Medical

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends - what made a difference?

The flare-up, first detected in the rural village of Ikoko Impenge in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World Health Organisation and Cong...


The end of Ebola in the DRC shows that United Kingdom aid works

The study was published July 23 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. Health services first identified the family when the 15 year-old son showed sym...


15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

According to the report, Changchun Changsheng sold more than 36 million yuan ($5.28 million) worth in goods overseas in 2017. The State Drug Administration an...


Visitors claim they contracted hookworm from South Florida beach

In the USA and Canada, the medications can be expensive: Mulhollen Dumas says her son is taking an antibiotic and two anti-parasitic drugs, including one that h...


Dementia side effects may be tripled by common painkillers

It is because people with dementia produce increased amounts of endorphins - body's natural endogenous opioids - which interacts with brain to reduce our percep...


Concerns over Police access to My Health medical records

In a statement released earlier this month the Australian Digital Health Agency, which operates the MHR system, said it "has not and will not release any docume...


HPV vaccination to be given to boys, government announces

The HPV vaccine will now be given to boys aged 12 to 13 in England, the Government has announced . HIQA's Director of Health Technology Assessment and Deputy ...


Westchester Issues Warning After Three Fox Attacks

Fell to the ground, but jumped right back. "Kept coming at me". It tried to bite my hand at that point'. Due to its aggressive behavior, the fox is believed t...


Teen had to have gallbladder removed, Hot Cheetos may be to blame

Gallbladder-removal surgery, also known as a cholecystectomy, is usually necessary if a person has pain from gallstones that block the flow of bile in the gall...


UK at AIDS Conference commits to support organizations helping people with HIV

Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. The analysis conducted by UNICEF estimated that 9.6 million...


New Jersey woman strangles rabid fox attacking her in backyard

The attack occurred July 18 shortly after she heard rustling in some bushes while she was walking out to her backyard garden. It bit her twice on the legs as ...


Litter tray parasite toxoplasmosis could turn you into business fat cat

A study has found that infection with the toxoplasmosis parasite, which is spread in cat faeces, could increase entrepreneurial tendencies. In studying almost...


ISIS claims responsibility for deadly shooting spree in Toronto

The firearm was recovered at the scene. Hussain's sister was killed in a auto crash and his brother has been in the hospital. Hussain's brother was also conne...


Ritz Cracker Sandwiches & Bitz Products recall

No other Pepperidge Farm products in the US are subject to this recall. "There might have been products in the United States and they're going to deal with ...


Hot Cheetos may be to blame for teen having gallbladder removed

Dr. Cary Cavender, from Le Bonheur Children's Hospital said the chips were at least partly to blame for Rene's surgery. He believes spicy chips can exacerbate t...


Cape Breton baby boomers urged to take free hepatitis C test

It is often silent and can become an epidemic. "The initial record numbers of Australians being cured of hepatitis C was fantastic news, but the majority of p...


Buyout firm Apollo to buy LifePoint Health in $5.6 bln…

Every trading day indicate diverse behavior and trends about LifePoint Health , Inc. Early reports on the acquisition began to surface late last week, result...


Levels of child obesity continue to rise say Public Health England

The data, which comes from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) over the past 10 years, showed that stark health inequalities were continuing to ...


Depressed Workers Who Feel Support Miss Fewer Days

But they often don't disclose their condition or seek help because they're afraid of repercussions, according to the researchers. Other countries included in ...


Inside Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez’s Birthdays in Bahamas

Jenny From the Block flashes her insane abs in the look as she is surrounded by her loved ones, including her 10-year-old daughter, Emme, who sported a butterfl...


Pediatricians call on FDA to take action on food additives

What are the growing number of studies showing us? . A leading U.S. medical organization representing more than 60,000 pediatricians recommends parents and c...


Danville Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

It's the first discovery this year of mosquitoes with the virus in Maryland. The department notes that when the virus is transmitted to humans through mosquit...


Global warming is making more people kill themselves

The Burke group has estimated that the increase in mean monthly air temperature by one degree Celsius ceteris paribus leads to an increase in the monthly number...


Hot Cheetos may be to blame for teen's medical emergency

However, research suggests eating specific foods will not cause gallbladder problems. But the FAT in Cheetos could. A Memphis mother has a warning after she...


CDC: Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chickens

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most people infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. In total, CDC officials repo...


Smartphone radiation can harm the memory of your kids

So if you have your mobile phone instead of 1cm, only 10cm's away from your head, it makes your radiation 10 times less, and at some point, even 100 times less,...


Drug to cure recurring malaria approved in 60 years

Recurring malaria - caused by the parasite plasmodium vivax - is the most common type of malaria outside Sub-Saharan Africa. Even worse, infected indivi...


Scientists reverse wrinkles, hair loss in mice -- and humans could be next

When regular function was restored within the gene by turning off the culprit mutation, the mouse returned to a previous life of smooth skin and luxurious fur o...


Babies Die After Mothers Given Viagra In Dutch Medical Trial

It was hoped the drug would increase the size of the placenta and encourage their development. Six other babies also had the same lung condition but survived. "...


US Southwest sizzles as temperatures near 120 degrees

Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to be the hottest days, but get ready to kick off the covers at night. It prompted the NWS to issue an Excessive Heat Warni...


Prince Harry and Elton John join forces at AIDS conference in Amsterdam

Prince Harry with delegates from his charity at the Aids conference. South African actress Charlize Theron agreed, while also raising a flag for women. A num...


Diet soda linked to reduced colon cancer death

As per a new study, colon cancer patients who consume diet soda on a regular basis have a low risk of the cancer recurring and death among patients who have...


How women can disguise the onset of Alzheimer's

Another study of 133 elderly women in the United Kingdom found that the more months of pregnancy they experienced during their lives, the lower their risk of ...


AHS cautions about potential of West Nile virus

The Maryland Health Department said the infected person is an adult who lives in the Baltimore area. According to a press release, this is the first bird that...


S/Africa participates in global AIDS conference

Experts lamented that the successful rollout of life-saving, virus-suppressing drugs may have diverted necessary attention, and cash, away from the need to curb...