Medical

Researchers find most vitamins and minerals don't lower risk of heart disease

Most commonly-used vitamin and mineral supplements do not prevent cardiovascular events or prolong life, with the exception of folic acid and B-complex vitami...


Haryana Minister Anil Vij compares Rahul Gandhi to Nipah virus

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has advised officials of airlines, airports and seaports to watch out for passengers exhibiting symptoms of N...


Anyone fancy a nice glass of cockroach milk?

One particular wrinkle of this new would-be superfood is that it is only produced by a specific species of cockroach found in Hawaii. While most would prefer...


Oxfam launches Ebola public awareness drive in DRC

The number or Ebola victims in Congo continues to grow, reaching 12 fatalities, according to the last report on 27 May from the country's health ministry. R...


Is coackroach milk the next big superfood?

It might sound absolutely disgusting but according to researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India, the milk boas...


Flash floods, thunderstorms expected going into Memorial Day

Tuesday , which is forecast to be cloudy with a high near 85, is expected to have a 70 percent chance of precipitation as well, so showers and thunderstorms are...


Long weekend sleep may compensate for short weekday sleep

They found that people who regularly slept about five hours or less a night, including on weekends , saw a higher mortality rate compared with those who regu...


Hardest-hit Kentucky counties to receive more hepatitis A vaccines

Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) officials announced today details of a hepatitis A outbreak that is occurring in Nashville. To combat the spread of ...


Panel being held Thursday to discuss stigma around mental health

The trial was conducted between June 2015 and September 2017 in partnership with Thresholds , an agency that provides services to IL residents with serious men...


Eating more fish could increase your sex drive, according to science

It is not clear whether the seafood itself improves fertility or whether couples who eat more fish tend to be healthier, in general, but the study supports th...


#HumFitTohIndiaFit: Celebs Accept Fitness Challenge From Sports Minister Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore

Hrithik Roshan has accepted a fitness challenge of Union minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rajyavardhan Rathore. After being nominated by badminton pla...


Khloe Kardashian Reportedly Wants To Marry Tristan Thompson

It looks like Khloe Kardashian is dreaming of a handsome wedding dress, a large bouquet, and saying "I do" to her baby daddy, Tristan Thompson . The Clevela...


County Health Officials Warn of Increases in Ticks and Lyme Disease

The online symptom checklist asks users a series of questions about exposure, risk, and symptoms and then provides information about each. "Spring and early...


Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

Health workers detained a woman who did not have a vaccination card. "The health minister can be found at this moment in Bikoro for assessing the preparatio...


N.J. men snared in big Neb. Fentanyl bust

According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, as little as two milligrams of fentanyl is lethal for most people. "If you take that much fentanyl off ...


Pfizer to pay $24M settlement in copay kickback case

Pfizer gave more than $10 million to a charity for heart patients while dramatically increasing the price of one of its antiarrhythmic drugs, deflecting costs ...


Antidepressants linked to weight gain, according to new study

Rafael Gafoor, Ph.D., from King's College London , and colleagues examined the long-term association between antidepressant prescribing and body weight in a po...


Cars can reach deadly temperatures in one hour under the sun

Jennifer Vanos , the study's lead author and assistant professor at the University of California at San Diego , in an exclusive statement to Tech Times. 'A chi...


Suspected Nipah virus in Kottayam, Kannur put on alert

They are meeting those under observation, besides running awareness programmes, an official said. The symptoms are nearly identical to influenza, including feve...


‘Cut out booze altogether to avoid risk of cancer’

Caroline Cerny, the lead of the Obesity Health Alliance comprised of over 40 health charities, medical colleges and campaign groups, said carrying excess weight...


Eggs can lower stroke and heart attack risk

Participants in the study were monitored over a period of nine years. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, i...


Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala

Officials in a third Indian state were checking on Friday if two people had been infected with the brain-damaging Nipah virus that has killed 12 in southern ...


Ebola Vaccine First Used in Congo Outbreak

A deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Congo's Min...


Seattle Mussels Test Positive for OPIOIDS

Researchers behind Washington's Puget Sound Mussel Monitoring Program take uncontaminated mussels from Whidbey Island and place them in locations in Puget Sound...


Sleeping In On The Weekend Is Good For Your Health, Study Says

Torbjörn Åkerstedt , a clinical neuroscience professor at Sweden's Karolinska Institute and one of the authors of the paper, said the findings are consistent wi...


Reducing Alcohol, Red Meat, Sugary Drinks From Diet Can Lower Cancer Risk

The World Cancer Research Fund announced these recommendations in the report Diet, Nutrition , Physical Activity, and Cancer: A Global Perspective. "Our canc...


Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

Researchers say they have nevertheless learned some important lessons. "The historical patterns of higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than am...


Cigarettes Disappoint in Workplace Quit-Smoking Study

With the help of a mouse model, the researchers from California and Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janerio in Brazil and Kochi University in Japan have exposed ...


Ariana Grande's New Boyfriend Pete Davidson Defends Dating With Mental Illness

Ariana Grande came back on the scene after a fan's silly conspiracy theory that the singer was somehow to blame for Mac Miller's struggle. "How absurd that...


The moment North Korea DESTROYS nuclear test site - before Trump cancelled summit

Less than 24 hours after President Trump sent notice to North Korea that he was cancelling next month's planned summit with Kim Jong Un , Trump told re...


Rice's nutritional value decreases in higher Carbon dioxide concentrations

Rice will become less nutritious as carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rise, potentially jeopardising the health of the billions of people who rely on the ...


Nipah virus: Oman embassy issues warning for citizens travelling to India

Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. Infected people initially develop influenza-like...


FDA Demands Orajel to Soothe Teething Babies Be Taken Off Market

Manufacturers in the US will have 30 days to update the product labels and "if companies do not comply, the FDA will initiate a regulatory action to remove thes...


You could die early from this much sleep

The opposite side of the sleep scale is also unsafe, the study found. People who sleep eight hours or more, seven days a week have a 25 percent higher mortality...


Rusal says Deripaska has not formally resigned

EN+, which went public previous year in London, has a 48.1% stake in Rusal. He has been the Moscow and Hong Kong-listed firm's head of aluminium division sinc...