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09/21/2019

Australia has a huge shortage of the medical isotope needed for scans Australia is facing possibly its worst ever shortage of medical isotopes. These are used in diagnostics, meaning 10,000 people or more may miss out on vital diagnostic scans...
14:01, 09/21/2019

Walmart to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in Stores (NEW YORK) — Walmart is getting out of the vaping business. The nation’s largest retailer said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs when it sells out its current inventory. Th...
10:13, 09/21/2019

Too few pregnant women get exercise advice from doctors, study finds (Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and more than half of these women had to raise the topic themselves, researchers found....
02:26, 09/21/2019

Anemia in early pregnancy linked with risk for neurodevelopmental disorders Children born to mothers with iron-deficiency anemia early in pregnancy may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, a new study suggests....
02:26, 09/21/2019

Medical student with rare disease finds possible cure from studying his own blood samples Dr. David Fajgenbaum was a third-year medical student when he suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with Castleman disease. Determined not to give up on life, the doctor relapsed four times before he took it upon himself to find a cure for his disease....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved The 30-year-old nurse, was six months pregnant and apparently healthy when she fell ill in the limo on the way to the church last Sunday in São Paulo....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Zantac cancer concerns halt shipments of generic versions of popular heartburn medication A division of Novartis, a pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, has halted shipments of generic versions of the heartburn medication Zantac after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it found trace amounts of a potentially...
01:00, 09/21/2019

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes at its stores Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping....
01:00, 09/21/2019

Mom told 'healthy' son has 2 holes in heart: 'I feel like I have been abandoned' A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition....
01:00, 09/21/2019

E-cigarette flavors worsen asthma symptoms, study says Some e-cigarette flavors may aggravate asthma symptoms in vapers, according to research published Friday, which contradicts beliefs that the devices are a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes....
23:13, 09/20/2019

Warm freshwater can harbor dangerous parasite People who swim in warm freshwater lakes, ponds and hot springs should do their best to avoid getting water up their nose because it could transmit a deadly parasite, a U.S. case report suggests....
22:39, 09/20/2019

Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes from the market A bipartisan group of senators is urging acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless to immediately pull most e-cigarettes off the market, including market leader Juul....
20:40, 09/20/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over growing health concerns....
20:13, 09/20/2019

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a weight-loss drug believed to have triggered killer side-effects covered up the risks....
20:13, 09/20/2019

BAT says none of its e-cigs linked to U.S. vaping illnesses as far as it knows British American Tobacco Plc, the maker of Vype and Vuse e-cigarettes, said as far as it knows, none of its products were involved in recent cases of vaping-related illnesses in the United States....
20:13, 09/20/2019

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
20:13, 09/20/2019

Drug and medical suppliers say Brexit freight plans needed urgently Makers and suppliers of life-saving drugs and medical devices say they have still not been told by British authorities how their goods will be handled if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October....
20:13, 09/20/2019

Walmart to stop sales of electronic cigarettes in its U.S. stores: company memo Walmart Inc told its staff on Friday the retailer was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores....
20:13, 09/20/2019

Diabetes Diet: This Ragi And Oats Uttapam Is Healthy And May Keep Blood Sugar Levels Stable Traditionally, uttapam is made with white rice. This recipe uses ragi, oats and brown rice instead. The addition of nutritious veggies makes this dish a star when it comes to a diabetes diet....
17:39, 09/20/2019

Indian Cooking Tips: Pair Your Evening Cuppa With This Crispy Masala Toast We are used to pairing our evening cup of chai or coffee with delights like samosas, bhujias etc. But what if we say that you can now experiment with an extremely common kitchen ingredient and turn it......
15:00, 09/20/2019

Mahesh Bhatt Turns 71 Today, Celebrates With His Family With A Special Birthday Menu. Mahesh Bhatt celebrated his 71st birthday, in the middle of shooting for his next Sadak 2, with Alia Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt at a restaurant in Mumbai with some delicious North Indian delicacies....
15:00, 09/20/2019

High Protein Diet: This Rajma Salad Is Vibrant Mix Of All Things Nice And Nutritious This Smoked Kidney Bean Salad recipecould prove as an ideal addition to your weight-loss diet. Apart from the goodness of rajma, the delish salad also contains red and yellow bell pepper, spring......
15:00, 09/20/2019

The Gujarati Favourite Thepla, 3 Different Ways Theplas are usually very thin and are enjoyed with pickles or chutneys. Check out these three different thepla recipes to pack for your next journey or to enjoy a delightful breakfast meal....
13:39, 09/20/2019

Cooking Tips: How To Make Preservative-Free Schezwan Sauce At Home Schezwan sauce is a multi-purpose flavour-enhancer that goes with pretty much everything. Why go for store-bought sauce when you can easily make some at home?...
13:39, 09/20/2019

Indian Cooking Tips : How To Make Crispy Masala Puri At Home (Watch Recipe Video) Our Indian kitchen pantry is loaded with spices that could spruce up just about anything. This masala puri recipeis ideal for days you want to tuck into something nice and crunchy....
13:39, 09/20/2019

Viral: This Genius Fridge Hack Might Help Your Kids Eat Healthier In a viral post on internet, a mother from New York shared a simple fridge hack through which she make her kids eat healthy snacks besides fostering independence through the concept of 'self-serve'....
13:39, 09/20/2019

Post About 'Fridge Safe' Installed By Man For His Chocolates Goes Viral A Facebook post of a woman has gone viral after she posted about her fiance installing a safe in their refrigerator to lock his stash of chocolates in. Here's how people reacted to the post....
13:39, 09/20/2019

Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Russia's agriculture watchdog said on Friday....
12:52, 09/20/2019

Philippines confirms second case of polio The Philippines health department on Friday confirmed it had detected a second case of the polio virus this week, as the virus re-emerges in the country 19 years after it was declared polio free....
12:52, 09/20/2019

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry said on Friday....
12:52, 09/20/2019

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces in 2 children The Philippines recorded its second case of polio on Friday, as it prepared to vaccinate millions of children against a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago....
12:52, 09/20/2019

What to know about nitric oxide supplements Nitric oxide supplements might help reduce erectile dysfunction and enhance heart health in some people. Learn more about nitric oxide supplements here....
11:14, 09/20/2019

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Does sugar cause inflammation in the body? Research has linked sugar with chronic inflammation and a range of health conditions. Learn how this happens, other foods that cause inflammation, and how to reduce inflammation here....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Todo lo que necesita saber acerca de los fibromas Los fibromas son tumores no cancerosos que crecen en el útero. Pueden afectar al 80% de las mujeres de más de 50 años. Existen cuatro tipos principales cuyos síntomas varían, desde ciclos menstruales abundantes hasta abortos espontáneos. Sin embargo,...
11:14, 09/20/2019

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vaccines....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
11:14, 09/20/2019

What are the benefits of Epsom salt foot soaks? Epsom salt foot soaks may help improve foot health, though the research is limited. In this article, we look at the benefits, risks, and evidence behind Epsom salt soaks and other types of foot soak....
11:14, 09/20/2019

What can cause a lump on the penis? Many different conditions can cause one or more lumps to form on the penis. Some, such as Fordyce spots, are harmless. Others, including infections, require treatment. Learn more here....
11:14, 09/20/2019

What to know about semen leakage Semen leakage can occur for many reasons. Some are normal, whereas others may require medical attention. Learn more about the causes and treatment options here....
11:14, 09/20/2019

What is the link between anxiety and nausea? Anxiety can cause a range of physical symptoms. Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, are particularly common. Discover the link between anxiety and nausea here and learn about the various coping methods and treatments for anxiety....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
11:14, 09/20/2019

Medicinal cannabis could bring in $6 billion a year for Colombia, government says Colombia could export $6 billion a year in medicinal cannabis products, making marijuana its third-largest source of foreign exchange, the government said on Thursday, as investors called for simpler regulations for marijuana producers....
08:26, 09/20/2019

