Medical

Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

The challengers who sued to stop Trump's action included a collection of states such as California and NY, people now protected by the program and civil rights ...


WHO prequalifies first Ebola vaccine - International

Today's WHO announcement made good on Tedros's comments yesterday in the wake of the European Commission's full licensure announcement , the world's first fo...


Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups

He added that preventing pneumonia averts treatment costs and other loses due to illness, and allows children to become healthy, productive adults. As a resul...


GW Pharma scores the industry's first NICE nods for cannabis-based medicines

Epidyolex has been approved for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet Syndrome , which are two rare types of epilepsy experienced by between 8,000 and 9,000 peopl...


Flu Has Arrived, Deaths Reported in Washoe and Clark Counties

Officials for the Southern Nevada Health District say Clark County's only flu-related death this season occurred between October 27 and November 2. Every flu ...


Trump to Fulfill with vape Business, public health advocates before new Principles

President Trump says U.S. may raise the vaping age to 21, CNBC. "These new findings are significant because for the first time, we have detected a potential t...


Google secret project gathers health data of millions of Americans

At least 150 Google employees have access to data on tens of millions of patients, according to the WSJ report , which cites a person familiar with the matte...


Breakthrough in probe into lung injury by e-cigarette in US

The CDC said it hasn't ruled out the possibility that other ingredients have caused the illness. On Nov. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...


First cannabis drugs approved for use on NHS

It approved the use of Epidyolex to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, two types of epilepsy which affect around 9,000 people in the UK. The guida...


Atatiana Jefferson's Father Passes Away from Heart Attack

Marquis Jefferson suffered a cardiac arrest and was taken to the hospital Friday night, November 8, Carter said. Carter said the 58-year-old Jefferson "died ...


Trump says forthcoming vape policy may raise age requirement to 21

Crosthwaite, CEO of Juul Labs, said in a statement . Federal health officials are expected to soon release plans for removing most vaping flavours from the m...


Bevin Refuses to Concede Kentucky Gubernatorial Race, Citing Voting ‘Irregularities’

Trump said that losing the election would send "a really bad message to the rest of the country" and " you can't let that happen to me ". But it did happen...


Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers

Because President Trump should be afforded an opportunity to confront his accusers, the anonymous whistleblower should testify. While most attention has focus...


Mulvaney subpoenaed to testify in House impeachment probe

Hill also is said to have told investigators that her then-boss, then-national security adviser John Bolton, also didn't want to go along with Trump's plan. A t...


Oakland County reports first flu death of season

Australia just weathered one of the worst flu seasons on record. The victim was a 69-year-old Oakland County man. "Vaccination is the most effective protectio...


Scientists find a ‘strong culprit’ in vaping-related deaths

Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the CDC, said during the update. Since vaping was discovered to be a common thread in the spate of lung il...


US lab identifies rare new HIV strain

The researchers said the guidelines for determining whether an unusual virus was a new HIV subtype required three independent cases of the virus to be reported....


Immune System's Memory Wiped by Measles

An analysis of blood from 77 unvaccinated children before and after a measles outbreak swept through their Netherlands community revealed that the virus era...


UPS completes the first commercial drone delivery in the US

The company is already considering flights between hospitals to provide easier access to lifesaving medicines like anti-venoms. UPS on Tuesday announced tha...


Screen time and kids: New findings parents need to know

The AAP recommends that children younger than 18 months avoid using any screens, except for video-chatting; parents of children 18 to 24 months of age who want ...


Why People Are Protesting Melania Trump's Visit to Boston

Seated between U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and BMC president Kate Walsh, the first lady listened to short remarks given by doctors who ...


Gov. Signs Law Increasing Tobacco Purchase Age in NY

Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fingers vaping as the primary culprit in an outbreak of severe lung illnesses resulting in almost t...


Judge Voids Trump-Backed 'Conscience' Rule for Healthcare Workers

The 147-page decision by U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer declaring the so-called "conscience" rule unconstitutional came in a lawsuit by NY and 22 other sta...


Kentucky's apparent new governor outlines plans, Democrats take control of Virginia government

U.S. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky on Tuesday over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legis...


How Elizabeth Warren's Medicare For All Proposal Works

A spokesperson for the Biden Campaign called the Warren proposal " unrealistic ". The rest of us, the 99 percent, would pay nothing. It would virtually elim...


Anti-Ebola Reporter Killed As New Vaccine Arrives in Congo

Ituri, in eastern Congo and close to the border with South Sudan and Uganda , is one of the areas most affected by the latest Ebola epidemic. Health offici...


