Health News

New imaging method for the detection of gastric lymphomas

A new imaging technique for the detection of MALT lymphomas, malignant tumors of the lymphatic system, could probably save patients numerous gastroscopies. A study group of MedUni Wien achieved a high imaging accuracy by way of PET/MR and by using a PET Tracer directed against a certain cell receptor. The results are currently published in […]

Pet Care

On the Scene: Animals Rescued from Neglect

On Thursday, September 16, the ASPCA assisted the Caruthersville Police Department with the rescue of 20 animals from filthy, unsafe conditions in southeast Missouri. In the care of the ASPCA, these dogs will receive the medical treatment and behavioral work they need to aid in their recovery and prepare them for adoption.  The ASPCA depends […]

Health News

The quality, not quantity, of cardiovascular fat can interfere with memory later in life

A worsening cardiovascular profile after menopause may contribute to the fact that women are disproportionately affected by dementia. A new study identified a link between cardiovascular fat volume and radiodensity and cognitive function, as well as racial differences in this association. Study results will be presented during The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting […]

Health News

The Toxic Job of Being a Hero

IT WAS WINTER 2015, and Diane Cotter was in the cellar, tearing through boxes. Upstairs, the inside of the tidy southern New Hampshire home she shares with her husband, Paul, is something of a shrine to firefighting—Paul’s commendations on the armoire, photos, boxes of swag and mementos accumulated from a lifetime on the rescue truck […]

Health News

Right light on the mother’s belly may be important to the fetus

There may be a link between exposure to light during pregnancy and fetal brain development. New findings by researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, working in collaboration with American colleagues, may provide better understanding of certain neurological diseases later in life. “Ultimately, this discovery may open up possibilities for using the right kind of light stimulation […]

Health News

Getting to the root of tooth replantation challenges

Completely dislodging a tooth from the socket is not generally considered a reversible process. However, this injury is most common in children, whose roots may not be completely developed, meaning quick reactions could save the tooth. Researchers are continually looking to increase the chance of success in tooth replantation. Now, a team led by researchers […]

Health News

What The Real Difference Is Between Serotonin And Dopamine

Dean Drobot/Shutterstock By Sophie McEvoy/Sept. 5, 2021 9:38 pm EDT Often referred to as the “feel good” chemicals in the brain, serotonin and dopamine are two neurotransmitters that are vital in regulating emotions (via Medical News Today). While both may be integral to creating these feelings, there are actually major differences between the two. A healthy […]

Health News

Coronavirus in the US: State-by-state breakdown

Dr. Murthy: Coronavirus vaccines are ‘doing their job’ U.S. surgeon general joins ‘Fox News Sunday’ with an update on COVID-19 spread and vaccine boosters. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As of Wednesday morning, the novel coronavirus has infected more than 217,718,585 people across 192 countries and […]