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Binge Drinking Puts Young Men At Risk Of High Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease

A new study suggests binge drinking might make young males more susceptible to cardiovascular disease. Those who drink seven to eight beverages in one sitting, either 12 times or more per year, showed elevated levels of blood pressure and cholesterol.

Health June 29, 2018

U.S. Hospitals Are Suffering From Shortage Of Opioid Painkillers Causing Delay With Surgeries

Since 2017, hospitals have been suffering from a shortage of opioid injections, which has caused doctors to ration the supplies they have. This has also led to higher medical expenses for patients.

Health June 27, 2018

Researchers Discover More Than 70,000 People Have Died From Opioid Overdoes In The Past 17 Years

A study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh discovered that over 70,000 drug-related deaths were due to opioid overdoses. The researchers of the study claim that these deaths were unaccounted for.

Health June 27, 2018

Mother Of 3 Recounts Horrifying Moment Her 12-Month-Old Daughter's Leg Broke While Going Down Slide

A mom of three shared on her Facebook page a horrifying photo of her daughter breaking her leg while going down the slide. The mother has since urged parents not to go on a slide with their children.

Health June 27, 2018

1 In 7 People Are Unaware They Have HIV, Encouraged To Get Tested For National HIV Day

For National HIV Testing Day, health officials are urging people to get tested while also finding new ways to bring awareness and prevent the virus. According to experts, 1 in 7 people are infected with HIV but are unaware of this.

Health June 27, 2018

The Keto Question: What Fats Are Ideal For This Diet?

Here are ideal fat sources while on a ketogenic diet, according to nutrition coach Amber - Fitness FT. These high-quality fats just might be what you need while on a low-carb, high-fat diet for weight loss or another health goal.

Health June 28, 2018

Polio Outbreak Hits Papua New Guinea For The First Time In 18 Years

Papua New Guinea recently confirmed its first polio outbreak in 18 years, with the case of a 6-year-old boy from Morobe province. Polio vaccine campaigns and better surveillance were initiated to contain the outbreak.

Health June 27, 2018

Artificial Pancreas Could Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients Manage Blood Sugar Levels

For certain diabetics, frequent hospital visits are common, but there might be a way to reduce trips to the doctor. An artificial pancreas just showed encouraging results among type 2 diabetics when it comes to managing blood sugar levels.

Health June 27, 2018

These Jobs Could Increase Your Risk Of Developing Cancer

People who work in certain professions, like manufacturing, are more likely to get cancer compared to those in other occupations. Here are the jobs that may increase the workers' risk of developing cancer, according to scientific research.

Health June 27, 2018

Autism Traits Can Be Genetically Edited Out Using CRISPR

Using CRISPR-Gold method, researchers were able to reduce autism symptoms in mice with fragile X syndrome. What makes this method different and better than other ways of delivering Cas9 into the body?

Health June 27, 2018

MRI Scans May Cause Mercury Poisoning From Dental Fillings

A new study discovered that high-powered MRI scans may cause the mercury in dental fillings to leak, leading to mercury poisoning. Should people with metal dental fillings consult their dentist on a possible replacement?

Health June 27, 2018

Study Finds Women With Denser Breasts Have Worse Cancer Outcomes

Possible cancer tumors are more difficult to detect in women with dense breast than those with non-dense tissues. A new study looking at breast density can now classify dense breasts more accurately.

Health June 27, 2018

Genetically Modified Polio Vaccine Could Help Fight Brain Tumors

A genetically modified poliovirus could be the cure in fighting brain tumors. Researchers from Duke University found that the virus, which is one of the world's deadliest viruses, helped extend the lives of patients battling brain cancer.

Health June 26, 2018

New Study Reveals Neanderthals Hunted In Packs And Speared Their Prey Up Close

Researchers have discovered that Neanderthals were actually intelligent by the way they hunted their prey. The researchers found the bones of prehistoric deers in Eastern Germany that had cut marks on them.

Health June 26, 2018

New Research Reveals Which States Psychopaths Are Most Likely To Reside In

A scientist has conducted an ongoing study that showed which states have the highest concentration of psychopaths. The study, which combined data from other studies, also showed which states had the least amount of psychopaths.

