A new study led by a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher underscores the importance of screening adolescents with hearing loss for depression and anxiety. Mental health issues are often overlooked in treating patients with chronic health conditions such as hearing loss. We need to develop and implement a universal screening protocol for
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Cantaloupe (also known as spanspek, rockmelon, and sweet melon) is a melon from the Cucurbitaceae family that includes honeydews and watermelons. People across ages love this summer fruit for its sweet and soft pulp. Its easy digestibility and nutrient richness are added benefits for which you may consider adding cantaloupe
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Last summer, Global Plasma Solutions wanted to test whether the company’s air-purifying devices could kill covid-19 virus particles but could find only a lab using a chamber the size of a shoebox for its trials. In the company-funded study, the virus was blasted with 27,000 ions per cubic centimeter. In September, the company’s founder incidentally
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Hydrops fetalis is a life-threatening condition characterized by the accumulation of abnormal amounts of fluid in two or more areas of a fetus or newborn’s body, leading to edema (excessive swelling). The fluid may accumulate in the abdominal cavity, around the lungs, around the heart, or in the skin or
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A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, shows that non-invasive cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for regular surveillance biopsies to detect early rejection in heart transplant patients. The study was the first of its kind to be performed on both adult and pediatric patients. Pediatric and adult heart transplant
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PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!! http://bit.ly/2hxBhU7 Are you ready for Spring? I sure am. These Spring Flower Pretzel Bites are perfect for any party occasion. These Spring Flower Pretzel Bites They are super easy to make. All you need is three ingredients. Butter Pretzels, Spring Colored M&M’s and white candy melts. Just layout your butter pretzels. Place your
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COOL HACKS YOU NEED FOR YOUR ROOM Our bedroom is probably the place where we spend most time when we are resting or relaxing. The way we decorate it can set our mood for the day and can influence how well we rest. Today we’ve prepared a useful video for you with incredible hacks and
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Photo courtesy of Adam BriggleAdam Briggle’s 13-year-old son, who’s trans, protests outside of the office of his family’s state representative, who co-sponsored one of many bills across the nation targeting trans youth. Adam Briggle’s son loves sports. He’s good at them, too; the 13-year-old just mastered his double backflip in gymnastics and earned his second-degree black
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Doctors treating babies born with Turner syndrome need to look for heart rhythm abnormalities, in addition to the usual heart problems of high blood pressure or left-sided structural heart defects, according to Meena Bolourchi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. Turner syndrome occurs in one out of 2,500 live female
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SolStock via Getty ImagesOnly-child families are on the rise, but parents say their choices are still looked down on. Brenda Seltzer was still in the hospital, having just delivered her son, when her family started asking when she was going to have another one. “Everybody was like, ‘How long are you going to wait until
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered one way in which SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, hijacks human cell machinery to blunt the immune response, allowing it to establish infection, replicate and cause disease. In short, the virus’ genome gets tagged with a special marker by a human enzyme
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE ‘What’s in a name?’ is an expression in popular parlance, but we know well enough the effect one’s name has on people. When someone has an exotic or foreign-sounding name, which is also difficult to pronounce, it piques the curiosity. It can also be a conversation starter in many situations,
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