Health

  • Katie Hopkins To Undergo Open Brain-Surgery Later This Year

    Controversial Katie Hopkins has announced that she is set to undergo open surgery on her brain later on in the year, all in a bid to reduce the number of horrific seizures that she has as a result of her epilepsy. Speaking to the mag, Katie explained: “Later in this year at some point I’ll probably…

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  • Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

    Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition. The 32-year-old began working out a decade ago after finding a personal trainer to help her overcome…

    AFP
  • Runner Olivia Quigley delays breast cancer treatment to compete at Special Olympics

    "I told them no matter what, I'm going to the LA World Games. Olivia Quigley, a 24-year-old sprinter from Brookfield, WI, and a competitor at this week's Special Olympics World Games, knows a thing or two about staring down the competition. Quigley, who has autism, now faces a new foe: Stage 4…

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  • Rackedhampton: Move from the Barre to the Beach with Elements Fitness

    Elements Fitness We caught up with the founder of Elements Fitness Studio at 66 Newtown Lane in East Hampton, Andrea Fornarola Hunsberger, and discovered that she has moved from the barre to beach. While vacationing in Hawaii, this fitness...

    Curbed Hamptons
  • Lexaria's ViPova Isn't Your Average CBD Product

    SEATTLE, WA / ACCESSWIRE / July 27, 2015 / The cannabis industry could be worth $35 billion by 2020, according to GreenWave Advisors , and the majority of the revenue is likely coming from early adopters. ...

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  • This academic debate about worms has an important lesson for the future of global poverty

    This past week, the international development and global health community has been torn apart by a debate about parasitic worms that has grown so fierce it's been dubbed the "worm wars." The dispute became so heated that it achieved escape velocity and jumped from the academic Twittersphere to the…

    Vox.com
  • Increasing Medicare's Impact as it Turns 50

    On July 30, 1965 -- 50 years ago -- Medicare became law. With the stroke of a pen, President Lyndon B. Johnson transformed the lives of millions of Americans. Today, more than 43 million seniors have health insurance through Medicare and, as a result, are in better health and living longer than…

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    New medical device kills fat cells

    A new device called Vanquish uses radio frequency waves to destroy fat cells and help patients lose weight.

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  • Foods That Will Land You In Jail Or (Gulp) In A Coffin

    When it comes to food, federal legislation can be more about subjective queasiness than true danger. It’s all a big mess and highlights the fact that the way our food is regulated can be ridiculous. Here’s our list of items that could land you in the hot seat (or in a coffin!), and the (often…

    Yahoo Food
  • Stephen Strasburg is ready for a rehab assignment

    Strasburg is coming back from a strained oblique muscle.

    NBC Sports
  • Sanofi links with Regeneron in $2.2 bln cancer drug push

    French drugmaker Sanofi said on Tuesday it was committing up to $2.17 billion to a collaboration with its long-time partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in the hot area of cancer immunotherapy. Sanofi will make an upfront payment of $640 million to Regeneron and the U.S. biotech company will get up to…

    Reuters
  • NHS outsourcing deal loses 1,000 jobs

    Capita, the FTSE 100 outsourcer, is planning to cut nearly 1,000 jobs when it takes on a £1bn contract to supply administrative support to the NHS. Almost 80 per cent of employees in the Primary Care Support ...

    Financial Times
  • Tech’s Next Frontier: Removing Barriers for Disabled People

    The Americans With Disabilities Act transformed the physical world for people with disabilities. Now it's time to transform the digital world, as well.

    Wired
  • Can Nymox Sustain This Massive Rally?

    Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ: NYMX) was one of the best performers on Monday despite a down day in the market. And Nymox is absolutely dominating in 2015 in terms of its performance, as of Friday’s ...

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  • Stop Working Out and Do This Instead

    In college I used to drag myself across campus at 5:30 p.m. in the cold wearing my sweat pants, boots, and a giant coat to the women's gym to burn off the calories I had consumed during the day. The women's gym was a poorly-lit, badly-ventilated hallway inside the recreation center where six…

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  • Air Methods Threats To Pricing Power Overstated

    Summary - Air Methods operates an insulated, price inelastic business that has strong recurring revenues and several avenues for growth. - The ACA law should improve the payer mix towards private insurance, the largest generator of revenue and EBITDA compared to Medicare and Medicaid. - A new…

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    Mexican commuters swap squats for metro tickets

    Mexico City is giving away condoms and metro tickets to commuters willing to do 10 squats as part of a programme to promote exercise in a country where obesity is a rampant health issue.

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  • Gilead Sciences: Sure, It's Hep-C But It's Not Just Hep-C

    In less than 24 hours, Gilead Sciences (GILD) will be reporting its second-quarter financial results. Evercore ISI's Mark Schoenebaum tells investors what to expect: IMS scripts for Gilead's HepC Harvoni/Sovaldi started relatively slow decline after peaking at the end of the 1 quarter but still are…

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  • 3-year study fails to link rugby to long-term health impact

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Researchers say they have been unable to find any definitive links between rugby and long-term physical and psychological health problems in former players.

    Associated Press