According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 600,000 Americans each year.
Toxoplasmosis is a widely known disease that results from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, one of the world's most common parasites.
A new threat to the health and safety of children has recently begun to take center stage: diseases that were once thought eradicated have reemerged into public consciousness. These diseases have been aided and abetted by the irresponsible and dangerous behavior of people opposed to vaccines, otherwise known as anti-vaxxers.
It has been nearly four weeks since Beverly Hills, CA, became the first US jurisdiction to categorically ban e-cigarette products, along with most other tobacco products.
In the midst of the current measles outbreak in the United States, a great deal of controversy has arisen regarding the role of “anti-vaxxers” in perpetuating the spread of contagious diseases.
The human microbiome is the subject of a burgeoning field of research. The effect of gut microflora, and especially bacteria, has in the last few years been linked to anxiety, depression, gastrointestinal and autoimmune diseases, and numerous other disorders.
Genetic testing is a major area of growth in the healthcare industry recently, with several companies posting large returns for investors and a number of people receiving the services from molecular diagnostics companies.