Monday, September 16, 2019

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson
Karen has been writing for more than two decades and her work has been featured in various mediums, including newspapers, journals, digital magazines, and blogs. She went on to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. The rigorous nature of her doctoral candidacy proved to be extremely valuable to Karen as a way to refine her medical research skills and writing efficiency. As Medical News Editor, Karen leads a team of passionate writers and editors, who work collectively to bring you the latest medical news and information.


According to new research, a simple eye scan can help predict prediabetes, a condition that could lead to full-blown type 2 diabetes in the future. The study researchers developed a biomicroscope that can measure the levels of autofluorescence, which helps measure advanced glycationend-products in people with diabetes.
Adam Hergenreder, an 18-year-old student from Gurnee, Illinois, was hospitalized for six days with severe lung disease due to vaping. His doctors said that he had lungs that closely resembled the lungs of a 70-year-old. He required IV injections and breathing devices. The CDC has been urging people to stop vaping.
Sam Darnold has been diagnosed with mononucleosis, aka kissing disease or mono, a contagious disease caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). Darnold will miss a few games crucial games for Jets after receiving the diagnosis. He addressed the problem after losing around five pounds and experiencing extreme fatigue.
T. Boone Pickens Jr., the Texas oil-and-gas tycoon, died on September 11 at his home in Dallas at 91, confirmed his spokesman and chief of staff, Jay Rosser. He had several health issues and a few episodes of strokes and suffered from head injuries in 2017. He announced his retirement in January 2018 due to poor health.
Fifteen years ago, Graeme Cowan, co-founder of R U OK, a suicide prevention charity, penned down a suicide note to his family after a long battle with major depression. However, he was lucky back then to be saved by his family. Recently, on Facebook, he shared a picture of his suicide note. He has requested people to seek help if they experience any psychological symptoms.

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