Stories about Medical

Sep 22 2018

Scientists have discovered how ecstasy affects the behavior of the octopus

This time, they spent more time with other octopuses - including males. Octopuses are nearly entirely antisocial, except when they're mating, and scientists who study t...

Sep 22 2018

Fall 2018 flu vaccine clinics available

As always, vaccinations are free for staff, faculty and retirees (don't forget to bring your Cornell ID card). The CDC's recommendations state that everyone six months ...

Sep 20 2018

The DOJ just approved Cigna's $67 billion merger with Express Scripts

Cigna and Express Scripts said in a press release that they have received approval from 16 state insurance departments and are working with regulators in the other states...

Sep 20 2018

Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

And there is some evidence that daily low-dose aspirin may help people to avoid a heart attack or stroke who are at risk and younger than 70 years old. Patients who were ...

Sep 20 2018

2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

The patients were being taken from Loris Hospital and Waccamaw Mental Health Hospital to McLeod, according to WPDE. By the time they got there, the van was underwater, an...

Sep 19 2018

How to Find an Apple Watch 4 In Stock

At the same time, Apple has increased prices on all its new launches- iPhone X and iPhone XS Max. While the shape is roughly the same, the design is a little softer a...

Sep 19 2018

How common household cleaners could make kids overweight

The researchers also observed an increase in Lachnospiraceae bacteria with more frequent cleaning with disinfectants. Those who came in contact with disinfectants were ...

Sep 18 2018

Think twice before starting to take daily aspirin

The primary study looked to answer whether or not 100 milligrams of aspirin a day really could help prevent everything from heart attacks to cancer. The disappointing f...

Sep 17 2018

Daily aspirin may involve more risk than reward

But it had been unclear whether healthy people older than 70 would derive the same benefit. At the end of the study , the rate of cardiovascular disease between the ...

Sep 16 2018

Simcoe County West Nile Virus In Simcoe County News Centre News

The virus is spread through the bite of a mosquito that had been feeding on an infected bird. DHHS urges anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms, including fever and head...

Sep 16 2018

Deadly Tropical Storm Florence brings 'epic' amount of rain to US

At least four people have died, and authorities fear the toll will go higher as the tropical storm crawls westward Saturday across SC. Warning of the storm's continue...

Sep 15 2018

Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr Announced

The rear-facing camera on the iPhone XS and XS Max have a f/1.8 wide-angle lens and f/2.4 telephoto lens. There's only the one screen size , 6.1 inches of LCD inst...

Sep 14 2018

West Nile Virus Still a Threat in New Bedford

Kurt Clemens, public health inspector the local health unit, said the municipality doesn't always see human cases in a year, but said the West Nile virus is in the mosq...

Sep 14 2018

Apple Introduces $749 6.1-inch iPhone Xr

And yes, the notch and FaceID remain omnipresent in the new iPhone devices, including the iPhone XS Max . Tech analyst Patrick O'Rourke joined in, tweeting: 'I want to...

Sep 14 2018

Supermarkets cited in crackdown on e-cigarettes

It's simply not tolerable. The agency also delivered letters to the five largest e-cigarette brands, asking the companies to tell the FDA within 60 days how they pl...

Sep 14 2018

FDA Threatens to Ban E-Cigarettes If Teenagers Keep Using Them

Multiple studies have showed e-cig users are twice as likely to become cigarette smokers, the health department said. "I'll be clear. The FDA won't tolerate a whole...

Sep 13 2018

FDA puts e-cigarette companies on notice over teen access

In an effort to reverse that trend, the FDA on Wednesday sent letters to manufacturers of five e-cigarette brands often used by kids - Juul, Vuse, MarkTen XL, Blu and L...

Sep 13 2018

Watch out: Prince William's new mental health initiative

This suggests as many as one in four United Kingdom workers is struggling in silence with problems such as anxiety, low mood and stress, the researchers said. William , 3...

Sep 13 2018

USA plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

Gottlieb called the action the largest coordinated enforcement effort in the agency's history. "I think it became clear to FDA that if they didn't get their arms around...

Sep 13 2018

West Nile Cases Rising

Though the number is lower than in past years, people shouldn't let their guard down. As temperatures rise, so does the chance of contracting WNV from mosquitoes - and we...