EU gov’t and public health sites are lousy with adtech, study finds

A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found commercial adtech to be operating pervasively even in what should be core not-for-profit corners of the Internet. The researchers used searches including queries related to HIV, mental health, pregnancy, alcoholism and

Amid record-high STD rates, ‘super gonorrhea’ could be coming to a town near you

Like getting it on? NICE! But, um, still protect yourself. Times are tough, and the CDC is warning people about the increasing rates of STDs. Oh, also gonorrhea is starting to become more resistant to antibiotics. Have fun, but take care! Read more… More about Health, Mashable Video, Cdc, Sti,

We could detect Alzheimer’s with an eye test in the near future

Participants of the Memory and Aging Project at Washington University’s Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center found out they had an increased chance of developing Alzheimer’s after an analysis of the condition of their eyes. Now researchers think a simple eye exam could help detect the deadly disease, and save lives