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Four patients given new drug at UCLH to treat incurable brain disease die

Four of the six patients given an unlicensed drug never before used in humans to treat an incurable brain disease have died, it can be revealed today....

Four patients given new drug at UCLH to treat incurable brain disease die

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Vaginal-fluid transplants treat incurable condition in pilot study Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Vaginal-fluid transplants appeared to successfully treat devastating vaginal conditions that had failed all other treatments options, according to a small pilot study published this week in Nature Medicine. The study ...
20:56 2019-10-09

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
11:28 2019-06-09

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
07:00 2019-08-24

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
23:14 2019-07-31

You can now buy a brain stimulation headset to treat your depression Could a headset and smartphone app really treat depression? That’s the claim made by Flow for its medically-approved brain stimulation headset, a device that nudges your neurons with a gentle electric current, and one you can buy and use in yo...
13:00 2019-08-17

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 transplant....
03:56 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-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 transplant....
22:28 2019-05-24

New gene-editing technology could help treat Huntington's disease, premature aging, study says A new genetic editing tool could give hope to people who suffer from Huntington’s disease and progeria, which causes premature aging, a new study says....
11:28 2019-08-29

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home (Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests....
08:00 2019-10-08

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narrow pathways in the body — particularly blood vessels in the brain. The scientists with the Massachuse...
02:00 2019-08-31

'Silent' celiac disease common in patients' close relatives (Reuters Health) - When a family member has celiac disease, Mayo Clinic researchers recommend parents, siblings and children also be tested, after a new study suggests first-degree relatives frequently have the condition, too - often without typical ...
00:42 2019-09-24

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
01:42 2019-06-08

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researche...
01:00 2019-06-20

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose and treat pain in unconscious and noncommunicative...
09:56 2019-09-12

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
00:28 2019-06-05

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a dr...
04:14 2019-07-13

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of lif...
18:28 2019-08-13

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study released Thursday shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players....
20:56 2019-06-27

French researchers build massive new scanner to tackle brain disease French researchers are developing what they say is the most powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in the world which will use a supermagnet the weight of a blue whale and should allow earlier diagnosis of diseases such as Parkinson's....
17:00 2019-09-23

Mutant sheep are being bred in lab to fight lethal child brain disease Roslin Institute scientists create a flock to mimic human gene that causes Batten disorderScientists have created a flock of sheep that carry the gene for a lethal inherited brain disorder in humans. The condition, Batten disease, usually starts in ...
21:28 2019-08-24

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powassan fever. Though cases of Powassan remain rare, ...
06:00 2019-08-02

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
14:56 2019-06-05

Anti-evolution drug may help treat resistant breast cancers Some breast tumours evolve resistance to chemotherapy, but a new drug already in human trials could restore the effectiveness of the main existing treatment...
05:14 2019-10-05

Country music star Drake White reveals brain disease diagnosis Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, VA, has revealed he was diagnosed with a debilitating brain disease....
00:28 2019-08-22

A New Alzheimer’s Blood Test Proved 94% Accurate in Finding Brain Changes Related to the Disease More than a century after Alzheimer’s disease was first described, there still isn’t a treatment to control the cognitive decline and memory loss that are the hallmarks of the neurodegenerative condition. The drugs that are available can ...
00:42 2019-08-02

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
03:28 2019-08-01

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in children with thromboembolism....
15:14 2019-07-08

Elon Musk touts brain implant technology to treat health conditions, enable 'telepathy' Elon Musk revealed that his stealth neurotechnology start-up, Neuralink, is poised to begin human clinical trials soon on brain implants.       ...
17:28 2019-07-17

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report....
04:56 2019-09-19

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
07:14 2019-09-19

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get “the Michael J...
19:56 2019-06-22

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
14:00 2019-07-18

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
02:56 2019-06-04

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
23:14 2019-08-09

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker's cancer drug business....
07:00 2019-08-24

Speeding up drug discovery for brain diseases A research team led by Whitehead Institute scientists has identified 30 distinct chemical compounds — 20 of which are drugs undergoing clinical trial or have already been approved by the FDA — that boost the protein production activity of a critical ...
20:56 2019-07-31

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
18:28 2019-09-18

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly used combination....
03:42 2019-08-30

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said....
18:28 2019-08-13

Insulin delivery drug could help fight brain cancer The compound molecule surfen was able to block the growth and spread of glioblastoma, tumors that reaches throughout healthy brain tissue, according to research published Wednesday in FASEB Journal....
20:14 2019-09-11

Study: Common Alzheimer's disease drug doubles hospitalization risk Donepezil, a common Alzheimer's disease drug, is linked to a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission than other cholinesterase inhibitors, a Canadian medical study found Monday....
00:42 2019-09-17

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
17:42 2019-09-08

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
14:28 2019-09-08

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
16:28 2019-06-12

Austrian Doctor Sues Food and Drug Administration For Seizing Her U.S. Patients’ Abortion Drugs (BOISE, Idaho) — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts f...
17:56 2019-09-11

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
18:14 2019-08-16

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday....
16:56 2019-07-15

Brain scans reveal magic mushroom drug enhances mindfulness meditation Both meditation and psychedelic drugs can lead to more self-awareness and serenity. Now a study has found that combining the two seems to magnify the effect...
18:56 2019-05-29

A Promising Brain-Regenerating Drug May Only Work for Women and Babies, a Mouse Study Suggests A new study in mice is the latest to show why it’s important for scientists to include both male and female test subjects in their research. The study suggests that a common diabetes drug—which is now being explored as a way to repair the brain—may o...
23:00 2019-09-11

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday morning, viewers quickly learn that......
21:14 2019-07-22

Breast cancer treatment could lead to incurable tumors years later Drugs taken by thousands of breast cancer patients creates deadly “sleeper cells” that may cause incurable tumors years later. Researchers say the hormone therapies kill most of the cancer cells but put some into a dormant state and help them to spre...
22:00 2019-09-03

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
02:14 2019-08-15

'Zombie' deer disease: States issue new warnings, confirmations of chronic wasting disease As hunting seasons across states ramp up, wildlife officials are issuing warnings of chronic wasting disease, informally called "zombie" deer disease.        ...
16:56 2019-10-07

