Medical

New poll: 43% of Democratic primary voters in Missouri favor Joe Biden

Four other White House candidates in the U.S. Senate - Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth W...


Ebola: Two health workers killed in DR Congo

He developed symptoms last week before taking a bus to Goma on Friday. The man was later transported back to Butembo treatment center, and other passengers of...


Trump Administration Withdraws Proposed Rule to Block Rebates

The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (NYSEArca: IHF ) jumped 3.7% on Thursday, breaking back above its 200-day simple moving average. Rebates had become...


Trump signs executive order to improve kidney care

Medicare's current payment structure pushes patients into in-clinic dialysis as a default option, often providing a significant burden to the lives of end stage...


Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk

Slurping is less fun right now, after a new study reported that drinking a glass as small as 3.38 ounces of a sugary drink a day can increase your overall r...


Biden says he was wrong in comments about segregationists

Garcia opted not to question either Biden or Harris about their recent back-and-forth over busing as a way to combat racial segregation in America's schools, ...


Appeals Court To Hear Obamacare Arguments

United States , argued that since the ACA was previously upheld because it was a valid form of Congress' taxing power, taking the taxing power away makes the en...


UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases

Two doses are needed to be fully protected. Estimates from the University of Warwick suggest the vaccine, which protects against the human papilloma virus (...


Latest 'Obamacare' court battle plays out in New Orleans

But it argued the rest of the law should remain intact. But in a surprise move in March, the Justice Department said it now agrees with the December ruling th...


Republican judges appear to side with Texas challenge to Obamacare

The arguments are centred on whether Congress effectively invalidated former President Barack Obama's entire signature healthcare law when it zeroed out the...


Harris clarifies stance on federally mandated school busing

Facing fresh criticism for once opposing court-ordered busing to help desegregate schools in the 1970s as a senator, Biden has seen his sizeable lead in the p...


Pig ear dog treats likely source of Salmonella outbreak — CDC

Some 13 U.S. states have reported the Salmonella cases involving 45 people infected by the bacteria. No deaths have been reported but a dozen people have be...


Researchers One Step Closer to Find Cure for HIV

The CRISPR treatment was combined with antiretroviral drugs, which suppressed the spread of HIV within the infected mice's cells, while the gene editing was use...


Mold in Seattle Children’s Hospital Leaves One Dead and Five Others Sick

The six patients who developed infections - three last year, three this year - were more at risk to the mold due to their medical procedures, according to th...


CDC Warns Americans Of Fecal Parasite That Can Live In Pools

Crypto parasites bring cryptosporidiosis , a disease that causes watery diarrhea that can last for weeks at a time. Untreated water (such as lakes) and dri...


Mosquito Alert: First Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In New Jersey

The health department is encouraging everyone to remove any standing water from their home of property, as that is where mosquitoes most like to breed. · Instal...


CDC warns of fecal pool parasite - how you can stay safe

The concern with crypto, according to the CDC , is that it's tough to kill. Summer's scorching temperatures may have many people looking to cool down in a swi...


Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infects Two Women In Florida, Killing One

The wound swelled up and continued to bleed, prompting her to go to an urgent care facility where she was prescribed antibiotics and given a tetanus shot. Vibri...


Medtronic recalls some insulin pumps as FDA warns of hacking risk

The drug regulator said it was not aware of any confirmed reports of patient harm related to the potential cybersecurity risks. The cybersecurity risks found ...


Kamala Harris backtracks on eliminating private health insurance

Sen. Kamala Harris clarifies her position on eliminating private insurance in the United States, following her response at #DemDebate . But some favor a gove...


Papaya-Linked Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 24 In NY, 14 In CT

The CDC says 62 people have fallen ill since January. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control Prevention urges people in NY state and five other states not to s...


12-Year-Old Indiana Girl Contracts Deadly Flesh-Eating Disease During Florida Vacation

When they returned to Indianapolis, a doctor told Michelle to take her daughter to an emergency room. "At that point, I had to put her on my back and carry he...


Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

This is a truly big action. The idea is that if people can shop around, market forces may drive down costs. Lack of information about health care prices is a ...


National HIV Testing Day event

In addition to free HIV testing, Genesee County Health Department's Wear One condom campaign aims to decrease HIV and other STI rates by removing possible barri...


These commonly prescribed medications may increase your risk of dementia, study finds

The researchers assessed anticholinergic drug exposure through 10 years of prescription data that spanned 1 to 11 years before the index date (the dementia ...


