Category: Science News

Solar Eclipse

Twitter Partners with The Weather Channel to Live Stream Eclipse

Twitter has partnered with The Weather Channel to live stream today’s “Eclipse of the Century,” as the moon’s shadow travels from the West Coast to the East Coast of the U.S.

/ August 21, 2017

Amazon Recalls Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

Amazon has recalled counterfeit solar eclipse glasses because they do not meet ISO standards to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.

/ August 14, 2017
Autism Eye Test

Novel Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

A new test that measures rapid eye movements could help identify deficits in an area of the brain associated with the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), a new study has found.

/ July 26, 2017
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

New Study Highlights IVC Filter Retrieval Problems

The study has found that IVC filter retrieval rates plummet after 7 months. Over 40% had to be removed using advanced techniques, according to data from a study involving over 750 patients.

/ July 4, 2017

Vaccine Patch May Be Future of Flu Shots

Data from a Phase I clinical trial has shown promising results for a painless needle-free flu vaccine patch compared to a flu shot injection.

/ June 29, 2017
Cardiovascular Disease

Vitamin B May Reduce Effects of Heart Disease: Study

Vitamin B supplements may help mitigate the impact of air pollution on patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new study conducted at Columbia University.

/ April 12, 2017
Zika Virus Mosquito

Zika Isn’t Over: New Infections Reported in Florida

Florida health officials on Monday reported on a locally acquired Zika infection in a patient who felt no symptoms but tested positive for the virus last month.

/ March 22, 2017
Mumps

Mumps Outbreak Linked to Vaccine Shortfalls

As an increased number of mumps cases have been reported across the U.S. since the beginning of the year, some health officials say it may be time to consider adding a new vaccination dose to current immunization guidelines.

/ March 16, 2017
Itchy Scalp from Head Lice

Head Lice Treatments Linked to Abnormal Behavior in Children

A new study has linked ingredients found in head lice and scabies treatment products to behavioral difficulties in children.

/ March 15, 2017
Hepatitis C

Vaccine to Prevent Hepatitis C Possible by Exposing Virus to Attack

Manipulating a protein of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a way that exposes it to a direct attack by the immune system may help lead to a preventative vaccine, according to a new study.

/ March 9, 2017