Breast implants save life of man with severe lung damage

(CNN) — When 34-year-old Davey Bauer’s lungs stopped working, doctors turned to an unusual tool to help keep him alive: large breast implants. Experts say it was an innovative solution to give Bauer’s body time to fight off a nasty infection so it could accept a lifesaving double lung transplant. It may be the first … Read more

Israel rejects cease-fire calls as fighting with Hamas intensifies near hospitals – NBC New York

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pushed back Saturday against growing international calls for a cease-fire, saying Israel’s battle to crush Gaza’s ruling Hamas militants will continue with “full force.” A cease-fire would be possible only if all 239 hostages held by militants in Gaza are released, Netanyahu said in a televised address. The Israeli leader also insisted that … Read more

I’m an ex-FDA food safety expert and here are the 10 things I would NEVER do in the kitchen

By Emily Joshu Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com 12:24 12 Nov 2023, updated 12:29 12 Nov 2023 Avoid pre-prepared salads and ban dogs from the kitchen are just two  Two food safety experts tell what to do to avoid getting sick READ MORE: Doctors reveal the 12 everyday habits they avoid Paying attention to expiration … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Heavy fighting rages near main Gaza hospital

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes pounded Gaza City overnight and into Sunday as ground forces battled Hamas militants near the territory’s largest hospital, where health officials say thousands of medics, patients and displaced people are trapped with no electricity and dwindling supplies. In a televised address on Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu … Read more

Critics say a fumbled rollout of the brand-new RSV shot for babies has pediatricians worried and frustrated

Entering what could be another bad RSV season, pediatricians share growing concerns about persistent shortages of a crucial new drug that was touted as a game-changer when approved in July. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory virus that kills hundreds of young children each year and hospitalizes thousands, according to the Centers for … Read more

What Is Rucking, How to Do It, and the Benefits for Longevity

Rucking, or carrying weight over distance, is something humans having been doing throughout history, and it’s still great exercise today. Westend61/Getty Images Rucking, carrying a weight over distance, is a great exercise for fitness and longevity. Carrying has been a key human behavior throughout history, according to a fitness journalist. Try it to build muscle, … Read more

EU unlikely to deliver 1 million artillery shells to Ukraine by March 2024, media reports

Key developments on Nov. 10: Bloomberg: EU unlikely to deliver 1 million artillery shells to Ukraine by March 2024 Orban: ‘EU must not start membership talks with Ukraine’ Military intelligence: Ukraine hits 2 light Russian landing crafts in Crimea Over 30,000 Ukrainian recruits receive training in UK Pentagon: Next Ramstein-format summit to be held in … Read more

Israel-Hamas war updates: News on Gaza conflict

12 Hours Ago Netanyahu: Israel will continue to control security in Gaza postwar Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a press conference with Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and Cabinet Minister Benny Gantz (not pictured) in the Kirya military base in Tel Aviv , Israel , 28 October 2023.  Abir Sultan | Reuters Israeli Prime Minister … Read more

Effect of Dietary Sodium on Blood Pressure: A Crossover Trial | Cardiology | JAMA

Key Points Question  What is the impact of dietary sodium intake on blood pressure in middle-aged to elderly individuals? Findings  In this prospectively allocated diet order crossover study of 213 individuals, 1 week of a low-sodium diet resulted in an average 8–mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure vs a high-sodium diet, with few adverse … Read more