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Your Kitchen Towels Could Be Contaminated With Bacteria From Human Feces And Cause Food Poisoning

Kitchen towels may harbor dangerous bacteria such as E. coli from human feces that can cause food poisoning. Which families are at greater risk of using contaminated towels?

Health June 10, 2018

Here Are The Top US Cities With Tick Problems

A lawn maintenance and treatment company revealed their data that shows which cities have the biggest problems with ticks. Is your city on the list?

Health June 9, 2018

Blood Test Can Predict Due Date And Premature Delivery Risk Of Pregnant Women

Worldwide, 15 million infants are born prematurely each year. A research team's new blood test development could help detect such types of birth, potentially reducing its complications beforehand.

Health June 8, 2018

Researchers Say Children With Removed Tonsils Are 3 Times More Likely To Get Sick

A new study revealed that children who removed their tonsils and adenoids were more likely to develop diseases later in life. Researchers suggest delaying these surgeries if possible.

Health June 7, 2018

New York City Department Of Health Bans Black Foods That Contain Activated Charcoal

Restaurants in New York City will no longer be allowed to serve black-colored foods that contain activated charcoal. The New York City Department of Health cited rules by the Food and Drug Administration as reasons for the ban.

Health June 7, 2018

Suicides Rates In America Have Increased By 25 Percent Since 1999

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in America has increased within the past two decades. The organization found that the rate for suicides has risen by 25 percent from 1999-2016.

Health June 7, 2018

People Who Are Considered To Be Narcissists Have Thicker, Well-Groomed Eyebrows

A team of researchers conducted a study that showed people who had thicker, distinctive eyebrows are considered to be narcissists. The study was given by the University of Toronto and published in the Journal of Personality.

Health June 7, 2018

Dr. Virginia Apgar, Who Saved Millions Of Babies Lives, Honored By Google Doodle On Her 109th Birthday

Google doodle honored Dr. Virginia Apgar on what would have been her 109th birthday. Apgar is credited with creating the Apgar Score, which is conducted after infants are born to measure their health.

Health June 7, 2018

A 25-Year-Old Arkansas Man Gets 50 Years In Prison For Intentionally Contracting HIV To Infect Others

Stephen Koch, 25, of Arkansas admitted that he wanted to intentionally spread his HIV to his dates. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison on June 4 and must register as a sex offender.

Health June 7, 2018

KFC To Test Vegetarian Alternative To Famous Original Chicken Recipe

KFC announced its plans of offering vegetarian chicken recipe as a healthy alternative to its original chicken recipe. The company said the new recipe will be tested on customers this year and if successful, it will be introduced by 2019.

Health June 7, 2018

Sleep, Exercise, And A Little Wine Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep, exercise, and a little wine can help the brain to clean itself and flush out harmful waste associated with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists say. Here's how they came to these conclusions.

Health June 8, 2018

Alzheimer’s Village Allows Patients To Roam Freely: Why Is Environment Crucial To An Alzheimer’s Brain

Creating an environment suitable for the overall health and well-being of Alzheimer’s patients is a top recommendation. A new Alzheimer’s village in France allows patients with dementia to socialize and roam freely.

Health June 8, 2018

Carboxytherapy: New Technique Reduces Belly Fat With Carbon Dioxide Injection

The first trial to assess the effectiveness of carboxytherapy showed that injecting carbon dioxide can reduce fat around the stomach. How does this new noninvasive fat reduction technique works?

Health June 10, 2018

HIV Drug Linked To Less Condom Use During Sex: Study

HIV-negative people who take pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs are using condoms less and less, according to a new study. As condom use drops, HIV risks rise.

Health June 7, 2018

Artificial Human Prion Responsible For Fatal Brain Disorders Grown In The Lab

Researchers created an artificial human prion through a laboratory experiment with proteins from E. coli bacteria. The synthetic human prion offered experts more understanding on how to combat infectious and fatal brain disorders.

Health June 7, 2018

The More Time You Spend Studying, The More Nearsighted You Become

A new research has provided a strong evidence for the causal link between education and nearsightedness. The research involved more than 67,000 people from the United Kingdom who were between the ages of 40 and 69 years old.

