Justin Bieber Is Fighting His Demons And Needs Our Prayers

A source revealed back in February that the singer is batting depression and has been having a hard time. Additionally, the source told People that his struggles have nothing to do with his marriage to Hailey and that he's also receiving counsell... More..

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Eye scan may detect early signs of Alzheimer's
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Eye scan may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Three biomarkers that indicate Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment have been identified by researchers from the University of Alberta, findings which may be groundbreaking if proven worthy of ...More..

Measles in Canterbury now 'in widespread circulation' as infections rise to 25
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Measles in Canterbury now 'in widespread circulation' as infections rise to 25

Vaccine conspiracy theories, as well as fears of vaccines linked with autism in children, are clear to see on social media and other areas of the internet. "Immunisation is the only sure way to avoid getting me...More..

California Man Learns He’s Dying from Doctor on Robot Video
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

California Man Learns He’s Dying from Doctor on Robot Video

Photo Ernest Quintana died from chronic lung disease. Would you agree that there's nothing "warm and intimate" about a doctor's robot video message telling a patient they most likely will not be going home...More..

J&J prices ketamine-like depression treatment at $590-$885 for two doses
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

J&J prices ketamine-like depression treatment at $590-$885 for two doses

Johnson & Johnson's new nasal spray contains the chemical mirror image of ketamine , which has previously been called a "party drug" because of its quasi-psychedelic effects. In that trial, patients in stable ...More..

Facebook plans to pull anti-vaccine groups and pages to combat misinformation
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Facebook plans to pull anti-vaccine groups and pages to combat misinformation

They say vaccine hesitancy is a top 10 global threat, along with HIV, Ebola, and climate change. The company said it would reduce the ranking of groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccination...More..

Vaccine boost as measles cases rise in Canterbury
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Vaccine boost as measles cases rise in Canterbury

The Arizona Department of Health Services is working with Pima County Public Health Department to learn if there was any community exposure to the disease. Measles can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. The c...More..

by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Brie Larson hopes Captain Marvel will trigger diversity conversations

This presale figure is particularly impressive considering Captain Marvel's alter ego, Carol Danvers, is a relatively unknown character to non-comic readers. Taff declined to address " Captain Marvel " foes...More..

Unvaccinated Oregon boy had 'severe' tetanus
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Unvaccinated Oregon boy had 'severe' tetanus

Rushed to the hospital where even the doctors were surprised to diagnose this case after so many years, 30 years to be more precise according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On day 44...More..

Finland's entire government resigns after breakdown of agreement on welfare state reform
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Finland's entire government resigns after breakdown of agreement on welfare state reform

Sipila, a former businessman who earned millions as an IT entrepreneur before becoming prime minister in 2015, has made health and social reform one of his top priorities in office, seeing a shake-up as necessa...More..

The London Patient and an HIV ‘Cure’: What You Need to Know
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

The London Patient and an HIV ‘Cure’: What You Need to Know

The doctors stressed the need for proper guidelines around the new treatment, which, if proved successful in more cases, could change lives of millions of people. The transplant involves killing nearly all the ...More..

Facebook, Instagram to remove vaccine misinformation content
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Facebook, Instagram to remove vaccine misinformation content

It will do this by reducing their ranking and not including them as recommendations or predictions in search. Global health organisations, such as the World Health Organisation and the US Centres for Disease ...More..

Ebola Response In DR Congo 'Failing' To Contain Outbreak: MSF
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Ebola Response In DR Congo 'Failing' To Contain Outbreak: MSF

The medical aid group has temporarily suspended its operations at two treatment centres located in the epidemic's epicentre after both were set ablaze by unknown attackers. There were signs the outbreak - the s...More..

Eating allium vegetables decreases the risk of colorectal cancer
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Eating allium vegetables decreases the risk of colorectal cancer

Symptoms are not always present with precancerous polyps, or colorectal cancer. That's one of the reasons people may not discover they have colorectal cancer until late stages of the disease. Kane said African-...More..

J&J's nasal spray antidepressant wins US approval
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

J&J's nasal spray antidepressant wins US approval

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dennis Charney , dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY. "Controlled clinical trials that studied the safety and efficacy of this drug, along with ca...More..

