Medical student’s discovery could help end suffering of cystic fibrosis

A medical student spending her holidays doing work experience at a hospital made a major breakthrough in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. Jo Armstead, 21, spent hundreds of hours examining medical data from 30 countries and discovered that half of adults who suffer from the rare...
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Featured Video: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World

Study: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World Commonwealth Fund.org ยท Vox Media.com Thanks: The David Pakman Show The U.S. ranks last of 11 nations overall. Findings in this report confirm many of those in the earlier four editions of Mirror, Mirror, with the U.S....
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Video: Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Source: Telegraph UK Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable”. Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy,...
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Free HIV Testing At Dozens of New Jersey Sites Through Saturday

Source: NJ.com Health It takes just 20 minutes and a small finger prick to know whether you are carrying the HIV virus. Quick, convenient and free tests are available at dozens of sites throughout the state beginning today and extending through Saturday. The U.S. Centers for...
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Scientists Find The ‘Achilles Heel’ Of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Source: Business Insider.com The global threat of antibiotic resistance could finally be tackled after British scientists discovered a chink in the armour of deadly bacteria. Health experts have warned that within 20 years even routine operations like hip replacements and organ...
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Newark Hospital Emergency Room Co-Stars in “NY Med” TV series

Source: NJ.com Health To NY Med producer Terence Wrong… “reality TV” (is a) term has been so bastardized by manipulative footage and staged storylines that it has ceased to bear any resemblance to reality. His series, on the other hand, is about as real as it...
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