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ra...
18:14 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung ...
11:42 2019-08-28

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)....
11:42 2019-08-28

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
03:14 2019-08-08

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
04:56 2019-08-08

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the...
12:28 2019-08-28

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
15:56 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
05:42 2019-06-07

Treat The Knicks Like What They Are Kevin Durant could have chosen better than to make Brooklyn the new center of the universe. For example, he could have joined Kawhi Leonard in Toronto and taken on the entire National Hockey League at its very core by making basketball Canada’s new n...
05:42 2019-07-02

How to treat razor bumps Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps and prevent future ones from forming....
23:56 2019-06-14

Treat Your Salary Like It's Temporary If you’ve finally gotten that job (or that raise), it can be easy to assume that you don’t have to worry about money anymore. You’ve got that steady paycheck, after all....
00:28 2019-07-09

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's? Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease....
03:42 2019-08-14

What causes hard stool and how to treat it Hard stool, which is often difficult or painful to pass, is a common symptom of constipation. Causes include diet, medications, and certain medical conditions. Learn more about the causes and treatment of hard stool here....
08:42 2019-09-01

Can PRP treat hair loss? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here....
08:14 2019-09-11

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
17:14 2019-09-20

How to treat and prevent bumps after waxing Many people develop bumps on the skin after waxing. In this article, we look at how to prevent and treat bumps after waxing, as well as why they develop....
05:00 2019-08-29

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
21:56 2019-08-14

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: m...
16:00 2019-07-08

How to treat tonsillitis symptoms at home Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes swelling and pain in and around the tonsils. Learn about a variety of home remedies for tonsillitis in this article....
04:56 2019-08-07

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use ...
10:28 2019-06-29

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....
18:14 2019-05-21

How to diagnose and treat bruised ribs Bruising is not always a symptom of a broken or fractured rib bone. In this article, we provide pictures and advice about how to diagnose and treat bruised ribs....
05:00 2019-08-01

How to identify and treat infected blisters If a blister breaks open, germs can enter the wound and cause an infection. In this article, we look at how to identify and treat an infected blister and provide tips for speeding the healing process....
02:42 2019-07-24

The No. 1 reason you can’t find time to ‘treat yo self’ Self-care appears to be a real double-edged sword. While many wish for more, new research found that 62 percent of Americans feel guilty for taking time for themselves. A new study of 2,000 people examined self-care habits and its preventers and foun...
02:28 2019-07-24

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there...
22:42 2019-07-02

Can minocycline help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Minocycline is an antibiotic that can reduce inflammation. Minocycline can relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but newer treatments are more common options. Learn about minocycline and other treatments for RA here....
05:00 2019-07-11

Can turmeric help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. A growing body of scientific research suggests that turmeric and one of its main compounds, curcumin, may help alleviate symptoms of RA. Learn more here....
21:28 2019-06-19

This Is The Right Way To Treat A Kyrie Irving Celtics Jersey Here’s a new twist on a classic, courtesy of reader Henry. That’s what you get for willingly going to the NBA team with the dullest uniform, Kyrie!...
00:42 2019-07-05

Our 'inner salamander' could help treat arthritis, study finds Research links human ability to regrow cartilage to molecules that help amphibians sprout new limbsContrary to popular opinion, humans can regrow cartilage in their joints, researchers have found. Experts hope the research could lead to new treatment...
20:56 2019-10-09

How to identify and treat a herpes skin rash Herpes skin rash outbreaks usually affect the mouth or genitals but can appear anywhere on the body. Learn about identifying and treating herpes skin rashes here....
05:14 2019-08-30

Treat your teeth right with this high-end electric toothbrush kit Plaque is your teeth’s worst enemy. And let’s face it, you probably don’t put up the defense you should to protect it. Your $2 toothbrush might’ve been a good deal, but it’s definitely not helping when it comes to matters of the mouth. But there’s go...
20:28 2019-09-02

How to treat acne on black skin naturally Acne is a common skin problem that may be more prevalent in people with black skin. While medical treatments can be effective, they can also cause side effects. Learn about a variety of treatments for acne in black skin here....
06:42 2019-07-06

Can a massage technique help treat acid reflux? Using a massage technique called myofascial release, researchers reduced the severity and frequency of acid reflux in a small group of people with GERD....
14:00 2019-05-28

Could this newly discovered protein help treat Parkinson's? Researchers have identified a protein that could reduce toxic aggregations in the brain. Their finding could lead to new therapies for Parkinson's disease....
18:14 2019-07-03

11 ways to treat back pain without surgery Doctors often find chronic back pain challenging to treat, but there are many nonsurgical options that people can try. We discuss 11 methods here, including chiropractic care, acupuncture, and exercises....
10:28 2019-06-29

Can apple cider vinegar treat gout? Although there is little scientific evidence that apple cider vinegar can directly affect gout symptoms, it may reduce many of the risk factors for the condition. Learn more about apple cider vinegar for gout here....
09:56 2019-06-12

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study o...
04:00 2019-06-14

Police need to step up and treat fraud seriously, says top law enforcer Fraud has been a "Cinderella crime" for too long and must be taken far more seriously by police to stop criminals plundering the wealth of law-abiding citizens, one of the country's top law enforcers said today....
16:56 2019-09-03

Treat Your Skin to Tatcha's 15% Off Sitewide Sale Japanese skincare brand Tatcha uses gentle, simple ingredients to achieve especially glowy results — but that luxe-looking glow doesn’t come without an equally luxe price tag. Today, though, Tatcha is taking 15% off their entire site with promo code ...
16:56 2019-06-03

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researchers at NYU School of Medicine are touting a de-st...
22:56 2019-06-05

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Brazil like "a colony or no man's land," calling it an attack on the country's sovereignty....
20:00 2019-08-26

Blocking key protein could treat chronic pain New research in mice sheds light on the development of chronic pain, and neuropathic pain, in particular, paving the way for more effective treatments....
02:42 2019-08-27

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 creams can help provide relief. Learn more about h...
18:14 2019-05-21

