Tag Archives: Life

Texas woman taken off life support against family’s wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in

Carolyn Jones, 61, fights for her life after a Houston hospital pulled the plug against her family’s wishes. Her husband of 40 years, Donald, is on her left. (Texas Right to Life) A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family’s wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Increased muscle power can improve longevity, new research suggests. Professor Claudio Gil Araújo, who is the director of research and education at Exercise Medicine Clinic — CLINIMEX in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »