Stories about Medical

Jul 05 2018

Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks

The show, among the most renowned in the country, will last about 25 minutes. Once the parade ends at the Cumming Fairgrounds, festivities will continue throughout the da...

Jul 04 2018

A few showers and storms through evening; still sultry through Independence Day

It's going to be a steam bath Wednesday with a hazy start and spotty showers and storms in the afternoon and evening. "Heavy rainfall and gusty winds will be the main...

Jul 03 2018

U.S. tech stocks rise; Amazon deal shakes health care firms

Amazon and PillPack said they expected to close the deal by the end of the year, subject to regulatory approval. The deal comes as the health care industry is unde...

Jul 01 2018

Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Of the 601 arrests, 161 doctors, licensed medical professionals, and other suspects are charged with prescribing and distributing addictive opioid painkillers. The cases ...

Jun 29 2018

Mosquitoes in Benton County test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes recently collected in Benton County have tested positive for West Nile virus. The State of Connecticut Mosquito Management Program announced that mosquitoes ...

Jun 28 2018

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

The study , which was conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, surveyed 5,366 US flight crew members and found t...

Jun 28 2018

Amazon moves to disrupt pharmacy sector with new acquisition

With its far-reaching and widely popular online site, Amazon moves closer to establishing beachheads in medicine chests across the USA and using that muscle to alter th...

Jun 26 2018

US health regulators approve seizure drug made from marijuana

Epidiolex, manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals in the United Kingdom, is made from cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive part of the cannabis plant. The agency is expect...

Jun 26 2018

Walgreens pharmacist denies woman miscarriage medication, citing ethical beliefs

Instead, the pharmacist forwarded her prescription to another Walgreens location that filled it for her. Nicole Arteaga dropped off her prescription for Misoprostol a...

Jun 26 2018

Research Finds New Evidence Linking Herpes Virus And Alzheimer’s Disease

After an 18-month study examining the effects of nutritional compounds found in foods such as trout, broccoli and peppers on people with Alzheimers, the team from the Nut...

Jun 26 2018

FDA Approves First Cannabis-Derived Drug For Medical Use

In fact, this was the third clinical trial to show that Epidiolex is useful in treating two rare forms of epilepsy , Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome , Dev...

Jun 25 2018

Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

The California Department of Public Health said Friday that the first four cases of humans contracting West Nile thus far this year have been recorded in four Southern ...

Jun 23 2018

Yoga a powerful unifying force, says Modi

Addressing a large gathering on the occasion of International Yoga Day , Modi said that yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives a...

Jun 23 2018

Are herpes and Alzheimer's linked?

Researchers say their findings suggest that a controversial hypothesis that viruses are involved in dementia may be correct. The research doesn't prove anything just ye...

Jun 22 2018

Oscar looks to sell health insurance in three more states

Despite the promising new opportunities for AHPs, the regulations expressly state that the new guidance does not modify existing state authority to regulate MEWAs. This r...

Jun 22 2018

Mosquitoes trapped in Central El Paso test positive for West Nile Virus

There were about five confirmed human cases of West Nile previous year, so as mosquito-borne illnesses begin to rise this summer, residents are encouraged to take the nec...

Jun 22 2018

What is gaming disorder? Do you need to worry?

Many parents will have thought it for a long time , but they now have a new argument to limit their children's "screen time " after addiction to video games was recogn...

Jun 22 2018

Government announces £20bn increase to NHS funding

He added: "If they've [the government] got a good case to make on NHS reform, then make it, but why pull in all this divisive stuff?" Jeremy Hunt, the health minister, ...

Jun 21 2018

Yoga One Of The Most Powerful Unifying Forces, Says PM Modi

Addressing the gathering at Friday, he said, "In today's fast changing time, Yoga binds together a person's body, brain and soul, hence making one experience a feeling ...

Jun 21 2018

World Health Organization classifies compulsive playing of video games as a mental disorder

The United Nations" health agency on Tuesday released its latest worldwide classification of diseases , known as the ICD-11, which categorises "gender incongruence' unde...