Medical

Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Only natural/Greek yogurts met the UK's criteria for "low-sugar". "Our study highlights the challenges and mixed messages that come from the marketing and pac...


Flu season is on its way

People should receive a flu shot by the end of October, the CDC advises. According to the CDC, getting the flu shot is the most important step you can take ag...


Nearly one in 11 USA tweens and teens vape cannabis

The FDA and other health agencies also took a strong stand on where they come down on e-cigarettes, calling them a tobacco product. E-cigarettes have been the...


Daily Low-dose Aspirin has No Effect on Lifespan in Older People

However, most research on the benefits of aspirin is performed on people in middle age and there is mounting evidence the dangers increase as we get older. Co...


Are These Four Personality Types for Real?

Myers-Briggs and other methods of classifying people by personality type have always been shunned by the scientific community, but a new US research paper may...


Cigna-Express Scripts merger gets DOJ approval

Department of Justice said in a statement . In particular, the agency said the merger would not lessen competition in the sale of PBM services because Cigna's ...


Two detainees in sheriff's van drown in South Carolina floodwaters

He said the two deputies involved had been placed on administrative leave and he had launched an internal investigation. The women weren't identified. "Tonight'...


Kids May Be Overweight Because of Household Disinfectants

Tun speculated mothers in households with heavy use of eco cleaners may eat healthier food; therefore, they have healthier microbiomes during pregnancy, whi...


Think twice before starting to take daily aspirin

Popping an aspirin pill everyday doesn't help older people to live longer and it may even have the opposite effect, a new study reveals. "[The study] has pr...


Alzheimer's walk raises more the $400,000

The money raised during the walk will support a variety of initiatives, according to Greg Woods, program specialist with the Alzheimer's Association . The chap...


Plastic ingredients may cause reproductive problems in lab mice

Upon further testing of replacement bisphenols including common replacement called BPS, Hunt and the other researchers confirmed that alternatives cause very si...


Ground-breaking research finds daily aspirin dose doesn't lead to longer life

The test subjects, majority from Australia, were older than 70, except for blacks and Hispanics in the United States, who were recruited at age 65 or older beca...


Number Of Iowa West Nile Cases Highest Since 2003

A small number of people (less than 1 per cent) develop severe neuro-invasive disease. "Most people with WNV never develop symptoms and will not know that the...


In the United States named winners of the IG Nobel prize

The literature prize went to an Australian team of researchers proved the fact that most people using complicated products never read the user manual, inclu...


Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Stephen Evans, a professor of pharmacoepidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: "The surprising findings here are the small incr...


Missouri Mom Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Terminally Ill Daughter's Pain Meds

A Missouri mother listed because the first caregiver for her 20-365 days-historic terminally in awful health daughter has been charged with taking the girl's an...


Zimbabwe's opposition MDC postpones mock inauguration following cholera outbreak

Government declared an emergency on Tuesday, September 11 whiles the police announced a ban on public gathering especially in capital Harare in public interes...


China says battling swine fever is 'complex and challenging'

Denmark has planned to build fences along Germany borders to prevent entry of African swine fever. Stéphane Travert, Minister of Agriculture and Food, has ask...


Kathimerini: West Nile virus death toll rises to 22

Another 22 are now receiving treatment in hospital, including 12 in intensive care units, KEELPNO data revealed. WNV and EEE are arboviruses that are transmit...


Killer storm Florence dumping 'epic amounts of rainfall' on Carolinas

Storm surges - the bulge of ocean water pushed ashore by the hurricane - were as high as 10 feet (3 meters). A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell o...


New Map Shows Which US States Have The Highest Obesity Rates

He said Florida's not the only state struggling with overweight residents. No state saw a reduction of its obesity rate. Obesity prevalence among black adults...


Polar Vantage V and M multi-sport watches are made for athletes

They are not smartwatches, but incorporate the strengths of Polar's history and extensive research and testing to offer affordable, capable Global Positioning S...


Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 despite better prevention

The research, as reported in the BBC also said that one in six women and one in five men will suffer from the disease. In addition to cancers of the lungs, ...


Can you get the flu shot too early?

The state Division of Public Health (DPH) reports two lab-confirmed cases of influenza in DE, two weeks before flu season officially begins. "Having the vacci...


Latest Apple tech includes new watch that can detect your heart problems

However, the most hyped feature of the latest Apple Watch 4 is the built-in electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG feature). The world's first trillion-dollar compan...


