Heartbreaker? Smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes

Evidence shows that up to half of all tobacco users will die prematurely from tobacco related causes, such as heart diseases, stroke, cancer , chronic lung diseases and diabetes and that on average, tobacco use will cost them, less than 15 years o... More..

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois

Most people who get West Nile virus don't get sick, and those who do usually have mild symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle ache, rash and fatigue. In 2017, 63 IL counties reported a West Nile virus posit...More..

Does Wearing Glasses Really Mean You're Smarter? This Study Says Yes
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Does Wearing Glasses Really Mean You're Smarter? This Study Says Yes

In addition to being more likely to wear glasses, intelligent people were significantly less likely to experience hypertension, heart attack, angina, lung cancer or osteoarthritis. Smarter people were also le...More..

'Holy grail' blood test detects cancer years before symptoms show
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

'Holy grail' blood test detects cancer years before symptoms show

Among four cancer-free people who tested positive, the U.S. authors say two women were diagnosed with ovarian and endometrial cancer just months later. More than 360,000 people in the United Kingdom are diagnos...More..

Death Toll From Nipah Rises to 16 in Kerala
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Death Toll From Nipah Rises to 16 in Kerala

Reopening of schools in the two districts had earlier been postponed to June 5. Rasin is reportedly in the list of those who were in contact with the first victims of the Nipah virus and is believed to have...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Death toll hits 5 in E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

There have been 197 people sickened in 35 states, the CDC report said. The CDC has not pinpointed the exact source of the outbreak, but the lettuce appears to have been contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing...More..

Relay For Life Set For June 15
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Relay For Life Set For June 15

While receiving chemotherapy, Betler said she had severe pain that would keep her up through the night. "We will be walking, "walkering" and wheeling around our exclusive indoor track all week to raise money to...More..

One more case of Nipah confirmed
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

One more case of Nipah confirmed

The disease in question? The first decision came based on the information received and published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the registration of a Nipah outbreak in Kerala . Thus far, the "gene...More..

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45

Adults ages 45 and older with an average risk of colorectal cancer undergo regular screening with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) exam, depending on patient preference and te...More..

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

The product uses "human corneal stromal cells" from a donor cornea mixed with alginate and collagen to create bio-ink that can turn into a living cornea. And while Connon and his colleagues continue to fl...More..

Concerning levels of childhood obesity Video
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Concerning levels of childhood obesity Video

Fearnley-Whittingstail, further, called for the next childhood obesity plan to be the "let's fix it now" plan. The LGA research , published yesterday, blamed the £600m reduction in councils' public health ...More..

OxyContin Maker Kept a Dark Secret: Confidential Report
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

OxyContin Maker Kept a Dark Secret: Confidential Report

They based this determination on their findings that internal company documents and emails indicated they knew addicts were stealing OxyContin from pharmacies, crushing and snorting pills, and paying crooked do...More..

Chewing gum while working out can help you burn more calories
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Chewing gum while working out can help you burn more calories

It looks like, from all the age groups and genders, the most favorable result in the physical effort was in men over 40. "This is very relevant in countries like Japan where walking is the most widely perfor...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

A diet high in protein could help heart failure patients live longer

This is one of the first studies which reports on the association between dietary protein and heart failure risk; however, the authors noted additional research is needed to determine whether moderation in ...More..

Grimm condemns Donovan after Trump endorsement: Endorsements can't change facts
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Grimm condemns Donovan after Trump endorsement: Endorsements can't change facts

Interested in Donald Trump? Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., walks down the House steps at the Capitol, May 4, 2017. Contrary to Trump's claim, Donovan was among 12 Republicans to vote against a tax cut package in...More..

Pacific Beetle
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Pacific Beetle "Cockroach Milk" The New Superfood — Superfood Trend

That study was further backed by Barbara Stray from University of Iowa who said to get the milk you basically have to milk the cockroaches with filter paper. Lead author, Subramanian Ramaswamy, said in 2016, "W...More..

Roseanne Barr's Ex Tom Arnold Says She Has ''Mental Health Issues''
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Roseanne Barr's Ex Tom Arnold Says She Has ''Mental Health Issues''

He told Cooper of a time that Trump criticized her directly after their divorce. He corrected his reporting more than seven hours later. Ross was suspended for four weeks without pay. On Wednesday, Pres...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Gridlock Over: Virginia Lawmakers Approve Medicaid Expansion

Terry McAuliffe (D), was unable to get Republicans in the state to expand Medicaid , but Democrats in the state have been gaining power and almost flipped the state's House of Delegates in November. "I came to...More..

