Stories about Health Care

Mar 12 2017

World's heaviest woman loses 15 stone after weight-loss operation

Since her arrival, she has lost 120 kgs due to strict 1200-calorie per day diet doctors kept her on.On Tuesday, doctors conducted the first bariatric procedure on Eman,...

Mar 11 2017

Manesar Maruti factory violence: Gurgaon court convicts 31 workers, lets off 117

The quantum of punishment is expected on March 17. The disagreements between the workers and the management soon turned bloody. Maruti shut down its Manesar plant for a...

Mar 10 2017

WikiLeaks reveals Central Intelligence Agency tools used to hack phones, TVs

If sharing were to occur, it would be an unusual alliance that would give companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others an opportunity to identify and fix a...

Mar 08 2017

USA reports two confirmed outbreaks of Avian flu in poultry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the H5N2 strain found at the Wisconsin farm was determined to be from North American wild bird origin and distinct from the H5N2...

Mar 07 2017

The latest on soy and breast cancer

Thus, Dr. Zhang declared that they did not meet a negative effect of soy on women who underwent hormone therapies. Researchers studied women who, as high schoolers, had...

Mar 06 2017

Red hot Kane aims to chase down leaders Chelsea

It would have been another match-ball but delighted with the win", he said. The Toffees have fewer injury problems, and have named a almost unchanged side for the third...

Mar 02 2017

Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot Use

Ammerman helped to pen AAP's new clinical report on marijuana use during the era of legalization, which advises pediatricians to broach the topic during office visits, ...

Feb 25 2017

Tories topple Labour stronghold; Corbyn in the dock again

But there was some comfort for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after his party held on to a parliamentary seat in the English city of Stoke. Copeland contains the Sellafield ...

Feb 25 2017

Rate of fatal drug overdoses doubles since 1999, CDC finds

As a result, heroin surpassed gun homicides to become the most lethal killer in 2015. While overdose death rates increased for all age groups , the greatest increase w...

Feb 25 2017

ADPH investigating after several University of Alabama students come down with mumps

That group of young adults is more likely to engage in behaviours and activities in which mumps spreads easily, like playing on sports teams where water bottles might be ...

Feb 23 2017

South African Court Nullifies International Criminal Court Withdrawal

On Wednesday, 22nd February 2017, a court in South Africa's administrative capital Pretoria ruled the state's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (...

Feb 20 2017

Princess Cristina of Spain found not guilty in fraud trial; husband convicted

As well as Cristina and Urdangarin, 15 others faced charges in the trial which investigated the dealings of the Noos Institute, a supposedly non-profit institution set up...

Feb 18 2017

Americans Are More Stressed Than Ever - & Yes, The Election Is To Blame

Americans have been taking to the streets in record numbers since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, but amid that uptick in resistance something else has been r...

Feb 17 2017

Postpartum depression may affect men too: researchers say

Around one in 25 men reported symptoms of postnatal depression while antenatal depression only affected about one in 50. "Expectant and new fathers also experience biol...

Feb 12 2017

Rallies for, and against, Planned Parenthood in St. Luis

Kelly Robinson, deputy national organizing director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said 150 events were being organized. Pfaff and scores of other protesters gath...

Feb 12 2017

Marathon Pharma prices DMD med deflazacort 70x higher than ex-US price

A steroid treatment that has been available for years outside the US was given approval by the FDA this week to be used to treat a rare disease afflicting approximately...

Feb 11 2017

Facebook introduces New Weather App in Desktop site and Mobile app

The data comes from Weather .com, and defaults to your current location. You can customize the city for the forecast, as well as change between Fahrenheit and Celsius ...

Feb 09 2017

Dripping: Kids Are Trying This Potentially Harmful E-Cigarette Hack

E-cigarettes work by heating a liquid in a sealed reservoir, turning it into vapor which is inhaled by the users and exhaled in large puffy clouds. The study asked 1,...

Feb 06 2017

Trump administration issues new Iran sanctions

Iran plans to launch missiles later today as part of a military exercise, despite US sanctions over a test firing they made last weekend. He did not say when the test w...

Jan 28 2017

Evra leaves Juventus for Marseille

A Champions League victor and five-time Premier League champion at Manchester United, Evra made 379 appearances for the Red Devils between 2006 and 2014. Evra has played ...