Study: Where Alzheimer’s Disease starts, and how it spreads

Alzheimer’s disease starts in the entorhinal cortex. Using fMRI in mouse and human brains, the researchers provide evidence that the disease spreads from the entohrinal cortex to other cortical regions — the perirhinal cortex and posterior parietal cortex. Credit:...

Living Sick and Dying Young in Rich America

Source: The We were standing at Target in an aisle we’d never walked down before, looking at things we didn’t understand. Pill splitters, multivitamins, supplements, and the thing we were here to buy: a long blue pill box—the kind with seven little doors labeled “S M...

Sailors Suffering Thyroid Cancer, Leukemia, Brain Tumors After Participating in Fukushima Nuclear Rescue Efforts

Source: Turner Radio Network …(A)fter…the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan…assist(ed) with earthquake rescue operations off the coast of Japan in 2011…crew members…are coming down with all sorts of radiation-related illnesses… It looks as...

The 12 Best Jobs In The Booming American Health Care Industry

Source: Business As the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, kicks in and the population ages, hiring in the health care industry is expected to generate the largest number of jobs compared to all other industries by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor...

Singer Susan Boyle: Asperger’s Diagnosis A "Relief"

Source: SF Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism — and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition. Boyle told the Observer newspaper that she saw a specialist a year ago, who told her she had...

Featured Video: A Newark Doctor Returns Home

Sampson Davis: Emergency Room Doctor, Newark NJ Author, Living and Dying in Brick City Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become doctors. Their book The Pact and their work through the Three Doctors...