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
14:38 2019-05-21

Bundesliga: New measures to treat head injuries and concussion As football gets quicker and more physical, the danger of serious head injury increases. This season, new neuropsychological screenings will be mandatory for all Bundesliga players. But is it enough?...
21:42 2019-08-08

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
14:28 2019-05-22

Hardik Pandya Set To Leave For UK To Treat Back Injury Hardik Pandya is set to leave for the UK on Wednesday as he will get his back checked by the same doctor who treated him during India's tour of England in 2018 and the 2019 World Cup....
15:42 2019-10-01

This Sugar-Free Sweet Can Be Your Go-To Festive Treat This Diwali A sugar-free sweet is the best way to feast on this festive season. Here we have a delicious sugar-free barfi to satiate all your cravings, grilled almond barfi is sure to be your go-to sweet this......
23:14 2019-10-11

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
03:42 2019-05-26

To Treat 11-Month-Old's Fracture, Doctors First Had To Plaster Her Doll In Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital, Zikra Malik lies on a bed with her doll. The 11-month-old has her legs attached to a traction rod - and so does her doll, named Pari....
05:42 2019-08-31

Brexit is a war between reason and faith, so we’ll treat it as one | Lucy Mangan The footbridge between the fact-storing bit of my brain and its anxiety centres has collapsed. King Arthur – save us!As the Brexit, climate crisis, Trump (of the American and British varieties) hits just keep coming, my friends and I find ourselves t...
18:00 2019-08-09

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored ...
01:14 2019-07-07

Many cancer drugs can be co-opted to treat different types of tumour Doctors often give people drugs that haven’t been approved for their particular cancer as a last resort. Now it seems it has some benefit about a third of the time...
23:42 2019-09-30

These Ontario police officers are using ayahuasca to treat their PTSD Even though ayahuasca is illegal in Canada, police officers are seeking out the substance as a last resort to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder....
13:28 2019-05-24

Chiefs WR Hill taken to hospital to treat shoulder injury Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill was transported to a hospital after sustaining a shoulder injury during a 40-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday....
13:42 2019-09-09

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
15:42 2019-08-13

To fix the problem of deepfakes we must treat the cause, not the symptoms | Matt Beard Once technology is released, it’s like herding cats. Why do we continue to let the tech sector manage its own mess?We haven’t yet seen a clear frontrunner emerge as the Democratic candidate for the 2020 US election. But I’ve been interested in anothe...
10:01 2019-07-23

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
17:28 2019-07-15

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
02:14 2019-08-15

US would be 'stupid' to treat China as an enemy, senior diplomat says A senior Chinese diplomat told an international forum in Beijing Monday there could be "disastrous" consequences if the US treats China as an "enemy."...
13:56 2019-07-09

U.S. government staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
06:56 2019-07-03

How To Beat Boko Haram? Treat Women Better, Analysts Say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned Tuesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Bus...
22:14 2019-06-07

Psychotherapy should be first option to treat depression in young people, study says Psychotherapy should be the first treatment option for young people with depression, according to research published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry....
23:14 2019-07-31

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medica...
22:14 2019-06-07

Advances in wearable tech help track, treat and prevent diseases TUCSON- Healthcare is going even more high tech in the way we track, treat and prevent diseases. University of Arizona Professor of Medicine Dr. Marvin Slepian said that BioStamp is a wearable FDA-approved device that was manufactured by a company in...
04:28 2019-10-02

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
05:42 2019-07-03

007 film must treat Bond girls properly, says Waller-Bridge Fast cars, martinis and Bond girls are core parts of the formula for 007 films, but one of those elements is set for a change in the latest adventure....
13:14 2019-06-01

Broadband and TV flash sale: there's a big treat in store with Sky's latest deals What's the first company you associate with broadband and TV deals? We'd bet that the name that comes to most people's minds immediately is Sky (and BT for the rest of you, right?). Well the good news is that if you're currently t...
22:14 2019-06-19

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
17:56 2019-06-20

Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that replace the gene could cause damage. Salk Institute...
11:00 2019-08-26

Watch: This Chilled Melon Soup Is The Ultimate Summer Treat You Need Right Now Think soup, and you instantly picture of a piping hot blend of veggies and herbs. But this melon soup recipe is chilled, rejuvenating and oh-so-delicious!...
19:42 2019-06-27

EA will treat two-factor users to a free month of Origin Access EA is encouraging its users to switch on two-factor authentication, which it calls "Login Verification," by offering them a free perk in return. Anybody who switches on the security feature within October will get a free month of Origin Access Basic,...
10:56 2019-10-03

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? After Years of Research, the V.A. Still Doesn’t Know The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results....
11:56 2019-07-17

A Rat Study Finds that Acupuncture Can Treat Alcohol Addiction... in Rats Lab animals are used in all sorts of bizarre experiments, but a new study this week is definitely one for the scrapbook. A team of researchers in Korea and the U.S. got rats addicted to alcohol, then attempted to alleviate their withdrawal symptoms u...
22:14 2019-09-04

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent B...
00:42 2019-05-23

Hong Kong's undercover medics treat injured protesters An underground medical network is treating injured protesters in Hong Kong who fear arrest if they go to government hospitals. (Oct. 9)        ...
11:42 2019-10-09

These Healthy Recipes Are A Delightful Treat To Satiate Hunger Pangs Here is a salad that is rich with nutrients, exceptionally delicious and super easy to prepare at home! Cabbage and chana dal salad is everything you would want in your meal to be....
22:00 2019-10-10

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
00:42 2019-09-12

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Treat him like he's a grandpa in a nursing home' Late-night hosts focused on the strange battle between the president, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s snap press conference on Wednesday as well as the controversy over Democratic candidates appearing on Fox N...
20:28 2019-05-23

Treat Mob Attacks, Dishonour Killing As Terror Activities: DMK Lawmaker Mob attacks and dishonour killings must be treated as terrorist activities, a DMK lawmaker demanded in Lok Sabha today, saying that the two suit the definition given to terrorism....
17:28 2019-08-02

