Monday, November 25, 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

New at-home strep test

Researchers have developed an at-home test for strep throat that they call highly accurate:

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-develop-accurate-home-strep-test-170700667.html

Monday, November 4, 2013

Molecule linked to lung cancer

Researchers have made some important discoveries that could affect how to diagnose and treat lung cancer in the future:

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-discover-molecule-important-lung-cancer-role-155300838.html

Monday, October 21, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

Back to school in the 1950s

It was a different world then . . . maybe a better one for youngsters in school:

http://voices.yahoo.com/back-school-1950s-12289783.html

Chance of heart disease rises in winter months

Researchers say the chance of developing heart disease is greatest in the winter:

http://news.yahoo.com/researchers-risk-heart-disease-greatest-winter-162300573.html

Genetic link identified for childhood leukemia

Scientists have discovered some exciting information for one type of childhood leukemia: 

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-genetic-basis-major-type-childhood-leukemia-164000428.html

News about Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS)

Results of a new study using animal models show promise of a therapy to slow progress or developing of Lou Gehrig's disease:

http://news.yahoo.com/study-says-therapy-slows-lou-gehrigs-disease-184600486.html

Saturday, August 24, 2013

New experimental drug for Crohn's disease

It's sitting with the FDA for approval but shows promise, experts say:

http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/vonda-sines-color-me-crohns/experimental-crohns-disease-drug-shows-promise/

Brain size linked to anorexia?

Scientists have uncovered a relationship between brain size and developing anorexia in adolescent girls:

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-copper-buildup-alzheimers-disease-163800745.html

Researchers find connection between Alzheimer's and copper

Copper is essential for maintaining your health.  However, researchers have linked a buildup of this metal with developing Alzheimer's disease:

http://news.yahoo.com/scientists-copper-buildup-alzheimers-disease-163800745.html

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Blood test for Alzheimer's

A team of German and U.S. scientists has developed a new test for Alzheimer's disease:

http://news.yahoo.com/researchers-develop-blood-test-diagnose-alzheimers-165200044.html

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

New device can sniff bladder cancer

It was developed in the UK and could eventually make diagnosis much quicker and easier:

http://news.yahoo.com/urine-tester-sniff-bladder-cancer-154500013.html

Novel way to lower blood pressure

Removing nerves that link the kidney to the brain can lower high blood pressure, experts say:

http://news.yahoo.com/removing-nerves-linking-kidney-brain-lowers-high-blood-213600942.html

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013

Quick, legal ways to earn money

They're not scams.  It doesn't normally take weeks or months to get paid.  Here are 5 legitimate ways you can earn money in a hurry:

http://voices.yahoo.com/5-legitimate-ways-earn-money-really-fast-12177331.html?cat=3

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

New Melanoma Drug Has Positive Results

Scientists have reported positive outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma who took this new drug in a trial:

http://news.yahoo.com/drug-advanced-melanoma-shows-positive-results-152800101.html

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The latest on C. diff

It seems we're not making a tremendous amount of progress in wiping out this super-bug:

http://news.yahoo.com/survey-says-facilities-not-gaining-controlling-c-diff-160600751.html

Thursday, February 28, 2013

New info on the evils of sleep deprivation

A few nights of interrupted sleep can do a lot more than make you out of sorts:

http://news.yahoo.com/study-says-sleep-deprivation-could-hamper-gene-activity-165100916.html

News for those who suffer from cat allergies

Once a new vaccine is available commercially, you might be able to relieve cat allergy symptoms for up to two years after just four doses:

http://news.yahoo.com/treatment-zaps-cat-allergy-symptoms-two-years-191900413.html

Monday, February 25, 2013

The Vitamin D-obesity link

Scientists were surprised to find a link between a deficiency in Vitamin D and obesity:

http://news.yahoo.com/researchers-obesity-vitamin-d-deficiency-233500527.html

Should you really get a yearly mammogram?

Maybe not, if you're an older woman:

http://news.yahoo.com/study-says-older-women-only-mammograms-every-two-181500272.html

When you eat is important to weight loss

Scientists studying weight loss successes have found that when you eat might well be just as important as what you eat when you want to lose weight:

http://news.yahoo.com/lose-weight-eat-time-232200900.html

Monday, February 11, 2013

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Scientists consider new approach to obesity

Medications for obesity have had little long-term success.  Researchers are considering a new strategy to tackle this condition:

http://news.yahoo.com/researchers-discover-strategy-fight-obesity-183700550.html

New risk factor for glaucoma

Researchers have identified a new risk factor for this disease of the eye:

http://news.yahoo.com/researchers-identify-risk-factor-glaucoma-165200606.html

How to skip the grocery next week

Here's one way to free up some cash in a hurry:

http://voices.yahoo.com/how-skip-trip-grocery-next-week-11962966.html?cat=7