With the shock death of Daniel Jarque – the Espanyol captain who suffered a cardiac arrest after training on Saturday – fans were left wondering how a man in such peak condition could endure a fate typically associated with the ageing and obese. The incident comes almost two years after fellow Spaniard, Sevilla’s Antonio Puerta, collapsed in the first half of his team’s 4-1 victory against Spanish league rivals Getafe and died three days later aged just 22.
Although the stigma once associated with mental illness has receded in recent years, most of the 12 million Americans who have clinical depression still don’t get treated for it, partly because many are too embarrassed to go to a psychologist. In fact, according to mental-health professionals, the majority of depressed people who seek professional help turn first not to a psychologist, but to their primary care physician. But do regular doctors really know how to identify depression A large new scientific review published today by the journal Lancet suggests they don’t.
Michael Jackson’s single white glove was his trademark — an iconic image for a performer whose career constantly set, then redefined, pop culture trends. But it also was an early effort to mask a skin condition that he would struggle with for the rest of his life, say some who were close to him. Actress Cicely Tyson, a friend of Jackson’s, said the two shared a fashion designer in the 1980s.
Hindu priest Pandjitee is not overweight, does not smoke or drink and follows a strict vegetarian diet. Yet three years ago he was suddenly struck by a heart attack
Science is not shy about ambiguity, never more so than when it comes to medical advice. So here’s the latest recommendation on prostate-cancer screening: Men should continue to have both a manual prostate exam and a blood test for prostate-specific antigen every year bearing in mind that neither test may affect your odds of surviving prostate cancer. Those seemingly contradictory conclusions are part of the results of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening trial , a sweeping, 17-year project conducted by the National Cancer Institute
From a distance, it looks like an ordinary movie poster.