Older Adults can defeat Loss of Mobility with Physical Activity

Older Adults can defeat Loss of Mobility with Physical Activity

There’s a belief among oldies: when you reach your later years, relax and don’t care much about physical activities. Now, the time has come to discard the old notion and avail benefits ofexercise. A new study has linked physical activity toreduced time in mobility-limiting disability.

A regular schedule to physical activities can help in dealing with loss of mobility,even at an old age, as per the study published on Monday which included over 1,600 adults between 70 and 89 years old who were followed for more than two years.

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SpaceX unveils Mars colonization plan

SpaceX unveils Mars colonization plan

Founder of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), Elon Musk revealed the way they are going to carry one million people to Mars. Musk presented the plan to build recyclable spacecrafts along with terrific boosters that will carry people to the Red Planet.

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Want To Slap Pharmaceutical Bro Martin Shkreli? He’s Giving YouAn Opportunity

Want To Slap Pharmaceutical Bro Martin Shkreli? He’s Giving YouAn Opportunity

Martin Shkreli became a villain for many people last year when he increased prices of a HIV drug. Now, pharmaceutical executiveis offering you an opportunity to punch him on face, but for that, you have to pay a big amount.

Shkreli posted a tweet on Tuesday (September 27) where he disclosed about auctioning a punch on his face for charity. ThePharma Bro said he’s ready to get punched to help his friend and ex PR consultant who died on Saturday and left a son who has survived cancer. In his tweet,Shkreli also requested people to bid.

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Teenagers with acne to have perfect skin later in life in comparison with their counterparts

Teenagers with acne to have perfect skin later in life in comparison with their counterparts

Teenagers with acne need not fret as according to a new research, they will have perfect skin when they become older. This claim owes to the built-in protection in their cells against ageing that makes their skin look better in later years.

It was already noted by experts that people with acne experience signs of ageing, including thinning skin and wrinkles much later in life. Now scientists have discovered the reason behind the phenomena.

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Uber chooses Circulation’s healthcare platform for offering non-emergency medical rides

Uber chooses Circulation’s healthcare platform for offering non-emergency medical rides

The ridesharing giant Uber has decided to partner with Circulation, a non-emergency medical transport company, in an effort to get into the health care transport business. According to Circulation, the two companies will be working together to help in lowering health care transportation costs through their programs which will be launched in several East Coast hospitals.

Circulation’s existing centralized platform and portal urged Uber to choose the company as its Preferred Healthcare Platform Partner among others.

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No change in zodiac signs despite change in Earth’s axis, NASA claims

No change in zodiac signs despite change in Earth’s axis, NASA claims

The news of shift in Earth’s axis and change in zodiac signs last week freaked people all around the globe. A huge number of people believe and rely on their daily astrological horoscopes; the sudden change of signs was bound to give them panic attacks.

Zodiac signs were discovered about 3,000 years ago and the constellation positions have not changed since then. The news claiming the change in more than 80% of zodiac signs sent the people into an uproar. The introduction of a new 13th constellation into the zodiac calendar by NASA further added the fuel to turmoil.

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Endovascular Thrombectomy along with traditional procedure could lessen disability chances in stroke

Endovascular Thrombectomy along with traditional procedure could lessen disability chances in stroke

A Journal of the American Medical Association-published research paper has unveiled that there may be more time to save a stroke patient from suffering permanent damage than what was thought earlier.

Before this study, it was considered that stroke patients had six hours to benefit from the therapy known as Endovascular Thrombectomy. But after the latest study, it has been found that things can be improved even after seven hours.

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FDA seeks public opinion on what they think ‘healthy’ should mean on food label

FDA seeks public opinion on what they think ‘healthy’ should mean on food label

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to know from you what you think about ‘healthy’ when it is mentioned on a food label. The step is considered to be good advancement towards the plan to provide consumers with all the information so that they can make informed food choices.

FDA's Douglas Balentine said that they have started the public process from Tuesday and from Wednesday the matter has been opened for public comment. Balentine mentioned that they want to make sure that the healthy labeling claims remains applicable for everyone.

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Wearable Activity Trackers Don’t Help Lose Weight!

Wearable Activity Trackers Don’t Help Lose Weight!

A recent study by the University of Pittsburgh on activity trackers suggested that the wearable devices didn’t help in weight loss, and undermine a wearer’s efforts. Does it mean you should ditch these advanced devices?

The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has sparked a debate among supports and opponents of the activity trackers. Opponents are citing the new study’s results, while supports believe the research is just baffling wearers. They said devices used in the study weren’t the latest trackers like Fitbit.

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Amgen’s Amjevita receives FDA approval For Multiple Inflammatory Diseases

Amgen’s Amjevita receives FDA approval For Multiple Inflammatory Diseases

Amjevita has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adult patients with multiple inflammatory diseases. It has also been approved as a biosimilar for active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

However, health experts have been asked to review the approved use of Amjevita.

It could be prescribed to adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, plaque psoriasis or active psoriatic arthritis.

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