How to live longer: The inflammation-lowering vegetable that could ward off cancer

Martin Daubney suggests a 'vegan tax' as they 'live longer' We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Dietician Christine Mikstas verified that one cruciferous vegetable is “loaded […]

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Mouth bacteria may explain why some kids hate broccoli

When confronted with the tiniest forkful of cauliflower or broccoli, some kids can’t help but scrunch up their faces in disgust. But don’t blame them — a new study hints that specific enzymes in spit might make cruciferous vegetables taste particularly vile to some children. These enzymes, called cysteine lyases, are produced by different kinds of bacteria that live in […]

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How Cuban medical training has helped Pacific nations face the pandemic challenge

With the COVID-19 pandemic stretching health systems worldwide, Pacific countries have capitalized on their relative isolation to avoid the worst. Border closures and other measures have slowed and stopped the spread of the virus to the point some nations have recorded no cases at all. Even where the virus has not spread, however, establishing screening, quarantine and mass vaccination programs […]

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High blood pressure: A ‘high-spice diet’ lowers hypertension within ’24 hours’

Chris Evans reveals his wife gave him a blood pressure monitor We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info During a Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference, research put […]

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Are you at risk of dementia? Brain scan could show when you might develop symptoms

Dr Hilary issues warning about missed dementia diagnoses We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The brain scan, along with information about a person’s age and an […]

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Workshop helps residents and medical students practice advanced physical diagnosis skills

Senior medical students and residents joined together to learn about and practice advanced physical diagnosis skills during a recent workshop on September 15. The workshop was led by Shivani Patel, MBBS, MS, a health system clinician in Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology, and a pediatric cardiologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. The workshop is part of […]

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Jeffco public health director spars with Christian school attorneys in court over mask mandate – The Denver Post

Attorneys for three small Christian schools faced off with Jefferson County Public Health’s executive director Monday during a daylong hearing in which the county health department sought to force the schools to follow its COVID-19 mask mandate for students. The health department sought a judge’s order last week after the agency found that three schools were not properly enforcing mask […]

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Researchers link PTSD, anxiety fears in women with history of military sexual trauma

A new Veterans Affairs study finds a strong link between PTSD symptom severity and anxiety sensitivity among female Veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma. The researchers say treating the anxiety problem may be a way to ease core PTSD symptoms. Anxiety sensitivity reflects a fear of physical sensations that accompany anxiety. A person with high levels of anxiety sensitivity […]

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Surge in New-Onset Tics in Adults Tied to COVID-19 Stress

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An unusual surge of new-onset tics in patients with no prior history of these disorders, has been tied to the psychological stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, new research suggests. Results from a large, single-center study show several cases of tic-like movements and vocalizations with abrupt […]

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Cardiogenic Shock Teams Again Tied to Lower Mortality

A large multicenter study provides further evidence supporting the rationale for multidisciplinary teams for cardiogenic shock, one of the most lethal diseases in cardiovascular medicine. The analysis of 24 critical care ICUs (CICUs) in the Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network showed that the presence of a shock team was independently associated with a 28% lower risk for CICU mortality (23% […]

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