Medicine

Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death

Chan School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition, said in a statement . They found that carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks , fruit drinks, ener...


Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack

A new report from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association says the drug "should be used infrequently" for the objective of preventing...


'Nigeria, 4th Country With Highest HIV/AIDS Patients'

The recent drop in Nigeria's HIV epidemic with Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) revealing a significant progress has excited partners, particularly the Unite...


Diabetes, hypertension key risk factors for kidney disease

She told Cayman 27 those with risk factors for chronic kidney disease shouldn't wait for next year's World Kidney Day to get screened. Annually, 2.4 million...


Eggs are bad again? New study raises cholesterol questions

Participants were followed for an average of 17.5 years. But the Northwestern researchers said their study suggests those guidelines may have to be looked at ...


Measles Misinformation Draws The Attention Of Canada's Chief Public Health Officer

So far, 17 cases of measles have been identified in Metro Vancouver and linked to French schools in an outbreak that started three weeks ago. The Department...


Smoking during pregnancy doubles the risk of SIDS

The researchers looked at more than 20 million births, including more than 19,000 unexpected infant deaths, and discovered that smoking just one cigarette a d...


Justin Bieber Says He's "Been Struggling a Lot" in New Instagram Post

Singer Justin Bieber has opened up about his battle with depression, revealing he has been feeling "super disconnected and weird". Another source said last ...


Italy bans unvaccinated kids from school

Parents are at risk of being fined up to €500 (AUD$800) if they sent their unvaccinated children to school and children under six can be turned away. A 2017 l...


Study says air pollution killing more people than smoking

At least 48% are due to cardiovascular disease (ischaemic heart disease and stroke). A new study suggests that 8.8 million deaths per year around the world ...


Richard Neal slams Trump budget's proposed Medicare cuts

The Trump administration unveiled a budget Monday that would reduce spending in Medicare as well as Medicaid, which provides coverage for low-income Americans, ...


Eye check-up to detect Alzheimer’s disease

One of the researchers used a non-invasive technology called optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). It enables physicians to see the smallest blood ve...


Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20

With a median age of 2 years old, 56% of measles cases are under 5 years of age. Some are utilizing the exemptions in Huron County, where the overall MMR vacc...


New Italian law requires students to be vaccinated or face repercussions

And while children of school age, which in Italy is six and above, can not be turned away, schools will reserve the right to impose a fine of up to €500 (A$80...


U.S doctor on video-connecting robot informs patient of soon death

When the question of hospice care came up, the doctor shared a grim outlook: "I don't know if he's going to get home". The elderly man was suffering from ...


FDA approves J&J's esketamine as faster-acting depression treatment

The drug will cost $590 for a 56mg dose and $885 for an 84mg dose, and will only be available to people who have failed with at least two other antidepressant t...


Facebook to reject advertisements that provide 'vaccine misinformation'

I don't have anything amusing to close this out. In addition, ads that include misinformation about vaccinations will be rejected. If these vaccine hoaxes a...


Study Shows Once and For All That Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

Wakefield wanted to sue manufacturers of the MMR vaccine but lost his medical license in 2010. "MMR not only protects them, but also limits the chances of t...


CDC: Flu Remains 'Elevated' in U.S.

About 60 percent of the flu virus samples tested last week were of the troublesome strain. In total, there has been 58 flu-related deaths in Nebraska this sea...


Interior Health confirms one measles case in 100 Mile House

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Smitty's Restaurant, 100 Mile House, 2:30 to 6 p.m. New Zealand's ministry of health said in a statement in late February that since...