Medical

Three more people quarantined in suspected Ebola case

In a statement released on Sunday night, Uganda's Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng said such rumors that the disease has broken out in different parts of the ...


FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 Death

The FDA is halting a number of clinical trials until researchers involved can prove proper testing procedures are in place to screen for risky organisms. Other ...


Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an worldwide threat, despite confir...


Sleeping with your TV on could make you gain weight, study says

Previous studies in animals have suggested that exposure to light at night may disrupt sleep and circadian rhythms , alter eating behaviors, and promote wei...


Uganda confirms first case of Ebola

Aceng says Ugandan health officials were alerted of the presence of contacts of an Ebola case from DRC and their phone contacts provided for close monitoring ...


Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach

Warner wrote. While AMCA told BioReference that no Social Security numbers were compromised, BioReference has not been able to verify the accuracy of that infor...


Tomah VA to offer more health care options for veterans

Under the new rule , veterans would be eligible for community care if they must drive 30 minutes or more to a VA facility for primary care or mental health s...


Private Data Of Over 7.7 Million LabCorp Customers Compromised In Data Breach

AMCA says it is continuing to investigate and has taken steps to boost the security of its systems, processes, and data. LabCorp , a medical testing company,...


Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness

Both experienced similar symptoms, and Michelle's father, Marc Calanog, said she contacted him to let him know they had fallen sick and planned on going to a lo...


Quest Diagnostics date breach could affect nearly 12 million patients

Quest Diagnostics says almost 12 million people could have been affected by a data breach that includes their personal information, certain financial data, Soci...


Quest Diagnostics discloses breach of patient records

The company said laboratory test results weren't affected by the breach. Then on May 31, it told AMCA told the companies the data affected included information ...


Scientists produce fungus that can kill mosquitoes

They took a naturally occurring fungus, Metarhizium pingshaense , and combined it with the DNA of a venomous Australian Blue Mountains funnel-web spider. The s...


Measles outbreaks 2019: Why both sides are wrong

The Chicago Department of Public Health's Measles, Mumps and Rubella-or MMR-vaccine finder is an interactive map that includes a number of retail-based clin...


Medical Marijuana, Some CBD Oils Now Allowed Aboard US Planes

All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in checked and carry-on bags. No further details were provided about any other CBD oils that are permitted...


World Health Organization officially recognises ‘gaming disorder’

Back in December of 2018, the World Health Organization was considering adding " gaming disorder " to its list of recognized illnesses, and now the organizati...


‘Gaming Disorder’ recognized as illness by WHO

Back in December of 2018, the World Health Organization was considering adding " gaming disorder " to its list of recognized illnesses, and now the organizati...


Trump Continues Drive to Protect Religious-Based Discrimination

The public will then have 60 days from that point to comment on the proposal . "With this proposed regulation", said Gonen, "the Trump administration is ...


Lawmaker Single-Handedly Blocks Disaster Relief Bill

Texas Republican Chip Roy , a former aide to Texas firebrand Sen. With Congress now in recess until June 3, it appears unlikely a vote would happen before th...


Mystery of racist photo in governor's yearbook left unsolved

The report also identified 10 photographs depicting individuals in blackface based on the law firm's review of all EVMS yearbooks, according to the school. No...


The measles virus has broken out in half the American states

According to CDC data, released on Monday, there have been approximately 880 reported cases of measles across 24 states this year, the largest volume of infecti...