Health Care

Ebola in the DRC: Death toll rises in second outbreak

Since last week the health authorities have been administering US -developed monoclonal antibody based treatment mAb114 on confirmed Ebola patients. Ebola has...


Tom Frieden, Former CDC Director, Arrested And Charged With Sexual Abuse, Harassment

Frieden, who also once served as New York City's health commissioner, turned himself in to a Brooklyn police station on Friday morning, police spokesperson Ar...


British women now among top drinkers in the world

During this study , researchers did find some benefits to heart and towards prevention of diabetes and stroke that were related to alcohol consumption , how...


32 children's medications recalled for microbial contamination

These products were sold at retails stores nationwide from August 2017 through July 2018. Administration or use of drug products with microbial contamination,...


Coconut oil is pure poison: Harvard professor

Walter C. Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (where Michels is adjunct professor), told CN...


'Flesh-eating' STD reported in United Kingdom for 1st time

Donovanosis is an STD caused by a bacterium called Klebsiella granulomatis , according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH ). The Lancashire Post re...


Jesus Take The Wheel! Coconut Oil Reportedly ‘Pure Poison’

Many may disagree with Dr Michels claims, but nutritionists say that there's no proof to back the fact that coconut oil is a healthy food. Now we all have t...


Top Growing Trends & Segments in Global Cervical Cancer Diagnostics market , 2015

Pap smears , long the gold standard for cervical cancer screening, may be used less frequently under new guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Fo...


Gut Bacteria Hold the Key to Creating Universal Blood

About 7-8% of the United Kingdom population have type-O Rhesus-negative blood but demand for this special group accounts for about 13% of all hospital requests,...


Why having your own office can open the door to health problems

According to a 2015 report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workplace-related illnesses cost the U.S. economy more than 225 bil...


Maple Leaf Botox May Help You Look Younger

When the skin ages wrinkles are formed because an enzyme called elastase breaks down the elastin. Navindra P. Seeram at the Department of Biomedical and Pharmac...


West Nile virus: Mosquitoes known for spreading deadly disease found in UK

If you need to move a dead bird, precautions should be taken. Heightened concerns over possible transmission to humans from both viruses, will continue into m...


FDA extends EpiPen expiry date to combat shortage

Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a written statement . Sign up today to get pharma news and updates deliv...


A Low-Carb Diet May Reduce Four Years of Your Life: Lancet

High carbohydrate diets (more than 70 percent) also posed health risks. However, the definition of a low-carb diet had some caveats as not all diets were eq...


More mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Fulton County

Of the 351 cities and towns in MA, 162 communities are already considered to be at moderate risk for West Nile virus, officials said. Two new cases of West Ni...


How Facebook - yes, Facebook - might make MRIs faster

To realize those benefits, NYU is exploring using technology to reconstruct data generated during fast MRI scans. Sodickson serves as the vice chair for resea...


E-cigarettes raise risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

These chemicals are formaldehyde, acrolein and methylglyoxal. Compared with people who do not vape, four of the five e-cigarette users showed increased DNA ...


Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found dead, sources say

Cristhian Bahena Rivera , a 24-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico has been arrested in the case after leading police to her body on and is now facing possib...


Wisconsin confirms first human West Nile case of the year

While most people may not have symptoms, the elderly, those with compromised immune systems, and those with medical conditions can be at a high risk of complica...


Walmart-Anthem deal improves access, reduces costs

The new collaboration aims to improve access to such items while considerably reducing out-of-pocket costs for those participating in the MA plans. "Creating ...