Stories about Medical

Jan 07 2019

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls

Teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use - mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as well as poo...

Jan 07 2019

This is the absolute best diet for 2019

The concept of the Mediterranean diet comes from the countries that border the Mediterranean sea, where people historically ate mainly produce, nuts, and healthy fats. ...

Jan 05 2019

Drug firm Bristol-Myers Squibb snaps up United States rival Celgene for $74bn

Celgene shareholders will receive 1.0 Bristol-Myers Squibb share and $50.00 in cash for each share of Celgene. Celgene shareholders will also receive one tradeable Cont...

Jan 05 2019

Experts Say These Diets Are The Most Successful For Losing Weight

News and World Report. It's hard to know for sure, but recently, a panel of health experts debated the topic for U.S. News and ranked 41 different diets. "I wish thou...

Jan 05 2019

The best overall diets for 2019

If you're interested in trying out the Mediterranean Diet , Peick suggests starting out small and working your way into it. As far as the rest of the ranking goes, the...

Jan 05 2019

Voluntary recall issued for blood-pressure drugs over substance linked to cancer

The impurity involves a chemical called N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which the FDA describes as a "substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, ai...

Jan 05 2019

Flu activity increasing in New York City — CDC

Moderate flu activity was reported in seven states and Puerto Rico. During the previous flu season, 185 pediatric flu patients died, which is the highest the agency has...

Jan 05 2019

States Appeal ACA Ruling to Fifth Circuit

However, it could eventually become the third major Obamacare case to reach the Supreme Court . The health law remains in place while the lawsuit continues before the ...

Jan 04 2019

Swedish hospital on lockdown after report of suspected Ebola case

The emergency room at Enköping Hospital has now been temporarily closed and medical staff who came into contact with the patient are being looked after. While Burundi is ...

Jan 03 2019

Ocasio-Cortez challenges Nancy Pelosi by opposing her 'dark political maneuver'

Ocasio-Cortez, a 29-year-old representative-elect from New York City, said on Twitter Wednesday that the system referred to as paygo "isn't only bad economics", but i...

Jan 03 2019

House Democrats to pass plan to reopen government Thursday

Pelosi has said that Democrats will pass legislation to reopen government but not provide funding for a wall . Senior Department of Homeland Security officials will ...

Jan 01 2019

Doctor monitored in Nebraska for possible Ebola exposure

The person, who was transported to the U.S.by private plane and transported by vehicle, will be monitored by federal, state and county public health officials, according ...

Dec 31 2018

CDC: Flu cases on the rise in the US

As of this point of time, only a couple of states in the country are in the red, which include Colorado along with Georgia. Additionally, the CDC reported 4 influenza...

Dec 31 2018

Ebola latest: United States patient quarantined in Nebraska following virus exposure during outbreak

Monitoring could last up to two weeks, the hospital said. About a dozen USA government personnel, including Ebola experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Dec 30 2018

Hospital prices are going public soon

The rule also applies to rehabilitation facilities and inpatient psychiatric hospitals. "For over a decade, we have been on a journey to replace that equation with a new ...

Dec 30 2018

WC has the highest increase in flu cases this year

During the 2017-2018 flu season , over 300 flu related deaths were reported in Indiana. New York City and nine states (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana,...

Dec 28 2018

Overwhelmed border agency conducts medical checks on children after two deaths

All children in Border Patrol custody have been given a "thorough medical screening", and moving forward all children will receive "a more thorough hands on assessment"...

Dec 28 2018

Confirmed cases of flu rising across NY state

Wilma Wooten, the county's public health officer. Andy Haeggquist, director of pharmacy for Family Pharmacy, said they have already started dispensing prescriptions o...

Dec 27 2018

Expectant Woman In India Transfused With HIV Positive Blood

Shortly after his recent donation, he underwent a medical check-up and found out he was HIV positive. But soon after that, he was tested positive for HIV at a private lab...

Dec 25 2018

Drew Barrymore sheds over 11kg following tough workout

Drew Barrymore wants you to know life is hard for everyone. But that does not mean every second was not worth it. "It's not always easy and the point is.nothing in life ...