Foreigner has been on their Farewell tour since 2023, and while guitarist Mick Jones is the only original member still associated with the band, he hasn’t been part of the tour. He’s now revealed that Parkinson’s disease is what’s been keeping him from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over the last several years, isolated outbreaks of measles have been popping up across the United States.Most recently, between Dec. 1, 2023, and Jan. 23, 2024, there have been 23 confirmed cases of measles with infections reported in Pennsylvania, New Jersey,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday announced that it has approved Casgevy, the first CRISPR gene-editing therapy for sickle cell disease, paving the way for thousands of patients in the U.S. to receive a treatment that has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It is against the law to use paraquat in China, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and dozens of other countries. Many countries have banned the herbicide due to its extreme toxicity, while others have expressed concerns over the possible risk for Parkinson's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas has led to scarce access to food, water, sanitation and medical supplies in overcrowded shelters and facilities that are housing hundreds of thousands of displaced people, many women and children, according to multiple humanitarian... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- A sickle cell disease center is leading the way in treatment with a new, innovative approach to caring for those with the illness.Dr. Sharl Azar, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), hired a medical... Read More.
The Matthew Perry Foundation has been announced following the actor's passing at age 54."In the spirit of Matthew Perry's enduring commitment to helping others struggling with the disease of addiction, we embark on a journey to honor his legacy by establishing the Matthew Perry... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Matthew Perry Foundation has been announced and is founded in the "realization of Matthew's enduring commitment to helping others struggling with the disease of addiction.""In the spirit of Matthew Perry's enduring commitment to helping others struggling with the disease of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two neonatal intensive care unit patients who were once given a 40% chance of survival are now thriving years later.Tate Lewis and Seth Rippentrop were born weeks apart in 2002. They were diagnosed in utero with hypoplastic heart syndrome, a congenital... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Transplant centers across the United States are reporting more patients in need of a new liver than ever before, sometimes seeing double the number of patients needing transplants compared to pre-pandemic levels.In fact, alcohol-related liver disease has surpassed other conditions such... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Jose Montijo sought treatment for shortness of breath, doctors realized he was experiencing heart failure."They told me your heart is working at 20% and you are a candidate for a heart attack," the Puerto Rican dishwasher from New York recalled... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The first cases of patients likely contracting Legionnaires' disease from transplanted organs have been identified in a new report.The Pennsylvania Department of Health was informed in July 2022, that two patients who recently received lung transplants both had the disease, according... Read More.