Health June 27, 2018

Scientists May Have Discovered Why Alcohol Addiction Is Hard To Beat

A team of researchers from Sweden claimed to have found the reason why some are addicted to alcohol. The team suggested that the low levels of protein in the brain is the reason why alcoholics can't quit.

Health June 26, 2018

Mothers With Diabetes Are More Likely To Have Autistic Children, New Study Suggest

A team of researchers from Southern California suggested that women who have any form of diabetes while pregnant are at a higher risk of having a child with autism. The study examined over 400,000 children that were born between 1995 and 2012.

Health June 26, 2018

Professor Studying Self-Esteem Wants Men To Submit Photos Of Their Penises With Sizes

Professor Alicia Walker of Missouri State University wants men to send her photos of their penises for a study. She is researching the link between penis size and self-esteem.

Health June 26, 2018

More Americans Now Allergic To Red Meat Because Of Tick Bites: Is There Cure For Alpha-gal Allergy?

The number of Americans with red meat allergy caused by tick bites increased from 3,500 two years ago to 5,000. Is there an established treatment for alpha-gal allergy?

Health June 27, 2018

There Are Now More Than 1,000 Genes Linked To Humans’ Intelligence

A new study found new genes that are associated with humans’ intelligence. With these new findings, a total of 1,016 genes were now identified as responsible for people’s brilliance and stable minds.

Health June 26, 2018

An Insulin Pill Could Soon Replace Injections For Diabetics

Scientific efforts to create a non-invasive insulin pill continue. A new research takes on a new approach, coating insulin liquid with a special enzyme that prevents stomach acid from breaking it down, and the results are encouraging.

Health June 26, 2018

Rabid Fox Killed In New Hampshire After Attacking 4-Year-Old Boy

A fox was shot and killed in New Hampshire after attacking a 4-year-old boy and another man. The fox, which was acting in an aggressive manner, later tested positive for rabies.

Health June 26, 2018

Flight Attendants Have Higher Risk Of Breast, Skin, And Other Types Of Cancer

Researchers found that flight attendants have higher rates of several forms of cancer particularly breast, melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer. What makes cabin crews vulnerable to developing cancer?

Health June 26, 2018

Opioid Crisis: Children Below 6 Years Old Are Unintentionally Overdosing On Drug Called Buprenorphine

A recent study found that children as young as 5 years old are accidentally overdosing on a drug called buprenorphine. The drug, which is an opiate itself, was meant to treat opioid addiction among adults.

Health June 26, 2018

Researchers Discover The Link Between Men's Testosterone Levels And Childhood Environments

A new study has found that childhood environments play a big role in testosterone levels later in life. Higher levels of testosterone are linked to prostate cancer, and lower levels are linked to a low libido.

Health June 25, 2018

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug In US: Here's What You Need To Know About Epidiolex

The Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex, the first marijuana-based drug in the United States. Epidiolex is for the treatment of epilepsy and seizures in children as young as 1-year-old.

Health June 27, 2018

Woman Suffering From A Migraine Discovers She Has A Brain Tumor And Only 24 Hours To Live

A woman was given only 24 hours to live after doctors discovered a 2.2cm tumor in her brain. The woman claimed she went to the doctors because of a severe headache she thought was a migraine.

Health June 25, 2018

Children's Exposure To The Drug Buprenorphine Has Risen To 215 Percent In 3 Years

A new study found that the rate of children who are exposed to the drug buprenorphine has drastically increased in the past three years. Buprenorphine is considered to be an opioid but does not give the same type of 'high' as other opiates.

Health June 25, 2018

China Weighs In On US Opioid Overdose Crisis: Cut Demand To Stop Supply

China said that for the U.S. to address illegal shipments of fentanyl, it should first cut the demand from the Americans. The statement was issued after a year-long investigation found that fentanyl is being shipped from China.

Health June 25, 2018

Can You Get Addicted To Marijuana? Here’s What Health Experts Say

Listen up, potheads, marijuana addiction is real, according to health experts. Problem is, people don’t know it’s real, or they choose to believe it’s not a legitimate concern.

