New study shows evidence that ancient Mars could have supported underground microbial life

NEW STUDY SHOWS EVIDENCE THAT ANCIENT MARS COULD HAVE SUPPORTED UNDERGROUND MICROBIAL LIFE

The surface of Mars might be barren today, but conditions underground could have been hospitable for alien life in the distant past....

CDC reveals that E. coli outbreak has sickened 59 people in 15 states

CDC REVEALS THAT E. COLI OUTBREAK HAS SICKENED 59 PEOPLE IN 15 STATES

So far, 59 have been sickened in 15 states in the current E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the CDC said. The Adam Brothers...

 
 
 
BULLETIN: FDA names California romaine farm as CDC reports additional E. coli patients

BULLETIN: FDA NAMES CALIFORNIA ROMAINE FARM AS CDC REPORTS ADDITIONAL E. COLI PATIENTS

They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of this afternoon, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts...

Retro Games To Put Under The Tree That You'll Love Playing With Too

RETRO GAMES TO PUT UNDER THE TREE THAT YOU'LL LOVE PLAYING WITH TOO

This year, let's get back to the classics. Time to kick Fortnight to the curb because we're going old school and getting back to playing...

 
 
 
Texas "mom" who tried to force transgenderism onto her 6-year-old son may have her own mental disorder called "Munchausen syndrome by proxy," warns pediatrician

TEXAS "MOM" WHO TRIED TO FORCE TRANSGENDERISM ONTO HER 6-YEAR-OLD SON MAY HAVE HER OWN MENTAL DISORDER CALLED "MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY," WARNS PEDIATRICIAN

The head of the American College of Pediatricians is attempting to make the case that an infamous Texas “mother” and “pediatrician”...

These Healthy Resolutions Will Make You Feel Great

THESE HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS WILL MAKE YOU FEEL GREAT

It seems like "lose weight" tops people's New Year's resolutions list every year. And while that's a fine goal to have - and losing...

 
 
 
Follow the Want / Need / Wear / Read Trend? Here's Your List

FOLLOW THE WANT / NEED / WEAR / READ TREND? HERE'S YOUR LIST

We all do Christmas our own way, and that's part of the magic. If your family believes in giving four gifts-something your kids want,...

Non-medicinal options advised to soothe teething babies

NON-MEDICINAL OPTIONS ADVISED TO SOOTHE TEETHING BABIES

The review by the UK-based Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency found teething gels containing lidocaine should only...

 
 
 
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...

Increased Physical Activity Boosts Mood

INCREASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BOOSTS MOOD

Increasing the level of physical activity improves mood, that can help patients with bipolar disorder and depression.

 
 
 
Scientists create an electronic capsule that can wirelessly deliver drugs

SCIENTISTS CREATE AN ELECTRONIC CAPSULE THAT CAN WIRELESSLY DELIVER DRUGS

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created the gadget, which they hope could be used to reduce surgical procedures...

Age-Group Differences in the Performance of Selected Tests of Physical Function and Association With Lower Extremity Strength

AGE-GROUP DIFFERENCES IN THE PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED TESTS OF PHYSICAL FUNCTION AND ASSOCIATION WITH LOWER EXTREMITY STRENGTH

Background and Purpose: It is not known whether short functional performance tests used in aging research are appropriate for use in...

 
 
 
Skin Scare: Could Your Moisturizer Carry a Cancer Risk?

SKIN SCARE: COULD YOUR MOISTURIZER CARRY A CANCER RISK?

By Theresa Tamkins THURSDAY, Aug. 14 - A surprising new study suggests that some common moisturizers might speed up the development...

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...

 
 
 
Improved Functional Performance in Individuals With Dementia After a Moderate-Intensity Home-Based Exercise Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial

IMPROVED FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMENTIA AFTER A MODERATE-INTENSITY HOME-BASED EXERCISE PROGRAM: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Background and Purpose: Individuals with dementia experience difficulties across cognitive and functional domains. Nonpharmacological...

Edible seaweeds hold great potential for preventing diabetes and lowering blood pressure

EDIBLE SEAWEEDS HOLD GREAT POTENTIAL FOR PREVENTING DIABETES AND LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE

Seaweed is a staple in international cuisine, but new research has shown that these edible greens from the deep are more than just...

 
 
 
Fentanyl is now officially the deadliest drug in America, CDC declares

FENTANYL IS NOW OFFICIALLY THE DEADLIEST DRUG IN AMERICA, CDC DECLARES

New data released by the CDC show that between 2013 and 2016, overdoses from the drug - which can be 100 times stronger than heroin...

Trainee doctors at top US hospitals do NOT get doctor-recommended paid leave, report reveals

TRAINEE DOCTORS AT TOP US HOSPITALS DO NOT GET DOCTOR-RECOMMENDED PAID LEAVE, REPORT REVEALS

Only eight of the hospitals affiliated with America's top 12 medical schools have paid family or child leave for trainee doctors, but...

 
 
 
Doctors' stethoscopes are 'loaded' with bacteria including hospital superbug MRSA, study warns 

DOCTORS' STETHOSCOPES ARE 'LOADED' WITH BACTERIA INCLUDING HOSPITAL SUPERBUG MRSA, STUDY WARNS 

All 40 of the stethoscopes examined in a new University of Pennsylvania study were riddled with bacteria that cause hospital-associated...

Kimberly-Clark announces continent-wide tampon recall

KIMBERLY-CLARK ANNOUNCES CONTINENT-WIDE TAMPON RECALL

U by Kotex Sleek Tampons were launched in 2012 as a more 'flexible' upgrade to the standard, and swiftly became one of the nation's...