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Researchers Working On Novel Approach To Treat Hearing Loss

The ears have a fluid that tend to flush things out, even if it is medicine. A research team's novel approach could actually make the drug stick to the ears, allowing damaged cells to regenerate.

Health April 7, 2018

Women Have Better Chances Of Surviving Breast Cancer If They Have More Muscle

Researchers have discovered that women with more muscle mass have higher chances of surviving breast cancer. Exercise apparently not only helps lower breast cancer risk but also helps women who have already been diagnosed with it.

Health April 8, 2018

Stress And Grief During Pregnancy Increases Chances Of Mental Health Illness In Children: Study

A study has shown that stress is a potent indicative factor of adults being depressed or children having ADHD. This data explains one of the possible causes of the increasing purchase of mental health prescription drugs.

Health April 9, 2018

Measles Outbreak In Santa Clara County: Five Cases Confirmed So Far

Five Santa Clara County residents are now confirmed to have been afflicted by a measles outbreak. Experts say, however, that public threat is very low.

Health April 7, 2018

FDA Now Considers Vaping A Rising Epidemic In High School

The U.S. FDA has considered vaping among high school students a growing epidemic and national concern. At least 1.7 million students are smoking e-cigarettes, and more are getting addicted to combustible nicotine products.

Health April 7, 2018

New Jersey E.Coli Outbreak Possibly Linked To Panera Bread: Report

An E.coli outbreak in four counties of New Jersey has had eight people hospitalized. The state's Department of Health is currently conducting an investigation with help from the CDC and the FDA.

Health April 7, 2018

Couple Awarded $37 Million In Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Stephen Lanzo claimed he contracted cancer after using Johnson & Johnson's products for more than 30 years. He and his wife were awarded $37 million in compensatory damages on Thursday.

Health April 7, 2018

Surgeon General Issues New Advisory On Naloxone: What To Know About The Opioid Overdose-Reversal Drug

The Surgeon General wants more people to carry Naloxone with them in case of opioid overdose emergencies. How can members of the general public help with this public health crisis?

Health April 7, 2018

Rat Poison May Be Causing Severe Bleeding From Synthetic Weed: Outbreak Is Now Spreading From Illinois

Severe bleeding is being caused by synthetic weed that may have been laced with rat poison. This outbreak of bleeding caused by synthetic weed is now spreading from Illinois to other states.

Health April 6, 2018

Food Allergies In Children Are Being Caused By Baby Wipes Due To Skin Exposure

A new cause of the development of food allergies in children has been found. Using baby wipes can alter the way that children's skin absorbency works, leading to food allergies.

Health April 6, 2018

Exercising For As Little As 150 Minutes A Week Will Make You Happier, Study Claims

Exercise can make you happy, according to a new study that looks at the relationship between physical activity and happiness. However, it’s not as simple as that.

Health April 7, 2018

Woman Diagnosed With Rare 'Vanishing Bone Disease': Here's What Happened To Her Bones

A 44-year-old woman was diagnosed with Gorham-Stout disease, a rare condition that is also known as 'vanishing bone disease.' Doctors could not do anything, as the disease claimed the woman's shoulder and arm.

Health April 6, 2018

Pasta Can Help You Lose Weight: Here Are Other Food That Can Help With Weight Loss

Contrary to common belief, pasta doesn't make you gain weight and can even help lose weight. However, eating pasta all the time does not necessarily do the trick, and nutritionists explain why.

Health April 6, 2018

Experts Reveal What Causes Stiffness In Adults, Here Are Ways To Treat Back Pain Naturally

Managing back pain apparently should not require surgery, injection, or opioid. Several studies showed that cognitive behavioral therapies and simple exercises are more effective than medications and physical therapy.

Health April 6, 2018

Timothy Cunningham: Atlanta Police Rules Out Foul Play In Missing CDC Scientist’s Case

Atlanta police ruled out foul play in the death of CDC scientist Timothy Cunningham. Cunningham’s body was found Tuesday in a river near his house, although, the medical examiner is yet to release details of his death.

