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November Winners: ASX investors were spooked by Omicron, but wooed by Julimar, hydrogen and the metaverse

For the second month in a row the ASX was hit by a major sell-off in the last few days ... Read More The post November Winners: ASX investors were spooked by Omicron, but wooed by Julimar, hydrogen and the metaverse appeared first on Stockhead.

Menstruation and human rights: What is the social and economic impact of periods?

Each month, 1.8 billion people menstruate globally. And yet, this natural and healthy biological process can have a significant social and economic impact on the lives of women, youth, transgender men, and non-binary persons. Here’s a look at how periods affect people’s lives around the globe.

Endometriosis: targeting a different type of pain may be key in improving treatment – new research

Around one in ten women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. The condition is characterised by chronic pelvic pain, which is not only extremely painful but can also result in infertility. It is caused by tissue that resembles the lining of the uterus (known as the endometrium) growing outside of the uterus. READ MORE: The traumatising image that forced Nine reporter to run for a cause READ MORE: Miniscule dress at father's wedding goes viral...

Canadian envoys fault Ottawa for 'Havana Syndrome' neglect

After job postings to Cuba, they complained of violent headaches, visual troubles and nausea -- nearly 20 Canadian diplomats claim their government failed them and others they say are falling victim to the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" to this day. Diplomats from the United States and Canada, some of whom claimed to have heard very high-pitched sounds around the onset of their symptoms, started complaining of migraines, vertigo and nausea.

30 ways to reduce your mental load

If reducing your mental load was one of your resolutions, there are several ways to do it. We've compiled 30 methods for relieving your overburdened brain, entangled thoughts, and cognitive commotion.

Christie Brinkley’s Secrets for Aging Gracefully

Can you believe she is 65?

These Are the Best Foods to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer, According to Science

Sooo coffee and oatmeal for breakfast, everyone?

Signs To Look For If You Think You're Having a Midlife Crisis

In the year as difficult as this one, who isn't?

Here are the ASX heart stocks fighting the number one killer disease in humans

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally, taking an estimated 17.9 million lives each year according to the WHO. ... Read More The post Here are the ASX heart stocks fighting the number one killer disease in humans appeared first on Stockhead.

Walmart Just Dropped Ridiculous Cyber Monday Deals: Get 65-Inch TVs for $500, Ninja Blenders for $99

If you haven’t started shopping, what are you waiting for?

Woodland walks 'save the NHS £185million a year', says study

The study was based on 2016 research that found weekly visits to outdoor green spaces of at least 30 minutes can reduce the prevalence of depression in the population by 7 per cent.

Mum reveals 'torturous' process trying to remove nappy cream from daughters' hair

When you first see a mess your child has made, there's usually a mixture of feelings swirling around at the pit of your stomach - shock, anger, resignation, and then dread at having to spend hours cleaning it up. One US mum felt all these emotions after discovering her daughters, Jamie, 4, and Morgan, 3, had slathered their entire head and hair in Desitin (Sudocream) - a barrier nappy cream. "My immediate reaction was to put them in the...

ASX Health Stocks: Alcidion wins Aussie government contract, while Resonance seeks US FDA nod

The ASX 200 Health Index (XHJ) is down by 0.67% at the time of writing, compared to the broader index ... Read More The post ASX Health Stocks: Alcidion wins Aussie government contract, while Resonance seeks US FDA nod appeared first on Stockhead.

Why the moment you start trying for a baby is the time to stop drinking - one mum shares her story

When Sophie and her husband decided to try to conceive their first child 16 years ago, they never expected to be successful in the first month, but that's exactly what happened. "I recall telling my GP – it was six and a half weeks into my pregnancy that it was confirmed – that I'd had alcohol on the night of conception, and then there would have been another couple of occasions after that, in the third and fifth week that I'd had more than a...

Gene Test Spots Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Post-Op Chemo

A genetic test can identify older breast cancer patients who can forgo chemotherapy after surgery, even if the cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes, a large international clinical trial shows.

The 40 Best Foods for Lowering Your Cholesterol, According to a Nutritionist

Stock up on dark chocolate, stat.

