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New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people — and the planet

The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts. And it can prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths without harming the planet, says the report published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet. The authors warn that a global change… Read More »

Stunning chart reveals the oldest people to ever live – and who held the title longest 

Stunning chart reveals the oldest people to ever live – and who held the title longest Reddit user SportsAnalyticsGuy made a data visualization of the oldest people who have ever lived  His chart reveals only six men have held the title, and most of the oldest people have been white  Each person also gets a… Read More »

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease Print this page ARDSLEY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE) December 21, 2018 –Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inbrija™ for intermittent treatment of OFF episodes in people with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa. OFF… Read More »

AEDs save lies: Why more people should know how to use them

Did you know that over 300,000 people a year visit a doctor for symptoms of anaphylaxis — yet, thankfully, between 1999-2010 only 2,458 died from anaphylaxis? Compare that with the fact that each year anywhere between 180,000 to 450,000 people in the United States die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). While both anaphylaxis and SCA… Read More »