Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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  • Egypt, Algeria and South Africa estimated to be at highest risk of new coronavirus cases in Africa - Increased resources, surveillance, and capacity building should be urgently prioritised in African countries with moderate risk of importing cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as these countries are estimated to be ill-prepared to detect cases and limit transmission. The new findings are from a modelling study published in The...
  • Study suggests overtreatment in end-of-life care despite POLST - (HealthDay)—Patients with treatment-limiting Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) are less likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) but may not always receive treatment that is consistent with their wishes, according to a study published online Feb. 16 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to...
  • Using performance modeling for brain tissue simulations - Scientists at the EPFL Blue Brain Project have extended performance modeling techniques to the field of computational brain science. In a paper published in Neuroinformatics, they provide a quantitative appraisal of the performance landscape of brain tissue simulations, and analyze in detail the relationship between an in silico experiment, the...
  • Demi Lovato Says She Was Exercising Up To 3 Times A Day Before Her Drug Overdose - Demi Lovato told Ashley Graham during a podcast interview that she believes her drug relapse was influenced by her eating disorder. She says she began over-exercising during the period prior to her overdose. Demi says she was working out as much as three times per day. Demi Lovato is making...
  • Report highlights impact of poor indoor air quality on children’s health - There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a report which involved a University of York academic. The report presents evidence linking indoor air pollution to a range of childhood health problems including asthma, wheezing,...
  • Celebrities With Stretch Marks - Jessica Simpson was unafraid to show the world her leg hair (as was Rihanna!) and her swollen pregnancy feet and ankles. Kendall Jenner didn’t conceal her acne, while her sister Kim Kardashian continues to be transparent about her struggles with psoriasis. And Amy Schumer shared even the most difficult moments of her pregnancy.  Below, we’ve rounded up...
  • FDA Approves Twirla - FDA Approves Twirla (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Contraceptive Patch PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Agile Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: AGRX) (Agile or the Company), a forward-thinking women’s healthcare company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Twirla (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) transdermal system....
  • Prostate cancer symptoms: Developing an unusual habit at night could mean you’re at risk - Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland. The prostate is a small gland at the base of the bladder. It’s about the size of a walnut but it does get bigger as men age. Initial symptoms of prostate cancer tend to show up once the prostate is large enough...
  • Testing during studying improves memory and inference - Research has shown that testing enhances memory. However, less is known on whether testing can improve a person’s ability to make inferences. A new study by the Human Memory and Cognition Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has found that testing is better than rote restudy because it...
  • High blood pressure: The unexpected cause of your high reading – what to do to lower it - High blood pressure is a difficult to spot condition because it rarely has any noticeable symptoms. But finding out if you have it is very important as it can increase the risk of a number of serious and potentially life-threatening health problems, such as heart disease, kidney disease and stroke....
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Personal Health

Also, flu can die: should we be afraid of the...

The flu in Germany is a deadly disease. Tens of thousands of Deaths and several million cases there can be, according to estimates, during heavy waves. In addition, the new Coronavirus is almost harmless. Never...

WHO explains Coronavirus international emergency. The means of the step

The world health organization (WHO) has declared the rapid spread of the novel Coronavirus from China to the international health emergency. This means that the more than 190 member countries of the WHO recomme...

What distinguishes the first Coronavirus case in Germany of other...

In Germany, the detection of infected four people with the Coronavirus. The three other cases are in “connection with the first case”, – stated in a communication by the Bavarian Ministry of h...

High cholesterol is risky for Younger

Anyone who is under 45 years of age and a high cholesterol level has, suffers later in life more likely to have a heart attack or a stroke than older people, with bad values. The largest study shows to this que...
Health Problems

Why people buy, trade, donate medications on the black market

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses are turning to the “black market” for medicines and supplies, new research shows. Scientists at Un...

Limited eating times could be a new way to fight...

People with obesity, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or high cholesterol are often advised to eat less and move more, but our new research suggests there is now another simple tool to fight off these dise...

Long-term study finds faster breast cancer radiation treatment as effective...

A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo breast conserving surgery, says a study led by Hamilton researche...

British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac...

A British woman suffering from severe hypothermia who was revived by doctors in Spain after more than six hours of cardiac arrest, on Thursday hailed her survival as “a miracle”. Audrey Marsh collap...
Family Health

'Thankful' Mariah Carey Celebrates 'Blessings' with Nick Cannon, Boyfriend Bryan...

All Mariah Carey wants for Thanksgiving is her family and friends! The singer, 49, celebrated the special holiday with her loved ones Thursday, showing off her “blessings” in a heartfelt Instagram...

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin Make Their First Public Appearance Since...

Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin stepped out Thursday for the first time since Hilaria announced that she suffered her second miscarriage in seven months. The pair attended the American Museum of Natural Histor...

James Van Der Beek Reveals Wife Kimberly Suffered a Miscarriage:...

James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly are mourning the loss of their sixth baby on the way. During Monday’s Dancing with the Stars semifinals episode, Van Der Beek announced that Kimberly suffered a m...

Sasha Cohen Is Pregnant! Olympic Figure Skater Is 'So Excited'...

Sasha Cohen is going to be a mom! On Sunday, the Olympic figure skater shared the exciting news that she and her fiancé, Geoffrey Lieberthal, are expecting their first child together. The expectant mother ...

Party of Three! Frankie Ballard and Pregnant Wife Christina Arrive...

It all started with a baby bump! Frankie Ballard and his pregnant wife, Christina, attended the 2019 CMA Awards on Wednesday — making their first red carpet appearance since they announced they’re...
Kids Health

The Best Glue For Kids Who Love All Things Artistic

Arts and crafts are both a blessing and a curse: On the one hand, they can serve as creative outlets, opportunities to bond with your child and activities to keep little ones busy while you check things off you...

I'm Teaching My Daughter That It's OK to Be Anti-Valentine's...

Dear Daughter, As everyone gets ready to celebrate with cards, candy and flowers on February 14, I want you to know it’s ok to not quite, or at all, get on board with Valentine’s Day. Sure, those cute littl...

What You REALLY Need to Teach Your Kid About President's...

Here we go again: President’s Day is less than a week away, and with it comes that blessed thing, the three-day weekend. Plenty families celebrate the federal holiday with mini-vacations, standing in line...

You Can Buy the Sweet Kids Book That Became Oscar-Winning...

Though most of the Oscars went to movies for more mature audiences, Best Animated Short winner Hair Love is a must-see for audiences of all ages. But what’s even better about this sweet story of a Black f...

'So Excited!' Teen Mom 2's Kailyn Lowry Reveals Baby No....

It’s a … boy! Kailyn Lowry and Chris Lopez are expecting their second son, Lowry’s fourth little boy, the Teen Mom 2 star exclusively revealed to Us Weekly. Lowry, 27, and Lopez, share 2-year-old son Lux;...