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Friday, 18 June 2021

ANTONIA HOYLE says everything DOES go wrong at 40 but can fight back

Yes, everything does go wrong after 40, but you CAN fight back: From insomnia to exercise injuries and worse hangovers, ANTONIA HOYLE has suffered them all… Antonia Hoyle is a working mother of two children and lacks much spare time Since turning 40 has experienced broken sleep, brutal hangovers and…

Prehospital epinephrine aids out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests

Prehospital administration of epinephrine may aid pediatric patients following out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs), according to a study published in the Jan. 21 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Tasuku Matsuyama, M.D., Ph.D., from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan, and colleagues assessed the effect…

DR MAX: Using receptionists to assess someone is cost-cutting

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Using receptionists to assess how unwell someone is is cost-cutting dressed up as efficiency The ‘care navigator’ will see you now. When your number is called, please speak to your GP’s receptionist, who is taking an ‘enhanced role’ in ‘active signposting’. Those peculiar euphemisms were…

New Chinese city locked down over virus, first foreign death

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far away from the epicentre of a coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll from the disease soared to 304 and the first foreign fatality was reported in the Philippines. The events added to deepening concerns about the potential for the virus…

Moderate to vigorous physical activity important in early weeks of pregnancy

Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) have analyzed for the first time the link between sedentary time vs. objectively measured physical activity levels and systemic concentrations of glycemic, lipid, and inflammatory markers among pregnant women Pregnancy is a critical stage characterized by complex changes in endocrine and immunometabolic levels,…

Yes, It's Possible To Get Pregnant While You're Already Pregnant

For some people, finding out they’re pregnant with one baby is enough of a shock. But can you imagine finding out you’re pregnant with a second child…while you’re already pregnant with one? While that scenario sounds like something straight out of a movie, it’s a real thing. A double pregnancy…

How to get through Christmas when you're not drinking

For lots of us, Christmas means indulgence. We’ll pile up the pigs in blankets, polish off a box of Celebrations, stock our plates with heaps of roast potatoes, and still have room for a mince pie or too. Then there’s the booze. Sure, we’ll start the day with a Buck’s…

Anxious about returning to work? It may be alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Are YOU anxious about going back to work? Doctor warns feeling sick and having the shakes could actually be alcohol withdrawal symptoms from drinking too much over Christmas and New Year Returning to work after the festive period fills millions of people with dread But suffering from the shakes and…