UAE bans fruits from Indian state after Nipah virus outbreak

Of some 116 suspected cases sent for testing in recent weeks, 15 have been confirmed as Nipah, the Kerala government said on its website http://bit.ly/2GUSi3T on Monday. He said, "Rahul Gandhi is similar to Nipah virus, whichever party he comes in ... More..

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1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

Since the Ebola outbreak this year in Congo, health workers have done their best to identify as many cases of Ebola infection and to also find the people in contact with the infected patients. Right now, six-hu...More..

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?

You've no doubt heard insect protein being touted as a future food trend, well now researchers believe we could all be drinking cockroach milk in years to come. "We have no evidence that it is actually safe f...More..

Peta's Forecast - Record Heat Blazing the Metro This Weekend
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Peta's Forecast - Record Heat Blazing the Metro This Weekend

Akron's record for Monday is 93 degrees set in 1911, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms during the day; a 30 percent chan...More..

Sleeping in on weekends could save your life
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Sleeping in on weekends could save your life

But channeling your inner cat and sleeping too much can be just as bad for your health , studies have found. However, people who slept for less than 5 hours a night during the week could eliminate that incre...More..

Death suspected from West Virginia hepatitis A outbreak
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Death suspected from West Virginia hepatitis A outbreak

While it's believed the death is related to hepatitis A, the official cause of death has not been released. Health departments in ten of the hardest-hit counties are receiving funding from the state Departmen...More..

Community embraces support for mental health rehabilitation
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Community embraces support for mental health rehabilitation

Half of mental illness begins by age 14, and three-quarters by age 24. HERO House and UnitedHealthcare are partnering to help people in the Seattle metropolitan area with mental health issues get jobs, retu...More..

Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone accept Rajyavardhan Rathore’s fitness challenge
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone accept Rajyavardhan Rathore’s fitness challenge

The actor with the intention of motivating his fans took to the streets of Mumbai and recorded a selfie video of himself riding a bicycle and passing through the busy streets. She posted the video and wrote on ...More..

When Headed Outdoors, Take Steps to Prevent Tick-Borne Illness
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

When Headed Outdoors, Take Steps to Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

The treated fabric seemed to have strongest adverse effects on the blacklegged tick nymphs, which after spending one minute on the fabric couldn't move normally one hour later. Chart from the Wisconsin Depar...More..

Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30, warns against rumors
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30, warns against rumors

But even helicopters have been hard to land in remote places like Iboko, the latest area to report cases of Ebola. "We want to ensure that ports and airports are effectively protected", he said. Three patient...More..

N.J. men snared in big Neb. Fentanyl bust
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

N.J. men snared in big Neb. Fentanyl bust

Nebraska state troopers seized 118 pounds of fentanyl. Police discovered almost 120 pounds of the synthetic opioid in a semi-truck last month after the vehicle was seen driving on the shoulder of the road, ...More..

Pfizer to pay $23.85 mln to resolve US kickback probe
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Pfizer to pay $23.85 mln to resolve US kickback probe

Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, pharmaceutical companies are prohibited from offering, directly or indirectly, any payment-which includes paying patients' copay obligations-to induce Medicare patients to purch...More..

Your antidepressant could be making you chubby, say scientists
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Your antidepressant could be making you chubby, say scientists

Scientific studies have shown how being obese can increase the risk of developing depression , and how depression can be a predictor for developing obesity . After taking into account factors which may influ...More..

Hot cars under sun may kill trapped kids in one hour
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hot cars under sun may kill trapped kids in one hour

During three days when temperatures reached above 35 degrees Celsius, the researchers moved the cars from the sunlight to the shade for different periods of time. When I asked her if there's anything we can...More..

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

This Kerala PSC decision is happening after Kerala Government has made a decision to not to conduct any public programmes in Kozhikode after the outbreak of Nipah virus, which has claimed 12 lives so...More..

Obesity ups risk of 12 types of cancer
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity ups risk of 12 types of cancer

In a Norwegian study that tracked 137,205 women between 30 and 70 years old, researchers also found that those who gained more than 22 pounds over a period of five to eight years were almost twice as likely as ...More..

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

At the start of the study, 13.1% of participants reported daily consumption of eggs and 9.1% said they never or rarely ate them. Their health was then documented over a period of around nine years. But Fox News...More..

Tourists warned to avoid visiting Kerala after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Tourists warned to avoid visiting Kerala after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus

That time, too, the outbreak was localised, he said. Amid reports that dead bats have been found on the premises of a government school in Himachal Pradesh and two people suspected to be infected with the b...More..

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids

Although, for now, at least, there is little chance that an oxycodone-infused mussel will end up on your plate, this new discovery underscores the increasing severity of the opioid epidemic nationwide and its...More..

How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death

It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline , and it can leave you anxious and depressed . "They sleep as much during weekdays as during weekends whereas the difference is huge in lower age grou...More..