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Thyroid medication recalled due to contamination concerns

Thyroid medication recalled due to contamination concerns

On August 9, the FDA issued a voluntary nationwide recall of one particular thyroid medication over risks of "adulteration". Because thyroid medications can treat serious disease, the FDA recommends...

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Vegetables Help To Prevent Colon Cancer

Vegetables Help To Prevent Colon Cancer

Mice and mouse gut organoids created from stem cells were studied with results showing aryl hydrocarbon receptor proteins is critical to repairing damaged epithelial cells without which intestinal s...

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Here are the best hospitals in SC, according to new U.S

Here are the best hospitals in SC, according to new U.S

As Colorado's only adult academic medical center, University of Colorado Hospital provides clinical trials and innovative treatments through a strong partnership with the University of Colorado Anschu...

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FDA approved the first-ever generic version of EpiPen

FDA approved the first-ever generic version of EpiPen

The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals . The device injects epinephrine into adults and children experiencing anaphylactic and other shock from causes such as bee stings and...

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Dozens overdosed in one New Haven park Wednesday

No deaths were reported, but officials on Wednesday said two people had suffered life-threatening symptoms. One arrest has been made in connection with the overdoses. "Let's address it that way", he...

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Doctors Urging Parents To Vaccinate Kids As Measles Spreads Across Country

Doctors Urging Parents To Vaccinate Kids As Measles Spreads Across Country

Federal officials declared the contagious virus had been eliminated in the U.S.in 2000; however, infections periodically occur nationwide, as the virus is still common in many other parts of the world...

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Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

The new outbreak has already been linked to 41 deaths, compared to 33 in the previous outbreak in northwestern Equateur Province, which petered out in July, Dr. 14, 2018. Developed in the United Sta...

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E-cigarette vapour found to disable key immune cells in the lung

E-cigarette vapour found to disable key immune cells in the lung

The findings, published online in the journal Thorax , suggest that while further research is needed to better understand the long term health impact of vaping , e-cigarettes may be more harmful tha...

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Dozens Hospitalized In Mass Overdose At Connecticut Park

Dozens Hospitalized In Mass Overdose At Connecticut Park

First responders found about 46 people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday , with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four ...

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NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students Through New Scholarship

NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students Through New Scholarship

NYU has raised more than $450 million of the roughly $600 million it needs to fund the tuition package in perpetuity , including a $100 million donation from Home Depot founder Kenneth Langone and ...

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Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

Paramedics were stationed at the New Haven Green in CT, which borders part of Yale University. The mass overdose began Tuesday night and forced police to continue monitoring the Green late into Wedn...

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Police make arrest after 46 people overdose at CT park

Police said they arrested a man believed to be connected to at least some of the overdoses. No deaths were reported, but officials said two people had life-threatening symptoms. Two former addicts sai...

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Elephants rarely get cancer thanks to a 'zombie' gene

Elephants rarely get cancer thanks to a 'zombie' gene

In humans, the most studied tumor suppressor gene, TP53, is mutated in most cases of cancer. The same thing happened with they introduced the gene to Chinese hamster ovary cells, indicating that LIF6...

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Starbucks Now Sells Cold-Brew Blended Protein Drinks, and They're Certified Vegan

Starbucks Now Sells Cold-Brew Blended Protein Drinks, and They're Certified Vegan

The drink is offered in Almond and Cacao flavors and will be available while supplies last. The drinks carry between 10 to 12 grams of protein and 180 mg of caffeine in every cup. The Cacao beverage i...

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Let the young answer back to improve language skills

Let the young answer back to improve language skills

It has been thought that a child's exposure to language could predict their linguistic and cognitive skills and later academic achievements. "Our findings show that the information highways between ...

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The blue lights from our screens can blind us

The blue lights from our screens can blind us

Researchers at the University of Toledo in OH found that our blue-tinted screens are wrecking our eyes and accelerating our risk of blindness. What is new, however, is the clear link to macular dege...

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'Overdose Prevention Site' Naming Raises Support, Study Shows

'Overdose Prevention Site' Naming Raises Support, Study Shows

A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that public support rises when opioid "safe consumption sites" are instead called "overdose prevention sites". "In thi...

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California Among 21 States Being Monitored by CDC for Measles Outbreak

California Among 21 States Being Monitored by CDC for Measles Outbreak

According to CDC, there have already been 107 cases reported this year. Symptoms typically show up 10 to 14 days after exposure. The total number of cases per year in the United States usually hover...

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Two thyroid medications recalled due to contamination concerns — RECALL ALERT

Two thyroid medications recalled due to contamination concerns — RECALL ALERT

Food & Drug Administration announced this month they're recalling thyroid tablets due to potential problems with an ingredient . Substandard cGMP practices could represent the possibility of risk bei...

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E-cigs may not be as 'healthy' as people think, scientists warn

Some effects were similar to those in cigarette smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Professor Thickett added: 'In terms of cancer causing molecules in cigarette s...

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21-year-old receives historic face transplant

Five weeks after the incident, Stubblefield was brought to Cleveland Clinic. While her doctors first focused on reconstruction to fix the damage she had done to her face, they were able to replace h...

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FDA approves 'Natural Cycles' birth control app

FDA approves 'Natural Cycles' birth control app

Natural Cycles , a Swedish company, is the first app in the U.S.to be approved for this designation. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first app billing itself as "digital cont...

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Algoma district residents reminded to protect themselves against West Nile Virus

In 2018 there have been five reported cases of human West Nile virus in Ontario; none of which were from the Algoma district. The city of New Bedford and town of Seekonk both announced Tuesday that ...

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Researchers discover how blue light from displays accelerates blindness

Researchers discover how blue light from displays accelerates blindness

According to a research by the University of Toledo in the USA, exposure to blue light continuously might cause poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye's light-sensitive cells and lead to macu...

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Killer whale finally lets dead calf go

Killer whale finally lets dead calf go

According to telephoto images, J35 is in good health despite concerns it wouldn't be able to hunt while carrying the carcass, Alaska Highway News reported. She finally abandoned the carcass as it de...

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