Medical

Govt Bans Fruits And Vegetables From Kerala

The need for new tests to determine the source of Nipah outbreak deepens the mystery behind the spread of the virus. More than 150 suspected blood samples s...


Trump signs new VA bill

The House voted 347-70 in favor of the bill and the Senate voted 92-5, sending the bill to the White House. Without passage of the veterans funding bill soon,...


Education may increase short-sightedness risk

Studies have been observational in nature since exposing children to different levels of education in clinical trials would be unethical. Mendelian randomizati...


U.S. Justice Department says Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional

Under these provisions of the law, insurance companies can not deny coverage or charge higher rates to people with pre-existing medical conditions. But in thi...


Cut melons linked to salmonella outbreak in Michigan, Indiana

Several of those people have been hospitalized as a result. North Carolina has had the most reported cases with 17, followed by Louisiana with 8 and 7 in Mich...


Celebrity chef and ‘unique storyteller’ Anthony Bourdain dies at 61

He advocated for marginalized populations and campaigned for safer working conditions for restaurant staffs. Along with this he also shared a snap of Bourdai...


CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat told NBC , "Middle-aged adults had the largest number of suicides and a particularly high increase in suicide...


Athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas holds 2.86% of its capital in athenahealth , Inc. ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC increased its stake in shares of athenahealth by...


Behind The Latest Breast Cancer Research | On Point

Geyer Jr ., associate director of clinical research at VCU Massey Cancer Center, and a study author. "For the entire study population with gene test score...


Capito joins President Trump for signing of childhood cancer STAR Act

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and several other hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Norway studied data on 15,450 adult cancer survivors, ...


Syphilis cases are on the rise in England

While diagnoses of STIs in England is overall stable with that reported for 2016, the number "remains worryingly high against a backdrop of damaging cuts to sex...


Broccoli Coffee Is a Gross Thing That Exists

The only plus is that its made from "imperfect broccoli" which means you are saving it from going to waste...by drinking it in your coffee. But apparently, th...


Social drinkers take fewer days off sick

Overall, people who reported being tee-total for several years were absent from work due to illness more often than those who drank moderately, defined as 11 un...


Doctor watching TV spots ominous looking lump on woman's throat

The power of social media proved to be enough as word eventually reached Nicole McGuinness from Havelock in North Carolina. Although already a brain cancer ...


It shows the growing severity of the issue

The most common method used across all groups was firearms. "American suicide is predominantly a firearm issue". In a year, millions more consider, plan and...


Google Honors Doctor Who Created Life-Saving APGAR Test

Google doodle today remembers Dr Apgar on what would have been her 109th birthday . The doctor was given three honorary doctorates during her career rom t...


Many breast cancer patients can safely skip chemotherapy

Most girls with the most Frequent kind of early-stage Breast cancer may safely bypass chemotherapy without damaging their chances of beating the illness, physic...


Opioid Overdose Medication Naloxone Recalled Due To Presence Of Particulate Matter

If a patient were exposed to the matter in question, Hospira says there is a low chance of experiencing a wide range of adverse health effects. See the full...


Court orders Maine’s Republican governor to expand Medicaid already

Kennebec County Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy ultimately sided with advocates, ordering the state to comply with the November referendum. The Bangor...


Social Security to tap reserves to cover 2018 benefits

That is three years earlier than projected last year, Marketwatch noted . The Social Security program's costs are expected to exceed its income this year, ma...


Arizona man kills six people in 96-hour murder spree

Dwight Lamon Jones' ex-wife is speaking out for the first time since Thursday's tragic killing spree that unfolded in Arizona, claiming she lived in terror. His...


Nipah Virus outbreak result of tampering with nature: Nadda

On the antibody vaccine for the infection brought from Australia, the minister said it would be used only if fresh cases emerged. "The state government will bea...


Deaths From E. Coli Tainted Lettuce

Individuals concerned that they may have eaten tainted romaine lettuce should contact their healthcare professionals, though the lettuce in question has long-si...


Medicare To Become Insolvent In 2026, Three Years Earlier Than Forecast

More than 60 million Americans benefit from both programs, which provide a guaranteed income and healthcare for many retirees and the disabled. The report said ...


Advanced breast cancer was killing her. A radical new therapy saved her

Dana Abraham said, with Abraham Breast Clinic in Little Rock. The results are expected to spare as many as 70,000 women from the expensive procedure that co...


Miss America Pageant Will No Longer Feature a Swimsuit Competition

In 1948, Waring says , it was all about appearance - in bathing suit and evening gown - and the "talent" competition, which could be singing or dancing or, in ...


Worst States for Lyme Disease

It's because ticks have spread to new areas of the country. "It's very important that the public is very aware that these are more than summertime nuisances",...


New study says women with early stage breast cancer can avoid chemotherapy

The National Cancer Institute sponsored the study , along with several foundations. "They really had to pass the hat around", said Dr Otis Brawley, chief med...


Pot, opioids now rival alcohol as risk factor in driver deaths

The study by the Governor's Highway Safety Association stated alcohol was involved in 38 percent of fatal accidents in 2016. More than half of the drivers h...


Pot, Opioids Now Rival Alcohol as Factor in Driver Deaths

A new report published Thursday found that fatal vehicle crashes involving marijuana, opioids and drug use have increased over the past decade and surpassed i...


Piedmont Columbus Regional recognizes cancer survivors with red carpet social

National Cancer Survivor day is June 3 and Memorial Medical Center hosted an event on Saturday in honor of the day. According to the National Cancer Institut...


Ohio announces 56 sites where medical marijuana will be sold

They either received no applications or had no qualifying applicant. Eighteen entities applied to sell medical marijuana in the region made up of Lorain, Me...


Prostate cancer drug extends the lifespan of cancer patients

According to Prof de Bono, the results mark the first time immunotherapy has demonstrated benefits in men with prostate cancer , which kills more people in t...


Studies Show Women with Breast Cancer Can Benefit Opting out of Chemo

Alan Melcher, professor of translational immunotherapy at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, who was not involved in the study said: "The work shows ...


Liberals in Simcoe County and Muskoka react to Wynne's concession

The move did not sit well with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who accused Wynne of "playing a risky game" that could propel the Tories to a majority. "I think it'...