Health June 7, 2018

Researchers Link Chemical In Toothpaste With Gut Health Problems: Which Toothpaste Has It?

A recent study linked triclosan to gut health problems such as inflammation and cancer. There are kinds of toothpaste, as well as toothbrushes, that still contain this chemical.

Health June 7, 2018

A 63-Year-Old Woman Claims She Was 'Inseminated' By A Japanese Flying Squid In Her Mouth

In 2011, a 63-year-old woman claims that she ate a squid, and the spermatophores from the squid swarm around her mouth. She had a doctor remove them, and she made a recovery.

Health June 6, 2018

Woman's Life Saved By Doctor Who Spotted Cancerous Lump In Her Throat During HGTV Appearance

A woman who appeared on the HGTV show, 'Beachfront Bargain Hunt' was informed by a doctor watching the show of a lump in her throat. The woman discovered she had thyroid cancer after getting a checkup.

Health June 6, 2018

How A 30-Second Cracker Test Reveals How Much Carbs You Can Eat Per Day

The cracker test is a way for people to measure how many carbohydrates to consume. Using saliva in the mouth, the test involves the use of an enzyme called amylase.

Health June 6, 2018

U.S. Army Develops Coffee Consumption Algorithm That Improves Performance By 64 Percent

The US Army developed an algorithm that tells people when to have caffeine during the day. The algorithm takes sleep schedule into account and can limit caffeine consumption.

Health June 6, 2018

Non-Drinkers And Heavy Drinkers Are More Likely To Call In Sick Than Those Who Moderately Consume Alcohol

A new study shows that people who abstain from alcohol are more likely to call in sick than those who moderately drink alcohol. The data was collected from a survey conducted on over 40,000 people from Finland, France, and the U.K.

Health June 6, 2018

Fashion Designer Kate Spade Death By Suicide At 55 Years Old, Why Seeking Help For Mental Illness Is Important

Fashion designer, Kate Spade, died at the age of 55 years old on June 5, 2018. The designer was allegedly suffering from bipolar disorder and depression for the past few years.

Health June 6, 2018

Hepatitis A Linked To Recalled Frozen Pomegranate Arils Kills 64-Year-Old Woman

A woman in Australia who contracted hepatitis A virus from a recalled packet of frozen pomegranate arils died on Wednesday. Most people who contract the liver disease get well. Who are at risk of liver failure and death?

Health June 6, 2018

STI Rates On The Rise: Symptoms And Treatment For Syphilis And Gonorrhea

Syphilis and gonorrhea cases in England continue to rise. The government is encouraging its citizens, especially the younger generation, to practice safe sex to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

Health June 6, 2018

Doctors Cure Woman Of Late-Stage Breast Cancer By Injecting Her With Billions Of Immune Cells

Doctors successfully cured a woman of late-stage breast cancer using a new form of therapy. The groundbreaking new treatment harnesses the patient’s own immune cells to kill off cancerous ones.

Health June 6, 2018

Ariana Grande Suffers From PTSD, Caused By Manchester Arena Concert Bombing

Ariana Grande revealed that she is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, due to the May 2017 terrorist attack that targeted her concert in Manchester Arena. PTSD is often linked to warfare, but the disorder is not limited to those situations.

Health June 6, 2018

France Is Building An ‘Alzheimer’s Village’: What Patients Can Do Inside

There’s a so-called Alzheimer’s village being constructed in France, an experiment to determine whether such a settlement will provide better treatment for sufferers of the condition. It is modeled after a similar experiment in the Netherlands.

Health June 6, 2018

Millions Of Americans May Have Wrong Prescription For Heart Medicine: Here's What You Should Do

More than 11 million Americans may have been issued wrong prescriptions for drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes. If you think you are one of them, this is what you should do.

Health June 7, 2018

Researchers Say 11 Million Americans Are Taking The Wrong Aspirin, Statins, And Blood Pressure Medications

A new study reveals that 11 million Americans might be taking the wrong medicine to prevent cardiovascular disease. The pooled cohort equations (PCEs) likely have outdated data.

