Tag: time

Pete Evans ends his time in the sun with one click

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Such a relief to see Australian companies have some standards. Finally. Those standards have become very clear in the past 48 hours as conspiracy pedlar Pete Evans has been dumped by brand after brand, business after business. The

Most Americans want to end seasonal time changes: survey

(HealthDay)—As most of America prepares for the Nov. 1 return of standard time, 63% want one fixed, year-round time, a new survey finds. “Evidence of the negative impacts of seasonal time changes continue to accumulate, and there is real momentum behind the push to end seasonal time changes,” said Dr. Kannan Ramar, president of the

Time to Diagnosis Longer for Subtle Seizures in Focal Epilepsy

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 — Patients with new-onset focal epilepsy with subtle seizures experience prolonged time to diagnosis, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Epilepsia. Jacob Pellinen, M.D., from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City, and colleagues examined the causes and consequences of delayed diagnosis in patients

Helping children with cancer spend more time IV-pole-free

Children being treated for cancer often spend long days receiving chemotherapy intravenously or through a port. They also often require regular blood transfusions, including platelets (which are involved in clotting, and produced in bone marrow), to maintain stability and health. But the platelet administration process is often agonizingly slow, typically taking hours, which means children

Pregnant Lea Michele Steps Out for 1st Time Since 'Glee' Scandal

Getting back out there. Pregnant Lea Michele emerged for the first time since former costars accused her of creating toxic work environments. The actress, 33, went for a walk with her husband, Zandy Reich, in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 24. She showed off her bare baby bump in a black sports bra and matching leggings. Michele found

No new virus deaths in Ireland for first time 10 weeks

Ireland recorded no new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday for the first time since March 11, when the first fatalities were announced. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called it a “significant milestone”, adding on Twitter: “This is a day of hope. We will prevail.” The announcement came one week after Ireland, which has suffered 1,606

This is the best time of day to take a nap

Thomas Edison did it. Margaret Thatcher did it. Eleanor Roosevelt did it. Leonardo da Vinci did it. For those of you who think naps are only for young children, we and the aforementioned legends would beg to differ. “Sleep makes us more productive, creative, less stressed and much healthier and happier. Even a 20-minute nap

In a time of COVID-19, ‘Obamacare’ still part of the action

COVID-19 could have stamped a person “uninsurable” if not for the COVID-19 and tried to purchase an individual health insurance policy could be turned down, charged higher premiums or have follow-up care excluded from coverage. Those considered vulnerable because of conditions such as respiratory problems or early-stage diabetes would have run into a wall of

Love in the time of coronavirus: 5 tips for communicating with your partner while stuck at home

Many of us are several weeks into stay-at-home directives from our governments and health officials. For many, social distancing means sharing a confined space with romantic partners while navigating new stressful issues including sudden unemployment, working from home, child care and the never ceasing uncertainty. Unsurprisingly, there are reports of divorce rates skyrocketing in China

Hydroxychloroquine can shorten time to recovery in COVID-19: study

(HealthDay)—Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) can shorten time to clinical recovery and promote pneumonia absorption among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a study that has not yet been peer reviewed and was posted online March 31 at medRxiv.org. Zhaowei Chen, from the Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University in China, and colleagues examined the efficacy of

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: It's time the NHS took insomnia seriously

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Insomnia destroys lives – it’s time the NHS took it seriously There is a condition that affects millions of people, ruining their ability to work and to form relationships, while dramatically shortening their life expectancy. Yet despite it being so common and so debilitating, most sufferers seeking help from their