Medicine

Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser at Campaign Rally

Trump mocked Ford at a rally in MS on Tuesday night, listing what he described as holes in her account as his audience laughed. " 'I had one beer, ' right?" I...


Nobel prize for medicine won by cancer researchers

Allison , a professor at the University of Texas, and Honjo , a professor at Kyoto University, also have won the Tang Prize in 2014 for their research. The can...


Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

Samples from the pool have been collected for testing, with preliminary results expected later this week. Craine said one person from out of state who visited...


World’s first human case of rat hepatitis found

It was said to be a discovery of "major public health significance", since there have been no documented cases of the infection being spread from rats to hum...


Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

The exchange was a freakish turn in a hearing full of surprises and Kavanaugh, seemingly aware that he had crossed a line with his responses, apologized after t...


Federal health officials push for early flu shots

However, there were many different prevalent types of flu in circulation last winter, which contributed to the high flu death rates as well as the vaccination...


Jeff Flake: senator says he will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

Some experts say Ford's use of scientific brain function has helped lend to her credibility. I do not recall the events described by Dr. Ford in her testimon...


Senator confronted by angry protester as key vote looms on Kavanaugh

He made the comments at a news conference in NY a day before Judge Brett Kavanaugh was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee amid multiple a...


Healthcare worker becomes third monkeypox case in England

This third case has been isolated and is being cared for in a specialist unit at Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, northeast England, the statement said. T...


Vikings' Everson Griffen being evaluated at hospital after weekend incident

The NFL is aware of Griffen's status and is "comfortable he has a good support system around him", ESPN reported . Minnesota Vikings defensive end Evers...


Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

The identity of the 2 women has been made public, along with assurances from the Sheriff's Office that they were not, contrary to reports , shackled in the bac...


Health Department confirms West Nile case in Lucas County

Water gardens are fashionable but become major mosquito producers if they are allowed to stagnate. "Scott tells me that the NH Department of Health and Human ...


County health department is offering clinics for flu vaccine

During last winter's flu season, vaccines barely worked at all in keeping seniors out of the hospital, with roughly 24 percent effectiveness. "We hope people ...


Parents should note FDA warning about vaping

The "hard-hitting" advertising, which will detail the risky chemicals that e-cigarettes can contain, will also appear on social media and websites that are popu...


Cigna gets DOJ approval to buy St. Louis based Express Scripts

While the federal antitrust division will not seek to block the merger , the deal is still subject to state regulators and various departments of insurance. As...


Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Two South Carolina mental health patients drowned in a prison transport van when floodwater from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence overtook the vehicle, ...


'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study

Research into almost 20,000 older people found those who were generally healthy derived no protective benefit from the blood-thinning pill - but it increased th...


Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least eight dead

The tree was about 6 feet above the road surface. Cooper said others should not follow suit. State emergency officials said Thursday they had no way of tr...


Solo Colonoscopies, Cannibal Calories, and More 2018 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

In his acceptance speech, Wartinger described how their research was inspired by a patient who was so convinced that he passed kidney stones after riding a roll...


Apple smartwatch slowly evolving into medical device

With what Apple is doing with the new watch, it's like 'someone just opened a giant restaurant right next to us, bringing a lot more attention'. Jony Ive,...


IPhone Xs and Xs Max Price, Specifications and Release Date in Pakistan

Apple also introduced a fourth generation of the Apple Watch with a major redesign - and a series of features created to improve its performance as a medical ...


Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency

Isolated cases of the diarrheal disease have been reported in some parts of the country as Harare remains the epicenter of the latest outbreak which began ear...


Flu Season Is Here And So Are The Vaccines

The province's flu shot, free for all Nova Scotians, will be available this fall. Sure, it may still feel like summer. There were hundreds of thousands of h...


FDA Gets Tough on Juul, Other E-Cigarette Makers

Under Wednesday's announcement, the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers will have 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products. Despite ...


E-cigarette use is an 'epidemic', FDA chief says

To gain clearance to return to the market, the companies would have to prove that the benefits to adults who use e-cigarettes in order to stop smoking tradition...


West Nile virus risk 'high' in Saugus and surrounding communities

Linda Bell, SC State Epidemiologist. It is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito. People over age 50 and people with weakened ...


Burnley has one of the lowest numbers of registered organ donors

One of the people whose life was saved was the Sheffield artist Pete McKee, who received Mr Piotr's liver. Two identical sculptures were installed by Hampshir...


Woman on antibiotics develops a 'black hairy tongue' in weird medical case

The answer is not as scary as it seems. The case outlined in the journal involves a woman who was prescribed two kinds of antibiotics after being injured in...


Common painkiller linked to higher risk of heart attack and stroke

For years, however, doctors have been anxious about diclofenac's potential heart risks. They also think that it should not be made available over the counter ...


Airport security trays are even nastier than toilets

According to the study, which took samples from 90 locations around an airport, the filthiest place of all was the TSA security bins. Overall, the study fou...


First reported death from West Nile Virus confirmed in county

The agency said the total number of cases was a 3.4-fold increase compared to the entire season past year. "The season for West Nile virus will not be ove...


Nicola Sturgeon poised to pledge cash for new schools and hospitals

Sturgeon said the Scottish government would steadily increase annual infrastructure investment so that it will be £1.5bn per year higher by then than the amount...


Rise and fall of Theranos puts Silicon Valley firmly in focus

The Theranos board is expected to meet Friday. According to a report by the WSJ , American business and government leaders had lost more than $600 millio...


A third of Aussies not getting enough exercise

The report looked at nearly 2 million people in more than 160 countries from 2001 to 2016 and found that more than one in four adults were insufficientl...


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...