UnitedHealth second-quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide

Health insurance is the biggest revenue generator for UnitedHealth . Clark Capital holds 1.82% or 273,790 shares in its portfolio. 1,200 were reported by Paragon Mngmt Ltd. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ) w... More..

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Britney Spears Isn't Famous When it Comes to Her Children
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Britney Spears Isn't Famous When it Comes to Her Children

Britney Spears is all in for a Mickey Mouse Club reunion! "It was probably one of the most special times in my life". I would definitely show up. "She is very excited to be back on stage and bringing thi...More..

First cancer, now eating bacon ‘increases your risk of manic episodes’
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

First cancer, now eating bacon ‘increases your risk of manic episodes’

Interestingly, cured meat was not associated with other disorders or bipolar disorder in people not hospitalized for mania, and eating other types of meat products or fish was not linked to any psychiatric outc...More..

Trump rants that the ‘fake news media’ wants a confrontation with Russian Federation
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Trump rants that the ‘fake news media’ wants a confrontation with Russian Federation

In the CBS interview, Trump asserted he was leading a hard-line policy on Russian Federation. "I have no doubt that when it comes to American interest, this president is always going to put America first", he...More..

Man dies after eating a bad oyster in Sarasota
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Man dies after eating a bad oyster in Sarasota

The restaurant where the oyster was served was not immediately identified. "Vibriosis causes an estimated 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths in the United States every year", according to the Centers for Diseas...More..

UK Ethics Council Gives Green Light to Genetically Modified Babies
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

UK Ethics Council Gives Green Light to Genetically Modified Babies

The report , Genome editing and human reproduction: social and ethical issues , sets out to highlight the ethical issues surrounding this potential practice. Critics of genome editing also have said that the et...More..

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday

Dog Haus : Get a free hot dog Wednesday by downloading the Dog Haus Rewards App and then registering for the program. Here's where you can celebrate with special hot dog deals! Get Big Bite hot dogs at 7-...More..

Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could possibly lead to cancer, the U.S. The European Medicines Agency (E...More..

Heart Disease in Dogs May be Tied to Certain Foods
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Heart Disease in Dogs May be Tied to Certain Foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about a possible link between certain dog foods and canine heart disease . DCM affects a dog's heart muscle and enlarges the heart. "High levels ...More..

FDA issues recall for blood pressure medication due to cancer risk
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FDA issues recall for blood pressure medication due to cancer risk

The FDA believes NDMA was found in the substance due to how it was manufactured. What's interesting, however, is that every single one of these contaminated products was made in China by the same company , Z...More..

FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

All of the companies say the possibly contaminated valsartan was supplied by one outside company. Not all valsartan-containing medications are being recalled, however. According to our research and a de...More..

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare to acquire Fortis
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare to acquire Fortis

On June 29, Fortis Healthcare said that markets regulator Sebi has ordered a forensic audit in the matter of the company, which admitted to systemic lapses in giving Rs 494.14 crore loans to firms controlled by...More..

Giant hogweed sends Virginia teen to hospital, burn unit
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Giant hogweed sends Virginia teen to hospital, burn unit

It's thought it was a giant hogweed , whose sap can cause burns, blisters and blindness. He kept working because he did not realize what it was, he said . "I'm feeling better", he told WWBT . "He was suppo...More..

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in New Orleans
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in New Orleans

Health officials say the spray breaks down quickly and doesn't leave a toxic residue. No human cases of the virus have been reported. If bitten, residents can develop West Nile non-neurological syndrome, or W...More..

Korea of UN breach
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Korea of UN breach

Security Council's North Korea sanctions committee. CNN reported Thursday that a North Korean delegation did not show up to a scheduled meeting at the DMZ with us officials. US officials have insisted tha...More..

by | Monday, July 16, 2018

First color X-ray inspection on the human body

The new technology will revolutionize medical imaging as it moves x-rays from black and white to color images and provides far greater detail of the body's chemical components. The Medipix3 chip is the most adv...More..

Sexually Transmitted Infection MG Could Become The Next Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Sexually Transmitted Infection MG Could Become The Next Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug

Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), which was first identified in the 1980s, has symptoms similar to that of chlamydia . The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV on Wednesday issued new NICE-approved gui...More..

Scientists perform first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Scientists perform first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human

This allows for high-contrast, high-resolution pictures to be produced at a quick rate. They were originally created to track particles accurately at the Large Hadron Collider and, due to their precision, hav...More..

Engineered Cancer Cells Can Fight Cancer, Brigham And Women's Researchers Find
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Engineered Cancer Cells Can Fight Cancer, Brigham And Women's Researchers Find

For instance, this is not the first time that cancer cells' re-homing behavior was used to kill the cells. According to Stat News, Shah and his team extracted tumor cells from lab mice, and then used CRI...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

West Nile virus mosquitoes found in Monroe County

Constitution Drive in the Pembroke area. The health department's Mosquito Control program collects mosquitoes from traps around the county to monitor the population and test for West Nile virus each year....More..