Health April 7, 2018

Adults As Old As 79 Years Old Still Produce New Brain Cells

Just like a younger brain, the aging human brain can still form new neurons but why does the brain deteriorate in old age? A closer look at the hippocampus offers some clues.

Health April 6, 2018

Pet Owners Beware: 10 Sickened After Common Fish Tank Coral Released Potentially Deadly Toxin

Ten individuals including responding firefighters and two dogs got sick after a common coral released potentially deadly toxins. The incident happened overnight after the fish tank was cleaned out.

Health April 6, 2018

Surgeon General Advisory Urges The Public To Carry Opioid Antidote Naloxone To Potentially Save Lives

To combat the opioid epidemic, the Surgeon General calls on the public to carry naloxone and to know how to administer it. This is the first surgeon general advisory in 13 years.

Health April 6, 2018

Missing CDC Scientist's Body Found In A River In Atlanta: What Are The Police Saying?

The body of a CDC scientist who has been missing since February has been found in a river in Atlanta. He vanished under mysterious circumstances, including that he was reported to be a whistleblower and that he passed over for a promotion.

Health April 5, 2018

Denver Hospital Sterilization Malpractice Places Surgical Patients At Risk Of HIV, Hepatitis B, And Hepatitis C

A 'sterilization breach' in a Denver hospital has placed an unknown number of surgical patients at risk of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C infection. There was apparently 'a gap in the pre-cleaning process' that lasted for nearly two years.

Health April 5, 2018

‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Is An Epidemic In At Least 27 US States: What Could Happen If It Continues To Spread?

Government officials and healthcare workers worked double time to prevent the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. These superbugs will cost the country billions of dollars in hospitalization and medications with no certain recovery.

Health April 5, 2018

Twins With Debilitating OCD Shot Dead In Presumed Suicide Pact

Amanda and Sara Eldritch, the twins who became famous after undergoing deep brain stimulation surgery for their OCD, were found dead with gunshot wounds. Authorities believe it was a suicide pact.

Health April 5, 2018

Protein Derived From Parasitic Worms Shows Potential Against Crippling Bladder Disease

Chemotherapy patients often develop hemorrhagic cystitis, a painful bladder disease that can lead to death. Existing treatments are limited but scientists recently discovered an alternative derived from a parasitic worm.

Health April 4, 2018

Temporary Breaks From Facebook, Not Full-On Quitting, Might Be Better For Your Health

A study claims that it’s better to take breaks from social media than quitting entirely. Quitting Facebook, as it turns out, only makes you want to use it days after being away from the service.

Health April 4, 2018

Glycemic Index: Here's What You Should Know (Even If You're Not Diabetic)

Pasta was just proven to have no adverse effects on blood sugar level due to its low ranking in the glycemic index. What is this GI and how can it help improve one's health?

Health April 4, 2018

A Sudden Financial Tragedy May Shorten Life Of Middle-Aged People, Study Suggests

Experiencing negative wealth shock, or a huge financial crisis during midlife may contribute to early death, according to a new study. It turns out losing money might be akin to having a terminal disease.

Health April 4, 2018

FDA Issues First Ever Mandatory Recall For Contaminated Food: Kratom Products With Salmonella

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a mandatory recall for all kratom products by Triangle Pharmanaturals. This is the first time that the FDA launched such an order, looking to stem the salmonella outbreaks related to the herbal supplement.

Health April 4, 2018

CDC Warns Of 'Nightmare Bacteria' That Is Antibiotic Resistant Spreading Throughout The U.S.

CDC has released a new report detailing the spread of a nightmare bacteria that is antibiotic resistant. There have been more than 200 cases reported across the U.S.

Health April 5, 2018

Pasta Now Being Linked To Weight Loss, Contradicting Various Diets That Name The Carbohydrate As An Enemy

Pasta can now be moved into the category of a weight loss food due to a new study. Various recent diets have made carbohydrates the enemy, but this could change opinions on the food.

Health April 5, 2018

Legalizing Marijuana May Help Alleviate Rise Of Opioid Epidemic

Two new studies find that legalizing marijuana may help offset the number of opioid prescriptions. Opioid deaths are ravaging through every state in the U.S.

