Medicine

U.S. approves first treatment for post-partum depression

Women may experience thoughts about harming themselves or harming their child. "It's first time that a drug has been specifically approved to treat postpartu...


Doctors Change Aspirin Recommendations to Decrease Danger of Heart Illness

But now, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have declared that it's not a good idea. Recent research suggests...


Celebs Go Dating pays touching tribute to the late Mike Thalassitis

It doesn't feel real". Her statement came after the Health Secretary said reality TV shows have a duty to care for contestants after they become famous. Metro...


Drinking Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk of Cancer

Researchers said the findings are based on tea but apply to other drinks such as coffee or hot chocolate. That's according to research conducted by scientis...


Another Top Drug, Aspirin, No Longer Recommended For Heart Attack Prevention

Taking low-dose aspirin as a preventative for cardiac arrest or stroke is no longer suggested for people age 70 or over, according to new reports released Sun...


Apple Watch Managed to Watch Irregular Heart Beats

In November 2017, Apple and Stanford distributed Apple Watches to more than 400,000 participants across all 50 USA states. In November, the ECG sensor gaine...


Daily aspirin may not lead to a healthy heart, doctors say

The researchers also found that incidences of major cardiovascular events such as coronary heart disease, nonfatal heart attacks and fatal and nonfatal ischemic...


Do Eggs Increase Your Cholesterol Levels? Here's What You Should Know

A new study released this week found that daily consumption of a certain amount of cholesterol , a key nutrient of eggs, is linked to a modest increase in the...


Study shows eating more eggs tied to heart disease

There is sobering news for egg lovers who have been happily gobbling up their favourite breakfast since the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans no long...


64 flu-related child deaths so far this season — CDC

The H3N2 strain was the culprit behind 62 percent of the reported flu cases for the last week of February, the CDC reported. The season usually ends in May. D...


Huge demand for MMR vaccine amidst Canterbury measles outbreak

They will be available for use from Wednesday. Risk lowers substantially with one dose of measles containing vaccine and further still with two. Doctors are t...


Flu Remains 'Elevated' in U.S — CDC

Dr. Howard says the type A strain created one of the worst flu seasons on record past year. Flu season may be nearing its end, but health officials are warn...


Patient "Free" Of HIV After Stem Cell Treatment

Dr. Annemarie Wensing of the University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands, said that biopsies of the "Dusseldorf patient " show no signs of the virus after...


More than 20,000 vaccines rushed to NZ to fight measles outbreak

The Canterbury District Health Board said one in 10 people who get measles will need to be hospitalized for treatment. Vaccinated people who still get the dis...


Measles vaccine doesn't cause autism

Concerns about a potential link between the MMR vaccine and autism have persisted for two decades, since a controversial and ultimately retracted 1998 paper cla...


Unvaccinated Boy, 6, Spent 57 Days In The Hospital With Tetanus

Although he was being given treatment, on his fifth day in the hospital, the child required a tracheal tube and to be placed on a ventilator as he experienced ...


First measles case confirmed in San Antonio

Anyone who has not been vaccinated or has not had measles is at risk if they are exposed. Less than three months into 2019, Texas has already documented 10 ...


Facebook to crack down on anti-vaccine content

In a blog post by Monika Bickert , Facebook's vice president of global policy management, said that the company will begin rejecting ads that include misinform...


Doctors Without Borders hampered by violence in responding to Ebola in Congo

Moreover, she adds, 35 percent of new cases of Ebola couldn't be tracked to existing cases, meaning researchers do not have a good handle on how the disease is ...


FDA approves new Johnson & Johnson drug for depression

Advocates for anti-depression therapies are applauding federal regulators for approving the first new treatment for depression in decades - a medication derived...


USA teen who was denied vaccines by mother testifies before Senate

An Ohio teenager who defied his anti-vaxxer mother's wishes and got all his shots at 18 has testified before Congress about unsafe the spread of misinformation ...


Starbucks hinting at possible drink collaboration with Ariana Grande

Starbucks is not done including Grande in its marketing, either. The drink comes with either caramel or cinnamon flavoring, and can be ordered hot or cold. The...


Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Part of the idea behind occupying neighboring space is that Planet Fitness customers will pop into Kohl's for an extra set of earbuds, a wearable activity tra...


Stem cell transplant shows promise for AIDS treatment

In these two cases, doctors selected a donor who had an uncommon mutation that made them virtually immune to HIV infection and this mutation was passed on to th...


States Suing Trump Administration in Attempt to Block Abortion "Gag Rule"

A multistate suit is expected to be filed on Tuesday in OR, and the state of California filed its own separate court challenge against the federal government ...


Popular Diabetes Drug Gets Half-Priced Alternative

The Indianapolis-based drugmaker said it had spoken to various "stakeholders" about the price of insulin , including diabetes patients, doctors, advocacy gro...


UK patient second in world to be 'cured' of HIV

The London patient , who was being treated for cancer , has now been in remission from HIV for 18 months and is no longer taking HIV drugs. The London pat...


Nightstar Therapeutics plc (NITE) EPS Estimated At $-0.34 on April, 2

The stock was sold at an average price of $12.98, for a total value of $113,354.34. RSI after the last trading period was 81.06. If price is decreasing and vo...


Second patient reportedly cured of HIV in big milestone for AIDS treatment

Treating an HIV patient with bone marrow stem cells from someone with the beneficial mutation means finding a person that matches the recipient's biology and ...


FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announces resignation

The Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the FDA, announced Gottlieb's resignation on Tuesday. Gottlieb also targeted the growing youth u...


Blood Pressure Recall 2019: Another 87 Lots Recalled For Cancer-Causing Impurity

Since 2018, there have been at least 19 recalls of versions of the drug over cancer fears. The impurity is a known animal and potential human carcinogen. The sp...


Study destroys link between vaccination and autism

Out of the 657,461 included children, 6,517 were diagnosed with autism . When comparing MMR-vaccinated with MMR-unvaccinated children, the researchers found ...


London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

He said: "But what we are able to say with certainty is that, through early diagnosis and access to treatment, you can live a long, healthy life with HIV and ...


For the Second Time in History, Someone Has Been Cured of HIV

Professor Eduardo Olavarria, from Imperial College London , said: "While it is too premature to say with certainty that our patient is now cured of HIV , he i...


Second man appears to be free of HIV after transplant

Nonetheless, future research into how this HIV receptor functions could bring us a lot closer to an eventual cure for HIV, which now infects around 37 million ...