Blood test to detect early-stage melanoma developed

The team examined more than 1,600 different antibodies and identified a combination of 10 that were considered to be the most reliable in predicting the presence of melanoma. That's not a ideal result, but it does provide a starting point before ot... More..

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Researchers Discover Association Between Nitrate in Cured Meats, Manic Episodes
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Researchers Discover Association Between Nitrate in Cured Meats, Manic Episodes

He says that more research in larger populations is needed to determine if nitrates are linked to other psychiatric illnesses, and to confirm the association with mania . Taylor saw improvements in the conditi...More..

United Kingdom ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

United Kingdom ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'

Genetic editing technologies could introduce a "radical new approach to reproductive choices", said the council in its report , which could then have significant impacts on society. Now there are reproductiv...More..

Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota County
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota County

His death came two days after he ate oysters containing the flesh-eating bacteria known as Vibrio vulnificus , which can be found in raw shellfish , according to news station WWSB . Last year, Manatee County ...More..

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

You know what? I believe our intelligence agencies. He appeared to respond again: "No". Konstantin Kosachev, head of the upper house of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said Thursday the idea sets a...More..

National Hot Dog Day: Hot To Get Free Franks & More Tasty Deals
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

National Hot Dog Day: Hot To Get Free Franks & More Tasty Deals

So before you head out to lunch or dine on something that's not a frank, check out these National Hot Dog Day deals that will leave your mouth and your wallet satisfied. For a bit of nostalgia, shop Kohl's to...More..

Prinston Pharmaceutical Issues Voluntary Recall Of Valsartan
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Prinston Pharmaceutical Issues Voluntary Recall Of Valsartan

In Europe and Asia, Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled because they "do not meet our high quality standard...More..

Several blood pressure, heart failure drugs recalled for cancer-causing agent
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Several blood pressure, heart failure drugs recalled for cancer-causing agent

NDMA, which was found in the valsartan products, could cause cancer , according to lab tests. Exposure to high levels can cause liver damage and is a probable human carcinogen, according to the US Department ...More..

Teen landscaper badly burned by hogweed plant
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Teen landscaper badly burned by hogweed plant

It is most commonly found in New England, the Mid-Atlantic region and the Northwest, often growing along streams and rivers and in fields, forests, yards and roadsides, experts say. On Tuesday night Alex's fami...More..

Scientists develop the world's first 3D color X-rays
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Scientists develop the world's first 3D color X-rays

Traditional X-rays produce a black image when passing through soft tissue and a white image when absorbed by denser bone material. Father and son scientists Professors Phil and Anthony Butler from Canterbur...More..

Delaware Detects First Sign of West Nile Virus This Year
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Delaware Detects First Sign of West Nile Virus This Year

Four out of five people infected with the virus will have no symptoms and will develop immunity after clearing the infection, the news release states. Officials report that no deaths attributable to West Nile V...More..

US Asks UN To Stop Oil Products To North Korea Immediately
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

US Asks UN To Stop Oil Products To North Korea Immediately

AFPreports that the USA delivered a confidential report to a United Nations sanctions committee documenting some 89 instances of sanctions violations, generally involving tankers transferring oil while at sea...More..

South Dakota is best state for retirement while NY ranks worst
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

South Dakota is best state for retirement while NY ranks worst

Nevada is the ninth worst state to retire, according to a study by BankRate . "Residents in the other top states feel similarly". The bottom of the barrel for retirement was NY, according to Bankrate's ...More..

Doctors Raise Alarm Over Uncommon Sex Disease
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Doctors Raise Alarm Over Uncommon Sex Disease

Experts say a lack of test kits means it is regularly confused with chlamydia and treated with incorrect doses of antibiotics - building up unsafe antibiotic resistance which could see it soon become untreata...More..

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported for 2018
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported for 2018

The Georgia Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that mosquitos in Chatham County have tested posted for the West Nile Virus. From 2003 to 2017, 514 cases of West Nile virus were confirmed in Alb...More..

