Monthly Archives: February 2018

The CEO of Kaiser Permanente says mental illness is a ‘silent epidemic’ that we must address now

Too often, we have separate locations, separate doors, and separate care teams for mental and physical care. Read More »

It’s OK to Use Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Again, US Panel Says

Two surgical sponges were left in a woman’s abdomen for at least six years, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More »

Drinking Alcohol Tied to Long Life in New Study

Modest drinking may help increase longevity. Read More »

Can Alcohol Help You Live Longer? Here’s What the Research Really Says

Scientists have gone back and forth on the question for years Read More »

Why Heart Attack Symptoms Are Sometimes Missed in Women

(CNN) — Among adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found. Read More »

Google hopes AI can predict heart disease by looking at retinas

Researchers at Google examined retinas and used AI to predict the likelihood that a patient will suffer a heart attack or stroke. Read More »

Blood and urine test for autism could enable earlier diagnosis, scientists say

UK Scientists are closer to developing blood and urine tests for autism, which could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of the condition. Read More »

Scientists Just Made Sheep-Human Hybrids. Here’s What You Need to Know

Researchers have achieved a new kind of chimeric first, producing sheep-human hybrid embryos that could one day represent the future of organ donation – by using body parts grown inside unnatural, engineered animals. Read More »

Impact of Cleaning Products on Women’s Lungs as Damaging as 20-a-Day Cigarette Habit: Study

“We feared that such chemicals, by steadily causing a little damage to the airways day after day, year after year, might accelerate the rate of lung function decline that occurs with age,” said Professor Cecile Svanes. Read More »

The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. Read More »