DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 9-year-old daughter always has been small for her age and never has much of an appetite. She's also an anxious child. During her last doctor's appointment, the pediatrician suggested we see a therapist about her eating habits. Could her anxiety be why she won't eat much? Does this mean she has […]
The 50th Anniversary tribute to the first Velvet Underground happened as part of the Sound City Festival. Cale will hold similar concerts this fall in NYC. Continue reading…
This week researchers at the University of California San Diego revealed they had conducted a randomized double-blind clinical trial using 10 boys with ASD between the ages of five and 14 using a 100-year-old drug called suramin, which...Show More Summary
The Velvet Underground's seminal debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico turned 50 years old in March. To celebrate that anniversary, John Cale enlisted the Kills, Clinic, Wild Beasts, Nadine Shah, and Fat White Family to help him perform the LP in full at Liverpool Waters' outdoor Clarence Dock stage today. Watch some fan-shot footage…
This Artist Recreates Harrowing Real-Life Scenes from Ex-Gay Clinics (Photos) Before coming out, Ecuadorian photographer Paola Paredes heard about clinics that "cure" homosexuality — instantly, she decided create photos about them Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Feline fans, have we got news for you. There's a cat shelter in Dublin that's hiring for the best job we can think of: kitten cuddler. If you're qualified, you better apply right meow. READ MORE »
Presta atención a señales y síntomas importantes — desde la pérdida de peso repentina a destellos de luz inesperados — y asegúrate de saber cuándo debes buscar asistencia médica. Por el personal de Mayo Clinic El dolor de pecho, la pérdida de visión o de habla repentina y el dolor abdominal severo requieren de atención […]
The most commonly prescribed drug in the U.S. also may be one of the most overprescribed for older individuals. Levothyroxine is a medication used to treat low thyroid hormone levels. However, a study published this spring in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that patients with subclinical thyroid hormone levels received no benefit from the drug. Mayo […]
A statistical review of immigrant screenings done by Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) determined that around 15 percent of the 4 million illegal immigrants in seven southern U.S. states had grounds to apply for legal status based on fears of persecution in their homeland, family ties or other factors. Show More Summary
To the surprise of literally no one, President Trump’s 2018 budget proposed stripping all federal funds, including Medicaid dollars, from Planned Parenthood. Proponents of this argue that if Planned Parenthood clinics end up shuttered, women can simply access care elsewhere. But growing research shows that’s the opposite of what actually happens.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial -- the gold-standard design -- a component of marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) reduced seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. The results,...Show More Summary
Kno2, the company that optimizes patient document exchange for everyone in healthcare, today announced a partnership agreement with BlueStrata EHR, a developer of affordable, cloud-based, software as a service (SaaS) clinical and financial...Show More Summary
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who experienced a relapse between their first and second rounds of Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) had good treatment outcomes over the long run, according to a Phase 3 clinical trial. Those who relapsed after...Show More Summary
In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers say a 100-year-old drug called suramin, originally developed to treat African sleeping sickness, was safely administered to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who subsequently displayed measurable, but transient, improvement in core symptoms of autism.
Planned Parenthood opened a new abortion clinic in Memphis, Tennessee this month to target Spanish-speaking women and their unborn babies. The abortion chain has a history of targeting minorities for abortions. A survey of their surgical abortion facilities in 2010 found that 79 percent are located within walking distance of African American or Latino neighborhoods. […]
(Brown University) By bringing together Brown's Warren Alpert Medical School and six medical practices employing more than 500 doctors, BPI will enable a new level of coordination for research, teaching and clinical care in southern New England.
(Bentham Science Publishers) In this article that appeared in Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets, Dr. AlaaAbouelfetouh, Associate Professor of Microbiology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, is gathering the published data describing methicillin resistance in S. aureus (MRSA) in Egypt.
(King's College London) A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.
Bored by the monotony of office life? Break out the hand lotion and apply to be a professional cat cuddler. The Just Cats Veterinary Clinic & Cattery in Dublin, Ireland, is looking for […] The post Quit Your Job to Cuddle Cats All Day appeared first on Geek.com.
The organization closed one-third of its health centers in Iowa, and local clinics are scrambling to pick up the slack.