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Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow papayas
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Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow papayas

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
Maradol papayas are a large, oval fruit that weighs 3 or more pounds, with green skins that turn yellow when the fruit is ripe. The flesh inside the fruit is salmon-colored. CDC Health officials have issued a warning about a...
Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free, doctors report
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Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free, doctors report

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that,...
Major twist in legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard
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Major twist in legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
Connie Yates with her son Charlie Gard CBS Last Updated Jul 24, 2017 10:12 AM EDT LONDON — The parents of a critically ill infant in Britain have abandoned their months-long quest to take their child to the United States...
Could diet help slow symptoms of multiple sclerosis?
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Could diet help slow symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
July 24, 2017, 8:16 AM| In our morning rounds, a new approach to fight multiple sclerosis — a disease where the body attacks its own central nervous system. MS affects about 400,000 people in the United States. It is two to...
Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis
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Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
A new study of multiple sclerosis patients examines how a strict diet may ease the symptoms of the disease.  MS, a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system, affects about 400,000 people in the U.S., and is...
Glioblastoma: John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis
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Glioblastoma: John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis

July 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest form of brain cancer. That’s what...