Health June 26, 2018

New ‘Tick App’ For Detecting Ticks Now Available On Apple App Store And Google Play Store

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison created a smartphone app called the ‘Tick App.’ The program was designed to educate people on how to avoid ticks and help scientists understand more about ticks’ behavior.

Health June 25, 2018

Walgreens Pharmacist Refuses Woman Drug To End Pregnancy Due To Personal Belief

A woman in Arizona claimed that a Walgreens pharmacist denied to give her the prescription to end her two-month pregnancy because of personal belief. Her doctor earlier told her she will have miscarriage.

Health June 25, 2018

Retail Stores Install Blue Lights In Restrooms To Try To Fight Back Against Opioid Epidemic

Retails store chains are participating in a field test for blue lights in their restrooms. The blue lights are being used to deter drug users from injecting themselves in the stalls, as part of the fight against the opioid crisis.

Health June 25, 2018

Tularemia Confirmed In Dead Rabbit In Colorado, What's The Threat?

A rabbit found in Colorado was confirmed to have died from tularemia. It is the first case of the disease in the state this year, and the first case of the disease in the county since 2015.

Health June 24, 2018

Cruise Ship Stops In Alaska Due To A Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak On-Board: CDC

A cruise ship bound for Alaska had an extended dock at Juneau because of over 70 reports of an outbreak that's causing diarrhea and vomiting among crew and guests. Is it a case of a norovirus outbreak?

Health June 24, 2018

‘Brain Orgasm’ From Watching YouTube Videos Promotes Mental Health

A team of experts investigated whether Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response offers real health benefits to people who swear by the experience. The experience had been commonly referred to as 'brain orgasm' or 'tingles.'

Health June 23, 2018

Belmont Park Worker's Death Possibly Caused By Rare Hantavirus, Should Visitors Worry?

The death of a Belmont Park worker is suspected to be caused by the rare hantavirus. The New York Racing Association assures the public that the incident will not affect public visiting at the park.

Health June 23, 2018

Ohio Authorities Declare Statewide Hepatitis A Outbreak

As of June, the number of hepatitis A cases in Ohio in 2018 is already double the number of cases in the state for the entire 2017. The Ohio health department has already declared a statewide hepatitis A outbreak.

Health June 23, 2018

'Normalization' Of Plus Size Poses Hidden Obesity Risks: Study

According to a 2017 study, over 60 percent of UK adults are considered obese. Does the 'normalization' of plus size have anything to do with the ongoing obesity problem?

Health June 23, 2018

Can Playing Video Games Cause Addiction? Here's What Makes A Substance Or Behavior Truly Addictive

Excessive gambling is a behavior classified by American Psychiatric Association as addiction. Can playing video games also lead to brain changes and addictive illness caused by drugs and alcohol?

Health June 22, 2018

Florida Teen Is First Known Case Of Mosquito-Borne Keystone Virus Infection In Humans

The 16-year-old boy was tested for Zika and other related viruses. It took more than a year of testing and analyses before he was diagnosed of Keystone virus, which had not been previously found in humans.

Health June 22, 2018

Tuberculosis Vaccine Permanently Lowers Blood Sugar And Reverses Advanced Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Could a tuberculosis vaccine really help lower blood sugar levels? This study says yes. Participants who were given two shots of BCG showed receded blood sugar levels after five to eight years.

Health June 22, 2018

Someone's Selling 'Hot Dog Water' For Weight Loss And People Are Actually Buying It For $38

People spent $38 on unfiltered 'Hot Dog Water' sold at a festival in Vancouver, Canada last weekend. The keto-friendly water was marketed as a product that supports weight loss, increases brain function, and makes one look younger.

Health June 23, 2018

Is Coffee Good For The Heart? Yes, If You Drink 4 Cups

Researchers from Germany prove that coffee is good for the heart, debunking previous knowledge that the beverage is harmful for people with heart problems. However, to unlock its benefits, people will need to drink at least four cups of coffee.

Health June 22, 2018

1-Year-Old Needs Bleach Baths Every Week For Rare Skin Disorder: What Is Harlequin Ichthyosis?

An infant was given no life expectancy when he was born with harlequin ichthyosis last May 2017. The severe genetic disorder primarily affects the skin and is caused by a mutation in the ABCA12 gene.

Health June 22, 2018

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