June 2021 / 65 posts found

Covid-19 coronavirus: Quarantine-free travel with Australia paused for three days, Chris Hipkins announces – NZ Herald

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The transtasman quarantine free travel bubble has been paused for three days as of 10.30pm tonight. This is the first time the bubble to all Australian states has been paused. Quarantine Free Travel from all Australian states and territories will be paused from 10.30pm (NZT) tonight until 11.59pm (NZT) on Tuesday June 29. The short bubble pause will also allow officials to consider the potential implementation of a range of measures to make the bubble safer, such as the introduction of pre-departure testing for all flights from Australia to New Zealand, Hipkins said. The 72-hour pause to quarantine-free travel has […]

Breaking news: American Diabetes Association CEO manages her diabetes with a low-carb diet

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Here’s some highly encouraging news: the influential CEO of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is on the record as a low-carb eater. In a recent podcast interview that is setting the low-carb world abuzz, ADA CEO Tracy Brown said she successfully manages her own type 2 diabetes, and has come off all her insulin and three other medications, by avoiding sugar and carbs. Commentators are calling it a pivotal “tipping point” and hugely significant milestone in the acceptance for low-carb eating for diabetes. It marks the first time a high-placed ADA official has described personal success with a low-carb diet. […]

House Republicans demand accountability for China on coronavirus pandemic: Make them ‘feel pain’ | Fox News

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Rep. Rob Wittman R-Va., sits down with ‘Fox & Friends First’ to discuss what needs to be done against China for causing a global pandemic House Republicans Wednesday called on the Biden administration and congressional Democrats to take more action to hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as they released their GOP roadmap for achieving justice for the American people who suffered tremendous losses from the global pandemic. The House GOP leadership outlined eight proposals to crack down on China, including new sanctions and visa restrictions on those in China who knowingly covered up information on the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

Coronavirus epidemic broke out in East Asia around 25,000 years ago, gene study shows – ABC News

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Coronaviruses have sparked some massive disease outbreaks in living memory, but we’ve actually been battling them for millennia, according to a new study. Key points: Scientists have found evidence of an ancient coronavirus outbreak in the genome of modern humans from East Asia A virus that interacts with human cells and tissues in a similar way to the virus that causes COVID-19 drove the outbreak The findings could help researchers find new ways to fight COVID-19 In 2002 a coronavirus sparked what became known as the SARS outbreak in China, infecting over 8,000 people and killing more than 800 – SARS stands […]

Can Probiotics Treat Depression and Anxiety? – Elite Health Supplements

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Scientist are only now beginning to fully understand the importance of healthy gut bacteria and their positive effect on mental health via the gut – brain This content was originally published here.

Series on COVID Therapy Studies – Cytokine Storm | Sanctuary Functional Medicine

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Series on COVID Therapy Studies – Cytokine Storm With the onslaught by COVID and its coinciding onslaught of self-proclaimed experts with every opinion under the sun, I choose to respond with a series of research study reports so you can choose for yourself.  Each edition will bring a few studies describing possible therapies for COVID under investigation or reported in past research.  As my recent Facebook Live video noted, we do not know enough about this virus to be definite at this time.  I am not claiming any of these are the preventive or curative answer for you or your […]

Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes

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People with type 1 diabetes can’t produce the hormone insulin.Credit: Bernard Chantal/Alamy In mid-April, Finn Gnadt, an 18-year-old student from Kiel, Germany, learnt that he had been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus despite feeling well. Gnadt’s parents had fallen ill after a river cruise in Austria, so his family was tested for virus antibodies, which are produced in response to infection. Gnadt thought he had endured the infection unscathed, but days later, he started to feel worn out and exceedingly thirsty. In early May, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and his physician, Tim Hollstein at the University Hospital […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: Medsafe approves Pfizer vaccine for New Zealand 12-15 year olds – NZ Herald

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Medsafe’s “very carefully considered” provisional approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Previously it had only been approved for those aged over 16, but Pfizer trials in April showed 100 per cent efficacy for those aged 12 to 15. Canada, the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom and Japan had all since approved it for that age group. Medsafe’s approval process was very carefully considered, with safety the key priority using “the most up-to-date scientific and medical data available”, Ardern said. While it was too early to outline details, schools […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: Locations of interest released after infected Sydney man’s Wellington visit – NZ Herald

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The first locations of interest have been revealed including Te Papa Tongarewa, Rydges Hotel, a chemist and a bar. A Covid-infected Sydney man visited a number of Wellington sites during a weekend trip across the Tasman. The Ministry of Health says everyone who was at Te Papa’s surrealist exhibition on Saturday June 19 from 4pm – 5.45pm are considered a close contact and need to get tested immediatedly and isolate for 14 days. It also says those who were at Jack Hackett’s Bar on June 19 between 8.45pm to midnight are also deemed close contacts. Other places, including Rydges Hotel, […]

Check out these 5 bubble baths for Bubble Bath Day | Shop high-quality, science based nutritional supplements online

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Check out these 5 bubble baths for Bubble Bath Day January 06, 2021 Bubble Bath Day is quite literally one of the best days to justify someone using the bathtub too long. After all, using the bathtub is quite relaxing, but we don’t get to feel this relaxing effect because everything is just so rushed these days! So if you’re into the habit of pampering yourself with simple pleasures, consider Bubble Bath Day to be that one day. If you’re looking for some bubble baths that are more than just bubbles and soap, we made a list of the 5 […]