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Essential multivitamins for women over 30

But you need to be careful and consult a doctor or a nutritionist to avoid mega doses. When we’re young, we often tend to ignore our body’s nutrient requirements which impacts not only our body, but also our skin and overall health in the long run. Which is why, health experts recommend a diet that

Study of intestinal bacteria of insects may reveal strategies for combatting them

More than half the world’s population runs the risk of contracting infectious diseases transmitted by mosquitoes in the next few years. With climate change, these so-called arboviruses—once a problem concentrated in the planet’s tropical regions—appear to also be occurring in places with a temperate climate. “Recent studies indicate that the bacteria present in the intestine

Periodontal disease: Patent for new treatment method

New biodegradable rods promise to provide better treatment for periodontal disease. Researchers from the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have re-combined an already approved active ingredient and filed for a patent for their invention together with two Fraunhofer Institutes from Halle. The innovation would spare patients from having many side effects.

Excellent mental health for two-thirds of Indigenous people off reserve

Two-thirds (68%) of Indigenous people living off reserve in Canada have excellent mental health, according to a nationally representative study conducted by the University of Toronto and Algoma University. “These findings underline the incredible strength and resiliency of Indigenous people. Most previous research has focused solely on deficits. In contrast, our findings show that despite

Why exercising outside may be bad for you

Why exercising outside may be bad for you: Poor air quality from pollution could have bigger effect when you breathe more deeply A recent study from South Korea suggests we may be better working out indoors Research said limiting time exercising on busy streets might reduce hair loss Studies found poor air quality may be

About 2.7 million ED visits reported for sports injuries in 2010 to 2016

(HealthDay)—About 2.7 million emergency department visits for sports injuries occurred during 2010 to 2016, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pinyao Rui, M.P.H., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland, and colleagues used

Eight tips for promoting men’s health

With November comes Movember, putting the spotlight on men’s health, and UBC nursing professor John Oliffe has a few tips that can help ensure the success of men’s health programs. He recently led a study that reviewed community-based programs in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K., the U.S. and other regions to see what worked and

California legislates more sleep for better health

Teenagers don’t get enough sleep, and California’s effort to fix the problem may serve as a wake-up call to other states’ lawmakers. A law recently signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that mandates later start times for most students—no earlier than 8 a.m. in middle school and 8:30 a.m. in high school—is the first statewide response

Immunotherapy for peanut allergy provides protection but not a cure

Researchers from King’s have found that a potential treatment for peanut allergy provides some degree of protection but does not cure an allergic patient and this could explain why allergic reactions are still observed during treatment. In the study, published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, researchers tested samples from patients who