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Cancer immunotherapy is moving fast. Here's what you need to know.

58 minutes agoHealth : The Checkup

While confident that immunotherapy will play an increasing role in cancer treatment, researchers must overcome some obstacles.

All about Namasdrake, the completely Drake-themed yoga class

1 hour agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Where you can vinyasa to everyone's favorite Canadian rapper.

Widow of Falklands war veteran wins legal battle to save frozen embryos

High court victory gives Samantha Jefferies ‘last chance’ to have child by husband, who died after they started fertility treatment The widow of a Falklands war veteran has won a high court declaration giving her a “last chance” to have...Show More Summary

'Hello? This is Deepak. I want you to relax and think of rose petals'

Meditating has always been about unplugging, finding a quiet place with no distractions and experiencing a few minutes of solitude. But a new way of meditating, courtesy of famed doctor and self-help author Deepak Chopra, flips that notion on its head. In his re-imagining, instead of disconnecting,...

Head to Toe: Keeping Your Newborn Clean Between Baths

Everybody knows that babies get dirty, however, only parents know the true extent of just how dirty that can get. New parents are in for a wild ride of drool, tears and the occasional diaper explosion. It can get messy and stressful, but those tender moments when your baby looks up at you and smiles... Read More »

Regional Conference to Address Health Disparities Among Latino Youth and Families

The Avance Center for the Advancement of Immigrant/Refugee Health at the George Washington University (GW) Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), in partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments...Show More Summary

Babson College Entrepreneurship Professor Heidi Neck Receives Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award

Babson College Entrepreneurship Professor Heidi Neck has received the Schulze Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award (SEEYA). She is recognized as a trailblazer in American entrepreneurship education and stands out among her peers for a demonstrated ability to drive entrepreneurship education forward.

Ancient fossils reveal a sticky dinosaur death trap

1 hour agoHealth : The Checkup

The most rapacious of raptors were taken down by quicksand in droves, according to new research.

Assessing the Brains of Supercentenarians

1 hour agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Supercentenarians, people who have passed 110 years of age, are very rare. Accordingly, the sort of information on their physiology that can only be obtained through autopsy or donation of the body to science is similarly thin on the ground. Show More Summary

Speeding up Drug Discovery for Geroprotectors

1 hour agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

I'm far from convinced it is the best path forward in the matter of treating aging, but much of the research community is focused on finding drugs that can alter patterns of gene expression and the operation of signaling pathways that tend to change with aging in order to run in a more youthful manner. Show More Summary

Winterize Your Diabetes

On today’s show, Charlie Cherry, Chris Moore, Theresa Moore, and Chris Daniel talk about… The weather is starting to change, so it’s time to think about winterizing your Diabetes. What special things do you need to do in preparation for the cold weather and Diabetes?

Health benefits of hiking: Raise your heart rate and your mood

Hiking is good for you both physically and mentally. It provides a great cardiovascular workout, improves balance, and is a natural stress reliever. Hikes can range from gentle strolls to uphill terrain, so there’s always a way to challenge yourself. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: When are opioids OK to take?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says sales of prescription painkillers have increased dramatically in recent years. Some people who receive these medications may misuse them, but others may truly need them. So the question is: When are opioids OK to take? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talk to pain medicine […]

WIAW

On a Wednesday! #punctualityFTW  Hi friends! How’s the morning going?? It has been sweltering hot here -I have no clue what has happened- so we’ll probably head back to the beach or bay to cool off. The week is already flying by, and I can’t wait for the weekend because we’re surprising the girls with […]

What some stories missed about the muscular dystrophy drug approval: Pharma’s close ties to vocal patient advocacy groups

Dr. Susan Molchan is a psychiatrist in the Washington D.C. area who contributes regularly to HealthNewsReview.org. She has been a clinical researcher at the National Institutes of Health and was a medical officer at the Food and Drug...Show More Summary

Juice is not natural

The health-impact of juice is a contentious issue. Yes, it’s full of vitamins and minerals. But it’s also full of sugar.  How much sugar?  The below graph compares the calories and sugar content in a         

Price of Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone Soars

The price of naloxone is increasing at a time when the need for the opioid overdose antidote is growing, CNBC reports. The post Price of Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone Soars appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Insurance Barriers to Addiction Medication Putting People at Risk of Death: Doctors

Addiction doctors say insurance barriers to opioid addiction treatment are putting people’s lives at risk, USA Today reports. The post Insurance Barriers to Addiction Medication Putting People at Risk of Death: Doctors appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Group of House Lawmakers Ask DEA to Reconsider Making Kratom a Schedule I Drug

A group of House lawmakers—both Democratic and Republican—is asking that the Drug Enforcement Administration delay the decision to make kratom a Schedule I drug, according to The Huffington Post. The post Group of House Lawmakers Ask DEA to Reconsider Making Kratom a Schedule I Drug appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Surge in Carfentanil Overdoses Overwhelming Ohio First Responders and Crime Labs

The recent surge in overdoses from the potent opioid carfentanil is overwhelming first responders and crime labs in Ohio, NPR reports. Carfentanil, used to sedate elephants, is 100 times stronger than fentanyl. The post Surge in Carfentanil Overdoses Overwhelming Ohio First Responders and Crime Labs appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

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