Nipah Virus outbreak result of tampering with nature, says JP Nadda

The minister said that every person suffering from the virus had been mapped and those in contact with such patients had been detected. On the antibody vaccine for the infection brought from Australia, the minister said it would be used only if f... More..

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More Deaths Tied To E. Coli Outbreak From Tainted Yuma Lettuce
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

More Deaths Tied To E. Coli Outbreak From Tainted Yuma Lettuce

It was reported by Center for Disease Control that 25 more people have fell victim to the infection, and the report was filed on Friday. The four other deaths were reported in Arkansas, Minnesota and NY, acco...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Social Security must reduce benefits in 2034 if reforms aren't made

The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 - three years earlier than previously forecast. Meanwhile, higher benefit payouts mean Social Security will have to dip into its al...More..

Miss America ditches swimsuit competition in sweeping overhaul of pageant
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Miss America ditches swimsuit competition in sweeping overhaul of pageant

She said that the swimsuit portion is not the highest rated section of the broadcast and that viewers seem to be more interested in the talent competition. Miss America now has an all-female leadership team. ...More..

Licking cancer: US postal stamp helped fund key breast study
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Licking cancer: US postal stamp helped fund key breast study

The study was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and led by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. Simon Vincent, director of research at Breast Cancer Now, told The Guardian: "This is a remarkab...More..

Cancer Survivor Day 2018 Takes Place in the Magnolia State
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Cancer Survivor Day 2018 Takes Place in the Magnolia State

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and follow-up care, there are more than 15 million cancer survivors in the U.S., and that number is expected to grow to 20 million in the next...More..

Jackson County, Ohio included in sites for medical marijuana dispensaries
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Jackson County, Ohio included in sites for medical marijuana dispensaries

Ohio's Northeast District consists of dispensaries in Lorain, Cuyahoga, Summit, Stark and Lake counties. They either received no applications or had no qualifying applicant. ORIGINAL STORY 6/4/18 @ 2:54 p.m. ...More..

Blacks Fare Surprisingly Well in Prostate Cancer Research
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Blacks Fare Surprisingly Well in Prostate Cancer Research

Some patients whose bodies were riddled with cancer have had "Lazarus-like" recoveries - and now show no visible signs of disease 18 months or more later, according to the doctor leading research into the...More..

Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 3
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 3

She warned about what an NDP or Progressive Conservative majority government would bring, and pitched votes for the Liberals as a way to keep either of those parties in check. Ontario's Liberal premier says her...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Breast cancer patients to be spared chemotherapy

Women 50 or younger can avoid chemo if their scores are lower than 16, said lead author Joseph Sparano, associate director for clinical research at the Albert Einstein Cancer Center in NY. Twenty-five percent o...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Mental health the topic of Thursday night speaker series

Aimed at transforming the mental healthcare regime in the country, it is enacted to harmonize India's laws with the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol. Experts say that ...More..

Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo: Authorities
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Five new Ebola cases in DR Congo: Authorities

It said more than 110 have been vaccinated in Bikoro, where the outbreak began, and 70 in Iboko. He also noted that beyond the scanners, the health workers do due diligence to ensure everyone is safe in spite...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, landmark study finds

The findings apply to about 60,000 women a year in the United States, according to Dr Joseph A Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in NY, the leader of the study. After surgery, one group got endocrine therap...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Chemo not needed in some early breast cancer patients

Using the breast cancer test, which looks at the activity of genes, the test found that more women with lower scores will not require chemotherapy. Previously, only women with scores between 0 to 10 could ski...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Walk faster to live healthy, longer

A collaboration between the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centreand Faculty of Medicine and Health , the University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Limerick and University of Ul...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Number of Rabid Bats at 20 year High

A concerned citizen contacted the state Health Department about a woman who had handled the animal. Signs were posted in the area telling people about the rabid bat, and the woman came forward after seeing th...More..

Chicken 'pop-up' stores blamed for salmonella
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Chicken 'pop-up' stores blamed for salmonella

A list of all of the Wisconsin and Minnesota cities that have a RUby's Pantry's pop-up location is available at the MDH website. In this region, the pantry has a location at Minnesota State Community and Techni...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

In US, 1 in 5 Young Adult Deaths Are Opioid-Related

So what has caused the opioid epidemic in the U.S.? According to the research, there was almost a 300-percent increase in opioid-related deaths between 2001 and 2016 in America. This number varied by age grou...More..

Kildare cancer survivors rally the troops for Relay for Life
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Kildare cancer survivors rally the troops for Relay for Life

This event gives the community a chance to come out and help others understand the impact of cancer. Residents, community organizations and businesses create teams to raise funds in various ways. Bush told us...More..

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak | Life , Health
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak | Life , Health

It may cause severe stomach cramps, bloody diarrhea and vomiting. A total of 26 people have developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Food is often shipped to central plants from va...More..