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Stories about Medicine

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 ...

Sep 21 2018

Women die in flooded van driven by SC deputies

They were women who voluntarily sought help. The sheriff's office transports 1,200 patients per year, traveling up to 40,000 miles each month, he said. "Tonight's inciden...

Sep 18 2018

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

As new preventive opportunities arise they will typically require large clinical trials , and the structure of the Australian health system has proven an ideal setting f...

Sep 05 2018

Legionella bacteria detected in Sands Resort water system

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health will provide another update on the Hampton outbreak on Tuesday. "What we're trying to identify right now is what that potent...

Aug 30 2018

DeSantis says Florida shouldn’t ‘monkey this up’ by electing Andrew Gillum

Prominent Fox News host Sean Hannity and conservative radio talk show host Mark Levin both backed DeSantis and campaigned alongside him. "I am not in favor in ...

Aug 26 2018

McCain's former colleague Kyl says late senator was ‘conscience of the Senate’

The six-term senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee was diagnosed after doctors discovered his tumour during surgery to remove a blood clot from above his lef...

Aug 24 2018

Third case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Bay County

What is West Nile virus? Interior Health said the risk of becoming seriously ill is low for most people. So far, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has ...

Jun 28 2018

Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

Amazon is pushing further into pharmacy with a deal to acquire prescription-management service PillPack. The firm says it is 'designed to provide the best possible cus...

Jun 05 2018

Ford won't say if he will march in Pride parade

Should the New Democrats win office after the June 7 election, Ms. Horwath said she would call for an all-party committee to look into the situation. I don't know who vot...

Jun 03 2018

One million people in France quit smoking past year

Despite all efforts at tobacco control , w.h.o says annually, the substance costs households and governments over $1.4 trillion, an equivalent of about 504 trillion Nair...

Jun 03 2018

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Five people have died in a major E.coli outbreak in the USA involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states, according to the Centres for Disease Cont...

May 26 2018

10-year study shows obesity increases risk for 12 cancers

Over 18 years of follow-up, almost 10,000 women developed obesity-related cancers, da Silva's team found. It contains information on what positive steps people can take t...

May 26 2018

FDA Warns That Benzocaine Teething Products Are Not Safe for Children

You repeat all of the above in what seems like an endless loop of desperation as you attempt to soothe your very uncomfortable little one. The FDA released a statement...

May 18 2018

6 people sickened by contaminated lettuce in Ohio — CDC

One death was in California. It takes an average of two to three weeks after the point of infection for the CDC to be notified of an E. coli case. "Once it was confirm...

May 18 2018

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Dr. Adams tweeted Wednesday that he stepped up when the crew on his flight asked if there was a doctor on board to help the passenger. Adams called the patient's spouse...

May 18 2018

Ebola virus outbreak RAVAGES Congo as death toll rises to 20

This proximity to the Congo River creates a potential pathway for the disease to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, which is home to over...