People take for granted the gift of life. In the morning when you wake up you should bless God for giving you another day. The Jewish custom is to bless God for health after attending to one’s needs in the bathroom. When you go to the bathroom in the morning or during the day and empty your bowels or urinate, afterwards it is a good time to bless God for health.
This week, Durig reviews one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States. Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) has spent the past few years paring down its portfolio of hospitals with an eye to retain those locations that are most profitable. The results of these divestitures are starting to be seen and the company has now put up two consecutive quarters of positive growth. In its most recent quarter results, one can see that same-store metrics tell a compelling story, especially in the competitive healthcare sector (see bullets above).
The Wuhan Municipal Health and Health Committee, the capital of Hubei Province, China, issued a notice on Friday. As of January 3, a total of 44 patients with an unexplained diagnosis of viral pneumonia were found. Among them, 11 were severe cases, and the signs of the remaining patients were generally stable.
Global Fitness App Market By Type (Exercise & Weight Loss, Diet & Nutrition, Activity Tracking), Gender (Men, Women), Platform (Android, iOS, Others), Device (Smartphones, Tablets, Wearable Devices), Application (Lifestyle Monitoring, Health Monitoring, Others), Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2026
These days online shopping has become part of many regular shopping habits in many households around the globe. It is supposed to simplify and save time compounded with convenience. With the emerging of the virtual assistants like Alexa, it is even easier. Being an Amazon prime member, the convenience of free guaranteed delivery within 48 hours and in some instances 24 hours is an attractive shopping method.
Are you planning to lose weight by ditching food? Give it a second thought. According to a study, eating less or crash dieting may give you temporary results, but they also have permanent side-effects. The negatives of crash dieting include- dizziness, muscle aches, weak immune system and what not! But what if someone said that you didn’t have to compromise on food to achieve fitness? Eating right and adequate physical exercises go hand in hand. By combining both, you can keep your body fit and healthy and also avoid ailments such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, etc.
The Chinese equivalent of the FDA internationally approved a new drug shown to be effective at managing mild-to-moderate symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease after a rigorous, 17-year, 3-Phase clinical trial which yielded positive results.
The announcement paves the way for the new drug, designated GV-971 and marketed as Jiuyiyi, to be prescribed immediately in China and increases the likelihood it may be approved in Europe and North America soon.
We all want to live the best and happiest lives that we can and there are a large variety of articles available on how we can do that. In spite of all the information that is available to us and despite our various efforts to try to take a variety of actions to improve the quality of our lives through exercise, health foods and relaxation techniques, many of us still suffer from anxiety and depression and are still taking medications and other substances to help us cope with our lives.
Research scientists have long known that cures for deadly diseases can be discovered in the humblest (and least likely) of places. After all, Penicillin came from moldy bread accidentally left in a petri dish over the weekend.
But, sea snails curing cancer?
Apparently. It seems that the mucus produced by the White Rock Shell sea snail, common to the shores of Australia and New Zealand, contains chemicals found to be effective at fighting off colorectal cancer.
In 2018 more Americans overdosed (both accidentally and intentionally) on prescription drugs than on any other potentially addictive chemical substance – combined. This once overlooked epidemic has only increased over the last 3 years, but at least has lead to greater awareness about addictive drugs and their dangers. While this scourge continues, Americans are now learning more about the devastating effects of all addictive substances, both legal and outlawed. Here is some of what we’ve learned so far about the most addictive drugs on Earth.
Growing obesity rates and surging prevalence of cardiovascular disorders across the globe is expected to influence the demand for dietary supplements across the globe. Dietary supplements help to promote the immunity system and achieve good health and wellness. Dietary supplements can also replace the prescribed drugs and also aids to achieve the strong wear and tear especially for old-aged consumer. Thus, is expected to witness the lucrative growth during the forecast period.
This week, Durig Capital looks at the healthcare sector to review one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States. Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) has spent the last few years rationalizing its portfolio of hospitals. The company is beginning to realize the effects of this strategy as evidenced by its same-store results for the second quarter (see above).
Whether or not ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorder) is a made-up condition doesn’t seem to matter to the millions of doctors prescribing powerful psychotropic drugs to a whole new generation of Ritalin-addicted third graders. But, what about when the kids get the munchies? Here are some dietary Do’s and Don’ts for children diagnosed with ADHD that may keep this modern scourge (which used to be called hyperactivity) under control and help kids shut up, sit down and pay attention. Now, where were we?
