Medical

‘Pack those condoms’: Sex health docs warn rare STI could become ‘superbug’

An estimated 2% of people are infected in the United Kingdom, so The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) has released new guidelines about ...


Man could lose limbs from flesh-eating bacteria

The Millville resident's troubles began with severe pain and swelling in his right leg, and quickly grew to include swelling and blisters all over his body, as ...


Rare sex disease could become next superbug, doctors warn

But specialists warn this is set to double within 10 years as the infection rapidly becomes untreatable. It often has no symptoms at all, but if left untreated,...


Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'

For men it causes inflammation of the urethra and could lead to watery discharges from the penis. In women, it can cause inflammation of the reproductive orga...


Trump Suspends Obamacare Payments To Insurers

Health insurers warned that a move by the Trump administration on Saturday to temporarily suspend a program that was set to pay out $10.4 billion to insurer...


Study suggests weaning babies sooner onto solids can aid sleep

After six months babies in both groups were eating a range of solids. And the better babies sleep, the better their parents' quality of life and mental health...


Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

The ministry added that that medication was used to threat blood pressure and cardiovascular problems. It is also sometimes prescribed after a heart attack. The...


Countdown withdraws frozen veggie product after Australian recall

But after the 44 products were recalled - Lidl has now issued another recall for 640g bags of Green Grocer Carrots, Broccoli and Sweetcorn. Food scientists an...


Thai cave rescue sees four more boys freed

The rescue effort, headed by the Royal Thai Navy's SEAL unit , have evacuated eight of the 12 boys, 11- to 16-year-old members of a Thai soccer team. For t...


Trump Administration Halts Payments Under Obamacare Program

As a result of this litigation, billions of dollars in risk adjustment payments and collections are now on hold", CMS administrator Seema Verma reportedly said ...


Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick for the ages

Of those, the shortlist is understood to have boiled down to four judges from various United States courts of appeal - Amy Barrett, Thomas Hardiman , Brett Ka...


New HIV vaccine tested on humans

Susan Buchbinder, MD, of the University of California San Francisco, one of the co-chairs of the ongoing phase IIb efficacy trial for this vaccine , explained ...


Wearing ties hamper productivity in office; here's why

Experts said that ties possibly cause the problem because wearing them constricts the jugular vein, the main blood vessels that returns blood from the head towa...


Polar fitness app exposed location of soldiers and government agents

Just six months after competing fitness tracking company Strava came under fire for revealing the location of United States military bases, Finnish wearable c...


West Nile virus positive mosquitoes detected in Boston

Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers and socks when outdoors, particularly when mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk , or in areas kn...


More than 200 sickened by parasite with symptoms including 'explosive' bowel movements

However, illnesses that began after May 24 might not have been reported yet because of the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness ...


Del Monte 'small veggie trays' result in 212 confirmed parasite cases

A previous major cyclosporiasis outbreak was reported in 2015 , when 546 individuals were infected across 31 states. The CDC said on Thursday that the outb...


Trump administration freezes payment program of 'Obamacare' - Newswatch

The Trump administration is planning to suspend some payments to insurance companies, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, this fall in the wake of a fed...


Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps

After Maya's procedure, the doctor informed Maya's parents that she would someday be able to walk but not without daily physical therapy. Maya says in the video...


Scientists Race To Save Bananas From Extinction

The concern is if it spreads to South America. It's proven resistant to chemical treatment so far too, so the only way to stop it spreading is to quarantine o...


How an entire line of dogs in the Americas disappeared

North American dogs disappeared shortly after the arrival of the first Europeans. While unsampled pockets of American dogs might still remain, what we've found ...


Pharmacies advised to recall valsartan products

It is also sometimes prescribed after a heart attack. Dr Sam Atkinson, director of the inspection, enforcement and standards division at the MHRA, said: "Peop...


Drinking coffee could help you live longer, say scientists

Interestingly, it showed that even drinking just one cup a day was linked to a lower risk of early death, and even more interestingly, it didn't matter whether ...


Impact of mother’s habits on children

The study was published online in BMJ . The prevalence of obesity in New Zealand had already trebled to 30% between 1977 and 2013, making it the third-...


Researchers solve mystery of Charles Darwin's flying spiders

The spiders pose in this manner only when they are all set to carry out ballooning . To find out whether the atmosphere's electric fields influenced in any...


Tennessee apartment filled with venomous spiders

The Brown Recluse is one of the most poisonous spiders found in the US and are common in Iowa, too. The effect of the spider bites on Wright was shocking. "They...


Listeria recall: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetable products following listeria warning

The Food Standards Agency said 43 frozen products, including sweetcorn and mixed vegetables - sold by retailers including Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Aldi and...


Experts warn against eating frozen sweetcorn after NINE deaths

It has affected 11 people so far in the Britain dating back to 2015, with two of those cases resulting in death. In addition, frozen spinach and frozen green be...


Nuts may boost male fertility

Researchers at Rovira and Virgili University in Reus, Spain, conducted a study on 119 healthy men, aged 18 to 35, and divided them into two groups. He added t...


Bananas on the brink of extinction?

The Madagascan tree grows unplantable, wild species of bananas that is immune to the Panama disease and researchers to create a hybrid of the two species of b...


Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears

It is feared the frozen vegetables could contain listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis, a rare illness responsible for the death of two people in ...


Original North American Dogs Descended From Siberian Populations

The evolutionary history of dogs has always been a bit murky, as today's dogs are like a "soupy mix" of genes from various breeds, said co-lead study author Ang...


Mosquito pond in Jamaica Plain tests positive for West Nile virus

Symptoms of West Nile Virus can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss and numbness. Jennifer Lo, th...


Drunk seagulls taken to RSPCA centres after 'drinking discarded alcohol on beach'

The soused seabird with a grimy face can hardly put one leg properly in front of the other as it tries to walk, tipping from side to side and regularly staggeri...


Hospital Evacuated After Tuberculosis Sample Accidentally Released

An accidental tuberculosis tube spill prompted a mass evacuation at two buildings on the campus of a prestigious Baltimore hospital, according to new reports. T...