Medical

Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth in Long-Term Care Facility

It has been revealed the 29-year-old woman was an enrolled member of the San Carlos Apache tribe, whose reservation is in south-eastern Arizona. Her identity ...


NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

The initiative, dubbed NYC Care, will guarantee physical and mental health care for all 8.6 million people living in NY, de Blasio said at a press conference ...


Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected

Asset Dedication LLC raised its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 204.6% in the third quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 18,789,390 sha...


Teen Vaping Is on the Rise, While Other Drug Use Declines

The FDA is threatening to ban all flavored vaping products unless manufacturers come up with a solid plan to curb youth access and use. This year is the sec...


Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

O'Connor agreed with a coalition of Republican officials from 20 states that Obamacare was unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that Americans ob...


Neti pot nightmare: BRAIN-EATING amoebas from tap water attack elderly woman

Even though such infections are very rare, there were three similar US cases from 2008 to 2017. She contracted an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris . The...


Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong — WashPost

The message may have pressured Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to announce on Monday that he'll pay his interns a stipend in the new congress. The nonpr...


OneBlood searches for extremely rare blood to save two-year-old Florida girl

In order to meet the said pre-requisites, the blood donation organisation has chose to expand its search across the globe with an aim to raise 7-10 donors to ...


Late former president Bush flown back to USA capital for final salute

He will lie in state in the Capitol for public visitation through Wednesday. It is a tradition for the stock market to close for funerals of former presidents...


9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

Wednesday the department announced an additional child death. Adenovirus hasn't been confirmed in another person who died Friday afternoon. Officials say th...


Cavaliers' Kevin Love (foot) questionable for Saturday

The Cavaliers were outrebounded 48-to-30 in defeat. "It's still early in the season , and we have a lot of games to go". Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue cross...


Polio-like illness among kids baffling doctors, scaring parents

In extreme cases, paralysis and death can occur. He said he became aware of the illness in 2016, when Children's Healthcare treated a number of kids with the ...


Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States

A polio-like illness that can cause paralysis in children is now here in the Carolinas. Most of these cases began in August and September, and 90 percent ar...


Local boy probable to have rare illness similar to polio

A rare disease similar to polio appears to be spiking. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 38 cases of AFM have been confirmed acros...


African Cancer Organisation marks Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness

The Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, an advocacy organization, found that only 7 percent of $15 billion invested in breast cancer research funding from 2000...


‘More awareness needed on mental health’

Surveys in India and China, which have a third of the global population, suggest that more than 80% of people with any mental health or substance use disorder...


UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

Rachel Herlihy, the Colorado state epidemiologist. Eventually they narrowed it down to AFM. "Now you're finding cases in Canada, you're finding cases where peop...


This Is Brett Kavanaugh's First Question as a Supreme Court Justice

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling President Donald Trump's attack on her handling of an allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ...


Revolutionary cancer-fighting treatment earns scientists Nobel Prize in medicine

Their research has led to the development of drugs that release that Human immune system against the cancer cells. When the treatments work, the cancer goes...


General Electric replaces CEO and shares soar

With a market capitalisation below US$100 billion as of Friday, GE was worth less than a fifth of its peak value a generation ago. The group, also listed in L...