Health Care

Three new cases of West Nile reported in Mississippi

The department also released a list of good practices to protect yourself against mosquito-born illnesses including wearing shoes, socks, and long trousers when...


Greg Hunt My Health Records

People who did not have access to a computer to opt out online could ring the My Health Record opt out hotline, he said . "The Digital Health Agency's policy...


Scutoid Is New Shape Discovered by Scientists

The scutoid shape was named after this top-down view of a beetle's scutellum . Scientists have just defined a new shape called the scutoid (SCOO-toid) wh...


3 in 5 babies not breastfed in 1st hour of birth

She said exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and continued up to the age of two years and beyond provided the strongest foundation for li...


Britain makes it easy for 'vegetating' patients to die

Is Court Intervention Essential Here? The High Court had ruled that permission was not required from a judge to withdraw this nutrition, known as Clinically ...


Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs

Looked like someone beat him up with a baseball bat". However, after doctors conducted several tests, they discovered Manteufel had actually picked up a infec...


Legionella Bacteria Detected in Two New York City Boroughs

The hospital's operator, NYC Health + Hospitals, said a required routine of testing potable water supply "found low levels of Legionella bacteria" at the faci...


West Nile Virus found in London trap

But the two people in Johnson County have "neuroinvasive" infections, which cause brain swelling and sometimes death. About one in five people who are infecte...


Smoking now banned in public housing

HUD said the ban will help reduce damage and maintenance costs for public housing, as well cutting down on secondhand smoke. Montgomery said smoke can travel ...


Family warns about 'Hot Water Challenge' after teen severely burned

A 15-year-old boy in Little Rock, Arkansas, was at a sleepover with his high school friends last August when he woke up to the "worst pain" of his life , KTH...


West River counties have West Nile virus

Crews will be spraying for mosquitoes in Laurel this weekend after an insect with West Nile Virus was found in Prince George's County. The Vigo County Health ...


Coalition Of State Attorneys General Sues To Block Association Health Plans Rule

The rule allows more groups to join together to form associations. "The Trump administration and its allies are now engaging in a strategic sabotage campaig...


Less than 10% viral hepatitis-infected people get treatment

Hepatitis B virus may infect other members of the family; hence, all members of the family of an infected person should undergo screening tests. About 6.7 pe...


Teen Infected By Hookworms After Being Buried In Beach Sand

Michael went to Miami June 20 for a mission trip. As per WMC, at one point, Michael and his friends had gone to visit the Pompano Beach while still on the t...


Discovery of unusual parasitic link to entrepreneurialism

A new study has found that people who have had T. gondii infection are around 1.4 times more likely to major in business studies compared to those who w...


Russia's Putin tells Trump: 'Be my guest in Moscow'

Bolton added that the two countries had agreed to put off the meeting until "after the first of the year". Putin added that both he and President Trump shar...


FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosis

AbbVie has scored a major new approval from the FDA, getting a green light yesterday for elagolix in endometriosis-related pain - becoming the first new oral...


China detains execs of scandal-hit vaccine maker

Changsheng Biotechnology - the company under investigation - was first investigated in November 2017 when China's food and drug authority announced that two bat...


Public consultation to be held on extending HPV vaccination to boys

The decision brings England into line with Scotland and Wales. The HPV vaccination is routinely offered to girls aged 12 to 13 at secondary school and is fr...


Hiv Infects A Teenage Girl Every Three Minutes

HIV prevalence can be high as up to 70 per cent among s3x workers in some southern African countries; however, about three quarters of countries reporting to ...