Patients With IBD Report Concern About Impact of COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report concern about the impact of COVID-19 on their health, and many perceive themselves as being at increased risk for contracting the virus, according to research published online Oct. 16 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Thomas M. Goodsall, M.B.B.S., from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, […]

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Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 — Most American women between 15 and 49 years of age use birth control, according to a new U.S. government report. Between 2017 and 2019, 65% of those women used some form of contraception, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “This report provides this unique snapshot of all women of reproductive age […]

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Almost 90,000 young American adults will get cancer this year: report

(HealthDay)—Nearly 90,000 Americans between 15 and 39 years of age will be diagnosed with cancer this year and more than 9,200 will die, a new report projects. One hematologist who deals with younger cancer patients said the shock of a diagnosis at this point in their lives can be overwhelming. “This population is unique, they’re in the prime of their […]

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Preliminary report on dietary guidelines emphasizes need for healthy eating habits

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, praised new recommendations issued this week for the next update of federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The report, released by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), will inform the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) as they craft the new guidelines, […]

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Immunity check at sporting events could ensure safety of those attending: report

Coronavirus pandemic forces doctors on the front lines to become inventors Doctors share new COVID-19 treatment methods, practices over social media, podcasts. When sports finally emerge from their slumber, one physician believes proof of coronavirus immunity can eventually be a way to ensure the safety of those who attend certain arenas. Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a physician at a hospital in […]

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Colorado changes how it reports coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Colorado health officials on Friday revamped the way they report deaths related to the new coronavirus, listing the total number of fatalities in which the person had contracted the virus and then breaking out those whose deaths can be attributed directly to COVID-19. Health officials reported 1,150 individuals have died with COVID-19 in their systems, and found 878 of those […]

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Three quarters of teens who vape report using nicotine, marijuana, or multiple substances

More teens who vape are using addictive or mind-altering substances than previously believed, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The data paint a different picture than previous research because of the significantly higher proportion (75 percent) of teens who vape using nicotine, marijuana, or multiple substances and not just flavoring. These findings add to […]

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New report exposes ‘pink and pretty’ alcohol marketing tactics to women

A new report has uncovered the tactics the alcohol industry is using to make their products more appealing to women and calls on the Australian Government to introduce stronger controls on alcohol marketing, independent of the alcohol industry. The report, The Instagrammability of Pink Drinks: How alcohol is marketed to women in Australia, was produced by the Alcohol Programs Team […]

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Researchers report new insights into Parkinson’s disease-related mortality

By following a group of newly diagnosed patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) for a decade or more, researchers have been able to identify several factors never before reported that appear to be associated with higher mortality rates in PD patients compared to the general population. As reported in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, these factors are early onset of PD, […]

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400.000 Dead in Europe due to poor air – to- professors tell you what needs to happen now

Fine dust and other air pollutants according to the European environment Agency (EEA) to a year hundreds of thousands of people in Europe die prematurely. The Situation has improved slightly, however, a lot of people living in regions with high pollutant loads. Despite an improvement in the quality of the air on the continent, the air pollution caused by fine […]

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