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Kate Middleton: Motherhood Is 'Joy, Exhaustion, Love, and Worry Mixed Together

In a recent speech, Kate Middleton admitted that no one—not even someone with a royal support system—is immune to parenting challenges.

PCT Prep: Road Trip!

Back when I played with Barbies, the accessory I wanted most for my main gal was that sweet red Barbie Ferrari convertible. Why? So she wasn’t stuck in my room and could explore other places (duh). I get claustrophobic on tiny islands. Show More Summary

Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.

Facial injuries are common in U.S. nursing home residents

10 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - More than 20,000 people living in U.S. nursing homes experienced serious injuries to the face last year, mainly from falling and hitting hard surfaces or while getting in and out of bed, a recent study suggests.

Nuevo rayo de luz para quienes luchan por perder peso: terapia con láser de baja potencia

La lucha por perder peso es compleja y llena de retos. Para quienes luchan contra su peso corporal puede ser difícil encontrar esperanza y solución, pese a que entiendan las consecuencias nocivas para la salud. No cabe duda que perder peso es difícil; por ello, existen procedimientos para extraer las células grasas del cuerpo. Un […]

Age-related hearing loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It's no secret that many people have hearing troubles as they get older.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gayla Poling explains age-related hearing loss. To listen, click the link below. Age-related Hearing Loss

Is Taking Vitamins Ever Useful?

For SELF, by Korin Miller. While experts agree that multivitamins aren’t needed for most Americans, there’s been a lot of talk about vitamins lately. Enough to make one wonder: Is taking vitamins good for you, ever? Gwyneth Paltrow’s...Show More Summary

When Did I Become A Person With Allergies?!

For SELF, by Amy Marturana. As a kid, I really resented the fact that we couldn’t get a cat or dog. Both my mom and brother were really allergic. We also did things like close the windows in the summer when people were cutting their grass, and eventually, got a fake Christmas tree. Show More Summary

Scientists assemble Zika virus mosquito genome from scratch

(Baylor College of Medicine) A team of scientists has developed a new way to sequence genomes, which can assemble the genome of an organism, entirely from scratch, dramatically cheaper and faster.

A merciless bat-killing fungus is on the move again. Now it's in Texas.

11 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

The deadly fungus that causes white-nose syndrome has popped up in Texas. Now in 33 states, it's almost impossible to stop.

They want to enlist 1 million yoga fans for the world's largest class

11 hours agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Sunset asanas turn into a dance party; kidney health gets an up-close look; an influential women’s group makes wellness a focus; and the world’s biggest yoga gathering kicks off. Here’s a look at four events you want to know about: Expect to see a long line outside Lululemon's SweatBox interactive...

These Brownies Are Healthy Enough to Get You a Hall Pass on the Whole30

11 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whether you're eating a diet that's vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, Paleo, or Whole30, this brownie recipe has got you covered. That's because it's made with only three common ingredients. You can't get any simpler than that! You probably...Show More Summary

Ellen Pompeo Credits Her Baby Nurse With Making Parenting Manageable

Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo spoke about the challenges of motherhood and how having a baby nurse to lend a helping hand has made all the difference.

Facial recognition software help diagnose rare genetic disease

(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) Researchers with NHGRI and their collaborators have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose DiGeorge Syndrome, a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans. Show More Summary

Reduced risk of pressure injuries at hospitals with nurses certified in wound, ostomy, and continence care

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Hospitals that employ nurses who have specialty certification in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care have lower rates of hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs), reports a study in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. Show More Summary

Reduced Risk of Pressure Injuries at Hospitals with Nurses Certified in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Care

Hospitals that employ nurses who have specialty certification in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care have lower rates of hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs), reports a study in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. Official journal of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN(r)) Society, the Journal of WOCN(r) is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Cooking Family Meals, Skipping TV During Those Meals Linked to Lower Odds of Obesity

Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn't appear to make much of a difference.

MSK Researchers Identify First Evidence of Epigenetic Role in Breast Cancer

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have identified, for the first time, an epigenetic mechanism promoting breast cancer. The team found that inhibition of the PI3K pathway leads to activation of ER-dependent transcription through the epigenetic regulator KMT2D. Show More Summary

Context – The Secret to Bringing Your Yoga Off The Mat

11 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

When we develop mindfulness practices and allot chunks of our days to them, we are quite careful about what they entail—we sit properly for meditation with alignment to support the spine, in yoga practice we move with grace and alertness...Show More Summary

Hitting Cancer with High-Intensity Ultrasound and Immunotherapy

In a new study published today in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse models of epithelial cancer. They also found that, for the combination to be effective, immunotherapies must come first.

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