Researchers have identified a lethal new virus in Africa that causes bleeding like the dreaded Ebola virus. The so-called “Lujo” virus infected five people in Zambia and South Africa last fall. Four of them died, but a fifth survived. It’s not clear how the first person became infected, but the bug comes from a family […]
General medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of diseases.
Possibly, when the clock is moved forward or back one hour, the body’s internal clock does not adjust. In a study of 55,000 people researchers from Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Germany, found that on days off from work, people tended to sleep on standard time, not daylight time.
Obesity is a major public health problem in the U.S. and many other countries. Weight loss has been an important target for cardiovascular illness risk reduction. The authors of a review that has recently been published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology suggest that increasing physical activity is enormously important and benefits of exercise are […]