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Mobile CPAP machines for tourism

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines are an integral part of the lives of many people suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Nearly Half of Cancer Deaths Linked to Lifestyle

IMAGE: Adobe Stock Nearly half of cancer deaths and 4 of 10 cases of cancer are linked to a person’s lifestyle, a new study says. Cigarette smoking remains the biggest cancer risk, contributing to 30% of cancer deaths and 20%…

Urine Test Might Help Men Skip Prostate Biopsies

From Newsmax Adobe Stock When prostate cancer strikes, one question is paramount: Is it aggressive and requiring immediate treatment, or slow-growing and worthy of monitoring only? Right now, an invasive biopsy is the only way to answer that query, but…

Better Sleep May Ease Loneliness

Adobe Stock From Newsmax People who feel lonely and socially isolated might benefit from more sleep, especially if they’re a young adult, a new study suggests. Better sleep is associated with significantly less emotional and social loneliness, researchers report. Younger adults…

Anxiety May Double the Risk of Developing Parkinson’s

Adobe Stock Fron Newsmax Anxiety could be an early warning sign of Parkinson’s disease, a new study finds. People with anxiety have at least double the risk of developing Parkinson’s compared to those without the mood disorder, results show. Further, specific Parkinson’s…

App Predicts Progression for Those With Alzheimer’s

Adobe Stock From Newsmax Dutch researchers are developing an app to predict how individual cases of Alzheimer’s disease will progress. Based on data from nearly 1,000 Alzheimer’s patients, they have already developed a prediction model that can forecast mental decline in people…

US – FTC: Middlemen Unduly Influence US Drug Prices

Dreamstime From Newsmax The consolidation of pharmacies and health insurance companies through years of dealmaking has led to a handful of pharmacy benefit managers exercising outsized influence over prescription drug prices, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday. Pharmacy benefit…

Cayman: DEH Employee Sustained Minor Injuries

Grand Cayman, July 12, 2024 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) confirms an incident involving a member of staff who sustained minor injuries after slipping and falling into a container located at the 24-hr landfill drop-off facility this morning at…

Energy Drinks Linked to Depression, ADHD in Kids

Dreamstime By Lynn C. Allison From Newsmax A new systematic review found that young people who consume energy drinks may experience sleep disturbances and have an increased risk for ADHD, anxiety, mood changes, and in severe cases, heart complications. Researchers from Newcastle University…

Scientists Identify Cause of Lupus, Way to Reverse It

Adobe Stock Lupus is caused by a specific defect in the immune system that can be reversed, potentially curing the autoimmune disorder, a new study claims. The disease appears to be caused by malfunctions in an immune system pathway that…