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Who Are the New ‘Patient Influencers’ on Social Media?

By: Dennis Thompson Disability activist Gem Hubbard regularly shares her insights about life in a wheelchair with more than 75,000 Instagram followers, under the handle...

Getting Under the Skin of Incurable Scleroderma Disorder

New discovery by Israeli researchers could lead to development of personalized treatments to prevent life-threatening complications of scleroderma. By: Brian Blum Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease...

Meningitis Vaccine May Guard Against Gonorrhea

By: Denise Mann Rates of gonorrhea are on the rise, and this sexually transmitted disease is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, raising fears of a...

Lenox Hill Hospital Appoints New Executive and Medical Directors 

Edited by: TJVNews.com Daniel Baker, MD, MBA, has been named executive director and Elan Levy, MD, MBA, has been named medical director of Lenox Hill...

Why Can’t We Concentrate Anymore?

Our ability to sustain attention seems to have tanked during the past two years of the pandemic. Two experts tell us why and what...

Is the CDC in Crisis? Former Agency Directors Debate Its Future

By: Dennis Thompson A handful of former directors of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they support a sweeping review of the...

Could COVID Infection After Age 50 Leave You Vulnerable to Shingles?

By: Dennis Thompson Catching COVID-19 appears to increase an older person's risk of developing a case of shingles. Researchers found that people 50 and older who...

Covid Pandemic’s End May Bring Turbulence for US Health Care

By: Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more...

This Tech Will Cut the Cost of Self-Funded Health Coverage

Marpai uses artificial intelligence and neural networks to predict who will get sick, what it will cost and where to find reasonably priced care. By:...

Early Promise From Experimental Drug to Treat Alzheimer’s

By: Denise Mann Researchers are working on a pill that might safely help people with early Alzheimer's disease improve their thinking and memory skills and...

Minor Head Injury Leads to Chronic Syndrome in 1 of 4 Kids

Study shows persistent post-concussion syndrome is misdiagnosed as ADHD or depression, preventing children from receiving appropriate treatment. By: Naama Barak One in four children who were...

Personal Antibiotic Prescriptions Halve Resistance Risk

As most infections are seeded from a patient’s own microbiota, resistance-gaining recurrences can be predicted and minimized by machine learning By: Abigail Klein Leichman An Israeli...

Lenox Hill Named Among “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals” by Newsweek

Edited by: TJVNews.com Lenox Hill Hospital has been ranked among the “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals” for 2022 in neurosurgery (28), orthopedics (57) and cardiology (167)...

Israel Opens Humanitarian Field Hospital in War-Torn Ukraine

First foreign field hospital to operate in Ukraine includes ER ward, labor and delivering facilities and mental health services. By: Naama Barak On Tuesday, Israel began...

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

By: Amy Norton “Sugar-free” might sound healthy, but a new study hints that people who consume a lot of artificial sweeteners may face a slightly...

Millions suffer from ‘long COVID’ thanks to micro clots

Joel S. Hirschhorn(WND NEWS CENTER)  The Long COVID Alliance says that the chronic condition has impacted 9.4 million Americans … and counting. As shown below many more...

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