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Eat Enough of This Every Day to Cure Your Bloated Belly

3 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you're constantly battling a bloated-looking, uncomfortable belly, and you've ruled out an allergy or sensitivity to gluten, the answer may be as simple as eating more - more fiber, that is. As a daily recommendation by the American Heart Association, for a 2,000-calorie daily diet, aim for 25 grams a day. Show More Summary

Spatial orientation: New model for the origin of grid cells

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich neurobiologists present a new theory for the origin of the grid cells required for spatial orientation in the mammalian brain, which assigns a vital role to the timing of trains of signals they receive from neurons called place cells.

$1.9 million NIH grant to Wayne State to research genetic disease that causes blindness

(Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received a $1.9 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to better understand...Show More Summary

Socioeconomic factors and severity of coronary artery disease

(Bentham Science Publishers) Historically, from the 1930's to the 1950's, the rate of cardiovascular disease in high-income countries was high. Since the mid-1970's, the rate of cardiovascular disease has declined in high income countries, possibly due to socioeconomic inequalities and better management of risk factors for coronary heart disease among the wealthy.

Labour MPs tell Boots of concern over emergency contraception cost

Women’s PLP writes to Boots about company’s refusal to cut price of morning-after pill as calls for boycott grow The women’s parliamentary Labour party has written to Boots UK’s chief pharmacist to express “deep concern” at the company’s refusal to reduce the price of emergency contraception, as calls for a boycott continued to grow. Show More Summary

5-Star Friday: Beyond charlatans, placebos, and schlock

Medicine as science. Medicine as theater. The former connotes certitude and rigor. The latter more nuance and drama. For those of us who practice medicine, or turn to it for help, or write about it, we realize it’s all these things. This spectrum is what makes it both delightfully compelling and frustratingly complex. This week […]

A Honking Big Piece of Pie

A research study was recently published that showed that one quarter of non-disabled people avoided conversational contact with people with disabilities if they could. One quarter! A quarter of a pie is a big, freaking piece of pie, it's half of half. Show More Summary

Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

The post Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP] appeared first on Paleo Flourish Magazine. For those of us who stay dairy-free, coconut yogurt is amazing. It’s creamy, healthy, and perfect for breakfast no matter what diet you’re on! And it’s really easy to make coconut yogurt using the Instant Pot pressure cooker. Show More Summary

WHO sees high risk from Kenya cholera outbreak

3 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of cholera in Kenya poses a high risk to the region and a moderate threat globally, the World Health Organization said on Friday, after delegates at two international conferences were hit.

I Am Unashamed to Say That Fanny Packs Are My Favorite Outdoor Accesso

Here's why fanny packs are the most convenient bags of all time—plus, check out these nine cool fanny packs you'll actually want to carry, too.

Assessing the Degree to Which Dementia is Self-Inflicted

4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Risk of neurodegenerative disease is strongly connected to the health of the cardiovascular system. Lack of exercise and putting on excess weight significantly increase the risk of both cardiovascular disease and forms of dementia. You...Show More Summary

Yemen cholera to spread with rains; Oxfam sees 600,000 cases

4 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen's cholera outbreak is far from being controlled and may be further exacerbated by the rainy season, even if the rate of new cases appears to be slowing in some hotspots, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

A Reverse Bucket List

4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Not many people with pancreatic cancer survive for long. As a reminder, here is how I explained my condition after surgery: ”The tumor was determined to be 'clean at the margins' - that is, cancer had not escaped the pancreas....

Wake up, Boots. You can’t judge women who need the morning-after pill | Sian Norris

The chief pharmacist’s comments in defence of a refusal to lower the drug’s price has caused a backlash in the feminist community. Hardly surprising, really• Sian Norris is a writer and feminist activist Yesterday Marc Donovan, the chief...Show More Summary

Cross-party group of MPs call on Gove to adopt clean air bill

Sixty-five MPs have written to the environment secretary urging him to include the measures in his new strategy to tackle the air pollution crisis A cross party group of MPs is calling on Michael Gove to adopt a clean air bill in his new strategy to tackle the crisis of air pollution in the UK. Show More Summary

Your Baby's Brain Development: Nurture And Nature

Do you remember the exact moment you held your baby for the first time? I bet that you do. Most of us mothers can remember

Another Study Showing Centenarians to Suffer a Lesser Burden of Disease

4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

In this research, it is shown that centenarians have a lower burden of disease than people who die at earlier ages. You might compare it with very similar results noted last month. Aging is the accumulation of molecular damage and its consequences; the only way to reach later ages is to be less damaged or more resilient to the consequences of damage. Show More Summary

Nutrition science isn't broken, it's just wicked hard

4 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Questions to ask when you see a headline claiming coffee makes you live longer.

EMA panel recommends against Nektar, Daiichi Sankyo's breast cancer drug

4 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters) - European regulators on Friday recommended against granting approval to a breast cancer drug being developed by Nektar Therapeutics and Daiichi Sankyo's German unit.

Janssen-Cilag's HIV drug gets EU regulatory panel's nod

4 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters) - A European regulatory panel recommended granting approval to a treatment for HIV infection developed by Janssen-Cilag International, a unit of U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson.

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