Health April 3, 2018

Breast Cancer Info On U.S. Department of Health And Human Services Website Disappears Without Warning

Without warning and explanation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services removed crucial information about breast cancer from its website in December 2017. The reason? It wasn’t used that much and wasn’t mobile-friendly.

Health April 3, 2018

Synthetic Marijuana Situation In Illinois Kills 2, Number Of Cases Still Growing

Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed that the death toll in Illinois linked to fake marijuana use climbs to two. The unexplained outbreak now listed 56 cases of severe bleeding, along with other pressing symptoms.

Health April 3, 2018

Dozens Of Tourists In Washington D.C Hospitalized For Possible Food Poisoning

51 tourists were brought to the hospital after showing symptoms of norovirus. Some started to feel sick in New York but sought medical attention after checking in to their hotel in Washington D.C.

Health April 3, 2018

Grindr Will Now Stop Sharing HIV Status Of Users After The Practice Was Exposed

Grindr faced backlash from its users after a research firm discovered that the app was sharing their HIV status data to third-party companies. Grindr defended the practice, but it was clearly at fault in protecting the privacy of its users.

Health April 3, 2018

California On The Brink Of War Against EPA’s Nationwide Emission Rules

EPA challenged California to adhere to its new emission rules and discard its 10-year stricter implementation on greenhouse gases. EPA chief Scott Pruitt said the government wants to make cars and fuel more affordable to the public.

Health April 3, 2018

Babies Given Antibiotics And Antacids Are More Likely To Develop Allergies

A new study discovered that babies who are given antibiotics and antacids are more likely to develop allergies as they grow up. The results of the research provide evidence on the the importance and delicate balance of the gut microbiome.

Health April 3, 2018

Severely Restricting Calories Can Slow Down Human Aging Process And Metabolism

Previous studies have shown that restricting the caloric intake of different animals can make them live longer. Now a new study has been released saying that restricting calories for humans can also slow down their aging process.

Health April 2, 2018

Sinus Infections Are Treated Too Long With Antibiotics: CDC Study

Even when new regulations have been passed, U.S. physicians are still prescribing too many antibiotic medications for sinus infections. This puts patients at risk of side effects and drug resistance.

Health April 2, 2018

World Autism Awareness Day 2018: How Is ASD Different In Girls?

This year, the World Autism Awareness Day puts the spotlight on female patients, including young girls who are often misdiagnosed. Know the sex differences for early detection.

Health April 2, 2018

Up To 40 Percent Of Direct-To-Consumer DNA Tests Are Wrong

Direct-to-consumer DNA testing kits shouldn’t be treated as diagnostic tools. A new study claims to have found that these kits have a 40 percent false positive rate, indicating the importance of having raw DNA data properly analyzed by labs.

Health April 2, 2018

20 Years After Viagra, Pfizer To Develop Another Miracle Drug Amid Budget Cuts

Pfizer announced its plan to manufacture another miracle drug like Viagra to boost sales and hopefully make its way out of financial constraints. This year, the company slashed off its R&D budget, way lower than its rivals, Merck and J&J.

Health April 1, 2018

The Condom Challenge Is Not A Joke: Teens Really Pulling Condoms Through Their Nose And Out Their Mouth

The Condom Challenge is the latest stupid internet craze that is sweeping through teens on social media. The so-called challenge requires you to inhale a condom up your nostril, and then pull it through your throat and out your mouth.

Health April 1, 2018

7,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Recalled For Being Produced Without Federal Inspection

A Texas company has recalled over 7,000 pounds of raw beef products that were not inspected. The Federal Meat Inspection Act requires all meat products for commercial use to pass federal inspection.

Health April 1, 2018

Don't Drop That Cup, Coffee Is Safe According To Cancer Experts

A Los Angeles judge ruled that Starbucks and other coffee chains should carry a cancer warning on their coffee. Extensive research showed that drinking coffee may help reduce risks of cancer.

Health April 1, 2018

Loperamide Poisoning: Man Dies Due To Overdose Of Anti-Diarrhea Drug

The 29-year-old man was found to have 25 times the amount of loperamide's regular dose in his blood. What is the recommended dose for the anti-diarrhea drug Imodium?

Health March 30, 2018

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