Sarah Fay has battled with inaccurate and inadequate diagnoses that unfortunately shaped how she viewed herself. Fay details her journey and extensive research into mental health diagnoses in her new book Pathological.
How accurate are mice studies at showing what will happen in humans? Dr. Donna Arnett discusses what we should keep in mind when reading about trials in mice.
Scientists say exposure to micro plastics is unavoidable. How did the pandemic affect rates of alcohol use? There was a 25% increase in alcohol-related deaths in 2020 compared to the previous year. And finally…the food you eat may be affecting your personality.
Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare heart condition that usually requires at least one open-heart surgery. However, two new self-expanding valves give up to 80% of patients the option of a catheterization procedure instead of surgery.
Experts estimate that only four percent of online pharmacies are legitimate. The rest are counterfeit operations that prey on customers by selling falsified medications.
Is your medication harming the health of your baby? Then, the number of drugs laced with Fentanyl has skyrocketed. And finally, our vocal habits change depending on who we’re talking to.
Everyone grieves differently, but some can become completely debilitated by their sorrow for years. The American Psychiatric Association recently recognized this type of grief as a diagnosis called prolonged grief disorder.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive brain disorder that can only be diagnosed after death. The condition is caused by repeated head trauma, but much of CTE is still a mystery. Dr. Michael Alosco discusses who he thinks is most at risk and the various obstacles researchers face while studying CTE.
Why are farmers losing money? A new optical device can detect the risk of cavities before they appear. And finally… gardens around the nation are full of blooming roses and peonies. But as we inhale the sweet aromas, what’s happening in our brain?
This week on RHJ – two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.
As production for a new lithium mine in Nevada gears up, the company behind the project reveals how they’re reducing the public health threats of the mining.
What’s causing the national blood shortage? New research suggest wind and solar power could effectively replace Texas’s fired coal power. Scientists have created a wireless sensor that mimics dandelion seeds. And finally, astronauts have to eat their vegetables too.