Medical

House approves bill expanding treatment for abuse of opioids

House leaders expect the Senate to consider the package, which hits pause on Medicaid-payment limits for drug treatment at certain facilities, creates a web...


Research 'most compelling evidence ever' of viral trigger for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out si...


Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's retina

Holes in the macula are generally treated by surgery, which comes with near about one hundred percent risk of developing cataract formation. As a result, th...


Shilpa and Kangana lead Bollywood brigade on International Yoga Day 2018

The actress needs no introduction to Yoga as her entire social media has her in various asanas , some that we can not believe were even possible to do. Her ton...


UK panel finds 450 lives shortened by hospital's opioid use

The report of the Gosport Independent Panel was published on Wednesday morning after a four-year, £14-million investigation into the deaths of hundreds of pati...


Kate Spade New York Donates $1 Million To Mental Health Organizations

In addition, from June 20 to 29, the Kate Spade New York Foundation will match public donations made to the Crisis Text Line , up to $100K. In 1999, she and ...


Trump Administration Finalizes Rule to Allow for Skimpier Health Insurance Plans

Among other things, the order called for loosening AHP commonality rules as one way to expand alternatives to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges and en...


Childhood virus HHV linked with Alzheimer's decades later

According to the so-called pathogen hypothesis of AD, the brain reacts to infection by engulfing viruses with the protein amyloid beta (Aβ), sequestering the in...


'It's pretty uneven': Canopy CEO on who is ready for marijuana legalization

The Canadian Senate voted to legalize marijuana in a 52 to 29 vote, which will give way to "a fully legal marketplace for the plant within the next two to thr...


New study addresses mosquito populations, West Nile

Contact your healthcare provider if you have symptoms of a possible West Nile virus infection, especially if you recently had mosquito bites. The department...


UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid is reviewing the use of medicinal cannabis

After Hunt made his comments, she expressed opposition to full-scale reform and quieted Home Secretary Sajid Javid when he tried several times to raise the is...


Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy

Videos of youngsters in cages and an audiotape of wailing children have sparked anger at home from groups ranging from clergy to influential business leaders ,...


Yoga A "Passport" To Fitness, Wellness, Says PM Modi

India celebrated the International Day of Yoga on Thursday, officials said. The Prime Minister's decision to celebrate International Yoga Day in Dehradun ...


World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’

ICD-11 will be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 for adoption by Member States, and will come into effect on January 1, 2022. Let's be honest, ...


Smoking hits all-time low in US

About 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers previous year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show. " Everything is...


Light drinkers have lower cancer risk than non-drinkers, scientists find

It's a complicated issue to study, and that's led to some confusing public health messages, the researchers noted. The new report does not put those questio...


CVS Pharmacy now delivering prescriptions from all locations nationwide

Avestar Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of CVS Health in the 4th quarter worth about $122,000. The institutional investor owned 3,379 shares of...


NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

The NHS is to get an extra £384 million a week after Brexit , Prime Minister Theresa May has said . It is expected that taxes and borrowing will rise to p...


Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Pick CEO for New Health-Care Company

In addition to his clinical work, Gawande is a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School. I'm thrilled to be nam...


Thousands join Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

Dehradun se Dublin tak, Shanghai se Chicago tak, Jakarta se Johannesburg tak, Yoga hi Yoga hai (From Dehradun to Dublin, Sanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Johan...