Tag Archives: Risk

Simple Nasal Wash Reduces Risk of COVID Hospitalization

Rinsing your nasal passages with a saline solution within 24 hours of a COVID-19 diagnosis could reduce your chances of being hospitalized by 8.5-fold.1 Why hasn’t your doctor told you about this? And why haven’t public health agencies shared the good news with the public that they can significantly reduce their risk of severe COVID-19… Read More »

Heatstroke symptoms: Anhidrosis is the peculiar warning sign indicating risk – what is it

Causes The body normally generates heat as a result of metabolism and is usually able to dissipate the heat by radiation of heat through the skin or by evaporation of sweat, explained Medicine Net. The health site added: “However, in extreme heat, high humidity, or vigorous physical exertion under the sun, the body may not be able… Read More »

Nutrients in Potatoes Can Help Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure

Researchers examined the impact of increased dietary potassium from baked/boiled potatoes and baked French fries as opposed to a potassium supplement on blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease risk factors in comparison to a ‘typical American’ control diet (lower potassium intake) among 30 pre-hypertensive to hypertensive individuals.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.3390/nu13051610 Results revealed that including baked/boiled… Read More »

Is COVID-19 a Risk Factor for Postpartum Psychosis?

There is evidence in non-perinatal populations that human coronaviruses can be neurotropic and that virus infection may increase vulnerability to neuropsychiatric illness, including depression, anxiety, psychosis and delirium. Based on this finding,  researchers have speculated that there may be an association between contracting COVID-19 and developing a postpartum psychiatric illness.  This hypothesis has been preliminarily… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Spicy ingredients in curry linked to lowering risk of cancer and heart disease

Brits have been tucking into curries for comfort during the pandemic. One survey showed orders for Indian takeaways doubled after Covid-19 hit. And the good news is that when chosen wisely, curry can be a hot tonic for your body. Experts say that spicy ingredients can help lower your risk of everything from cancer to… Read More »