Stories about Medical

Feb 15 2019

Trump’s overall health is good, doctors say, but he is obese

At his physical exam previous year, the 6-foot-3-inch Trump weighed 239 pounds, according to his doctor. Trump had narrowly avoided the obesity label past year. Mr Trum...

Feb 15 2019

Pelosi, Schumer Draw Red Line: Emergency Declaration 'Would Be A Lawless Act'

The spending measure must be passed by both chambers and signed by the president before midnight Friday to avoid a shutdown of about one-fourth of the government. "He wil...

Feb 14 2019

DoH sees drop in measles cases by next month

David Broniatowski, a professor at George Washington University in the US capital, has documented how trolls at the Internet Research Agency have amplified the vaccine ...

Feb 14 2019

Ultra-processed foods push death risk up by 14 percent, study says

There's a 14 % threat of early death with each 10 % improve in proportions of ultra-processed meals consumed, in response to research revealed within the Jama Internal M...

Feb 14 2019

CDC: Vapes May Be Fueling Spike In Teen Smoking

Officials say there could be several reasons for the stall, but that a recent boom in vaping is the most likely explanation. Delivery services would need to secure the ...

Feb 13 2019

Mammograms, breast cancer treatment saving thousands of lives

The American Cancer Society suggests women 40 to 44 years old should have a choice to start annual mammograms. Leading charity Breast Cancer Now today called for ...

Feb 13 2019

Apple's Health Records Help Veterans to Get Access to Their Medical Data

The government agency and the Silicon Valley tech giant jointly announced that the Health app included with every iPhone will soon be able to sync with certain types ...

Feb 12 2019

CDC: 101 confirmed cases of measles in 10 states, including IL

However, people young and old can still get the measles, and it can lead to serious complications, especially in very young children, adults older than 20, pregnant wom...

Feb 12 2019

Lawmakers: Remove 'personal belief' exemption for vaccines

Harris said people in his area are "concerned about our community, its immunity and the community safety". We'll also look at why some parents choose not to vaccinate t...

Feb 10 2019

Beer before wine, you'll feel fine? Not according to a new study

They range from the "hair of the dog", the belief that the best cure for a hangover is to have another drink, to the greasy morning-after meal that supposedly "soaks up...

Feb 09 2019

MIT scientists develop a drug capsule that can deliver oral insulin

Next, the researchers measured how much insulin passed into the animals' blood and glucose levels before and after the experiment. Also, the MIT-led team found that the...

Feb 09 2019

Making Trumps Anti HIV Plan Work Is Not So Easy

Over 1 million Americans are now living with HIV. It is hard to describe the feeling that came over me on Tuesday night as I watched President Trump pledge to " defeat ...

Feb 09 2019

Measles outbreak declared in Philippines

A measles epidemic that broke out in Metro Manila has now spread to other parts of the country, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has announced. There have been ...

Feb 09 2019

Former US Congressman John Dingell dies at 92

Former President Barack Obama eulogized the late congressman that served alongside him during his presidency. Dingell was the longest-serving member of Congress in h...

Feb 08 2019

State Health Department hasn't confirmed measles "patient zero"

Clark County also listed 11 suspected cases of measles. Measles is transmitted through direct contact with an infected person or through the air when the infected pers...

Feb 07 2019

Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Texas

The children, however, were not old enough to receive the second dose. Five of the cases involve children, at least some of whom had received one round of the vaccination...

Feb 07 2019

Men who smoke cannabis have higher sperm counts, scientists puzzled

Examining more than a thousand semen samples from 662 men between 2000 and 2017, the researchers found something unexpected. A USA study of men seeking fertility treatm...

Feb 07 2019

Measles case confirmed in Central Texas

All three cases are children who were not vaccinated or did not complete their vaccine series. Even though Arizona does not now have a reported case of measles , the s...

Feb 06 2019

Confidential docs warn of possible "disruption" in health care

Ontario's health minister said Monday the NDP "intentionally created confusion" about the PCs' plans for health care in Ontario. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, whose party ...

Feb 06 2019

Obesity-Related Cancers on Rise in Young Adults

Still unexplained, however, is why the six other forms of cancer classified by the UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as related to obesity did not...