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Nuts may boost male fertility

Any nut would be useful in the prevention of male infertility . The study recorded not just sperm parameters, but also changes in several molecular factors, including sperm DNA fragmentation. On bei...

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Tuberculosis spill prompts mass evacuation at Johns Hopkins

Tuberculosis spill prompts mass evacuation at Johns Hopkins

Landon King, executive vice dean at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Kim Hoppe, a spokeswoman with Johns Hopkins Medicine, said a small sample of frozen tuberculosis was "inadvertently released...

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Las Vegas’ Miki Sudo wins 5th straight Nathan’s hot dog contest

Las Vegas’ Miki Sudo wins 5th straight Nathan’s hot dog contest

The current reigning champion is Joey "Jaws" Chestnut , who a year ago managed to eat 72 hot dogs in under ten minutes. Chestnut, it's worth noting, is something of a hot dog eating legend as he's ...

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Testosterone levels linked with men's desire for luxury goods

Testosterone levels linked with men's desire for luxury goods

If this sounds abstract, these goods, in our case luxury brands, are useful measuring tools, because they separate the "haves" from the "have nots" through economic (e.g., high price) or physical (e.g...

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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

In a 10-year follow-up period, around 14,000 people in the study died (the leading causes of death were cancer , cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases). Additionally, it took into accou...

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Benefit cuts announced following Kentucky Medicaid ruling

Benefit cuts announced following Kentucky Medicaid ruling

The cancellation of dental and vision coverage for nearly 500,000 enrollees in the state's Medicaid expansion is an "an unfortunate outcome of the judge's ruling", Doug Hogan, a spokesman for the Kent...

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Terrifying moment woman is dragged under water by shark

Terrifying moment woman is dragged under water by shark

While everyone else was leaving fish in the water for the sharks to suck up into powerful, tooth-lined jaws, Brunning said she made the mistake of trying to feed one of the creatures by hand. Despit...

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Infected prawns detected at Queensland stores

Infected prawns detected at Queensland stores

Prawns carrying a deadly virus are being sold on supermarket shelves, believed to have been brought to Australia from imported produce. While the disease is not risky to humans, it is deadly for pra...

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Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

The first research to quantify the contribution of air pollution to the disease finds that tiny particulates from vehicle exhausts, wood burning and industry are costing United Kingdom citizens a to...

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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal

Ninety-six people required hospitalization and 5 people died-Arkansas, California, Minnesota (2), and NY. As of Tuesday, there were 53 confirmed or probable cases of Ebola and 29 people had died. It...

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West Nile Found In Springfield, Vermont

West Nile Found In Springfield, Vermont

Bower said he did not know of any humans infected with the virus this year in the five-county area, including Snyder County, where the Northumberland County Conservation District is West Nile Virus co...

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Most consumers wash hands incorrectly, USDA study finds

Most consumers wash hands incorrectly, USDA study finds

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). That's the amount of time recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says that washing for shorter pe...

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Seven Nebraskans, including one doctor, charged in national health care fraud takedown

Seven Nebraskans, including one doctor, charged in national health care fraud takedown

Christopher Evans, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Louisville field division. Officials said the defendants operated three false-front medical clinics and stole the id...

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Less Than 25% Of US Adults Get Enough Exercise — CDC

Less Than 25% Of US Adults Get Enough Exercise — CDC

According to the CDC's report, the goal was surpassed and at least 22.9 percent of people met that goal. Looking at differences between physical activity among states is important because local gov...

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Man whose body odour diverted plane has died

Suchilin apparently had such a pungent smell during the May 29 flight from Spain's Canary Islands to the Netherlands that several passengers began to faint and vomit once the plane took off. It can...

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National HIV Testing Day in Austin

National HIV Testing Day in Austin

It's impossible to overstate the importance of being tested. Knowing that people who have an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of transmitting HIV sexually is making a big differenc...

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UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S

UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S

It's also recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery (No. 5), nephrology (No. 6), cancer (No. 7), orthopedics (No. Viviano said in a statement. The U.S. News...

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Amazon acquires PillPack online pharmacy, upending drug delivery business

Amazon acquires PillPack online pharmacy, upending drug delivery business

Terms were not disclosed. The companies said the deal would have to clear regulatory hurdles before it is complete. The parties expect to close the transaction during the second half of 2018. The move...

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West Nile virus found in Manitoba mosquitoes: province

West Nile virus found in Manitoba mosquitoes: province

Mosquitoes transmit the disease to humans by biting an infected bird, and then biting a human. Those infected with WNV may show severe symptoms, mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. Is there a vacci...

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Wednesday is National HIV Testing Day

Wednesday is National HIV Testing Day

Sessions are available from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.at BCAP's office on 14th Street in Boulder. She said the Commission meant to strengthen partnership with chiefs and queen mothers to influence and promote...

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GE to spin off health care business in latest shake-up

GE to spin off health care business in latest shake-up

The changes will profoundly reshape an icon of American business, which is mired in one of the worst slumps in its 126-year history amid flagging demand for industrial equipment, weak cash generation ...

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Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Researchers asked 5,366 flight attendants and 2,729 other adults with similar socioeconomic backgrounds whether they had ever been diagnosed with cancer. Previous studies also recorded a higher cancer...

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Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

Flight attendants, however, are less likely than the general population to die of all causes except plane crashes, said Rob Griffiths, programme director of occupational and aviation medicine at the U...

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Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

After a previous miscarriage the doctor had been monitoring me weekly. There was no heartbeat . Arteaga explained that she has miscarried before, and it's an emotional roller coaster. Walgreen's al...

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FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant

FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant

But before the medicine can hit the market in those areas, the Drug Enforcement Administration must reclassify marijuana, now a Schedule I drug, along with heroin and Ecstasy, that is described as a s...

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