We have all learned that Reddit can be an invaluable resource for all kinds of news and information. But, perhaps it’s most useful for unvarnished truth-telling. Here are some comments from Redditors who have worked the other side of the counter at some famous fast food chain restaurants. If you think your biggest worry is employees spitting in your food (or, Yikes! – much worse!) what they have to say may make some customers swear off fast food for good. Let’s just call it “The Reddit Diet.”
Like the old saying goes, you’ve got everything if you’ve got your health. And most people will do anything to keep it. Especially if Grandma says it worked in her day. Turns out, old people don’t know what they’re talking about either. Here are some health myths that have been proven to be completely wrong.
And (mostly) hilarious…
Eat Breakfast To Lose Weight
The theory is, if you’re full you can have a light lunch and a well-balanced dinner. It actually does work. Unfortunately, it’s all the junk food you fill up on in between that’s really making you fat…
Throughout history, the human race has made some great advances in biology, with significant scientific discoveries proved by intuitive logic, successful hypothesizing and irrefutable empirical evidence. And, oh yeah. Just plain old dumb luck. Still, some mysteries of the human body have yet to be solved.
Here are some of the last remaining few…
We’ve all seen the Old West movies and TV shows in which a well dressed gentleman rides into town plying his wares and touting a “Miracle Cure” elixir guaranteed to relieve all health maladies. Invariably, the tincture is nothing more than cheap, watered-down whiskey mixed with something sugary to make the “medicine” go down easier. In the long run, the only benefit is a rip-roaring drunken night, followed by a massive hangover.
Family pets are usually well loved, but as they age, it may not be understood that they aren’t like us humans. Which means that after only a decade or so, they need even more care than they did as pups and kittens. Here are some pointers to keep in mind as your beloved family pets begin aging more rapidly than you might think.
This week, Durig Capital looks to a Canadian issuer, a specialty pharmaceutical company that is successfully treating long-term HIV patients with its unique medicines so that patients have the opportunity to have a better quality of life. Theratechnologies (TSX:TH) has two landmark drugs, Trogarzo™ and EGRIFTA™ specifically developed to help HIV patients. The company has reported its second quarter results (for the three months ending May 31, 2019) and continues to see outstanding growth over its product lines.
Anal fissure can be very painful if not treated on time with the right anal fissure ointment. It is a small tear in the mucosa which is thin and moist tissue. It is located inside the anus and can be caused while passing hard or large stools. However, it can be caused during pregnancy or after the delivery. You will feel pain and bleeding during a bowel movement.
This article is taken out from the book “WOMEN POWER NEEDED FOR VIBRANT SOCIETY AND WORLD (A Scientific & Yogic Perspective)” published by smashworld.com. The reader may get clarity for removing the hurdlers while empowering the women:
Normally, people feel that men and society are responsible for debacle of women. The scenario like men does not help or assist women to achieve their better status and empowerment is not completely true. There could be a sense of man dominating environment but men are not against the development of women’s status and empowerment.
Meal replacement shakes are referred to the products with calorie-controlled shakes in a prepackaged form. Meal replacement shakes in the market are present in ready-to-drink or powder premixes form. The calories from a meal replacement shake are in enough amount to replace a meal. These meal replacement shakes are fortified with minerals and vitamins to add extra nutritional value.
In order to prevent cardiovascular diseases, a proper balanced diet is essential such as oily fish, vegetables, fruits, and substantial and appropriate amount of fiber in the body. Consumers’ awareness related to maintaining the heart health and demand for heart health supplements has also showcased an uplift over the past few years in order to prevent various cardiovascular diseases.
This week’s bond focus takes a third look at a global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. Durig Capital’s last review of GNC discussed the Harbin China deal. While that deal is currently awaiting regulatory approval, GNC has since reported its second quarter results. The company continues to report successes in several areas.
Q2 international segment sales increased 11% year-over-year.
E-commerce sales increased by 8.3%
The company’s myGNC and ProRewards customer loyalty programs grew 14% and 8.8% respectively over Q1 levels.
Q2 interest coverage was a healthy 1.8x.