Medical

Teen with measles may have exposed visitors at Disneyland, Universal Studios

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP ) - A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hot spots and the beach this month had measles and...


Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping on the rise

Ngozi Ezike. State Epidemiologist Tim Jones says officials will look for common factors on specific vaping components or brands that may be the source of the ...


Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication

It is important to note that following the Nigeria three-year mark, the Africa Regional Commission for Certification of Polio Eradication (ARCC) will begin a ri...


Second West Nile Virus-infected mosquito sample collected in Harrisburg

Medical authorities have renewed their call to the general public, especially the elderly and those with chronic diseases, to take the necessary precautionary m...


U.S. Investigating Lung Diseases Linked to e-Cigarettes

Federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of severe lung disease connected to e-cigarette use and vaping, with victims experiencing symptoms f...


Health officials link mysterious lung diseases to vaping

Back in April, the US Food and Drug Administration also began an investigation regarding seizures, reportedly experienced among e-cigarette users. The CDC rep...


Few people show symptoms of the West Nile Virus

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PM: Anti-vaccine 'mumbo jumbo' to blame for measles rise

Caroline Hatton, service delivery group manager, (children, young people and families) with Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, said: "As a parent, you h...


Vaping injuries on the rise

Ngozi Ezike said. More than 20 young people across the country have been hospitalized for severe lung injuries potentially linked to vaping. The patients ...


Ebola outbreak spreads to new province in DR Congo

A 24-year-old mother and her seven-year-old child were both infected . Having travelled in July , she had been marked as a high-risk contact of the case. More...


Touro University releases new research on West Nile virus

Most people will not display symptoms, such as with West Nile. According to the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County, several sentinel chicken flocks...


Two human West Nile virus cases in Washington County

The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project completed larviciding 5,976 storm drains on city and state property in Cambridge in June to kill mosquito larvae bef...


'I don't want guns in the hands of a lunatic'

It is this model the White House is looking to follow, with the thinking, even though the legislation was not successful back then, it provides a good policy fr...


Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man's throat

The unnamed man, described as a 72-year-old retired electrician, went to the emergency room because he was having difficulty swallowing and was coughing up bloo...


Dayton shooting: Dayton shooter Connor Betts' parents apologize for "insensitive" obituary

In the early hours of 4 August, the gunman opened fire at bystanders in OR, a busy nightlife district in Dayton's city centre, police said. A pipe device co...


Pensioner spends a week with dentures stuck in throat after surgery mishap

The new case report highlights the fact that doctors should be cautious to note any prosthetics a patient who is going into surgery has. The patient was imm...


Two New Drugs Significantly Lower Death Rate — Ebola Cure Found

The clinical trial will continue comparing these two drugs in Ebola treatment centers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , STAT reported. The study ...


1st human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee

Approximately 80 percent of those infected with the virus will not show any symptoms, but about one in 150 will develop a severe neuroinvasive illness that can ...


Horror in the Hamptons - outrage over fundraiser produces SoulCycle boycott

Both gyms stated that they do not support the Ross' fundraiser and he is merely a " passive investor ", uninvolved in either company's day-to-day operations. Se...


Technology to measure blood pressure using video selfie developed

Face skin is so thin that light can travel through it and then bounce back off a red protein called haemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. The accura...