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17:06, 2019-07-21

Diabetes Diet: 4 Millet Recipes For A Diabetic-Friendly Filling Breakfast Millets are food grains that may help diabetics regulate blood sugar levels, due to the presence of high quality carbohydrates, fibre and high levels of protein in them. Here are 4 breakfast recipes......
15:45, 2019-07-21

Trump administration gives clinics more time to comply with abortion referral rules The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Biden won't promise Americans they'll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal....
14:45, 2019-07-21

Type-2 diabetes: How to lower blood sugar by drinking tea TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include fatigue and insatiable hunger. According to several studies, drinking this tea can help to lower blood sugar levels....
13:30, 2019-07-21

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
13:30, 2019-07-21

What to know about walking for weight loss Walking can help people lose weight. Setting a faster pace, using an incline, and walking multiple times per day can all help increase the amount of calories a person burns. Learn more here....
11:30, 2019-07-21

What to know about waking up with anxiety A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn more about waking up with anxiety here....
11:30, 2019-07-21

Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns A Pennsylvania school district notified parents, whose children had a meal debt of $10 or more, of the potential consequence but officials said the letter was not sanctioned by the superintendent....
03:15, 2019-07-21

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
01:30, 2019-07-21

Priyanka Chopra's Lavish 5-Tier Birthday Cake Was 'As Big As Her' Bollywood's 'desi-girl', Priyanka Chopra Jonas was spotted all surprised after seeing the huge 5-tier birthday cake, which looked almost 'as big as her'....
16:45, 2019-07-20

Monsoon Diet: Drink This 3-Ingredient Coconut Water Juice To Boost Your Immunity This Season Not only does coconut water provides our body with a good dose of electrolytes, but also has the potential of doing wonders for our skin-health, heart-health as well as the waistline...
16:45, 2019-07-20

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insurance to pay disability benefits....
12:45, 2019-07-20

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
12:30, 2019-07-20

How to strengthen your knee People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about how to strengthen the knee here....
06:15, 2019-07-20

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
05:00, 2019-07-20

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options offered to children, the more likely they are to overeat, according to new research out of Australia....
03:30, 2019-07-20

Everything you need to know about berberine Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body’s cells, it may help treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammation, and cancer. Learn more about berberine, including side effects and how to use ...
01:30, 2019-07-20

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to approach abortion as a healthcare issue rather than as a political one....
01:15, 2019-07-20

What to know about the side effects of Elavil Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here....
00:45, 2019-07-20

Why is my chest itchy? Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin....
00:45, 2019-07-20

What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp? A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here....
00:45, 2019-07-20

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....
00:45, 2019-07-20

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
00:15, 2019-07-20

Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain (Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....
00:15, 2019-07-20

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred ...
00:15, 2019-07-20

Biden can’t ride Obama’s coattails, because Obama isn’t liberal enough for today’s Democratic Party Joe Biden frequently reminds us of his partnership with former President Barack Obama. He hopes that nostalgia for the Obama administration will help him get the Democratic nomination and put him in the White House....
23:15, 2019-07-19

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
22:00, 2019-07-19

How a gut infection might spark Parkinson's Scientists are still unpicking the processes involved in Parkinson's. A new study ties together bacterial infection, mitochondria, and the immune system....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00, 2019-07-19

Judge allows short-term plans advanced by Trump administration as alternatives to Obamacare A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration may allow the sale of short-term health insurance plans, less costly alternatives to Obamacare that do not cover pre-existing illnesses....
20:00, 2019-07-19

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
20:00, 2019-07-19

Watch: Gol Gappe Recipes: 3 Interesting Ways To Make Gol Gappe At Home! Gol Gappe is a tangy street side snack that no one can resist. Did you know that gol gappa has a dozen different names that changes from region to region? Even the recipe or stuffing isn't the same......
15:15, 2019-07-19

Indian Cooking Hacks: This Village-Style Mint And Turmeric Chutney Is Loaded With Antioxidants Tangy and eclectic, pudina chutney goes back years in time. Mint is also loaded with menthol and active oil, which is responsible for most of the herb's health benefits...
15:15, 2019-07-19

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
14:30, 2019-07-19

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
14:30, 2019-07-19

How To Make South Indian Mulagapodi Powder (Gunpowder) At Home Also known as molagapudi or milagadi podi, this powder is a mix of ground spices, coconut, chickpeas and roasted lentils that is served with idli. Gunpowder can also served with dosas, uttapams etc....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Cooking Tips: How To Make Restaurant-Style Hakka Noodles At Home (Recipe Video Inside) Noodles, popularly known as chowmein in India, may have been introduced in India by Chinese traders but it has become very much a part of India's gastronomy landscape now....
12:15, 2019-07-19

What to know about masturbating before sex Masturbating before sex can help some people achieve arousal and reduce stress. However, there is no clear scientific proof behind the anecdotal evidence that it can help males last longer before orgasm. Learn more here....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending products....
10:45, 2019-07-19

Indian Cooking Tips: Make Delicious Chilla With Your Leftover Rotis (Recipe Video) Leftover bread recipes: Cooking with leftover items is not only exciting and fun but is quite sustainable too. Here's how you can turn your leftover rotis to yummy chillas....
10:30, 2019-07-19

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adulteration. Here is a list of the most commonly......
10:30, 2019-07-19

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
09:45, 2019-07-19

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
09:45, 2019-07-19

What causes red spots on the penis? A variety of health conditions can cause red spots on the penis, including eczema, balanitis, and some sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and other causes here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What can cause a rash under the breast? A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What causes a pulse in the stomach? Feeling a pulse in the stomach, or abdomen, is not a cause for concern in some people. However, in others, it may indicate an aortic aneurysm. Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and symptoms here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

What are the differences between naproxen and ibuprofen? Naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory, pain relieving drugs. This article looks at their similarities and differences, including their uses, side effects, and drug interactions....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
01:45, 2019-07-19

Joe Biden just added an important caveat to vow that if you like your plan, you can keep it Joe Biden on Monday shocked many political observers when he echoed one of the biggest lies of the Obama administration in making the pitch for his own healthcare proposal: If you like your plan, you can keep it. Now, he's already adding an important caveat....
01:15, 2019-07-19

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
01:15, 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest developments in their field, a new study finds....
00:30, 2019-07-19

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tories win power this fall....
21:45, 2019-07-18

Daily on Healthcare: Minimum wage bill would undo waivers for people with disabilities Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:15, 2019-07-18

The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders Liberal comedian Jon Stewart is no fan of Rand Paul. After the Kentucky senator's decision to object to a unanimous consent authorization of healthcare funding for 9/11 first responders on Wednesday, Stewart blasted him as “absolutely outrageous” and lamented his decision as “fiscal responsibility v...
21:15, 2019-07-18

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Menstrual cups vs. pads and tampons: How do they compare? A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
21:15, 2019-07-18

How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treating knee pain when sleeping here....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Why orthopedic shoes may not really be good for our feet New research into how calluses work for our feet and balance suggests that thick-soled shoes, such as orthopedic shoes, may do us more harm than good....
18:15, 2019-07-18

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in abortion When young women use abortion services, the adolescent men who avoid becoming teenaged fathers go on to have better educational and financial futures than peers who do become teen fathers, a U.S. study suggests....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: Diet Tips From The 37-Year-Old Priyanka Chopra manages to look fabulous in every single look of hers and she also keeps incredibly fit, despite having a seemingly hectic work schedule. Here are some diet tips straight from the......
15:45, 2019-07-18

A Sardinian Food Festival For Hearty Italian Flavours The recently concluded Sardinian Food Festival at The Westin, Gurgaon was a delightful endeavour by Chef Marco Mureno and his team. You can now savour hearty Italian flavours with Sardinian food at......
15:45, 2019-07-18

5 Best Jackfruit Recipes | Easy Kathal Recipes To Try At Home! Jackfruit or kathal is an amazing food to load up on nutrients and a viable alternative to animal meat. Here are five ways or five best jackfruit recipes to try at home along with key ingredients and......
15:45, 2019-07-18

Review: Tappa's Contemporary Take On Indian Food Is Sure To Tug At Your Heart Strings Tappa's contemporary twist on classics not only stays with you long after you have left, but also compels you to re-think the beauty of desi flavours and the room it leaves for experimentation....
15:45, 2019-07-18

Healthy Diet: 4 Fruits That Are Relatively Rich In Protein Fruits are not traditionally rich in protein and they're generally not expected to be- they have higher levels of other important nutrients including fibre and carbohydrates. These 4 fruits are......
15:45, 2019-07-18

New Menu: FIRE At The Park Takes Farm-To-Table Concept To Next Level The new summer menu at Fire is over 80% organic and has been designed to source ingredients from a growing list of suppliers and farmers who practice sustainable techniques to offer environmentally......
15:45, 2019-07-18

Nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary Suggests Diet Changes For Reducing Gut Inflamma Celebrity nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary regularly addresses some key issues and frequently asked questions related to health and nutrition on her Instagram page. She recently touched upon the topic of......
15:45, 2019-07-18

Diet Rich In Fattening Foods Linked With Depression In Mice Models: Study A new study conducted on mice has now revealed that a diet rich fatty foods and junk foods disrupts function of the brain and may trigger depression....
15:45, 2019-07-18

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
15:15, 2019-07-18

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
13:15, 2019-07-18

Burnout: Here’s how to recognize the symptoms The World Health Organization now recognizes work "burnout" as an occupational phenomenon. Doctors now have a roadmap to recognize burnout, which is often accompanied by symptoms of exhaustion, cynicism or lack of professional competency....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:45, 2019-07-18

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
11:45, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
11:45, 2019-07-18

Ebola patient suspected of going to Rwanda: report A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organization on Thursday....
11:45, 2019-07-18

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Ativan vs. Xanax: What are the differences? Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them....
04:15, 2019-07-18

What to know about inflammatory rheumatism Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases....
04:15, 2019-07-18

What to know about alcohol bloating Alcohol can lead to bloating by causing inflammation and discomfort in the stomach. It can also cause weight gain, which can give the appearance of bloating. Learn more about alcohol bloating and how to get rid of it here....
04:15, 2019-07-18

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Everything you need to know Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues and cause several symptoms, including stretchy skin and loose joints. Learn more here....
04:15, 2019-07-18

What is ulnar deviation? Ulnar deviation is when problems with the joints, muscles, or ligaments cause the fingers to bend toward the bone on the outside of the forearm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatments here....
04:15, 2019-07-18

What to know about eye floaters Eye floaters are specks in a person’s vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here....
04:15, 2019-07-18

'Today' meteorologist Dylan Dreyer reveals pregnancy after miscarriage The “Today” show meteorologist announced Wednesday she’s expecting her second child after revealing earlier this year that she had suffered a miscarriage....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:45, 2019-07-18

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over its spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) d...
00:00, 2019-07-18

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
23:15, 2019-07-17

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
23:00, 2019-07-17

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
22:15, 2019-07-17

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
21:45, 2019-07-17

Dishonest Kamala Harris now claiming $32 trillion healthcare plan won't require middle-class tax hikes Sen. Kamala Harris has already distinguished herself as the most dishonest and cynical Democrat seeking the presidency in 2020, but she may have outdone herself with her latest claim that the $32 trillion healthcare plan that she supports would not require any middle-class tax increases....
21:45, 2019-07-17

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
21:30, 2019-07-17

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
21:30, 2019-07-17

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
20:45, 2019-07-17

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statis...
19:30, 2019-07-17

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Study: E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but have higher rate of relapse Vaping may help people to quit cigarettes, but the longer they use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to start smoking again, new research in France suggests....
18:15, 2019-07-17

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
17:45, 2019-07-17

Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:45, 2019-07-17

Watch: Try This Chicken Burger At Home For A Cheesy-licious Evening Snack! Craving something cheesy, spicy and something to satiate your hungry taste buds? You've landed at just the right place! Here is a homemade burger that would instantly tantalise your taste buds!...
17:15, 2019-07-17

Keto-Friendly Diet: 4 Best Keto-Friendly Paneer Recipes For The Foodie In You Keto Diet: Indian vegetarian food is incomplete without paneer. We have curated a list of 4 keto-friendly paneer recipes for those who are on a keto diet....
17:15, 2019-07-17

The Ideal Healthy Diet: Nutritional Values Of Roti And Rice Compared Carbs And Fats In Roti And Rice: When it comes to rice and roti, the debate goes on as to which is better and healthier? Eating either of them will not adversely affect your health, if consumed......
17:15, 2019-07-17

New Menu: Pra Pra Prank Blends New With Nostalgic Pra Pra offers modern Asian and modern Indian cuisines with its fairly elaborate menu that gives you plenty of options to make your outing a satisfactory affair. Here's what their new menu has in......
17:15, 2019-07-17

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries....
17:15, 2019-07-17

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
17:15, 2019-07-17

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
17:00, 2019-07-17

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
15:15, 2019-07-17

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Microdosing psychedelics: Does the evidence live up to the hype? What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates....
14:45, 2019-07-17

Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects....
13:45, 2019-07-17

ALS: 'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for therapy A new study has found 'never before reported' cells in the spines of people with ALS. The discovery may lead to a better understanding of the condition....
13:45, 2019-07-17

India's Strides tried to shred quality-control documents: FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised doubts about Strides Pharma Sciences Ltd's quality-control practices after finding adulteration and evidence of "uncontrolled shredding of documents" at one of its plants....
13:30, 2019-07-17

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally....
13:30, 2019-07-17

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
13:30, 2019-07-17

More U.S. Teenagers Are Trying to Lose Weight Than in Years Past. That May Be Reason for Concern Recent years have ushered in a wellness movement that emphasizes body positivity and holistic health over thinness and crash diets. But new federal data suggest that messaging hasn’t fully changed behavior yet. In fact, the report shows that more American teenagers are trying to lose weight th...
12:15, 2019-07-17

People With Prediabetes May Return To Normal Blood Sugar Levels: Eat These Foods To Prevent Diabetes Type-2 Diabetes: People with prediabetes are likely to develop Type-2 diabetes sooner or later. But the condition may return to normal blood sugar levels if followed a healthy lifestyle....
10:45, 2019-07-17

‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns UN agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts The UN programme leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections is slowing, and some countries experiencing a rising number of cases....
08:45, 2019-07-17

Planned Parenthood ousts Leana Wen and proves that abortion, not healthcare, is its priority One of the symptoms of uneasiness is the inability to stay still. Leana Wen knows this. She’s a doctor. And she was the president of Planned Parenthood until today, when the abortion organization's board met in secret and pushed her out, after less than nine months on the job, because of “philosophi...
08:30, 2019-07-17

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according to a projection published Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office....
08:30, 2019-07-17

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress sees how the National Institutes of Health squanders...
08:30, 2019-07-17

What to know about sleep aids People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep aids are available. Lifestyle techniques to improve sleep hygiene may also help. Learn more about sleep aids here....
08:00, 2019-07-17

FDA finds 'significant violations' at India's Strides plant The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it found adulteration and "significant violations" of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations at Strides Pharma Sciences Ltd's plant in Puducherry in south India....
07:30, 2019-07-17

Is this scab infected? Diagnosis and treatment Scabs are the body's natural defense against bacteria. When bacteria get beneath a scab, the wound can become infected. This article covers how to tell if a wound is infected, some treatment options, and when to see a doctor....
06:30, 2019-07-17

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
06:30, 2019-07-17

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” with its leadership. “As a physician and pub...
02:30, 2019-07-17

What causes a hot back? Having a hot back can be uncomfortable and worrying, but it is usually treatable. The back may feel hot due to many different issues, including nerve pain and sunburn. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options here....
01:45, 2019-07-17

The best herbs for joint pain Herbs that may help reduce joint pain include eucalyptus, aloe vera, and turmeric. People can take these herbs in a variety of forms. Learn more about the best herbs for joint pain here....
00:15, 2019-07-17

How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA in the jaw....
00:15, 2019-07-17

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
23:00, 2019-07-16

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
22:30, 2019-07-16

What to know about laser treatment for scars Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations....
22:30, 2019-07-16

What to know about dry orgasms A dry orgasm, in which there is no ejaculation, may occur due to surgery, testosterone deficiency, nerve damage, or other causes. Learn more about dry orgasms here....
22:30, 2019-07-16

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). So far, over 1,600 people have died from the virus and thousands more have been infected. While this outbreak is not yet at th...
21:45, 2019-07-16

Plans to provide genetic testing on the NHS could harm well-being The UK’s health service is set to offer genetic testing to determine people’s risk of common diseases, but there are concerns that this could have negative effects...
21:30, 2019-07-16

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
21:00, 2019-07-16

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco....
20:15, 2019-07-16

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
20:15, 2019-07-16

7 Best Sugar-Free Desserts | Easy Sugar Free Sweets To Try At Home! Sugar free sweets and desserts are the best way to satiate your sweet tooth and not even feel guilty! We've got a list of sugar free recipes that you can try at home and gorge on sinful treats......
18:30, 2019-07-16

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Restaurant-Style Malai Paneer At Home (Recipe Video) Indian cooking tips: If you are hosting a dinner party this weekend, there is nothing better than trying out this yummy restaurant-style malai paneer....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Guru Purnima 2019: What Is Charnamrit Or Panchamrit And How To Make Charnamrit (Recipe Inside) Guru Purnima 2019: Devotees offer charnamrit to their gurus as prasadam. Charnamrit, or Panchamrit, is a sweet drink made up of five things; hence it is called 'Panchamrit'....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Exclusive: Tete-A-Tete With Pastry Chef Vinesh Johny Of Lavonne Academy Chef Vinesh Johny is the co-founder and executive pastry chef at Lavonne Academy of Baking Science & Pastry Arts. Here he talks about his journey and answers some questions about the craft....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Bengaluru Gets A Taste Of Quirky Indian Dishes With Delicious Pop-Ups By Lore The pop-ups of Lore have two immensely popular and deliciously different menus - one celebrates the 'memories of Indian flavours,' while the other menu is called the 'circle of life.'...
18:30, 2019-07-16

On A Diet? This Low-Cal Cucumber-Kiwi Juice Could Prove To Be A Magic Potion Start your weight loss journey with gradual healthy choices, cut back on sugar, opt for whole grain foods, steer clear of junk and processed foods and very importantly, hydrate yourself....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Diet Rich In Refined Carbs, Red Meats Linked With Increased Risk Of Colorectal Cancer A new study has now linked the consumption of inflammatory diets with increased risk of colorectal cancer, which is the fourth most-frequent cancer worldwide....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting conevned by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidemic “is infecting more children” than earlier outbr...
17:30, 2019-07-16

