched season 4 last month, her 10...

What Kind Of Shelving Is Best To Upgrade Your Pantry...

VH-studio/Shutterstock By Preston Smith/Sept. 4, 2021 11:27 am EDT When it comes to home storage and organization, there’s one thing that’s always true: It’s hard. You’ve got to fin...