A new HIV vaccine shows positive results in human trails

While there have been HIV vaccines that have been approved for human trials in the past, only one was shown to provide protection against the disease, and it's rate of protection was considered too low to be implemented more widely. In a randomis... More..

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Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an "ObamaCare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. The N...More..

Oswego County Reminds Residents to Guard against Mosquito Bites
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oswego County Reminds Residents to Guard against Mosquito Bites

The mosquito pool is the first confirmed indicator of West Nile presence in Lake County in 2018. "Culex pipiens mosquitoes, which are the primary carriers of West Nile virus , are most abundant in mid- to ...More..

Native Dogs of the Americas Were Wiped Out by European Colonization
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Native Dogs of the Americas Were Wiped Out by European Colonization

In an ironic twist, the researchers also found that something of the original dogs of the Americas still exists - an infectious cancer with the genome of the dog in which it first appeared. For the study,...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Dozens of 'drunk' seagulls found on South West beaches

Other sources report that the seagulls' weird behaviour could be nothing to do with alcohol , but instead the consumption of flying ants which produce formic acid, a substance that "stupefies" the birds. The...More..

Little Girl With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Little Girl With Cerebral Palsy Walks For The First Time

Watch as this attractive little girl, Maya Tisdale, walks for the very first time. Maya's mother, Ann Tisdale, stated that despite her daughter's diagnosis, Maya remained very independent and wanted to do ...More..

Morocco Finds Cancer-Linked Substance in Chinese Blood Pressure Medicine
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Morocco Finds Cancer-Linked Substance in Chinese Blood Pressure Medicine

This active substance is used in a number of medicines marketed in Europe. A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after an impu...More..

Two million New Zealanders will be obese by the 2030s
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Two million New Zealanders will be obese by the 2030s

Obesity puts children at risk of diabetes, heart disease, and other metabolic conditions later in life. Those mother who follow all the habits could help their children to decrease the chances by 75 perc...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Eating nuts may improve sperm quantity and vitality

Although these are statistically significant results from a randomized trial with a high level of scientific evidence, Salas-Huetos emphasized that subjects in the study were all healthy and apparently fertile ...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps

Maya was born several months early and weighed 1 lb., 10 oz. Tisdale said that despite the diagnosis, Maya remained very independent, wanting to do everything that her two older brothers did. So watching Maya...More..

Johns Hopkins Hospital building evacuated for hazmat situation Thursday
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Johns Hopkins Hospital building evacuated for hazmat situation Thursday

The Baltimore City Fire Department investigated after a small tube containing a frozen sample of the bacteria was dropped on an internal bridge between two cancer research buildings, according to the hospital...More..

Toddler cancer survivor serves as flower girl to bone marrow donor
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Toddler cancer survivor serves as flower girl to bone marrow donor

It was nearly exactly a year later when she received a phone call - she was a match to an anonymous 1-year-old child many miles away. "I had been struggling for a while; I had changed my major", Ryals told t...More..

Apparently hardly anyone knows how to wash their hands properly
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Apparently hardly anyone knows how to wash their hands properly

The participants were sent into test kitchens to prepare a meal and researchers found that only two percent of the video group and one percent of the control group followed recommend hand washing procedure. You...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

What are the symptoms of Cyclosporias? Parasite infects dozens in Texas

A nasty little parasite has reared its ugly head in Texas, prompting a public health investigation. This infection is generally not transmitted directly from person-to-person. Fruits and veggies like cilant...More..

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

Numerous medical groups have said that before moving to HPV testing only, they needed to see clinical trial results - such as the kind provided by the new head-to-head study - to determine which test, over time...More..

Study Shows Cofee may Boost Longevity
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Study Shows Cofee may Boost Longevity

A population-based study that included people ages 38 to 73 drew an association between coffee and health, meaning that coffee might not be the cause of longevity , just a coincidental factor. David Spiegelh...More..

Artificial Ovary 'Gives Hope' To Young Women With Cancer
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Artificial Ovary 'Gives Hope' To Young Women With Cancer

In their recent experiment, the scientists took ovarian follicles and tissue from patients before they received cancer treatment and proceeded to remove the cancerous cells from the collected tissue, filling ...More..

Greater Risk of Diabetes in Women With Longer Work Week
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Greater Risk of Diabetes in Women With Longer Work Week

Weekly hours logged at work among the participants were classified into four groups, including 15-34 hours, 35-40 hours, 41-44 hours, and 45 or more hours. Furthermore, longer working hours may trigger a chr...More..

