Whooping Cough on the Rise

Whooping Cough on the Rise

The number of cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is on the rise in San Diego, California. Since the beginning of the year, 298 cases have been reported, which is up by 600 percent from last year’s 53 cases that had been reported by the same time. According to the Center for Disease […]

Lung Cancer Early Signs May Soon Be Detected by Simple, Cheap Breath Test

Lung Cancer Early Signs May Soon Be Detected by Simple, Cheap Breath Test

A cheap and simple breath test may soon be all that is needed to detect the early signs of lung cancer. The breath analysis would distinguish between an early-stage form of cancer versus a benign lung disease, whose early symptoms include changes in breathing, a different type of cough than usual, and constant wheezing. The development of the breath test […]