Medicine

FDA mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes

The products being targeted are: Juul, MarkTen by the Altria Group, the maker of Malboro cigarettes in the US, Blu by Fontem Ventures, Vuse, by British Ameri...


Monkeypox: Health Experts Confirm First Case Of Rare Viral Infection

Monkeypox does not spread easily , and most patients recover within a couple of weeks, but some people may suffer from a severe illness, with initial symptoms...


West Nile Virus cases reported in several NJ counties

Health officials for both agencies urge residents to take precautions to prevent transmission, including removing pools of standing water from residential areas...


FDA Takes ‘Historic Action’ on Youth E-Cigarette ‘Epidemic’

As long as some retailers are careless, some adults are willing to buy e-cigarettes on behalf of minors, and some teenagers manage to swipe them from parents or...


Patient develops 'black hairy tongue' after taking antibiotics

The answer is not as scary as it seems. Hamad told CNN that this was the first case of black hairy tongue he'd seen in 10 years of practicing medicine, but ...


Swine fever hits China for the tenth time

Wantanee Kalpravidh, regional manager of the FAO Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) in Asia, said: "It's critical that this region be re...


Airport Security Bins Pose Cold, Flu Risk

A scientific investigation has found that the plastic trays at security checks harbour the highest level of viruses of any surface in the airport. Other germ-...


Urgent appeal for organ donors in South East

In Monmouthshire, 52 per cent of people had joined the register as a potential donor as of the end of May. "I'm living proof that organ donation saves lives",...


Seriously, wash your hands before you go through airport security

While the researchers found germs that can make you sick in 10 percent of their surface samples, a quarter of the air samples they took tested positive for bugs...


Diclofenac increases the risk of heart strokes

Still, authors said other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be considered before the use of Diclofenac . "Treatment of pain and inflammation wit...


More Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Atlantic County

Hendry and Glades Counties remain on the list as among those to have never reported a single case of West Nile Virus. Those symptoms include headache, high feve...


Sturgeon targets mental health in vision for 'healthier, wealthier' nation

No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent. The First Minister has promised the 2018/19 programme will contain "major an...


Theranos to shut down: Investors lose US$1B

Theranos later had to void a million tests, and some patients reported ill effects from relying on inaccurate results of the testing, the Journal reported. ...


1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise

In fact, high-income Western countries got worse - from 31 percent inactive in 2001 to 37 percent in 2016. All over the world , women were found to be le...


Fact or Fiction? Things to know about the flu shot

Health officials said they can not predict how severe the upcoming flu season will be. The FluMist Quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) i...


No immediate ruling in GOP's latest 'Obamacare' lawsuit

The GOP plaintiffs say the law needs to be stopped immediately, "both because individuals will make insurance decisions during fall open-enrollment periods an...


Brie Larson as 'Captain Marvel' - First Look at the Marvel Superhero!

Before Marvel tells us how the Avengers will undo Thanos' snap and bring the fallen heroes back to life, there's one more story that we need to see, and t...


S/Africa's listeriosis "outbreak is over" - Minister

Preliminary results also showed that several ready-to-eat processed meat products from the Enterprise facility located in Germiston contained listeria monoc...


Inspirational Cystic Fibrosis Patient Is Dead at 21

Wineland had a big following on various social media platforms, including Instagram and YouTube . Claire's Place Foundation , Founder, Claire Wineland , ...


Woman dies of rat fever in flood-hit Kerala

Humans get infected when they come into contact with the water contaminated with the infected rat urine. Its symptoms include muscle pain and fever. It has kill...