New technique for ultrafast tumor therapy

For the first time, researchers at the Center for Proton Therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in Switzerland have tested ultrafast, high-dose irradiation with protons. This new, experimental FLASH technique could revolutionize radiation therapy for cancer and save patients many weeks of treatment. In nature, lightning strikes with a short, strong flash of light and a high energy discharge. […]

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For Kids With Hearing Issues, Early Intervention Crucial to School Readiness

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 — When babies with hearing impairments get help very early in life, they are more likely to be “kindergarten-ready” when the time comes, a new study finds. In the United States, all states have government-funded “early intervention” programs designed to assist parents whose babies are deaf or hard of hearing. Ideally, that intervention starts soon after […]

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ACA reduced out-of-pocket health costs for families with kids, but they still need help

The percentage of low- and middle-income families with children that had burdensome out-of-pocket health care costs fell following the 2014 implementation of the health insurance marketplaces and Medicaid expansion provisions of the Affordable Care Act, known widely as Obamacare, according to a new study by Lauren Wisk, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and […]

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This 34-Year-Old Mother of 5 Is Undergoing Treatment for Leukemia—And She Was Just Hospitalized With COVID-19

View this post on Instagram (Hard post) Prayer the greatest wireless connection…LOVE is the greatest medicine♥️ Asking for prayers more than ever right now and Love…my medical team is always concerned for me and ran some tests….my tests came back and I tested positive for Covid😭 Covid + Cancer. My Drs said with being neutropenic it’s inevitable… Please I ask […]

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Wildfire smoke more dangerous than other air pollutants for asthma patients

For people who suffer from asthma, wildfire smoke is more hazardous than other types of air pollution, according to a new study from the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the Renown Institute for Health Innovation (Renown IHI) and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD). The study, which published last month in the journal Environmental Health, examined associations between airborne particulate matter […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Been Using This 'Clean' Anti-Wrinkle Injectable for Years to Smooth Frown Lines

Just a few years ago, Gwyneth Paltrow swore that she'd never "do Botox again," in an interview with Harper's Bazaar. The award-winning actress, author, and businesswoman revealed she had a bad experience with the injectable. "I looked crazy. I looked like Joan Rivers!" she said. But this week, the Goop founder revealed that she's been relying on another anti-wrinkle medication […]

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