Medicine

China diagnoses 3rd scenario of bubonic plague

Yersinia pestis also causes bubonic plague - otherwise known as the 'black death - which affects lymph nodes, and septicemic plague, which affects the blood....


Antimicrobial resistance can kill 10m people by 2050 if- FG

In turn, the dean of the faculty of pediatrics Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Marina Mamenko emphasized that "the less we use antibio...


Impeachment hearings: witnesses to give firsthand accounts of Trump's Ukraine call

The inquiry is investigating whether presidential power was abused. The White House National Security Council (NSC)'s top Ukraine expert testified that he had...


Obama issues warning to 'revolutionary' Democrats

Julián Castro, a 2020 Democratic candidate who served as housing secretary under Obama, said while he takes what the former president says seriously, he also be...


Medicine, lifestyle changes as good as heart surgeries, says new study

The participants took a stress test and received lifestyle advice and medicines to improve heart health. The study findings should help fine-tune existing g...


Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor’s seat despite Trump’s best efforts

Polls are open until 8 PM tonight. Get out and VOTE for @ EddieRispone to be your next Gov!' the Commander-in-chief wrote. However, by 10PM local time, Edwar...


Antibiotic-resistant infections killing twice as many Americans as once thought

Their new estimate holds that 44,000 people a year were dying due to these infections, Craig said. In addition, Redfield encouraged people to make sure they'r...


The UN to Reduce the "Overly Expensive" Price of Insulin

World Diabetes Day is observed globally every year on 14 November in order to generate awareness regarding this lifestyle disease. According to the federatio...


Apple launches ambitious virtual health studies, aiming to enroll customers

Atrial fibrillation, Afib or AF , is the most common sustained arrhythmia. The Apple Heart Study app intermittently checked the heart-rate pulse sensor for ...


FDA warns consumers about Dollar Tree drugs, cosmetics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that Dollar Tree may be selling "potentially unsafe drugs" and cosmetics. The violations include failure to t...


Smokers who switch to e-cigarette vapes rapidly boost heart health

New research published Friday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that adult smokers' heart health might benefit from switching ove...


Kentucky has the highest lung cancer rates in the nation

Shannon Baker, the director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in Kentucky, said one big factor contributing to Kentucky's lung cancer rate is tobacc...


A worldwide epidemic costing billions of people : Diabetes

India was the largest contributor to diabetes mortality with more than 1 million estimated deaths attributable to diabetes and related complications, in the lar...


Florida: 1st vaping death reported

Paul Kwon, chief of the Preventive Medicine Department at U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Jackson. Today the Mississippi State Department of Health...


College Gymnast, 20, Dies After Training Accident

On Sunday, she passed away at Yale New Haven Hospital, with her family taking to Facebook saying: "Tonight, heaven has gained a handsome angel". "She's from a...


Jersey ‘dreamers’ make plea for their future as Supreme Court debates DACA

Supreme Court on Tuesday. At the time DACA was rescinded, President Trump issued a statement saying that the "Attorney General of the United States , ...


Kaiser Permanente mourns the loss of Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO

John Lewis (D-Ga.). Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson , who was widely praised for his commitment and contributions to holistic affo...


UK Okays Cannabis Based Medicines for Epilepsy, MS

The final guidance now recommends offering a four-week trial of a tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol spray to patients with moderate-to-severe spasticity re...


Google partners with major health system, gaining access to patient data

Neither Google or Ascension has notified patients or doctors about the data sharing. An anonymous source said that at least 150 Google employees already have ga...


Trump announces industry talks to resolve vaping 'dilemma'

Lab workers looked for a range of substances that had been found in various vaping devices, including nicotine, THC and other marijuana components, plant oils...


Major early season winter storm begins tonight

Utica, Rome and Boonville could see 5 to 9 inches of snow, creating messy road conditions Tuesday morning. You can get more information about the Advisory h...


Dad of Atatiana Jefferson, Texas police shooting victim, dies after heart attack

Dean shone his flashlight into the window, said 'Put your hands up, show me your hands, ' and fired a split second later, without identifying himself as police,...


As House prepares for public impeachment hearings, Republicans want whistleblower to testify

That Trump had reason to be concerned about Ukrainian meddling in the 2016 election. In addition to Biden and the whistleblower, House Republicans also aske...


Republicans tap close Trump ally to serve on impeachment panel

President Donald Trump wanted to hear from Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky: "Investigations, Biden and Clinton". "His assertions and allegations aga...


Health department hosting drive-thru flu shot clinic

Russell Faust, medical director for Oakland County. Seasonal influenza activity is spreading in Rhea County and across Tennessee and is expected to continue f...


CDC identifies 'strong culprit' in vaping related illnesses and deaths

That's not definitive as an official cause; for that matter, there could be more than one cause, the Wall Street Journal reports. The substance has also been ...


How measles infections can wipe away immunity to other diseases

The researchers say it could take years for a child's immune system to recover fully from the effects of measles. The discoveries additionally fill in as an u...


Melania Trump visits Boston Medical Center amid employee protests

Melania Trump will visit the Boston Medical Center to learn about a cuddling program created to treat babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), as p...


More than 4m high schoolers and 1m middle schoolers vape, study shows

According to Department of Health data, almost 40 percent of 12th grade students and 27 percent of high school students in New York State are now using e-cigare...


Joe Biden’s Campaign Manager Slams Elizabeth Warren for Prior Republican Affiliation

Warren says she would raise almost $9 trillion here, a figure that comes from the roughly $9 trillion private employers are projected to spend over the next dec...


US Court Blocks Another Donald Trump Immigration Initiative

On Saturday a federal judge in the OR city of Portland issued a preliminary injunction against President Donald Trump's policy of deny visas to immigrants u...


Tulsa County resident is first flu-related death of season

Dr. Favini says that when it comes to the flu vaccine, it's better late than never. "We have ordered 200,000 extra shots of the high-dose flu vaccine this yea...


Warren Derides Biden as Running in ‘Wrong Presidential Primary’

Biden, who has stressed the importance of building on Obamacare's foundation, reacted to Warren's proposal through his deputy campaign manager, Kate Bedin...


Google Just Acquired Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

The value was reflected in the deal's price tag, which one venture capitalist -Michael A. Greeley, general partner and co-founder of Flare Capital Partners - ca...


Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,604 cases nationwide — CDC

There have been more than 1,600 confirmed or probable lung injury cases associated with e-cigarettes or vaping products reported in 49 states. Health offici...