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Ukraine’s ambassador to UK exits role after Zelensky ‘sarcasm’ row

(REUTERS) Ukraine’s ambassador to the UK has left his post after he publicly criticized president Volodymyr Zelensky over his “sarcasm” during a row about his demands for weapons. A diplomatic source confirmed to the PA news agency that Vadym Prystaiko was out of the job on Friday but could not confirm reports he had been sacked by the Ukrainian leader. It comes following a diplomatic spat earlier this month between the UK and Ukraine, after Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said that the UK and US were “not Amazon” when it came to Kyiv’s requests for weapons and military equipment. “Whether…

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Can Ozempic Side Effects Send You to The ER?

Share on PinterestSide effects of GLP-1 Drugs can include nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. bymuratdeniz/Getty Images Medications like Ozempic and Wegovy have made headlines as people have used them to lose weight. While losing weight may be one side effect of this diabetes medication, there are a few other effects that people are experiencing – and some that are taking them to the emergency department. The most common side effects of Ozempic include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and in some situations, constipation. ​If you’ve recently been trying to lose weight and have thoughts about medications, such as Ozempic and…

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Good news for snack lovers… crisps may be about to get healthier!

There is good news for snack-lovers: Crisps could be about to get healthier. Crisps contain acrylamide, which is a chemical substance formed when starchy foods, such as potatoes and bread, are cooked at high temperatures. There is evidence from studies in animals that the chemical is linked to cancer, making people more concerned about their roast potatoes and burnt toast, although experts are divided on whether the substance could cause the disease in humans. But now researchers may now have worked out how to reduce the amount of acrylamide formed when deep-frying potatoes to make crisps. The key is to…

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Tina Turner health issues: Singer opened up about kidney disease 2 months before death

Two months prior to her death this week at age 83Tina Turner opened up about having put herself “in great danger” over her health. For International World Kidney Day on March 9, the music superstar warned his social media followers about the importance of keeping an eye on your kidney health, especially since the kidneys can begin to fail without pain. “Show your kidneys love! They deserve it. My kidneys are victims of my not realizing that my high blood pressure should have been treated with conventional medicine,” she wrote in an Instagram post. “I have put myself in great…

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Sperm or egg from any cell? It’s called IVG and it holds huge promise and peril : Shots

A clinician prepares cells for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, the treatment for infertility. In the future, it could be joined by IVG, in vitro gametogenesis, a new process that could turn any cell first into a stem cell and then into a sperm or egg cell. Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle captions Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images A clinician prepares cells for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, the treatment for infertility. In the future, it could be joined by IVG, in vitro gametogenesis, a new process that could turn any cell first into a stem cell…

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Older women with clogged arteries need better treatment

Share on PinterestResearchers say older women may need better treatments for clogged arteries. Dimitrije Tanaskovic/Stocksy Atherosclerosis is a condition in which the arteries narrow due to a sticky buildup of plaque deposits. Researchers say women over the age of 55 with this condition are at a higher risk of a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack than men in the same age group. Experts say women of all ages can improve their cardiovascular health by maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels as well as by not smoking. Postmenopausal women who have clogged arteries are at higher risk of…

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Ozempic May Make Your Muscles and Bones Weaker

Share on PinterestWeight loss medications like Ozempic and Wegovy can help people drop pounds quickly, but they can also cause rapid loss of muscle mass and bone density unless lifestyle changes are made. anandaBGD/Getty Images Rapid weight loss from taking GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy can cause a decrease in muscle mass, less bone density, and lower your resting metabolic rate, leading to sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle mass, strength, and function and is typically associated with aging. Lifestyle changes such as increasing protein intake and incorporating strength and resistance training can help combat muscle and…

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Drugs to help prevent serious RSV illness in babies are approved by Health Canada

Health Canada has approved a new antibody drug to help protect babies from serious illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Nirsevimab, also known by its brand name Beyfortus, was legal on April 19. It was developed by AstraZeneca and Sanofi. Nirsevimab is “a monoclonal antibody to prevent serious lower respiratory tract disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in newborns and infants during their first RSV season,” Health Canada spokesman Mark Johnson said in an email to The Canadian Press on Friday. The drug, which is given by injection, is also legal for children up to two…

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Pregnancy Risks While Taking Ozempic, Wegovy: What to Know

Share on PinterestTaking weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy may pose risks for people who are trying to get pregnant. Tatiana Soares/EyeEm/Getty Images There is currently not a lot of research on the effects of weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy may have on fertility. Health experts encourage people who are considering conceiving to discontinue such medications at least two months before trying to get pregnant. Before making any decision to stop medication, experts say it’s best to speak with the healthcare provider who prescribed it to you. Living at a healthy weight can help when trying to…

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The 5 best supplements for healthy aging, according to a longevity expert

If you’ve ever walked down the supplement aisle in a pharmacy, you’ve seen the overwhelming abundance of options available for your medicine cabinet. According to the 2022 Council on Responsible Nutrition Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 75% of Americans use dietary supplements, most on a regular basis. More from Fortune: 5 side hustles where you may earn over $20,000 per year—all while working from home Looking to make extra cash? This CD has a 5.15% APY right now Buying a house? Here’s how much to save This is how much money you need to earn annually to comfortably buy a…