Kamala Harris vows pharmaceutical 'price gouging' investigations if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris vowed to investigate "price gouging" by pharmaceutical companies as president if Congress refused to pass laws lowering drug prices....
17:30, 2019-07-16

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:30, 2019-07-16

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology that examined the effect of different types of background music on creative problem solving. For the study, UK ...
16:45, 2019-07-16

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Biden says he can't rely on Obama ties to beat Trump Joe Biden downplayed the importance of his relationship with former President Barack Obama during an interview on Morning Joe, aired Tuesday morning....
14:45, 2019-07-16

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
12:30, 2019-07-16

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
12:30, 2019-07-16

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
12:30, 2019-07-16

Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more patients worldwide, the company told Reuters....
12:30, 2019-07-16

UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
12:30, 2019-07-16

What to do if you've lost your voice People may be able to get their voices back by gargling salt water, drinking fluids, or resting their voice. A doctor may also provide medications. Learn how to get your voice back here....
12:15, 2019-07-16

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
12:15, 2019-07-16

What to know about scar tissue A person may develop scar tissue after receiving a wound or undergoing surgery. Scars can present in a variety of ways, and there are several ways to treat them, including using corticosteroids. However, not all treatments will work for everyone. Learn more about scar tissue here....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven....
11:45, 2019-07-16

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surgeries carried out between October 2018 and February this year at Great Ormond Street Hospital in Londo...
11:30, 2019-07-16

Joe Biden's healthcare plan would be Obamacare on steroids Joe Biden on Monday outlined a healthcare proposal that, while less disruptive than rival plans to socialize the U.S. health insurance system, would still dramatically increase the price tag of Obamacare and likely erode employer insurance....
11:15, 2019-07-16

The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash Every day 13 Americans die while waiting for a kidney transplant. This is a problem we can solve by waving a little money around. The reason we don't is that people such as Michael Sandel think it is unethical to involve something as icky as money in something as important as a life. My own ethics a...
11:15, 2019-07-16

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
11:15, 2019-07-16

High-Protein Vegetarian Diet: 4 Interesting Ways Of Cooking With Soya Chunks High protein diet: A 100 gram serving of soya chunks or soya nuggets contain 52.4 grams of protein. Here are some interesting ways of adding it your diet! Healthy proteins are those that are present......
10:45, 2019-07-16

Your Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Help Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia: Tips For Healthy Eating Adopting a healthy lifestyle comes with numerous benefits and one among them is that it offsets a person's genetic risk of dementia, suggests a new study....
10:45, 2019-07-16

Healthy Cooking Tips: How To Make Date Paste To Replace Sugar In Desserts The naturally sweet taste of dates is what makes it a great alternative for refined sugar. Ripened dates have 80 per cent sugar content. Make the all-natural date paste for sweetening healthy desserts......
10:45, 2019-07-16

Everything you need to know about summer colds Although it is much more common to get a cold in the winter months, people can also get colds in the summer. In this article, learn about the symptoms, how to tell summer colds from allergies, and how to treat them....
05:15, 2019-07-16

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
04:45, 2019-07-16

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
04:45, 2019-07-16

Canada police probing 'possible policy breaches' at National Microbiology Lab Canada's national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country's Public Health Agency over "possible policy breaches" at its National Microbiology Lab, whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens, such as Ebola....
04:45, 2019-07-16

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
04:45, 2019-07-16

Why We Love Advice Columns, According to Psychologists Taking someone else’s advice, even when you ask for it, is difficult. Entire studies have been conducted just to understand the widespread phenomenon of “advice discounting.” But even as we ignore the well-intentioned suggestions of our friends, families and therapists, many of us ...
02:45, 2019-07-16

What to know about mucinous carcinoma Mucinous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that usually affects the breast. In this article, we look at its symptoms, causes, treatments, and the outlook....
01:00, 2019-07-16

What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old? Parents and caregivers often notice the signs of autism, or autism spectrum disorder, when a child is still very young. Learn about the possible signs of autism in a 3-year-old here....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin....
23:45, 2019-07-15

Sunglasses That Help Your Eyes as Well as Your Look Lenses that transition in sunlight to become sunglasses help protect eyes from dust, bugs, drying breezes and, most important of all, the damaging effects of ultraviolet light....
23:45, 2019-07-15

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
23:30, 2019-07-15

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
23:30, 2019-07-15

How do the breasts change with age and why? As a person gets older, their breasts naturally change shape and size, and they often develop lumps. In this article, we look at how aging affects the breasts, including possible changes and when to see a doctor....
23:01, 2019-07-15

What is bile acid malabsorption? Bile acid malabsorption is a condition in which the body does not reabsorb enough bile acid, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Learn more here....
23:01, 2019-07-15

What to know about kratom for depression Kratom is a plant that many people use for depression. It is unregulated and may carry some risks. Learn more about the potential use of kratom for depression here....
23:01, 2019-07-15

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
23:00, 2019-07-15

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Cutting 300 Calories In Your Daily Diet May Protect Heart And Cut Risk Of Diabetes Even those who have a healthy BMI could benefit immensely, if they were to cut back on consuming a few extra calories from their diet, the study reveals....
20:30, 2019-07-15

High Protein Diet: 5 Chicken Salad Recipes You May Include In Your Diet Chicken is a good source of lean protein, which means it contains high amount of protein, but in comparison with red meat, it contains very little fat....
20:30, 2019-07-15

Recipe: Oatmeal, Yogurt And Fruit Medley For A Flavoursome, High-Fibre Meal Our healthy breakfast recipe combines three of the most-loved breakfast foods in a medley of deliciousness and nutrition. The recipe is free of added sugars and uses the natural sweetness of fruits......
20:30, 2019-07-15

5 Best Cinnamon Recipes | Easy Cinnamon Recipes To Try At Home! Cinnamon Recipes: Cinnamon is healthy, sweet and aromatic addition to any dish that it is added to! Here are some of the best cinnamon recipes to prepare at home and experience its many benefits. From......
20:30, 2019-07-15

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Street-Style Dal Kachori At Home Kachoris can be stuffed with any filling of your choice and you may experiment with the filling as much as you like, but nothing beats the classic dal kachori that you get at street-side stores.......
20:30, 2019-07-15

Exposure To Greenery Can Reduce Cravings For Junk Food, Alcohol And Cigarettes If the study is to be believed, doing just one simple thing may help you tide over cravings for harmful foods, alcohol and cigarettes- exposing yourself to greenery....
20:30, 2019-07-15

