Medicine

A mother prays as surgery to separate Nima and Dawa begins

Dr Crameri said one of the risks was the use of anaesthetic, as they did not know how one twin would react to the other receiving it. Dr. Karma Sherbub, Bhu...


Rauners Get Their Flu Shots; Encourage Others to Do the Same

By this time a year ago, ADHS had counted 259 cases in Arizona, which ballooned to more than 35,570 for the season, with 1,178 deaths due to flu or pneumonia. A...


Hey, here's a free flu vaccination clinic in Virginia Beach

Experts agree that the 2017-2018 vaccine was not a "good match" - but that doesn't mean that the vaccine was completely ineffective! "The flu vaccine is an ...


Trump blasts Roskam, other losing House Republicans, for not embracing him

Trump dissected the elections in a combative White House news conference that stretched to almost 90 minutes as he put a defiantly glossy sheen on the mixed mid...


Trump faces restraints after Democrats win US House

WASHINGTON (AP) -Democrats have won half the seats they need to reclaim the House majority, while Republicans were picking up key Senate contests. The preside...


FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill That’s 10 Times Stronger Than Fentanyl

A panel of FDA advisers had earlier voted 10 to three in favor of the pill called Dsuvia, but in a rare response, the panel's chairman joined critics in urgin...


Sydney Man Who Became Ill After Eating A Slug Passes Away

Hanging out with friends one night and drinking red wine, Ballard was dared to eat a slug that was slithering across a patio. Sam Ballard , the Sydney man ...


November: Sleep and breast cancer

Interestingly, the study also found that sleeping longer isn't necessarily better, as the analysis showed that women who slept longer than the recommended sev...


Congo's Ebola outbreak may not be containable, CDC director says

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the EVD outbreak continues to be of grave concern, particularly with geographical spread of the disease to a new area, ...


Zimbabwe Cleric Apologises For HIV Cure Claims

Prosecuting, Sebastian Mutizirwa said, "Circumstances are that on October 31 the accused made an advertisement on Yadah TV of Aguma medicine which he claimed to...


Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins this week

While prices have stabilized, they are still 134 percent higher than the low opening-year premiums of 2014, but experts say they think enrollment will stabilize...


Global Organic Rice Protein Market Size - Axiom Foods, Shafi Gluco Chem, AIDP

To provide detailed analysis of the market structure along with forecast of the various segments and sub-segments of the global Hydrolyzed Whey Protein ...


State Health Officials Announce First Flu-Related Death of Season

Last winter, 46 people with lab-confirmed cases of influenza died and a further 35 people were admitted into intensive care. Those that wish to get their flu sh...


2nd pediatric facility in New Jersey hit by viral outbreak

A 10th child has died after contracting the adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. There have been 28 cases associated ...


Stronger protection from violence for NHS staff

In a speech to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Mr Hancock will set out how the NHS will work with the criminal justice system to make sure victims are s...


What a teal pumpkin means on Halloween

A map of the participating homes is available online. Their mission: "Raising awareness of food allergies and promoting inclusion of all trick or treaters thr...


Heidi Klum is the Queen of Halloween as she unveils Shrek costume

Check out Heidi's craziest costumes in the slideshow... Last night, Klum threw her 19th annual star-studded Party at NY hot spot Tao, alongside her new boy...


Breast cancer treatment: No chemotherapy for early detection

SMG3's mission is to reduce the incidence of breast cancer , decrease mortality rates, and assist the individuals and families of those who have been impacted ...


In Medical First, Couple Both Carry Their Baby

John Couvaras, the medical director of IVF Phoenix who offers INVOcell at his practice. "We felt like there has to be a way". The Doody's then waited for th...


Annual flu shot won't cut effectiveness for kids

The flu vaccine is especially important in light of the severe season experienced a year ago across the U.S. The CDC reports that more than 900,000 flu-rela...


National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday

DrugTake-Back Day is an anonymous, safe, and convenient way for citizens to get rid of old or unwanted prescription drugs. The drugs will later be destroyed by ...


Ninth person dies after infection at NJ nursing center

The strain found in the rehab center outbreak is among the more potent types and sometimes causes more serious respiratory illness, especially among those with ...


Trump says goal of proposal is to lower some drug prices

Pharma has already begun pushing back against the plan in what is likely to be a fierce battle between the companies and the administration . Trump also si...


Doctor: Wash hands to potentially avoid acute flaccid myelitis

A rare illness that can lead to paralysis or death, acute flaccid myelitis ( AFM ), is making headlines across the nation, with one of the newest cases confir...


FDA Approves First New Flu Medication in 20 Years: What to Know

Genentech, the company that will distribute the drug, plans on providing cost support for both insured and uninsured patients that would put the bill for therap...


FDA approves first new flu drug in 20 years

The two clinical trials evaluated by the FDA for approval-which involved almost 2,000 patients-showed that Xofluza was able to shorten the duration and reduce...


6 children dead from adenovirus at care facility in New Jersey

Inspectors from the Department of Health visited the center and are providing infection control and cleaning procedures. It's unclear what caused the vira...


Everson Griffen To Resume Activities With Vikings

In an Instagram post to his 52,000 followers last month, Griffen promised to return as a "much-improved" person and player . A police report described erratic ...


Young Indian women are more vulnerable to breast cancer, says CII report

Despite the stable incidence rates, improved treatment as well as earlier detection through screening and increased awareness, breast cancer is still the leadin...


Plastic Has Been Found In Human Poo For The First Time

I did not expect that each sample would test positive. Among the plastics they identified, there were polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (P...


Flu shots now available

Anyone six months of age and older can receive the flu vaccine , and is encouraged to get vaccinated early in the season. Three clinics are scheduled for Oct...


Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York

She can sometimes move her fingers or do slight movements, but mostly lets it hang limp. The CDC announced this week that there have been 62 confirmed cases...


The Lifesaving Reason You Should Be Eating Organic Foods

Those who frequently eat organic foods lowered their overall risk of developing cancer, a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine finds. Participan...


Viral outbreak kills 6 children at NJ facility

The New Jersey Department of Health said in a statement: "The New Jersey Department of Health learned last night that unfortunately another child who was hospit...


First Immunotherapy Success for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

From Becca's iconic Opal highlighter to Elemis's cult-classic cleansing balm, there's a BCA beauty item that will check a box off your shopping list. Not bei...