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Numbers matter: Study links push-up capacity & men's heart disease risk

However, the researchers said that the results could not be generalised to women, or men of other ages who were less active. "Surprisingly, push-up capacity w...


Facebook Looking Into Limiting Anti-Vaccine Information

Critics, like Rep. Adam Schiff, the Democrat from California, have called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai in a letter Thursda...


Diet drinks may be associated with strokes

Women who drink at least two cans of diet drink a day are at more risk of stroke , heart disease or an early death, according to a study involving more than ...


Health officials report 6 new flu deaths

Flu vaccination prevented an estimated 10% of expected hospitalizations overall, though in young children aged 6 months to 4 years the benefits of vaccination ...


Diet drinks linked to stroke in post-menopausal women

The study was conducted on 81,714 post-menopausal women aged 50-79 years. An global team of health experts, in the 2017 review in the journal PLOS Medicine, h...


Trump Physical Reveals 'Very Good Health Overall,' But President Now Obese

Sean Conley, listed Trump's weight as 243 pounds, up from 239 pounds previous year. Trump, who has a common form of heart disease , embarked on a mission previ...


Trump to sign border bill but vows emergency declaration to get wall

Under the Constitution, Congress holds the national purse strings and makes major decisions on spending taxpayer money. Some prominent Republicans also crit...


Washington measles outbreak puts Guam on alert

Before the mumps, measles and rubella vaccine was created and dispersed throughout the USA, 3 million to 4 million people contracted measles each year, with an ...


Regularly consuming 'ultraprocessed' foods increases risk of early death

French researchers published a study Monday in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal that found for every 10% increase in the amount of ultra-processed foods c...


High school e-cigarette use is exploding and reversing prevention gains

According to a new infographic from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , e-cigarettes go by various names, including "e-cigs", "e-hookahs"...


Teen makes headlines for getting vaccinated despite parents' beliefs

Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk , Ohio , reached out to Reddit users two months ago to ask if he could be vaccinated as an adult. The Centers for Disease C...


Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’

Women with a family history of breast cancer or other risk factors are often advised to be screened before 40. With several risk prediction models in develo...


Apple announces Health Records feature coming to veterans

Today Cupertino has announced it will be working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make health records available at the touch of a button. "F...


Teenager, 18, finally gets vaccinations and attacks his anti-vaxxer parents

He's not the only teen with this problem. Lindenberger suggested that to empower teenagers and get more people immunized, states should lower the age of con...


Measles Outbreak Spurs Vaccination Surge in Anti-Vaxxer Hotspot

With over 50 confirmed cases of measles in Washington state, lawmakers have introduced a bill that would eliminate personal or philosophical exemptions to bei...


No, drinking "beer before wine" won't prevent a hangover

Ninety participants aged 19-40 y (mean age 23.9), 50% female, were included (study group 1 n = 31, study group 2 n = 31, controls n = 28). The old wives' rhym...


Novel pill could replace injections to deliver insulin: Study | newkerala.com #99293

They then measured how much of the insulin/PEO combination made it into the blood and also measured blood glucose levels in five animals. The same capsule can...


Trump vows to end HIV spread within 10 years, critics skeptical

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Miami-Dade and Orange counties led the country in new HIV cases in 2017. "Health centers are also a key poin...


It's Time to Talk, Face to Face

Dame Vera said: " Time to Talk Day is the flawless opportunity to reinforce that it's good to talk openly about mental health and the help that's available". T...


Davao City measles cases down; adults to be vaccinated too

As of January 26, the DOH Epidemiology Bureau reported that the number of measles cases in other regions, including in the Ilocos region, Cagayan Valley provinc...