Health Care

Google AI may be able to predict lung cancer more accurately

The model can then use that to create a lung cancer malignancy prediction, as well as "identify subtle malignant tissue in the lungs", Google says. The esti...


No new measles cases but risk is not over

Three-quarters of those who caught the extremely contagious disease are children or teenagers. But then, eight years after I qualified as a doctor, I saw my fir...


Disease carrying ticks are spreading across Ontario. Here's how to protect yourself

Light coloured clothing may make ticks easier to spot. Staff located two ticks, an adult male and female, just off a grassy picnic area in Morningside Park....


Will County area hospitals given high safety marks

Sierra Vista and Twin Cities are two of 832 hospitals across the country awarded an "A" in the Spring 2019 update of grades. UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hi...


FACT CHECK: Was WWE Wrestler Ric Flair Declared Brain Dead?

He noted that the procedure had been planned ahead of schedule to ensure "Slick Ric" was fit and healthy for a planned big-ticket event ahead of AEW's Double Or...


Using Smartphones to Sound out Ear Infections in Kids

Sharat Raju of the University of Washington . Diagnosis is hard. Usually a pediatrician will peek into the child's ear to see if the eardrum is inflamed, and...


Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So Far

According to the numbers released Monday, cases have been reported in almost half the states, now. Brooklyn and Rockland, New York; Oakland, Michigan; and Cla...


How Much Coffee Is Safe To Drink In One Day?

But while the humble coffee may be a vital feature of the daily grind, how much is too much? According to new research published in The American Journal ...


World Health Organization issues new guidelines to fight dementia, mental decline

New guidelines based on analysis of decades of research found that physical inactivity, smoking, eating an unhealthy diet and drinking excessive alcohol signi...


Prince William delivers mental health message with Katy Perry

Director Rebecca Knight has qualified as a Mental Health First Aider, with certification from Mental Health First Aid England after completing a course provided...


Britney Spears attends hush-hush court hearing with parents over conservatorship

Britney Spears on Wednesday was granted a temporary restraining order against Osama "Sam" Lufti, her former friend and manager. Spears' ex-husband Kevin Fe...


In Iowa, a Dog Disease That Can Be Passed to Humans

Meanwhile, the department has urged pet owners who recently bought a small dog breed from the area to contact their nearest veterinarian. You pretty much have t...


Gilead to Donate Truvada for 200,000 Patients Annually

HIV-preventing PrEP drugs will be made available for free to 200,000 people in the United States, it has been announced . Gilead's donation is expected to he...


Update on measles immunization catch-up program

Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. Only 82 per cent of seven-year-olds in B.C. were up to date on ...


Gov. signs proclamation for Children's Mental Health Awareness

This week is the 68th annual Mental Health Week and the Canadian Mental Health Association is encouraging people to #GetLoud about mental health. The two most...


Woman dies from rabies after rescuing puppy

She was admitted to a hospital on April 28, when physicians determined she had rabies after being bitten by the dog while on vacation, reports Verdens Gang, a ...


Bubonic Plague Kills Healthy Couple After They Ate Raw Rodent'S Kidney

Ariuntuya Ochirpurev from the World Health Organization in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia told the BBC that some in the area believe the raw meat of a marmot, a type o...


‘Concern for Mental Health organises charity event

The stigma associated with mental illness has been decreasing but there's still a long way to go, according to a mental health and addictions expert. Research o...


Denver 'magic mushroom' initiative is losing

Psilocybin has been outlawed in the USA since the 1960s, and some researchers warn that it should only be used under medical supervision and can prompt parano...


HHS Secretary urges anti-vaxxers to vaccinate their children

Other than these specific groups, though, most folks who have been vaccinated do not need a booster shot and should be protected against measles. The version of...