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Parents Fight to Save Son With 'Childhood Alzheimer's'
Jennifer and Samir Sarkar fear they won't hear their son, Carter, say their names again. They're afraid their 6-year-old will stumble and rely on a wheelchair when his legs won't bear hisweightanymore. And even more terrifying is the thought that they might no longer have him in their lives.
Here’s Why STD Rates Are Breaking Records in California
For a third year in a row, California has seen a record-breaking rise in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).A report from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) points to a45 percent increase in certain STDsover the last five years. In 2017, the CDPHcountedmore than 300,000 cases of gon
Is drinking salt water good for you? Nutritionists give their verdict on 'health trend'
In February, an epidemiologist debunked the turmeric “health fad” that had become a widespread sensation, dismissing it as “nonsense”.
I drank nothing but water for a month — and it made my skin look and feel like porcelain
I drank nothing but water for 28 days straight, but I did not change my food diet.I did not start with many blemishes, but the water cleared up whatever was on my face.I peed more than I have ever peed before.
What is alopecia? The hair loss condition that Jada Pinkett Smith has
© Copyright ¡HOLA!Hello! MagazineJada Pinkett Smith has opened up about her issues with alopecia, revealing she has started wearing a turban to cover up her hair loss. The actress said she first noticed when "handfuls of hair" came loose in the shower, and that doctors haven't been able to identify
10 Major Benefits of Speed Training (That Aren't Just Faster Times)
The difference between an average runner and a better runner isn’t mileage. And it isn’t weight, diet, shoes, or mental toughness either. It’s leg speed. But speed training isn’t simply about running a faster 5K. Pushing your pace will also provide a whole host of other fitness and health benefits.
4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of HIV Infection
Here’s something you might not realize: Anyone can get HIV. And that meanseveryonecan benefit from taking preventive measures to protect themselves from the sexually transmitted infection.Abstinence is the only proven way to prevent transmission. The next-best ways? Below, Stacey Rizza, MD, an infec
Lost in the battle to create fewer new patients addicted to opioids: Longtime pain patients
DAVID SWANSON / Staff PhotographerKrissy Houser, 41, has had chronic pain since a back injury in 2006. She is shown here with her dog, Mitzie.
East Kilbride Hairmyres train station park-and-ride consultation launched
Eleven spaces could be created by reconfiguring and extending the existing car park at a cost of up to £50,000.The construction of a new surface car park with access road could add 109 spaces at a cost of between £330,000 and £420,000.An extra 357 spaces could come from the development of a decked c
B.C. naturopaths offer 'complete elimination' of autism through homeopathy
The College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C. has acknowledged it is investigating a public complaint made earlier this month, alleging CEASE practitioners are misleading families and putting children at risk. CBC News has obtained a copy of the complaint, but it is not available to the public.
The Microbiome Is About WAY More Than Just Gut Health & Digestion
If we know one thing about wellness, it’s that gut health is of the utmost importance. The bacteria living in your GI tract can make the difference between a happy gut, and one that needs a little TLC. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to help keep your gut healthy (or happy).
Why was Theranos so believable? Medicine needs to look in the mirror - STAT
watched the recent“60 Minutes” reporton the rise and fall ofTheranos, the test-everything-with-a-fingerstick company that recently flamed out, costing numerous high-profile investors north of$700 million. The report laid out the standard narrative about Theranos, including healthy doses of deception
National Cancer Institute head sees potential in AI, personalized medicine
ASHINGTON — Ned Sharpless has been in cancer research for decades, most recently as the director of the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Cancer Center. But when he took the helm of the National Cancer Institute in October, he realized it would take time to get to know the $5.5 billion feder
Man's terror after discovering three venomous false widow spiders crawling around home
The homeowner, who lives in Essex, managed to photograph one of the terrifying arachnids.
What if scientists are wrong about theory of Alzheimer's disease?
Weaver, a neurologist and chemist, was testing a compound to see if it could prevent the clumping of a protein called tau which creates distinctive tangles in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Yulia Skripal’s TV interview shows ‘one in a million’ recovery from nerve agent attack, says chemical weapons expert
The 33-year-old went before the cameras yesterday to talk for the first time about the aftermath of the assassination attempt on her and her father, Sergei, in Salisbury in March.
Younger American women more likely to get lung cancer than men
Historically, men have been more likely to develop lung cancer than women in the United States, but new research indicates that this sex-based trend has flipped, with the greatest shift occurring among whites and some Hispanics born after the mid-1960s. Overall,younger women are now more likely to g
Is There A Way To Prevent Your Children From Developing Allergies?
According to theCDC, the incidence of allergies in kids is on the rise. Between 1997 and 2011, food allergies increased by 50 percent—and kids are specifically having a hard time stomaching foods like milk, eggs, tree nuts, soy, and peanuts, to name a few. Issues likeeczemaare also on the rise among
Calpol is 'the heroin of childhood' warns doctor who claims parents are giving it unnecessarily
New dad Dr Chris van Tulleken, star of the CBBC show Operation Ouch!, has been investigating the use of the paracetamol-packed syrup for a BBC documentary which aired last night.
Daycare Workers Fired for Taping Shoes to Child’s Feet
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