August 2021 / 50 posts found

Claim: WiFi radiation from Fitbits can cause rashes, illnesses, and blood sugar fluctuations

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(Natural News) As Americans and people around the world see their health declining, it’s no surprise that more and more individuals are becoming health-conscious. Anytime there is a trend as big as the current focus on health and well-being, there will be enterprises looking to profit from those who are jumping on the bandwagon. One… This content was originally published here.

French scientist who pushed unproven Covid drug may be forced from post | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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The French scientist who promoted the discredited hydroxychloroquine treatment for Covid-19 backed by Donald Trump faces being pushed out of the infectious diseases institute he founded, amid concerns from key members over its role in feeding conspiracy theories and an investigation by regulators into its clinical studies. Didier Raoult has built a worldwide following throughout the pandemic for his support of the malaria drug despite its failure in randomised control trials. Multiple studies, including by the Recovery trial and the World Health Organisation, have found hydroxychloroquine to be ineffective in treating Covid-19. University professors must retire at the age of […]

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Mitre 10 awards dinner attendees close contacts after bar worker tests positive – NZ Herald

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COVID LATEST* Nationwide lockdown will be extended until at least next Tuesday* Covid-19 has been detected in Wellington with three confirmed cases and the first location of interest revealed. * A bar worker at a Mitre 10 awards has tested positive and up to 1000 people may be clost contacts * 31 cases, more than 140 locations of interest including five South Auckland buses (see the live blog for exact routes)* Massive loophole: Locals worried as Aucklanders try to book holiday homes in lockdown* Lockdown Read: Inside the weekend Delta came to town* Unpicking the cluster – The school family, […]

Using Functional Medicine to Reverse and Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, with Dr. Dale Bredesen

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Show notes: Hey, everybody. Chris Kresser here. Welcome to another episode of Revolution Health Radio. Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds with over 10 million new cases worldwide each year. There are over 50 million people around the world now living with dementia, and this number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 82 million in 2030 and 152 million in 2050. This is one of the scariest pandemics of chronic disease that we’re facing today. The annual global cost of dementia is now above $1 trillion. But even this staggering number doesn’t reflect the true cost […]

Man with diabetes dies in N.S. emergency room lobby while waiting for care | Globalnews.ca

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A father, a grandfather, a great-grandfather. A lover of life, a master of one-liners and a caring husband of 58 years. Keith Harker of Bedford, N.S., was all of those things and many more, according to his widow, Simone Harker. “I found out after he passed how much he was loved, because everyone’s comments were how wonderful a man he was,” she said. “He was really, really, a wonderful man.” Keith died in late July, sitting in a wheelchair in the lobby of the Cobequid Community Health Centre’s emergency room, waiting to receive care. He was 78. “I relive it […]

New Zealand locks down over single new case of coronavirus – CBS News

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Wellington, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government took drastic action Tuesday by putting the entire nation into a strict lockdown for at least three days after finding a single case of coronavirus infection in the community. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern invoked some of the stirring rhetoric she used early in the pandemic by urging the “team of 5 million” — New Zealand’s population — to go hard and early in trying to eliminate the latest outbreak.   “We have seen what happens elsewhere if we fail to get on top of it,” Ardern said. “We only get one chance.” She said […]

Covid 19 coronavirus community cases: New Zealand lockdown – four new Delta cases including Auckland Hospital nurse – NZ Herald

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There are four new community cases of Covid-19, including a fully vaccinated nurse at Auckland Hospital – all have the Delta variant and all are linked to the Devonport case that saw New Zealand enter a snap lockdown overnight. Health officials are making immediate moves to try to reduce the risk of an outbreak at the hospital. Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the four new cases were confirmed last night – a co-worker of the initial Devonport case and three close contacts of the co-worker. The new cases include a fully vaccinated nurse from Auckland City Hospital, who was […]

PM Lee Hsien Loong calls on global community to work together in war against diabetes

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SINGAPORE – Over the past five years, Singapore’s war on diabetes has been fought on many fronts, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a speech where he called on countries to work together and tackle the chronic disease that affects more than 420 million people worldwide. Its efforts range from stricter rules on the advertising and sale of sugary beverages to the nationwide promotion of health screening, he said. And for those already living with the disease, the country strives to optimise care and prevent complications. “Believing that prevention is better than cure, we strongly encourage Singaporeans to adopt […]

Critics slam Obama’s birthday bash after Martha’s Vineyard reports increase in coronavirus cases | Fox News

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Critics are slamming former President Barack Obama and his birthday bash last weekend after Martha’s Vineyard reported an increase in coronavirus cases.  Critics are using hashtags such as “#superspreader” and “#ObamaVariant” after the Daily Mail reported that at least 74 people have tested positive for the virus since Obama’s elite party last Saturday, which is more than any week since April. A health official for the Martha’s Vineyard town of Tisbury, however, said that officials are not aware of the cases being connected to the party.  “At […]

Man stabbed, reporter attacked at US anti-vaccination protest | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

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A man has been stabbed and a reporter attacked at a protest against COVID vaccines in Los Angeles after a fight broke out between anti-vaxxers and counter-protesters. Several hundred people, some holding American flags and signs calling for “medical freedom”, arrived at City Hall at approximately 2pm (21:00 GMT) for the rally, the Los Angeles Times reported. A handful of counter-protesters also gathered nearby, the Times said. About half an hour later, a brawl broke out between the two groups, though it was not immediately clear what prompted the confrontations. The Los Angeles Police Department said on its Twitter account […]