Government announces boys to be vaccinated against HPV

Girls in Scotland are routinely offered the vaccine during the first three years of secondary school to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer as HPV is known to be a big risk factor for the disease. He underwent gruelling treatment for ... More..

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Many of our earliest memories are actually fake, study finds Read more
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Many of our earliest memories are actually fake, study finds Read more

This led the researchers to explore what underlying factors were causing the false memories. Participants were told they had to be sure the memory was one they were sure happened. Then the researchers examined ...More..

Of Maize and Men: Humans Have Been Baking Bread for 15000 Years
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Of Maize and Men: Humans Have Been Baking Bread for 15000 Years

Researchers say the charred remains doubled with tools and blades found at other Natufian sites confirm theories that people during this time began to utilize plants in different, possibly more effective wa...More..

Bacon is bad for your mental health, say researchers
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Bacon is bad for your mental health, say researchers

The scientists said people hospitalized for mania had about three times the odds of having eaten nitrate-cured meats than others, and rats fed a diet with added nitrates showed symptoms of mania within a few ...More..

by | Friday, July 20, 2018

"Multidrug-resistant" salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey hits 26 states

At least 40 people have been hospitalized in 26 states due to salmonella , and raw turkey may be the culprit, say USA health officials. The CDC has yet to determine whether the outbreak was caused by a singl...More..

Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds

Elliot B. Tapper. The researchers suspect the economic downturn in 2008 prompted people to comfort themselves with alcohol . Deaths from liver disease are spiking at an "alarming" rate in the United States a...More..

UnitedHealth Stock Drops Despite Q2 Earnings Beat
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

UnitedHealth Stock Drops Despite Q2 Earnings Beat

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. It also increased its holding in Hdfc Bank Ltd Adr Reps 3 Shs (NYSE:HDB) by 44,457 shares in the quarter , for a total of 330,471 shares, ...More..

Britney game for The Mickey Mouse Club reunion
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Britney game for The Mickey Mouse Club reunion

When asked if they like her music, she said: "Yes, but they have their own thing going on, they are very, very meticulous about what they listen to and what they want to hear". As for Britney's big MTV moment...More..

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating bad oysters
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating bad oysters

The report also stated that the man had underlying medical issues. The department's website says it is the third fatal case of Vibrio in Florida this year. "That's usually not the case when someone consumes...More..

White House in disarray over 'meddling'
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

White House in disarray over 'meddling'

The president tweeted earlier Wednesday, saying that people at "higher ends of intelligence loved" his press conference with Putin, teasing that "big results will come" from it. United States lawmakers are ca...More..

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday

National Ice Cream Day was a personal favorite, but that has since come and gone. Customers can redeem one coupon per person per transaction at participating locations in 41 states. Hot-dog lovers can get two h...More..

Designer babies? Ethics council approves genetically-edited embryos
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Designer babies? Ethics council approves genetically-edited embryos

Now, the inquiry gives a tentative green light to such enterprises as long as several conditions are met. "More specifically, it is our view that. genome editing is not unacceptable in itself, and therefore t...More..

Mom blames teen’s death on packaging for peanut cookies
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Mom blames teen’s death on packaging for peanut cookies

Kellie Travers-Stafford, who is from Weston, said that she's "still in shock" over the peanut-allergy death of her 15-year-old daughter, Alexi Stafford, in a post Thursday on social media. "Especially children"...More..

Mortality from heart failure remains higher in women than men
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Mortality from heart failure remains higher in women than men

While deaths due to cardiovascular diseases are on a rise globally, but new data has found evidence that death rates due to heart failure are much higher for women than for men, according to a recent study ...More..

Chinese Drugmaker Recalls Cancer-Causing Medicines in US
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Chinese Drugmaker Recalls Cancer-Causing Medicines in US

NDMA, or N-nitrosodimethylamine, is classified as a probable human carcinogen. The agency is still investigating, but said the contamination was believed to be related to changes in the way that valsartan was m...More..

FDA recalls heart medications over cancer concerns
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FDA recalls heart medications over cancer concerns

Officials say NDMA is a probable human carcinogen, or something that could cause cancer, and is believed to be related to how the products were manufactured. "The FDA is committed to maintaining our gold standa...More..

FDA recalls high blood pressure, heart failure medication over cancer risk
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FDA recalls high blood pressure, heart failure medication over cancer risk

The statistics have only risen since then, which means the consumption of Valsartan medicines is high. The US recall includes the the versions of valsartan that are made by Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthca...More..

Fortis accepts Rs 40 bn investment offer from IHH Healthcare Berhad
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Fortis accepts Rs 40 bn investment offer from IHH Healthcare Berhad

In a BSE filing, Fortis said, "Northern TK Venture Pte Ltd together with IHH Healthcare Berhad and Parkway Pantai Ltd have made an open offer to the equity shareholders of the target company to acquire (shares)...More..

Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

The findings offer important insights into the nutritional habits of European individuals, going back more than 5,000 years to the Copper Age. The researchers explained that the investigation had not been con...More..

Invasive plant sends teen to hospital, burn unit
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Invasive plant sends teen to hospital, burn unit

Alex was treated at the Burn Center at VCU Medical Center after his mother, a nurse, saw the wounds and diagnosed them as second- to third-degree burns, WTVR reported. He said the samples he had observed were...More..

West Nile virus activity surging in Sacramento County
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

West Nile virus activity surging in Sacramento County

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. The reported case was located in Hinds County. Targeted, truck-mounted aerosol spraying is also performed to help control the mosquito popul...More..

FDA approves 1st drug to treat smallpox
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

FDA approves 1st drug to treat smallpox

Tecovirimat ( TPOXX )-a small molecule antiviral therapy developed in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)-has ...More..

US accuses North Korea of UN sanctions violations
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

US accuses North Korea of UN sanctions violations

The snub happened right after a meeting which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo characterized as very productive, but apparently North Korea did not agree. But last month, Trump said he did not want to use the p...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

First color X-ray inspection on the human body

The device, named "Medipix", incorporates particle-tracking technology developed for CERN's Large Hadron Collider , which in 2012 discovered the Higgs Boson particle. Picture shows a 3D image of a left view of...More..

Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement — Bankrate Survey

They savor their day-to-day lives, feel financially secure and have a strong sense of community'. Utah, Idaho, New Hampshire and Florida fill out the other top five spots. "You need a sophisticated understand...More..

Emerging sex disease could be superbug
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Emerging sex disease could be superbug

MG is back in the headlines this week after a United Kingdom organization, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, released new treatment and prevention guidelines to help prevent MG from reaching ...More..

Scientists perform world's first 3D, colour X-ray on human body
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Scientists perform world's first 3D, colour X-ray on human body

The technology is being commercialised by New Zealand company MARS Bioimaging , linked to the universities of Otago and Canterbury which helped develop it. It produces images with improved diagnostic informati...More..

Scientists Use Gene Editing To Trick Cancer Cells Into Killing Each Other
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Scientists Use Gene Editing To Trick Cancer Cells Into Killing Each Other

We created therapeutic tumor cells expressing ligands specific to primary and recurrent tumor sites (receptor self-targeted tumor cells ) and extensively characterized two different approaches using (i) ther...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

The mosquitoes in these areas tested positive for West Nile

When mosquitoes test positive, the program increases its prevention efforts during daytime and evening hours in the area where the trap is located. West Nile virus is an uncommon viral disease that is spread ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Virtual ride helps ease heights fear

The research was undertaken using participants over 18 years old who had a self-reported fear of heights and responded to a recruitment advert. The researchers found that the VR treatment reduced fear of...More..