Medicine

Northwestern Memorial ranked best hospital in IL

The best children's hospital in the country was Boston Children's Hospital, with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Philad...


Blue light from phones and tablets can speed up blindness, study finds

Indeed, both Apple and Android offer blue light filters that toggle on during nighttime, reducing the amount of blue light to avoid severe eye strain . To stud...


Orca whale mother's 'tour of grief' over after almost 3 weeks

Yesterday, the mother, J35, was spotted vigorously chasing a school of salmon with her pod-mates in mid-Haro Strait in front of the centre. The behaviour disp...


Killer whale finally lets dead calf go

She finally abandoned the carcass as it decomposed, the AP reports. The whales have been struggling because of a lack of salmon , and J35's calf died soon af...


Moderate exercise has positive effect on mental health, study says

On the other hand, the researchers discovered that more exercise is not always better. Among the 75 types of exercise recorded, all types were linked with bet...


Blue light from smartphones may accelerate blindness

These molecules killed the cells when exposed to blue light. Researcher Ajith Karunarathne said that "We are being exposed to blue light continuously, and the...


Grieving killer whale carries dead calf for over two weeks

During the first three days of her calf's death, the orca swam with her pod but carried along her baby's almost 400 pound body. It's reportedly not uncommon f...


Maryland mom tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel

I said, 'Well, can you test me again? Whether you get a so-called false-positive drug test from eating poppy seeds depends on a number of things, Nelson said,...


A Varied Diet Is Actually Making You Fat, Says Study

Instead of telling people to eat a variety of foods, the statement authors conclude that dietary recommendations should emphasize adequate consumption of plant ...


People Getting Plastic Surgery To Look Like Their Snapchat Filters, Says Report

In a 2017 survey, The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery found that 55 percent of surgeons reported consulting with patients who desi...


New Jersey reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

Clairsville, in the area near the ball fields and walking trail. Cases generally tend to spike during the summer and fall months, between June and September, ...


Gretchen Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor

State Attorney General Bill Schuette has won the Republican nomination for MI governor, defeating three other candidates vying to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. ...


New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

He cautioned that there is no definitive proof that switching underwear style would make any difference because there may be other factors behind the link bet...


Gov't Bans Sale of 59 Blood Pressure Drugs Containing Probable Carcinogen

The valsartan was not used in the manufacture of drugs. "Based on records from the manufacturer of the recalled valsartan, some levels of the impurity may hav...


My biggest fear is failure Priyanka Chopra

So she basically plays a man, which is great, because girls do not play that ... and I was like ' Yes, we can turn the tables - it's my dream to be able to play...


Female heart attack patients fare better if treated by a woman

Therefore, the male doctors might assume the heart attack symptoms experienced by female patients is similar to that of male patients. In reviewing the ...


Breast-Feeding Tips For New Moms..

Enumerating on this to participants and health personnel at the world breastfeeding week symposium, with theme, "Breastfeeding: Foundation of life" organized ...


'Considerable fog' complicates search for ailing orca J50

There are now only 75 southern resident killer whales that live in the waters along the USA west coast from Alaska to California, according to Ken Balcomb of th...


Ebola: Health ministry issues alert

Beni's Ebola response director Barthe Ndjoloko Tambwe said the vaccinations would be given to health care providers, confirmed Ebola victims and those with whom...


Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

They can be infected when they feed on the blood of infected birds. Southwestern public health is alerting the public that a mosquito has tested positive for ...