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Antibiotics Don’t Reduce Severity, Duration of Cough

Adobe Stock From Newsmax Doctors sometimes prescribe antibiotics to help treat a cough, but a new study shows the drugs won’t help reduce the severity or duration of coughing — even if a bacterial infection is the culprit. Lower respiratory tract…

250 Websites Selling Fake Weight-Loss Drugs Reported

Dreamstime From Newsmax The cybersecurity firm BrandShield has taken down more than 250 websites selling fake versions of popular weight-loss and diabetes drugs in the GLP-1 class, the company’s CEO Yoav Keren told Reuters. BrandShield, which shared this information exclusively…

Cayman: Public Health hosts a special immunisation drive to mark Vaccination Week in the Americas

Parents are encouraged to bring their children, especially those with missed or outstanding doses, to get vaccinated during the vaccination drive. To celebrate the 22nd annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) organised by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)…

Ozempic, Wegovy Don’t Raise Thyroid Cancer Risk

Adobe Stock Wegovy, Ozempic and other drugs known as GLP-1 analogues have become wildly popular for controlling diabetes and helping folks lose weight. There were concerns that longer term use of the drugs might raise users’ odds for thyroid cancer,…

Even a Little Secondhand Smoke Increases A-Fib Risk

Adobe Stock From Newsmax Just a little exposure to secondhand smoke may increase your risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (A-Fib), a new, large study suggests. People who have A-Fib, the world’s most common heart rhythm disorder, are…

8 Proven Ways to Reverse Your Biological Age

Dreamstime By Lynn C. Allison From Newsmax While your chronological age is measured by the years you have lived, your biological age is determined by your DNA and how well you are weathering those years. According to The Washington Post, you may be…

ASICS global study shows link between regular exercise in teenage years and positive mental wellbeing in adulthood

9 April 2024 – Today, ASICS is announcing the results of its second Global State of Mind Study, which reaffirms a positive link between physical exercise and mental wellbeing and uncovers a link between being physically active in teenage years and…

CBD Oil For Dogs: Your Pup Has A New Pain Relief!

It is no secret that CBD oil has multiple medicinal benefits for humans. From easing anxiety to treating pains, cannabidiol has brought relief to one and all. Adding another feather to its crown, recent research has revealed that CBD products…

Cayman: Tragic Incident at NICE Program Briefing

It is with deep sadness and heavy heart, that we announce the passing of an individual at the morning briefing for the NICE Program today. The gentleman, whose identity will remain confidential pending family notification, tragically collapsed during the session….

How Scents Work to Treat Dementia and Depression

Dreamstime By Lynn C. Allison From Newsmax A landmark study by neuroscientists from the University of Pittsburgh found that smelling familiar scents can improve the mood of people suffering from depression. The study showed that scents are more effective than words at cueing…