Medicine

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?

A research team based at the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India discovered that the "milk" - in this case the natal fluid - fr...


New Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

A vaccination campaign is now ongoing in Mbandaka, where four cases have been confirmed. The Republic of Congo and Central African Republic are nearby and are...


Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle

There are nearly 100 health workers vaccinated, as they come in direct contact with the virus. There have been no deaths or new confirmed cases in the past two ...


Cockroach milk? Scientists call insect dairy the next superfood

Since the study was first published , some people have taken note and are now experimenting with ways to turn cockroach milk into food for human consumption....


Cockroach milk could be creeping on to the menu

Dubbed as the " cockroach milk ", the researchers say the nutritional value of the cockroach product is much higher than other kinds of milk. Another research...


Alberto bringing heavy rain to area this Memorial Day

An early season heat wave has brought a stretch of 90 degree temperatures to southern Wisconsin. On Saturday , temperatures reached 93 degrees at KCI, breaki...


Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths

When the first case was confirmed in Mbandaka on 17 May, the alarm was raised. Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the ...


Sleeping in on weekends is good for you

Researchers surveyed around 44,000 people in Sweden about their sleep habits, and followed up after 13 years to see who was still alive. The American Academ...


DHHR announces W.Va.'s first hepatitis A death

Updates and prevention messaging such as the importance of hand washing and the use of a vaccine to protect against the virus for those at risk can be found on ...


Couples who eat seafood 'have sex more often'

It is not clear whether the seafood itself improves fertility or whether couples who eat more fish tend to be healthier, in general, but the study supports th...


Indian PM Modi accepts cricketer Virat Kohli's online fitness challenge

However, Twitter soon pointed out traffic violations and even tweeted to Mumbai Police. @MumbaiPolice what you are going to do now? This section was particul...


Clothes Treated with 'Hot Feet' Coating Could Keep Ticks Away

The Indianapolis Star reports that the university's Project Vector Shield launched in April. Grasp them next to the skin and apply steady, gentle pressure. "...


Catching up on sleep on the weekends could help you live longer

Researchers examined data from almost 44,000 people who took part in a 1997 Swedish medical survey - and then tracked how many died within the next 13 years. ...


Global warming may have 'devastating' effects on rice

The findings were based on field studies in Japan and China , simulating the amount of Carbon dioxide expected in the atmosphere by the second half of this c...


Fentanyl Bust in Nebraska - Enough Doses to Kill About 26 Million People

Authorities searched the truck and located a "false compartment" containing "42 foil-wrapped packages containing 73 kilos of cocaine and 44 kilos of unknown pow...


Nipah virus: The 101 on the infection claiming lives in South India

Experts believe both Nipah and Hendra are spread by flying foxes - bats of the genus Pteropus - with humans becoming infected by exposure to bat urine and sal...


DR Congo on 'knife edge' after Ebola outbreak

Dozens of health workers in the northwestern provincial capital, Mbandaka, have received vaccinations amid expectations that some will be deployed to the rural ...


Telangana sends blood samples of two to Pune for Nipah virus test

The latest tests have revealed that the source of the Nipah virus that broke out in Kerala are not bats that were caught in the well of the first victim's hou...


Mussels in Puget Sound testing positive for opioids

Department of Fish and Wildlife regularly places mussels raised in controlled, pollution-free environments at 18 set locations around Puget Sound , an inlet ...


Obesity is linked to 12 different cancers

It also states that even small amounts of alcohol can increase the risk. Aim to meet nutritional needs through diet alone. Today, the evidence shows links to 12...