Tag: health

Vitamin D and omega-3s bolster health in some active older people

The DO-HEALTH study led by Zurich-based geriatrician Professor Heike Bischoff-Ferrari has examined the effects of simple measures on the health of healthy adults aged 70 or older. Initial analyses suggest that vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and strength-training exercises do not significantly improve bone health, leg function and memory. Nevertheless, certain groups of people could

6 scientifically-proven techniques students can use to relieve stress this school year

The pandemic and remote learning have added to the stress that students, parents, and teachers face this fall. That's why practicing proven techniques like meditation, exercise, and healthy eating are more important than ever to manage stress levels.  These stress-relieving techniques may also help academic performance, as they're associated with improved focus, memory, and learning.

Health Highlights, Nov. 2, 2020

Here’s a collection of newsworthy items compiled by Healthday News staff: CDC Issues Pandemic Safety Guidelines for Cruise Ships By meeting a long list of requirements meant to keep crews and passengers safe, cruise ships can prepare to sail again, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Testing and quarantine are among the

Amid Pandemic, Changes Seen in Lifestyle Behaviors, Mental Health

THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant changes in lifestyle behaviors, including increases in sedentary behavior and decreases in physical activity, and declines in mental health, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in Obesity. Emily W. Flanagan, Ph.D., from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,

Mental Health Issues Prevalent in Quarantining Students

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2020 — Among university students confined during the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of mental health issues was high, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in JAMA Network Open. Marielle Wathelet, M.D., from Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille in France, and colleagues collected data from April 17 to May 4, 2020,

Long Covid symptoms: What is long Covid?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus has impacted people across the globe, with cases continuing to grow, and lockdown restrictions in place worldwide. The symptoms of COVID-19 are well known at this point, with a cough, fever