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
08:26, 09/20/2019

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago, a top official said on Friday....
08:26, 09/20/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Stark childbirth survival figures, Security Council split on Syria, nature-based climate initiatives A recap of Thursday’s top stories: One pregnant woman or child dies every 11 seconds; No ceasefire agreement for Syria’s Idlib; Latest Taliban attack in Afghanistan; Dozens of countries rely on food assistance; Nature’s role in climate-change mitigat...
07:39, 09/20/2019

Romney, Merkley introduce bill that would tax vaping industry and ban flavored e-cigarettes The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing teen vaping....
04:26, 09/20/2019

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
03:52, 09/20/2019

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses The CDC has counted at least 530 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses in the last several weeks, and the FDA has collected more than 150 vapor cartridge products for testing....
01:39, 09/20/2019

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders at greater risk of type 2 diabetes than whites at normal weights Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders at normal weight are about three times as likely as normal-weight white people to develop type 2 diabetes, according to new research....
01:39, 09/20/2019

Missouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S. (NEW YORK) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eight death was also reported. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration rev...
01:13, 09/20/2019

Purdue Says Sacklers May Walk From Opioid Deal if Judge Does Not Block Cases The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
22:39, 09/19/2019

Rhode Island woman’s blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition —  after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache....
22:13, 09/19/2019

9th person in Massachusetts diagnosed with deadly EEE virus, state health officials say A ninth person in Massachusetts has been diagnosed with the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced this week. ...
22:13, 09/19/2019

British baby's death not due to SMA gene therapy: Novartis A British baby's death this year after getting Novartis's gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction, the Swiss drugmaker said, allaying concerns over the $2.1 million-per-patient treatment's risks....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere in the world....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electronic cigarettes....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Alberta to return C$1.3 million worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Handwashing beats sanitizer for killing flu virus on hands (Reuters Health) - Health workers who use hand sanitizer between patients may be more likely to spread flu germs than those who take the time to wash their hands, a recent experiment suggests....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine. But she has another problem: proving she has the right to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Neurotoxin may have caused diplomats’ illness in Cuba: study Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not "sonic attacks" may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members in Havana to fall ill, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian government....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap A commercial breakthrough in the field of complex therapeutic proteins for dogs by sector leader Zoetis has roused rivals to action in a hunt for biotechnology medicines to treat pets....
21:26, 09/19/2019

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school st...
18:39, 09/19/2019

How I Learned to Be a Better Doctor From My Wife’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s “Get out! Get out!” My wife, Joan, having just woken up, was screaming, and hitting out wildly at the stranger in her bed. She was in a panic, her body shaking with fright. “Get away from here. Get out!” The man she perceived ...
18:39, 09/19/2019

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Diseas...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said on Thursday....
18:14, 09/19/2019

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report....
15:39, 09/19/2019

Man’s foot severed in horrific motorcycle crash reattached during 7-hour surgery A man whose left foot was completely severed from his leg during a horrific motorcycle crash will not lose the appendage thanks to doctors who worked tirelessly to reattach it. ...
15:39, 09/19/2019

15 Best Coffee Places In Delhi You Just Can't Miss The growing number of coffee places around town get us to one point- Delhi loves coffee. So we'v got a list of some of the best coffee places in town that you must visit for your refill of caffeine....
15:39, 09/19/2019

What Will My Grandchild Remember? When we think about what we leave behind as grandparents, we hope we will have transmitted lessons about kindness, justice, strength and confidence, the boundless nature of love....
15:15, 09/19/2019

Watch: Make Pav Bhaji Fondue At Home For Your Next House Party (Video) This pao bhaji recipe is served and presented in a fondue style, wherein you place the regular bhaji in a fondue pot and savour it by dipping in bite-sized toasted pavs!...
14:39, 09/19/2019

Healthy Diet: 3 Delicious Apple Salad Recipes For A Light Nutritious Meal Healthy Diet: Apple is said to help lower levels of cholesterol and also reduce risk of type-2 diabetes. Here are 3 delicious apple salad recipes to try!...
14:39, 09/19/2019

Eating Cheese May Avoid Blood Vessel Damage From High-Sodium Diet: Study A new study has now pointed at potential benefits of consuming cheese. The study has said that consuming cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by a diet rich in salt....
14:39, 09/19/2019

Cooking Tips: Follow This Quick And Easy Tip To Refresh Soggy Chips And Make Them Crisp Again If you're looking to restore your chips' crunchiness, then we have got your back. The idea here is to evaporate the humidity in the chips by escaping the moisture content in it....
14:39, 09/19/2019

What is hoarding disorder? Hoarding disorder causes a person to collect items and struggle to get rid of them. Learn more about hoarding disorder, including diagnosis and treatment options, here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Causes of high blood pressure and a low pulse High blood pressure with a low pulse has causes that include problems with heart circulation and some medicines. Treatment will depend on the reasons for this rare condition. Learn more here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Causes and treatments for burning legs Muscle soreness, injuries, sunburns, and nerve damage can all cause a burning sensation in the legs. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes' anticancer benefits New research finds that eating iron-rich foods or taking iron supplements together with tomatoes may counter the cancer fighting properties of the latter....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Cancer: Why drug testing needs to improve A new study finds that many new cancer drugs may not work in the way their developers think they do, which could have implications for their effectiveness....
09:26, 09/19/2019

New flu vaccine skin patch could do away with needles A new study reveals that delivering a flu vaccine using a new type of skin patch can stimulate an appropriate immune response without side effects in mice....
09:26, 09/19/2019

How to use tea tree oil for skin Using tea tree oil for the skin has a number of benefits, including treating acne and dry skin. In this article, we look at how to use tea tree oil on the skin safely....
09:26, 09/19/2019

How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional help....
09:26, 09/19/2019

How does sunburn affect dark skin? Many people believe that dark skin is not susceptible to sun damage. This is not true. Although darker skin tones are less likely to burn, people of all skin tones can get sunburn or skin cancer. Learn more here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

What causes itching after sex? People may experience genital itching after sex due to irritation, lack of lubrication, or an allergy or infection. Causes and treatments may differ between males and females. Learn more here....
09:26, 09/19/2019

Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births A huge study of babies' stool samples has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune system, researchers said on Wednesday....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
09:00, 09/19/2019

One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart attacks and stroke in underprivileged communities, researchers say....
09:00, 09/19/2019

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure (Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines against stomach pain, citing suspicions of unlawful price and market sharing ingredients....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
08:13, 09/19/2019

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
05:39, 09/19/2019

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
05:39, 09/19/2019

New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits People with obesity or severe obesity are 60 percent more likely to have chronic diarrhea than those with normal BMI, according to a study that suggests BMI is important to consider when treating abnormal bowel habits....
05:39, 09/19/2019

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this kind of content....
04:26, 09/19/2019

New York Enacts Ban on Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Publ...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Departm...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are aware this is the first case of vaping related il...
03:13, 09/19/2019

What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart? Waking up with a racing heart can be worrying, but it is not usually a cause for concern. Learn about the possible causes, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Weak ejaculation: What does it mean? Weak ejaculation is where the force or amount of a person’s ejaculation is less than usual. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and how people treat weak ejaculation....
01:26, 09/19/2019

¿Son normales los coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual? Tener coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual es normal. Suelen indicar un flujo abundante. Si los coágulos son muy grandes o muy frecuentes, las personas deberían consultar con un médico. En este artículo, veremos las causas de los coágulos n...
01:26, 09/19/2019

Human bodies can move on their own after death, study finds Dead bodies move on their own after death — likely due to processes of decomposition, researchers suspect, pointing to implications for forensic science....
01:26, 09/19/2019

The importance of 'sport-related hobbies' for middle aged women Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Rare sightings suggest mountain gorillas may delight in water play Some rare sightings of mountain gorillas splashing in water on their own suggest that our cousin primates play not just to learn skills but to have fun....
01:26, 09/19/2019

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals....
01:26, 09/19/2019

What is the ideal heart rate when running? Keeping track of heart rate while running can help people maximize their fitness or weight loss goals. Learn about heart rate zones, safe levels, and how to measure heart rate here....
01:26, 09/19/2019

What to know about hyperinsulinemia Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here....
01:26, 09/19/2019

