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Airport security trays biggest carrier of germs

Airport security trays biggest carrier of germs

Unfortunately for travellers, while the trays may be the dirtiest items in the airport, they're also one of the most unavoidable. Other surfaces that tested positive for sickness-inducing germs in...

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Painkiller diclofenac linked to increased heart risks in study

The researchers said that despite the potential side effects, treatment with NSAIDs may be worthwhile for improving the quality of life of patients suffering from pain and inflammation . The study in...

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Tazewell County Reports West Nile Virus

Tazewell County Reports West Nile Virus

Hendry and Glades Counties remain on the list as among those to have never reported a single case of West Nile Virus. Symptoms similar to flu symptoms and include fever, headache and nausea. - Keep gr...

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Firm in blood-test deceit set to close

Firm in blood-test deceit set to close

The move comes after Theranos failed to secure a buyer or further investments and ended up breaking the terms of its $65 million loan from Fortress Investment Group. Ultimately, the once highly soug...

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Almost 40% of South Africans risk deadly disease from lack of exercise

Almost 40% of South Africans risk deadly disease from lack of exercise

It was deduced that mostly in high-income countries like the United Kingdom and U.S., the percentage of inactive people has increased from 32 to 37 from 2001 to 2016. But working out is one of the mo...

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Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

When the doctor told her his name, it "sounded familiar", she told The Mercury News . Today, he stands at 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 134 pounds, although still bears the same eyes and expressio...

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Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

Rhinovirus, which causes the common cold , was the virus that was most frequently picked up in the tests. The airport security tray is the most virus-laden surface in the airport, according to a st...

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Common painkillers linked to heart attack and strokes

Potential influencing factors were taken into consideration, and the researchers found that starting diclofenac during the study period (1996-2016) resulted in an increased rate of major adverse cardi...

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Paramedics grant terminally ill Australian patient final wish: an ice cream sundae

In a Facebook post , Smith said that it was the last meal that he was able to eat by himself and that the family was grateful for what the QAS had done: "Mum and I can not thank QAS enough for all th...

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Theranos, blood test company racked by fraud allegations, is shutting down

The biotech company, which was once valued at $ 9 billion , built its reputation on the claim that it had come up with a cheaper, more efficient alternative to traditional medical tests. Taylor said i...

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan confirms first worker death from radiation

Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan confirms first worker death from radiation

According to the ministry, the man had worked mainly at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and other atomic power stations nationwide over a period of about 28 years and three months between June 1980...

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Indian State Battles 'Rat Fever' Outbreak After Worst Floods In History

Indian State Battles 'Rat Fever' Outbreak After Worst Floods In History

A total of 372 people have been infected with the disease , known properly as leptospirosis and transmitted in water, soil or food containing urine from rodents and other animals. According to offici...

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Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

Others who spoke at the service in Washington, D.C. included Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis). President Trump , who had a rocky relationship w...

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Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals

Researchers believe the bacteria has spread because implanted devices are regularly impregnated with antibiotics as a strategy to prevent infection, but this could have actually been building up a res...

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Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi clarifies the end of Listeriosis outbreak - Part 1

Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi clarifies the end of Listeriosis outbreak - Part 1

The council noted that pork prices have dropped dramatically since the outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa , and while July reflected a recovery, prices are still 3.8% lower than July 2017. Motso...

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Devastated mum's plea as teen daughter dies from meningococcal in NSW

Central Coast student Mischelle Rhodes, 19, came down with a fever last Tuesday, but was sent home from hospital with painkillers. Ms Rhodes' friends have taken to social media to pay tribute. Menin...

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Risks still remain despite progress in controlling Ebola in Congo

Risks still remain despite progress in controlling Ebola in Congo

The median age of confirmed and probable cases is 35 years (interquartile range 19-45.5 years), and 56% were female. Also, recorded "sporadic instances" of detrimental behavior in North Kivu provinc...

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Kerala Government Issues Alert After Water Borne Disease Claim 7 Lives

Leptospirosis , or rat fever, transmits from animals to humans. The suspected cases were reported from Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur, Malappuram and Ernakulam districts. "Every hospital is stocked w...

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NY man looking for kidney makes his plea on Times Square billboard

NY man looking for kidney makes his plea on Times Square billboard

Weiner, 53, had both kidneys and his bladder removed because of cancer. He's hooked up to dialysis machines three times a week, but his body can only handle so much. As luck would have it, a famil...

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'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

Bharmal explained the bacteria is found naturally in soil and natural water sources, but it can grow in human-made water systems such as air conditioning, swimming pools and plumbing systems and becom...

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Microwave weapons suspected in U.S. embassy ailments

Microwave weapons suspected in U.S. embassy ailments

It's possible there's a more pedestrian explanation like some kind of other frequency-related illness. A preliminary report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation say it has uncovered no evidenc...

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Experts Drop Kids’ Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats

Experts Drop Kids’ Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats

Many parents agree, saying they think it's a good idea to keep their child rear facing until they reach a certain height and weight. "This is still the safest way for children to ride", Hoffman added....

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West Nile confirmed in Gulfport neighborhood

West Nile confirmed in Gulfport neighborhood

Delaware's Office of the State Veterinarian says it's confirmed two cases of West Nile Virus in horses. DHS will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season. Avoid...

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FDA warns SGLT2 inhibitors may cause rare, serious infection of genital area

FDA warns SGLT2 inhibitors may cause rare, serious infection of genital area

The drugs affected sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 ( SGLT2) inhibitors , used to treat type 2 diabetes . SGLT2 inhibitors lower blood sugar by causing the kidneys to remove sugar from the body throu...

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Stryker buys spine device maker K2M for $1.4B

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. The company was founded in 2004. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 11.00% while EPS growth in past 5 ye...

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