Ebola infected doctor surrounded by DR Congo rebels, World Health Organization warns

While Oicha itself is not under rebel control, Salama said the city is entirely surrounded by territory held by a feared Ugandan insurgent group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). The 10 patients who have received mAb114 since August 11 a... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge

The alleged assault occurred inside 180 Montague St.in Brooklyn Heights. Police confirmed to Fox News that Frieden, 57, surrendered to the NYPD's Special Victims Unit at the 77th precinct Friday and has been ...More..

Breast is best for mums to cut risk of stroke
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Breast is best for mums to cut risk of stroke

The release notes that this was an observational study and, therefore, could not establish a cause-and-effect relationship between breastfeeding and stroke risk . However, Jacobson said there weren't enoug...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

CDC to assist in hepatitis A outbreak in West Virginia

In in a press release, the DHHR says that the CDC assistance was requested at the direction of Governor Jim Justice. Taco Bell released a statement Thursday afternoon. That's why there are so many alerts from...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Irish women having three alcoholic drinks a day

An average of two drinks per day, for example, translated into a 7.0 percent hike in disease and injury compared to those who opt for abstinence. They found that out of 100,000 non-drinkers, 914 would develop...More..

Several children's medicines recalled for microbial contamination
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Several children's medicines recalled for microbial contamination

The company says use of the products could potentially result in potentially life-threatening infections that may require medical intervention. Dozens of products from cough syrups to teething meds are on the...More..

Coconut oil is 'pure poison' - Harvard Prof
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Coconut oil is 'pure poison' - Harvard Prof

A lecture by a Harvard professor calling coconut oil "pure poison" has gone viral on YouTube , nearing 1 million views on Wednesday. Central to her remarks is that there is no evidence of the long-term ...More..

Alcohol study: Moderate drinking may help heart health but there’s a catch
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Alcohol study: Moderate drinking may help heart health but there’s a catch

The investigators found that consistent, moderate drinking was tied to better heart health than abstaining from alcohol altogether. The research, published in the journal BMC Medicine , examined data from ...More..

CDC issues warning about flesh-eating STD
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

CDC issues warning about flesh-eating STD

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the painless disease causes progressive ulcerative lesions on the genitals or perineum, which are prone to heavy bleeding. In the late stage...More..

New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines: What You Need to Know
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines: What You Need to Know

The Pap smear has always been the gold standard for cervical cancer screening , but an expert panel now says the human papillomavirus, or HPV, test is also an option for women over 30. But the USPSTF conclud...More..

by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?

It was, she said, "one of the worst things you can eat". As The Guardian reports, Michels' primary criticism of the oil lies in its high saturated fat content, which elevates "bad" LDL cholesterol levels an...More..

Scientists create universal blood type using enzymes from gut bacteria
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Scientists create universal blood type using enzymes from gut bacteria

In the past, researchers figured out that certain enzymes (molecules that cause chemical reactions) could remove the sugars from A, B, and AB blood cells , converting them into the more useful Type O . Which ...More..

Open office seating more healthy than private set-ups
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Open office seating more healthy than private set-ups

A new study by the University of Arizona has found that office seating can greatly affect your health. Workers in open-plan offices are more active and less stressed than those with desks in cubicles or pri...More..

Can a Maple Leaf Help You Look Younger?
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Can a Maple Leaf Help You Look Younger?

He said that Native Americans used the red maple leaves in their traditional systems of medicine. After exploring the benefits of sap and syrup from sugar maple and red maple trees and taking into the account...More..

Aussie medical experts concerned after spike in opioid drug deaths
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Aussie medical experts concerned after spike in opioid drug deaths

New data released by the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control says the number of deaths statewide involving opioid-involved overdoses rose 47 percent - from 508 deaths to 748 - between 2014 an...More..

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus

The testing was done by the provincial Animal Health Centre, a lab in Abbotsford with a mandate to monitor and assist in controlling and preventing animal disease in B.C. Interior Health said the risk of becomi...More..

Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death

People who get less than 40 percent or more than 70 percent of their calories from carbs are the most likely to die prematurely. Professor Nita Forouhi, an epidemiologist from the University of Cambridge, ...More..

West Nile virus found in Spokane County mosquitoes
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

West Nile virus found in Spokane County mosquitoes

Salem's health division said in a statement August 17 that residents should be assured "we are monitoring the situation closely". Dress - Wear light-coloured long-sleeved shirts and pants. Residents should ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Facebook partners with NYU to make MRI faster with AI

The goal of this research partnership is to see if using AI can make MRI scans up to 10 times faster. To realize those benefits, NYU is exploring using technology to reconstruct data generated during fast MR...More..

by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Cigarettes Linked To DNA Damage Which Can Lead To Cancer

That doesn't mean that e-cigs are completely safe", said Silvia Balbo, Ph.D., a researcher at the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, and the study's leading author. According to a 2016 repo...More..