Humans may have an ancient ability to sense magnetic fields – BBC Focus Magazine

Humans may have a sixth sense enabling them to sense Earth’s magnetic field. Known as magnetorecepetion, the sense is one of the ways birds and fish are able to navigate huge distances with surprising accuracy – a built-in compass for journeys across the globe. But until now, it hadn’t been seen in humans. Advertisement Researchers […]

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Alert! Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola – P.M. News

<!– Ebola in DRC –> Ebola in DRC Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus. Over 900 people have contracted the hemorrhagic fever, and close to 600 have lost […]

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Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care – Manteca Bulletin

NEW YORK (AP) — Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase. It was all part of a special kind of medical fitness test for older patients that’s starting to catch on among cancer doctors. Instead of assuming […]

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Don’t lose your limbs to diabetes – Vanguard

•Nigerian doctors in the Diaspora offer lifeline to diabetic patients •Dr James Fullwood Six years ago, about 10 medical doctors of Nigerian and Black–American descent, based in the United States of America got together with a common purpose—to stop preventable and unnecessary limb amputations in Nigeria as a result of foot ulcers and other complication […]

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No trust in vaccines: the Philippines measles outbreak – Foreign Brief

Misplaced concerns stemming from the Dengvaxia scandal are putting thousands of children at risk. WHAT’S HAPPENING? Authorities in the Philippines declared a measles outbreak in February 2019. Five regions have already been affected. KEY INSIGHTS – The measles outbreak has the potential to affect over 2.6 million children– Filipino parents lack trust in government vaccine programs […]

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Police: Man arrested after shooting relative – ABC 4

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. RIVERDALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man was arrested Friday evening after police said he shot a relative. Riverdale police responded to a home Friday evening on the report of a 55-year-old man who had been shot […]

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Researchers examine altered neuron growth and SSRI efficiency – Mental Daily

A group of researchers at Salk Institute have found differences in growth patterns of neurons among patients who are resistant to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a class of antidepressants used to treat major depressive disorder also known as major depression. Despite its efficiency, an estimated thirty percent of patients with clinical depression do not […]

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Vegan YouTuber Yovana Mendoza Caught Eating Fish, Explains Health Issue – Tech Times

YouTuber Yovana Mendoza is known for her vegan lifestyle brand Rawvana. She is now being condemned by many after she was caught in a video eating a plate of fish.   ( Rawvana English | YouTube ) A famous YouTuber known for her vegan lifestyle is now under fire after a video of her eating […]

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Spring starts the sneezing season in the Northwest. Here’s why – Tacoma News Tribune

Spring starts the sneezing season in the Northwest. Here’s why By March 22, 2019 08:43 PM Tree, grass and weed pollens effect allergies in the spring and summer in the Northwest. Rain can reduce the pollen count and so can living in a city. This video includes some simple tips to make the sneezing season […]

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Adderall, other ADHD drugs linked to greater chance of psychosis, new study says – WKEF ABC 22

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Adderall, along with other amphetamines used to treat ADHD, is linked to a greater chance of psychosis than other medications used to treat the disorder, a new study finds. Psychosis is a group of symptoms which includes delusions, hallucinations, and a loss of touch with reality. The study, published in […]

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