Medical

Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says

The study, which was conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, surveyed 5,366 US flight crew members and f...


FDA approves first marijuana-based epilepsy medication

A GW Pharmaceuticals spokeswoman said the company would not immediately announce a price for the drug, which it expects to launch in the fall. Gottlieb ...


Father dies following hit-and-run, son in critical condition

The chief said Morse "appears to be disturbed". "I'm going to kill somebody", he ends one Instagram selfie video from Sunday morning. Morse had a psychotic brea...


The FDA May Approve Its First Cannabis-Based Drug This Week

He added: "We anticipated that Epidiolex will be the first of many potential FDA-approved medicines based on the cannabis plant". "For those living with i...


Woman Refused Pregnancy Termination Drugs at Walgreens

Walgreens says it allows pharmacists to step away from filling a prescription "for which they have a moral objection", but that they are required to "refer the...


Statewide outbreak of hepatitis A declared in Ohio

In Tennessee, 52 hepatitis A cases, including 26 hospitalizations have been reported in the state since December 1, 2017, many of which are tied to a large mult...


Woman diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Illinois

Washington State now has its first case of West Nile Virus this season. In 2017, MS had 63 cases of West Nile. The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District sta...


Herpes virus may have a connection to Alzheimer’s disease

Lead study author Dr. Benjamin Readhead says almost one of every two brain tissues analyzed had the viruses; it's just that the Alzheimer's brains had up ...


Walgreens pharmacist denied mother medication to end pregnancy because of his beliefs

The mum went to United States pharmacy Walgreens on Thursday to pick up her medication but claims a pharmacist would not give her the medication. " I don't ...


Boy is first human ever diagnosed with mosquito-borne Keystone virus

Keystone , typically found in animals such as deer and squirrels, poses some risk for brain infections in humans, like many similar viruses, according to r...


Boy is first human ever diagnosed with mosquito-borne Keystone virus

Keystone , typically found in animals such as deer and squirrels, poses some risk for brain infections in humans, like many similar viruses, according to r...


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...