Chronic brain inflammation that develops with age may disrupt fast sleep spindles, or brain waves that help promote long-term memory retention—which could ultimately lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer's, according to recent research published in Sleep.
For the first time, researchers have documented a case of human-to-animal monkeypox transmission in a pet dog. And while the overall risk of monkeypox infection in pets is low, CDC has updated its guidance to help prevent spread to household animals.
Writing for The Atlantic, primary care physician Danielle Ofri explains how she became a supporter of telemedicine after being a longtime "staunch defender of old-fashioned, one-on-one, direct medical care."
Private equity firms have made substantial investments in autism therapy over the past decade. And while this has helped increase access to care nationwide, some parents and clinicians argue that private equity-backed clinics are often more focused on profit than care, leading to "cookie-cutter" treatments that don't always benefit patients, Tara Bannow reports for STAT.
Many young workers are "quiet quitting," meaning they don't leave their jobs, but instead reject the idea of "going above and beyond" in the workplace so they can focus on life beyond the office. Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Lindsay Ellis and Angela Yang explain why some younger workers aren't going the extra mile.