What are the best essential oils for sore muscles? Essential oils that can help with sore muscles include eucalyptus, lavender, and ginger. Learn more about the best essential oils for sore muscles here....
01:26, 09/19/2019

This Delish Papaya Salad Will Changed The Way You've Seen Papayas So Far! Weight loss can prove to be an overwhelming task for many, but if you are willing to experiment with newer ingredients - you can make your weight loss journey a memorable one too!...
23:39, 09/18/2019

Watch: Make Keto-Friendly Chicken Stroganoff For A Comfort Meal (Video) Whether it is the vegetarian version or its non-vegetarian counterpart, stroganoff translates comfort food that is best relished when paired with rice....
23:39, 09/18/2019

5 Easy Almond Snacks Recipes To Prepare At Home Almond Snack Recipes: Almonds are a perfect mix of tasty and healthy besides being versatile enough to make irresistible snacks with. We've got some of the best almond snack recipes to prepare at......
23:39, 09/18/2019

#FoodFestival: Sample Authentic South Indian Fare At Crowne Plaza, Mayur Vihar Authentic flavours of southern states - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala cuisines are the main attraction of Dakshin Express Food Festival....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Cooking Tips: 3 Tips To Make Restaurant-Style Crispy Spring Rolls Filled with the goodness of hearty vegetables along with bits of chicken or mutton, spring rolls are super-delicious and taste even better when they are paired with dips....
23:39, 09/18/2019

4 Oat Recipes That You Could Add To Your High Blood Pressure Diet Did you know that 100 grams of oats contain close to 486 mg of potassium? Here are some oat recipes you could include in your high blood pressure diet....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Head To Shang Palace To Savour Street Food Delights From Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming Located at the Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, Shang Palace is a 47-year old legacy that has recently introduced the culinary trail from Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Young children getting their hands on marijuana-infused brownies, gummies in legal states, poison control centers say Calls to poison control centers in states where recreational marijuana is legal have skyrocketed. The reason: sweet treats like candies or brownies infused with the drug have been falling into the wrong hands....
23:13, 09/18/2019

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
23:13, 09/18/2019

C-section babies have a different microbiome - but not for long Babies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those born vaginally – but the differences largely disappear after six to nine months...
23:13, 09/18/2019

Virginia woman delivered son in bathtub after hospital sent her home, she says A new mom in Chesapeake, Va., says her husband helped her deliver her son in the bathtub in their home not long after the hospital she was expecting to deliver at sent the couple home. ...
22:39, 09/18/2019

1 in 16 US women say first sexual experience was forced, coerced: study  The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests....
22:39, 09/18/2019

Rhode Island girl, 6, nearly dies after contracting rare mosquito-borne EEE virus: 'We could have lost her' A young Rhode Island girl narrowly escaped death after contracting the rare and potentially deadly  Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, her family says. ...
22:39, 09/18/2019

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
20:00, 09/18/2019

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever outbreak of the virus, deadly to pigs but not harmful to humans....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Roche bid to recycle Gazyva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever....
18:52, 09/18/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
18:52, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns....
18:52, 09/18/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in recent months. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Boy's E. coli-linked death traced to supermarket burger he ate nearly a decade ago A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from a beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over E. coli concerns General Mills on Monday announced a voluntary nationwide recall of its Gold Medal flour over concerns a specific batch may be contaminated with E.coli bacteria. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

'Doctor Who' star Christopher Eccleston: Anorexia is a 'lifelong' battle for me Eccleston, who starred as the ninth Doctor on the long-running sci-fi show, revealed that he still remains on anti-depressants, and that while many fans adored the way he portrayed the Doctor on the show, he was actually “very ill.”...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Rhode Island boy, 4, weighs nearly twice as much as average kid his age due to rare condition A Rhode Island mom recently opened up about her son’s rare and life-threatening condition that causes him to gain weight at an abnormal pace — and the cruelty he has faced as a result. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
07:14, 09/18/2019

New York becomes 1st state to approve ban on sale of flavored e-cigs New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Opioid sales fuel Purdue Pharma settlement as critics scream ‘blood money’ The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Diabetes Diet: 4 Healthy Chips You May Like To Munch On If you are a diabetic, you need to exclude a lot of your favourite foods from your diet, but that does not mean you need to bid goodbye to yummy chips and crisps forever....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: The Humble Upma, 3 Delicious Ways Upma can be prepared in various ways. The classic version involves cooking roasted rava or semolina in water until it has absorbed the water and gained a thick paste-like consistency....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Virtual Reality Video Games That Double as Exercise Virtual reality is still niche, but a growing crop of VR games with a fitness element may inspire people to pick up a headset. Here’s what to know before you get started....
07:13, 09/18/2019

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
07:13, 09/18/2019

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
02:26, 09/18/2019

New York Bans Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Publ...
02:26, 09/18/2019

North Macedonia banks on medicinal cannabis growth to boost economy, exports Slave Ivanovski was among North Macedonia's biggest exporters of tomatoes and peppers until two years ago he switched to growing cannabis for medical use....
02:01, 09/18/2019

Juul's sales halted in China days after launch U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc said on Tuesday its products were not currently available on e-commerce web sites in China, days after it entered the world's single-largest market for tobacco consumption with over 300 million smokers....
02:01, 09/18/2019

France to give iodine to more people living close to nuclear plants France will offer free iodine tablets to around 2.2 million people living close to nuclear plants to help protect them from radiation in case of an accident....
02:01, 09/18/2019

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
02:01, 09/18/2019

More evidence supports helmet use by cyclists (Reuters Health) - Most Americans who are injured in cycling accidents don't wear helmets, and this is especially true of men, children, and black and Hispanic riders, a new study suggests....
02:01, 09/18/2019

Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds....
02:01, 09/18/2019

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed its second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the country's border with North Korea, a day after the country's first outbreak of the deadly virus, its agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
02:01, 09/18/2019

World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, a international expert panel has warned, and governments should work to prepare for and mitigate that risk....
02:01, 09/18/2019

Radiowaves from electric devices may affect the body clock of insects Radiofrequency fields appear to have an effect on cockroaches. If confirmed, the finding could mean that radio waves affect us too - but scientists are sceptical...
01:39, 09/18/2019

Study: At-home blood pressure monitors work best for black patients The screenings are less expensive and are more likely to detect thickening of the left heart chambers of black patients than those taken at the doctor's office....
00:13, 09/18/2019

Surgery may help women with two types of incontinence A surgical procedure for stress urinary incontinence can also help treat urgency urinary incontinence, contradicting recommendations that the procedure could make it worse, according to a new study....
00:13, 09/18/2019

People with familial high cholesterol at high cardiovascular risk, even with meds While medication can reduce cholesterol levels, researchers say people with a family history of hypercholesterolemia are still at a higher risk for cardiovascular events....
00:13, 09/18/2019

Five avoidable deaths per minute shows urgent need for action on patient safety With at least five people dying every minute due to unsafe health care, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging medical professionals, policy makers, caregivers and patients to take urgent action to ensure no one is harmed while receiving treat...
20:13, 09/17/2019

Sleep apnea, resistant hypertension pose highest risk for heart attack People with severe forms of sleep apnea also have higher blood pressure. Those with resistant high blood pressure, which can require multiple drugs to control, have the highest risk of suffering a heart attack....
19:13, 09/17/2019

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since the end of August. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resi...
19:13, 09/17/2019

Struggling to Get Back Into a Workout Routine? These 5 Strategies Could Help Between work commitments, family obligations and social events, it may seem daunting — and downright impossible — to add anything else to your plate. As a result, people tend to sacrifice the one thing they might enjoy doing the least &md...
19:13, 09/17/2019

Shilpa Shetty Had A Fun Sunday Binge In Dubai (Watch Video) Shilpa Shetty is back with her 'Sunday binge' and this time it is as 'heavenly' as it can get. The actor is vacationing with her family in Dubai and posted a video of her plate full with a decadent......
14:39, 09/17/2019

