Category: Health

The U.S. Is Botching The Zika Fight

It's only fair to share...WSJ Almost every day seems to bring more bad news about the Zika virus: babies born with malformed brains; adults suffering the progressive paralysis of Guillain-Barré syndrome; Americans diagnosed after traveling to the tropics; active transmission…
Zika-Linked Nerve Disorder Unsettles Colombia

It's only fair to share...Wall Street Journal CÚCUTA, Colombia—As a young doctor practicing in a rural town in the country’s sweltering northeast, 25-year-old Karina Andrea Luque immediately recognized the symptoms of the mosquito-borne Zika virus when they hit her in…
Vitamin D No Go For Arthritic Knees Study Finds

It's only fair to share...UPI Vitamin D supplements didn’t relieve pain or slow the progression of knee osteoarthritis in a new study, even though the patients involved had low levels of the vitamin. Osteoarthritis is a progressive disease, and currently…
U.S. Woman With Uterus Transplant Looks Forward To Pregnancy

It's only fair to share...Reuters/Cleveland Clinic/Handout Via Reuters A 26-year-old woman who received the first transplanted uterus in the United States said on Monday she was looking forward to getting pregnant next year. “I was told at 16 I would…