Health

Dakota County Jail plans to add a medical and mental health unit

Dakota County Jail plans to add a medical and mental health unit

Dakota County officials plan to build a new specialized health unit in Dakota County Jail, dedicated to improving the mental health and medical care inmates receive while in custody. The facility would treat inmates with physical and mental health problems along with substance use disorders. The new unit aims to reduce the number of hospital …

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Fitness emergency? Only 7% of US adults have good cardiometabolic health

MEDFORD, Mass. – More than nine in 10 American adults may want to think about skipping summer barbecues and going on a diet instead. A new study has found that fewer than seven percent of the nation’s adult population have what health experts consider to be good cardiometabolic health. Researchers at Tufts University say this …

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Extending maternal health coverage is an important part of the work to support new parents

The BDN Editorial Board operates independently of the editorial board and does not establish policies or contribute to the reporting or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. The maternal mortality rate – the death rate of mothers in the months following childbirth – is much higher in the United States than …

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UCSD Health Headache Center Aims to Help Patients “Every Step of the Way”

Corporate Spotlight: Headaches are something that millions of people in the United States experience, but specialists at UC San Diego Health’s Headache and Traumatic Brain Injury Center understand that everyone is unique and may require different treatment. Dr Nina Riggins, a neurologist and director of the center, said the Sorrento Valley facility uses drugs, medical …

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4 Popular Foods That Are Bad For Your Heart Health – Better Life

Eating healthy is easier said than done and it’s no wonder that many popular foods are packed with ingredients that can put your heart in danger. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Americans consume too many added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium, all of which can contribute to heart disease. We also don’t …

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Mental health problems? Here’s how to find a support system.

While hospitalized for depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts in 2019, I took lessons on coping strategies, how to manage my condition, and how to create a wellness plan to stay healthy. Much of that plan included building a support system. I wasn’t talking about my struggles then. I would say I was fine if asked, …

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AirPods Pro 2 probably won’t get a much touted health feature – and it doesn’t matter

Bloomberg reporter and frequent Apple news source Mark Gurman gave his two cents worth on one of the key features expected to debut in Apple’s highly anticipated AirPods Pro 2 – and that’s not good news. What happens? Well, fitness fans have long hoped for the introduction of temperature sensing (something that Honor initially reported …

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Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center Completed First Patient Assay in Clinical Study of PD-L1 ASC22 Antibody in Combination with Chidamide for Functional Treatment of HIV Infection

HANGZHOU and SHAOXING, China, July 3, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Ascletis Pharma Inc. (HKEX: 1672, “Ascletis”) today announces that the clinical study of the PD-L1 ASC22 antibody in combination with chidamide for the functional treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, initiated by the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, completed the patient’s first administration …

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