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Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

By Ashley Olds March 23, 2014

Medical professionals are working hard to contain the Guinea Ebola outbreak as it has reportedly claimed up to 59 lives. “The Ebola fever epidemic raging in southern Guinea, including the prefectures of Gueckedou and Macenta, since February 9 has left …

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official
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We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact …

Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Affair Rumors Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Affair Rumors

France’s first lady has been hospitalized following affair rumors of her partner, President Francois Hollande. Valerie Trierweiler, 48, has been in the hospital since Friday after reports were made that Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet were seeing each other. …

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a …

Reno Shooting: Two Dead, Including Shooter Reno Shooting: Two Dead, Including Shooter

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Before committing suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a shooter injured two and killed one other person on Tuesday in a building adjacent to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. The shooting took place around 2 p.m. on the …

J&J Company to Pay $1.25 Million Over Misbranding J&J Company to Pay $1.25 Million Over Misbranding

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it has settled a civil penalty case against Johnson & Johnson company Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP). ASP has agreed to pay $1.25 million over misbranded products that it distributed. Two …

Autism Project in GA is Working for Early Diagnosis Autism Project in GA is Working for Early Diagnosis

Hearing that your child has a disorder is nothing any parent wants to hear, but often many developmental disorders are discovered when the child is fairly young. This isn’t always the case with autism, though, as the median age children …

FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test FDA Okays First ADHD Brain Wave Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved the marketing of a brain wave test for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and teens. The device is the first one to use brain function to assess children 6 to 17 …

These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think

Pixie Scientific has developed Smart Diapers (that’s their actual name) that can send information to parents’ smartphones. And no, it’s not to let you know when the baby has peed or pooped. The smartness actually comes in the form of …

Infant: Superglue On Brain Saved Life

An infant girl is alive and doing well after doctors had to think quickly in order to save her life…by using superglue. 3-week old Ashlyn Julian of Kansas was born with no complications, but she soon had a brain aneurysm …

Man's Nose Found Leaking Brain Fluid
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Allergies can be crippling, but usually some choice drugs and patience can get even the worst allergy sufferers through allergy season. Suffering a runny nose for over a year and a half, however, is another matter entirely. An Arizona man …

Hip Implants Trial Against Johnson & Johnson Begins

The first of many lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson over the company’s 2010 recall of hip replacements has begun in Los Angeles. According to a Reuters report, 66-year-old Loren Kransky is alleging that Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy knew …

Asphyxiation No Longer A Threat Thanks To Science
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Do you ever actually pay attention to your own breathing? Do you realize how important it is to your continued survival? The oxygenation of blood is what keeps you alive every day. Without oxygen or breathing for that matter, your …

Menopause May Be Caused By In-Law Fighting

I’m always told by women that I should be thankful I don’t have to go through menstrual cycles or menopause. I am thankful for that, but it doesn’t mean that I’m apathetic to the female’s plight. Neither is science as …

Mobile App Boosts Stop Smoking Efforts Mobile App Boosts Stop Smoking Efforts
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Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh is trying to find out …

Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun

A group of Chinese and Australian scientists have developed a handheld, battery-powered plasma-producing device that can rid skin of bacteria in an instant. The device could be used in ambulance emergency calls, natural disaster sites, military combat operations and many …

8ft. 3in. Man Finally Stops Growing

Sultan Kosen of Turkey is the worlds tallest man. He is one of only eleven people in history to reach a height of over 8 feet, and up until recently, he was still growing. Sultan suffers from acromegaly, a condition …