Biologics to treat arthritis have flooded the market. They're also linked to 34,000 deaths As biologic drugs have flooded the market to treat arthritis, psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders, deaths due to complications have grown.        ...
17:28 2019-05-30

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
16:42 2019-09-11

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
15:14 2019-07-22

Psoriasis therapy may treat coronary inflammation that leads to heart attack Anti-inflammatory biologic medications that treat psoriasis may also help to reduce coronary inflammation, and prevent heart attacks in the long run....
23:14 2019-07-31

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 20: Phyllis Hyman, 'Be Careful (How You Treat My Love)' There’s almost no way I could do a series like this without at least one nod to my second-favorite singer of forever, Phyllis Hyman. Turns out, almost four years ago, before VSB became part of The Root and before we started writing full time, I wrote...
01:14 2019-06-21

Brazilian President Bolsonaro out of surgery to treat year-old stab wound A surgical procedure to correct an incisional hernia in Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's abdomen ended at 12:40 p.m., according to a statement from the presidential palace on Sunday....
20:00 2019-09-08

Umesh Yadav Says He Owes A Treat To Wriddhiman Saha After Pune Test Umesh Yadav dismissed Theunis de Bruyn in both the South African innings and on both occasions the wickets came because ofbrilliant catches by Wriddhiman Saha....
18:00 2019-10-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro recovering from surgery to treat year-old stab wound Vice President Hamilton Mourão will be Brazil's acting president through Thursday while President Jair Bolsonaro recovers from abdominal surgery resulting from his stabbing at a political rally last year, his spokesman said on Sunday....
06:14 2019-09-09

Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in ColindaleJoin the conversation on Facebook, ...
22:14 2019-06-17

Ganeshotsav: This Steamed Rice-Flour Dessert Patoli Is A Delightful Treat Patoli is not very different from that amazing Ela Ada, which is also prepared similarly, except banana leaves are used instead of turmeric leaves in the case of the latter....
15:00 2019-09-06

Shilpa Shetty's 'Triple Treat Sunday Binge' Looks Like Dessert Heaven Shilpa Shetty revealed that she was bingeing on desserts after two weeks and of course, this weekend's Sunday binge was therefore, extra special for her....
16:00 2019-08-13

Candy corn: Why America has a love-hate relationship with the Halloween treat Here's everything you have ever wanted to know about candy corn, including why some of us hate the Halloween candy so much.       ...
00:00 2019-10-12

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
13:56 2019-06-11

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco exploring options to treat blood condition CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a blood condition. The team said Wednesday that Carrasco had been feeling lethargic for several weeks. The Indians placed him on the 10-day injured list so the rig...
04:56 2019-06-06

Minnesota family says girl, 14, in vegetative state because nurse failed to treat asthma A Minnesota family says their 14-year-old daughter has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is now in a vegetative state after her school nurse failed to treat her asthma earlier this year....
04:14 2019-09-06

Alabama's Nick Saban invites Ray Rice to talk to team about 'how to treat the opposite sex' Alabama football coach Nick Saban invited former NFL running back Ray Rice, whose pro career ended after he was infamously caught on video punching his then-fiancée, to speak to the Crimson Tide last week about domestic violence and “how to treat the...
01:42 2019-08-28

Drugs with biggest price hikes don't treat depression or diabetes — they're for erectile dysfunction The prescription drugs that have seen the most rapid rise in cost in the U.S. don't treat depression, cholesterol or even autoimmune diseases, a new study finds....
19:42 2019-05-31

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. Now, if you don’t remember this phone, it’s t...
16:00 2019-08-21

Phoebe Waller-Bridge: new Bond film must 'treat women properly' – even if he doesn't The Fleabag and Killing Eve writer has expanded on her role polishing the script for the 25th 007 film – which is rumoured to concern genetic engineeringNews of the recruitment of Phoebe Waller-Bridge to polish the script of the 25th James Bond film ...
19:56 2019-05-31

A rodent-like pest destroying the Louisiana coast finds new enemy in dog treat business Nutria continue to cause damage to Louisiana wetlands and fewer are being killed each year. But a Louisiana business hopes to change that.        ...
12:28 2019-09-08

Celebs love the flattering Face Off pose that works a treat for Instagram snaps WANT to perfect your Instagram poses? If you're looking for a flattering pose you can use in front of the camera, try the Face Off move that celebs love....
23:42 2019-08-01

Treat climate crisis with ‘greatest urgency’, Bahamas leader tells UN Assembly Hurricane Dorian, one of the most destructive Atlantic storms ever recorded, “is a generational tragedy” for The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said on Friday,...
22:00 2019-09-27

UPDATE 1-Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
13:56 2019-06-11

Teachers allegedly told to treat black students as ‘victims’, ‘punish’ whites In controversial “implicit bias” training, New York City’s public-school educators have been told to focus on black children over white ones — and one Jewish superintendent who described her family’s Holocaust tragedies was scolded and humiliated, ac...
03:28 2019-05-26

Watching John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Daughter Negotiate for Candy Is the Sweetest Treat It's hard to say no to this precious face. Chrissy Teigen recently admitted her daughter Luna can be quite the "spitfire." But according to mom's latest Instagram posts,......
23:28 2019-06-03

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper treat a man's cantaloupe-sized back hump, which she said was the messiest growth she's ever seen TLC Editor's note: This post contains graphic images of dermatological conditions and the procedures used to treat them. On this week's episode of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treated a man named Paul Duke who had a hump growing on the back o...
01:00 2019-08-04

Scientists Invent LED Device to Quickly Treat Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Though It's Not Ready for Humans Yet Doctors at Harvard think they’ve found a new way to stop a silent killer by literally shining a light on it. In experiments with rats, their light-based device was able to quickly clear away carbon monoxide stuck to blood cells. The nifty invention m...
20:28 2019-10-09

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more attention. But are people being honest when it comes to their own personal health? According to a new s...
04:14 2019-08-06

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
14:00 2019-09-08

Cancer patients get new wheels TUCSON – Young cancer patients got new wheels on Monday. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society teamed up with Tucson Subaru to gift bikes to children battling cancer. The new wheels were personalized for each patient to make sure they reflected their uni...
13:28 2019-09-24

