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05/26/2019

Colorado to cap insulin co-pays at $100 a month Colorado Gov. Jared Polis reportedly signed a bill last week that caps insulin co-payments at $100 per month. The legislation is a win for diabetes sufferers as the price of insulin keeps rising. The ...
14:48, 05/26/2019

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier food every single time?...
13:24, 05/26/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
01:36, 05/26/2019

Can probiotics help you lose weight? Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut. Some research suggests a link between these good bacteria and a healthy weight. Learn more about probiotics for weight loss here....
15:48, 05/25/2019

What is systemic lupus erythematosus? Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common form of lupus. It is a chronic condition that can affect multiple tissues and organs. As a result, the symptoms of SLE vary widely. Although docto...
15:48, 05/25/2019

Weighing yourself every day could prevent weight gain New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight....
15:48, 05/25/2019

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity....
15:48, 05/25/2019

Try This Protein-Rich Paneer Besan Chilla Recipe For A Diet-Friendly Meal Protein is a nutrient that is satiating in nature and is also important for maintaining muscle mass, while you are shedding weight. Here's a desi protein-rich breakfast recipe you'll love- paneer......
15:48, 05/25/2019

Happy Birthday Karan Johar: How The Filmmaker Lost 17 Kgs In 4 Months One of Bollywood's biggest director producers, Karan Johar is celebrating his 47th birthday today. Here's how he lost all that weight in just 4 months!...
12:12, 05/25/2019

What to do about dry skin on the penis Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as moisturizers, can help. Learn more here....
07:24, 05/25/2019

What types of massage are there? There are several types of massage, such as hot stone, deep tissue, and sports massages. Benefits include relief from muscle aches and relaxation. Learn more about the different types of massages here...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rat...
04:12, 05/25/2019

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Frida...
02:48, 05/25/2019

How to get rid of ice pick scars Ice pick scars are small, deep scars that can develop following severe acne. A person cannot usually treat ice pick scars at home, but a number of professional treatments can help reduce their appeara...
01:48, 05/25/2019

Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer (Reuters Health) - Seniors who feel their life has purpose may be less likely to die from heart, circulatory and digestive diseases and more likely to live longer, new data suggest....
01:36, 05/25/2019

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
01:36, 05/25/2019

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
01:36, 05/25/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment ...
01:36, 05/25/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
01:36, 05/25/2019

June Dobbs Butts, Sex Therapist Who Preached Frankness, Dies at 90 By many accounts the first African-American to train with William Masters and Virginia Johnson, she brought their uninhibited view of sex therapy to black patients....
00:48, 05/25/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious o...
00:12, 05/25/2019

Apple bought a start-up that was working on monitoring asthma in children Apple bought Tueo Health, which was developing tech to help parents monitor asthma symptoms in children, using a mobile app and commercial breathing sensors....
00:12, 05/25/2019

What causes a loss of taste? A lost sense of taste is a common symptom, with possible causes ranging from a simple cold to a head injury. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a loss of taste here....
00:00, 05/25/2019

What are the side effects of tramadol? Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. Some side effects are more common than others. This article looks at the common, rare, and serious side effects of tramadol....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Supplements for vegans: What to know A vegan diet can have many health benefits, but vegans may also need to take some supplements to ensure that they get all the required nutrients. Learn more here....
00:00, 05/25/2019

What to know about sleeping with earplugs Sleeping with earplugs is usually safe. One potential risk of using them regularly is earwax buildup, but people can treat most complications with home remedies. Learn more about sleeping with earplug...
00:00, 05/25/2019

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
00:00, 05/25/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
23:24, 05/24/2019

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
22:36, 05/24/2019

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with hormone therapy fulvestrant for postmenopausal women, as well as men, with a form of...
22:24, 05/24/2019

How Arlington National Cemetery Became the Resting Place for America’s ‘Heroic Dead’ On May 30, 1868, Gen. John A. Logan visited Arlington National Cemetery to speak at a ceremony for what was then called Decoration Day — and in doing so, set a precedent that holds to this day. ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Vision loss linked with anxiety, depression - and vice versa Older adults with impaired vision are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, and older adults with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to develop vision impairment, acco...
21:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time tr...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplan...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous sl...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
19:48, 05/24/2019

Texas baby born without skin getting grafts grown from own cells, family says The Texas 5-month-old who has captured hearts worldwide after he was born without skin will reportedly undergo major surgery on Friday to cover areas of his body with skin grown in a lab using his own...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Woman's 'liquid nose job' left her with rare eye issue A woman's simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye's blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the ...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:12, 05/24/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
18:12, 05/24/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an over...
18:12, 05/24/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has pu...
18:12, 05/24/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
18:12, 05/24/2019

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global health too...
17:24, 05/24/2019

5 Best Fried Chicken Recipes To Try At Home | Fried Chicken Recipes Fried Chicken Recipes: Find out the best of fried chicken recipes to prepare at home, complete with key ingredients and a step by step process. From stir fried chilli chicken to oat crusted chicken......
16:24, 05/24/2019