Zim govt declares cholera outbreak an emergency, police ban public gatherings

He said the ban affects both day and night vending and in this regard, police will intensify patrols and surveillance in the Harare CBD and will be out in ful...


MS reaches 31 West Nile virus cases so far in 2018

The reminder follows confirmation today of a second positive mosquito pool for West Nile virus in Corunna. The department notes that West Nile virus is in...


Over 18 million new cases of cancer likely this year

The report by the research centre also predicted that there will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer worldwide. In Asia, almost half of all new cases and 57...


Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Even the fact that Apple discontinued last year's iPhone X shouldn't come as much of a surprise given that the new iPhone XS seemingly serves as an entry-le...


FDA mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes

The agency also imposed fines - ranging from $279 to $11,182 - on another 130 establishments for repeated offenses. As a result of its findings, the agency i...


Are butter, cheese and whole milk really good for you?

Researchers surveyed more than 130,000 people in 21 countries over about nine years. People whose only dairy intake was whole-fat products still had significa...


E-cig makers have 60 days to show they aren’t targeting minors

The FDA took the largest enforcement action against more than 1,300 retailers and five manufacturers of selling e-cigarettes on Wednesday. Juul, a private compa...


Afraid of the needle? CDC approves flu shot alternative

For children, the NHS use the nasal spray vaccine because it protects them better, for longer, and is easier and more comfortable for children than the injectio...


Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

The first patients who is said to be a Nigerian national was diagnosed with the disease in Cornwall last week while the second case was first presented at Bla...


Middle-aged drinkers should have more alcohol-free days - campaigners

A YouGov poll also shows that they find cutting back on alcohol far harder than eating healthily or exercising . "Setting yourself a target of having more ...


Poor mental health at work ‘widespread’ ZlotoNews

It comes as new figures revealed nearly half of all United Kingdom workers had experienced poor mental health in their current job. This results in an average o...


US plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

Dr Gottlieb said the agency plans to launch a national campaign to raise awareness of the risks to teens, as it sees signs that the number of users is increasin...


FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes, cites teen use 'epidemic'

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said that e-cigarettes, while still harmful , may be effective for adults who want to give up cigarette smoking, which kill...


Attala County joins list of West Nile locations

DEET All Day, Every Day: Whenever you're outside, use insect repellents that contain DEET or other EPA approved repellents and follow instructions. If you...


Is it the Right Time to Get a Flu Shot?

It may seem early, but clinics are already receiving this year's vaccine. While predicting with certainty the severity of an upcoming flu season is impossibl...


Share your wishes on Organ Donation Week

TEN people in the borough have died waiting for an organ transplant during the last five years, it has been revealed amid Organ Donation Week. NHSBT says some...


Woman treated with antibiotics develops 'black hairy tongue'

The symptoms can also lead Smoking and low oral hygiene. The answer is not as scary as it seems. Doctors suspected that she had developed a hairy tongue as a ...


Greater protection needed from African swine fever - pork industry

It is not harmful to humans. Highly contagious, the disease can spread through direct or indirect contact and causes high mortality, while the virus can persi...


Airport security bins carry more germs than the toilets, scientists say

You'll have to use the airport's dirtiest spot at some point during your travel. Parents will also not be surprised that the only surface that returned viruse...


NHS to receive further £200m funding, Matt Hancock announces

Ian McGregor, vice-president of the software company UiPath, said: "The pledge of a £200 million fund for NHS trusts to assist technological transformation in t...


Urgent appeal for organ donors in South East

Wales is now the only country in the United Kingdom which uses an opt-out system for organ donation. Only 27 per cent of the people who joined the United King...


Carry-On Security Bins Are The Dirtiest Items At Airports, Study Says

While the researchers found germs that can make you sick in 10 percent of their surface samples, a quarter of the air samples they took tested positive for bugs...


Common painkiller linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke

The risk was apparent for both men and women of all ages and with low doses of diclofenac , the study in the BMJ reported. The researchers advised that di...


West Nile Fever cases soar - English

During a West Nile Virus outbreak in 2010, Lee, Collier, and DeSoto counties all confirmed cases of West Nile Virus, but Charlotte County was not affected. "In ...


Theranos Gone for Good - Company Says It Will Disolve

The Journal reports that most of the company's remaining employees worked their last day on August 31, while Taylor and a few others have just a few more ...