Health Care

Nut-rich diets improve sperm count and power, study says

The results of the study were presented by Albert Salas-Huetos from the Human Nutrition Unit of the Universitat Rovira i Virgil in Reus, Spain. The trial in...


Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore evacuated due to possible TB exposure

The sample was "equivalent to a few drops", according to Dr. Landon King , executive vice dean of the school. A building at the Johns Hopkins Hospital comp...


Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets world record with 74 hot dogs

Chestnut first won the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2007, when he ate 66 hot dogs to set a new world record and defeat six-time defending champion Taker...


Variation in Genetic Testing Rates Seen for Patients with Breast Cancer

A new study called HPV Focal trial tests HPV tests with pap smear over 19000 canadian women over 4 years and found HPV tests are more accurate. While co...


Artificial ovaries could soon be a reality

Dr Pors added that the risk of cancer returning from reimplanted ovarian tissue is "real", though her team and others have found the chances are low. A paper ...


Women, Working Long Hours and Diabetes

All the women out there, here's a good reason for you to work less and relax more . "Working 45 hours or more weekly can be associated with an increased i...


Communities celebrate on eve of 4th of July

Free parking and free admission for fireworks and live music. Fireworks may only be set off on the user's property, on a property of someone who has consented...


Fish pedicure causes woman to lose her toenails: doctor

The report's author said the woman had no other medical history that could be linked to her condition. Following her pedicure, most of her toenails on both feet...


Nearly no one washes hands properly, new study finds

Of those who did use soap, 83% of participants did not rub their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds and 44% did not wet hands before applying the soap....


Artificial Ovary Fertility Treatment Now Developed By Scientists

If the "scaffold" artificial ovary option works, it could restore a woman's fertility using their eggs and possibly donor tissue. When a woman is diagnosed ...


Six coffees a day could save your life

In the paper, the authors write they observed an inverse association for coffee drinkers with all-cancer and all-cardiovascular disease deaths - people who dran...


Upstate NY heat wave: Another brutal day with 'limited relief' from storms

Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids even if you do not feel thirsty. Drink less caffeine and alcohol. Eat small meals and eat more often. Boston's ...


Another Cup? More Coffee Could Be Linked to Longer Life Span

But not only was this a very large study that demonstrated significant findings, it's one of many studies that indicate coffee may be beneficial for health. O...


Shark pulls woman overboard in crocodile-infested Australian waters

While the quality of the snacks Brunning was attempting to serve the elasmobranch fish is unknown, one shark was damn near able to procure an impromptu meal of ...


PillPack founders will receive about $100 million each in Amazon deal

The company had raised $118 million and TechCrunch pegged the acquisition price at almost $1 billion, which would make it one of Amazon's largest acquisitio...


Air pollution can make you diabetic, India at greater risk: Lancet study

Al-Aly said the research, published in the Lancet Planetary Health , found an increased risk even with levels of air pollution now considered safe by the...


Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to tainted water in irrigation canal

The largest outbreak of E. coli in more than a decade is over, federal authorities said Thursday, after five people died and more than 200 others were sicke...


West Nile virus found in Oakland County mosquitoes, no human cases reported

Defend yourself against mosquitoes by using an insect repellent. The spray is not harmful to humans or pets and kills adult mosquitoes. "To reduce the chance of...


Woman's medical troubles traced to 50-pound cyst

Kayla Rahn said she had trouble with even the most basic activities and would lose her breath just walking to her vehicle. Rahn, who has urged women to list...


Italian study of centenarians suggests human lifespan may not yet have peaked

But even if this turns out to be the case, Jeanne Calment's age won't be easily matched, said Tom Kirkwood, associate dean for aging at Newcastle University, wh...