THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — An international research effort has unveiled the most extensive reference map yet of individual cells within the human body, knowledge that could revolutionize the study of health and disease. The massive Human Cell Atlas contains detailed maps of more than one million individualContinue Reading

THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — After 30 years, researchers believe they finally have definitive evidence of the primary cause of Gulf War syndrome: exposure to low levels of the nerve gas sarin. Gulf War syndrome is blamed for leaving a quarter million veterans of the 1991 conflict withContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to potentially harmful chemicals is on the rise among pregnant women in the United States, a new study warns. “This is the first time we’ve been able to measure the amounts of chemicals in such a large and diverse group of pregnantContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — With summer comes warm weather and swimming. But for some people, knowing how to swim may not be enough to ensure their safety. That’s because certain medical conditions bump up the risk for drowning in a big way, according to a new CanadianContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Scientists have unearthed new details about how astronauts’ brains are affected by extended trips in space. “These findings have important implications as we continue space exploration,” said study co-author Dr. Juan Piantino. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics (neurology) at Oregon HealthContinue Reading