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:15, 2019-07-15

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:15, 2019-07-15

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attack on the signature achievement of his former boss....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:45, 2019-07-15

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Are crickets and other creepy crawlies the new superfood? Researchers now show that crickets and other insects pack a very high antioxidant content, which could make them top contenders as super-nutritious foods....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread....
19:30, 2019-07-15

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to review their approach to stopping the crippling disease....
17:30, 2019-07-15

AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as a supplement to insulin in adults with a rare-type of the condition....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
17:30, 2019-07-15

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-15

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-15

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-15

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare....
17:30, 2019-07-15

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-15

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-15

New contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year, gives women more control (Reuters Health) - A new contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year and allows women to have complete control over conception, according to a report that details the results of two clinical trials testing the safety and efficacy of the device....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
17:30, 2019-07-15

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
03:00, 2019-07-15

Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer’s: study People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times more likely to develop dementia versus those with low genetic risk and good habits, researchers reported Sunday....
00:45, 2019-07-15

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
18:00, 2019-07-14

It May Be Possible to Counter Some of the Genetic Risk of Alzheimer’s With These Lifestyle Changes There hasn’t been much good news about Alzheimer’s lately, between the March announcement by Biogen and Esai that a promising trial of a potential drug treatment failed, and the July decision by Novartis and Amgen to stop their study of another class of therapies for the neurodegenerativ...
17:30, 2019-07-14

Keto Diet For Weight Loss: These Keto-Friendly Chicken Dumplings Are Completely Maida-Free Momos come in different varieties but their classic recipe includes maida that is used as its base. But wait, what if we say you can now make dumplings that are completely devoid of maida!...
14:15, 2019-07-14

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
09:15, 2019-07-14

Ed Henry calls in to give update on liver transplant recovery: 'We've succeeded in victory' Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry called into "Fox & Friends" on Saturday to give viewers an update on his and his sister's progress in recovering from a liver transplant the two underwent....
09:15, 2019-07-14

What You Need to Know About Resistant Urinary Tract Infections U.T.I.s are one of the world’s most common infections but many of the drugs used to treat them have become less effective as resistance to antibiotics grows....
03:30, 2019-07-14

This Low Fat, Protein-Rich Quinoa Salad Fits Perfectly In Any Weight Loss Diet (Recipe Video) Here's a protein-rich quinoa salad recipe shared by famous YouTuber Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel 'Manjula's Kitchen'. So go ahead and loosen the reigns of your imagination. Cook up a brilliant......
20:00, 2019-07-13

Protein-Rich Foods: Include These High Protein Vegan Foods In Your Weight Loss Diet There are a plethora of vegan protein sources available for those following a plant-based diet. Try these protein-rich foods to fulfill your protein requirement....
20:00, 2019-07-13

Ways to stop masturbating Masturbation is normal and healthy. However, it may be a problem if it impacts other areas of a person’s life. Tips to stop masturbating include avoiding pornography and getting lots of exercise. Learn more here....
14:45, 2019-07-13

What to know about bleeding nipples Bleeding nipples may occur as a result of breastfeeding, skin irritation, allergies, and infections. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the causes of bleeding nipples here....
14:45, 2019-07-13

High Protein Diet: 5 Tea-Time Ragi Snacks You May Include In Your Weight Loss Diet High protein foods: For weight loss, eating foods rich in protein and fibre is ideal deal. Ragi, is packed with fibre and protein both of which are very crucial for weight management....
11:01, 2019-07-13

Indian Cooking Hacks: How To Make Restaurant-Style Shahi Paneer At Home (Video) Shahi Paneer Recipe: If this weekend, you are planning to cook at home - there is nothing better than trying out this delicious restaurant style shahi paneer....
11:01, 2019-07-13

Everything you need to know about methylphenidate Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here....
03:00, 2019-07-13

What can cause abdominal pain and constipation? Abdominal pain and constipation often result from dietary and lifestyle factors and usually respond well to home treatment. However, abdominal pain and constipation can sometimes also be symptoms of an underlying medical condition. Learn more here....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 2019-07-13

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Niksen Is the Dutch Lifestyle Concept of Doing Nothing—And You’re About to See It Everywhere First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Now there’s another Northern European trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Google Doodle Honors Heart Surgeon René Favaloro, Who Pioneered Coronary Bypass Surgery René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentine heart surgeon, is being remembered with a Google Doodle for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery on what would have been his 96th birthday. Born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1923, Favaloro started his career as a doctor in the farming community of J...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published July 11 in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, su...
00:15, 2019-07-13

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects....
23:15, 2019-07-12

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditions.'...
23:15, 2019-07-12

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options, here....
23:15, 2019-07-12

List of tests for diabetes Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show....
23:15, 2019-07-12

What is kaleidoscope vision? When a person has kaleidoscope vision, it is because their brain has created a visual illusion of fractured or bright colors. Ocular migraine is what most often causes kaleidoscope vision, but this visual symptom can also indicate a stroke. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatments, and when to s...
23:15, 2019-07-12

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:45, 2019-07-12

#Review: Garam Dharam's New Outlet In Noida Sector 18 Has The Look And Feel Of A Dhaba The Sector 18 Noida market, a hot-spot that bustles with pubs, popular eateries and cafes, has opened its doors to famous dhaba-themed restaurant called Garam Dharam....
21:45, 2019-07-12

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe and asbestos-free....
21:15, 2019-07-12

Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:15, 2019-07-12

Adults born at low weight, preterm less likely to enter relationships Adults who were born prematurely or at low birth weight are 28 percent less likely to get married or enter a long-term relationship than those born at full term...
19:15, 2019-07-12

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
17:30, 2019-07-12

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
17:30, 2019-07-12

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
16:30, 2019-07-12

People in China consume twice the recommended daily limit of salt People in China consume 10 grams of salt each day on average – among the most of any country and twice the level recommended to avoid risks including stroke...
16:30, 2019-07-12

About 150 Baycrest hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
16:15, 2019-07-12

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
15:45, 2019-07-12

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Summer Diet Tips: This Watermelon Coconut Ice-Cream Recipe Is A Delicious Surprise! Here's a recipe of ice-cream made with watermelon - the summer fruit with sweetness galore. With the addition of coconut milk, this ice-cream makes for a perfect summer treat....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Eating A High Fibre Diet May Cut Preeclampsia Risk During Pregnancy: Study Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It occurs in up to 10 per cent of pregnancies and is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and severe swelling in the......
14:15, 2019-07-12

