Jennifer Lee

November 9, 2019
Yes, Your Gut Changes As You Age: Here Are 4 Ways To Keep It Healthy – mindbodygreen.com

Yes, Your Gut Changes As You Age: Here Are 4 Ways To Keep It Healthy – mindbodygreen.com

While it would seem that your gut microbiome (which is completely capable of regenerating itself) would simply never age, it is unfortunately not the case. In the same way that a 30-something person's knees don't creak like those of a centenarian's, the gut m…
November 9, 2019
Two cases of deadly diphtheria detected in Lothian area – BBC News

Two cases of deadly diphtheria detected in Lothian area – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Diphtheria vaccination programmes protect most people in the UK Two people are being treated in Scotland for the potentially deadly diphtheria infection. NHS Lothian has confirmed the two cases are related and both…
November 8, 2019
2 in 5 Americans have misdiagnosed themselves after searching symptoms online, survey finds – Fox News

2 in 5 Americans have misdiagnosed themselves after searching symptoms online, survey finds – Fox News

A new survey has found that turning to Google for health issues may be doing some patients more harm than good, with two in five respondents found to have falsely convinced themselves they had a serious disease after browsing the web. The survey, commissione…
November 8, 2019
Flu shot mix-up at Oklahoma facility leaves 10 hospitalized – NBC News

Flu shot mix-up at Oklahoma facility leaves 10 hospitalized – NBC News

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. Ten people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities were hospitalized after they were apparently accidentally injected with what's believed to be insulin rather than flu shots, authorities said. Emergency res…
November 8, 2019
Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US – BBC News

Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US – BBC News

Image copyrightWVU Medicine hospitalImage caption Dr Ali Rezai and his team performed the procedure earlier this month Patients with severe opioid addiction are being given brain implants to help reduce their cravings, in the first trial of its kind in the…
November 7, 2019
‘It’s a much more serious issue’: Researchers study Zantac cancer risk as FDA probes cause – USA TODAY

‘It’s a much more serious issue’: Researchers study Zantac cancer risk as FDA probes cause – USA TODAY

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. (Oct. 4) AP, AP The stomach-acid-blocking drug Zantac was prescribed more than…
November 7, 2019
Is Massachusetts still at risk of EEE? – Boston.com

Is Massachusetts still at risk of EEE? – Boston.com

With the falling leaves and cooling temperatures, the shift into late autumn will also curtail one other mainstay of the warmer months: those pesky mosquitos. But theres more at stake this year in the otherwise humdrum dropping-off of the winged nuisance. S…
November 7, 2019
Penis-and-scrotum transplant patient reports near-normal erections, orgasms – Ars Technica

Penis-and-scrotum transplant patient reports near-normal erections, orgasms – Ars Technica

37 with 29 posters participating More than a year after undergoing a 14-hour operation to transplant a penis, scrotum, and lower abdominal wall, a severely injured veteran reports that he has regained normal sensation and function of his new body parts. The…
November 6, 2019
Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke – CNN

Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke – CNN

Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke - CNN