Wellness Check: Exercise | 2 minutes medicine

Aerobic activity and strengthening physical activity may have an association between dose response and mortality 1. In this study, compared with no aerobic physical activity (PA), mortality risk reduction was significantly associated with 1 hour per week of aerobic PA and stabilized at 3 hours/week.2. Muscle-strengthening exercises (MSE) give an additional reduced risk of death … Read more

New Covid-19 study makes big claim, says these children may be at increased risk of serious complications | world News

Washington: According to a new study, children with certain immunodeficiency diseases have abnormalities in the genes that regulate the body’s immune system against viral infections and have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19. The study was published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Most children infected with SARS-CoV-2 develop mild illness or … Read more

Has the US jumped the gun with new vaccines targeting omicron?

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Omicron vaccines, accompanied by a breathless press release from science and media blitzkrieg. A few days after the FDA’s action, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed suit, recommending updated boosters for anyone 12 or older who received at least two doses of the … Read more

Outpatient cover gaining popularity among Indian consumers, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Written by Amit Shubra The COVID-19 pandemic has been eventful in the world in more ways than one. It has completely changed the way people think when it comes to their health, their money, the way they want to work, and even the way they want to live their lives. Every sector has undergone major … Read more

Up to ten dead amid shortages caused by Xinjiang COVID lockdown – Radio Free Asia

Up to 12 people have died of starvation or lack of access to medicine in northwest China’s Xinjiang region during a strict coronavirus lockdown imposed by Chinese authorities since early August, according to residents and local officials. Hunger has left members of 10 families in Gurkiratma village, in Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) Araosteng township, in … Read more

Anxious seniors try to deal with tight budgets

Economic insecurity is upending the lives of millions of elderly people, as rising housing costs and inflation reduce the value of fixed income. Across the country, the anxiety and distress of elderly people who until recently managed to manage tight budgets are growing. Some lost work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Others face unsustainable increases in … Read more