Parents terrified as baby boy suffers stroke just one day after birth

Parents terrified as baby boy suffers stroke just one day after birth

The moment when a newborn baby is passed into the arms of its mother is meant to be one of life’s most magical experiences. But when 23-year-old mum Jessica Hill, from St Marys in western Sydney, held her baby boy Khynan for the first time, she knew something wasn’t quite right. Little Khynan, it was […]

Dementia symptoms peak in winter, spring: Study

Dementia symptoms are more pronounced in the winter and spring, say scientists who found that people with and without Alzheimer’s disease have better cognition skills in the late summer and early fall. There have been few previous studies concerning the association between season and cognition in older adults. The study, published in the […]

Dementia symptoms peak in winter and spring: Study

Dementia symptoms peak in winter and spring: Study

TORONTO: Adults both with and without Alzheimer’s disease have poorer cognition skills in winter and spring than late summer and early autumn, according to a new study. The findings showed that average cognitive functioning was higher in the summer and fall than the winter and spring, equivalent in cognitive effect to 4.8 years difference in […]

'Sober September' is here: What can taking a month off from drinking do for your body?

'Sober September' is here: What can taking a month off from drinking do for your body?

People who indulged this summer or are just looking for a fresh start this month are putting away the booze and joining “sober September.” The 30-day challenge is a month-long hiatus from drinking, where the rosé and Coronas of summer are replaced with sparkling water and other non-alcoholic beverages. STOCK PHOTO/Getty ImagesYoung people drink beer […]

ADCNR cautions hunters on dangers of chronic wasting disease

ADCNR cautions hunters on dangers of chronic wasting disease

With big game seasons underway in many western states and a good number of Alabama hunters traveling to enjoy them, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has issued a reminder that special regulations on the importation of big game are now in effect to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease or […]

UN Holds Emergency Meeting in Asia as China Battles African Swine Fever

UN Holds Emergency Meeting in Asia as China Battles African Swine Fever

UN Holds Emergency Meeting in Asia as China Battles African Swine Fever  U.S. News & World Report Pork industry focuses on feed ingredients to combat African swine fever threat  Feedstuffs Emergency meet in Bangkok to head off swine fever spread  Free Malaysia Today Full coverage Source link

Pork industry alarmed about spread of deadly African swine fever

Pork industry alarmed about spread of deadly African swine fever

GERARD HUTCHING Last updated 16:46, September 5 2018 STUFF New Zealand has never had African swine fever but it imports pork from countries with the disease. Pig farmers fear the deadly African swine fever disease might enter New Zealand through pork imported from Europe and China, putting at risk a $750 million industry. The disease is sweeping […]

What Can Happen If You Try On Shoes Without Socks

What Can Happen If You Try On Shoes Without Socks

What Can Happen If You Try On Shoes Without Socks  Forbes Can You Really Get Sepsis from Trying on Shoes Without Socks?  Live Science Girl, 4, hospitalized with life-threatening sepsis after trying on shoes without socks  USA TODAY Full coverage Source link

Not just antibiotic abuse, corruption, low health spend also fuel superbugs

Not just antibiotic abuse, corruption, low health spend also fuel superbugs

Superbugs — disease-causing bacteria and micro-organisms resistant to conventional medicines — aren’t caused just by overuse of antibiotics but also by poor sanitation, unsafe water, higher income and education (because these improve access), corruption and low public health spending, even hotter weather, according to a new study. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics have long been […]

Good sleep hygiene is essential part of good health

Good sleep hygiene is essential part of good health

Good sleep hygiene is essential part of good health  Sedalia Democrat Eating Healthy: Students need to get plenty of sleep  Wallowa County Cheiftain Thinking outside the box  Independent.ie Full coverage Source link