Automatic Opt-Ins can increase women’s leadership

October 18, 2021 – The economic theory of “pushing” affects everything from organ donation to 401 (k) plans, when automatic participation is the default option and we must actively choose…

Why we lose weight and why not

October 18, 2021 – Brian Martin Sr. struggles with weight loss for most of his life. He says the fight developed 3 years ago when he needed a hip replacement.…

How 1.3 million Americans became controlled by conservatories

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay reporter MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Pop singer Britney Spears was at the height of her fame in 2008 when, through a series of…

Nearly 1 in 4 adults in the United States are affected by joint pain, stiffness: a CDC report

October 18, 2021 – Conditions such as arthritis and gout, which cause stiff and painful joints, affect nearly 1 in 4 adults in the United States, a new federal report…

A better way to fight breast cancer that has spread to the brain

By Amy Norton HealthDay reporter MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Researchers may have found a noninvasive way to temporarily open the boundaries of the brain to allow drugs…

The FDA panel recommends a second dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

October 15, 2021 – The FDA Advisory Committee on Friday voted unanimously to recommend second doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over the age of 18,…

State lotteries did not help increase vaccination

The report was published online on October 15 JAMA Health Forum. Dr. Kevin Schulman, a professor of medicine at the Center for Clinical Achievement at Stanford University in Palo Alto,…

Intestinal bacteria can foster resistance to prostate cancer treatment

October 15, 2021 – A key element in the treatment of prostate cancer is to deprive it of androgens, the hormones that make it grow. The testicles are the main…

Supercomputers mimic brain activity, seeking treatment for COVID

October 15, 2021 – Machine learning has come a long way in a quarter of a century since a computer nicknamed Deep Blue shocked the world by defeating chess champion…

Does this food cause cancer?

The internet is full of recommendations on what to add or remove from your diet to prevent cancer. Eat broccoli. Drink green tea. Cut the sugar. Do not overcook your…