New Treatment Helps 80% Of Kids Overcome Peanut Allergies In the past several decades, the number of children with peanut allergies has tripled from 0.4 percent in 1997 to 1.4 percent in 2010, according to a Mount Sinai Hospital study. While doctors aren’t certain what caused the increase, it has...
The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke.
The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke. She was 82.… READ ON
The family of longtime actress Geraldine McEwan says she has died following treatment for a stroke. She was 82. McEwan was known for many roles, including playing the famous Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple in 12 TV movies. Her son and daughter said in a statement that she died yesterday...
I simply love the first Ghostbusters movie, though I know it has issues. It gets lost a little in the last third, and its treatment of women is not exactly that positive (right from the opening, where a professor is targeting a student for sex). Show More Summary
In 2011, he U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California's treatment of its state prison population violated the Eighth Amendment's ban on "cruel and unusual punishment," and ordered the state to reduce prison overcrowding. But even with liberal Democrats running the state, it has taken court orders and direct voter referendums to ameliorate the problem. Show More Summary
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor Police in Everett, Washington made multiple arrests after a social medial linked crime spree at an elderly woman’s home while she was out of state seeking treatment for emphysema and heart disease. Thieves waited after each other to burglarize the residence then pilfered and ransacked the house retrieving whatever remained. […]
Researchers in Australia have temporarily rid 23 children of their adverse reactions to the nut.
Meet Big Mouth Ben and his fiancee, Tanya. Ben, a college graduate, fell into addiction and lived homeless under a bridge for seven years. A torso-crushing accident left him in a wheelchair. A treatment program got him back on his feet, and he started using the wheelchair as a pushcart to sell snacks. Show More Summary
As a pathologist, I recognize the importance of every diagnosis. Behind each slide is a patient, a family, a network of family and friends. A string of dominoes that is set into motion with my diagnosis. All treatment begins with a diagnosis. Each day I make these diagnoses, but on holidays, it takes on even […]
Federal health regulators have approved Vyvanse, an attention-deficit disorder drug, for a new use as a first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating disorder.
Nike has released another “Super Bowl” sneaker, here awarding the commemorative treatment to the Air Trainer Huarache. The premium pair is highlighted by a crackled leather upper as well as a clear, adjustable midfoot strap. A black… The post Nike Air Trainer Huarache PRM QS “Super Bowl” appeared first on Highsnobiety.
They want vegan milkshakes. Cult-loved burger chain Shake Shack went public today, and the stock price shot through the roof thanks in part to... PETA. Yes, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. According to a press release, PETA...Show More Summary
Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing when it mattered most. ‘The...Show More Summary
State and local police in Rhode Island are investigating after a worker at the Narragansett Bay Commission’s Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility discovered the body of a dead newborn baby Monday afternoon in some debris. An autopsy on the male baby found the child was 19 or 20 weeks along, about halfway through a typical […]
In 2000, the biggest comic book movie was Bryan Singer‘s first X-Men movie. Fifteen years later and that franchise is still going strong, so why not have another superhero film from that year get the sequel treatment? In a fascinating reversal, at the time it was director M. Night Shyamalan that was hot and comic […]
For those with diabetes, managing blood sugar is a balancing act. If blood sugar is too high it raises the risk for nerve damage, blindness, kidney failure, and heart trouble, and if too low it can lead to a seizure or unconsciousness. Now a team of scientists from the United Kingdom and the University of […]
Craigslist's entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases, according to research. When mapped at the national level, more than 6,000 HIV cases annually and treatment costs estimated between $62 million and $65.3 million can be linked to the popular website, the authors state.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Ageing Research: Blood to BloodIs young blood a treatment for Alzheimer’s? —Antonio Regalado, senior editor, biomedicine
Your shit does stink, but it can also help save lives. If you’re in Boston consider selling your toilet bombs to OpenBiome, a non-profit organization that collects and processes healthy fecal matter to be used in medical treatments for infections caused by the C. Show More Summary