Medicine

Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill hormone prescription

A transgender woman in Arizona said this week that a CVS Health pharmacist refused to fill a prescription for hormone therapy, prompting the drugstore compa...


High Fruit and Veg Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Other factors including night-shift work and disruption to the biological clock are also known to have a link to these cancers. "Compared with people who slep...


West Nile virus death reported in southeastern NC

State health officials are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses following the death of a North Carolina re...


CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Traced To Raw Turkey

In its news release, the CDC cautions that these bacteria may be widespread throughout the turkey industry. Forty people have been hospitalized. Among the illne...


Rutgers, NJDOH chosen to participate in prostate cancer study

The study was the first to analyse the association between cancer risk and the timing of meals and sleep. The results "highlight the importance of assessing ...


UnitedHealth second quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide

Merriman Wealth Mgmt Limited has 1,316 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has now increase 12.4% in its stock over the perio...


Here's How Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Secretly Started Dating

Spears posted a pic of her son holding a small snake and she captioned it with the admission that she was "ready to run". I would definitely show up. "I would ...


Arnold Schwarzenegger Calls Trump A "Little Wet Noodle" After Putin Conference

During an interview with CBS News' Jeff Glor on Wednesday afternoon, Mr Trump said that he would consider Mr Putin personally responsible for any Russian inte...


Australian scientists have created a breakthrough blood test to detect melanoma

Developed by scientists at Edith Cowan University, the test picks up melanoma by recognising auto-antibodies produced by the body to combat the cancer's early g...


United Kingdom ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'

In other words, the report suggests that human genome editing for the objective of genetic improvement , and not only the avoidance of disease, may be morally ...


Hot dogs and other cured meats may cause mania, new study finds

Researchers caution that the study was not created to show a cause-and-effect relationship, only a correlation between the two behaviours. To test the effects...


Florida resident dies from bacterial infection after eating oyster

The name of the restaurant was not released. "Vibrio vulnificus is often mislabeled as flesh-eating bacteria but it is very important to note that it is not f...


Is Eating Fatty Foods the Sole Reason of Why We Gain Weight?

Now "unequivocal" trials on mice pinpoint fat as the problem - and commonly-thought offenders such as carbs and protein are finally off the hook. If we are to...


Deals For National Hot Dog Day!

Here's a few fascinating, fun facts: Americans purchase 350 million pounds - that's 9 billion - of hot dogs at retail stores, estimates the National Hot Dog & ...


FDA Announces Recall of Valsartan-containing Products

The FDA points out that not all products containing valsartan are being recalled. If you are unable to find that information on the label, contact the pharmacy ...


Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

Novartis spokesman Eric Althoff said after the initial recall last week that products sold in the U.S. were not affected by this recall, but the FDA's ongoing...


FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

The drug contains NDMA, which has been classified as a "probable human carcinogen", which means it could cause cancer . The presence of NDMA was unexpected and...


West Nile mosquito spraying set Monday

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. Targeted, truck-mounted aerosol spraying is also performed to help control the mosquito popu...


US accuses North Korea of breaching UN sanctions…

In December the 15-member Security Council capped refined petroleum product exports to North Korea at 500,000 barrels a year. Only Russia and China have detai...


MARS Bioimaging Unveils a 3D X-ray Scanner

New Zealand's CERN Physics Laboratory says New Zealand scientists have used 3-D color X-rays in humans for the first time using a technology that promises to im...