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Social networks, alcohol, seeing the doctor… Simple ways for men to live longer

‘Regular physical exercise of any type, duration and frequency improves health and prolongs life’ Social networks, alcohol, seeing the doctor… Simple ways for men to live longer Independent.ie The good news is that life expectancy for Irish men continues to improve. A 2018 report, Health in Ireland: Key Trends, notes that boys born in 2016… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Transgender no longer recognised as ‘disorder’ by WHO

Transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders under big changes to the World Health Organization’s global manual of diagnoses. The newly-approved version instead places issues of gender incongruence under a chapter on sexual health. A World Health Organization expert said it now understands transgender is “not actually a mental… Read More »