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Health & Wellness

White House Halts Research Into "Super Strains" of Infectious Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obama Administration, Health, Funding, Budget, Cuts, Infectious Diseases )

Brian
- 35 minutes ago - richarddawkins.net
"The funding halt affects future influenza, MERS, and SARS research -- and current researchers have been asked to suspend their studies as well."
Israelis Discover Clear Link Between Diabetes and Parkinson's Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel medical researchers, Parkinson's Disease, diabetes type 2 )

David
- 8 hours ago - nocamels.com
Israeli scientists at Israel's Ben Gurion University in the Negev have found a definite link between Type II diabetes and the propensity for developing Parkinson's disease. She won grants from the EU 7th Framework Program, among other scientific bodies.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Health & Wellness  (tags: child abuse, information, prevention, protection )

Joyce
- 12 hours ago - nspcc.org.uk
Find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you're worried about a child.
Paralyzed Man Walks Again After Breakthrough Cell Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, treatment, Paralysis, disability, GoodNews, goodnews )

Glenn
- 18 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This could be a new hope for the disabled everywhere.
Paralysed Man Darek Fidyka Walks Again After Treatment By British Doctors on Brink of 'Cure'
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, spinal cord injury, SCI. possible SCI cure, olfactory ensheathing cells, OECs )

Judy
- 23 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Both the medical teams and independent experts underlined that the new technique has so far only been applied to a single patient and its near-miraculous effects need to be repeated with a larger group.
Thousands of Historic Archives From British Asylums to Go Online
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, government, investigation, news, research, risks, warning, women, study, treatment )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
The history, corruption, lies and torture in mental prisons in the UK. Not just Stalin.
Medical 3D Holograms (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli technology, medical, 3D holographc images )

David
- 1 day ago - labroots.com
RealView, an Israeli high-tech company, intrigued the medical world when it presented 3D holographic images of inner body organs that can be manipulated by the physician in real time.
Stop Pinkwashing Fracking Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Breast cancer, pinkwashing, Susan G Komen, pink drill, fracking, chemicals, toxins )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
The largest breast cancer organization in the country and a major fracking company are banding together to pinkwash fracking. They even painted drilling equipment pink! Fracking involves trucking huge quantities of toxic chemicals many cause breast cancer
A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: Measles, Vaccines, #VaccinesWork, Immunization, Childrens book, US, Outbreak )

Brian
- 2 days ago - npr.org
"Measles cases spiked in the United States this year, with 594 cases and 18 outbreaks, the highest number since 2000. They were caused by people traveling to the U.S. and infecting people who hadn't had measles shots."
First Patient Receives Stem Cell Treatment for Degenerative Eye Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Eye Disease, Degenerative Eye Disease, Stem Cell Treatment, Biotechnology, Experimental Phase, Human Trials, Japan )

Brian
- 2 days ago - singularityhub.com
"Human trials for the use of stem cells in treating degenerative eye disease have received the green light from an oversight committee in Japan after they agreed that the proposed treatment is safe."
Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
How to Make a Home Cold Remedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Home Cold Remedy, honey, citrus fruits, spices, syrop )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Syrup in a jar is actually a combination of honey, citrus fruit (orange, lemon etc), herbs (Mint or rosemary) and spices (ginger, cardamom or cloves). A timeless article; 5 "most effective" preparations presented
What This Man Does To Make His Wife Smile Is SO Sweet. (And Delightfully Goofy!)   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, men, 'Pink Tutu Project', breast cancer, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, inspiration, society )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - youtu.be
After his wife Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob began taking delightfully goofy photographs of himself in a pink tutu. The resulting images led to "The Tutu Project" and funding for Carey's Foundation, and organization that provides support
Researchers Boost the Heart's Natural Ability to Recover After Heart Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, Fibroblasts, Endothelial Cells, Oxygen, Recovery, Research, UNC, School of Medicine )

Brian
- 4 days ago - medicalxpress.com
"Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that cells called fibroblasts, which normally give rise to scar tissue after a heart attack, can be turned into endothelial cells, which generate blood vessels to supply oxygen..."
 

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