Health Care

Babies who eat solid foods earlier sleep better, study finds

Infants introduced to solid foods at an earlier age slept longer through the night, while infants with later introduction to solid food were more likely to have...


Lisa Murkowski says she needs more information on Supreme Court nominee

Kennedy's retirement paves the way for Trump's second Supreme Court appointment. Kavanaugh has written roughly 300 opinions in his 12 years as a judge, ...


Supreme Court nominee would shield Trump from Russian Federation probe: Democrats

Kavanaugh , a Catholic, was careful to make himself sound open-minded, reasonable, and apolitical, although, as Quartz's Heather Timmons noted , he's "played a...


People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables

The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration have not provided data on the number of outbreaks associated with the 28-ounce products. The two cases from MI ...


Invented a vaccine against HIV, which has worked on people

The experimental regimens tested in this study are based on "mosaic" vaccines that take pieces of different HIV viruses and combine them to elicit immune ...


Who is Supreme Court contender Amy Coney Barrett?

Circuit Court of Appeals since 2007, having been appointed by Republican former President George W. Bush, after four years as a U.S. district judge in western P...


4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps

With tear-jerking levels of excitement and happiness, she then turns to her brother and says, " Look , I'm walking! ". Maya Tisdale was born as a micro preem...


Johns Hopkins Hospital research buildings evacuated for possible tuberculosis exposure

On Thursday, the Baltimore ABC affiliate reports that the David Koch Cancer Research Building at Johns Hopkins Hospital has been evacuated for a hazmat situ...


Widely taken blood pressure drug valsartan recalled

On July 5, 2018, the European Medicines Agency announced that it was reviewing products containing the API valsartan supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuti...


Study says nuts may boost male fertility

The results, presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of ESHRE in Barcelona, showed that a diet rich in nuts can boost sperm count almost 20 per cent, sperm vitalit...


Joey Chestnut scarfs down 74 hot dogs to win 11th title

In 2001, Kobayashi ate 50 hot dogs and buns - doubling the previous record. Seconds after Chestnut's interview finished, ESPN2 switched over to cornhole, leavin...


Drinking coffee, even decaf or instant, may help you live longer

The study found that people who drank at least eight cups of coffee a day had a lowered risk of some cancers and heart and lung disease. But Loftfield c...


Coli outbreak over, Understanding the outbreak

Investigators are now working to learn how the E. coli got into the water, and how the water, in turn, contaminated the romaine lettuce from several farms. In...


West Nile confirmed in Bay County

The mosquitoes were collected off North Spring Court, near Campbell and Jupiter roads, according to Garland health officials. Certain mosquito species carry t...


Risk of Dying Levels Off in Super Old Age

Carried out by researchers at the University of California, USA, and Sapienza University of Rome, Italy , the study looked at records of 3,836 Italian resident...


White House Issues Statement on National HIV Testing Day

The NHTD 2018 theme is "Doing It My Way, Testing for HIV ". In 2016, Miami topped the list of highest new infection rate per capita of any US city: 47 per 100,...


Lurie again ranked among nation's top 10 children's hospitals

This program has been in use at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital since November 2017 and was launched in May at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Sta...


Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack acquisition

Shares of drug wholesalers Mckesson Corp , Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen were also down. Startups like San Francisco-based Nimble Pharmacy, which ...


Mosquitoes in Suffolk tested positive for West Nile Virus

Some predatory birds become infected after eating sick or dead birds that were already infected with the virus. West Nile Virus can lead to a potentially deadly...


Know Your Status for National HIV Testing Day

In June 2017, the programme once again excelled by exceeding the target of testing 1,000 people by 194.5 percent with 1945 people knowing their HIV status. ...


General Electric breaks off healthcare to focus on power, aviation

The business also grew its profit by 9% to $3.44 billion previous year, compared with $3.16 billion in 2016. Zacks' sales calculations are an average based on...


Why flight attendants are at high risk of cancer?

Dr Irina Mordukhovich, one of the report's authors, said: "Consistent with previous studies, we report a higher lifetime prevalence of breast, melanoma and non-...


Airline crews at greater risk of cancer says study

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. Dr Mordukhovich said: "Our study informs future research priorities regarding the health of this understudied group ...


Cannabis Medicine To Treat Epilepsy Officially Approved By FDA

The drug contains cannabidiol, or CBD , a substance derived from marijuana, but causes no intoxication, euphoria or "high", the FDA said . The drug , call...


Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

An Arizona woman is putting a public spotlight on a Walgreen's pharmacist who she says wouldn't give her a prescription to end her pregnancy . Instead, Art...


FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine

But federal regulations classify CBD as a Schedule 1 drug, similar to heroin and cocaine, because it is a chemical component of the cannabis plant. The FDA...


Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm

The nodule later reappeared on the upper lip. Kind of horrifyingly, the lump turned out to be a parasitic worm living under the skin on her face. They typic...


Alzheimer's 'may be caused by a virus'

A study published on Thursday in the journal Neuron revealed that human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7) might play a role in regulat...


WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

Now, the updated 11 edition of the ICD has been released , and with it comes the official definition of gaming addiction as a mental health disorder. Gaming ...


PM on International Yoga Day

It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. Okay. Let's not overwork our already stressed out brains-...