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Low-carb diets linked to shorter life span

Low-carb diets linked to shorter life span

The lowest risk of an early death was seen where carbs made up 50-55 percent of a person's diet, according to the study published August 16. "Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with protein o...

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Massachusetts raises risk level for West Nile virus

Massachusetts raises risk level for West Nile virus

Officials in Tooele County said Monday that mosquitos collected in Stansbury Park have tested positive for the West Nile virus. 'People can avoid insect bites by using insect repellent and wearing t...

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Undocumented immigrant faces murder charge in Mollie Tibbetts case

Undocumented immigrant faces murder charge in Mollie Tibbetts case

Authorities have filed a first-degree murder charge against an undocumented immigrant who was residing in rural Poweshiek County in the case of Mollie Tibbetts' death. It's still unclear what happen...

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Ariana Grande offers homage to Manchester attack victims

Ariana Grande offers homage to Manchester attack victims

Grande found herself at the centre of tragedy on May 22 past year when an improvised explosive device was detonated outside her concert at the Manchester Arena, killing 23 people and injuring 250. S...

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Are Contact Lenses a New Hazard to Our Sealife?

Are Contact Lenses a New Hazard to Our Sealife?

For this study the team looked at 139 contact lens users to determine how they disposed of their lenses. Contact lens wearers who dump their used lenses into the toilet and then flush them out are...

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United Kingdom group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit

United Kingdom group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit

Ministers and health service bosses have been accused of failing to prepare adequately for the potential failure to strike a Brexit deal by NHS Providers, the association of NHS trusts. Conservative M...

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Here's Why a Harvard Professor Says Coconut Oil Is

Here's Why a Harvard Professor Says Coconut Oil Is "Pure Poison"

A 50-minute long German lecture becoming a viral hit on YouTube might sound unusual - but the title of the talk by Karin Michels , director of the Institute for Prevention and Tumor Epidemiology at...

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Google Fit gets ready to take on the Apple Watch

Google Fit gets ready to take on the Apple Watch

Similiar to other fitness tracking apps, Move Minutes and Heart Points are tracked via progress circles that turn into octagons once you achieve your goal. Fitbit isn't the only company making wa...

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Health Canada expands recall of some heart, high blood pressure drugs

Health Canada expands recall of some heart, high blood pressure drugs

The product names of the medications recalled include Teva-Valsartan, Act-Valsartan, Sandoz Valsartan, Sanis Valsartan, Pro Doc Limitee Valsartan and Sivem Pharmaceutical ULC Valsartan. Contact your h...

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Smoky skies, bad air from wildfires cover Northwest

Smoky skies, bad air from wildfires cover Northwest

Elderly people may be more affected by smoke because lung function decreases with age, she said. A shift in wind direction has brought some relief to parts of the Prairies impacted by spreading smok...

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Why you shouldn't flush away old contact lenses

Why you shouldn't flush away old contact lenses

Five different polymers that can be found in contact lenses were matched to microorganisms in various wastewater treatment facilities. According to new research , an estimated up to 3.36 billion di...

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16 nurses in same hospital unit pregnant at same time

16 nurses in same hospital unit pregnant at same time

I mean, it's going to work, even if that wasn't their plan. At a news conference, the women joked that there must be something in the water, or that maybe it was a joint plan for Christmas holidays ...

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Arrest after dozens overdose in CT park

Arrest after dozens overdose in CT park

Some victims tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl, but it appeared most if not all the overdoses were caused only by a potent batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana , said Dr. "They were havin...

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Moderate carbohydrate intake may result in good health

Moderate carbohydrate intake may result in good health

Apparently, if you follow a plant-based protein and fat diet instead of an animal-based protein and fat diet, you reduce the risk of dying early significantly. "Yet supporters of the cult of Low Carb ...

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Human case of West Nile virus reported in Lyon County

Human case of West Nile virus reported in Lyon County

The objective of the sprayings is to control the population of adult mosquitoes and reduce the risk of spreading Mosquito-Borne Viruses throughout the area. Drill holes in the bottoms of all recycling...

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E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

The STC says concerns that e-cigarettes could be a gateway to conventional smoking, including for young non-smokers, "have not materialised". - Can they encourage people to smoke conventional cigar...

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Drug overdoses hit new high in 2017 — CDC

Drug overdoses hit new high in 2017 — CDC

Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont all saw declines. Patrick Kennedy, a member of the task force the administration convened to tackle the epidemic, criticized Trump for being "all talk and no fo...

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Contact lens lost in woman's eye for 28 years

Contact lens lost in woman's eye for 28 years

That's what exactly happened to a 42-year-old woman in United Kingdom according to a BMJ Case Reports journal . The woman was 14 at the time and thought she had lost the contact lens. Is there an...

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Diet moderate in carbs could be key to longer life

Diet moderate in carbs could be key to longer life

The worldwide research shows that your mortality risk could be lowered if you follow a low-carb diet featuring plant-based proteins and fat. The researchers estimated that from the age of 50, the ...

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Woman has contact lens removed from her eye after 28 years

Woman has contact lens removed from her eye after 28 years

The discovery was made by doctors in Dundee after the patient, now aged 42, complained of swelling over her eye. The case came to light after it was reported in the British Medical Journal . The th...

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Seventy-Six People Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana In A Connecticut Park

Seventy-Six People Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana In A Connecticut Park

No deaths have been reported, and officials said most patients have been discharged from hospitals. Gerald Douglas, 64, summoned police and medics when he saw two men on the green smoking, "and then...

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Google Coach is reportedly Google's new health/wellness service for Wear OS

Google Coach is reportedly Google's new health/wellness service for Wear OS

With the Android 9 Pie Go edition , it will allow users on a tight budget to enjoy a fast, smooth, and the latest Android experience. The look and feel of the Android Pie Go edition is similar to...

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Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

He said he and his team at EWG had a lab test involving "45 samples of products made with conventionally grown oats" and found glyphosate - the active ingredient in the Monsanto weed-killer Roundup - ...

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More than 30 people overdose at downtown CT park; synthetic pot suspected

The patients included people of various ages and demographics, Alston said. People suffering from the suspected overdoses were found beginning at 7:30 a.m., with more cases appearing throughout the ...

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But it may be filled with a deadly disease

But it may be filled with a deadly disease

They also found signs of a bacterium that causes the potentially deadly disease brucellosis , which spreads from animals to people via unpasteurised dairy products . The tomb south of Cairo was ori...

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