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Gene related to where a person lives ‘could prevent severe reaction to Covid’

Have you ever wondered why some people who catch Covid only have a mild illness, while others become seriously ill? Well, a scientific and medical team at Newcastle University have shown that a particular gene, called HLA-DRB1*04:01, is found three times more often in people who are asymptomatic, suggesting this gene confers some level of… Read More »

HBO’s ‘In Treatment’ to offer meditations, therapeutic content related to show

Loading the player… HBO is taking measures to bring mental health support directly to its viewers while addressing current hot-button issues. “In Treatment,” an HBO original drama series, returns to screens with a modern-day approach tackling the global pandemic and social and cultural issues, 10 years after the last season aired. A dynamic Black woman… Read More »

DOJ charges 14 people for alleged health-care fraud related to Covid-19

Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Federal prosecutors charged 14 people in multiple fraud schemes that allegedly bilked consumers and insurers out of $ 143 million, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. In addition to those charged by DOJ, more than 50 medical providers are also facing administrative actions by the Center for Program… Read More »

Shorter dream-stage sleep may be related to earlier death

Time and time again, adequate sleep has been shown to be critical to daily functioning and long-term health. Sleep serves numerous roles: recovering energy for the brain, clearing waste products, and forming memories. Prior studies have clearly linked shortened sleep times to heart disease, obesity, reduced cognitive performance, worsened mood, and even a shorter life.… Read More »

Japanese Ministry, METI, launches free remote health consultation service to address COVID-19 related concerns

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced on 11 March that it has launched a free remote health consultation service with doctors in response to growing public health concerns caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The free consultation service is being provided from March 11 to 31 and the service is being run by… Read More »

What’s the best way to manage agitation related to dementia?

You notice your loved one becoming more forgetful. She cannot recall her visit with her granddaughters yesterday. She claims she took her medications this morning, yet you find them untouched in her pill case. You wonder how this mild-mannered woman has become so angry, so quickly. She is often frightened now, disoriented, and unpredictable. Yet… Read More »