COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Back to the Future: a look at Parkinson's Disease
When I think about Parkinsons Disease, the first thing that comes to my mind is Back to the Future. Weird, I know--but Michael J. Fox is one of the most visible people with Parkinsons and a huge advoc... Posted on 12/8/13 at 3:18 PM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND possible EHD deer deaths in western North Dakota
Wildlife biologists believe recent reports of white-tailed deer deaths in western North Dakota could indicate the presence of epizootic hemorrhagic disease.
Dr. Dan Grove, State Gam... Posted on 8/29/13 at 10:10 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Welcome to Tickmandu... Posted on 6/7/13 at 4:45 AM
HEALTHBEAT Type 1 diabetes - dancing with a Tasmanian devil
What is it really like to live every single day with type 1 diabetes? This blog is being turned over today to one of my newsroom colleagues who can speak frankly about it: She and her husband have fir... Posted on 10/29/12 at 10:52 AM
THE NEW FORTY In sickness and in health...
I have spent the bulk of my day in bed - not because I was luxuriating in my laziness and not because I was having a wild sex romp - because I was just too dizzy and nauseous to go anywhere else. I di... Posted on 7/25/12 at 8:56 PM
The first human tests of experimental vaccines against a deadly strain of avian flu, using novel technology that could produce millions of doses very quickly, has produced protective antibodies in the vast majority of recipients.
Sharon Begley and Ben Hirschler
, November 14, 2013
Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and sometimes break, is often thought of as a “women’s disease,” but it poses a significant threat to more than 2 million men in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism — a finding which could point to new ways of helping anorexics overcome their illness.
Culex tarsalis is the transmitter of the West Nile virus, which was first detected in the Grand Forks area in 2002, causing officials here to ramp up the city’s mosquito control program, now a more than $800,000-a-year campaign of trapping, testing and spraying.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota told Iron Range workers on Friday to protect themselves from taconite dust, despite a new study that was unable to prove that exposure to the dust causes the rare cancer mesothelioma.
Elizabeth Dunbar, Dan Kraker and Stephanie Hemphill
, April 12, 2013
After one positive test in each of the last three years, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department received good news on chronic wasting disease. All 1,300 tests from deer sampled last fall came back negative.
A certain level of stress is good. The problems begin when we experience prolonged or repeated stress. Chronic stress over time leads to wear-and-tear on the body, and is strongly linked to chronic diseases such as heart disease.
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