U.N.: Excessive Drinking Killed Over 3 Million People Worldwide in 2016
Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said. The U.N. health agency also warned that current policy...
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Drop in EU/EEA Measles Cases
In the EU/EEA, since March the number of measles cases has dropped steadily, which is of course a positive development.
14 hours ago - Medindia Health
Little girl, 9, dies in her sleep after a sudden sugar crash sent her into a diabetic coma
Nine-year-old Sophia Daugherty slipped into a diabetic coma during a sleepover at a friends house in Pennsylvania, after the diabetic child's blood pressure dropped. She died...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Fewer Teens Having Sex, Most Use Birth Control
A new CDC study found a dramatic drop in the number of sexually active U.S. teens, and of those teens, nearly 90 percent used some form of birth control the last time they had sex.
1 day ago - Web MD
68 people left BLIND after botched cataract cure was injected into their eyeballs
The patients in Dallas had all been promised clear eyesight from the medication, designed to be a permanent alternative for eye drops. But now, most of them are blind in at...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
What Your Eye Doctor Wants You To Know About Your Kid's ‘Pink Eye'
School is underway, and that means plenty of opportunities for kids to share germs. It's only a matter of time before daycare or the school nurse calls because your child has...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
This Is The Hardest Part About Being A Mom Of Twins
As a mom to two sets of twins, I've read just about every twin-related book, discussion forum, pin and meme that's out there. But somewhere in between “double the trouble” and...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
Southwest Airlines criticized after air emergency for lack of diversity in drop-down oxygen bags
Living through an air disaster is very likely the most harrowing thing anyone will ever experience, but it may pale in comparison to surviving a near-death experience at 35,000...
1 day ago - Natural News
Fewer young people buy cigarettes in shops now it's illegal to have them on show behind the counter
Researchers at Imperial College London found the proportion of child smokers who buy their cigarettes in shops had dropped to 40 per cent in 2016, from 57 per cent in 2010.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Research finds drop in number of measles cases in the EU/EEA since March 2018
During the month of July, a total of 758 cases of measles were reported across seventeen countries in the EU/EEA, which is a decrease from the 1054 cases reported during the...
2 days ago - News Medical
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Mystery of Gut-brain Connection Decoded
A surprising array of conditions, from appetite disorders and obesity to arthritis and depression, may get their start in the gut.
It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed
A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found.
First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial
The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a...
Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...
Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as...
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
New Smartphone App and Lab Kit Can Help Diagnose Urinary Infections Much Faster
Your smartphone can be your doctor now, here's how. New smartphone app using the phone's camera and lab kit can help identify urinary tract infections much faster.
New Innovative Approach to Develop a Vaccine Against Plasmodium vivax Malaria
A new innovative approach can pave the way for developing a vaccine to treat iPlasmodium vivax/i malaria, reveals a new study.
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease