Health

August 20, 2019

Children of Anti-vaxxers Should Have Access to Doctors’ Offices Restricted, Say Almost 75% of Parents

Almost three-quarters of parents want their child's doctor to place restrictions on unvaccinated patients from visiting their office, according to research.
August 18, 2019

Woman Gives Birth to Triplets After Hospital Visit For What She Thought Was Kidney Stones

A South Dakota woman felt something painful in her abdomen, so she went to a hospital thinking she would need surgery to break up some kidney stones. Turns out she was pregnant.
August 17, 2019

How Netflix’s ‘Diagnosis’ Upends ‘House’: Dr. Lisa Sanders Looks to the Wisdom of Crowds to Solve Medical Mysteries

Willie Reyes was losing his memory and neurologists couldn't explain why. After Reyes, 46, suffering a seizure, doctors had found lesions on his brain, which caused mood swings, memory loss and hearing problems. Doctors dismissed Alzheimer's, cancer and the rare inflammatory disease CLIPPERS as causes. Eventually Reyes lost his job as a prison guard and accrued $10,000 in medical debt after being denied early retirement and disability retirement. In part that was because there was no name to put his illness.
August 16, 2019

Why are individuals nonetheless dying from Legionnaires’ illness?

In the nearly 50 years since epidemiologists first discovered Legionnaires’ disease, we have learned how to test for it, treat it and prevent it. So why are people still dying from it and why are more and more people becoming sick with it every single year?
August 16, 2019

Organic meals well being advantages have been onerous to evaluate, however that would change

“Organic” is more than just a passing fad. Organic food sales totaled a record US$45.2 billion in 2017, making it one of the fastest-growing segments of American agriculture. While a small number of studies have shown associations between organic food consumption and decreased incidence of disease, no studies to date have been designed to answer the question of whether organic food consumption causes an improvement in health.
August 16, 2019

Tick Paralysis: Five-year-old Ohio Girl Left Temporarily Unable to Move or Swallow After Contracting Rare Disease

A five-year-old girl from Ohio was left paralyzed and unable to swallow on her own after being bitten by ticks, according to reports.
August 16, 2019

Scientists Develop Vaccine That Prevents Cats From Making You Allergic to Them

A Swiss pharmaceutical company announced the development of a vaccine that makes cats less able to produce allergens, thereby lessening the likelihood of an owner developing an allergy.
August 15, 2019

Shouldn’t there be a regulation in opposition to reckless opioid gross sales? Turns out, there is

The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose epidemic unfolded has started to come into focus.
August 15, 2019

Women and Men Are Equally Bad at Multitasking, Study Finds

Men and women are equally bad at multitasking, according to the authors of a study that debunks the widely held view women are better at juggling jobs.
August 15, 2019

Scientists Reverse Aging in Rat Stem Cells

Scientists who discovered aging appears to be related to the stiffness of the environment where cells live have reversed the process in rat brain stem cells.