Second person cured of HIV in major medical breakthrough
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Second person cured of HIV in major medical breakthrough

The patient's name, nationality or age is not public. The London patient has been free of the virus for a substantial amount of time, he acknowledges, but at this point, "it's still possible for the virus to ...More..

Fitbit's Versa Lite has (almost) all the features at a lower price
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Fitbit's Versa Lite has (almost) all the features at a lower price

Fitbit will continue to test and iterate on Rewards and other software experiences in advance of launching a paid premium service offering later in the year. If you've used the Fitbit Versa , you'll know a lot...More..

Ariana Grande to launch new drink and playlists with Starbucks
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Ariana Grande to launch new drink and playlists with Starbucks

The cloud macchiato, as a Starbucks blog noted , arrives almost three decades after its initial macchiato offerings in the late 1980s. Lester Fabian Brathwaite is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, bon vivan...More..

Teen testifies to Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Teen testifies to Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated

But Lindenberger, still 18, said he did his own research and became convinced that information in defence of vaccines outweighed the concerns of the so-called anti-vax movement. All states require children to...More..

‘London patient’ is world’s second ever in HIV remission
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

‘London patient’ is world’s second ever in HIV remission

In the case of both Brown and now the London patient, the new blood cells transplanted into them were from donors who had two copies of a gene mutation for the CCR5 receptor. Gupta said the treatment is not a...More..

Lilly offers half-price insulin in counter to drug cost pressure
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Lilly offers half-price insulin in counter to drug cost pressure

USA drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co plans to sell a half-price version of its Humalog insulin injection, as it fends off criticism about rising drug prices. "The significant rebates we pay on insulins do not dir...More..

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

An HIV-positive man in the United Kingdom has officially become the second person in the world to be cleared of the Aids virus. HIV experts said the importance of a second "cure" can't be underestimated. He...More..

California sues Trump administration over Title X
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

California sues Trump administration over Title X

The lawsuits seek an injunction to prevent the rule from going into effect. California's attorney general and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking to overturn new obstacles the Trump administration set ...More..

Second Patient Cleared of the Virus That Causes AIDS
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Second Patient Cleared of the Virus That Causes AIDS

The patient remained on anti-HIV drugs to prevent the virus from replicating for almost 1.5 years after the transplant; because HIV tends to hide in cells in a dormant phase and reactivate years later, Gupt...More..

MMR Vaccine Does Not Increase Risk of Autism, Another Study Confirms
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

MMR Vaccine Does Not Increase Risk of Autism, Another Study Confirms

Boys were four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls, the study found. It concluded that the study "strongly supports that MMR vaccination does not increase the risk for autism, does no...More..

Stem cell treatment puts HIV into long-term remission in landmark study
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Stem cell treatment puts HIV into long-term remission in landmark study

Researchers from University College London announced the finding at the annual conference of retroviruses and opportunistic infections (CROI) ongoing in Seattle, USA this week. Possibly. The London patient's ...More..

Blood pressure medication recall list: latest updates as of March 2019
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Blood pressure medication recall list: latest updates as of March 2019

Problems with potential cancer-causing agents in blood-pressure medications first cropped up in July, when an ARB called valsartan was recalled by Chinese drugmaker Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. The affect...More..

London HIV Patient Becomes World’s Second AIDS Cure Hope
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

London HIV Patient Becomes World’s Second AIDS Cure Hope

He received transplant from a donor with a mutation in a protein called CCR5. "Coming 10 years after the successful report of the Berlin Patient , this new case confirms that bone marrow transplantation from...More..

International measles outbreaks prompt call for vaccination
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

International measles outbreaks prompt call for vaccination

Worldwide, 98 countries saw more cases of measles in 2018 than in 2017, reversing progress made against the highly preventable, but potentially deadly disease. State legislatures in both Washington and OR a...More..

Washington lawmakers move to remove vaccine exemptions amid growing measles outbreak
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Washington lawmakers move to remove vaccine exemptions amid growing measles outbreak

Jessica Farley, spokesperson for the Toe River Health District of Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties said there was rumored to be a case of measles in that health district area recently, but that the person su...More..