Stories about Medical

Oct 12 2018

Five children in Washington state stricken with limb paralysis; health officials investigating

A few states, including Texas, have reported a rare polio-like illness in children and the CDC is paying attention. Acute flaccid myelitis appears to be caused m...

Oct 10 2018

Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

It's where we spend a majority of our time, build friendships and where we make our livelihoods. While work is not always the reason someone is experiencing mental heal...

Oct 05 2018

'Women must be heard': thousands march against Kavanaugh

She also claims that girls - including herself - were gang raped at these parties, but can not say whether Kavanaugh was among the attackers. Prof Blasey Ford testifi...

Oct 01 2018

University of Texas professor wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

He then developed this concept into a new approach for treating patients. One of Carter's treatments was a drug that blocked the immune-cell "brake" studied by Honjo ....

Sep 28 2018

What Happened: Top takeaways from Kavanaugh, Ford hearing

Flake said Kavanaugh was entitled to the "presumption of innocence ... absent corroborating evidence". "I have never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, no...

Sep 18 2018

Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that people between the ages of 50 and 59 take low doses of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular problems and colorectal can...

Sep 05 2018

Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests

Benjamin Chan, right, sits as part of a panel of state health officials in Hampton, N.H., in August after the discovery of several cases of Legionnaire's disease . The m...

Aug 30 2018

DeSantis says Floridians can't 'monkey this up' by electing black as governor

The Associated Press called the races for Gillum and DeSantis by approximately 9:15 p.m., Eastern time. DeSantis, who has represented Florida's 6th district in Con...

Aug 26 2018

U.S. Senator John McCain Dies at 81

In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. "But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict". All living form...

Aug 24 2018

Utah sees first death from West Nile virus in 2018

KEELPNO said there was an early onset of the virus in Europe in 2018, with the first cases of human infections in Greece reported in late May and early June. Identify and...

Jun 28 2018

Cabin crew more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, Harvard study finds

Flight attendants had a higher prevalence of every cancer that was examined, especially breast cancer , melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer among women, echoing mul...

Jun 13 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Suicide rates in the United States have surged by 30 percent in almost all states since 1999, indicating how it has become a major problem in the country. "We have to as...

Jun 08 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the CDC , said in a statement . They said news reporting in graphic detail about celebrity suicides was another contri...

Jun 05 2018

Wynne pledges support for Ontario steel companies amid US tariffs

In an 11th-hour bid to save her party from decimation, an emotional Kathleen Wynne admitted Saturday that the governing Liberals will lose the Ontario election next wee...

Jun 03 2018

World No Tobacco Day targets habit that 'breaks hearts'

Today May 31, 2018 is World No Tobacco Day and Sierra Leone together with WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations. In Brunei Darussalam...

Jun 03 2018

Five dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

That being said, the CDC continues to investigate the outbreak and warned that new cases from May could still come to light due to a three-week lag in reporting. Offici...

May 17 2018

FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting the romaine lettuce linked to a current E. coli outbreak should no longer be available for purchase. The E. Of 157 peo...

May 14 2018

United Nations urges countries to eliminate trans fats, reduce cardiac deaths

It wants to eliminate all foods containing them over the next five years. "Multinational companies that make trans fats and have used them as ingredients said they ha...