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Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Research finds air pollution in Ireland associated with strokes

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations for all strokes in Dublin. The study, led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, is published in the current edition of Cerebrovascular Diseases. During winter months in Ireland, particularly in Dublin, higher…

Robot technology for everyone or only for the average person?

Robot technology is being used more and more in health rehabilitation and in working life. Exoskeletons are one technology with great potential. But this technology is often developed for the average person. So what about people who are small and thin, or tall and overweight? The Norwegian competitive athlete Birgit…

Dr. Marc Siegel details risks to children if schools don't reopen

Dr. Marc Siegel on COVID’s impact on children Dr. Marc Siegel told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Monday that keeping children out of schools due to the coronavirus pandemic will actually be more harmful to kids in the end. "You know what some of those things that childen have died from are and…

A new study explains why women should include blueberry in their diet

For the study, the researchers followed 22 women for over six weeks, of which 12 women were aged between 25 and 40 while the rest were between 60 and 75 Blueberry-enriched diet has health benefits for women, a new study revealed. Published in the Journal of Nutrition, the study by…

World surpasses 20 million coronavirus cases, WHO warns against despair

The coronavirus pandemic chalked up another horrific milestone Monday as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of infection from the tiny killer that has upended life just about everywhere. The number as of 2215 GMT was 20,002,577 cases, with 733,842 deaths recorded, according to an AFP tally of official…

Hair loss: Is hair loss a symptom of COVID-19?

Many Brits have complained of hair loss during the pandemic, with some articles suggesting that hair loss during lockdown could be caused by stress, diet change, and hormonal fluctuations rather than coronavirus itself. However, a new study has revealed that COVID-19 could actually cause hair loss in the long run….

The seven diet myths that stop you losing weight

The seven diet myths that stop you losing weight: As Dr Clare Bailey and her husband Michael Mosley prepare to launch a TV series to help you shed those lockdown pounds, she reveals the big untruths about dieting Dr Clare Bailey is helping people lose weight with her husband Michael…

Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life, study says

Investing time in education in childhood and early adulthood expands career opportunities and provides progressively higher salaries. It also conveys certain benefits to health and longevity. A new analysis published in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI), however, reveals that even though a more extensive formal education…

Hospitalization rates for AMI dropped during early COVID-19

(HealthDay)—During the early COVID-19 period, there was a decrease in hospitalization rates for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a brief report published online Aug. 7 in JAMA Cardiology. Ty J. Gluckman, M.D., from Providence St Joseph Health in Portland, Oregon, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study analyzing AMI hospitalizations…