How many minutes do you have to exercise to stay healthy? Here’s what experts say:

Consistent or regular exercise is good for health, and a new study found that those who practice it daily have a lower risk of premature death. According to the study, conducted by the Scientific Journal of the American Heart Association, people who went above the minimum guidelines for moderate or vigorous physical activity had a … Read more

Researchers provide comprehensive overview of human monkeypox infections

In a recent study published in the Micro organisms journal, researchers reviewed the various aspects of human monkeypox infections. Study: Human Monkeypox: A Comprehensive Narrative Assessment and Analysis of Public Health Impacts. Image Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock Several cases of monkeypox reported in non-endemic countries in North America, Europe and Oceania have indicated the emergence of monkeypox … Read more

British dentists must give antibiotics to patients at risk of heart infection – study | dentists

Dentists in the UK should be encouraged to give antibiotics to patients at high risk of a life-threatening heart infection before invasive procedures, a study finds. Research suggests that oral bacteria that enter the bloodstream during dental treatments may explain 30% to 40% of infective endocarditis cases. The rare but life-threatening condition occurs when the … Read more

Stuck monkeypox vaccines raise risk of spillover, wider outbreak

There are growing concerns that a monkeypox vaccination campaign could be halted amid a shortage of supplies. Xinhua Press Agency | Getty Images Concerns are mounting that the chance to contain the escalating monkeypox outbreak may be closed, with vaccine shortages leaving some at-risk groups waiting weeks to get stung. Health professionals have warned that … Read more

Start your spring wellness lift

Coughs, colds and COVID have plagued many Australians this winter and with spring approaching we are all hoping to leave the germs behind. But to fight the pattern of sore throats and runny noses, your body’s immune system needs to be strengthened with the help of some extra care and attention. Here we share expert … Read more

WHO warns of human-to-dog transfer of monkeypox

Issued on: 19/08/2022 – 09:04 The World Health Organization has urged people infected with monkeypox not to expose animals to the virus after a first reported case of human-to-dog transmission. A first case of human-to-dog monkeypox transmission — between two men and their Italian Greyhound living together in Paris — was reported last week in … Read more

Most people infected with COVID-19 Omicron variant did not know

According to new research from Cedars-Sinai, most people infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, did not know they had the virus. Cedars-Sinai researchers find that 56% did not know they were infected with the virus that caused it[{” attribute=””>COVID-19. The majority of people who were likely infected with the … Read more

Westmead Hospital endoscopy researcher Professor Michael Bourke receives prestigious international award – thepulse.org.au

Professor Michael Bourke (left) with the Basil Hirschowitz Award and Professor Douglas Rex, President of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (right) The Westmead Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy research team in the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) has been recognized for their outstanding international research profile. Professor Michael Bourke, director of endoscopy at Westmead Hospital, … Read more

Decreased myocardial blood flow is new clue in how COVID-19 affects the heart

August 19, 2022 – According to newly published research from Houston Methodist, patients with previous COVID are twice as likely to have unhealthy endothelial cells lining the lining of the heart and blood vessels. This finding provides a new clue to understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cardiovascular health. In a new study published today … Read more