New Harvard Study Says Stress Can Turn Your Hair Gray01/26/2020 04:00But the sympathetic nervous system's response to stress is generally one of last resort, activated only in a dire emergency when other systems are too slow or have failed.It's said that Marie Antoinette's hair turned white the night before she was beheaded during the French Revolution. Five days later, the mice's fur lost its color...
Steep rise in cervical cancer as ‘Jade Goody’ effect fades01/25/2020 04:00As alarming as those statistics sound, cervical cancer has remained the number one cause of all cancer deaths in Nigeria among women of reproductive age between 15 and 44.Cancer Research UK said new figures show a decade-long lack of progress in tackling the disease, with worryingly low numbers of women attending screening...
China coronavirus outbreak isn't an emergency yet, World Health Organization says01/24/2020 04:00The virus was first detected last month in Wuhan, in central China, but has since been confirmed in other cities in China, as well as in Thailand, Japan, South Korea and the United States.One video shows medical personnel taking care of a potential coronavirus patient. "It has not yet become a global health emergency"...
Coronavirus: China unveils measures to rein in spread of 'mutating' disease01/23/2020 04:00As of today, a total of 440 cases of coronavirus have been registered in China, in an outbreak of a previously unknown type of pneumonia which has now been identified as a new type of coronavirus, according to local authorities. Although transmission from animals to people had been reported, officials did not confirm the virus could spread from person to person until this week...
Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit01/22/2020 04:00The Supreme Court concluded this morning that it will not consider an accelerated review of a lawsuit surrounding the Affordable Care Act.The city and officials have argued they should be immune from being sued, but lower courts have disagreed.As part of December's appeals court ruling, the district court judge has now been tasked with taking a second look at whether the law needs to be struck down in full or whether provisions aside from the individual mandate could be retained...