Andrew Gillum to face Ron DeSantis in Florida governor race

Bernie Sanders and billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum , who would be the state's first black governor, and Republican Rep. With support from national groups backing black candidates and progressive politician... More..

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McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

McSally blows out Arpaio, Ward for showdown with Sinema in AZ

Tuesday's primary election came as the Grand Canyon State mourned the loss of former Senator John McCain . As in many GOP races across the country, candidates in the Republican primary competed to prove th...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

The White House also returned its flags to full-staff by Monday, ignoring tradition to keep flags at half-staff until the day of interment. In a letter, the national commander of the American Legion, Denise R...More..

Medics warn of risky ‘kissing bug’ disease as 300,000 Americans already infected
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Medics warn of risky ‘kissing bug’ disease as 300,000 Americans already infected

The report states that no chemical sprays are now approved to battle triatomine bugs. Because many people don't show signs of infection, medical researchers have described Chagas as a "silent killer". Most ...More..

Weight-loss drug lorcaserin found to be safe in new study
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Weight-loss drug lorcaserin found to be safe in new study

Although Belviq did not raise heart risks, it did not lower them either, as many had hoped it would. Results from the study were presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Munich, Germany, an...More..

Aspirin Does Not Help Avoid First Heart Attack Or Stroke
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aspirin Does Not Help Avoid First Heart Attack Or Stroke

Aspirin did not help prevent cancer as had been hoped. "But the benefit here was negated by the bleeding [in the diabetes study]", said Dr. James Catanese, chief of cardiology at Northern Westchester Hospital i...More..

DRC: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

DRC: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover

Since the outbreak erupted on august 1, 103 confirmed and probable cases of Ebola have been identified in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, including 63 deaths, Congo's health ministry said in an overnight up...More..

Senator McCain dead at 81 of brain cancer
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Senator McCain dead at 81 of brain cancer

I've known great passions, seen awesome wonders, fought in a war, and helped make a peace. "I made a small place for myself in the story of America and the history of my times ". "His dedication to his country...More..

Algeria says cholera outbreak
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Algeria says cholera outbreak "completely under control".

He assured the public that the ministry would do all in power to eliminate cholera before the start of the new school year. The minister estimated the total number of suspected cases which arrived at hospital...More..

West Nile Virus leads to death of Kent County man
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

West Nile Virus leads to death of Kent County man

Johnmark Opondo from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, weekly testing shows a higher proportion of Culex Tarsalis mosquitoes have the virus in comparison to the previous year. "The risk of West Nile virus will...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Warning after blood-sucking 'kissing bugs' spread deadly disease

A parasitic illness that can cause strokes and heart failure is spreading across the USA, doctors have warned. Insects known as triatomines, also known as "kissing bugs", are starting to become more common in...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Vietnamese pay tribute to John McCain

Every member of Massachusetts' all-Democrat congressional delegation offered tributes to McCain, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, who said she was "blessed" to have served with McCain on the Armed Services...More..

Two new West Nile virus cases in PMH region
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Two new West Nile virus cases in PMH region

Reducing the amount of standing water , will help reduce the areas where mosquitoes lay their eggs, said officials. The reports come just days after state health officials said they were ramping up the risk ...More..

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Ebola spreads to DR Congo city surrounded by rebels

As of Thursday, the case count had reached more than 100, with 103 confirmed cases including 63 deaths, according to Dr. Peter Salama , deputy director general of emergency preparedness and response at the W...More..

New Study Concludes There Is No Safe Level Of Alcohol
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

New Study Concludes There Is No Safe Level Of Alcohol

Alcohol was the leading risk factor for disease and premature death in men and women between the ages of 15 and 49 worldwide in 2016, accounting for almost one in 10 deaths, according to the study, published ...More..

McConnell: Sen. John McCain has died at 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

McConnell: Sen. John McCain has died at 81

He was a courageous leader who served Arizona and the United States with tremendous pride, dignity and distinction. No further details were immediately provided. He spent four years in the House of Represen...More..

To stay healthy, avoid alcoholic drinks - including red wine
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

To stay healthy, avoid alcoholic drinks - including red wine

Researchers at the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle looked at the effects of alcohol consumption on research participants aged between 15 and 95 in 195 countries from 1990 through 2...More..

Ancient Fossil Had Mixed Parentage: Neanderthal Mom And Denisovan Dad
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Ancient Fossil Had Mixed Parentage: Neanderthal Mom And Denisovan Dad

The scientists analyzed a nuclear DNA of the 13-year-old girl, where they found two separate instances of interbreeding between Neanderthals and Denisovans . The team, led by palaeogeneticists Viviane Slon...More..

Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor Claims
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor Claims

Dr Karin Michels , an epidemiology specialist from the USA institution's school of public health, claimed the ingredient was " one of the worst foods you can eat ". People are recommended to avoid the high lev...More..

Freshers urged to to get MMR jab amid measles outbreaks
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Freshers urged to to get MMR jab amid measles outbreaks

Outbreaks in France, Serbia, Ukraine and Greece helped put measles cases at record-breaking levels in Europe, official data reveals. Serbia has recorded one of the highest rates of measles in Europe WHO said ...More..

Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments

Health workers commenced the administration of the US -developed mAb114 treatment to patients last week, the first time such treatment would be used against an active outbreak. She further revealed that so far...More..

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge

He is accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks near Montague and Clinton streets in Brooklyn Heights in October of a year ago, sources said. Frieden, who now works at Vital Strategies, a non-profit global healt...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

Men in Romania and women in Ukraine drink the most, 8.2 and 4.2 drinks per day respectively. The study authors suggest that, based on their analysis, any health benefits alcohol has are outweighed by its adve...More..

King Bio recalls children's medicine due to potential contamination
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

King Bio recalls children's medicine due to potential contamination

A small percentage of products produced between August 1 and Aug 4 tested positive for microbial contamination. In a release, company officials said the drug products could potentially result in increased inf...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison'; Ayurveda may differ

Professor Michels is not alone in slamming this oil, Dr Frank Sacks , who is a nutrition professor at the Harvard explained further, "Coconut oil is very high in saturated fat that raises your LDL cholestero...More..

Woman Contracts UK’s First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STD
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Woman Contracts UK’s First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STD

The disease is rarely seen in the United States, with only about 100 cases reported per year, mostly among people who have traveled to or are from areas where the disease is common, the NIH says. Symptoms can...More..

HPV Testing Can Replace Pap Smears for Many Women, New Guidelines Say
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

HPV Testing Can Replace Pap Smears for Many Women, New Guidelines Say

The global " HPV Testing market " report is a meticulous study of the global HPV Testing market portraying the state-of-the-art details in the market. "Although the USPSTF sets the standard for evidence-b...More..

by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

Karin Michels attacked the promotion of the oil as a healthy alternative in a lecture in Germany that has been watched almost a million times on YouTube . In the USA, coconut oil sales appear to have peaked i...More..

Gut enzymes convert donor blood to much-needed universal type O
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Gut enzymes convert donor blood to much-needed universal type O

Those with A and B blood types only carry one antigen, meaning they can only give to people with a similar blood type. "That's why O blood is so important". "Obviously, the next stages are all about safety, m...More..

Open office seating more healthy than private offices, cubicles
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Open office seating more healthy than private offices, cubicles

It's no secret that office workers are more sedentary than other types of worker, and that they don't always make up for this physical inactivity at home, say the researchers. Workers in open-plan offices are m...More..