Medical Notes: Week of May 31, 2020

Medical Notes: Week of May 31, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 31, 2020 including: A newly developed smartphone app is remarkably effective at predicting if a person is infected with COVID-19. Then biomarkers for A-L-S or Lou Gehrig’s disease can be found in a person’s teeth in the first decade of life. Then, a study shows that changing the way physical therapy is done can improve strength by an additional 30 percent. And finally, The labels on drinks for kids don’t help adults figure out which ones are real fruit juice and which are sugary, artificially flavored imitations.

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of October 6, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

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18-06 Segment 2: The High Health Cost of Sugar

An expert describes why he believes sugar is to blame for obesity, and the changes in the market and government advisories that made sugar a much heavier part of our diets.

16-12 Segment 2: The High Health Cost of Sugar

One expert describes why he believes sugar is to blame for the obesity epidemic, and changes in the market and advisories that made sugar a larger part of our diets.