Aug 07, 2022 Health

What is Tpoxx? The Monkeypox Treatment Drug That’s Hard to Get

The only drug available to treat monkeypox is so difficult to access that just a fraction of the nearly 7,000 patients in the United States have been given it.Health officials have designated tecovirimat, also called Tpoxx, an "investigative drug," which…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Suffering from knee pain? Eight exercises that will help you get rid of it

The knee is a vulnerable joint that bears a great deal of stress due to wear and tear from daily activities like walking, kneeling, standing, lifting weight, etc. Activities such as sports or dance that involve jumping or quick twisting/turning,…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

How many animals have had COVID-19? New tracker offers some clues

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been several reports of coronavirus infections among cats, dogs and other animals. But until now, there was limited data on how widespread COVID-19 is in the animal kingdom.A new global database may…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

It’s a moral imperative that we fund mental health services

This week, Hamilton County commissioners are expected to vote to determine if three tax levy renewals will appear on the November ballot. One of those levies, a measure to fund mental health services, includes an increase – potentially generating almost…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

For women, finding time to exercise is just the first hurdle Life and style

I started running to impress my neurologist. I downloaded the little app, where Jo Whiley would cheer me on throughout the weeks, and I put on a T-shirt and some homely trainers, and chucked myself out of the door. And…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

To Better Understand the Brain, Look at the Bigger Picture

Summary: Zooming out to image larger areas of the brain while using fMRI technology allows researchers to capture additional relevant information, offering a better understanding of neural interplay.Source: YaleResearchers have learned a lot about the human brain through functional magnetic…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Is Pilates really as good as everyone who does Pilates says it is? – The Irish Times

This summer parents are looking for tips, advice and information on how to help their children thrive during the holiday months. You can read all about it at irishtimes.com/health/your-family After Shari Berkowitz was injured during a live dance performance onstage,…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Extinct Pathogens Ushered The Fall of Ancient Civilizations, Scientists Say

Thousands of years ago, across the Eastern Mediterranean, multiple Bronze Age civilizations took a distinct turn for the worse at around the same time.The Old Kingdom of Egypt and the Akkadian Empire both collapsed, and there was a widespread societal…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Why mental health matters for athletes — even if they give their all to win

"Whenever you get in a high stress situation, you kind of freak out," she told reporters at the time. "I have to focus on my mental health and not jeopardize my health and well-being."For longtime fans of gymnastics, Biles' move…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints [Video]

New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems.Doctors have long advised physical activity to help keep a healthy brain fit. But the government-funded study marks the longest test of whether…