Chronic migraine sufferers to get first new drug in 20 years

Chronic migraine sufferers are given fresh hope of getting rid of their crippling headaches with first new drug in 20 years New drug self-injected at home will benefit 10,000 people suffering migraines Fremanezumab was developed by UK scientists over three decades In trials the drug has reduced the frequency, severity and duration of migraines Lead researcher called the introduction of […]

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Deadly SARS 2.0 may have originated in a bat cave 16 YEARS AGO

Deadly coronavirus may have originated in a bat cave 16 YEARS AGO: Scientists say latest disease is a 96% match to a strain discovered in 2004 Chinese study Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers raided cave in Yunnan province in 2004  Scientists found hundreds of different coronavirus strains in bat droppings One of the strains is a 96% match with the […]

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Diet, fitness, money: The art of keeping New Year’s resolutions

This week people all over the world are setting themselves up for failure. They will make promises to themselves – and others – that history shows most won’t be able to keep. Yes, it's the humble New Year's resolution. More than just buying a gym membership, people need to have a “meaningful goal” behind resolutions to help make them stick.Credit:Stocksy […]

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New Years Resolutions for 2020 That Will Actually Improve Your Health

As we close out the year, it only makes sense that our attention turns to how we can grow, change and manifest all we need to feel better in the future. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set goals and positive intentions, especially those concerning your health. But many resolutions fade by the spring because they’re unrealistic and […]

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How does protein fit in your holiday diet or New Year’s resolutions?

While some diets load up on protein and other diets dictate protein sources, it can be hard to know what to consume while managing weight or during weight loss. A new study by Purdue University nutrition scientists shows that eating more protein daily than what is recommended may benefit only a few—those who are actively losing weight by cutting calories […]

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Super-seniors: researchers solve the mystery of a hundred years – and that is in the cells

100 years old and still pretty fit – how do the Super-seniors? Japanese scientists have solved the puzzle, now to a large extent. A special feature in your immune system, protects the cells of the seniors in front of a fast decay and, above all, against cancer. Japan is considered the Land of the hundred-year-old. Nowhere else in the world, […]

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Adolescents with high levels of physical activity perform better in school over two years

Adolescents with higher levels of physical activity performed better in school during transition from primary school to lower secondary school than their physically inactive peers, a new study from Finland shows. However, the researchers, from the University of Jyväskylä, found that increased physical activity did not necessarily result in improved academic performance. Previous cross-sectional studies have reported that physically more […]

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Sedentary lifestyle for 20 years linked to doubled mortality risk compared to being active

Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being physically active, according to results from the HUNT study presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. Study author Dr. Trine Moholdt of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway said: “Our findings imply […]

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