Medical

Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread

Kozhikode District Collector U V Jose would file a report to the Kerala High Court on the situation in the district in the wake of Nipah virus, a source said...


Virginia set to expand Medicaid, as Senate OKs proposal

Jill Vogel, R-Upperville, who represents the 27th District, which includes the Winchester area, has been a longtime opponent of Medicaid expansion and voted f...


4 more deaths linked to romaine lettuce, 2 in Minnesota

Still, the CDC warns that iIllnesses that occurred after May 6, 2018 might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and wh...


WiTH Collective Celebrates 'World No Nagging Day' For Pfizer

It is a terrible reality that 2739 die every day in India due to tobacco consumption. Figures estimate that tobacco is the primary cause of 17 per cent of all...


Relay for Life will be Saturday evening at Haas Field

All cancer survivors in the two counties are welcome to attend. While receiving chemotherapy, Betler said she had severe pain that would keep her up through t...


Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

The body of the soldier, Seenu Prasad , who hails from Palakkad district, was not brought to Kerala and the funeral was held in Kolkata . Earlier, briefing ...


Colorectal cancer screenings should start at age 45, new guidelines say

Of course, the implications of increasing colorectal cancer incidence among young people go beyond the need for adjusted screening recommendations. "Someone b...


Over 22000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

The letter notes that nearly 43,000 under-18s were admitted to hospital for multiple teeth extractions in England in 2016/17, mostly due to rotten teeth associa...


British scientists create human corneas using 3D printer

However, the study's authors said it will likely take years for patients to actually start receiving 3D-printed corneas. The Newcastle team hopes their 3D prin...


Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

Many of them follow religious and traditional practices, especially during funerals, which are not necessarily aligned with health recommendations. Vaccinatio...


Nipah virus through hens: Fake message on DMO letterhead

The Bihar government on Saturday issues an advisory against and has urged people to take precautions. "The person admitted himself to the hospital, after he fel...


Deep Learning Network can Diagnose Skin Cancer Better Than Dermatologists

The diagnostic credibility of the artificial intelligence system was compared to that of 58 dermatologists from 17 countries, including Greece. In a technique...


AI supersedes dermatologists' abilities to diagnose melanoma

It works by learning from images that it "sees" and continues to teach itself with each case to improve its performance. To be fair, the performance of the hu...


Recall issued for birth control packs that may not work

But the four capsules without hormones were placed in the pack first, for the first four days of therapy, in place of the active capsules. The company says fo...


New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows to wipe out painful disease

They say all the infections found so far can be traced back to a single farm, and that the bacteria likely arrived in New Zealand 18 months before they were f...


Is cockroach milk the new superfood?

Researchers discovered that cockroach milk includes essential amino acids and much more protein compared to other sorts of milk on the marketplace, which make...


WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

About 100 health workers have been vaccinated there as front-line workers face high risk from the virus, which is spread via contact with the bodily fluids of t...


Forecast: Alberto leaves clouds, rain in its wake for Tampa Bay

Subtropical Storm Alberto continues to influence our forecast as it moves into the north Florida coastline. Alberto's projected storm track has shifted ...


Heavy Rain Possible, Breezy For Memorial Day

Memorial Day: Thunderstorms increasing. We had one or two thunderstorms on the radar Sunday afternoon and that same potential is possible with the heat and...


Good news for people who like to sleep in on the weekends

Lead by Torbjörn Åkerstedt , professor at the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University, the research team analysed information on health and sleeping ...