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Forget gym, daily chores will keep you healthy: Study - Times of India

CHENNAI: Forget renewing your gym membership or joining Zumba classes. Washing clothes, moping the floor or weeding your garden for 30 minutes a day can cut the risk of death by more than a quarter and bring down the risk of heart diseases by 20%, scientists said in a study published in The Lancet.

The 'Prospective urban rural epidemiology (Pure)' study involving more than 130,000 people from 17 countries (including four states in India), scientists demonstrated any activity is good for people to meet the current guideline of 150 minutes a week, to raise the heart rate. The study was published in the medical journal Lancet. This is the second time in the last two months the pure study is turning conventional beliefs on their head. In August, contrary to popular belief, the study concluded that not only is consumption of many fats good and carbohydrates bad, but that a balanced diet...


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Buruli ulcer: How to avoid being infected by gruesome flesh-eating bacteria - ABC Online

Surfers and swimmers in the water at a beach on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.
Related Story: 'Epidemic' of disgusting flesh-eating disease hits parts of Victoria

A Victorian teenager was recently reported to be suffering from a Buruli ulcer, an infection caused by the "flesh-eating" bacteria Mycobacterium ulcerans.

She was said to have caught it on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, where cases seem to be on the rise.

Buruli ulcer, also known as Bairnsdale ulcer, occurs in many areas of the world, including Victoria.

Besides the Mornington Peninsula, Australian cases have also been reported in tropical areas, including north of Mossman in Queensland, and the Capricorn Coast of Queensland near Yeppoon.

In Victoria, the number of reported cases has definitely increased over the past two years.

As of September 2017,...


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How the banks give you a 'sucker score' - NEWS.com.au

YOUR credit score should really be called a “sucker score”.

Why? Because it’s a number that exists for only one reason: to tell banks how much money they’re going to be able to make off of you. The higher it is, the more of your money goes to them.

That’s not how they sell it, of course. They sell it as a metric for determining “credit worthiness”. But if you really break down what makes a credit score higher or lower, you’ll see that they aren’t being honest about what it actually is.

For example, if you’re the type of person who doesn’t use credit all that much, but can make large purchases and pay them off in a matter of days or weeks, that should be an indicator that you’re the most “credit worthy” person on the planet. Right? Shouldn’t the people who do that have the highest credit scores?

Nope. You’re actually penalised for that, and your credit score goes down. Banks hate you,...


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Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

New Delhi: The second most common cause of cancer, Prostate cancer, is rising in the rural part of India, say experts.

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world and if health experts are to be believed, the number of cases will be doubled by 2020.

"Most of the metastatic prostate cancer cases are from rural areas. Therefore, it's a challenge to government and doctors to decrease the risk factors and take prostate cancer risk in the rural areas very seriously," P.N. Dogra, Professor and Head of Urology at AIIMS, said in a statement on Thursday.

The rural masses need to be made aware of the treatment, drugs and technologies to combat the disease.

"There is an urgent need to create awareness about prostate cancer threat amongst the rural population," said Anup Kumar, Head (Department of Urology and Renal Transplant) at Safdarjung...


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Read more: Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

GENTLEMEN, we need to talk about your performance in the bedroom.

Chances are you think you’re pretty good at sex, and your clever partner probably makes all the right sounds in all the right places so your ego gets a boost.

Yup, there’s a fair chance she’s faking it.

A study from the United States has revealed four in five women — 81.6 per cent, to be precise — actually don’t orgasm from penetrative sex.

That’s not to say women don’t enjoy the missionary position; just that in most cases, it’s not going to get her rocks off.

It’s a huge contrast to men, who typically orgasm 95 per cent of the time.

The research, conducted by Indiana University’s School of Public Health and published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, aimed to fill the gap between public understanding of female orgasms and actual science.

“The study results challenge the mistaken, but common, notion that there...


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Banned doctor seeks protection order against 'harassing' regulators - Brisbane Times

Between 2007 and 2012 Dr Quach worked as a general practitioner in the ACT and Sydney.

In 2011, NSW authorities prosecuted him in relation to his treatment of a delirious patient.

Rather than sending the patient to hospital for psychiatric assessment, Dr Quach offered to observe the patient's condition by taking the patient and their friends out to dinner.

Another complaint related to included diagnosing a vomiting 20-year-old woman with a middle-ear infection before sending her for a pregnancy test, even though she assured him she was a virgin.

Individuals who seek personal protection orders, which are similar to domestic violence orders, typically have their identities protected by the courts.

But in the context of Dr Quach's long-running legal manoeuvres, the ACT Supreme Court found this month there was a public interest in identifying him.

"In short, [Dr Quach] has, in his...


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Neanderthal boy's skull reveals they grew like modern boys - The Guardian

An exhibit of a neanderthal child looking at its reflection in the water at Neanderthal Museum in Krapina, Croatia. Latest discoveries point to more similarities with humans than previously thought. Photograph: Nikola Solic/Reuters/Corbis

The first analysis of a Neanderthal boy’s skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in another sign that our extinct ancestors were similar to us, researchers have said.

