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2019-06-19, 03:09

A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by 'good' gut bacteria Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune condition that can lead to miscarriages or even death – and in some cases it might be brought on by a gut ...
2019-06-19, 02:32

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual e...
2019-06-19, 02:32

Doctors pull foot-long parasitic worm from woman's intestines A woman in China who had been suffering from stomach pains over the last decade underwent surgery this week to remove a foot-long parasitic worm from...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Frozen spinach recalled over possible listeria contamination  A Phoenix company has issued a recall for frozen spinach products over concerns that it may be contaminated with listeria, a bacteria that could cau...
2019-06-18, 23:32

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obes...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Tarek El Moussa shares how viewer spotted cancer in new patient-focused series Fans of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” will recall how one of their own helped to save star Tarek El Moussa’s life after writing in to point out an odd lump t...
2019-06-18, 23:32

What to know about status asthmaticus Status asthmaticus is a life-threatening asthma state with symptoms that include anxiety, fatigue, and shortness of breath. An inhaler may not treat ...
2019-06-18, 22:00

What is end-diastolic volume? End-diastolic volume is how much blood is in the ventricles after the heart fills up with blood, but before it contracts to pump the blood around the...
2019-06-18, 22:00

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may hel...
2019-06-18, 20:48

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Politicians admit to mental health struggles Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-18, 20:16

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trad...
2019-06-18, 19:00

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests...
2019-06-18, 19:00

China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agen...
2019-06-18, 19:00

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health ris...
2019-06-18, 18:48

How A Nurse With a Hole in Her Skull Changed The Medical History of Migraines The following is adapted from an excerpt from social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall’s new book, Migraine: A History, published by John...
2019-06-18, 18:48

Try These Easy-To-Make Chocolate Shakes At Home! Most of the times, we serve our guests soft drinks because they are more accessible than chocolate shakes. For once, you can try these shakes at home...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Street Foods Of India: How To Make Crispy Onion Samosa At Home (Recipe Video) Also known as Irani samosa, onion samosa is different in size than the usual aloo samosas but tastes even better than that. Here's a step-by-step rec...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Healthy Diet: How Much Protein Is Enough? Celeb Nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary Reveals 'All About Prot In the post that talked, 'All about protein', Rashi Chowdhary talked about a feedback loop, which she said was crucial in deciding how much protein o...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Diabetes Diet: How To Add Jamun To Your Diet If You Are A Diabetic (Recipes Inside) What makes this summer fruit so special for diabetics? How else one can add them to their diet other than eating them as is? We have all the answers!...
2019-06-18, 16:00

Is 'flesh-eating' bacteria heading to a beach near you? "Flesh-eating" bacteria that live in the ocean may be spreading to previously unaffected beach waters thanks to climate change, according to a new re...
2019-06-18, 15:48

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by tick...
2019-06-18, 15:48

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related cond...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about Asperger's syndrome and ADHD Autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are conditions that doctors link to brain development. Asperger's syndrome is no longer a separate diagnosis and ty...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about stress-induced asthma Stress can make a person more susceptible to asthma triggers. In this article, we look at the link between stress and asthma. We also discuss ways to...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to expect during a physical exam Physical exams are routine checkups of a person’s general health. A healthcare professional will visually inspect, feel, or listen to different areas...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about cardiorespiratory endurance Cardiorespiratory endurance provides an indication of a person's physical fitness and measures how well the heart, lungs, and muscles perform during ...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about cold-induced asthma Cold-induced asthma involves cold weather triggering asthma symptoms such as coughing and wheezing. Treatment can include using an inhaler and moving...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about intermittent asthma Intermittent asthma causes symptoms such as shortness of breath and coughing. However, these symptoms are not present all the time. Treatment include...
2019-06-18, 15:32

What to know about overdosing on antidepressants Antidepressants can help treat a wide range of mental health conditions. It is possible to take too many, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, a...
2019-06-18, 15:32

Phantom sensations: The mystery of how brains process touch Phantom sensations — misattributing tactile sensations to the wrong parts of the body — are a puzzling phenomenon. What can they tell us about the br...
2019-06-18, 15:32

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
2019-06-18, 15:32

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the iss...
2019-06-18, 14:16

5 Best Litchi Recipes | Lychee Recipes To Prepare At Home Litchi Recipes: Make the most of sweet and citrusy Litchis this summer season with these delectable recipes that you can easily prepare at home. From...
2019-06-18, 13:32

Safed Jamun: Health Benefits And Nutrition Facts About This Lesser Known Fruit Safed jamun is better known by a plethora of English names including wax apple, love apple, java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu. Here's all...
2019-06-18, 13:32

Altering Default Orders May Lead To Online Shoppers Choosing Healthier Foods The study claims that if the default order in which foods are shown on screen is changed to show healthier substitutes, most of the shoppers tend to ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Watch: Make Mumbai's Favourite Tea-Time Snack Batata Vada (Video Recipe Inside) Batata vada is the essence of the much-loved desi street food- vada pav. YouTube chef Vaishali Polke shows us how to make this famous tea-time snack!...
2019-06-18, 12:48

