Medical

Polar fitness app exposed location of soldiers and government agents

This is so because the investigation team could precisely disclose the name, picture, and homes of Polar Flow app users residing in secretive locations "s...


Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

It hardly matters that no tax money is used in these payments, the concept was flawed from the start. Risk adjustment is an important part of the ACA. CMS c...


Trump Administration Halts Payments Under Obamacare Program

Risk adjustment is an important part of the ACA. Risk adjustment is a key aspect of market stabilization under the ACA, also known as Obamacare. "It has c...


Thai cave rescue: Rescued boys isolated from parents as four more saved

The worldwide effort to save the group has paired divers in "buddy teams" with the remaining eight boys and their coach . Mr Narongsak allayed concerns that ...


Local expert speaks about Trump's Supreme Court pick

Trump planned to announce his pick tonight. I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court . "It's an historic decision". She said red state Democrat...


People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables

Seven victims have been hospitalized, according to the CDC . It said 212 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in "people who cons...


New vaccine for HIV virus gives hope to knock out AIDS

Before human trials, the vaccine showed positive results in tests on 72 rhesus monkeys . Other researchers caution seeing this vaccine as the final solut...


Trump administration deals another potential blow to Obamacare

A federal court in MA upheld the same allocation formula in January. The U.S. agency that administers Obamacare is freezing payments to insurers that cover si...


First mosquitoes of season test positive for West Nile virus in Boston

No human cases of West Nile have been reported in Montgomery County in 2018. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that West Nil...


How an entire line of dogs in the Americas disappeared

Dozens of researchers collaborated for the expansive study. These already domesticated dogs likely followed their human counterparts to this new land and all ...


Dozens of 'drunk' seagulls found on South West beaches

Seagulls have been nursed back to health after more than a dozen birds were reported to be "drunk" like. Tracking down the source is proving hard but local br...


4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps

Her family calls her their "Mighty Girl" and we can absolutely see why. "But to just to have those first steps and knowing that it's possible is so great for he...


Groundnuts may boost male fertility

The results of the research was presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of ESHRE in Barcelona showed that a nuts-rich diet could boost sperm count by nearly 20 per...


Possible release of tuberculosis bacteria investigated in Baltimore

A spokeswoman for the fire department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. A building at Johns Hopkins Hospital was evacuated Thursday due t...


HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

More women were referred for colposcopy after HPV tests at the start of the study: 57 per 1,000 women compared with 30.8 per 1,000 women after smear tests -...


An artificial ovary for fertility preservation without the risk of reintroducing malignancy

Susanne Pors , postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Reproductive Biology at the University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet this is a newly made bi...


Working more than 45 hours a week can increase risk of diabetes

Gilbert-Ouimet hopes that the results stimulate conversations among doctors and their patients about the role that long work hours can play in compromising heal...


Brain stimulation may decrease criminal tendencies

It's not so shocking: The team conducted a "double-blind, stratified, placebo-controlled, randomized trial" with 81 healthy adults (36 men and 45 women). Parti...


NASA invites citizen scientists to track mosquitoes

The city has 61 surveillance traps across the five boroughs that trap and test mosquitoes. Health officials are warning the residents - especially states with...


How aspirin could treat Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have found that a low-dose aspirin regimen could be a new way of reducing Alzheimer's disease pathology. Details of the mechanism appeared in an...