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Surprisingly good news about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Surprisingly good news about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Newswise – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – a debilitating chronic lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis – has previously been linked to mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety and mental illness. substance use. But a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto found that while adults without the disease …

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Quark: the German treat that's good for your gut

Quark: the German treat that’s good for your gut

If the word “quark” conjures up memories of physics lessons, rest assured: a) I’m not qualified to write about physics; and b) it’s not the kind of quark we’re talking about. This quark is a cheese and yogurt treat that’s becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. It’s delicious and packed with nutritional value. Learn …

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Sunflowers poop a lot of bees.  Here's why it's good.

Sunflowers poop a lot of bees. Here’s why it’s good.

Bumblebees and other pollinators face many threats, including exposure to pesticides, climate change, habitat loss from agriculture and development, and pathogens that plague multiple species. But a recent discovery may help lighten their load. Previous studies have shown that sunflower pollen may work as a medicine for bumblebees afflicted with a parasite called Crithidia bombi, …

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Our View: Healthcare: Mergers are generally not good for consumers

Our View: Healthcare: Mergers are generally not good for consumers

Consumers and healthcare companies should be wary of a proposed mega merger between two major healthcare systems in Minnesota and South Dakota. Fairview Health Services of Minneapolis and Sanford Health of Sioux Falls announced plans to merge in November, citing, as always, efficiency and improved patient care. But experts who study the economics of health …

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Superheroes Wearing Scrubs: 8 Medical K-Dramas That Are Good for Your Heart

Superheroes Wearing Scrubs: 8 Medical K-Dramas That Are Good for Your Heart

There are ordinary people who have the ability to heal, heal, give hope and make you believe in the power of miracles. These extraordinary human beings don’t wave magic wands or supernatural powers, but wear scrubs and stethoscopes. Many of us, watching a medical K-drama, have cried, laughed, cheered and rooted for the on-screen medical …

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Focus on promoting good mental health in 2023 with UAB Arts in Medicine

Focus on promoting good mental health in 2023 with UAB Arts in Medicine

The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, supporting LGBTQ+ youth, suicide prevention, caregivers and reducing homelessness. The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, supporting LGBTQ+ youth, suicide prevention, caregivers and reducing homelessness.Explore ways to support mental health at home and in …

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Art is good for mental health, says UK charity that brings patients and artists together for collaborative projects in hospitals |  Artnet News

Art is good for mental health, says UK charity that brings patients and artists together for collaborative projects in hospitals | Artnet News

UK charity Hospital Rooms has a clear mission to improve the standard of living for mental health patients through art. For the past six years, curator Niamh White and artist Tim A. Shaw have accessed the tightly controlled wards of UK National Health Service (NHS) buildings, working with patients, clinicians and artists at pinnacle of …

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Food for thought: How can agriculture-focused entrepreneurship improve mental health and social good?  |  WRAL Tech Wire

Food for thought: How can agriculture-focused entrepreneurship improve mental health and social good? | WRAL Tech Wire

Editor’s Note: Brock Pierce is Marketing Communications Manager at Innovate Carolina. +++ CHAPEL HILL – Have you ever thought of farmers as the ultimate entrepreneurs? Or considered how the food we eat can taste good and create social good at the same time? At a recent panel discussion hosted by Innovate Carolina at 79° West …

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Ahead of the holiday travel season, health care professionals are urging folks to take their medical records on the road.

HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol may not make a difference to heart health, medical study finds

High-density lipoprotein (HDL), which has been called the “good cholesterol” by medical experts, is being re-examined after a new study questions the benefits of this type of cholesterol across racial lines. . Researchers from the Knight Cardiovascular Institute at Oregon Health & Science University analyzed 23,901 medical profiles from a Reasons for Geographic and Racial …

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