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Do You Shake for No Reason? You Might Have Essential Tremor
5/23/2022
Essential tremor “is one of the most common neurological conditions, affecting about 5% of people over age 60. It may affect as many as 7 million people in the United States, according to a 2014 study.
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U.S. Rate for a Dangerous Pregnancy Complication Doubled in 12 Years
5/23/2022
The rates of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension — types of high blood pressure during pregnancy — more than doubled.
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Americans Try Many Things to Ease Chronic Back Pain
5/23/2022
Nearly half of all U.S. adults have back pain, and 40% say the pain limits their social activities, according to a new poll.
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Exploding E-Cigarettes Cause Traumatic Injuries in Teens
5/20/2022
Burns and cuts caused by e-cigarette explosions have required hospitalization and surgery for teenage vapers, warn investigators.
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Global Warming Could Mean Less Sleep for Billions
5/20/2022
A new study projects that by the end of this century, many could get at least two weeks of short sleep each year due to high temperatures driven by global warming.
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Big Rise in Marijuana Vaping Among U.S. Teens
5/20/2022
A new study finds a sharp increase in vaping, while traditional marijuana smoking declined.
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Eye Trouble May Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests
5/20/2022
According to a new, small study, poor eyesight can lead to a misdiagnosis of mild mental decline in older people.
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CDC Says COVID Hospitalizations to Rise in Most States
5/19/2022
As U.S. COVID-19 cases reach the highest levels since mid-February, hospital admissions and deaths are projected to increase during the next four weeks, according to a new update from the CDC. The forecast predicts that nearly every U.S. state and territory will see increases in new COVID-19 hospitalizations in the next two weeks.
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Good News, Bad News on Black Americans and Cancer
5/19/2022
Conclusions stem from an analysis of death data for Black individuals and other ethnic/racial groups gathered by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.
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Meet a Miracle: Man With Trisomy 13 to Celebrate 20th Birthday
5/19/2022
No one thought Lloyd Rochez would live past a couple of weeks, but this young man, diagnosed at birth with trisomy 13, has defied the odds and will turn 20 this summer.
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Could Video Games Boost a Child's Intelligence?
5/19/2022
A new report finds children actually might get a brain boost from playing hour after hour of video games.
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Holistic Program May Help People With Alzheimer's, Dementia
5/19/2022
Those who enroll are assigned to groups that meet virtually twice a week for 1-hour sessions. The sessions are livestreamed, so participants are engaging with each other and with the instructors in real time.
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Medicine, AI, and Bias: Will Bad Data Undermine Good Tech?
5/18/2022
Artificial Intelligence models may help predict and prevent diseases. But recent research highlights the challenges they face in providing insights that work for all.
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New Pandemic Peril? Pretending It's Over as Case Numbers Rise
5/18/2022
Experts address the troubling signs that we're not out of the COVID-19 pandemic just yet.
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ER Docs to Parents: Please Don't Dilute Infant Formula
5/18/2022
Parents are being cautioned against watering down formula in an effort to stretch out what they have.
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How Herbal Supplements Sent One Woman to the ER
5/17/2022
The 56-year-old experienced a dangerous heart rhythm disorder after taking high doses of hemp oil containing CBD and CBG and berberine supplements.
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Injections of Your Own Fat Could Help Arthritic Hands
5/17/2022
Researchers report injections of body fat into aching, arthritic finger joints appear to produce significant and lasting improvements in hand function and a decrease in pain.
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U.S. COVID Deaths Hit 1 Million: 'History Should Judge Us'
5/17/2022
Case numbers are rising again, and the U.S. reaches a once unimaginable and grim milestone.
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Pfizer COVID Vaccine Saved 110,000 American Lives, Study Says
5/17/2022
Researchers report use of the Pfizer COVID vaccine  prevented more than 110,000 deaths and 690,000 hospitalizations in the U.S. in 2021.
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New Fertility Breakthrough for Male Cancer Survivors
5/17/2022
Frozen testicular tissue is still viable after 23 years, University of Pennsylvania scientists say. The discovery could aid fertility preservation for boys getting cancer treatment.
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Patch to Warn of Drug Overdose in Development
5/17/2022
The patch will have sensors that track the wearer's pulse, blood pressure and blood oxygen levels.
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Pregnant and Have IBD? A GI Doc's Help Can Be Crucial
5/16/2022
Women with IBD face several concerns related to their reproductive health decisions, from contraception to pregnancy to delivery. Research shows that IBD and certain drugs can impact fertility and pregnancy and pose risks for preterm birth and small gestational age.
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Our Brains Learn From Mistakes and Can Track Performance
5/16/2022
Our ability to try new things and learn from successes and failures depends a lot on cells in the brain's frontal lobe behind the forehead, report researchers who learned more from new lab tests.
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4 Air Force Cadets May Not Graduate Over Vaccine Refusal
5/14/2022
Four seniors at the U.S. Air Force Academy may not be allowed to graduate May 25 because they have refused to take a COVID-19 vaccine.
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U.S. ‘Vulnerable’ to COVID Without New Shots, White House Says
5/13/2022
The U.S. will become increasingly vulnerable to the coronavirus in the fall and winter if Congress doesn’t approve new funding for more vaccines and treatments, Ashish Jha, MD, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator, said Thursday.
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