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  • Is it a cold or allergies? The seasonal overlap is causing issues - KMBC Kansas City February 22, 2017
    KMBC Kansas CityIs it a cold or allergies? The seasonal overlap is causing issuesKMBC Kansas CityYou might be spending more time outdoors with these unseasonably warm temperatures. But you might be sneezing a lot, too. Advertisement. So – is it a cold? Or are your allergies kicking in? Thanks to some unusual weather for this […]
  • Legalized same-sex marriage is linked to fewer youth suicide attempts - The Boston Globe February 22, 2017
    The Boston GlobeLegalized same-sex marriage is linked to fewer youth suicide attemptsThe Boston GlobeSuicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for US citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americans, in particular, are at increased risk of dying by suicide. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth attempt […]
  • Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems, study says - CNN February 22, 2017
    CNNCat ownership not linked to mental health problems, study saysCNN(CNN) Studies have suggested that cat ownership could be linked to certain mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, but researchers at University College London say they found no link between cat ownership and the development of psychotic symptoms.No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental HealthU.S. […]
  • South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts - CNN February 21, 2017
    CNNSouth Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predictsCNN(CNN) Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study. The two time points help define when lifespans in a population are extending due to improvements in maternal and child health […]
  • Dad Writes Heartbreaking Tribute To Wife Who Is Carrying Baby Without Brain To Term - Huffington Post February 21, 2017
    Huffington PostDad Writes Heartbreaking Tribute To Wife Who Is Carrying Baby Without Brain To TermHuffington PostAn Oklahoma father paid tribute to his pregnant wife's selflessness in a beautiful viral post. On Feb. 17, Royce Young posted a photo of his wife, Keri, on Facebook. The photo shows Keri, who is seven months pregnant with their […]
  • Ohio parents charged after 8-year-old son overdoses on heroin - New York Daily News February 21, 2017
    New York Daily NewsOhio parents charged after 8-year-old son overdoses on heroinNew York Daily NewsAn Ohio couple has been indicted on child endangerment charges after their 8-year-old son reportedly suffered a non-fatal heroin overdose last month. Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko, both 31, were arraigned Friday morning and are each being held on ...Ohio Parents Charged […]
  • Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness - Fox News February 21, 2017
    Fox NewsMosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illnessFox NewsWanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new approach aims to protect against multiple ...Experimental PfSPZ malaria […]
  • Stem Cell Tx May Halt MS Disability Progression - MedPage Today February 21, 2017
    Telegraph.co.ukStem Cell Tx May Halt MS Disability ProgressionMedPage TodayAutologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) was associated with long-term attenuation of disability progression in almost half of patients with aggressive, treatment-refractory multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers found. The long-term ...MS treatment that 'resets' immune system may halt disease progression for at least 5 yearsEurekAlert (press release)Risky treatment can […]
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. So where's the research? - News & Observer February 21, 2017
    Irish ExaminerHeart disease is the leading cause of death in women. So where's the research?News & ObserverDr. David Wolinsky, medical director of cardiac rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic, consults with his patient Kathleen Slater. The Coral Springs mother of two had atrial fibrilation four years ago and through diet, exercise, medication and checkups ...Heart disease: 'Mommy […]
  • Testosterone therapy's benefits and risks - CNN February 21, 2017
    CNNTestosterone therapy's benefits and risksCNN(CNN) Testosterone therapy, when used by men over age 65 who have low testosterone levels, offers some health benefits but also poses potential risks, suggests a roundup of five new studies in the Journal of American Medicine and JAMA Internal Medicine ...Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memoriesThe Boston GlobeResearchers […]