China to suspend pork imports from Canadian company Frigo Royal China will block pork imports from Canada's Frigo Royal Inc, after shipments by the Canadian firm were found to contain the banned feed additive ract...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows (NEW YORK) — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, ...
2019-06-18, 11:16

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they lik...
2019-06-18, 10:32

Summer Drinks: Brave The Heat With Drinks Made Of Jack Of All Fruits Kathhal Chefs and healthy eaters all around the world have been consistently trying hard to bring both health and taste together. And this time, they have co...
2019-06-18, 10:00

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's l...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the car...
2019-06-18, 08:48

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses ...
2019-06-18, 08:48

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease si...
2019-06-18, 08:48

When elders leave hospital, falls are big reason they return (Reuters Health) - Preventing falls among elderly patients who've just left the hospital is an important part of keeping them safe, a large U.S. stud...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal beha...
2019-06-18, 08:48

French drugmaker Sanofi, Google to use data tech for innovations French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines ...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medici...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three b...
2019-06-18, 07:01

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this ...
2019-06-18, 05:48

Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, n...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are 'pretty hokey' "The idea that you can put it in dog food and it's going to calm your dog ... I think that's pretty hokey," former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb...
2019-06-18, 02:16

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a f...
2019-06-18, 01:48

Frozen breakfast burritos recalled after complaints of rocks in product Customers expecting crispy bacon in their breakfast burrito are being warned about the possibility of a different unexpected crunch after a company r...
2019-06-17, 23:48

What happens if you don't take out a splinter? It can be a freeing feeling to shuck off your shoes and walk outside barefoot during the warm spring and hot summer, until the deck sticks your expos...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Lay's chips recalled over undeclared milk allergen Frito-Lay announced that it was pulling select varieties of its Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips over the possibility that it may ...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Man's arm reattached after horrifying train accident, report says GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Operating room photos purportedly show the harrowing medical journey one man in Mumbai took last month after his arm was severed by a...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for sa...
2019-06-17, 23:48

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth ...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell t...
2019-06-17, 22:48

Chennai: Finest South Indian Restaurants In Chennai You Must Try Where to go for an authentic South Indian meal in Chennai? Its no longer a question that only visitors to the city ask? The people who live here also...
2019-06-17, 22:16

Healthy Summer Diet: 6 Nutritious Summer Fruit Salad Recipes To Try Fruit salads are the perfect way to ensure that you load up on a rainbow of nutrients when your body most needs it, to fight the excesses of weather ...
2019-06-17, 22:16

What to know about epinephrine and norepinephrine Epinephrine and norepinephrine are chemical messengers that play an important role in the body’s fight or flight response. Although these two chemica...
2019-06-17, 21:48

Lupus pictures and symptoms Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a wide variety of symptoms. In this article, see pictures of lupus symptoms and learn more about the diffe...
2019-06-17, 21:00

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The facts about Biden's sweeping, incautious promise to end cancer Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its c...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria different...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full bene...
2019-06-17, 20:32

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former doe...
2019-06-17, 20:32

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting men...
2019-06-17, 20:16

Can Wearing a Hat Contribute to Baldness? Take off that hat. It will make you bald. It’s the sort of thing an opinionated grandparent might tell a grandchild wearing a hat indoors, but...
2019-06-17, 19:32

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
2019-06-17, 18:16

Kansas teen miraculously survives 10-inch knife in face: 'It was really shocking' A Kansas teen is lucky to be alive let alone talking and joking around after he was rushed to the hospital with a 10-inch knife sticking out of his s...
2019-06-17, 16:48

9 Best Kitty Party Snacks You Can Make At Home: From Bruschetta, Tikka, Chaat To Chicken Popcorn & M Kitty Party Food: From chicken popcorn, beetroot tikki, bhel puri to corn chaat and cheese straws, we've got mouth-watering snacks for you to prepare...
2019-06-17, 14:16

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health offic...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Beetroot, Mushroom and Beans; 5 Ingenious Ways To Make Healthy Burger Patties Giving a healthy spin to your burger is a fairly easy feat. Swap the refined bread with multigrain bread and the fried patties with healthier variant...
2019-06-17, 13:16

Gluten-Free Sweet: Watch Easy Recipe Of This Healthy, Vegan Barfi This apple coconut barfi brings together the goodness of apples and coconut to make a sumptuous sweet that you can have without worrying about dairy ...
2019-06-17, 12:16

Indian Cooking Hacks: Tips To Get Soft, Fluffy Idlis Every Single Time! Indian cooking hacks: The process of making idli is more nuanced that one would imagine. Here are some tips to get soft, fluffy idlis every single ti...
2019-06-17, 12:16

