Medical

Girl at center of debate over brain death dies, mother says

After surgery, the teen was recovering in intensive care when she went into cardiac arrest as a result of excessive bleeding, and by December 12, she was decl...


Seeing the same doctor `a matter of life and death´

Denis Pereira Gray. Those numbers actually cross disciplines-whether specialists, psychiatrists, or surgeons, the results come out the same. Previous studie...


Quarter of American Adults Meet Exercise Guidelines

This Thursday, a report that was published by CDC shows that the goal was actually surpassed by 2.8%. More men (roughly 27%) than women (almost 19%) met both ...


Trump says attack on Capital Gazette newspaper ‘shocked conscience of the nation’

Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., in one of the most widely watched U.S. Senate races in the nation, Heitkamp said she met with Trump to discuss the Supreme Court,...


Drug could save women's lives after childbirth

After childbirth the placenta separates from the walls of the uterus and this leads to bleeding. Both oxytocin and carbetocin molecules are very similar, ...


Coli Outbreak in Romaine Tied to Canal Water

It was the nation's largest E. coli food poisoning outbreak in more than a decade. Good news, salad eaters, you can eat romaine lettuce without fear now. ...


U.S. approves pot-based drug to treat rare seizures

Cannabis based drugs contain cannabidiol or CBD that comes from the Cannabis sativa plant or marijuana. But, at the same time, we are prepared to take actio...


Alabama woman has 50-pound ovarian cyst removed

Kayla Rahn said that she was having difficulty with her daily activities as a result of the massive lump of tissue, causing her to feel exhausted even after w...


FDA approves first marijuana-based drug

Sleepiness, sedation, and lethargy; elevated liver enzymes; decreased appetite; diarrhea; rash; fatigue, malaise and weakness; insomnia, sleep disorder and poor...


10 charged in health fraud cases in western half of Kentucky

Agents executed a search warrant at the business located off Corporate Drive near Dairy Ashford. Without alleging criminal activity by patients, the report al...


Modified polio vaccine can help fight deadly brain tumors

But overall, the median length of survival was 12.5 months for patients treated with poliovirus , compared with 11.3 months for a similar group of patients tre...


Stinging sea lice lead to warning flags at Florida beach

Authorities are pestering Floridians and visitors of the state to use caution when going to the beach after the announcement of a sea lice outbreak. The warm ...


June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

We've made great progress in testing, early intervention and treatment of HIV. This includes helping people keep their risks down and stay negative or how to ge...


Best Children's Hospital in the U.S.-Boston Children's Tops List

Texas Children's Hospital in Houston retained fourth place while Washington, D.C.'s Children's National Medical Center leaped from ninth to fifth place. "Chil...


Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

Watch Walgreens , CVS , and Rite Aid trade here. Shares of drug wholesalers Mckesson Corp , Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen were also down. empl...


West Nile virus found in Manitoba mosquitoes: province

The reservoir (where the virus normally lives and multiples) is wild birds. How can humans get West Nile Virus? . Residents are reminded to protect themse...


June 27 is National Hiv Testing Day

The results take about 20 minutes. The Centers For Disease Control reports about 1 in 7 people in the US who do have HIV don't know they actually have i...


Mom Reminds Us It's Super Dangerous To Go Down Slides With Kids

As the now viral picture posted by Clare to her Facebook account shows, Meadow's right leg became trapped between the slide, twisting it in the opposite dir...


Renewable energy core focus of slimmed-down General Electric

A major acquisition occurred in 2003 with a $9.5 billion purchase of United Kingdom life sciences and contrast media company Amersham, a move that brought GE in...


Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer

Melanoma rates were just over 200% higher and non-melanoma skin cancer rates were about 300% higher.Male flight attendants, meanwhile, were about 50% more likel...