These states are the most chubby within the US, document finds

These states are the most chubby within the US, document finds

Where does your state fall in terms of obesity?The personal finance site WalletHub on Tuesday released its “2019’s Fattest States in America” report and found that Mississippi is the most obese in the nation.THESE ARE THE 10 MOST OBESE STATES IN THE US, REPORT FINDSFollowing closely behind at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, came…
Most prescribed blood stress medicines is at possibility of be much less effective than others

Most prescribed blood stress medicines is at possibility of be much less effective than...

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new multinational study shows that the most popular first-line treatment for hypertension is less effective and has more side effects than an alternative that's prescribed much less often. The researchers, including Columbia's George Hripcsak, MD, and Patrick Ryan, Ph.D., analyzed electronic health records and claims data from nearly 5 million…
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Lift out Orderly Medication Work?

Giz AsksGiz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything from space to butts and get answers from a variety of experts.If you’re looking to make your brain work better, you have plenty of options. You can start sleeping better, invest in a juicer, spend time at a decent gym. Or—if you’re pressed for…
Electrifying science: Sleek look describes conduction via proteins

Electrifying science: Sleek look describes conduction via proteins

A DNA polymerase--an enzyme that synthesizes DNA molecules from nucleotide building blocks--is poised between a pair of electrodes. Binding of nucleotides by the polymerase causes conductance spikes, which may be characteristic of the specific molecules bound by the polymerase.Such a device, in theory, could carry out rapid, accurate, low cost DNA sequencing, and may have…
Minnesota Division of Effectively being stories 1st flu dying of season

Minnesota Division of Effectively being stories 1st flu dying of season

Photo: CDC/MGN Updated: October 31, 2019 04:02 PM The Minnesota Department of Health documented the state's first flu death of the season, according to a report released on Thursday. The MDH's Influenza & Respiratory Illness Activity Report shows one death associated with influenza has been recorded so far this season. The death occurred in a previous…
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Vaping sickness: Inland Empire teen suffers life-threatening concerns from e-cigarette -TV

Vaping sickness: Inland Empire teen suffers life-threatening concerns from e-cigarette -TV

LOMA LINDA, Calif. (KABC) -- A teenager from Desert Hot Springs has spent the last five weeks in the hospital, after life-threatening complications believed to be caused by the use of electronic cigarettes, commonly known as vaping.Doctors say it almost cost him his life."I liked how it tastes. It tastes like doughnuts," said 15-year old…
In US First, an Opioid Addicted Patient Has Had Electrodes Implanted Into His Mind

In US First, an Opioid Addicted Patient Has Had Electrodes Implanted Into His Mind

Implanted electrodes. (West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute) LENNY BERNSTEIN, THE WASHINGTON POST 7 NOV 2019 A surgeon has implanted electrodes in the brain of a patient suffering from severe opioid use disorder, hoping to cure the man's intractable craving for drugs in the first such procedure performed in the United States. The device, known…
Two Strains of Polio Are Gone, but the End of the Disease Is Still Far Off

Two Strains of Polio Are Gone, but the End of the Disease Is Still...

Only polio virus Type 1 persists, and only in Pakistan and Afghanistan. But now mutant vaccine viruses are paralyzing some unvaccinated children. Polio vaccinations administered in Karachi, Pakistan, in June. Wild polio virus is still endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan.CreditShahzaib Akber/EPA, via ShutterstockOct. 23, 2019In another milestone on the long, expensive and sometimes discouraging road…
Eating disorders: Over-65s unable to receive admission to some clinics

Eating disorders: Over-65s unable to receive admission to some clinics

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"At my age, who gets an eating disorder? It's a teenage disease." Over-65s with eating disorders are being prevented from accessing some specialist clinics despite NHS England saying they are open to all ages, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has found. For some, such support is seen…

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