Medical

Medicinal cannabis ‘may improve survival’ of pancreatic cancer patients

National Cancer Institute the key to treating pancreatic cancer is to detect it sooner or associate it with a risk factor. Australian and United Kingdom r...


Don't wash or reuse condoms, CDC advises

They can also provide protection against other diseases that may be transmitted through sex like Zika and Ebola. Reusing and recycling household items is a...


New Ebola outbreak confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo

The current outbreak is centered in Mangina, a village about 30 kilometers from the city of Béni, which is close to the famed Virunga National Park and the bord...


West Nile virus in Bay County

Last year, the program found 29 West Nile-carrying mosquitoes in Berkshire County. "It is important that people be conscientious about self-protection whenever ...


Government concedes changes to My Health Record

Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk has also raised concerns with Mr Hunt and the Australian Digital Health Agency, which is administering the scheme, while for...


Congo confirms 4 Ebola cases week after outbreak ends

The ministry says there is no indication the two epidemics separated by more than 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) are related. Congo's Ministry of Health was n...


Scientists Discover New Shape and It Might Be Inside You Right Now

But just because a computer says it's the best shape doesn't mean that anything in nature actually uses it, so the researchers examined cells from fruit fli...


‘78m babies not breastfed in first hour of life’

The report also sets out a number of recommendations to increase early initiation of breastfeeding , including encouraging community networks to promote brea...


Blue badge parking permits extended to 'hidden disabilities'

From next year, those with less immediately obvious illnesses will be eligible for the badges, allowing the holder to park closer to their destination like th...


Legionella bacteria discovered at Jacobi Medical Center

Officials confirmed 12 days ago that one person died from complications related to the disease. The health department said that 3 people have been hospita...


Vaccine maker broke the law

A logo of vaccine maker Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd is seen at its building in Changchun, Jilin, China July 23, 2018. Changsheng mixed different batche...


FDA Warns on Unapproved Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures

The agency said that it has approved such devices, which commonly use laser beams or radiofrequencies, for specific gynecologic uses, including the destructio...


Man loses both legs after being licked by dog

It's situation Manteufel's wife, Dawn Manteufel, still does not understand. "It hit him with a vengeance, bruising all over him. Looked like someone beat him ...


Mosquitoes in Westchester test positive for West Nile

The Kansas health department said about 1 in 150 people infected develop a more serious version of the disease. The KDHE says four regions of the state remain...


Dog infection: Man loses both legs after pet LICKED him

Avid biker Greg Manteufel was forced to have the bottom of his legs amputated below the knee after capnocytophaga - a frightful bacteria - caused him to lose ...


BERNIE'S BLUFF: Sanders Claims 'Medicare for All' Would 'SAVE $2 TRILLION'

Sanders has not done a cost analysis of his legislation, but on Monday he criticized the Mercatus study, calling it "grossly misleading and biased". Thorpe wa...


Smoking ban to go in effect for public housing July 31

The rule will be part of residents' leases - along with information about how to quit smoking - and tenants who break it could be evicted, HUD has said . Proh...


15-year-old severely burned in hot water viral challenge

Kyland Clark, 15, says he'll be back out shooting hoops soon, but for now, he is still wearing the scars of a risky internet challenge. When Kyland fell aslee...


Michelle Williams Opens Up After Her Stay At Mental Health Institution

Michelle Williams is giving fans a positive update on her health! "It wasn't until my 30s that I knew what to call it", Williams told Women's Health in O...


Patient Isolated At Denver Health Tests Negative For Ebola

According to a release, the patient is in fair condition and while Ebola is being considered it is an unlikely diagnosis. Price says Ebola symptoms can resemble...


CDC: Hundreds of Salmonella cases linked to backyard chickens

Around 200 people in 44 states have reportedly fallen sick due to the virus due to poultry since the month of February, the CDC said on Monday. "A lot of pe...


Health care adovates speak in support of ACA

The move is part of a broader Trump administration effort to open up skimpier, cheaper plans as an alternative to ObamaCare plans. Last month, advocacy groups ...


Concerns over opt out My Health record

On the one hand, the Australian Health Minister and ADHA have claimed that documents would not be released without a court order. The Consumers Health Forum...


Health ministry launches National Viral Hepatitis Control programme

Around four million people in South Africa are chronically infected with hepatitis B and C. City Health's drive in marking World Hepatitis Day is to encoura...


Most oceans face damaging impacts of human activities

Although Mr Jones points out that fishing is one of the most significant direct impacts that humans can have on ocean ecosystems, numerous problems being caus...


Man who infected partners with HIV jailed for 10 years

One victim said the man, who was originally from Africa but can not be named to protect the women's identities, convinced her that no one would want her after h...


They’re back! Worms unfrozen after 42,000 years are alive and eating

Cryogenic freezing is considered to be more sci-fi than actual science, but now, worms that were trapped, frozen in ice since the late Pleistocene epoch - Ice...


How a parasite from cat poop could reduce your fear

The parasite infects an estimated two billion people around the globe. They found that people who have been infected with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite are...


Bluejay found dead in Marathon County tests positive for West Nile virus

Last year, 20 confirmed or probable cases were reported in the capital, and 147 confirmed or probable human cases in Ontario. "As we continue through monsoon ...


Russia's Putin tells Trump: 'Be my guest in Moscow'

CNN anchor Jake Tapper is done with the hypocritical way President Donald Trump's White House deals with the media. By all means. By the way, he has such a...


AbbVie Notches FDA Approval for Endometriosis Pain Treatment | INN

Endometriosis affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The drug, which is the fi...


Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk Of Dementia

New research confirms what's good for the heart is also good for your brain. A three-index study finds lower levels of these lipids is tied to the increased r...


Memphis teens contract hookworms on mission trip to Florida coast

Ultimately, Dumas said, areas on her son's feet, legs and buttocks were covered in a red, itchy rash - the telltale sign of certain type of hookworm, a parasit...


HCA Healthcare (HCA) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

HCA's shares surged as much as 7.4 percent to $116.20. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of HCA Healthcare from a hold rating to a buy rating and set...


Salem woman nearly loses leg after pedicure

Tracy Martinez said that she nearly lost her leg when she contracted skin infection during a pedicure . The next day, however, she became ill, experiencing a f...