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Bad batch of Romaine lettuce traced to single California farm

BAD BATCH OF ROMAINE LETTUCE TRACED TO SINGLE CALIFORNIA FARM

Health officials on Thursday said that a bad batch of Romaine lettuce that caused an E. coli outbreak was traced back to a farm in...

Can Certain Medical Treatments “Seed” Alzheimer's Disease?

CAN CERTAIN MEDICAL TREATMENTS “SEED” ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?

A re-opened case from the history of medicine suggests that “seeds” of a protein that aggregates in the brains of people with Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies

COMPANIES TRACKING MUTATIONS IN CANCER CELLS CAN PROVIDE A KEY TO UNLOCKING BETTER THERAPIES

Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through...

Analysis of Patient Characteristics and Risk Factors for Thrombosis After Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease

ANALYSIS OF PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS AND RISK FACTORS FOR THROMBOSIS AFTER SURGERY FOR CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Objectives: Thrombosis is a cause of morbidity in 4-15% of children who undergo pediatric cardiac surgery. Data on how to prevent this...

 
 
 
New COPD Management Guidelines from National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NEW COPD MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES FROM NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence UK has expanded current criteria for referral of chronic obstructive pulmonary...

Has My Senior Dog Had A Stroke?

HAS MY SENIOR DOG HAD A STROKE?

“I think my dog just had a stroke.” If your senior pet suddenly begins to walk in circles, has an unsteady gait and seems dizzy, or...

 
 
 
Dementia-related Deaths Grew by 148% in 26 Years

DEMENTIA-RELATED DEATHS GREW BY 148% IN 26 YEARS

An international group of collaborating scientists have analyzed the data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease and...

A Scoping Review of Physical Performance Outcome Measures Used in Exercise Interventions for Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias

A SCOPING REVIEW OF PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OUTCOME MEASURES USED IN EXERCISE INTERVENTIONS FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS

Background and Purpose: There is growing evidence that exercise interventions can mitigate functional decline and reduce fall risk...

 
 
 
Chronic Inflammation at the Root of Most Diseases + How to Prevent!

CHRONIC INFLAMMATION AT THE ROOT OF MOST DISEASES + HOW TO PREVENT!

Inflammation is now being linked to just about every health condition. What are some examples of inflammatory diseases? According to...

Eli Lilly Partners with AC Immune on Tau Blockers for Alzheimer's

ELI LILLY PARTNERS WITH AC IMMUNE ON TAU BLOCKERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S

There's at least one major pharmaceutical company that isn't giving up yet on finding an Alzheimer's disease drug. Eli Lilly is pairing...

 
 
 
Naturally manage your blood cholesterol with fenugreek seeds

NATURALLY MANAGE YOUR BLOOD CHOLESTEROL WITH FENUGREEK SEEDS

Having hyperlipidemia, or abnormally high cholesterol levels, can raise the risk of stroke and heart disease. These are the leading...

Scientists develop new brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease by 'lighting up' neural plaques

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW BRAIN SCAN TO DETECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BY 'LIGHTING UP' NEURAL PLAQUES

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new brain scan that uses radioactive 'tracer' molecules to 'light up' plaques...

 
 
 
18 safe ways to satisfy your cookie dough craving

18 SAFE WAYS TO SATISFY YOUR COOKIE DOUGH CRAVING

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a warning against eating raw cookie dough. Despite its potential dangers,...

It's Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

IT'S NOT JUST GRAIN-FREE: AN UPDATE ON DIET-ASSOCIATED DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY

Dr. Freeman provides an update on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs

 
 
 
Research Microbiologist

RESEARCH MICROBIOLOGIST

The National Animal Disease Center, Virus and Prion Research Unit in Ames, Iowa is seeking a permanent Research Microbiologist to conduct...

WIP: Death Guard Foul Blightspawn

WIP: DEATH GUARD FOUL BLIGHTSPAWN

Here's my work so far on the Foul Blightspawn. A Grenadier with a penchant for concocting foul diseases and spraying them over his...

 
 
 

USING KINECT TO CLASSIFY PARKINSON'S DISEASE STAGES RELATED TO SEVERITY OF GAIT IMPAIRMENT

Abstract Background Parkinson's Disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease associated with motor problems such as gait impairment....

DRAFT GENOME SEQUENCE OF PHOMA ARACHIDICOLA WB2 CAUSING PEANUT WEB BLOTCH IN CHINA

Abstract Peanut web blotch, a peanut disease with both web and blotch symptom leaflets, is an emerging threat for peanut cultivation...

 
 
 
Eating "real chocolate" is the key to a healthy heart

EATING "REAL CHOCOLATE" IS THE KEY TO A HEALTHY HEART

Could it truly be that besides being one of the most delicious ways to pass the time, eating large amounts of chocolate could reduce...

CO-PARASITISM OF INTESTINAL PROTOZOA AND SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM IN A RURAL COMMUNITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Abstract Background Co-parasitism is a frequent occurrence in impoverished communities in the tropics resulting in a considerable disease...