Study Shows Dramatic Reduction In Heart Disease Risk From Press-Ups

It appears that push-up capacity may be a "marker of general physical fitness", Kales said. Here's a video that shows you how to do push-ups the right way. The longitudinal study followed a group of 1,104 firefighters and assessed their physical fitn... More..

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Facebook considering removal of anti-vaccination content to combat fake news
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Facebook considering removal of anti-vaccination content to combat fake news

In the letter , which was addressed to CEO Mark Zuckerberg , Schiff said there is "no evidence to suggest that vaccines cause life-threatening or disabling diseases" and that Facebook plays a role in spre...More..

Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke in Women, Says Study
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke in Women, Says Study

A total of 81,714 post-menopausal women were included in the study and all of them were 50 to 79 years of age at the start of the study. The risk was highest for women with no history of heart disease or d...More..

Florida officials: Third child dies from flu in 2018-19 season
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Florida officials: Third child dies from flu in 2018-19 season

Flu vaccine effectiveness in past seasons has ranged between 40 percent and 60 percent when components of most circulating viruses are "antigenetically like" those in a recommended vaccine, the report says. The...More..

Diet drinks linked to stroke in post-menopausal women
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Diet drinks linked to stroke in post-menopausal women

Blocked arteries were often the main culprit, with heavy diet drink consumption linked to a 31 percent greater risk for an ischemic stroke , which is triggered by a clot, the study findings showed. The study...More..

Trump in good health despite weight in obese range - doctor
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Trump in good health despite weight in obese range - doctor

That gives him a Body Mass Index of 30.4, which according to the National Institute of Health's BMI calculator makes him obese, but only by a couple pounds, as the threshold is a score of 30. Conley said he p...More..

Congress Sprints To Pass Border Security Package With Trump's Support Unclear
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Congress Sprints To Pass Border Security Package With Trump's Support Unclear

The House of Representatives later also backed the measure, by 300 to 128. Why don't you declare that emergency, Mr. President? But lawmakers were still prepared to advance the spending bill to avert a shutdo...More..

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

While the number of middle and high school cigarette smokers has been falling steadily since 2011, the number of vapers in that group has increased dramatically, from 1.5 per cent then to 20.8 in 2018. Those ...More..

2 unrelated cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

2 unrelated cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver

Many have been concentrated in Washington state, where the growing number of cases has driven local demand for vaccinesand fueled debate nationwide over vaccine exemptions for non-medical reasons. Since getting...More..

Eating ready meals and chocolate snacks linked to deadly diseases
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Eating ready meals and chocolate snacks linked to deadly diseases

A French study has found a link between high intakes of ultra-processed foods and higher death rates including from cancer, diabetes and heart disease . "Such foods are attractive because they tend to be cheap...More..

US Breast Cancer Deaths Averted Over Three Decades
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

US Breast Cancer Deaths Averted Over Three Decades

The latest USA estimates that more than half a million deaths from the disease have been avoided over the past three decades. Mammography screening first became widely available in the mid-1980s. Now, she sha...More..

Apple strikes deal with VA to provider personal health records to vets
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Apple strikes deal with VA to provider personal health records to vets

The more than 9 million veterans who get healthcare through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be able to securely access their health records on their iPhones with a few clicks of their device...More..

Medivac bill passes in the House of Representatives and Senate
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Medivac bill passes in the House of Representatives and Senate

However, the CEO of the Christmas Island Shire, David Price, has labelled the Government's announcement a "political knee-jerk reaction", citing that the small regional hospital on the island was not adequate...More..

OH teen defies mother, gets vaccinated for first time at 18
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

OH teen defies mother, gets vaccinated for first time at 18

OH is one of several states where parents can make that decision. Ethan Lindenberger, an 18-year-old high school senior in OH, said he began to fear for his health after reading scientific papers about the be...More..

101 confirmed cases of measles in 10 states, including Illinois — CDC
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

101 confirmed cases of measles in 10 states, including Illinois — CDC

The teenager chose to get vaccinated on his own after turning 18 when he was unable to convince his parents that vaccinations do not cause autism. This elicited a flood of unvaccinated children and teens to t...More..

