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How immersing yourself in nature benefits your health

In a study of 20,000 people, a team led by Mathew White of the European Centre for Environment & Human Health at the University of Exeter, found that people who spent two hours a week in green spaces — local parks or other natural environments, either all at once or spaced over several vis...

S. Korea confirms 1st case of Chinese coronavirus

The patient said she suffered from fever, chills, and muscle pain starting Saturday, which was the day before she entered the country. The patient also reportedly told health authorities that she did not visit Wuhan seafood and traditional markets or come into contact with other confirmed coro...

The First Universal Flu Vaccine Could Be Coming Soon

Flu season isn't even over, but medical researchers already need to start thinking about next year's vaccine, an annual race to head off the next flu outbreak. But scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai may have found a solution: a universal flu vaccine that will protect aga...

How Advances in Tech and CBD Are Growing the Health Sector

CBD is a new acronym listed on the packaging of many products you might’ve seen recently. There are CBD facial masks, gummy bears, sparkling water, tea, oils and even hair gel, but why does this ingredient justify a spinoff for products that already work as intended? More than a mere ingredien...

Carbon dioxide in homes, offices, and classrooms could cut our capacity for complex, strategic thinking by 50% within 80 years, scientists warn

That prediction comes from three scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Pennsylvania, who presented their findings last week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union. The study is still under peer review but available online in the repository Ea...

Sackler-owned opioid maker pushes overdose treatment abroad

“You’re in the business of selling medicine that causes addiction and overdoses, and now you’re in the business of selling medicine that treats addiction and overdoses?” asked Dr. Andrew Kolodny, an outspoken critic of Purdue who has testified against the company in court. “That’s pretty cleve...

The New Behemoths of Health Care Bureaucracy

What are the 10 biggest companies in the United States? Put
that question to a group of younger people, and they’re likely to rattle off tech
giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook. Older people might mistakenly believe
that manufacturing still leads the pack with postwa...

Ten-Hour Time-Restricted Eating Reduces Weight, Blood Pressure, and Atherogenic Lipids in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

•10 h time-restricted eating (TRE) in metabolic syndrome (MetS) promotes weight loss•TRE in MetS reduces waist circumference, percent body fat, and visceral fat•TRE in MetS lowers blood pressure, atherogenic lipids, and glycated hemoglobin•Benefits of TRE are “add-ons” to statin and anti-hyper...

Advice from a Death Doula: Unlocking Life Before Death

It isn't the woman's first time talking about death in a group setting. She has been to one of Nicole Heidbreder's "death cafes" before. She says she came out of it feeling very heavy and drained. It called up emotions from her father's death three years ago. Still, she felt compelled to atten...

Liquid salt can reduce fat absorption and weight in rats

A new, orally administered liquid reduces weight in rats fed high-fat diets without causing side effects, pointing to a possible therapy for obesity, according to a new study from Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Appl...

Placebo use among Australian GPs surprisingly high

A new survey by Associate Professor Ben Colagiuri, in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney, and Dr Kate Faasse at the University of New South Wales, examined rates of use and beliefs about placebos in Australian general practice. The findings are published today in the journal ...

Monthly birth control pill could replace daily doses

Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular forms of birth control: In the United States, about 12 percent of women between 15 and 49 use them. However, their effectiveness depends on being taken every day, and it is estimated that about 9 percent of women taking birth control pills become...

PrEP to Be Available for Free Even If You're Uninsured

Truvada and Descovy, both manufactured by Gilead Sciences, are the only drugs approved for use as PrEP. Gilead announced earlier this year that it would donate 2.4 million bottles of Truvada to 200,000 uninsured people each year for 11 years through a partnership with HHS and the Centers for D...






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