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Gretchen Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor

State Attorney General Bill Schuette has won the Republican nomination for MI governor, defeating three other candidates vying to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. ...


New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

He cautioned that there is no definitive proof that switching underwear style would make any difference because there may be other factors behind the link bet...


Gov't Bans Sale of 59 Blood Pressure Drugs Containing Probable Carcinogen

The valsartan was not used in the manufacture of drugs. "Based on records from the manufacturer of the recalled valsartan, some levels of the impurity may hav...


My biggest fear is failure Priyanka Chopra

So she basically plays a man, which is great, because girls do not play that ... and I was like ' Yes, we can turn the tables - it's my dream to be able to play...


Female heart attack patients fare better if treated by a woman

Therefore, the male doctors might assume the heart attack symptoms experienced by female patients is similar to that of male patients. In reviewing the ...


Breast-Feeding Tips For New Moms..

Enumerating on this to participants and health personnel at the world breastfeeding week symposium, with theme, "Breastfeeding: Foundation of life" organized ...


'Considerable fog' complicates search for ailing orca J50

There are now only 75 southern resident killer whales that live in the waters along the USA west coast from Alaska to California, according to Ken Balcomb of th...


Ebola: Health ministry issues alert

Beni's Ebola response director Barthe Ndjoloko Tambwe said the vaccinations would be given to health care providers, confirmed Ebola victims and those with whom...


Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

They can be infected when they feed on the blood of infected birds. Southwestern public health is alerting the public that a mosquito has tested positive for ...


New DoD policy: Deployed service members can not use GPS-enabled devices

The Department of Defense is prohibiting personnel from using geolocation features on their devices while serving in certain locations after concerns that the i...


New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

The proposed new system is expected to come into effect in England in spring 2020 as part of a drive to help people waiting for a life-saving transplant . China...


Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of their HIV status

The bank has been supplying milk for babies in the city, both in the private and government hospitals, for ten months now. "A mother might face problems like, p...


World Health Organization to know soon if new Congo Ebola outbreak can use vaccine

Four people have tested positive for Ebola in and around Mangina, a town of about 60,000 people in North Kivu province, 100 km (62 miles) from the Ugandan borde...


Scientists Created Lab-Grown Lungs And Transplanted Them Into Pigs

All the animals that received the bio-artificial lung remained healthy for up to two months. Now, in a paper available in Science Translational Medicine , th...


Teetotallers, like big drinkers, more prone to dementia, says study

So a team of researchers from Inserm (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) based in France and from UCL in the United Kingdom set out to in...


People should not wash or reuse condoms, CDC warned

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding people about proper condom usage. "We say it, because people do it", the CDC added in the tweet ...


DRC: New Ebola virus outbreak days after previous epidemic ends

The DRC's health ministry says there's no indication of a link between the outbreaks. The outbreak has occurred in the Beni region of North Kivu - the stron...


Trump administration makes it easier to buy alternative to Obamacare

With premiums about one-third the cost of comprehensive coverage, the option is geared to people who want an individual health insurance policy but make too muc...


Study shows bacteria have learnt to resist alcohol-based hand sanitisers

Bacteria that continue to show signs of resistance to sanitizing agents could lead to more deaths as a result of infection. VRE infection can trigger urinary ...


My Health security to be tightened: Hunt

The changes aim to remove the current ambiguity of how agencies access information stored in patients' My Health Record, and the process required to do so. "Whe...