Medical

FDA recalls thyroid tablets

The medication in question contains a combination of levothyroxine , called LT4, and liothyronine , called LT3. Patients taking these medications however ar...


Motorola Android Pie device update list unveiled

Having said that, after announcing Android 9.0 Pie, Google has now announced Android 9 Pie (Go Edition ) which succeeds Android Oreo (Go Edition ) that wa...


Starbucks protein blended cold brew - can it replace your Frappuccino?

It's gritty, as one might expect from a drink with ground almonds in it, but overall it's rich in almond flavor and the closest all-vegan Frappuccino replacem...


Cheerios and other breakfast cereals found to contain weed-killing chemical

Quaker does not addglyphosate during any part of the milling process. This is still within safe levels deemed by the Environmental Protection Agency, although...


At least 76 people overdose on K2 in New Haven, Connecticut

Some people were unconscious, others were semi-conscious. Officials responded to 19 additional reports of overdoses on Thursday, bringing the total to 95 cases,...


Found the solution to half a century of physics puzzles

Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? On the other hand, if you snap the dry spaghetti in half, you will be left with uneven strands a...


Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later

It's not like the woman was looking for it the entire time, though. The 42-year-old woman from the United Kingdom had gone to see a doctor about a swollen eye...


1 in 2 Australians slugged with out-of-pocket medical costs

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report, published on Thursday, found that Australians paid three billion Australian dollars (2.17 billio...


'Dr BumBum' charged over death of patient after operation

Denis Furtado's Instagram is filled with photos of women's butts. Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro have charged a celebrity plastic surgeon known as "Dr Bumbum" ...


First generic EpiPen gets FDA approval

The approval comes about two years after Mylan landed in hot water for drastically raising the price of its medicine while using its monopoly power to keep co...


Celebrity low-carb diets 'take years off your life'

People with low carb diets (meaning less than 40% of their calories came from carbohydrates) and high carb diets (more than 70% of their calories came from ...


U.S. woman who shot herself is youngest person to get face transplant

She received a new forehead, cheeks, mouth and lips, nose, eye sockets, upper and lower eyelids, upper jaw and as well as a portion of the lower jaw, along with...


World's Oldest Cheese Discovered In Egyptian Tomb Contains Potentially Deadly Bacteria

Archaeologists have just discovered the most ancient and intact cheese that has ever been found anywhere in the world, and it was recovered from the Egyptian ...


Vaping study shows e-cigarettes more harmful than thought

The research is a first step in understanding the effect that vaping might have on humans, but it is not yet a complete picture. Total number of viable cells si...


Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

No deaths were reported, and most of those brought to local hospitals have been discharged. "We have no deaths reported". Officials have arrested a 37-year-...


Ebola death toll in DR Congo touches 41, doctors try new drug

As the region was sprinkled with so-called "red zones", or inaccessible areas where Ebola could hide, and with a high population density and movement in the r...


'Dr Bumbum' Denis Furtado is charged with murdering patient

As for what led to the woman's death, the doctor used 300ml of PMMA, an acrylic glass filler, when one is only supposed to use very small doses and in a "very r...


Mass ODs at park

Three more overdoses were reported at the Green Tuesday night, but officials could not confirm whether they were related. A mass overdose on August 15, near Y...


Mayo Clinic in Rochester Ranked #1 Hospital In State & Nation

The ranking compares more than 4,500 hospitals across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. News of the rankings comes the day after Mayo was com...


NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

So far NYU has raised $450 million. Medical school officials announced the scholarships today at NYU Langone Health's Tisch Hospital in Manhattan. The yearl...