HEALTH

  • Home Made Soups Can Save You From Malaria, New Study Shows
    on November 20, 2019 at 8:16 am

    To fight against malaria, home made soups might help as researchers have found that some of the soup recipes have anti-malarial properties. "Malaria kills more than 400,000 people per year and infects more than 200 million, yet resistance to our front line ...

  • Why women lack libido as they age?
    on November 20, 2019 at 7:52 am

    ANI | Updated: Nov 20, 2019 13:18 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 20 (ANI): Libido or simply put as sexual desire takes a hit after women enter their menopause but why is it so? Researchers have the answer! A qualitative study completed by interviewing ...

  • Chewing Sugar-free Gum May Prevent Dental Cavity
    on November 20, 2019 at 7:06 am

    To prevent your teeths from rotting, start chewing sugar-free gums, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found some evidence that sugar-free gum could help reduce further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and children.

  • Grim footage shows black lungs of smoker who had a pack a day for 30 years
    by Richard Hartley-Parkinson on November 20, 2019 at 6:48 am

    The patient wanted to be an organ donor, but doctors said he couldn't because of the damage smoking had done (Picture: AsiaWire). Share this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via whatsapp ...

  • How a 73-year-old heavy smoker's 'velvety' palms turned out to be a sign of lung cancer
    on November 20, 2019 at 6:26 am

    The anonymous lady, of São Paulo, Brazil, had 'tripe palms' – regularly the indication of a fundamental malignancy. Tests uncovered the lady had adenocarcinoma and she had treatment. A lady's smooth palms which resembled tripe ended up being an ...

  • Why you should chew sugar-free gum to avoid your teeth rotting
    on November 20, 2019 at 6:11 am

    You need to chew sugar-free gum after meals to forestall your enamel from rotting, scientists say. Researchers scoured 50-years' value of research and located sugar-free chewing gum lowered the chance of tooth decay by 28 per cent. It really works by ...

  • Arthritis drugs can battle breast cancer
    by Kevan Christie on November 20, 2019 at 6:01 am

    Drugs commonly used to treat arthritis may help to prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, where it is incurable, new research suggests. In a major new study, scientists propose that NHS arthritis drugs anakinra, canakinumab and sulfasalazine could in ...

  • Alzheimer's could be predicted by early brain scan
    by Professor Yadong Huang on November 20, 2019 at 5:20 am

    Alzheimer's disease could be predicted by a brain scan decades before symptoms develop, according to a study. Scientists have identified a type of brainwave that protects against the devastating neurological illness. Known as sharp-wave ripple (SWR), ...

  • Alfred Dawes | Are you really on a diet?
    on November 20, 2019 at 5:07 am

    I face them every day: Frustrated patients who are trying to lose weight that just doesn't seem able to come off. They try every diet from cabbage soup to ketogenic. Expensive injections and shakes work for a while but the weight just keeps coming back.

  • New facts that kidney stones surgeries are risky, states Fine Treatment
    by Julie McElroy on November 20, 2019 at 4:45 am

    In 2019 different complications after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) are discussed in medical scientific journals. For instance, perirenal hematoma in a 41-year-old Asian man and subcapsular liver hematoma in a 38-year-old-male were reported ...

  • Samoa's Measles Outbreak Claims 15 Fatalities
    by Dani Reiter on November 20, 2019 at 3:08 am

    November 19th, 2019 – The Government of Samoa officially declared a state of emergency 4-weeks after a measles outbreak which has claimed 15 lives. According to a UNICEF press release on November 19, 2019, Samoan health officials have confirmed ...

  • Flu is getting an early start in the US this season: CDC
    on November 20, 2019 at 3:08 am

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told doctors on a conference call this week that the United States is seeing more flu than is typical for this time of year. "Influenza is off to an early start," said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert ...

  • Mosquito-borne virus found in Minnesota ruffed grouse
    on November 20, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Minnesota wildlife officials say three ruffed grouse in Itasca County have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it is the first time the virus called eastern equine encephalitis has been ...

  • Prices of flu shots in“flu”ence number of recipients
    by Jacob Fitzgerald on November 20, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Nobody wants to be sick during the holidays. High fever, shivers, sweats and a cough? Definitely not ideal. With the flu season among us, millions of Americans have been taking advantage of influenza vaccinations. Many pharmacies, clinics, hospitals and ...

  • 'We failed': Seattle Children's CEO admits 6 deaths, more illnesses due to mold in ORs
    on November 20, 2019 at 1:38 am

    SEATTLE — Fourteen surgical patients have been sickened by Aspergillus mold and six have died since 2001 at Seattle Children's hospital, which has been struggling with mold again this year, the hospital announced Monday. In a news conference on ...

  • 6 deaths linked to mold at Seattle Children's Hospital
    on November 20, 2019 at 1:35 am

    SEATTLE (KOMO/CNN) - It's one of the top hospitals for children in the country, but now Seattle Children's Hospital admits it failed to protect some of its most vulnerable patients. It's one of the top hospitals for children in the country, but now Seattle Children's ...

  • Oregon to urge workplace readiness for opioid overdoses
    by Fedor Zarkhin on November 20, 2019 at 1:35 am

    Oregon is going to flood 16 counties and multiple tribes with 8,000 red boxes to save the lives of people overdosing on opioids. The project, called Reverse Overdose Oregon, is the latest effort in the state's battle with a years-long opioid epidemic that has ...

  • Wisconsin sees a spike in E. coli infection cases
    on November 20, 2019 at 1:08 am

    RHINELANDER - Wisconsin saw a rise in E. coli infections across Wisconsin in November. Health workers want to help prevent that outbreak of E. coli from spreading even more. A community health specialist at the Oneida County Health Department, Kyla ...

  • Omega-3 oils boost attention as much as ADHD drugs in some children
    by Kate Kelland on November 20, 2019 at 1:08 am

    LONDON (Reuters) - Omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) just as much as drug treatments, but only in those whose blood levels of omega-3 are low, trial results showed on ...

  • Man with rare condition that makes his eyes glow like Eye of Sauron
    by Tom Livingstone on November 20, 2019 at 12:48 am

    A man in the US has a rare condition that makes his eye glow like the Flaming Eye of Sauron from "Lord of the Rings". The 44-year-old from Texas visited his optometrist for a standard glaucoma check when the discovery was made. He told the optometrist he ...

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