Summer Mango Drinks: 5 Mango Mocktail Recipes You Can Try this Summer Mango drinks:We've seen a lot of mango drinks develop over the years by several companies. But, here are 5 recipes which guide you on how to use mangoes to make your own mango mocktail at home....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Importance Of Fluids And Tips To Stay Hydrated From Expert Nutritionist Summer Diet Tips: The sun is harsh during summers, resulting in loss of body fluids, which leads to a condition called dehydration. If you are dehydrated, your body's ability to carry out normal......
16:24, 05/24/2019

Oats Nutrition: Find Out Why Oats Are Beneficial For Health. Oats is considered a superfood that is prized for its vast nutrition profile and its diverse nature as it can be made into different kinds of dishes....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Watch Recipe: Ditch Potatoes And Make Healthy Cutlets With Poha Not denying the amazing taste that potatoes offer, but it can be boring to eat or serve the same kind of cutlet every time. Bring in a change and ditch potatoes to make cutlets with poha....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Different types of nipples There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here....
12:48, 05/24/2019

Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here....
12:48, 05/24/2019

What causes floating poop? Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical issues, such as malabsorption and infections, can also...
12:48, 05/24/2019

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
09:24, 05/24/2019

Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here....
06:48, 05/24/2019

Everything you need to know about beriberi Beriberi is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a person has a severe thiamine deficiency. Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms here....
06:48, 05/24/2019

What is the most healthful oil for frying? How healthful an oil is for frying depends on when it breaks down and how long a person heats it for. Some of the more healthful oils include olive oil, avocado oil, and canola oil. Learn more about t...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Should I see a doctor about my cough? Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. L...
06:48, 05/24/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
04:48, 05/24/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
02:48, 05/24/2019

What are the best ways to stop overeating? Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checkin...
02:00, 05/24/2019

What to know about open wound care An open wound leaves internal tissue exposed. They require special care depending on the type of wound. Minor open wounds may not require medical treatment. Learn more about open wound care, including...
02:00, 05/24/2019

How to get rid of keto breath A ketogenic diet involves eating large amounts of healthful fats and proteins. A common side effect of this diet is bad breath. Find out how to treat and reduce keto breath with home remedies here....
23:24, 05/23/2019

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep (Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates t...
23:24, 05/23/2019

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing device...
23:24, 05/23/2019

What to know about the CO2 blood test Doctors use a simple blood test to determine normal or abnormal CO2 levels in the body. Imbalances in CO2 could indicate the presence of certain health conditions. Learn about the CO2 blood test, as w...
22:24, 05/23/2019

RA latex turbid test: What to know An RA latex turbid test looks for rheumatoid factor (RF) in the blood. High RF levels can indicate that a person has rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about this test and the results here....
22:24, 05/23/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccina...
22:12, 05/23/2019

How lack of sleep harms circulation New research pinpoints a possible mechanism underlying the relationship between lack of sleep and a heightened risk of diverse cardiovascular problems....
20:00, 05/23/2019

7 Best Chicken Snacks Recipes To Try At Home | Chicken Snacks Recipes Chicken Snacks Recipes: Find here the best of chicken snacks recipes, complete with key ingredients and a step by step process. From momos, bruschettas to chicken tikkas and kebabs, we have got it all...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Calories In Avocado: Amazing Avocado Nutrition Facts And Benefits You Must Know (With Recipes) Calories In Avocado: When it comes to dips, salads and desserts, one food that is being widely talked-about and used in various restaurants and cafes across the world is avocado....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Kombucha: A Probiotic Super Drink That Is Healthful As Well As Delicious Kombucha is a wonder drink which is a new trendy substitute for unhealthy beverages, loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants it helps in maintaining the very essential gut health....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Review: All The Deliciousness Being Dished Out At Imperial Spice, CP Imperial Spice in Connaught Place, Delhi has introduced new and exciting dishes to its already stellar menu. Here's a peak at all the deliciousness that's in store for you!...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Low Whole Grain, Dairy Intake Among Most Common Dietary Factors Linked To Cancers: Study A new study has now linked poor dietary habits to various different types of cancers, indicating that consuming healthy food is not just important for your well-being but can also prevent serious......
19:24, 05/23/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
19:12, 05/23/2019

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns about E. coli contamination....
19:12, 05/23/2019

Woman claims botched 'at-home' tattoo landed her in hospital A 20-year-old woman who settled for a cheap tattoo after being told her selected parlor was fully booked said she will always “completely regret it” after she landed in the hospital with a massive inf...
19:12, 05/23/2019

Man graduates NYU nursing school where he started as a teen janitor: 'Never give up on your dreams' When Frank Baez came to the United States with his family as a young teen, he said he took a job in housekeeping at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital to help provide for his family....
19:12, 05/23/2019

Dog ownership could be down to genes A study of tens of thousands of identical and nonidentical twins in Sweden suggests that genetic makeup could be a strong factor in choosing to own a dog....
19:00, 05/23/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
19:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced...
19:00, 05/23/2019

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and disfiguring condition, according to UN data....
18:24, 05/23/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newl...
18:24, 05/23/2019

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health car...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
16:48, 05/23/2019

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccina...
15:12, 05/23/2019

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential ba...
15:12, 05/23/2019

What causes back pain on the lower right side? Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or re...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
14:48, 05/23/2019

Summer Diet Tips: Beat The Summer Heat With These 5 New Versions Of Lemonade Coconut water, chaas, lassi, jaljeera, sharbat and nimbu pani; all these summer drinks are ultimate thirst quenchers that not only provide relief in this sweltering heat, but also help in keeping the....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
12:48, 05/23/2019

