USC study suggests new approach to treating hearing loss

USC study suggests new approach to treating hearing loss

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — University of Southern California researchers are working on an innovative treatment that could potentially restore hearing loss to millions. Hearing loss affects two-thirds of people over 70 years old, but it’s not just an issue for that age group. Experts say those numbers could double in the next 40 years. At […]

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic participates in 'Diabetes Alert Day'

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic participates in 'Diabetes Alert Day'

Health BY STACIE BOSTON Reporter – @cp_sguthrie 04/04/2018 04:30 PM SALINA – After passing the 1-year-old mark, children’s environments play a bigger role in eating patterns as diets alter. Tonya Swim, Cherokee Nation clinical dietitian, said as children reach “school age” well-rounded meals are important for muscle and brain growth. <strong>1 […]

How This Flu Season Could Have A Second Wave

How This Flu Season Could Have A Second Wave

How This Flu Season Could Have A Second Wave  Forbes Doctors warn of “second wave” of the flu  CBS News If You Haven’t Gotten Your Flu Shot Yet, Fine, You Win  Gizmodo Full coverage Source link

Newly discovered antibiotic class, Odilorhabdins, and how they work

Newly discovered antibiotic class, Odilorhabdins, and how they work

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Nosopharm, a biotechnology company based in Lyon, France, are part of an international team reporting on the discovery of a new class of antibiotics. The antibiotic, first identified by Nosopharm, is unique and promising on two fronts: its unconventional source and its distinct way […]

Study: Baby wipes tied to 'perfect storm' of child food allergies

Study: Baby wipes tied to 'perfect storm' of child food allergies

EVANSTON, Ill. (CBS) — A new study has revealed that baby wipes may be part of a “perfect storm” that can trigger childhood food allergies. Researchers from Northwestern University say that a combination of genetics, allergens in dust, food choices, and the effects of infant cleansing wipes on the skin are all part of a […]

Blood Test May Detect Very Early Alzheimer's

Blood Test May Detect Very Early Alzheimer's

A new blood test may be capable of detecting early biological indicators of Alzheimer’s disease long before the first symptoms appear. The research, from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany, is published in EMBO Molecular Medicine. A major hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the accumulation of amyloid-beta plaques in the brain. The blood test works by […]

Older Adults May Grow as Many New Brain Cells as Young People

Older Adults May Grow as Many New Brain Cells as Young People

Some scientific controversy exists over whether the brains of adult humans are capable of growing new brain cells. In fact, previous research has suggested that the adult brain is hard-wired and unable to grow new neurons. Now in a new study, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers show for the first time that […]

Workout class helps students fight against Parkinson's disease

Workout class helps students fight against Parkinson's disease

Students work out at the PDNextSteps class. Research suggests vigorous exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. (WCMH photo/Charles Busby) Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Students work out at the PDNextSteps class. Research suggests vigorous exercise can slow the progression of […]

Fit For Life: When It's Cold & Rainy It Gets You to the Gym

Fit For Life: When It's Cold & Rainy It Gets You to the Gym

Email to a friend Permalink Saturday, April 07, 2018 Matt Espeut, GoLocalProv Health +Lifestyle Contributor   It will also get you there on nice sunny days, when you want to be outside playing   When you are tired and un-motivated, it helps you put on your sneakers and jacket. It even helps you say no to […]