Stinging Water Jellyfish Release Toxic Mucus

19-02-2020

In this new study, researchers concluded that stinging water is caused by toxin-filled mucus that the jellyfish release into the water. The mucus contains gyrating balls of stinging cells called cassiosomes.Read more: https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/20200219/whats-source-of-stinging-water-jellyfish-release-toxic-mucus?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys

19-02-2020

The study didn't identify a heightened risk for autism per se among boys, but rather a "small" increase in the chance for developing certain autism-related traits by age 3 or 4.Read more: https://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20200219/common-plastics-chemicals-linked-to-autism-traits-in-young-boys?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Healthy Mediterranean Diet Is Good for Your Microbiome

19-02-2020

The new study finds that older adults who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to have more types of gut bacteria linked with healthy aging.Read more: https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20200219/healthy-mediterranean-diet-is-good-for-your-microbiome?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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First Cases of Coronavirus in Iran Have Killed 2 Elderly Citizens State News Agency Says

19-02-2020

Both of the victims were located in a city about 140 kilometers (86 miles) south of the capital TehranRead more: https://time.com/5786716/coronavirus-iran-deaths/

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Many Teens Suffer Digital Dating Abuse

19-02-2020

Many U.S. teenagers may be using their smartphones to harass, humiliate or otherwise abuse their dating partners.Read more: https://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/news/20200219/texting-trauma-many-teens-suffer-digital-dating-abuse?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Fist Bumps vs Handshakes How COVID-19 Does—and Doesn’t—Spread

19-02-2020

Can the newest coronavirus spread through a handshake? Or by sharing shopping carts or subway hanging straps? Here’s what you need to know about how COVID-19 spreads from person to personRead more: https://time.com/5786005/fistbumps-handshakes-covid-19/

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UK Patient Plays Violin During Unusual Brain Tumor Surgery

19-02-2020

Violinist Dagmar Turner performed while surgeons removed a brain tumorRead more: https://time.com/5786393/patient-plays-violin-during-brain-surgery/

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‘I realized I had to take care of myself’

19-02-2020

Imagine this: You’re a healthy person who doesn’t get sick often. In 2012, your doctor advises you to get a follow-up colonoscopy, but then your spouse is diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly, you’re caring for him, your children, and maintaining a full-time job. This was the reality for Nancy Wolters of Zeeland, Michigan. “There’s nothing worse than seeing your loved one suffer,” she said. “My needs went by the wayside. I hadn’t even seen my primary care doctor in...

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