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may also help improve the quality of your sleep at......
09:12, 05/23/2019

What to do about a runny nose Some potential causes of a runny nose include allergies, the common cold, and sinusitis. Resolving the underlying cause by taking medications will usually resolve the runny nose. Learn more here....
08:00, 05/23/2019

When is the best time to eat fruit? Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, we explore the facts and myths about...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Steroids for rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know Steroids are a type of drug that can reduce inflammation by suppressing the immune system. They are often part of a treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
05:48, 05/23/2019

What causes dizziness? Some common reasons for feeling dizzy include migraine episodes, low blood pressure, motion sickness, and stress. Resolving the underlying cause will usually improve the symptoms. Learn more here....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
04:48, 05/23/2019

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said....
04:48, 05/23/2019

What can cause a sore eyelid? Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they ex...
03:00, 05/23/2019

What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle? Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here....
03:00, 05/23/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it coul...
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roun...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
01:36, 05/23/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drug...
01:36, 05/23/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
01:36, 05/23/2019

How do we recall the past? New mechanism revealed A brain study in rats that explored different environments reveals that the anterior cingulate cortex drives the hippocampus in long-term memory recall....
23:12, 05/22/2019

Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses Bentonite clay is a popular home remedy for removing impurities from the skin and bodily systems. This article explores the evidence behind 11 alleged health benefits of bentonite clay....
23:12, 05/22/2019

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn...
23:12, 05/22/2019

Knee pain from squatting: What to do Squatting properly does not usually cause knee pain. However, if a person squats incorrectly or has a knee injury or knee condition, they may experience pain. Here, learn more about the causes of knee...
23:12, 05/22/2019

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces b...
22:36, 05/22/2019

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU)....
22:36, 05/22/2019

Kissing is a risk factor for throat gonorrhea (Reuters Health) - Deep kissing with tongue may be a way that gonorrhea is passed on, even if romantic partners haven't been otherwise sexually active, according to research from Australia....
22:12, 05/22/2019

Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk (Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows....
22:12, 05/22/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but Africa...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:12, 05/22/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Parents get conflicting advice about mixing infant formula (Reuters Health) - National and international pediatric and health organizations should develop a uniform set of guidelines around infant formulas, says a group of pediatric experts....
22:12, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two deca...
19:12, 05/22/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Everything you need to know about heat intolerance Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the caus...
18:12, 05/22/2019

What can cause shoulder pain? The shoulder is a complex and flexible joint, making it vulnerable to damage. Common causes of shoulder pain include injuries, general wear and tear, and inflammatory conditions. A person can often tr...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increa...
18:12, 05/22/2019

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and...
18:12, 05/22/2019

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms' Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life....
18:12, 05/22/2019

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
18:12, 05/22/2019

Kwik Trip veggie trays again linked to salmonella Wisconsin-based convenience store chain Kwik Trip has removed some vegetable trays from its stores after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota....
17:24, 05/22/2019

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itch...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Mold discovery at Seattle Children’s Hospital closes operating rooms, officials say Seattle Children’s Hospital closed several operating rooms and is contacting the families of about 3,000 children who’ve had recent procedures after a common type of mold was detected in the facility ...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Weight Loss: Try This Keto-Friendly Dosa Recipe For A High-Fat Breakfast Dosa is the favoured breakfast food for South Indians around the world. This Keto-friendly dosa recipe replaces the rice flour for the batter with almond flour and includes fat-rich mozzarella and......
16:36, 05/22/2019

Try These 9 Interesting Picnic Food Recipes That Your Kids Will love Picnic Snacks: Find here the best of picnic snacks to prepare at home. From stromboli, sandwiches, breads to cupcakes and custard, we've got it all complete with key ingredients and a step by step......
16:36, 05/22/2019

Cold Brew For The Summer: 5 Delightful Cold Brew Coffee Drinks For Summer Fix a cold brew at home: it's ridiculously simple!You can enjoy a cold glass - serve it over ice or milk, when you need a caffeine kick or a refreshing beverage or also choose to blend this into a......
16:36, 05/22/2019

This Low-Calorie High-Fibre Fruit Could Help You In Your Weight Loss Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, one of the best additions you can make to your diet is of fruits and vegetables. While there is no dearth of fruits and veggies out there, it is important to select.....
16:36, 05/22/2019

Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss: This Keto-Friendly Omelette Recipe Is A Perfect Breakfast Meal With the keto diet taking over the fitness world, health conscious people are constantly on a lookout for easy, innovative yet healthy keto recipes to prepare at home. Here's an easy keto-friendly......
16:36, 05/22/2019

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
16:36, 05/22/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
16:12, 05/22/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
16:12, 05/22/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was inf...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also h...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
13:24, 05/22/2019

Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens Summer means more time in the sun, which can be good for the bones—all that vitamin D—but bad for the skin. In its annual report on the sunscreens with the least toxic ingredients that are...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Weight Loss: Start Your Day With This High-Fibre Breakfast Dish To Lose Quick Kilos What we eat on a daily basis has a direct impact on our overall health. In order to maintain a healthy body weight and sound mind, it gets imperative to consume a diet that is devoid of fattening......
11:48, 05/22/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to term...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a ...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
03:12, 05/22/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factor...
03:12, 05/22/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on rel...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health....
01:24, 05/22/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
23:48, 05/21/2019

