Medicine

Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee

The program employs three student workers per season, under guidance from the IPM manager, to maintain 25 trap sites around the Main, East and South campuses, m...


‘Pollution causes lung cancer in youth’

Despite Oceania being the only continent predicted to see a decrease in lung cancer mortality (calculated to fall from 17.8 in 2015 to 17.6 in 2030), it is st...


CDC: ‘Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms’

Of course, the most horrifying part of this is the revelation that people do, indeed, wash out the various fluids which get stuck inside and outside a condom du...


FDA Sounds Alarm Over 'Vaginal Rejuvenation' Treatments

But the safety and effectiveness of these devices hasn't been evaluated or confirmed by the FDA for 'vaginal rejuvenation'. The FDA said it was "deeply conc...


Bernie Sanders "Medicare for All" Would Cost Trillions

The plan builds on existing Medicare legislation, covering all USA residents and eliminating copays and deductibles for medical expenses. "That's what was i...


Cannabidiol Could Be Key To Extending Pancreatic Cancer Patient Life

The study comes after research suggested a supplement from cannabis could prolong the life of pancreatic cancer patients. According to the American C...


A Delay In Breastfeeding Increases Risk Of Infant Death

The Global Breastfeeding Collective , a World Health Organization and Unicef led group, aims to improve the rates of early breastfeeding initiation to 70pc...


United Kingdom court ruling seen as landmark in right-to-die cases World News

This case revolved around a man the court called Mr Y. Mr Y was an active man in his fifties until he suffered a cardiac arrest. Although Mr Y died before a d...


Wisconsin man loses both legs after being licked by dog

Several types of Capnocytophaga bacteria, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , "live in the mouths of dogs and cats". However, ...


First human cases of West Nile virus reported in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirms the year's first two human cases of West Nile virus in the state. Westchester County Commissioner of ...


Rule takes effect banning smoking in public housing

There's no smoking within 25 feet of a New York City Housing Authority building. Prior to the ban's enactment, roughly 228,000 public housing units were alrea...


Teen suffers severe burns from "Hot Water Challenge"

The challenge, known as the "Hot Water Challenge", left him so severely burned that he said his skin "just fell off" his chest and face. He says that he and ...


West Nile Virus located in mosquitoes in Springfield Township

Rachel Levine said. Clothing Can Help reduce mosquito bites . Symptoms of infection may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness ...


States sue Trump administration over expansion of skimpy group insurance plans

The states also claim in the lawsuit that the proposed rule conflicts with federal law by labeling any self-employed person a "working owner", which allows ...


Canada Updates Guidelines for Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Increased levels of testing and diagnosis are essential if we are to reach our goal of eliminating hepatitis C as a major public health threat in the United K...


Toxoplasma gondii parasite linked to risky business behavior

Landmark "no fault" divorce ruling as "unhappy" woman must stay married to husband of 40 yearsWell I never! As for the 197 business professionals the resear...


Trump 'open' to Moscow visit after Putin extends invite

Collins said after she shouted questions to President Donald Trump during an event in the Oval Office on Wednesday, Shine pulled her into his office along wit...


The FDA Approved the First New Endometriosis Treatment In a Decade

AbbVie expects the drug to eventually be a multibillion-dollar product, it said, generating $1 billion to $2 billion a year just from endometriosis . Moreover,...


Teen infested with hookworm parasite while playing on beach

Michael Dumas, who was reportedly diagnosed with hookworms , first complained of tiredness and ear pain but later noticed bumps on his thigh, Fox 13 Memphis r...


Chinese police arrest 15 people over rabies vaccine scandal

The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) said last week the problematic rabies vaccine had not left Changsheng's factory, but the company admitted it had s...