Use heart for every heart — the theme is about celebrating and connecting like-minded people on the occasion of World Heart Day this year. It created a sense of commitment around the common cause of heart health, and it is a concept that encapsulates the values of World Heart Day.
The association of COVID-19 with thrombotic events was initially inferred from case series. Now, investigators have analysed U.S. claims and medical records data to evaluate incidence of inpatient arterial and venous thrombotic events among adults hospitalised with COVID-19 between April 1, 2020, and May 31, 2021 (41,443 before vaccine availability and 44,194 after). Controls comprised 8,269 adults hospitalised with influenza during the 2018–2019 season.
Microplastics are tiny fractions of plastics measuring less than 5 millimeters in size. Often smaller than the tiniest grains of sands, these particles pose a grave danger to our health.
Our bodies give us clues about our health. Knowing the signs and symptoms of hyperglycemia, or elevated blood sugar and how to spot them can be key to improving your health and helping you manage diabetes.
Have you ever heard about the “Dawn Effect”? For people who have diabetes, the “Dawn Phenomenon” or “Dawn Effect” refers to higher blood sugar levels in the morning, which is common in people with diabetes. One reason for this - the dawn effect - describes an increase in blood sugar, usually occurring between 2 am and 8 am.
Schizophrenia is a disabling mental illness without care. People with the disorder hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe others control their minds. These sensations can cause erratic behaviour. Treatment can manage the most severe symptoms, but there is no cure.
According to a study, ‘sad feelings’ can alter stress-related brain tasks and increase blood levels of inflammatory proteins linked to heart disease, stroke, and metabolic syndrome. Mind and mindset are crucial to one’s nature. Our nature or behaviour is controlled by the ‘brain,’ a mysterious 3-pound soft structure responsible for solving problems, planning actions, and controlling emotions. These executive functions control our’ body and mind.
Today’s life is easier “with a lot of gadgets,” but behind our familiarity are many unexplainable illnesses. Modern life is full of stress. Stress is a foundational illness. People today feel more stress than they did 30/35 years ago, and those 45 to 64 feel it the most.
Study suggests 8 medical conditions are common in U.S. children diagnosed with obesity, and approximately one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. A study publishing recently in PLOS Digital Health by Elizabeth Campbell at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and colleagues suggest that childhood obesity may be associated with an array of underlying medical conditions.