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give birth....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Cirrhosis and liver cancer risk higher in people with type 2 diabetes A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk factor....
22:36, 05/21/2019

What are the benefits of cocoa butter? Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy for skin health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind various benefits of cocoa butter and possible side effects....
22:36, 05/21/2019

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn more here....
22:36, 05/21/2019

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organiza...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vacci...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar gel following changes to Medicaid rebate calculati...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
22:24, 05/21/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Repu...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
18:12, 05/21/2019

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
18:12, 05/21/2019

Watch: Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Protein-Rich Makhana Matar Curry Recipe This makhana matarcurry is a low-fat, low-calorie vegetarian preparation that you are going to want to prepare again and again. Watch how to make this delicious and healthy dish!...
17:24, 05/21/2019

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
17:24, 05/21/2019

Calories In Almonds - All You Need To Know About Almonds And Their Benefits Calories in almonds: Almonds are popular because of the health benefits that they have to offer. Full of health promoting nutrients, these tiny crunchy wonders are a treasure trove for all ages....
17:24, 05/21/2019

Ramzan 2019: 9 Delicious Sehri Recipes To Keep Your Energy Levels High Sehri Recipes | Ramzan 2019: Find here the best of sehri recipes that you can start your day with. From popular haleem to nutritious parfait and unforgettable keema kaleji kebabs, complete with key......
17:24, 05/21/2019

Heart Disease Risks In Overweight, Obese Kids Similar: Eat These Foods To Avoid Obesity According to a recent study published, in the journal Cardiology in the Young, obese and overweight adolescents have similar increased risks of developing cardiovascular disorders....
17:24, 05/21/2019

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms A new study has now said that regulating gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety- a condition characterised by excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations....
17:24, 05/21/2019

Are Veggie Chips or Straws Healthier Than Potato Chips? If you’re trying to sneak more vegetables into your—or your kid’s—diet, swapping regular potato chips for veggie chips or sticks may seem like a healthy substitution. But nutri...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgery: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
15:12, 05/21/2019

Walking, Cycling May Reduce The Risk Of Obesity In Kids: 3 Diet Tips To Manage Obesity According to a recent study, published in the journal BMC Public Health, kids who engage in walking and/or cycling are less likely to be at risk of obesity than those who do not....
10:24, 05/21/2019

What to know about fish roe Tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar are types of fish roe, or the eggs of a fish. They are all similar but have some nutritional differences. They can all form part of a healthful diet. Learn more about...
09:36, 05/21/2019

Bridge of nose pain: Causes and how to treat it There are many possible causes of pain in the bridge of the nose. Most commonly, the pain is due to an injury or sinusitis. Learn about these and other causes as well as possible treatments here....
09:36, 05/21/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between UC and cancer, as well as when to see a doctor and...
06:24, 05/21/2019

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals....
03:48, 05/21/2019

What to know about mood stabilizers Mood stabilizers, such as lithium, can help treat a range of conditions, including bipolar disorder. These drugs are often effective, but there are also some risks. Learn more here....
03:48, 05/21/2019

How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter ...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Loss of balance: Everything you need to know Many different conditions can cause a loss of balance, including inner ear infections and Ménière’s disease. Some medications can also contribute. Learn about these and other possible causes here. We ...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
03:48, 05/21/2019

What to know about detox drinks Detox drinks do not remove toxins from the body. However, some drinks are very beneficial and can promote overall good health. Learn more about detox drinks here....
03:48, 05/21/2019

Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy? Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround masturbation during pregnancy....
03:48, 05/21/2019

Relying on homemade, natural sunscreens might get you burned (Reuters Health) - Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell even prettier, but most of them won't shield you from sunburn or skin cancer, new research shows....
02:48, 05/21/2019

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man's life support against his pare...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its oste...
23:36, 05/20/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses (Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their licen...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the treatment as a monotherapy in patients with an aggressive type of brea...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Until broadband access improves, telemedicine won't help rural communities (Reuters Health) - Telemedicine has been touted as a solution to the dearth of doctors in rural America. But the same places where residents must drive many miles to see a physician often also have li...
23:36, 05/20/2019

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
23:24, 05/20/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're bor...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 21....
20:12, 05/20/2019

11 Best West Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa And More West Indian Foods: Find here the best of authentic recipes from Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan and more that you can easily prepare at home with the key ingredients and a step by step process....
19:24, 05/20/2019

#Review: Sorrento's New Menu Is All About Handmade Pastas, Aromatic Sauces And Delicate Desserts While Delhi is home to a plethora of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes, one restaurant that stands out to be unique in terms of its offerings and delicate art of Italian cooking is Sorrento....
19:24, 05/20/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Merck & Co - at least for now - by throwing out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to prope...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die that has split his family and country....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published o...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
18:12, 05/20/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its th...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this week, renewing a furious debate over the right-to-di...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
13:36, 05/20/2019

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Eating A Healthy Diet And Exercising More May Reduce Risk Of Dementia Eating a healthy and balanced diet, exercising regularly, consuming less alcohol, maintaining healthy blood pressure and avoiding tobacco intake are some of the factors that may help reduce risk of......
11:48, 05/20/2019

