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Humans Can Reverse Their Biological Age, Shows a 'Curious Case' Study 

 

In a small, 1-year clinical trial published Thursday in the journal Aging Cell, nine participants took three common medications — growth hormone and two diabetes drugs — and reversed their biological age by 2-and-a-half years on average. Greg Fahy, Ph.D., lead author of the study and chief science officer of anti-aging therapeutics company Intervene Immune, tells Inverse that this research proves the concept that biological aging may not be unstoppable.

“One of the lessons that we can draw from the study is that aging is not necessarily something that is beyond our control,” he says. “In fact it seems that aging is largely controlled by biological processes that we may be able to influence.”

Inverse

Tags: Aging, Drugs, Health, Medical, Options, Science, Study, Treatment

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08-Sep-2019


The doctor will accuse you now 

 

A recent essay in Time Magazine called for a massive expansion of the nanny state through mandatory medical screening of children for signs of child abuse. The proposal, which is based on the assumption that racial bias is causing doctors to miss some cases of abuse, would strip doctors of the ability to apply reasoned, clinical judgment to cases and would require them to subject children to a battery of x-rays whenever bruising or other marks are noticed. Proponents of the plan — not its opponents, mind you — have given it the appropriately dystopian moniker, “think less, screen more.”

Perhaps as shocking as the plan itself is how nonchalant the essay’s authors, Dr. Richard Klasco and Dr. Daniel Lindberg, are about the life-altering consequences of their proposal. In an apparent attempt to downplay the harm that their plan will cause, Klasco and Lindberg wrongly suggest that the worst that will happen if they get their way is “some non-abused children will be screened, and some non-abusive parents will be offended.”

The Hill

Tags: Abuse, Children, Employment, Family, Health, Interference, Medical, Parental Burden, Policy, Privacy, Safety, Service, Threat

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16-Aug-2019


The bald facts about diet: to avoid hair loss, you need meat 

 

"Eating a healthy, balanced diet and avoiding excessive stress, extreme diets and fast weight loss are vital in maintaining healthy hair growth," says Lisa Caddy, a certified trichologist with Philip Kingsley, a leading authority in hair and scalp health from London.

The irony: what many people think of as a healthy diet - that is, mainly consisting of fruit and vegetables, with minimal protein and calories - often doesn't include all the elements needed for optimum hair growth, Caddy says.

To function at their best, the cells in the hair and throughout the body need a balance of proteins, complex carbohydrates, iron, vitamins and minerals.

Meats, especially red meats, are particularly important because they're the richest sources of ferritin, a stored iron that helps the body produce hair cell protein.

SCMP

Tags: Diet, Effect, Health, Medical, Science, Treatment

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13-Aug-2019


'Alarming' increase in sexually transmitted infections found across Canada 

 

Rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea across Canada have jumped, according to the latest figures compiled by CBC News, which comes amid a new surge in syphilis.

CBC News asked each provincial and territorial government for up-to-date figures for the three most common sexually transmitted infections that are nationally reported due to their public health importance: chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.

The figures show there were more than 126,700 chlamydia infections and 28,300 cases of gonorrhea diagnosed in 2017, the most recent year for which data is available.

The number of syphilis cases in Canada actually dipped for the first time in a decade during that same year — to about 4,300. But public health officials worry that decline may be short-lived, given recent increases reported in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

CBC

Tags: Contagion, Disease, Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Medical, Sex, Travel, Treatment, Warning, World

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01-Aug-2019


American doctors don’t know how to treat LGBTQ+ cancer patients 

 

A 2019 study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology sheds some light on this epidemic. Researchers from the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and New York University’s School of Medicine found that fewer than 40% of the 450 oncologists surveyed in cancer centers across the country said they were adequately equipped or informed to treat a cancer patient who identifies as LGBTQ+.

