Seven-time Ironman competitor Dave Kurtz is recovering from an autoimmune disease after a successful adult stem cell transplant, a procedure that used his own stem cells. Kurtz was diagnosed in December 2015 at age 65 with scleroderma, an autoimmune disease that causes the body to produce excess collagen. Until that
Ken Hakuta—a multimillionaire better known as host of the Dr. Fad TV show—famously said, “Contrary to what most people believe, fads are made, not born.” On the more cerebral side, Nobel prize-winning scientist Eric Betzig pronounced, “Science goes through fads, and there are big ups and crashes.” Add those two
WHO: “The impact of dementia on caregivers, family and societies can be physical, psychological, social and economic.” [Neil Moralee / Flickr] This article is part of our special report Is Europe ready for Alzheimer’s?. The European Union is stepping up efforts to combat dementia, but is being urged to do more, as
Katrina Kane and Chris Shannon said the service provided them with a lot of support.ABC NEWS: RACHEL RIGA A Brisbane hospital is taking an alternative approach to helping couples struggling to conceive, by offering a natural fertility program that focuses holistically on health issues. The Mater Mothers’ Hospital Natural Fertility
In low-rent outer suburbs, almost one in six households could not afford to keep their house cool and went without meals. ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock Private renting continues to expand at the expense of home ownership, newly released ABS statistics show. More than one in four Australians (27%) are now tenants of a private landlord (2017-18).