Oswego County to spray mosquitoes Monday

Oswego County to spray mosquitoes Monday

OSWEGO, N.Y. — Aerial spraying of mosquitoes in Oswego County will take place after 6 p.m. Monday. The spraying will cover about 10,000 acres in portions of the towns of Hastings, West Monroe and Constantia, according to the Oswego County Health Department. The county is spraying after finding mosquitoes in Toad Harbor Swamp infected with […]

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

New York – A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multi-drug resistant HIV infection, results of a phase-III trial has showed. As the first monoclonal antibody approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2018 to treat HIV, ibalizumab is […]

Some Americans smell odors that aren't there, study says

Some Americans smell odors that aren't there, study says

Have you ever smelled something distinct, like an ash tray or burning, only to realize nothing is there? The condition is pretty common, according to a new report. » RELATED: Inability to smell peppermint linked to dementia, study says Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) recently conducted […]

Congo Ebola outbreak: 78 cases, 44 deaths, 10 health workers infected

Congo Ebola outbreak: 78 cases, 44 deaths, 10 health workers infected

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This gene mutation causes some repeat miscarriages

This gene mutation causes some repeat miscarriages

A couple’s tragic miscarriages have led to the discovery of a gene mutation underlying hydrops fetalis—a fatal condition to fetuses due to fluid buildup in the space among organs. The proteins at the center of this finding have already been implicated in a number of diseases, opening avenues of potential drug discovery related to migraines, […]

How Common Are Phantom Smells, Or Smelling Things That Aren't There?

How Common Are Phantom Smells, Or Smelling Things That Aren't There?

If you smell rotten eggs, garbage, or spoiled food even when they aren’t there, you might be experiencing what’s called as phantom smells. This shouldn’t be ignored, according to a new study.   ( Pixabay ) Phantom smells, where one perceives scents that aren’t actually there, might be more common in the country than most […]

Why patients with brain markers for Alzheimer's never develop the condition

Why patients with brain markers for Alzheimer's never develop the condition

By Liji Thomas, MDAugust 17, 2018 An intriguing new study has marked the beginning of the answer to a medical mystery: why is it that some people with classic markers for Alzheimer’s Disease never show any signs of dementia throughout their life? Image Credit: SpeedKingz / Shutterstock Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most widespread form […]

Low and high carb diets can increase risk of early death, study finds

Low and high carb diets can increase risk of early death, study finds

Less than 40% or more than 70% of your energy — or calories — coming from carbohydrates was associated with the greatest risk of mortality. Eating moderate levels between that range offered the best options for a healthy lifespan. However, the definition of a low-carb diet had some caveats as not all diets were equal. […]

Why Do Some People With Alzheimer's Neuropathology Not Have Dementia?

Why Do Some People With Alzheimer's Neuropathology Not Have Dementia?

GALVESTON, Texas – A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop the classic dementia that others do. The study is now available in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, affects more than […]

'Mushrooms may help develop new diabetes treatments'

'Mushrooms may help develop new diabetes treatments'

By PTI WASHINGTON: Eating white button mushrooms may improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, according to a study which could pave the way for new diabetes treatments and prevention strategies. Feeding white button mushrooms to mice changed the composition of gut microbes – microbiota – to produce more short chain fatty acids, specifically […]

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