Engineered Cancer Cells Can Fight Cancer, Brigham And Women's Researchers Find

For instance, this is not the first time that cancer cells' re-homing behavior was used to kill the cells. According to Stat News, Shah and his team extracted tumor cells from lab mice, and then used CRISPR to make those cells exhibit a molec... More..

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West Nile virus mosquitoes found in Monroe County

Constitution Drive in the Pembroke area. The health department's Mosquito Control program collects mosquitoes from traps around the county to monitor the population and test for West Nile virus each year....More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Scared of heights? Virtual reality therapy can help, says study

In testing the new method involved 100 adult citizens of the United Kingdom, whose average age is approximately 30 years. Acrophobia, or fear of heights, is the most commonly reported phobia, affecting one...More..

E. coli found in well water at zip line attraction in Tennessee
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

E. coli found in well water at zip line attraction in Tennessee

It did determine one common denominator though - well water served out of coolers placed along the zip line course. Local health officials have since advised anyone who visited CLIMB Works and is experiencing...More..

CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019

They say the moves will siphon healthier customers out of the Obamacare markets, raising premiums for everyone, and that Republicans will pay a political price for the moves in this November's mid-term electi...More..

Bankrate Survey: Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Bankrate Survey: Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement

And unfortunately for those in the northeast, NY landed at the bottom, due in large part to its cost of living being higher than any other state in the union. The study found Maryland tied with New Mexico for ...More..

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $742m in talc asbestos cancer case
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $742m in talc asbestos cancer case

The verdict of a court in the US state of Missouri follows an initial ruling, awarding 22 women compensation before adding a further $4.1 billion in punitive damages, the New York Times reported . The compa...More..

Free replacement pill due for 'possibly cancer-causing' drugs
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Free replacement pill due for 'possibly cancer-causing' drugs

The offending impurity is N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which has been listed as a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer . But the agency also said that anyone taking medicati...More..

Popular Kellogg's breakfast cereal recalled in US after salmonella outbreak
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Popular Kellogg's breakfast cereal recalled in US after salmonella outbreak

No deaths have been reported in this outbreak. More than a million packets of the product were recalled by the manufacturer Kellogg's in June after 100 people were infected in 33 states. Most people recover...More..

What Are West Nile Symptoms? Virus Found in 30 States
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

What Are West Nile Symptoms? Virus Found in 30 States

Chatham County Mosquito Control is actively treating all areas of Chatham for mosquitoes. The first human case of West Nile virus infection in Canada was reported in Ontario in 2002. Some people who contract ...More..

Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Caused Cancer Can Move Forward
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Caused Cancer Can Move Forward

Dozens of the suits were joined to be heard in the court of U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria - who, even as he allowed the case to proceed, said the plaintiffs "appear to face a daunting challenge" in support...More..

Happily married couple considers divorce to pay for daughter's health care costs
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Happily married couple considers divorce to pay for daughter's health care costs

The couple's family said they spend $15,000 a year on her medical expenses and with the father's $40,000 salary, they don't qualify for Medicaid, which has now left their family financially fragile. Maria said ...More..

Study finds multivitamins not helpful for heart health
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Study finds multivitamins not helpful for heart health

Americans spent an estimated $36.1 billion on vitamins and nutritional supplements in 2017, and many believe that MVM supplements maintain and promote health by preventing various diseases, including cardiovas...More..

N.J. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose limbs
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

N.J. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing, could lose limbs

For Perez, the infection spread quickly - taking just hours for his limbs to swell and become discolored. Doctors have put Perez on antibiotics and are waiting to see if responds. Severe illnesses like Perez'...More..

Thai boys wave to the world in first video since their rescue
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thai boys wave to the world in first video since their rescue

Thailand's Department of Mental Health said hospitals are working with the families to help the boys mentally recover, including by not digging for details about what they endured. "We're here (in Thailand...More..

Trump denies USA opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump denies USA opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution

Russian Federation sponsored a compromised version of it after two days of negotiation. In 2016, a proposal was discussed that would extend bans on marketing formulas and other supplemental nutrition. Vegan...More..

‘Pack those condoms’: Sex health docs warn rare STI could become ‘superbug’
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

‘Pack those condoms’: Sex health docs warn rare STI could become ‘superbug’

Paddy Horner, of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV , said: 'MG has potential to become a superbug. It can also be treated by an antibiotic called macrolides, but the guidelines warned that MG ...More..

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in NJ, may lose limbs

The Millville resident's troubles began with severe pain and swelling in his right leg, and quickly grew to include swelling and blisters all over his body, as well as red, raw skin. The US Centers for Disease ...More..

Babies who started solids slept better
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Babies who started solids slept better

More than 1300 healthy breastfed three-month-olds were split randomly into two groups in one the babies were exclusively breastfed until they were six months old - as current guidelines recommend - while childr...More..

Trump administration halts billions in Obamacare payments to health insurers
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump administration halts billions in Obamacare payments to health insurers

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the trade organization representing health insurers, decried the suspension of the payments. New Mexico Health Connections and Minuteman Health of MA, two small nonpro...More..