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Teen Invents Sock Device That Could Save Alzheimer’s Patients’ Lives

Teen invents a device that could save Alzheimer's patient's lives

A 15-year-old boy won the Scientific American Science in Action Award via the Google Science Fair for inventing a simple device that could save the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Kenneth Schinozuka of New York received $50,000 in the contest for his invention of a wearable sensor that detects when an Alzheimer’s… Read more »

Ebola: Airborne Transmission Warnings From Health Officials In Canada

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The airborne spread of Ebola could spark a worldwide pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains that the deadly virus can only be spread via close contact and exposure to bodily fluids. A Public Health Agency of Canada statement appears to contradict the mode of transmission talking points often uttered by CDC officials –… Read more »

Trial Reverses Tragic Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Disease

A new trial indicates that memory loss in Alzheimer's patients may be reversible.

Alzheimer’s disease is notoriously one of the most tragic common diseases in the world. Many people have had to watch their loved ones slowly forget everything about themselves. This tragic disease affects nearly 35.5 million people throughout the world. Although Alzheimer’s disease was first diagnosed close to 100 years ago, very little is currently known… Read more »

Doctors Say IUDs and Implants Are Best Teen Choice For Birth Control

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has just announced that it is supporting IUDs and implants as the first choice for contraceptive use in teens. Over 80 percent of the three-quarter of a million teenage pregnancies each year in the United States are unintended, a fact that drove the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendation. Their new… Read more »

Antibiotics Cause Obesity In Children Says New Study

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In a new study published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers said they found a link between antibiotics and childhood obesity. In the study, researchers reviewed records from about 65,000 children from 2001 to 2013 and found that almost 70 percent received antibiotics before age two. On average, each child received… Read more »

New Series Of Viagra Ads Targets Women

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Facing stiff competition from generic and cheaper alternatives, the makers of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra have launched a new series of ads aimed at a group of people who also suffer indirectly from the condition; women. According to KSL (Salt Lake City), the first of the Viagra ads targeted toward women will begin airing… Read more »