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Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Study Shows That Statin Meds Reduce The “Good” Brown Fat

Some individuals have the brown kind of adipose (or fatty) tissue as well as white adipose tissue. Brown adipose tissue assists in converting fat and sugar into heat. Individuals having brown adipose tissue regulate their body temperature better, particularly in the wintertime, and they are more unlikely to be affected by diabetes or excess weight.… Read More »

We were warned what to expect in the pandemic, shows health-care league table – Nature.com

BOOK REVIEW 16 June 2020 Germany and Taiwan top a ranking drawn up pre-crisis by architect of US Affordable Care Act; United States trails behind. Eric Topol Eric Topol is a professor of molecular medicine at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, and director of its Translational Institute. Contact Search for this author in: Cremation… Read More »

Cancer: Drug with new approach on impeding DNA repair shows promise in first clinical trial

In its first randomized clinical trial, a drug that targets a protein needed by cancer cells to maintain their dogged growth and division has shown considerable promise in combination with chemotherapy in patients with a common form of ovarian cancer, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report. As detailed in a paper published online today by… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »