Raymond Aviles Almodovar

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Expert warns of potentially catastrophic ‘flu pandemic’

A killer flu pandemic could be poised to sweep the globe “tomorrow,” killing as many as 33 million people in its first 200 days.<p>A catastrophic shift …

7 ways to stop a plague before it spreads

We’re suffering through one of the worst flu outbreaks in years. According to the CDC, hospitalizations for the sickness are as high as they’ve been …

How to fix the cost of American health care

The country's health care tab came in at a whopping $3.3 trillion in 2016 — 17.9 percent of GDP. We spend $10,348 per person, per year, nearly twice …

Top 5 Tips for Enjoying Paris' Musee d'Orsay

Make the Most of Your Visit<p>The Musee d'Orsay is, hands-down, one of the world's richest and most exciting museums. Its permanent collection houses …

France

Norovirus at Olympics has officials scrambling, worried

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Signs posted around the Olympic venues urge extreme caution. Nine hundred troops stream into the area to help. …

The 20 best countries to live in around the world

Switzerland is the best country in the world for the second year running, according to the third annual ranking of the world's nations released by U.S. News & World Report.<p>The list compiles the results of surveys from 21,000 people around the world who scored their homelands based on 65 attributes …

Here's how the flu virus kills some people so quickly

A 10-year-old Connecticut boy died of flu. So did a 21-year-old bodybuilder, and 4-year-old Jonah Reiben of Dayton, Ohio.<p>These are not the usual sick and elderly people who die from influenza. But every year, flu carries away perfectly healthy young adults and children, and tens of thousands of …

Public Health

These are the Destinations You Should Avoid Visiting in 2018

When faced with the numbing cold and increased potential for flu come winter, most Canadians can’t wait to begin planning their getaways for the …

Taj Mahal

Could That Old Mole Be Skin Cancer?

If you take a good look at your skin, you'll probably spot a number of moles—small clusters of pigment-producing skin cells. Most adults have between …

Cancer

Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and …

Microbiology

New Rules Fuel Toxic Culture And Harm My Patients

Two years ago, a physician colleague of mine plunged to his death from his 20th story New York City apartment. He was among the top of his graduating medical school class and on his way to an Ivy league training program. He was a rising star within our national medical organization, and his …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

Robot cirujano podrá ingresar a tu cabeza y operarte desde dentro

Científicos inventaron un robot microscópico hecho específicamente para penetrar en el cráneo de humanos inconscientes e inmovilizados y realizar un …

Virus que atacan de forma selectiva a las células tumorales

Investigadores de Cataluña han desarrollado un abordaje innovador para dotar a un adenovirus de una alta especificidad contra las células tumorales. …

Científicos desarrollan virus modificado genéticamente que afecta sólo a células tumorales

El tratamiento convencional del cáncer puede causar efectos secundarios indeseables como resultado de una mala selectividad. Para evitar estos …

Microchip detecta VIH en primeros días de infección

<i>Joana Oliveira/El País</i><br>MADRID, España.- El futuro de la detección del VIH/Sida cabe en un chip de medio milímetro. Un equipo del Consejo Superior de …

Los adenovirus y el sistema inmunitario unen fuerzas contra el cáncer

Investigadores catalanes han desarrollado un virus oncolítico capaz de redirigir el sistema inmunitario del paciente contra sus células tumorales. …

A Man Given 18 Months to Live Is Now Cancer-Free, Thanks to a New Drug

Mysterious Drug Trial<p>Three years after first being diagnosed with lung cancer, Bob Berry from Manchester, UK, is now cancer-free, all thanks to his …

Cancer

US patients who see immigrant doctors live longer than those treated by their American-trained colleagues

Of the roughly 926,000 doctors practicing in the US, about a fifth studied internationally. And by at least one measure, these doctors outperform their American-educated colleagues.<p>A study published in the British Journal of Medicine shows elderly Americans treated by a doctor who attended medical …

Medicine

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

This may be the most promising herpes vaccine ever

Which is good because pretty much everyone has herpes<p>Newsflash: You probably have herpes. This is actually okay. According to the World Health Organization, over two thirds of the global population have HSV-1 (commonly known as oral herpes or cold sores) and more than 10 percent have HSV-2, or …

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

In 2001, President George W. Bush issued an executive order banning federal funding for new sources of stem cells developed from preimplantation human embryos. The action stalled research and discouraged scientists.<p>Five years later, a Kyoto University scientist, Shinya Yamanaka, and his graduate …

Genetics

Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely–and more stealthily — than previously thought, …

These Nanoparticles Might Trick Cancer Into Revealing Itself To Our Immune System

In trials in mice, a new technique that exposes the insides of tumors to our body’s T cells showed promising results.<p>Nanoparticles may help the body fight off cancer cells using its own immune system. New research shows that, in mice at least, not only tumors but metastases were completely …

Coding Toys For Kids ~ Perfect For Christmas

#video games #coding #toys #Christmas #Gifts #learning #parenting #educational #happiness #minecraft<p>Bloxels: Build Your Own Video Game ~ Bloxels is …

The great opioid epidemic

AN ALL-TIME record 52,404 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2015, according to the latest data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Once rare, these avoidable deaths are now more common than auto-accident fatalities or gun-inflicted homicides and suicides. Some …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …