Health Care

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Gandy and Dudley stress that they don't believe Alzheimer's is an infectious disease that can be transmitted like the common cold. Researchers at the Icahn Sc...


Boy burns hole in retina after repeatedly staring into laser pointer beam

A 9-year-old boy burned a hole in his retina by repeatedly looking into a green laser pointer, which doctors discovered after he began complaining of decreased...


What Over 1 Million Genomes Tell Us About Psychiatric Disorders

In contrast, neurological disorders like Parkinson's and several Sclerosis appeared more different from one another and by the psychiatric ailments -except ...


Actresses who swear by yoga fitness

Just like Shilpa Shetty Kundra , the actress has also released her fitness CD's which showcase various combinations of exercises. You can also check out the vi...


Being transgender is no longer a mental illness

WHO says that it will now classify being transgender as a sexual health condition in an effort to diminish stigma and improve medical care for transgender ind...


Uk hospital wrongful prescription of painkillers responsible for 456 deaths

It added: "The families, and indeed the nation as a whole, are entitled to ask how these events could have happened; how the hospital dismissed the nurses' conc...


Kate Spade New York Is Donating $1 Million To Mental Health Causes

The Kate Spade New York Foundation announced it will start with a $250,000 donation to the Crisis Text Line, a nonprofit organization providing free crisis su...


U.S. Labor Dept.: Health care reform measure will benefit small businesses

But these insurance plans would not be subject to requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly called Obamacare, which included mandatory covera...


Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

But the findings mean little - yet - for efforts to find a cure. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine in NY and Arizona State University in Tempe con...


You can legally get high in Canada starting in October

Now that Canada has announced that marijuana will be legalized on October 17, the key question becomes: 'Who's ready?' This comes shortly after Canadian l...


Illinois woman diagnosed with West Nile Virus

This is the time of day mosquitoes that can carry the virus are most active. The Dauphin County Conservation District has collected the year's first West Ni...


Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

The order aims to end the separation of most migrant families by detaining them together while they await their court dates in criminal and immigration cour...


Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

The rule, which the U.S. Department of Labor will post Tuesday, allows small businesses and those who are self-employed to band together and buy lower-cost heal...


Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day

The reason is not because of anything else but because ordinary people in China like other parts of the world are beginning to realise that yoga is contributi...


Six Genes Determined to Be 'Clearly Linked' to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Researchers say the findings are significant because they represent a potential new way to diagnose pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage. These genetic mutatio...


Gaming Organizations React to World Health Organization's 'Gaming Disorder' Classification

World Health Organization accepted the proposal that Gaming Disorder should be listed as a new issue based on scientific evidence. There were some scien...


Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Healthy People 2020, the USA government's timeline to achieve specific public health measures, seeks to lower the adult smoking figure to 12 percent. The repo...


What is the relationship between alcohol and cancer?

The scientists have now revealed the exact risk of dying early or developing cancer for men and women in eight different brackets of drinkers. Mortality rat...


CVS Pharmacy will now deliver your prescriptions

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Earnings per Share Details of CVS Health Corporation: The EPS of...


NHS to get extra £384 million per week after Brexit Government says

She repeated her claim that part of the increase will be funded by a " Brexit dividend " - a suggestion which has been widely attacked as unrealistic, even by s...