Public health reports no new measles cases, exposure sites Sunday
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Public health reports no new measles cases, exposure sites Sunday

Present was New York University School of Law professor Mary Holland, co-author of a book titled Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our He...More..

Drinking beer before switching to wine does not prevent hangover
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Drinking beer before switching to wine does not prevent hangover

Dr. Kai Hensel, a senior clinical fellow at the University of Cambridge , is the senior author of the new study paper, and Jöran Köchling is its first author. The myth of " beer before wine , you'll be fin...More..

Oral insulin capsule developed to replace injections for diabetes patients
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Oral insulin capsule developed to replace injections for diabetes patients

Koch Institute Professor, a member of MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research , and one of the senior authors of the study. "Our motivation is to make it easier for patients to take medication, ...More..

Council supports Time to Talk Day
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Council supports Time to Talk Day

While social media allows people to connect with those around them and can be a helpful source of support for the one in four who experience mental health problems in any given year, according to campaigners,...More..

More than 12,000 Chinese blood plasma products recalled in HIV scare
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

More than 12,000 Chinese blood plasma products recalled in HIV scare

According to Shanghai Xinxing's website, the company was established in August 2000 by its parent company, the state-run Xinxing Group, which is directly under the supervision of China's State Council, a cabine...More..

Trump Might Make An Big Announcement For HIV Aids Patients
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Trump Might Make An Big Announcement For HIV Aids Patients

Dr. Robert R. Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mentioned the company would make an aggressive effort to diagnose infections in "scorching spot" areas. At the same time, ...More..

Doctors Hospital telling you how to prevent heart disease
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Doctors Hospital telling you how to prevent heart disease

Wear Red Day is a national awareness movement initiated by the American Heart Association to highlight the number one cause of death among women: heart disease, stroke and all other cardiovascular diseases. For...More..

DOH raises nationwide alert on measles outbreak
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

DOH raises nationwide alert on measles outbreak

The new National Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) made this statement following the declaration of measles outbreak in several regions by the Department of...More..

What is equine flu and how does it affect horses?
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

What is equine flu and how does it affect horses?

Bosses at Dunstall Park announced the move to abandon the Saturday evening meeting as the probe into the outbreak was being investigated today. Racing was called off at four venues on Thursday - Ffos Las, Hun...More..

Sudden outbreak of measles prompts emergency declaration, renews vaccination debate
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Sudden outbreak of measles prompts emergency declaration, renews vaccination debate

Measles infection typically causes a rash, fever, conjunctivitis (red eyes), cough or runny nose. In the United Kingdom, there were 953 measles cases a year ago. Health clinics are scrambling to keep up with ...More..

Measles cases reported in several Houston-area communities
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Measles cases reported in several Houston-area communities

This adds to the national measles outbreak seen across the county. Health officials said it takes two doses of the MMR vaccine to protect you against Measles, Mumps and Rubella - and it will give you peace of...More..

Men who have smoked weed have higher sperm concentrations
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Men who have smoked weed have higher sperm concentrations

What's more, all the of the men were enrolled at a fertility clinic, meaning they were seeking medical help with their partners to try to get pregnant. That's a lot . Those who had never smoked a joint had a...More..

by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

One case of measles confirmed in Bell County

The Pacific Northwest outbreak includes one confirmed case in King County, where Seattle is located, and four in Multnomah County, which includes Portland, Oregon. Infectious people were at Costco, the airpor...More..

by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Measles case confirmed in Central Texas

Bill Mostow, strongly disagrees with, as it can leave that population vulnerable to diseases like the measles . In Clark County, 34 of the cases were among children age 10 or younger, while just two were amo...More..

Health Minister calls NDP's statements 'outrageous' and 'fear mongering'
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Health Minister calls NDP's statements 'outrageous' and 'fear mongering'

The Ford government indicated that the document obtained by the NDP was merely a draft legislation, but in a news release sent out by the NDP on February 4, the party stated that it has obtained internal govern...More..