Health Care

Taking vitamin D tablets won't help bone health

Two of the study's three authors - Mark Bolland and Andrew Grey, both from the University of Auckland - have been leading investigations into vitamin D since 20...


An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to write a powerful op-ed. Lady Gaga's new film A Star Is Born may be a music industry melodrama at its surface, but it's als...


Lady Gaga mental health essay calls for funding and awareness

It is believed that mental health issues start before 14 years of age and 75 percent of youth identify the problems before they reach 24 years. She wore a han...


Why You Absolutely Need to get a Flu Shot This Year

She got a flu shot ahead of last year's influenza season and still came down with the flu. That's not to mention the heavy toll of hospitalizations and deaths t...


Studies point to rise in mental ailments among young

The country also ranks highly for anxiety with 4.1 per cent of people admitting to a problem. Dr Bente Mikkelsen, Director of the Division of Noncommunicable ...


Take time to know your breasts during Breast Cancer Awareness month

The symphony will also have oncologists give testimonials and will show video interviews from community members about their breast cancer stories. "I honestly...


Oldham Library celebrates World Mental Health Day

Debbie Adwent, operations manager for St John Ambulance, said: "We believe these results reflect the experiences of the wider workforce and urge employers to ta...


Nikki Haley Resigns as US Ambassador to the United Nations

While her reasons were not entirely clear, Haley had said she had no 2020 presidential ambitions and will campaign for Trump. Mrs Haley's Twitter bio has alre...


Scientists: Sex with Neanderthals Homo sapiens protected from viruses

The paper's authors, Dmitri Petrov of Stanford University and his former postdoc, David Enard of the University of Arizona, note that the H. sapiens who l...


6 cases of rare 'polio-like' illness diagnosed in Minnesota children

The state usually sees just one case of the illness per year, which the Star-Tribune reports has health officials now issuing alerts to doctors statewide. Despi...


De Blasio dismisses homeless activist who interrupts his workout

Adesegun had arrived at the Ninth Street Y with a dozen other VOCAL-NY activists to advocate for the homeless folk of New York City. Vocal-NY is requesting th...


NHS supplier that kept body parts faces criminal investigation

A backlog of waste, which is reported to include amputated limbs and pharmaceutical waste, is the result of a reduction in incineration infrastructure capacity,...


Officials Confirm West Nile Virus Case in Atlantic County

It was first detected in Greece in 2010, with 262 confirmed cases and 35 deaths. For more information on where cases have been reported and West Nile, click o...


Doctors urging people to get flu shots after 2017's devastating season

The lighthearted demonstration was accompanied by grim statistics from the 2017-18 flu season: 80,000 deaths overall, including 180 children. Some years are ver...


Overdose of erectile dysfunction drug turns man's vision red

The report noted side effects of sildenafil citrate include blurred vision and increased light sensitivity. The story of the man who now has a permanent r...


Sausages, Bacon Consumption May Cause Higher Breast Cancer Risk

It pointed out that the study backs up previous findings of the World Health Organization , which says processed meats cause cancer. This was made known by t...


Here’s How to Protect Yourself from a Deadly Flu Season

For more information regarding the flu or the annual flu drive-thru, contact 828-426-8461. In developing this year's serum, researchers have looked at the flu...


Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Bone Health, According To Huge Study

Vitamin D supplements have always been recommended for older people to treat or prevent osteoporosis , a bone-loss condition, with some early evidence suggesti...


Cannabis Causes Long-Term Damage to Teen Brains

Teenagers using cannabis are causing long-lasting damage to their developing brains, a Canadian study suggests. "Our study is unique in that it followed a lar...


Gastonia PD wears pink patches, badges for breast cancer

The room will be filled with bras, decorated by different Lansing businesses and community groups, all to raise money for Lansing-area breast cancer patients....


Hugs can make you feel better, science confirms

Receiving hugs may buffer against deleterious changes in mood associated with interpersonal conflict, according to a study published October 3rd in the open-a...


Buzzkill Wash U Scientists Say Even Light Drinking Increases Risk of Death

Sarah Hartz. Their study, published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism, evaluated 400,000 people and found that those who imbibed four times per week were ...


Australia is about to wipe out cervical cancer within 20 years

Of course, these figures rely on screening and vaccination rates remaining stable in the upcoming decades. A national vaccination program and improvements to ...


1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day

And among high-income families (those with incomes above 350 percent of the poverty line), 42 percent dined on fast food on a typical day. If you're an adult ...


Myths, misconceptions about mammograms — HEALTH REPORT

Stover said. Why the disastrous impact of breast cancer has descended heavily on black women than white women? There is also a lot of misinformation out there...


Artificial sweeteners could negatively impact gut bacteria

The scientists found that toxins were released when gut bacteria were exposed to each artificial sweetener, and it only took a tiny amount of the artificial...


Drunk Birds Are Creating Chaos in Gilbert, Minnesota

Meaning, the birds are eating the berries and getting hammered. Techar then explained that the problem may appear more pronounced this year not just because of ...


Houston scientist wins Nobel Prize for breakthrough cancer treatment

Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University heads to the venue for a press conference in Kyoto. It's the process of treating cancer cell by releasing the existing brake ...


3 win chemistry Nobel; findings led to best-selling drug

Arnold won half of the 2018 prize for directing evolution in a test tube, speeding up the natural selection of the most productive enzymes to drive chemical rea...


Get your flu shot

So whether you're attending a yoga class, going on a daily walk, or riding your bike, exercising regularly can keep your body strong and healthy, giving you a...