3-Ingredient Protein-Rich Soya Chunk Delight For Your Weight Loss Diet Dietary protein not only helps build and repair muscles but also induces a feeling of satiety, which facilitates weight loss by keeping uncontrolled bingeing at bay....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Preservative-Free Sambar Powder At Home We bring to you an easy way to make sambar powder at home that is devoid of any preservatives. Prepare some delicious sambar masala with this quick and easy recipe....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Keto Diet For Weight Loss: This High-Fat Condiment Can Be A Perfect Addition To Your Keto Diet Plan It's fairly easy to prepare this delight at home, that too, in just 5 minutes. All you need to do is blitz some ingredients together and you're good to go....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Anaemia May Contribute To The Spread Of Dengue: Eat These 5 Foods To Combat Anaemia Since mosquitoes mostly spread dengue virus while feeding on iron-deficit blood, a new study suggests consuming iron-rich food if dealing with iron deficiency, anaemia or dengue fever....
14:39, 09/17/2019

How To Make UP-Style Matar Or Matra Chaat At Home (Watch Video) A fiery mix of boiled peas mixed with onion, ginger, coriander, lemon juice and roasted Indian spices, Matra Chaat is a sensation across North India....
14:39, 09/17/2019

More Trouble For Zomato As Delivery Partners Protest Over Change In Pay Structure Delivery executives of the online food delivery giant Zomato started a massive protest across Mumbai and Bengaluru over company's revised pay and incentive structure that might hurt their earnings....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Indian Cooking Tips: 3 Quick And Easy Tips To Thicken Raita And Make It Creamier The raitas that we get at restaurants usually have a thick consistency. Be it fried boondi or fresh cut onion and tomatoes, raitas taste the best when there's a slight crunch in them....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Sleep-Deprived Young Women At Greater Risk Of Weight Gain | Eat These 5 Sleep-Inducing Foods The researchers of the study warns that teenage girls who prefer to go to bed late are at greater risk of weight gain, compared to same-age girls who go to bed earlier....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Healthy Diet: 4 Delicious Healthy Muffin Recipes To Try Muffins are one of those on-the-go foods that every busy working individual loves. They are convenient and delicious, not to mention incredibly filling....
14:39, 09/17/2019

What is ASMR? Why millions are listening to people whisper on YouTube Autonomous sensory meridian response—or ASMR, is a popular trend among YouTubers. Viewers from all over the world have become obsessed over the tingling sensation they get from watching videos of people whispering, tapping objects or shaving bars of ...
14:13, 09/17/2019

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
13:13, 09/17/2019

Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity? A small study tests whether regular tea drinkers have differently structured brains to non-tea drinkers. The findings are intriguing but not conclusive....
13:13, 09/17/2019

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant....
13:13, 09/17/2019

Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it....
13:13, 09/17/2019

What to do if someone has food stuck in their throat Sometimes, food can become stuck in the esophagus or windpipe within the throat. Depending on the location of the blockage and the person’s symptoms, this can be a medical emergency. Learn more here....
13:13, 09/17/2019

How long are cold sores contagious for? Cold sores are highly infectious blisters that develop on the lips and around the mouth. They result from a common viral infection and tend to be contagious for around 15 days. Learn more here....
13:13, 09/17/2019

What is a colostomy bag? What to know A colostomy bag collects fecal waste from the digestive tract after a person has a colostomy. Learn more about the different types and life with a colostomy bag here....
13:13, 09/17/2019

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....
11:39, 09/17/2019

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....
11:39, 09/17/2019

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case a chaotic Brexit disrupts the normal arteries of trade....
11:39, 09/17/2019

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they're primed for Brexit For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain's major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit....
11:39, 09/17/2019

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Op...
10:26, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now? Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company facing an onslaught of litigation for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as part of a tentative, yet controversial settlement with state and local governments. Purdue is...
05:39, 09/17/2019

South Korea on high alert after 1st African swine fever case found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near the border with North Korea, its agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....
04:26, 09/17/2019

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
04:26, 09/17/2019

1 in 16 American Women Were Forced or Coerced Into Sex as Teens, Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
00:52, 09/17/2019

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound: study (Reuters Health) - A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Mo...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid incre...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....
00:26, 09/17/2019

1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....
00:26, 09/17/2019

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound - study A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday....
00:26, 09/17/2019

Mom celebrates premature son's first day of school after told he would likely die: 'He's my little miracle' A United Kingdom mom who was told her son would likely die after he was born months in advance recently celebrated the young boy’s first day of school. ...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Washington girl celebrates recovery with ‘Wonder Woman’ photoshoot after nearly losing sight in one eye A young Washington state girl who nearly lost her sight in one eye following a freak accident recently celebrated her near-perfect vision with a fitting “Wonder Woman” themed photoshoot. ...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Study: Common Alzheimer's disease drug doubles hospitalization risk Donepezil, a common Alzheimer's disease drug, is linked to a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission than other cholinesterase inhibitors, a Canadian medical study found Monday....
18:52, 09/16/2019

Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO Three people have died and at least 222 have been infected in Spain's largest ever outbreak of listeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....
17:52, 09/16/2019

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage illegal manufacturing and threaten jobs....
17:52, 09/16/2019

Woman battling rare ‘suicide disease’ has leg amputated in hopes of finding relief from chronic pain condition A 22-year-old United Kingdom woman whose leg was injured during a kayaking accident recently made the decision to have her limb amputated after suffering from a rare chronic pain condition for years. ...
16:52, 09/16/2019

High Protein Diet: This Low Carb Paneer Tikka May Be Ideal For Your Cravings Vegetarians often find themselves in a spot whenever they are looking for good quality protein sources. Paneer could prove to be an incredible protein-rich addition to your vegetarian diet...
16:26, 09/16/2019

3 Delightful Smoothie Bowl Recipes For An 'Insta-worthy' Nutritious Meal You can put a smoothie bowl together at home as well. All you need is a grain of creativity and a willingness to make your diet more colourful and healthy. Here are 3 smoothie bowl recipes you can try......
16:26, 09/16/2019

Your Diet May Impact Sensitivity Of Gut Microbiome To Antibiotics: Study The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism revealedthat antibiotics change the composition and metabolism of the gut microbiome in mice. But they also said that the diet may mitigate these......
16:26, 09/16/2019

Weight Loss: This 3-Ingredient Protein-Rich Soya Chunk Delight May Help You Shed Extra Kilos Dietary protein not only helps build and repair muscles but also induces a feeling of satiety, which facilitates weight loss by keeping uncontrolled bingeing at bay....
16:26, 09/16/2019

Tanzania's Zanzibar begins to register traditional healers Zanzibar's traditional healers with their toolkits of herbs, holy scriptures and massages are being registered by authorities keen to regulate the practitioners who treat everything from depression to hernias....
14:39, 09/16/2019

AstraZeneca diabetes drug granted fast track status for heart failure treatment AstraZeneca's diabetes drug, Farxiga, has been granted fast track designation by U.S. regulators for the treatment of heart failure, boosting prospects of wider use of the drug and putting it ahead of rivals....
14:39, 09/16/2019

Sushmita Sen's Sunday Breakfast Featured Pancakes And This Message By Her Daughter Sushmita posted a heart-warming picture of her 'Sunday special' breakfast made by her younger daughter Alisah. The photo has left the internet gushing over the outpour of cuteness....
13:26, 09/16/2019

'Dream Girl' Actor Ayushmann Khurrana Celebrates 35th Birthday With 3 Birthday Cakes Ayushmann Khurrana cuts multiple decadent cakes to celebrate his 35th birthday with closest friends and family as Dream Girl collects 44 crores in just three days....
13:26, 09/16/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo announces emergency executive action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the Empire State by declaring the use an impact of vaping a public health emergency....
09:26, 09/16/2019

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports....
09:26, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by a group of 26 states....
06:26, 09/16/2019

Netflix's Diagnosis is a real-life House with added crowdsourcing Netflix's new show Diagnosis is a moving and powerful attempt to help people with unusual medical conditions find new routes to their longed-for diagnosis...
23:52, 09/15/2019

New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping....
22:39, 09/15/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo Pushes Health Officials to Ban Flavored E-Cigarette Sales in the State (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner wou...
21:52, 09/15/2019

