Purdue Pharma unlikely to pay for opioid crisis: Judge Nap

That same year, an OxyContin sales representative wrote in an email, "I feel like we have a credibility problem with our product", after a doctor in Florida was arrested for illegally prescribing the drug. The bulk of opioid prescriptions are not, an... More..

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Health Benefits Of Walking And Chewing Gum
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Health Benefits Of Walking And Chewing Gum

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria, (from 23 to 26 May) shows chewing gum while walking increases heart rate and energy expenditure. The gum-chewing pa...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Heart failure patients with a higher protein intake live longer

Despite the popularity of high protein diets, there is little research about how they impact men's heart failure risk. 'Long-term interventions comparing diets with differential protein compositions and emp...More..

Trump Invokes Roy Moore To Endorse Donovan Over Grimm In Staten Island
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump Invokes Roy Moore To Endorse Donovan Over Grimm In Staten Island

Donovan is the right choice for several reasons, Trump argued, and is aligned with the president on many issues. "There is no one better to represent the people of New York and Staten Island (a place I know...More..

So, cockroach milk is the next big superfood, but we're not convinced
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

So, cockroach milk is the next big superfood, but we're not convinced

These crystals are able to provide complete nutrients for the young, with a single crystal estimated to have over three times the energy that an equivalent amount of dairy milk has. Maybe this is not for humans...More..

Roseanne Barr turns on her co-stars
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Roseanne Barr turns on her co-stars

The television network said on Tuesday: " Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values and we have chose to cancel her show ". While Barr is notorious for making con...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Virginia Senate passes budget with Medicaid expansion

The 23-17 vote for expansion is a major victory for Virginia Democrats and other ObamaCare advocates, who have been fighting for six years to convince enough Republicans in the state to accept federal money to ...More..

Popular vitamin, mineral pills provide no health benefit
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Popular vitamin, mineral pills provide no health benefit

The study reviewed all single randomized control trials that have taken place until October 2017 from January 2012 and detected that Vitamin D , Calcium , multivitamins , and Vitamin C were the most c...More..

Scientists said that in some cases chewing gum helps weight loss
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Scientists said that in some cases chewing gum helps weight loss

For the study , researchers at Tokyo's Waseda University divided 46 female and male test subjects (ages 21 to 69) into two groups. It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking, Japanese researchers sugge...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Death toll from Nipah virus rises to 15 in Kerala

In Kerala, the deadly virus has claimed lives of 14 people so far. Those who died were identified as Madhusudhanan, 55, a senior superintendent at Kozhikode district court and Akhil, 28, a native of Karas...More..

Fear, suspicion hampering DRC’s fight against Ebola, reports say
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fear, suspicion hampering DRC’s fight against Ebola, reports say

Officials began vaccinating health workers and others on Monday in Bikoro, where Congo's current Ebola outbreak was first declared at the beginning of May. A witness at the church, who declined to be named,...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Medicaid expansion set for Virginia as Senate approves state budget

As a doctor, I'm so proud of the significant step we've taken together to help Virginians get quality, affordable care. "This is the best reflection of what we can accomplish when we do things the Virginia Wa...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Colorectal cancer start screening age changed

The models show that starting a colonoscopy earlier, at the age of 45, increased life-years by 6.2 percent compared to beginning at 50, as we do now. Experts aren't sure why there has been a 50 percent increa...More..

A million fewer smokers a year in France
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

A million fewer smokers a year in France

The ministry pointed out that tobacco kills about 200 people in France every day, some 73,000 per year. Awareness on tobacco being a leading factor in heart ailments is low and hence, this year the World Healt...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

AI Outwits Doctors at Detecting Skin Cancer

A malignant melanoma, which is a tumour involving the skin cells that produce pigment. They also believe there are 232,000 new cases of skin cancer and 55,500 deaths are reported each year. Such an AI syste...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Artificial intelligence can better detect skin cancer than dermatologists

They then compared its performance with that of 58 worldwide dermatologists. "The CNN missed fewer melanomas ...and it misdiagnosed fewer benign moles as malignant melanoma; this would result in less unnec...More..

Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order

The company said their was a packaging error, according to a news release posted on the Food and Drug Administration's website . The drug company Allergan determined four placebo capsules were placed out o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Most vitamin supplements are useless, according to new study

Popping a couple of vitamin supplements after breakfast is a daily routine for lots and lots of people, but just how much do those pills contribute to your overall wellbeing? They reviewed the most common ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Cockroach Milk Could Be The Latest Milk Trend

As incredible as this may sound, it still doesn't make the concept of drinking bug milk more pleasant. We can not compare it to the usual milk substitutes like soy milk or almond milk. People can try this acco...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Who's up for a glass of cockroach milk?

Interestingly, the Pacific beetle doesn't lay eggs; instead it gives birth to live young. This after the study shows that cockroach milk packs more protein and amino acids than any other superfood . Gourmet...More..