WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For those waiting during the pandemic for a new kidney or liver, new research is reassuring: Organs from deceased donors who had COVID-19 did not cause infection in recipients and posed no risk to health care workers. In a study that began in September 2021, the Duke University… Continue reading Organs Donated by People Who Had COVID Are Safe
THURSDAY, March 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Older adults may not only be living longer, but better as well, according to a new U.K. study.
Researchers found that since the 1990s, British adults age 65 and up have been enjoying more years living independently, free of disability.
That’s despite the fact… Continue reading People Are Now Living More Years in Good Health
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March 8, 2022 Young people of color are not getting COVID vaccine booster shots at the same rate as young white people, USA Today reported. That alarms federal health authorities. In an attempt to close the gap, the Biden administration plans to turn to churches and community health centers for help, USA Today said. “We… Continue reading Young People of Color Lag in Getting COVID Boosters
By Jess Erion I can’t tell you how many times I‘ve heard the iconic opening line: “Hey you, you’re finally awake,” as my TV screen filled with a view of Skyrim’s massive Nordic landscape. My high school English teacher was the first one to get me into digital RPGs (role-playing games) when he introduced me… Continue reading Games Unlock Relief for People With Chronic Pain
Health minister Philipp Rösler is determined to reduce costs for Germany’s health insurance funds and patients. But last year saw the German pharmaceuticals giants make tidy profits, and they’re not prepared to give in without a fight. They argue that developing new, effective medicine is a costly process and fraught with risk. source
March 3, 2022 — When Alabama-based cardiologist Joseph Fontenot, MD, was 50 years old, he noticed that the picture on the screen at the movie theater didn’t seem crisp. “I guess they don’t make movies as well as they used to,” he thought. He developed other visual problems, so he consulted eye doctors. He was… Continue reading Vision Rehab Helps People With Low Vision Navigate the World
March 2, 2022 — Increased levels of physical activity and an active lifestyle appear to be linked to a lower risk of heart disease in later life, a new study suggests.
Researchers looked at how different patterns of physical activity are linked with heart disease in older women and men and found that… Continue reading Daily Exercise May Cut Heart Disease Risk in Older People
But preventable cases of the disease could surge in black and Asian groups, analysis suggests. Source link
England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty has urged people to continue to self-isolate if they test positive for the coronavirus in the coming weeks. From Thursday, people with a positive test will no longer need to self-isolate under law, but will still be advised to stay at home. After 1 April, people with Covid symptoms… Continue reading Covid: Chris Whitty urges people to continue to self-isolate if positive