Health Care

WHO classifies video game addiction a mental health disorder

Others welcomed the move, saying it was critical to identify video game addicts quickly because they are usually teenagers or young adults who do not seek hel...


May pledges £20bn NHS spending boost

She also signalled that the NHS faces a fresh shake-up with ministers preparing to ditch David Cameron's controversial health reforms in a drive against waste...


No special effort planned to reunite migrant families already separated

Trump adds that the word "compassion" comes into it. "There's no reason to separate the kids from their mothers and fathers". However it is not yet known f...


California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended

Then she turned to Samuel Bardwell and asks, " Are you dead, sir? ". However, the doctor started arguing with the patient and his father. The doctor maint...


Toxic plant found in Virginia, causes burns and blindness

So far, there has been just one confirmed sighting of Giant Hogweed - in Clarke County, Virginia, but the risky plant also grows in New York , Pennsylvania, Oh...


World Health Organization classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as a disease

To be diagnosed with gaming disorder , a person's behavior must significantly impact other important aspects of their life, such as their relationships or thei...


Meds With Depression as Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used

For this study , researchers looked at 26,000 American adults and their prescription drug use from 2005 to 2014. These common drugs include birth control and...


Idaho child recovering from plague

The child who was diagnosed in Idaho this week was treated with antibiotics. Plague was identified in 2015 and 2016 in ground squirrels in both Elmore and s...


Americans' Obsession With Sugar Starts in Infancy

To assess added sugar , researchers counted any calorie-containing sugars that were added to a food item, including cane sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, hon...


Precut melon recalled from Indianapolis-based supplier

The Indiana Department of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were investigating. The salmo...


Trump Seeks End to Pre-existing Condition Mandate

Health officials halved the sign-up period to buy ACA health plans, cutting from $100 million to $10 million an advertising budget to help encourage consumers...


Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

The other two top 10 causes of death that are on the rise are Alzheimer's disease and drug overdoses, she noted . "They have a stereotype in their mind of the ...


What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

The report shows the highest contributing factors being relationship problems, an immediate crisis or problematic substance abuse, but experts along with the C...


Salmonella outbreak linked to cut melon at Walmart, Kroger

More than 60 people have come down with salmonella after eating pre-cut melon from Walmart, including six people from IL, and may have been distributed at oth...


Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, confirms landmark study

TAILORx, a phase 3 clinical trial, opened in 2006 and was created to provide an evidence-based answer to the question of whether hormone therapy alone is not in...


Virginia Apgar: Google Doodle celebrates doctor who PIONEERED life-saving treatment

The animated doodle for Thursday June 7 shows a woman in lab coat documenting the movements of a newborn positioned atop the words "Apgar". Apgar even link...


Social Security has 16 years left before benefit cuts begin, report says

Medicare's hospital insurance fund, meanwhile, will become insolvent by 2026, or three years sooner than projected last year. Tuesday's report from program t...


New Report Warns Medicare and Social Security Running Out of Cash

Last year's tax-cut package reduced both Medicare and Social Security's projected revenue over the next few years. Worse, by 2034, those reserves will be dr...


Prostate cancer drug extends the lifespan of cancer patients

The team at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London said the results were "spectacular" and a "big deal". FRIDAY, June 1, ...


'Remarkable' Treatment Arms T Cells Against Breast Cancer

It helps direct patients to the right therapy, so that we're treating the right people with the right therapy at the right time". They used her own immune cel...


Miss America Organization eliminating swimsuit competition

While I'm not quite sure what the competition will be about if not beauty, - "It's gonna be what comes out of [a contestant's] mouth that we're interested in", ...


Medical marijuana can be sold in Elyria, Lorain

It is among three businesses to receive a dispensary license in a region that includes Columbiana, Stark, Carroll and Tuscarawas counties. OH has licensed 56 ...


Landmark Study Finds More Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Forgo Chemotherapy

Around half of these patients would historically receive chemotherapy after having surgery to remove their tumour, to prevent recurrence of the disease. "I, as ...


Almost 70 percent with common breast cancer could skip chemo, study says

A new study presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology provides much-needed clarity: Most of these women can safely...


Wynne's concession 'difficult' but 'honourable,' local Liberal candidates say

This time, she said she planned to cast her ballot on June 7 for the NDP to try to keep Ford out of the premier's office. I don't know who voters will choose bu...


Kerala Locals Put Under Quarantine To Analyse Symptoms Of Nipah Virus

Kozhikode : As the Nipah virus scare mounts tension in Kerala , the state government has chose to delay the re-opening of schools and colleges in Kozhikode...


Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier?

Des Rosiers said she still believes her chances are strong in the riding, which elected her in a by-election only two years ago. "She's demonstrated today that ...


5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

When a person becomes infected with the bacteria, it can take two to three weeks before a report to the CDC . "The latest reported illness started on May 12"...


Pirate-themed Highlands Relay looks to give cancer the heave-ho

Introduced to the event in Kearney while still attending Hastings College in 2002, she said the relay serves as an eye opener to the community emphasizing just ...


Doctor: Colorectal cancer screening can save your life

Dr. Cedrek McFadden is a physician with GHS. The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its colorectal cancer screening guidelines , lowering the recomm...