The rare discovery of a child’s partial skeleton was found among the remains of seven adults and five other youths at the 49,000-year-old archeological site of El Sidron.

The seven-year-old boy, known as El Sidron J1 according to the report in the journal Science, is the first juvenile Neanderthal to be studied from the area.

“What we see in this Neanderthal is that the general pattern of growth is very similar to modern humans,” said co-author...


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What is vascular dementia? Symptoms, causes and risk factors of the deadly condition - Express.co.uk

What is vascular dementia?GETTY

What is vascular dementia? It is the second most common type after Alzheimer's

Vascular dementia affects 150,000 people in the UK, making it the second most prevalent type of dementia.

Earlier this year researchers revealed a strong link between the condition and surviving a stroke.

They found that one in three stroke sufferers will develop dementia within five years, while one in ten will experience brain decline within 12 months.

Now the British Heart Foundation, Alzheimer’s Society and Stroke Association are investing £2.2million into investigating vascular dementia.

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What is vascular dementia?GETTY

What is vascular dementia? It can be caused by a stroke

Vascular dementia symptoms occur when the brain is damaged because of problems with blood supply.

But what is the...


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Hard water may contribute to development of eczema by damaging skin barrier - News-Medical.net

September 22, 2017

Hard water damages our protective skin barrier and could contribute to the development of eczema, a new study has shown.

Researchers from the University of Sheffield and King’s College London have discovered that exposing the skin to hard water damages the skin barrier – which is our defense against outside threats such as bacteria or sun burn – and increases the sensitivity of the skin to potential irritants found in everyday wash products such as soap or washing powder.

Hard water contains high levels of calcium and magnesium ions that bind to surfactants such as sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES) – which act as detergents or wetting agents – making them insoluble, so they precipitate onto the skin.

Skin pH is normally acidic but hard water has high alkalinity which means it can raise the skin surface pH.  A shift towards alkaline...


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Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

"I KNEW conjunctivitis wasn't meant to be that painful."

Claire Wilkinson's horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.

That itch triggered a nightmare chain of events that has left Claire blind, bald and bed-bound for months, reports Kidspot.

She is unable to go out into the light and her feet have swollen to almost twice their normal size.

It was business-as-usual the morning it all started.

Claire - who is stepmum to Lachlan, 19 and mum to Connor, 15 and Abee-Louise, 13 - put in her contact lenses as usual and went about her day.

About half an hour later, when she arrived at the doctor's surgery where she worked as a receptionist, she felt a pain in her left eye.

A doctor at her work prescribed eye drops, but Claire said: "The pain got worse and worse. I've...


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Read more: Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

"I KNEW conjunctivitis wasn't meant to be that painful."

Claire Wilkinson's horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.

That itch triggered a nightmare chain of events that has left Claire blind, bald and bed-bound for months, reports Kidspot.

She is unable to go out into the light and her feet have swollen to almost twice their normal size.

It was business-as-usual the morning it all started.

Claire - who is stepmum to Lachlan, 19 and mum to Connor, 15 and Abee-Louise, 13 - put in her contact lenses as usual and went about her day.

About half an hour later, when she arrived at the doctor's surgery where she worked as a receptionist, she felt a pain in her left eye.

A doctor at her work prescribed eye drops, but Claire said: "The pain got worse and worse. I've...


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Read more: Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

"I KNEW conjunctivitis wasn't meant to be that painful."

Claire Wilkinson's horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.

That itch triggered a nightmare chain of events that has left Claire blind, bald and bed-bound for months, reports Kidspot.

She is unable to go out into the light and her feet have swollen to almost twice their normal size.

It was business-as-usual the morning it all started.

Claire - who is stepmum to Lachlan, 19 and mum to Connor, 15 and Abee-Louise, 13 - put in her contact lenses as usual and went about her day.

About half an hour later, when she arrived at the doctor's surgery where she worked as a receptionist, she felt a pain in her left eye.

A doctor at her work prescribed eye drops, but Claire said: "The pain got worse and worse. I've...


Read full article on News GN Health


Read more: Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

A simple contact lens sparked a nightmare chain of events for Claire Wilkinson. Picture: Press Association

"I KNEW conjunctivitis wasn't meant to be that painful."

Claire Wilkinson's horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.

That itch triggered a nightmare chain of events that has left Claire blind, bald and bed-bound for months, reports Kidspot.

She is unable to go out into the light and her feet have swollen to almost twice their normal size.

It was business-as-usual the morning it all started.

Claire - who is stepmum to Lachlan, 19 and mum to Connor, 15 and Abee-Louise, 13 - put in her contact lenses as usual and went about her day.

About half an hour later, when she arrived at the doctor's surgery where she worked as a receptionist, she felt a pain in her left eye.

A doctor at her work prescribed eye drops, but Claire said: "The pain got worse and worse. I've...


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Read more: Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed - Toowoomba Chronicle

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

New Delhi: The second most common cause of cancer, Prostate cancer, is rising in the rural part of India, say experts.

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world and if health experts are to be believed, the number of cases will be doubled by 2020.

