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Ailing young orca J-50 gets novel medical treatment at sea

Ailing young orca J-50 gets novel medical treatment at sea

Seventy five per cent of the incidents were of adult females looking after their dead calf, with some of them carrying decomposing bodies for up to a week. Also spotted Wednesday was J35 , the female...

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Officials warn of Hepatitis A exposure in northeast Arkansas

Officials warn of Hepatitis A exposure in northeast Arkansas

The ADH is now advising those who exhibit symptoms of hepatitis A - which include but are not limited to "fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting" and even jaundice - to seek medical treatm...

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Want healthier sperm? Wear this type of underwear

Want healthier sperm? Wear this type of underwear

The increased FSH may be compensatory mechanism by the body to counter the effects of the tighter underwear, the researchers said. The study is about sperm quantity and quality, however, and not ...

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‘Drunk And Irritable’ Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts Say

‘Drunk And Irritable’ Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts Say

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) said pest controllers were destroying up to 12 nests a day and experts believe wasps may live longer this year as the warm weather is expected to last into ...

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Questions being raised about impact of West Nile Virus in Belmont County

Questions being raised about impact of West Nile Virus in Belmont County

More than 100 people across the country have tested positive for the illness this year. "These factors indicate that the risk for human West Nile virus infections is elevated and will likely remain ...

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Ocasio-Cortez stumps, fundraises across the nation

Ocasio-Cortez stumps, fundraises across the nation

Michigan's Islamist Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Abdul El-Sayed, was defeated by Gretchen Whitmer, Cori Bush in Missouri's 1st District lost to incumbent William Lacy Clay, and Fayrouz Saad i...

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Does Virgin pose a threat to the NHS?

Virgin, along with its subsidiaries, now holds around 400 public sector contracts. This aggressive expansion into the public sector means that around a third of the turnover for Virgin's United King...

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Women more likely to die of heart attack if doctor is male

Women more likely to die of heart attack if doctor is male

Even after taking these factors into account, they found that female patients were less likely to survive heart attacks than male patients. Some of the things that seem to set apart many female...

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Mom tests positive for opiates after eating bagel

Mom tests positive for opiates after eating bagel

I was sitting in the bed. "I was on a Pitocin drip, and the doctor came in and said, 'You've tested positive for opiates, '" Elizabeth Eden said. A mother who ate a poppy seed bagel before going int...

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Teen Attacked At Gym For Allegedly Lifting Weights Too Loudly

Teen Attacked At Gym For Allegedly Lifting Weights Too Loudly

The video was posted to Youtube by Lalonde's powerlifting coach and received 944,000 within a few days, and the video here now has over 1 million views! "All the work and benefit you are receiving is...

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West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Wyoming

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Wyoming

According to the Central Connecticut Health District, the mosquitoes that tested positive for the virus are in the Culex family. West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected...

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Lyme disease now in all 50 states, study finds

Lyme disease now in all 50 states, study finds

In 2017, California had 483 infected individuals - a 194 percent increase compared to 2015. Florida, for instance, had 501 infections, up 77 percent since 2015. Georgia, Arizona, Ohio, Texas, Tennesse...

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33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

As with the previous outbreak, vaccination will focus on health workers and people who have come into contact with confirmed cases of the disease, said Barthe Ndjoloko, who oversees the health ministr...

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Britain plans for opt-out organ donation scheme to save lives

Britain plans for opt-out organ donation scheme to save lives

A similar opt-out system has been in place in Wales since 2015. In the United Kingdom in 2017, 411 people died before the right donor was found, and more than 5,000 people are now on the waiting lis...

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Pentagon restricts use of location-logging fitness trackers

Pentagon restricts use of location-logging fitness trackers

Shanahan said in the memo, dated August 3 and released Monday, that the rapidly evolving market of devices, applications and services using geolocation "presents significant risk " to US troops and D...

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Women's Month: Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV status

Women's Month: Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV status

Additionally, it threatened Ecuador, the sponsor country of the resolution, with retaliatory trade measures and removal of military aid if they continued to pursue it. Nutritious complementary foods s...

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World Health Organization says woman's Ebola death in hospital was 'trigger event'

World Health Organization says woman's Ebola death in hospital was 'trigger event'

While confirming that the cases diagnosed in the Beni and Mangina areas of DRC's North Kivu Province were indeed Ebola, Dr Peter Salama, the WHO Deputy Director-General in charge of Emergency Prepar...

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Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Successfully Transplanted Into Living Pigs

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Successfully Transplanted Into Living Pigs

In this case, the transplanted lungs were integrated into the body and grew normally, the researchers say. Each pig received one bioengineered lung and retained an original lung. The lungs were grow...

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World Health Organization says Ebola team arrives in Congo

World Health Organization says Ebola team arrives in Congo

Without saying exactly when, Congolese authorities say 20 people have already died from haemorrhagic fevers in and around Mangina, a densely populated town about 100km from the Ugandan border. The lat...

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Cities Sue Trump Administration Over Obamacare 'Sabotage'

Cities Sue Trump Administration Over Obamacare 'Sabotage'

Insurers will soon be allowed to sell these policies for just under a year. Supporters of the new rules say the short-term plans won't affect the ACA market as much as critics fear because the pl...

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Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

Last year, Toronto Public Health did not record the first lab-confirmed case of West Nile virus until August 25. "The risk for potential human exposure to WNV is high at present and will likely remain...

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FDI warns against vaginal rejuvenation devices

FDI warns against vaginal rejuvenation devices

But it has found "numerous cases" of harm in adverse-event reports and published literature, he said. "The deceptive marketing of a unsafe procedure with no proven benefit, including to women who've...

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Man’s limbs amputated after dog licks lead to blood infection

Man’s limbs amputated after dog licks lead to blood infection

Doctors quickly realized this was no flu case. The family has set up a GoFundMe page to cover his many surgeries and prosthetic for his hands and legs - which he'll be fitted for once he recovers ...

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Greg Hunt backs down over My Health Record privacy provisions

Greg Hunt backs down over My Health Record privacy provisions

Mr MacAdam said the form should be on the Australian Digital Health Agency's website so it can be printed off. In the weeks following the news that Australians would need to opt-out of the Turnbull ...

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Toronto reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018

Toronto reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018

Now, in its most recent surveillance report for last week, the state reports that it also has found mosquitoes testing positive for the disease in Danville, Hartford, Rockingham, Sudbury and Weathersf...

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