Search

How to Stay Safe from EEE

HOW TO STAY SAFE FROM EEE

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut A second human case of Eastern...

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

SUPREME COURT: GINSBURG TREATED FOR TUMOR ON PANCREAS

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumor on her pancreas and there...

 
 
 
Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas in new cancer scare

RUTH BADER GINSBURG TREATED FOR MALIGNANT TUMOR ON PANCREAS IN NEW CANCER SCARE

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas - and there...

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

YOUR DOG MAY BE LEADING YOU TO A HEALTHIER HEART

Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart disease: They got...

 
 
 
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

ELITE ATHLETES HAVE HIGH RATES OF ORAL DISEASE DESPITE BRUSHING THEIR TEETH MORE

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar....

A 29-year-old exec who worked on 2019's biggest biotech IPO told us the 2 key lessons that made it a success

A 29-YEAR-OLD EXEC WHO WORKED ON 2019'S BIGGEST BIOTECH IPO TOLD US THE 2 KEY LESSONS THAT MADE IT A SUCCESS

Cameron Turtle is the 29-year-old chief business officer of the rare-disease biotech Eidos Therapeutics. Turtle helped lead Eidos'...

 
 
 
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

INNOVATIVE CARE PROGRAM IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR TEENS, YOUNG WOMEN WITH PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds...

 
 
 
8 Ingenious ways to make CBD oil taste better

8 INGENIOUS WAYS TO MAKE CBD OIL TASTE BETTER

CBD oil is one of the most popular supplements on the market. Heralded as a cure-all for everything from acne to Parkinson's disease,...

Two kidney disease therapies square off in MENTOR trial

TWO KIDNEY DISEASE THERAPIES SQUARE OFF IN MENTOR TRIAL

Membranous nephropathy is a disease leading, if untreated, to the need for kidney transplant. However current therapies have their...

 
 
 
States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

STATES REPORT SOME GRIM HEPATITIS A NUMBERS TO CDC, INCLUDING 236 DEATHS

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years,...

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

CANCER SURVIVORS AT INCREASED RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures...

 
 
 
It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

IT TAKES YEARS FOR HEART TO RECOVER FROM SMOKING

Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal...

Quitting smoking could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by 40% within 5 years, study finds

QUITTING SMOKING COULD CUT THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE BY 40% WITHIN 5 YEARS, STUDY FINDS

A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that it could take up to 25 years for a former heavy smoker's cardiovascular disease...

 
 
 
Malaria on the rise - and the US not ready: CDC's supply of drugs to treat the disease is EXPIRED

MALARIA ON THE RISE - AND THE US NOT READY: CDC'S SUPPLY OF DRUGS TO TREAT THE DISEASE IS EXPIRED

An expert from the University of Maryland School Medicine has warned that the CDC's remaining supply of the IV form of quinidine gluconate...

BEST DIET FOR A CAT WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

What to feed a cat with kidney disease - prescription diets and raw diets for cats with kidney disease.

 
 
 
Smokers and drinkers benefit more from flavonoid-rich diet's protective effect: Study

SMOKERS AND DRINKERS BENEFIT MORE FROM FLAVONOID-RICH DIET'S PROTECTIVE EFFECT: STUDY

Dietary intake of the kinds of flavonoids found in apples and tea may ward off certain types of cancer and heart-related disease, a...

FDA approves AbbVie rheumatoid arthritis drug

FDA APPROVES ABBVIE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS DRUG

Reuters reported that the drug, Rinvoq, will carry a list price of $59,000 per year. AbbVie's top-selling drug, Humira, is also approved...

 
 
 
Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke

INSOMNIACS MAY HAVE A GREATER RISK OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, HEART FAILURE AND STROKE

Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a stroke.

Paradise parasites - Challenges to controlling rat lungworm disease

PARADISE PARASITES - CHALLENGES TO CONTROLLING RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE

Opinion “Tropical parasites in our food? No way!” most Americans think. It's time to think again. In May Hawaii's Department of Health...