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
10:00 2019-09-03

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doct...
21:56 2019-08-11

CDC says almost all vaping illness patients end up hospitalized Almost all patients with a mysterious vaping-related lung disease have been hospitalized, with about half ending up in the intensive care unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday....
19:14 2019-10-11

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior....
00:42 2019-06-20

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
09:14 2019-06-19

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been r...
18:28 2019-06-06

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the tr...
18:14 2019-07-31

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
00:42 2019-08-04

Doctors Limit What to Tell Patients About Their DNA Test. Should They? Genetic sequencing promises to unlock the secrets of disease, but only a fraction of it is currently returned to patients. That is prompting a debate among doctors and scientists: How much should they reveal?...
16:56 2019-10-05

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
15:28 2019-05-21

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
19:28 2019-05-27

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
23:00 2019-07-17

How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional help....
19:28 2019-09-19

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had al...
21:14 2019-07-20

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to ...
17:56 2019-08-10

Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease? Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article....
17:14 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate doj...
17:28 2019-06-03

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fibrillation. It showed people taking beta bl...
05:01 2019-06-05

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO — Sally Atwater’s doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. Nancy Goodman begged eight companies to let her young son t...
03:14 2019-06-04

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
06:14 2019-06-07

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....
22:42 2019-05-21

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
19:14 2019-06-06

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
15:28 2019-05-21

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl...
00:56 2019-06-07

Doctors often reluctant to attend patients' funerals (Reuters Health) - Although hospitals and medical practitioners may follow a few bereavement practices after a patient dies, funeral attendance is uncommon, according to a review of research on the subject....
19:14 2019-09-26

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the administration has not publicized the details of its plan...
03:42 2019-08-03

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits are provided free of charge, a new study finds....
17:56 2019-07-31

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst serial killers....
00:42 2019-08-31

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of dementia cases in patients who had suffered strokes....
22:42 2019-09-12

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
22:42 2019-07-16

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
10:00 2019-07-10

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they come at a costAt 18, Finn James went to get a tooth removed, and the anaesthetic failed to mask the pai...
14:14 2019-08-19

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating pain and OxyContin was pushed as a non-addictive medication. But Purdue didn’t act alone....
04:14 2019-09-15

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
08:56 2019-05-28

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
11:00 2019-07-12

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
21:42 2019-06-19

Mitchell Tenpenny gives back to cancer patients Country singer Mitchell Tenpenny helped to design a family room for cancer patients and their families in Nashville, Tennessee after his own father died of cancer. (Oct. 11)        ...
01:14 2019-10-12

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that peo...
21:00 2019-08-14

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
18:56 2019-06-27

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Monday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read mor...
08:00 2019-06-18

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
19:28 2019-08-01

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to treat victims of the disease is how many of the people in treatment centers are Ebola-negative. Individu...
08:14 2019-09-17

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease to immediately flush and disinfect its water lines and take other st...
16:01 2019-06-01

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
01:28 2019-06-07

Experience: I cured my own mystery disease The surgery had been performed on rats and dogs, but never on humans. I reasoned it could be scaled upTwenty years ago, on the first day of my final year studying biology at university in Missouri, I collapsed. My heart was racing, I was dizzy, disor...
18:28 2019-09-20

This ‘4-in-1’ pill cut heart disease risk by a third — should we all take it? Even healthy people who took a four-in-one pill had a much lower risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems, a new study found....
00:56 2019-08-28

EEE virus: What to know about the deadly mosquito disease It’s one of the deadliest years ever for a disease that comes from a simple mosquito bite. At least 29 people have been struck by EEE, or Eastern Equine Encephalitis, since January. That’s an alarming number considering only seven people on ave...
16:00 2019-09-27

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
19:14 2019-07-31

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
02:28 2019-06-28

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
16:42 2019-05-22

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....
18:14 2019-05-21

Move Over Aloo Paratha! Treat Your Family With This Delish Aloo Naan Instead Naan can be of any kind; you can have it plain or stuff it with veggies or nuts of your choice. In this recipe, noted food blogger and YouTuber Manjula Jain shows us how to make yummy aloo naan at......
14:14 2019-07-03

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
05:28 2019-07-19

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
20:42 2019-06-14

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 treatment....
15:28 2019-05-21

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
22:42 2019-09-12

Patients at for-profit dialysis centers less likely to get kidney transplants (Reuters Health) - The likelihood that U.S. patients with renal failure will get a kidney transplant is lower for those who get dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers, a new study shows....
11:56 2019-09-11

Doctor sentenced to 7 years in connection to 3 patients’ fatal ODs A New York City doctor was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for illegally peddling more than a million pills — including powerful prescription narcotics that led to the overdose deaths of three patients, authorities said. Dr. Lawrence...
00:28 2019-09-11

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
05:14 2019-07-23

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually abusing patients. UCLA says Dr. James Heaps surrendered to law enforcement on Monday to face charges o...
01:28 2019-06-11

Depression, anxiety may cause patients to leave cardiac rehab (Reuters Health) - Anxiety and depression are common among participants in cardiac rehab programs, and that poor mental health may cause them to drop out, a new study finds....
08:56 2019-10-12

| WATCH | Traffic jams cause patients' death in ambulances Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn....
10:00 2019-09-10

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
18:42 2019-08-16

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
22:00 2019-06-03

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study suggests....
02:42 2019-08-06

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live ...
01:14 2019-08-06

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
18:14 2019-06-03

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
01:42 2019-06-08

Riskiest time for surgery patients is not in the operating room (Reuters Health) - The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospital and after they go home, a new study suggests....
17:56 2019-07-31

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing patchwork of differing rules....
10:28 2019-09-09

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to gain control of one patient’s bank account and hij...
02:56 2019-06-09

Cyberattacks force 3 Alabama hospitals to turn away patients Three Alabama hospitals are turning away patients after their systems were hit by a cyberattack this week, police said -- the latest in a trend that's crippled private and public entities for the last six months....
00:56 2019-10-03

Patients evacuated as fire hits hospital in Rio de Janeiro A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battle the blaze...
03:14 2019-09-13

