Health Care

United Kingdom announces review of medicinal cannabis

The first, led by chief medical officer Sally Davies, will make recommendations on which cannabis-based medicines might offer patients real medical and therapeu...


Amazon, Buffett, JP Morgan Health Care Company To Be Based In Boston

The company, which has ambitions to redefine how healthcare is delivered by employers in this country, will be based in Boston, where Gawande lives, and will ...


Odisha soaks in Yoga Day celebration

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , whose proposal for the global event won United Nations approval in 2014, will lead the way, performing his asanas with ...


"Gaming Disorder" Is A Mental Health Condition, WHO Declares

According to the World Health Organization , the gaming behaviour and related features have to be observed in an individual over a period of 12 months for an ...


Symptoms, causes, treatment... everything to know about sickle cell anaemia

According to him, "On this day, we stand with sufferers of the disease and urge them to keep on the good fight against whatever limitations the disease may have...


Marriage is literally good for the heart

But those who had never married were 42 percent more likely to die after a heart attack than those who were married, the findings showed. The study reminds ...


Google Can Predict When You Will Die - All Your Questions Answered

The American technology company says that it has designed a new deep learning model along with the support of its UC San Francisco, Stanford Medicine, and the U...


Billionaire trio forms health care firm to be based in Boston

Atul Gawande is taking the reins on July 9 with a mission to create a new entity unbound by profit goals. The companies announced in January that they were fo...


Compulsive gaming is a mental health condition, rules the WHO

He guessed that the percentage of video game players with a compulsive problem was likely to be extremely small much less than one percent-and that many such pe...


This plant causes 3rd-degree burns, permanent blindness

As per CBS , the researchers have discovered just a single sighting of the plant in Clarke County, however, they have said that the invasive plant are also spre...


Britain's Johnson says 'Brexit dividend' part of health funding

The Government said that under the plan by 2023-24, the NHS budget will increase compared to today by over £20 billion a year in real terms, which is approximat...


Georgia woman strangles rabid bobcat while her young granddaughter slept

The cat took two steps and was on top of me. "There was no way I was going to die". She grabbed the cat by its throat and didn't let go. She was reluctant to ...


World Health Organization officially classifies gaming disorder

The World Health Organization has classified gaming disorder for the first time. That doesn't surprise Daniel Kaufmann, a professor at Grand Canyon Univers...


California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended

Donald Bardwell said his son has a history of anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, a sedative that treats panic disorder. The Mercury News also interviewed ...


Gaming addiction classed as mental disorder

Dr. Shekhar Saxena, director of WHO's department for mental health and substance abuse, told the news outlet that it based its conclusion on scientific eviden...


WHO classifies video game addiction as a mental health disorder

The treatment approach first takes the gamer through the equivalent of detox: A digital "de-tech" period. " Video games across all kinds of genres, devices a...


Video games 'as addictive as cocaine or gambling'

Fortnite is the latest in a long line of games to be called addictive by mainstream press. WHO has said gaming disorder is a serious health condition that ...


Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. To get a proper diagnosis, th...


Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands

She added that the moment she saw the creature, the first thing that popped into her mind was "not today!" Phillips said her father-in-law was a trapper so sh...


Foss: More mental health resources needed

In Texas, one person dies from suicide every three hours, and between 1999 and 2018, national suicide rates have increased by 25 percent. The new data also show...