Stories about Medicine

Feb 07 2018

Maryland Records First Flu-Linked Pediatric Death Of Season

For the same week, there were 57 clinical laboratories reporting 8,172 influenza diagnostic tests, of those, 2,367 were positive for influenza. For more information vi...

Jan 27 2018

Purple human hair dye leaves dog with severe burns

A dog in Florida almost died after a purple hair dye job left her with severe burns and swollen eyes, according to an animal shelter. In a now-viral Facebook post, P...

Jan 20 2018

Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from intestines

The tapeworm reportedly began to leave the man's body while he was sitting on the toilet. That's what his doctor said on a recent podcast of " This Won't Hurt A Bit ". ...

Jan 20 2018

United States to continue military training in Pakistan

The statement also said Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov would be heading to New York Wednesday for two days to participate in two high-level sessions: "Non-Proliferation o...

Jan 20 2018

Based Eagles Redeem Pride, Beat Libya 1-0

Libya were brought back down to earth at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) as they failed to follow up their opening game exploit, slumping to a 0-1 defeat aga...

Jan 20 2018

Pounds of Cocaine Found Hidden in Pineapples

Police in Spain seized more than 1642 pounds of cocaine that were hidden in pineapples from South America. Through August past year, Sri Lankan customs seized six s...

Jan 19 2018

Trump orders CNN's Acosta 'out' when asked about immigration

His ardent approach - paired with a no-nonsense Boston accent and a Marine's rigor - is what led Trump to name him chief of staff, people familiar with Trump's thinking s...

Jan 17 2018

Mar-a-Lago Club Gets Cited Multiple Times

The increase in health violations may have to do with the fact Trump no longer runs Mar-A-Lago in the same capacity he did before becoming president. However, the kitch...

Jan 13 2018

Free Radon Test Kits Available

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers in America, and it claims the lives of about 21,000 Amer...

Jan 11 2018

Ohio Department of Health reports first child flu death of season

It would not be unusual for the actual number of cases to be closer to 200, she said. "We ask that people educate themselves regarding when to come to the emergency r...

Jan 10 2018

Ibuprofen Was Just Linked to Male Infertility

Ibuprofen is a popular over-the-counter drug used to alleviate pain, fever and inflammation - especially in cases of painful menstrual periods, migraines and rheumatoid a...

Jan 08 2018

Tamil Nadu: High Court asks bus strikers to resume services

MDMK chief Vaiko said the government should accede to the transport workers' demands and bring the strike to an end. Across the state, 90% of the state and corporation ru...

Jan 06 2018

Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

In the book, Bannon was quoted as describing a June 2016 meeting with a group of Russians at Trump Tower in NY as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic ". Nor did he say anyth...

Dec 27 2017

Egypt court convicts woman of smuggling painkillers

In a statement, the British Foreign Office said it "will continue to provide assistance to Laura and her family following the court ruling in Egypt , and our embassy i...

Dec 22 2017

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Prevent Memory Decline

The study can not prove that the vegetables caused the brain to stay healthy for longer, but the scientists are planning a trial of whether switching diet in... The r...

Dec 12 2017

Huntington's disease drug clears initial hurdles - raising hopes

A "GROUND-breaking" new drug has stopped Huntingdon's disease in its tracks for the first time, experts have revealed. Current available treatments only help the sympto...

Dec 08 2017

CDC warns about worse flu season than years past

Bruce Hirsch, a specialist in infectious diseases at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, a division of the Northwell Health system. Experts believe that the Uni...

Dec 06 2017

Senior UN official to visit North Korea this week

A senior United Nations official who is visiting North Korea was not carrying a message from the US government, the State Department said Tuesday. U.N. The spokesman ...