Medical

UnitedHealth Puts Up Big Profit Numbers In 2nd Quarter

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) finalized the Monday at price of $256.98 after traded 3621438 shares. Now we have to analyze the facts that if the ...


Pop Singer Britney Spears, Says My Children Don't See Me as Famous

Though the single is approaching its 20th anniversary, the singer says it feels like not much time has passed. While she overcame her fear of snakes for what ...


President Trump took Russia's side against his own country

That assertion is not supported by known intelligence. 'You say you agree with US intelligence that Russian Federation meddled in the election in 2016, ' Glor...


Blood test to detect melanoma could save thousands of lives

The next step for the scientists is to conduct another clinical trial lasting three years to validate their findings, with hopes the test could be available in ...


Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research

It comes as a study found that, among people who had been hospitalised for mania, a history of eating cured meat was 3.5 times higher than among a group without...


Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant

The bacteria is identified as Vibrio vulnificus , which lives in warm, brackish seawater. In rare cases, the bacteria can become "flesh eating disease". Those ...


Research reveals weight gain is caused only by fat consumption

In recent decades, diet gurus have shifted the blame for weight gain onto high-carb foods - particularly snacks containing lots of sugar. Now "unequivocal" tr...


Deals For National Hot Dog Day!

The hot dog can be topped with your choice of Chili Cheese or Mac & Cheese on each half of the two-foot-long creation. 7-Eleven: $1 Big Bite Quarter Pound ho...


Creating Genetically Modified Babies Is "Morally Permissible", Says Ethics Committee

Now, the inquiry gives a tentative green light to such enterprises as long as several conditions are met. Commenting on the council's review of genome editing, ...


Michelle Williams seeks mental health help

She told the hosts that she had been struggling with depression since she was 13 to 15 years old, but it peaked when Destiny's Child , the musical group that l...


An orange a day may prevent age-related vision loss

There is now no cure for the disease. While there have been previous studies highlighting the importance of vitamins to good eyesight, the new study focused o...


Liver Cancer Deaths Are Way Up Among US Adults, Study Says

This increase in liver cancer deaths is particularly noteworthy, as overall mortality rates for all types of cancer have declined. Liver cancer, however, ha...


Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart is excessively frail, making it impossible to sufficiently direct blood to fundamental organs to work appropriat...


Remains of bread baked 14,400 years ago found in Jordan

The flatbread predates what had been accepted as the timeline of bread making by at least 4,000 years, and that's a huge leap on the relatively short history of...


Liver cancer death rate up 43% since 2000 — CDC

For example, the rates of people getting liver cancer haven't changed much, and the disease is still hard to detect and, in many cases, treat. Despite the v...


Mom blames teen’s death on packaging for peanut cookies

Travers-Stafford says her daughter's mistake was caused by the cookie wrapper being pulled back and there not being a warning notice on the label for peanut all...


Blood Pressure Medication That May Contain Cancer-Causing Impurity Is Recalled

The companies blamed the recall on the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), an impurity thought to be produced because of changes in manufacturing that ...


FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

Officials say the recall comes after a trace amount an unexpected impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was detected. NDMA has been classified by the World ...


Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

There has been an impurity found in valsartan called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). According to the FDA , the presence of NDMA is these drugs was unexpected...


Fortis bid won by Malaysia's IHH Berhad, to invest Rs 4,000 cr

IHH Managing Director and CEO Tan See Leng said the acquisition would significantly increase the company's reach across the Indian subcontinent. Intra-day, it s...


Health Department: Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Marion County

Symptoms of West Nile include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, rash, muscle weakness and swollen lymph nodes. In rare cases the virus can lead to encephalit...


Report from NY health officials calls for pot legalization

The 74-page analysis released Friday concludes that the benefits of legalization outweigh potential risks. It says it could also create over 200,000 new jobs, a...


Government greenlights treatment for smallpox?

The government paid for part of the development of the drug, which is called TPOXX . Its approval was backed by trials reporting its efficacy in animal model...


China's June trade with North Korea down by half

The U.N. Security Council has steadily tightened trade sanctions as leader Kim Jong Un's government pressed ahead with nuclear and missile development in de...


Scientists Take First Ever Color X-ray of Human Body

This allows a higher resolution, allowing higher contrast variations. The bones are in white and soft tissue in red. "These X-ray imaging technology creates m...


High blood pressure may cause brain diseases

Blood pressure is a measure of the force at which blood flows through our veins, arteries and capillaries, according to the American Heart Association. Two-thir...


Mycoplasma genitalium (MG): what it is and why doctors are anxious

Because symptoms of M. genitalium can resemble those of chlamydia , a more common STI, patients with M. genitalium are often treated with antibiotics for ...


New Zealand scientists develop First-ever colour X-ray

The dense material absorbs some of those rays and appears in white in the resulting image, while the remaining rays pass through softer tissues and muscles and ...


CRISPR Can Make Cancer Cells Kill Cancer

The "autologous" approach used CRISPR technology to edit the genome of a patient's cancer cells and insert therapeutic molecules. If this technique sounds...


Virtual reality therapy can help ‘cure’ fear of heights

Participants were given six VR treatment sessions roughly for 30 minutes each for two weeks where they wore a VR headset . At the end of the treatment and at...


Heart Disease in Dogs May be Tied to Certain Foods

The FDA said the condition is turning up in breeds that do not usually get it. A warning from the Food and Drug Administration. Found typically in larger br...


Mosquitos in Jefferson County test positive for West Nile Virus

North Witchduck Road in the Kempsville area. The Tippecanoe County Health Department received a phone call from the Indiana State Department of Health on July 1...


Va. Tech Freshman Treated for Giant Hogweed Burns

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said last month the risky hogweed plant was spotted at a private home, and researchers have said th...


HUD to ban smoking in all public housing starting July 31

This ban was announced in November 2016 from U.S. Housing and Urban Development but Public Housing Agencies were given until July 31 to abide by the new rule....


Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition

Known as the risk adjustment program, it allocates insurance premium dollars to plans that enrolled higher risk and less healthy members from plans that enrolle...