Japan culls 753 hogs to contain swine fever outbreak Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Sunday....
09:00, 09/15/2019

What does it feel like to be drunk? What you need to know Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here....
06:13, 09/15/2019

What to know about cataract surgery Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures....
06:13, 09/15/2019

How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed....
06:13, 09/15/2019

Weight Loss: This Baked Pumpkin Meal Is Perfect For Those On A Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, this dish is perfect for you. Pumpkin is baked along with the goodness of garlic, another food with astounding health benefits....
20:00, 09/14/2019

Climate Change May Give Rise To Food Insecurity; Says Study Climate change could seriously have adverse effects on groundwater supplies, food production and security, stormwater runoff, biodiversity and ecosystems....
20:00, 09/14/2019

Does the keto diet affect cholesterol? Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here....
13:26, 09/14/2019

Study of foot painters adds to evidence of brain's adaptability The brains of people who use their feet as they would hands — for high precision tasks — have adapted to 'view' toes almost as fingers, a study shows....
13:26, 09/14/2019

Best multivitamins for different men There are many different versions of multivitamin and mineral supplements for men. We discuss the various types, who might benefit from taking multivitamins, and the risks....
13:26, 09/14/2019

What to know about leg cramps at night Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here....
13:26, 09/14/2019

Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them....
13:26, 09/14/2019

What ways are there to measure body fat? There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home....
13:26, 09/14/2019

Why do I fart so much? Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here....
13:26, 09/14/2019

Calorie restriction plus exercise can make bones more fragile New research in female mice reveals that exercising while on a low calorie diet can decrease quality and quantity of bone instead of increasing robustness....
13:26, 09/14/2019

What are the best prenatal vitamins to take? Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits....
13:26, 09/14/2019

What to know about condoms and allergies Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex....
13:26, 09/14/2019

How to eat 1,200 calories a day People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here....
13:26, 09/14/2019

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe....
06:39, 09/14/2019

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer (Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study suggests....
06:39, 09/14/2019

Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays (Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
06:39, 09/14/2019

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, though, the Food and Drug Administration sa...
05:13, 09/14/2019

High-Protein Diet: 5 Protein-Rich Nuts And Seeds You Can Have Through The Day Protein-Rich Diet: Healthy seeds have become a rage in the world of health and nutrition.Here are 5 protein-rich nuts and seeds that you may add to your diet for healthy weight loss...
04:39, 09/14/2019

Weight Loss: This Amla-Based Power Drink May Help You Shed A Few Kilos Weight loss isn't necessarily about just shedding some extra kilos but opting for an overall healthy lifestyle for which certain additions like this amla-based power drink will surely come handy....
04:39, 09/14/2019

Watch: Make Super-Soft Atta (Wheat Dough) In Just One Minute With This Genius Tip There are times when the dough can go miserably wrong. But what if we tell you there is a way that could help you knead a super-soft dough in just a minute?!...
04:39, 09/14/2019

Regular Consumption Of Tea May Help Boost Brain Function: Health Benefits Of Tea Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers....
04:39, 09/14/2019

Zomato Suspends 'Infinity Dining' Programme Amid #LogOut Protest Infinity Dining was launched about two months ago across three cities and was the major cause of contention between the restaurant owners and the food delivery platform....
04:39, 09/14/2019

This Protein And Fibre Packed Salad Is Sure To Aid Your Weight Loss Plan Your diet plays a crucial role in healthy weight management. But when you are planning your diet, you must understand the value of all nutrients in your bowl....
04:39, 09/14/2019

Antibiotics prior to immunotherapy lower survival rate for cancer patients, study says Cancer patients who took antibiotics before starting immunotherapy survived, on average, for two months following treatment, according to a new study....
00:26, 09/14/2019

Half of people with rheumatic disease have trouble paying for treatment, study says About 60 percent of patients with rheumatic diseases like osteoarthritis and lupus said they struggle to pay to treat their illnesses, according to new research....
00:26, 09/14/2019

Massachusetts girl infected with rare mosquito-borne EEE virus gets massive support online More than $100,000 has been raised for a young Massachusetts girl who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus earlier this month, according to an online fundraiser in the girl’s name. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

New Jersey parents sue fertility clinic after mix-up results in daughter having different biological father: reports A New Jersey couple is suing a fertility clinic after claiming that their daughter, who began to develop “Asian features” shortly after birth, was accidentally conceived using the sperm of an unknown donor, reports say. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Lawmaker demands answers from VA after veteran reportedly found covered in ant bites Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found last week covered in ants and ant bites before he died at a Georgia VA nursing home....
23:39, 09/13/2019

Mom allegedly fed fast food to obese teen dying in hospital: report A United Kingdom mother who purportedly called her obese child a “doughnut” and prevented him from participating in physical activities allegedly fed the teen fast food while he was dying in the hospital, according to a report. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Girl, 3, dies of rare cancer after doctors diagnosed her with constipation: 'She died in my arms' A United Kingdom mother who claims doctors wrote off her 3-year-old daughter’s stomach pains as constipation says the young girl died just days after she was diagnosed with rare cancer. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Baby born in Tennessee on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs 9 pounds, 11 ounces: 'It’s very rare but very special' A  couple who welcomed their daughter on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks was shocked when the baby arrived at 9:11 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
20:13, 09/13/2019

SmileDirectClub jumps in second trading day, after disappointing IPO SmileDirectClub surged more than 11% in midday trading Friday, recovering some losses after the company saw its shares plummet 28% during its disappointing market debut Thursday....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Russia plans excise taxes on e-cigarettes: reports Russia's healthcare ministry has drafted a bill to introduce excise taxes on electronic cigarettes, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing minister Veronika Skvortsova....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year after the country legalised the drug for medicinal purposes and research....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking rates....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Russia plans excise taxes on e-cigarettes - media Russia's healthcare ministry has drafted a bill to introduce excise taxes on electronic cigarettes, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing minister Veronika Skvortsova....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Novartis MS drug cuts relapse rate by half compared to Sanofi medicine Novartis's investigational multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab cut the relapse rate in patients by more than half in trials comparing it to Sanofi's Aubagio as the Swiss drugmaker aims to refresh its portfolio of medicines in neurological diseases....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Biogen scraps two late-stage trials for Alzheimer's treatment Biogen Inc and Eisai Co Ltd are abandoning two late-stage trials for their Alzheimer's treatment in a widely anticipated move that comes months after the companies scrapped trials of another drug for the memory-robbing disease....
19:13, 09/13/2019

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
19:13, 09/13/2019

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurities in some versions of...
19:13, 09/13/2019

Sleep apnea, resistant hypertension poses highest risk for heart attack People with severe forms of sleep apnea also have higher blood pressure. Those with resistant high blood pressure, which can require multiple drugs to control, have the highest risk of suffering a heart attack....
18:13, 09/13/2019

Author J.K. Rowling Donates $18.8 Million to Research Into the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (LONDON) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother. The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will b...
11:39, 09/13/2019

7 new tech devices for elder care that help seniors live happier, healthier lives New devices that use VR, robotics and other technologies have hit the market that help the elderly live longer, healthier lives. These innovations include VR headsets for seniors with Alzheimer's and cloud-enabled fall-detection watches....
03:52, 09/13/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
03:52, 09/13/2019

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-doze...
01:13, 09/13/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
01:13, 09/13/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for ...
01:13, 09/13/2019

Plant-based diets may relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms Eating vegetables may help soothe the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. A plant-based diet can help with weight loss and relieve the inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research....
00:52, 09/13/2019

Alcohol taxes not close to covering cost of drinking harms in the U.S. (Reuters Health) - The sum total of taxes on alcohol doesn't come close to paying the bills associated with excessive alcohol consumption in the U.S., researchers say....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun shops, a new analysis suggests....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of dementia cases in patients who had suffered strokes....
23:52, 09/12/2019

We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking on TV. What About Rape? Just as research suggests that we should shield young viewers from seeing fictional depictions of smoking and suicide, studies indicate that watching rape scenes can also do harm....
23:52, 09/12/2019

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why. The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice....
23:52, 09/12/2019

