Medical

CDC Warns Of Another Romaine-Centered E. Coli Alert

The warning comes just months after romaine lettuce was linked to E. coli which sickened dozens across the country, and even led to five deaths. Thirteen pe...


Surprising Study Shows Sucking On Your Baby's Pacifier Might Prevent Allergies

The researchers tracked the babies for only 18 months, making it unclear whether lower IgE levels in infancy would translate to fewer allergies later in lif...


Antibiotic resistance will kill MILLIONS of individuals by 2050

Wirral cabinet member for Adult Care and Health Cllr Christine Jones said: "Many people assume that antibiotics are a "cure all", but they're not". The US d...


One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

The King's Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation warn that not addressing the staffing gap could lead to spiralling waiting times, declining care quali...


3rd blood pressure drug recalled in recent weeks over impurity

As per the FDA, the latest recall has impacted less than 1% of the total products of losartan drug all over the USA market. "To date, Sandoz Inc. has not rece...


Should We Ban 'Freakshakes' And Milkshakes With More Than 300 Calories?

The group is urging health authorities to go further by calling for mandatory traffic light colored nutrition labeling across all menus. "When you pick up a...


‘Move more, sit less,’ government says in new exercise guidelines

Sallis is an active living researcher who is available to discuss the newly updated physical activity guidelines. Guidelines released Monday by the federal go...


Withings Pulse HR is the firm's first dedicated fitness tracker

In January, additional silicone wristbands will launch, but for the moment, we're unclear on how much those will cost. Unfortunately, the Pulse HR doesn't h...


Google's new health unit takes over AI sister company, DeepMind

Today, the firm announced that the health division, along with the team behind "Streams", their mobile app that supports healthcare officials with faster identi...


Health record opt-out time extended to January as Government caves in

But early this afternoon the Senate voted in favour of an amendment, proposed by One Nation leader Pauline Hanson, to extend the deadline for opting out from to...


How Does Social Media Decrease Well-Being?

As per the study, students who limited the use of either Facebook , Instagram and Snapchat to ten minutes per platform, per day showed a "significant" decrea...


SF Doctor Fires Back at NRA's Cheap Shot on Twitter

The NRA tweet was spurred by a position paper from the American College of Physicians posted on October 30 by the Annals of Internal Medicine and titled "Re...


Two big investors are buying Athenahealth for $5.7 billion

Shares of athenahealth jumped in early trading. One year later, the firm made an unsolicited all-cash bid for athenahealth worth roughly $7 billion, offering ...


WHO Report Finds Large Gap In Global Antibiotic Use

The " WHO Report on Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption" looked at antibiotic use in 65 countries and found the Netherlands used 9.78 defined daily doses ...


First death linked to ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak

According to the CDC, the outbreak strain of salmonella has been identified in samples from raw turkey pet food, raw turkey products, and live turkeys. The he...


Google to appoint Geisinger CEO as healthcare services head

There will soon be a change in leadership at Geisinger . Feinberg will take up the role at Alphabet (Google's parent company) in early 2019 and will have ove...


Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Head of paediatric surgery Dr Joe Crameri, who led the operation, said there had been no surprises despite fears the girls' bowel were shared. He said the ope...


Reason Last Year's Flu Season Was Deadly? Not Enough Vaccinations

The flu vaccine is a safe and effective means of protecting yourself and your family. Symptoms of flu, which is spread by coughs and sneezes or touching surfa...


First Flu Death of Season Reported in San Diego

People who are eligible for a free flu vaccination include: Adults aged 65 and over; Adults aged 18-64 with long-term conditions such as COPD, bronchitis, emphy...


Drinking coffee 'reduces likelihood of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's'

Caffeine decreases your insulin sensitivity and impairs glucose tolerance, therefore, reduces your risk of type-2 diabetes. Good news for coffee addicts - y...


Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

The fear of transmission of the infection via the borders is heightened by the armed conflicts in the region, say officials. If global Ebola containment effor...


CDC confirms 80 cases of polio-like illness in US

Amy Moore of Washington University in St. Louis. Parents are often disappointed or even a little bit upset when I tell them there's no medicine to help their ...


Trump warns House Democrats about gridlock over investigations

Trump also held out an olive branch to Pelosi, 78, a former Speaker who is a front runner for the job, but who is opposed by more than 50 members of her own pa...


Trump warns House Democrats against investigating his administration

Moreover, history showed that, with rare exceptions, the president's party suffers big setbacks in the first midterm elections of his tenure. College-educat...


Doctors have called the drinks, "killing" the vessels

John Higgins. A new study by medical school McGovern in Houston, which will be presented at the meeting of the American heart Association in Chicago next we...


