Ban freakshakes containing “grotesque” levels of sugar, say campaigners

London (CNN)It will come as no surprise that milkshakes loaded with sweets, chocolate bars, cream and cake, known as freakshakes, contain “grotesque levels” of sugar. At 1,280 kilocalories it contains more than half the recommended 2500 calorie intake for an adult. “An average 25-year-old would need to jog for nearly…

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Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children’s deaths from polio-like AFM

Moseley, Virginia (CNN)Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition. A CDC official said while she couldn’t comment directly on the boys’ cases, there may be a “lag” in AFM…

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Pharmacist Student Shows MLM Supplements Are Harmful Garbage With Real-Life Example

Millions of people all over the world are sucked in by the allure of multilevel marketing, or MLMs, usually on the promise of flexible hours, easy money and the recommendation of a close friend or family member that has also gotten in on the scheme.But like in anything in life…

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Coronary calcium screening better predicts heart disease risk, research finds

(CNN)Last year, President Donald Trump’s doctors screened him for heart disease using a test unfamiliar to many Americans. Now, research shows that that test, either alone or combined with other evaluation methods, is better at predicting whether a symptomatic patient required heart surgery than the standard evaluation. Last year, White…

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DeepMind hands off role as health app provider to parent Google

DeepMind’s recent foray into providing software as a service to U.K. hospitals has reached the end of its run. The Google -owned AI division has just announced it will be stepping back from providing a clinical alerts and task management healthcare app to focus on research — It’s been a…

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