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Nutrition, Cardiovascular Disease Experts Urge Evaluation of Diet at Routine Healthcare Check-Ups

Dallas, August 9: A group of nutrition and cardiovascular disease experts issued a new scientific statement which states that the time has come for routine healthcare visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counselling. The statement issued from the American Heart Association was published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American… Read More »

Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies. The review of evidence by Public Health England found excess weight put people at greater risk of needing hospital admission or intensive care. And the risk grew substantially as weight increased. The release… Read More »

Coronavirus could cause 35,000 extra UK cancer deaths, experts warn

Delays to cancer diagnosis and treatment due to coronavirus could cause thousands of excess deaths in the UK within a year, research suggests. Scientists suggest there could be at least 7,000 additional deaths – but in a worst case scenario that number could be as high as 35,000. There are concerns routine screenings, urgent referrals… Read More »

‘Optimism tinged with anxiety’: What to expect from the next 100 days of COVID-19, according to experts

Article content “What’s keeping you awake at night?” That’s the question we put to doctors, scientists, philosophers, psychologists, futurists, microbiologists and bioethicists, 100 days after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. We asked the experts what they’re anticipating for the next 100 days, what we should do differently, what worries them most.… Read More »

Risking Their Lives To Save Their Lives: Why Public Health Experts Support Black Lives Matter Protests

People gather wearing face masks, recording with their phones and holding a signs that read “BLACK … [+] LIVES MATTER” gather during a service outside St. John’s Episcopal Church near the White House in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day that slaves in… Read More »