Acting out dreams during sleep may indicate Parkinson’s disease

We’ve all had the experience of making our dreams come true, but this can be a harbinger of dreaded neurological conditions. Actor Alan Alda, best known for his role in the comedy-drama television series M*A*S*H*, thought he was threatened while he slept and threw a sack of potatoes at the attacker. When he woke up, … Read more

Newly discovered VEXAS syndrome may affect thousands more Americans than previously thought

The patient, Hector Campos, presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath, erratic fever, and swollen, itchy ears. His wife explained that Campos had tested negative for COVID-19. “What do you think this could be?” Campos asked emergency room chief Ethan Choi, who was also confused by the man’s symptoms. Scary, right? But it’s … Read more