7 Best Puri (Poori) Recipes To Try At Home! Poori (Puri) Recipes: Poori (puri) is an Indian flatbread that is relished across the north India paired with delectable curries. Here are the best of puri recipes for you to prepare at home and......
14:15, 2019-07-12

Dhapate: The High-Protein High-Fibre Mixed Grain Maharashtrian Flatbread Dhapate are savoury flat cakes or flatbreads prepared from three different healthy flours - whole wheat flour or gehu ka atta, jowar flour or sorghum flour and besan or gram flour (chickpea flour).......
14:15, 2019-07-12

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
13:15, 2019-07-12

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
13:15, 2019-07-12

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened. Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have floundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action....
11:30, 2019-07-12

New York high school grad with autism honored with 'silent ovation' The silence was golden at a high school graduation ceremony in New York last week as classmates gave a student with severe autism and noise sensitivity a silent ovation. ...
09:30, 2019-07-12

What to know about azithromycin Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. It can help treat a range of bacterial infections that affect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and other parts of the body. Learn about its uses, risks, side effects, and how to use it here....
08:15, 2019-07-12

What to know about amitriptyline Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that can help with symptoms of depression and other disorders. This article provides an overview, including its uses, dosages, side effects, and warnings....
08:15, 2019-07-12

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more about the benefits of taking a cold shower here....
08:15, 2019-07-12

Behind the string of rural hospital closures Since 2010, 107 rural hospitals have shut their doors, and many are eager to point the finger at a flawed drug savings program. But healthcare advocacy and public policy groups say it isn’t that simple....
08:00, 2019-07-12

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Democrats must win to reverse President Trump's 2016 victory, according to union officials....
08:00, 2019-07-12

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
07:30, 2019-07-12

Neighborhood and race tied to odds kids will receive CPR from bystanders African American children from poor neighborhoods who suffer a cardiac arrest are among the least likely to receive CPR from a bystander, according to a new study that finds both neighborhood characteristics and race may play a role in who gets the life-saving intervention....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its partnership with Kaleo Inc to include the company's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in its pharmacies amid a national shortage of the emergency allergy shots....
05:45, 2019-07-12

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based balms, lotions this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the apparel retailer's core younger customers....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Sex less likely and less satisfying as women hit older age (Reuters Health) - The number of women who have sex regularly falls off with age as does the number who report enjoyable sex after menopause, a new study shows....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care (Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar in cost and quality to doctors who trained before workday reforms took effect, a new study suggests....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant (Reuters Health) - Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don't want a baby, a U.S. study suggests....
05:45, 2019-07-12

CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in unlicensed facilities....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
03:45, 2019-07-12

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, which is also called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA, is an autoimmune disease that affects children. Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment, and outlook here....
01:45, 2019-07-12

How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis? Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a look at the research and official guidelines here...
01:45, 2019-07-12

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Why do women have less sex as they age? Many women have less sex as they age, and the sex they do have gives them less pleasure. New research says this is not all down to health-related factors....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnoses....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Back pain when bending: What to know Many people experience lower back pain when bending over. This article looks at a variety of conditions that can cause this pain, as well as treatments, self-care tips, and how to prevent it....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Does ADHD affect IQ? There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here....
23:00, 2019-07-11

EMDR therapy: Everything you need to know Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a type of therapy that doctors sometimes recommend for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health conditions. Learn about how it works and whether it is effective here....
23:00, 2019-07-11

CDC says 8 in 10 US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study....
22:45, 2019-07-11

Monkey see, monkey cure: Primates are necessary for research Last month, an influential congressional committee approved legislation that would impose strict reporting requirements on medical research involving monkeys and other nonhuman primates. The goal is to substantially reduce such research....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Daily on Healthcare: Advisory group bites into dietary guidelines Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:30, 2019-07-11

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that claim any more....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Trump team hits home run by balking at its own drug-price plan In deciding today not to change certain rules related to pharmaceutical pricing, the Trump administration deserves great credit for its willingness to reexamine its own assumptions....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
21:45, 2019-07-11

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
21:45, 2019-07-11

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....
21:45, 2019-07-11

Most Americans, Including Smokers, Like the Idea of Less-Addictive Cigarettes The majority of American adults, including current smokers, would support cigarette manufacturers making their products less addictive, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC’s data, which were published in the American Journal of Preventi...
21:15, 2019-07-11

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to vanish, infant mortality to drastically spike, and...
20:15, 2019-07-11

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
20:15, 2019-07-11

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
20:15, 2019-07-11

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021...
17:30, 2019-07-11

How Trump’s Executive Order Could Save Lives by Transforming How the U.S. Treats Kidney Disease President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at streamlining the overburdened kidney care and transplantation system—a move meant to “bring new hope to millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease,” Trump said. The policy is intended to improve kidney ...
17:15, 2019-07-11

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescription-drug costs a top priority of his administratio...
17:15, 2019-07-11

Man robs store for daughter kidney transplant, returns money A Philadelphia man entered a smoke shop and robbed it, demanding money for his daughter’s kidney transplant. But then he handed the wad of cash back....
15:45, 2019-07-11

White House backs off 'backdoor rebate' idea for lowering drug prices The White House has thrown out a plan to upend the drug pricing rebate model that President Trump's health chief once said could be the "most significant change" in how medicines are priced....
15:45, 2019-07-11

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities....
13:45, 2019-07-11

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based products this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a fast-growing market for daily consumer goods made with cannabis derivatives....
13:45, 2019-07-11

American Eagle Outfitters is following rival Abercrombie & Fitch by getting into the CBD business Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters is following in rival Abercrombie & Fitch's footsteps by getting into the booming CBD business and partnering with Green Growth Brands....
13:45, 2019-07-11

Summer Diet: Try These Healthy Blueberry Drinks For Immunity Boost With the summer heat blazing in full power, cold beverages are preferred over weighty meals. Try out these refreshing blueberry drinks with the fresh, piquant flavour of the fruit....
13:30, 2019-07-11

Vegan Diet: 5 Delicious Dairy And Refined Sugar-Free Dessert Recipes If you've recently turned vegan and are looking for some inspiration to begin your journey, our vegan and refined sugar-free recipes may help give a kickstart to your journey....
13:30, 2019-07-11

