Medicine

International Yoga Day 2018

He said the proposal for the Yoga Day at the UN was accepted in record time with a majority of nations supporting it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the...


What is gaming disorder? Do you need to worry?

Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version wrongly characterized the timing of the American Psychiatric Association's position on gaming disorders and...


To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away'

Family separation has seen a recent uptick due to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal entry at the U.S. -Mexico border. Foll...


Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack

Mr Bardwell's basketball coach at West Valley College Scott Eitelgeorge said the young man appeared to be "having a pretty severe anxiety attack " during p...


Video Game Addiction is Real Disease

The pattern of gaming behavior may be continuous or episodic and recurrent. The WHO defines Gaming Disorder as:"Impaired control over gaming, increasing p...


Research links prescription drugs to depression

The Chicago researchers analyzed mediation-use patterns of more than 26,000 adults from 2005 to 2014 using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examin...


Reach out to those who may be struggling

Robert Dicker, associate director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Zucker Hillside Hospital in NY, told Healthline. Douglas Flemons, Ph.D., is a professo...


Trump administration no longer will defend the Affordable Care Act in court

This current lawsuit, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, argues that since Congress has changed the law to ...


A New Yorker takes their own life every 5 hours

The biggest increase in suicides was in North Dakota, where the rate jumped more than 57 percent. The overall rise nationwide is about 25%. In 2016, almost 45...


McConnell scraps August recess | Mcclatchy

John Boozman, a Republican from Rogers. "Otherwise, we can get up and talk about anything we want on another bill". "The next steps to rebuilding our military a...


Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts

Dimon , chairman of the Business Roundtable , noted that the group of CEOs also support companies moving away from the practice and instead, focus on long-term...


Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon sold at Walmart, Costco, Kroger

Health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of salmonella linked to the consumption of pre-cut melons purchased at grocery stores. Those who r...


Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemotherapy

Moore said the "OncoType DX" test has always been used to spare many women with "low risk" scores from chemotherapy treatments. Dr. Schmidt says, "What we're le...


Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer

Following this "recalibration" of the genetic test, the researchers estimated that chemotherapy was not justified in 70% of cases of breast cancer . Some stu...


Experimental treatment could be breast cancer breakthrough

Prior to the study, Doctors knew that women in early stages of estrogen positive breast cancer with low risk scores did not need chemotherapy, but there was a g...


A Woman Has Been Cured Of Advanced Breast Cancer In World First

One of the big questions facing women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer is whether to be treated with chemotherapy to reduce their risks that the ca...


Tested negative for Nipah, 36-year-old Kerala woman dies under observation

This death created a panic in the state along the government. Besides, officials have asked those people who made contact with the two, who died due to Nipah,...


New blood test could be the ‘holy grail of cancer research’

Klein and his research team (Stanford University) have conducted a study, in which they found that the test could detect pancreatic, ovarian, liver, and gallb...


Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The new CDC report announces four more deaths - one in Arkansas, two in Minnesota and one in NY. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak, the larg...


World Health Organization ramps up war on tobacco (video included)

It is also the world's leading case of non-communicable disease deaths, responsible for 44 per cent of all NCD deaths or 17.9 million deaths annually. The WHO...


Nipah; one more die in Kerala, death toll climbs to 14

No confirmed cases of the virus have been found outside the state. Meanwhile, five medical professionals are being sent to Delhi for an intensive course at ...


Troopers make record breaking fentanyl bust in Nebraska

Troopers found the drugs after seeing a tractor-trailer driving on the shoulder of the interstate last month. Like heroin and other opioids, fentanyl causes d...


Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Their findings stated that those under the age of 65 who had five hours sleep or less at the weekends had a 52 per cent higher mortality rate than those who...


Case of Nipah Virus suspected after sudden death of bats

The Health Department said on Thursday that a total of 160 samples were sent for testing to Pune. However, experts say the cause of the outbreak is subject of g...


UAE issues Kerala travel warning in wake of Nipah virus outbreak

He advised the people not to panic about the Nipah virus, and said all medical colleges in the state were prepared to deal with any eventuality. The health ...


Incognito threw weights before hospitalization

The man stated that Incognito was ranting about the government and screamed at him to "get off my f-ing playground". O'Brien called 911 and in a recording rel...


Deadly Virus Carried by Bats Hits India, Raising Fears It Will Spread

The UAE and Bahraini governments are urging their citizens in Kerala and elsewhere in south India to exercise caution following a deadly Nipah virus outbreak ...


FDA wants some teething medicines taken off shelves

Over-the-counter products containing the anesthetic substance benzocaine are marketed to ease the pain of gums made sore by teething. Benzocaine can cause rar...


The FDA approved a prophylactic for migraines

Amgen Inc won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Thursday for the first drug in a new class created to prevent migraine headaches in adults. The...


Bill Gates: Trump asked me the difference between HIV and HPV

Though Trump's memory failed him when it came to identifying illnesses, according to Gates, the president knew a "scary" amount about the Microsoft founde...


Ebola reappears in DR Congo, WHO scrambles to respond

The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tack...


In DR Congo identified 11 new cases of infection with Ebola

So far, 23 people have reportedly died and until Thursday, there were more than 40 suspected or confirmed cases. An outbreak between 2014 and 2016 in west Afr...


Disruption of Circadian Rhythm Negatively Impacts Mental Health

For the new study, an global team led by Laura Lyall, a University of Glasgow psychologist, analysed data - taken from the UK Biobank, one of the most complet...


STD Cases Just Reached a Record High in California

California hit record numbers of new infections of sexually transmitted diseases in 2017, with almost 300,000 cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea and syphilis ...


Dominant Hamilton wins in Spain, Vettel fourth

Hamilton, however, was in cruise control, as he made his one and only trouble-free stop on lap 25. While on the day Vettel was probably not a realistic winnin...