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Migraine Could Increase Risk For Facial Paralysis

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study finds migraine headaches could double the risk of Bell's Palsy, a condition of the nervous system that causes facial paralysis. Doctor Stewart Tepper at the Cleveland Clinic says a migraine won't cause the condition, but they have been linked.   Researchers in Taiwan studied over 137-thousand people and discovered those…

Napster Co-Founder Donates Millions To Find Allergy Cure

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Palo Alto, CA) -- Tech billionaire Sean Parker is donating 24-million dollars to Stanford University to help develop a cure for all allergies. The 35-year-old Napster co-founder and first president of Facebook suffers from asthma and allergies so severe that he spent three weeks of his senior year in the emergency room. His donation is…

Particulate Pollution May Cause Higher Risk Of Autism

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- A pregnant woman's exposure to high levels of particulate pollution may double the chances her unborn child will develop autism. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found this higher risk is especially likely for women in the third trimester of pregnancy. This includes particulates from fires, vehicles and industrial smokestacks. which…

NHL Updates Mumps Info, Protocol

Posted On December 18, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The NHL is sending out updated information to teams on trying to combat an outbreak of mumps among players. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly tells ESPN.com that the league sent a memo to all 30 clubs back in November, but this latest one offers more specific information and protocol on taking precautions.…

New Study Says We’re Living Longer

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- People are living longer all over the world. A new study published in "The Lancet" medical journal says the average human lifespan is six years longer than it was 25 years ago. Researchers at the University of Washington discovered that life expectancies have risen everywhere. Some of the biggest increases were seen in…