Consumption of sugary beverages linked with early death

People who consume lots of sugary sodas and sports drinks every day may be more likely to die early of causes like heart disease and cancer than people who rarely if ever indulge in these beverages, a US study suggests. The risk of death ascend... More..

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New guidelines no longer suggest taking daily aspirin to prevent heart attack
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New guidelines no longer suggest taking daily aspirin to prevent heart attack

Kevin Campbell to CNN . The document also discusses the challenges that may interfere with individuals being able to integrate better lifestyle habits. European guidelines recommend against the use of anti-clo...More..

Aspirin no longer recommended for heart attack, stroke prevention
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Aspirin no longer recommended for heart attack, stroke prevention

For years, millions of adults followed recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to take baby aspirin daily to reduce their risk of heart disease. The bottom line, according to Blumenthal...More..

South Zone records highest HIV prevalence rate
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

South Zone records highest HIV prevalence rate

The new data differentiates HIV prevalence by state, indicating an epidemic that is having a greater impact in certain areas of the country. The report also adds that the North-West has the lowest AIDS preval...More..

Study Links Eggs to Premature Death
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Study Links Eggs to Premature Death

The new study looked at pooled data on 29,615 US racially and ethnically diverse adults from six prospective cohort studies for up to 31 years of follow up. Should I stop eating eggs? Zhong also warned that ...More..

Trump hands Congress 'record' budget plan
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trump hands Congress 'record' budget plan

The reductions are baked-in expectations of Medicare-payment savings based on reduced payments to hospitals and in expected reductions for the price of prescription drugs. However, Dan Mahaffee, senior vice p...More..

New Italian law requires students to be vaccinated or face repercussions
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

New Italian law requires students to be vaccinated or face repercussions

Italian health officials have taken a step towards stopping the wave of anti-vaccination campaigns. Parents would need to present certification that their children had been properly immunized before they c...More..

Justin Bieber asks for prayers, says he's been 'struggling a lot'
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Justin Bieber asks for prayers, says he's been 'struggling a lot'

I always bounce back so I'm not anxious just wanted to reach out and ask for your guys to pray for me."God is faithful and ur prayers really work thanks", he continued". "He is very happy being married to her"....More..

Eye test could spot Alzheimer's earlier
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Eye test could spot Alzheimer's earlier

The researchers scanned the eyes of 39 people with Alzheimer's disease, 37 people with mild cognitive impairment , which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's, and 133 people without either of those diagnoses....More..

Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20

South Central and Western Reserve local schools had the most children with up-to-date MMR vaccinations, while Norwalk city and Catholic schools had the lowest throughout the county, with less than 80 percent be...More..

The man's family is upset
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The man's family is upset

But they're angered by the way the situation was handled and how the news was delivered. Ms Wilharm said her grandfather, a family man who kept every childhood drawing he ever gave her, deserved better. "We k...More..

FDA approves new nasal spray medication for depression
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

FDA approves new nasal spray medication for depression

Prozac therapy can take weeks or months to become effective, but Spravato has an nearly immediate effect as it alters the neurotransmitter glutamate, according to researchers. Two of the other three short-term ...More..

Facebook plans to pull anti-vaccine groups and pages to combat misinformation
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Facebook plans to pull anti-vaccine groups and pages to combat misinformation

After Facebook's Thursday announcement, Schiff struck a cautious note on Twitter, writing, "The ultimate test will be if these measures reduce the spread of anti-vaccine content on their platforms, to the benef...More..

Health officials: Measles case confirmed in Pima County
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Health officials: Measles case confirmed in Pima County

In the Lower Mainland, there's been 17 cases of the measles over the past several weeks. Friday, March 1, 2019 - Spruce Hills Resort, 108 Mile Ranch, 7-11 p.m. New Zealand's ministry of health said in a stat...More..

by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Is Captain Marvel okay for kids?

For a start, the group lacks the presence of any version of Captain Marvel or Yon-Rogg, making them a far more minor team in the comics. "Judging by what they do with her in the film, she is one of the m...More..

Monthly Injections Could Replace the Daily Pill Regime of HIV Patients
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Monthly Injections Could Replace the Daily Pill Regime of HIV Patients

The Dusseldorf patient also received a bone marrow transplant from a donor with the CCR5 mutation. Given recent disappointments after hematopoietic stem cell transplantations in people living with HIV, the ...More..

Finland government resigns over failure of healthcare reform
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Finland government resigns over failure of healthcare reform

Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila officially offered his government's resignation to the president on Friday morning and was accepted, the president's office said. "I take my responsibility". The governmen...More..

Facebook to remove groups, pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Facebook to remove groups, pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations

Facebook says the company will be knocking down recommendations of anti-vax groups in search results and rejecting misinformation ads as well as potentially disabling accounts. While the move is welcome news ...More..

