Monday, March 1, 2021
Autism linked to cognitive genes, Researchers Say

Autism linked to cognitive genes, Researchers Say

New research from Autism Speaks has identified an additional 18 gene variants that appear to increase the risk for autism. The new report appears this...
H7N9 Bird Flu Cases On The Rise In China, Reports

H7N9 Bird Flu Cases On The Rise In China, Reports

A particularly deadly strain of avian flu, currently found in China, has infected more people there this flu season than it has in any...
Traffic exposure may increase risk of dementia, finds new research

Traffic exposure may increase risk of dementia, finds new research

People living near major roadways have an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Lancet. However, the study...
Chain restaurants must post calories starting today

Chain restaurants must post calories starting today

Restaurant-goers in Ontario are going to notice a little extra something on some menus as of Jan. 1: calorie counts. Starting January 1st, Ontario will...

West Virginia: Probe reveals flood of 780 million painkillers in 6 deadly years

Drug Companies Poured 780 Million Painkiller Pills Into West Virginia. As increasing numbers of rural and poor West Virginians overdosed on prescription painkillers, a local...
Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism, finds new research

Vitamin D deficiency linked to autism, finds new research

Not getting enough vitamin D while pregnant could increase the chance of your child having autism, says new research. The study, led by Queensland Brain...
C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes, Says New Study

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes, Says New Study

Caesarean section (or C-section) deliveries can save lives when babies are too large to be born naturally - or if there are other health...
Scientists find worrisome CRE on US swine farm

Scientists find worrisome CRE on US swine farm

A researcher at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research holds a sample being tested for superbugs. Scientists from The Ohio State University found bacteria resistant...
Only Three Sports Affect Long-Term Health, finds new research

Only Three Sports Affect Long-Term Health, finds new research

Playing tennis, squash and other racket sports is associated with almost 50% lower risk of premature death. Scientists have found that certain sports offer more...
Australian schoolchildren reproduce Martin Shkreli-hiked drug for £1 a pill

Australian schoolchildren reproduce Martin Shkreli-hiked drug for £1 a pill

Australian secondary school students have outflanked pharmaceuticals executive Martin Shkreli by reproducing the drug he price-hiked in the US. Martin Shkreli was dubbed the "most...

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