An aggressive form of HIV has been discovered in Cuba. It develops into full-blown AIDS within just three years. Researchers said the progression happens so fast that treatment with antiretroviral drugs may come too late.
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Ever noticed that some parts of the refrigerator are colder than others? Well this also has an impact on where to store what kind of food in the fridge.
Check out this infographic explaining where to put what…
The FDA announced that it had approved a telescopic eye implant that can help the visually impaired. The procedure involves removing the lens of the eye completely and replacing it with the implant . The implant is aimed at elderly people (over the age of 75) with macular degeneration, a condition that results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field because of retinal damage. Created by VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, the telescope projects images in your field of view onto healthy areas of your central retina outside of the degenerated macula. The image is enlarged, which reduces the effect the blind spot has on central vision.
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Diagnoses as different as depression, addictions and schizophrenia are all linked to a similar pattern of gray-matter loss in the brain, a new study finds.
The results hint at an underlying biological cause for these mental illnesses.The research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, pooled data frommeta-analysis of 193 studies comprising 15 892 individuals across 6 diverse diagnostic groups (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety) (Goodkind et al., 2015).
A 15 member panel of the institute of Medicine – an independent government advisory body – redefines and renames the “chronic Fatigue Syndrome” and summarizes the scientific evidence to do so in a 235-page report.
The new name: systemic exertion intolerance disease, or SEID for short
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Ever since the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) published an article in it’s Health & Fitness Journal with the title “HIGH-INTENSITY CIRCUIT TRAINING USING BODY WEIGHT: Maximum Results With Minimal Investment” it is been popping up on the internet as the so called Scientific 7 Minute Workout.
Perhaps spending 7 minutes of your time on these exercises might be useful?
Here a video and an infographic that explain what the workout is about:
A treadmill using technology designed for astronauts is being used to help patients in Bournemouth.
It will be used to help people with leg injuries and disorders recover, as they can exercise without putting their whole body weight on their legs.
Patients with arthritis of the knee joint and some with lower back pain, are zipped into a sealed bag which is then pumped with air.
Their body weight is reduced by as much as 80% while they use they machine.
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The stunning photos offer a glimpse of Bhutan that many will never see – a country where success is measured by happiness instead of GDP – and its gross national happiness (GNH) takes precedent over material wealth and riches.