Medicine

What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills

Much of the WHO's advice is common sense, and echoes what the U.S. National Institute on Aging says. These includes regular exercise, not drinking and smokin...


How much coffee is too much?

Too much coffee could lead to a 22 percent increase in the risk of having heart disease. The study, based on UK Biobank data of 347,077 participants aged be...


Effect of body image on mental health to be examined

Children are under more pressure than ever before due to an "always on" culture driven by social media and pressure to act, look and even dress a particular way...


Iowa Officials Confirm Cases of Dog Disease That Can Infect Humans

This disease is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluids on them. Interestingly, the threat to dog own...


Norwegian woman dies of rabies after rescuing puppy

They were out riding mopeds when they came across the pup on the side of the road. Birgitte Kallestad was on holiday with friends when they found a puppy on...


Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

It aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and address misconceptions about mental illness. Offering links to websites that provide information ...


'Magic mushrooms' could be decriminalized in Denver

The polls are scheduled to close at 7 p.m. Mountain time. The measure would make the personal use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms by those 21 years o...


34,000 infected with Measles in Europe

Protocol dictates that someone with the measles is considered contagious not only upon the appearance of a rash and other symptoms but in the four preceding day...


NY measles outbreaks driving spike in new cases

A small but vocal community of parents refuse to vaccinate their children, citing concerns about the injections that are not supported by science. Since mea...


Month of Ramadan fasting begins Monday for most Muslims

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar. "As the auspicious month of Ramadan starts, the first couple is reminding all Malawians that this ...


Deals you can score during National Nurses Week

The College of Nursing has graduated over 7,000 nurse leaders and scientists. If ordering online , pay in restaurant and show a valid nurse ID. Because your im...


New Ebola vaccines to be introduced in DR Congo

Security incidents continue to plague the response to the outbreak, with 119 since January alone, Ryan said. "We are anticipating a scenario of continued inte...


Drug treatment stopped transmission of HIV in gay couples, study finds

A recent study on HIV transmission has gathered around 1.000 gay male couples for an experiment. The new study, published May 2 in the online edition of ...


Los Angeles County identifies additional case of measles

State health officials are still investigating the Alabama case and if any people were exposed while the child was contagious. This is the first presumptive...


NYC Jewish schools closed over failure to heed orders on measles outbreak

Adults who are going to be in a setting that "poses a high risk for measles transmission" should make sure they have had two doses separated by at least 28 days...


Trump administration announces 'conscience rule' for health care providers

They say the rule could strip care from women and LGBTQ patients, in particular. Under the rule, clinicians and institutions would not have to provide, part...


Confirmed case of measles in St. Clair County infant

A man in his thirties, who had never been vaccinated against the disease, died after being infected by a family member, it said. You may also be less protecte...


Amid National Outbreak, Indiana Expands Access To Measles Vaccine

IN residents choosing to seek a vaccine using this order should inform the pharmacist they will be using the state health commissioner's standing order. Here's ...


First Measles Case Of 2019 Confirmed In Orange County

Nearly all cases of measles in the United States begin with people who traveled to countries where the disease is prevalent: The Centers for Disease Control and...


Burger King's new combos are anything but 'Happy' meals

Hungry patrons can choose a Pissed Meal when they're angry, a Blue Meal when sad, a Salty Meal for those bitter moments and a DGAF for obvious reasons. Burger K...


Clients of spa that offered vampire facials infected with HIV

Tierney Murphy said. VIP Spa in New Mexico was shut-down last September over concerns it was not listened to perform cosmetic procedures. That's the war...


Blood test shows if you're immune to measles

Five Brooklyn measles cases - including the original infection discovered in October - were traced back to trips from Israel, where another measles outbreak inf...


Warning issued after 11-year-old with measles visits Northland hot spring

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock recently said he would not rule out banning unvaccinated children from schools. U.S. President Donald Trump urged American...


New York's ultra-Orthodox believed to be source of measles outbreak

More than a third of the cases are kids younger than 5. The biggest outbreaks have occurred in two communities in New York: Rockland County and Brooklyn, New ...


Britney Spears no longer in mental health facility

News confirmed that the 37-year-old singer has checked out of the facility and has headed home. Pop princess Britney Spears took to Instagram Wednesday ...


Dozens quarantined in California after measles exposure

On Thursday, county public health officials ordered dozens of people quarantined at the University of California , Los Angeles (UCLA) and California St...


SACRAMENTO - Measles cases up in California, spread by overseas travel

Measles is one of the world's most contagious viruses. "They have to get their shots". Complications from measles are common and can include hearing loss...


Breakfast or Bite It: Skipping Breakfast Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

Bao also noted that those who said they skipped breakfast were also more likely to engage in other unhealthy lifestyle habits, including drinking, overeatin...


Measles cases in US have now hit a new high

New York City declared a public health emergency related to a measles outbreak earlier this month, and Los Angeles County declared an outbreak on Tuesda...


Ocasio-Cortez for impeachment proceedings after reading report

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is correct, the VA is not broken, it is doing great. But, it doesn't surprise me that Representative Ocasio-Cortez won't admit it-she a...


Kenya and Ghana to Rollout Malaria Vaccine

Kenya is among the three African countries which have been given the go-ahead to pilot the first successful vaccine . " According to the statement titled "U...


USA records 695 measles cases, most since elimination in 2000

Residents can call the Orleans and Jefferson Health Units at 504-658-2540 for more information on how and where to get vaccinated. "Measles is the signal that...


Teens can workout for free all summer long at Planet Fitness

To sign up, stop by a Planet Fitness (online signups are not available). Planet Fitness is starting their Teen Summer Challenge on May 15th, and running th...


Millions of children miss measles shots, creating outbreaks

There were 963 cases in 1994. Dr Shoemack said it could be a serious illness with about one in 10 people needing hospital treatment, which was the case for on...


Health Officials Offering Free Vaccinations to Contain Spread of Measles

The agency said the majority of people affected have not been vaccinated, which has led to an unprecedented spread of the disease throughout the country. "Since...