Pair Your Evening Tea With Chhole Tikki To Enjoy The Rains With Family Bring in a fresh breath of air into your precious tea time, by trying out this unique snack- chhole tikki! Chhole tikki is a patty made with chickpeas, which makes for an interesting treat....
13:30, 2019-07-11

5 Best Dates Recipes To Try At Home | Easy Ways To Add Khajoor To Your Diet Dates are an exceptional dry fruit to include in your diet. We've got a list of dates recipes that are sure to keep you hooked to the superfood without compromising on the taste! From dates cake to......
13:30, 2019-07-11

Watch: This Delicious Desi Take On Zucchini Is Sure To Tug At Your Heart Strings Zucchini is a super versatile vegetable which also happens to be one of the healthiest vegetables you can possibly add to your diet. Masala Zucchini is an easy-to-make delicious desi delicacy, which......
13:30, 2019-07-11

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions die with me?...
12:45, 2019-07-11

Why everything you know about nutrition is wrong Are carbs good for you? Or eggs? Every week seems to bring contradictory new diet advice. New Scientist unpicks the surprising flaws in nutritional science...
12:00, 2019-07-11

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
11:00, 2019-07-11

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Trump signs executive order revamping kidney disease care, includes better access to home dialysis, transplants President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don’t get that sick to begin with....
11:00, 2019-07-11

Diabetes Diet For Monsoon: Here Are Some Great Ideas To Include Jamun In Your Diet Jamun greatly helps in managing blood sugar level and thus helps in dealing with diabetes. This fruit comes with a host of health benefits- it is great for weight loss and boosts heart health. But the......
10:15, 2019-07-11

This High-Protein Paneer Salad Is The Answer To All Your Mid-Meal Cravings Cravings can get intense sometimes, but that does not mean you always need to tuck into chips, namkeen or a samosa. You can always give your snacks a healthy and yummy spin....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Keto Diet: This Chicken Rice Dish Made In Thai Style Is Ideal For Weight Loss This Keto Thai chicken rice is low-carb and loaded with proteins and good fats; a good reason to prepare and relish this dish on your way to weight loss....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Cucumber Seeds: Another Nutritious Seed To Add To Your Bevy Of Healthy Snacks Cucumber seeds can also be consumed in the similar way that seeds of its close cousins, melons and pumpkins are consumed. Here's all you need to know about these lesser known edible seeds!...
10:15, 2019-07-11

Weight Loss: Replace Greasy Meals With Delicious Grilled Vegetables There's a whole range of vegetables available and you can pick and team up any veggies of your choice and grill them together to make a delectable dish....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Monsoon Special: Ditch Oily Bread Rolls! Make Street-Style Yet Healthy Baked Bread Rolls At Home Stuffed with a flavourful mashed potato filling, bread rolls are perfect to beat those sudden cravings. Bread rolls can be baked to crisp and still taste immensely delicious....
10:15, 2019-07-11

7 Best Turmeric Recipes | Easy Ways To Add Haldi To Your Diet Turmeric Recipes: Turmeric is an inevitable spice that is almost synonymous to Indian kitchen. Here are some of the best turmeric recipes that you can prepare at home to reap in its many health......
10:15, 2019-07-11

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Rasam Powder For Restaurant-Style Rasam Rasam is traditionally enjoyed with idli, papad, vada or even plain rice. You can make rasam easily at home and enjoy it as a warming evening snack for your in-between hunger pangs....
10:15, 2019-07-11

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Diabetes Diet: This Low-Carb Special Roti May Help Regulate Blood Sugar Bajra has low carbohydrates content and is a rich source of proteins and fibre. It has a low glycaemic index, which works wonders to manage diabetes....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Weight Loss: 5 Interesting Ways To Include Peas (Or Matar) In Your Diet Peas are super versatile and can be used in many weight-loss-friendly snacks and dishes. They are also rich in protein and can be added to a variety of dishes, both starters and Mains....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Make This Low-Carb, Low-Cal Chicken Biryani With Cauliflower Rice Cauliflower rice is a good substitute for white or brown rice as it is low in calories and carbohydrates. This chicken biryani made with cauliflower rice tastes delicious....
10:15, 2019-07-11

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Some teens who exercise to build muscle might have eating disorders Reuters Health - Some teens who see themselves as puny and exercise to gain weight may be more likely to develop so-called muscularity-related eating disorders, a U.S. study suggests....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Amneal cuts forecast as epinephrine shot supply issues linger, shares slump 36% Shares of Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc plunged 36% to an all-time low on Wednesday after the generic drugmaker cut its 2019 core earnings forecast due to supply uncertainties related to its epinephrine auto-injectors....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Studies explore treatments to prevent cluster headaches, quell migraines (Reuters Health) - Two drug trials may promise some relief for people who suffer migraine headaches as well as those who have cluster headaches, a rare but intensely painful type of headache thought to be related to migraine....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
09:15, 2019-07-11

What to know about circumcised and uncircumcised penises Circumcision of the penis, or the removal of the foreskin, is not usually medically necessary. For many people, it is a choice. Whether or not it affects the level of sexual stimulation remains unclear. Learn more here....
08:00, 2019-07-11

What to do if you feel you cannot get out of bed Many psychological issues can cause a person to feel as though they cannot get out of bed. Strategies to alleviate this include spending time outside, planning to see friends, and reducing stress. Learn more here....
08:00, 2019-07-11

How many calories do eggs contain? Eggs are rich in protein, calcium, and potassium, among other vital nutrients. In this article, learn how many calories an egg contains, as well as the risks and benefits of eating eggs....
05:15, 2019-07-11

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
05:15, 2019-07-11

What causes lower back pain when coughing? For some people, coughing can cause or exacerbate lower back pain. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of this symptom and when to see a doctor....
05:15, 2019-07-11

Can minocycline help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Minocycline is an antibiotic that can reduce inflammation. Minocycline can relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but newer treatments are more common options. Learn about minocycline and other treatments for RA here....
05:15, 2019-07-11

Mother sues hospital for missed Down syndrome diagnosis and claims she would have aborted The mother of a child with Down syndrome is suing the British National Health Service, alleging the health system failed to test her child for the condition before birth....
04:45, 2019-07-11

California becomes first state to extend healthcare to illegal immigrants Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget bill into law Tuesday that extends healthcare coverage to young illegal immigrants through Medicaid, making the state the first in the U.S. to do so....
23:30, 2019-07-10

