One of the goals President Donald Trump announced in his State of the Union address was to stop the spread of HIV in the U.S. within 10 years. In addition to sending extra money to 48 mainly urban counties, Washington, D.C., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, Trump’s plan targets seven states where rural transmission of HIV is […]Continue Reading ...
One of the goals President Donald Trump announced in his State of the Union address was to stop the spread of HIV in the U.S. within 10 years. In addition to sending extra money to 48 mainly urban counties, Washington, D.C., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, Trump’s plan targets seven states where rural transmission of […]Continue Reading ...
Tom Catena, MD, an American-trained physician, is the only doctor in the remote and war-torn region of the Nuba Mountains of southern Sudan. The Mother of Mercy Hospital, where he works, has limited resources, unreliable electricity and a minimally-trained staff. Catena said he sees as many as 500 patients a day — mostly trauma cases […]Continue Reading ...
About 15,000 medical workers on Tuesday started a three-day strike at five University of California medical centers amid a dispute over pay raises and job security, forcing the cancellation and rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments, officials said. The workers that included radiology technicians, respiratory therapists and pharmacy workers picketed the medical centers […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — The average person’s daily diet will need to change drastically during the next three decades to make sure everyone is fed without depleting the planet, a panel of experts has concluded. Global consumption of foods such as red meat and sugar will have to decrease by about half to make […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — Staying active in old age may help preserve your memory and thinking skills, a new study suggests. In fact, older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked to Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, researchers found. “Physical […]Continue Reading ...
Vaccines to stop the world’s next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has funded a research consortium to develop a rapid response pipeline to develop and test new vaccines in as little as 16 […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 — Your chances of inheriting genes linked to longevity are highest if you come from a family with many long-lived members, researchers say. And that includes aunts and uncles, not just parents. Using databases at the University of Utah and in the Dutch province of Zeeland, investigators analyzed the genealogies of […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 — In the race to conception, the female body is set up to separate weak sperm from strong, researchers report. A woman’s reproductive system presents a veritable obstacle course that stress-tests sperm, making sure that only the strongest swimmers have a chance of reaching a woman’s egg, according to a new […]Continue Reading ...
It sounded like an answer to prayers for millions with diabetes struggling to pay soaring prices for insulin. At a congressional hearing last month, Sen. Mike Enzi said an adviser had found “a foundation to import insulin for a number of people at lower cost.” The Wyoming Republican told the mother of a young man […]Continue Reading ...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed administration officials to investigate how to prevent surprise medical bills, broadening his focus on drug prices to include other issues of price transparency in health care. Flanked by patients and other guests invited to the White House to share their stories of unexpected and outrageous bills, Trump tasked his […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 — It’s not too late to get your flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you. The flu vaccine can be a lifesaver for people with heart disease, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. Michael Chang, assistant professor of pediatrics at University of Texas Health Science Center […]Continue Reading ...
A new anti-inflammatory compound developed at the University of California, Davis, acts as a “surge protector” to suppress inflammation and reduce cancer growth, at least in mouse models of cancer. The work is published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “We are excited about this research and its potential,” said […]Continue Reading ...
Vampire bats could hold the key to new treatments for a range of serious medical problems, but researchers have hit a snag accessing the specimens needed to advance their work. An international team led by The University of Queensland has found a new class of blood pressure-regulating peptides in the venom of the common vampire […]Continue Reading ...
At 68, the well-known neurosurgeon and author Henry Marsh, MD, doesn’t want to be young again, he told attendees at the recent Dean’s Lecture Series on campus. But, he would like a young brain. “I’d like to come to Stanford and study something,” Marsh said with a grin. His host, Dean Lloyd Minor, MD, stepped in quickly: “You […]Continue Reading ...
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