President Trump, you need a lesson in autism – here it is

President Trump, you need a lesson in autism – here it is

“So what’s going on with autism?” wondered US President, Donald Trump, in a recent discussion with educators at the White House. “When you look at the tremendous increase, it’s really – it’s such an incredible – it’s really a horrible thing to watch, the tremendous amount of increase.” Is President Trump right? Is there a…

People With Chronic Fatigue Have Defective Channel In Immune System Cells

People With Chronic Fatigue Have Defective Channel In Immune System Cells

People with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may suffer from a dysfunctional cell receptor in their immune cells, a study in Clinical and Experimental Immunology has reported. The finding confirms earlier research that CFS is a biological condition, not a psychological one, and opens lines of inquiry for potential treatment options. The transient receptor potential melastatin subfamily…

How Man’s Best Friend Is Helping Cancer Treatment

How Man’s Best Friend Is Helping Cancer Treatment

“A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart… Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty.” ― John Grogan, “Marley and Me:…

Democrat And Republican Lawmakers Rally Against Anti-Vaxxer Movement

Democrat And Republican Lawmakers Rally Against Anti-Vaxxer Movement

Anti-vaxxers are a particularly dangerous bunch. Whether they are celebrities, disparaged and tragic former medical practitioners, or the President of the United States of America, anyone claiming that vaccines are unsafe to the general population is speaking the language of “alternative facts”. Vaccines save millions of lives every single year, there’s no evidence whatsoever that…

First Case Of Drug-Resistant Malaria From Africa Has Been Discovered

First Case Of Drug-Resistant Malaria From Africa Has Been Discovered

Despite being preventable and curable, over 200 million people worldwide are infected with malaria. Sub-Saharan Africa carries a disproportionately high number of these infections. While drug-resistant malaria has been recorded in Southeast Asia, Africa has managed to evade it, until now it would seem. A new paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has documented…