Vitamin, mineral supplements may not boost one's heath
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Vitamin, mineral supplements may not boost one's heath

The researchers looked at data gathered by recent surveys and trials, crunching the numbers to determine whether individuals who take supplements see cardiovascular benefits and decreased risk of death from car...More..

You Can Exercise Harder By Chewing Gum, Says New Study
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

You Can Exercise Harder By Chewing Gum, Says New Study

The effects of chewing gum have been studied for decades. They conducted experiments where they found that the heart rate of 46 people, aged 21 to 69, increased when they were given gum to chew while walking ...More..

Ebola Death Claims Another Life In Congo
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Ebola Death Claims Another Life In Congo

Around 100 health workers there have been vaccinated. The UK Department for Health and Social Care also provided £4m to the WHO's Contingency Fund for Emergencies in March 2018. Jean Jacques Muyembe. The U.N....More..

Lyme Disease Prevention Starts with Avoiding Tick Bites
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Lyme Disease Prevention Starts with Avoiding Tick Bites

Most Lyme disease cases reported in South Dakota had deer tick bites out of state. " Ticks do not fly or jump". "The argument has been that while it might have been hard to know exactly when someone was ...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Virginia lawmakers set to expand Medicaid

The bill passed 22-18, with the support of three Republicans. The House had previously endorsed expansion, while the Senate had held out in opposition until Wednesday. "This is raising the cost of health car...More..

France Made 1 Million Smokers Quit In 2017
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

France Made 1 Million Smokers Quit In 2017

Ahead of World No Tobacco Day which will be commemorated on Thursday, Lovin Malta asked the Health Ministry for an update regarding the public health war on tobacco. Over time, this can cause "wear and tear" ...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

AI outperforms doctors in detecting skin cancer

A team of researchers from the US, Germany and France managed to teach an AI system to distinguish benign skin lesions from unsafe ones, reported The Guardian . Once trained it was tested against 58 derm...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

United States cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

The American Cancer Society estimates about 50,000 people will die from colon cancer this year. Groups known to suffer disproportionately high rates of colon cancer include African-Americans, Alaska Natives...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Soldier dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

A top health official in Kozhikode, the epicentre of the virus outbreak in Kerala, told indianexpress.com that so far a person by that name has not been admitted to a hospital in the district. According to the ...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

AI outperforms dermatologists in diagnosing skin cancer

A team of researchers from the US, Germany and France managed to teach an AI system to distinguish benign skin lesions from unsafe ones, reported The Guardian . It's not that flesh-and-blood dermatologists...More..

Know what is Nipah virus
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Know what is Nipah virus

No case of Nipah virus has been detected in the northeast, an official said on Tuesday, denying misleading social media reports about its presence in the region. It can progress to a severe illness, with pn...More..

Voluntary recall issued for Taytulla birth control sample packs
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Voluntary recall issued for Taytulla birth control sample packs

Each Taytulla pack has 28 pills, 24 of which are active capsules with hormones. Allergan says the first four days of therapy had four non-hormonal placebo capsules instead of active capsules. They've been i...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Furthermore, antioxidant supplements and niacin were associated with a smaller increase in the risk of mortality. The only pills the study found to be beneficial were folic acid and B-vitamins. "If you ea...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Would you drink 'milk' that came from the gut of a cockroach?

The freaky fad superfood is made from crystals secreted by mother roaches to feed their young. Cockroach milk could become a new addition to the superfood craze, with food-conscious Australians opting for a...More..

Ebola death toll reaches 12 in Congo’s latest outbreak
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ebola death toll reaches 12 in Congo’s latest outbreak

In addition to the confirmed Ebola cases there are also 13 probable cases and six suspected ones, the health ministry said. Oxfam has launched a public awareness drive to help keep Ebola under control in the ...More..

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?

South African based Gourmet Grubb already make ice cream from "entomilk", milk made from a variety of insects. In In 2016, a team of researchers found that the "milk" derived from a particular type of cockr...More..

Forecast: A Bit Wet, But Warmer for Memorial Day
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Forecast: A Bit Wet, But Warmer for Memorial Day

We'll run the risk for some drizzle as well. The Twin Cities just missed a record high - the Minneapolis-St. By Tuesday , the chance for thunderstorms increases to 40 percent, mainly after 1 p.m. Make sure y...More..