Try These Delicious Low Calorie Salads And Dressings For Weight Loss Low Calorie Food: Salads are not just delicious but also a low-calorie food. Apart from the obvious, salads also offer many health benefits. The more you add different vegetables and fruits to your......
11:48, 05/20/2019

Weight Loss: Try This Protein-Packed Breakfast To Lose Those Extra Pounds There is no dearth of tasty and healthy breakfast options out there. People who are on a weight loss spree often include various fibre-rich and protein-rich foods in their diet in an attempt to lose.....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
18:12, 05/19/2019

Diabetes Diet: 4 Desi Diabetic-Friendly Breakfasts You Can Try At Home Our Indian breakfast dishes have the reputation of being carb-dense, but there are so many desi dishes that can help you kickstart your day on a healthy note....
12:12, 05/19/2019

This Spiced Buttermilk (Chaas) Will Keep You Cool This Summer buttermilk or chaas (as we commonly call it) is the best beverage to drink, especially during summers. It is creamy in texture, tastes delicious and is extremely healthy...
16:24, 05/18/2019

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant? So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they’re pregnant....
14:48, 05/18/2019

How to tell if eggs are still good Eggs can stay fresh for several weeks, but they do eventually spoil. Some simple ways of checking whether an egg is still good are looking at the expiration date, doing a visual inspection, and smelli...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Benefits and uses of lemongrass essential oil Lemongrass essential oil has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. People can use it as a massage oil, in a diffuser, or for steam inhalation. Learn more about the benefits of ...
10:00, 05/18/2019

List of ADHD medications: Comparing types There are many different ADHD medications. This article provides a list of ADHD medications and discusses side effects, risks, and benefits of different types....
06:36, 05/18/2019

How to stop a nosebleed Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when t...
06:36, 05/18/2019

Causes of swollen hands Some causes of swollen hands include pregnancy, exercise, and fluid retention. Treatment depends on the underlying issue. Learn more about possible causes of swollen hands here....
06:36, 05/18/2019

What to know about ZzzQuil ZzzQuil is an over-the-counter medication for treating short-term sleeping difficulties. However, ZzzQuil is not suitable for younger children, and people with certain medical conditions should speak ...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Augmentin (Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) is a prescription medication that’s used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs called penicillin antibiotics. Augmentin c...
01:48, 05/18/2019

MiraLAX (Polyethylene glycol 3350) MiraLAX is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that’s typically used to treat short-term constipation. It contains polyethylene glycol 3350, which also comes as store-branded generic products. Mira...
01:48, 05/18/2019

What can cause stomach pain and nausea? Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious conditio...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes (Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests....
00:24, 05/18/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United ...
00:24, 05/18/2019

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids (Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in fr...
00:24, 05/18/2019

A guide to low-carb diets for diabetes A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet helps, what to eat, and what to avoid....
23:12, 05/17/2019

What to know about a low-protein diet People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here....
23:12, 05/17/2019

Processed foods lead to weight gain, but it's about more than calories Volunteers in a clinical trials unit ate only processed foods and put on 2 pounds within 2 weeks. Those that ate unprocessed foods lost the equivalent....
23:12, 05/17/2019

Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise A new way of preparing insulin-producing implants of donor pancreatic cells promises to improve transplant effectiveness and reduce ensuing complications....
23:12, 05/17/2019

What to know about the GGT test The GGT test is a simple blood test that helps doctors diagnose liver or bile duct damage. Learn more about the GGT test, normal and abnormal ranges, and the procedure, here....
23:12, 05/17/2019

What to know about nitroglycerin Nitroglycerin is a drug that primarily treats a specific chest pain that doctors call angina. Learn about when they prescribe it, how it works to relieve angina, safe dosages, risks, and side effects ...
23:12, 05/17/2019

Ulcerative colitis: Does drinking alcohol make it worse? Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the digestive system. Alcohol may cause the condition to become worse. Learn more about the links between ulcerative colitis and alcohol here....
23:12, 05/17/2019

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that's typically used to relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold. It's also used t...
23:12, 05/17/2019

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help ...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Sunday is 'Hepatitis Testing Day' Millions of people in the U.S. have chronic viral hepatitis, most without knowing it, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups have designated May as Hepatitis Awareness Mont...
21:24, 05/17/2019

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers' recall as severest The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, labeling a recent recall of the device as its most ser...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive ...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
20:12, 05/17/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
20:12, 05/17/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
19:24, 05/17/2019

World Hypertension Day 2019: These Spices May Help In Regulating Blood Pressure High blood pressure does not show any immediate threat but if it does not subside and remains high for a long period of time, it can lead to many serious ailments like heart attack and heart stroke...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies w...
18:48, 05/17/2019

FDA issues recall of J&J unit Ethicon's surgical staplers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a recall of surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, warning that the use of the devices could cause serious injury or death....
17:24, 05/17/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually excee...
16:00, 05/17/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
15:48, 05/17/2019

AbbVie halts patient enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
15:24, 05/17/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period know...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Add These Two Ingredients To Your Morning Coffee To Lose Weight For weight loss, avoid adding milk and sugar to your coffee as it may reverse the action and encourage weight gain. In fact, add a few healthy ingredients to your black coffee to make even healthier.....
15:00, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
14:24, 05/17/2019

