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People who eat a big breakfast may burn twice as many calories

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Our body expends energy when we digest food for the absorption, digestion, transport and storage of nutrients. This process, known as diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT), […]

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Diabetes patients who use online tools manage disease better

In a study published in JAMA Network Open today, Kaiser Permanente scientists report that diabetes patients who used the Kaiser Permanente patient portal and mobile phone app improved their diabetes management outcomes. The large study, involving more than 111,000 patients, was unique in assessing the relationship between the use of online tools and medication adherence […]

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9 ways to talk to people who spread coronavirus myths

The spread of misinformation about the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, seems greater than the spread of the infection itself. The World Health Organisation (WHO), government health departments and others are trying to alert people to these myths. But what’s the best way to tackle these if they come up in everyday conversation, whether […]

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Novel coronavirus case numbers ‘stabilising’: WHO

The number of cases of the deadly novel coronavirus being reported on a daily basis in China is “stabilising”, the World Health Organization said on Saturday. The UN health agency said this was “good news” but cautioned that it was too early to make any predictions about whether the virus might have peaked. “There has […]

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‘No doubt’ e-cigarettes harmful: WHO

Electronic cigarettes are harmful both to users and bystanders exposed to the fumes, the World Health Organization says in a report warning they can damage growing foetuses and impact teenagers’ brains. So-called electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS, have been pushed by producers as well as some governments as a safer alternative to smoking, and […]

Personal Health

Lung disease – German airports prepare for suspected cases

The German airports are bracing for a possible introduction of this new lung disease from China. For the case of an emergency there is “detailed contingency plans”, – stated in a communication from the airport Association ADV. “The necessary medical capacities are available.” The German airports had with the competent authorities, in close contact. Currently, […]

Kids Health

Celebs Who Admitted They Got Plastic Surgery

It’s often thought that celebrities who have had plastic surgery hide that fact at all costs. But as stars from Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Ariel Winter to Kelly Rowland and Courteney Cox have shown, that assumption isn’t always right. Some Hollywood actors and reality TV stars — hello, Real Housewives! — who have gone under the […]