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Under New Guidelines, Millions More Americans Will Need to Lower Blood Pressure
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Thyleb Ramadhan got his blood pressure checked at a mobile medical clinic in Olean, N.Y., in June. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images. The nation's leading heart experts on Monday issued new guidelines for high blood pressure that mean tens of millions ...
US approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology. The medicine is a ...
Earliest Evidence Of Winemaking Found In Ancient Relics From Georgia
Grapes collected during a harvest near the village of Vazisubani, Georgia. New research indicates that wine has been made in the country for at least 8,000 years. (file photo). Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share ...
These scientists say you'll probably never have heart-stopping sex
Heart patients have worried that they may die suddenly from having sex, but a new study suggests they probably won't. Researchers found that less than 1 percent of people who experienced sudden cardiac arrest were having, or just had, sex. Now Sumeet ...
Bill Gates joins the fight against Alzheimer's — and it's personal
Billionaire Bill Gates is personally investing $50 million to help fund research to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease, a type of dementia Gates says has struck members of his own family. There is no cure for Alzheimer's, which destroys memory ...
Why Diabetes Is Rising When It Is Preventable
Losing weight and increasing physical activity can help prevent type 2 diabetes. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green). Developing Type 2 diabetes is like getting dumped in a relationship (or a Coke machine falling over, as Jerry Seinfield once said about break ...
What Is Legionnaires' Disease? The Deadly Pathogen That Hit Disneyland Also Lurks in Office Buildings
In the past two weeks, Disneyland has twice shut down two cooling towers that had high levels of the Legionnaire's bacteria in them. But the dangerous pathogen is hardly confined to theme parks. Office buildings and airports are highly susceptible to ...
An Astonishing Video Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time
Like The Atlantic? Subscribe to The Atlantic Daily, our free weekday email newsletter. In June, several dozen scientists flew to Big Sky, Montana, to discuss the latest in CRISPR research. They had a lot to talk about, given that CRISPR—a tool that ...
DNR Working to Stop the Spread of CWD
LANSING, MI. (WILX) - Deer hunting season begins on Wednesday, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is prepping for another deer killer. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is working to prevent the chronic wasting disease from ...