This High-Protein Breakfast Recipe May Help You Shed Kilos (Video) Food YouTuber, Manjula Jain on her channel Manjula's Kitchen talks about incredibly healthy and nutritious oats dosa and how to make it at home without putting extra efforts....
12:36, 05/17/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific il...
09:24, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
06:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the U...
06:12, 05/17/2019

Ultra-processed foods lead to higher calorie consumption and weight gain People who eat a lot of ultra-processed foods - such as frozen entrees, white bread and canned side dishes - tend to consume more calories than those who eat foods that aren't processed, a new study s...
06:12, 05/17/2019

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the com...
06:12, 05/17/2019

Bullied kids more likely to use painkillers (Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are bullied are more than twice as likely as peers who are not victimized to take painkillers, a study of school kids in Iceland suggests....
06:12, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more ...
06:12, 05/17/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency sa...
06:12, 05/17/2019

NIH: Ultra-processed foods bring on overeating, weight gain People who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and put on more weight compared to those who ate a diet of minimally processed foods....
03:24, 05/17/2019

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that al...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
00:48, 05/17/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
00:48, 05/17/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
00:48, 05/17/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
00:48, 05/17/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about t...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Second-degree burn: Everything you need to know A second-degree burn is more severe than a first-degree burn. It affects the epidermis and dermis, or the outer and second layers of skin. In this article, learn more about second-degree burns, includ...
22:48, 05/16/2019

What are the side effects of Adderall? Adderall is a stimulant drug that people with ADHD can take to relieve their symptoms. Adderall can have mild to severe side effects. Learn more here....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political l...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
21:12, 05/16/2019

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition....
20:48, 05/16/2019

Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease? A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues....
20:48, 05/16/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for ha...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club o...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modificatio...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:48, 05/16/2019

All You Need To Know About Soluble And Insoluble Fibre Fibre is a complex carbohydrate, which we usually get from vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Foods that are rich in fibre are known to promote digestion by adding bulk to the stool. This helps in.....
15:48, 05/16/2019

The New Avocado Menu At The Foodhall Will Make You See the Superfood In A Whole New Avatar Until now you had seen avocados in salads and dips, but this innovative menu at The Cafe by Foodhall unleashes the versatility of the fruit like never before....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the...
15:12, 05/16/2019

Hummus: All You Need To Know About This Healthy Yet Delicious Chickpea Dip Hummus, a chickpea dip is no longer as exotic in India as it was maybe a decade ago. It's not just the wave of Mediterranean restaurants across India but also awareness that this is a healthy dip......
15:12, 05/16/2019

Watch: How To Make Chicken Stock At Home, Easy Tips And Hacks Nowadays, you can easily find chicken stock in market, but you can also make it in the comforts of your kitchen. Chef Ananya also gives some handy tips and hacks to make chicken stock at home....
15:12, 05/16/2019

Vicky Kaushal's 31st Birthday Cake Looks Like A Food Lover's Dream! (See Pics) Happy Birthday Vicky Kaushal: The actor recently took to Instagram and shared the picture of his 31st birthday cake with his fans. Much like the actor, his birthday cakeis anything but mainstream....
14:36, 05/16/2019

5 Best Leftover Rice Recipes | Easy Leftover Rice Recipes Leftover Rice Recipes: Find here the best of our leftover rice recipes that you can prepare at home. From lemon rice, curd rice to vegetable fried rice, we have got it all with key ingredients and a.....
14:36, 05/16/2019

Three Days After Dead Lizard Found In Its Food, Haldiram Allowed To Reopen Outlet Within just three days of shutting shop due to a public outcry over the discovery of a lizard in its food, Haldiram has now been allowed to restart its operations...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker track...
14:00, 05/16/2019

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body....
13:24, 05/16/2019

Roche: FDA approves drug combo Venclexta plus Gazyva for previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a treatment using its drugs Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems....
12:12, 05/16/2019

7 Best Garnishes That Will Make Your Dishes Healthier And Flavourful  You must have seen various kinds of garnishes done in restaurants and cafes but not all of them are healthy and flavourful. Various chefs keep taste, calories and health in mind while preparing......
10:12, 05/16/2019

Ever Heard Of High-Protein Biryani? This Delish Recipe Is Sure To Help Your Weight Loss Goals This delicious chicken biryani replaces rice with quinoa. Quinoa has taken the world of health and nutrition by a storm. It is an excellent source of plant-based protein...
09:24, 05/16/2019

What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms of gestational diabetes, such as increased thirst and blurred vision, here....
09:12, 05/16/2019

What to know about omega-3 fatty acids Omega-3 fatty acids are present in foods such as fish. Their potential benefits include reducing inflammation and heart disease risk. Adversely, omega-3s may cause bleeding problems if someone is on c...
09:12, 05/16/2019

Melatonin for sleep: What to know Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces when it gets dark to signal that it is time to go to sleep. Melatonin supplements can help people with sleep problems get a good night’s rest. Learn more ...
09:12, 05/16/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of parts of the digestive system. It is possible for women with ulcerative colitis to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and give birth safely. Learn more a...
09:12, 05/16/2019

What foods reduce testosterone? Certain foods influence hormones. Soy products, dairy, and alcohol all reduce testosterone. Lifestyle changes can help a person maintain their hormone levels. Learn more about some of the foods that l...
09:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court de...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatm...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty a...
03:12, 05/16/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and mai...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Fast walkers may live longer, study says People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don't....
02:24, 05/16/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
02:00, 05/16/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at t...
01:36, 05/16/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
01:36, 05/16/2019

