Medical

Do-it-yourself colonoscopy wins Japanese doctor one of 10 2018 Ig Nobels

The authors were awarded the Ig Nobel Prize for Literature thanks to this research . The medicine prize went to Marc Mitchell and David Wartinger for s...


More West Nile virus cases reported in Nebraska this year

Iowa is experiencing its worst West Nile virus outbreak in 15 years, and cases in Nebraska are also on the rise. It is noted that the first deaths in Romania ...


Daily aspirin unlikely to help healthy older people live longer, study finds

The clinical trial, which ran from 2010 to 2014 and included 19,114 individuals 70 years and older from the US and Australia, found that a low daily dose of asp...


Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

The results - which show that risks of major bleeding in low-dose aspirin users overwhelm any heart benefits - were reported online in the New England Journal ...


Lakh People Living with HIV in India, Nearly Half Are Women

However, it is far behind its 2020 targets to reduce new HIV infections by 75% from the baseline value of 2010, attain treatment target of 90-90-90, eliminate m...


Missouri mom accused of stealing dying daughter's painkillers

Carol Ballweg, Forty six, reportedly admitted to taking her daughter's fentanyl and oxycodone while authorities conducted a search of her dwelling, in accorda...


Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

The study involved 19,114 people, mostly over the age of 70. Some completely healthy people also choose to take aspirin to reduce their risk; and there is con...


Ruth Davidson rules out Conservative leadership as she reveals self-harming history

The mum-to-be said another reason she could not lead the Tories in Westminster is it would involve being away from her family. Davidson was diagnosed with cli...


BPA-free plastics may up reproductive problems

The research is still in its early phase and found in trials on mice subjects that the chemicals in BPA-free plastics can interfere with the reproductive system...


Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak

In its comments on the development, the World Health Organization described it as fast-moving cholera outbreak, says it is scaling up response. The Univer...


China says battling swine fever is complex and challenging

Stéphane Travert, Minister of Agriculture and Food, has asked the authorities in the regions bordering Belgium - Ardennes, Meuse, Moselle and Meurthe and Mosell...


West Nile Virus contributes to four deaths in Nebraska

To help stop the spread of West Nile, health officials want people to wear insect repellent with DEET and remove standing water sources that breed mosquitoes ...


Florence Downgraded To A Tropical Storm, But Still Deadly

NOAA NOAA / Reuters Hurricane Florence is shown from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) #GOESEast satellite shortly after the storm made...


Romanian among Ig Nobel Prize winners

Questioning whether or no longer it turned into once ended in by the dart or a twist of destiny, the patient went on the dart several more events and whenever a...


Cancer deaths to rise to 9.6 million this year

Overall, the report estimates, almost half of all cases and most cancer deaths in the world this year will occur in Asia, partly because of the large numbers o...


3 human cases of West Nile reported in northern Kentucky

Dr. Joe Anzaldua, the city's medical director and health authority, encourages people to take precautions to prevent exposure to West Nile Virus. Approximately ...


Cancer Deaths Estimated At 10 Million For 2018

The research, as reported in the BBC also said that one in six women and one in five men will suffer from the disease. One in eight men and one in 11 women wi...


Mark Wahlberg reveals gruelling daily regime

After breakfast at 3.15am, Wahlberg dives into the first of his two workouts before playing golf. Cryotherapy recovery is an expensive treatment used by athle...


South Hams GP urges people to take their free flu vaccination

The state Division of Public Health (DPH) reports two lab-confirmed cases of influenza in DE, two weeks before flu season officially begins. When asked if the...


Apple unveils new iPhones, health-oriented watches

You can still choose GPS or GPS + LTE and pick from collaborations with Hermes and Nike. For those who use their phones all day, the new iPhones have the be...


Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak

Authorities report that the outbreak began on 1 September in Harare and as of that date to 11 September, the Ministry of Health and Child Care reports that th...


Windham County horse tests positive for West Nile

The statement also said that a total of 798 West Nile virus cases were detected in Greece, Italy, Hungary and Romania among European Union countries. Fix or r...


Details Of Scally Report Leaked

Due to the publication this week of the Scally Report into the CervicalCheck Scandal which was exposed by Vicky Phelan, the public meeting at which Vicky was du...


Stop eating dog meat: Hanoi residents told

A growing number of people in Vietnam disapprove of eating dog meat but it still remains "very much a deep-rooted habit", according to the BBC's Linh Nguyen. ...


Hands On With the iPhone XR

Apple has unveiled an all-new dual-camera system. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max (read, "ten S" and "ten S Max") carry on the all-screen design of iPhone X ...


Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Stake Lessened by MetLife Investment Advisors LLC

Centerpoint Advisors LLC now owns 1,774 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $112,000 after purchasing an additional 1,399 shares during th...


Feds take action against retailers in e-cigarette 'epidemic'

To that end, the FDA on Wednesday said it has asked Vuse, Blu, JUUL , MarkTen XL and Logic to submit plans within 60 days to describe how they will address wid...


Apple quietly discontinues four older versions of iPhone

Apple has been raising its iPhone prices in recent years - and consumers are still buying. The head of LVMH's watch division, which makes watches under th...


Dairy consumption can help lower rates of cardiovascular diseases

A team of researchers from the McMaster University in Canada conducted a study on 136,384 people aged between 35 to 70 years old from 21 countries. Higher i...


FDA proposed crackdown on flavored e-cigs puts Juul on notice

But the other action we would take immediately is look at removing these flavored products in the market. "As health professionals, we strongly believe that acc...


18 million new cancer cases this year

George Butterworth, from the charity Cancer Research UK, said: "Tobacco is the single biggest reason why more women across the world are getting lung cancer t...


Minnesota Has Lower Obesity Rate Than Many States

Adults without a high school degree had an obesity rate of 35.6 percent in comparison to 32.9 percent of adults with a high school degree, 31.9 percent of adult...


Over 65s in Devon urged to get flu jab

That's especially true after the severe flu outbreak of 2017-18 that claimed the lives of 150 in Georgia, including five children. The CDC said it can't p...


Middle-aged wine drinkers urged to have a day off booze

The chief executive with Drinkaware , Elaine Hindal concludes that many people, especially the middle-aged, drink "in ways that are putting them at risk of s...


Cancer will kill almost 10 million people in 2018, researchers estimate

The rise, from 14.1 million cases and 8.2 million deaths in 2012 , is partly due to a growing and ageing population. George Butterworth, from the charity Can...