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According to CBS News, a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has recognized a new threat posed by ticks called, Borrelia miyamotoi disease (BMD). Although Lyme disease is still the most common disease carried by ticks, BMD is also posing a new found threat as the prevalence of ticks in...
According to Reuters, a study looking at the risk of statins causing memory loss seems to show little indication that there is any correlation between the two. Although .8 percent of people taking statins experienced some type of short term memory loss compared to .2 percent who were not on statins,...
According to Reuters, a vaccine that has been used to treat tuberculosis, Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG), is now being considered to treat type 1 diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, insulin releasing pancreatic beta cells are thought to be killed off by harmful T cells. So, the vaccine Bacillus Calmette Guerin, is...