FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
Powassan is a rare virus that can cause swelling around your brain and in the membranes around your brain and spinal cord. Even though only 75 cases have been reported in the U.S. over the past decade, it has started to show up on medical radar screens of late because experts are warning the disease could start to spread faster now that it is transmitted by the deer tick.Read More
We are all conditioned to believe that “you can't teach an old dog new tricks,” that as we get older, we can't learn new skills easily and we just won't be as sharp as we were in our callow youth.But what if that's all it was: conditioning? What if we really do continue to learn the way we did as children well into our golden years?Read More
Now, in perhaps one of the greatest ironies in modern mental health history, new research from Oregon State University suggests that thinking over and over again about conflicts between your job and personal life is likely to damage both your mental and physical health.
In a major offensive in medicine's war with the Zika virus, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that in a mouse model “markedly reduced” infection.Read More
All things considered, urinary tract infections (UTIs) ought not be as prevalent as they are (about 150 million people develop UTIs each year, and they are the most common of bacterial infections).Read More
Is legalization of marijuana in our country’s best interest? The current Obama Administration doesn’t think so. It continues to oppose legalization of marijuana along with other illegal drugs which are a major public health and safety threat to all of us.Read More
Many of us can rattle off our latest cholesterol number at the drop of a hat. Keeping an eye on your cholesterol is important but there’s another number you also should have memorized – your triglyceridesRead More