Nostalgia reduces pain sensitivity-scientists
Nostalgia, a sentimental longing for the past, can evoke both positive and painful emotions. However, a new study by Chinese scientists has shown how happy memories can alleviate physical pain.Read full story
Many Americans follow habits that can raise blood sugar-research results
Good health to all! Let me begin this story with a short quote:. “Health is a priceless wealth.Invest while you can.” ― Bryant McGill. Many people associate investment with financial expenditures or great effort. However, we can improve our health by changing our daily habits that cost little or nothing, and sometimes even save our financial resources.Read full story
Scientists warn about the harmful effects of distance learning on schoolchildren's mental health
Empty classroomsPhoto by Trung Pham Quoc / Unsplash. Canadian researchers conducted a study during the coronavirus pandemic to determine the impact of remote schooling on children's mental health. The average age of the schoolchildren who participated in the study was 11 years old.Read full story
Student made unique illustrations of black people for medical textbooks to aid in proper diagnosis
In recent days, illustrations made by a medical student have been spreading at an incredible rate on social media. These pictures, which are commonly used in medical textbooks, show people with dark skin. His name is Chidiebere Ibe.Read full story
Scientists have identified another striking symptom of diabetes, that few people know about
According to the Daily Express, citing a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association, patients with diabetes lost an average of 10 teeth compared to people without the disease. People without the disease, on average, lose less than 7 teeth.Read full story
The omicron strain is not a reason to panic for vaccinated people. But it's early to relax!
Disclaimer : This post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice or as a substitute for consulting a physician. The chief physician of Australia Paul Kelly says that emerging evidence suggests the severity of the Omicron strain is no worse than others.Read full story
The largest fine in Texas history will be paid by a medical facility after two young nurses died of drug overdoses
two nursesOpenClipart-Vectors/pixabay.com. Edited in Canva.com. UT Southwestern Medical Center must pay $4.5 million for failing to comply with regulatory requirements for the control and accounting of opioid drugs, including fentanyl, that resulted in the tragic death of two nurses after a drug overdose at one of its hospitals.Read full story
"Regular light blows to the head greatly increase the risk of dementia". Should your children switch to another sport?
A study published in Clinical Sports Medicine once again confirms that sports in which athletes get hit in the head are the most dangerous in terms of the potential development of neurodegenerative diseases in older age! This fact has been known before. It’s enough to remember one of the most famous boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali.Read full story