Medical

Those Airport Security Trays Harbor a Lot of Cold Germs

Although the test cannot show that the viruses were alive and could cause disease, previous experimental research has proven that many microbes survive on vario...


Japan acknowledges radiation death among Fukushima workers

On August 31, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare issued a statement finding that the death of a male TEPCO employee in his 50s stemmed from his work mea...


Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

None of these germs were found on the surfaces of toilets at the airport, the report found. Other virus hot spots included the payment terminals at airport shop...


Is your heart in good shape? Take the test to find out

You have be over 30 and not have a history of cardiovascular disease to take the test. "Millions of people in the United Kingdom are unknowingly living at hig...


Claire Wineland: Cystic fibrosis activist dies at 21

Wineland, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at a young age, died after being taken off of life support following a massive stroke following her major...


Kerala: Flood-hit India state battles rat fever outbreak

A total of 372 people have been infected with the disease , known properly as leptospirosis and transmitted in water, soil or food containing urine from rodent...


Don't Eat Any Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns As Salmonella Outbreak Continues

So far 34 people have been hospitalised, but no deaths have been reported, CDC said on Tuesday (Sep 4), adding that three more states - Delaware, Maine and Minn...


Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes' startup, is shutting down for good

The SEC found that the government did not use Theranos' technology and that revenue in 2014 barely surpassed $100,000. Once a Silicon Valley darling, the star...


Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

Seminatore weighed 2 pounds and 6 ounces, the size of a small pineapple, when he was born in 1990. Seminatore was finally able to leave the hospital with his pa...


Listeriosis outbreak declared over

He said based on the fact that there had been no new listeria cases in the past three months, experts had arrived at a conclusion that the worst listeriosis out...


NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported

The bacteria can also be found in air conditioning systems and swimming pools. Legionnaire's disease is acquired from breathing in small drops of water than c...


Numbers of elderly in 24-hour care set to double by 2035

But estimates also show a rise in the number of people living into old age with multiple long-term conditions. The extended retirement age could also further re...


Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

And Sen. Patrick Leahy said that he is glad Pence and his wife are able to visit "the most handsome state in the country, & I hope they enjoy their time in ...


Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

Fraser Health says most healthy people who come in contact with Legionella don't get sick, but people with weaker or compromised immune systems can be at risk. ...


Cannabis Extract Helps Reset Brain Function In Psychosis

The most common treatments for psychosis today work on a brain chemical called dopamine, but no new drugs have been developed for the condition since they w...


HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.19

The company reported $2.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.16 by $0.13. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability in...


Change your breakfast, dinner timings to reduce fat

During a 10-week study on "time-restricted feeding ", researchers from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom investigated the impact of changing meal ...


Here's Why Mediterranean Diet Good for Elderly People

A traditional Mediterranean-like diet is rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, pulses, olive oil and cereals, and low in meat and dairy products, with moderate wine ...


Notable Performance Spotlight: K2M Group Holdings (KTWO)

This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and sell...


Blood pressure medication recalled for labeling mix-up

While spironolactone is ALSO a blood pressure medication, it poses a risk for patients if they take it and don't need because it could cause a unsafe spike in p...


Global Warming Will Make Insects Hungrier

Prof Deutsch thinks that "by the time we get to a 2-degree warming by mid-century we would be able to detect the kind of change in insect pest damage that w...


Tufts Part of Study That Pays People To Eat Avocados Every Day

Each will be separated into one of two groups: one where people eat one avocado every day and the other, "control" group where participants will not, although t...


Mosquito pools in Kitchener, Cambridge test positive for West Nile

Shah, M.D., J.D. Last year IDPH reported the first human West Nile virus death in IL on September 29, 2017. People are advised to use EPA-approved insect re...


Garmin Vivosmart 4 announced with sleep and energy level tracking

The former helps you better understand just how well you sleep at night by gauging your "blood oxygen saturation levels". This can potentially be used to identi...


Leeds mum dies in Turkey during plastic surgery operation

The procedure costs from £6,500 to £10,000 in the United Kingdom, with Ms Cambridge's procedure said to have cost £3,000 in Turkey. "I can not tell you any figu...


Patient dies from genital infection linked to diabetes drugs, FDA warns

The new warning will be added to the prescribing information and the patient medication guides for all types of the drugs and drug combinations approved t...


Consumer association slams Centre’s advisory on e-cigarette ban

Sections of consumers have decried a Union health ministry advisory that calls on states to ban the manufacture, trade and sale of electronic-cigarettes, ...


Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa County

A woman in her 50s was diagnosed with the disease Monday, and the first three human cases in the state this year were reported on August 24, DPH spokeswoman Ann...


Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

A study author said its findings were the most significant to date because of the range of factors considered. According to that study, moderate drinking coul...


Texas nurse fired after posting about patient's measles on anti-vaccination page

On a thread, the nurse divulged the patient "had traveled internationally to a region where wild measles is very common..." "For the first time in my career, ...


Mother Sues over Death of Toddler Released from US Immigration Detention

Juarez is claiming $ 40 million in compensation, according to Time. Eloy City Attorney Stephen Cooper did not immediate return a message seeking comment. That...


New guidelines for young children in auto seats

Although doctors have updated their policy on vehicle seat safety, a statement by the AAP noted the "real-world impact on how parents use their children's aut...


Ketamine Activates Opioid System to Treat Depression

A new study of ketamine's effects on the brain illuminates the connections between depression , pain, and opioid addiction . Mark George, a professor of p...


All Pa state prisons on lockdown indefinitely

Two state-funded halfway houses in Berks County, ADAPPT in Reading and the Wernersville Community Corrections Center in South Heidelberg Township, were included...


Take 3 vacations per year for good health, longevity

Don't forget to enjoy life, you only have one'. Timo Strandberg. "Vacations can be a good way to relieve stress". The doctors, from Helsinki University in Fin...