Tag Archives: health

Harmful, unfounded myths about migration and health have become accepted, used to justify policies of exclusion

Public health protection and cost savings are often used as reasons to restrict migrants’ access to health care, or to deny them entry. Yet, as the new UCL-Lancet Commission

Arc welding fumes detrimental to human health

Working as part of an international group of toxicologists, scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) have found that harmful nanoparticles are for

How safe is your complementary health product?

NUS researchers have found that skin allergies are the most common adverse reaction associated with the use of complementary health products. Complementary h

What does expanded Medicaid mean for the health and work lives of enrollees? A lot

Five states will expand Medicaid in 2019. Fourteen may start requiring Medicaid enrollees to work in return for their health coverage. And a new study could help all of these state

8 health benefits of oatmeal and how to make it

Oatmeal is a very popular breakfast food that consists of oats and a liquid, such as water, cow’s milk, or plant-based milk. Full of nutrients and fiber, oats are one of the

Quercetin: Health benefits, dosage, and side effects

Quercetin is a pigment found in many plants, fruits, and vegetables. It may have some health benefits and help prevent a range of conditions. People can get quercetin through a bal

The health risks of being employed are changing in the US and globally

While most large corporations take responsibility for occupational risks, many partake in transferring these risks to smaller companies and the informal sector, where health risks

Human exposures and health effects associated with unconventional oil and gas development

Development of oil and natural gas from shale and other unconventional geologic formations across the U.S. has expanded rapidly since the early 2000s and its development is project

Being employed puts your health at risk

The modern workplace has undergone a transformation as workers move away from traditional industrial sectors, such as agriculture and manufacturing, into the ser

Assessing India’s health with a single question

A country can estimate its population’s health status by using national survey questionnaires. A country like India, however, requires substantial, costly resources to monito

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records (EHRs) improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout

Mung beans: Health benefits, nutrition, and recipe tips

Mung beans are a type of pulse that has a good nutritional balance with plenty of vitamins and minerals. Some early research suggests these beans may have a variety of health benef

Be proactive about your heart health today by understanding how a heart attack happens

A heart attack can be a life-changing event. If you manage to survive a heart attack, it can have dire consequences for your overall health and well-being. The key to preventing

Health and beauty info sources may influence risky indoor tanning behaviors

Young women who receive health and beauty information from their friends and through social media may be more likely to ignore the risks of indoor tanning, accor

Most patients wary, unaware of benefits of using health portals

Two-thirds of patients who visited a doctor in 2017 did not use a health portal that could help improve their health in the long run, according to a new study by

Dandelion: Health benefits, research, and side effects

Contrary to popular belief, dandelions are not just pesky garden weeds. They may have some health benefits. In fact, people have used the plant to help treat ailments for several c

Artificial sweeteners make ‘no difference’ to health

Non-sugar sweeteners have been at the center of a fierce debate for decades. Do they benefit health or increase risks? A recent study fans the flames once more, claiming that there

Free, publicly available health data proves to be research gold mine

It’s a popular question: What did you do over the summer? For Lubaba (Aurna) Khan, the summer of 2018 will be one she will never forget. It started on a hi