Medical

Third person is treated for monkeypox

These were the first ever cases of monkeypox in Britain. It is thought to be the first case of the virus spreading within the UK. The first two cases had been...


Klobuchar: Kavanaugh Would Have Thrown Me Out of His Courtroom

Kavanaugh later went on to explain to Rachel Mitchell, the prosecutor questioning him and Ford for the committee's Republicans, that him and his friends drank b...


Mediterranean diet could prevent depression, new study finds

Individuals who most almost clung to a Mediterranean eating routine had a 33 percent bring down danger of creating misery throughout the following eight to 12 y...


Trump Calls Christine Blasey Ford a 'Very Credible Witness'

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Sept. But the c...


World's first human case of rat disease found in Hong Kong

The patient, a 56-year-old man, contracted a strain of hepatitis "highly divergent" from other strains affecting humans, the South China Morning Post reports....


Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Findings from the COAPT trial , which have the potential to significantly change current clinical practice, were reported at the 30th annual Transcatheter Car...


Oakland County man, 80, dies from West Nile Virus

For more information and surveillance activity about West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne viruses, visit this link . 1-800-433-1610. Because Jefferson Co...


Brett Kavanaugh vote: Senate Judiciary Committee to vote after hearing

Regardless of whether Kavanaugh actually assaulted Ford, Pollitt Hill said, the public scrutiny of Ford is likely to discourage some survivors from coming for...


WHO calls for help to protect Ebola responders & civilians in the DRC

Salama said it was unclear when operations might resume but that an official mourning period is expected to last until Friday. Pockets of " reluctance, refusa...


Medic becomes third person infected with monkeypox in England

PHE have refused to say how many patients were treated by the healthcare worker before the disease was detected but say they are now tracing those affected. How...


Cases of Syphilis in Infants Are at 20-Year High

Community partners, residents and Public Health staff have developed an action plan that focuses on addressing the causes of disproportionate rates of infection...


Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers say they paid for polygraph test

When it was Kavanaugh's turn, Democrats zeroed in on Kavanaugh's high school behavior at Georgetown Prep just outside of Washington , asking him about how much...


Antibiotics a good alternative to surgery for most appendicitis patients

For decades, appendicitis has been considered a medical emergency requiring immediate surgery to remove the appendix because of fears it could burst, which ca...


American Bar Association seeks delay in nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick

The mood was intense as Kavanaugh's voice filled the room for the extraordinary session, unlike Ford's quiet testimony. Both told their stories to the Senate...


American Bar Association: Delay Kavananugh Confirmation for FBI Investigation

Her piece published on Sunday (co-written by Ronan Farrow) detailed claims of sexual assault from a second woman against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaug...


Carolinas Continue to Feel Effects of Hurricane Florence

However, rain-swollen rivers in North and SC kept rising on Sunday and were forecast to remain flooded for days, the National Weather Service said more than a w...


Former Facebook content moderator says job gave her PTSD, sues company

As Facebook users upload millions of images and videos every day, it is Scola's job to "maintain a sanitized platform" by going through the posts and removing...


Following a Mediterranean diet ‘could lower risk of depression’

Even if conclusive evidence was found, the Mediterranean diet could only lower risk, not eliminate it completely, and there's not yet any evidence that a diet...


Brett Kavanaugh says family name 'destroyed' by sex assault claim

She told the committee that she wished she could provide more detailed answers to questions, but said said she does not remember as much as she would "like to...


Kavanaugh denies two additional accusations to Senate Judiciary Committee

Her stunning claims are made on the eve of scheduled testimony before a Senate Committee by Kavanaugh and his first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford . The offi...


CDC:80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

That's the highest flu-related death toll in the US four decades, according to the Associated Press. Private manufacturers, which produce the vaccine, have p...


An ancient virus may be responsible for some addictive behaviors

Only one of these may still be proliferating in modern humans named HERV-K HML-2 (HK2), and not all humans have the same HK2 viruses in their genomes. For the f...


Syphilis Cases Surge Among US Newborns, Reaching 20-Year High

Five states - California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas - account for 70% of the cases, according to the CDC . The biggest increases were reported...


Weight Watchers announces it is CHANGING its name

But the stock is still up almost 60 percent this year and has surged more than tenfold since Winfrey first bought her stake in the company almost three years ...


Too much screentime daily may damage kid's brain function

The researchers compared the results with national guidelines for children's health. The study followed more than 4,500 USA children aged between eight and 11...


How This 3-D Printed Helped Save Dog with Cancer

The complex operation was conducted by scientists from the Veterinary College of Ontario and Golfscope University. The dog's tumour, a multilobular osteochond...


80,000 people died of flu last winter in US — APNewsBreak

In previous seasons, flu-related deaths have ranged from a low of about 12,000 during the 2011-2012 season to a high of about 56,000 during the 2012-2013. So th...


World Health Organization warns of 'perfect storm' for Ebola in eastern Congo

Health officials said it could hinder the response there to Ebola , a serious, often-fatal disease that is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads ...


Ecstasy drug makes octopuses more social

Final week HuffPost UK reported on a huge feat of scientific endeavour - in which octopuses have been chanced on to be "more appropriate" when uncovered to the ...


Vikings 'concerned' about Griffen after reported involvement in hotel incident

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen missed Sunday's game against the Bills with a knee injury, but was not at the stadium at all due to a personal matter, ...


Electrical implant, intense rehab help three paralyzed people take steps again

The researchers behind the study think they're getting better at helping people learn to move again, and want to try these implants and training techniques on...


United Kingdom health care worker contracts rare monkeypox virus in third case

Health officials said earlier this month that two people in Britain had been diagnosed with monkeypox in separate cases thought to be linked to travel to Nigeri...


Vikings ordered DE Griffen undergo mental evaluation

On Saturday, the report said, Griffen caused a disturbance at the Hotel Ivy in Minneapolis, entered a teammate's house briefly before running away, and jumped o...


Octopuses get very friendly when they're on MDMA, study reveals

But under the effects of MDMA the stand-offish animals wanted to hug and spend time together, as opposed to their usual behavior of trying to fight each other t...


Alzheimer's, dementia rate to double in U.S. by 2060

The devastating neurodegenerative disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and caring for the surviving sufferers costs hundreds of bil...