Violence in Congo Threatens Fight Against Ebola
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Violence in Congo Threatens Fight Against Ebola

Regarding the attacks on the two ETCs, MSF said it doesn't know the motives or identities of the attackers, but the violence follows escalating tensions in the outbreak area that have also included dozens of ...More..

J&J prices ketamine-like depression treatment at $590-$885 for two doses
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

J&J prices ketamine-like depression treatment at $590-$885 for two doses

Since the 1990s, ketamine has gained notoriety in the underground rave scene as "Special K", which can produce psychedelic effects. Agency approval came with a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)...More..

HIV Eliminated By Bone Marrow Transplant In Cancer Patient : Shots
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

HIV Eliminated By Bone Marrow Transplant In Cancer Patient : Shots

He remains free of HIV today. That result raised hopes that HIV could be eradicated through a medical procedure and cure people of HIV infection. And Timothy Brown , who has held a solo spotlight for the l...More..

Inspire and Inspire HR consolidate Fitbit's fitness tracker line
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Inspire and Inspire HR consolidate Fitbit's fitness tracker line

Fitbit also says that the Ace 2 will last around five days on a full charge, which is more or less the standard we've come to expect from the company's collection of fitness trackers . The original Fitbit Ace...More..

Ethan Lindenberger Testifies About Getting Vaccinated Despite Anti-Vaxxer Mother
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Ethan Lindenberger Testifies About Getting Vaccinated Despite Anti-Vaxxer Mother

The 18-year-old from OH spoke to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about how he came to the decision to get vaccinated on his own, and how his parents developed their unfounded bel...More..

Starbucks collaborates with Ariana Grande on launch of Cloud Macchiato
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Starbucks collaborates with Ariana Grande on launch of Cloud Macchiato

The "Thank You, Next' hit singer loves clouds and teamed up with Starbucks to release the drink that is now available in two flavours - cinnamon and caramel". Recording artist Ariana Grande attends Billboard'...More..

HIV remission achieved in second patient
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

HIV remission achieved in second patient

He responded successfully to a bone marrow transplant from a donor with rare genetic resistance to HIV infection. Too Early To Confirm Patient Is Cured Regular tests confirmed the viral load of the patient is u...More..

Second Patient Achieves Sustained HIV-1 Remission After Treatment Cessation
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Second Patient Achieves Sustained HIV-1 Remission After Treatment Cessation

That year, he was also diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma . Ravindra Gupta , an HIV biologist who helped treat the man, told Reuters that his patient is "in remission" but warned that it's "too e...More..

Eli Lilly Introduces Half-Priced Generic Version of Humalog
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Eli Lilly Introduces Half-Priced Generic Version of Humalog

Sen. Ron Wyden , the top Democrat on the committee, was more blunt, tweeting "there will be a lot of PR acrobatics about generic insulin" and that he will not stop investigating why companies keep raising th...More..

Largest study ever finds no link between measles vaccine and autism
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Largest study ever finds no link between measles vaccine and autism

This study was withdrawn after scientists noticed images had been manipulated, and one of the co-authors claimed that figures in the paper were deliberately altered before publication . There is also concerns ...More..

20 states aim to block Trump abortion rule
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

20 states aim to block Trump abortion rule

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra , who has now filed 47 lawsuits against the Trump administration, says the new rule affects 4 million mostly low-income women nationwide and 1 million women in Ca...More..

IAS statement on
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

IAS statement on "London Patient" in HIV remission after transplant

Specifically, the donor had a mutation in a gene that codes for a protein called CCR5, which HIV uses as a "port" to get inside cells. The "London Patient" is only the second person known to have shaken o...More..

Second Person Goes Into HIV Remission After Stem Cell Treatment
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Second Person Goes Into HIV Remission After Stem Cell Treatment

The new report shows that doctors don't have to use as intense a treatment regime as the Berlin patient underwent in order to achieve success. He received two bone-marrow transplants from a donor with a rar...More..

Another blood pressure drug recalled due to cancer risk
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Another blood pressure drug recalled due to cancer risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling one lot of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets due to detection of trace amounts of ...More..

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

He later developed cancer and agreed to undergo a bone-marrow transplant for treatment. He was diagnosed with HIV in 2003. "HIV is a retrovirus, which means that it integrates its genetic information into a...More..

Measles Cases Are Increasing Worldwide Amid 'Mistrust and Complacency,' U.N. Warns
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Measles Cases Are Increasing Worldwide Amid 'Mistrust and Complacency,' U.N. Warns

Michelle Mello , a professor of law and health research and policy at Stanford University, says the bar for claiming an exemption from vaccine requirements has been very low in many states. The measles vaccine ...More..

Vt. Health Commissioner responds to current measles outbreak
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Vt. Health Commissioner responds to current measles outbreak

Well-being officers recognized one other measles case in Clark County on Saturday. Among them is New York, where there have been more than 70 cases of measles in New York City since October, including cases a...More..