Why you should always wash your hands after passing airport security

Other germ hotspots were shop payment terminals, staircase rails, passport checking counters, children's play areas and - unavoidably - in the air. Four of 8 samples contained the rhinovirus or adenovirus, which both cause cold-like symptoms. More..

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Common painkiller linked to increased risk of major heart problems

Researchers analysed the cardiovascular risks that come with diclofenac compared with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Then, the researchers followed and studied these individuals for the...More..

West Nile Fever cases soar - English
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

West Nile Fever cases soar - English

West Nile virus can lead to serious illness and death, although a majority infected will not show symptoms. Find out more on Halton Region's West Nile virus program . In addition to treating that area for t...More..

News Controversial Silicon Valley health tech firm 'dissolves'
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

News Controversial Silicon Valley health tech firm 'dissolves'

Enjoying this story? Subscribe to FierceBiotech! In 2015, Forbes declared Holmes to be the world's youngest self-made female billionaire - with a personal net worth of $4.5 billion . The unraveling of Theran...More..

19 fall ill on Emirates flight
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

19 fall ill on Emirates flight

Kennedy International Airport. In an interview, Sykes said she saw a few passengers being taken off the plane first for medical attention, but she added that "many, many" others were showing signs of illne...More..

Bangladesh women more at health risk than men due to inactivity
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Bangladesh women more at health risk than men due to inactivity

High-income countries had insufficient physical activity two times higher than low-income countries and that rate increased by five percent between 2001 and 2016. The surveys took note of physical activity in w...More..

Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

The 28-year-old texted his father shortly after meeting Wong to tell the retired police officer of the incredible coincidence, and David Seminatore then found an old photo he had taken of Wong holding his son a...More..

All Kids 6 Months & Older Should Receive Flu Vaccine — AAP
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

All Kids 6 Months & Older Should Receive Flu Vaccine — AAP

The APP's flu vaccine advice contradicts CDC recommendations , which promote the use of every flu vaccine on the market for children. It's too soon to tell whether this year's flu season will be as bad a...More..

Captain Marvel first look: Brie Larson is the new Marvel superhero
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Captain Marvel first look: Brie Larson is the new Marvel superhero

As any Marvel comics fan knows, the Skrulls are especially risky due to their unparalleled ability to shape-shift. Most notably, Captain Marvel brings back Nick Fury back-but in a major change, he act...More..

Claire Wineland Dies, YouTube Star Dead Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplant
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Claire Wineland Dies, YouTube Star Dead Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplant

She was born with cystic fibrosis - a genetic disease that floods the body with mucus and causes frequent lung infections - in 1997. It has no cure. In recent months, the 21-year-old's health had taken a dr...More..

S/Africa's listeriosis
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

S/Africa's listeriosis "outbreak is over" - Minister

The Department of Environmental Affairs confirms that 5,812 tons of food have been recalled and destroyed since early March 2018. "Therefore, the conclusion is that the outbreak of listeriosis in South Afric...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Blood-testing startup Theranos is said to be shutting down

The move comes after founder Elizabeth Holmes settled a shareholder lawsuit in July aimed at recovering whatever can be salvaged from the fallen blood testing startup. It was briefly one of the most celebrate...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Brie Larson is Captain Marvel!

She's one of the strongest superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe , but one we haven't even met yet at this point in the movies . For example, when the film starts, Carol already has her powers, having ...More..

Flood aftermath: Fever grips Kerala, claims 9 lives
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Flood aftermath: Fever grips Kerala, claims 9 lives

Twenty-eight of these were subsequently confirmed as leptospirosis cases, the health official quoted above said. Leptospirosis is a bacterial illness transmitted mainly through water or soil irascible by th...More..

State Orders Hampton Hotel to Remediate Legionnaires' Disease Bacteria, Notify Guests
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

State Orders Hampton Hotel to Remediate Legionnaires' Disease Bacteria, Notify Guests

The source is believed to be in the Guildford area. "Both patients have risks for Legionnaires' disease and have been discharged from the hospital". Symptoms include fever, cough, chills, muscle aches, headac...More..