Quartz

Tags: All Rights, Death, Disease, Employment, Health, LGBTQ, Medical, Pregnancy, Representation, Training, Woman's Rights

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25-Jul-2019


Allergan recalls textured breast implants linked to rare cancer 

 

Allergan announced a worldwide recall of textured breast implants Wednesday after the Food and Drug Administration found a sharp increase in a rare cancer and deaths linked to the products and asked the company to pull them off the U.S. market.

The Dublin-based company said it is recalling Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders from all markets in which they are sold. The devices had already been banned or recalled in several countries.

The FDA said the new data shows that 573 cases worldwide have linked the rare cancer to the implants since the agency began tracking the issue in 2011. The vast majority of those cases involve Allergan products. Thirty-three women have died of what’s known as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. Of those fatalities, authorities identified the implant manufacturer in 13 cases — and it was Allergan in all but one.

Washington Post

Tags: Anatomy, Business, Disease, Health, Manufacturer, Medical, Product, Recall, Safety, Surgery, Women

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25-Jul-2019


3rd American in a month dies during plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic 
 

A mother from New Rochelle, New York, died while undergoing plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic, CBS New York reports. She is the third American to die in a month during a cosmetic operation in the Caribbean nation.

According to her sister, Maxine David, Alexandra Medina was unhappy with her appearance, and asked doctors in the U.S. about undergoing liposuction. However, she was apparently told that she needed to lose weight before getting the surgery.

Her sister says Medina contacted a Dominican doctor through Facebook, who said the surgery wouldn't be an issue. "This doctor was like, 'No problem. We can do it. We can handle it. We've dealt with bigger women, so come here. We'll do it.' And it was obviously also cheaper," David said.

CBS News

Tags: $, Awareness, Beauty, Choices, Environment, Health, Investigation, Medical, Options, Safety, Surgery, Weight, World

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12-Jul-2019


If You Fall Asleep Quickly, It Could Mean These 11 Things For Your Health 

 

When you get into bed at night, do you relax for a few minutes — maybe reading a book or thinking about your day — before nodding off? Or do you fall asleep immediately, with little to no awareness of your head even hitting the pillow? If the latter sounds familiar, it might be your body's way of telling you something about your health.

Bustle

Tags: Advice, Health, Medical, Science, Sleep, Treatment

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10-Jul-2019


Low-Wage Workers Are Being Sued for Unpaid Medical Bills by a Nonprofit Christian Hospital That Employs Them 

 

This year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare housekeeper left her job just three hours into her shift and caught a bus to Shelby County General Sessions Court.

Wearing her black and gray uniform, she had a different kind of appointment with her employer: The hospital was suing her for unpaid medical bills.

In 2017, the nonprofit hospital system based in Memphis sued the woman for the cost of hospital stays to treat chronic abdominal pain she experienced before the hospital hired her.

She now owes Methodist more than $23,000, including around $5,800 in attorney’s fees.

It’s surreal, she said, to be sued by the organization that pays her $12.25 an hour. “You know how much you pay me. And the money you’re paying, I can’t live on,” said the housekeeper, who asked that her name not be used for fear that the hospital would fire her for talking to a reporter.

Pro Publica

Tags: $, Abuse, All Rights, Employment, Greed, Health, Illness, Insurance, Medical, Poverty, Protection, Religion, Representation, Survival, Treatment

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08-Jul-2019


6 babies and 6 employees at a hospital have tested positive for a drug-resistant infection 

 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children's Hospital confirmed on Monday 12 cases of a drug-resistant staph infection in its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a statement from the hospital.

The six babies, including one who is potentially symptomatic, and six symptomatic employees who have tested positive for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are being treated, UPMC said.

MRSA causes staph infections that are resistant to some antibiotics and therefore are difficult to treat. Though a common germ, staph can sometimes cause skin or wound infections, pneumonia, blood infections and in more extreme cases, sepsis or even death, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CNN

Tags: Disease, Drugs, Environment, Health, Injury, Medical, Safety, Treatment, Warning

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02-Jul-2019


Could coffee help you lose weight? New research suggests a fat-busting effect 
 

Drinking coffee could activate the body's fat-fighting defenses, a discovery that could have potential implications in the battle against obesity and diabetes.

