Flu Activity 'Elevated,' But Down Sharply From Last Year
8 days ago - By MedPageToday
CDC estimates 6-7 million people have been sick with flu this season
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Up to 7.3 Million Americans Sickened by Flu So Far, CDC Says
8 days ago - By Medscape
From 69,300 to 83,500 people have been hospitalized with influenza in the past 3 months, according to preliminary in-season estimates of flu burden.
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Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created
The technique uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the thymus, the organ in which T cells develop from blood stem cells.
Home-Based Hypertension Program Kept BP Under Control
Brigham and women's hospital developed a home-based care delivery program to help control blood pressure quickly and at lower costs than office-based blood pressure programs...
Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How
Cytomegalovirus infects humans and then becomes dormant. Later on, it can reactivate, causing severe complications, especially in persons with weak immune systems, such as...
High Levels of Erucic Acid in Food Can Affect Your Health
Eating foods containing high levels of erucic acid can significantly affect your health, reveals a new study.
Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say.
Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme
It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge” or the “First Profile...
Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation.
Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their...
Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are more likely to become forgetful.
Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure
I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share...
‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...
I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know...