LifeStyle: Health & Fit

Men at higher risk of dying of AIDS than women: UNAIDS

Monday  19:22,   04 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Men are less likely to test for HIV or access antiretroviral therapy and, therefore, are more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women, UNAIDS said on Friday. Around the world, fewer than half of HIV-positive men are getting[...]

Brace Yourself for a Miserable Flu Season

Saturday  05:00,   02 december 2017
Newsweek

Australia's severe flu season may shed light on what's in store for the U.S.If you haven’t received a flu vaccine yet, no worries—but you should get one soon. There may be a severe influenza season ahead of us in the United States, public[...]

Could male-pattern baldness and premature graying be predictors of early heart disease?

Saturday  05:00,   02 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

New Indian research suggests that male-pattern baldness and premature graying are linked with more than a fivefold increase in the risk of developing heart disease before the age of 40. Carried out by researchers from the U.N. Mehta Institute of[...]

Too many Americans don’t have access to healthy food, and it’s a massive problem

Saturday  04:56,   02 december 2017
Hello Giggles

While the holiday season is often a time for reflection and gratitude, it can also be a reminder that far too many…For being one of the richest countries in the world, America also maintains the infamy of being one the countries with the most[...]

'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo causes ER ethical dilemma

Saturday  04:55,   02 december 2017
FOX News

Emergency room doctors at a University of Miami hospital faced a vexing ethical dilemma when paramedics wheeled in an unconscious man with a “Do Not Resuscitate” chest tattoo. The case is described in a case study published Thursday in the New[...]

These 5 Snooze-Inducing Brews Are the Best Teas For Bedtime

Saturday  04:55,   02 december 2017
PopSugar

<p>Many teas that help with anxiety can also give you the nod-off nudge you need to kick the jitters, eliminate stress, and get the rest you need.</p>"Despite not necessarily causing drowsiness, passionflower does improve sleep quality by[...]

Family races to help 2 sons who could die of rare disease by age 10

Friday  23:55,   01 december 2017
TODAY

When Jennie and Gary Landsman learned their sons had a fatal, rare disease, they started fundraising to support a gene therapy to help their sons and others.When Jennie Landsman's son Benny was 6 months old, she noticed he struggled to sit up, roll[...]

How to Avoid the Average 7-Pound Holiday Gain

Friday  23:55,   01 december 2017
MSN

The average American can gain up to 7 pounds during the holiday season, but The Doctors have some tips that can help curb the weight gain. - At a party or event, when you are filling up your plate leave some space between items and you could end up [...]

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

Friday  23:51,   01 december 2017
Time

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White, TIME reports exclusively.“We’ve[...]

Doing This Exercise For Just 3 Minutes a Day Will Put You on the Road to Tighter Abs

Friday  23:51,   01 december 2017
PopSugar

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kat Borchart If a genie in a bottle granted you three wishes, would one of them be for a permanent set of perfect abs?&nbsp;First off, let's consider the facts: abs, like any other muscle, have to be[...]

Why Your Excuses for Not Getting a Flu Shot Stink

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
Consumer Reports

Since 2010, the flu has resulted in 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations each year and contributed to between 12,000 and 56,000 deaths, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s why the CDC urges everyone 6[...]

The new FDA-approved Apple Watch band adds real-time EKG

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
CNET

The Kardia Band aims to track atrial fibrillation, something that fitness tracker heart rate monitors aren't approved to test (yet).The Apple Watch already has a heart rate sensor, and it can even help flag potentially dangerous cardiac[...]

Uncooked Flour May Contain E. Coli, Study Reveals

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
The Daily Meal

You probably thought it was the raw egg that will do you wrong. Well, there's another culprit. Put down that beater.A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine recently unveiled frightening potential for E. coli contamination in[...]

Scientists create patch to repair damage caused by heart attacks

Friday  20:28,   01 december 2017
New York Daily News

Engineers developed a "heart patch" to cover and repair tissue damaged by heart attacks that's just as strong and active as real tissue. The study surrounding the advancement, published in Nature Communications, details how this new[...]

HPV vaccine is safe and effective 10 years later

Friday  03:45,   01 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

New research looking into the long-term effects of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has found it to be both safe and effective in protecting against the most virulent strains of the virus. Led by Dr. Daron G. Ferris, professor in the[...]