A UK Teen Has Caught a Disease That Hasn’t Been Common Since The 18th Century

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert June 19, 2018 at 09:47PM.) Several months ago, doctors … Continue reading A UK Teen Has Caught a Disease That Hasn’t Been Common Since The 18th Century

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Blood-thinning drugs appear to protect against dementia as well as stroke in AF patients

The study also found that there was no difference in dementia prevention between the older blood-thinning drug warfarin and the newer oral anticoagulants.

Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

The Lyme disease bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, are shown labeled with fluorescent markers.NIH As a kid in rural Connecticut in the early 2000s, Kathleen McWilliams was well acquainted with the danger … Continue reading Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia

A black and white X-ray picture showing a triangular white area on the left side. A circle highlights the area. Credit: James Heilman, MD./Wikipedia A team of Ugandan engineers has … Continue reading Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia