Jennifer Lee

November 30, 2019
Patients sue Indiana hospital over possible disease exposure – nwitimes.com

Patients sue Indiana hospital over possible disease exposure – nwitimes.com

GOSHEN, Ind. More than 1,000 surgical patients are suing a northern Indiana hospital after being notified that a sterilization failure could have exposed them to deadly infections. The Elkhart Truth reports the class-action suit was filed last week in Elkhar…
November 30, 2019
Drinking-related liver disease and deaths on the rise in U.S. – Yahoo News

Drinking-related liver disease and deaths on the rise in U.S. – Yahoo News

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters Health) - Americans today are expected to live shorter lives than just a few years ago, in contrast with trends seen in other developed nations, and rising deaths from alcohol-related liver disease may be partly to blame, researche…
November 29, 2019
‘I got HIV my first time’ – BBC News

‘I got HIV my first time’ – BBC News

'I got HIV my first time' - BBC News
November 29, 2019

Air pollution linked to memory declines among older women – KSL.com

Air pollution linked to memory declines among older women - KSL.com
November 29, 2019
Teen patient honors her liver donor with an extra seat at Thanksgiving – GMA

Teen patient honors her liver donor with an extra seat at Thanksgiving – GMA

Teen patient honors her liver donor with an extra seat at Thanksgiving - GMA
November 28, 2019
Immunotherapy offers hope for men with prostate cancer – BBC News

Immunotherapy offers hope for men with prostate cancer – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty Images A major trial of an immunotherapy drug has shown it can be effective in some men with advanced prostate cancer. The men had stopped responding to the main treatment options. Researchers found that a small proportion of men, des…
November 28, 2019
Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study – 7NEWS.com.au

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study – 7NEWS.com.au

Drinking up to four coffees a day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a study. However, the benefit is lost if more than four cups of coffee are consumed. Researchers from the universities of Navarre in Spain and Cat…
November 28, 2019
Alaska health department reports ‘dramatic increase’ of flu cases in the state – Anchorage Daily News

Alaska health department reports ‘dramatic increase’ of flu cases in the state – Anchorage Daily News

Alaskas flu season is here. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is tracking a significant spike in flu activity that started last week, with the biggest surge of cases in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and northern Alaska. This i…
November 27, 2019
A man had seizures after eating hot pot. Turns out he had tapeworms in his brain – CNN

A man had seizures after eating hot pot. Turns out he had tapeworms in his brain – CNN

(CNN)A 46-year-old construction worker in China suffering from seizures turned out to have tapeworms in his brain -- suspected to be the result of eating undercooked meat. About a month ago, Zhu (a pseudonym for the patient), from Luzhou, in eastern Zhejian…