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Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina

Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina

The child's dad bought him a green laser pointer at a market as a toy. Laser pointers might seem innocuous at first glance, but when used in the wrong way, these small, harmless-looking devices, cou...

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Selfies show worm slithered through woman’s face for 2 weeks ars_ab.settitle(1335881)

Selfies show worm slithered through woman’s face for 2 weeks ars_ab.settitle(1335881)

The bump was first noticed below her left eye, then it moved above her left eye and then to her upper lip. The woman tracked the small lump taking selfies every time it moved. The woman in the cas...

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World Health Organization drops transgender from its mental disorders list

World Health Organization drops transgender from its mental disorders list

The WHO warned that those suffering from " gaming disorder " can suffer impacts to their family, social, educational, and occupational lives. The pattern of gaming behaviour may be continuous or ep...

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In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low

In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among adults not living in metropolitan areas was almost double that of adults living in urban areas with populations of 1 million of more (21.5% versus 11....

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Strike a pose for International Yoga Day

Strike a pose for International Yoga Day

Home Minister Rajnath Singh , who participated in a yoga event in Lucknow, emphasised on Modi's role in popularising yoga around the world. The participants at Dehradun event include Baba Ramdev's Ha...

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Health department will recommend NY legalizes recreational marijuana

Health department will recommend NY legalizes recreational marijuana

Advocates and some prosecutors have pushed for the decriminalization and eventual legalization of the drug, saying minorities are disproportionately targeted by police officers for marijuana arrests. ...

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Video game addiction named disorder by World Health Organization

Video game addiction named disorder by World Health Organization

Robert Jakob, leader of the WHO's Classifications Terminologies and Standards team. The UN health agency yesterday released its latest edition of the International Classification of Diseases , wh...

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Awareness needed to avoid sickle cell anaemia: Nepal Health Research Council

Awareness needed to avoid sickle cell anaemia: Nepal Health Research Council

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks and gratitude from the Chairman of the Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care, Zak...

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Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Health Care Company Names CEO

Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Health Care Company Names CEO

Gawande may come as an unexpected choice to lead this new health care company, whose aim is to decrease health care costs and improve outcomes for the approximately one million employees in the tri...

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Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

Gov. Dan Patrick said he supported the executive order . The policy has separated a reported 2,400 children from their families since late 2016. 'When you prosecute the parents for coming in ...

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Video Game Addiction Classified As A Disorder By World Health Organization

Video Game Addiction Classified As A Disorder By World Health Organization

As of today, " gaming disorder " will appear in Internal Classification of Diseases , the organization's compendium of over 55,000 injuries and medical conditions. FILE PHOTO: A new VR headset is...

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Who's paying £20 billion for the NHS?

Who's paying £20 billion for the NHS?

And Mrs May has so far refused to be drawn on whether stealth taxes, such as delaying rises in income tax thresholds, and higher borrowing will fund the planned raising of the health budget by £20 bil...

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WHO Classifies Gaming as a Mental, Addictive Disorder

WHO Classifies Gaming as a Mental, Addictive Disorder

However, the formal decision to recognise the overuse of games as a mental health condition has been depicted as an overreaction. The first telltale sign is "gaming behavior takes precedence over ...

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Doctor suspended after video of tense stand-off with patient goes viral

Doctor suspended after video of tense stand-off with patient goes viral

Donald confirmed his son suffers from anxiety and has a Klonopin prescription to treat it. Bardwell's father recorded the video after his son urged him to do so as Keegstra allegedly started pull...

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‘Gaming Disorder’ Added To WHO’s List Of Mental Health Conditions

‘Gaming Disorder’ Added To WHO’s List Of Mental Health Conditions

It's worth noting that WHO's stance on gaming addiction is different from that of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the handbook used by health professionals in the ...

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Salmonella Outbreak Likely Linked to Cereal | WDAN

Salmonella Outbreak Likely Linked to Cereal | WDAN

If you store the cereal in a container without the packaging and don't remember the brand or type, throw it away anyway. The FDA and CDC cited melon from Caito Foods, an IN company, as a likely source...

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Season's 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in LA County

Season's 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in LA County

In many cases in North America, West Nile virus is contracted during mosquito season which often runs from summer until fall. Nationally, there were 2,002 human cases of the virus and 121 deaths repor...

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#BillyCaldwell 's health deteriorates after Home Office medication seizure

#BillyCaldwell 's health deteriorates after Home Office medication seizure

Billy Caldwell, from Castlederg, was admitted to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London yesterday when his seizures intensified, according to a statement from his family. "The Policing Minister me...

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Health Department says Cyclospora Infections in Minnesota Increasing, Identify New Source

Health Department says Cyclospora Infections in Minnesota Increasing, Identify New Source

One outbreak has been traced to the Sonora Grill in Minneapolis where 17 patrons became ill after eating there in mid-May, according to the Minnesota Health Department. "We do not have any indication ...

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Government relaxes visa rules, more overseas staff can join NHS

Government relaxes visa rules, more overseas staff can join NHS

NHE reported yesterday that a relaxation of the rules will mean that thousands more doctors and nurses will be able to join workforces around the UK- something which many campaigners have been callin...

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David Spade donates to mental health organisation

David Spade donates to mental health organisation

And remember: If you, or someone you know, are particularly distressed, no one will judge you for seeking help - please ring the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Their mission...

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First West Nile virus activity of 2018 detected in Michigan

First West Nile virus activity of 2018 detected in Michigan

A pool of mosquitoes collected in Grand Forks Wednesday has been identified as having West Nile virus - and Todd Hanson of Grand Forks Mosquito Control says it's believed to be the first such identifi...

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Food at work is unhealthy eating

Food at work is unhealthy eating

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . For many Britons, the workplace is where they consume most sugar and fat. Food and beverages at workplace are not healthy options, a new study su...

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These common prescriptions come with a deadly side effect

These common prescriptions come with a deadly side effect

The data used in the study were collected as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Common treatments like antacids, hormonal birth control, blood pressure and heart medicat...

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Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk for heart disease

Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk for heart disease

In the latest study, Dr. Michael Blaha , director of clinical research for the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease , and his colleagues did the most rigorous analysis ...

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