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The latest confirmed coronavirus cases are 177 124 with 9 063 new cases reported. There have been 2 952 confirmed deaths so far with 108 new deaths.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 7:04 pm
EndeavorRx is the first game-based non-drug treatment for ADHD authorised by the FDA.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 2:00 pm
Covid-19 can be particularly worrying for parents of allergic and asthmatic kids, but here are a few things one can keep in mind, according to an expert.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 12:03 pm
Researchers analysed the DNA of bacteria gathered from the cellphones and shoes of nearly 3 500 people attending sporting events across the United States.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 12:00 pm
There are fewer distractions when working at home, so we tend to stay seated for longer. We, therefore, need to purposefully move around, and ensure we're comfortable.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:00 am
'What's really interesting is the possibility that living more healthfully can reduce dementia risk.'
Posted: July 2, 2020, 5:25 pm
Using actual swear words increased test subjects' pain tolerance by 33%, while fake swear words made little difference.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 3:47 pm
AGA guidelines state that there is insufficient evidence to recommend probiotics for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and C. difficile infection.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 10:33 am
Humans have been taking marijuana medicinally for thousands of years, and it was only in the last century that it was prohibited.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 9:20 am
Researchers tested an experimental vaccine on several strains of Campylobacter in monkeys and found that it was 83% effective in preventing Campylobacter-associated diarrhoea.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 8:11 am
New research suggests that genetic variation influences the types of bacteria that infect wounds as well as the healing process.
Posted: June 27, 2020, 10:40 am
A team of Finnish researchers created a pendant that houses a portable electrocardiogram (EKG) designed to transmit heart readings to a cellphone app and ultimately to a cloud-based server.
Posted: June 26, 2020, 9:00 am
A recent study found that the longer a mother suffers from maternal depression, the worse the outcomes for the child.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 2:00 pm
A new study found that dementia was more common among people who ate mostly processed meats like ham and sausages, starches like potatoes, and snacks such as cookies and cakes.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 12:00 pm
A 'smart toilet' toilet will be fitted with technology that can detect a range of disease markers in stool and urine.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 8:00 am
A new study found that modest changes, like going from not eating any berries to eating a cup or two a week, can help to protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease.
Posted: June 25, 2020, 5:00 am
Many healthy eating patterns stress eating whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes and nuts, while cutting down on red and processed meat and sugar-sweetened drinks.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 2:00 pm
Over a lifetime, healthier menu choices could head off many thousands of new cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and add years of life.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 10:00 am
According to experts, heat illness can be fatal for dogs, and it's critical to help all dogs stay cool during the sizzling summer months.
Posted: June 23, 2020, 8:00 am
A US foundation that focuses on mental health issues, predicts the pandemic could cause thousands of 'deaths of despair' from suicide or addiction.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
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