‘Gaming disorder’ is officially recognized by the World Health Organization

Screen time isn't recommended at all for kids who are 18 months or younger, but for children who are older than that up to five, it's generally recommended that they have not more than one hour of screen time, she says. Symptoms of video game addicti... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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

The 11th edition of ICD covers 55,000 injuries, diseases and causes of death. The WHO's latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of signs, symptom...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

WILD ATTACK: Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat with bare hands

Phillips said she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. As the large feline clawed her, the adrenaline kicked in and she chose to strangle it, she says. "As he starts ...More..

Mental Health and The American Male
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Mental Health and The American Male

What a week-the losses of two incredible, well known people through suicide: Kate Spade , and Anthony Bourdain . "For many, suicide attempts are not really an intention to kill themselves, but an intention to...More..

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks that may contain Salmonella
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks that may contain Salmonella

However, diarrhea for some people may be so severe that they need to be hospitalized. Specifically, the boxes will have a "best if used by" date between June 14, 2018, and June 14, 2019, according to the CD...More..

Take heed of warning on skeeters, West Nile
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Take heed of warning on skeeters, West Nile

Most individuals who are infected with the virus will not experience any illness. The best way to prevent West Nile disease or any other mosquito-borne illness is to reduce the number of mosquitoes around you...More..

Combining fat and carbs overloads the brain and makes us overeat
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Combining fat and carbs overloads the brain and makes us overeat

And it's in a way that people are not even conscious of, said Dana Small of the Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center at Yale University. "These foods that have both fat and carbohydrate are tricking t...More..

Tyrone boy in hospital after medicinal cannabis seized in Heathrow
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Tyrone boy in hospital after medicinal cannabis seized in Heathrow

She said that on his medication, he had been seizure-free for over 300 days, but was too ill to travel to Canada to get his medication. "This is a very complex situation, but our immediate priority is making ...More..

Source of Idaho Child's Plague Is Uncertain
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Source of Idaho Child's Plague Is Uncertain

The unidentified child from Elmore County could have become infected in his home state or during a recent trip to or, the Central District Health Department said in a statement on Tuesday. In the US, peop...More..

Can religious belief make you live longer?
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Can religious belief make you live longer?

The research team also considered the gender, age, marital status, religious affiliation and list of social and volunteer activities. "There's still a lot of the benefit of religious affiliation that this can...More..

Relay For Life Major Fundraiser For Cancer Society
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Relay For Life Major Fundraiser For Cancer Society

The relay challenges teams to have someone walk the track at the Vermont State Fairgrounds from its start at 1 p.m. Saturday through 7:45 a.m. Sunday. When asked about the significance of the survivors lap the ...More..

David Spade Donates $100K To Mental Health Organization Following Sister-In-Law Kate’s Death
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

David Spade Donates $100K To Mental Health Organization Following Sister-In-Law Kate’s Death

What I eat, what I watch on TV, what music I listen to, how I care for my body, my spiritual practice, what people I surround myself with, the amount of stress I allow and so on... He highlighted statistics f...More..

Changes to skilled-worker visas could help NHS
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Changes to skilled-worker visas could help NHS

It's the first easing of immigration rules by a Conservative government with a longstanding - and unmet - goal of cutting net immigration to below 100,000. 'We urge the home secretary to address these in his an...More..

Almost half of colorectal cancers in Canada diagnosed too late, study finds
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Almost half of colorectal cancers in Canada diagnosed too late, study finds

Screening programs exist in every province except Quebec, and one is being developed there. About half of lung cancers are found at stage 4. The five-year survival rate when diagnosed at stage 4 is less than ...More..

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals raunchy X-rated 'addiction'
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals raunchy X-rated 'addiction'

American actress Jada Pinkett Smith took to Instagram to open up about her mental health in light of the tragic suicides of celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer, Kate Spade . "I knew the...More..

Workplaces can play a better role to help promote healthier food options
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Workplaces can play a better role to help promote healthier food options

For many Britons, the workplace is where they consume most sugar and fat. Onufrak will present results from the new research at the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting during Nutrition 2018 ,...More..

Commonly used prescribed medications can increase risk of depression
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Commonly used prescribed medications can increase risk of depression

For the study, researchers examined a decade of data collected from 26,192 adults who participated in a national health survey that included questions about mental illness as well as medication use. Because o...More..

