Stories about Medical

Sep 05 2018

Doc Now Works With Nurse Who Helped Save Him as a Baby

She then asked Brandon if his dad was a police officer. Paediatric resident Brandon Seminatore was doing a month-long rotation at the same neonatal intensive care uni...

Sep 05 2018

Water borne diseases claim 7 lives, Kerala government issues alert

Dr Reena K.J., the additional director of health services, said the toll and infection rate would have been much higher if majority of the people had not taken the preven...

Sep 04 2018

Legionnaires' disease hits three NYCHA residents in harlem

Legionnaires' disease is treated with antibiotics and often requires hospitalization. The disease, a form of pneumonia caused by inhaling mist or small drops of water c...

Sep 02 2018

Pence: ‘John McCain served his country honorably’

Over the years, Trump, who did not serve in the military, has demeaned McCain's status as a former prisoner of war, implied he gave up information to his captors and mock...

Sep 02 2018

Rear-Facing Car Seat Guidelines Updated By The AAP

The change comes after a study that cited data "supported by biometric research, crash simulation data and experience in Europe where children ride rear facing for longer...

Sep 02 2018

Health officials alert Boston residents to increased risk of West Nile virus

While most people infected with the virus show no symptoms, others can develop fever, headache, body aches and stiffness. On Aug. 23, the Michigan Department of Health ...

Aug 31 2018

New Blood Pressure Medication Recall Due To 'Life Threatening' Mixup

The medication found in the bottle was created to reduce a hormone that affects blood pressure . People who take spironolactone by mistake could experience high levels...

Aug 31 2018

'Exposure to air pollution leads to lower verbal, maths scores'

New research shows that polluted air causes a sharp drop in math and verbal test scores, and the effects become worse over time. "The effect was more pronounced amon...

Aug 31 2018

Health Experts: Number of West Nile cases in Virginia about average

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile virus in York County. Ten of those were confirmed and six were prob...

Aug 30 2018

DeSantis rides Trump endorsement to win

Sugar, Florida Power & Light and Disney . And it was at a rally in Florida early this month for DeSantis, attended by Trump, where the QAnon movement went mainstrea...

Aug 30 2018

STD cases hit an all-time high in the US

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD with nearly 1.7 million cases in 2017, up from just over 1.4 million in 2013. Some experts believe it may be caused by less-f...

Aug 29 2018

Days After McCain's Death, Arizonans Head To Polls In State Primary

Martha McSally , have embraced Trump and distanced themselves from McCain - a sign of how far the late senator's status had fallen with conservatives who dominate Arizon...

Aug 29 2018

GOVERNOR: Democrats face off in Florida gubernatorial race

Joe Dinkins of the Working Families Party noted that Gillum scored his primary upset win over better-known and better-funded Democrats by running as "an unapologetic pr...

Aug 29 2018

Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he was "all for" renaming the building in McCain's honor but that "there'll probably be some discussion about that" in both parties. Republ...

Aug 26 2018

Major study reveals that no amount of alcohol is safe

A prime example is Russian Federation where 75% of deaths among men aged 15-55 years are caused by alcohol . The researchers suggest that the global drinking guideli...

Aug 26 2018

John McCain's family remembers the man they loved

On August 24 of this year, he announced he was discontinuing medical treatment ; he died a day and a half later, surrounded by his family. Social media wept as the U...

Aug 25 2018

No amount of alcohol is healthy, global study says

Sure, but you might need a mortician instead, according to major, new research analysis. Worldwide, the report found, alcohol was the major cause of almost three ...

Aug 25 2018

First case of rare flesh-eating STD reported in United Kingdom

Untreated, the flesh in the groin area starts to eat itself. While some call it a "flesh-eating STD", it does not exactly behave like other flesh-eating bacteria that d...

Aug 25 2018

Saga of early humans etched in DNA of mixed-species child

An examination of the X chromosome showed that Denisova 11 was female. Strangely, her Neanderthal mother's DNA was closer to that of Neanderthals found living in Croa...

Aug 25 2018

Scientists say enzyme found in human body can transform blood types

The discovery could make blood donation simpler as people with Type O negative blood are considered universal donors meaning they can donate blood to anyone. The resear...