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator...
13:42 2019-07-12

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
18:00 2019-07-11

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
03:42 2019-06-21

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that...
04:56 2019-06-21

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
15:42 2019-08-21

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
22:42 2019-06-28

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
20:56 2019-06-28

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's medical history....
16:28 2019-08-23

Hospitals that are turning away patients reportedly pay ransomware attackers Enlarge (credit: Andrew Malone / Flickr) Three Alabama hospitals have paid a ransomware demand to the criminals who waged a crippling malware attack that's forcing the hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients, the Tuscaloosa News r...
01:14 2019-10-08

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him...
04:01 2019-05-30

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy tre...
23:42 2019-05-29

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
22:00 2019-07-02

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
06:28 2019-07-05

Dog ownership linked with longer life, especially for heart patients (Reuters Health) - Dog owners live longer, and canine companionship may be especially good for people with heart disease and those living alone, new research shows....
21:42 2019-10-08

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
08:42 2019-08-21

Communication with locked-in patients in question after misconduct finding Enlarge / A female study participant allegedly responds to a question. (credit: Wyss Center ) Germany’s main research-funding organization, DFG, has determined that a high-profile neuroscientist committed scientific misconduct in his DFG-funded wor...
18:56 2019-09-28

New treatment extends life of advanced melanoma patients Half of people live five years or more with combination immunotherapy treatment, study findsHalf of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, which once had dismal survival rates, are now living for five years or more when they receive a combination i...
13:14 2019-09-28

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
22:42 2019-06-18

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pillo, these robots can do everything from keeping th...
10:14 2019-08-24

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. study that suggests some patients may be sent home for financial reasons before they're medically re...
01:56 2019-05-29

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low-income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federa...
19:14 2019-08-22

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
17:00 2019-05-30

As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
01:42 2019-09-04

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
22:56 2019-08-12

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has n...
10:14 2019-06-04

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
16:14 2019-06-06

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing ...
14:56 2019-06-06

DNA Data Shared in Ways Patients May Find Surprising Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data....
02:00 2019-08-13

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
20:42 2019-06-05

Heart patients may benefit more from exercise than healthy people (Reuters Health) - Exercise can do more to lower the risk of premature death for patients with cardiovascular disease than for healthy people, a new study suggests....
07:56 2019-09-04

Ransomware forces 3 hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients Enlarge / Emergency rooms like this one at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital may need to transfer patients once they stabilize. (credit: health.mil) Ten hospitals—three in Alabama and seven in Australia—have been hit with paralyzing ransomware attack...
04:28 2019-10-02

What to know about brain aneurysms Brain aneurysms affect 3–5% of people in the U.S. during their lifetime. When they rupture, they can cause a stroke. Learn about their symptoms, causes, and treatment here....
07:56 2019-08-15

How does your brain take out the trash? Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease....
11:14 2019-06-21

What happens in the brain when we are bored? What happens in the brain when we get bored? And what is different in the case of people who are prone to boredom in a negative way? A new study finds out....
20:00 2019-07-09

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It Anxiety is a perfectly normal and natural part of being a human. There are always going to be times when we’re more nervous or worried than others. But for some, anxiety is a much stronger, more fearsome force—one that never goes away. But what is an...
22:42 2019-07-09

Here's what happens to your brain when you get a concussion Concussions can be extremely damaging, and they are more common than you might think. Common symptoms of a concussion include headache, imbalance, memory loss, and a change in vision or hearing. Watch the video above to see what happens in the brai...
00:56 2019-10-05

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
22:14 2019-06-19

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governme...
12:28 2019-06-20

Eating This Bacteria May Cut Heart Disease Risk Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
11:42 2019-07-02

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:42 2019-07-17

If I have a disease-causing gene, should my doctor tell my family? Genetic testing is undermining medical norms as people sue their doctors for either telling them or not telling them a relative’s diagnosis, says Laura Spinney...
16:00 2019-08-29

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
09:00 2019-08-09

Web resources on diabetic eye disease mostly poor quality Diabetes-related eye disease is a leading cause of blindness, but finding accurate, readable information about it online isn't easy, a U.S. study finds....
09:14 2019-09-10

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
23:28 2019-08-07

Phone app detects eye disease in kids through photos It might soon be possible to catch eye diseases using just the phone in your pocket. Researchers have developed a CRADLE app (Computer Assisted Detector of Leukoria) for Android and iOS that uses machine learning to look for early signs of "white ey...
06:28 2019-10-03

A mystery disease hits Norway's dogs At least a dozen dogs in Norway have been struck with a mysterious illness in these past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the disease....
10:42 2019-09-10

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

War on words: cancer is a disease, not a battle | Letters Emeritus professor Alan Bleakley and cancer patient Jacinta Elliott on the use of military metaphors, and Adrienne Betteley of Macmillan Cancer Support on end-of-life careIt is heartening to see a front-page article on the burden that the use of canc...
21:00 2019-08-11

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily er...
06:42 2019-08-21

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
14:56 2019-08-22

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
16:28 2019-07-13

Second death confirmed in NC Legionnaires’ disease outbreak While officials have not yet confirmed a source for the deadly bacteria, officials have pointed to a hot tub display as the most likely culprit.        ...
07:28 2019-10-11

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
16:14 2019-05-28

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
21:28 2019-06-19

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
21:28 2019-09-06

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
23:28 2019-06-22

Kidney disease: Does gout increase risk? A recent study finds that people with gout have a higher risk of advanced chronic kidney disease. The results could help design preventive strategies....
08:42 2019-09-01

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In one case, Dr. Robert Morris Levy allegedly declared a patient cancer-free after a biopsy, only to have...
03:00 2019-08-21

Austrian doctor sues US for blocking patients’ abortion drugs BOISE, Idaho — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts filed the...
20:00 2019-09-10

More patients turning to text message diagnosis for everyday ailments CirrusMD can connect patients with a doctor in less than a minute. But such fast service comes with a catch: The patient probably won’t see or talk to the doctor, because most communication takes place via secure messaging....
23:14 2019-10-08