News Announces the 2019-2020 Best Children's Hospitals

News. Akron Children's Hospital is ranked in 6 specialties . The methodology reflects clinical outcomes, such as patient survival, infection rates and comp...


Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak

The index case was a 5-year old boy who fell ill after a visit to Mabalako Health Zone in Democratic Republic of the Congo to attend the burial of his grand-fat...


Be Careful Of Fecal Transplants, Warns FDA, After Patient Death

After these adverse events occurred, stored preparations of FMT from this stool donor were tested and found to be positive for ESBL-producing E. coli identica...


WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Is Not An International Public Health Emergency

As of Wednesday, 2,014 cases and 1,317 deaths were confirmed to be caused by the disease, the World Health Organization said . However, it was damning of cou...


Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity

Nathaniel Watson, a professor of neurology and director of the Harborview Sleep Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle, who was not involved in the...


Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside DRC outbreak

They were directed to an isolation center, but then six members of the family fled the facility, crossing into Uganda , said the Congolese Health Ministry, whi...


A Huge Medical Data Breach Just Happened and You May Be Affected

AMCA advised that AMCA's affected system includes information provided by BioReference that may have included patient name, date of birth, address, phone, date ...


Program expands access for veterans seeking private medical care

Other additions to health care options under the MISSION Act include a new urgent care benefit, where veterans can visit any urgent care center that is in netwo...


LabCorp and Quest hit with data breach, 19.6m patients potentially affected

The Secaucus-based diagnostic testing company gave a confirmation that was an incident related to the data security which involved AMCA who is a billing colle...


Young Texas couple die from unidentified illness in Fiji

David was an Air Force veteran and Michelle was a former college athlete. Their "amazing vacation", however, turned into a nightmare when the parents of two -...


Quest Diagnostics Warns Nearly 12 Million Patient Records May Have Been Breached

Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on almost 11.9 m...


Data for 12 million Quest patients may have been exposed

AMCA first notified Quest of potential unauthorized activity May 14, according to the release. AMCA in May notified Optum360 and Quest that an unauthorized us...


GM fungus causes ‘crash’ in mosquito populations, study suggests

They used a toxin found in the venom of an Australian funnel-web spider, and the genetic instructions needed to produce the toxin were added to the genetic code...


Desire of measles conditions in 2019 surpass 25-One year squawk

During the resurgence, public health officials began recommending children get two vaccine doses, instead of one. While some people have concerns about vaccin...


FDA To Hold CBD Hearing Friday: What You Should Know

The CBD oil is allowed " as long as it is produced within the regulations defined by the law " under the 2018 Farm Bill , which federally legalized hemp an...


Game Dependency has Entered the WHO Disease List

Gaming addiction is now officially as real a condition as gambling or alcohol addiction, after it was recognised by the World Health Organisation ( WHO ). Hard...


Trump Administration Aims to Weaken Trans Health Care Protections

The agency's Office of Civil Rights said it posted a proposed rule to roll back those provisions of the law. HHS's director of the Office for Civil Rights...


Lawmaker Single-Handedly Blocks Disaster Relief Bill

Lowey , D-N.Y., said in a statement after Roy's objection. The House tried to pass the bill on Friday by "unanimous consent"-or a voice vote-during a pro fo...


Maine Becomes 25th State To Report Measles Outbreak

The United States has reported the largest number of measles cases in the country in a single year since 1994 and since measles was eliminated in 2004, accordin...


Measles case confirmed in New Mexico

However, the NMDOH later clarified that the child did, in fact, have a confirmed case of the measles. In Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the USA, vac...


WWE Legend Ric Flair also called Nature Boy is Brain Dead

Friday, FOX 5 Atlanta has learned his hospitalization is due to a heart condition Flair has been battling for years. "Thanks for all the well wishes". As news...


Prevent dementia with exercise and ashtrays, World Health Organization says

This disease is also becoming a major reason for dependency and disability among older people. It also affects thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculati...


US crosses 800 measles cases for 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers Monday. As of Monday, New York City alone reports 498 cases , with 34 people hos...


How Much Coffee Is Too Much? A New Study Has the Answer

Similarly, a study from the United States found that participants who consumed a cup of coffee per day were 12 per cent less likely to die compared to those who...


New Acas advice on creating a positive mental health environment at work

The announcement comes ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week - organised by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) - which this year focuses on body image. If t...