Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

The Affordable Care Act's (ACA) "risk adjustment" program is meant to incentivize health insurers to cover individuals with pre-existing and chronic conditions by collecting money from insurers with relatively healthy enrollees to offset the costs ... More..

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Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick
by | Вторник, Июля 10, 2018

Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick

Before boarding Air Force One en route to Washington, Trump said he was considering four people and that of those under consideration, "you can't go wrong". Departing his New Jersey golf club on Sunday afternoo...More..

Vaccine against HIV on the horizon after 'promising' drug test results
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

Vaccine against HIV on the horizon after 'promising' drug test results

The mosaic is one of five vaccines to ever make it this far in the testing stages, but none of the previous vaccines were successful enough to make it to the next round of testing. This new vaccine aims...More..

by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

Trump administration halts billions of dollars of ACA payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers ACA programs, said on Saturday that months-old conflicting court rulings related to the risk adjustment formula prevent them from making ...More..

Fitness tracker Polar gives away identities & locations of military, intelligence worldwide
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

Fitness tracker Polar gives away identities & locations of military, intelligence worldwide

The case of the Finland-based company bears many similarities with that of fitness tracking app Strava , which involuntarily exposed the possible locations of many sensitive sites and military personnel on sec...More..

Montgomery County reports spike in West Nile activity
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

Montgomery County reports spike in West Nile activity

West Nile virus is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito . The West Nile virus previously was found on Northumberland and Montour County. Use a repellent with DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide), perme...More..

FDA, CDC eye over 200 illnesses from Del Monte veggies
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

FDA, CDC eye over 200 illnesses from Del Monte veggies

They were sold at Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, FoodMax Supermarket, and Peapod stores in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, the U.S. Vomiti...More..

by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

CDC Reports 212 Confirmed Cases of Cyclospora in Midwest

Officials said two, in MI, came from vegetables bought in Wisconsin. As of this week, 212 people have contracted cyclosporiasis after reportedly consuming Del Monte vegetable trays, the Centers for Disease C...More..

Dogs arrived from Siberia, left cancerous tumour behind
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

Dogs arrived from Siberia, left cancerous tumour behind

What we uncovered were the last traces of ancient American dogs . Although there is intriguing evidence that during this time these dogs interbred with wild canids endemic in North America, like coyotes an...More..

by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

30 drunken seagulls baffle vets treating them at RSPCA centre

Since then, many birds with the same symptoms have been treated. "The birds appear disoriented and confused and struggle to stand", he said. The charity is urging breweries and alcohol producers to make...More..

'I'm walking!' Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps
by | Понедельник, Июля 09, 2018

'I'm walking!' Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps

The achievement has been called a "dream come true" by her family. Prior to this, Maya had learned to get around with the help of a walker, making these particular steps a double dose of success for the littl...More..

Bananas are under threat of extinction - here's why
by | Воскресенье, Июля 08, 2018

Bananas are under threat of extinction - here's why

But if disease spreads before researchers successfully cross-breed the fruit , then the popular Cavendish banana may be hard to find - and eventually, the fruit could disappear altogether. The banana grows...More..

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears
by | Воскресенье, Июля 08, 2018

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

However, it is important for people using the medicines "not to interrupt" their treatment, and the ministry recommended patients consult their doctor or pharmacist with any questions. "If you are taking any of...More..

Huge study shows that drinking coffee may help you live longer
by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

Huge study shows that drinking coffee may help you live longer

Curiously, it doesn't seem to matter what type of coffee (instant, ground or decaffeinated) or in what quantities: even those drinking over eight cups a day were less likely to die. But according to this study,...More..

Having a healthy mother cuts risk of children being obese
by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

Having a healthy mother cuts risk of children being obese

Obesity was a risk factor for many common health conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis and cancer which contributed the loss of quality of life, early death and higher healthca...More..

by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

United Kingdom supermarkets recall frozen vegetables over bacteria fears

The Kesko Group that owns Finland's chain of K stores says the bacteria has been traced to two of its Menu-brand products: a two and a half kilo bag of frozen sweet corn and a bag of a mix of frozen peas, corn ...More..

by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

Nut-rich diets improve sperm count and power, study says

The results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology on 4 July. In its analysis the study recorded not just sperm parameters (according to...More..

by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

'I'm walking': Heartwarming moment girl, 4, with cerebral palsy takes first steps

Maya Tisdale is celebrating after taking her very first independent steps at age of 4. Maya was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy more than two years ago. Physical therapy can help loosen muscles...More..

by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

Bananas on the brink? Fruit faces extinction risk

Blend them in a smoothie, mash them into cake, slice them into a sandwich (if you're five years old), try to avoid eye contact with a stranger while you eat one whole - gotta love a banana . This is not good n...More..

Johns Hopkins Hospital Complex Evacuated - Hazmat Situation for Possible Tuberculosis
by | Суббота, Июля 07, 2018

Johns Hopkins Hospital Complex Evacuated - Hazmat Situation for Possible Tuberculosis

A spokeswoman for the fire department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Staff were prevented from re-entering the building. TB is spread through the air and typically attacks the lungs. Thi...More..