You never see women taking sexy selfies of their brains. There's no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. You never see anyone saying, "I had Alzheimer's and here's how I got better." And a woman is twice as likely to get Alzheimer's as she is breast cancer.Read Full Story
The first recorded case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) — more commonly known as mad cow disease — since 2010 was reported in Canada last month. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reassured the public at the time that no part of that animal had reached the human or animal feed systems. Since the initial report, an investigation into the infected animal has been launched. What have we learned so far?Read Full Story
With only four confirmed cases of Ebola in the United States, there still seems to be a general sense of panic and fear over the disease. But the reality is that we do have it under control, and the chances of it becoming an epidemic here are incredibly slim. But what about those in West Africa, where the number of infected are in the thousands? In one African country, it is a group of brave girls who are going out to help educate people on the disease and how to protect themselves from it.Read Full Story
Make every breath count. It's a beautiful saying crafted into an elegant tattoo, so it's no wonder that the picture of Diane Reichert's wrist art went viral. But, this tattoo is more than just a reminder, it's almost a command. Because, you see, she is suffering from a disease that is literally taking her breath away, and along with it — her life.Read Full Story
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