Plus-sized models driving new plastic surgery trend of bum lifts and breast implants, study warns
Boston University academics said the presence of larger models like Ashley Graham and Jordyn Woods could be increasing demand for bum lifts and breast implants (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Extreme Heat Is So Bad for the Human Body
Blistering temperatures aren’t just uncomfortable. They can quickly escalate to become life-threatening: According to data from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers, more than 700 people nationwide died from heat-related causes annually from 2004 to 2018. Some research suggests that the death toll will rise in the coming years as climate change makes extreme heat more common. Here’s what you need to know about the health risks of extreme heat and how to understand your own risk. What happens when the body gets too hot Human beings evolved in tropical climates and can tolerate heat well by...
Source: TIME: Health - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change Evergreen healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

America Is All Too Happy to Let People Die
Last week, we were told the President of the United States has COVID-19, but it wasn’t a big deal, as White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told the media: “We knew this was going to happen. At some point, everyone is going to get COVID.” Leana Wen, the former health commissioner of Baltimore, chimed in in the Washington Post endorsing Jean-Pierre’s fatalism, adding: “Another key lesson is that it’s inevitable that everyone—even the president of the United States—will be exposed to the coronavirus[…]COVID-19 is a manageable disease for almost everyone, so long...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gregg Gonsalves Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 freelance Source Type: news

Plan B Vending Machine in Boston Goes Viral Plan B Vending Machine in Boston Goes Viral
A group of students at Boston University installed the vending machine to dispense emergency contraception at a lower cost for students.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Implants of cardiac muscle tissue could repair and reverse heart damage
A team of researchers, including members from Boston University, supported by a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation, has detailed the method for their breakthrough approach to treating damaged heart tissue. They ’re growing viable heart… (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - July 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Boston University researchers say late NFL star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had degenerative brain disease CTE
The late NFL star wideout Demaryius Thomas had the degenerative brain disease known as CTE, according to researchers from Boston University, who announced their findings Tuesday. #starwideout #bostonuniversity #demaryiusthomas (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Is Diagnosed in a Major League Soccer Player for the First Time
BOSTON — Researchers have diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a Major League Soccer player for the first time, saying Tuesday that former Sporting Kansas City defender Scott Vermillion suffered from the degenerative brain disease. The Boston University CTE Center said Vermillion, who died of an accidental drug overdose in December 2020 at the age of 44, had CTE. Although it is not possible to connect any individual case to a cause, the disease has been linked to repeated blows to the head. CTE has been found in more than 100 former NFL players as well as semi-pro and high school soccer players. Vermillion i...
Source: TIME: Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jimmy Golen/AP Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Roe Overturned: What You Need to Know about the US Supreme Court Abortion Decision
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Gender Headlines Health Human Rights North America Women's Health Source Type: news

Roe overturned: Profs offer what you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down on June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: Law professors highlight what's next after ruling
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constituti onal law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s ban… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: Health law professors offer what you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — handed down on June 24, 2022 — has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: What you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down on June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: Health law professors offer what you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — handed down on June 24, 2022 — has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: Experts offer what you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down on June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news

Roe overturned: What you need to know about abortion decision
After half a century, Americans ’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down on June 24, 2022 – has far-reaching consequences. The Conversation asked Nicole Huberfeld and Linda C. McClain, health law and constit utional law experts at Boston University, to explain what just happened, and what happens next. The Supreme Court decided by a 6 to 3 majority to uphold Mississippi’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Linda C. McClain | Nicole Huberfeld Source Type: news