Vaping Can Trigger Gene Changes in Cells: Study

For those who think vaping is safer than smoking, think again.

Celebrities who are HIV positive

Some celebrities prefer to keep their private lives as secretive as possible, while others have no problem in sharing it with the public. When stars do share their stories about being HIV positive, however, they're bravely bearing a weighty series of issues, including the prejudice against people carrying the virus, and they're also giving people with HIV a bigger platform. Click through to find out which celebrities have publicly announced that they are HIV positive.

Selena Gomez responds after TikTok user implied she drank 'excessively' following kidney transplant

Selena Gomez has replied to a TikTok user who misunderstood her latest video shared on the platform. In the clip, the 29-year-old could be seen reacting to a video of Dr Dawn Bentel explaining "heavy" drinking. "The CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] defines heavy drinking as 15 or more drinks a week for men," Dr Bentel said in split-screen with the star. "And eight or more drinks per week for women." READ MORE: 'I accidentally...

Beat the 'heat hangover': Why you sleep awfully during summer

Here's why you feel crap on hot nights

'My 4-year-old son was killed by a car. I never want another mum to go through it.'

This post deals with the death of a child and may be triggering for some readers.It only took a second. One second and two steps for Michelle McLaughlin and her family’s life to change forever."It’s the most harrowing thing… For an accident to occur and take Tom’s life in those microseconds was a dreadful, dreadful shock," Michelle told Mamamia. On January 6, 2014, ... Continued

ASX Health Stocks: After TGA approval in Australia, Telix now gets license to sell in Brazil

The ASX 200 Health Index (XHJ) is up by 0.80% at the time of writing, compared to the broader index ... Read More The post ASX Health Stocks: After TGA approval in Australia, Telix now gets license to sell in Brazil appeared first on Stockhead.

Why do I grind my teeth and clench my jaw? And what can I do about it?

Alexander Holden, University of Sydney Dentists have reported a rise in teeth clenching and grinding since the pandemic began. The symptoms of teeth clenching and/or grinding (also known as bruxing or parafunction) can include pain in the teeth and gums, as well as jaw joints and muscles. The pain it causes can be debilitating and significantly affect your daily life. ... Continued

Eating This After Lunch Increases Your Risk of Dementia, Study Says

According to recent research, eating foods high in refined carbs as a snack after lunch can put you at a higher risk for dementia.

20 physical activities to make you sweat that are NOT the gym

If you find going to the gym intimidating and expensive, don’t let that stop you from working out. Here are 20 ways you can exercise and sweat away the pounds that don’t involve heading to the gym.

Pandemic Stress, Exhaustion Weigh on Health Care Workers

The pandemic is taking a toll on health care workers' sleep, which can put both their mental health and patient care at risk, researchers warn.

Mark Hoppus reveals his cancer announcement was an accident

Mark Hoppus has revealed he didn't mean to announce his cancer diagnosis earlier this year. The Blink-182 rocker, 49, accidentally posted a photo of himself in a chemotherapy chair to his Instagram Story in late June. "Yes hello. One cancer treatment, please," he wrote alongside the photo. But according to People, it turns out he was only meant to share that photo with a few of his close friends, not his 1.2 million followers. READ MORE: Jonshel...

Nike's Cyber Monday sale includes steep discounts on sneakers and clothing — here are the best deals

Here's what we know about Nike's Cyber Monday 2021 sale so far, plus the best deals you can shop right now.

How to deal with dust in your home if that dust mite allergy just won't go away

If you own a pet it can be particularly hard to keep your home clean - but it is possible.

These 23 Vegetables Are Surprising Sources of Protein

They're strong.

25 Things To Sell When You’re Ready To Retire

Many people downsize in retirement as a way to cut back on expenses and make their lives simpler. For some, this means relocating to a smaller home or a retirement community. For others, this can just...

Best Independent Toy Stores in Los Angeles

Here in Los Angeles, we’re fortunate to have a number of charming, high-quality, independent toy shops where you’ll find the perfect gift(s) for all the kids in your life!

