CURRENT NEWS

...
Hospital admissions surge as multiple respiratory viruses circulate among kids: ‘We’ve got a full house’ - NOLA.com

Five viruses have children's hospitals at capacity during a typically slower time

Published At: 2022-09-24T09:02:00Z

EMILY WOODRUFF | Staff writer

...
Skip the Protein Shakes: 8 Muscle-Building Foods to Eat Instead - CNET

These whole foods provide the nutrients you need for muscle growth and taste way better than protein powder.

Published At: 2022-09-24T01:00:02Z

Luke Daugherty

...
Khosta-2 pandemic next? Scientists warn of new COVID-like virus originating from Russian bat - Study Finds

Is the next pandemic on the horizon? Scientists are warning of a new, COVID-like virus called Khosta-2 originating from a Russian bat.

Published At: 2022-09-23T21:45:22Z

Study Finds

...
A Cancer-Fighting Version of Herpes Shows Promise in Early Human Trial - Gizmodo

At least one patient with advanced cancer experienced a complete remission after being treated with a modified herpes virus.

Published At: 2022-09-23T20:01:00Z

Ed Cara

...
Experts say breast cancer scans are normally free - but not if you have symptoms or are under 40 - Daily Mail

Doctors urge all women aged 50 to 74 years to get screened for the disease once every other year, with those at higher risk told to get the test in their 40s.

Published At: 2022-09-23T19:42:17Z

Luke Andrews

...
New research finds that viruses may have 'eyes and ears' on us - Phys.org

New UMBC-led research in Frontiers in Microbiology suggests that viruses are using information from their environment to "decide" when to sit tight inside their hosts and when to multiply and burst out, killing the host cell. The work has implications for ant…

Published At: 2022-09-23T19:42:08Z

Science X staff

...
Why House Fly Barf Is an Overlooked Potential Vector of Disease - ScienceAlert

The next time a fly lands on your food, you might want to consider throwing that bite away.

Published At: 2022-09-23T18:01:16Z

Carly Cassella

...
Reusable contact lenses could cause blindness: study - New York Post

Wearing reusable contact lenses could lead to a rare infection that causes sight loss, according to eye-opening new research.

Published At: 2022-09-23T16:50:00Z

Natalie O'Neill

...
Dementia: Going to sleep at certain time could increase your risk by 70% - study - Express

Chinese researchers have found that hitting the hay at a certain time is associated with a higher risk of developing dementia.

Published At: 2022-09-23T16:30:11Z

Diana Buntajova

...
COVID raises risk of long-term brain injury, large U.S. study finds - KSL.com

People who had COVID-19 are at higher risk for a host of brain injuries a year later compared with people who were never infected by the coronavirus, a finding that could affect millions of Americans, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday.

Published At: 2022-09-23T15:32:30Z

Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters

...
Resistance-breathing training found to lower blood pressure - Medical Xpress

A team of researchers with members from the University of Colorado, the University of Arizona and Alma College, all in the U.S., has found that resistance-breathing training can lower blood pressure as much as some medicines and/or exercises. The study is pub…

Published At: 2022-09-23T15:18:48Z

Bob Yirka

...
Increased Blood Clot Risk Remains Nearly a Year After COVID - Newsmax

Published At: 2022-09-23T15:04:49Z

...
Advice | Ask Damon: Should I get my anti-vax friends' baby vaccinated without telling them? - The Washington Post

A reader who babysits for friends who don’t believe in vaccines asks whether they should take their friends’ baby to be vaccinated without telling them.

Published At: 2022-09-23T14:14:59Z

Damon Young

...
How bad will flu season be, and when should I get a shot? - Insider

Experts say getting a flu shot by the end of November is ideal, and there are certain instances where you should mask up.

Published At: 2022-09-23T13:49:28Z

Hilary Brueck

...
'Hair Not Brushed': Woman Upset at Doctor's Notes Sparks Debate - Newsweek

"It's just a factual observation," said one reply on the now-viral Mumsnet post.

Published At: 2022-09-23T13:37:11Z

Alice Gibbs

...
Man with headaches diagnosed with brain cancer after optician visit - Insider

Matt Voice, 40, had surgery to remove 70% of the brain tumor causing his symptoms. "The part of the tumor removed was the size of a fist," he said.

Published At: 2022-09-23T12:54:04Z

Dr. Catherine Schuster-Bruce

...
I'm a Pharmacist, and These Are the OTC Medications I Won't Take — Best Life - Best Life

Wondering which OTC medications a pharmacist would avoid? Tums, Afrin, Nexium, and certain laxatives are on this expert's banned item list.

Published At: 2022-09-23T12:05:18Z

Lauren Gray

...
Woman, 22, dies by suicide after battle with Lyme disease - Insider

Amélie Champagne, 22, searched for an explanation for debilitating physical symptoms for years before she was diagnosed with Lyme disease.

Published At: 2022-09-23T10:19:56Z

Andrea Michelson

...
Xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, is new deadly drug on the street - Detroit Free Press

Xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, is showing up in fentanyl. Unlike opioids, which may be reversed with Narcan, there's no antidote for xylazine.

Published At: 2022-09-23T10:05:04Z

, Detroit Free Press

...
At Temple, two scientists fight over a claim of stolen heart research and a start-up that’s selling for $53 million - The Philadelphia Inquirer

A scientific dispute has led to a federal lawsuit involving two prominent researchers: a former dean of Temple’s medical school and a past president of the American Heart Association.

Published At: 2022-09-23T09:14:01Z

Tom Avril