When I was a kid, if I were told that I’d be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would’ve thought that whoever told me that was out of their mind. Living in Newark, New Jersey,
Month: June 2021
Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), takes off a protective mask during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Greg Nash | Bloomberg | Getty Images CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday the U.S. agency is leaving it up to
NODE SMITH, ND People living with obesity who attended a non-judgmental and personalized lifestyle modification program improved their cardiovascular and mental health during just 10 weeks, according to a study presented today at EuroHeartCare — ACNAP Congress 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 Participants lost weight and achieved benefits
Vino K. Palli, MD, MPH, emergency medicine, internal medicine and urgent care, founder and CEO, MiDoctor Urgent Care, New York City. Hugh Cassiere, MD, medical director, Respiratory Therapy Services, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY. Stuart C. Ray, MD, professor of Medicine and Oncology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.
Last Saturday, the New South Wales government announced a two-week lockdown for Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong after a spike in new COVID cases. It’s spawned a lot of commentary about whether NSW delayed going into lockdown, and therefore has caused itself a longer lockdown. Indeed, one modelling study by University
Hypertension is a chronic disease that can lead to serious health problems. Patients with arterial hypertension are required to measure their blood pressure at home, which can have some drawbacks, such as forgetting to checkitor recordingthe values, errors in writing downthe figures,the inability to immediately notify health care staff about out-of-range blood pressure values, etc.
In this article DAL ISS-DK French police walk on street during the French midsummer Festival of Music on June 21, 2021 in Paris, France. Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus delta variant first discovered in India has now spread around the world, prompting further waves of infections in
Jun 30 2021 New research has supported the trends that regularly consuming a diet of fried food, meat, sugary drinks, and processed food may increase the risk of sudden cardiac death. Southern Diet. Image Credit: Fierman Much/Shutterstock.com 46% increased chances of cardiac death related to ‘Southern’ food consumption In recent years, food and medical science
Buy PDFs here: http://armandoh.org/shop I design my own shirts please support 🙂 “Hepatorenal syndrome is one of many potential causes of acute kidney injury in patients with acute or chronic liver disease including liver cirrhosis, severe alcoholic hepatitis and fulminant liver failure. In liver injury portal venous pressure increases resulting in portal hypertension. When this
In this article WMT A diabetic draws insulin from vial. CNBC | Adam Isaak Walmart said Tuesday it will offer a less expensive version of insulin that could better fit into the budgets of millions of Americans who don’t have health insurance or struggle to pay for the lifesaving diabetes drug. Starting this week, the
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You have type 2 diabetes, and you are already taking an old standby drug, metformin. But you still need help controlling your blood sugar levels. Which medication would be the best? New research pitted several diabetes drugs against each other and came up
The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Publicly available statistics about population demographics and culture can help governments prepare for the next pandemic. We have found that by using existing socio-demographic data from early COVID-19 hot spots, where there was a lot of information, officials could have predicted
Using real-time deformability cytometry, researchers at the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin in Erlangen were able to show for the first time: Covid-19 significantly changes the size and stiffness of red and white blood cells – sometimes over months. These results may help to explain why some affected people continue to complain of symptoms long
NODE SMITH, ND Alzheimer’s disease is predominant in elderly people, but the way age-related changes to lipid composition affect the regulation of biological processes is still not well understood. Links between lipid imbalance and disease have been established, in which lipid changes increase the formation of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. This imbalance
In this article WMT LLY An Eli Lilly & Co. logo is seen on a box of insulin medication in this arranged photograph at a pharmacy in Princeton, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks said he welcomes new competition from Walmart, even as the retailer undercuts the drugmaker’s
June 28, 2021 — New research shows that what you eat and when you eat it may affect heart health. Researchers found that eating starchy snacks high in white potato or other starches after any meal may increase your risk of getting heart disease. Eating a “Western-style” lunch high in refined grains, cheese, and processed
With COVID-19 vaccines working and restrictions lifting across the country, it’s finally time for those now vaccinated who’ve been hunkered down at home to ditch the sweatpants and reemerge from their Netflix caves. But your brain may not be so eager to dive back into your former social life. Social distancing measures proved essential for
A collaborative effort between the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently published their findings on how novel technology can be incorporated into standard face masks to detect the presence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Face Mask that can detect SARS-CoV-2.
Aiden Arthurs receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine from Pharmacist Andrew Mac (R) at the Jewish Federation/JARC’s offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, on May 13, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images The delta variant is the most closely-watched coronavirus mutation yet and with good reason: It’s more contagious than previous variants and there’s evidence
Optibrium Limited, leading provider of software and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for drug discovery, today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed study in Applied AI Letters, “Deep Imputation on Large-Scale Drug Discovery Data”. Working with Takeda Pharmaceuticals’ proprietary global dataset, the team applied Optibrium’s Augmented Chemistry® platform, demonstrating the potential of deep learning imputation to
Customers wearing protective masks pay for their purchase at a vegetable stall in Mangwon Market in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korea is looking to open up its economy and work on travel bubble programs given its relative success in controlling the spread of Covid-19,
Tim Oswalt, Fort Worth, TX. Rob Stephenson, MD, chief quality officer, JPS Health Network. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston. Lawrence Gostin, JD, director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Jeff Grainger , spokesperson, AdventHealth Orlando. Gallup: “COVID-19 Vaccine-Reluctant in U.S. Likely to
After staying indoors for months with barely making any plans because of the pandemic, it’s safe to say that even the most well-groomed gentlemen have gotten too comfortable with letting their hair grow. But as more and more people are getting vaccinated and meeting up with people is becoming more of a possibility, there’s no better time than now
A connective tissue protein known to support the framework of organs also encourages immune responses that fight bacterial infections, while restraining responses that can be deadly in the condition called sepsis, a new study finds. Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the work revolves around the extracellular matrix (ECM) of connective tissues,
The U.S. is “never going to have zero” new daily Covid cases, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday. “We’re always going to have some level of spread,” the former FDA chief said, predicting infections will become endemic, meaning they will remain present in the American population. Seasonal flu, for example, is an endemic respiratory illness.
If you’ve ever chosen a brand of coffee because it’s “fair trade certified,” switched from a big bank to a local credit union, or bought clothes or books from a locally owned store instead of a big national chain at the mall or online, you’ve engaged in what’s known as “ethical consumerism.” What exactly is
As the COVID-19 vaccines reach more people across the country, some people have asked: Could we delay the second dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to allow more people to be vaccinated more quickly? And, how safe am I after my first dose? As an immunologist, I hear this question frequently. The answer is
With the emergence of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a frantic search for effective and safe antivirals was initiated. In the absence of any major successes, vaccines have become the predominant means of pandemic management worldwide. A new review article published in the
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