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...

Population of wild bees falling significantly in areas threatens U.S. crop production

The population of wild bees, insects known for being crucial pollinators for several crops, is falling in some of the major agricultural territories in...

Ex-employee complaint puts Theranos Only FDA approved test under scrutiny

Two ex-employees of consumer healthcare technology firm Theranos have filed complaints with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the US Food...

Researchers explain why depression, stress and overeating might have close association

Stress and chronic overeating since a long time has been linked with an increased risk of developing anxiety and depression. Now, a research team...

This nasal spray might offer diabetics faster treatment for low blood sugar

A recently conducted clinical trial is suggesting that a new nasal spray might make treating diabetics feeling woozy or turning unconscious due to a...

A Death forces San Francisco hospital to suspend its kidney donor program

A death has forced one of the most prominent medical centers of the nation to voluntarily suspend its living donor program planned for facilitating...

Screening reduces deaths from ovarian cancer: Study

Researchers at the University College London are saying that performing a simple blood test every year can help in reducing deaths from ovarian cancer....

Find out whether your state is prepared for an outbreak

Do you live in Maine, Kentucky, Delaware, Virginia or New York? If yes, congratulations! According to a new report from the TFAH (Trust for...

WEN hair care products accused of causing serious hair fall

The popular celebrity-endorsed hair care product range WEN has been found to cause severe scalp damage and hair fall in women. More than 200...

Merck’s muscle relaxant gets FDA approval

After rejecting Merck’s muscle relaxant Bridion (sugammadex) three times in a row, the US Food and Drug Administration has finally approved the drug. Since...

Use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases risk of Autism

A new study has revealed that use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of autism in children by almost two times. During the...

Jaxon, the baby born with partially developed brain, meets Santa

The parents of a one and half-year-old infant who has beat all odds and managed to survive in spite of having a severe brain...

Eureka! Scientists have found new cure for Hepatitis C

Recently obtained statistics suggests that around 2.7 million Americans are currently suffering from chronic hepatitis C virus infection. It’s a severe condition that can...

Diseased nurse might have exposed 350 infants to tuberculosis

As many as 350 infants have most likely been exposed to tuberculosis (TB) at a hospital in California. It seems that a nurse, who...

Chipotle Crisis: know more about E. coli

The Chipotle crisis in the United States has deepened even further, and it might not be over anytime soon. As a result, it’s extremely...

Scientists combine radiation treatment with suicide gene therapy to treat prostate cancer

A new study is suggesting that combining “suicide gene therapy” with radiation treatment can treat prostate cancer safely and effectively. For those who don’t...

Infant mortality rate in the United States was lowest ever in 2014

According to federal data released recently, the rate of infant mortality in the United States was lowest ever in 2014. The new data is...

CDC report suggests that school sex education standards are still too low

A new report suggests that just a fifth of all middle schools and less than 50% of all high schools in the United States...

Dogs IVF: Seven half pounds mutts become first test-tube puppies

Scientists have created the world’s first test-tube puppies. This summer, a single mother gave birth to seven half-pound mutts from six different parents. The...

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