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the W...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
23:12, 05/15/2019

Lead measured in teeth of kids living near former battery-recycling plant Children living near a former car-battery recycling plant in Los Angeles have lead in their baby teeth at levels that track with neighborhood contamination, according to a study of exposure to the tox...
23:12, 05/15/2019

North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers of nicotine to children North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Why don't whales develop cancer, and why should we care? Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Mom with sleep disorder claims she once unknowingly purchased a full-sized basketball court A mother of three who said her online shopping habits while sleeping have nearly driven her to a life in debt has finally received a diagnosis for the disorder....
19:36, 05/15/2019

Man learns he's a donor match for fiance hours after proposing A recently engaged couple discovered they are the perfect match in more ways than one when a call came just hours after Aldo Cataldi popped the question, informing him that he was qualified to donate ...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition....
18:24, 05/15/2019

It May Not Be a Bad Thing Fewer U.S. Babies Were Born in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1986 With American women increasingly delaying having children, fewer U.S. babies were born in 2018 than in any year since 1986, according to provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
17:36, 05/15/2019

CVS Will Only Sell Supplements That Have Been Third-Party Tested for Safety CVS Pharmacy announced May 15 that it will only sell vitamins and supplements that have been third-party-tested for safety and label accuracy, in an effort to bring order to the notoriously under-regu...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetab...
17:36, 05/15/2019

22 LA lifeguards develop ‘swimmer’s itch’ after swim test, file grievance with city: report More than 20 Los Angeles lifeguards developed rashes and bacterial infections last month after swimming in a manmade lake, despite warning city officials that conditions were unsafe, and have filed a ...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Nebraska farmer amputates leg with pocket knife after it's caught in machinery A Nebraska farmer made a life saving decision last month when he used a three inch pocket knife to sever his own leg that got caught in farming machinery....
17:12, 05/15/2019

Is roadkill a harmless all-you-can-eat buffet or game of Russian roulette You might grimace at the idea of scavenging roadside meat run down by a car. Yet some people view it as a free, organic source of meat that would be a shame to waste....
17:12, 05/15/2019

US birth rates hit another record low in 2018 The U.S. birth rate continues to fall, reaching another record low in 2018, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
17:12, 05/15/2019

ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband's shocking suicide Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC’ News’ chief medical correspondent, personally knows the harrowing toll that suicide takes on loved ones and survivors left behind after her physician ex-husband took his life...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Nurse recorded comforting patient with touching rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ A heartfelt moment between a nursing student and her patient was captured by another patient, who then shared it with the ailing 87-year-old’s grateful family....
17:12, 05/15/2019

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
17:00, 05/15/2019

Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023 Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driv...
16:36, 05/15/2019

British Cycling launches new mental health strategy British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months....
16:36, 05/15/2019

Watch: How To Make Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes At Home, Delicious Recipe and Tips Egg is an important component for brownies, but again it is only a component. There are plenty of cost-effective ways in which you can substitute eggs in your baked goods....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Watch How To Make Raw Mango Dal (Kache Aam Ki Dal) At Home Summer diet: Famous chef and vlogger, Manjula Jain, has shared her recipe for raw mango dal or kacche aam ki dal on her YouTube channel 'Manjula's Kitchen'....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Here's How Drinking Cinnamon Coffee Could Do Wonders For Your Health Cinnamon is said to be loaded with many health benefits, and adding it to your coffee can do wonders for your overall health in addition to making your coffee more flavourful and robust....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Lazy Keto Diet: What Is It; How Effective Is This Variant Of Ketogenic Diet? Another variation of ketogenic diet called the lazy keto diet for weight loss is gaining traction. So whats lazy keto all about? Is it as effective for weight loss as the original keto diet?...
16:00, 05/15/2019

7 Best Masala Recipes | Sumptuous Masala Recipes Masala Recipes: Here are best of our Masala recipes that you can prepare at home. From garam masala, anda bhurji to chicken masala and masala chai, complete with key ingredients and step by step......
16:00, 05/15/2019

Is Your Breakfast Cereal Actually Healthy? Truth Lies In Nutrition Labels A recent paper published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing examined the claims printed on breakfast cereal boxes and concluded that the correlation between claims and the action nutritional....
16:00, 05/15/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
14:12, 05/15/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-sta...
13:36, 05/15/2019

For some trauma doctors, clash with NRA proves therapeutic A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through activism against gun violence....
13:36, 05/15/2019

Pfizer's atopic dermatitis treatment meets goals in late-stage study Pfizer Inc's new atopic dermatitis treatment met the main goals in a late-stage study that tested the drug in patients aged 12 and older with moderate to severe forms of the disease, the drugmaker sai...
13:36, 05/15/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
13:36, 05/15/2019

People With Strong Life Purpose, Easily Make Healthier Choices According to a new study people with stronger life purpose are more likely to accept messages promoting health behaviour change than those with a weaker sense of purpose. The findings suggest that......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Novartis defeats challenge to validity of Afinitor patent Novartis scored a win in litigation over one of the patents underlying its cancer treatment Afinitor, as a federal appeals court on Monday rejected arguments by the would-be maker of a generic version...
05:24, 05/15/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of so-called CAR-T therapy in the country....
05:24, 05/15/2019

