Medicine

Kate Spade Foundation donating $1 million for mental health awareness

It pledged to give the organization $250,000, and to match the public's donations up to $100,000. From Wednesday until June 29, the company will also match ...


Experts Warn Trump's New Health Rule Will Raise Premiums for Quality Care

The department drafted the rule in response to an executive order from President Trump to create more affordable health care choices through increased f...


Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer’s, study says

He wasn't involved in the new research but called it impressive. The Longest Day is one the biggest fundraising days for The Alzheimer's Association and...


Canada just became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana

Trudeau said the government delayed the timetable for lifting the nearly century-old prohibition on marijuana at the request of larger provinces, including Qu...


Mosquitoes infected with West Nile found in Orleans Parish

The first mosquitoes to test positive this year for West Nile were found in late May in the north suburbs. The West Nile Fever virus might be brought to the c...


Dawn Of A New Era For Medical Cannabis In The UK?

While cannabis - in a medicalised and regulated form - may be able to help some patients, activists are also calling for recreational usage of the Class B d...


£20bn NHS boost details 'won't be revealed until budget', says Jeremy Hunt

Extra cash for the NHS after quitting the European Union was a key promise made by the Vote Leave campaign, and Mrs May said some of the money would come fr...


Obama Blasts Trump For 'Ripping Children From Their Parents' Arms'

Pictures of dozens of children sleeping in fenced enclosures and audio of crying children sparked anger in the U.S. from groups ranging from clergy to influenti...


Odisha soaks in Yoga Day celebration

Over 500 yoga lovers turned up to take part in over hour-long special yoga workout at the old Indian Embassy premises. The 67-year-old leader, who lobbied for...


World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

In its new draft on the International Classification of Diseases manual released yesterday, the World Health Organization has now classified excessive compul...


Fewer American Adults Are Smoking Than Ever Before

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 14 percent of adults are smokers, which is down from the reported 16 percent in 2016. Among ...


Risks of cancer and mortality by average lifetime alcohol intake

In comparison, lifetime never drinkers (hazard ratio 1.07, 95% confidence interval 1.01-1.13), and infrequent drinkers (HR 1.08, 95% CI 1.03-1.13) as well as he...


CVS Rolls Out Prescription Drug Delivery Program

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC now owns 1,291 shares of the pharmacy operator'...


The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace

Addressing the gathering at Friday, he said, "In today's fast changing time, Yoga binds together a person's body, brain and soul, hence making one experience a ...


Buffett, Bezos, Dimon find health care CEO in Harvard professor

The system is broken, and better is possible". "Atul embodies all three, and we're starting strong as we move forward in this challenging and worthwhile endea...


'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

Since the IDC is used by physicians to define diseases and mental health conditions, it draws the line between recreational playing, playing as a hobby and the ...


Awareness needed to avoid sickle cell anaemia: Nepal Health Research Council

Chairperson, Coalition of Sickle Cell Disorder NGOs, Lagos State/Executive Director, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiatives, SAMI, Ms Toyin Adesola...


Google can predict the likelihood of a patient’s death

Google applied artificial intelligence to a vast amount of data from more than 216,000 adult patients hospitalized for at least 24 hours each in two medical c...


Dimon, Bezos, Buffett tap Atul Gawande for new healthcare firm

The appointment of Dr. Gawande, a globally-renowned surgeon, best-selling author and public health researcher, is effective July 9, the companies said Wednesday...


Video Game Addiction Receives Official Recognition From WHO

Yesterday the WHO , the United Nations body concerned with global public health, said classing Gaming Disorder as a distinct condition will serve a public ...