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgic...
2019-06-17, 03:32

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic fragment concerns Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may possibly contain fr...
2019-06-16, 20:00

'Sperminator' strikes again: Donor's 50th baby mama is homeless 18-year-old from Harlem The Sperminator strikes again — this time donating his seed to an 18-year-old who lives in an East Harlem shelter. Her daughter, due July 12, will ma...
2019-06-16, 16:00

This Delicious Bhindi Recipe May Help Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable (See Video) There are many common fruits and vegetables that may help ensure that your blood sugar levels are steady. Okra, or bhindi, is one such vegetable that...
2019-06-16, 15:32

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on...
2019-06-16, 07:16

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as c...
2019-06-15, 22:32

What is the difference between veganism and vegetarianism? Vegetarians and vegans do not eat meat and fish. While many vegetarians choose to consume eggs and dairy products, vegans do not consume these animal...
2019-06-15, 16:00

How long is acid detectable in the body? Acid, or LSD, is a drug that can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria. In this article, learn how long these effects last and how long the d...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Guanfacine vs. Adderall: What is the difference? Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medica...
2019-06-15, 16:00

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatur...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Vitamin B12 Foods: Foods You Must Eat To Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency Any nutritional deficiency in the body can lead to a host of health diseases. Among various vitamin deficiencies, one of the most common deficiencies...
2019-06-15, 11:16

The New Menu At Farzi Cafe Aerocity Is All About Modern Indian And Molecular Gastronomy One of the longest bars in town and molecular gastronomy on your plate, Farzi Cafe in Aerocity indeed takes you on a gourmet journey - leaving you 'f...
2019-06-15, 11:16

Happy National Beer Day! Here are five reasons why drinking beer is good for you NATIONAL Beer Day has returned for another year. In celebration of the annual event, we reveal five reasons why drinking pints is good for your healt...
2019-06-15, 10:16

Patient dies after fecal transplant, prompting FDA safety warning The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety warning over fecal transplants after one patient died after undergoing the procedure,...
2019-06-15, 06:16

King Arthur Flour issues recall over possible E. coli contamination King Arthur Flour, Inc. has issued a recall for over 14,000 cases of its 5-pound unbleached all-purpose flour after wheat used to make the product wa...
2019-06-15, 06:16

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pr...
2019-06-15, 06:16

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the ...
2019-06-15, 06:16

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according t...
2019-06-15, 05:32

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
2019-06-15, 05:32

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription ...
2019-06-15, 05:32

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and s...
2019-06-15, 03:00

How to use an inhaler with a spacer Spacers are plastic tubes that attach to the end of an inhaler. In this article, we discuss their benefits, how to use and clean them, and tips for u...
2019-06-15, 03:00

What to know about steroids and MS Treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS) flares include steroids. These can help reduce symptoms such as visual disturbances and weakness. Their...
2019-06-15, 03:00

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using s...
2019-06-14, 23:32

What are the perks and problems of being a night owl? Many recent studies suggest that people who are 'night owls' may face higher health risks. But why is that, really? Our Spotlight feature investigate...
2019-06-14, 23:32

What to know about bullectomy A bullectomy is a type of surgery to remove enlarged air sacs called bullae from the lung. Learn more about the uses, procedure, and risks of a bulle...
2019-06-14, 23:32

What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedie...
2019-06-14, 23:32

How to treat razor bumps Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps a...
2019-06-14, 23:32

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fu...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Got an antibiotic prescription from your dentist? Chances are, it might be unnecessary (Reuters Health) - More than three-quarters of antibiotic prescriptions written by dentists before dental procedures are unnecessary and might do mor...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Pharmacies may not stock naloxone, despite statewide orders (Reuters Health) - More than three years after Pennsylvania issued a statewide order expanding access to the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone, th...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study ...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning condition...
2019-06-14, 22:00

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer televis...
2019-06-14, 22:00

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
2019-06-14, 22:00

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
2019-06-14, 22:00

World Cup 2019: Hosting A Game Night At Home? Impress Your Guests With These Caramel Bread Popcorns Cricket World Cup 2019: Be it a movie night, game night, or a family get-together, there is one delight that happens to complement almost all the occ...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Summer Dessert Recipe: How To Make Chilled Mango Custard At Home here we'll see how to make mango custard, which brings forth the true flavour of the fruit and will be great to serve to family and friends as a post...
2019-06-14, 18:32

7 Best Heart-Healthy Breakfast Recipes: From Oats Idli, Broccoli Chaat, Flaxseed Smoothie & More. Heart-Healthy Breakfast Recipes: A breakfast shouldn't be just a hearty, for a long life, it should also be a heart-healthy one! For that we've got a...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Excess Body Fat And Weight May Cause Cardiovascular Disease; Eat These Foods To Lose Weight According to a recent study, published in the European Heart Journal, an increase in the fat mass and body mass index (BMI) is directly linked to inc...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Summer Recipes: 6 Delightful Cooling Lemon Recipes To Try This Summer We love including lemons in our summer drinks and dishes, due to their refreshing taste and sharp flavour. Read on for 6 of our best cooling lemon re...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease C...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress...
2019-06-14, 17:32

