Stories about Medical

May 31 2018

Artificial Intelligence Detects Skin Cancer Better Than Docs

It's an AI system that works similarly to nerve cells in the brain, learning from images it sees and continuously improving its performance. The new study , published ...

May 31 2018

For first time, AI beats experienced dermatologists in detecting skin cancer

The AI uses machine learning to identify and understand what it "sees" in images, with researchers saying it quickly learned the difference between malignant and benign ...

May 30 2018

Packaging error leads to birth control pill recall in US

In what sounds like a nightmare out of "The Handmaid's Tale", thousands of birth control pill packs are being recalled after incorrect packaging replaced active pills wit...

May 29 2018

Cockroach milk could be creeping on to the menu

The Pacific beetle cockroach . As per the report, unlike other types of cockroaches, the Pacific beetle cockroach gives birth to live young and the milk consists huge ...

May 29 2018

More awareness urged to stem Ebola spread in DR Congo

The statement received from the health ministry also said that the province also has four new suspected cases of Ebola. UNICEF , the World Health Organization , and h...

May 28 2018

Thunderstorms likely on Memorial Day

Parts of the United States have declared states of emergency in preparation for Alberto , a severe weather pattern expected to morph into a tropical storm by the t...

May 28 2018

Memorial Day weekend 2018: Storms, clouds dominate forecast

The better chance will be possible overnight into Wednesday morning. The daytime high of 93 degrees Saturday afternoon broke a 38-year-old record of 91. "A Flash...

May 28 2018

Nebraska police seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people

Authorities have also estimated that the 118-pounds of fentanyl recovered in this recent Nebraska drug bust is valued at around $20 million. "If you take that much fent...

May 28 2018

You Will Live Longer If You Sleep More on Saturdays and Sundays

How much sleep do you get during the week versus the weekend? The study wasn't flawless and had limitations, including study subjects not being observed directly and ...

May 28 2018

State to provide hepatitis A vaccine to affected counties

But this year the Barren River District Health Department says the Commonwealth has seen more than 500 cases of the disease in just the past nine months alone. Plans for ...

May 27 2018

Worldnews - Eating more seafood could speed up pregnancy

But now we have scientific evidence that suggests they were worth eating after all , as couples who eat more seafood tend to have more sex and get pregnant faster than...

May 27 2018

Sleeping In On The Weekend Is Good For Your Health, Study Says

The study, published in the Journal of Sleep Research , is based on data from more than 38,000 adults, collected during a lifestyle and medical survey conducted thro...

May 27 2018

Nipah virus scare: No need to panic; adopt good hygiene practices

Ensure that containers for sharps objects are placed as close as possible to the immediate area where the objects are being used (point of use') to limit the distance bet...

May 27 2018

Trace amounts of opioids found in shellfish off Seattle coast

Scientists took mussels from an aquaculture source that were drug free, and placed them in 18 residential areas around Puget Sound for several months, before teaming up w...

May 26 2018

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths

It was not immediately clear if the two deaths reported by MSF were confirmed Ebola ones. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a meeting in Geneva on ...

May 26 2018

Nipah Virus: Outbreaks in Karnataka, Symptoms & precautions

It said that a detailed advisory, with preventive measures and common signs, would be issued soon. How did Nipah Virus spread in India and what can the authorities do t...

May 26 2018

Richie Incognito tells police that government officials were spying on him

After officers informed him the behavior he was showing could pose as a threat to himself or others, Incognito asked a nearby gym-goer to call the Federal Bureau of Inves...

May 26 2018

Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

According to The American Cancer Society , lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women but by far the leading cause of cancer death. About 85 pe...

May 26 2018

Study finds cigarette smoke also causes major harm to muscles

Want to help someone stop smoking? Over 6000 people participated in the huge trial from whom 1191 were involved actively with the program assigned them to follow indi...

May 26 2018

Kerala fighting Nipah and misinformation simultaneously

The virus travels through direct contact with a patient. This apart, in order to control the spread of Nipah Virus , the Government of India is taking several steps wh...