New blood tests that can detect abnormal proteins associated with Alzheimer's may change the way the disease is diagnosed, allowing many patients to be tested before they even show symptoms, Laurie McGinley reports for the Washington Post. However, despite the potential benefit of these tests, some health experts caution that more research is needed before they can be used more broadly.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, psychologists have reported a steady increase in their workload and persistent burnout amid rising demand for mental health treatment across a wide range of demographics, according to the American Psychological Association's 2022 Covid-19 Practitioner Impact Survey. See the latest trends in our interactive charts.
While most people are familiar with the "telltale symptoms of a Covid-19 infection," some people develop "uncommon manifestations" of the disease, including "hairy tongues, purple toes, welts that sprout on their faces," and more, Dani Blum writes for the New York Times.
FDA on Wednesday declared lab-grown chicken developed by Upside Foods safe for consumption in the United States, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Georgia, and Ohio.