Medical

New breast cancer screening guidelines issued for high risk women

Activities lined up for the month include Social and News media campaigns to clear the myth of breast cancer, outreach programs, network and breast examination ...


Modern humans inherited viral defenses from Neanderthals

As the researchers report today (October 4) in Cell , genes for virus-recognizing proteins are relatively common among the tiny percentage of modern humans' ...


Sumner County Health Department offering Drive-Thru Flu Clinic this Thursday

The Health Department is at 220 E. High St.in Hennepin. The Fairfield Health Department developed a video to help you have the power of the "Florce" this flu se...


Cannabis more toxic to teenage brains than alcohol

At the start of the study, the teens were in seventh grade i.e. around 13 years old. The team gave their word the details would not be shared with parents unl...


Vitamin D supplements don't improve bone health

Bolland said in a statement. A review of previously published studies found that taking either high or low doses of vitamin D supplements didn't prevent fract...


5 ways to prevent breast cancer - Beauty and Health

The agreement was signed in Texas with the hospital's CEO, and was a solution to the concerns the association had about breast cancer awareness. To kick it ...


Science Agrees: Hugs Really Do Make You Feel Better

Studies suggest that hugs not only help us feel better - they may also protect us against diseases. And hugs might have a leg up even in this category: Resea...


Breast cancer the most widely spread cancer in Palestine

The effort is to educate the public on the dangers of delaying in seeking prompt treatment of the disease. "And actually most women diagnosed with breast cancer...


Artificial sweeteners’ toxic effect on the gut

To date, researchers have conducted over 210,000 different studies on the sugar substitutes. All six variants of artificial sweeteners used in the study...


Regular light drinking increases risk of premature death

Drinking a daily glass of wine for health reasons may not be so healthy after all, suggests a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. The...


Mother to HIV- child

The child's mother pleaded with doctors to take a portion of her own liver for a transplant, but one big issue stood in the way: The mother has HIV. This succ...


More Birds Are Getting Drunk This Year, MN Town Advises Residents

Local residents commenting on the post reported seeing intoxicated birds around town. According to Gilbert police, its received numerous reports of what look ...


Twins settle in Melbourne ahead of surgery

One of the conjoined twins in her mother's arms. The babies, born by caesarean section on July 13 previous year, are Bhutan's first recorded conjoined twins...


Cervical cancer breakthrough: Australia set to eliminate disease by 2035

According to the World Cancer Research Fund, Swaziland has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world - 75 cases per 100,000 people. Professor Ian Fraze...


Another study raises questions about your daily glass(es) of alcohol

Sarah Hartz. "Consuming one or two drinks about four days per week seemed to protect against cardiovascular disease, but drinking every day eliminated those b...


1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

Her team tracked data from in-person government surveys conducted with thousands of US adults between 2013 and 2016. All in all, the report's findings are wha...


Nursery 'improves social skills better than care at home'

Nearly all children (97 per cent) start school by the age of 3, making it a good setting to look at the potential impact of different types of early childcare o...


Artificial sweeteners toxic for gut microbes

Artificial sweeteners are extremely prevalent in food and drink products. The latest research on the topic comes from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev...


Reasons Flu Shot Should Not Be Ignored

Previous year the vaccine didn't contain the strain that caused so many to get sick. Getting the vaccine will not only help you, it will help others. Opportun...


Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Developed Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

Tap here to watch an animation on how it works . Before joining MD Anderson, Allison received both his bachelor's and doctorate degrees from UT Austin. Alliso...


Flu vaccine clinics in Alberta to open October 15

Throughout the 2012-2013 flu season, 56,000 people died. When to get vaccinated: The CDC urges people to get their flu shots by the end of October. Flu va...


University of Missouri Scientist shares Nobel Chemistry Prize

Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter "for the phage display of peptides and antibodies". "It's a standard joke that someone with a Swedish accent calls and says 'Y...


Americans, 1 British scientist win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

George Smith, at the University of Missouri, and Gregory Winter , at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge in Britain, shared the other half of ...


North Carolina Overcome with Large Mosquitoes after Hurricane Florence

Days of standing water from Hurricane Florence proved to be the flawless breeding ground for a large, aggressive species of mosquito - especially in the town ...


Waco Wavepool Closed While CDC Tests for "Brain Eating Amoeba"

A New Jersey man has died from a brain-eating amoeba he may have contracted while swimming in Texas. Doctors determined he had been infected by Naegleria fowle...


Teen's plane selfie video with best friend before sandwich death

Minutes into the flight she complained of a sore throat, her body became covered in hot red blisters and she suffered the cardiac arrest she could never recover...


Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Allison , U.S. and Tasuku Honjo, Japan presented at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm , Sweden October 1, 2018. The proteins can stop the body's natural ...


Surfer dies from brain eating amoeba after visiting Waco, Texas, resort

Symptoms of the amoeba are similar to bacterial meningitis. You can not be infected with Naegleria fowleri by drinking contaminated water and the amoeba is ...


Russia, Iran, Turkey, US have different goals in Syria

The pullback is in line with a plan agreed this month between regime ally Russian Federation and rebel backer Turkey to avert a large-scale government offen...


Combined hormonal contraceptives reduce ovarian cancer risk, finds study

The researchers concluded that women who had never used hormonal contraceptives had the highest incidence of ovarian cancer. To investigate the relationship...


Limiting Children's Screen Time Improves Their Memory, Attention and Language Skills

Children and parents completed questionnaires and measures at the outset of the trial to estimate the child's physical activity , sleep and screen time. The cr...


Five more CT residents test positive for West Nile

The 60-year-old man was diagnosed with the virus in the beginning of September and died one week later. Please take precautions to prevent mosquito bites. To op...


Our opinion: Get vaccinated for flu season

Other preventive measures, recommended by the CDC , include staying away from people who are sick, covering coughs and sneezes and frequent hand-washing to hel...


Aetna sells Medicare business as it eyes close of CVS deal

The firms did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, but said the transaction is contingent on regulatory approval from the Trump administration for CVS...


Amazon Alexa is down in the UK

The Echo devices are powered by Alexa - a virtual digital assistant designed by Amazon to compete with the likes of Apple's Siri, Google Now, among others. Nu...