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'I Quit The Keto Diet And I've Never Felt Better'

Maurishire Akabidavis, 26, stumbled into the keto diet the way most people did in 2019—on the internet and in conversation with friends. The low-carb, high-fat eating plan had been touted as a successful weight loss method by celebrities like Halle Berry, Kourtney Kardashian and Vanessa Hudgens.“What is keto” was even the second top searched health

Pandemic becomes a patchwork of small successes and setbacks

Authorities in China appeared to be winning their battle against an outbreak of coronavirus in Beijing on Saturday, but in parts of the Americas the pandemic raged unabated. Brazil surpassed 1 million confirmed infections, second only to the United States. Europe, in contrast, continued to emerge warily from lockdown, with hard-hit Britain considering easing social

When mosquito and tick season meets COVID-19

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, people are spending more time at socially distanced outdoor gatherings, whether picnics in parks with friends or backyard movie nights with neighbors. But as we escape the confines of COVID-19 quarantines, we’re heading outside into peak mosquito and tick season. Have you stocked up on bug spray yet? Think back to

Low physical function and low muscle mass increase the risk for accelerated bone loss in older hip fracture patients

Low physical function and low muscle mass after hip fracture increased the risk for accelerated bone deterioration in older hip fracture patients. Acknowledgement of the risk factors is important for bone health and overall recovery. “Substantial decrements in physical function, muscle and bone strength occur after hip fracture, which markedly increase the risk for a

Study underlines importance of adequate PPE and training to prevent COVID-19 infection

Despite being at high risk of exposure to COVID-19, frontline healthcare professionals who were appropriately protected did not contract infection or develop protective immunity against the virus, finds a study from China published by The BMJ today. The researchers acknowledge that the healthcare professionals were working away from home, so had limited social interactions after

Ryan Murphy and Husband David Miller Are Expecting Baby No. 3

Baby on board! Ryan Murphy announced that he and his husband, David Miller, will be welcoming their third son together later this summer. The 54-year-old producer revealed the exciting news in an Architectural Digest story he wrote that was published on Tuesday, June 9. While giving an inside look at the couple’s homes in Los

Antihistamines and similar drugs could slow down Huntington’s disease

Scientists have described a potential new therapeutic strategy for slowing down early-stage Huntington’s disease in a new study published today in eLife. The research in mice indicates that targeting the histamine H3 receptor (H3R) – a well-established drug target for other conditions such as hay fever—could help to prevent imbalances in dopamine signaling that lead

Meningitis, and Sepsis: Why meningococcal disease is so resilient – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Neuentdecktes Protein with a big effect Meningococcal disease is dangerous bacteria, the life-threatening brain skin inflammation (Meningitis) and blood poisoning (Sepsis) can cause. So far, it was unclear what the bacterium makes it so successful in causing such serious diseases. A German research team explained this well, and paves the way for better therapies. Researchers

Is COVID-19 ‘One and done?’ experts ponder odds for reinfection

(HealthDay)—Let’s say you’re one of the more than 1.7 million people in the United States who’ve contracted COVID-19, and you’ve been fortunate enough to shake off the virus and recover. What happens when you encounter the COVID-19 coronavirus again? Reinfection is a major concern among public health officials as the nation moves toward reopening the

Your SMARTPHONE could soon test coughs and sneezes for coronavirus

Could your phone diagnose you with COVID-19? Quarter-size sensor attached to your device’s charging port could test spit from your coughs and sneezes Researchers have developed a coronavirus sensor that can plug into the charging port of a smartphone  The sensor contains single-strand piece of DNA that looks for a specific combination of proteins  The

Study calls for better inclusion of same-sex attracted and gender diverse youth in sports

Western Sydney University researchers have found same-sex attracted and gender diverse (SSAGD) young people want to participate in sport, but past and current negative experiences, including those of violence and discrimination, can hold them back. The pilot study, which explored the experiences and attitudes towards sport, exercise and physical activity of 13 SSAGD young people