After Weeks of Flu-Like Symptoms, Open-Heart Surgery at 26

  TUESDAY, Oct. 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) On the first crisp day of fall, Melanie Falcon went for a run in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She returned home feeling more worn out than usual. In the days that followed, Falcon – a TV news anchor and reporter who was then 26 – endured fever, chills, … Read more

Treatment For Depression

Best Treatment For Depression With Anxiety

Everyone struggles with stress or tension. This is a disease related to our brain. Tension arises due to imbalance and lack of harmony between our state of mind and external state. Many mental disorders arise in a person due to stress. He is always restless and unstable. Stress is like a conflict that creates instability … Read more

CDC Signs Off on Moderna, J&J Boosters, Backs Mix n’ Match Shots

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday gave its blessing to booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines for tens of millions of Americans. The CDC approval mirrors the one granted by the U.S. Food and Drug … Read more

Deadly Liver Disease on the Rise – Are You at Risk?

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 Liver disease is usually associated with alcoholism or hepatitis, but obesity and diabetes are becoming an even more dire threat for potentially fatal liver damage, a new study reveals. In fact, advanced fatty liver disease increases a person’s risk of death by nearly sevenfold, according to … Read more

Scientists Develop Quick Test for Marijuana Use

Latest Mental Health News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Researchers may be one step closer to developing the equivalent of a Breathalyzer for detecting marijuana use. In an early study, scientists found that their rapid test was able to reliably detect THC in people’s saliva in under … Read more

Delta Variant Subtype on the Rise in Parts of Europe

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 A subtype of the Delta variant is causing a growing number of infections in the United Kingdom and is being closely monitored there and in other countries. During the week of Sept. 27, the AY.4.2 variant accounted for about 6% of cases in the U.K. and is “on an increasing trajectory,” … Read more

Just 5 Hours of Moderate Exercise a Week Cuts Your Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may reduce your risk of cancer, a new study suggests. If Americans got the recommended five hours a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, more than 46,000 cancer cases could be prevented in the United States each year, according to the … Read more

Good Sleep May Help Babies Avoid Obesity as They Grow

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) You’ve probably heard that getting better sleep can be good for your waistline. The same appears to be true for your baby. Newborns who get more sleep and wake up less during the night are less likely to become overweight in infancy, according to a just-published study. “While an … Read more

Depression, Anxiety Could Raise a Pregnant Woman’s Odds for C-Section

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) – While anxiety and depression in pregnant women have already been linked to low birth weight and preterm birth, they may also contribute to higher rates of cesarean deliveries. Researchers called the study among the largest to document a link between mood and anxiety disorders and first-time C-sections among … Read more

Right Amount of Sleep May Be Important in Early Alzheimer’s

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Getting the right amount of sleep — not too much and not too little — could reduce your risk of mental decline as you age, even if you have early Alzheimer’s disease, a new study claims. Poor sleep and Alzheimer’s disease are both associated with thinking (“cognitive”) declines, but … Read more