Health Care

Octopuses on MDMA turn into relaxed and friendly creatures

A freaky question to some, however Gül Dölen , a neuroscientist from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine posed the question, experimented with this...


FDA Links Popular Flea, Tick Medications To Neurological Problems In Dogs, Cats

Another product in this class is Credelio, which recently received FDA approval. Yet, The FDA noted that although the majority of these products are still saf...


Person dies from West Nile Virus in Tennessee

A CodeRed message will be sent out to residents within a one-mile radius of where the infected birds were located alerting them to plans for spraying and direct...


Alzheimer's rates will rise dramatically over the next 40 years

It projects Alzheimer's disease will affect nearly 14 million people in a few decades. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the Un...


Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

Octopuses, which are often reclusive in nature, are separated from humans by 500 million years of evolution. We tend to enjoy our solitude and inhibitions, occa...


Provost issues statement on Wansink academic misconduct investigation

According to that paper, retraction notices multiplied tenfold in the previous decade, while the actual number of published papers increased by only 44%. Among ...


Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

The Little Pee Dee River rose almost 3 feet (1 meter) over the same time. According to reporter Summer Dashe of WPDE TV-15 (ABC - Myrtle Beach/ Florence, ...


Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Researchers from the University of Leeds examined 921 of the most popular yogurts and warn they are an "unrecognized source" of sugar . Considering the rising ...


Food Safety Authority Warns of West Nile Virus Affecting Horses

Humans that are bitten by a mosquito with the virus may show signs three to 15 days after being bitten. On Monday , DPH and the Boston Public Health Commissi...


Canadian marijuana imports OK’d by US for California study

Getting the approval was a months-long process and required an OK from the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. DEA, said Dr. Fatta Nahab, a neurologist an...


Health Department provides vaccination clinic to area schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are among the agencies that recommends getting the seasonal flu shot as early as it's available, and that's goo...


Number of Kids Using E-Cigarettes Is an Epidemic, Says FDA

Gottlieb, who once served on the board of directors for vaping retailer Kure , said it's still possible that e-cigarettes provide a less deadly alternative for...


McLean County Gets Flu Shots: How Effective Will They Be?

The insect vaccine has some advantages: The influenza proteins in it don't have mutations that the virus would need to grow in eggs, and as a effect is more sim...


FDA: Teen Vaping Is An Epidemic

That's not true. E-cigarettes can come pre-filled with e-liquids or e-liquids can be added to the device. Previously, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb had said e...


Should AbbVie Be More Concerned About Its California Case for Humira?

Private insurers have allegedly paid out $1.2 billion in claims for Humira, the arthritis drug at the center of the scandal. "Ultimately, AbbVie gambled with ...


Most supermarket yogurts contain too much sugar, new study warns

Writing in the journal BMJ Open , Moore and colleagues describe how they looked at nutritional data for 898 products by searching the online grocery websites o...


Aspirin does not benefit older people

Margolis said. Millions of healthy people take small doses of aspirin regularly in the belief that the drug will prevent heart attacks and strokes. "It's an...


Four New Personality Types Identified by Scientists

For accurate personality tests, psychologists thought to look at character "traits" that are present in us becoming certain "types" of people. These were sensel...


Cigna/Express Scripts deal gets antitrust nod

In its ruling, the DOJ stated that the Cigna-Express merger is "unlikely to result in harm to competition or consumer". "The other major insurers, UnitedHealt...


In Romania increased the number of deaths from West Nile

WNV cases have been reported in all of the continental United States. West Nile Virus is at its worst in Iowa since the early 2000s, according to the Iowa Dep...


Mental Patients Chained in Back of Sheriff’s Van Drown During Florence

The tragedy happened near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water that state officials are watching following the heavy rains of storm Florence. Th...


New Study Reveals The Four Personality Types - Which One Are You?

Average people are the most common personality type: high in neuroticism and extraversion , but low in openness . His latest research published Monday ...


Over 9000 kids injured annually from infant walkers, study finds

Most of those were head and neck injuries, and three-quarters of the children were injured by falling down the stairs. The Consumer Product Safety Improvemen...


Household cleaning products may make kids overweight

In the reported glance, after controlling for components at the side of breastfeeding, and antibiotic exposure, the outcomes indicated a transparent associati...


Evidence: soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta

Dr Lisa Miyashita, another author who participated in the study and conducted the research , says air pollution has "previously been correlated with early ...


Ruth Davidson: PM job would risk my mental health

I will not be a candidate'. The interview was widely praised by politicians from all parties and health professionals for raising the mental health problems f...


'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study

Over 19,000 people in Australia and the USA were studied over seven years for the study was called ASPREE-Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly. Its finding...


Apple Watch Series 4 First Impressions

Apple also used the event to announce the Apple Watch Series 4 , which will feature improved cellular connectivity, a larger screen, more powerful processing c...


Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Significant bleeding - a known risk of regular aspirin use - was also measured. All the contenders were contemplated healthy at the time of enlisting with nobod...


Junkie mom arrested for stealing drugs from dying daughter

She has been charged with four felony counts of stealing a controlled substance and two misdemeanour counts of abusing an elderly, disabled or vulnerable perso...