The life-threatening danger of erectile dysfunction
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

The life-threatening danger of erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) was an independent predictor of cardiovascular disease in a large, multiethnic, community-based cohort of men, even after controlling for other factors that have always been conside...More..

Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history

A state health official told the Idaho Statesman newspaper that the public is advised to "wear insect repellant, long trousers and socks when visiting plague affected areas". No one should feed rodents in par...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

So far, the research shows that students who go through training are more knowledgeable of suicide warning signs and they are more comfortable talking about it and offering help. What factors put someone ...More..

US Infants Eating More Added Sugar Than Adult Limits Before 2nd Birthday
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

US Infants Eating More Added Sugar Than Adult Limits Before 2nd Birthday

To measure the consumption of added sugar, the researchers documented foods containing cane sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, honey and other forms of sugar. Almost every toddler consumed added sugar. It's eve...More..

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

In happy news Kailyn was able to walk out of hospital after receiving treatment. Last Wednesday morning, Jessica Griffin said she woke up to find her daughter Kailyn unable to walk. Fun and laughter aside, Je...More..

Watch Narendra Modi's workout video
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Watch Narendra Modi's workout video

I also practice breathing exercises. I am honoured& thankU very much for d concern about my health. There was also a statue of Buddha in the garden where he did yoga "inspired by panchtatvas or five eleme...More..

Salmonella melon recall includes these Georgia stores
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Salmonella melon recall includes these Georgia stores

Officials are advising people to avoid eating anything on the new recall list, which includes specific brands of "fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh cut fruit medley products". If you h...More..

AHIP, Others React to DOJ Move Against ACA in Texas
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

AHIP, Others React to DOJ Move Against ACA in Texas

More recently, the administration is in the midst of rewriting federal rules to make it easier for people to buy two types of insurance that are relatively cheap because they bypass the ACA's requirements ...More..

DRC Reports First Confirmed Ebola Case in Over a Week
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

DRC Reports First Confirmed Ebola Case in Over a Week

Emergency Health Chief, Peter Salama , said this at a news conference in Geneva. The current outbreak is caused by the Zaire ebolavirus, one of five separate subtypes and the one with the highest mortality rat...More..

The 'Biggest Health Care News of the Year'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

The 'Biggest Health Care News of the Year'

A coalition of 20 US states sued the federal government in February, claiming the law was no longer constitutional after last year's repeal of the penalty that individuals had to pay for not having insurance....More..

Blood test may predict premature birth
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Blood test may predict premature birth

Stevenson suggests, "we might be able to identify specific genes and gene pathways that could reveal some of the underlying causes of preterm birth, and suggest potential targets for interventions to prevent it...More..

Cancer Survivors Celebrated In Relay For Life
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Cancer Survivors Celebrated In Relay For Life

Survivors, those who died as a result of cancer and their caregivers were also honored during the relay. "( Relay For Life ) helps lengthen lives", said Lynn, a vendor from the Grand Island Relay who brought ...More..

Anthony Bourdain, CNN host and celebrity chef, hanged himself with bathrobe belt
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Anthony Bourdain, CNN host and celebrity chef, hanged himself with bathrobe belt

Bourdain - who died at the age of 61 - is survived by his 11-year-old daughter Ariane , who is his only child with his ex-wife Ottavia Busia . "One of our inspirations behind Ngo Reservations was, of cou...More..

Medicare to Become Insolvent In 8 Years, Social Security in 16
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Medicare to Become Insolvent In 8 Years, Social Security in 16

The updates on the health of the two largest United States entitlement programs were the first since December's sweeping tax cuts, which the White House said would increase growth, offsetting lost tax revenue...More..

Green caffeine: Can a broccoli latte boost veggie intake?
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Green caffeine: Can a broccoli latte boost veggie intake?

If it sounds gross, well, it might be. Bunches of broccoli deemed too imperfect in appearance to be stocked in shops have been ground up and turned into a powder by Australian government science agency CSIRO...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

In a brief filed in a Texas federal court, the Justice Department said the ACA's individual mandate - which required most Americans to carry health insurance - can no longer be interpreted as a tax "bec...More..

Trump signs new VA bill
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump signs new VA bill

Now only veterans who endure waits of at least 30 days - not nine days - for an appointment at a VA facility are eligible to receive care from private doctors at government expense. VA has said its medical faci...More..