Stories about Medical

Jan 31 2019

Student Dies 10 Hours After Eating 5-Day-Old Spaghetti

The young man, 20, became violently ill, vomiting frequently, after scoffing the leftover spaghetti with tomato sauce. A student died after eating a bowl of pasta tha...

Jan 31 2019

Apple Watch, using Aetna client data, wants to help you be healthy

Attain will provide Aetna members using an Apple Watch personalized health goals and recommendations as well as the ability to track their daily activity levels, the c...

Jan 31 2019

Excessive Screen Time Can Cause Developmental Delays by Kindergarten

When young children are observing screens, they may be missing important opportunities to practice and master interpersonal, motor, and communication skills . Experts r...

Jan 30 2019

Scientists expect cure for cancer in 1 year

Aridor, meanwhile, said it will work from "Day 1" and will cause "no or minimal side effects at a much lower cost than most other treatments". "Our solution will be bot...

Jan 30 2019

‘He was frank and fearless’: PM Modi condoles demise of George Fernandes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Frank and fearless, forthright and farsighted, he made a valuable contribution to our country". He was among the most effective voic...

Jan 30 2019

Officials urge vaccinations amid Northwest measles outbreak

Two states experiencing a measles outbreak, Washington and OR, allow parents to opt out of vaccines simply because they want to. In recent years, however, the viral ill...

Jan 30 2019

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

Most of the patients are children under 10, and one child has been hospitalized. Public health officials struggling to contain the highly contagious virus say the out...

Jan 30 2019

Cancer cure in a year, scientists claim

He said, "the key to the success of this research is apparently the focus of this experimental treatment approach on several abnormalities in cancer cells at the same tim...

Jan 30 2019

Measles Outbreak Worsens In Washington As Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

The outbreak, which started at the end of December and prompted Washington's governor to declare a public health emergency earlier this month, has drawn further attenti...

Jan 29 2019

Washington under state of emergency as measles cases rise

Measles is a highly contagious viral illness spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Ninety per cent of people exposed to measles who have not been vaccinated w...

Jan 29 2019

Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 31 Confirmed Cases

Public health officials in Washington say people may have been exposed to the unsafe disease at more than three dozen locations, including Portland International Airport,...

Jan 29 2019

Former Politician Admits Affair With Kamala Harris, Boosting Her Career

If elected, Harris would be the first woman, a first African-American woman, and first Indian-American president in USA history. Harris has faced recent controversy ove...

Jan 29 2019

American leaked records of 14200 HIV patients, says Singapore

Officials believe a 33-year-old U.S. citizen who lived in Singapore from 2008 is behind the leak. The personal records of 14 200 HIV patients in Singapore were foun...

Jan 29 2019

BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

According to the Washington State Department of Health , just over 77 percent Washington state kindergartners were unvaccinated because of personal exemptions. Washingt...

Jan 28 2019

Washington measles outbreak prompts warning to Idaho doctors

This is the first confirmed case of measles in Oregon . Clark County - which is in the southwest part of Washington and close to Portland - has a lower vaccination rat...

Jan 27 2019

CDC: Snuggling, kissing pet hedgehogs can lead to salmonella poisoning

You may keep their habitat clean, however the bacteria can easily spread to toys, bed and anywhere they go. It's not clear yet if a common hedgehog supplier can be traced...

Jan 26 2019

New Food Guide looks at the plate, not the portions

The new Guide also recommends Canadians make water their drink of choice - it's the first time a representation of milk has been absent on the diagram. "I think most wo...

Jan 26 2019

More than 100 King County schools don't meet measles vaccination standards

Local news station KATU reports that health officials in Clark County this week announced there have now been 22 confirmed cases of measles - including 19 cases in whi...

Jan 26 2019

Flu season peaks but not over; shot effective this year

The average age of an adult hospitalized for the flu in the Island Health region previous year was 72. More than 1,500 resulted in hospitalization, including 227 ICU ad...

Jan 26 2019

Nurse arrested for 'impregnating coma woman' may have abused her numerous times

Hacienda HealthCare said in a statement Wednesday that Sutherland underwent "an extensive background check" when he was hired. Police are still working to determine how...