Health Problems

Not all lung nodules are cancerous, but follow-up care is important

Kentucky has the highest rate of lung cancer in the country, and is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. It claims more lives each year than breast, prostate and colorectal cancers combined. With early detection, lung cancer is very treatable, and lung cancer screenings throughout the state have helped detect lung […]

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Lice: Not always itch the head

Every day many children, adolescents, and adults with head lice to put. Affected to recognize an infestation, usually on the itching – but not always, this Symptom occurs, explains pharmacist Petra angel-Djabarian. Man is the only host of the tiny parasites, which are preferably in the hair of a human being, and of whose blood […]

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Vitamin D is not linked to low blood pressure in older adults

Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College have shown in the largest study to-date that vitamin D is not associated with low blood pressure on standing (orthostatic hypotension) in older adults. Their findings have been published recently in the prestigious journal Hypertension. Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a common chronic condition […]

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Justina Blakeney Posts Bikini Photo to Get Real About Loving Herself: “I Do Not Think I Am Brave"

­­­­ If you’ve been on Instagram at all this year, you’ve probably noticed the body positivity movement gaining steam. Women are shrugging off the false definitions of “beauty” that have seemingly been forced on them by societal messaging for far too long. In doing so, many of these women have taken to Instagram to announce that […]

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Mother-to-be reveals an ultrasound did not pick up her baby’s disease

Mother-to-be is ‘heartbroken’ after a private £45 ultrasound got her baby’s sex wrong AND failed to pick up on a deadly disease that could cause her son to die within just minutes of being born Melissa Barker paid £45 for a ‘wellbeing and gender reveal’ scan at 17 weeks Threw a gender-reveal party after being […]

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‘The message is still not getting through’: Why headgear doesn’t prevent concussion

One of Australia's top brain experts says that not only do protective helmets do nothing to stop brain trauma, they can actually cause athletes to behave more recklessly on the field. Dr Alan Pearce, a neuroscientist and associate professor at La Trobe University, said that despite writing and speaking about the issue repeatedly, there are […]

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John Legend Reveals What Cooking with Chrissy Teigen Is Like & It's Not at All What We Expected

Chrissy Teigen may have made a name for herself as a cook and kitchen connoisseur, but that doesn’t mean she’s the only one slaving away in the kitchen preparing meals for her family of four. In a recent interview with Hamptons magazine, John Legend discussed his and Teigen’s refreshing — and highly relatable — cooking […]

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The Nike ‘obese’ mannequin outrage reveals hatred, not health concern

When Nike placed new mannequins in the window of its flagship London store last week, the internet trolls emerged from their caves en masse. The loudest troll of all was British journalist Tanya Gold, who wrote for the UK Telegraph that the new mannequin is “immense, gargantuan, vast", "heaves with fat” and is “glorifying obesity”. […]

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‘The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but choice’

In her book, Never Enough: the Neuroscience of Experience and Addiction (released in Australia this month), US academic Dr Judith Grisel writes that "the opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but choice". The behavioural neuroscientist and professor of psychology at Bucknell University has 30 years of experience researching drug addiction, but her belief in this […]

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Trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk

Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results from a study funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study enrolled 2,423 adults and […]