Medicine

Some romaine lettuce safe to eat again, FDA says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration believes it has traced the source of the latest E. coli outbreak. The FDA said that the ongoing outbreak is linked t...


Newcastle climb away from danger zone with Burnley win

It had one of the stronger defenses in the league last season, but only last-place Fulham has conceded more than Burnley (27 from 13 games) in this campaign. ...


Researcher claims creation of first gene-edited babies

Chinese scientist He claims he helped make world's first genetically edited babies: twin girls whose DNA he said he altered. The use of the technology immediate...


CDC: Do not eat any romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

The agency said the current outbreak is unrelated to another multistate rash of E. coli infections related to romaine lettuce earlier this year that left fi...


Maryland college student dies of virus that killed 11 kids in NJ

The university has said that it gave the idea that no reliable connection existed between mold exposure and the occurrences of adenovirus. The university ac...


Diabetes: 40 Million Will Be Left Without Insulin By 2030, Study Predicts

The most recent study out of Stanford used data from multiple past studies to model the anticipated amount of insulin that will be needed for type 2 diabetes...


98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

Insulin is essential for all people with type 1 diabetes and some people with type 2 diabetes to reduce the risk of complications such as blindness, amputation,...


Walgreens, Humana in talks to deepen partnership, WSJ reports

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of Walgreens ...


Vast dust storm rains mud on Australian towns

Scott Fuller and Natalie Beekmann watch a dust storm cloud that moved across western NSW on Thursday. Director of Environmental Health Richard Broome said tho...


Boston Scientific acquires BTG for $4.2B, boosting stake in interventional medicine

Following the announcement, shares of BTG on the London Stock Exchange rose more than 35 percent to 832 pence, their highest level since January 2015. For BTG, ...


New treatment for peanut allergies shows 'life-saving' potential

Peanut allergy , a potentially life-threatening condition, has doubled over the last two decades and affects about 1 in 50 children in the UK. An experimental...


Texas Health Officials Warn Against Honey-Filled Pacifiers

According to the Texas Department of State and Health Services , each child had a pacifier filled with honey that was bought in Mexico, though they note the sa...


Anti-Vaxxing Hot Spot Sees Largest Chickenpox Outbreak In Decades

The private school, the Asheville Citizen-Times reported, "has one of the highest vaccination religious exemption rates in North Carolina". Asheville Waldor...


E. Coli Outbreak in Ontario, Quebec Linked to Romaine Lettuce

He suspects the USA has gone a step further than Canada in part because US authorities reported 32 cases of E. coli , 13 of which involved a person who was hos...


Poll suggests one-third of parents skipping flu vaccine for their children

Mott Children's Hospital. But in a new national poll from the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in MI, one in three parents say they will skip getting the flu vac...


Outbreak of E.coli infections linked to romaine lettuce — CDC

If you were planning to make a salad for Thanksgiving, it's probably best you steer clear of romaine lettuce. The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning ...


Sucking your baby’s pacifier might protect them from allergies

A new study suggests it may be as simple as giving infants your own germs. Of the 128 mothers participating in the research, 58 per cent reported that their...


Antibiotic resistance growing global threat that needs to be countered

Each year in the United States, at least two million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 die. Also, the many decades...


3rd blood pressure drug recalled in recent weeks over impurity

Sandoz said the tablets are manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals in Slovenia and the impurity found is a probable carcinogen. NDMA is an organic chemical used ...


Ban freakshakes containing "grotesque" levels of sugar, say campaigners

Invented in Australia, the shakes contain chocolate , sweets, cake, whipped cream, ice cream and sugary sauce. Experts claim that an average 25-year-old woul...