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UT Researchers Discover Alzheimer's Vaccine, Hope To Test In Humans Soon
Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) reported Tuesday that they have developed a vaccine that could arm the body to attack Alzheimer's plaques and tangles before they even start to shut down the brain. They hope to begin testing the vaccines in ...
'The first time I had sex I contracted HIV'
The first time Nathaniel Hall had sex, he contracted HIV. He was 16 years old and had only recently come out as gay. Fear, shame and self-loathing caused him to keep his diagnosis a secret from his family for the next 14 years. He "came out" for the ...
Infectious Prion Proteins Detected In Eye Tissues Of People With Rare Brain Disease
A rogue misfolded prion protein that destroys the brain was discovered in the eyes of 11 infected patients, a new study reveals. Researchers hope that the discovery could lead to early diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD, the most common ...
Diabetes care at an ideal price
A diabetes management firm is offering free “virtual” care to the first 1,000 Georgians with Type 2 diabetes to sign up for the program. The promotion by Onduo, announced Tuesday, is part of the Massachusetts-based company's effort to honor Diabetes ...
Here's how music helps people with dementia
Washington DC: The positive impact of music on human psyche has been known for a long time. Now, according to a new study, music may even help in improving the mood of people with dementia. The findings have been published in the journal Geriatrics ...
Life Expectancy Gap Between Rich And Poor In UK Increasing: Study
New research from Imperial College London finds that the life expectancy gap between the richest and the poorest members of society in the UK is increasing. The “worrying” trend shows the poorest dying nearly 10 years younger than the richest.
Life expectancy gap between poorest, richest expands to nearly 10 years in England: study
Whooping cough outbreak in Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Sentinel
APTOS — Local cases of whooping cough, which can be life-threatening for infants, have doubled since October from 29 to 66, prompting an alert from Santa Cruz County health officials seeking to prevent the highly contagious disease from spreading.
How Treating The Mind Can Heal The Body
There are many examples of the mind-body connection. Capitalizing on this principle, health care providers are increasingly using wholistic approaches to treat chronic medical conditions. One new approach may have a significant impact for people who ...
The New Indian Express
Negative social cues on tobacco packaging may help smokers quit
The New Indian Express
Packages featured black and white photographs of the same individuals either displaying neutral or disgusted expressions. Share Via Email. Published: 24th November 2018 02:50 PM | Last Updated: 24th November 2018 02:50 PM | A+A A-. tobacco.
Drinking tea or coffee during pregnancy reduces baby size, study says
Women who drink tea or coffee during pregnancy are more likely to have small babies, research suggests. Even women who drink less than the 'safe' cutoff of 200mg caffeine - about two mugs of instant coffee or three cups of tea - are more at risk of ...