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United Kingdom sees 20 percent hike in cases of syphilis

United Kingdom sees 20 percent hike in cases of syphilis

However, the total number of all sexually transmitted infections for 2017 (422,000) was around the same number reported in 2016, the statistics revealed . "Health inequalities will remain and council...

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Nurses have voted 'overwhelmingly' to accept the NHS pay deal

Nurses have voted 'overwhelmingly' to accept the NHS pay deal

They should now get the money in their July pay packets, backdated from April. The GMB is the only union involved in the NHS to reject the offer. The devolved healthcare system in Scotland and Wal...

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Cut melons from Kroger, Walmart linked to Salmonella outbreak

Cut melons from Kroger, Walmart linked to Salmonella outbreak

If you're an OH resident and purchased pre-cut melon from Walmart, or don't remember where you bought the pre-cut melon, throw it away. If you have eaten a contaminated pre-cut melon and experience di...

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It shows the growing severity of the issue

More than half of suicides in 2015 in a subgroup of 27 states were among people with no known mental health condition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. 'Conditions like postpa...

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Doctor saves reality TV contestant's life by spotting thyroid cancer tumour

She was lucky and survived the cancer, which has just a 30 percent two-year survival rate, completing her treatment last summer, which can include radiation, chemo and even brain surgery. "And as a he...

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Mosquitoes Found In Windsor-Essex Not Carrying Zika Or West Nile

Mosquitoes Found In Windsor-Essex Not Carrying Zika Or West Nile

Ae. aegypti was thought to have been eliminated from the state. "Our CDC-funded research has not only allowed for the detection and molecular confirmation of the mosquito in the state, but over the ...

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Google’s doodle remembers Apgar Score and its creator Virginia Apgar

Google’s doodle remembers Apgar Score and its creator Virginia Apgar

The American anesthesiologist would have been celebrating her 109th birthday . She was raised in Westfield, New Jersey in the United States. She is known for her work in the fields of anaesthesio...

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Medicare Fund to Fall Short in 2026, Sooner Than Last Forecast

Medicare Fund to Fall Short in 2026, Sooner Than Last Forecast

The Medicare trust fund will be depleted in 2026, the administration said . At that time, there will be sufficient income coming in to pay 79% of scheduled benefits - a figure that's slightly hig...

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Kate Spade 'Obsessed' Over Robin Williams' Death

Kate Spade 'Obsessed' Over Robin Williams' Death

Meanwhile, Spade and her husband - brother of comedian David Spade - started a new handbag company a few years ago, Frances Valentine. He said she "sounded happy" the night before and her death ...

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70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo

70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo

Whether or not to have the treatment is a awful dilemma for many women with certain types of breast cancer as they often don't have clear-cut answers on the benefits. A WOMAN appears to have been ...

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Men with advanced prostate cancer could benefit from 'amazing' immunotherapy trial

Men with advanced prostate cancer could benefit from 'amazing' immunotherapy trial

It works by taking the brakes off a patients' own immune system so it can attack a tumour. The team at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and The Royal Marsden believe that this subset of men ...

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Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

Ontario voters have a hard job to elect the next premier of Ontario. We're in the homestretch of this election campaign and I just wanted to say a few words about what lies ahead and my perspective ...

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Chemo 'not needed' by 70pc of women with breast cancer

Now, a massive breast cancer study has just revealed that most women in the early stages of one of the most common forms of the disease can completely skip chemotherapy without harming their chanc...

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Nipah scare: Docs, nurses in Kozhikode to go on leave

Nipah scare: Docs, nurses in Kozhikode to go on leave

As many as 1,949 people in Kerala, who had come in contact with the Nipah patients, are under observation, reported PTI. Rasil, a native of Kozhikode who died on Thursday is suspected to have co...

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Four more die in E Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Four more die in E Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The latest batch of illnesses are believed to be linked to romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region. At the same time , according to experts, the growing period of lettuce ended about six we...

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Blood test to 'detect cancer years before illness' hailed as major breakthrough

Blood test to 'detect cancer years before illness' hailed as major breakthrough

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said: "Our 100,000 genome project already makes England a world leader in applying the medical technologies of the future". It detected genetic trace...

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Virginia General Assembly Approves Medicaid Expansion

Virginia General Assembly Approves Medicaid Expansion

Democrats campaigned heavily on expanding Medicaid last year and some House Republicans were eager to take the issue off the table before next year's election, when both House and Senate seats are ...

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Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

According to the latest statement from the CDC , numerous people affected fell ill two to three weeks ago, when the contaminated lettuce was still on shop shelves. Two deaths from the current outbr...

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Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview

Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview

CVD are responsible for 44% of all NCD deaths, or 17.9 million deaths annually in the world, including 2 million deaths in the Americas. "Tobacco use is an important risk factor for the developmen...

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This Test Uses Blood To Find Cancer Before Any Symptoms

Researchers did note, however, that further "clinical development" was needed. The study examined 749 people without cancer and 878 who had been newly diagnosed with the disease, but not yet been ...

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First 3D-printed human corneas could treat blindness: Research

First 3D-printed human corneas could treat blindness: Research

Scientists at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom say they've created the first 3D-printed human corneas . What is the function of the cornea? The cornea is a transparent tissue that c...

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Health 'time bomb' of 22,000 children who are severely obese at 11

Health 'time bomb' of 22,000 children who are severely obese at 11

It has called on the government to deal with widening health inequality between obesity rates in children growing up in the richest and poorest areas. Local authorities, they say, need to be allowed...

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There are ‘no health gains’ from taking vitamin pills

There are ‘no health gains’ from taking vitamin pills

A new study suggests that popular vitamin supplements are mostly useless. 'The simple truth is we've got data and clinical trials that show that this approach, 'Dr David Jenkins , the study'...

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DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12

DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12

Around 50 per day go by boat from Bikoro to neighbouring Republic of Congo. He noted the nearly immediate response by World Health Organization and partners after Ebola was announced in Congo last...

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No Nipah virus in TN: Minister

No Nipah virus in TN: Minister

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has banned the imports of fruits and vegetables from Kerala, India and animal products from South Africa. In the meantime, the department ...

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