Coronavirus symptoms: Six signs to watch out for as the deadly illness rips through China

“SARS symptoms often included fever, chills, and body aches which usually progressed to pneumonia.” No human cases of SARS have been reported anywhere int he world since 2004. Coronavirus is believed to have originated in a seafood market in Wuhan, central China. Head of Chinese government expert team, Zhong Nanshan, said two people in Guangdong… Read More »

Viewpoints: It May Be Expensive To Buy Insulin But It Is Cheap To Buy A Senator; Plight Of Children Far More Important Than Warren, Sanders Spat

Opinion writers tackle these and other health issues. Boston Globe: Forget Medicare For All — Americans Are Being Overcharged For Health Care In sharp contrast to how German legislators behave, despite drug prices in the United States rising 139 percent between 2000 and 2016, Congress continues to forbid the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »

Yvonne Hogan: ‘Society imposes a time limit on how long a woman can publicly grieve a miscarriage’

As a society, we are starting to acknowledge and talk about miscarriage and baby loss. There is a growing awareness of the psychological and physical trauma caused by such events, and women are starting to feel comfortable talking about it, and hearing about it – but only for so long. Society imposes a time limit… Read More »

Study unravels new insights into a Parkinson’s disease protein

Research on alpha-synuclein highlights a potential therapeutic strategy By Charlotte Hsu BUFFALO, N.Y. — Research by University at Buffalo biologists is providing new insights into alpha-synuclein, a small acidic protein associated with Parkinson’s disease. Alpha-synuclein is known to form abnormal clumps in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s, but scientists are still trying to understand… Read More »