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Stories about Medicine

Jan 10 2019

Flu is here - but it's not too late to vaccinate

Nationwide, federal health officials are reporting sharp increases in flu activity. A San Francisco resident has died from flu-related causes, the first such death in...

Jan 07 2019

Powell Meeting On? Depends on Who You Ask

Sellers were also driven by a dramatic shift in the tone of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell , who reversed his hawkish tone from December to dovish. That c...

Jan 05 2019

What will this flu season be like?

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said 247 people have been hospitalized in the state since the flu season officially began September 1. "Patients with flu-like s...

Dec 15 2018

US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

The decision is nearly certain to be appealed, but creates new uncertainty for the country's healthcare system. "Once the heart of the ACA - the individual mandate -...

Dec 09 2018

Protect yourself - and those around you - by getting a flu shot

Today wraps up National Influenza Vaccination Week, and health officials are encouraging Kentuckians who opt to get those vaccines to do it before the peak of flu season ...

Dec 05 2018

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Captivates the Internet's Heart

The New York Stock Exchange, as well as the NASDAQ , also will close Wednesday after Trump called for Americans to remember the vast contributions of the 41st president,...

Dec 03 2018

A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

During the presentation on Wednesday, He, said , "For this specific case, I feel proud. I feel proudest", He said, when challenged by several peers. They say there are s...

Dec 01 2018

British MP reveals he is HIV positive

Half of the people who die of HIV-related illnesses are on antiretroviral drugs, a new report has shown, raising questions about whether they are strictly following their...

Nov 30 2018

China suspends scientists who claim to have produced first gene-edited babies

But details of the experiment , which has not been independently verified, triggered an immediate backlash and He said the trial had been halted. But she notes, "one of ...

Nov 29 2018

It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, FDA says

However, if you don't know where the lettuce is from, do not eat it, the CDC said. "If consumers, retailers, and food service facilities are unable to identify that rom...

Nov 23 2018

9.8 crore Indians may be diabetic by 2030, says Study Findings

Type 2 diabetes comprises the majority of people with diabetes around the world, and is caused largely due to excess body weight and physical inactivity. This will mean a...

Oct 27 2018

Why all women should be breast aware

She turned to Dr. Sagun Shrestha, oncologist and Medical Director of Pharmacy at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, to develop a treatment plan. We need to p...

Oct 15 2018

Selena Gomez enters treatment facility after suffering an 'emotional breakdown'

Cape Town - Singer and actress Selena Gomez is seeking help to deal with her ongoing anxiety and depression . News of Gomez's hospitalization comes after the "Wolve...

Oct 12 2018

Training course for construction mental health launched

He said suicide was the second leading cause of death among people in the age group of 15-29. As the World Health Organisation says, "there is no health without ment...

Oct 12 2018

Washington investigating children partially paralyzed with polio-like virus

Nationwide, the CDC has confirmed 362 AFM cases between August 2014 and August 2018. "Cases are all under age 3 years with no underlying medical conditions", the state ...

Oct 10 2018

Flu season: doctors told how not to catch the flu

You must be logged in to view this content. "Although people will say, 'I got the flu vaccine and I got a runny nose, I had a cough, I had a fever, I had body aches, ' ...

Oct 10 2018

Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

According to Dr Alhassan, the Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) participates actively in the celebration of the World Mental Health Day annually. The forum was l...

Oct 05 2018

Republicans plan to confirm Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh on weekend

Key undecided senators spent hours Thursday in a secure briefing room pouring over the FBI's report on allegations of sexual misconduct. Democrats contend that the ...

Oct 01 2018

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to duo for cancer research

Honjo , of Kyoto University, discovered a new protein, the ligand PD-1, which also acted as a brake on immune cells. The methods are responsible for the development of ...

Sep 28 2018

Kellyanne Conway: Christine Blasey Ford "absolutely was wronged" but not by Kavanaugh

The development came hours after Kavanaugh testified during an emotional Judiciary panel hearing, after accuser Christine Blasey Ford delivered emotional testimony ...