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Can You Pass the 10-Second Balance Test?

Research1 published in August 2022, confirms that the ability to perform a 10-second, one-leg stand is independently linked to all-cause mortality. During the pandemic, an already largely sedentary American population began moving even less.2 Lockdowns and transitioning to working from home increased the tendency to sit at the computer for long hours. This has taken… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Steve phinley keto diet blood test

The agreement has helped raise the national profile of Virta, a fledgling health company that has developed a proprietary system of remote coaching and monitoring for people with Type 2 diabetes to help them follow the keto diet, which is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Despite its strict requirements, the keto diet has… Read More »

Quick and Easy CRISPR-Based COVID Test

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an easy to perform CRISPR-based COVID-19 test that takes only 30 minutes for the results to come in. The test, which involves dipping a paper strip into a mixture containing a nasal sample, is unaffected by new variants of the virus, and could be useful… Read More »