Fungal cells hide inside human cells, making it difficult to find and stop them. But the researchers discovered a way to mark the fungus so as it grows, it glows bright red.
From Montauk to Queens there has been a dramatic uptick in bottle nosed dolphin deaths over the past month, experts said. There were 17 this month, compared to just 3 in July, 2012.
A Long Island family is seeking to raise awareness about a very rare disease.
“He was diagnosed with a very rare disease neonatal hemochromatosis and speaking to the doctors, there’s been 30 cases in the last 20 yrs in the U.S.,” said father Hussain Gadit.
The New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.
Connecticut’s public health commissioner says researchers have stopped testing for the West Nile virus for the season.
New Yorkers turned out Sunday for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Walk To Cure Diabetes. The five mile walk itself was scheduled for 10:00 a.m., starting at Battery Park.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is getting ready for this weekend’s “Walk to Cure Diabetes” at Battery Park and the Bronx Zoo.
Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease that strikes otherwise healthy people and slowly makes them unable to breathe. It kills thousands every year, yet little is known about it.