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Zero gravity made some astronauts’ blood flow backwards

By Clare Wilson Zero gravity made some astronauts on the International Space Station experience reversed blood flow.NASA Being in zero gravity can have strange effects on the body – now it’s emerged that it can make people’s blood flow backwards. The changes to circulation caused two astronauts to develop small blood clots, which could have… Read More »

Beyoncé’s Crash Diet Gets Slammed by Some Fans After ’22 Days Nutrition’ Video Debuts – Newsweek

Some of Beyoncé’s fans are not too pleased with “22 Days Nutrition,” the crash diet she’s promoting. The star revealed in a YouTube video on Wednesday how she got in shape for her dominating performance at Coachella in 2018, which marked her official return since giving birth to twins Rumi and Sir Carter. Beyoncé’s hardcore,… Read More »

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are ‘pretty hokey’

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned Monday that health benefit claims about CBD have gotten well ahead of what science actually knows about the substance. CBD is not a “benign compound,” and regulations will be needed to protect people from possible unknown side effects,… Read More »

Are teaching hospitals more expensive? A new JAMA study may surprise some

Dive Brief: Major teaching hospitals are less expensive compared with nonteaching hospitals over the course of an entire episode of care and the costs incurred at 30 days, researchers found after analyzing 1.2 million Medicare hospitalizations for common medical and surgical conditions. Major teaching hospitals continued to have similar costs of care as minor teaching hospitals… Read More »

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death

Sickle cell anaemia makes red blood cells an elongated sickle shape rather than roundedEye of Science/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson A cluster of unexplained deaths of US athletes while exercising could be down to several genes that affect the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. The findings could be turned into a… Read More »