Saturday, 23 October 2021

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  • The menopause should not be viewed as a woman's dirty secret - I have a confession – it’s not one I’m proud of – I’ve been a fitness coach since 1990 and when women complained to me about menopause symptoms for years I just couldn’t relate. How hard could it be, right? Then I turned 43 and everything changed. I was hit by...
  • James Martin health: Life-threatening illness has ‘been an issue’ for chef – symptoms - James Martin straightens lampshade after ITV viewer complains 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 chef...
  • Covid hospital admissions ‘unlikely’ to match last winter – despite 1m positive cases - 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 Latest figures show that during the week to October 16,...
  • Breastfeeding may positively impact postmenopausal women's cognitive performance - A new study led by researchers at UCLA Health has found that women over the age of 50 who had breastfed their babies performed better on cognitive tests compared to women who had never breastfed. The findings, published in Evolution, Medicine and Public Health, suggest that breastfeeding may have a...
  • Machine learning approach effective in predicting antibiotic resistance spread - Genes aren't only inherited through birth. Bacteria have the ability to pass genes to each other, or pick them up from their environment, through a process called horizonal gene transfer, which is a major culprit in the spread of antibiotic resistance. Cornell researchers used machine learning to sort organisms by...
  • Home workout ideas - Coming up with new and interesting home workout ideas can be tricky sometimes, no matter whether you’re an avid fitness enthusiast or you simply want to keep yourself healthy. However, with gym prices often being prohibitively high, home workouts can be a great alternative option. That extra $50 every month...
  • Researchers reveal mechanism of oligodendrocyte myelination by osteocalcin hormone - Osteocalcin (OCN) is a multifunctional bone-derived hormone that modulates numerous physiological activities. OCN can cross the blood brain barrier (BBB) and thus play critical roles in neuronal and brain development. Fully elucidating the exact function of OCN in the central nervous system (CNS) is significant for the discovery of therapeutic...
  • COVID Vaccine vs Flu Vaccine: What to Know - Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID and flu vaccines are important, and both are quite effective at preventing serious illness or death. But that’s where much of their similarities end. Here’s the science behind both. The Methodology Two of the...
  • CDC mask guidelines under review as COVID numbers fall, cold season begins - Fox News Flash top headlines for October 22 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Health officials will update mask guidance as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue a downward trend, but the upcoming “respiratory virus” season may give them pause.  The White House COVID-19...
  • Pfizer will vaccinate everyone in Brazilian city with Covid shot - Pfizer will vaccinate EVERYONE over age 12 in one Brazilian city with its Covid shot to study how long protection lasts and if the jab is effective against new variants Pfizer says it is planning to fully vaccinate everyone over age 12 against COVID-19 in Toledo, a city in southwest...
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

$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...

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...
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

Ashley Graham Calls Parents of Multiples 'My Heroes' as She...

Future twin-mom Ashley Graham is paying respect to parents of multiples — calling them “My heroes” — as she maneuvers pregnancy with a toddler. The supermodel recently shared a photo in ...

Teach your child these yoga asanas to stay calm and...

Whether kids go to school or study remotely they experience anxiety, confusion, lack of motivation and uncertainty about the future. By Sabrina Merchant Do you know what the priority is of many school boards ar...

California Becomes First State to Require Retailers to Create 'Gender-Neutral'...

Children’s brands have slowly become more inclusive by releasing gender-neutral lines or dropping signage targeting “boys” and “girls,” but a new state law will push most retailers...

This 11-year-old cancer warrior is raising funds for other kids...

Nia Nariman has a heart of gold; she juggles studies, soap-making, skateboarding and music By Indrakshi Dutta An 11-year-old braveheart from Mumbai has been making and selling soaps online to help other childre...

What men need to know about freezing their sperm

Those who want to donate sperm to a commercial sperm bank must be between 21 to 35 years of age, in good health, with good sperm parameters, and without any illnesses or diseases in the family. By Dr Pallavi Pr...