LifeStyle: Health & Fit

Ebola in Congo not yet a global health emergency, WHO says

Friday  18:15,   18 may 2018
ap.org

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak does not yet warrant being declared a global health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Friday, as health officials rushed to contain the often deadly virus that has spread to a city of more than 1[...]

HPV And HIV: Understanding The Difference

Friday  18:08,   18 may 2018
medicaldaily

According to a global health report published in 2017 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Trump administration was seeking to cut funding related to fighting AIDS and HIV by 17 percent.Gates recalled two meetings with Trump – once,[...]

Anti-fungal Resistance a 'Serious and Immediate Threat'

Friday  18:08,   18 may 2018
newsweek

Anti-fungal resistance is a "serious and immediate threat" estimated to be killing more people that breast cancer and malaria. A "global collapse" of the power of anti-fungal drugs could spread of disease and threaten food crops[...]

Mosquito Spit May Alter Your Immune System for Days

Friday  18:03,   18 may 2018
newsweek

Mosquito saliva may be increasing the severity of diseases. When mosquitoes bite you, hundreds of different proteins present in their saliva enter your bloodstream, in addition to any pathogens they may be carrying.Some of these proteins help the[...]

Adults Who Color Are WAY Less Stressed, According To Study

Friday  17:51,   18 may 2018
yourtango

One of the most fun things to do when you're babysitting or hanging out with your own children is to color with them. You can work on one picture together or each of you can have their own picture. And now, adults areAnd now, adults are coloring [...]

The Bizarre Phenomenon of Microsleep

Friday  17:31,   18 may 2018
usnews

Are you falling asleep while you're awake?We've all experienced brief episodes where we've completely zoned out, losing attention and focus, or had our heads bob and our eyelids close for a moment (or two or three) ... until a sudden head jolt[...]

Doctors create resources for parents ahead of new '13 Reasons Why' season

Friday  16:06,   18 may 2018
today

Netflix's popular series '13 Reasons Why' is back and this time, mental health professionals want parents to be prepared. With the second season of the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" now streaming, mental health professionals[...]

UN, East Africa boost response as Ebola toll mounts in DR Congo

Friday  16:00,   18 may 2018
msn

World agencies and neighbouring countries on Friday hiked their response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the toll from the notorious disease mounted. A World Health Organization (WHO) emergency panel met in Geneva to[...]

Kim Kardashian And The Toxic Trend Of Bad Celebrity Health Advice

Friday  15:39,   18 may 2018
huffingtonpost

<p>Miracle products are rarely what they seem, and the public figures soliciting them are rarely benefiting solely from the product itself.</p>Take Kim Kardashian, who recently shared a sponsored Instagram post with her 111 million followers[...]

Cognitive Decline Not Influenced By Sexual Intimacy: Study

Friday  14:50,   18 may 2018
medicaldaily

Ongoing sexual activity and the experience of emotional closeness with a partner may not have an impact on cognitive decline among older adults.The paper titled "Sexual Activity and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults" was published in the[...]

Can Salt Therapy Change Your Life?

Friday  14:50,   18 may 2018
food52

I love cooking—and of course I use salt in my food, but I've never thought much about it beyond that. Hearing about salt therapy for the first time had me wondering how it could fit into my wellness routine.&nbsp;Coming from Colorado, I’m no [...]

Those who are obese may also be more likely to smoke suggests new study

Friday  14:50,   18 may 2018
msn

New European research has found that those who are obese may be more likely to take up smoking and smoke more per day.&nbsp;Carried out by researchers at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, France, and the University of Bristol, UK, [...]

The FDA just approved a new kind of medication that could change the way we treat a condition that affects 38 million Americans

Friday  03:20,   18 may 2018
businessinsider

<p>The preventative drug, Aimovig, is the first of a new class of medications that's going after the huge migraine market. An estimated 38 million Americans have migraines.</p><p></p>The FDA just approved a migraine treatment that's[...]

The Hard Truths I Had to Face to Get Healthy Without Dieting

Friday  02:40,   18 may 2018
greatist

<p>As I lay in bed after another restless night, waking to another upset stomach, I decided it was time to get real.</p>There’s nothing wrong with a Monday reset, right? In my case… there started to[...]

Why Are So Many Models Speaking Out About Their Anxiety?

Thursday  23:36,   17 may 2018
people

<p>The most in-demand models have been opening up about an occupational hazard some experience: high levels of anxiety.</p>Kendall Jenner explained that she feels anxious when she travels during Fashion Week, to the point where she had anxiety [...]