Medicine

China says second person dies in Wuhan pneumonia outbreak

Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases in Wuhan in last two days, taking the total number of confirmed cases in there to 198. Thailand reported two c...


Australian man tested for coronavirus after returning from China with respiratory illness

What's more, officials will begin forcing all passengers that originate in Wuhan to go to one of those five airports if they wish to enter the U.S. The man re...


A 2nd flu death this season reported in Monroe County

This time last season, there were just 46 such hospitalizations in the county. The latest death was revealed in a weekly report from the health department, ...


Part of Our Immune System Could Treat All Cancers

Some of the limitations of the CAR-T technique are that the edited T-cells are only able to recognise a few kinds of cancer , and the entire therapy needs to b...


New screening has "potential to eliminate" cervical cancer in England

Testing for HPV is a far more accurate test estimated to prevent nearly 500 diagnoses of cervical cancer every year. The National Health Services (NHS) has ...


Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

The outbreak is believed to have started late last month when people picked it up at a fresh food market in Wuhan. Early on Monday local time , the Wuhan Munic...


Beijing insists it can control deadly virus

The new strain of coronavirus , first discovered in downtown Wuhan , has been alerted for its association with Serious Acute Respiratory Syndrome ( SARS ), wh...


Trump Administration Resets Michelle Obama's School Lunch Initiative

The food industry lobby had always been campaigning for the change, which was immediately decried by nutritionists, who said it would allow schools to once ag...


Candidates Seek New Caucus Voters In Trailer Parks, Rallies

Ilhan Omar, also a progressive caucus leader, added her approval with a nod to Sanders' Brooklyn accent: "This is yuge!" "I have never married in Iowa, but ...


Yosemite confirms 2 norovirus cases among 170 illness

So far about 170 people who have visited or work at the park have reported having stomach issues, diarrhea and vomiting. According to the CDC, norovirus is ...


China's coronavirus cases likely grossly underestimated, study says

Airline passengers traveling to USA from Chinese city of Wuhan gripped by the outbreak of a new deadly pneumonia-like virus, are undergoing screening for the ...


Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide

Among all age groups, both sexes, and all locations, in every year, the most common underlying cause of sepsis was diarrhoeal disease such as shigella , E. Th...


State Health Department Confirms 31 Flu-Related Deaths

The flu season is considered to run from October through May and typically peaks in January or February. These strains of the flu are the two most common in...


Thailand finds second case linked to China mystery virus

But "we know it's crucial to be proactive and prepared", said Messonnier, who noted that the USA has previously experienced outbreaks of similar viruses , in...


First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season Reported in Chicago

Study author Dr Jennifer Radin, Scripps Research Translational Institute, USA, said: "Responding more quickly to influenza outbreaks can prevent further spre...


Less sex may mean earlier menopause, study claims

The study doesn't explain the exact connection between sex and menopause, but it illustrates a possible association. "The findings of our study suggest that i...


Warren, Sanders Debate, Russia hacking: Darcy cartoon

Sanders put out a statement vehemently denying the report on Monday, but the Warren campaign later confirmed the report in a later statement. "But thos...


VA Democrat Governor Banning Guns from Virginia Capitol Grounds

Militia groups from around the state and elsewhere in the country, as well as other gun rights groups, have rallied against the measures since Democrats won con...


NY officials warn of rising flu cases, hospitalizations

As the Emergency Department is now seeing a surge, familiarize yourself with the healthcare options available for non-urgent care such as Telehealth Ontario or ...


Vietnam responds to China’s pneumonia outbreak

The U.S. State Department warned Americans in China about an outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan believed to be caused by a new strain of cor...


One Confirmed Dead in China's Pneumonia Outbreak

The food market has been linked to the majority of cases in Wuhan city and is under investigation. The agency said on Monday it had been informed by Thai he...


Democratic Presidential Nomination: Spiritual Guru Marianne Williamson Ends Campaign

Williamson announced she had ended her campaign Friday in a message on her website , saying she didn't want to her candidacy to make it tougher for progressi...


Officials confirm deaths of two children from the flu

It also affects younger people more than the elderly. Across the country, the CDC estimates there have been at least 9.7 million flu illnesses, 87,000 hospita...


Woman Gives Birth After Second US Womb Transplant

Around 70 uterine transplants have been performed worldwide. "When I signed up for this trial, I hoped it would help my husband and me start a family, but I a...


Walgreens misses on earnings and revenue

Overall, Walgreens announced sales had increased 1.6 per cent to $34.3bn, up 2.3 per cent on a constant currency basis. A number of brokerages recently weighe...


Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Chinese authorities believe a new coronavirus from the family that produced SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndro...


CDC: Colorado man's death not caused by vaping illness

Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy for health for MDHHS. No local deaths have been reported. The DPH reports there have been 48 reports...


California governor proposes more than $1 billion toward homelessness

One expert said that piece would have the bigger impact. They also began taxing people who refused to buy health insurance, using the money to help pay health...


Wuhan virus outbreak: New suspected case in Singapore, China male isolated

Infections can range from the common cold to respiratory diseases, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS ) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MER...


West Virginia seeing 'significant uptick' in flu cases

Flu season officially began in September and, the CDC says, activity is high across Texas and the U.S. So far this season some 170.7 million doses of flu vaccin...


Flu Deaths Hit 12 in Oklahoma

Dating back to the start of flu season , there have been 1,456 lab-confirmed tests that have been reported to DHEC. The flu most severely affects children, a...


Georgia’s new GOP senator enters politics amid impeachment

Johnny Isakson, 75, who resigned in December amid poor health. Trump was recently impeached by the House of Representatives for alleged abuse of power and obstr...


The fireman nearly died after the popcorn got stuck in his teeth

In a desperate attempt to remove the husk, Martin prodded at his gums with an array of household items, including a pen cap, a toothpick, a piece of wire and a ...


Trump will reward New Jersey Van Drew rally swap party

The family has been one of the most prominent in American politics. WILDWOOD-You may have just bragged on the internet that you have a ticket to President Don...


Hawley Introduces Resolution to Dismiss Impeachment Charges against Trump

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives last month voted to impeach Trump for abuse of power in pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival...