Medicine

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin ranked among nation’s best

News. Akron Children's Hospital is ranked in 6 specialties . The only specialty that did not include Riley in the top 50 is neonatology . The U.S. J...


Sigh Of Relief As Isolated Kericho Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

A Congolese woman and her five-year-old grandson from Uganda both died from the virus, Uganda's health ministry confirmed in a situation update Thursday, addi...


Statement from Harriett Baldwin on Ebola in Uganda

On June 13, the World Health Organization confirmed that experts will meet on Friday, June 14, to determine whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared 'a p...


Sleeping With The TV On Could Make You Gain Weight

The participants, aged 35-74 years, had no history of cancer or cardiovascular disease and were not shift workers, daytime sleepers, or pregnant when the study ...


One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda

Aceng says Ugandan health officials were alerted of the presence of contacts of an Ebola case from DRC and their phone contacts provided for close monitoring by...


This Nighttime Habit May Be Linked To Weight Gain, Study Finds

Light coming in from outside the room was associated with more modest weight gain , researchers found. The results suggest that cutting off lights at bedtime...


Opko Health data breach affected 400,000 of its customers

American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) informed Opko Health that the compromised data may include credit card and bank account information, email addresse...


Private Data Of Over 7.7 Million LabCorp Customers Compromised In Data Breach

LabCorp, like Quest , has suspended sending collection requests to AMCA . AMCA, which works primarily with health-care companies, said in a statement Wedn...


Donald Trump Arrives in Ireland After Three-Day State Visit to UK

Handmaids Against Trump protest against the rollback in reproductive rights under U.S. President Trump at the anti-Trump demonstration in central London on Tu...


Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

At the time, Quest said it was taking steps to prevent similar incidents in the future, saying in a statement that it was "working with a leading cybersecurit...


Fiji's Health Ministry Rules Out Flu As Cause Of US Couple's Death

The couple arrived in Fiji on May 22 and were taken to a hospital after they became ill, according to Fiji's Ministry of Health and Medical Services. A couple...


Quest Diagnostics Warns Nearly 12 Million Patient Records May Have Been Breached

Quest provides lab testing services to about half of the doctors and hospitals in the US, according to securities filings . AMCA believes the breach included...


US measles count nears 1,000, surpassing 25-year-old record

The cases in the Unites States are imported from global travel and then local outbreaks begin when the highly contagious illness spreads to those who are not ...


World Health Organization team arrives to help Sindh govt: HIV outbreak

An worldwide team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived here on Tuesday to support the response to an outbreak of HIV in northwestern Si...


‘Ultra-processed’ foods linked to cardiovascular disease and death

Two European studies have found positive associations between highly processed foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Dietary intakes were coll...


Heart attack more likely if you eat ‘ultra processed food’

A new batch of research highlights a number of health risks linked to eating ultra-processed foods, which include things like soda, chips, packaged candies, and...


TSA now permits certain CBD products on planes

The hearing comes approximately five months after the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (more commonly known as the Farm Bill ), went into effect and remove...


Most e-cigarette users want to quit

In the United States, cardiovascular disease is responsible for about one-third of smoking-associated deaths in smokers. "It's important for e-cigarette use...


Gaming Disorder Now A Recognized Disease By The World Health Organization

The WHO book called International Classification of Diseases - ICD-11 is set to get in effect from January 2022 but this doesn't mean that the only thing the...


Burnout from work is an official diagnoses, according to World Health Organization

There isn't sufficient data, they say , to indicate that people's reliance on those is a "behavioral addiction" the way gaming can be. Originally, the moti...