Health June 6, 2018

Heavy Drinking Could Play A Role In Increasing Alzheimer’s Disease

A research team from the University of Illinois at Chicago found that heavy drinking could be a significant problem for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The team focused on the effects alcohol had on microglial cells.

Health June 5, 2018

Russian Woman Dies After Slipping Into A Coma For 13 Months Following A Breast Enlargement Surgery

A Russian mom died after being in a coma for 13 months. The 30-year-old wife went to get breast enlargement surgery for her husband and fell into the coma after being given anesthetic.

Health June 5, 2018

Opioid Overdose Medication Naloxone Recalled Due To Presence Of Particulate Matter

Naloxone, the drug that can reverse the results of an opioid overdose, has been recalled by its maker. The drug is being recalled due to the presence of a particulate matter.

Health June 5, 2018

New Study Reveals Which Countries Have The Highest And Lowest Cases Of Cancer

A new study reveals that India ranked as number 10 on the list of countries with the least amount of cancer cases. Australia, New Zealand, and the United States ranked as the top three countries to have the highest amount of cancer incidences.

Health June 5, 2018

A 69-Year-Old Man Stayed Awake For 90 Minutes Of CPR During Cardiac Arrest Before He Died

Doctors said that a 69-year-old man exhibited signs of consciousness and awareness during 90 minutes of CPR. He suffered a cardiac arrest in a hospital and passed away.

Health June 5, 2018

Syphilis And Gonorrhea Rates Have Risen Within The Past Year In England

New reports have stated that in England, syphilis and gonorrhea diagnoses have risen drastically within the past year. Those who are most impacted by this are teenagers and young adults, among others, between the ages of 15-21 years old.

Health June 5, 2018

41-Year-Old Woman Reunited With Her Birth Mother Who Was Forced To Abort Her

A 41-year-old woman recalled how she reunited with her birth mother who believed she was dead. The woman claims that her birth mother was forced to have an abortion by her grandmother.

Health June 5, 2018

Men Who Hide Their Sexual Preference Are At Risk Of HIV Infection, Study Claims

A University of Edinburgh research team found in a study that men who hide their sexual preferences are at risk of catching an HIV infection. The research team noted that the undisclosed men could get the disease from each other.

Health June 5, 2018

Aspirin Taken With Antacids Can Slow The Progression Of Esophageal Cancer

An aspirin-antacid combination therapy can reduce the risks of cancer for patients with Barrett’s esophagus. Most cases of esophageal cancer are preceded with Barrett’s esophagus.

Health June 6, 2018

Scientists Convert 1 ML Of Human Blood Into 50,000 Neurons

Scientists successfully transformed human blood cells into nerve cells. This study is instrumental in achieving a deeper understanding of neurological disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.

Health June 5, 2018

Why Having Sex With Robots Might Not Be Good For You After All

Much has been claimed about sex robots: some say they are therapeutic, some say they can make sex safer, and some say they can help with sexual deviances. New research shows there’s no backing to these claims.

Health June 5, 2018

American Cancer Society Recommends Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening Amid Rising Diagnoses Among Millennials And Gen X

Cases of colorectal cancer is on the rise among people below 50 years old. In response to this, the American Cancer Society recommended a new age those with average risk should get screened for the disease.

Health June 5, 2018

Researchers Say New 4-Drug Chemo 'Cocktail' Could Be A Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough Treatment

A new four-drug combo called Folfirinox could add two additional years of survival to pancreatic cancer patients. The treatment will have to undergo more testing before becoming widely available.

Health June 4, 2018

Gynecologist Who Delivered Baby That Ended Up Decapitated During Birth Found Guilty Of Misconduct

A doctor was found to be guilty of medical misconduct for her role in the birth of a baby that was decapitated during the procedure. The medical tribunal said she showed an error of judgment.

Health June 4, 2018

Man Sues CVS After An Employee Reveals Viagra Prescription To His Wife

A man from Long Island, New York is suing CVS after an employee told his wife about his Viagra prescription. The man claims that by doing this, it has caused their marriage to 'break down.'

Health June 4, 2018

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