What to do around Portland on July 4th
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

What to do around Portland on July 4th

Better yet, mark the Fourth of July by attending a professional fireworks show. The day of celebration ends with a bang during a 20-minute fireworks display, care of Garden State Fireworks and the City's Wate...More..

A Woman Lost Her Toenails After A Fish Pedicure
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

A Woman Lost Her Toenails After A Fish Pedicure

The report's author said the woman had no other medical history that could be linked to her condition. In the JAMA case, Lipner says with no other explanation for what could have caused the problems with th...More..

Americans are really bad at washing hands, USDA researchers find
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Americans are really bad at washing hands, USDA researchers find

According to the paper , very few of the participants rubbed their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds - deemed enough time to get the grime off - and nearly half didn't wet their hands with water pre-w...More..

Heat Advisory And Isolated Storms Today
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Heat Advisory And Isolated Storms Today

If temperature forecasts hold, New York City could blow past that and see 90 degree temperatures through Thursday . Health officials also advise residents to check on those more at risk from high tempera...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Large study shows drinking coffee could extend your life

From a consumer perspective, it's a win-win for coffee drinkers, even for those who may prefer decaf for all or part of the day due to caffeine sensitivity. But overall, "coffee drinkers were about 10 percent...More..

Woman dragged into water while feeding sharks
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Woman dragged into water while feeding sharks

Luckily for Brunning, her friends and family were nearby and quickly puller her back onto their yacht. Brunning told the West Australian that she didn't realize she shouldn't hand feed a shark, until the an...More..

Amazon's acquisition of online pharmacy PillPack spooks retail drugstores
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Amazon's acquisition of online pharmacy PillPack spooks retail drugstores

Amazon has acquired PillPack , an online pharmacy which enables customers to buy medications in pre-made doses. "Together with Amazon , we are eager to continue working with partners across the health ca...More..

Air pollution makes millions diabetic every year
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Air pollution makes millions diabetic every year

Now, a new study done by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, suggests that air pollution caused one in seven new cases of Type 2 diabetes in 2016 in the U.S., and even low levels of ...More..

Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to tainted water in irrigation canal
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to tainted water in irrigation canal

They previously connected the illnesses with romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which supplies most of the romaine sold in the USA during the winter, the Associated Press reported. Investigations have be...More..

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Ohio, Washington
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Ohio, Washington

If you experience symptoms of West Nile Virus , contact your medical provider. Since 2000, 134 human cases of WNV have been diagnosed in CT residents including 3 fatalities. Although Massachusetts health offic...More..

AL woman has 50-pound ovarian cyst removed
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

AL woman has 50-pound ovarian cyst removed

The 30-year-old told WSFA 12 News that persistent stomach problems last year impacted day-to-day activities: 'I couldn't walk to my auto without losing my breath'. You see in this picture what doctors remov...More..

There is a chance you can live until 110, says new study
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

There is a chance you can live until 110, says new study

Last year, researchers at McGill University in Montreal issued a report challenging earlier assertions that human life span peaks at about 115 years. They said that all the data was poor, and that the statistic...More..

Largest Health Care Fraud Takedown in U.S. History
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Largest Health Care Fraud Takedown in U.S. History

Dr. Kim allegedly took part in a scheme to submit claims to Medicare for physical therapy services that were not medically necessary, not provided, or otherwise did not qualify for reimbursement. Dr. Yong Jun K...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

CDC: Less Than 25% Of US Adults Get Enough Exercise

Their goal was to have 20.1 percent of adults actively following the guidelines by 2020. More men (roughly 27%) than women (almost 19%) met both guidelines, and both genders saw slightly higher percentages ...More..

Free and fast tests for National HIV Testing today
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Free and fast tests for National HIV Testing today

The 2018 theme is "Doing It My Way, Testing for HIV ". It's estimated that one in seven people do not know they have HIV. "All of those things have been done because we reversed UNC policy to introduce a healt...More..

Maynard Children's Hospital celebrates anniversary
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Maynard Children's Hospital celebrates anniversary

To date, more than Eighteen thousand babies have been delivered at the Maynard Children's Hospital in the last five years, with many babies needing neonatal intensive care . The methodology factors in pati...More..

Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack acquisition
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack acquisition

The purchase follows the announcement in January that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co were forming a joint venture to tackle rising US health care costs. Just hours before Amazon ann...More..