The different types of exercise bike are the perfect way to work your lower body and cardiovascular system. The Sports and Fitness Industry Association claims that the cycling market increased its sales by 31% to $1.3 billion in the first quarter of 2019. However, if you’re looking for ways to keep exercising in winter, or […]
Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?
Fox News Flash top headlines for October 11 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according […]
Study: Combined treatments are the most effective to stop smoking
Combination therapies, particularly varenicline and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) combined, are the most effective tobacco cessation pharmacotherapies, the largest review to examine the effectiveness and safety of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and medicines that people use to quit tobacco has found. The study, led by the University of Bristol, and published today [12 October] in Addiction, […]
How effective are mix-and-match vaccines against COVID-19?
A new study has tested the immune response of people who received a second vaccination with BioNTech-Pfizer after their first Oxford-AstraZeneca shot. The results are promising. Vaccination is our best hope for stopping the COVID-19 health crisis, and the rapid development of vaccines—underpinned by decades of coronavirus research—is making this possible. As the different vaccines […]
How sick are children getting, and when will we be able to vaccinate them against COVID?
In July, Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) provisionally approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12-15. The Australian Technical Advisory group on Immunization (ATAGI) subsequently recommended kids in this age group with underlying chronic medical conditions, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and kids living in remote communities should be prioritized. We’re expecting advice […]
Bacteria are key to vaginal health, researchers say
Bacterial vaginosis is the most common and recurrent gynecological condition affecting nearly 30% of women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A University of Arizona Health Sciences-led study recently identified a specific bacteria family and uncovered how it contributes to bacterial vaginosis, paving the […]
Armed Forces personnel who are medically discharged most likely to struggle with transition into civilian life
New research from the King’s Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has found that those who are discharged from the military in an unplanned way (including as a result of medical problems) have worse mental health outcomes than those leaving […]
Rural Ambulance Services Are in Jeopardy as Volunteers Age and Expenses Mount
DUTTON, Mont. — Vern Greyn was standing in the raised bucket of a tractor, trimming dead branches off a tree, when he lost his balance. He fell 12 feet and struck his head on the concrete patio outside his house in this small farming town on the central Montana plains. Greyn, then 58, couldn’t move. […]
Kids are using soft drinks to fake positive COVID-19 tests – Ive worked out the science and how to spot it
Children are always going to find cunning ways to bunk off school, and the latest trick is to fake a positive COVID-19 lateral flow test (LFT) using soft drinks. So how are fruit juices, cola and devious kids fooling the tests and is there a way to tell a fake positive result from a real […]
Bacteria are connected to how babies experience fear
Why do some babies react to perceived danger more than others? According to new research from Michigan State University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, part of the answer may be found in a surprising place: an infant’s digestive system. The human digestive system is home to a vast community of microorganisms known […]