Heart Disease Breakthrough: New Immune Target Discovered

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is a leading cause of death worldwide. It refers to a group of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias. Research has identified suPAR as a protein that contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and kidney disease, offering new … Read more

CDC Traces Superbug Outbreak to EzriCare Eye Drops

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported an outbreak of extensively drug-resistant bacteria linked to contaminated eye drop products. Over 50 cases have been found to date, with most patients having reportedly used EzriCare Artificial Tears, while the CDC has found the bacteria in opened bottles of the brand from … Read more

Eye drops linked to US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday night sent a health alert to physicians, saying the outbreak includes at least 55 people in 12 states. One died. Disease … Read more

Smartphone app that could help identify stroke symptoms as they occur 

Scientists develop smartphone app that spots stroke symptoms as they occur — looking at facial droopiness and slurred speech By Xantha Leatham Deputy Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 11:16 EST, 2 February 2023 | Updated: 11:19 EST, 2 February 2023 In the US one person suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, and in … Read more

An 81-year-old brain doctor’s 7 ‘hard rules’ for keeping your memory ‘sharp as a whip’

Like any other part of your body, your brain needs daily exercise. Neglecting your brain health can make you vulnerable to degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. As a neuroscientist, I’ve spent decades guiding patients with memory problems through brain-enhancing habits and exercises — many of which I practice, too. Here … Read more

How cancer can make you speak in an IRISH accent: American man who had never visited the isle

A cancer-stricken man woke up to find he suddenly had an Irish accent — despite never having been to the country.  The American had been battling an advanced form of prostate cancer for close to two years before seeking advice for his ‘uncontrollable brogue’. Doctors diagnosed the man in his 50s with the extraordinarily rare … Read more