Read this weekend: Top healthcare stories of the week in case you missed them

Fox News Digital publishes a wide range of articles throughout the week to keep you up to date on the latest health and wellness topics – from medical research to healthcare innovations to stories of personal medical successes.

As you wind down your weekend, take a look at some of the week’s top stories in health that you may have missed or always wanted to see.

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Dive into this selection here – and let us know your thoughts or recommendations for our next roundup in the comments section below.

This week’s roundup includes (left to right) patients’ trust in nurses, a surprise transmission of Alzheimer’s disease, and the impact of energy drinks on America’s youth, among other topics. (iStock)

Alzheimer’s disease transmitted through a medical procedure

Some patients who underwent a certain medical procedure decades ago were found to develop Alzheimer’s disease later in life, researchers at the University of College London have found.

Fox News Digital spoke with the study authors and other dementia experts to learn more. Click here to read the story.

Some patients received a type of human growth hormone derived from the pituitary glands of deceased people (c-hGH). (iStock)

The FDA gives the green light to the first sterile at-home insemination kit

PherDal is the first sterile home insemination kit that helps people get pregnant in the comfort of their own home.

Fox News Digital spoke with Dr. Jennifer Hintzsche on how PherDal has already helped bring 34 babies into the world, as fertility experts share their thoughts on the solution. Click here to read the story.

“I think everyone deserves something to try first, and it shouldn’t take $10,000 [have the chance] “Becoming a mother,” said the company founder (not pictured). (iStock)

Chemo alternatives are emerging for cancer patients

A new drug for ovarian cancer has been put on the fast track…

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