Medicine

Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Psychosis, Study Finds

Worryingly, the research found that a high proportion of new psychosis cases in Europe can be linked to the use of high-potency pot. After taking into account...


Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

The researchers used data from 37,716 American men in the Health Professionals follow-up study - which started in 1986 - and 80,647 Americanwomen in the Nurs...


Don't take aspirin daily to prevent heart attacks, doctors now say

Keeping good heart health means maintaining a healthy weight. The bottom line is based on an overview of the latest information, you should not take an aspiri...


Are eggs healthy? New students warns against eating too many

To be precise, it outlined the fact that the intake of an additional 300 mg of dietary cholesterol per day can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases ....


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

Aspirin will still be recommended for those experiencing a heart attack or stroke, or at risk of recurrence, due to its ability to prevent blood clots. "It's ...


Eating eggs can lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease

One large egg has 186 milligrams of dietary cholesterol in the yolk. However, consumption has surged in the past decade as... The new findings contradict the ...


'Nigeria, 4th Country With Highest HIV/AIDS Patients'

Isaac Adewole , made the new ranking known yesterday at the official announcement of the result of the NAIIS at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency...


Foster: Trump budget proposal 'disastrous' for hardworking Americans

His proposal calls for over $7 billion in cuts to the Department of Education, a 10 percent decrease in the department's overall budget from the previous year. ...


Italy bans unvaccinated kids from school

Children under six can be barred from attending nursery schools and kindergartens if their parents fail to present written evidence that they have had the requi...


NZ measles outbreak continues to spread

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 206 individual cases of measles have been confirmed across 11 states since January 1. People who w...


"Robot" Delivered End-of-Life News to a Patient, Outraging His Family

Wilharm told CNN her family knew that her grandfather would die soon. A septuagenarian Californian learnt of his impending death through a video link, outragi...


Esketamine nasal spray approved for management of treatment-resistant depression

Janssen said in a statement that this spray of Spravato is a "potential therapy for adults living with treatment-resistant depression". The FDA's decision c...


Fb shoots down Pages, adverts sharing vaccine misinformation

Anti-vaccine views, which have been prevalent for quite some time, are spread by people who believe that either vaccine doesn't work or that they are unsafe to ...


Measles case confirmed in B.C. interior

Health Department officials said the baby likely caught the disease during travels to Asia. A case of measles has been confirmed in 100 Mile House. The Pima...


Clark Gregg Slams Brie Larson's Captain Marvel Trolls As Butthurt

Just then, Captain Marvel appears and asks for Fury. " Captain Marvel " breaks new ground for Disney. Brie Larson's Carol Danvers, a character who first...


Second patient goes HIV

New Scientist reports that the Düsseldorf and London cases share stark similarities: both patients underwent bone marrow transplants as part of their cancer tr...


Finland's entire government resigns after breakdown of agreement on welfare state reform

President of Finland Sauli Niinisto (L) and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila, who announced his government's resignation, shake hands at the president's off...


Facebook announces plan to fight vaccine misinformation

Facebook isn't removing anti-vaccination content completely. Following backlash over misinformation on its platform, Facebook said Thursday that it will roll...


MSF warns of DRC Ebola response losing upper hand

Dr. Nguyen also noted that when Ebola teams were accompanied by security forces, they were met with fear and distrust, especially of forced vaccination. "Using ...


US Food and Drug Administration chief to leave service

Although the agency worked to take one powerful addictive painkiller, Opana ER, off the market, it approved Dsuvia, a new form of an extremely potent opioid, fo...


Advocates cheer FDA approval of anti-depressant nasal spray

Johnson & Johnson got some good news for a change as its antidepressant drug, called esketamine and branded Spravato, was fast-tracked through the FDA approv...


Long-Term HIV Remission After Medicine Discontinued

The " London patient " case, cautiously reported in the journal Nature as still too "premature" to be declared a cure, comes a decade after Timothy Brown , k...


Fitbit unveils four new wearable devices that won't break the bank

At the same time, the Fitbit Community Feed is expanding this month to more than 80 new markets in nine languages to users across Asia, Europe and Latin Ameri...


Teen tells Congress why he defied his mother to get vaccinated

Lindbenberger addressed the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday about his personal decision to get vaccinated , and why the misin...


London Patient Cured Of HIV/AIDS

Before the London case, researchers had spent 12 years trying to replicate the effort that cured the " Berlin patient ", later identified as Timothy Brown. The ...


'London Patient' Appears to Become the Second Person Ever Cured of AIDS

The authors say it is too early to say with certainty that he has been cured of HIV , and that they will continue to monitor his condition. Researchers caution...


Here's why Eli Lilly will sell a generic insulin

List prices are initial figures drugmakers attach to a product and are typically knocked down by rebates negotiated with pharmacy benefit managers. Chuck Grass...


Advances in stem cell treatment give hope to millions with 'incurable' diseases

After the transplant , doctors found no trace of HIV in the patient's blood and after 16 months with no resurgence, they stopped the use of antiretroviral d...


California sues Trump over federal funding for abortion providers

California filed the first lawsuit on Monday. Washington state's Democratic attorney general previously announced that state's plan to legally challenge th...


Danish researchers confirm MMR vaccinations do not trigger autism

Of the children studied, 6,517 kids developed some form of autism , but, the study found, " the MMR vaccine did not increase the risk of autism in children wh...


More blood pressure medication recalled for cancer risk

Since 2018, there have been at least 19 recalls involving versions of the drug due to cancer fears. The latest recall is for 38 lots of Valsartan and Amlodipi...


Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

The man simply identified yet as " London Patient " is the second person to have the undetectable viral load. The medics, however, cautioned it was still too ...


Scientists report a 2nd person has been cured of HIV

A bone-marrow stem cell transplant has led to a patient with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) going into long-term remission , meaning he might become the se...


How ‘completely avoidable’ measles cases continue to climb

Most are young children under age 10 who were not vaccinated. Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF, said: "This is a wake-up call". Measles, a highly-...


Ontario officials struggle to explain Ford government's healthcare reforms

A major component of this overhaul would see the 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in the province consolidated under one large central agency. Along...