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  • NVWA verbiedt verkoop voedingssupplement MMS
    Het gebruik van het voedingssupplement MMS kan leiden tot ernstige gezondheidsrisico's. Onderzoek in opdracht van de Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit (NVWA) heeft dat uitgewezen, zo laat de toezichthouder donderdag weten. De NVWA heeft de verk…
    - 15 Mar 18, 4:11pm -
  • Beginnende arts heeft weinig medicijnkennis
    Een groot deel van de bijna afgestudeerde artsen in Europa is niet goed in staat om effectief en veilig geneesmiddelen voor te schrijven. Dat concludeert klinisch farmacoloog David Brinkman van het VU medisch centrum in een promotieonderzoek.
    - 14 Mar 18, 8:54am -
  • RIVM waarschuwt voor voedingssupplementen
    Niet heel veel amateursporters in Nederland gebruiken prestatieverhogende middelen zoals voedingssupplementen. Maar er worden wel regelmatig lichamelijke klachten gemeld, waarschuwt het RIVM (het Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu) woensda…
    - 14 Mar 18, 6:14am -
  • Vrouwelijk eitje voor eerst opgekweekt in lab
    Voor het eerst zijn menselijke eitjes die geschikt zijn voor bevruchting opgekweekt in een laboratorium. Wetenschappers zijn erin geslaagd het proces waarbij eitjes in de baarmoeder rijpen, buiten het lichaam na te bootsen.
    - 9 Feb 18, 9:02am -
  • Mannen doof voor schade aan gehoor
    Veel oudere mannen lopen langdurig rond met soms ernstig gehoorverlies. Ze blijken doof voor gehoorschade. Vier van de vijf 55-plussers (81 procent) worden weliswaar door de ’omgeving’ gewezen op hun hoorproblemen, maar ondernemen daartegen heel…
    - 6 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • Ziekenhuizen doen energiedrankjes in de ban
    Bij verschillende ziekenhuizen zijn recent de omstreden energiedrankjes uit de restaurantjes, winkeltjes en automaten verdwenen. Dat zegt de Vereniging van Ziekenhuizen (NVZ), die er blij mee is.
    - 31 Jan 18, 3:31pm -
  • Nederlands onderzoek bewijst: liefde bestaat
    Liefde lijkt wetenschappelijk bewezen door een 30-jarige Eindhovense. Ze deed vier jaar lang onderzoek en vond de bewijzen.
    - 22 Jan 18, 10:05pm -
  • ’Zorgen om slaappil-gebruik verpleegkundigen’
    Ziekenhuizen hebben in tien jaar tijd zeker 35 medewerkers ontslagen wegens diefstal van medicijnen, vooral slaap- en kalmeringsmiddelen als temazepam en oxazepam. Het gaat vooral om verpleegkundigen, meldt althans radioprogramma Argos zaterdagmiddag…
    - 19 Jan 18, 3:57pm -
  • Nederlanders eten vooral thuis fors minder groenten en fruit
    We eten steeds minder verse groente en fruit. In gewicht kochten we vorig jaar 3% minder.
    - 10 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • Iets minder overstappers zorgverzekeraar
    Ruim een miljoen Nederlanders zijn dit jaar overgestapt naar een andere zorgverzekeraar. Dat komt overeen met 5,9 procent van alle verzekerden, maakte Zorgverzekeraars Nederland (ZN) maandag bekend. De brancheorganisatie baseert zich op voorlopige ci…
    - 8 Jan 18, 3:49pm -
  • Riziwan de rat ruikt tbc binnen paar tellen
    Wetenschappers in de Tanzaniaanse stad Morogoro hebben een rat geleerd een gevaarlijke vorm van tuberculose te ontdekken. Riziwan heet de één jaar oude rat die het kunstje flikt. Artsen zijn ingenomen met zijn levensreddende prestatie. Riziwan krij…
    - 26 Dec 17, 5:43pm -

