Month: November 2022

CRUK and UICC’s Tobacco Control Partnership in Kenya and Uganda is launched at the World Cancer Congress “Since the last World Cancer Congress in 2018, more than 25 million people have died from cancer. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions to services to prevent cancer and detect and treat it early. We
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Feeling festive yet? Here are some activities to help you get in the spirit Twinkly lights, calming carols and feel-good films – the holiday season is often a beacon of light during the depths of winter. It can also bring stress and worry however, which makes it especially important to find ways of switching off
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In this article TWTR Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Elon Musk’s Twitter account displayed on a mobile with Elon Musk in the background are seen in this illustration. In Brussels – Belgium on 19 November 2022.  Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images In a recent update to its website, Twitter said that effective
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Alcohol consumption during pregnancy poses significant peril to the healthy development of the unborn child. There is no known safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy. The consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) are reflected in the different diagnoses that emerge under the umbrella of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. At one end of the spectrum, growth
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My first COVID vacation last year was spectacular, except that I barely remember 3 days of it because I was drinking to the point of amnesia. I am a physician from a multigenerational family of alcoholics, and I never wanted to struggle with alcohol use disorder (AUD). Instead, I discovered that I could avoid feelings
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How Meditation Can Improve Life With Diabetes – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc., a Ziff Davis company. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third
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You might want to take your vitamin D levels seriously. A new study has found low vitamin D levels are associated with premature death. Researchers from the University of South Australia (UniSA ) conducted the study — published in the journal Annals Of Internal Medicine – which found the severity of vitamin D deficiency was closely linked to
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Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Regular medical masks might provide protection similar to that of N95 respirators in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare workers, according to the first randomized trial that tested the two types of masks head to head in the COVID-19 era. Owing to
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Long ago, gigantic marine turtles swam the Earth’s seas. Until recently, these prehistoric giants, reaching lengths of over 3 meters (10 feet) from head to tail, had been thought to be found only
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COVID-19 Raises Dementia Risk Older people who get COVID-19 are at higher risk of developing or worsening dementia, new research suggests. Those who live through COVID-19 have a higher risk for early- or late-onset dementia or a progressive decline in thinking skills compared with uninfected people, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology. In general,
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  A previously unknown dinosaur with a remarkably flat head lived around 70 million years ago on an island home to dwarfed prehistoric creatures. Discovered in what’s now western Romania, the Transylvanosaurus platycephalus (flatheaded
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A large number of health-related benefits of probiotics have led to the development of a new discipline called probiogenomics, which focuses on the molecular mechanisms of probiotic activities. According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the next-generation probiotics satisfy the scope of “live biotherapeutic products” (LBPs), which could be used to develop effective
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CHICAGO — The diagnosis of early-stage lung cancer with low-dose CT (LDCT) screening led to high rates of lung cancer-specific survival two decades later, according to I-ELCAP data. The 20-year lung cancer-specific survival rate was 80% for the 1,285 I-ELCAP participants diagnosed with early-stage disease, reported Claudia Henschke, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Icahn School
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Image by Ryan McGuire @Pixabay Beauty products, like hair products, may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). EDCs are “chemicals or a mixture of chemical compounds that interfere with normal hormone actions,” increasing cancer risk.1,2  Certain people have a greater chance of being exposed to these chemicals. Evidence shows who needs the most protection and what products
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Diet and Exercise? Some Clinicians Don’t Have Time to Cover Them: The Healthcare Satisfaction Survey – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc., a Ziff Davis company. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health,
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Previous studies have reported age-related differences in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tolerance and responsiveness, with younger individuals tending to have better outcomes than the elderly. In addition, age-targeted COVID-19 mitigation strategies have been reported to considerably decrease intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and deaths. In a recent Scientific Reports journal paper, researchers developed a novel
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Period pains are one of the common symptoms that affect an estimated 90% of women. While PMS can leave us feeling awful physically, many haven’t heard of PMDD – a severe form of PMS that can lead to anxiety, clinical depression and a higher risk of suicidal ideation Most of us have heard of PMS
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