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
23:52, 09/12/2019

Injured soccer players risk re-injury with too few practices before matches (Reuters Health) - Injured soccer players with few practices before they return to competition are more likely to get hurt than those who get in additional training sessions, a recent study suggests....
22:13, 09/12/2019

Reuters asks judge to release secret Propecia documents Reuters asked a U.S. judge on Thursday to unseal documents filed in court regarding potential risks associated with Propecia, Merck & Co's popular baldness drug....
22:13, 09/12/2019

Tocagen's brain cancer treatment fails late-stage study, shares crash Tocagen Inc's shares fell nearly 80% after its experimental treatment failed to extend life of brain cancer patients in a study, the latest in a series of setbacks for patients awaiting new treatment options for the condition....
19:52, 09/12/2019

Aspen's drug to prevent preterm birth approved by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aspen Pharmacare's hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women, the South African drugmaker's CEO said on Thursday....
19:52, 09/12/2019

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
19:52, 09/12/2019

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices....
19:52, 09/12/2019

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
19:52, 09/12/2019

Behavior modification program can improve incontinence (Reuters Health) – Women with urinary or bowel incontinence who participate in behavior modification programs may experience less severe symptoms and a better quality of life than their counterparts who don't, a small study suggests....
19:52, 09/12/2019

The U.S. Will Move to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes, Trump Official Says (Bloomberg) –– President Donald Trump called vaping a “problem” and his health secretary said the government would force companies to remove flavored vaping products from the market after reports of hundreds of U.S. cases of a...
18:13, 09/12/2019

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
18:13, 09/12/2019

Influenza Season Has Barely Begun, But a California Child’s Death Is Already Being Classified as ‘Flu-Associated’ A September pediatric flu death in California serves as a stark reminder that getting vaccinated early can save lives. Public-health officials in Riverside County, Calif. announced this week that a recently deceased 4-year-old child from Perris, who ...
18:13, 09/12/2019

Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease Hurricane Dorian’s 185 mph winds and punishingly slow pace smashed entire neighborhoods in the Bahamas, killing at least 50 people. But now, Bahamians are facing a different kind of threat. The lack of access to toilets, clean water and medicat...
18:13, 09/12/2019

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity...
17:00, 09/12/2019

US to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after hundreds get strange illness The US is planning to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after people have become ill from a mysterious illness, but it is not known if e-cigarettes really are to blame...
15:39, 09/12/2019

Report reveals no-deal Brexit impact – here's what you need to know Shortages of fresh foods, medicines and petrol predicted in Operation Yellowhammer Brexit planning report, as well as problems sharing data between the UK and EU...
15:39, 09/12/2019

Tocagen's brain cancer treatment fails late-stage study, shares slump Tocagen Inc said on Thursday its experimental treatment did not prove effective in extending life of brain cancer patients in a late-stage study, sending shares down 68%....
15:39, 09/12/2019

Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn A surge in "chemsex" parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say....
15:39, 09/12/2019

Asparagus for Diabetes: 4 Ways You Can Use It To Regulate Blood Sugar Levels Asparagus has long been used for herbal healing purposes for its potent medicinal properties. If you are not sure how to really use this vegetable for consumption, pick your cues from the following......
15:13, 09/12/2019

MDH Sambar Masala Fails US FDA Test, Three Lots Recalled: Make Everyday Masalas At Home (Recipes Inside) The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has found salmonella bacteria in MDH sambar masala, following which the products were recalled from the US earlier this week. Make everyday masalas at......
15:13, 09/12/2019

High-Protein Diet: 5 Protein-Rich Nuts And Seeds You Can Munch On Through The Day Healthy seeds have become a rage in the world of health and nutrition.Here are 5 protein-rich nuts and seeds that you may add to your diet for healthy weight loss...
15:13, 09/12/2019

Almond For Weight Loss: Include These Three Almond-Based Recipes In Your Diet To Manage Weight There is quite nothing like an added crunch and nutty flavour to our favourite dishes like salads, desserts or shakes and almonds do exactly that besides loading us up on its nutritional benefits....
15:13, 09/12/2019

Watch: Bored Of Regular Samosa? Try This Unique Samosa Recipe For A Lip-Smacking Affair Indian Cooking Tips: Samosa is one of the most popular Indian snacks. With fusion food being in trend, try this quirky version of samosa to spruce things up....
15:13, 09/12/2019

Veterinarians Face Unique Issues That Make Suicide One of the Profession’s Big Worries Dr. Will McCauley had just finished his shift at a small Dallas animal clinic when he went home, fed his pet pot-bellied pig and then held a loaded handgun to his head. The 33-year-old veterinarian was wracked with student debt and worn down by the d...
13:26, 09/12/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets, and she's back to where she started when she woke up....
07:39, 09/12/2019

Sleeping on back may not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes (Reuters Health) - Although doctors often tell pregnant women it's safest to sleep on their left side, a new study suggests sleeping in other positions may not be a problem....
06:53, 09/12/2019

Canadian court rules parts of assisted-suicide law violate patient rights Two severely ill and handicapped Canadians can ask for immediate help in ending their lives, a court in the province of Quebec ruled on Wednesday, in a judgment that deemed parts of the country's existing laws governing physician-assisted suicide as ...
06:53, 09/12/2019

Fish oil study fails to show reduction in premature babies (Reuters Health) - A large Australian study is debunking the idea that fish oil capsules can lower the odds of premature delivery or raise the chances of late-pregnancy complications....
06:53, 09/12/2019

High blood pressure in U.S. pregnant women rose sharply over four decades (Reuters Health) - The number of women diagnosed with high blood pressure when they become pregnant or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy has risen sharply in the U.S. over the last four decades, a new study suggests....
06:53, 09/12/2019

More evidence screening mammograms not needed for many older women (Reuters Health) - Screening mammograms don't benefit women aged 75 and older with chronic health problems - such as heart disease or diabetes - that are likely to end their lives before they develop cancer, a new study suggests....
06:53, 09/12/2019

Israel's Healthy.io raises $60 million, gets FDA ok for urine test Israel's Healthy.io said on Thursday it raised $60 million in funding and received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its smartphone-based urine albumin test to aid in diagnosing chronic kidney disease....
06:53, 09/12/2019

Weight Loss Diet Tips: 7 Fool-Proof Ways To Lose Weight In A Vegetarian Diet Protein is essential for building muscle and facilitating healthy weight management. However, that does not mean you cannot embark on a weight loss diet if you are a vegetarian....
06:52, 09/12/2019

Woman Praises Restaurant In Viral Tweet; Gets Free Chicken For Life! 24-year-old Bri Hall tweeted about the fried chicken sandwich at a restaurant run by an Ethiopian immigrant.The tweet went viral and lead to a stellar increase in the restaurant's business....
06:52, 09/12/2019

7 Of The Best Al-Fresco Restaurants In Bengaluru Whether you're looking for a romantic rendezvous or planning to chill with your co-workers after a frenetic day at work, you will be spoilt for choice in Bengaluru....
06:52, 09/12/2019

How To Make Halwai-Style Besan Ladoos At Home (Video Recipe) Indian Cooking Tips: Besan ladoos are consumed during most Indian festivals. They are made from roasted chickpea flour and are packed with sugar, ghee, edible gum and optionally, nuts....
06:52, 09/12/2019

Diet Rich In Fatty Food May Affect Your Brain As Well: Study A new study has said that following a diet rich in high-fat and high-carb junk foods can not just affect your physical appearance but may even lead to changes in the brain....
06:52, 09/12/2019

London Debuts World's First Cheese Conveyor-Belt Restaurant Pick & Cheese, which recently launched in Seven Dials Market in Covent Garden, has a 40-meter conveyor belt that serves a seemingly endless supply of cheese to its diners....
06:52, 09/12/2019

Olive oil for ears: Everything you need to know Olive oil is a home remedy for earwax blockages. In this article, learn about how to use it, as well as its effectiveness, safety precautions, and possible risks....
02:52, 09/12/2019

What to know about the 10-panel drug test A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows....
02:52, 09/12/2019

