Jennifer Lee

December 3, 2019
Here’s Why You Keep Waking Up At The Same Time Every Night – HuffPost

Here’s Why You Keep Waking Up At The Same Time Every Night – HuffPost

If youre prone to waking up in the middle of the night, this scenario is probably too familiar: You wake up, its pitch black and your brain immediately knows the time. Maybe its 3:19 a.m., maybe its 37 minutes before your alarm goes off. Regardless, its alway…
December 3, 2019
Scientists use ultrasound to open brain barrier to treating Alzheimer’s – Daily Mail

Scientists use ultrasound to open brain barrier to treating Alzheimer’s – Daily Mail

Scientists have taken a step toward treating Alzheimer's by gaining access to hard-to-reach areas of the brain that they believe drugs to repair the disease's damage need to target, a new study reveals.  There is currently no effective cure and only minimall…
December 2, 2019
Israeli scientists find way to treat deadly pancreatic cancer in 14 days – The Jerusalem Post

Israeli scientists find way to treat deadly pancreatic cancer in 14 days – The Jerusalem Post

Israeli scientists find way to treat deadly pancreatic cancer in 14 days - The Jerusalem Post
December 2, 2019
An end to the pain of kidney stones? New drug combination allows the stones to pass smoothly – Daily Mail

An end to the pain of kidney stones? New drug combination allows the stones to pass smoothly – Daily Mail

A new drug combination could end the agony of kidney stones by relaxing the body, to allow the painful lumps to pass more smoothly.    For most of the 500,000 Americans a year who develop kidney stones, the standard treatment plan is to take painkillers and …
December 2, 2019
A new blood test could indicate multiple conditions with one sample – Engadget

A new blood test could indicate multiple conditions with one sample – Engadget

The study, led by scientists at UC San Francisco, Cambridge University and the Colorado-based biotech company SomaLogic, scans plasma for a wide range of proteins. The tech searches plasma for aptamers, fragments of DNA that bind to a target protein. Only spe…
December 1, 2019
Top Democrats knock Trump on World AIDS Day | TheHill – The Hill

Top Democrats knock Trump on World AIDS Day | TheHill – The Hill

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) hit President Trump on World AIDS Day over administration policies that party leaders said are hurting people living with HIV.  This president is no ally of people living with HIV, who are disproportionately LGBTQ and …
December 1, 2019
Weight loss: Top tips to reset your diet and boost fat burn before Christmas – The Sun

Weight loss: Top tips to reset your diet and boost fat burn before Christmas – The Sun

WITH Christmas less than a month away, many people may be toying with the idea of a detox diet before the festive boozing kicks in. And many people feel as though they need to steam, juice and starve their systems before they are full with mince pies and tur…
December 1, 2019
Israeli-born doctor fights for her patients at Canada’s only holistic HIV clinic – The Times of Israel

Israeli-born doctor fights for her patients at Canada’s only holistic HIV clinic – The Times of Israel

VANCOUVER — As medical director of Canadas only multidisciplinary clinic for women and children with HIV, Dr. Neora Pick finds this time of year emotionally charged. December 1 is World AIDS Day, which commemorates the millions who have died from the disease …
December 1, 2019
Chronicle exclusive: Bay Area death toll from drug overdoses passes 10,000 – San Francisco Chronicle

Chronicle exclusive: Bay Area death toll from drug overdoses passes 10,000 – San Francisco Chronicle

More than 10,000 people have died across the Bay Area in the drug overdose epidemic, but the main killer hasn’t been prescription painkillers for several years — methamphetamine is now the biggest cause of deaths, and overdoses on the super-potent opioid fent…