Health Care

There Is No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption

Romanian men drink the most on average - 8.2 drinks a day - and Pakistani men the least, just 0.0007 drinks a day; Ukrainian women have the highest average dail...


Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison'; Ayurveda may differ

Now, according to a Harvard professor , coconut oil is "pure poison ". The oil has "no known offsetting favorable effects", the AHA said in an advisory previo...


Consistent moderate drinking could lower heart disease risk

There are a lot of gaps in the data which prevent the researchers from reaching any definite conclusions on the risks of CHD, and drinking but the study does le...


Woman Contracts UK’s First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STD

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the painless disease causes progressive ulcerative lesions on the genitals or perineum, whic...


King Bio recalls children's medicine due to potential contamination

The contamination may result in increased infections that could require medical intervention and possibly result in life threatening infections to certain indiv...


No More Pap Smears? New Guidelines for Women 30 and Older

The USPSTF panel also concluded that screening every 3 years with a Pap test alone, every 5 years with high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) DNA testing alon...


Coconut oil is 'pure poison' - Harvard Prof

The oil has "no known offsetting favorable effects", the AHA said in an advisory a year ago, and it could actually increase LDL ("bad") cholesterol, a cause o...


West Nile virus: Mosquitoes known for spreading deadly disease found in UK

Infected mosquitoes spread the virus to animals and people by biting them. Greece's Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO) is expected to release...


Gut bacteria provide key to making universal blood

Each of these types can also be positive or negative for another antigen , known as the Rhesus factor. Next, they tested the enzymes' effectiveness at removi...


Open office seating more healthy than private set-ups

The researchers from University of Arizona evaluated 231 people who work in the USA federal office buildings. During working hours, they also answered questions...


There's A Spike In Measles Cases In Europe - And In The US

That's compared to nearly 24,000 cases in all of 2017, and nearly 5,300 in all of 2016. At least 107 cases of the disease have been reported in 21 states th...


Missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has been found dead, authorities say

He said that a person who lived nearby gave security camera footage to investigators, and they were able to identify a suspicious vehicle. Her anxious boyfrie...


Meaty Keto and Paleo Diets Could Shorten Your Life, Says Study

In addition to the finding an optimal range associated with a lower risk of early death, the team also calculated how many extra years a moderate-carb diet coul...


Spokane County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

People over 50 are considered at higher risk for severe disease. Base officials say there are no known or suspected cases of the virus in humans or animals. K...


Coconut oil is 'pure poison', says professor

Coconut oil is "one of the worst foods you can eat " and is "pure poison", a Harvard professor has said. Dr Karin Michels described the oil as "pure poiso...


Contact Lenses Add to Microplastic Pollution in Waterways

What is more, contact lenses are different from plastics used in other products, such as polypropylene, found in everything from vehicle batteries to textiles. ...


Moderate Carbohydrate Intake May be Best for Health, Study Suggests

The study distributed in The Lancet Public Health journal uncovered that eating carbohydrates with some restraint can be ideal for health and life span. Aft...


Google Fit gets ready to take on the Apple Watch

Users will attain Move Minutes and Heart Points . The new Google Fit showcases Google's new Material Theme UI with lots of white, the Google Sans font, a...


Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued air quality alerts for much of Washington state. "This means that everyone should stay indoors, avoid all...


Contact lenses contribute to microplastic pollution

Research presented over the weekend at the American Chemical Society meeting found that one in five contact lens users washes their used lenses down the sin...


People Overdosed on This Drug in the New Haven Area of CT

The first overdose reports started coming in on Tuesday , mostly from within the New Haven Green park area. No deaths have been reported thus far, but three ...


Sixteen nurses at once pregnant at U.S. hospital

Most of the sixteen pregnant nurses who work together in the intensive care unit at Banner Desert Medical Center pose for a group photograph after attending a n...


People, 2 Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus, State Reports

Remain inside during the application and for 15-20 minutes afterward. Levin says that though cases of West Nile virus have grown since it was first seen in ...


E-cigarettes 'could be NHS' key weapon against smoking'

Nearly three million people in the United Kingdom use e-cigarettes, roughly 470,000 of whom are using them to help them quit, with tens of thousands doing so su...


Fentanyl Is Driving the Rise in Opioid Deaths

Ciccarone said the real number could be as high as 4 million. The CDC's numbers for 2017 are just an estimate, not a final count. More than 72,000 Americans...


Measles Outbreak Hits 21 US States, CDC Says

Cruise ship passengers may come down with measles until as late as August 27 because of the virus' seven- to 21-day incubation period. The CDC's 2018 midyea...


Mass overdose of marijuana sees 76 'bodies dropping' in park

Campbell also said two other people were arrested - one by New Haven police and one by federal authorities - but investigators were trying to determine whether ...


Man arrested in connection with 100+ Conn. synthetic marijuana ODs

Nearly all of the overdoses occurred on Wednesday in New Haven Green, a large park in the city's downtown. No deaths were reported, but officials on Wednesday...


Recall Alert: FDA Warning About Two Thyroid Medications

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced the recall of two thyroid medications due to issues with their ingredients. "There have be...


Google Coach is a wearable assistant that will whip you into shape

The company has not yet named the device which will receive Android 9 .0 Pie update first, but it is expected that the Vivo Nex and the Vivo X21 will be the ...