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NHS data loss scandal deepens with further 162,000 files missing

Revelation that further documents are missing was made at inquiry into disappearance of original 702,000 pieces of paperwork The scandal over the biggest ever loss of NHS medical correspondence has deepened with the revelation that a further 162,000 documents went missing, on top of the 702,000 pieces of paperwork already known to have gone astray. Show More Summary

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative taps Columbia scientists to create atlas of cells in human spinal cord

(The Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University) Scientists at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute today received a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. to construct an atlas of gene activity of all cells in the human spinal cord. Once completed, the atlas would provide a reference map for researchers investigating injuries or diseases of the spinal cord.

After Medical Errors, Patients Want Doctors To Hear Them Out

"The importance of individualized engagement and empathy is really the take-home lesson."

Is It Possible To Be Scared To Death?

There is a reason for those signs outside roller coasters warning people with heart conditions not to ride.

Are You Prioritizing What Matters Most? The Payoff Is Huge At Home And Work

A new survey in the report shows that while 76 percent of workers believe something like resilience training would help, only

Insurance plays significant role in breast cancer disparities

(American Cancer Society) Differences in insurance account for a substantial proportion of the excess risk of death from breast cancer faced by black women, according to a new study.

1 in 9 Men Have Oral HPV

13 hours agoHealth : Time: Healthland

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s so common that federal experts say that nearly every sexually active man or woman will be infected with at least one strain at some point in their lives. HPV can infect many different parts of the body—not just the…

7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

13 hours agoHealth : Well

The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.

A 30-Minute Running HIIT Workout to Speed Up Weight Loss

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts have gotten a lot of attention lately because they're one of the best workouts for losing weight and shedding belly fat. A HIIT workout mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter...Show More Summary

You Won't Be Able to Resist Working Out After Reading These Quotes

For the times when you need a little extra motivation to slip on your sports bra and slay your workout, read these quotes. Write them on your bathroom mirror, on your kitchen chalkboard, or on the cover of your fitness journal to inspire you to get on it! You know you'll feel better afterward! Related If You Lift Weights, You'll Love These Quotes

13 People Who Are Using Twitter to Show How Common Sexual Assault Is

On Sunday, Alyssa Milano suggested that women who have experienced sexual assault or harassment tweet "me too" to show the scope of sexual violence.

Trump says he will 'look into' drug czar pick following report

13 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would "look into" a report that his nomination for drug czar championed a law weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's capacity to slow the flow of drugs that have fueled the country's opioid epidemic.

Tess Holliday Has Some Advice For the Haters Who Vilified Her Booty Workouts

Reunited with @mackfit & working on my ????????????#effyourbeautystandards #fatgirlsworkouttoo #thenotsosubtleartofbeingafatgirl A post shared by Tess Holliday?? (@tessholliday) on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:49pm PDT Tess Holliday is a freaking badass, and she is never afraid to speak her mind. Show More Summary

SimPath licenses novel ORNL system for enhanced synthetic biology

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) SimPath has licensed a novel cloning system developed by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that generates and assembles the biological building blocks necessary to synthetically bioengineer new medicines and fuels.

Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision treatments

(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in how mutated genes combine with other genes to drive this childhood cancer. Show More Summary

Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

(Washington University in St. Louis) An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause major swelling and deformity of the legs, a condition known as elephantiasis. Show More Summary

Wake Forest Baptist receive $9 Million grant to study aggressive brain cancer

(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Glioblastoma is the most aggressive cancer that originates in the brain. Current therapies can slow the disease, but more often than not can't cure it.

Scientists Somehow Just Discovered A New System Of Vessels In Our Brains

The lymph vessels probably escaped detection because they’re inside a thick membrane, the dura mater, which is the consistency of leather.

Biology of Childhood Brain Tumor Subtypes Offers Clues to Precision Treatments

Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in how mutated genes combine with other genes to drive this childhood cancer. By...Show More Summary

Plant-Based Diet Converts Breast Cancer in Mice From Lethal to Treatable Form

Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.

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