This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine. Vitamins. If you are like the majority of American adults, you took a vitamin or supplement recently. Over-the-counter sales of these products in … Read more
Journalist Elamin Abdelmahmoud.HANDOUT Title: Son of Elsewhere Author: Elamin Abdelmahmoud Genre: Memoir Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Pages: 280 Late in Elamin Abdelmahmoud’s memoir, Son of Elsewhere, Abdelmahmoud defines one of several – borderline untranslatable – Arabic terms that arise throughout the book: nas taybeen, which a Sudanese Uber driver the author meets in Nashville uses … Read more
Wong had been nursing a growing apprehension about his work. He knew that his abstractions were good, but also that they were not particularly distinguishable from abstractions by countless other artists. He regarded the praise he received online as “a comforting mirage.” For an untrained painter hopelessly far from New York, Facebook was essential, but … Read more
Photo: Getty (Getty Images) A young man’s session of masturbation inadvertently led to him spending almost a week in the hospital. In a recent case report from Switzerland, doctors detail how a 20-year-old ended up with air leaking into his chest after some seemingly innocent self-love. Fortunately, the injury was not severe and he recovered … Read more
Better oral health outcomes in our elderly population is being touted as a major priority for advocates as the federal election campaign begins. Key points: Advocates call for specific dental program for older people to address “significant” oral issues About one in four older Australians have untreated tooth decay Expert says often pain associated with … Read more
Jared Leto stars in Morbius as a brilliant scientist searching for a cure to his lifelong ailment who creates a bat-human DNA hybrid serum.Jay Maidment / The Associated Press Plan your screen time with the weekly What to Watch newsletter. Sign up today. Morbius Directed by Daniel Espinosa Written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless … Read more
Recent report shows strong association between COVID-19 and diabetesABC News Covid infection associated with a greater likelihood of Type 2 diabetes, according to review of patient recordsThe Washington Post New Research Shows Higher Risk of Developing Diabetes After Covid-19 InfectionThe Wall Street Journal Diabetes: Another Piece of the Long COVID Puzzle?Medpage Today New research: COVID-19 … Read more
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Teenagers and young adults who are obese are believed to be high-risk groups for pancreatic cancer. Photo: iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS Pancreatic cancer, is without a doubt, one of the riskiest forms of the tumorous disease. A condition that develops gradually without showing any signs, pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed in the later stages of the … Read more