Emilia Clarke says response to health battle revelation has been ‘overwhelming,’ ‘profoundly moving’

‘Game of Thrones’ star posts emotional farewell to hit show Emilia Clarke took to Instagram Friday to share a video thanking fans for their “overwhelming” response to her recent New Yorker essay where she revealed she underwent two brain surgeries and had a close call with death. “I had to put a video up to say thank you,” the […]

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Brainstorm Health: Biogen Alzheimer’s Drug, CVS Meets CBD, New CRISPR Company

Good afternoon, readers. It was a sad day for biopharma. Yet again, an Alzheimer’s drug hopeful crashed and burned in critical late-stage clinical trials. The victim, this time, was biotech giant Biogen (alongside Japanese partner Eisai), which had placed a massive amount of time and money in a high-risk bet on experimental Alzheimer’s treatments. The companies announced on […]

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores. Eating a breakfast rich in calories may keep heart disease at bay. Previous studies have linked sedentarism with […]

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The process of finding mental health care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Mental health treatment and the resources that are available are topics of conversation again, after a woman killed her three girls and herself last month in Solon Township. Court documents have shown that Aubrianne Moore, 28, had been diagnosed with unspecified schizophrenia in September 2018, saying that she was a potential […]

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Should you trust a DIY health test?

A brown package lands on my door. Inside, I find a plastic vial, a cotton swab and a pointed needle. This is an NHS at-home kit designed to test for sexually transmitted infections. The idea behind the DIY test is to cut down on queues and costs at local centres, and I’m all for it. Until […]

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Ten health issues WHO will tackle this year

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the  health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises. To address these and other threats, 2019 sees the start of […]

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Health trends for 2019

New workout regimes, diets, health gadgets and apps once again will create buzz over the next 12 months. What will create new waves and which existing ones will continue to stay and grow stronger thus, helping improving our lives? We asked some experts what health trends they predict for 2019… SWAPNEEL HAZARE, FITNESS TRAINER AND […]

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