Britain’s top doctor calls for new taxes on salt and sugar

‘Call me Britain’s nanny-in-chief but it’s what we need’: UK’s top doctor demands string of new sugar and salt taxes to tackle child obesity Professor Dame Sally Davies said she is happy to be called Britain’s ‘Chief Nanny’ She is determined to protect the nation’s children from a lifetime of ill health  Prof Davies said industry has not cut enough […]

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Peritonsillar abscess: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Peritonsillar abscesses, also called quinsy, often appear as a result of tonsillitis. These abscesses are uncommon because doctors tend to treat strep throat and tonsillitis with antibiotics. In this article, we provide an overview of peritonsillar abscesses, including their causes, symptoms, and treatment options. What causes a peritonsillar abscess? Peritonsillar abscesses are usually caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, the same bacteria […]

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HIMSS Analytics identifies top trends, challenges and priorities in European health IT

From Google hiring Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg to drive its health care initiatives, then moving DeepMind’s Streams team under his supervision, to Apple getting its first FDA clearance for an atrial fibrillation-detecting algorithm and an ECG built into its Watch, it seems that big tech companies have been making significant strides during the past year in paving the way toward disrupting health […]

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Fat-burning zone is a myth: How exercise and weight loss really work

If you're the kind of exerciser who constantly checks your heart rate to ensure you're in the fat-burning zone, you should stop. You'll probably never meet your weight-loss goals that way. That's because there's no special fat-burning zone that's key to getting lean. Here's what you need to know about the myth and about the true relationship between exercise and […]

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Overactive immune system the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome

Experts find cause of chronic fatigue syndrome There are some people who suffer from the so-called chronic fatigue syndrome. So far, however, was still unclear, thus this disease is actually triggered. Researchers found out now that an overactive immune system seems to be the cause of the disease. The scientists of the King’s College London, found in their recent study […]

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The most gorgeous celebrity weight loss transformations of 2018

Stars — they’re just like us! Okay, maybe celebs aren’t just like us, but they definitely share in some of the same struggles that us regular, non-famous folks deal with in our day-to-day lives. From getting ghosted, to losing a job, to literally coining the term “Britney 2007,” celebrities have taught us time and time again that having fame and […]

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Doctors Suggest That Mindfulness May Help Weight Loss For Obese People

A United Kingdom study suggests that mindfulness techniques alongside weight loss programs could help to better actual weight loss, reports Medscape. The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on December 18. Results of the study showed that individuals who completed a mindfulness course not only had greater self-esteem, but also had more confidence around weight […]

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Lower blood pressure: These sports seem really against high blood pressure

Sports in hypertension is as effective as beta-blockers or ACE-inhibitors Sport is healthy – that is the majority of people are aware of. Certain sports can even achieve the same positive effects in the treatment of hypertension, as high blood pressure medicines. This found an international team of researchers recently in a study with 40,000 Participants. Researchers from the London […]

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Sophia Thiel: extra pounds at Christmas to avoid – so it works

Sweet cookies, juicy Roast and Raclette. During the holidays we have a feast, what your heart desires. Often, the disillusionment follows quickly, if in the new year the scale shows a few pounds more – but that must not be. In an Interview with ‘Intouch’ betrayed the Fitness icon Sophia Thiel, how she gets her toned body with no extra […]

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