Medical

MDHHS: 4 New Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Oakland County

In a follow-up on the measles situation in the Pacific Northwest , Oregon health officials have reported the second confirmed measles case in the Salem, Mari...


Beto O'Rourke has serious hacker credentials

Study it". "It depends on what kind of experience you're looking for", O'Rourke responded, insisting he has experience "hiring people" and "creating jobs" and...


2nd patient cured of HIV/AIDS gives hope to many including Jeff Sheehy

That man received a bone marrow transplant for the cancer by a donor who had a gene mutation resistant to HIV. People who have two mutated copies of the CCR5...


Chicago police looking for source of leaks in Jussie Smollett case

Smollett has since been charged with "staging" the attack. Guglielmi said it would be hard to identify the sources based on the number of people outside the...


GE Debt Rallies, Bond Insurance Price Drops on Danaher Deal

Culp, however, said in January GE would sell almost half of the unit. Shares of Danaher were up more than 9 percent. The previously planned initial public...


Measles outbreak limited to small network, say Vancouver health officials

The 36 students and staff, who couldn't provide proof they had either been vaccinated or previously had the measles , were asked to stay home until the risk of...


Australia to reopen controversial detention centre

The Morrison government is prepared to use delaying tactics in the Senate to slow or halt the passage of the divisive bill, turning this into a key factor for c...


Timely detection can help Cancer survive

A year ago there were more than 18 million new cases of cancer diagnosed globally, according to the Union for International Cancer Control ( UICC ). In 2018...


Officials urge vaccinations amid Northwest measles outbreak

As a measles outbreak rages in Clark County, health care professionals advise a simple solution: Get vaccinated. "I would hope that this ends soon, but this c...


What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

One dose of the measles vaccine gives 93 percent lifelong immunity; a second dose between ages 4 and 6 provides 97 percent immunity. Measles are not to be trifl...


Kids traveling from Washington develop measles in Hawaii

No cases of measles have been reported in B.C.in relation to the outbreak. "MMR is a highly effective and safe vaccine ". OR officials didn't provide the...


Washington measles outbreak is causing concern among Idaho health officials

The majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. Inslee said the number of cases "creates an extreme public health risk that may quickly spread t...


How Will De Blasio's Health Care Plan Differ From The Current System?

The plan will strengthen the city's existing public health insurance option, MetroPlus , and create a new program called NYC Care that guarantees those who...


US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. While tobacco use has been effectively controlled among United States teenagers, nicotine vaping...


CT health care law protected despite Texas judge ruling

Traders began ditching their hospital and health care stocks as soon as the markets opened Monday morning, Business Insider reports , causing Obamacare-relat...


Woman dies from rare brain-eating amoeba after using tap water

Lab results later revealed that the infection in her brain and nose rash were caused by an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris , which is often associated wi...


FL toddler battling cancer in need of extremely rare blood

OneBlood , a local not-for-profit blood center is leading the search for Zainab, a Miami girl who is battling neuroblastoma, a very aggressive form of cancer. S...


Carper releases statement on passing of George HW Bush

Just look at that super cute tail wag. It is a tradition for the stock market to close for funerals of former presidents. "After Mrs. Bush's death, general ...


Lagos government urges residents to know HIV status

According to aids.ua , in 2019, more than one million rapid HIV tests will be delivered to Ukraine. - An estimated 77 million people have become infected with...


Man behind DNA-edited babies under investigation, suspended

His own university denounced the experiment as a " serious violation of academic ethics and norms " and emphasized it occurred outside of his paid employment....


New Jersey Observes US Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

Every year we have seen an increase in the number of antibiotics surrendered and the number of people making a pledge to protect antibiotics by signing up to Pu...


Hormone injections reduce risk for early menopause from breast cancer chemotherapy

Flat is the devastating account of the medical journey through two bouts of cancer that followed, which included failed treatments, botched surgeries, doctor e...


PTCL 'Going Pink' in October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Adding to the stress, Elaine was going through a divorce. "I had a strong group of people who were with me, and that's what made the difference", she said. "P...


One confirmed case of polio-like virus in Ohio

Here is what is known about the disease that has had 127 confirmed or suspected cases in 22 states as of Tuesday, including Pennsylvania. It mostly afflicts chi...


Breast cancer plate marks 10 years, $3 million raised

Jaime Alberty-Oller, surgical breast oncologist at The Dubin Breast Center of the The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System in NY to hel...


Condominium Rentals Hawai'i Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

But, beginning in 2017 the campaign grew to include all types of cancers that have the option for an early detection screening, giving teams around the league t...


Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as the Next Justice of the Supreme Court

Tymkovich, the judge who is now in charge of investigating the complaints, was appointed to the bench by President George W. Bush and was on President Donald T...


Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children

The CDC recommends getting children vaccinated against the poliovirus, as well as protecting against bites from mosquitos (which carry the West Nile virus). ...


Options to Keep Healthy During This Year's Flu Season

Flu vaccinations are not a 100 percent guarantee from getting the flu, however, for those who have received the vaccination and still catch the flu, the case wi...


James P Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

The peace prize will be announced on Friday, and the economics prize will wrap up the Nobel season on Monday, 8 October. Mr Carter was diagnosed in 2015 wit...


Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Rescue workers rush a man to an ambulance after a giant tree fell on a house in Wilmington, N.C.as Hurricane Florence came ashore, September 14, 2018. media s...


Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes' startup, is shutting down for good

Holmes said Theranos had discovered a new way of doing blood testing, one able to do dozens of tests with just a prick of a finger and few droplets of blood. ...


Final farewells to McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

In 1987, he switched to the Senate , which he had a lasting impact on. Their telephone call on that April day was first arranged by advisers, not McCain simply...


'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US

Building Healthy Online Communities, a public health group that works with apps to support STD prevention, believes dating apps have become "digital bathhouses"...


In Arizona Senate race, Republican Martha McSally’s embrace of Trump carries risks

The seat is held by retiring Republican Senator Jeff Flake , perhaps the most vocal Trump critic among congressional Republicans. "It's a choice between a do...