General Electric preparing to sell off more parts

GE, an icon of American industry, has struggled to rebound from the financial crisis of 2008-2009. The moves were announced as GE disappeared from the Dow Jones industrial average for the first time since 1907. CEO, joined the board earlier thi... More..

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Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

After taking age into account there was higher prevalence of every cancer looked at compared to the general public. USA flight attendants may be more likely than other Americans to develop several types of ca...More..

by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers

And yet, for the attendants themselves, the job is particularly risky when considering the cancer risks. It was one of the most extensive analyses of its kind and scientists described the findings as particul...More..

US OKs marijuana-based prescription drug for seizures
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

US OKs marijuana-based prescription drug for seizures

US health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law. But before the medicine can hi...More..

Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Miscarriage Drug Over Personal Morals

The pregnancy would end with a miscarriage - a pain Arteaga has faced before. Arteaga's doctor gave two options to end the pregnancy: a dilation and curettage procedure , which involves a doctor scraping t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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

A new drug derived from marijuana just became the first of its kind to get the green light from the U.S. government. First, the FDA must confer with the Drug Enforcement Administration to decide when to " r...More..

West Nile Virus Found in Southern Georgia
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Southern Georgia

The case occurred earlier in the season than usual, prompting the department to call on the CDC for further testing. In 2017, there were 553 reported WNV cases in California , including 44 deaths. REPEL - whe...More..

Greece boy gets a hole in the retina by laser pointer
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Greece boy gets a hole in the retina by laser pointer

A case study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine discussed what happened with the young boy, who had stared multiple times at the green beam of a laser pointer. "When you have something...More..

Strange Lump Moved Around Woman's Face, Turned Out To Be A Worm
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Strange Lump Moved Around Woman's Face, Turned Out To Be A Worm

She experienced only occasional itching and burning as the worm slithered under her skin. And 10 days later, there was another lump on her upper lips, which causes a big swelling in that area. But other than ...More..

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Their results found a number of common viruses in normal aging brains, but more specifically identified increased levels of HH-6A and HH-7 in AD brains, a finding that was subsequently validated in the addition...More..

Enzi: Labor ruling will help small businesses provide health insurance
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Enzi: Labor ruling will help small businesses provide health insurance

Among other things, the order called for loosening AHP commonality rules as one way to expand alternatives to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges and enhance competition in the market for health coverag...More..

Feds will make marijuana legal in Canada on Oct. 17, Trudeau says
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Feds will make marijuana legal in Canada on Oct. 17, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces the legalization date for marijuana in Canada . Trudeau said in Parliament that the government is committed to better protecting Canada's youth and hopes to take mon...More..

West Nile Virus returns to Grant County
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

West Nile Virus returns to Grant County

This is the time of day mosquitoes that can carry the virus are most active. A Chicago woman has become the first human case of West Nile virus announced this year in IL. It is important to protect yourself b...More..

Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge

May admitted the " Brexit dividend" would not be enough to generate all the extra health service funds. And Mr Hunt indicated that separate plans being drawn up to increase funding for social care could incl...More..

Trump signs executive order to end family separations
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump signs executive order to end family separations

The June 16-19 poll found that 28 percent of people polled supported the policy, while 57 percent opposed it and the remaining 15 percent said they did not know. "Maybe Trump and Pence do". It also allows the...More..

Yoga A
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Yoga A "Passport" To Fitness, Wellness, Says PM Modi

Yoga was also performed on board the Japanese naval ship JS Ise and on the Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri taking part in military exercises in the western Pacific, the Indian Navy said. "I hope that Yoga can become...More..

Number of USA smokers reaches lowest level ever
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Number of USA smokers reaches lowest level ever

Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday reveals after holding steady for several years, the smoking rate fell from almost 16 percent of adults in 2016 to 13.9 percent in 2017. Bu...More..

International Yoga Day 2018
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

International Yoga Day 2018

The 67-year-old leader, who lobbied for worldwide recognition of Yoga Day in 2014, landed in Dehradun , Uttarakhand late Wednesday, but was up early to take his position on a bright orange yoga mat. It is hard...More..

