Health

April 16, 2019

Brain Waves for Angry Dreams Discovered by Sleep Scientists

Scientists have discovered the brain activity that takes place when people are having angry dreams. Researchers found that people who had angry dreams had more activity in the alpha band in the right frontal cortex compared with the left—a pattern that is also found in the brains of people who are feeling anger during wakefulness.
April 16, 2019

Heart Rate of 75 Beats per Minute Linked to Doubled Risk of Early Death

Middle-aged men with a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute are twice as likely to die early and develop heart disease, scientists believe.
April 16, 2019

Alzheimer's Early Warning: Falling for Scams Could Be Sign of Dementia

Being easily tricked by scams could be a sign that an older person has the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have found. 
April 15, 2019

Regular Cannabis Users Need 220 Percent More Sedatives for Medical Procedures Than Nonusers

People who regularly use cannabis need a 220 percent higher dose of sedatives during medical procedures, according to a new study. 
April 15, 2019

90 Percent of Teens Killed by Their Partners Are Girls—And Most of the Killers Are Men

A study has revealed that 90 percent of under 18s who are killed by a current or ex-partner are girls, while almost 90 percent of perpetrators are men.
April 15, 2019

April 15 is the day tobacco corporations pay $9 billion for tobacco diseases, however is it sufficient?

April 15 is Tax Day in the U.S., and it is a bitter pill for many.For state Medicaid plans, though, which pay a heavy price for tobacco-related illnesses, it can be a shot in the arm of sorts. April 15 is also the day when the five largest tobacco companies pay US$9 billion dollars to state governments, each and every year, forever, because of a 1998 legal settlement meant to compensate states for the costs of tobacco-related illness such as cancer, emphysema and heart disease. Actual payments made by the tobacco companies vary year to year because of adjustment factors written into the settlement; each of the states’ payments varies as well.
April 15, 2019

Mapping the US counties the place site visitors air air pollution hurts kids the most

In the U.S., over 6 million children had ongoing asthma in 2016. Globally, asthma kills around 1,000 people every day – and its prevalence is rising.
April 15, 2019

A frenemy fungus offers clues a few new lethal one

It seems like every few years there’s a virus or bacterium that threatens human health in a new way. But a new fungus that is a threat to humans? That doesn’t happen very often. That’s why we in the medical mycology community – the people who study dangerous fungi – are so intrigued and concerned by news reports about a new, deadly fungus called Candida auris.
April 14, 2019

Climate Change Could Worsen Antimicrobial Resistance Threat, Scientists Predict

Climate change could worsen the spread of microbes which are immune to drugs and substances we use to kill them, such as antibiotics, scientists have warned.
April 13, 2019

What Is Sage? After It Was Burned At Nipsey Hussle's Funeral, Where to Buy Sage, Reported Health Benefits and More

After a young girl burned a sage stick Thursday beside frames with pictures of rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle following his memorial, searches about sage spiked on Google as curiosity about the ancient ritual surged.