Medicine

West Nile virus found in birds in Delaware

Officials have conducted weekly tests throughout the city since June, and some of the mosquitoes that have been collected and tested for West Nile virus have te...


Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.69 billion damages in talc cancer case

Women sometimes use it, too, particularly on genital areas to absorb moisture and reduce odors. Most of the 22 plaintiffs were not Missouri residents, and he sa...


Trump administration yanks health care away from more Americans

The group further added that it was worrying to see that the decision was made during a time when they were reviewing the premiums for the year 2019. These "a...


'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns

Updates from the CDC and FDA say Honey Smacks of all package sizes and best-by dates should be thrown out. According to the CDC, Salmonella mbandaka bac...


MS reports first West Nile virus human case of 2018

Mosquitoes can be active at any time but are most active in the evening and throughout the night. Remove all sources of standing water around your home and ya...


Cancer Lawsuit Against Agrochemical Company Monsanto Proceeds to Trial

Up next, Chhabria said, individual plaintiffs will need to present "enough evidence to warrant a jury trial on whether glyphosate caused the National Hockey Lea...


A Little-Known STI Could Become The Next Dangerous Superbug, Doctors Warn

Mycoplasma genitalium , or MG, is a sexually transmitted bacteria that can cause pelvic inflammatory disease and, ultimately, infertility in women if not treate...


Texas couple considering divorce to help pay for daughter’s healthcare costs

The Greys, who have been married for nine years, said that Jake's $40,000 income as an Army veteran disqualifies them for Medicaid, and that 30 percent of their...


Babies who start solids sleep better, study finds

The group was split in half, with one group consuming exclusively breastmilk for six months and the other gradually incorporating solid food into their diet alo...


The Health Insurers Squawk

The risk-adjustment program has been a source of frustration for small insurers and ACA co-ops that claim the formula makes their membership bases look healthie...


Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee

The most leaky White House in modern history managed to keep Trump's secret, though sightings of other shortlisted alternative picks Amy Coney Barrett and R...


Trump's Supreme Court Pick Woos Senators Amid Partisan Storm

Before a full vote on the chamber floor, the prospective justice will be grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee in hearings that can go on for days. Leo sa...


Eight rescued Thai boys in good health, ask for chocolate bread

Before resuming the rescue Monday, officials said they hoped to free all the boys by the end of the day, according to ABC News . "The health of the remaining...


Del Monte 'small veggie trays' result in 212 confirmed parasite cases

The CDC is recalling a Del Monte vegetable tray sold at Kwik Trip and Kwik Star locations after there have been 212 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporia...


HIV-1 vaccine human trial shows promise

Since it is a huge discovery so the researcher needs more testing to determine if the immune response produced can prevent HIV infection in people. "We're c...


Here Are Trump’s Reported ‘Final Four’ Picks for Supreme Court Justice

Before boarding Air Force One en route to Washington, Trump said he was considering four people and that of those under consideration, "you can't go wrong". Bus...


Drunken gulls get green around gills

As noted by ITV, David Couper, a vet with the RSPCA in Taunton, said they have treated several of the drunken birds. Tracking down the source is proving h...


'I'm walking!' Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps

I'm walking!" Maya has cerebral palsy and has been going through therapy to learn how to walk. Maya, who is four, had to use canes and walkers to move aro...


Tuberculosis spill prompts mass evacuation at Johns Hopkins

The two buildings connected by the internal bridge - Cancer Research Building 1 and Cancer Research Building 2 - were evacuated as a precaution, Hoppe said. Hos...


Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Since 1972, thousands of curious onlookers have gathered at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, New York to witness the gastronomical fe...


Coffee drinking may boost life expectancy, new study finds

That's because a massive new British study , examining the coffee habits and longevity of almost 500,000 adults, says there's an unmistakable across-the-bo...


Artificial Ovary 'Gives Hope' To Young Women With Cancer

Women who undergo cancer diagnosis and treatment would now be able to get their ovaries removed and frozen before they start the treatment. Therefore, the o...


Fish pedicure blamed for woman's lost toenails

Lipner said the patient had no other medical history that she could link to her abnormal toenails. Garra rufa , or "doctor fish ", pick dead skin from a sp...


Local Independence Day celebration events

Fireworks will begin at dusk. July 3 - Albers Blast-Off Parade and Fireworks. Fireworks will kick off at about 9:45 p.m. American Legion Pavilion, Albers. I...


High Heat, Oppressive Humidity And Potential Thunderstorms

Temperatures on Friday remain in the lower 90s but before the front comes through the humidity could push back up into the more than oppressive range, makin...


Doctors Among Dozens Charged in Southland Health Care Fraud Sweep

In all, 124 people in South Florida and 13 people in the middle district of the state were charged by federal authorities. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles ...


Two West Nile virus cases confirmed in Greece

At risk populations include the elderly, and people with chronic illnesses. Mosquitoes become infected by biting infected birds. Most people infected with WNV ...


FDA Approves The First Marijuana-Derived Drug For Childhood Epilepsy

As well, CBD remains in a legal grey area, making it hard for patients outside of legal states to acquire. "However, we remain concerned about the proliferation...


Walgreens Pharmacist Refuses Woman Drug To End Pregnancy Due To Personal Belief

Her doctor told her she could undergo a D&C ( dilation and curettage procedure ) or take prescription medication. "I stood at the mercy of this pharmacist e...


Herpes viruses common in brains with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a part of the National Institutes of Health have made a discovery by analyzing large data sets from...


US OKs marijuana-based prescription drug for seizures

Peter Grinspoon. The FDA has approved the first medication containing marijuana for patients with rare forms of epilepsy . The drug , Epidiolex , is ma...


'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

Medical practitioners and by researchers around the world use it to diagnose and categorise conditions. Despite some pushback from various places, including t...


PM says £20bn cash boost for NHS 'must be invested in technology'

Across the whole Department of Health (including other areas like public health) the Nuffield Trust has calculated that the increase will amount to around ...


The World Is Celebrating International Yoga Day & The Pictures Are Stunning

While sharing the benefits of Yoga , Modi said that Yoga has become a movement across the world and shown a path from illness to wellness. He said that Yoga is...


International Yoga Day 2018

Pictures on social media showed participants braved rising mercury levels and unhealthy air quality in some places to spotlight yoga, India's cultural export to...