Male Birth Control Pill Just Passed Safety Tests: Here's What To Expect

There are plenty of different forms of contraception on the market, from condoms to the coil. Tested in 40 healthy men, daily doses of 11β-methyl-19-nortestosterone (11β-MNTDC converted to 11β-MNT) effectively suppressed luteinizing hormone (LH) an... More..

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Russian Military in Venezuela Seen as Threat to Peace
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Russian Military in Venezuela Seen as Threat to Peace

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during an interview at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 29, 2019. The White House will consider such activity as "a direct threat to the global peac...More..

CVS and Walgreens jump into CBD oil sales in US
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

CVS and Walgreens jump into CBD oil sales in US

The drugstore chain will sell CBD creams, patches and sprays in almost 1,500 stores in select states. They will soon sell CBD products from cannabis company Curaleaf, which now sells full-THC cannabis in eleven...More..

UPS launches drone delivery service for transporting medical samples
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

UPS launches drone delivery service for transporting medical samples

Moving medical samples around WakeMed's sprawling medical campus in Raleigh, North Carolina , can sometimes take up to 30 minutes in traffic. Drones have been used for light shows and have been tested fo...More..

New York County Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Public Places
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

New York County Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Public Places

Free MMR shots were offered to community members in Rockland County following a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak . Violators could be charged with a misdemeanour punishable by up to six months in j...More..

NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

NY county to declare state of emergency over measles outbreak

Vaccination hesitancy grew from the anti-vaccination movement, which cautions parents against getting their kids vaccination shots for fear they cause autism. The order only applies to people under 18 because...More..

Trump administration asks United States court to scrap Obamacare
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Trump administration asks United States court to scrap Obamacare

President Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to make health care better for all Americans, especially those with pre-existing conditions . "The Department of Justice has determined that the district cour...More..

Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak

The majority of cases have been in children, most of whom have not been vaccinated. "This is a public health crisis and it is time to sound the alarm and take the appropriate action", said the Rockland c...More..

OxyContin Maker to Pay Up Big in Opioid Lawsuit
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

OxyContin Maker to Pay Up Big in Opioid Lawsuit

On average, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . One of America's biggest pharma companies has reached its first settlement amids...More..

Ebola outbreak: Congo epidemic now 'second biggest ever' with 1,000 cases
by | Monday, March 25, 2019

Ebola outbreak: Congo epidemic now 'second biggest ever' with 1,000 cases

The IRC said in the past week there had been 58 new reported cases - the highest number in a week in 2019. Five, six, 10 days after infection. We're unable to get a handle on the spread of the disease, and ever...More..

Drinking hot tea and the risk of esophageal cancer
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

Drinking hot tea and the risk of esophageal cancer

Dr. James Doidge, a senior research associate at University College London, said that hot drinks were an already established risk factor for oesophageal cancer . A piping hot cup of tea may be anything but s...More..

Health officials on alert after measles case confirmed in Jefferson County
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

Health officials on alert after measles case confirmed in Jefferson County

Measles vaccinations are available on a drop in basis at the South Cariboo Health Center and the Williams Lake Health Center. The department is "working directly with the case to identify potential contacts and...More..

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019: These Fruits & Veggies Have The Most Pesticides
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen 2019: These Fruits & Veggies Have The Most Pesticides

The nonprofit consumer advocacy organization uses more than 40,000 produce samples tested by the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in compiling its list . The fruit gained its...More..

Strong marijuana boosts risk of psychotic episodes say researchers
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Strong marijuana boosts risk of psychotic episodes say researchers

The study found that those who used pot daily were three times more likely to have a psychotic episode compared with someone who never used the drug, writes NPR , one of dozens of media outlets to report on ...More..

Sugary Beverages Linked With Increased Risk of Premature Death
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Sugary Beverages Linked With Increased Risk of Premature Death

The US trial involved more than 80,000 women and 37,000 men, who were followed for almost three decades. The American Beverage Association (ABA) in response to the study said in a statement that soft dri...More..

Why new treatment for postpartum depression could be a 'game-changer'
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Why new treatment for postpartum depression could be a 'game-changer'

It is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD, Xinhua quoted a FDA release as saying. Dr. Simone Vigod, the chief of psychiatry at Women's College Hospital in Toronto, said she would lik...More..

Apple Watch may spot irregular heartbeat, but more research needed
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Apple Watch may spot irregular heartbeat, but more research needed

Apple and Stanford created the study to evaluate Apple Watch's irregular rhythm notification, which occasionally checks the heart's rhythm in the background and sends a notification if an irregular heart rh...More..

Alternative Medicine Obsessive Caught Injecting Fruit Juice Into Her Veins
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Alternative Medicine Obsessive Caught Injecting Fruit Juice Into Her Veins

She blended some 20 different fruits and used an IV to introduce the mixture into her bloodstream. The woman, identified only as Zeng, was said to be following a folk remedy to improve her health. Reports b...More..

Drinking hot tea doubles risk of cancer
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Drinking hot tea doubles risk of cancer

Hot beverage lovers may now have to think twice before sipping on a cuppa full of a burning coffee or tea, following a new scientific study on the impact of the habit. "Many people enjoy drinking tea, coffe...More..

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

In the new study , the researchers found that about 30 percent of patients with psychosis reported daily marijuana use , compared with just 7 percent of controls (people without psychosis); and 37 percent o...More..

Consumption of sugary beverages linked with early death
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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 ...More..

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..