Health Problems

Study shows more effective method for detecting prostate cancer

Each year, 1 million men in the U.S. undergo biopsies to determine whether they have prostate cancer. The biopsy procedure traditionally has been guided by ultrasound imaging, but this method cannot clearly display the location of tumors in the prostate gland. A multidisciplinary team of UCLA physicians has found that a new method, which includes […]

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Study shows vaping is linked to adolescents’ propensity for crime

UTSA criminal justice professor Dylan Jackson recently published one of the first studies to explore emerging drug use in the form of adolescent vaping and its association with delinquency among 8th and 10th grade students across the nation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 4.9 million middle and high school students used […]

Personal Health

Groundbreaking genetic discovery shows why Lupus develops

In a world first, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have shown previously ignored rare genetic mutations are a major cause of lupus. The discovery is set to change our understanding of the causes of disease and potentially save lives. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that has no cure. It targets the body’s healthy […]

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Study shows how big data can be used for personal health

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their collaborators followed a cohort of more than 100 people over several years, tracking the biology of what makes them them. Now, after collecting extensive data on the group’s genetic and molecular makeup, the researchers are piecing together a new understanding of what it means to […]

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Stomach-churning footage shows pus squeezed from a woman’s ARMPIT

Stomach-churning footage shows ‘snakes’ of play dough-like pus being squeezed from a woman’s ARMPIT Unnamed woman went to a beautician in St. Louis, Missouri Beauty therapist, named Jada Kennedy, gently squeezes the inflamed skin  Streams of thick ‘snakes’ of pus with ‘hair attached’ come rushing out   Stomach-churning footage shows play dough-like pus being squeezed from […]