In a study published Monday, researchers at the University of Nottingham said that coffee may help stimulate our brown fat reserves, also known as brown adipose tissue, which play a key role in how quickly we can burn calories.

CNN

Tags: Coffee, Diet, Health, Medical, Study, Weight

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24-Jun-2019


Patients’ Needs, Not Personal Beliefs, Come First in Health Care 

 

Since taking office, the Trump administration has launched a systematic attack on laws that exist to protect all of us from discrimination when we seek basic health care. Today, we’re taking them back to court over it.

Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) resurrected a policy that allows health care providers — including hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices — to use their religious beliefs to withhold critical information and obstruct patient’s access to health care. In 2009, the ACLU challenged the original version of the rule. Ten years later, we filed a lawsuit to, once again, preserve access to evidence-based, nonjudgmental health care and ensure that medical standards — not religious belief — guide health care.

ACLU

The Worst Patients in the World

Tags: Abortion, All Rights, Awareness, Choices, Discrimination, Employment, Environment, Exclusivity, Health, Hostility, Inhumanity, Injury, Insurance, Interference, Judgment, Magic Splatter, Medical, Mental Health, Misrepresentation, New World Order, Parental Burden, Politics, Privilege, Protections, Religion, Treatment, Waste

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13-Jun-2019


Kids and teens are experiencing such severe side effects from weight loss and sexual function pills, they're ending up in the hospital 

 

Supplements send an estimated 23,000 people to the hospital each year in the United States, and a new study suggests children and young adults comprise a significant number of these visits. Even more alarming, supplements for weight loss, muscle gain, and sexual function were some of the biggest culprits for adolescent supplement-related hospitalizations, according to a new retrospective study in Journal of Adolescent Health.

Researchers looked at adverse event reports in a Food & Drug Administration (FDA) database that were filed between January 2005 and April 2005 and found 1,392 adverse event reports related to supplement use in young people (from babies to 25 year-olds).

The researchers zeroed in on 977 reports where a single supplement was deemed responsible for causing a person's hospital visit.

Business Insider

Tags: Abuse, Chemicals, Children, Choices, Damage, Drugs, FDA, Health, Medical, Parental Burden, Parental Crime, Safety, Vitamins, Youth

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11-Jun-2019


Trump’s New Rule Could Effectively Allow Discrimination Based on Race and Age 

 

A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion. While news stories have mainly focused on how the proposal might affect LGBTQ rights and abortion rights, the sweeping proposal has implications for all Americans, because the Department of Health and Human Services seeks to change how far civil rights protections extend and how those protections are enforced.

Vice

Tags: Aging, All Rights, Environment, Finance, Health, LGBTQ, Medical, Policy, Politics, Protections, Punishment, Safety, Self Interest, Woman's Rights

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11-Jun-2019


San Francisco’s Humane Policy of Hospitalizing the Homeless and Mentally Ill 

 

They’re a vast improvement over California’s incoherent commitment policy.

The rapid decline of San Francisco is emblematic of the corrosion now typical in California’s once-glorious cities.

Needles, human waste, and litter are ubiquitous on the city’s streets. San Francisco’s homeless population has exploded; some estimate that as many as 10,000 people live on the street, a census larger than the entire population of almost 85 percent of American townships. City residents have been disturbed by the size and behavior of the homeless population, some of whom, according to the Associated Press, have made a habit of “dashing into traffic or screaming at strangers.”

National Review

Taraji Gives Emotional Testimony To Congress On Mental Health

Domestic abuse survivors 'more at risk of serious mental illness'

Schools reckon with social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

Desperation And Broken Trust When Schools Restrain Students Or Lock Them In Rooms

Tags: Activism, All Rights, Awareness, Celebrity, Children, Disease, Education, Employment, Environment, Health, Medical, Mental Health, Parental Burden, Policy, Politics, Punishment, Recovery, Relationships, Support, Tech, Treatment, Violence, Youth

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08-Jun-2019




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