Tag Archives: Signs

Drug reverses signs of liver disease in people living with HIV

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV. The study was conducted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Cancer Institute,… Read More »

How an eye test saved my toddler’s life after spotting signs of brain tumor

A mom has dubbed an optometrist a “life-saver” – after he spotted the signs of a rare brain tumor in her daughter. Karen Lee-Johnston, 33, says her two-year-old daughter Erika, known as Boo, would not be alive if it wasn’t for optometrist Aaron Spears who noticed the deadly symptoms. And the widowed mother of three,… Read More »

5 early signs of hearing loss

Hearing loss is often a sneaky thief. It can creep up on you gradually, stealing your hearing in such small increments you suddenly find yourself straining to understand conversation and missing some of your favorite sounds.  How can you tell if you have hearing loss? Only a qualified hearing health professional can tell you for… Read More »

Virtual Reality Used to Spot Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 29th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Neurology, Psychiatry Researchers from the University of Cambridge demonstrated the potential for virtual reality (VR) to serve as a diagnostic tool for diagnosing early Alzheimer’s disease more effectively than existing tests. The research is based on findings that the cells in the brain’s internal “global positioning system” of the entorhinal… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (, ). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »