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Health Warning Issued For Male Enhancement Supplements

Health Warning Issued For Male Enhancement Supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning users of a particular type of male enhancement supplement of potentially life-threatening health issues associated with the product. Users of Rhino male enhancement supplements... 
Confirmed Cases Of Rare Condition Continue To Rise

Confirmed Cases Of Rare Condition Continue To Rise

Confirmed cases of a rare, polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has now risen to more than 100 nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its latest update “So far in 2018, there are 116... 
Adenovirus Claims 12th Victim

Adenovirus Claims 12th Victim

A University of Maryland freshman has become the 12th victim to die of complications from Adenovirus. Olivia Paregol has been named in reports as the student who died. The University of Maryland issued a letter acknowledging the death,... 
Supreme Court Lets $400 Million Lead-paint Ruling Stand

Supreme Court Lets $400 Million Lead-paint Ruling Stand

The US Supreme Court has left intact a ruling that requires Conagra Brands and Sherwin-Williams Co. to pay more than $400 million for lead-paint remediation. Sherwin-Williams and units of Conagra had contested the ruling in separate... 
First Human Case Of Rat Disease Hepatitis E Found

First Human Case Of Rat Disease Hepatitis E Found

The world’s first human case of rat hepatitis E has been diagnosed in a 56-year-old man from Hong Kong. Chinese scientists discovered the strain of hepatitis was “highly divergent” from other strains found in humans.... 
Measles Becoming A Growing Concern Around The World

Measles Becoming A Growing Concern Around The World

More people in Europe contracted measles in the first six months of 2018 than in all of last year. The World Health Organization says more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half of the year. The... 
NYU Offering Free Tuition To Medical Students

NYU Offering Free Tuition To Medical Students

The New York University School of Medicine has announced plans to give every student a full ride. The university will now cover the annual tuition costs of $55,018 for current and future students, regardless of need or merit. About... 
CVS MinuteClinic Telemedicine Service To Roll Out Nationwide

CVS MinuteClinic Telemedicine Service To Roll Out Nationwide

Drug store giant CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will be rolling out a new telemedicine service in partnership with virtual care company Teladoc in the coming months. The telemedicine service will be available at all hours every day and will... 
FDA Approves First Smallpox Drug Treatment

FDA Approves First Smallpox Drug Treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically designed to treat smallpox. The drug, TPOXX, is a small-molecule antiviral treatment made by SIGA Technologies Inc. SIGA develops vaccines and medicines for... 
McDonald’s Salads Linked To Illness Outbreak

McDonald’s Salads Linked To Illness Outbreak

McDonald’s salads have been linked to an outbreak of foodborne illness that has sickened dozens in recent weeks. Public health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating more than 20 cases in Illinois and another 15 cases in... 
Scientists Make Breakthrough With Artificial Ovary

Scientists Make Breakthrough With Artificial Ovary

Danish scientists have made a potentially momentous breakthrough with their development of an artificial ovary created from human cells. It is hoped that this artificial ovary could be implanted back into women and restore their fertility... 
Dangerous Invasive Plant Causes Burns, Blindness

Dangerous Invasive Plant Causes Burns, Blindness

An invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness has been found in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Transportation reported sightings of the Giant Hogweed in Middlesex County and in Frederick County. More of the... 
Employees At Chinese Consulate Evacuated Over Mysterious Illness

Employees At Chinese Consulate Evacuated Over Mysterious Illness

The U.S. State Department has sent “a number of individuals” from the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, in southern China, back to the U.S. after indications they may have been struck by a mysterious illness. State Department... 
FDA Warns Parents About Teething Medicine Risks

FDA Warns Parents About Teething Medicine Risks

Federal health officials have issued a warning to parents about the dangers of teething remedies containing a popular numbing ingredient. Products containing the drug benzocaine have been linked to rare but deadly side effects in children.... 
Death Attributed To Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

Death Attributed To Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

An unidentified person in California has been reported as the first fatality in a nationwide food poisoning outbreak from E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce. The California Department of Public Health confirmed the death but did... 
Parkinson’s Drug Getting Another Look After Deaths

Parkinson’s Drug Getting Another Look After Deaths

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is re-examining a new Parkinson’s drug after reports of serious side effects and numerous deaths. Nuplazid, a drug approved in 2016, has been cited as a “suspect” medication... 
Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant

Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant

A new report put out by the government shows that alarming numbers of women are still smoking while pregnant. The report shows that just over 7 percent of women smoke tobacco while pregnant. The findings were based on birth certificate... 
Video Game May Help Suppress Schizophrenia Symptoms

Video Game May Help Suppress Schizophrenia Symptoms

An international team of researchers has found that a “computerized rocket game” was able to help patients with schizophrenia suppress one of the most damaging symptoms of the condition. The video game appeared to help... 
Three Business Titans To Tackle Health Care Costs

Three Business Titans To Tackle Health Care Costs

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) are joining forces to try to improve health care. The three companies announced that they would be forming an independent health care company for... 
This Year’s Flu Season Worse Than Expected

This Year’s Flu Season Worse Than Expected

The flu season has been particularly bad this year. Flu-like cases reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national network have spiked sharply over the past two weeks. Dr. Dan Jernigan of the CDC, said,... 
Raw Water Trend Emerges As New Health Craze

Raw Water Trend Emerges As New Health Craze

There is a new health trend emerging that is worrying health experts from coast to coast. Drinking “raw water” is the latest craze being touted for the “health benefits” it provides. The trend has primarily caught on over on... 
Over 500 Passengers Fall Sick Aboard Pair of Cruises

Over 500 Passengers Fall Sick Aboard Pair of Cruises

Two recent cruises by Royal Caribbean saw over 500 passengers on board become sick following outbreaks of illnesses that were stomach related, which in one case led to five people being hospitalized. After departing from Port Everglades... 
Madagascar Plague Causing Grave Dilemma

Madagascar Plague Causing Grave Dilemma

The pneumonic plague, a relative of the more well-known bubonic plague or the Black Plague, but not the same thing, is bacterial and spread from person to person through droplets in the air. It can cause death as quickly as 24 hours... 
Cook County Repeals Soda Tax After Just Two Months

Cook County Repeals Soda Tax After Just Two Months

The biggest soda tax in the U.S. went into effect just two months ago, but lawmakers in Cook County, Illinois, home to Chicago, voted 15 to 1 to repeal it. The tax from the start was plagued by legal challenges, glitches in its implementation,... 
New Study: Yes Coffee is Healthy

New Study: Yes Coffee is Healthy

New research suggests that drinking coffee might improve health and help people to live longer. A new observational study that involved nearly 20,000 people who drank a minimum of four cups daily showed a risk of early death that was... 
Study: Possible Link Between Flu Vaccine and Miscarriage

Study: Possible Link Between Flu Vaccine and Miscarriage

A study described by some as puzzling, of pregnancies in the U.S., found that women who miscarried from 2010 to 2012 were more apt to have had flu vaccines for two straight years that included protection from swine flu. Experts in... 
Cancer Pen Designed to Detect Tumors in Seconds During Surgery

Cancer Pen Designed to Detect Tumors in Seconds During Surgery

A medical tool that looks like a handheld pen can detect cancer cells in just seconds and help surgeons to more accurately extract tumors, said researchers on Wednesday. The tool works in real time, and its accuracy is at a minimum... 
Height Could be Linked to Risks of Blood Clots and Other Ailments

Height Could be Linked to Risks of Blood Clots and Other Ailments

The height someone is might hold clues to their risk of several health problems, like blood clots, says a new study. Height can be a predictor of risk for VTE or venous thromboembolism, more commonly called blood clots, showed a study... 
Zika Virus Being Tested for Treating Brain Cancer

