Salmonella in raw chicken makes 92 people sick, CDC says

An investigation into the outbreak concluded that many types of raw chicken products from a variety of sources are contaminated with Salmonella . So far, 21 people have been hospitalized by the chicken outbreak and no one was been reported sick by... More..

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WHO meets on Congo's latest Ebola outbreak
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

WHO meets on Congo's latest Ebola outbreak

The Committee will meet on 17 October in Geneva to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of worldwide concern, and what recommendations should be made to manage the outbreak. The ...More..

Hot Stock to Watch: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hot Stock to Watch: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Over the last 5 trading sessions, the stock has moved 0.91%. The relative volume observed at 1.47. The Company kept 955.51M Floating Shares and holds 961M shares outstanding. During the quarter, UnitedHealthcar...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

'Polio like' illness spreads to 22 states

Another spike came in 2016. Health experts are working to gather information on the North Dakota case, but confirmation could take weeks. But Messonnier cautioned that it would be "premature" to be confident ...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella sickens people in 29 states, including MA

Illnesses were reported between January 19, 2018, and September 9, 2018, although no deaths have been linked to the outbreak so far. This particular strain of salmonella has been found in both live chickens a...More..

United States health officials alarmed over paralysing polio-like disease affecting children
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

United States health officials alarmed over paralysing polio-like disease affecting children

The CDC's surveillance shows an increase in AFM cases beginning this August, as well. The agency has not yet confirmed whether the New Hampshire patient, a juvenile from Rockingham County, contracted AFM or i...More..

Apple Watch can now connect hip patients to doctors
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Apple Watch can now connect hip patients to doctors

The app , known as Zimmer Biomet mymobility , will allow surgeons to send education and therapy reminders directly to a patient's iPhone or Apple Watch. "We are proud to enable knee and hip replacem...More..

Study finds the FDA allows tainted supplements to be sold in US
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Study finds the FDA allows tainted supplements to be sold in US

The most common pharmaceutical ingredients detected in adulterated weight loss products were sibutramine , which was removed from the U.S. market in 2010 due to cardiovascular risks, and the laxative phenolph...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

CDC: Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

Nancy Messonnier , director for the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases , during a teleconference call with reporters . Several cases have been linked to enteroviruses or other ge...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Two Mass. children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this year, officials say

Among the cases under investigation are five reported to Maryland health officials in recent weeks, a health department spokeswoman said Tuesday. Messonnier stressed the rarity of the condition, emphasizing...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

CDC investigating more than 100 cases of polio-like illness

The odds of getting the polio-like disease is less than one in a million; however, two cases in the Bay State have been confirmed and four others are under investigation, the Department of Public Health announc...More..

Prince Harry and Meghan's baby: Australia gives first adorable gifts
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan's baby: Australia gives first adorable gifts

Harry and Meghan just landed in Australia for a half month-long royal tour, and as of right now, their itinerary includes stops in Fiji and Tonga. The Duchess of Sussex's first day of her debut overseas to...More..

Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season

The department said 125,000 people received the flu shot a year ago through the province's publicly funded vaccination program. Taiwan normally starts its annual free vaccination program on October 1 in prepa...More..

'Vampire' child discovered buried in 5th Century Italian cemetery
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

'Vampire' child discovered buried in 5th Century Italian cemetery

As with previously discovered sites, these unusual burials include features that indicate the living feared the dead may come back to life and took preventative steps to keep that from happening. They found rem...More..

Justin Bieber Being Married Still Feels For Ex, Selena Gomez
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Justin Bieber Being Married Still Feels For Ex, Selena Gomez

Cardi B's praise for the 13 Reasons Why executiveproducer comes after reports surfaced on October 11 that Gomez entered a mental health treatment facility. Lovato and Selena have known each other for a lon...More..

Ask the Doctor: Breast Cancer Screenings
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ask the Doctor: Breast Cancer Screenings

According to the Indianapolis Star , Eric Passmore found a mysterious lump on his chest in 2016. Of course, if you find any anomalies, go to your doctor and have it checked out. If it is not treated by removin...More..

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Missoula
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Missoula

Women with stage IV breast cancer will receive treatment for the rest of their life. Montefiore is a huge supporter of the non-competitive Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, which takes place all over...More..

Lab-grown eyes decode how humans develop colour vision
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Lab-grown eyes decode how humans develop colour vision

The study, in the journal Science , could lead to radical new therapies for eye diseases such as color blindness and macular degeneration. However, researchers recently provided a glimpse of these formative me...More..

Can most Americans be identified by a relative’s DNA? Maybe soon
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Can most Americans be identified by a relative’s DNA? Maybe soon

The GEDmatch search identified a 3rd-degree cousin. "I used to be a vulnerability researcher, so I'm always thinking about how vulnerabilities can be exploited", Dr Erlich said. The suspected Golden State ...More..

More Than 700 Over-The-Counter Supplements Contain Potentially Dangerous Unlisted Pharmaceuticals
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

More Than 700 Over-The-Counter Supplements Contain Potentially Dangerous Unlisted Pharmaceuticals

In a report published on JAMA Network Open , the authors explain that potentially harmful active drugs continue to be identified by the FDA in over-the-counter dietary supplements . To begin remedying this ...More..