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Catching up on sleep over the weekend doesn't actually help, study finds

Catching up on sleep over the weekend doesn't actually help, study finds

Results of the experiment are published in the journal Current Biology . After baseline testing, the volunteers were divided into three groups. For those struggling to clock the recommended seven t...

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Mandatory reporting of vaccinations rolling out this fall

Mandatory reporting of vaccinations rolling out this fall

A rundown of where they have been and what they have done has been recorded by VCH to ensure the public's safety. The health authority says the three other cases are unrelated to the school outbreak...

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New federal rule cuts funding for family planning groups over abortion referrals

New federal rule cuts funding for family planning groups over abortion referrals

President Trump's Title X rule is unacceptable and unlawful", Ferguson said at a press conference. Other changes proposed by HHS include expanding oversight of - and reporting requirements for - h...

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Nearly half of children with cancer untreated

It estimates that undiagnosed cases could represent more than half the total in Africa , South Central Asia and the Pacific Islands . Worldwide, there are some 400,000 new cases of childhood ca...

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Local and State Health Departments Encourage Measles Vaccinations for All Children

Local and State Health Departments Encourage Measles Vaccinations for All Children

Measles is sweeping rapidly through southern Thailand, with national health authorities recording between 3000-4000 cases, and 22 reported deaths of children. An unvaccinated boy from France has just ...

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Pharma Execs to Congress: Don’t Blame Us for High Drug Prices

Pharma Execs to Congress: Don’t Blame Us for High Drug Prices

Sen. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, talks during a hearing with drug company CEOs on drug prices, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers ...

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GE sells biopharma business to Danaher for $21.4 billion

GE sells biopharma business to Danaher for $21.4 billion

GE Healthcare President Kieran Murphy opined that while "the BioPharma business has been a strong contributor to our success" at GE, he is also "confident this agreement represents a great opportunity...

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Ontario unveils overhaul to 'disconnected' health care system

Ontario unveils overhaul to 'disconnected' health care system

The other agencies being rolled into Ontario Health are Health Quality Ontario, Trillium Gift of Life Network, Health Shared Services Ontario, and HealthForce Ontario Marketing and Recruitment Agenc...

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Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

After the first case of the " Momo challenge " was discovered in the United Kingdom, the boy's parent, who wished to remain anonymous, said she was "deeply alarmed" when her seven-year-old son's tea...

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Conservatives Scorch Senate Dems after 'Shocking' Born Alive Vote

Conservatives Scorch Senate Dems after 'Shocking' Born Alive Vote

The bill does not restrict abortion rights. "If an abortion results in the live birth of an infant, the infant is a legal person for all purposes under the laws of the United States, and entitle...

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Health authority confirms 2 more measles cases in B.C. Lower Mainland

Health authority confirms 2 more measles cases in B.C. Lower Mainland

The health authority says an individual with lab-confirmed measles visited Leduc and stopped at several locations on February 12 & 13. Edmonton International Airport Hotel Shuttle at the Crystal S...

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Will These Ever Shine Again?: Hormel Foods Corporation, (NYSE: HRL)

Will These Ever Shine Again?: Hormel Foods Corporation, (NYSE: HRL)

These days, there is no shortage of information for investors to get their hands on. It is apparent across the food and drinks market as a whole, with 6.5 percent of all food and drinks launches rec...

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Title X Funding Change Over Abortion Is ‘Domestic Gag Rule,’ Pelosi Says

Title X Funding Change Over Abortion Is ‘Domestic Gag Rule,’ Pelosi Says

Although federal family planning funds by law can not be used to pay for abortions, religious conservatives have long argued that the programme indirectly subsidises Planned Parenthood . Title X cost...

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FDA chief: Feds may have to step in on state vaccine laws

FDA chief: Feds may have to step in on state vaccine laws

Dix said Ontario's system makes it more hard for those eligible for vaccination to miss getting their shots - and he wants to see B.C. with a similar model. With 33 students forced to stay home from...

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Killer immune cell raise hope for universal flu vaccine

Killer immune cell raise hope for universal flu vaccine

The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Compared with recent flu seasons, fewer deaths are being attributed to pneumonia and influenza , as well. Pea...

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Fourth-grader died one day after strep throat and flu diagnosis

Fourth-grader died one day after strep throat and flu diagnosis

She was airlifted to Cincinnati Children's Hospital but died the following night. "It is with shattered hearts that we share that our sweet Sable Paige took her first steps into Jesus' arms tonight"...

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First pediatric flu death reported in Northeast Ohio

First pediatric flu death reported in Northeast Ohio

These new influenza-associated deaths bring the state total to 68 this season, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. "Our condolences go out to the family", said Wilma Wooten,...

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'Young Blood' Transfusions to Prevent Aging Are Unproven and Risky, FDA Warns

'Young Blood' Transfusions to Prevent Aging Are Unproven and Risky, FDA Warns

The agency may pursue enforcement actions against companies offering these infusions, a process that can take months. Till Tuesday, startup firm Ambrosia was providing a service whereby they transfu...

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After Vancouver outbreak, no measles cases in Interior Health yet

After Vancouver outbreak, no measles cases in Interior Health yet

Schools have been sending out notices to parents about the outbreak and how vaccination can protect students from measles. "Others had been hesitant [to be inoculated] because of pressure from peer gr...

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Measles outbreak in Clark County continues to spread

Measles outbreak in Clark County continues to spread

A mother in Burnaby, B.C., was frustrated after her son, who was born prematurely past year, was quarantined over fears he contracted measles earlier this month at the BC Children's Hospital in Vanc...

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Don't Buy Young People's Blood to Stop Aging, FDA Warns

Ambrosia's founder, Jesse Karmazin , is a Stanford Medical School graduate who the procedure can reverse the aging process. Thiel's reported interest was sparked by a company called Ambrosia, which ...

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'Zombie deer disease' has impacted wildlife in 24 states

'Zombie deer disease' has impacted wildlife in 24 states

There have been no documented cases of humans contracting CWD, but recent research shows that it can be transmitted to other animals - including primates. However, Mr Osterhold said it is a "throw at ...

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Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

In addition, CWD has been reported in reindeer and moose in Norway and Finland, and a small number of imported cases have been reported in South Korea . CDC recommends hunters test animals for CWD ...

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Diet soft drinks increase risk of stroke, heart attack for women

Diet soft drinks increase risk of stroke, heart attack for women

The American Heart Association has recently published a science advisory which found there was inadequate scientific research to conclude that low-calorie sweetened beverages do or do not affect the ...

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Confirms first pediatric death in flu season

Confirms first pediatric death in flu season

Meanwhile, due to the increasing flu cases , doctors are encouraging anyone six months and older to be vaccinated as it is the best way to protect yourself against influenza . For example, they were...

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