By Joe Donnelly Gyms are off limits until further notice, but the widespread closures of non-essential businesses across the country associated with the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t mean you get a free pass to sit home, not train and even worse, pig out. Even if you can’t get to the gym, you can still make lean
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A recent study identified a biomarker in saliva to identify childhood obesity risk. Globally, the prevalence of childhood obesity is growing at an alarming rate. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, obesity in children has risen from 13.9 percent in 2000 to 18.5 percent in 2016. Childhood
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Eating a moderate amount of fish per week, while pregnant, may improve child’s metabolic health, according to a new study. Fish is a significant dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids that may have cardiometabolic benefits. Several studies support that fish consumption can help reduce the risks of heart and metabolic diseases, such as high blood
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A recent review highlighted the psychological impact of quarantine and the ways to alleviate its effects.  The recent COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the world drastically. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced COVID-19 as a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Several people who had potential exposure to the virus are being asked to isolate themselves or
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Global supply chains are set for a major reshuffle as the coronavirus pandemic exposes the vulnerability of countries and companies that rely heavily on a limited number of trading partners. The new coronavirus disease, formally known as COVID-19, was first reported in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Since late-January, a wave of city-wide closures
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Researchers investigated what factors play a role in cognitive decline in retirement, emphasizing the importance of staying mentally active. Previous research has shown that as people age and retire there is a decline in cognition due to less or no involvement in mental activities. The rate of cognitive decline varies individually and may be caused
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Everywhere you look around the world, everyone and I mean everyone has been impacted by the global virus created in China due to lack of health regulations or monitoring across the country in the world’s most controlled and watched country. Given the significant controls everywhere and lack of freedom of speech it is becoming clear
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Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian. Mohd Zakir | Hindustan Times | Getty Images India is working on a set of policy measures to combat the economic impact of the fast-spreading coronavirus and that may include some cash transfers to workers in the informal sector, the country’s top economic adviser said.  The virus, which causes a
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Bloomberg | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned against calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” as U.S. President Donald Trump has done, saying
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Researchers attempt to shed light on possible means of in-hospital spread of SARS-CoV-2. The world is currently experiencing the near-global spread of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus. Scientists from all over the globe are attempting to gather and process as much information as possible in order to slow or halt the spread of the disease. One
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Delegates wait in line at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Cannes, France, June 2019 Cannes Lions The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the ad industry’s major awards festival and conference held in France each summer, is postponing its June conference due to the coronavirus, organizers announced Wednessday. The festival, originally scheduled for June
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Global cases: At least 184,976, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 7,529, according to the latest figures from the WHO This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:14 am: Australia raises travel restriction to the highest level, tells citizens
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Mayor Bill de Blasio updates New Yorkers on the City’s preparedness efforts regarding COVID-19, March 4, 2020. EuropaNewswire | Gado | Getty Images New Yorkers should prepare for a “shelter-in-place” order in the coming days as local officials try to contain the fast-moving coronavirus that’s spreading throughout the U.S., New York City Mayor Bill de
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Recent research shows the association of the use of e-cigarette or vaping products and lung injuries. In recent years, the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products among youth has dramatically risen. These products can contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), the cannabis-derived compounds, along with other chemicals. Despite the rising use of vaping products
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 169,387, according to Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least 6,513, according to Johns Hopkins University. US cases: At least
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In laboratory studies in mice, researchers investigated the link between success of an experimental cancer immunotherapy drug and gut bacteria. Different treatment approaches are used to treat different types of cancer. Cancer immunotherapy drugs help the body’s own immune system to attack abnormal tumor cells. Some tumor cells express proteins on their cell surfaces to
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