Black Americans Less Likely to Lose Hearing as They Age

Older Black Americans are much more likely to have good hearing than white Americans, and the difference is especially notable among men, a new study shows. 

Man reveals shocking effect on his body after only eating KFC for one month

An Australian man who took on the challenge of only eating KFC for an entire month has revealed the devastating effect fast food can have on the body. Fitness fanatic Conan Visser claimed he piled on eight kilograms and noticed a drastic slump in his mental health after 30 days of only consuming KFC. Speaking on his TikTok, Visser said his diet of deep-fried chicken, chips, mashed potatoes and burgers resulted in liver and kidney damage — but...

Moderna may have Omicron booster by March

The same day the first confirmed U.S. case of the Omicron coronavirus variant surfaced in California, Moderna said it could have a booster targeting the new COVID-19 variant as soon as March. Moderna president Stephen Hoge says his company is already working on that booster program. He told Reuters Wednesday he believes booster shots carrying genes specifically targeting mutations in the variant

Assistance Dogs Bring Big Boost to Deaf People

Hearing dogs make a huge difference in deaf people's lives, a new British study shows. 

Surprise: Red Bell Peppers Have More Vitamin C Than an Orange

We're adding those (and 30 of our R.D.'s other favorite superfoods) to our diets ASAP.

Cardiologists Say These Are The Worst Foods For Your Heart, And There Goes My Whole Diet

Man, there are some shockers in here.

20 exercises to keep your brain fit

We all want to live as long as possible, but to fully enjoy our golden years we need to be completely compos mentis. Just like our bodies, our brains need to work out on a regular basis. Here are 20 exercises that will help you keep your brain fit and healthy.

MasterChef: Melissa Leong wears bold activewear after a Pilates class

The food critic, 39, was spotted leaving a Pilates studio wearing a bold, red-and-blue activewear set from Zara

Holiday Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

The best way to ANYONE's heart is through their stomach.

The Coziest Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold

While some of us absolutely thrive in the winter (bye, sweaty season!), some do not. No matter how many thick wool sweaters, scarves, and socks you layer on, your body just refuses to warm up. But if you think you have to live the rest of your life freezing your toes off — just

Kathy Griffin announces she is 'cancer free' in joyful interview

Kathy Griffin has announced to the world she is cancer-free and on the mend after being diagnosed with stage-one lung cancer. The comedian, 61, shared the good news during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday after revealing she had half her left lung removed during surgery. "I'm cancer-free," Griffin announced to audience applause. "I don't know why, I had a tumour, right? And I've never smoked, and it was in there for 10 years. So get...

Dietitians Say This Could Be Why You're Not Losing Weight

Skipping dessert isn't doing you any favors.

"I'll always wear the scars." Reality TV and the consequence of being labelled the 'villain'.

This post deals with suicide and depression and might be triggering for some readers.When it comes to reality TV, there will always be a ‘villain.’Sometimes that title is well-deserved - take for example the recent case of Married at First Sight 2022 groom Simon Blackburn and his TikTok videos. But what has become apparent over the last decade, is that some ... Continued

'Breaking Bad' star and wife announce second pregnancy, plus more stars expecting babies

See which stars are currently pregnant or preparing to expand their families in 2021.

The quiet science that may solve chronic pain

Researchers are rewriting chronic pain science and what they are discovering is beginning to influence care, writes David Dobbs

Gene Found in Amish Helps Protect Their Hearts

A rare gene variant discovered among Amish people may help lower "bad" cholesterol and protect against heart disease, a new study suggests.

'The crisis is not yet over': Omicron variant could deal another blow to supply chains

Just as it appeared like the crisis was beginning to stabilize, the industry may now face yet another blow: the new omicron Covid variant.

25 great reasons to take a break from social media

Are you in need of a social media detox? While there’s no doubt that sites such as Facebook and Instagram can be entertaining, they could also be harming us in ways we don’t even know about. From causing us to lose sleep to making us thoroughly depressed, here are 25 science-backed reasons to take a break from social media right now.