Beware! Consuming Excessive Fatty Foods May Trigger Depression A new study has pointed at a harmful side-effect of consuming excessive amounts of dietary fats and has linked high amounts of fats in your diet with increased risks of depression....
03:12, 05/15/2019

5 Best No Onion No Garlic Recipes No Onion No Garlic Recipes: Find here the best of no onion no garlic recipes that you can easily prepare at home. Complete with key ingredients and a step by step process, these recipes are just......
03:12, 05/15/2019

Diabetes Management: Experts Reveal How Diabetics Can Include Potatoes In Their Diet Potatoes, which are oh-so-intrinsic to Indian cooking, are often said to be a risky affair for diabetics. But if you want to include the healthy veggie in your diet, here are some pro-tips to keep in....
03:12, 05/15/2019

Review: Anardana Kitchen And Bar Is East Delhi's New Hub For Lip-Smacking Indian Food Anardana, a newly opened kitchen and bar at Vikas Marg (East Delhi), is offering the best of the Indian continental fusion of cuisines, with culinary feats fit for every type of foodie....
03:12, 05/15/2019

Watch: Move Over Upma; Try These Weight Loss-Friendly Suji Breakfast Recipes Weight Loss: Suji or rava contains no cholesterol, but it is calorie-dense and can easily be turned into energy boosting breakfast dishes.Here are 3 recipe videos you'd love to try!...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Got A Party At Home? This Yummy Cheese Ball Recipe Is Sure To Be A Show Stealer, See Video This cheesy and greasy delicacy is very simple to make at home, and if you really want it to be the star of the spread, do not be stingy with the cheese!...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Is Drinking Alcohol In Moderation Good For The Heart? Study Says No A new study published in the journal Lancet says that drinking alcohol increases the risks of high blood pressure and heart stroke uniformly and has no protective benefits against risks of heart......
03:12, 05/15/2019

Balanced Diet: A Complete Guide To Healthy Eating In order to lead a healthy life, it is essential to follow a balanced diet. Balanced diet is associated with good health, prevention of diseases and recovery from illnesses. A healthy and balanced......
03:12, 05/15/2019

Peanuts Or Peanut Butter? Celeb Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Spills The Tea Kareena Kapoor Khan's nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar addressed one of the most common dilemmas of modern nutrition- is peanut butter healthier than eating peanuts?...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Summer Diet Tips: Try These 2 Healthy Palak Raita Recipes To Beat The Heat Summer Diet Tips: Raita is a curd-based condiment, which is one of the most popular dishes of Indian cuisine. No Indian food lover can imagine eating dal chawal, kebabs, khichdi or biryani without......
03:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effort by more than a dozen states to have the U.S. Supr...
03:12, 05/15/2019

E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Woman develops 'grapefruit'-sized hematoma after landing on jet ski handlebars An unnamed woman's vaginal injury was documented in a medical journal after she sought help for a massive hematoma on her vulva that developed after she fell off her jet ski and landed on the watercra...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Woman claims she was separated from newborn after testing positive for opiates because of poppy-seed bagel Less than 24 hours after a mother in New York gave birth, her baby was taken from her after she tested positive for opiates — despite claiming she did not taking any drugs....
02:24, 05/15/2019

FDA advisory panel votes against Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Independent experts on an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adults with a type of acute myeloid leukemia....
01:36, 05/15/2019

NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
01:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
01:36, 05/15/2019

How can I eat a low-calorie diet as a vegan? Low-calorie foods such as soy, oats, fruit, and popcorn can help people feel full for longer. They are also suitable for vegans and many of those following other diets. Learn more about the best low-c...
01:12, 05/15/2019

What to know about calories and body fat A pound of body fat contains approximately 3,500 calories. A calorie is a measurement of energy, and to lose weight, a person must consume fewer than they burn. Learn more here....
01:12, 05/15/2019

Sleep apnea tied to heart problems after surgery (Reuters Health) - People having surgery may be more likely to experience cardiovascular problems afterward when they have a common nighttime breathing disorder known as sleep apnea, a study suggests....
23:12, 05/14/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can...
23:12, 05/14/2019

FDA advisory panel votes against Daiichi Sankyo's cancer treatment Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Tuesday voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adults with a type of acute myeloid leukemia....
23:12, 05/14/2019

What to know about simple and complex carbs People digest simple carbs faster than complex ones, and both types provide the body with its energy. Learn more about the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates here....
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How long you can live without water The human body requires water to function properly. The ideal amount a person needs depends on several factors including age, sex, and physical activity levels. Learn more here....
22:48, 05/14/2019

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
22:48, 05/14/2019

DASH diet reduced heart failure risk 'by almost half' in people under 75 People under 75 who followed a plant-rich diet for reducing high blood pressure had a significantly lower risk of heart failure than those who did not....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer (Reuters Health) - Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a large U.S. study suggests....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Want to Stay Healthy as You Age? Let Go of Anger Though emotions are often fleeting, they can have a lasting impact on your health. Stress, for example, may heighten the risk of both chronic and acute health conditions, while happiness can improve w...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
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Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for tr...
17:36, 05/14/2019

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Case Tying Weed Killer to Cancer (SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused...
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