January 27, 2020

FDA: Sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream at unsafe levels

By Brian Freeman  From Newsmax Seven chemicals usually found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at unsafe levels with just one application, according to studies by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, CNN reported Tuesday. The research confirmed the findings of a pilot study published last year. “If companies want to […]

New nonsurgical weight loss technique developed

From Newsmax The Harvard-associated lab that created the “CoolSculpting” process of reducing fat says it’s on the trail of the next advance in nonsurgical slimming. CoolSculpting freezes fat cells by applying an ice-cold gel pad to the skin, causing cells to die off and either be flushed away or absorbed by the body, said lead […]

Report: Smoking Marijuana can be hard on your heart

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax Cardiologists should warn patients about the potential risks of marijuana, including its effects when paired with commonly prescribed cardiovascular medications, according to a report published Monday.  “Our review suggests that smoking marijuana carries many of the same cardiovascular health hazards as smoking tobacco,” said Dr. Muthiah Vaduganathan of Brigham and […]

The ultimate guide to sitting disease

By  Jeff Brushie From Unbreak Yourself Sitting disease may not sound like something to worry about, but in reality, it could be one of the biggest health issues many of us face. What’s important to understand when considering sitting disease is the fact that many of us have sedentary lifestyles because of our work, our […]

PAHO issues epidemiological alert on Novel Coronavirus for the Americas

Washington, January 17, 2020 (PAHO)— The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has issued an alert to its member countries on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), recommending that “health care workers have access to up to date information on the illness, be familiar with the principles and procedures for handling nCoV infections, and be trained to inquire about a patient’s […]

The Editor speaks: Tinting v signaling

From the latest PR from the RCIPS: “…over the past four days, 17–20 January, RCIPS officers issued 32 tickets for speeding, 63 tickets for tint, 4 tickets for using a mobile phone while driving, and prosecuted 4 persons for DUI. There were also 35 traffic collisions recorded.” I will highlight one of the items in […]

Cayman: Breast Cancer Foundation teams up with Cayman Spirits Pink Gin

Due to the overwhelming success and demand for the exclusive, limited edition pink gin produced last October to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month, Cayman Spirits and the Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman are proud to announce its return this year.As one of the Breast Cancer Foundation’s 2019 highlights, CI $3,393.50 was raised last year from […]

Anxiety not a life sentence

From Newsmax A diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder need not be a life sentence, a large Canadian study suggests. “It’s so exciting,” said lead author Esme Fuller-Thomson, director of the Institute for Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto. People with generalized anxiety disorder worry excessively for long periods, and most days they […]

AI can spot, evaluate prostate cancer

From Newsmax In another step toward using artificial intelligence in medicine, a new study shows that computers can be trained to match human experts in judging the severity of prostate tumors. Researchers found that their artificial intelligence system was “near perfect” in determining whether prostate tissue contained cancer cells. And it was on par with […]

Skim milk slows aging process

From Newsmax If you want to slow down the aging process, it might not hurt to replace whole milk with skim, new research suggests. The study of over 5,800 U.S. adults found that those who regularly indulged in higher-fat milk had shorter telomeres in their cells — a sign of accelerated “biological aging.” The findings […]