"Most of the metastatic prostate cancer cases are from rural areas. Therefore, it's a challenge to government and doctors to decrease the risk factors and take prostate cancer risk in the rural areas very seriously," P.N. Dogra, Professor and Head of Urology at AIIMS, said in a statement on Thursday.

The rural masses need to be made aware of the treatment, drugs and technologies to combat the disease.

"There is an urgent need to create awareness about prostate cancer threat amongst the rural population," said Anup Kumar, Head (Department of Urology and Renal Transplant) at Safdarjung...


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Read more: Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

New Delhi: The second most common cause of cancer, Prostate cancer, is rising in the rural part of India, say experts.

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world and if health experts are to be believed, the number of cases will be doubled by 2020.

"Most of the metastatic prostate cancer cases are from rural areas. Therefore, it's a challenge to government and doctors to decrease the risk factors and take prostate cancer risk in the rural areas very seriously," P.N. Dogra, Professor and Head of Urology at AIIMS, said in a statement on Thursday.

The rural masses need to be made aware of the treatment, drugs and technologies to combat the disease.

"There is an urgent need to create awareness about prostate cancer threat amongst the rural population," said Anup Kumar, Head (Department of Urology and Renal Transplant) at Safdarjung...


Read full article on News GN Health


Read more: Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

New Delhi: The second most common cause of cancer, Prostate cancer, is rising in the rural part of India, say experts.

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world and if health experts are to be believed, the number of cases will be doubled by 2020.

"Most of the metastatic prostate cancer cases are from rural areas. Therefore, it's a challenge to government and doctors to decrease the risk factors and take prostate cancer risk in the rural areas very seriously," P.N. Dogra, Professor and Head of Urology at AIIMS, said in a statement on Thursday.

The rural masses need to be made aware of the treatment, drugs and technologies to combat the disease.

"There is an urgent need to create awareness about prostate cancer threat amongst the rural population," said Anup Kumar, Head (Department of Urology and Renal Transplant) at Safdarjung...


Read full article on News GN Health


Read more: Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

New Delhi: The second most common cause of cancer, Prostate cancer, is rising in the rural part of India, say experts.

Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths among men around the world and if health experts are to be believed, the number of cases will be doubled by 2020.

"Most of the metastatic prostate cancer cases are from rural areas. Therefore, it's a challenge to government and doctors to decrease the risk factors and take prostate cancer risk in the rural areas very seriously," P.N. Dogra, Professor and Head of Urology at AIIMS, said in a statement on Thursday.

The rural masses need to be made aware of the treatment, drugs and technologies to combat the disease.

"There is an urgent need to create awareness about prostate cancer threat amongst the rural population," said Anup Kumar, Head (Department of Urology and Renal Transplant) at Safdarjung...


Read full article on News GN Health


Read more: Prostate cancer on the rise in rural India, cases may double by 2020 - Zee News

Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

GENTLEMEN, we need to talk about your performance in the bedroom.

Chances are you think you’re pretty good at sex, and your clever partner probably makes all the right sounds in all the right places so your ego gets a boost.

Yup, there’s a fair chance she’s faking it.

A study from the United States has revealed four in five women — 81.6 per cent, to be precise — actually don’t orgasm from penetrative sex.

That’s not to say women don’t enjoy the missionary position; just that in most cases, it’s not going to get her rocks off.

It’s a huge contrast to men, who typically orgasm 95 per cent of the time.

The research, conducted by Indiana University’s School of Public Health and published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, aimed to fill the gap between public understanding of female orgasms and actual science.

“The study results challenge the mistaken, but common, notion that there...


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Read more: Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

GENTLEMEN, we need to talk about your performance in the bedroom.

Chances are you think you’re pretty good at sex, and your clever partner probably makes all the right sounds in all the right places so your ego gets a boost.

Yup, there’s a fair chance she’s faking it.

A study from the United States has revealed four in five women — 81.6 per cent, to be precise — actually don’t orgasm from penetrative sex.

That’s not to say women don’t enjoy the missionary position; just that in most cases, it’s not going to get her rocks off.

It’s a huge contrast to men, who typically orgasm 95 per cent of the time.

The research, conducted by Indiana University’s School of Public Health and published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, aimed to fill the gap between public understanding of female orgasms and actual science.

“The study results challenge the mistaken, but common, notion that there...


Read full article on News GN Health


Read more: Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

GENTLEMEN, we need to talk about your performance in the bedroom.

Chances are you think you’re pretty good at sex, and your clever partner probably makes all the right sounds in all the right places so your ego gets a boost.

Yup, there’s a fair chance she’s faking it.

A study from the United States has revealed four in five women — 81.6 per cent, to be precise — actually don’t orgasm from penetrative sex.

That’s not to say women don’t enjoy the missionary position; just that in most cases, it’s not going to get her rocks off.

It’s a huge contrast to men, who typically orgasm 95 per cent of the time.

The research, conducted by Indiana University’s School of Public Health and published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, aimed to fill the gap between public understanding of female orgasms and actual science.

“The study results challenge the mistaken, but common, notion that there...


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Read more: Study shows four in five women can't orgasm from penetrative sex - NEWS.com.au

 

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