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

In a written statement , Sen. McCain had a complicated relationship with President Trump , who infamously attacked him during the GOP primaries leading up to the 2016 election. Nearly a quarter of McCain's ...More..

West Nile virus claims life of Kent County resident
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

West Nile virus claims life of Kent County resident

Seven human cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been discovered in NY state so far this year, with three recent cases in Nassau, Westchester and Monroe counties. Older adults and those with compromised imm...More..

Warmer, hungrier bugs threat to crops
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Warmer, hungrier bugs threat to crops

A few studies have shown that the excess CO2, which plants use for photosynthesis, could initially boost the types of wheat grown in the Northwest. "But if temperatures rise, these insect populations will gro...More..

Holy Guacamole! Get paid to eat guacamole every day
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Holy Guacamole! Get paid to eat guacamole every day

Once the research is finished, the participants will then be given $300 (P16,000) each, with those in the control group receiving an extra 24 avocados for themselves. Those who make it into one of the two group...More..

Texas nurse under investigation after posting on anti-vaccination page
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Texas nurse under investigation after posting on anti-vaccination page

The organization's statement on the nurse's firing said, "We were made aware that one of our nurses posted protected health information regarding a patient on social media". Inside the Houston hospital, a l...More..

Mom suing over baby's death after treatment at ICE facility
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Mom suing over baby's death after treatment at ICE facility

On Tuesday, her lawyers filed a notice of claim against the city of Eloy, Arizona, which is the prime contractor for the federal government in operating the Dilley facility. The two were housed in a room with f...More..

Pediatricians drop age limit for rear-facing auto seats
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Pediatricians drop age limit for rear-facing auto seats

The AAP chose to update their vehicle seat policy after re-analyzing a 2017 study that originally recommended the age limit at two years old. The American Academy of Pediatrics says children should remain r...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Get paid to eat avocados

Once all the data have been collected, Wake Forest University will perform the final analysis and deliver the results, Loma Linda University reported. "The control group will be required to eat no more than two...More..

West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool

Maine Center for Disease and Prevention on Wednesday said a group of between one and 50 mosquitoes collected August 21 in Kittery tested positive for the virus. Use Insect Repellent: When used as directed, Env...More..

Conflict zones complicate Ebola containment in Congo, says World Health Organization director
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Conflict zones complicate Ebola containment in Congo, says World Health Organization director

Besides the vaccine tested during the pandemic of 2014-2015, the authorities have already approved the use of four additional experimental therapeutic molecules, namely ZMapp, Remdesivir, Favipiravir and Regn34...More..

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Kosher Chicken
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Kosher Chicken

Of those, eight have been hospitalized - including one person who died in NY. The death was reported in NY. The outbreak strain was found in samples of raw chicken collected from two facilities, including one...More..

Air Pollution May Affect Mental Intelligence
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Air Pollution May Affect Mental Intelligence

The research team found that verbal and math scores "decreased with increasing cumulative air pollution exposure". BBC reports that the more pronounced effect of air pollution on older, less educated ...More..

Republican Referring To African-American Opponent, Says Don't
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Republican Referring To African-American Opponent, Says Don't "Monkey Up"

The last six presidential election winners won Florida. In toppling the Putnam political machine, DeSantis continues a string of victories by outsider anti-establishment GOP candidates that dates back to ...More..

Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label Error
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label Error

Accord Healthcare Inc.is voluntarily recalling one lot of Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. The bottle was a part of lot PW05264, and the FDA says it was a potential mix up of labeling. The FDA says that the effec...More..

CDC says STD rate in the United States is rising
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

CDC says STD rate in the United States is rising

Centers for Disease Control said. Cases of chlamydia increased by almost seven percent, primary and secondary syphilis cases rose by more than ten percent, and gonorrhea cases soared by almost 19 percen...More..