Coronavirus outbreak in China sparks ‘super-spreader’ fears as pneumonia-like illness sickens hundreds

At least 3 dead, over 200 infected by new respiratory virus across China Outbreak raising concerns ahead of Lunar New Year travel; Dr. Janette Nesheiwat weighs in. Health officials in China grappling to manage the outbreak of a new coronavirus now fear the disease could be a so-called “super-spreader.” As of Tuesday, the central city of Wuhan — where the […]

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Want to be a wise guy in old age? Take testosterone

Taking testosterone supplements can boost men’s brain health into old age, a new research review has found. Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) analyzed the results of previous randomized control trials that examined if taking testosterone supplements improved cognitive function in older men. They are now calling for Australian men to volunteer for a randomized control trial to test if […]

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How I’m Combining Hydration and Gratitude in the New Year

Resolutions come and go, but Microsteps are forever. There’s even science to prove it: According to U.S. News and Report, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February — and that says nothing of the rest of the year. This seemingly bleak statistic doesn’t mean the new-year-new-you mindset is futile, though. It’s just that, culturally, we’ve been going about it the wrong […]

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Probability of dying from road injury has dropped worldwide in all but 5 nations

Road injuries have become more frequent but less fatal over the past three decades, according to a new scientific study. The probability of dying from a road accident increased in only five nations since 1990—Central African Republic, Jamaica, Somalia, Swaziland, and United Arab Emirates. Disability from road injuries is multifactorial, and largely driven by injuries such as lower limb fracture, […]

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Florida mom gives birth to 2 sets of twins in 1 year

Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 8 Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 8 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Florida mom who gave birth to twins twice in one year said she didn’t even know multiples ran in her family until after she welcomed her four boys in 2019. Alexzandria Wolliston first welcomed Mark […]

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Palliative care in hospitals linked to decrease in use of ICU; treatment intensity

A new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that implementing hospital-based palliative care services in New York State reduces treatment intensity at the end of life for hospitalized patients. Findings are online in JAMA Network Open. Using a large sample of hospitals with varying characteristics, the researchers analyzed data from 51 hospitals in New York State […]

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