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PM Modi launches Centre's ambitious govt health plan ‘Ayushman Bharat’

PM Modi launches Centre's ambitious govt health plan ‘Ayushman Bharat’

The objectives are to reduce out of pocket hospitalisation expenses, fulfill unmet needs and improve access of identified families to quality in-patient care and day care surgeries. He also laid found...

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Alzheimer's rates will rise dramatically over the next 40 years

Alzheimer's rates will rise dramatically over the next 40 years

Several studies have shown that Americans who suffer from social disengagement in older age are more susceptible to mental deterioration. Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor bec...

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Women Die In Flooded Van Driven By South Carolina Deputies

Women Die In Flooded Van Driven By South Carolina Deputies

Thompson said he did not think the women were in restraints in the back of the van, noting that restraints are used for combative patients "and I understand they were not". Cooper warned locals that...

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Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

The 74-page report is the result of an investigation by Walters Inc., a sports medicine consulting company. It chronicles the events leading to McNair's collapse on the field on May 29 and his death -...

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Richland County Reports First Confirmed Human West Nile Virus Case for 2018

Richland County Reports First Confirmed Human West Nile Virus Case for 2018

In July, two cases of West Nile virus were reported in Johnson County , Kansas health officials said. West Nile virus and encephalitis are spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. The adult...

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Floyd County Health Department Issues Statement on Early Flu Season

Floyd County Health Department Issues Statement on Early Flu Season

VA flu clinics are for enrolled veterans only. The flu vaccine will be available for ages 6 months and up, and high-dose is available for individuals 65 years and older. The illness is not from the ...

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Number of Kids Using E-Cigarettes Is an Epidemic, Says FDA

Number of Kids Using E-Cigarettes Is an Epidemic, Says FDA

Juul, by far the most popular e-cigarette device, does not offer marijuana pods, but users can re-fill cartridges with cannabis oil. US health officials are sounding the alarm about teenage use of...

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Health Officials Bracing For Tough Flu Season

Health Officials Bracing For Tough Flu Season

A Facilities for Illness Alter doctor cautioned that the closing flu season proved to be one in all the deadliest.That's why the CDC is urging of us to act now, factual before the October commence up ...

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Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

On top of being positive for the sector, the clinical trial supports Tilray's medical cannabis prospects as it competes with Smiths Falls, Ont. -based Canopy Growth in an intellectual property-a...

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No benefit from aspirin for healthy older people

No benefit from aspirin for healthy older people

The study ran for four years and enrolled 19,114 people over the age of 70 with no indications of dementia , physical disabilities, or medical conditions that required the use of aspirin. The ASPREE...

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Are These Four Personality Types for Real?

Are These Four Personality Types for Real?

The previous tests failed because the specialists tried to fit people into boxes when people are actually more complex to fit in a single box and hence the tests were not accurate. People belonging to...

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Cigna gets DOJ approval to buy St. Louis based Express Scripts

Cigna gets DOJ approval to buy St. Louis based Express Scripts

Express Scripts, based in St. Louis, is responsible for the prescription plans of more than 80 million Americans. Federal antitrust enforcers have not successfully blocked a vertical merger in dec...

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Mental Patients Chained in Back of Sheriff’s Van Drown During Florence

Mental Patients Chained in Back of Sheriff’s Van Drown During Florence

Thompson said he did not think the women were in restraints in the back of the van, noting that restraints are used for combative patients "and I understand they were not". Cooper warned locals that t...

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Household cleaners can cause obesity in young children

Household cleaners can cause obesity in young children

The results showed that "those same children had a higher body mass index (BMI) than children who were not exposed to the frequent home use of disinfectants as infants". That's no joke. But until ...

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Doctors Once Again Call for a Complete Ban on Baby Walkers

Doctors Once Again Call for a Complete Ban on Baby Walkers

More than 90% of incidents led to head and neck injuries and the most common cause of injury - 74.1% - was falling down stairs. The American Academy of Pediatrics and consumer groups have warned a...

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Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

The study involved 19,000 people aged over 70 and has been in practice for seven years. Until now, the balance between risks and benefits in older individuals was unclear, said Dr McNeil. In the new...

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Zimbabwe creates crowdfunding campaign to combat Cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe creates crowdfunding campaign to combat Cholera outbreak

Authorities report that the outbreak began on September 1 in Harare and as of that date to September 11, the Ministry of Health and Child Care reports that there have been almost 2000 suspected c...

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West Nile cases second-highest this year since virus found in Iowa

West Nile cases second-highest this year since virus found in Iowa

Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. The latest report shows 79 human West Nile Virus cases in Nebraska with 42 being severe and four deaths, which i...

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Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas with `epic` rain, flooding; 5 dead

Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas with `epic` rain, flooding; 5 dead

Storm Florence may have weakened but the full extent of the damage it has wreaked may not become clear for days. But its progress had slowed to a crawl of 5 miles per hour. The eye moved from sea to...

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New flu vaccine available for those aged 65 and over this winter

New flu vaccine available for those aged 65 and over this winter

When this happens, evidence suggests that an additional 63,000 GP consultations could be prevented each year. "It's best to get your flu shot by the end of October, if possible", Hoyer said. Most pe...

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Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens

Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens

The XS Max features the largest screen and battery that Apple has ever used for an iPhone , a landmark reflected by a £1,099 starting price , which rises to £1,449 for the 512GB storage vers...

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Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead - Newswatch

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead - Newswatch

Cholera outbreaks have occurred regularly in the city as authorities struggle to provide potable water and sanitation facilities. "The newly-elected government must learn from its predecessor's mist...

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Mother accused of stealing painkillers prescribed for her dying daughter

Mother accused of stealing painkillers prescribed for her dying daughter

CM had been prescribed fentanyl and oxycodone for pain, but medical staff at the hospice noted they were concerned she was not receiving her medication, officials said. Ballweg was her daughter's pr...

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CDC recommends people get flu shots soon

CDC recommends people get flu shots soon

The CDC said it can't predict whether this season's vaccine will be a particularly good match for the circulating viruses, but experts say even if a particular batch of flu vaccine offers less-tha...

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Tobacco Stocks Jump After FDA Threatens E-Cig Crackdown

Tobacco Stocks Jump After FDA Threatens E-Cig Crackdown

The agency sent more than 1,100 warning letters and 131 fines to retailers it said illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette products to minors during a nationwide undercover sting including brick-an...

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