How to live longer: The best diet hailed by health experts to increase life expectancy

While we can’t control what happens around the world, we can control what we put in our mouths. When it comes to what is best to eat, numerous studies have proven time and time again that one particular way of eating will not only significantly reduce the risk of serious diseases and some cancers, but will also help to increase life expectancy. Leading health […]

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Lasting drop seen in CRC incidence, death after negative colonoscopy

(HealthDay)—Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality are reduced for a period of 17.4 years following a single negative screening colonoscopy, according to a study published online May 26 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Nastazja Dagny Pilonis, M.D., from the Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology in Warsaw, Poland, and colleagues examined the long-term risk for CRC and death […]

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WHO Suspends Hydroxychloroquine Trials After Reports of High Death Rates in COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization said that they are temporarily suspending their clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine, which was being studied as a possible treatment for COVID-19, after several studies have found a higher death rate among the patients given the drug. WHO announced their decision on Monday, after the largest study yet on hydroxychloroquine found that coronavirus patients given […]

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Preserving stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, with reported cases in more than 200 countries, is a worldwide crisis challenging all aspects of health care systems around the globe. Managing the pandemic has required some drastic changes and allocation of resources. This is affecting the delivery of care for health conditions that can be unrelated to COVID-19. Experts in various fields across health care […]

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Evidence shows cloth masks may help against COVID-19

The evidence shows that cloth masks, particularly those with several layers of cotton cloth, block droplet and aerosol contamination of the environment, which may reduce transmission of COVID-19. “The point is not that some particles can penetrate the mask, but that some particles are stopped, particularly outwardly, from the wearer,” said first author Catherine Clase, associate professor of medicine at […]

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