Health Care

Kajiado nursing moms given tips on breastfeeding

He challenged moms to maintain healthy living by eating a balanced diet in order to provide the right nutrients for the babies through breast milk. "After that,...


Congo's health ministry confirms 3 more cases of Ebola

Mwebesa noted. The vaccination campaign will target health care providers, contacts of confirmed Ebola cases and their contacts, said Barthe Ndjoloko Tambwe, ...


Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

This follows last week's positive test result in Woodstock. The most up-to-date information from Public Health Ontario shows there have been three reported hu...


Pentagon Bans Fitness And GPS Trackers For Deployed Personnel

US troops and civilian Defense Department employees are now prohibited from using geolocation features or functionality on government-issued and personal device...


Northern Ireland ‘being left behind’ in new organ donation system

Under-18s, people with limited mental capacity and others who have not lived in England for at least a year prior to their death will be exempt from the scheme....


Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month

The debate of whether breast is best has been going on for years but now the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Midwives should check if mums are bre...


Lab-made organs successfully transplanted into LIVING PIGS in huge medical breakthrough

American scientists reported on Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine that they bioengineered lungs and transplanted them into adult pigs wi...


Teetotalers at as much risk of dementia as excessive drinkers

The research, which began in the mid-1980s, tracked the health of over 9,000 people aged 33 to 55 years over the years since the its inception. In an accompan...


CDC reminds people to not reuse condoms 'because people do it'

A condom is a sheath-shaped barrier device. The CDC also issued some more condom-related advice in a second tweet. According to the CDC, condoms are a one...


DR Congo hit by EBOLA OUTBREAK as authorities call for calm

Oly Ilunga, MD, of the DRC's health minister, took to Twitter today to announce the cases, which are centered around Beni in the Magina health district. "This...


Short-term health plans cheaper but cover less

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceHealthcare! "There's a clear case of premeditated destruction of the Affordable Care Act", Zach Klein, Columbus city attor...


West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Peel Region

Officials did not release any details as to the person's sex or age. Prince George's County announced its first human case of the virus on Wednesday. Symptoms...


Air pollution causing lung cancer among youths

For example cooking patterns in rural and villages where traditionally cooking methods are used and this leads to increase in smoke and lung cancer chances, now...


Japan scientists to use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to fight Parkinson's disease

As the Inquisitr previously reported , pluripotent stem cells are extremely versatile and have the advantage of evolving into any type of cells once transpla...


Bernie Sander’s ‘Medicare For All’ Would Cost $32.6 Trillion, Study Projects

In fact, a study of Sanders' 2016 plan by the left-leaning Urban Institute found that it would also cost the federal government $32 trillion over a decade. Fo...


Cannabinoid May Boost Survival Rate In Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Australian and United Kingdom researchers have found mice with pancreatic cancer surviving far longer after being treated with cannabidiol along with a common...


‘Vaginal Rejuvenation’ Devices Have Serious Side Effects, Unproven Claims: FDA

It has sent warning letters to seven companies: Alma Lasers , BTL Aesthetics, BTL Industries, Cynosure, InMode, Sciton and Thermigen. If the companies fail t...


DR Congo announces fresh Ebola outbreak

The species of Ebolavirus responsible has yet to be sequenced, but the DRC's health ministry says there's no indication of a link between the outbreaks. Autho...


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...