Medicine

Give up Facebook if you want to reduce depression, says study

It also found that people who cut back on time spent on social media had a dramatic improvement in mood and how they feel about their life. The debate betwe...


World Health Organization report cautions against antibiotics overuse worldwide

On the occasion of World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018, we are pleased to partner up with MMIDSP, which is leading the way for creating awareness on AMR in P...


Temporary flu shot clinic at CSU East Bay

Public health officials in East Sussex are urging people to get protected before winter kicks in. "I think some parents feel like that's an easier way to get ...


Uganda vaccinates at-risk health workers as Ebola spreads in Congo

This is the first time that a vaccination drive has begun before the actual outbreak. The current Ebola outbreak is unfolding in an active war zone with sever...


Morning people less likely to develop breast cancer

Using genetic variants associated with people's preference for morning or evening, sleep duration and insomnia, they investigated whether these sleep traits hav...


FDA approves opioid painkiller 1000 times stronger than morphine

The FDA announced its approval November 2 of a new prescription opioid called Dsuvia, despite public and medical criticism for the drug's approval in the mi...


Soy Protein Isolate Market: Global Market Status and Prospect

In addition, numerous diverse features contributing positively and negatively to the development of the Soy Protein market are embraced in the Soy Protein ...


He ate a slug on a dare, became paralyzed and died

Back in 2010, a young Australian man was having a few drinks with friends in a backyard and chose to eat a garden slug on a dare, only for the creature to end u...


SELZER: 2019 health insurance enrollment has changes

Open enrollment began Thursday through the Affordable Care Act , which covers more than 100,000 Louisiana residents. The state will formally mark the Health...


Ex-nurse admits to killing 100 patients in Germany

And in most cases when a patient died, Hoegel was on duty. He later told investigators that he also killed patients in Oldenburg. Between 2000 and 2005, he ...


Dogs can detect malaria by sniffing socks of infected people

Principal investigator Steve Lindsay, a professor in the department of biosciences at Durham University, said this showed a "credible degree of accuracy". "Th...


Alcohol, tobacco high cause of breast cancer

In such instances, cancer may already have spread to other parts of their bodies, or metastasized, before they are even diagnosed, greatly reducing their likeli...


Child Deaths-Viral Outbreak-The Latest story

In some versions of a story October 25 about a viral outbreak, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the New Jersey health commissioner. "This is a tr...


93% children breathe toxic air globally

It says that pregnant women exposed to polluted air are more likely to give birth prematurely. Last week, the CPCB recommended that people avoid heavy wor...


Pres. Trump focusing on drug prices, high among voters' concerns

On Thursday, Trump proposed cutting what Medicare pays for many costly drugs that are administered in hospitals and clinics, using a new index of prices tha...


Rare Polio-Like Condition Suspected In Ingham County Man

Although infectious diseases that target the motor nerves and spinal cord can, in theory, affect anyone, Kassam said AFM has a particular "predilection" for...


Cavaliers’ Love misses second straight game with sore foot

The Cavaliers remain winless this season after falling to the Nets by 16 points. Drummond notched his 22nd career 20-20 game on Thursday, and second this ...


Study found less cancer in those who eat organic foods

Volunteers were tracked and observed for around 4.5 years. The participants, all volunteers, were then categorized into four groups depending on how often the...


Oakland Taxi goes pink for breast cancer awareness

After the routine mammogram that led to her diagnosis, she received a needle biopsy to examine the affected area. "I didn't let it take over my life or make m...


CDC, local docs: Now is the time to get the flu shot

Epidemics of flu occur each year, but the location and severity of the cases varies from year to year. Federal officials say more than 80,000 people died na...


6 children dead in viral outbreak at NJ health facility

Shereef Elnahal, the state's health department commissioner, said on Twitter . But officials say this outbreak is particularly severe because it's affecting ...


Northumberland Club says it with flowers (and cupcakes) for breast cancer event

Until now, though, they haven't proved valuable against breast cancer. Before you make diagnosis a of a cancer, first of all, you have to examine the person, an...


Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Democrats 'too extreme'

In Iowa, Democrat Fred Hubbell has pulled close to Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds by appealing to independents and suburban voters in a state that has been buffet...


Salmonella in raw chicken makes 92 people sick, CDC says

The most cases have been reported in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and MA, according to the CDC who is investigating the...


Doctors: You can not get the flu from the flu shot

Things like washing your hands and covering your nose when sneezing will help prevent the bug from spreading. “Talk to your healthcare professional if you hav...


Possible polio-like illness case reported in Douglas County

The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. According to the CDC , the number of patients with AFM symptoms incr...


AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

There have been no confirmed cases of AFM in Maine this year, according to Emily Spencer, spokesperson for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and...


Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season

The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says two deaths in the state have already been directly attributed to influenz...


Children’s Mercy Hospital treating patients with rare polio-like illness

Children's Mercy encourages people to stay home when they are sick to prevent the spread of respiratory illness. The children live in King, Pierce, Lewis, Sno...


Ask the Doctor: Breast Cancer Screenings

We talked to Dr. J. Jaime Alberty-Oller, surgical breast oncologist at The Dubin Breast Center of the The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health S...


'Polio-like' illness cases flaring up: Should you be concerned?

Earlier this month, six Minnesota children were diagnosed with the disease. Several cases have already been found in Minnesota and Iowa. The state h...


Chicago's Third Women's March Focuses On The Polls

But Kondik also added that "it's possible by time the election comes around, the Brett Kavanaugh story won't have changed anything". More broadly, the s...


Another chance to talk about mental health

Now we must turn those words into action. Recent data from the Ghana Health Service has revealed that about 41 percent of Ghanaians have some form of psycho...


Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry’s most powerful mental health quotes

Prince William joked Duchess Catherine had "ruined" a painting when they met with an artist on Tuesday (09.10.18). After the artist pointed to one of the fig...


James Arthur joins stars supporting World Mental Health Day

One in six people every week experience a common mental health problem like anxiety or depression . Over the past few years, we've seen an influx in people...