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The ABCs of OTC birth control Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-14, 17:32

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria...
2019-06-14, 16:32

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in p...
2019-06-14, 14:48

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditio...
2019-06-14, 14:32

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon - food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid dron...
2019-06-14, 13:16

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in t...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, t...
2019-06-14, 12:16

High-Protein Recipes: How To Make Different Types Of Mutton Kofta At Home There are endless ways you can make mutton koftas and churn out a new dish every time. If you are a mutton fan, then these recipes will help you reli...
2019-06-14, 09:48

Vitamin E: Benefits And Top 7 Dietary Sources Of The Antioxidant Vitamin Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that has a number of forms but only one of them is useful for our body. Here's all you need to know about Vitamin ...
2019-06-14, 07:16

What to know about MS in children Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about mu...
2019-06-14, 04:32

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that wa...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the right...
2019-06-14, 03:48

What to know about surgery for MS In some cases, multiple sclerosis (MS) can respond to certain types of surgery, which may include deep brain stimulation. Many other surgical treatme...
2019-06-14, 02:32

Paraguay man with massive tumors has life-changing surgery in California A 27-year-old man in Paraguay who endured a lifetime of bullying due to massive tumors that had grown on his upper body had overheard his friend talk...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Mesh implants work for bladder leakage, long-term safety unclear (Reuters Health) - Several different types of mesh implant surgery may be effective for treating bladder leaks, but the long-term safety and effectiv...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, follo...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough inve...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not t...
2019-06-14, 01:32

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the la...
2019-06-13, 23:48

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiova...
2019-06-13, 23:32

Biden in 1974: Roe v. Wade 'went too far' A 31-year-old Sen. Joe Biden expressed several drastically different policy views than those he holds presently in a 1974 interview he did with the W...
2019-06-13, 23:16

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't wa...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitam...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we lis...
2019-06-13, 21:48

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spot...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
2019-06-13, 21:48

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not h...
2019-06-13, 21:48

IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improv...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date (Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, send...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
2019-06-13, 21:48

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doct...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for ...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
2019-06-13, 21:48

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Katie Couric shares own cancer heartbreak, drums up support for caregivers, patients in new campaign Katie Couric paid tribute to her late husband Jay Monahan on Tuesday on what would have been their 30th wedding anniversary with a series of touching...
2019-06-13, 20:16

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year stu...
2019-06-13, 19:16

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican sco...
2019-06-13, 19:16

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free colleg...
2019-06-13, 19:00

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and ...
2019-06-13, 19:00

Gut Microbes Respond Differently To Different Foods With Same Nutritional Profile A new study has said indicated that the relationship between our diet and its components, and the bacteria in our gut, is more complex that we may ha...
2019-06-13, 18:16

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and plane...
2019-06-13, 17:48

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Carnival Cruise Line wouldn't let passenger off ship after 'major' heart attack, lawsuit alleges The world's largest cruise operator is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to...
2019-06-13, 15:32

Weight Loss: This High Protein, Fibre-Rich Salad May Help You Shed Kilos What you eat contributes majorly in structuring your health. Hence, it is imperative to consume nutrient-dense foods in order to lose extra kilos and...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Summer Diet Tips: Carry This Ayurvedic Drink While Travelling To Keep Heat Stroke At Bay With temperature crossing 45 degrees, many parts in India have fallen under the trap of intense heat wave, which is causing a toll on many people's h...
2019-06-13, 15:16

ThisEggless Almond Cake With Mango Frosting Is A Summery Surprise (See Video) A soft and tender almond cake, with goodness of mango. Another highlight about the cake is that it is eggless, which makes it a hit with vegetarians ...
2019-06-13, 15:16

Drink This 3-Ingredient Ayurvedic Concoction To Detox Your Body This Summer Intake of heavy and greasy foods during summers could possibly lead to a number of digestive problems like acidity, bloating, constipation, water ret...
2019-06-13, 15:16

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of Californ...
2019-06-13, 14:48

Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM Corp, Merck & Co, KPMG and Walmart Inc said on Thursday they will be a part of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's pilot program that will explor...
2019-06-13, 14:48

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit...
2019-06-13, 14:16

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanue...
2019-06-13, 11:32

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo an...
2019-06-13, 11:32

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his b...
2019-06-13, 10:00

High-protein vegan foods Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and c...
2019-06-13, 08:48

How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and d...
2019-06-13, 08:48

Can naltrexone help with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Low doses of naltrexone are a recent, popular treatment for MS symptoms. In this article, we look at the research, action, and side effects of naltre...
2019-06-13, 08:48

