All New VOCIC Rollator Walker Z21 Now Available
This new Z21 rollator walker stands out as the most cost-effective option offering high value for the price (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 10, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Mobility Walking Aids Source Type: news

Should I Take Supplements to Sleep? What Experts Think
If you want to understand the importance of sleep, ask someone who spent the previous night tossing and turning. Sleep is a vital function: essential for physical recovery, preparing for the next day, even clearing waste material from the brain. Mounting evidence suggests that getting adequate amounts of sleep each night is even more critical than previously believed, responsible for reducing the risk of serious conditions including dementia, obesity, and stroke. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Yet so many of us struggle to fall and stay asleep, with more than one-third of U.S. adults failing to get the re...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carly Weeks Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Is It Time to Stop Using the Term AIDS? Is It Time to Stop Using the Term AIDS?
The acronym is no longer useful and may be harmful, according to a group of specialists who are debating the concept with other experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

Nigeria: Prada Uzodimma Partners Naseni On Innovative Learning Aids for PWDs
[Leadership] As part of efforts to foster inclusive education, Barrister Prada Uzodimma, founder of The Ability Life Initiative, has called on the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to produce innovative learning tools for persons with disabilities (PWDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 9, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

The Relentless Cost of Chronic Diseases
At first, my legs buckled. Then I started nearly fainting and was struck by fierce jaw, neck, and back pain—six unhappy faces-worth on the scale.  Just as quickly, as one tends to do, I created narratives to explain these sudden symptoms. That one glass of wine had done me in. The steamy weather led my knees to wobble. It was the aftermath of a concussion I got after I fell in a hole in the sidewalk. It was from when I hurt my neck when I was thrown down on a subway platform by a man with low spatial awareness and somewhere to be. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It turned out I was fainting beca...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alissa Quart Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

Real Energy Transition Costs Could Spell Danger for EU
Yves here. We have been saying for some time that “Green New Deal” and technology whiz-bang happy talk about an “energy transition” are Band-Aids over a gunshot wound. There is no way out of our greenhouse gas excesses that does not involve pain in the form of lower standards of living and…#greennewdeal #irinaslav #oilpricecom #oilprice #voters #europeancouncil #europeans #europeanparliament #europeancommission #russian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: World Health Day - WHO Says HIV Still Prevalent in Africa
[Premium Times] WHO said Africa's HIV-positive population increased from 15.6 million in 2005 to 24.3 million in 2021, accounting for 3.4 per cent of the total population. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 8, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Source Type: news

Blind internet users struggle with error-prone AI aids
Unreliable software installed to comply with rules to help disabled people navigate online has prompted thousands of lawsuits (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novo ’s Wegovy Aids Heart Failure Patients With Diabetes in Study
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: One in Four South Africans With HIV Not On Treatment - New Estimates
[Daily Maverick] Despite South Africa's impressive HIV testing figures, a subset of people start taking antiretroviral therapy far later than is ideal for their health. This is according to new data from the leading mathematical model of HIV in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'I Didn't Tell Anyone I Contracted STDs From My Late Husband', Mohbad's Widow Contradicts Sister
[Daily Trust] Wunmi, the widow of popular late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, has said she did not tell anybody that she contracted sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from her husband during his lifetime. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Health Workers On Alert Over Us Funding for HIV/Aids Fight
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] What's the context? Kenya has made big strides against HIV/AIDS thanks to the PEPFAR programme, which was renewed for less time than usual last year (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs East Africa Health and Medicine Kenya Source Type: news

Dartmouth event bats around promise, shortcomings of AI in healthcare
Dartmouth's Center for Precision Health and Artificial Intelligence held its first symposium April 3 featuring leaders from radiology, pathology, and more. A keynote delivered by Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, professor of radiology, medicine, and biomedical data science at Stanford University, summarized that AI algorithms can assist radiologists at every step of the imaging process. "There are aids that can provide inputs to help decide which imaging tests to order; programs to enhance image quality, making it possible to reduce radiation doses used in imaging; tools that instantaneously detect imaging problems to ensure t...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Practice Management Imaging Informatics Industry News Source Type: news

Adjunctive Ketogenic Diet Aids Outcomes With Serious Mental Illness
THURSDAY, April 4, 2024 -- An adjunctive ketogenic dietary treatment may improve outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness and existing metabolic abnormalities, according to a pilot study published online March 27 in Psychiatry... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 4, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

South Africa: One in Four People With HIV Not On Treatment, According to New Estimates
[spotlight] Despite South Africa's impressive HIV testing figures, a subset of people start taking antiretroviral therapy far later than is ideal for their health, shows new data from the leading mathematical model of HIV in the country. These new estimates present a synthesis of the best sources of data of HIV in the country as it factors in numbers from multiple sources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: HIV-Aids and STDs Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Source Type: news