Jennifer Lee

October 23, 2019
Auto-brewery syndrome caused man to produce alcohol in his gut, act drunk – TODAY

Auto-brewery syndrome caused man to produce alcohol in his gut, act drunk – TODAY

For years, no one believed an apparently drunk man who said he didnt drink any alcohol. Hed become prone to falls, displayed brain fog and aggressive behavior and was even arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, all while swearing he hadn't touc…
October 23, 2019
There’s a scientific reason you crave junk food when you don’t get enough sleep – CNN

There’s a scientific reason you crave junk food when you don’t get enough sleep – CNN

There's a scientific reason you crave junk food when you don't get enough sleep - CNN
October 22, 2019
Woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria after insect bite, nearly loses foot: ‘I felt like I had been stabbed’ – Fox News

Woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria after insect bite, nearly loses foot: ‘I felt like I had been stabbed’ – Fox News

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW  A British woman claims she developed a rare bacterial infection after she was bitten by an insect while on vacation. Faye Wilkes, 41, was vacationing in Spain when she says she was bitten by an insect while sun tanning by the …
October 22, 2019
A ‘shocking’ new way to treat infections – Medical Xpress

A ‘shocking’ new way to treat infections – Medical Xpress

Titanium has many properties that make it a great choice for use in implants. Its low density, high stiffness, high biomechnanical strength-to-weight ratio, and corrosion resistance have led to its use in several types of implants, from dental to joints. Howe…
October 22, 2019
Many parents do not follow safe infant sleep practices. Here’s how doctors can help. – NBCNews.com

Many parents do not follow safe infant sleep practices. Here’s how doctors can help. – NBCNews.com

Parents are more likely to follow safe infant sleep practices when doctors tell them clearly what to do and what to avoid, to minimize the chances of babies getting injured or dying during the night, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers survey responses from m…
October 21, 2019
Mysterious Cases of Paralysis in Children May Be Caused by Polio-Like Viruses – Gizmodo

Mysterious Cases of Paralysis in Children May Be Caused by Polio-Like Viruses – Gizmodo

In 2014, a rare polio-like illness that attacks the nervous system of its often young victims first emerged in the U.S.an illness with no clear cause, according to health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, scientists at the Uni…
October 21, 2019
5 questions about the flu shot, answered by a Mass. General doctor – Boston.com

5 questions about the flu shot, answered by a Mass. General doctor – Boston.com

If you didnt get a flu shot yet this year, its time, according to Dr. Ali Raja, executive vice chairman for the department of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. The biggest change for this year is that were expecting the flu season to star…
October 21, 2019
You’re told you have a ‘pre-disease.’ Here’s what that means. – The Washington Post

You’re told you have a ‘pre-disease.’ Here’s what that means. – The Washington Post

Ignoring a troubling sign, such as rising blood pressure, can be dangerous. But treatment especially if your numbers are borderline can come with risks that outweigh the benefits. Theres a very large pool of people that fit in these pre-disease ranges who qu…
October 21, 2019
Sex study explores ‘bad’ orgasms – Big Think

Sex study explores ‘bad’ orgasms – Big Think

A new study finds that reaching an orgasm doesn't always indicate the sexual encounter was pleasurable.A variety of reasons were reported by participants for "bad" orgasms.Communication is key to improving sexual experiences, maintai…