RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

September 7, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Antibiotics may soon be useless against gonorrhea, reports the World Health Organization. They also report growing resistance to the drug with other STD's like syphilis and chlamydia as well. During the past year, the CDC has also issued several warnings about their growing resistance to drugs.Particles in air pollution may pose more of a health threat than previously thought, finds new research. The particles have been potentially linked to the development of neurodegenerative diseases after scientists discovered they can enter the brain. The harmful particles are abundant in urban settings.And... they look harmless enough, but it turns out they can cause very serious eye damage. Laser pointers have been tied to blurry vision, blind spots and even permanent vision loss, experts report. They're especially dangerous to children, who often engage in horseplay with the devices, without realizing the risks. The devices are mostly unregulated and treatment options for eye damage from t

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