Medicine

Kanye West Supports President Trump, Says "Liberals Can't Bully Me"

Kimmel said he thinks West embraces being bi-polar and that's just "one of those things that makes you, you". I mean, you've so famously and so powerfully ...


Pentagon bans use of geolocators on fitness trackers, smart phones

The Department of Defense has banned the use of any smartphone and applications that use geolocation services in operational areas. The new measure is most like...


Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspected

There are 33 additional "suspected cases" in the North Kivu outbreak that are pending lab test results to "confirm or exclude Ebola virus disease", according to...


New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

Anyone can join the NHS Organ Donor Register , age and medical conditions are not necessarily a barrier to donation. China has recorded 18,433 voluntary orga...


Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month

Mothers also benefit because breast feeding helps with postpartum depression because of the hormones produced during breastfeeding. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye...


Lab-grown pig lungs may signal the future of organ transplants

The transplants were successful and none of the pigs involved rejected the transplants. After that month of growth, the bioengineered lungs were transplanted ...


Not drinking alcohol in middle age linked to increased risk of dementia

A paper in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal is the latest published findings of data from University College London's long-running Whitehal...


CDC: 'Don't wash, reuse condoms!'

After seeing the CDC's tweet, people were - understandably - troubled and concerned for their fellow man. So why can't you reuse condoms, as if they were no...


New Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

The National Institute of Biomedical Research in Kinshasa confirmed that samples from four hospitalized patients tested positive for Ebola . Travel through the...


Cities Sue Over Trump ‘Sabotage’ of Obamacare

However, Edmund F. Haislmaier, senior health policy researcher of the conservative Heritage Foundation, said people who are already sick and getting Obamacare s...


West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Peel Region

Maryland's Department of Agriculture said it found the virus in mosquitoes collected in the Riverdale Park area of Prince George's County. The vector index, w...


Mosquitoes trapped in Hartford test positive for West Nile virus

Clothing should be light colored and made of tightly woven materials that keep mosquitoes away from the skin. The virus can be spread to people through mosqui...


US Food and Drug Administration warns against vaginal rejuvenation devices

The FDA has notified Alma Lasers, BTL Aesthetics, BTL Industries, InMode, Cynosure, ThermiGen and Sciton over "concerns about inappropriate marketing of their d...


An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs

The Washington Post reported that Greg Manteufel's symptoms started with a fever and vomiting. "He loves riding his Harley", Dawn Manteufel, Greg's wife, to...


Bay County Health Reports Second Human Case Of West Nile Virus

West Nile virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Symptoms of West Nile infection are often mild and may include fever, heada...


Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Tenants are still allowed to smoke on the premises, but only in certain areas. HUD said the new policy would reduce health hazards from secondhand smoke and enc...


‘Hot Water Challenge’ reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns

The unsafe viral prank, which has sent a handful of children across the country to the hospital - including one death -over the past year usually consists of ...


West Nile Virus detected in human in Allegheny County

Apply Insect Repellent when Outdoors . Dusk and dawn are times when mosquitoes are most active. "Today's announcement reminds all Pennsylvanians to be vigil...


The ABCs of hepatitis prevention and treatment

Low coverage of testing and treatment is the most important gap to be addressed in order to achieve the global elimination goals by 2030", stated World Health...


No evidence Islamic State responsible for Toronto attack

Investigators had said that Hussain visited Islamic State websites and may have supported the terrorist group. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has said tha...


Austin Public Health confirms 2nd case of West Nile Virus

Nancy Babbitt with Creekside Medical Clinic. Most people who become infected with West Nile virus do not have any symptoms . Install or fix screens on window...


Babies Die After Mums Given Viagra In Dutch Trial

The research, carried out at 10 hospitals, involved giving the women - chosen because their placentas had been under performing - the drug sildenafil , commonl...


CU Study: Parasite In Cat Poop May Make Humans More Business Savvy

According to a new study , a parasite present in cat feces has the ability to alter human minds and reduce the fear of failure in humans. The study , a...


International AIDS Conference 2018: All you need to know about Amsterdam summit

Elton John Tuesday blasted Russian Federation and eastern Europe governments for "discrimination against gays" saying such bigotry was thwarting the fight again...


China probes vaccine maker as scandal widens

The authorities found that the company falsified production and inspection records of an anti-rabies vaccine administered to humans and ordered that its produ...


Backyard chickens linked to salmonella outbreak, CDC warns

For more information on keeping backyard flocks, visit the CDC website . Every year, the CDC estimates salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses, 23,00...


Chinese premier vows crackdown after violation by vaccine maker

Xi, who is now on a state visit to Rwanda, said people's health should always be a top priority and that their safety should be resolutely guarded, reports stat...


PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

The government assured that the full medical records were not stolen, but hackers obtained information on patients, such as names and addresses of those who v...


Bayer Will Soon Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Devices

Introduced in 2002, the Essure implant consists of two coils made of polyester and a nickel alloy that are placed in the fallopian tubes and cause scar tissue t...


CVS pharmacist denies hormones to trans woman

Hilde Hall said she had been prescribed the medication by a hormone expert prior to visiting the pharmacist, at CVS pharmacy, where she was questioned her lou...


Eating processed salamis, hot dogs can lead to mania, insomnia: Research

The study does not prove nitrates cause mania , but that there is an association between consuming nitrates and mania when it does exist. Mania is a serious ...


Salmonella outbreak in 26 states, including Hawaii, tied to raw turkey

So far the most seriously affected state is Minnesota, where 13 of the cases have been reported. The agency is monitoring the outbreak in conjunction with the U...


West Nile carrying mosquitoes in Williston area

Greg Lakin, State Health Officer". The Centers for Disease Control says a year ago in the state there were two confirmed deaths and seven cases of West Nile. ...


Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant

Vibrio vulnificus bacteria are typically found in salt water and in raw or undercooked shellfish , notes the Florida Department of Health. There were three ...


United Kingdom ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'

An inquiry into the ethical issues surrounding genetically altering a human embryo has found there is "no absolute reason not to pursue it". Scientists in...