• Years of unhealthy eating caused Isaac Martin’s weight to climb to more than 350 pounds.• To help him lose weight, Martin committed to cycling, running, and cut out junk food from his diet• A year later, Martin has now successfully lost more than 100 pounds and is aiming to complete a marathon in the
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A new funding mandate for health tech will be introduced in 2020, according to health minister Nicola Blackwood. Speaking at the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) conference in London yesterday (13 June), the Baroness said it was important to ensure the life science sector “continues to support innovative health tech SMEs to grow into
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Hannah Polites is a fashion and healthy lifestyle influencer based in Australia. Hannah gave birth to her second child June 5, and has shared photos of her changing body throughout her pregnancy and after. The 28-year-old has been body-shamed for her photos, mainly that her bump was too large, but she isn’t letting the negative
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Schizophrenia causes hallucinations and memory or cognition problems inter alia. This psychiatric illness affects 0.5% of the general population, and it may be related to genetic abnormalities of chromosome 22, known as 22q11 deletion syndrome. However, not everyone who has the syndrome necessarily develops psychotic symptoms. So, what triggers the illness? Researchers at the University
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A new study from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh finds that an antibody in breastmilk is necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)—an often deadly bacterial disease of the intestine—in preterm infants. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) antibodies bind to bacteria in the gut, and, according to the study, the more bacteria that’s
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Health systems are digitizing many of their processes to improve operations and become more consumer-friendly, but health leaders sometimes miss a key piece of the puzzle: the call center. THE PROBLEM The manual process for fielding scheduling calls can be a nightmare: Calls can take up to 20 minutes, and agents comb through binders/spreadsheets of
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An obesity expert is calling for greater regulation of weight loss programs, warning that the "anecdata" used to market such plans is seeing Australians diet themselves larger. Dr Nicholas Fuller, director of the clinical obesity program at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre, has suggested a star-rating system for weight loss programs and products,
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Going by the magazine shoots, TV footage and Insta feed of Kim Kardashian, you would probably believe that the celeb has nothing to hide.  But the mum-of-four is starting to open up about her experience with psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that she’s “learned to live with” for over a decade.     In a recent Instagram post, the 38-year-old
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Mental health remains a subject surrounded by stigma, which is slowly being broken down through open and honest conversations. Communication on this topic is especially crucial for men, who often suffer in silence; suicide rates among men continue to climb. The importance of discussing mental wellness with your male friends, and being able to reach
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With MyMuesli is it easy to start healthy and tasty in the day. Create now your favorite cereal to Try-price. With a discount Code you can get your MyMuesli in June even cheaper. FOCUS Online tells you how to do that. Ready to them are mixes too boring? Whether berries, Bircher -, or chocolate-cereal –
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