Health

People with normal BMI’s still at risk of weight-related death

Even if you’re slim, you’re still screwed. In a study from Loughborough University in the U.K., researchers detected that people with a normal BMI who lift their weight around their middles are at the top risk of death – from any means – compared to their portly peers who lift their weight elsewhere. “The summary here is that if you …

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NY, NJ hotspot for lethal superbug fungus

NEW YORK — A “superbug” mildew is rising as a new threat in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey.  First identified in Japan in 2009, the mildew has widespread to some-more than a dozen countries around the globe. The oldest of the 66 cases reported in the U.S. dates back to 2013, but many were reported in …

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Chill out and comfortable up for good health: study

Chill out. Or comfortable up. Do one or the other and you’ll strew pounds, according to a new study from the Netherlands. Researchers found that bearing to softly cold or comfortable environments that are outward the customary comfort section inside buildings — about 70 degrees F — speeds metabolism, “thereby targeting plumpness by counterbalancing additional appetite intake.” Benefits don’t finish …

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FDA cracks down on fraudulent cancer treatments

Herbal tea remedies, asparagus extract, and a series of accepted creams and ointments are among the products that fraudulently explain to prevent, provide or heal cancer, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Yesterday, the group released warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies peddling some-more than 65 of these fraudulent cancer cures. The products are marketed and sole but …

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Autism related to many other health issues

Autism spectrum disorder affects 1 in 68 children in the U.S.  Challenges with social skills, repeated behaviors, debate and nonverbal communications are some of the issues people with autism may experience. But what many don’t know is that those with autism mostly onslaught with an array of other health problems, too. A new report from the advocacy organisation Autism Speaks looks …

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"Stealthing" during sex raises legal, reliable concerns

A new investigate paper sheds light on the disturbing use of “stealthing” — the conscious dismissal of a condom during sex yet a partner’s consent. The paper, created by Alexandra Brodsky and published in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, has garnered much courtesy on social media, with reactions trimming from confounded outrage to victims pity their own use …

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Diet dishes are making you fat

More bad news for Big Sugar: High-fat dishes are mostly the aim when fighting plumpness but sugar-laden “diet” dishes are actually gripping people heavy. In a study by the University of Georgia, researchers detected that rats on low-fat, high-sugar diets – identical to ones eaten by people who preference renouned “diet” dishes – had some-more physique fat than others on …

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Opioid-related deaths may be underestimated

America’s prescription drug abuse epidemic may be even some-more lethal than expected, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. Some opioid-related deaths may be missed when people die from pneumonia and other spreading diseases spurred on by drug abuse. Their death certificates may only list the infection as the means of their demise, explained …

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Dental hospital reopens after bacterial outbreaks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A children’s dental hospital that sealed two times due to mixed bacterial infections has reopened in Southern California, CBS Los Angeles reports. Dozens of children were hospitalized due to reliable or suspected contaminants from the hospital last year. According to the Orange County Health Care Agency, baby base canals will now be finished at the Children’s Dental …

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Bleck! Could feign phlegm fight dangerous bugs?

Snot, spit and other forms of phlegm may not be everyone’s favorite subject, but scientists contend fake phlegm competence help save lives. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology pronounced the lab-made muck could help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. By replicating mucus’ healthy ability to control dangerous bacteria, the wish is to find new ways to fight infections. “I am so …

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