Medicine

United States nurse discovers colleague was baby she cared for

Stanford Children's Health Lucille Packard Children's Hospital Stanford shared the story and photos on its Facebook page last month. Wong has been a nurse i...


NY plane quarantined amid reports of ill passengers

Local media outlets initially reported that around 100 passengers reported feeling ill. "Apparently there is over 100 people sick on the bottom floor, so happ...


Theranos is finally dead, company to wind down

At one time, Theranos was worth more than US$10 billion. The startup's founder and former CEO, Elizabeth Holmes , was indicted on federal wire fraud charges ...


Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests

The state sees on average between 30-35 cases of the disease annually, but hasn't seen a cluster of cases in approximately 15 years. Forget yesterday's news. ...


New auto seat guidelines: 5 things every parent should know

In order to decide when your child should face forward in the vehicle, you should take into consideration their weight and height, not their age, according to n...


Volatile Movement - K2M Group Holdings (KTWO)

Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 89,928 shares of the medical device company's stock worth $2,023,000 after purchasing an additional 24,327 sha...


Mosquito pools in Kitchener, Cambridge test positive for West Nile

Lake County health officials announced Friday that the county's first case of West Nile virus this year has been confirmed, and involves a Waukegan woman in her...


Loma Linda University looking for paid participants to eat avocados

In addition to being told to eat avocados , peek participants obtain a kickback at the dwell of the six-month peek: $300, plus obviously free avocados "either ...


West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool

According to the release, there were 16 confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania in 2016. The most effective way to avoid WNV and other mosqui...


Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study saysNaija247news

Researchers investigating the results of air pollution performed math and verbal tests over the direction of more than one years on more than 25,000 participa...


Andrew Gillum, Florida's Upset Democratic Candidate, In An Early Tangle With Trump

Democrats hope to flip the seat in their bid to take control of the House of Representatives. In a primary contest that saw a whopping $112 million spent ove...


CDC sees sharp increase in 3 STDs reported in 2017

Reported cases of three well-known STDs all increased between 2016 and 2017. Almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed...


No amount of alcohol consumption is safe, finds study

The Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction recommends people drink no more than two drinks a day, ten per week for women and 15 for men. There is som...


Trump attacks Andrew Gillum as a 'failed socialist mayor'

There, he said, some teachers took him under their wing and "put me on the track to being college bound". Gillum's appearance follows his surprise victory bui...


Primary Elections Held in Arizona and Florida

DeSantis has the endorsement of President Trump . Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyGillum wins stunner and other takeaways from Arizona , Florida Kirk...


John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

When he finally did comment, in a printed statement , Trump was sparing with his praise for the six-term senator: "Despite our differences on policy and politi...


Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag

In a statement Monday, Trump backed down, without addressing the controversy. There, Vice President Pence, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, and minor...


No amount of alcohol is good for your health

The study also finds what lots of prior research has shown: The more people drink, the higher their risk of alcohol-related health problems. Any protection...


Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in 'high insecurity zones'

Since the outbreak erupted on august 1, 103 confirmed and probable cases of Ebola have been identified in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, including 63 deaths,...


Sen. John McCain dies at 81

He was also a pilot in the U.S. Navy and was taken captive as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. The war veteran served as a congressman to the state's 1st Distric...


US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

Trump retorted that McCain was "not a war hero", adding: "I like people who weren't captured". McCain served alongside Hillary Clinton in the Senate. The wor...


Man Accused Of Urinating On Black Child, Calling Her N-Word

The witnesses and the victim said the man had also called the girl the N-word. That incident happened when the children were playing behind the library in the 1...


Guilt-free coconut oil is actually 'pure poison' Harvard professor claims

Michels, the director of the Institute for Prevention and Tumor Epidemiology at the University of Freiburg and a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Publ...


Bacteria Turns Type A to O Blood, May Alleviate Shortages, Study Finds

In contrast, type A , B and AB red blood cells have specific antigens on their surfaces, meaning that people with type A blood can donate only to type A...


Meet Denisova 11: First Known Hybrid Hominin

Modern humans lived in bigger, denser groups than Neanderthals or Denisovans , and they moved quickly across Europe and Asia. It's not the first evidence o...


Sen. John McCain, battling brain cancer, is discontinuing medical treatment, family says

During his presidential race, candidate Trump - "Cadet Bone Spurs" as Illinois Sen. Neither the White House nor the president has yet spoken out after McCain'...


Tom Frieden arrested on sex charges

WABC says Frieden surrendered to face charges that he grabbed the buttocks of a woman he knew in his home last October. As New York City's health commission...


There is 'no safe level of alcohol,' says huge new global study

Women aged 45 to 64 are the most likely of any age group to drink , separate figures show. In males, the prevalence was 20 per cent and deaths attributed to al...


Coconut Is 'Pure Poison' Claim: Experts Weight the Facts

However, a Harvard health professor has denounced coconut oil as a "pure poison" for its saturated fat content, which exceeds that of lard . "But at the sa...


West Nile Virus found in Perth and Ottawa mosquitoes

Two dead ravens in Kimberley, B.C., have tested positive for West Nile virus. Surveillance includes screening the blood supply and reporting human and animal ca...


Desks without partitions may be the 'healthier' option at the office

Sternberg and her colleagues tried to find an association between office layouts and stress levels of 231 United States government employees. This is the first ...


Europe hit with measles outbreak

Measles epidemics are also causing trouble in Brazil, where the Brazil Health Ministry reports 1,053 measles cases and five deaths this year. PHE said many ...


Suspect in Mollie Tibbetts disappearance was in U.S. illegally

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said residents "are heartbroken, and we are angry" about what happened to Tibbetts. "At this time, our family asks that we be allowed ...


High or Low Carb-Diet May Increase the Risk of Premature Death

Dr. Sara Seidelmann, who is a clinical and research fellow in cardiovascular medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, led the research. The resea...


State Public Health Officials Raise West Nile Virus Risk Level

They say the horses confirmed with the virus had not been vaccinated. "Mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile have also been identified in the city"...