INTERNATIONAL - Judge blocks Trump immigrant health insurance rule

Oregon District Judge Michael Simon has approved a temporary restraining order that will delay the administration from enacting a new rule that immigrants mus...


Flu season is off to an early start this year

THD does have flu vaccine available for children through age 18 years who qualify for VFC: Medicaid-eligible, Native American/Alaskan Native, uninsured, or unde...


Measles infection cripples immunity, making human vulnerable to other diseases

The paper pairs with another published today in Science Immunology . As much as three-quarters of a person's immune memory can be wiped out by the "amnesia" ...


Warren Admits Medicare for All Could Lead to Loss of Jobs

Based on CBS News polling, most Americans think the nation's health care system needs fundamental changes or to be completely rebuilt, and costs are what con...


Tulsa County resident is first flu-related death of season

But a local pharmacist says that, during the health minister's press conference, she didn't put enough stress on where to get those vaccines: only doctors or ...


PBS and Politico to Host Sixth 2020 Democrat Debate in Los Angeles

According to a press release , the debate will be cosponsored by PBS NewsHour and Politico . To qualify for the Los Angeles debate, a candidate must hit 4...


DEA's 'Take Back Day' Removes Prescription Pills - and vaping devices - from Circulation

Dan Douglas. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows year after year that the majority of m...


Measles patient who visited Disneyland may have exposed others

A measles patient visited Disneyland last week while contagious and could have exposed visitors to the disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public ...


Hillary Clinton still considering 2020 run for president

At the time , Gabbard, who was a rising star in the Democratic Party , resigned as a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee in order to endorse San...


Biogen surges as momentum for Alzheimer's treatment revives hope

If approved, aducanumab would become the first drug to reduce the clinical decline of Alzheimer's disease and the first to show that removing beta-amyloid b...


Uganda, DR Congo experts meet to assess progress in Ebola fight

The Random trial of the drug started in 2015 during the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Lastly, I go over some interesting and good news on Ebola vaccines . Th...


Warren says she’ll detail costs of her health plan soon

With Warren's insistence that she has a plan for everything, you would think she would be forthcoming in her plan to pay for the bill. Elizabeth Warren, which...


USA presidential candidate Joe Biden maintains double-digit lead in new national poll

The spike in support for Biden comes as his campaign weathers controversy over his son Hunter Biden's business dealings in Ukraine, which have also become a foc...


Rotary Club to light up sky for polio campaign

The Binghamton Rotary Club, along with five other restaurants, are joining together this week to raise money to end polio. On Saipan, Ayuyu said community mem...


Will you get a flu shot this year?

Will you roll up your sleeve and get a flu shot this year? Some people are at higher risk for serious illness or death from the flu, including children younge...


Pakistan has highest incidence of breast cancer in Asia: Mrs Alvi

One of the major concerns regarding breast cancer is the lack of information, which ultimately leads to failure in early diagnosis. The day encourages people ...


MDH: 2 more Minnesotans die due to vaping complications

Information provided to the CDC also includes evidence gathered from patient interviews and patient medical records reviews. "We are working with partners acros...


Malnutrition behind 69% deaths among children below 5 in India: UNICEF report

Chief of UNICEF India (Nutrition) Arjan De Wagt, who is here to release the United Nations agency's report - The State of the World's Children 2019 - to m...


Doctors expect one flu strain to be severe this year

Visit any Regional Health Medical Clinic today to get your flu shot . CVS and MinuteClinic locations in Target, for example, offer free flu shots every day...


Get your flu shot, says Health Unit

This year, the vaccine will contain four different antibodies for the strands being seen, and there aren't any live viruses in the flu shot. Those older that ...


Key takeaways from the Democratic presidential candidate debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden also faced questions about Trump's baseless charges that he and his son profited improperly from overseas work. Elizabeth Wa...


Titans Replace Marcus Mariota With Ryan Tannhill As Starting QB

Mariota completed 7-of-18 passes for 63 yards and two interceptions and a 9.5 rating against the Broncos before being replaced with 4:49 in the third quarter. "...


1299 cases of vaping related injury reported in 49 USA states

At present, the cause or causes of the lung injuries has not been identified. Symptoms have resulted in multiple-week hospitalizations with some patients requir...


Elizabeth Warren under fire at Democratic debate

Biden has said he would effectively build on the Affordable Care Act, while Sanders and Warren support " Medicare For All " plans. Qualifying candidates inc...