Why have experimental therapies for fragile X syndrome not worked? Then, antibiotics are great, but only when they’re actually needed. Plus, don’t try to vape your daily vitamins. And finally… allergies could save you from contracting Covid.
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?
A new study shows that antibiotic exposure early in life could alter a child’s brain development. Then, the stress of the pandemic has led to a sharp increase in teenage eating disorders. And finally, researchers have found a potentially lifesaving heart attack treatment in a most unusual place.
Pregnant women face many medical risks, but a study suggests a case of symptomatic Covid-19 can make birth even riskier. Then, a new drug combination looks promising to treat Lou Gehrig's Disease. Then, doctors say you may want to reconsider using an over-the-counter antibiotic next time you scrape a knee. And finally… your chicken dinners aren’t saving any …
The world may cross the point of no return on climate change sooner than we thought. Then, taking glucosamine could be just as beneficial to your health as exercise. Finally, the key to treating intractable depression may be magic mushrooms.
One of the biggest questions about the coronavirus is whether people who are infected are immune from reinfection… and if so, for how long. Then, wildfires this year have generated respiratory and circulatory illnesses costing more than 1.3 billion dollars. And finally, fast fashion means more plastic pollution of both our water and land.
Scientists have learned why symptoms of a coronavirus infection includes the loss of the sense of smell. Then, a new nasal vaccine has proven effective in prompting an immune response in mice without causing illness. Six foot rule might be overstated without proper ventilation. Also, some good news if you’ve always thought that selfish jerks get ahead …
A study showing that a molecular switch governing chronic inflammation can be turned off. Then, a study that shows that few of us are taking advantage of the great outdoors. And finally, doctors are reporting a strange, rare side effect of the active ingredient in Viagra—intensely blue-tinted vision.
When you call 9-1-1 for an ambulance, paramedics are supposed to take you to the closest hospital. But a new study shows that doesn’t happen about 40 percent of the time. Then, Flu season is rapidly approaching again. And finally… A study finds that if you want to live longer, take a nap.
A quarter of people who develop the brain plaques of Alzheimer’s disease apparently can compensate for the deficit. Then, Scientists may have found a way to roll back your biological age. And finally, A study on mice in the journal “Cell Metabolism” shows that a high-fat diet produces inflammation in the hypothalamus.
The increase in skin cancer deaths among men, a higher heart attack risk due to an immune molecule called IL-17, and finally, changes to diagnosing pain levels using EEG.
Concern about a potential Parkinson's disease pandemic, how stress prevents aging in cells, and Botox to relieve migraines.