18 non-dairy calcium-rich foods

Lots of foods are abundant in calcium, and lots of do not consist of dairy. This might be excellent news, especially for vegans and individuals who are lactose intolerant so can not completely absorb dairy items. Calcium is important for basic health. Many grownups aged 19–50 need 1,000 milligrams (mg) of calcium each day, according … Read more

Insomnia common among cancer patients

(Photograph: Unsplash/Ben Blennerhasset) Roughly half of sufferers with most cancers have signs of insomnia, and lots of could have sleep issues that linger for a minimum of a 12 months, a small research suggests. As much as 10 per cent of adults within the developed world endure from continual insomnia, and most cancers sufferers are … Read more

Sanofi to cut US insulin costs for some patients to US$99 per month

The logo of Sanofi is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, (Photo: REUTERS/Charles Platiau) NEW YORK: Sanofi SA said on Wednesday (Apr 10) it will cut the cost of its insulin products to US$99 per month for uninsured patients and others who pay cash for it in the United … Read more

Virgin territory: Study shows sexual inexperience rising in Japan

A large proportion of Japanese adults “remain inexperienced” with sex well into their thirties, a new study shows AFP/Behrouz MEHRI TOKYO: Around one in 10 Japanese in their thirties has never had heterosexual sex and the number of adults with no sexual experience is increasing, according to a new study based on national survey data. … Read more

Helping, listening, caring: Japanese prefecture leads dramatic decrease in suicides

Taeko Watanabe, whose son Yuki who committed suicide in 2008, talks in front of his portrait at her home in Akita, Japan. (REUTERS/Elaine Lies) AKITA, Japan: Taeko Watanabe awoke one cold March night and found a trail of blood in the hallway, a bloody cleaver on her son Yuki’s bed and no trace of him in … Read more

Starting workouts in middle age tied to longer life

(Photo: Unsplash) While regularly exercising over the course of decades is a great way to live longer, a US study suggests that even people who don’t start working out until middle-age may see similar longevity benefits. To help people live longer, national guidelines for physical fitness recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity … Read more

Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide

A major study has found that unhealthful eating is responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other risk factor, including smoking.A diet low in nutrients may cause more deaths worldwide than smoking or other unhealthful habits, suggests new research. The Global Burden of Disease Study looked at dietary consumption between 1990 and 2017 in 195 … Read more

Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy

FILE PHOTO: An employee pours whisky in a glass at a restaurant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Samrang Pring LONDON: Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are not true, according to the results … Read more

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