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20 mins of daily exercise at 70 may best stave off major heart disease in late old age

Any physical activity is better late than never but earlier in older age, better still ...
Feb 21

Illegal use of amphetamine (‘speed’) use linked to 5-fold heightened risk of psychosis

Risk evident across all age groups, especially among women and serial offenders ...
Feb 21

Oestrogen levels linked to risk of COVID-19 death in older women

It May be worth exploring hormone therapy to reduce infection severity, say, researchers ...
Feb 21

Study suggests increased risk of mental health disorders after covid-19 infection

Tackling mental health disorders among survivors of covid-19 should be a priority, say, researchers ...
Feb 21

E-cigarettes linked to fewer successful quitters than other smoking cessation aids

And not associated with lessening risk of relapse among former smokers ...
Feb 11

Almost 1 in 3 older adults develop new conditions after covid-19 infection

Post-Covid-19 problems...
Feb 11

Switch to dry powder inhaler more than halves carbon footprint of asthma treatment

Switch to dry powder inhaler more than halves carbon footprint of asthma treatment ...
Feb 11

Ketamine is a short-term effective treatment for some suicidal patients in hospital

Results suggest that some patients hospitalised for severe suicidal ideation could benefit from ketamine ...
Feb 08

Midlife chronic conditions linked to increased dementia risk later in life

Findings highlight the role of prevention and management to mitigate adverse outcomes in old age ...
Feb 08

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

3 times more likely among those with experience of 4 or more trauma types ...
Feb 03

Exercise may boost impact of pre-surgical chemo in patients with food pipe (oesophageal) cancer

Tumour shrinkage is greater in exercisers, small comparative trial results reveal ...
Feb 03

Vitamin D and fish oil supplements may reduce risk of autoimmune disease, trial finds

With a more pronounced effect after two years of supplementation ...
Jan 29

Lifetime workplace exposure to pesticides linked to heightened COPD risk

Findings independent of asthma and smoking, large long term study shows ...
Jan 29

New studies provide reassuring data on menstrual changes after covid-19 vaccination

The latest evidence suggests any changes are short-lived and small compared with natural variation in normal cycles ...
Jan 29

Estimated 300,000 people in UK have potentially fatal heart valve disease

More than half of advanced cases will die within 5 years without proactive treatment ...
Jan 29

Make-up of gut microbiome may be linked to long COVID risk

Microbiome ‘profiling’ might help identify those most susceptible, say researchers ...
Jan 29

Prostate cancer – Robotic surgery v/s Radiation - Medicircle

Dr. Himesh Gandhi talks about the key statistics of prostate cancer. He also emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis for high-risk categorized patients. Dr. ...
Jan 25

Marijuana may make sleep worse, especially for regular users, study finds

Marijuana is not an aid to sleep, experts...
Dec 30

Prescribe fewer antidepressants, and for shorter periods, doctors advised

Trial data don’t often assess outcomes that matter most to patients ...
Dec 27

Tobacco-style health campaigns needed to spell out ultra processed food harms

Public in the dark about these heavily marketed products; more and stronger health warnings needed, urge public health experts ...
Dec 27

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by 86% in kids treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis

Further therapeutic benefits of whole plant products now worth exploring, say researchers ...
Dec 27

Housework linked to sharper memory and better falls protection in older adults : BMJ

Housework keeps you fitter: Expert Opinion...
Nov 30

Study finds gradual increase in COVID infection risk after second vaccine dose

Results confirm that protection wanes with time and suggest a third (booster) dose might be warranted ...
Nov 29

Gout drug colchicine doesn’t lessen COVID-19 severity or stave off risk of death

Nor does it cut hospital stay and is associated with high side effect risk ...
Nov 29

Zinc might help to stave off respiratory infection symptoms and cut illness duration

But the quality of evidence variable, and no clarity on optimal formulation or dose ...
Nov 09

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