Smartwatches can now track your Covid symptoms. Guns are now the leading cause of death among adolescents. And more medical headlines.
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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.
Less congested roads during the pandemic gave room for drivers to increase their speed, creating a whole new type of driving called ‘super speeding’. The issue is that there’s also been the largest number of car crash deaths since 2006. Experts talk about the dangers of speeding and how we can slow drivers down.
A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found no association between the vaccine and the likelihood of conception. Then, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except maybe not for people who’ve experienced multiple major natural disasters. Then, a common food additive could be making you sick. And finally, a study has found people …
A study suggests recovery from concussions might take twice as long as we thought. Then, researchers say they have a solution for "Zoom fatigue." Next, a study finds cannabis use may hurt men's fertility. Plus, new research finds that certain kinds of people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories. And finally, turns out craft beer really is different?
Thousands of parents take their children to doctors each year seeking synthetic growth hormone to cure their relatively short stature, even though most of these children are merely late bloomers. Plus, studies show that short stature generally does not create psychological damage. Experts weigh in.
Many of us have the picture of a Covid pandemic winding down, but for cancer patients treatment can still be hard to get. Then, evidence of adverse health effects is mounting, but there’s been little research on prenatal exposure to Glyphosate. And finally… the home of the future may include a smart toilet to gauge your bowel health.
Some people find that small “stones” are growing on their tonsils. They’re an accumulation of skin cells, food, and other debris. While they are not medically dangerous or painful, they often produce bad breath or sometimes pain. Two expert physicians discuss tonsil stones’ formation and treatment.
Scientists have developed a urine test that’s extremely accurate at finding prostate cancer. Then, Spanking a child may be as bad for their mental health as being abused or neglected. And finally, we’ve heard about dogs that can sniff out cancer. Now we know they can sniff out Covid-19, too.
A group of Black physicians has created a task force to vet government decisions about Covid-19 including treatments and a possible vaccine. Then, a study showing that many youths don’t understand just how strict social distancing has to be in or that restrictions are more than a short-term requirement. And finally, migraine headaches are the third most …
Most of what we’ve heard about delays at the postal service have had to do with the election…but delays could also keep millions of people from getting their medications. Then, a new study finds that two-thirds of the plastic waste in the United States comes from other things like electronics, consumer products and cars. And finally, if bosses want to curb …
People working at home may have no commute and can work in their pajamas, but they may find themselves more exhausted than when they worked at the office. Two experts discuss reasons for this fatigue—patterns of working at home and the surprising stress of virtual meetings.