Brain jolts revive memory in elderly, turning clock back four decades – Ars Technica

Synchronicity — Older adults did better on a memory test, but real-world benefits are unclear. Beth Mole - Apr 9, 2019 4:30 pm UTC Enlarge / A patient wearing an electrical cap similar to the one used in the study. Gentle jolts of alternating current to the brain restored the waning working memories of older…

Measles Outbreak: New York Declares Health Emergency, Requires Vaccinations in Parts of Brooklyn –...

New York|Measles Outbreak: New York Declares Health Emergency, Requires Vaccinations in Parts of BrooklynImageNew York City on Tuesday declared a health emergency following a measles outbreak in the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn.CreditCreditDemetrius Freeman for The New York Times[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]New York…

Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50 percent two years after fecal transplant – Medical Xpress

Recent research suggests our gut microbiomes affect brain communication and neurological health. Worldwide, interest is growing in the idea that changes in normal gut microbiota may be responsible for triggering various conditions. At ASU, a research team is exploring using the microbiome to treat autism symptoms. Credit: Shireen Dooling According to the Centers for Disease…

Wound Healing Might Be Improved With Staples Modeled On Porcupine Quills : Shots –...

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Drug-resistant fungus Candida auris spreads to Chicago, New York City – WLS-TV

NEW YORK -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly, drug-resistant fungus is spreading around healthcare facilities and is "a serious global health threat." Candida auris preys on people with weakened immune systems by infecting the bloodstream. It's difficult to identify with standard technology and difficult to treat. More than 587 cases…

Do the Latest Baby Monitors Ease Fears or Add Anxiety? – The Wall Street...

Hovering over a sleeping newborn, watching for the reassuring sign of his or her tiny chest rising and falling, is a parental rite of passage. It’s the most terrifying and primal part of caring for a new life: Will my baby survive the night? New parents have more sophisticated baby monitors to choose from than…

Drug-resistant fungus Candida auris spreading through some healthcare facilities – KTRK-TV

NEW YORK -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly, drug-resistant fungus is spreading around healthcare facilities and is "a serious global health threat." Candida auris preys on people with weakened immune systems by infecting the bloodstream. It's difficult to identify with standard technology. More than 587 cases have been confirmed in…

Artificial blood vessels that come to life could improve medical care. Here’s why. –...

April 9, 2019, 8:35 AM GMTBy Jaclyn Jeffrey-WilenskyFake blood vessels are starting to get real.New research shows that “bioengineered” blood vessels are able to incorporate living cells after being implanted in the human body, becoming blood-carrying, self-healing tubes that function less as substitutes for human blood vessels and more like the real thing.The so-called human…

Vitamin supplements don’t help people live longer, study finds – NBCNews.com

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.April 9, 2019, 12:44 AM GMTBy Linda CarrollDietary supplements don’t extend life and might actually shorten it if taken at high levels, researchers reported Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. While certain nutrients may contribute to a…

Bicyclist struck by vehicle in College Station – KBTX

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