Gaming Organizations React to World Health Organization's 'Gaming Disorder' Classification
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Gaming Organizations React to World Health Organization's 'Gaming Disorder' Classification

There are plenty of different voices of opinion on whether a gaming disorder is something to treat as a mental issue, with stories from TIME , CBS , and more you can check out for more detail. However, ...More..

Sickle cell disease: Why testing is important
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sickle cell disease: Why testing is important

Symptoms of sickle cell anaemia vary from person to person and can change over time. Sickle Cell Disease Drug Market report provides a detailed analysis with present and upcoming Opportunities to clarify...More..

New Amazon-led health care company names surgeon Atul Gawande as CEO
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

New Amazon-led health care company names surgeon Atul Gawande as CEO

Businesses that provide employee health coverage are eager to find solutions for costs that have been squeezing their budgets for years. "Atul embodies all three, and we're starting strong as we move forward ...More..

What is gaming disorder? Do you need to worry?
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

What is gaming disorder? Do you need to worry?

Vladimir Poznyak, a member of WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse said . Researchers across the world use it as reference for data, whereas doctors and other medical practitioners use i...More..

Unsafe giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Unsafe giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns

After Britain first made the mistake in the 19th century, as an "ornamental" garden plant it was also introduced to North America just a few decades later, and since then it's been a battle to stop the flower...More..

NHS to be given £20 billion funding boost
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

NHS to be given £20 billion funding boost

Speaking about May's announcement, the foundation's director of research and economics Professor Anita Charlesworth said: "A funding increase of £20.5 billion per year to NHS England's budget by 2023/24 is aro...More..

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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

The ICD-11 won't be formally adopted by the WHO's member nations until next year and won't be fully adopted until January 2022, but even so, the final revision has laid the groundwork for gaming addiction t...More..

Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands

Once the bobcat stopped moving, she yelled for someone to call 911. "As he starts towards me, I threw my phone and he went mid-air and just about knocked me down", she said. "I started praying, don't let her ...More..

Patient Tapes ER Doctor Beth Keegstra Mocking Him During Anxiety Attack
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Patient Tapes ER Doctor Beth Keegstra Mocking Him During Anxiety Attack

Keegstra, who has been a practicing physician for 31 years, being suspended from all facilities associated with the hospital. Bardwell took his son to the hospital where they encountered Keegstra, who was tas...More..

Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO

In its latest revision to an worldwide disease classification manual, the United Nations health agency said Monday that classifying " gaming disorder " as a separate condition will "serve a public health goal...More..

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

The hallmark of the disorder is that playing games overtakes other desires, and that it continues or escalates despite negative consequences. Games like Fortnite are more popular than ever, but they may als...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Video Game Addiction Classified As A Disorder By World Health Organization

However, some are not so sure about giving gaming disorder such a prominent position among other disorders in the ICD . Those with the condition will keep gaming despite suffering negative consequences. In a...More..

World Health Organisation Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Mental Health Disorder
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

World Health Organisation Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Mental Health Disorder

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has qualified it as a mental health condition. "The studies suggest that when these individuals are engrossed in Internet games, certain pathways in their brains are trig...More..

Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare hands
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare hands

The Athens-Banner Herald reported that DeDe Phillips of Hart county had gone outside on 7 June to take a picture when the bobcat lunged at her. "Before he got a good bit there I grabbed him", said Phillips....More..

Salmonella Outbreak in US Linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks, Leaves 73 Ill
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak in US Linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks, Leaves 73 Ill

Kellogg says people should throw out the boxes and contact the company for a refund. Out of 55 people with information available, 24 have been hospitalized. NY has reported seven cases, while California, Penns...More..

Health officials confirm first human West Nile Virus illnesses of 2018
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Health officials confirm first human West Nile Virus illnesses of 2018

Many mosquito-borne illnesses cause only mild symptoms in most people but can cause severe illness in rare cases. Nationally, there were 2,002 human cases of the virus and 121 deaths reported to the Centers fo...More..

Epileptic boy's mum: 'I'm not going anywhere until cannabis law is changed'
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Epileptic boy's mum: 'I'm not going anywhere until cannabis law is changed'

Speaking outside the hospital before the Home Office decision yesterday, Caldwell said: "Unfortunately, Billy had two more seizures overnight which has pushed him more into a crisis situation". Billy, 12, f...More..