Medicine

IL ranked 7th worst state to retire

Satisfaction with overall living conditions was enough to outweigh South Dakota's less-than-ideal weather, which unsurprisingly ranked 38th, Bankrate .com anal...


Sexually Transmitted Infection MG Could Become The Next Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug

Treatment for MG involves a five-day course of antibiotics. An antibiotic known as azithromycin is more effective, but the bacteria is becoming rapidly resist...


Trump adds more confusion to Obamacare

Many of those are self-employed people and small-business owners, generally seen as a Republican constituency. Administration officials tout these plans as more...


Johnson & Johnson told to pay nearly $4.7 billion in baby powder lawsuit

The verdict of a court in the USA state of Missouri follows an initial ruling, awarding 22 women compensation before adding a further $4.1 billion in punitive d...


FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

No deaths have been reported in this outbreak. The warning came less than a month after the company launched an investigation with the third-party manufacture...


Recall of Valsartan containing drugs

The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday tasked all provincial departments of health and medicine manufacturers and pharmacies to suspend...


Trap tests positive for West Nile virus

The first sign of West Nile virus has shown up in Windsor and Essex County. DEET - Cover exposed skin with an insect repellent containing the DEET , which ...


First Monsanto Cancer Trial Begins

But he said a reasonable jury could conclude , based on the findings of four experts he allowed, that glyphosate can cause cancer in humans. Lawsuits by mo...


Happily Married Texas Couple Planning Divorce to Fund Daughter’s Health Care Costs

The disorder has also delayed her growth and development. Due to Brighton's condition, the six-year-old has vision and hearing impairments and has seizures. He ...


Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health

Researchers say the best multivitamins and minerals come from the produce aisle. The research team performed a meta-analysis, putting together the results f...


New Jersey man could lose limbs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria

But a few hours after he got out of the water, Perez's leg started to blister, swell, and change to a "brown, blackish color", his daughter told the news statio...


Federation Internationale de Football Association delighted after safe rescue of young Thai footballers and coach

After being brought out of the cave, one by one beginning on Sunday, they were taken by helicopter to hospital in the town of Chiang Rai , about 70 km (45 mile...


United States puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

The resolution was expected to pass easily, but US delegates aimed to remove language that encouraged countries to "protect, promote and support breast-feeding"...


Health Canada urges consulting doctor after blood pressure drug recall

Several heart and high blood pressure drugs that contain valsartan are being recalled because of a substance that can cause cancer. For example, Swiss company N...


Rare STI could turn into superbug, doctors warn

An estimated 2% of people are infected in the United Kingdom, so The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) has released new guidelines about ...


Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in NJ

Doctors believe that the Vibrio bacteria, which is often found in warmer waters where the river meets the sea, is behind his infection. He is now in the ICU at ...


Babies fed with solids early sleep longer, wake less frequently

In the study, researchers looked at 1,303 infants from when they were three months old to three years. More than 1300 healthy breastfed three-month-olds were ...


USA freezes payments to ACA insurers with sicker patients

CMS said it was "disappointed" by that decision and asked the judge to reconsider, which tends to be faster than the appeals process. The risk-adjusted premiu...


Commonly prescribed heart drug is recalled in 22 countries

Valsartan is an important prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. The presence of the impurity was believed to be related t...


Thai cave rescue: third mission planned amid heavy downpours around site

He was taken by helicopter and then ambulance to the hospital in Chiang Rai were the first four boys, who were rescued on Sunday, are now being held in quar...