Harvard Health

  • Physician burnout can affect your health
    The problem of physician burnout is growing and more than half of US doctors are experiencing (experience?) some symptom of burnout. Aside from the personal toll on their own lives, burned-out doctors may be compromising patient care in a variety of…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 10:30am -
  • Sun protection: Appropriate sunscreen use
    While our bodies need sunlight for vitamin D production, the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation mean that everyone should be mindful of sun protection, in particular, the importance of using sunscreen regularly and correctly.The post Sun prote…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Dietary rut? 5 ways to snap out of it
    If you find that you’re eating the same meals too frequently, or relying too much on frozen dinners or takeout, here are some suggestions to perk up your meals and break out of that dietary rut.The post Dietary rut? 5 ways to snap out of it appear…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Separating children and parents at the border causes lifelong damage
    Separating children and parents at the border can permanently affect a child's brain development and even risk his or her future health thanks to the "toxic" stress caused by the experience and the loss of parental nurturing and support.The post Sep…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Lyme disease: Resolving the “Lyme wars”
    Most people who get Lyme disease recover after a course of antibiotics, but some patients continue to experience symptoms for months or even years. There is much controversy around post-treatment Lyme disease, particularly in how long patients should…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Swimming lessons: 10 things parents should know
    All children should know how to swim. Before arranging for swimming lessons for kids, parents should know when a child is ready to learn, how to encourage learning this skill, and what to expect from facilities or programs that give lessons.The post…
    - 10 days ago 15 Jun 18, 10:30am -
  • “What ifs”: An underappreciated side effect of addiction
    The pain of losing a loved one to an overdose never goes away completely, and it’s tempting (if not inevitable) for survivors to look back at places where the outcome could have changed. But sharing the truth about addiction, regardless of how pain…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Exercise as part of cancer treatment
    Based on analyses of multiple studies showing benefits of exercise, Australia’s national cancer organization has issued formal guidelines recommending exercise as part of cancer treatment for all cancer patients. The guidelines emphasize that exerc…
    - 12 days ago 13 Jun 18, 3:30pm -
  • Skin serum: What it can and can’t do
    Women concerned about the effects of aging on their skin may want to consider a skin serum, which is a concentrated formulation containing vitamins, antioxidants, and other ingredients.The post Skin serum: What it can and can’t do appeared first o…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Dogs and health: A lower risk for heart disease-related death?
    A Swedish study found a new connection between dogs and health--people who own dogs tend to live longer and have a lower risk of death from a cardiovascular event than those who do not. But the study did not prove that dog ownership is the reason for…
    - 14 days ago 11 Jun 18, 2:30pm -

CNN Health

NDTV - Health

Five Thirty Eight - Science a & Health

  • Driving? Your Phone Is A Distraction Even If You Aren’t Looking At It
    I was in the car with a friend recently when she pulled up to a stoplight, picked up her phone and replied to a text. I gave her the side eye. What? she glared back. “I only use my phone when we’re stopped.” “OK, fine,” I said. But, I wonde…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 12:01pm -
  • Nuclear Power Won’t Survive Without A Government Handout
    Once upon a time, if you were an American who didn’t like nuclear energy, you had to stage sit-ins and marches and chain yourself to various inanimate objects in hopes of closing the nation’s nuclear power plants. Today … all you have to do is…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jun 18, 3:18pm -
  • How Early Is Too Early To Get A Colon Screening?
    Last week, the American Cancer Society published new guidelines that call for colorectal cancer screening to begin at age 45 — five years earlier than the group had previously recommended. But some experts are saying not so fast. The new recommenda…
    - 17 days ago 8 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • Humans Are Dumb At Figuring Out How Smart Animals Are
    If an animal is smart enough, should we treat it like a human? An abstract question, but one that found its way into a courtroom recently. A case bidding for consideration by the New York State Court of Appeals sought to extend the legal concept of h…
    - 38 days ago 18 May 18, 2:25pm -
  • The Midwest Is Getting Drenched, And It’s Causing Big Problems

