High cost, low awareness tied to rise in breast cancer cases?

High levels of oestrogen can fuel the development of breast cancer . Data from the National Cancer Registry showed that in 2014 cancer was the sixth main cause of death in South Africa, with close to 75 000 new cases diagnosed. In China, more ... More..

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No Confirmed Measles Cases in Jackson County, Health Officials Underline
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

No Confirmed Measles Cases in Jackson County, Health Officials Underline

Clark County Public Health said in a statement Wednesday there are also 13 suspected cases. Authorities say there are now 38 confirmed cases of measles in an outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. "As of February...More..

by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

CDC: 2 More Child Deaths Linked to Flu

And although a cold can be a nuisance, you usually feel much worse with the flu. DE health officials have announced three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of people in the state who have d...More..

Eating breakfast may not lead to weight loss
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Eating breakfast may not lead to weight loss

It also challenges studies that suggest skipping breakfast can disrupt the body's internal clock and lead to weight gain. These studies are usually observational, though, meaning they only look for indire...More..

by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Measles - Get vaccinated now

A further case has been confirmed in Multnomah County in OR, which has been connected to the outbreak in Washington. And the potentially deadly disease is making a comeback mostly in unvaccinated children: Of t...More..

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Not to mention they also were at a Costco, an Ikea, a Dollar Store and more, according to Clark County Public Health . "What keeps me up at night is worrying that we're going to have a child die from this, s...More..

State bill introduced to nix personal exemptions for measles vaccine
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

State bill introduced to nix personal exemptions for measles vaccine

Health officials in OR have raised concerns that the virus could easily cross the border. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reports that symptoms typically surface a week to two weeks after an ...More..

Who are the pair at the centre of HIV data leak?
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Who are the pair at the centre of HIV data leak?

Brochez was jailed for 28 months in 2017 for fraud and drug-related crimes, before being deported. However, as far back as in May 2016 , MOH has already received information that Farrera-Brochez possessed ...More..

Memory loss caused by Alzheimers can be restored
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Memory loss caused by Alzheimers can be restored

The discovery also offers hope for a treatment that could slow neurodegeneration. Sarah Marzi, a postdoctoral researcher at Queen Mary University of London, said that the researchers "most promisingly" show...More..

This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find

Doctors say the flu shot seems to be stopping the flu from becoming as widespread as it has in the past. "It's pretty unusual to see young, otherwise healthy people die of the flu in non-pandemic years, but i...More..

DeSantis leads on medical marijuana
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

DeSantis leads on medical marijuana

The new governor said he will wait until mid-March before he will drop an appeal filed under then-Gov. Former Gov. Rick Scott's administration appealed the decision to the 1st District Court of Appeals, whi...More..

Meghan Markle will NOT return to Suits for 'one last episode'
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Meghan Markle will NOT return to Suits for 'one last episode'

The plate of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex (no, not her commemorative wedding china , I mean her metaphorical life plate), is now pretty full. The scene would be no longer than two minutes and would be ...More..

Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says

KPHO also spoke with a former Hacienda manager who said Timmons insisted that a 1988 incident of abuse of a different patient be covered up. They said the baby was born into a loving family and he would be...More..

Flu Season Has Kicked In... Here's How to Protect Yourself
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Flu Season Has Kicked In... Here's How to Protect Yourself

Warshawsky says there have been 1,767 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza reported in Ontario. Flu vaccines are the best way to prevent influenza, according to public health experts, but there's alw...More..

Here's Where to Move to for Guaranteed Health Care
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Here's Where to Move to for Guaranteed Health Care

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday a plan to provide primary and specialty care for roughly 600,000 residents who now use the hospital emergency rooms in the city as primary care. "We do...More..

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

He refused to say whether the hospital would subject its male staff members to DNA tests to help identify a suspect. It is unclear if any employees have responded to the police's request. " It is my hope that j...More..

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents

The city said it would also "double down" on its efforts to increase enrollment in MetroPlus, which provides free or affordable health insurance that connects insurance-eligible New Yorkers to a network of prov...More..

Flu season now in full effect
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Flu season now in full effect

Crystal White Shield knows the toll flu can take. "So it can protect them against that later bump if we do have it this year". Allison, a kindergartner in Missoula, Montana, loved to dance and to hang out wit...More..

American doctor possibly exposed to Ebola brought to U.S. for treatment
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

American doctor possibly exposed to Ebola brought to U.S. for treatment

This person has no Ebola symptoms but will be monitored for up to 2 weeks in Omaha , Nebraska, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is the...More..

Flu activity continues to increase
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Flu activity continues to increase

Following a slow start to the flu season , the U.S. has seen 3 weeks of influenza-like illness activity levels at above the national baseline of 2.2%, flu activity reported as regional or widespread in 24 stat...More..

Medical Marijuana Gets Thailand Approval
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Medical Marijuana Gets Thailand Approval

While many South-east Asian nations are known for having strict laws against drug use and possession, Thailand has made a decision to approve the use of marijuana for medical and research purposes on Tuesda...More..

Vaping among teens spikes, luring new generation of kids into tobacco use
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Vaping among teens spikes, luring new generation of kids into tobacco use

Researchers in the United Kingdom have also found that as more adults smoke e-cigarettes, fewer adults are smoking cigarettes, the Guardian reported . Nora D. Volkow, director of NIDA, in a statement . "Right...More..

Obamacare is unconstitutional, judge rules
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Obamacare is unconstitutional, judge rules

After the judge's ruling , White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said , "We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court". Last year, however, congressional Republicans - unsuccessful in the...More..

Federal Judge Ruled 2010 Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Federal Judge Ruled 2010 Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

Employers will still be required to cover the young adult children of workers, and Medicare recipients will still get discounted prescription drugs. Warnings about the Texas lawsuit were part of the political...More..

by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Woman dies from rare brain-eating disease after using neti pot

She used the neti pot for about a month to treat her sinus infection , and developed red, rash-like sores around her nose. So, in an attempt to give the 69-year-old Seattle woman some relief, doctors recom...More..