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Case of Ontario man who ignored COVID-19 quarantine order shows challenges of crucial contact tracing

Article content continued The public-health department of Peel region west of Toronto said Wednesday it typically manages to reach contacts within 24 to 48 hours of a case being identified. At the peak of the pandemic the unit had 237 staff doing contact tracing, though that number had dwindled to 190 by the end of… Read More »

Time-restricted diets (Intermittent fasting) best way to lose weight, study shows – Times of India

Restricting eating and non-eating hours is a primary feature of intermittent fasting, something which a lot of weight watchers swear by. Backed by celebrities as well, intermittent fasting is also known to promote other health benefits such as improve glucose sensitivity, motor coordination, sleep cycle, reduce liver fat, boost metabolism, brain health and in the… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Coronavirus shows contrasts between US, European safety nets

The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe. In Europe, the collapse in business activity is triggering wage support programs that are keeping millions on the job, for now. In contrast, in the United States… Read More »

New Model Shows COVID More Widespread, Less Severe

MedRxiv: “Using influenza surveillance network to estimate state-specific case detection rates and forecast SARS-CoV-2 spread in the United States.” Ruiyun Li, PhD, research associate, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Alex Washburne, PhD, research scientist, Montana State University, Bozeman. Justin D. Silverman, MD, PhD, assistant professor of information science and technology, Penn State University,… Read More »

Where weight loss shows first

Your body shape is what it’s going to be — and it’s actually the headline of an article that I wrote 7 years ago. The second season premiered on June 3, some parts of your body hold a higher amount of fat than others. One point I do have to make though, you probably already… Read More »