Low push-up capacity may indicate heart disease risk

The scientists found that on a practical level, push-ups - which can be done from home, are more cost-efficient than a treadmill when it comes to developing better physical fitness habits that have been found to be a better indicator of heart disea... More..

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Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women

Lead author of the study, Dr Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York said, "Many well-meaning people, especially those who are overweight or obese, drink low...More..

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

Less than a month later, anti-vaccination activists in Washington state rrallied against vaccinations at the capital as a measles outbreak was spreading in the state. A different Guardian investigation also f...More..

Vancouver Coastal Health confirms a second case of measles in the city
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vancouver Coastal Health confirms a second case of measles in the city

Hayden said there is no clear link between the two cases. A case of measles has been confirmed in Vancouver, according to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). There are to be dedicated isolation rooms for measles ...More..

Australia's lower house passes asylum bill in rebuke for government
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Australia's lower house passes asylum bill in rebuke for government

No matter the detail of the medical evacuation Bill passed by Parliament tonight , the Labor Party can never win a political fight on border security. Labor leader Bill Shorten says his party is tough but fair ...More..

Measles case confirmed in Vancouver; not linked to Washington outbreak
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Measles case confirmed in Vancouver; not linked to Washington outbreak

On Monday, Lindenberger appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper Full Circle and said that despite not getting vaccinated, he never contracted chickenpox or measles. As anti-vaccination movements metastasize amid ou...More..

22 dead in measles outbreak in the Philippines
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

22 dead in measles outbreak in the Philippines

According to the Department of Health, the number of unvaccinated children has risen by over 100,000 in the a year ago. Health department records showed there were 525 cases with nine deaths in Calabarzon (Regi...More..

Racing goes into lockdown over equine flu virus
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Racing goes into lockdown over equine flu virus

These will show whether the outbreak has spread further and guide decisions around when racing might resume. Although rarely fatal, it can have a huge impact on competition and breeding due to restriction of ho...More..

Measles case confirmed in Central Texas
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Measles case confirmed in Central Texas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get two doses in order to be fully protected. The announcement of this case in North Texas comes after 31 cases of measles were repo...More..

One Measles Case Confirmed In Denton County
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

One Measles Case Confirmed In Denton County

Graham did say the State Health Department has confirmed that every Washington case of measles since the first confirmed case has matched the same wild strain of measles the first case had. Ukraine recorded...More..

Womens brains appear three years younger than mens: Study | newkerala.com #98154
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Womens brains appear three years younger than mens: Study | newkerala.com #98154

To confirm that the female-male difference in metabolic brain age was not specific to training on male data, the researchers flipped the process , training the algorithm on female data only. A new study from ...More..

Millennials face greater risk of some cancers due to obesity
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Millennials face greater risk of some cancers due to obesity

In contrast, for all but two of the 18 non-obesity related cancers, rates either stabilized or declined in successive younger birth cohorts. Those cancers are colorectal , endometrial , gallbladder, kidney,...More..

U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented

Clark County Public Health has confirmed 49 cases of the measles, while King County has at least one confirmed case , CNN reported. Yale-New Haven Hospital is treating the two infected patients. Dr. Scott...More..

CDC: Children Aren't Brushing Their Teeth Enough
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

CDC: Children Aren't Brushing Their Teeth Enough

Exceedingly high concentrations of fluoride in drinking water can also contribute to dental fluorosis , the dental association says on its website . "We want the parents to be in charge of the toothpaste and ...More..

Cancer agency says HPV vaccine is safe, slams 'unfounded rumours'
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Cancer agency says HPV vaccine is safe, slams 'unfounded rumours'

Facilitate a major shift in early diagnosis research.Catching cancer earlier! Medical practitioners can also benefit from becoming more aware of early detection. "A mother can devote herself to feed her chi...More..

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

The outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in OR and Washington since January 1, with 11 more cases suspected. Infection with rubella virus causes the most severe damage when the mother is infected e...More..

Skipping breakfast 'can help you to lose weight'
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Skipping breakfast 'can help you to lose weight'

A new analysis by Monash University in Melbourne looked at data from 13 randomized, controlled trials across the United Kingdom and U.S. over the last 28 years. Another question relates to whether breakfast i...More..

by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

CDC raising concerns over increasing number of measles cases

And the potentially deadly disease is making a comeback mostly in unvaccinated children: Of the total reported cases, 32 were in unvaccinated people, 25 of whom were children under the age of 10. California i...More..

You can support mental health on Bell Let's Talk Day
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

You can support mental health on Bell Let's Talk Day

Bell says at the time most people were not talking about mental illness, but millions of Canadians, including leading personalities, engaged in open discussion about mental illness, offering ideas and hope for ...More..

More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?

Although the occasional cartoon or video game may not be a problem, a new study finds too much screen time can seriously affect children's long-term development. These numbers far exceed recommendations by th...More..

No room to change any aspect of backstop - Sinn Féin
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

No room to change any aspect of backstop - Sinn Féin

A leading Brexit supporter says he will back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal with the European Union if she wins concessions on controversial language created to prevent border checks in ...More..

Clark County measles outbreak grows to 35 cases
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Clark County measles outbreak grows to 35 cases

To date, a single case of measles was reported in BC in 2019 in an adult traveller returning from the Philippines. The majority of the infections are in children younger than 10 years old. Nobody wants th...More..

Measles outbreak prompts state of emergency declaration by Washington governor
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Measles outbreak prompts state of emergency declaration by Washington governor

The majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. In the USA last year, there were 17 outbreaks and about 350 cases of measles. Clark County , the heart of the measles outbreak, has a vaccination...More..

US Man Leaks Data Of 14,200 HIV-Positive People In Singapore
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

US Man Leaks Data Of 14,200 HIV-Positive People In Singapore

He was deported after a conviction for numerous fraud and drug-related charges almost two years ago, the agency said. Since September 2016, the downloading and decrypting of information from the HIV registry re...More..

Washington Gov. Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Washington Gov. Inslee declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

It is so contagious that nine out of 10 people who are exposed to it and are not protected will definitely get it. Note that the virus remains in a room as long as two hours after an infected person has left an...More..

Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign

If elected, Harris would be the first woman, a first African-American woman, and first Indian-American president in USA history. One close ally, California congressman Ted Lieu, said: "She embraces the futu...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Measles: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declares a state of emergency

One case also was confirmed in King County , Washington, in the Seattle area, and another in Multnomah County, Oregon . Of the 31 cases in Clark County, 27 cases involve unimmunized people. The proportion o...More..

Hedgehogs blamed for latest salmonella outbreak as 11 people fall ill
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Hedgehogs blamed for latest salmonella outbreak as 11 people fall ill

Researchers collected samples from hedgehogs in the two Minnesota patients' homes and identified the strain of salmonella that was making people sick. There are an estimated 1.2 million salmonella cases in ...More..

Pharma firms to be incentivised to develop new superbug drugs
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Pharma firms to be incentivised to develop new superbug drugs

The five-year document also sets out a series of targets to ensure progress towards the 20-year vision - these include halving health associated Gram-negative blood stream infections, reducing antimicrobial use...More..

Measles outbreak strikes 16 in Washington state, principally in unvaccinated children
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Measles outbreak strikes 16 in Washington state, principally in unvaccinated children

Health officials in Washington's Clark County , which sits north of Portland, Ore., said that 17 of the cases in the outbreak involved children under the age of 10, with another four between 11 and 18 year...More..