Jennifer Lee

October 13, 2019
Frequent urination at night is more common as we age – The Washington Post

Frequent urination at night is more common as we age – The Washington Post

In my private practice as a urologist, I recently saw a 64-year-old patient who Ive been treating for several years for recurrent kidney stones. At this visit, however, she said that she now wakes up to urinate up to five times over the course of the night. T…
October 13, 2019
Mother lifts the lid on life raising her THREE children with Tourette’s syndrome – Daily Mail

Mother lifts the lid on life raising her THREE children with Tourette’s syndrome – Daily Mail

An Australian mother has revealed what it is like to raise three children who all have Tourette's Syndrome.  Mandy Maysey's children Connor, 25, Jasmine, 12, and Isabelle, 6, are constantly plagued by involuntary body movement tics - often violent - and verb…
October 13, 2019
Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Philadelphia International Airport – CNN

(CNN)If you visited the Philadelphia International Airport earlier this month, you may have been exposed to measles. The Pennsylvania Department of Health warned the public on Friday that anyone who visited the airport on October 2 and 3 could have contracte…
October 13, 2019
After Floods, Bihar Grapples With Spike In Dengue Cases To 1,400 – NDTV News

After Floods, Bihar Grapples With Spike In Dengue Cases To 1,400 – NDTV News

Bihar Dengue Cases: Patna authorities launched a fumigation drive to counter the mosquito-borne diseasesPatna: Over 1,400 people are being treated for dengue in Bihar, a steep increase from 1,000 cases in just five days as the state wrestles with the deadly d…
October 13, 2019
Researchers Say Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trials – Breitbart

Researchers Say Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trials – Breitbart

Dr. Saranya Chumsri, an oncologist at the Mayo Clinic, said the vaccine is “supposed to stimulate a patient’s own immune response so that the immune cells like t-cells would go in and attack the cancer.” In March, Florida resident Lee Mercker was diagnosed w…
October 12, 2019
Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’ – BBC News

Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’ – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Slow walkers have 'older' brains and bodies, the study found How fast people walk in their 40s is a sign of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are ageing, scientists have suggested. Using a simple test…
October 12, 2019
Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington – KOMO News

Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington – KOMO News

Salmonella cases linked to pet turtles in Washington - KOMO News
October 12, 2019
Measles surge is killing thousands worldwide as plummeting vaccine rates lead to ‘alarming upsurge’ – Daily Mail

Measles surge is killing thousands worldwide as plummeting vaccine rates lead to ‘alarming upsurge’ – Daily Mail

Measles is staging a devastating comeback that is killing thousands of children around the globe, the World Health Organisation warned yesterday. Plummeting vaccination rates have led to an alarming upsurge in measles cases in all regions, including the UK, …
October 11, 2019
3 things to know about California’s high number of STD cases – KCRA Sacramento

3 things to know about California’s high number of STD cases – KCRA Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Three different types of sexually transmitted disease are at their highest levels in 30 years, according to California health officials. Syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are up in California. Across the U.S., infections from those same …