National Institutes Of Health Awards Tulane University A $12M Grant For Lassa Fever Animal Studies

The scientists are Tulane University was awarded a $12 million grant for animal studies to develop a vaccine and find new treatments for Lassa fever. The deadly virus can attack the organs,... Read more »

FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Lou Gehrig’s Disease

It has been over two decades since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. However,... Read more »
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New Study Could Prove To Be Valuable For Patients With Concussions

A new study examines what occurs in the brain at the neuronal level during a concussion and shows just how a hit to the head leads to swelling along the axon of... Read more »

Baby’s Facial Development May Be Altered In Utero By A Small Amount Of Alcohol Exposure

A new study conducted by researchers from Australia and Belgium suggests that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The findings reveal that even an occasional drink of alcohol... Read more »

Study: SUIDS May Be Undervalued Due To Miscalculations By Medical Examiners

A new study revealed that coroners and medical examiners in the United States might not precisely classify some sudden unexpected infant deaths or SUIDs, because some of them follow different procedures when... Read more »

Despite Effective Therapy – Reservoirs Of Latent HIV Can Multiply And Possibly Reactivate

New evidence discovered by Johns Hopkins researchers reveals that immune cells infected with a latent form of HIV are capable of proliferating and refilling the reservoir of virus immune to antiretroviral drug... Read more »

University Of Maryland Using Amish Volunteers To Study Effects Of Secondhand Smoke

Many Amish living in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania grow their own tobacco. Amish men smoke the tobacco in cigarettes, pipes and cigars to keep with traditional gender roles. While, most Amish women are... Read more »

New Study Reveals Feasible Path To Ending The HIV/AIDS Epidemic By 2025

A new study conducted by a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes an aspiring, but very feasible path in the direction... Read more »

Newly Released Analysis Shows Maryland Is The Safest State For Teenage Drivers In 2016

An analysis released by CarInsurance.com, an online consumer guide, categorizes Maryland as the safest state for adolescent drivers in 2016. The independent insurance marketplace utilized five different metrics to rank the states.... Read more »

Men 70 & Older Should Not Undergo Prostate Cancer Screening

Since 2012, the American Cancer Society has been urging men at average risk, age 50 and older to be tested with the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) serum test. However, new evidence has materialized... Read more »