Category: Health

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By PETER DOCKRILL / Science Alert It’s the star of a thousand late-night infomercials: vibration platforms that promise all the hard-won benefits of exercise while you simply stand there and

By LENA H. SUN & LINDSEY BEVER, THE WASHINGTON POST State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use

By DAVID NIELD / Science Alert New research has traced the history of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance back some 350-500 million years, a study in deep microorganism genealogy that could

By YASMEEN ABUTALEB, THE WASHINGTON POST The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday approved a new drug for highly drug-resistant tuberculosis, the world’s leading infectious cause of death.

By MICHELLE CORTEZ & REBECCA SPALDING, BLOOMBERG An experimental drug is helping patients infected with Ebola survive the virus as it sweeps across the Democratic Republic of Congo, where an

By Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News Doctors, nurses and anesthesiologists in Colorado have noticed that marijuana use may affect a patient’s responses to both anesthesia and recovery from surgery. When