The U.S. House of Representatives has approved “The Dr. Emmanuel Bilirakis and Honorable Jennifer Wexton National Plan to End Parkinson's Act,” new no-cost legislation that supports efforts to prevent, treat, and eventually cure Parkinson’s disease.
Adding navy beans to patient diets could have beneficial effects on the gut microbiome. Dry beans are among the most beneficial prebiotic foods, although little research has explored exactly how they help gut and metabolic health.
A British study found airing new episodes of legendary sci-fi television show “Doctor Who” during the December holiday period, including on Christmas Day, led to lower death rates the next year in England and Wales. While the findings do not show causality, a researcher said “watching a doctor who is caring for people ‘could encourage health-seeking behaviour.’”