European Scientists Have Made an Intriguing Discovery in Alzheimer's Drug Research

European Scientists Have Made an Intriguing Discovery in Alzheimer's Drug Research

An illustration of plaques, seen in brown, and tangles, seen in blue, in the brain. Illustration: NIH (Flickr) Scientists in the UK and Sweden believe they’ve come across an unprecedented advance in Alzheimer’s disease research: A method of developing new drugs that can target the roots of the fatal disease in a way that previous […]

Seeing Mosquitoes Everywhere? It's Not Your Imagination

Seeing Mosquitoes Everywhere? It's Not Your Imagination

If it feels like mosquitoes are everywhere right now, it’s not your imagination. But experts say the species thriving in recent rains aren’t known for carrying the West Nile virus. Dr. Michael Merchant, an entomologist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, says the mosquitoes most people are seeing are floodwater mosquitoes. “They’re very aggressive and […]

Study finds Latinos' increased dementia risk linked to lower education levels

Study finds Latinos' increased dementia risk linked to lower education levels

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Findings from a study conducted by researchers at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work suggest that higher dementia prevalence among racial and ethnic minorities—particularly among Latinos—is connected to lower educational attainment. “Our research underscores the significant role that education plays […]

Harvard's 'Outbreak Week' marks centennial of 1918 flu pandemic

Harvard's 'Outbreak Week' marks centennial of 1918 flu pandemic

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University will be honoring the centennial of the 1918 influenza pandemic with a series of events on disease outbreak. The school’s Global Health Institute is hosting ‘‘Outbreak Week’’ starting Monday, featuring public lectures and discussions with prominent scholars and scientists. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

Woman tests positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan

Woman tests positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Sep 23 (PTI) An elderly woman from Jaipur was tested positive for Zika virus infection, officials of a medical college here said, adding it is a first such case in the state. The woman was admitted to Sawai Man Singh (SMS) hospital on September 11 with joint pain, redness in eyes, and weakness. She […]

Easy Weight Loss Tips With Proper Diet Plans to lose weight in 7 days

Easy Weight Loss Tips With Proper Diet Plans to lose weight in 7 days

A plan declaration released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatric medicine claims that the governing structure for sure chemicals is old as well as based upon an out-of-date understanding of scientific research. A coming with the technological record points out placing proof of unfavourable health and wellness results in kids from chemicals included in […]

Proof-of-concept HIV immunotherapy study passes Phase 1 safety trial

Proof-of-concept HIV immunotherapy study passes Phase 1 safety trial

HIV infecting a human cell. Credit: NIH Preliminary results from a phase I clinical trial have demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a cell therapy involving the ex vivo expansion of T cells and their subsequent infusion into HIV-infected individuals previously treated with antiretroviral therapy (ART). The study appears September 21st in the journal Molecular […]

Central New York: Two Human Cases of West Nile Virus reported in Onondaga County

Central New York: Two Human Cases of West Nile Virus reported in Onondaga County

Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta stated today that the first cases of human West Nile virus infection for 2018 were reported in two adults residing in Onondaga County. After being hospitalized in local hospitals earlier this month, both were discharged in stable condition, and are recovering at home. Image/CDC West Nile […]

Padula: CBD – Healing without the high

Padula: CBD – Healing without the high

Many people hear the word “cannabis” or “marijuana,” and immediately associate it with getting high and that’s it, the conversation ends. But the plant offers so much more beyond the buzz. Many are familiar with tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the cannabis plant’s main psychoactive compound responsible for the “high.” But cannabis is an incredibly complex plant, […]

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