Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

25 cups of coffee a day still safe for heart health 25 cups of coffee a day still safe for heart health

But a study of more than 8,000 people across the United Kingdom found that drinking an average of five cups a day was actually no worse for their arteries than drinking less than a cup a day. The researchers found that drinking coffee was not assoc...

Measles cases quadruple globally in 2019, says UN Measles cases quadruple globally in 2019, says UN

Australia has also been hit. (That means that the highly contagious virus is no longer considered to be continuously spreading in the country, though global travelers still bring in cases each year, sparking outbreaks of various sizes.) This year's t...

Why ultra-processed foods are bad for your health Why ultra-processed foods are bad for your health

You probably already know that being overweight and not exercising can lead to chronic disease and an increased mortality risk , but eating ultra-processed foods may up your risk of dying even more. Srour agreed that not all packaged food is bad. In...

The fungus that kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes The fungus that kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes

The BBC quotes Prof Raymond St Leger, from the University of Maryland as saying that the fungus is "very malleable, you can genetically engineer them very easily". The mosquitoes would be exposed to the fungus once they land on these sheets. The ...

Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber happy spouses Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber happy spouses

They have been spotted together nearly every time we see them. Just a few days ago, Justin shared a set of pictures, showering his lady love with kisses and hugs. Justin and Hailey's happy marriage has been plagued with issues and controversy. "...

World Health Organization team arrives to visit HIV affected areas in Larkana World Health Organization team arrives to visit HIV affected areas in Larkana

A majority of them are children and young people: more than half of those affected are children under the age of 5. One cause being investigated by Pakistani authorities is the use of "unsafe syringes" on patients. He further said that recommendati...

New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks

Although these studies are observational and so can't establish causality, the results add to previous studies that link ultraprocessed foods to higher risks of health issues such as obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and some cancers.

Ultra-processed food intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective cohort study Ultra-processed food intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective cohort study

No conclusive causal effect was observed in the studies, but the results raise further concern about the health outcomes of high processed food consumption. Researchers noticed that participants who ate the most ultra-processed foods had a higher...

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado

Krastel does. At this point, he estimates he has chased 70 storms. "Every meteorologist has a weather story from when they were little that defined their path". "It all just kind of came together and happened so quickly", Krastel told NBC News of t...

WHO will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder WHO will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder

Activists are now hoping that ICD-11 will be implemented by the WHO's 194 member states over the next three years, of which India is a part too. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been praised by doctors and advocates for removing the stig...

Workplace burnout is now an official medical diagnosis Workplace burnout is now an official medical diagnosis

Work stress can lead to dozens of health complications. In its latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases , the World Health Organization has officially classified workplace burnout as an occupational phenomenon.

New Hampshire man bitten by rabid bat hiding in his iPad case New Hampshire man bitten by rabid bat hiding in his iPad case

Syvertson said he feels fine but he hopes this will help educate others about rabies. Roy Syvertson, from New Hampshire in the USA, told WMUR-TV that he had been using the device for about an hour when the animal suddenly bit him, Sky News repor...

Energy drink study finds heart risk, but don’t blame caffeine Energy drink study finds heart risk, but don’t blame caffeine

But the authors do not attribute these results to the drinks' caffeine content, instead suggesting something else they could not identify was at play. Other common ingredients in the energy drinks in the study included taurine (an amino acid), glu...

Viral Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Video Raises Climber Safety Concerns Viral Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Video Raises Climber Safety Concerns

The post was captioned with: "Every climber trying to climb up". Eleven people have already died in this year's climb on both the Nepali and Tibetan sides, mostly due to exhaustion. In this May 22, 2019 photo, a long queue of mountain climbers line...

Now, plant-based alternatives for meat Now, plant-based alternatives for meat

Companies in these fields and areas are estimated to make over $140 billion in the next ten years. Burger King can't have that in the European Union because the current GMO regulation forbids it. Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown reported because the com...

Novel Gene Therapy for Pediatric Spinal Muscular Atrophy Novel Gene Therapy for Pediatric Spinal Muscular Atrophy

But products like Zolgensma, which introduce modified genes that are uniquely tailored for each patient, is extremely costly to produce - making it unclear if generic competition would flourish in the same way it has for less complicated treatments.

Flavoured e-cigarette usage may increase heart disease risk Flavoured e-cigarette usage may increase heart disease risk

Cigarettes have always been associated with lung cancer-however, they're also a leading cause of heart attacks. Hence, even in the absence of nicotine, e-cigarettes could severely impact human health. "One in five high school students have tried e-ci...

CDC: 2019 Measles Outbreak Is Worst Since 1994 CDC: 2019 Measles Outbreak Is Worst Since 1994

CDC Director Robert Redfield urged everyone who can get vaccinated to do so, stressing that the dangers of measles are greater than the perceived risks associated with the vaccine. "CDC encourages parents with questions about measles vaccine to consu...

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever

There's no word on how the officer got the bacterial disease, which can spread through contaminated food or drink or contact with a carrier. "Unfortunately, our police officers often patrol in adverse environments and can be exposed to various unsa...

USA measles cases reach 971, breaking 1994 record USA measles cases reach 971, breaking 1994 record

The number of USA measles patients has reached a record high and may cause the nation to lose its "measles elimination status", U.S. health officials say. City officials say 123 people have received summonses for not complying with the order. The new...

Measles record means USA could lose elimination status

The federal figures show that most of the new cases this year have been concentrated in New York City and Rockland County, N.Y., where the virus has been spreading mostly among unvaccinated children in Orthodox Jewish communities. Robert Redfield. ...

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana

The TSA's online guidelines for "Medical Marijuana" were updated over Memorial Day Weekend, changing from "No" to "Yes (Special Instructions)", according to Marijuana Moment . It now says medications containing hemp-derived CBD are legal to take abo...

Vape flavourings may pose heart risk Vape flavourings may pose heart risk

The worst effects were seen for the cinnamon and menthol flavors, even when they did not contain nicotine. VAPING: E-cigarette liquids may increase the risk of heart disease (Pic: GETTY) "The public has this notion that e-cigarettes are safe".

Man bitten by rabid bat hiding inside iPad case

Syvertson said he feels fine but he hopes this will help educate others about rabies. "I always do the same thing", Syvertson said. After further inspection, the bat gave him a bite that he said "felt like a little bee sting". "Then I knew I mi...

OH medical marijuana industry growth still slow OH medical marijuana industry growth still slow

Medical marijuana is great help to the research applications and routine treatment prescriptions provided by the healthcare professionals to the patients. The Latin America market is expected to represent a steady growth with major influence co...

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