Stories about Medical

Mar 21 2019

Kale added to annual list of fruits and vegetables with most pesticides

Since 2004, the group - a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organization - has annually ranked pesticide contamination in popular fruits and vegetables for its Shop...

Mar 21 2019

Woman nearly dies after injecting self with fruit juice

She did nothing about her symptoms though. The woman, who was interested in unconventional health treatments, suffered liver, kidney, heart and lung damage and was put ...

Mar 21 2019

Drinking hot tea linked with elevated risk of esophageal cancer

Both alcohol and tobacco are known to cause cancer and the Chinese study found a link between hot tea and esophageal cancer only in those with excessive tobacco or ...

Mar 21 2019

WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 6, 19 March 2019 - Philippines

Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr Ramon Pink says measles numbers continue to increase in Canterbury. For more information or advice on measles, please call Hea...

Mar 20 2019

Study finds strong cannabis linked to psychosis

People who use marijuana every day are more likely to experience psychosis , according to a new study published Tuesday by the journal The Lancet Psychiatry . And d...

Mar 20 2019

Each can of sugary beverages pushes you closer to death

A research team from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health pored over about 25 years of health data collected from two ongoing studies - the Health Professionals F...

Mar 20 2019

Eggs 'linked to increased risk' of heart disease

It is easy to be confused by a high blood cholesterol level, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, and its relationship with dietary cholesterol , which ...

Mar 20 2019

Consumption of Sugary Drinks Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiovascular Diseases

But now, a new study finds that sugar-sweetened beverages are tied to an increased risk of early death. The more sugary beverages people drank - including soft dri...

Mar 20 2019

AHA No Longer Recommends Daily Aspirin for Heart Health

Almost 1 out of 3 deaths in the U.S.is due to cardiovascular disease. Stay up to date on what healthy means now. . The authors of the new guidelines said low-dos...

Mar 20 2019

Large Apple Watch Survey Shows Device Does Detect Irregular Heart Beats

Which, with atrial fibrillation being a cause of strokes, seems like a good thing to know about your heart! It affects up to 6 million Americans, but many people don't ev...

Mar 19 2019

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

A research team from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health pored over about 25 years of health data collected from two ongoing studies - the Health Professionals F...

Mar 19 2019

Daily aspirin may not lead to a healthy heart, doctors say

For those who have already experienced a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular event, discontinuing an aspirin regimen without a doctor's guidance could increase...

Mar 17 2019

New survey results indicate that Nigeria has an HIV prevalence of 1.4%

Adewole disclosed this during the presidential unveiling of the 2018 Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) result at the Banquet Hall of Aso Rock, Presidential...

Mar 17 2019

5 tips on how to keep you kidneys healthy

Today, on World Kidney Day , we give you 5 valuable tips on how to keep your kidneys healthy! Exercise is the cornerstone for good health, but it's also good for maint...

Mar 16 2019

What The New Egg Study Means For The Beloved Breakfast Food

It was discovered eating an additional 300mg of dietary cholesterol per day was associated with a 3.2 per cent higher risk of cardio vascular disease and a 4.4 per cent...

Mar 14 2019

Most Trump Medicare cuts would affect health providers - not seniors, analysis shows

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi opened a hearing on the Republican president's proposal with a broad attack on what he said was the growing, misguided view t...

Mar 14 2019

Justin Bieber opens up about anxiety, depression; asks fans for prayers

The accompanying photograph, which was originally taken in 2016, showed Bieber in prayer with friends Kanye West and Scooter Braun . A source revealed back in Februa...

Mar 14 2019

Italy Begins To Enforce 'No Vaccines, No School' Policy After Deadline Expires

Parents of older children could be fined up to $800 if they don't comply and children under six could be turned away from school, the BBC ha reported. Nicknamed the "Lo...

Mar 14 2019

Eye check could detect early signs of Alzheimer's

In addition to the 200 participants, researchers studied 133 healthy control subjects; 39 with Alzheimer's disease , and 37 with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). "We k...

Mar 14 2019

NZ measles outbreak continues to spread

Doctors are treating unimmunised New Zealanders in carparks and outdoor areas in an attempt to reduce the spread of measles, as the number of confirmed cases of the con...