Medicine

WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments

CMS provided a timeline, noting that after the February 28 decision by the New Mexico federal court, it filed a motion for reconsideration, and on June 21 the c...


Polar Fitness Trackers Reveal All About Military Personnel

Just six months after competing fitness tracking company Strava came under fire for revealing the location of USA military bases, Finnish wearable company Po...


Profiles of Possible US Supreme Court Justices

News reported on Sunday night that Kavanaugh and Hardiman are getting the most attention in the decision-making process. He claimed that due to how dysfunctio...


FDA: Parasites In Del Monte Vegetables Causing ‘Explosive’ Diarrhea

This week's CDC update showed slightly stronger wording. People who got illness range from ages 13 to 79 years old. Officials say the Del Monte vegetable tr...


HIV Vaccine Candidate Imbokodo Advances into Phase 2 Study

Barouch , MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues. Barouch reminded that this is the "fifth HIV vaccine concept" that has been...


Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

While the administration says it is required to stop payments because of the court decision, insurers say the move could result in higher premiums for millions ...


Health experts: Oklahoma County resident tests positive for West Nile Virus

States continue to report cases of West Nile Virus, from Boston to Montgomery County in Texas. Use insect repellants with DEET according to the manufacturer...


Two dozen more confirmed in parasite outbreak linked to Del Monte

The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration have not provided data on the number of outbreaks associated with the 28-ounce products. Similarly, the CDC's upd...


How An Entire Line Of Dogs In The Americas Disappeared

Originally, American dogs didn't come from the domestication of American wolves, but from the domesticated dogs that came over with the First Peoples from S...


Drunk gulls found ‘stinking of alcohol’

Other sources report that the seagulls' freaky behaviour could be nothing to do with alcohol , but instead the consumption of flying ants which produce formi...


'I'm walking!' Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps

The video was posted this week on the family's Instagram account "Mighty Miss Maya", with the caption "4 years, 10 months". Maya lives with cerebral palsy ...


Possible release of tuberculosis bacteria investigated in Baltimore

The amount released was equivalent to only a few drops, and no one was hurt, according to King. Dajuan Robinson, a histotechnician who works at a Hopkins buil...


Texas health officials warn of stomach parasite outbreak

This infection is generally not transmitted directly from person-to-person. From 2001 to 2011, the number of cyclosporiasis cases in Texas was in the single...


Could this virus test replace the Pap smear?

This study conclusion adds to a body of research suggesting that HPV testing when combined with a Pap smear, produces the best results. That's because cases...


Artificial Ovary Offers Potential for Cancer Patients' Fertility

A paper presented Monday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology shows how scientists are creating the framework fo...


Long work hours may hike women's diabetes risk by 70%

Conversely, the incidence of diabetes among men tended to diminish as work hours increased, although this trend did not reach statistical significance. Chris As...


Where to Watch Independence Day Fireworks in SoCal

The City of Jeffersonville reminded residents on its Facebook page on Monday that fireworks are allowed to be discharged within city limits only on the Fourth...


Woman's toenails fall off after fish pedicure

According to Gizmodo , Lipner can't reveal where the woman got her pedicure in order to protect the patient's identity, but she said the patient has no other...


Bad hand-washing habits are spreading risky bacteria, USDA warns

The governmental study tested 383 people in six test kitchens in North Carolina. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 48 million Ame...


Artificial Ovary 'Gives Hope' To Young Women With Cancer

Most chemotherapy drugs can damage a woman's eggs, affecting her fertility. She will present the findings of this latest study today (2nd of July 2018) at th...