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
04:00 2019-07-23

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
11:28 2019-06-06

Ex-cancer center worker accused of stealing patients’ drugs TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former employee for a Tucson cancer center is accused of stealing opioids and other painkillers from patients at their homes. The state Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that a Sept. 17 indictment charges 31-ye...
02:00 2019-09-27

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
00:28 2019-06-06

3 Hospitals in Alabama Forced to Turn Patients Away After Ransomware Attack Three hospitals in Alabama remained closed Wednesday “to all but the most critical new patients” due to a ransomware attack that disrupted medical care. “A criminal is limiting our ability to use our computer systems in exchange for...
18:00 2019-10-02

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients is set to face hearing The Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is set for a hearing Wednesday after seeking to use a new lawyer known for successfully defending high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony and Aaron Hernandez....
18:00 2019-08-28

Most long-term acute care hospital patients die within five years (Reuters Health) - Most elderly patients admitted to long-term acute care hospitals die within 5 years, and spend two-thirds of their remaining life as an inpatient, a U.S. study suggests....
02:14 2019-08-27

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
23:14 2019-06-10

Mayo Clinic Uses AI to Glean Patients' Overall Health From EKG Heart Test Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart test data could indicate overall health status, researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered....
11:14 2019-08-30

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but th...
08:56 2019-06-06

Banned in Boston: Without vaping, medical marijuana patients must adapt In the first few days of the four-month ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts, Laura Lee Medeiros, a medical marijuana patient, began to worry. ...
23:14 2019-10-01

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the US....
01:42 2019-06-06

Canada's British Columbia will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
00:28 2019-05-28

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
14:56 2019-05-29

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria t...
02:00 2019-08-31

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
22:42 2019-07-16

Brazil Hospital Fire Leaves 11 Dead, Many of Them Elderly Patients (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro overnight, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and killing at least 11 people, many of them elderly. Four firefighters were hospitalized...
22:42 2019-09-13

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
04:56 2019-06-13

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
02:42 2019-05-28

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
13:28 2019-08-17

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:56 2019-06-03

Novartis says Kisqali boosts survival in breast cancer patients Novartis said on Sunday that Kisqali helped women with advanced breast cancer after menopause live longer, adding to data the Swiss company hopes will help convince doctors to choose its drug over Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
23:00 2019-09-29

Phone support tied to better outcomes for dementia patients, caregivers (Reuters Health) - Dementia patients and the family members who care for them may have a better quality of life when they have access to telephone and online support, the results of a clinical trial suggest....
23:14 2019-10-01

British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
01:56 2019-05-28

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
21:28 2019-06-11

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthet...
01:56 2019-07-25

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial symptoms....
00:42 2019-09-06

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
19:42 2019-05-24

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
21:56 2019-06-07

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star.        ...
23:14 2019-05-24

Liberian hospital patients turned away as medical strike bites A medical workers' strike in Liberia has paralyzed the country's already faltering health care system, leaving its biggest hospitals in disarray and thousands of patients without care....
17:42 2019-09-25

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling of being to resuscitate them. The 42-year-old Niels...
12:42 2019-06-06

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
14:32 2019-05-21

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
10:00 2019-08-06

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
11:28 2019-06-06

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
18:56 2019-06-27

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
17:42 2019-06-04

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese people....
21:28 2019-08-06

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new research suggests....
19:28 2019-08-01

Exercise may prevent, limit heart damage for chemotherapy patients Chemotherapy is known to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, but researchers say physical activity for a group of patients known to get less exercise could lower that risk....
02:56 2019-10-08

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
20:42 2019-06-04

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five years are continuing to show improvement in quality of life....
02:42 2019-05-30

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
02:42 2019-08-15

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progression or death, according to new research....
21:56 2019-08-14

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk for an assortment of health problems, and even death....
23:28 2019-08-07

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
09:56 2019-05-22

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the me...
22:00 2019-08-13

'Blind vagina' condition strikes patients and leaves them unable to have sex A rare condition is wreaking havoc on patients' sex lives. The BMJ recalls an instance of 'blind vagina' which affected a 20-year-old's ability to be penetrated...
23:28 2019-09-09

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:56 2019-08-06

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
22:00 2019-06-17

Trump Brain Status: Moo Goo Gai Pan Here’s a real stumper for you from Donald Trump. Who is our bigger “enemy”: Jerome Powell, the man Trump handpicked to run the Federal Reserve, or Chinese President Xi Jinping?...
17:42 2019-08-23

Here's What Noise Pollution Is Doing to Your Brain One GQ staffer took out the headphones and went on a month-long sound fast to avoid sensory overload and figure out what too much noise is doing to our psyche....
01:42 2019-08-09

Everything you need to know about chemical imbalances in the brain While some chemical imbalances can be a factor in certain symptoms of mental health conditions, they do not tell the whole story. Learn more about the myths and facts here....
05:14 2019-09-27

What's Up With Rudy Giuliani's Brain Donald Trump lawyer and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani is perpetually on one, but his best material usually comes out while he’s screaming on the phone at a reporter in a taxi or holding up his trusty iPad o’crimes on a cable television net...
01:14 2019-10-09

What Driving A Hillclimb Does To Your Brain You’ve all seen the videos. Cars screaming up hills, some with wings larger than snow plows. Pikes Peak comes to mind. These are hillclimb races, where the only thing you compete against is the clock. I got to try it out. It did weird things to how m...
03:56 2019-09-25

What Cannabis Actually Does to Your Brain and Body Cannabis is the most popular illicit(ish) drug in the world, and it’s gaining in popularity as it becomes legal—medicinally or recreationally—in more and more states. But what actually happens in your body when you partake? Let’s take a look at this ...
02:14 2019-08-30

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.R...
23:56 2019-08-06

Don't Worry, Nothing to See Here, Biden's Brain Is A-OK After Joe Biden seemed to lose the thread at various points during last month’s debate and then misstepped his way through Iowa, questions were raised about how on-the-ball he is, really, at 76 years old. But don’t worry, his brain is fine and it’s s...
23:28 2019-08-20

This is why liars can outsmart your brain Separating truth from lies is mentally taxing. The implications are massive an era of #fakenews, aggressive marketing and general untruthfulness.       ...
13:56 2019-09-11

