Medical

Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases: health ministry

Though more than 96,000 people have been vaccinated in the country, and more than 44 million border screenings have helped to slow the spread of Ebola , the ri...


Peloton exercised by $150m music licensing claim

The suit alleges that Peloton has used unlicensed recordings from artists such as Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Justin Timberlake. Disclosed...


Another Measles Case in 100 Mile House

Not too long ago, Interior Health in BC confirmed another case of measles. The Health Division will also host a special measles vaccination clinic, which is o...


Drinking very hot tea nearly doubles risk of cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that 13,750 cases of esophageal cancer will be diagnosed in men and 3,900 new cases in women in the U.S. in 2019. For ...


CVS is now selling CBD-infused products in more than 800 stores

CVS confirmed that it has started selling CBD creams, sprays and lotions in eight states, including California, Illinois, Colorado and Alabama. CVS is working...


Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk

People who smoke cannabis on a regular basis are much more likely to experience delusions, severe depression and other symptoms of psychosis - with the risk...


Politician who opposed chickenpox vaccinations contracts chickenpox

He said he was opposed to the idea of vaccination being made mandatory. "There is never a shortage of hospitalised patients, because they have not been vaccinat...


Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

Sodas, sports drinks and other sugar sweetened beverages are the single largest source of added sugar in the American diet , researchers note in Circula...


Pepsodent, NDA Celebrates World Oral Health Day with 'Call A Dentist'

Patience Oforiwa Mpereh, Oral care Category Manager, said Unilever's brands have been working on prevention through free dental check-ups and school programmes ...


Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Postpone Wedding: He's Not 'Excited'

She is there for him in a way that you wouldn't expect from a newlywed. Her comments come just days after her new husband opened up about his recent struggles...


Daily Low-dose Aspirin No Longer Recommended For Most Seniors

Blumenthal at Johns Hopkins Medicine. It can also help lower cholesterol and manage blood sugar. People who should take aspirin are those who have suffered ...


BCHA receives grant to increase colorectal cancer screenings

Commonly known as Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer is not only one of the deadliest cancers in W. Va., but is also one of the most preventable and highly treatab...


US approves drug for post-partum depression

Get push notifications with news, features and more. On social media, people expressed joy at the availability of treatment and dismay at the cost of the drug...


Chinese Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Herself With Fruit Juice

A woman whom Chinese authorities identified only as Zeng (51), from Chenzhou China , blended a mixture of 20 different fruits and put it in an intravenous d...


Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019: These Fruits & Veggies Have The Most Pesticides

Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Fruits and vegetables are an important part of everyone's diet, and when it comes to some conventionally grown produce item...


MMR drop blamed on vaccine deniers

The measles virus was eliminated in the U.S.in 2000. People born after 1969 and before 1992 will have received only one MMR vaccine. "And I understand that so...


Celebs Go Dating pays touching tribute to the late Mike Thalassitis

I'm glad I got to hear you laugh and see you smile before you left this world". I won't forget that.it's so so sad.you will be missed. She was a close friend ...


Drinking Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk of Cancer

A new International Journal of Cancer study achieved this by following 50,045 individuals aged 40 to 75 years for a median of 10 years. Both alcohol and tob...


Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk

These severe mental disorders are defined as having abnormal thinking and perceptions or a loss of touch with reality. But using high-potency cannabis contai...


Sugary Drinks May Increase Cardiovascular Diseases Risk, Study Says

The study also found that drinking artificially sweetened beverages (ASB) per day could help in lowering the risk of premature death. The study also fou...


Eating Just 3 Eggs a Week Linked to Early Death

It found that, yes, dietary cholesterol and eggs are significantly associated with an increased risk - and that the more you eat, the higher the risk becomes. A...


Sugary drinks linked with increased risk of death, study shows

Chan School of Public Health in Boston, said by email. Researchers accounted for other dietary factors, physical activity and obesity, so that any effect measur...


Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

However, anyone who's had a stroke , heart attack, open-heart surgery or stints inserted to open clogged arteries, aspirin can save their life. You should ...


Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight, says WHO

Police opened fire to disperse the crowd in the Biena health zone, west of Butembo, killing one person and injuring another, the ministry said in a statement. "...


Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

The association weakened but remained true when researchers adjusted for lifestyle factors including dietary factors and physical activity, demographics and fam...


Daily aspirin no longer suggested to prevent heart attack

Healthy living helps keep arteries clear, the AHA and ACC said, but if more help is needed, statins might have to be taken. Think the guidelines really are em...


Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk patients

These events occurred in 5.3 percent of TAVR patients and 6.7 percent of patients undergoing traditional surgery. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which...


Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The discovery, reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , suggests egg yolks maximize one's dietary protein intake, said Nicholas Burd, a Unive...


Number of Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS drops to 1.9m

I urge all of us not to relent, but to increase the momentum. "Let us, therefore, work collectively and push for the last mile", he said. Akwa Ibom State in S...


Kidney Health Is for You Too

As 26 people die while waiting for a kidney transplant, WKD is meant to raise awareness about the conditions of the kidney. "Keeping in shape helps to decrease ...


New data in eternal debate over eggs, heart health

Whether eating eggs or cholesterol, which is also found in products such as red meat, processed meat and high-fat dairy products, is linked to cardiovascular di...


Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers unionize, marking a first in American history

Sanders, a progressive who is a staunch supporter of unions, said on Twitter he was "proud that our campaign is the first presidential campaign to unionize". Sa...


Measles Outbreak In Clark County, Washington, Up To 71 Confirmed Cases

In the past week, an additional 25 measles cases were reported, with 22 confirmed in the Williamsburg neighborhood. Some people think that instead of vacc...


Flu season is not over yet

The season usually ends in May. This flu season has marked a return to more typical numbers after last year's widespread outbreak of the virus, which prompt...


SIDS Risk Doubles If Mom Smoked in Pregnancy

A new study finds dire statistics for women who smoke while pregnant: Even one cigarette a day doubles your baby's risk of sudden unexpected infant death....