Zika Virus Being Tested for Treating Brain Cancer

A dangerous virus which can give babies brain damage might offer a surprising new form of treatment for brain cancer in adults, say U.S. scientists. Up to this point, Zika has been only seen as a health threat and not a remedy. However,... 
Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Early Death Risk

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Early Death Risk

A just published study has added to the positive news about drinking coffee. The study found that drinking between two and four cups of coffee per day was associated with an overall lower risk of death, in particular amongst drinkers... 
Allan Gifford is the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands

Allan Gifford is the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands

11-year-old Allan Gifford has become the youngest boy in the world with two prosthetic hands. Gifford lost both his hands following a heart condition that caused some complications. Both his hands were amputated at the age of three. Allan... 
Doctor’s attempt to inject hospital superintendent with HIV+ blood over personal grudge foiled

Doctor’s attempt to inject hospital superintendent with HIV+ blood over personal grudge foiled

New Delhi: In a bizarre incident that unfolded at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh, a doctor lunged at the hospital superintendent in a fit of rage and tried to inject him with a syringe that held HIV+ blood. Reports reveal that the doctor,... 
Hop on to the weighing scale daily to accelerate your weight loss process!

Hop on to the weighing scale daily to accelerate your weight loss process!

New Delhi: Losing weight is not an easy feat to accomplish, even when you have set a specific target. It requires hard work, discipline, dedication, immense will power and self-control. It is a slow and steady process and many people... 
Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

New Delhi: Not just the common man but security forces guarding us are also susceptible to conditions like stress, depression and suicides. We might easily find access to therapies and counselors but for them, it is very hard as they... 
Indian-origin researcher identifies potential treatment for breast cancer

Indian-origin researcher identifies potential treatment for breast cancer

New Delhi: Breast cancer is the top cancer victimising women in the developed as well as in the developing world. Unfortunately, low and middle-income countries are at a higher risk of breast cancer due to lack of timely diagnosis. Breast... 
Alzheimer’s may be detected years before symptoms appear – thanks to this new eye test

Alzheimer’s may be detected years before symptoms appear – thanks to this new eye test

New Delhi: Scientists claim to have developed a new non-invasive eye test that may be helpful in detecting Alzheimer’s disease years before patients actually start experiencing the symptoms. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical... 
Rising number of cardiac patients in India in 30-40 age group a concern, say doctors

Rising number of cardiac patients in India in 30-40 age group a concern, say doctors

New Delhi: A modern lifestyle that people all over the world have adopted or are adopting seems to be a big reason for the rise in heart problems. In India, cardiovascular diseases seem to be one of the biggest reasons for the rise... 
Shocking! 50 tumours removed from woman’s uterus after three-hour surgery

Shocking! 50 tumours removed from woman’s uterus after three-hour surgery

Itanagar: In a shocking incident, 50 tumours were successfully removed by a team of doctors from the uterus of a woman in Itanagar. The woman has been suffering from heavy and painful menstrual cycle for several years. The three-hour... 
Bombay HC aids man suffering from rare genetic disorder

Bombay HC aids man suffering from rare genetic disorder

Nagpur: The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has rushed to aid a 26-year old man suffering from a rare genetic disorder by directing the government and BSNL to pay for his treatment requiring over Rs 2 crore per annum, his lawyer... 
Multicolour MRIs developed, could help improve disease diagnosis

Multicolour MRIs developed, could help improve disease diagnosis

A team of researchers have developed a method that could make magnetic resonance imaging – MRI – multicolour to help improve disease diagnosis. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. The current... 
Sepsis can be prevented using a new inexpensive technique

Sepsis can be prevented using a new inexpensive technique

Scientists in the US have developed an inexpensive technique that helps prevent sepsis –  a life-threatening illness caused by the body’s response to an infection. In sepsis, the immune system goes into overdrive in response... 
To smell more attractive, men should eat more fruits and veggies says study

To smell more attractive, men should eat more fruits and veggies says study

Scientists have suggested through a new study that men who are vegetarians are more attractive to their non-vegetarian counterparts, because of their different body odour and that’s because vegetarian guys eat more fruits and...