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), amplifying the effects of a highly contagious and often-fatal disease. As a result, international health groups have declared this the s...
22:15, 2019-07-10

Black kids in poor neighborhoods half as likely to receive CPR Researchers report that both black and Hispanic children are less likely than white kids to receive bystander CPR, which they say could be a result of racial issues -- or simply a lack of people trained to deliver CPR....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Trump executive order launches effort to improve kidney care President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday clearing the way for early transplants, home dialysis and more preventative measures for people with kidney disease....
21:45, 2019-07-10

How crushed eggshells could help repair bone damage In an effort to find better ways of supporting bone growth for transplants, a study in vitro and in vivo has turned to an unusual material: eggshells....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Alzheimer's: Cell mechanism removes defective protein Buildup of defective tau protein is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Now, scientists have identified a molecule that helps clear it from brain cells....
21:00, 2019-07-10

What can cause itchy skin without a rash? Most people associate itchy skin with a rash, but many factors can cause itchy skin without creating a visible rash or skin changes. In this article, we discuss the possible causes and treatments of itching without a rash....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Cooking skills aren't enough to make you eat a healthy diet A lack of cooking skills has been linked to eating poorer diets, but a study of culinary students has found kitchen skills don't always lead to a better diet...
19:45, 2019-07-10

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Daily on Healthcare: 'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:15, 2019-07-10

The NHS’s inefficiency shows why single-payer can never work in the US In the Democratic primary debates so far, we’ve heard all about how great government healthcare is, and paeans of praise for ever higher taxation. Yet little has been offered about how high tax rates can mess up socialized healthcare....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Trump signs executive order to overhaul kidney transplant system President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday meant to improve treatment efforts for kidney disease and to increase the availability of organs for transplants....
19:15, 2019-07-10

Trump to sign executive order overhauling kidney transplant, dialysis market The executive order would create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers, HHS Secretary Alex Azar says....
18:15, 2019-07-10

Trump executive order on organ transplants could fuel a little-known biotech company President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order that would increase kidney transplants, and Raymond James says biotech firm CareDx could benefit....
18:15, 2019-07-10

Why are the whites of my eyes yellow? Health expert reveals signs you shouldn't ignore EYE health is really important, but often symptoms are overlooked. Here, a health expert and optician explain what it means when the whites of your eyes are yellow....
18:15, 2019-07-10

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-10

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing....
17:30, 2019-07-10

Mother of son with Down syndrome sues hospital, would've had abortion A mother of a 4-year-old son with Down syndrome is suing a British hospital alleging they failed to test for the condition, otherwise, she would've had an abortion....
17:30, 2019-07-10

The scientific nutrition facts you really need to inform your diet re carbs good for you? Or eggs? Every week seems to bring contradictory new diet advice. New Scientist unpicks the surprising flaws in nutritional science...
16:30, 2019-07-10

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
16:30, 2019-07-10

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
11:45, 2019-07-10

'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Federal appeals judges in New Orleans are entertaining the idea of striking some or all of Obamacare, appearing uncertain during oral arguments Tuesday over whether Congress intended to toss the entire healthcare law....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Aggressive breast cancers more likely to hit black and younger women Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Novartis to sell epinephrine shot in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment drags on due to manufacturing problems....
06:30, 2019-07-10

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Few supplements have proven heart benefits Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests....
06:30, 2019-07-10

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
02:01, 2019-07-10

California expects leveling off of premiums following Obamacare expansion Premiums for Obamacare plans in California are expected to rise less than 1% in 2020, a mild increase that officials credit with changes the state made to its healthcare provisions....
01:15, 2019-07-10

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
01:15, 2019-07-10

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart Do common dietary interventions and nutritional supplements really help protect against cardiovascular events? A new meta-analysis answers in the negative....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Can treadmill exercise relieve period pain? In what may seem like counterintuitive findings, a new study suggests that running on a treadmill could ease period pain and improve the quality of life....
00:30, 2019-07-10

What happens in the brain when we are bored? What happens in the brain when we get bored? And what is different in the case of people who are prone to boredom in a negative way? A new study finds out....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Switching off this enzyme reversed prediabetes in mice A new study shows that deactivating an enzyme that alters ceramides can prevent insulin resistance and fatty liver as well as reverse prediabetes in mice....
00:30, 2019-07-10

What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about guanfacine here....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Blue light raises blood sugar, sugar consumption in rats Looking at LED light in the screens of mobile devices at night may increase a person's blood sugar and desire to eat sugar, according to a study with rats....
22:00, 2019-07-09

Woman's blistering 'margarita burns' like 'being cooked from the inside out' Beware of the so-called “margarita burn” this summer. That’s one Canadian woman’s warning after she suffered second-degree burns on her hands from squeezing limes to make cocktails on a recent lake trip. ...
21:30, 2019-07-09

Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, including new cancer treatments that can be swallowed rather than injected....
21:30, 2019-07-09

Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-07-09

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
18:15, 2019-07-09

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
18:15, 2019-07-09

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a shortage of Mylan NV's rival product, EpiPen....
18:15, 2019-07-09

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-07-09

Daily on Healthcare: How Trump could expand Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:45, 2019-07-09

Fans Leave Cheeky Comments On Pic Of Ranveer Singh's Rainbow Birthday Cake Deepika Padukone posted a picture of Ranveer Singh's birthday cake, which looks delicious with separate layers of colourful rainbow frosting and sprinkles on top....
16:15, 2019-07-09

7 Best Mint Recipes | Easy Mint Recipes To Prepare At Home Mint Recipes: Mint (pudina) is a wonderful ingredient to add in to your daily diet for which we've got you the best mint recipes to prepare at home and reap in its many benefits! From mint lassi, mint......
16:15, 2019-07-09

Dietary Supplements Offer Limited Benefits, May Even Harm You: Study A new study has now indicated that these supplements may do more harm than good. It says that typically dietary supplements offer no health benefits for heart, and could be even harmful....
16:15, 2019-07-09

This Cake Is Not Only Yummy But Also High On Protein, See Recipe There are so many way you can make your dessert one of your healthiest meals of the day. Do away with sugar and use natural healthier alternatives; swap refined flour with something more fibrous and......
16:15, 2019-07-09

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
13:30, 2019-07-09

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
11:45, 2019-07-09