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health...
2019-06-13, 04:16

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
2019-06-13, 04:16

Traumatic injuries linked to later social dysfunction (Reuters Health) - Nearly half of trauma patients, even those without brain injuries, experience social deficits that make it harder for them to inte...
2019-06-13, 04:16

New review suggests proven ways to cut back on sugary drinks (Reuters Health) - With sugary sodas and other sweetened drinks considered a key driver of the obesity epidemic worldwide, a new research review eval...
2019-06-13, 04:16

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billio...
2019-06-13, 04:16

Chronic depression after heart attack tied to increased risk of death (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't suffer ...
2019-06-13, 04:16

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of ...
2019-06-13, 02:48

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where ...
2019-06-13, 02:32

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Wednesday to legalize medically assisted suicide, making Maine the eighth state in the U.S. to do so....
2019-06-13, 02:00

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
2019-06-13, 02:00

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
2019-06-12, 23:32

‘If We Do This Right’ Maybe H.I.V. Will Be Forgotten Under Demetre Daskalakis’s tenure, New York City has lowered H.I.V. transmission rates, rolled out PrEP and removed some of the stigma associated wit...
2019-06-12, 23:32

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in ...
2019-06-12, 23:32

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of righ...
2019-06-12, 22:48

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
2019-06-12, 21:00

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method al...
2019-06-12, 21:00

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research s...
2019-06-12, 20:16

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive de...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Higher risk of stroke can follow midlife type 2 diabetes A study of twins in Sweden links a 30% higher risk in older age of brain artery blockage, which stroke often follows, to type 2 diabetes in middle ag...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on ...
2019-06-12, 20:00

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’...
2019-06-12, 20:00

When dream vacations turn into tragedies: Many deaths at popular resorts remain mysteries As The U.S. State Department’s international travel page says: “Visiting other countries can be a great experience… Sometimes – in spite of good plan...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Teen killed in motorcycle accident receives ‘Honor Walk’ en route to donate organs Hundreds lined the halls of a Nevada hospital as an 18-year-old man who died in a motorcycle accident had his wish to donate his organs to others ful...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomitin...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Make Different Versions Of Thai Curry At Home With These Easy Recipes Thai curry can be made in various forms with vegetables or different meats. You can also make it in different colours - green, red, yellow etc. for e...
2019-06-12, 19:48

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, hig...
2019-06-12, 19:48

Filling And Weight-Loss-Friendly, This Veg Pancake Is An Ideal Breakfast Recipe For Die This delicious breakfast recipe by Mumbai-based YouTuber Alpa Modi packs the goodness of onions, corns, carrots, green onions, mushrooms, sweet potat...
2019-06-12, 19:48

Diabetes Management: This Summer Fruit Could Help Keep Your Blood Sugar in Control From the pulp and seeds to the leaf, one can eat any part of the papaya plant to reap its benefits. According to some experts, papayas can also be a ...
2019-06-12, 19:48

Hypertension Diet: Best Whole Grain Flours To Regulate Blood Pressure Hypertension Diet: People with high blood pressure are advised to switch from refined flours to whole grain flours. Here are the best whole grain flo...
2019-06-12, 19:48

7 Best Maida Recipes To Try At Home: From Puri, Pizza to Chocolate Cake & More Maida Recipes: Find here the best of maida recipes that you ca prepare at home easily. From pancakes, momos to luchi and namak pare,we've got it all ...
2019-06-12, 19:48

This Detox Haldi Tea Recipe Could Help Boost Weight Loss, Immunity And Manage Diabetes One of the most common ways to make the most of turmeric is by drinking a tall glass of turmeric milk. But, if you are not so much of a milk fan, we ...
2019-06-12, 19:48

Magnesium-Rich Foods: Foods You Must Eat To Avoid Magnesium Deficiency While most of you must be aware of the importance of including calcium, iron and vitamin D-rich foods in your diet, not many people know that magnesi...
2019-06-12, 19:48

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while tw...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Why Being Neurotic Might Be Good for Your Dog Dogs are so connected to their owners that they share similar stress levels, according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. Wh...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky ph...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2...
2019-06-12, 18:32

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
2019-06-12, 17:48

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage de...
2019-06-12, 17:48

Don't kiss your pet hedgehog, CDC warns as Salmonella hits 17 states (Reuters Health) - U.S. health officials warned pet-owners against kissing and snuggling their hedgehogs as a Salmonella outbreak linked to contact w...
2019-06-12, 17:48

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
2019-06-12, 17:48

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
2019-06-12, 17:48

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 13:00

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the c...
2019-06-12, 13:00

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths Are Waning After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. The drug overdose ...
2019-06-12, 11:00

What to know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) is a later stage of multiple sclerosis. This article provides an overview of the condition, including...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the ...
2019-06-12, 06:32

Consistent bedtime routines help children's sleep self-control (Reuters Health) - Using consistent bedtime strategies such as allowing infants to fall asleep on their own can improve their sleep, New Zealand rese...
2019-06-12, 06:32

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study sugges...
2019-06-12, 06:32

