Health Care

Tests confirm West Nile-infected mosquitoes in area

West Nile virus and encephalitis are spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Dogs, which are at risk for Lyme disease, also can be protected by vaccine...


Vaccine Finder tool can help ahead of flu season

The state confirmed its first flu case previous year in late October. Six cases at this time of year is "normal early activity season", which typically starts...


Study Shows This Scent Can Stimulate Hair Growth

According to a new study, a chemical created to mimic the smell of sandalwood also has the power to stimulate hair growth in humans. "This is actually a rat...


'Healthy' organic yoghurts are packed full of sugar

A good source of "friendly" bacteria, they also contain protein, calcium, iodine and vitamin B. The NHS recommends that adults not exceed 30 grams of free ...


Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot

The serendipitous growth of these cannabis stocks may force large pharmaceutical companies to partner with these companies to effectively hedge against the mari...


FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

But what he didn't predict, Gottleib acknowledged during an address Wednesday, was the "epidemic of addiction" among youngsters, driven primarily by flavored pr...


Flu season is on its way

The principle of "herd immunization" means that the more people in a population are covered with a vaccine, the less likely it is that there will be an epidemic...


Canadian marijuana firm Tilray gets rare DEA approval for clinical study

There is no drug to calm it. Researchers want to know if CBD would help. "It's exciting to advance our work in this area by conducting a first-of-its kind tri...


US Health Secretary Backs Proposed FDA Crackdown On E-Cigarettes

PHE said it was confident that systems were in place in England to protect children and young people from e-cigarette use. Still, the FDA crackdown means thes...


California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

AbbVie operates in compliance with the many state and federal laws that govern interactions with healthcare providers and patients ... During that time, private...


Canada bans use of trans fats in food products

The ban, which was announced previous year to give manufacturers the time to prepare, will come into effect on Monday, September 17. The ban makes it illegal ...


Daily aspirin unlikely to help healthy older people live longer, study finds

Experts and current guidelines recommended a daily aspirin is most beneficial for adults in their 50s who are at risk of heart disease. A large study led ...


Four Personality Types In Existence

For accurate personality tests, psychologists thought to look at character "traits" that are present in us becoming certain "types" of people. Unfortunately, re...


Cigna-Express Scripts deal gets US antitrust approval

In its ruling, the DOJ stated that the Cigna-Express merger is "unlikely to result in harm to competition or consumer". Insurers, pharmacy-benefits managers...


Lambton resident tests positive for West Nile

Catherine Brown said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states, "West Nile is a virus most commonly spread to people by mosquito bites". "If peop...


SC 'detainees' drown as sheriff's department van is swept into floodwaters

The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division is now investigating the matter, according to the report. Rescue teams were able to save the deputies fr...


Household cleaning products can make kids overweight!

The researchers also analyzed fecal samples from the infants primitive Three-four months, and adopted their vogue, at the side of measurements of height and we...


Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

In fact, those studies prompted the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2016 to change its recommendations on aspirin use for primary prevention of cardi...


Apple goes all-screen with three new iPhones

That would help defray the $400 starting price for a device that still requires a companion iPhone, which can now cost more than $1,000. iPhone Xs and iPhon...


Aspirin dose every day unnecessary for healthy older people

When the participants were followed up almost five years later, doctors found that compared with the placebo, a daily aspirin had not reduced the risk of hear...