Author Archives: wpadmin

Shedding light on ‘black box’ of inpatient opioid use

People who receive opioids for the first time while hospitalized have double the risk of continuing to receive opioids for months after discharge compared with their hospitalized peers who are not given opioids, according to research led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The findings, published today in the… Read More »

Early Warning System Could One Day Predict Epileptic Seizures

According to the World Health Organization, more than 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, which makes it one of the most common neurological diseases globally. Now, new research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals that there may be a way to foresee seizures—a common symptom of epilepsy, reports FutureNeuro. For the study, scientists… Read More »

Hay fever hell: Pollen bomb hits TODAY – millions affected by asthma attacks

Hay fever  is often the biggest downside to summer. As the pollen count creeps up, those affected can experience a wide-range of irritable symptoms, including sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy red eyes. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen – a fine powder from plants, typically when it comes… Read More »