Iowa state health officials have reported 23 cases of severe respiratory illness associated with vaping to date. Of the 23 Iowa cases, ages range from 17 to 60 and 18 have reported the use of THC. Mirroring...

The Georgia Department of Health identified the state’s first death from a vaping-associated illness. The patient had a history of heavy nicotine vaping, but no reported history of vaping THC. To date,...

Florida state health officials have reported the first death linked to Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping. Health officials offered no information concerning the case but did note...

Researchers examined factors that help predict language development in speech-delayed children with autism Fine motor skills – used for eating, writing and buttoning clothing – may be a strong predictor...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report concerning severe respiratory illness possibly linked to vaping, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) learned of the death of...

Many common medications, including antibiotics, drugs used for high blood pressure and to lower cholesterol, even over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, ibuprofen,...

Cell Vault, the world’s first t-cell bank, announced today it has raised $1 million in an initial round of funding. The early investment in the company that offers t-cell banking for healthy individuals...

The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has announced that Adam Mayfield, financial advisor at Edward Jones, will serve as event chair for the organization’s 2019 Walk to End...

HudsonAlpha scientist gets grant to study the on-off switch for gene implicated in Alzheimer disease A grant from the BrightFocus Foundation will bring $200,000 to the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology with...

Blood-pressure and glucose control may be effective in preventing heart block, a common form of arrhythmia, and the subsequent need for a pacemaker, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. In...