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said...
2019-06-12, 06:32

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on W...
2019-06-12, 06:32

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the govern...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address th...
2019-06-12, 05:32

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the Sept...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Revenue from pot could grow higher than that of the NFL by 2020: Report As the budding marijuana industry continues to flourish, total revenue generated from it could surpass that of the NFL by 2020 and America’s total sp...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protect...
2019-06-12, 05:32

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" a...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesd...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid abo...
2019-06-12, 04:00

Can apple cider vinegar treat gout? Although there is little scientific evidence that apple cider vinegar can directly affect gout symptoms, it may reduce many of the risk factors for t...
2019-06-12, 04:00

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
2019-06-12, 01:32

What causes penis skin to peel? Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes ...
2019-06-12, 00:00

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new...
2019-06-11, 23:32

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study say...
2019-06-11, 23:32

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary c...
2019-06-11, 23:00

What causes pupils of different sizes? The medical term for pupils of different sizes is anisocoria. Find out about the possible causes of anisocoria here, as well as when to seek emergenc...
2019-06-11, 23:00

What to know about exercise-induced asthma Exercise-induced asthma involves asthma symptoms occurring during or after exercise. In this article, we explore the causes, symptoms, and ways to pr...
2019-06-11, 23:00

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in peo...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule lettin...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo: study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in pati...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
2019-06-11, 21:48

HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk (Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guideline...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democrat...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in...
2019-06-11, 20:16

FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to ...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule lettin...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve...
2019-06-11, 20:16

9 Best Recipes For Kids: Chocolate Pops, Baked Pasta, Pizza & More Recipes For Kids: For that little fussy eater at your home, we have got you the best of recipes for kids to prepare at home. From egg in a blanket, p...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Book Review | The Mughal Feast: Recipes from the Kitchen of Emperor Shah Jahan by Salma Yusuf Hussai Salma tries to familiarise her readers to the mystique of 'Mughal cuisine', which borrowed heavily from Turkish, Afghani and Persian styles. The Mugh...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genet...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease dea...
2019-06-11, 20:00

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
2019-06-11, 20:00

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line th...
2019-06-11, 20:00

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in p...
2019-06-11, 19:16

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Telemedicine gets a boost with new study Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a stu...
2019-06-11, 18:32

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its prod...
2019-06-11, 16:00

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have not...
2019-06-11, 16:00

Undetected diabetes may double risk of heart attack, periodontitis New research finds a link between undetected blood sugar disorders and a heightened risk of myocardial infarction — or heart attack — and periodontit...
2019-06-11, 15:16

Diabetes Diet: 5 Whole Grain Desi Flat Bread Recipes For Diabetics Although diabetics may have to remove breads from their diet, consuming dishes made from these whole grains may benefit them. Here are 5 recipes of d...
2019-06-11, 14:16

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a sign...
2019-06-11, 11:32

Normal time between poops The length of time a person can go without pooping depends on factors such as diet and certain medical conditions. A healthful frequency is difficult...
2019-06-11, 11:16

Causes of lower back pain when standing or walking Lower back pain, when standing or walking, can often be a symptom of muscle fatigue or poor posture. However, persistent or recurring pain may be a s...
2019-06-11, 11:16

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of de...
2019-06-11, 11:16

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that h...
2019-06-11, 09:32

Lowering BP And Reducing Salt Intake May Cut 94 MN Early Deaths: 5 Foods To Manage High BP According to a latest study, a worldwide effort to lower people's blood pressure, cut sodium intake and eliminate trans-fat from their diet could pre...
2019-06-11, 09:00

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer a...
2019-06-11, 07:48

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, publis...
2019-06-11, 07:00

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for...
2019-06-11, 07:00

What to know about severe asthma Doctors consider asthma to be severe when symptoms do not respond well to the usual treatments. This article discusses the definition, symptoms, diag...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study t...
2019-06-11, 02:16

Postpartum depression in new dads often missed (Reuters Health) - While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something el...
2019-06-11, 02:16

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treat...
2019-06-11, 02:16

Food Challenge: Can You Finish These Humongous Chhola Bhaturas? Here's Where To Try The humongous bhaturas at Punjabi By Nature are not only astonishing but are extremely delicious too. And guess what, it costs only 250 bucks and is ...
2019-06-11, 01:32

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
2019-06-10, 22:16

Night owls' health may benefit from 'simple' routine adjustments Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could...
2019-06-10, 22:16

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals...
2019-06-10, 22:16

What can cause lower back and leg pain? Lower back and leg pain can result from poor posture and overstraining the back muscles. However, persistent or recurring pain can be a sign of an un...
2019-06-10, 22:16

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that...
2019-06-10, 22:16

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from hi...
2019-06-10, 21:16

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Boy, 4, has dozens of worms removed from intestines after complaints of pain, vomiting A 4-year-old boy with a history of stomach pain, vomiting and abdominal distention eventually landed on the operating table where surgeons manually r...
2019-06-10, 21:16

