Durham officials have informed residents of a possible exposure of measles happening within the community.
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Virginia Tech researcher finds cellular cause of Lyme arthritis, could lead to treatment – Roanoke Times – The Health Witness
A Virginia Tech biochemist’s discovery of a cellular cause for Lyme disease aches and pains is opening a window that could lead to prevention.
North Carolina officials warn of possible measles exposure – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro – The Health Witness
DURHAM, N.C. — Durham officials informed residents of a possible exposure of measles happening within the community, WTVD reports. A letter was sent out to parents of the Goddard School on Saturday saying one child with a possible case of measles was prese…
Your Facebook profile can indicate if you have a medical condition, a study finds – CNN – The Health Witness
In a new study, researchers were able to predict 21 types of medical conditions — ranging from pregnancy to skin disorders — by analyzing people’s Facebook profiles.
Some 9,000 years ago, residents of one of the world’s first large farming communities were also among the first humans to experience some of the perils of modern urban living.
Jessica Biel says she supports vaccines — which is exactly what anti-vaxxers say – NBC News – The Health Witness
Jessica Biel says she supports vaccines — which is exactly what anti-vaxxers like Robert F. Kennedy Jr. say
‘Elderhood’ Doctor Says Geriatrics Should Address Different Ages And Phases : Shots – Health News – NPR – The Health Witness
Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches to elder health care in her book Elderhood.
IBM’s is turning to AI to identify patients at risk and catch Type 1 diabetes early.
A single gut enterotype linked to both inflammatory bowel disease and depression – Medical Xpress – The Health Witness
In 2012, Professor Jeroen Raes (VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology) launched the Flemish Gut Flora Project. Sequencing fecal samples of over 3,000 healthy volunteers, Prof. Raes and his team defined the boundaries of a normal, health-associated gut microbi…
Episiotomies are no longer performed routinely, but they’re still shockingly common.