Cold Weather Running May Be Even Healthier

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Dreary, chilly winter days might cause some year-round runners to think twice about their jog, but recent research suggests the benefits of cold weather running outweigh those of running in warmer conditions. Specifically, cold weather can help runners burn more bad … Read more

U.S. Life Expectancy Makes Post-Pandemic Rise

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — With fewer Americans dying from COVID in 2022, U.S. life expectancy rebounded a bit from declines experienced during the pandemic. According to provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on deaths for 2022, the average American can … Read more

U.S. Suicide Numbers Hit New Record High in 2022

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — U.S. suicide numbers reached a grim new high in 2022. The increase was most acute among women over the age of 24, according to provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, almost 49,500 people lost their … Read more

Mounjaro Beats Ozempic for Weight Loss in Early Trial

[ad_1] By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (Healthday News) — The diabetes drug Mounjaro prompted more weight loss among overweight and obese adults than Ozempic did in a real-world setting, researchers report. Both Mounjaro (tirzepatide) and Ozempic (semaglutide) mimic the effects of the gut hormone GLP-1, which triggers insulin production, helps … Read more

After Salmonella Cases Double in a Week, Cantaloupe Recall Expanded

[ad_1] By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2023 (Healthday News) — Three more brands of cantaloupe have been recalled by U.S. health officials after salmonella infections linked to the fruit more than doubled in just a week. The case count now includes nearly 100 people in 32 states, with Arizona, Missouri, Minnesota, … Read more

In Michigan, 5 Women Contracted Syphilis Affecting the Eyes From the Same Asymptomatic Man

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In a disease cluster last year, one infected but asymptomatic man spread a rare form of syphilis that affects the eyes to five Michigan women, a new report finds. Since ocular syphilis remains very rare, researchers believe the strain of T. … Read more

Long COVID Now Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

[ad_1] By Carole Tanzer Miller HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Repeated COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes have had a stark and lasting impact on vulnerable older residents, a new study reports. Long COVID has left many residents of these facilities relying more and more on staff to help them months … Read more

Whole Grain Foods Could Help Black Seniors Avoid Alzheimer’s

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Whole grains could be the key to Black people protecting their brains against aging and dementia, a new study reports. Black folks who ate more foods with whole grains appeared to have a slower rate of memory decline than those who … Read more

Got GERD? Eat This Way to Help Avoid Symptoms

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Some folks feasting this holiday have to contend with gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD. In fact, about one-third of the population is affected by this chronic condition, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That’s why it is … Read more

New Advances Mean Many Patients Go Home Same Day After Knee Replacement

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Robert Fleetwood, 73, needed joint replacements in both knees, both to relieve his arthritis pain and to continue competing in athletic activities. And thanks to medical advances, Fleetwood was able to go home the same he had each knee replaced, in … Read more