Looking for clues to improve the life of a transplanted organ

The Transplant Research Program (TxRP) at Boston Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric transplantation research program in the U.S committed to better understanding the molecular basis for organ rejection after transplantation in children. Within the last year, members of the TxRP have initiated a new initiative to extend the longevity of transplanted organs and to

Kate Middleton Says She “Quite Liked” Labour

While the Duchess of Cambridge usually keeps tight-lipped about the details of her personal life, she recently told the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast she “quite liked” being in labour. The 38-year-old credited her three positive birthing experiences to meditation and hypnobirthing – a mindfulness practice that helps expectant mothers to alleviate any stress or

Fertility tests double as jobs take priority

The rise is a sign females are now postponing motherhood to focus on their careers, experts said.  Private healthcare firm Pall Mall Medical found more and more women are preparing to freeze their eggs by having fertility testing.  Analysis reveals the number of under-35s seeking testing has risen by 25 percent, with many women prioritising

Got stomach ache? Eat curd, says new study

The study argued that curd made of milk from a pure Indian cow breed contains useful bacteria species which can fight Aflatoxin B1 that is toxic and can cause stomach ache. Most of us like to eat curd, which is not just good to taste but also helps in digestion and keeps the skin healthy.

Flu season is getting weirder

Coronavirus may be in the headlines, but it’s still flu season, and a weird one at that — officials are seeing a new spike in flu activity as a second strain of flu hits on the heels of the first. The 2019-2020 flu season already had an unusual start — in December and early January,

Team explores pathway to open up blood cancer treatments

Reversing runaway inflammation in the bone marrow could lead to major breakthroughs in treatments for some blood cancers, according to a new publication by scientists at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation. The CDI team’s findings could ultimately improve cancer treatments for people of advanced age, like that of adult acute myeloid leukemia

Most Parents Skip Date Night on Valentine's Day

So, parents, how many of you planned a date night this Valentine’s Day? I know I sure didn’t. The idea didn’t even cross my mind. According to a new survey out by Groupon and OnePoll, I am not alone. It turns out, a majority of us just flat-out stopped considering this a holiday for couples

Orthostatic Hypotension During HTN Tx Not Tied to CVD Events

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 — Orthostatic hypotension (OH) during hypertension treatment is not associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease events, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in Hypertension. Stephen P. Juraschek, M.D., from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues examined the association between OH and cardiovascular disease

This Guy Got Ripped With a Simple Diet and Training Program

Stephen Nutall was always a healthy eater. He didn’t snack, consumed very little sugar, and avoided soda. However, the 42-year-old noticed the weight creeping up and his clothes fitting just a bit tighter than he liked. “Looking back, I struggled with portion control and a more balanced diet,” he tells Men’s Health. I probably ate

Decaf Coffee So Good You Won't Miss the Caffeine

Poor decaf coffee can’t catch a break. Coffee enthusiasts often dismiss it as “not real” coffee simply because the caffeine has been removed. But even as the bar for coffee — both regular and decaf — rises, the methods of decaffeinating coffee actually haven’t changed much. To break it down simply: There are two basic methods, chemical or

InterSystems will spotlight its new interoperability hub at HIMSS20

InterSystems at HIMSS20 will highlight its new offering, HealthShare Managed Connections. The interoperability technology is designed to dramatically reduce the time and cost of connecting healthcare organizations. Today, most cross-organization connections are one-to-one, even though they include numerous interfaces to the same electronic health records and multiple connections to the same organizations. Connecting to an