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Mel C speaks out: trying to be the perfect Spice Girl made me ill

Melanie Chisholm tells Desert Island Discs of her struggle to cope with fameMelanie Chisholm, the former Spice Girl Mel C, dates her past struggle with eating disorders and depression back to an incident at a Brit awards ceremony, she reveals on Desert Island Discs on 23 February.In 1996, before the girl group was officially launched, Chisholm was almost chucked out of the Spice Girls for unruly behaviour, following “a scuffle between me and Victoria” that she has only recently admitted to. Cont...
Tags: Health, Music, Society, UK News, Bbc, Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Radio, Radio 4, Spice Girls, Desert Island Discs, Victoria, Mel, Chisholm, Melanie Chisholm, Mel C


She learned to love eating -- and herself -- despite a lifetime of fat shaming

A lifetime of struggling with disordered eating can ruin self-esteem and create a sense of helplessness. Here's how one woman fought back and found a way to eat intuitively.
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What you can do right now to evade America's No. 1 killer

Cardiovascular disease was, and still is, our No. 1 killer. It's a major source of our health care costs, and causes disability and related economic loss. At its peak, in the 1960s, among people over age 35, 1 in 100 died of heart disease every year -- a rate more than two-thirds higher than today.
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This app helps people with special needs make friends

Juliana Fetherman was in middle school when she started to notice that her younger brother, Michael, who has ADHD and autism, was having problems making friends.
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Two new grants will help researchers to study neurotechnology, drug delivery system

Two grants will fund interdisciplinary research at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, including a look at how neurons and muscle cells communicate with each other and also to develop a drug delivery system for treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
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The physician’s paradox of healing

Physicians across all levels of training are familiar with the widely recognized truth that our medical system is broken. This damage is evidenced by a paradox; perhaps it will become the great paradox of our time – physicians who were driven to a profession by a desire to help others are now the same doctors […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Pediatrics, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Catalytic nanoreactors could simplify the manufacturing process of fine chemicals

The World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a 'Public Health Emergency of International Concern' on the 30th of January
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Understanding how juvenile social isolation might shape long term behavioral outcomes

Mount Sinai Researchers find social isolation during key developmental windows drives long term changes to activity patterns of neurons involved in initiating social approach in an animal model.
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Comprehensive tumor profiling reveals why osteosarcoma does not respond to immunotherapy

Comprehensive profiling of tumor samples taken from patients with osteosarcoma shows that multiple factors contribute to the traditionally poor responses observed from treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

Diabetes affects more than 400 million people worldwide and is a major public health problem. Although commonly referred to as a single disease, it actually constitutes a group of metabolic disorders with hyperglycemia as a common feature. Of all its forms, monogenic diabetes - due to a mutation in one of the genes involved in the management of blood sugar levels - affects 1% to 4% of all cases of diabetes.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director of the Nati...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, explains what a pandemic is and says we're nearly at the brink of one with the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Poor Quality Western Diet Kills Sperm Count And Lowers Male Testosterone, Study Says

(CNN) — If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it’s heading toward extinction in Western nations. Total sperm count in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand dropped by up to 60% in the 38 years between 1973 and 2011, research found — an acceleration of a trend that began in the 1940s. More recent studies show the trend is continuing. At the same time, studies show a concurrent decline in testosterone levels — the hormone needed to build a man’s muscle and bone mass and boost...
Tags: Health, Cnn, Men's Health, New Zealand, Denmark, Michigan, Healthwatch, Oakland University, North America Europe Australia, Harvard s T H Chan School of Public Health, Nassan, Feiby Nassan, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Charles Lindemann


The key to happiness is not a mystery

Happiness doesn’t always come easily. Some people seem naturally happy, like they inherited the right gene or were born into the right circumstances. Many other people struggle to find happiness. Perhaps even more people hope to become happier than they already are. But what kind of plan should people follow if they are hoping to […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Coronavirus: northern Italian towns close schools and businesses

Authorities act on cluster of infections in the Lombardy and Veneto regionsA dozen towns in northern Italy effectively went into lockdown on Saturday after deaths of two people infected with the coronavirus from China, and a growing cluster of cases with no direct links to the origin of the outbreak abroad.The secondary contagions prompted authorities in some Lombardy and Veneto towns to close schools, businesses and restaurants, and to cancel sporting events and religious services. The mayor of...
Tags: Health, Europe, China, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Lombardy, Milan Italy, Veneto, Coronavirus outbreak


Why I love caring for geriatric patients

As I enter the exam room, I hear, “Don’t get old honey!” As a physician caring for a large population of geriatric patients in Florida, I hear this approximately five times a day. To this statement, I always reply, “There’s no alternative, though!”  I also try not to get offended by repeatedly being called “honey.” […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Florida, Primary Care, Physician, Geriatrics, PA NP, CRNA


