Medical

Flushed contact lenses big source of microplastic pollution

Now, a trio of researchers has done a first study on what happens to these lenses after they leave our eyes. Researchers are urging manufacturers to tell peop...


Dozens Hospitalized In Mass Overdose At Connecticut Park

Rick Fontana, director of Emergency Operations for New Haven, said the patients had symptoms of increased heart rates, decreased respiratory rates and a lot of ...


New research confirms link between DDT exposure and autism

PCBs are chemicals that were used in many products, especially transformers and electrical equipment. Globally 1 in 160 children has a disorder on the autism ...


‘Lost’ contact lens removed from woman’s eyelid after 28 years ZlotoNews

Writing in the British Medical Journal , they told how the mystery of the missing lens was solved, adding: 'On questioning, the patient's mother recalled a blu...


Lloydminster Animal Hospital discovers positive case of West Nile

The application material has a very low toxicity profile to mammals and is safe for the environment. West Nile Virus is spread to humans and animals by the bi...


E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

A menu of e-liquids is seen at a House of Vapes store, in London, Britain August 17, 2018. According to the report , around 2.9 million people in the United ...


72K Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017, CDC estimates

That was the case in Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island; each state has had major public health campaigns and has increased addiction treatment. "A major...


Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reported

Measles spreads through the air by someone coughing or sneezing, which makes it important to wash your child's hands before touching anything. According to t...


Baby boom at Arizona hospital with 16 pregnant nurses

One of the nurses, Rochelle Sherman, said that they actually didn't realise they were all expecting until they got together on social media and it became clear....


Dozens overdose in CT park as United States opioid crisis worsens

The police announced the arrest of a suspect of involvement in a massive overdose. Rick Fontana, the New Haven director of emergency operations, said the drug...


Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

Police in the CT city of New Haven have arrested one man in connection with a spate of synthetic marijuana overdoses that sickened scores of people at a park th...


Google Announces Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) for Entry-Level Smartphones

Android 9 Pie (Go Edition), like Android Oreo (Go Edition), is a lightweight version of Android that you see on other Android smartphones like Google Pixe...


Would you try protein cold brew from...Starbucks?

The Cacao beverage is blended with Cold Brew, coconutmilk, plant-based protein, cacao powder, banana date fruit blend and ice. Whereas new releases like ...


Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

But just last week, a jury in California ordered Monsanto to pay one man $ 289 million in damages after he claimed the company's weed killers caused his c...


More than 30 people overdose at downtown CT park; synthetic pot suspected

Officials said 76 people overdosed Wednesday and 17 more fell ill Thursday. "People are self-medicating for several different reasons and every agency - polic...


Cracking Spaghetti In Two? MIT Knows How

Now bend it until it breaks. If you try it for yourself, you'll see - it's not going to break cleanly into two pieces. Scientists have made a spaghetti brea...


Low-carb diet linked to elevated mortality risk

Although previous randomized trials have shown low carbohydrate diets are beneficial for short-term weight loss and improve cardiometabolic risk, this study s...


Surgeons find contact lens stuck in eyelid for 28 years

If that doesn't work, see your eye doctor. Surgeons found the rigid contact lens after an MRI scan showed a lump above her left eye. The woman was bewildere...


Substance in dug up Egyptian jar 'most ancient' cheese

The canvas further supports the cheese theory as the fabric type suggests the container was once home to a solid. Researchers have found the world's most an...


Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

The Green is located in downtown New Haven and reportedly attracts homeless people and drug users throughout the year. A city official said more than a do...