Sucking your child's dummy 'clean' could give them a health boost

It is unclear whether the lower IgE production observed among these children continues as the infants grow older. A United States research team interviewed 128 mothers of infants multiple times over an 18-month period and asked how they cleaned the... More..

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Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC

To help stop the misuse of antibiotics, IDPH is leading the statewide Precious Drugs & Scary Bugs Campaign to promote appropriate antibiotic use in doctors' offices. Last year, a new and comprehensive European ...More..

Drug company recalls
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Drug company recalls "Losartan" — RECALL ALERT

NDEA along with N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) are two probable human carcinogens that the FDA has discovered can be created during manufacturing under certain conditions. This is the third blood pressure medica...More..

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

My Health Record opt-out deadline extended after system crash

Australians will now have an extra 10 weeks to opt out of the government's controversial online centralised health records system, My Health Record, with the Senate voting today to extend the deadline until J...More..

Only One in Five Teens Meet Physical Fitness Guidelines
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Only One in Five Teens Meet Physical Fitness Guidelines

Giroir, M.D., and Don Wright, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. At least three times a week, exercise should be vigorous and include muscle- and bone-strengthening activities like cl...More..

Withings Pulse HR fitness tracker boasts big battery life
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Withings Pulse HR fitness tracker boasts big battery life

The new Pulse HR is a minimal fitness tracker with a price tag created to match at $130, roughly $70 less than the Steel HR Sport . The original Withings Pulse came out back in 2013, so the Pulse HR is going...More..

Any health data for sale? Google is ready to slurp it up
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Any health data for sale? Google is ready to slurp it up

Google acquired DeepMind in 2014, however the company has operated independently - until now. Apart from medical research, it is also not known if any of the work done by these divisions will make it to consume...More..

Limiting Social Media Use to 30 Mins Could Lessen Depression
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Limiting Social Media Use to 30 Mins Could Lessen Depression

For the study, entitled "No More FOMO: Limiting Social Media Decreases Loneliness and Depression", researchers examined 143 undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania over a number of weeks. They then col...More..

This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week

Inappropriate use of antibiotics can lead to resistant bacteria that cause disease in both animals and plants, and potentially in humans via contact with infected animals or contaminated food. The report find...More..

Conjoined twin girls successfully separated after six-hour surgery
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Conjoined twin girls successfully separated after six-hour surgery

Nima and Dawa face each other, and can not sit down together. The girls were known to share a liver, but could also share part of the bowel, which would complicate the surgery , Crameri said, but added that ...More..

by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Arizona Flu Season Starts: Get Your Shot, Experts Advise

Everyone over six months of age is recommended to get the flu vaccine. "The biggest takeaway here is that people who already have heart disease and may be susceptible to heart failure should definitely be v...More..

Raising Awareness About the Flu and Vaccination in the Face of Tragedy
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Raising Awareness About the Flu and Vaccination in the Face of Tragedy

We know a lot about the flu virus and humans' immune responses to it. Every flu season, there are predominant strains of the virus, so medical experts predict which strains will be most active, and they formula...More..

Study finds morning people are less likely to develop breast cancer
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Study finds morning people are less likely to develop breast cancer

The study found that a preference for mornings reduced the risk of breast cancer by 40 per cent compared with being an evening type. What's more , every additional hour slept after the recommended eight-ho...More..

Uganda begins Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Uganda begins Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers

DR Congo's health ministry says the deadly Ebola virus has infected 300 people in the country eastern region since the outbreak nearly two months ago. Uganda's Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said s...More..

FDA approves opioid painkiller 1,000 times stronger than morphin
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

FDA approves opioid painkiller 1,000 times stronger than morphin

News outlets have decried the approval and emphasized sufentanil's effects as "500 times more powerful than morphine;" however, Pamela Palmer, MD, PhD, chief medical officer of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, which d...More..

Pea Protein Market forecast to 2022 scrutinized in new research
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Pea Protein Market forecast to 2022 scrutinized in new research

Why read market research reports by Marketresearchpro? This year's report includes the research turnover and growth data of number of major effective countries like United States, Europe , China, Japan, ...More..

Government nails Prophet Magaya
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Government nails Prophet Magaya

The court heard Magaya attempted to destroy some of the exhibits by flashing them in the office toilets and burning the containers which were however covered half burnt. "I have been praying for it, and I have ...More..

Indiana Records First Flu-Related Death Of Season
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Indiana Records First Flu-Related Death Of Season

One thing experts do know is that getting the flu shot is the best way to prevent infection, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to get vaccinated before the virus starts spreading...More..

Advisory for people considering short-term health insurance plans
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Advisory for people considering short-term health insurance plans

Gavin Southwell, the CEO of AgileHealthInsurance.com 's parent company, HIIQ , commented, "For consumers in need of health insurance , the elimination of the tax penalty and broadening of the maximum duratio...More..

Breakthrough in medicine: the paralyzed patient began to walk again
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Breakthrough in medicine: the paralyzed patient began to walk again

The implants use targeted electrical stimulation to specific parts of the leg, recreating the way the brain interacts with the body. For example, last month the Mayo Clinic reported on the case of a 29-year-o...More..