MI hospitals rank on U.S

The top five USA hospitals for 2018-2019 were the Mayo Clinic based in Rochester, Minn.; Cleveland Clinic; Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Hospital, Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital; and the University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, ... More..

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by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The best hospitals 2018-19 honor roll

U.S. News ranked hospitals in 16 specialized categories. Here are the hospitals, working up from No. 20. Rush University Medical Center ranked second in the state, Loyola University Medical Center in Maywoo...More..

More blood pressure, heart failure medications added to FDA recall
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

More blood pressure, heart failure medications added to FDA recall

The expanded recall includes Valsartan Tablets distributed by the following pharmaceuticals: AvKare, A-S Medication Solutions LLC, Bryant Ranch Prepack Inc, Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In a statement last mont...More..

Woman Dies From
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Woman Dies From "Dog Lick" Infection

Her husband, Dan Larson , says he's in shock and thought his wife, Sharon, had the flu until doctors said otherwise. "The doctors told me I could have probably hit the lottery five times that day before ...More..

Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness

Prolonged exposure to light from digital screens causes your eyes to generate poisonous molecules that do eventually cause macular degeneration, which damages your vision. The researchers found that the blue li...More..

Grieving orca mother spotted without her dead calf after nearly three weeks
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Grieving orca mother spotted without her dead calf after nearly three weeks

A Southern Resident orca who carried the corpse of her calf for at least 17 days in mourning has released it. The act itself was not unprecedented, but researchers said it was rare to see a mother carry her d...More..

How Blue Light Speeds Blindness
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

How Blue Light Speeds Blindness

The blue light emitting from these digital devices can affect your eye's retina and lead to age-related macular degeneration , according to a research led by a professor of Indian-origin. student researc...More..

Antibiotic delivered to wild killer whale in international rescue operation
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Antibiotic delivered to wild killer whale in international rescue operation

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration had a permit for such efforts in US waters. Besides the mother, researchers with Fisheries and Ocean Canada spotted another member of the same pod on Wednes...More..

Loose underwear may be good for sperm production
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Loose underwear may be good for sperm production

However, they said that there could be further factors that weren't included in the study. "For most men, it's probably a nonissue", he concluded. The team of USA researchers examined data on 656 men who we...More..

First 2 human cases of West Nile identified
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

First 2 human cases of West Nile identified

This year, West Nile has not yet been found in a Wisconsin resident. The cases, mostly in the western suburbs of Athens, mark a reappearance of the virus after an outbreak a year ago when Greek authorities re...More..

Priyanka Chopra Wants To Play A Man, Act On Broadway
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Priyanka Chopra Wants To Play A Man, Act On Broadway

Last month, People magazine confirmed that Nick had popped the question to Priyanka during their recent trip to London when the actress celebrated her 36th birthday. "I really want to be that person who...More..

Women With Heart Attack Do Better If Doc is Female
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Women With Heart Attack Do Better If Doc is Female

Women experiencing heart attacks are more likely to survive when treated by a female doctor than a male doctor . Dr Carnahan said: "Our work corroborates prior research showing that female doctors ...More..

Drug deaths on the rise in Fenland says new statistics
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Drug deaths on the rise in Fenland says new statistics

According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 371 cocaine deaths in 2016, and 139 in 2012. Some 3,756 deaths involving legal and illegal substances occurred past year - the most ...More..

Why Khloe Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Why Khloe Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby

This year's World Breastfeeding Week should help us to recommit to doing more to help every child, everywhere, realize the lifesaving benefits of breastfeeding , no matter where they live. He based his summa...More..

Canada’s DFO crews spot orca, ailing but still alive off Vancouver Island
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Canada’s DFO crews spot orca, ailing but still alive off Vancouver Island

Teri Rowles of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that if they find J50 before she dies they'll assess her health and determine if they will administer antibiotics by pole or by dar...More..

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes

The first West Nile virus-related death of the year in Dallas County has been reported, the county health department confirmed to WFAA on Tuesday. They can be infected when they feed on the blood of infected bi...More..

Congo's health ministry confirms 3 more cases of Ebola
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Congo's health ministry confirms 3 more cases of Ebola

The outbreak is spreading through five health zones in North Kivu province and one health zone in Ituri province, which poses geographic and political challenges, the WHO said. An additional 43 suspected cases...More..

This hospital superbug can now withstand hand sanitizer
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

This hospital superbug can now withstand hand sanitizer

In the first part of the examination, the germs were treated with a mixture of water and 23 percent of isopropanol, a type of alcohol commonly used in hand sanitizers. "It shows that it is not just a laboratory...More..

Plastic surgeons say more patients coming in with 'Snapchat dysmorphia'
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Plastic surgeons say more patients coming in with 'Snapchat dysmorphia'

I can't do that". Doctors have coined a new term, " Snapchat dysmorphia ", to describe the psychology of patients who seek cosmetic surgery procedures to look more like the filtered versions of themselves. wh...More..

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

Following several incidents in which USA military bases and patrol routes have been compromised by fitness trackers used by soldiers deployed to sensitive locations overseas, the Pentagon banned using any gadge...More..