Medicine

World Mental Health Day

Dr Mikkelsen notes that "the area of mental health is still misunderstood, but now there is momentum and the highest possible recognition of mental health". It ...


Monaco is Pretty in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

And while it is more common in women than in men, this is not a disease that is limited to one gender, race or socioeconomic background. She was told she had tr...


Eating disorders, youth and Indigenous mental illness priorities of $125m government mission

It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health , a global mental health organization with members and contacts i...


Nikki Haley Resigns As Ambassador To UN, Sending TV News Outlets Scrambling

Trump, on the other hand, said that she is leaving to take a break. " At the end of the year , Nikki will be leaving", the president said, according to pool r...


Humans can fight viral diseases as they interbred with this extinct species

Researchers think people initially collaborated with Neanderthals in Eurasia , in the wake of relocating out of Africa 70,000 years back. When they arrived, ...


Eating processed meat may increase breast cancer risk

This was made known by the Head of Breast Unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Florence Dedey. The study appears in the International Journal of Cance...


Flu season has begun, but when should you get the vaccine?

Getting vaccinated by the end of October is recommended. In response to these statements, Hayden pointed out that flu vaccines , including those used by St...


Marijuana Affects Teenager Brain Functioning More Than Alcohol: Canadian Study

A new Canadian study has found more evidence that cannabis use can harm cognitive functioning in teenagers. The teenagers, from 31 different Canadian schools,...


Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Bone Health, Meta-Study Finds

Bolland said in a statement. Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests ....


Breast cancer awareness month

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, members of the Prescott Police Department will wear pink patches on their uniforms in an effort ...


Hugs can make you feel better, science confirms

The research, carried out at Carnegie Mellon University , studied 400 people and found those who shared a hug with the person they'd fought with were less like...


Drinking daily glass of wine is not good for your health

Even for light drinkers, alcohol increases risk of premature death. Heart disease cancer risks were evaluated and it was found in some cases light drinking ma...


Australia holds high hopes to eliminate HPV

What's more, the study says it's likely that by 2066 (though, again, it may be as early as 2054 or as late as 2077), incidents will fall to fewer than one in ...


CDC: 1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

More than 1 in 3 adults eat fast food on a given day, said a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "On any given day in the United State...


Breast cancer the most widely spread cancer in Palestine

This accounts for 15 percent of global cancer deaths. "We hope our Pinktober campaign will do much to improve the lives of breast cancer patients and help...


Artificial sweeteners’ toxic effect on the gut

The latest research on the topic comes from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University. This new research on ar...


Birds are getting drunk on fermented berries and crashing into cars

The northeastern Minnesota town of Gilbert is alerting residents that birds may be a bit more "tipsy" than normal this time of year. In comments responding to t...


American Jim Allison Will Be Award 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Honjo discovered another, PD-1, around the same time. One of Carter's treatments was a drug that blocked the immune-cell "brake" studied by Honjo. He told ...


Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to 'power of evolution'

Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter will get the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2018. American Chemical Society president Peter Dorhout praised ...


Flu season is here; now's the time to get vaccinated

Additionally, there were about 900,000 people hospitalized for the flu, resulting in the highest rate of hospitalization in modern history. Health officials w...