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CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

Ferre’ Dollar/CNN Ferre’ Dollar/CNN Related content (CNN) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that’s struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation. The job of […]

Scientists spot distant stars engaged in a dangerous dance

Scientists spot distant stars engaged in a dangerous dance

We only see one star, our Sun, up close on a daily basis, but the Milky Way is absolutely packed with them. It’s estimated that there are over 300 billion stars in our galaxy alone, and perhaps as many as 400 billion. With so much sky to cover, scientists are doing their best to catalog […]

New peanut allergy drug could herald a 'sea change' in treating food allergies, but is not a cure

New peanut allergy drug could herald a 'sea change' in treating food allergies, but is not a cure

A new study found that a daily drug regimen could desensitize children and teenagers to peanut allergies. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) A large study provides the strongest evidence that children and teenagers can be desensitized to peanut allergies through controlled, escalating exposure to a substance that could otherwise trigger a life-threatening reaction — an advance that […]

World's first full-body medical scanner generates astonishing 3D images

World's first full-body medical scanner generates astonishing 3D images

“The level of detail was astonishing, especially once we got the reconstruction method a bit more optimized,” says Ramsey Badawi, chief of Nuclear Medicine at UC Davis Health. “We could see features that you just don’t see on regular PET scans. And the dynamic sequence showing the radiotracer moving around the body in three dimensions […]

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, a study says

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, a study says

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Gigantic Slab Of Online Beef Logan Paul Is Maybe A Flat Earther Now

Gigantic Slab Of Online Beef Logan Paul Is Maybe A Flat Earther Now

Probably one of the hardest but most important mental exercises you can conduct as a human being is trying to fully comprehend that every single living person — no matter how small or even non-existent their involvement in your life — has a deep inner life, rich with complexity and fraught with anxieties and hopes […]

Debunked popular myths about counting calories

Debunked popular myths about counting calories

It is important to know. Most people mistakenly believe that in order to get rid of extra pounds, you need to reduce your calorie intake. But smaller isn’t always better, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to anywellmag.com. The energy content of food is measured in calories. Generally, this figure indicated on the label or packaging […]

NASA, Lockheed Martin building plane that could see the return of supersonic passenger travel

NASA, Lockheed Martin building plane that could see the return of supersonic passenger travel

The X-59 could one day fly from London to New York in just three hours (NASA) NASA is joining forces with U.S. defense giant Lockheed Martin to build a state-of-the-art test plane that could pave the way for the return of supersonic passenger travel. It’s hoped the X-59 will be capable of reaching incredible speeds without creating […]

Baker calls opioid addiction 'a relentless foe'

Baker calls opioid addiction 'a relentless foe'

By Felice J. Freyer and Matt Stout Globe Staff  November 17, 2018 Deaths from opioid overdoses in Massachusetts are starting to level off after a slight decline, as deadly fentanyl infiltrates the illicit drug supply, according to data released Friday. The state Department of Public Health reported 1,518 confirmed and estimated opioid-related overdose deaths in […]

Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

View of the Milky Way Galaxy with the Large Magellanic Cloud bottom-right and the Antilla 2 galaxy top-left There were various statements by the APS physics and one of them noted that these stars are supposed to be the remnants of the dwarf galaxy which at some time was vanished from the Milky Way galaxy […]

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