California Experiencing Medicine Shortages Due to Rise in Flu Cases

Flu activity is on the rise in California and pharmacies experience medication shortages. Emergency rooms are full and the death toll is on the rise. Health officials register 27 deaths of people... Read more »
Strands of DNA - Scott Rocklage Is Leading the Way to a Cure

Scott Rocklage Is Leading the Way to a Cure

Expansion Therapeutics has been busy raising Series A financing for the purpose of fighting the genetic disorders in its portfolio. Included in these disorders is myotonic dystrophy type I. Myotonic dystrophy type... Read more »

Indiana Hospitals Working to Contain the Spread of Influenza

Now that flu season is in full swing across the country, health officials in multiple states are doing what they can to contain the sickness. Hospital officials in Indiana have gone so... Read more »

Weiss Ring Floaters: What Are They and Is There a Cure for Them?

Eye floaters are described in many different ways, as black or gray spots or dots, strands or strings, or any series of connected “cobwebs” that are seen as visual disturbances to the... Read more »

Researchers May Have Made A Breakthrough Regarding Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers studying Parkinson’s disease have discovered toxic proteins, and identified them as the cause of the disruption of healthy brain cells. The integrity of the cell membranes is being harmed by these... Read more »

The Effect of Zika Virus to Toddlers

Zika Virus was first reported in 2015, and the babies born with the virus are now turning two years old. These toddlers are having a hard time coping with the disease, as... Read more »

An Unusual Number Of Hepatitis A Cases In Michigan Have Resulted In An Emergency Hotline

Due to the large number of Hepatitis A cases in southeast Michigan, a hotline has been established by the Genesee County Health Department. The health department issued a statement confirming eight cases... Read more »

Early-Stage Parkinson’s Slowed by Intense Exercise

Despite its discovery in the 1800’s and advanced understanding of the underlying pathological issues in the 20th century, comparatively little advancement has been made in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The... Read more »

Harsh Flu Season Ahead

This year the flu season will be unusually harsher than previous years. Although these seasons are hard to predict, scientists use the Southern Hemisphere in places like Australia to make educated guesses... Read more »

2017 Flu Vaccine Proving Only 10 Percent Effective

Doctors across North America are seeing a sharp rise in the number of flu cases already this year. This has caused some to sound the alarm that this year’s flu vaccine may... Read more »