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to adva...
2019-06-10, 20:48

Lowering blood pressure, sodium intake may prevent 94 million early deaths Experts estimate increasing high blood pressure treatment to 70 percent of the world's population could increase the lifespan of nearly 40 million pe...
2019-06-10, 20:48

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to researc...
2019-06-10, 20:48

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
2019-06-10, 19:32

Sleeping with lights or TV on tied to obesity (Reuters Health) - For middle-aged and older women, sleeping with the television or lights on has been linked with higher odds of becoming obese, in ...
2019-06-10, 19:32

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to m...
2019-06-10, 19:32

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen...
2019-06-10, 19:32

New Jersey Dunkin' employee tests positive for Hepatitis A, customers warned Customers in New Jersey who ran on Dunkin’ between May 18 and June 1 are being warned about Hepatitis A after an employee at a Turnersville location ...
2019-06-10, 19:00

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Proposals call for undocumented immigrants to get full access to healthcare in California Undocumented immigrants in California would gain access to full health benefits starting in 2020, under a proposal making its way through the legisla...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Single-payer healthcare is a bust for baby boomers Like the United States, Canada is aging rapidly. By 2021, my native land will have more seniors than children under 14 for the first time in its hist...
2019-06-10, 18:48

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-born...
2019-06-10, 17:32

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide a...
2019-06-10, 17:32

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutriti...
2019-06-10, 15:32

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this...
2019-06-10, 14:32

No, This Pizza Isn't Burnt, It's Black Pizza Made With Activated Charcoal! A charcoal activated pizza may look somewhat like a burnt pizza but interestingly it isn't burnt, it's just a dark shade of pizza infused with delici...
2019-06-10, 14:32

Enjoy This Healthy, High-Protein Chicken Burger For Your Cheat Meal The cheese stuffed burger is made with grilled, not fried chicken breast. Chicken is chock-full of proteins, which is actually an essential part of y...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Coffee O'Clock: This Tool Tells You When To Drink Coffee To Improve Alertness Scientists have now developed a tool to help you optimise your caffeine-intake, by designing strategies to help you stay awake and alert, without ove...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a...
2019-06-10, 00:48

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab delayed development of the di...
2019-06-09, 23:16

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant ...
2019-06-09, 21:48

High-Protein Diet: 5 Best Protein-Rich Paratha Recipes For A Healthy Breakfast Dietary protein has a number of benefits for your body, including building and repair of muscles. Here are some protein-rich paratha recipes to make ...
2019-06-09, 11:48

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods...
2019-06-09, 09:32

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous...
2019-06-09, 03:48

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harva...
2019-06-08, 21:32

Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in 'unusual' move Walgreens said in a letter reviewed by CNBC it would no longer subsidize medical benefits for former employees who hadn't turned 64 by March 31....
2019-06-08, 18:32

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect huma...
2019-06-08, 16:32

More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky Amid a growing measles outbreak, more parents are choosing to alter the recommended vaccine schedule for their children in hopes of not overwhelming ...
2019-06-08, 16:32

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression....
2019-06-08, 15:32

Diabetes Diet: 5 Summer Diet Tips To Manage Diabetes Eating a healthy and balanced diet may help avert blood sugar fluctuations. This scorching summer, you can also tweak your diet a bit to make sure yo...
2019-06-08, 12:48

Benefits Of Turmeric: 4 Ways To Include Turmeric Or Haldi In Your Summer Recipes Our beloved turmeric or haldi has remained a constant in our winter preparations and there are reasons aplenty why you should include it in your summ...
2019-06-08, 10:16

What to know about brittle asthma Brittle asthma is a rare form of severe asthma that affects around 0.05% of people with asthma. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, and treat...
2019-06-08, 10:16

A Million New STIs Are Contracted Every Day, the WHO Says The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). And new data from the World Health Organization (WHO)...
2019-06-08, 10:00

Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pr...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower ...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying fro...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
2019-06-08, 09:32

What to know about eyebrow hair loss Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. T...
2019-06-08, 03:48

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 p...
2019-06-08, 00:16

No taste for vanilla! When and why is pain pleasurable? Some people find painful sensations pleasurable or arousing during sex or erotic play. How is this possible? Read this Spotlight feature to find out....
2019-06-08, 00:16

What to know about acropustulosis Acropustulosis is a skin condition that causes pus-filled blisters. It is most common in babies but can also affect adults. This article covers the s...
2019-06-08, 00:16

What is the normal range for troponin levels? Troponin levels in the blood are normally very low and increase when the heart becomes damaged. Very high levels usually indicate that a person has r...
2019-06-08, 00:16

What to know about masturbation and testosterone Abstinence from masturbation and other forms of sexual activity may temporarily raise testosterone levels, but masturbation does not affect testoster...
2019-06-08, 00:16

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate highe...
2019-06-07, 23:48

