Health Care

Study finds breast cancer risk may increase after childbirth

Newer screening, diagnosis and treatment options have transformed breast cancer from a fatal illness into a chronic illness for many women, leaving survivors ...


Breast cancer risk may increase for women after recent childbirth, study finds

While a 45-year-old woman who had never given birth had a 0.62 percent chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer up to that point in her life, the breas...


Thinning cortex: Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains

Sunday night's 60 Minutes report on screen time and kids has parents buzzing: "Heavy screen time appears to impact children's brains", reads a sample hea...


Study Reveals: Solving Puzzles Won't Prevent Mental Illness

If family and friends give you a disappointed look on opening their Christmas present, remind them that investment in intellectual activities throughout life co...


Google Fit Gets New Features on Android, Wear OS

In other words, Google Fit now has your last workout displayed on your home screen, so you can check it out easier and faster than ever. Sounding a lot like...


Woman dies from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot

The 69-year-old, whose name was not given, had a lingering sinus infection. First, she developed a raised, red sore on the bridge of her nose. Prior to her ...


CDC warns: Say no to raw cookie dough

Flour isn't treated to kill germs like E. coli , and while cooking usually takes care of these germs, they can still be present if the dough is raw. Also coo...


UK PM May expected to delay Brexit vote, demand better deal

However, members of parliament, including from Mrs May's own Conservative Party, look set to reject her deal, which envisages continued close ties with the Euro...


Woman Uses Neti Pot, Ends Up With Brain-Eating Amoeba

Most cases of brain eating amoebas have been found in places like California, Arizona and Texas but Dr. Cobbs did say that over time , because of climate cha...


More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported

So far they've implicated 10 different distributors, 12 different growers and 11 different farms as potential sources, which means they are not yet able to pinp...


Downing Street denies reported delay of crucial parliament vote on Brexit deal

Tooting MP Dr Allin-Khan joined a cross-party line-up at the rally, organised by People's Vote and Best for Britain. Former Tory leader Lord Howard said May w...


Walgreens Launches Next-Day, Nationwide Prescription Delivery with FedEx

Consumers expect efficiency in delivery - either next-day or ease of picking up in store - offered by the likes of Amazon or Walmart , and the expectations f...


Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week

Pregnant women are at an increased risk for severe illness and complications if infected with the influenza virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Preven...


Global blood search underway to save the life of two-year-old girl

Now, her parents are pleading for anyone who believes they may be a match for their daughter to come forward and donate before it's too late. OneBlood is co...


Graphic content: Doctors shocked after man coughs up lung clot

During the week, he had been coughing up blood and mucus, increasing the strain on his lungs. "After a ventricular assist device was placed and anticoagulatio...


Seattle woman dies after contracting rare form of brain-eating amoeba

The 69 year-old, who has not been named, was taken to the Swedish Medical Center near her home in Seattle after suffering a seizure this year. Another type of...


First baby born following uterus transplant from deceased donor: case study

The baby girl was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil , late past year following a successful 10 hour uterus transplant to a patient who had been born without a womb...


WashPost: Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong

Ocasio-Cortez's message came after her chief of staff a Washington Post reporter on Tuesday that Ocasio-Cortez will pay her interns a minimum of $15 an hour. ...


Australian Scientists Develop Incredible '10 Minute' Cancer Cell Test

The paper , titled "Epigenetically reprogrammed methylation landscape drives the DNA self-assembly and serves as a universal cancer biomarker", appeared Decemb...


Medical milestone: First baby born via uterus transplant from dead donor

The donor had died of subarachnoid haemorrhage - a type of stroke involving bleeding on the surface of the brain. The recipient was a 32-year-old woman born w...


Apple Watch update enables ECG functionality

This feature is also included in the watchOS 5.1.2 update, along with new complications for the Infograph watch face, Walkie-Talkie availability management in...


Dharwad village residents drain lake after ‘HIV’ woman drowns

Residents of Morab village in Dharwad , located 30 km from the city centre, are now on a draining task.They have lowered pipes to empty the Jagirdar's Lake in ...


Infants' Ibuprofen recalled due to potentially higher concentrations of Ibuprofen

Tris Pharma's voluntary recall covers Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 ml. Other possible adverse effects include...


Russian HIV Patients Deal With Persistent Stigma As Incidence Rises

More than half of respondents living with HIV reported negative or different treatment by health workers (52%). He told the Press Association that there were ...


71 per cent fall in number of flu cases

In a related announcement, during September 2018, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) said on its website that they recommend that all...


New Study Shows How Guns Are Affecting Life Expectancy For Black Americans

First, the steady decline in deaths from heart disease has normally been enough to offset increases in deaths from other causes - recently, however, that rate h...


CDC: U.S. AFM cases appear to have peaked

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has confirmed 134 cases of AFM, out of 299 suspected cases in 33 states. Most of the newly reported c...


Baby from dead donor's womb gives infertile hope

Dani Ejzenberg, a doctor at Brazil's Sao Paulo University hospital who led the research, said the transplant shows the technique is feasible and could offer w...


Blood test to detect cancer within just 10 minutes developed by scientists

The team found that the DNA of cancer cells sticks strongly to nanoparticles of gold giving a quick indication whether disease is present or not to the naked ey...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Mike Huckabee , who mocked her analogy on Sunday evening. And she defended her position, tweeting, "A Green New Deal will take a level of ambition + innovatio...