The elusive 1918 flu virus: Bracing for the return of another pandemicShared by:
The 1918 flu pandemic was potently violent, wiping out families and businesses. A century on, as the world becomes increasingly connected, experts warn that we could be more vulnerable than ever for another deadly strain.
New Bites: Link between father’s and teenage children’s depression, Higher menopause risk for underweight womenShared by:
This week, researchers suggest the importance of timing for patients needing gallstone and weight-loss surgeries, and the remote chance of heart screening in preventing cardiac arrest among athletes. Meanwhile, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorises the medical device designed for opioid withdrawal.
South Korean Scientists have Found an Effective Cure Against Baldness - Novinite.com - Sofia News AgencyShared by:
South Korean scientists have found an effective cure against baldness in tests with mice, which will give hope to millions of people suffering from hair loss, according to Metro. The team of Professor Choi Kang Yel of Yonsei University in Seoul found the ingredient CXXC, a zinc protein that controls the development of hair follicles.
Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese ‘go to the afterlife quietly’Shared by:
TOKYO After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July Mr Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital so he spent most of his remaining weeks at home. There are about 20 people on the waiti
All 51 contraceptives are non-abortifacient according to FDA reviewShared by:
All 51 contraceptives under review by the Food and Drug Administration have been re-certified as non-abortifacient, effectively lifting the 29-month Temporary Restraining Order on the Reproductive Health law.