California jury to hear Roundup case on pesticide cancer link
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

California jury to hear Roundup case on pesticide cancer link

Citing expert testimony from three doctors who spoke on plaintiffs' behalf, Chhabria wrote in his ruling, "the opinions of these experts, while shaky, are admissible". Ritz said a 2017 National Institutes of He...More..

CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019

The payments were created to stop insurers from losing money on very sick patients, who cost the most to treat. Under the Affordable Care Act , risk adjustment was meant to prevent insurers from turning away t...More..

$550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

$550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder

While the largest verdict in a US jury trial so far this year will grab the headlines, the jury's decision that asbestos in J&J's Baby Powder caused the women's ovarian cancer may be a bigger, long-term concern...More..

CDC warning on Kellogg's Honey Smacks:
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

CDC warning on Kellogg's Honey Smacks: "Do not eat this cereal"

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that, since their last update on June 14th, new cases were reported in Florida and Colorado, and an additional 27 people have fallen ill. This comes as the ...More..

Common heart drug recalled due to contamination with possible carcinogen
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Common heart drug recalled due to contamination with possible carcinogen

Mina Tadrous, (pharmacy faculty, University of Toronto), explained that valsartan is a common drug used by people with high blood pressure. The company says that "no other Sandoz or Novartis products, even thos...More..

What to know about infant feeding guidelines, as U.S. opposes breastfeeding resolution
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

What to know about infant feeding guidelines, as U.S. opposes breastfeeding resolution

The resolution that was unanimously adopted by the World Health Assembly, and supported by the USA delegation, clearly stated its aim to support, protect and promote breastfeeding and good nutrition for infants...More..

Want Good Sleep for Baby? Food May Be Key
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Want Good Sleep for Baby? Food May Be Key

The number of times they generally used to wake up during the nights also reduced (dropped from 2.01 up to around 1.74 times/night). However, a new study conducted by a team of researchers in Britain has br...More..

Fitness app Polar Flow reveals home addresses of soldiers, spies
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fitness app Polar Flow reveals home addresses of soldiers, spies

The revelation on the application from Finnish-based app Polar Flow comes months after another health app, Strava , was found to have showed potentially sensitive information about United States and allied f...More..

WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

WH Suspends $10.4B in Obamacare Insurer Payments

Handelman, a senior vice president of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. At stake is more than $10 billion in "risk adjustment" payments - a feature of the 2010 health law that requires insurers wi...More..

Inside Neetu Kapoor's Birthday In Paris. How Cute Are Ranbir And Samara?
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Inside Neetu Kapoor's Birthday In Paris. How Cute Are Ranbir And Samara?

Katrina is now in New Jersey with Salman Khan , Daisy Shah, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonakshi Sinha , Prabhudheva, Maniesh Paul and Guru Randhawa for the Dabangg Reloaded Tour. "I'll come back and show u, I prom...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Amid jubilation, four more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Monday's operation began at 11 a.m. and took nine hours, two fewer than Sunday, with rescuers helped by the experience they have accumulated, Narongsak told a news conference punctuated with rounds of applause....More..

At least 212 people hit by parasite from Del Monte vegetable trays
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

At least 212 people hit by parasite from Del Monte vegetable trays

An update from the Food and Drug Administration on July 5 reported the agency has not yet determined which item (s) on the Del Monte vegetable and dip trays is the source of the Cyclospora parasites. Recall...More..

Red State Democrats In Hot Seat Over Trump's Supreme Court Pick
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Red State Democrats In Hot Seat Over Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Presidents weigh all sorts of considerations in deciding on a Supreme Court nominee, often beginning with the big question: Will the choice be confirmed by the Senate? Kethledge , 51, is a University of Mi...More..

Invented a vaccine against HIV, which has worked on people
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Invented a vaccine against HIV, which has worked on people

With this positive result, the experts involved in the experiment are now moving to the next phase of human trials involving 2,600 women in southern Africa who are at risk of contracting HIV . "How do we make ...More..

Oswego County Reminds Residents to Guard against Mosquito Bites
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oswego County Reminds Residents to Guard against Mosquito Bites

Use insect repellants with DEET according to the manufacturer's directions. "If you have to be outside, wear long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, shoes and socks as weather permits", said Huang. "Today's annou...More..