Jennifer Lee

November 25, 2019

Teen’s Lung and Kidneys Destroyed by Vaping Illness: ‘I Begged My Parents to Let Me Die’ – Yahoo Entertainment

Teen's Lung and Kidneys Destroyed by Vaping Illness: 'I Begged My Parents to Let Me Die' - Yahoo Entertainment
November 25, 2019
Doctor plucks a ‘swimming’ parasitic worm from a man’s eye – Daily Mail

Doctor plucks a ‘swimming’ parasitic worm from a man’s eye – Daily Mail

A gruesome video shows the moment a wriggling parasitic worm was plucked from a man's eye after he caught an infection from his dog. The patient, known only as Mr Yan, 54, from China, had visited an eye specialist complaining of conjunctivitis, weepy eyes an…
November 24, 2019
Dutch doctor dies after contracting Lassa fever in Sierra Leone – BBC News

Dutch doctor dies after contracting Lassa fever in Sierra Leone – BBC News

Image copyrightAlamyImage caption Lassa fever can affect many organs A Dutch doctor who was evacuated from Sierra Leone after contracting Lassa fever has died in hospital. The medic was flown home on Tuesday after being infected in the northern town of M…
November 24, 2019
How the world’s most premature twins have defied the odds to celebrate their first birthday – Guinness World Records

How the world’s most premature twins have defied the odds to celebrate their first birthday – Guinness World Records

"Miraculous." Thats the word Dr. Jonathan M. Klein, Medical Director of NICU, used to describe the one-year birthday celebrations of Keeley and Kambry Ewoldt, the world's most premature twins. On 24 November 2018, the Ewoldt twins were born at the Universit…
November 24, 2019
Flu Shot Doesn’t Work As Well For Obese And Overweight People : Shots – Health News – NPR

Flu Shot Doesn’t Work As Well For Obese And Overweight People : Shots – Health News – NPR

Being overweight or obese can diminish the effectiveness of a flu shot, researchers say. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald/Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu season is starting to ramp up and it's not too late to reduce you…
November 23, 2019
Cancer immunotherapy drug ‘less toxic and prolongs life’ – BBC News

Cancer immunotherapy drug ‘less toxic and prolongs life’ – BBC News

Image copyrightRoyal Marsden HospitalImage caption Derek, from Leicestershire, took part in a trial of pembrolizumab An immunotherapy drug that could save some cancer patients from the ordeal of extreme chemotherapy may also help them live longer, research…
November 23, 2019
Her lungs seemed to be a mess. But the problem that nearly killed her lay elsewhere. – The Washington Post

Her lungs seemed to be a mess. But the problem that nearly killed her lay elsewhere. – The Washington Post

A slew of medications and targeted treatments did little to alleviate her worsening symptoms. Two pulmonologists, an otolaryngologist, allergist, cardiologist, infectious disease specialist and her family physician seemed at a loss to explain why she wasnt ge…
November 23, 2019
Omega-3 fish oil can reduce ADHD symptoms – sciencefocus.com

Omega-3 fish oil can reduce ADHD symptoms – sciencefocus.com

The fatty acids found in oily fish could provide a new way to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, according to a study at Kings College London, UK and China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan. ADHD is a behavioural disorder…
November 23, 2019
Kitten tests positive for rabies at Salem Animal Rescue League – WMUR Manchester

Kitten tests positive for rabies at Salem Animal Rescue League – WMUR Manchester

SALEM, N.H. —A kitten at the Salem Animal Rescue League has tested positive for rabies, state health officials said. >> Download the FREE WMUR app The kitten was at the shelter for a short time and because it tested positive for rabies, it had to be p…