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
23:42 2019-07-03

Finding the brain’s compass The world is constantly bombarding our senses with information, but the ways in which our brain extracts meaning from this information remains elusive. How do neurons transform raw visual input into a mental representation of an object — like a chair...
00:28 2019-08-13

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing major portions of the undersea ecosystem....
15:56 2019-09-13

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a...
23:28 2019-08-19

9/11 first responders have higher risk of heart disease: study Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks have a higher risk of developing heart problems than those who came later or stayed less, doctors reported Friday....
03:28 2019-09-07

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte says he has autoimmune disease Rodrigo Duterte disclosed he suffers from myasthenia gravis, a year after suggesting he may have cancerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has disclosed that he suffers from an autoimmune disease that can potentially have serious complications, the ...
11:14 2019-10-07

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
06:14 2019-06-07

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
15:14 2019-06-28

How to defeat the disease that killed half the people who ever lived Malaria is humanity's greatest scourge. But genetic technologies that threaten to send mosquitoes extinct are problematic, and no substitute for practical action now...
19:42 2019-08-26

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:01 2019-07-05

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
16:56 2019-07-15

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
02:14 2019-08-15

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of ca...
13:28 2019-08-10

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
19:56 2019-05-28

Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Atlanta leaves 1 dead A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Atlanta has killed one woman and potentially infected dozens. The onset of the bacterial disease, which can kill one in 10 people sickened with it, is believed to have originated at a Sheraton hotel in Atlant...
19:56 2019-08-07

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
22:28 2019-08-21

The Toll Mounts From a Mystery Disease Some Call “The New Polio” Carter Roberts’ motorized wheelchair didn’t arrive until the day he died. It had been a long time coming and his parents had fought hard to get it. The chair cost more than $32,000 and the insurance companies wouldn’t cover it, so t...
14:28 2019-10-09

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
20:00 2019-09-17

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
02:14 2019-06-07

FAO plants new efforts to protect bananas under disease threat In a renewed effort to help protect banana crops in Latin America and the Caribbean, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an emergency project to curb major plant losses threatened by a fungal disease, the agency announced on T...
05:56 2019-10-04

Cervical cancer can be eliminated. We must do more to prevent this deadly disease Only a few cancers can be eradicated around the world. Cervical cancer is one. We have the tools and technical expertise to eliminate cervical cancer in the United States, but we lack the leadership, drive and advocacy to make this happen. That must ...
07:14 2019-09-08

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
16:56 2019-05-21

Singer-songwriter Sia reveals she has chronic pain disease Australian artist disclosed that she has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a pain disease affecting at least 1 in 5,000 people worldwideThe singer-songwriter Sia Furler has disclosed that she has the chronic pain disease Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and told others...
01:56 2019-10-06

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spr...
20:56 2019-06-27

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
19:14 2019-09-10

Mystery disease kills dozens of dogs in Norway Dozens of dogs in Norway died this week of a mystery illness. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority isn’t sure if the disease is contagious or just a series of individual cases, but acknowledged the situation is serious, The Associated Press repo...
21:28 2019-09-07

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
03:56 2019-07-19

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve       ...
01:42 2019-06-21

Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease....
11:14 2019-08-28

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
04:00 2019-06-30

Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most....
05:42 2019-10-14

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
21:14 2019-06-28

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
17:56 2019-07-31

Deadly olive tree disease spreads to France Two trees infected with subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa that killed 1m trees in ItalyA deadly disease estimated to have killed a million olive trees in Italy has spread to France.The French agriculture ministry announced the discovery of the bacteri...
16:14 2019-09-09

Belly fat in menopausal women may contribute more to heart disease than BMI Belly fat may contribute more to developing heart disease than overall body fat, as new research shows a higher percentage of women with high belly fat also had coronary heart disease....
21:28 2019-08-28

NIH sets five-year plan for tickborne disease research With an increase of nearly 10,000 cases of tickborne disease from 2016 to 2017 -- mostly lyme disease -- the National Institutes of Health announced a five-year plan to expand research and reduce infections....
15:00 2019-10-11

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dange...
06:42 2019-07-23

While battling a deadly disease, this doctor found his own cure When David Fajgenbaum was in medical school, he was diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly disease of the lymph nodes. There were very few treatments available and no cure. So, he had to take matters into his own hands. “There were no promising...
05:14 2019-09-10

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to conges...
00:14 2019-06-29

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet...
11:14 2019-06-29

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease (Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney disease later in life than women who have normal blood pressure during pregnancy, a Swe...
02:00 2019-08-31

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into mor...
23:56 2019-07-01

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths...
14:14 2019-08-19

Severe gum disease linked to 49% higher risk of hypertension A new systematic review and meta-analysis concludes that there is a linear association between the severity of gum disease and the risk of hypertension....
03:00 2019-09-25

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
17:42 2019-07-17

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
00:42 2019-06-01

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer....
00:28 2019-08-23

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
05:14 2019-08-08

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
19:28 2019-09-12

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
04:56 2019-06-13

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspic...
22:00 2019-08-08

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
16:28 2019-08-23

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 mi...
04:56 2019-08-01

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
06:28 2019-08-23

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
11:28 2019-07-18

Freezer malfunction destroys stems cells of child cancer patients Stem cells harvested from the blood of 56 Los Angeles-area child cancer patients were lost when the hospital freezer where they were stored malfunctioned, administrators said Wednesday. The stem cells were harvested from patients at Children’s ...
22:56 2019-09-27

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Berlin and Hamburg....
18:42 2019-07-04

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
10:28 2019-06-04

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C medicines made by drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Gilead Sciences and AbbVie Inc....
01:00 2019-08-29

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
20:00 2019-06-29

GoodRx co-CEO explains how its new service helps patients access medical care for just $20 "We wanted to just have an easy solution that anyone could use to get quick care of the most pressing things that affect millions and millions of Americans," GoodRx co-CEO Doug Hirsch says....
02:56 2019-09-28

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients....
16:00 2019-08-13

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.        ...
23:28 2019-07-05