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s con...
2019-06-07, 22:48

Trump isn’t sabotaging the fight against HIV — he’s leading it If you took Democrats and left-wing activists at their word, you’d think President Trump was intentionally sabotaging HIV research. The gay issue web...
2019-06-07, 22:48

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and...
2019-06-07, 22:48

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abo...
2019-06-07, 22:48

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Bri...
2019-06-07, 22:16

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the...
2019-06-07, 22:16

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaig...
2019-06-07, 21:32

A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope Parents in the UK are banding together to buy a generic cystic fibrosis drug from Argentina because the NHS and a drug manufacturer cannot agree on a...
2019-06-07, 18:16

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision t...
2019-06-07, 17:32

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: How should Congress lower drug prices? GOP asks PhRMA for input Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-07, 17:32

Make You Kids Eat Lauki (Bottle Gourd) By Serving This Lauki Vadi Ki Sabzi Here's an amazing recipe of a lauki dish, which is altered to suit the palate of kids or even adults who have an aversion towards plain bottle gourd....
2019-06-07, 17:32

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food...
2019-06-07, 17:32

Weight Loss Diets: Types of Fad Diets That Are Popular These Days Fad diets are just like fashion trends. They are popular for a certain period of time. People are always looking for easy and simple ways to lose wei...
2019-06-07, 17:32

5 Best Watermelon Recipes To Try At Home: Watermelon Gazpacho, Ice Cream & More Watermelon Recipes: Find here the best of watermelon recipes to prepare at home and beat the summer heat. From gazpacho to watermelon salad, we've go...
2019-06-07, 17:32

This Delish Chilli Paneer Recipe Is Sure To Steal The Show (Video) Weekend is upon us. It has been a long week for quite a few of us, and now it is finally time to unwind and put on the party shoes. Those who are pla...
2019-06-07, 17:32

Corn Nutrition: Benefits Of Corn And Interesting Ways To Add It To Your Diet In India, people eat roasted corn on the cob or bhutta, as well as sweet corn in cups, which is widely available at street food stalls. Here are some...
2019-06-07, 17:32

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into t...
2019-06-07, 17:16

Nicotine from e-cigarettes may damage ability to clear mucus from airways When the nicotine vapor from e-cigarettes hit human airway cells in culture, it slowed the movement of mucus or phlegm in the area, researchers repor...
2019-06-07, 16:32

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mas...
2019-06-07, 15:48

Nurse warns women to stop vacuuming their vaginas to end their periods A DANGEROUS menstrual vacuuming trend has been highlighted by medical experts. Women were hospitalised after trying to stop their periods with hoover...
2019-06-07, 15:32

What to know about rib pain during pregnancy Pain around the ribs is a common complaint during pregnancy. In this article, we look at the possible causes of rib pain during pregnancy and provide...
2019-06-07, 15:32

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effe...
2019-06-07, 15:32

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign sa...
2019-06-07, 07:32

How small we can be America’s culture wars came to London last week. Donald Trump likes to bring disruption with him. During his state visit, he also brought his extraor...
2019-06-07, 07:32

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote he...
2019-06-07, 07:32

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "...
2019-06-07, 07:32

What to know about low urine output Low urine output can occur as a result of various causes, including infections, dehydration, and urinary tract blockages. The treatment options will ...
2019-06-07, 06:48

Kidney function tests: Everything you need to know There are many different types of kidney function tests, usually involving the blood or urine. In this article, learn about the tests and what to exp...
2019-06-07, 06:48

What to know about executive function disorder Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function...
2019-06-07, 06:48

What can cause a tingling sensation on the back? A persistent or recurring tingling, or pins and needles, sensation in the back can be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Causes can include i...
2019-06-07, 06:48

What to know about skeeter syndrome Skeeter syndrome is an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite. It may involve swelling and a fever. Treatment may involve taking antihistamines or usin...
2019-06-07, 06:48

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung func...
2019-06-07, 06:32

App helps people learn to meditate, improves attention skills (Reuters Health) - An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a n...
2019-06-07, 06:32

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part ...
2019-06-07, 06:32

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products...
2019-06-07, 06:32

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results h...
2019-06-07, 06:32

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
2019-06-07, 03:48

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia days after dad finishes treatment A toddler was left fighting for his life after being diagnosed with leukemia just days after his dad finished his treatment for a similar type of blo...
2019-06-07, 02:00

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a s...
2019-06-07, 01:48

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health servi...
2019-06-07, 01:32

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction cri...
2019-06-07, 01:32

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a...
2019-06-07, 00:32

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position...
2019-06-07, 00:32

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-e...
2019-06-06, 22:48

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food ...
2019-06-06, 22:48

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphil...
2019-06-06, 21:48

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose ...
2019-06-06, 21:48

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do ...
2019-06-06, 21:48

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
2019-06-06, 21:48

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to...
2019-06-06, 21:32