Tag Archives: Help

“AIDSfree” Fundraiser to Help Six Cities Worldwide, Including Atlanta

Sir Elton John was in Atlanta to kick off the “AIDSfree” campaign, a holiday fundraiser based in the United Kingdom that will support HIV testing and treatment in six cities across the globe, including Atlanta, reports The Independent. The other cities are Delhi, India; Kiev, Ukraine; London; Maputo, Mozambique; and Nairobi, Kenya. Why is Atlanta… Read More »

Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests. Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots or other complications. It affects millions of people worldwide and puts them… Read More »

Brain implants might one day help paralyzed patients use tablets

(Reuters Health) – – Paralyzed people might one day be able to operate smartphones and tablets just by thinking about the actions they want to perform, with help from sensors implanted in their brains, a recent experiment suggests. While previous experiments have had some success using brain sensors paired with customized computers to help paralyzed… Read More »