Stories about Medical

Aug 20 2018

CDC: 72,000 died from drug overdoses in 2017, 42,000 from opioids

The only state where people are dying at a faster rate from 2016 to 2017 than NC is Nebraska, with a 33.3 percent increase. Of their data , 29,406 overdose deaths invo...

Aug 19 2018

How vaping could be used to drive non-smoking societies

A report published on Friday by Parliament's science and technology select committee said the government should "urgently" review the approval systems for prescribing e...

Aug 19 2018

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can shorten lifespan

For their study, researchers followed 15,428 American adults aged 45-64 years from 1987 until 2012. According to study leader Dr. Sara Seidelmann, a cardiologist at Br...

Aug 18 2018

Police Respond After More Than 100 K2 Overdoses In Connecticut

In July, D.C. officials say about 300 people overdosed on the drug in a two-week span. Synthetic cannabinoids like K2 are human-made chemicals that can be either spraye...

Aug 18 2018

Weedkiller found in wide range of breakfast foods aimed at children

Oats are the basis of many favorite children's snacks, including Cheerios and other baby finger-food cereals. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roun...

Aug 18 2018

'Cursed' Mummy Cheese Might Be the World's Oldest, Researchers Say

Archaeologists first unearthered broken jars inside the tomb of Ptahmes , who was mayor of Memphis in Egypt during the 13th century BC, in 1985. If the team's prelim...

Aug 17 2018

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale

There has been a rash of suspected drug overdoses on the New Haven Green Wednesday, with at least 76 people taken to area hospitals. Police reportedly made one arrest...

Aug 17 2018

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students

Earlier this year Columbia's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons announced it would eliminate loans for all students who qualify for financial aid, while UCLA's Da...

Aug 17 2018

One Park, One Day, 41 Overdoses

People on and around the historic New Haven Green near Yale University began falling ill shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, and the overdoses continued into this morning...

Aug 16 2018

At Least Two Dozen People Overdosed in a Connecticut Park Today

They are believed to have taken doses of K2, a synthetic drug marketed as being similar to marijuana. But city officials said initial testing found no opioids in the K2...

Aug 16 2018

Smoking E-cigarettes Increases Risk Of Developing Lung Disease

Researchers found vapour boosts production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key immune cells in the lungs that keep air spaces clear of potentially harmful partic...

Aug 16 2018

New Jersey man confirmed to have West Nile virus

So far this year, cases have been reported in Adams (2), Calhoun, Copiah, Forrest (2), Hinds (8), Itawamba, Jones, Madison, Marion, Oktibbeha, Pearl River, and Washington...

Aug 16 2018

Loyola Ranks Among Top Three Hospitals In State, According to U.S

Not listed in the ranking this year was McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital, which was ranked last year. U.S. News also ranks UCHealth's hospitals in northern Colorado, P...

Aug 16 2018

76 overdoses reported in New Haven; 1 person arrested

No deaths have been reported, but authorities say two people had life-threatening symptoms. The amount of patients had first responders stretched thin and overwhelmed b...

Aug 16 2018

Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

Some people were unconscious, others were semi-conscious. New Haven police said one person is in custody. While no deaths were reported, a local official says at leas...

Aug 16 2018

CDC monitors measles outbreak in 21 states, including Kansas

More than 100 people from 21 states have contracted measles in a nationwide outbreak, the CDC has announced. Symptoms show up in 10 to 14 days after exposure. Measles...

Aug 13 2018

Orca seen grieving, carrying dead calf is now feeding, frolicking with pod

The center said the whale appeared to be in good condition and "her behavior is remarkably frisky". The mother carried the baby on her head for at least 17 days, in an im...

Aug 12 2018

Are Tighty-Whities Bad for a Man’s Sperm Count?

Their sperm were 33 percent more motile. While men who wore briefs had millions fewer sperm, that wouldn't be a problem in a man with a normal sperm count, Chavarro sai...

Aug 11 2018

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus found in Jeffersonville

They also recommended keeping your skin covered. West Nile fever generally resolves itself without treatment, but unsafe brain infections such as encephalitis or mening...

Aug 09 2018

Playing a man, Broadway on Priyanka Chopra's mind

So she basically plays a man, which is great, because girls do not play that ... and I was like ' Yes, we can turn the tables - it's my dream to be able to play a man ......