SEC Brings Charges Against Mark MacArthur

Mark MacArthur, son of John MacArthur and board member of MacArthur’s Grace to You ministry, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission of engaging in a scheme to defraud clients over a three year period from 2014 to 2017. According to the complaint, MacArthur and his partner, Robert Gravette, failed to disclose a costly conflict of interest: Defendants Criterion Wealth Management Insurance Services, Inc. (“Criterion”), Gravette, and MacArthur were investment advisers. They owed ...
Tags: Health, University, SEC, Infertility, Securities And Exchange Commission, John MacArthur, MacArthur, TMU, MacArthurs, The Master's University, Mark MacArthur, MacArthur s Grace, Robert Gravette, Gravette


South Korea screens thousands of religious sect members for coronavirus

Country confirms more than 430 cases as WHO head voices concern over fifth death in IranCoronavirus – latest updatesThousands of members of a secretive religious sect in South Korea are being screened for the new coronavirus after more than 430 cases were confirmed in the country by officials, one of several fresh clusters of the disease globally.More than 78,000 people around the world have been infected by the Covid-19 virus, with most cases in mainland China, though clusters that have unclear...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Europe, China, World news, Iran, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Who, World Health Organization, Coronavirus outbreak, Singapore Iran


South Korea tests thousands of religious sect members for coronavirus

Country confirms more than 430 cases as WHO head voices concern over fifth death in IranCoronavirus – latest updatesThousands of members of a secretive religious sect in South Korea are being screened for the new coronavirus after more than 430 cases were confirmed in the country by officials, one of several fresh clusters of the disease globally.More than 78,000 people around the world have been infected by the Covid-19 virus, with most cases in mainland China, though clusters that have unclear...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Europe, China, World news, Iran, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Who, World Health Organization, Coronavirus outbreak, Singapore Iran


Teenage transgender row splits Sweden as dysphoria diagnoses soar by 1,500%

New health report and TV debates highlight backlash against gender reassignmentFor several days this week the veteran Swedish journalist Malou von Sivers will cover the same topic in every episode of her nightly TV chat show: the extraordinary rise in diagnoses of gender dysphoria among teenage girls.Lukas Romson, one of the country’s leading trans activists, is prepared for the worst. “There will be no serious trans activists in the show, because none of us trusts Malou at all,” he says. “I’m a...
Tags: Health, Europe, Sweden, Society, World news, Mental Health, Transgender, Malou, Malou von Sivers, Lukas Romson


3 easy ways to help people in extreme poverty

Widely described as one of the most influential living philosophers, Peter Singer provides concrete and straightforward ways of combatting poverty.You can have a major impact by donating to organizations like the Seva Foundation or Fred Hollows Foundation, which perform cataract surgery; the Fistula Foundation, which corrects potentially ruinous complications that occur while giving birth; and Village Enterprise, which fosters and funds enterprise in small villages.A free download of the 10th an...
Tags: Health, Resources, Money, Activism, Medicine, Women, Economics, Poverty, Compassion, Public Health, Innovation, Mobility, Microfinance, Women In Business, Philanthropy, Social Change


MKSAP: 52-year-old woman with osteoarthritis of the right hip

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 52-year-old woman undergoes perioperative evaluation. She has osteoarthritis of the right hip since sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident 15 years ago and is scheduled for elective hip arthroplasty in the next few months. Medical history is otherwise notable […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
Tags: Health, American College of Physicians, Orthopedics, Conditions, PA NP, Oncology/Hematology, CRNA


CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson...

CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson talks to Hong Kong residents about what it is like to live in a city in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess lands in UK

UK nationals who have been quarantined on the cruise ship for 16 days have landed back in the UK.
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CDC has confirmed 35 cases of novel coronavirus in the US

US officials have now confirmed 35 cases of novel coronavirus in the country, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
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A record-breaking 105 US children have died from flu so far this season

So far this season,105 children have died from the flu, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the highest number of child flu deaths at this point in the season since the CDC started keeping records in 2004, except for the 2009 flu pandemic.
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FDA approves non-statin drug to treat high cholesterol

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug.
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When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind

These are some of the fathers who have been left behind by America's disturbingly high maternal death rate. Theirs is the other story of America's maternal mortality crisis.
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Junk food is killing sperm count and lowering male testosterone, study says

The fast-food, high sugar, fats and carbs diet of Western countries may be contributing to the nosedive of sperm counts in men, a new study says.
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Want to lose more weight? Intensive therapy from dietitians can help older adults, study finds

Older adults may have better success at losing weight if they do it with the help of intensive behavioral therapy from dietitians, a new study shows.
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Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess due to land

UK nationals who have been quarantined on the liner for 16 days are flown out of Japan.
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