Category Health

March 23

New York Attorney Explains the Impact of Missed Diagnosis

New York, NY — Around 1 in 9 men will receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer during their lifetime, making it the most common type of cancer among men. (To put that number into context: 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer.)  Each year, there are approximately 174,000 new prostate cancer diagnoses in the United States, and it results in nearly 31,000 annual deaths. “Prostate cancer i...
New York Attorney Explains the Impact of Missed Diagnosis
March 21

Study Examines the Effects “Sick Building Syndrome”

Riverdale, NJ — According to a study conducted by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana, certain airborne pollutants (which is where odors come from) can build up to dangerous levels in offices, so much so that they can affect worker health and productivity.  After studying an office environment for a month, the research team found that high levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) c...
Study Examines the Effects “Sick Building Syndrome”
March 12

Chandrai Jackson-Saunders of D.C. Public Schools named National School Psychologist of the Year.

Jackson-Saunders of District of Columbia Public Schools named 2020 National School Psychologist of the Year  WASHINGTON, DC, March 9, 2020 – Washington, DC School Psychologist Chandrai Jackson- Saunders, MEd, CAGS, NCSP, was named National Association of School Psychologist (NASP) 2020 School Psychologist of the Year. Ms. Jackson-Saunders, the first African-American Woman to win the award in...
Chandrai Jackson-Saunders of D.C. Public Schools named National School Psychologist of the Year.
March 09

Study Reveals Shocking Rates of Missed Cancer Diagnosis

The effects of a missed or delayed cancer diagnosis can be devastating. The longer the disease has to progress, the more invasive the treatments will have to be. In many such cases, patients may be forced to take long periods of time off work or stop working entirely, and cope with a diminished quality of life during treatments and surgeries. Cancer misdiagnosis can even lead to preventable d...
Study Reveals Shocking Rates of Missed Cancer Diagnosis
February 12

HMI discovers bacterial DNA can trigger Tau protein misfolding in Alzheimer’s disease models.

NEW YORK - Feb 12, 2020 Researchers from Human Microbiology Institute (HMI) and Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s disease at the University of Texas McGovern Medical School in Houston have discovered that bacterial extracellular DNA can trigger Tau protein misfolding into neurotoxic aggregates, a key process in Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.  The discovery sets bacterial DNA as a new potent...
HMI discovers bacterial DNA can trigger Tau protein misfolding in Alzheimer’s disease models.
February 07

Some blood types are more susceptible to air pollution, research suggests.

A new study suggests that the risk of air pollution exposure may be higher than usual for a specific group of people. The study’s authors found that a variant ABO gene, commonly found in A, B, and AB blood types, has been connected with increased incidences of cardiac arrest during periods of exposure to airborne pollutants. People with the O blood type were found to be less susceptible to he...
Some blood types are more susceptible to air pollution, research suggests.
January 30

The Cutting Room Aveda SPA in Wilmington, OH Offers Salon and Spa Services

Wilmington, OH, Jan. 29, 2020 (KISSPR NEWSWIRE) -- Wilmington, OH — Historic charm meets environmental responsibility at The Cutting Room, a high-quality, customer-focused salon and spa in Wilmington, OH Need to update your style or unwind from a stressful week? The Cutting Room is bringing up-to-date beauty service to a quaint location for a reviving, enriching customer experience.  Facilit...
The Cutting Room Aveda SPA in Wilmington, OH Offers Salon and Spa Services
January 21

Toronto Based Mahi Skin Launches 4 Skincare Products With A Difference!

Mahi Skin gives a solution to all your skin problems with just 4 PRODUCTS! Toronto, ON: The CBD-based revolutionary skincare range has finally been launched. Skin, the largest organ of the body, which protects every human and covers them needs a lot of nourishment and care. What can be better than nourishing it in a natural way? A range of skincare products can easily be found by everyone i...
Toronto Based Mahi Skin Launches 4 Skincare Products With A Difference!
January 20

Is lung cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice?

New York, NY — According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer causes more deaths in the United States than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, making up 13 percent of all new cancer cases. Lung cancer is also the second most common form of cancer among both men and women. Each year, there are about 228,000 new cases of lung cancer. Annually, over 142,000 people die from lung ...
Is lung cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice?
November 10, 2019

The Health Risks of Using Wood-burning Stoves

Riverdale, NJ — Wood-burning stoves continue to be popular even in an era of sophisticated heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. They’re inexpensive, easy to maintain, though some would say difficult to clean, and they’re able to reduce heating bills by as much as 30 percent. It’s also hard to deny the nostalgia and romance that comes with lighting a fire on a cold night ...
The Health Risks of Using Wood-burning Stoves