Health Care

WHO Warns Measles On The Rise In 'All Regions'

And, yes, the reality is: if people don't get their act together and seriously consider the implications of not immunising themselves and their children, we cou...


Scientists make world's first 3D-printed heart with human tissue

A 3D printer prints what Israeli scientist Professor Tal Dvir says is the world's first 3D-printed vascularized engineered heart, in a laboratory at Tel Aviv U...


United States measles outbreaks: How and why?

The city took the unusual step amid a surge of 285 measles cases in the city since September, most in one densely packed neighborhood where people now have to...


Vitamins from Food - Not Supplements - Linked with Longer Life

A new studyshows that taking regular vitamins and dietary supplements are not enough to keep you healthy . That quantity included 945 cardiovascular deaths a...


Barr to testify before the Senate as Mueller's report looms

If the leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees want to see more, the attorney general said he would play ball. Barr concluded there was not enoug...


Lawyer: Challenge to NYC’s vaccination order in the works

Westchester borders Rockland County , where measles cases have been concentrated among members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. "And the reason the city...


Barr Has A 'Team' Looking Into The Mueller Investigation

Barr indicated". William Barr made the announcement on Tuesday his team will review decisions made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Depart...


Measles outbreak: NYC threatens fines for unvaccinated Williamsburg residents

Some Orthodox Jews have resisted vaccines . "And it's everybody's option to do what he wants". A NY judge, the rule is blocked. As a matter of fact the fir...


Measles cases spike in United States as outbreak in NY worsens

Authorities are trying to determine possible exposure sites in Washtenaw County in southeastern MI. State law mandates students are required to get two dose...


New York City orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

The city of NY has declared a public health emergency in response to the growing outbreak of measles in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, WLNY-TV r...


NYC orders mandatory vaccines for some amid measles outbreak

The worst measles outbreak since 1991 has prompted the declaration of a public health emergency in Williamsburg in which unvaccinated students won't be al...


The deadly fungus found in South African hospitals

In May a year ago, an elderly man died in Mount Sinai Hospital from the fungus after abdominal surgery. Candida Auris is considered to be particularly probl...


Poor diets cause more deaths than any other risk factor

The other 50% of death and 34% of DALYs were attributed to high consumption of red meat, processed meats, sugar-sweetened beverages, and trans fatty acids among...


Scottish vaccine scheme cuts cervical cancer risk by 90 per cent

So a team led by Tim Palmer at the University of Edinburgh chose to use this data to measure the impact of routine vaccination of girls with the bivalent HPV va...


Amazon's Alexa now has HIPAA-compliant features

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) governs how health companies collect and use patient information. Caremerge, the award-winning...


Beyond ASAT test: India needs a comprehensive space security policy

The doomed satellite was at an altitude of approximately 300 kilometres (185 miles) when it was destroyed, a height low enough such that the debris should "deca...


Nestlé Goes Vegan With Meat-Free Burger Range

CEO and Founder of Impossible Foods , Pat Brown, and the company's COO and CFO, David Lee, discuss all of this, and more, with Yahoo Finance's Jennifer Rogers ...


HSE warning of measles outbreak in Dublin

Ottawa Public Health has confirmed a case of measles in the city. In a little over three months, from January 1 to March 28 , 387 cases of measles have been ...


Bad Diets Kill 1 in 5 People on the Planet

The findings indicate that the general public would benefit from a diet that decreases the consumption of sugary drinks, processed foods, red meat, and high so...


FDA to Investigate Link Between Vaping, Seizures in Young Adults

The agency is calling on doctors and the general public to report cases of seizures tied to e-cigarette use to better understand the link. "We believe these 3...


Cigna to cap insulin prices under new program

The Patient Assurance Program will reportedly be available to members in participating, non-government funded pharmacy plans managed by Express Scripts, inc...


Barr: Redacted Mueller report could be released by mid-April

Representative Jerry Nadler, a Democrat who heads the House Judiciary Committee, responded to Mr Barr's letter by saying he wanted the "full and complete Mu...


Trump tees up a health care fight with an uncertain outcome

The Labor Department said in a CNN report it disagreed with the decision while the Justice Department said it will consider "all available options" after Bate...


Why we must be on guard against measles community outbreak

The case in Broward was acquired outside of the United States, according to Dr. Paula Thaqi , the director of DOH-Broward. To put it simply, if individuals are...


A bottle of wine is as risky as 10 cigarettes

But the dangers of moderate drinking, researchers from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust argue, are not as well understood. "The risks fo...


Trump's sudden shift to health care scrambles GOP plans

New York, 10 other states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit challenging the Association Health Plan rule. And on Wednesday, a federal district co...


Woman who feels no pain could help scientists develop new painkillers

She is also immune to panic and stress said her doctors. Although she reported having memory lapses throughout her life, often forgetting words mid-sentence or ...


World’s First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant

In a massive medical breakthrough, surgeons at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore transplanted a kidney from an HIV-positive donor - Nina Martinez. Access ...


New York County declares state of emergency as measles hits Orthodox community

Day said that in the Rockland County there has been a heavy outbreak of measles among Orthodox Jewish communities where the vaccinations rates are low. He said,...


Here's what the GOP plans for health care look like

The GOP's failed attempt to repeal Obamacare in 2017 had a galvanizing effect among Democrats. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week joined in unveiling legislat...