Tag: years

Pessimists die two years earlier on average, study finds

Pessimists die two years earlier than the average person – but being an optimist does not lead to a longer life, study finds Researchers compared more than 3,000 people and their scores on optimism-pessimism scales People with higher pessimistic scores were more likely to die two years earlier from issues such as cardiovascular disease Higher

Germany warns vaccine could take ‘years’

Germany’s health minister said developing a vaccine for the coronavirus could take “years”, after Donald Trump predicted it could be achieved by the end of 2020. “I would be delighted if it was possible to achieve this in a few months,” Jens Spahn said late Sunday on ARD television. “But it can also take years

Some solid advice on new year’s resolutions that might stick

(HealthDay)—If you plan to make a New Year’s resolution about improving your health, the American Medical Association (AMA) has some good suggestions. “With too many holiday sweets and not enough exercise likely in the rearview mirror, now is the perfect time to consider your personal goals and how you can make positive health choices in

Cholesterol levels fell 10% in 10 years among Americans on statins

Americans’ cholesterol levels dropped nearly 10% in 11 years, and the biggest improvements came among people who take statins Over 30% of Americans have high levels of bad cholesterol, raising their risks of cardiovascular disease  In 2013, the  American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association changed their guidelines for managing cholesterol  They moved toward

ADHD rates doubled among U.S. adults over 10 years

(HealthDay)—If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period, ADHD rates more than doubled among American adults, new research shows. However, the rate among children remains much higher than in adults. “While we can’t pinpoint the source of the increase in ADHD

Teenager with TWO vaginas says it took doctors eight years to spot

Teenager with TWO vaginas, wombs and cervixes says it took doctors eight years to spot her unusual anatomy after they repeatedly dismissed her excruciating period pains Molly-Rose Taylor, 19, from Gillingham, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys  For years medics failed to spot the 2cm-thick wall of tissue dividing her vagina  Two periods caused the nanny excruciating period

Making the most of your baby’s first 3 years

Experts agree that the first three years of a baby’s life are a unique time of fast development. Even though a newborn seems helpless, he or she is learning every minute, absorbing information through all five senses. That’s why babies will try to put everything possible in their mouths. It’s a way of understanding as

Jimmy Kimmel's Son Billy Is 'Doing Great' 2 Years After Heart Surgery

Jimmy Kimmel’s son Billy had heart surgery in 2017, and now the 2-year-old is “doing great.” “He thinks he’s Spider-Man now, so we’re safe from crime,” the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host, 51, told Us Weekly exclusively at L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Brings Together Culinary & Entertainment Stars on Saturday, September 14. “He wears the costume all the