What are the common causes of food poisoning? Many foods can cause food poisoning, including meat, raw fish, eggs, and produce. Learn more about the causes and how to prevent food poisoning in this article....
02:52, 09/12/2019

What are the best drinks for losing weight? Healthful weight loss requires changes to exercise and diet routines. Some drinks may support weight loss, while others add calories. Learn more here....
02:52, 09/12/2019

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger....
02:52, 09/12/2019

What to know about muscle fatigue Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here....
02:52, 09/12/2019

Can you take Adderall and Xanax together? Adderall and Xanax are two medications that affect the central nervous system in opposite ways. Learn about whether it is safe to take them together and about the possible risks here....
02:52, 09/12/2019

Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here....
02:52, 09/12/2019

What is regular insulin? Discover how regular insulin works and helps manage diabetes. We describe how much regular insulin to take, potential side effects, and other considerations....
02:52, 09/12/2019

Nebraska officials say mosquito that can spread Zika, yellow fever found in state for first time A type of mosquito that’s known to spread illnesses such as Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya have been found in a Nebraska county, health officials announced this week. ...
00:39, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local governments over its role in exacerbating the nation's opioid crisis....
00:39, 09/12/2019

Many primary care doctors underscreen, misdiagnose diabetes New research shows about 25 percent of physicians misdiagnose people with diabetes with prediabetes, in addition to missing risk factors and signs of the condition....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Study: Black men have 30 percent higher risk for peripheral artery disease The risk of developing peripheral artery disease, a condition that narrows the leg arteries, is drastically higher for non-white people, a new study shows....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according to research published Wednesday in FASEB Journal....
22:52, 09/11/2019

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spur of the moment events with little or no preparation....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Mom who refused to abort baby with medical needs welcomes daughter: 'I was terrified of losing her' After suffering several miscarriages, Kiera Meldrum, 20, was delighted to learn she was pregnant again in July 2018. But roughly five months into her pregnancy, the United Kingdom woman was told her unborn daughter was suffering from a serious medica...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
21:00, 09/11/2019

China says pork supply will be enough for upcoming holidays China, the world's top pork consumer, will secure sufficient supplies of the meat for upcoming holidays, including the Lunar New Year in late January, said an official on Wednesday, as concerns grow over a looming shortage and soaring prices....
20:39, 09/11/2019

Some disparities in U.S. hospital care may start in the ambulance (Reuters Health) - Even when patients live in the same communities, and close to the same hospitals, there are small racial and ethnic differences in where they're taken by ambulance crews, a U.S. study suggests....
20:39, 09/11/2019

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing - sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting ...
20:39, 09/11/2019

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes from market U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market....
20:39, 09/11/2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far....
19:39, 09/11/2019

Trump Administration Weighs Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes As vaping-related illnesses spreads, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers....
19:39, 09/11/2019

Short stature linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes, study suggests The researchers found that every 4-inch increase in a person's height was linked with a 41 percent reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes for men and a 33 percent reduced risk for women. ...
17:39, 09/11/2019

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school for a month....
16:52, 09/11/2019

How to stop or reduce a stutter There is no cure for a stutter, but there are several steps that can help a person reduce stuttering. These steps include quick tips and long term treatment. Learn about them here....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Can fingering lead to pregnancy? Fingering is very unlikely to bring sperm into contact with the vagina. However, it can occur in some instances, which might lead to pregnancy. Learn more here....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Can PRP treat hair loss? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here....
10:52, 09/11/2019

How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria? According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease others....
10:52, 09/11/2019

External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying A new study of healthy young adults suggests that standing more could be a simple way to raise daily energy expenditure and compensate for sedentariness....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article....
10:52, 09/11/2019

National Nutrition Month 2019: 5 Diet Tips To Increase Your Vitamin D Levels National Nutrition Month: Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that a lot of people don't get enough of. Follow these diet tips to increase your vitamin D levels naturally....
03:13, 09/11/2019

Healthy Snack: Make These Rice Balls (Ammini Kozhukattai) For A Light Eat These small, round rice balls are so flavourful that they can be eaten as is, without any accompaniment.This rice ball snack is the perfect pick for light-eaters...
03:13, 09/11/2019

Lauki For Diabetes: What Makes This Summer Veggie Beneficial For Diabetes Management Diabetes Management: While it is imperative to follow all the medicines prescribed, you must also bolster your diet with all things nice and nutritious....
03:13, 09/11/2019

Revealed! This Is Why People Gain Weight As They Get Older Researchers have found that lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don't eat more or exercise less than before....
03:13, 09/11/2019

South Indian Special: Make Potato In Coconut Curry With This Recipe Video This potato in coconut gravy dish will bring you the flavours from the southern part of the nation while retaining the essence of the food that your palate is used to....
03:13, 09/11/2019

Onam 2019: Amazing Onam Sadyas You Should Try In Delhi-NCR This Year There are many restaurants in Delhi-NCR that are offering a taste of Kerala this festive season. We picked some of the best Sadya meals you can explore....
03:13, 09/11/2019

Indian Cooking Tips: Easy Biryani Masala Recipe For Homemade Biryani India Cooking Tips: You don't need to be an expert chef to cook biryani. You just need to be a little experimental and a little patient. Here's a recipe of biryani masala you'll love!...
03:13, 09/11/2019

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Xeris Pharma's low blood sugar treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc's glucagon therapy that aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabetes patients, the drugmaker said on Tuesday....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids (Reuters Health) - About one in five kids are prescribed opioids after common pediatric surgeries, but a new study suggests they may do just as well with alternative pain relievers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday France's Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making (Reuters Health) - Teens with chronic illnesses would like to have a say in decisions such as switching to a new medicine, but they often feel left out of the conversation, a small study suggests....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Patients at for-profit dialysis centers less likely to get kidney transplants (Reuters Health) - The likelihood that U.S. patients with renal failure will get a kidney transplant is lower for those who get dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers, a new study shows....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
02:39, 09/11/2019

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tuesday, as public health officials scrambled to understand a nationwide health problem....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Female pediatricians paid 76 cents for every $1 paid to men (Reuters Health) - Women in pediatrics still earn less than men even with similar levels of experience and even after accounting for the disproportionate amount of time they devote to unpaid work at home, two new studies suggest....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Not so fast: CDC isn't ready to blame illicit 'street vapes' for illnesses U.S. health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the country and still have not ruled out any product on the market, even as vaping industry officials highlight the potential role of illegal c...
02:39, 09/11/2019

Rhode Island sees first EEE death since 2007, officials say Officials with the Rhode Island Department of Health on Monday announced a person in the state died from the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. ...
23:13, 09/10/2019

Anti-vaxxer whose son contracted measles says she played 'Russian roulette' with boy's health A New Zealand woman who chose not to vaccinate one of her children was candid when describing how her decision ultimately put her son’s life in jeopardy. ...
23:13, 09/10/2019

Common antibiotics may lead to condition that causes heart failure People who use Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics have a 2.4 times higher risk of developing aortic and mitral regurgitation due to blood backflow into the heart...
19:26, 09/10/2019

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas health officials....
19:26, 09/10/2019

Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhoea At least four cases of cholera have been confirmed in Sudan's Blue Nile state and three people with acute watery diarrhoea have died, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday,...
16:39, 09/10/2019

China reports new African swine fever case in Ningxia China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported a new case of African swine fever on a farm in the northwestern region of Ningxia on Tuesday....
14:13, 09/10/2019

Study: Belly fat puts women at higher risk than men for diabetes Just an extra kilogram of visceral fat can raise a women's type 2 diabetes risk by more than seven times. That same fat accumulation gives men twice the risk for type 2 diabetes....
13:39, 09/10/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Mohammed says halting desertification is a key part o...
12:00, 09/10/2019

Juul Illegally Claimed That Its Products Were Safer than Cigarettes, FDA Says Juul illegally marketed its e-cigarettes as less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and must find a way to correct that violation, according to a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). E-cigarettes like Juuls, which heat liquid nic...
09:39, 09/10/2019

