Medical

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...


Video Game Addiction Receives Official Recognition From WHO

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization added " gaming disorder " to its list of recognised and diagnosable diseases, as part of its 11th revision of the In...


Symptoms, causes, treatment... everything to know about sickle cell anaemia

ASH has made conquering SCD around the world a top priority and is leading efforts to translate research into cutting-edge therapies and cures, increase access ...


Google’s New AI System Could Predict When Patients Will Die

As Bloomberg reports , medical experts have been impressed by Google's ability to dig out data from notes on PDFs or handwritten notes on old charts, which p...


Excessive Digital Gaming Recognized as a Mental Health Disorder

The World Health Organization says classifying " Gaming Disorder " as a separate condition will "serve a public health goal for countries to be better prepare...


Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

The new health care company being formed by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, billionaire investor Warren Buffett and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon will be based in Boston. One o...


Georgia woman strangles rabid bobcat while her young granddaughter slept

Fortunately, she was able to fight off the massive creature. She walked inside to grab her iPhone to take a picture of the sticker, and with the camera app open...


Type 2 diabetes may be an indication of pancreatic cancer

Thompson Charitable Fund. Pancreatic cancer has a five-year survival rate of less than 10%. With the tag of the most fatal cancers and a five-year surviva...


Theresa May Promises £20 Billion Annual Boost To NHS

Under May's plans, to be announced more fully on Monday, the NHS budget will increase compared to now by more than £20 billion a year in real terms - approximat...


Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare hands

Phillips held on to the animal until her son showed up and stabbed it, " but it never budged so I knew it was completely dead ", she said. Phillips suffered a...


'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

Take a peek at ICD-11's entry on "gambling disorder" and you'll find nearly identical language; In other words, video game addiction has become so notable th...