Should there be a tax on red meat?

With reduced consumption of red meat, the study, published on November 6, claims there would be 220,000 fewer deaths from chronic disease per year around the wo...


‘Morning people’ at lower risk of breast cancer?

Lead scientist Dr Rebecca Richmond , from the University of Bristol , said: 'Using genetic variants associated with people's preference for morning or evening...


Opioid 500 times stronger than morphine gets OK

The drug is supplied in a 30 microgram tablet in a single-dose, prefilled applicator for administration by a healthcare professional, and it will not be availab...


Hancock: Individual responsibility at the heart of health policy

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock will address the Annual Meeting of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes, where he ...


U.S. finds 'clear evidence' cellphone radiation causes tumours in rats

Concerns over whether cellphones can cause cancer have been around for years. The study found that 2 to 3 percent of the exposed male rats developed maligna...


Breast Cancer Awareness is Focus of Battle Hill School's Recent Philanthropic Efforts

But often, people do not know what to do help besides donning pink. "A breast MRI looks at breast tissue in a totally different way than mammography and allow...


Zimbabwe's controversial Prophet Magaya retracts HIV cure claims

Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (P.H.D) is a Christian religious organisation founded in 2010 and led by Walter Magaya who is a self-proclaimed ...


Verbatim: Indiana records first flu-related death of season | The scoop

Box said that because infants under 6 months can't be vaccinated, it's important that anyone in a household where a young baby lives or visits get a flu shot ...


Parkinson's Disease May Have Roots In Appendix Says Study

Often, the appendix is considered a useless organ. However, the little organ could be harboring whatever causes Parkinson's. Parkinson's United Kingdom said t...


Study confirms cell phone radiation linked to cancer risks in male rats

It is considered the most comprehensive assessment to date of the effects of RFR from modulations used in 2G and 3G cell phones. The studies didn't investigat...


10th patient dies at pediatric facility in viral outbreak

A team of infection control experts was scheduled to visit the Wanaque center in November "to conduct training and assessments of infection control procedures",...


Protein Supplements Market | Industry Growth, Trends and Forecast Till 2024

The comprehensive value chain analysis of the market will assist in attaining better product differentiation, along with detailed understanding of the core co...


Preterm Birth Rates On The Rise For Third Year In A Row

Preterm birth is defines as birth at 20 to 37 weeks of pregnancy wherein the baby is not fully developed and equipped to survive on its own says the American C...


Federal health care website up and running after slow start

Of the 107,000 individuals who purchased individual health insurance in 2018, about 68,000 of them received coverage through a grandfathered or transitional p...


Appendix may play role in Parkinson's, study suggests

In fact, "alpha-synuclein is a protein that doesn't like to stay put", she added. Life expectancies for those with the disease are significantly shortened, and ...


Three Paralyzed Patients Now Walk, Thanks to Breakthrough Technology

There were three of the total paralyzed men who were told that they wouldn't be able to walk again in their lives and they would spend the rest of their lives b...


2 more measles cases confirmed in New Jersey

Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus that is spread by direct contact with nasal or throat secretions of infected people. Gettin...


Expectant mothers urged to have free flu vaccine

You can get a flu shot through your regular healthcare provider, the Fond du Lac County Health Department, or most other places that have a pharmacy. The vaccin...


This is why ‘Teal Pumpkins’ are popping up in your neighborhood

It's a way to show trick-or-treaters with food allergies you have something to give them other than food. Kolaszewski is a big advocate of the nationally reco...


Dogs Are Being Trained to Detect Malaria by Sniffing People's Socks

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes, but it can be preve...


Nurse Niels Högel goes on trial in Germany over 100 patient deaths

Asked by the presiding judge at the court in the northern city of Oldenburg whether the charges against him were accurate, the accused Niels Hoegel replied, "Ye...


Heidi Klum Reveals 2018 Halloween Costume

Check out Heidi's craziest costumes in the slideshow... At this point, the only person Heidi Klum's competing with on Halloween is herself. Last night...


New test could determine risk of developing malignant breast cancer

According to president and medical director of the National Cancer Society of Malaysia, Dr. Saunthari Somasundaram, nine out of 10 women can be cured if breast...


Budget shows United Kingdom not serious about erasing budget deficit by mid-2020s

Following his Budget , Mr Hammond is rated as doing a good job by 24 per cent of voters - slightly fewer than 27 per cent who think he is doing a bad job at No...


Same-sex couple finds a way for both women to carry baby

A lesbian couple has made medical history by carrying the same baby to term, together. Bliss, 37, donated the egg and kick-started the process, by having th...