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Obesity tops 35 percent in seven U.S. states: report - Dotemirates

Obesity tops 35 percent in seven U.S. states: report

(HealthDay)—Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals. That's up from five states two years ago. Moreover, no state had a notable improvement in its rate over the previous year, according to the from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, both nonprofit health policy organizations. "Obesity is a complex and often intractable problem, and America's continues to have serious health and cost consequences for individuals, their families and our nation," said John Auerbach, president of Trust for America's Health. "The good news is that there is...


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07/03/2019

HRT: Women told not to be alarmed by Alzheimer's study

GPs are urging women not to be alarmed by research linking long-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use with a small increased risk of Alzheimer's.They say HRT is an effective and safe treatment for most women with menopause symptoms and the risk is "extremely low".The BMJ research looked at data on 170,000 women in Finland over 14 years.It found a 9%-17% increased risk for Alzheimer's, particularly in women taking HRT for more than 10 years.This equates to between nine and 18 extra cases of the disease per year in every 10,000 women aged between 70 and 80, the researchers said. But...
07/03/2019

Satisfaction with NHS 'hits 11-year low'

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level for over a decade, a long-running survey suggests. The British Social Attitudes poll of nearly 3,000 people found 53% of in England, Scotland and Wales were satisfied with services last year.That is a three percentage point drop since 2017 and the lowest level since 2007. A peak of 70% was seen in 2010.Experts said waiting times and a lack of staff were the major concerns among the public. The findings of the survey have been released by the Nuffield Trust and King's Fund think tanks, which helped to provide...
07/03/2019

CDC Probing Suspect Raw Milk at Pennsylvania Dairy

March 6, 2019 -- Federal health officials are investigating a possible case of exposure to bacteria from raw milk sold at a farm in Pennsylvania. The investigation comes after a New York resident became sick in November. The patient drank raw milk purchased from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, PA, and was later diagnosed with brucellosis. The milk tested positive for brucella, the bacteria that cause brucellosis. This is only the third known case of brucellosis in the United States in the past 2 years. Brucella bacteria are passed on from animals to people through raw dairy. Raw dairy products...

07/03/2019

Climate change gets worse management under Trump, investigation finds

(CNN)The federal government is doing a worse job managing the problem of climate change under President Donald Trump, according to an investigation from the Government Accountability Office that included climate change on its High Risk List report on Wednesday.This year's High Risk List is a 293-page assessment of the threats facing the federal government, including such matters as cybersecurity and problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The GAO has been putting the list together since 1990 and delivers it to Congress every two years to make legislators aware of the programs that it considers most vulnerable to mismanagement, fraud,...

This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's

Research has linked a particular sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. What characterizes this sleep problem, and can its presence be a good way to predict Parkinson's risk? People who experience a sleep disorder that causes them to act out their dreams have a high risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicate that every year, approximately 50,000 people in the United States learn that they have Parkinson's disease, a neurological condition that affects a person's motor function and exposes them to other neurodegenerative...
06/03/2019

Esketamine: US regulator approves nasal spray to treat depression

The US drugs regulator has approved the sale of a new nasal spray to treat depression.Manufacturer Janssen says Esketamine can lift a patient's mood within 24 hours of use.The drug is intended for patients who have not responded to two other, conventional antidepressants which can take weeks to have an effect.But critics argue that the spray - sold as Spravato - may have been approved without adequate testing. The spray was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s advisory panel in February, and can cost up to $885 (£673) per treatment. In a statement, Janssen said it offers...