Go Ahead, Take a Nap. A New Study Says They May Be Good for Your Heart A new study says naps aren’t a lazy indulgence. In moderation, they may actually be good for your heart. In a new paper published in the journal Heart, researchers found that Swiss adults who took one or two daytime naps per week had a lower ri...
09:39, 09/10/2019

U.S. women with high-risk pregnancies often deliver at ill-equipped hospitals Many American women with high-risk pregnancies are delivering their babies at hospitals without specialized maternity and neonatal care, a U.S. study suggests....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Colorectal cancer becoming more common at younger ages Rates of early-onset colon cancer are rising in many high-income countries even as rates among older adults hold steady or decline, a new study shows....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Positive childhood experiences tied to better adult mental health Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or relationship troubles in adulthood, a new study suggests....
05:26, 09/10/2019

UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs More and more Britons are being prescribed potentially addictive medicines like sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like the one in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday....
05:26, 09/10/2019

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
05:26, 09/10/2019

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease....
04:13, 09/10/2019

OCD: Deep magnetic stimulation may help where other therapies fail A new trial found that deep transcranial magnetic stimulation may help ease cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder that do not respond to other treatments....
04:13, 09/10/2019

How does hepatitis C affect a person? Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause permanent liver damage and a range of other adverse health effects. Learn more here....
04:13, 09/10/2019

What are the best breakfasts for losing weight? We explore the best foods to eat at breakfast for people trying to lose weight. We also discuss healthful breakfast options for vegans and vegetarians....
04:13, 09/10/2019

Keto and paleo diets: What are the differences? The keto and paleo diets are gaining popularity. They have some similarities and several key differences. Learn more about their food lists, benefits, and side effects, here....
04:13, 09/10/2019

What do code blue and other hospital codes mean? Code blue alerts hospital staff to a patient emergency, such as cardiac arrest or a breathing problem. Learn more about code blue and other hospital codes in this article....
04:13, 09/10/2019

What causes bumps in the back of the throat? Bumps in the back of the throat, often called cobblestone throat, are usually due to viral or bacterial infections. Learn more about the causes and treatment of bumps in the back of the throat here....
04:13, 09/10/2019

Low-Fat Milk And Milk Products May Help In Preventing Chronic Diseases, Says Study Milk and dairy products are a powerhouse of numerous vital nutrients. Milk not only fulfils the need of calcium but also provides other nutrients to the body....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Do You Judge A Chocolate By Its Cover? Here's What Experts Reveal We are well acquainted with the popular English idiom 'don't judge a book by its cover', but people do judge chocolate by its packaging, a study has found....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar! 5 Fitness Secrets You Can Steal From The 52-Year-Old Akshay Kumar turns 52 today and as we gasp at how that's even possible, take a look at some of the fitness rules he swears upon to maintain that lean and fit body....
01:52, 09/10/2019

National Nutrition Month 2019: 5 Foods And Drinks To Manage High Blood Pressure National nutrition month 2019: If you are a high blood pressure patient, you must take your prescribed medicines. Additionally, you should also make your diet heart-healthy....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Apple Cider Vinegar For Diabetes Management; Here's How You Can Consume It Apple cider vinegar has been used as a home remedy to treat everything from a sore throat to varicose veins. In recent years, researchers have been taking a closer look at apple cider vinegar and its......
01:52, 09/10/2019

Web resources on diabetic eye disease mostly poor quality Diabetes-related eye disease is a leading cause of blindness, but finding accurate, readable information about it online isn't easy, a U.S. study finds....
22:13, 09/09/2019

Transplant organs can be supercooled to below zero for longer storage A new technique cools human tissues to -4°C without forming ice crystals that damage cells, and could boost the number of organs available for transplant...
22:13, 09/09/2019

High fat diet may cause brain changes, leading to increased desire to eat In a study, mice who ate a high-fat diet experienced hypothalamic inflammation, causing changes to their microglial cells. Researchers say these physical changes caused neurological ones that may lead to obesity....
21:52, 09/09/2019

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
21:52, 09/09/2019

China's Guangdong to release another 3,150 tonnes of pork from reserves to secure supplies China's Guangdong province said it will release 3,150 tonnes of frozen pork from reserves during the upcoming holidays, part of a campaign to secure supplies of the country's favorite meat, local media reported on Monday, after a devastating disease ...
20:13, 09/09/2019

Neurotrope shares crash after Alzheimer's drug fails in trial Drug developer Neurotrope Inc's shares tumbled nearly 80% on Monday after the company said its experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease did not meet the main goal of a mid-stage study....
20:13, 09/09/2019

Novartis CEO promises to speed data integrity disclosures Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan, facing an uproar over data manipulation involving $2.1 million gene therapy Zolgensma, pledged on Monday to tell regulators quickly if credible questions emerge in future over data integrity....
20:13, 09/09/2019

U.S. recorded 7 new cases of measles last week, lowest of 2019 The United States recorded only seven new measles cases last week, the lowest number so far this year, bringing the total for cases to 1,241 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
20:13, 09/09/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crowded field against rival immunotherapy drugs....
20:13, 09/09/2019

U.S. judge allows public nuisance claim in opioid trial The U.S. judge overseeing nationwide litigation concerning the opioid epidemic on Monday rejected Purdue Pharma LP's effort to dismiss claims that its activities caused a public nuisance....
20:13, 09/09/2019

Juul warned by FDA over marketing practices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Juul Labs Inc on Monday for marketing its e-cigarettes as safer than traditional cigarettes, the latest move by the agency to curb the use of vaping devices that have become extremely popular among teens....
20:13, 09/09/2019

Vaping fears prompt Alabama high school to remove bathroom stall doors Educators at an Alabama high school have removed some of the stall doors in the building's bathroom in an effort to stop students from vaping in rest rooms....
19:26, 09/09/2019

Massachusetts girl, 5, contracts deadly EEE virus, in critical condition: report Two additional cases of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus have been confirmed in Massachusetts, one of which was reportedly confirmed in a 5 -year-old girl. ...
19:26, 09/09/2019

One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new UN health agency report Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide esti...
19:00, 09/09/2019

Europeans have steadily accumulated mutations for thousands of years The number of mildly harmful mutations in the European population has increased over the last 45,000 years, a lingering effect of early migration into Europe...
17:39, 09/09/2019

Suicide rate up 41 percent, particularly in rural areas, study says Suicide rates have increased by 41 percent since 2000, particularly in rural counties, with researchers highlighting factors such as lack of insurance and prevalence of gun shops as linked to the higher rates....
16:52, 09/09/2019

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the first outbreak of the virus detected in the world's 10th largest pork consumer....
12:26, 09/09/2019

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors carried specific abnormalities in t...
12:26, 09/09/2019

Slovakian biotech firm signals tentative Alzheimer's drug hope An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said on Monday....
12:26, 09/09/2019

The key to myasthenia gravis progression may be hidden in serum New research finds biomarkers for myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune condition, that may help diagnose it and create individualized treatments in the future....
11:39, 09/09/2019

Healthy Diet: 3 Stellar Quinoa Salad Recipes For A High-Protein Meal From snacks to salads, quinoa can be used to add the punch of protein and complex carbohydrates to a whole range of dishes. Here are three grain recipes made from a host of ingredients mixed with......
09:39, 09/09/2019

Experts challenge WHO with 'epic' goal to eradicate malaria by 2050 Malaria can be eradicated within a generation and the World Health Organization (WHO) should not shy away from this "goal of epic proportions", global health experts said on Sunday....
04:13, 09/09/2019

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41 leading scientists, economists and health-policy experts writing in the Lancet. “Malaria is on...
00:52, 09/09/2019

How you live affects your sperm - and perhaps your future children too Lifestyle choices from smoking to wearing tight underpants change men's sperm, and animal studies suggest these changes affect children’s health and behaviour...
21:00, 09/08/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
19:00, 09/08/2019

Summer heatwaves caused 1,500 extra deaths in France: health minister Heatwaves in June and July caused about 1,500 more deaths than usual in France over that period, though the figure was far lower than in the summer of 2003, the country's health minister said on Sunday....
19:00, 09/08/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the opioid crisis came to a standstill, state attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday....
06:39, 09/08/2019