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Medical study suggests concussion could increase suicide risk

A study released in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has found concussions in adults may lead to an increased risk of suicide. The...
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Whooping cough protection falls fast after booster shot

A recent study has revealed that the Tdap booster is faltering in its efficacy in the years after it was given to teens that...

US athletes will not be stopped over fears of Zika virus in Brazil

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed it will not stop its athletes from performing at the Rio Olympics this summer over fears...
Obese Americans

Millions of Obese Americans are actually quite healthy

According to a new study, researchers have come to a conclusion that over-reliance on BMI as a factor to measure the health of a...

The US Health Officials urge use of Condoms against Zika Virus

The Zika Virus pandemic is spreading and so is the panic. Countries are resorting to emergency measures and the latest brief from the U.S....

First case of Zika infection through sex reported in the US

A person in Texas has contracted the Zika virus through sexual contact, according to health official of the Dallas County Health and Human Services....

Fiber could be the key to reducing breast cancer risk

A study released on Monday has suggested eating fiber may help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women. The findings - published in...

British scientists given the go ahead to modify human embryos

It is an epoch-making day when British scientists have been given the go ahead to modify human embryos for the very first time in...

Obese and diabetic pregnant women high on risk of giving birth to baby suffering...

Obesity and Diabetes during pregnancy can increase the risk of giving birth to a child suffering from autism according to a new study. Diabetes and...

Worried about Zika Virus? Vaccine will be out in a year, says US health...

The mosquito which has been indicted for spreading the Zika virus is also seen in South US. However, US health officials have reiterated that...

Review advocates breastfeeding could have multibillion-dollar benefit for global economy

It’s not about my right to breastfeed; it’s about my child’s right to eat. An adage to motivate young mothers to breastfeed their babies....

One dead, 12 sick as Listeria outbreak traced to Dole food facility

Health officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have traced an outbreak of Listeria to a Dole packaging facility in Springfield,...

HPV increases Head Cancer Risk Sevenfold, Study Finds

It is a known fact that HPV could cause head and neck cancer. This fact has been reaffirmed by a recent study which has...

CDC issues travel advisory to Zika affected regions after first case confirmed in Hawaii

The CDC has issued a travel advisory suggesting that pregnant women put off travel to Zika affected region and also issued a health alert...

Zika Virus strikes Hawaii, official reports first case of Dengue Fever

Dengue has struck the Big Island as the count of afflicted persons rose to 223 on Friday. Emergency measures are being taken, and the...

Diabetic kidney damage might occur much earlier than thought

Scientists are saying that kidney damage caused by diabetes might start much earlier than originally thought. According to findings of a new study, blood...

Sweet and alcohol preferences are regulated by a liver hormone: study

Findings of a study conducted recently are suggesting that a hormone produced by the liver is capable of reducing alcohol and sweet cravings in...

Life-saving warning signs of cardiac arrest are often ignored

According to findings of a new research, there are many who tend to ignore potentially life-saving warning signs of cardiac arrest, weeks, days or...

Victorian era diseases are back in Britain

Tuberculosis and a range other potentially fatal diseases are gradually making a strong comeback in different parts of Britain. Recently obtained numbers suggest that...

Weight loss surgery cuts diabetes and heart attack risk

Findings of a recent UK study are suggesting that weight loss surgery can help in reducing the risk of heart attacks and diabetes and...

Florida ‘Pill Mills’ crackdown lowered thousands of overdose death

According to findings of a recently conducted study, Florida “pill mills” crackdown has been successful in saving lives of thousands of people. The study...

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