If You Can’t Do These 5 Things, Get Checked For Alzheimer’s — Eat This Not That

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 6.5 million americans. “Diagnosing dementia and its many types can be challenging for physicians,” says Glen Stevens, DO, Ph.D. “It is estimated that 5% of individuals over the age of 65 have severe dementia, and 10 to 15% are at least mildly impaired. As the … Read more

Rise in popularity of anal sex has led to health problems for women | sexual health

Women in the UK are suffering injuries and other health problems as a result of the growing popularity of anal sex among straight couples, two NHS surgeons have warned. The consequences include incontinence and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as pain and bleeding because they have experienced bodily trauma while engaging in the practice, … Read more

Digital health unicorn Truepill conducts third round of layoffs in 2022 – TechCrunch

True pill, a platform that helps other companies offer diagnostics, telehealth services and prescriptions, has conducted its third mass layoff in a string of workforce reductions, sources tell TechCrunch. The layoff impacted about third of the company, or 175 people. The company did not respond to multiple requests for comment. One source says that Truepill’s … Read more

Langya virus: Should you be worried?

Scientists are keeping an eye on a new virus that appears to have been transmitted from animals to humans in China and causes symptoms similar to COVID-19 or the flu. Researchers wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine last Thursday that 35 patients in the Shandong and Henan provinces of China were confirmed to … Read more

Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individual Persons, Communities, and Health Care Systems — United States, August 2022

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies Monitoring COVID-19 Community Levels to guide COVID-19 prevention efforts. Persons can use information about the current level of COVID-19 impact on their community to decide which prevention behaviors to use and when (at all times or at specific times), based on their own risk for severe illness and that of members of … Read more

How to lose fat and gain muscle

If learning how to lose fat and gain muscle were easy, everyone would do it. Unfortunately, it’s not a straightforward concept, with the methods used to achieve either objective often working at odds with one another. In the simplest of terms; muscle gain usually requires a calorie surplus where you’re consuming more calories than you’re … Read more