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Kale, strawberries, spinach top ‘Dirty Dozen' list for pesticide contamination

Kale, strawberries, spinach top ‘Dirty Dozen' list for pesticide contamination Making up the top five were avocados, sweet corn, pineapples, frozen sweet peas and onions. What consumers should do if they're concerned with pesticide residue is thoroughly wash produce under cool tap water, MacGregor says. If you're shopping at your local grocery store for fresh produce and organic versions of the Dirty Dozen are either not available or not affordable, should you opt for non-... Continua a leggere...

Apple Watch Stanford examine present the way it can save lives

Apple Watch Stanford examine present the way it can save lives Fifty-seven percent of those who received these notifications did seek further medical attention as a result. Participants in the study wore an Apple Watch Series 1, 2, or 3 device. Apparently, it was feared that the Apple Watch could alert many Users, so even people who have no heart disease. Another doctor who wasn't involved with the study, Dr. Continua a leggere...

Woman in China almost dies after injecting herself with fruit juice

Woman in China almost dies after injecting herself with fruit juice The woman didn't believe injecting fruit juice into her body would do any harm. Zeng, a Chinese alternative medicine enthusiast, was rushed to the intensive care unit after using a home IV drip to inject the juice of 20 different fruits into her bloodstream. Continua a leggere...

Drinking Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk of Cancer

Drinking Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk of Cancer However, waiting for at least four minutes before drinking a cup of freshly boiled tea can reduce the risk of cancer arising from the oesophagus - the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach. The researchers behind the new study, including from the University of Cambridge, concluded: "Our results substantially strengthen the existing evidence supporting an association between hot ... Continua a leggere...

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia and delusional disorder, are often triggered by genetic factors, trauma, and other environmental stresses. The study was funded by Britain's Medical Research Council, São Paulo Research Foundation, and the Wellcome Trust, among others. This means regular cannabis smoking accounts for 30.3 per cent of all new cases of psychosis in south London , acc... Continua a leggere...

Politician who opposed chickenpox vaccinations contracts chickenpox

Politician who opposed chickenpox vaccinations contracts chickenpox Fedriga branded the previous government " Stalinist " over the new protocol and despite vaccinating his own children, insisted that such measures shouldn't be forced on others. Many have shared Burioni's views, adding Fedriga is "ignorant". Indeed, one of Italy's biggest anti-vaccination groups, Comilva, endorsed the Lega Nord in the runup to the recent elections. Continua a leggere...

Coffee could slow or even stop prostate cancer growth

Coffee could slow or even stop prostate cancer growth Coffee's Anti-Prostate Cancer Benefits Iwamoto and his team first identified six compounds found naturally in coffee to see how they can affect the growth of cancer cells in the prostate . Coffee is known to cause both positive and negative effects on human health. As their research progressed, they narrowed it down to two specific compounds: kahweol acetate and cafestol. Continua a leggere...

FDA Approves First Drug Targeted At Treating Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves First Drug Targeted At Treating Postpartum Depression In what could be a life-changing development for new mothers, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug created to treat postpartum depression on Tuesday. Farchione said the REMS program is necessary "because of concerns about serious risks, including excessive sedation or sudden loss of consciousness during administration". Continua a leggere...

Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death

Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death The study also found one artificially sweetened beverage (ASB) per day instead of a sugary one lowered the risk of premature death. Each additional serving per day of SSBs was linked with a ten per cent higher risk of CVD-related death. Continua a leggere...

Daily aspirin no longer suggested to prevent heart attack

Daily aspirin no longer suggested to prevent heart attack The medical organizations made the revised aspirin recommendation as part of a new set of "primary prevention" guidelines for people who have not been diagnosed with heart disease. For people who are inactive, some activity is better than none and small 10-minute bursts of activity throughout the day can add up for those with hectic schedules. Continua a leggere...

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death Chan School of Public Health, said in a statement . The next step, Malik explains, was to examine how sugary beverages relate to the risk of premature death. Artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) and risk of early death were also evaluated. The new study was published Monday in the journal Circulation . Continua a leggere...

New Guidelines Advise Against Daily Low-Dose Aspirin for Most People

New Guidelines Advise Against Daily Low-Dose Aspirin for Most People A new report from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association says the drug "should be used infrequently" for the goal of preventing cardiovascular disease "because of lack of net benefit" for most adults. But anyone who's had a stroke, heart attack, open-heart surgery or stents inserted to open clogged arteries... aspirin can still save their life. The new guidelines co... Continua a leggere...

Eggs 'linked to increased risk' of heart disease

Eggs 'linked to increased risk' of heart disease The researchers calculated that those who ate 300 milligrams of cholesterol daily - about 1½ eggs - were 17 per cent more likely to develop heart disease than whose who didn't eat eggs. Researchers at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and elsewhere pooled results from six previous studies, analyzing data on nearly 30,000 USA adults who self-reported daily food intake. Continua a leggere...

Stanford Medicine Releases Record Apple Heart Study with 400000 Participants

Stanford Medicine Releases Record Apple Heart Study with 400000 Participants Study results showed 0.5 percent of the over 400,000 participants received an irregular heart rhythm notification, illustrating the feature's ability to give a user important health information without creating unnecessary burden to their doctor's schedule. Continua a leggere...

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria control and response has improved

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria control and response has improved The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS ) indicates that about 1.9 million Nigerians are now living with the disease, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has said. Also, it was reported that nearly half of people living with HIV in Nigeria achieved viral suppression. "We truly appreciate the effort of organisations which have supported this survey and made it a r... Continua a leggere...

Diabetes and Hypertension, two major causes of Kidney Disease

Diabetes and Hypertension, two major causes of Kidney Disease Such conditions then require treatments like dialysis or/and a kidney transplant. "Too much sodium also adds to the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, chronic kidney disease , and other severe health conditions". However, when damaged, these kidneys are not able to filter human blood well enough. Genetic factors, family history, etc. certainly have a dominant role to play in some forms of ki... Continua a leggere...

Three or more eggs a day increase heart disease risk, study says

Three or more eggs a day increase heart disease risk, study says Andrew Freeman, director of the Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness program at National Jewish Health hospital in Denver. Dr. Terrence Sacchi, chief of cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in New York City and was not involved in the research, said this study is a "wake-up call not to overdo high-cholesterol foods". Continua a leggere...

Antibiotico-resistenza, in Italia oltre 10mila morti ogni anno

Antibiotico-resistenza, in Italia oltre 10mila morti ogni anno I dati 2017 dell'Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità (Oms) e del Centro Europeo per il Controllo delle Malattie Infettive (Ecdc) affermano che, a causa della resistenza dei batteri agli antibiotici , si verificano 671.689 casi di infezioni , a cui sono attribuibili 33.110 decessi. Continua a leggere...

Smokable Medical Pot on the Way in Florida

Smokable Medical Pot on the Way in Florida The state was sued over the issue, and a judge declared the ban unconstitutional. My encouragement to you is to vote your conscience, but what I would say is this: "This bill is important because if we do not pass this bill, then the guardrails that we could place around smokable medical marijuana will not exist", Rodrigues said before Wednesday afternoon's House vote. Continua a leggere...

Lampitt Statement on President Trump's Proposed US Department of Education Budget Cuts

Lampitt Statement on President Trump's Proposed US Department of Education Budget Cuts Once in the White House, Trump reneged on his promise not to cut Medicaid for low-income people. The budget would also require everyone with a plan from the Affordable Care Act exchanges pay some amount of premium. Even with little likelihood of coming law, pushback from provider groups was swift. The head of a major hospital association pushed back hard, saying in a blog that "arbitrary and... Continua a leggere...


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