See Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Justin Mikita's Son's 'Gender-Neutral' Nursery

A safe space! Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita couldn’t be more “excited” to reveal their newborn son Beckett’s nursery. Kailyn Lowry and More Celebs Who Welcomed Babies in 2020 “When @justinmikita and I found out we were having a bébé, I immediately wanted my friend @breeganjane to help design a @potterybarnkids nursery with whimsy, love, color (but gender neutral!) and fun vibes,” […]

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Mathematical program helps doctors perform more efficient radiosurgery

Engineers at EPFL and local startup Intuitive Therapeutics have developed software that can produce optimized surgical plans for Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Doctors at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) began using the software in July. Radiosurgery is a kind of radiotherapy where doctors administer a high dose of radiation to diseased tissue with extreme precision, and in one go rather than […]

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COVID-19: The long road to recovery

Researchers have identified a pattern of longer-term symptoms likely to be experienced by people who were hospitalized with the COVID-19 infection. They include fatigue, breathlessness, psychological distress—including problems with concentration and memory—and a general decline in quality of life. Some patients, particularly those who had been in intensive care, had symptoms associated with cases of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). The […]

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Researchers discover key to dialogue between brain cells to protect against stroke

Research led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, Ph.D., Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Ludmila Belayev, MD, LSU Health New Orleans Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery, has unlocked a key fundamental mechanism in the communication between brain cells when confronted with stroke. They report that DHA not […]

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Could gum disease make coronavirus more deadly?

Could gum disease make coronavirus more deadly? People with the dental issue have higher levels of immune proteins involved in the ‘cytokine storm’ seen in severe COVID-19 cases Gum disease raises levels of an immune protein called interleukin-6, which can lead to inflammation in the gums as well as the blood vessels and lungs Studies have shown that COVID-19 patients […]

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ASPCA Helps Animals Impacted by Storm Isaias

ISAIAS UPDATE: Over the weekend, the ASPCA assisted Charleston Animal Services in an urgent transport to open shelter space for animals displaced by Tropical Storm Isaias. The dogs were transported to our Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in Weaverville, North Carolina, and are currently receiving care and enrichment from our staff after their journey. Your support can help us make more lifesaving […]

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Alyssa Milano Details Her COVID-19 Symptoms: 'I Lost 9 Lbs. in 2 Weeks'

Alyssa Milano shared details of the COVID-19 symptoms she experienced four months ago when she was ill. On Wednesday, the Melrose Place alum, 47, revealed on Instagram that she recently tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, despite testing negative for the virus in March when she "basically had every COVID symptom." Milano wrote she "couldn’t keep food in me," which she […]

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