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One plague case reported in Inner Mongolia

One plague case reported in Inner Mongolia

Bubonic plague is the most common form of plague globally, in fact. That form is highly contagious, and can spread easily from person to person by sneezing or coughing near them. Scientists analyzed...

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Antibiotics are often misused

Antibiotics are often misused

According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibiotic resistance is a top threat to the public's health and a priority across the globe. Despite the availability of antimicrobial ...

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Unicef says measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15

Unicef says measles death toll in Samoa rises to 15

Samoa declared a state of emergency on Friday , making measles vaccinations mandatory and banning public gatherings involving children. The Samoan government closed schools indefinitely Monday ...

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Biden just sent out a post-debate email hours before the debate starts

Biden just sent out a post-debate email hours before the debate starts

Hours before the fifth Democratic debate was set to begin, Biden's campaign on Wednesday sent out a fundraising email obviously not intended for release until the debate ended. An email regarding Bide...

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A Man Develops

A Man Develops "Feather-Duvet Lung" After Switching His Bedding

Dr Owen Dempsey, consultant chest physician at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and a co-author of the report, said people should not rush to throw away their duvet and pillows, but take note if they expe...

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Brian Kilmeade to Trump: Don't Tweet About Impeachment

A White House official has testified in the impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump that a phone call made to ask Ukraine to investigate his political rivals was improper. President Tr...

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US election 2020: Obama issues warning to 'revolutionary' Democrats

US election 2020: Obama issues warning to 'revolutionary' Democrats

Both Republican and Democratic political pundits dissected Obama's brief comments Saturday on cable news, calling it a "pseudo-endorsement" of his former vice president, Joe Biden. Elizabeth Warren o...

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House Democrats Publish Two New Deposition Transcripts in Trump Impeachment Probe

House Democrats Publish Two New Deposition Transcripts in Trump Impeachment Probe

After long resisting calls for impeachment from members of her caucus, Pelosi announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry in September, predicated on accusations that Trump had pressured Ukra...

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Study Casts Doubt on Angioplasty, Bypass for Many Heart Patients

Study Casts Doubt on Angioplasty, Bypass for Many Heart Patients

It was released on Sunday in an annual meeting of the American Heart Association (AHA). In some cases, patients who underwent invasive techniques were more likely to suffer a heart attack or even ...

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Man nearly dies after parasite crawls into his penis and lays eggs

Man nearly dies after parasite crawls into his penis and lays eggs

The community of 4 swam and canoed for three hours a day in the freshwater lake, and it's right here that James used to be exposed to the worm. A 32-year-old British man nearly died after a parasi...

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Tsitsipas: Im really close to winning a grand slam

Tsitsipas: Im really close to winning a grand slam

Stefanos Tsitsipas Beats Roger Federer in ATP Finals 2019 Semis, to Meet Dominic Thiem in Summit Conflict. But although Tsitsipas's victory feels significant, he is the fourth first-time champ...

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Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads across Pacific

Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads across Pacific

As of the weekend, it would be a "mandatory legal requirement" for unvaccinated citizens to receive an immunisation injection, the government said in a statement. In Tonga, about 900km from Samoa, the...

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Smokers who switch to vaping rapidly boost heart health

Smokers who switch to vaping rapidly boost heart health

This represents a significant improvement in vascular health. The results showed that, whether or not the e-cigarettes contained nicotine, those who switched away from tobacco smoking found their en...

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John Bel Edwards narrowly re-elected Louisiana governor, unofficial returns show

John Bel Edwards narrowly re-elected Louisiana governor, unofficial returns show

He added, "And as for the president, God bless his heart" - a phrase often used by genteel Southerners to politely deprecate someone. Trump tweeted several times throughout the day, encouraging Loui...

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Seasonal influenza activity up, 3 flu-associated pediatric deaths reported — CDC

Seasonal influenza activity up, 3 flu-associated pediatric deaths reported — CDC

Nationally, influenza-like illness activity remains below baseline, according to the CDC. Thirty states are seeing flu activity - for this time of year, that's the most states in a decade. There a...

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US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling

US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling

These include strains of the fungusAspergillus fumigatusresistant to the azole class of antifungals, resistantMycoplasma genitalium, another sexually transmitted disease, and resistantBordetella pertu...

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Germany Approved a Law that Will Make Vaccination Mandatory

Germany Approved a Law that Will Make Vaccination Mandatory

Medical staff, daycare workers, teachers and workers at community facilities must also be vaccinated under the act, which is due to come into effect in March 2020, a spokesman for the Ministry of Heal...

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Buttigieg surges ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa

Buttigieg surges ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa

A New York Times/Sienna poll released earlier this month also showed Buttigieg's support surging in Iowa, but still behind Warren and Sanders. Biden holds a sizable lead over the rest of the 2020 ...

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Germany introduces mandatory vaccination against measles for children

Germany introduces mandatory vaccination against measles for children

The UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, said in September the government was "looking very seriously" at making vaccinations compulsory for state school pupils. Health Minister Jens Spahn has argue...

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UN Agency Set to Tackle High Price of Insulin

UN Agency Set to Tackle High Price of Insulin

World Diabetes Day was first commemorated on 14 November 2007, and is observed annually. Prequalification ensures that medicines supplied by global procurement agencies meet acceptable standards of...

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Stanford Medicine Apple Watch study shows heart warnings work

Stanford Medicine Apple Watch study shows heart warnings work

Of those who received a notification via the Apple Watch , 34% were found to have atrial fibrillation. People who received a notification were sent ECG patches to further monitor for heart problems, ...

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FDA: Dollar Tree selling 'potentially unsafe drugs'

FDA: Dollar Tree selling 'potentially unsafe drugs'

Dollar Tree and a competitor, Dollar General , were fined $1.2 million were selling expired over-the-counter drugs , the NY attorney general announced in August. As always, we are cooperating wit...

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Second Ebola vaccine to be offered to around 50,000 people in Congo

Zaire is liable for the current outbreak in the DRC , as very well as the 2014 West African outbreak, and nearly all other outbreaks recorded because Ebola was first identified in 1976. The governm...

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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 42, cases of illness to 2,172

Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults fell to its lowest recorded level in 2018: 13.7%, according to a report published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC has d...

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Pakistan among top 10 countries in prevalence of diabetes

Pakistan among top 10 countries in prevalence of diabetes

One in 11 people around the world suffers from Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), while half of all people with diabetes do not know they have it. It is estimated that more than 50.1% of adult diabetes suffer...

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