February 2021 / 58 posts found

Teenager, 13, with no underlying health conditions dies after testing positive for coronavirus – Manchester Evening News

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Don’t miss a thing by getting the latest from the Manchester Evening News sent direct to your inbox When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice A 13-year-old with no underlying health conditions has died after testing positive for coronavirus, NHS England said on Friday. No further information has been released about the […]

[Review] The Best Liver Health Supplements 2020 | Fatty Liver Guide

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In this post, we will help you identify The Best Liver Health Supplements of 2020 that he has personally used and reviewed in details. Your liver does a lot of heavy lifting when it comes to keeping you healthy and thriving. It aids in the metabolic process, helps with digestion, naturally detoxes your body, and is vital for proper blood circulation.1 Many of us abuse our liver without even knowing it with things like drinking too much alcohol, eating processed or fried foods, or even being just a little overweight.  Typically, your liver does a good job filtering out all these toxins. But, with […]

How to eat more fiber using a functional medicine doctor’s ‘3-to-1 rule’ at every meal

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Everyone, it’s time again we talk about the F-word. And by that I mean fiber of course. As one of the nutrient darlings, fiber has quite the impressive resume. It makes you feel satiated, revs up your metabolism, and keeps you full between meals. But since it can be hard to squeeze in your recommended 21 to 38 grams each day (that’s a lot!), functional medicine doctor Mark Hyman, MD, has a trick for never falling short again. Since plants are humankind’s one and only source of fiber, Dr. Hyman points out that they deserve to take up the most room […]

COVID-19 prompts Queensland researchers to develop quicker and easier gestational diabetes test – ABC News

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Coronavirus limitations have had one positive outcome for most expectant mothers by prompting Queensland researchers to come up with an alternative to a three-hour test for gestational diabetes. Key points: The researchers hope the alternative test will soon become a permanent option for many pregnant women. About 15 per cent of pregnant Australians are diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), usually between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy. Because of this, more than 300,000 oral glucose tests are performed in Australia each year. To have the test pregnant women must fast, then have three blood tests in three hours. […]

Coronavirus Vaccine Nears Final Tests in Cuba. Tourists May Be Inoculated. – The New York Times

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Then, following the decision to open international air travel in November after a seven-month closure, case numbers spiked. Authorities are now battling the worst outbreak since the pandemic began, with more cases registered in January than in all of last year, and recently set a 9 p.m. curfew in Havana. The government hasn’t yet announced any specific plans for inoculating tourists, but will have to take into consideration the length of time it would take to deliver all three shots required by Sovereign 2. Dr. Guillén said that rather than stay on the island for a month and a half, […]

Coronavirus: California lifts ban on prep football, other sports

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High school football and other outdoor sports will be allowed to resume play across many parts of California for the first time in nearly 12 months, the state Department of Public Health announced Friday morning, culminating a long-fought battle for return-to-play advocates. Football, baseball, softball, soccer, water polo and lacrosse are all among the sports allowed to begin competition next Friday in any county in the state with a per-capita case rate of fewer than 14 per 100,000 residents — currently 27 of the state’s 58 counties, including all but Contra Costa and Solano counties in the Bay Area. Indoor […]

New Study: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Won’t Help You Live Longer

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A newly published large-scale epidemiological study has reported that taking vitamin and mineral supplements does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke, cancer rates or other causes of health-related death. The study published Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in the Annals of Internal Medicine analyzed US nutritional data from 30, 899 adults over the age of twenty from the NHANES survey between 1999 to 2010 and linked it to mortality data from the National Death Index [1]. During the six year follow-up period there were 3613 deaths; of which 945 were cardiovascular-related and 805 were […]

When Life Hands You Lemons… Ponder the coming of the Lord – Sanctuary Functional Medicine

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by Dr. Potter’s wonderful wife, Jennifer James 5:7-13 (ESV) “Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it until it receives the early and late rains.  You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. Do not grumble against one another brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold the Judge is standing at the door.  As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. […]

Apple Watch blood sugar sensor ‘coming in Series 7’ – report – 9to5Mac

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A Korean report claims that an Apple Watch blood sugar sensor will be included in the Series 7 device, when it is launched later this year. With health applications a major selling point of the Apple Watch, it has long been expected that the Cupertino company would want to expand its medical capabilities … When Apple first launched the Apple Watch, the company primarily marketed it as a convenient way to view and respond to notifications. It fairly quickly became apparent, however, that it was the health and fitness features which were driving sales, and Apple adapted its messaging and […]

Nutritional supplements and diets not always protective, research suggests

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WVU researcher Safi Khan, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, performed an umbrella review of meta-analyses and randomized controlled trials. He found that many nutritional supplements and diets don’t protect against cardiovascular problems and death. Credit: Jennifer Shephard/WVU Do the nutritional supplements people take or the diets they adhere to actually protect them against cardiovascular problems and death? Maybe not, suggests a new umbrella review of meta-analyses and randomized controlled trials by Safi Khan, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine. His findings appear in the Annals of Internal Medicine. He and his colleagues […]