Health

Health Text alerts service would save patients and country $770 million

A text message system that would integrate notifications regarding medication for patients would greatly reduce the cost of medicine – according to a new...

Lumpectomy better for cancer survival than double mastectomy

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) says that a lumpectomy is more helpful with breast cancer survival...

Yumanity Therapeutics launched to challenge neurodegenerative diseases

Yumanity Therapeutics has officially been launched by Dr. Tony Coles, who is world-renowned in the biotech industry. The goal of the company is to...

US is looking to accelerate disease cures, re-enacts revised 21st century cures act

The lawmakers in the United States has taken a bold step to ensure that the health laws of the country are keeping pace with...

12% of patients taking aspirin unnecessarily for heart attack prevention

A new study reveals that many Americans prefer using low dose of Aspirin daily with the expectation that it would reduce the risk of...

How exactly Telemedicine can help patients & save $6bn per year?

The term “telemedicine” is used for the practice that allows doctors and patients have an appointment via a computer or phone. Such meetings usually...
Marijuana

New issue: Policing edible Marijuana in Lollipops, Marshmallows, Butter

Marijuana legalization has become one of the most commonly debated topics in American politics over the last decade. As more states like Colorado have...

Poison ivy’s urushiol oil gives the itch, prevention is easy

When it comes to poison ivy the summertime is when cases often swell up and become more common, just like the rash appears more...

Salt doesn’t affect blood pressure but potassium lowers it, study says

Sodium has generally been associated with high blood pressure for a number of years. It isn’t something that has been debated much throughout the...

Lancaster botulism outbreak caused by home-canned food

Botulism is something that, until recently, has remained virtually extinct from our daily news cycle. That was until an outbreak in Lancaster, Ohio actually...

Hepatitis C Virus’s widespread screening may not be completely beneficial: reveals research

Hepatitis C, caused by Hepatitis C virus is considered as a serious health threat worldwide. To prevent untimely deaths caused by this liver disease...

People think getting tattoo is rebellious, ignore side effects of tattoo ink

A new study has found that tattoo ink can have longer lasting impacts that scientists or the general public had previously known. The study...

Education plays vital role in reducing adult mortality, says study

A new study has found a link between life expectancy and education, which gives new credit to education and the power it has. Researchers...

Europe cardiology study finds link between hyperlipidemia and breast cancer

The European Society of Cardiology's Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology 2014, an event held in Barcelona, Spain in July, uncovered a link between breast cancer...

Brain tumor magic BULLET could be closer than ever

When it comes to treating cancer this is one area of the medical world where we simply haven't seen the development or breakthroughs that...

Memorial Day 2015: Tips for staying safe on the day of BRAVES

Every year, on the final Monday of the month of May, Americans celebrate Memorial Day. This year, the celebrations will take place on Monday,...

Top athletes may also develop life-threatening cardio vascular abnormalities

A study that involved over 2,000 athletes revealed that even sportspersons who have very high level of fitness and performance might have life-threatening cardiovascular...

Winters mortality rate reduction due to Warming climate may be much smaller

A study conducted by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health has disapproved an old assumption which suggests that an increase in global...

Experts say reclassification should be blamed for 3X increase in Autism

A new study from Penn State has revealed that almost all the increase of Autism cases in the United States between 2000 and 2010...

Bra Study Overturns Breast Cancer Risk Myth

A 1991 study said that pre-menopausal women who wear bras have a more increased risk of breast cancer than their non-bra-wearing counterparts. The reason...

Heterosexual and Homosexual health compared in new study

Sexual orientation is an issue that has divided countries like the United States (and still does), but common stereotypes remain about gay and lesbian...

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