    - 39 days ago 17 May 18, 9:58am -
  • How Shoddy Statistics Found A Home In Sports Research
    Graphics by Ella Koeze At first blush, the studies look reasonable enough. Low-intensity stretching seems to reduce muscle soreness. Beta-alanine supplements may boost performance in water polo players. Isokinetic strength training could improve swin…
    - 40 days ago 16 May 18, 10:00am -
  • Why Is Water Slippery?
    The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From A Toddler, which uses kids’ curios…
    - 45 days ago 11 May 18, 1:01pm -
  • Does Medicaid Expansion Have A Shot In A State As Red As Idaho?
    Washington may have (mostly) stopped talking about the Affordable Care Act, but debates over the law are still raging in some states. Take Idaho. Just as the state was seeking to allow the sale of health insurance plans that don’t comply with the l…
    - 54 days ago 2 May 18, 4:45pm -
  • Should We Trust Michael Cohen If He Flips On Trump?
    Will Michael Cohen flip? The media has been debating that question ever since the FBI raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer on April 8. Cohen is under investigation for bank fraud and campaign finance violations, and while…
    - 56 days ago 30 Apr 18, 9:38am -
  • Who Built The First House? And What Even Is A House?
    The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From A Toddler, which uses kids’ curios…
    - 67 days ago 19 Apr 18, 4:16pm -
  • Space Communications Are Stuck In The Dial-Up Age. Which Means It’s Time For More Lasers.
    In space, no one can hear you scream — because sound doesn’t travel in a vacuum, but also because you would need some sort of radio relay to carry the message, what with the distances being so extreme. And this goes for any sort of communication.…
    - 68 days ago 18 Apr 18, 1:41pm -
  • If Pruitt Gets Fired, Liberals And Conservatives Could Both End Up Disappointed
    Is Scott Pruitt plated in gold or spattered in mud? In a week where President Trump’s lawyer got raided by the FBI, Trump’s top homeland security adviser resigned, the president agreed to join an international response to an act of chemical warfa…
    - 74 days ago 12 Apr 18, 1:35pm -
  • The Pay Gap Is Way Too Entrenched To Be Solved By Women Alone
    Happy Equal Pay Day! (Or, as I like to call it, Women’s New Year.) Today is the day that marks roughly how far into 2018 women had to work to earn a salary equal to what men got the year before. We’d throw a parade and street fair, but we were to…
    - 76 days ago 10 Apr 18, 2:36pm -
  • A Crackdown On Drug Dealers Is Also A Crackdown On Drug Users
    To combat the opioid crisis, the Trump administration is calling for drug dealers to face tougher penalties, including capital punishment in some cases. The U.S. Sentencing Commission is also considering proposals for tougher prison sentences in crim…
    - 81 days ago 5 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • More Americans Are Dying From Suicide, Drug Use And Diarrhea
    Americans are dying in different ways than they used to. As of 2014, more were dying from drug use than in years past, even as deaths from alcohol had largely remained unchanged. Deaths resulting from interpersonal violence were on the decline, but f…
    - 83 days ago 2 Apr 18, 8:17pm -
  • There’s Still No Such Thing As Sound Science
    Last week saw a major development in how the Environmental Protection Agency plans to engage with scientific evidence. On Friday, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt gave The Daily Caller an exclusive interview and said he would soon end the agency’s us…
    - 87 days ago 29 Mar 18, 8:10pm -
  • The Trouble With Quitting Facebook Is That We Like Facebook
    We have now come to bury Facebook, not to praise it. In the past few weeks, after the revelation that consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had obtained the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to help it craft targeted political ads in favor of…
    - 90 days ago 27 Mar 18, 10:00am -
  • Who Should Pay For Climate Change?
    SAN FRANCISCO — Outside a courtroom where a much-anticipated court hearing on climate science took place on Wednesday is an old photo of San Francisco’s coastline. Dated 1865, it features an area of the city known as North Beach, which back then…
    - 95 days ago 22 Mar 18, 4:28pm -
  • Anyone Can Now Take This Breast Cancer Gene Test, But It Probably Won’t Tell You Much
    Breast and ovarian cancers are scary, anxiety-provoking diseases, and with good reason. Although breast cancer isn’t the cancer that kills the most women (lung cancer holds that distinction), it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. And o…
    - 96 days ago 21 Mar 18, 4:34pm -
  • What It’s Like To Watch #MeToo When It Is You, Too
    On average, more than 300,000 Americans experience rape or sexual assault each year. When the #MeToo movement makes headlines, those survivors are reading. How is that affecting people who have experienced sexual violence, to see stories similar to t…
    - 16 Mar 18, 4:42pm -

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