Imperial Valley News
American Diabetes Association is a Joint Plaintiff in Lawsuit, Filed Today, to Fight Discrimination by Army Child, Youth & School Services Program
San Francisco, California - The American Diabetes Association (Association) today joined a family in California as the organizational plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging a nationwide policy by the United States Army's Child, Youth & School Services (Army CYSS) program that continues to prevent children with diabetes from participating in Army CYSS programs.
Washington, DC - Neuroscientists peered into the brains of patients with Parkinson’s disease and two similar conditions to see how their neural responses changed over time. The study, funded by the NIH’s Parkinson’s Disease Biomarkers Program and published in Neurology, may provide a new tool for testing experimental medications aimed at alleviating symptoms and slowing the rate at which the diseases damage the brain.
Dallas, Texas - While medications can quickly reduce depressive symptoms, monitoring work productivity can provide unique insight into whether a patient will require additional treatments to achieve long-term remission, a new study through the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute finds.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks carried out today against the Ministry of Transport in Mogadishu and government offices in Galkaayo.
Rochester, Minnesota - Concern about a superbug gene with resistance to an antibiotic of last resort surfaced this summer among some health and infectious disease experts.
Rochester, Minnesota - Cleanliness is next to godliness. Just ask any parent kneeling before a new baby. Suddenly, the world and all its filthy surfaces - not to mention its filthy humans - seem teeming with danger. To protect their precious progeny, many parents discover a clean gene they didn't know they had. A baby arrives, and the guy who used to live by the five-second rule (ahem, Cory) begins offering hand-washing tutorials and doling out hand sanitizer. But according to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, a little dirt never hurts. And it turns out, it just may help - especially those five and under.