Tuesday, 4 Oct 2022

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Air Pollution Linked to Increased IBS Incidence

Increased levels of air pollution were linked to a slight uptick in new diagnoses of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in California residents, according to an ecologic study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. “These data provide support for the role of environmental pollutants, especially air pollutants, in the development of IBS,” Philip N. Okafor, MD, MPH, […]

Should YOU be worried about a flu and Covid TWINDEMIC this winter?

Should YOU be worried about a flu and Covid TWINDEMIC this winter? Fears of possible two-in-one outbreak over the coming months How concerned should we be about the potential threat to our health this winter, with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) warning last week that we face the prospect of a ‘twindemic’ of flu […]

Ebola death toll in Uganda climbs to nine

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to nine, the health ministry said Friday, two weeks after the authorities announced an epidemic in the centre of the country. The new toll rose from seven, the figure given on Friday. Last month the health ministry announced the landlocked nation’s first fatality from […]

New tool helps primary care providers address chronic pain and opioid prescribing

The Chronic Pain OneSheet, a clinical decision support tool developed by the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, is now available for all primary care providers this month at Eskenazi Health. Designed to help primary care providers treat patients with chronic pain, OneSheet aggregates all relevant pain-related information in one place in […]

New heart attack insight could lead to better survival rates after surgery

New research shows how doctors can improve the timing of surgery for some heart attack patients by analyzing the levels of a particular protein. Troponin is a protein involved in muscle contraction that is released into the bloodstream after a heart attack. The higher the troponin levels, the more damaged the heart is. Clinicians use […]

Disruptions to the body clock could increase ‘tumour burden’ by 68%

Dr Nighat says aspirin can reduce risks of some cancers We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Sleep is critical to good health […]

Top Covid symptom no longer loss of smell or fever says expert

Deaths from lockdown may exceed those from Covid says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The latest jump in cases […]

What were the effects of COVID-19 on our food choices?

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers proposed a protocol to assess the effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on eating behavior and food choices. Study: Effect of COVID-19 on Food Choices and Eating Behaviour: a study protocol. Image Credit: New Africa/Shutterstock Research suggests that some individuals infected with severe acute […]

Rapeseed oil helps produce cholesterol-busting acid in liver – study

High cholesterol: Nutritionist reveals top prevention tips We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info High cholesterol can be disastrous for your heart […]

5-minute breathing exercise found to lower high blood pressure read…

High blood pressure: Lifestyle changes to reduce dangers We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, […]

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