Global Cybersecurity Crisis: Key Advice for Air Travelers with Health Conditions

Global Cybersecurity Crisis: Key Advice for Air Travelers with Health Conditions

In a significant cybersecurity incident on Friday morning, a problematic update from the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike caused widespread disruptions across various sectors globally. The incident led to halted news broadcasts, grounded flights, and extensive system outages, impacting numerous industries, including healthcare.

Enhancing Health and Well-being in Delhi – ABCA

Enhancing Health and Well-being in Delhi – ABCA

Delhi, 7th July 2024 – In a significant move to bolster healthcare delivery and promote holistic health practices, the Akhil Bharatiya Chikitsak Association (Regd. Government of India) has announced the formation of its Delhi Team. The announcement was made at Dwarka Hotel, Delhi, in response to the demand of senior homeopath doctors in the region.

Cardiac Arrests Affect Survivors’ Mental Health

Cardiac Arrests Affect Survivors’ Mental Health

Every year, about 350,000 people in Europe have a cardiac arrest. This is when the heart suddenly stops working. Less than 20% of people who have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital survive. A study from Amsterdam UMC found that women who survive are more likely to have anxiety and depression. Both men and women also face more economic problems as they get older. This means we need to give more help to people who have had a cardiac arrest. The results were published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes.

New Study Shows Big Impact of Terrorism on Autistic Kids and Their Parents

New Study Shows Big Impact of Terrorism on Autistic Kids and Their Parents

A new study found that terrorist attacks, like the one on October 7th, 2023, in Israel, cause a lot of stress for autistic children and their parents. In the month after the attack, both autistic and non-autistic kids showed signs of serious stress. Autistic children had even stronger reactions, and their parents felt more depression, anxiety, and stress. This shows that these families need special mental health help.

Osteoporosis and Heart Disease in Older Adults: New Study Findings

Osteoporosis and Heart Disease in Older Adults: New Study Findings

A new study looked at how problems with blood vessels might be linked to weaker bones in older people. Scientists wanted to see if the same things that cause heart problems also cause bones to get weaker, or if blood vessel issues directly make bones fragile as people age.

Researchers studied 1,391 people from the Framingham Heart Study. They measured blood flow, blood pressure, and used special scans to look at bone density and structure.

Potential New Treatment for Food Allergies Found in Common Plant Fiber

Potential New Treatment for Food Allergies Found in Common Plant Fiber

Scientists from the University of Michigan have discovered that inulin, a natural plant fiber, might be a new way to treat food allergies. Inulin is often used in supplements, sodas, and as a sweetener replacement.

In a big step forward, a paper in Nature Materials shows that inulin gel can stop allergic reactions in mice. This gel targets gut bacteria and prevented severe reactions to peanuts, egg whites, and milk. The effects lasted even after the treatment was stopped.

Delay Diabetes for Four Years to Improve Long-Term Health

Delay Diabetes for Four Years to Improve Long-Term Health

People with prediabetes can lower their risk of dying and having serious health problems if they delay getting diabetes for just four years. A study by Guangwei Li and his team at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital found these results and published them in PLOS Medicine.

Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that can cause death and disability. It also costs a lot of money to treat. Changing your lifestyle, like eating healthy and exercising more, can help people with prediabetes avoid getting diabetes. But, until now, it wasn’t clear how long you need to delay diabetes to see these benefits.

European Hormone Day 2024: A United Call to Improve Hormone Health

European Hormone Day 2024: A United Call to Improve Hormone Health

Today, on April 24, 2024, we celebrate the third annual European Hormone Day. This day shines a light on how important hormones are for managing chronic diseases like diabetes, thyroid issues, cancer, obesity, and various rare diseases.

The European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), the European Hormone and Metabolism Foundation, and other important health organizations from Europe and beyond are coming together. They aim to show us simple ways to take better care of our hormone health.

Important Connection Between Food Choices and Brain Health

Important Connection Between Food Choices and Brain Health

Researchers have found a strong connection between the foods we eat and the health of our brain. This study, published in the prestigious journal Nature, was conducted by scientists from the University of Warwick. They discovered that eating a variety of healthy foods not only keeps our bodies fit but also plays a crucial role in maintaining our brain function and mental well-being.

Social Media Helps Young People Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Social Media Helps Young People Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Researchers at Aston University have discovered that following social media accounts focused on healthy eating can lead young people to eat more fruits and vegetables and fewer unhealthy snacks. This finding comes from a study led by Dr. Lily Hawkins as part of her PhD work, under the guidance of Dr. Jason Thomas and Professor Claire Farrow at the School of Psychology.