Medicine

Video game companies dispute ‘gaming disorder’ addiction definition

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that ass...


Georgia woman strangles rabid bobcat while her young granddaughter slept

Phillips said the almost 40-pound bobcat then landed on her chest and charged at her face. "I grabbed it by the shoulders and pushed it back away from me ... ...


County’s First West Nile Infections of 2018 Confirmed

Monitoring for West Nile virus in IL includes laboratory tests for mosquito batches, dead crows, blue jays, robins and other perching birds, as well as testing ...


New study finds e-cigarettes can cause heart damage

She's an assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine . "These cells make this gas when they are healthy and happy". "Increased ...


These 15 USA cities are hotspots for kids not getting vaccines

Researchers also identified 15 metropolitan cities with higher rates of vaccination exemptions (where more than 5 percent of kindergarten-age kids are unvaccina...


Carbs And Fats, The Brain Is Wired To Love The Combination

Dana Small, senior author of the study and director of Yale University's Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center said that the study also asked the partici...


Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare hands

Although she suffered a broken finger and several bite and claw wounds to her hands, arms, chest and legs, the grandmother kept the bobcat trapped between her h...


Health Department says Cyclospora Infections in Minnesota Increasing, Identify New Source

Epidemiologist supervisor, Trisha Robinson said, "We do not have any indication at this time that the two outbreaks are related". Those affected ate at the Sono...


Billy Caldwell's cannabis oil returned by Home Office

A Home Office spokesman said: "We are deeply sympathetic to the extremely hard situation that Billy and his family are in". "No other family should have to go...


FDA: 73 people get salmonella from cereal; investigation underway

The BEST if Used By Date can be found on the top of the cereal box, and the UPC code can be found on the bottom of the box. Announcing the recall, Kellogg poi...


The Plague Is Back: Idaho Child Shows Symptoms of the Rare Disease

Occasionally some humans do get infected with Yersinia pestis , usually through a flea or animal bite, according to Health.com . An Idaho child was infe...


Do Religious People Live Longer? New Study Says Yes

The obituaries that were used included details of religious affiliations, marriages, activities, hobbies and habits which are not otherwise found in census data...


Palatine Parks hosts Marion County Relay For Life

Lori Coleman said she became a caregiver after working as a personal care assistant for Marcia Klaith. "And I was stage two colon cancer", said Johnson. No matt...


Recruitment boost for NHS amid moves to relax curbs on…

Our workload is escalating both in terms of volume and complexity, yet despite the government's pledge for 5,000 more family doctors by 2020, the number of Glob...


Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness

NPR reported that, although the majority of suicide-related deaths now are among boys and men, the number of girls and women taking their own lives is rising. ...


TN added to list of states affected by salmonella outbreak

Thirty-one people have been hospitalized in the outbreak, the CDC said, and no deaths have been reported. Of those, 31% have been children under the age of 5,...


As summer approaches, so does the West Nile Virus

You should contact your local health department, which will determine if the bird will be picked up for testing. People can develop fevers, tremors, muscle we...


The food at the workplace may not be healthy for the employees

Donuts , cookies, pastries, the candy dish, the vending machine and more - are office foods making people fat? Only 8 percent of survey participants bought fo...


More than 200 common prescription drugs might cause depression

As per the lead author of the study , Dima Mazen Qato from the Illinois University the use of drugs having suicidal or depression as the possible side effect...


Erectile Dysfunction Linked To Higher Chances Of Heart Problems In Men

According to the researchers, men who reported erectile dysfunction - the inability to achieve or maintain an erection for satisfactory sexual intercourse - w...