Medical

Death toll from Nipah virus rises to 15 in Kerala

Earlier, briefing the media, director, health services, Dr R L Saritha said the youth was admitted to the Medical College Hospital on Tuesday. Now areas aro...


Study finds most popular vitamin, mineral supplements provide no health benefit

The Australian Self Medication Industry rejected the study and defended the "valuable" role of vitamin and mineral supplements for those consuming a poor di...


Cockroach milk is the latest health fad taking over the world

Researchers at the Institute for Stem cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India have discovered that cockroach milk - yes, that's right, cockroach mi...


Roseanne Barr Tweets Back at Co-Stars After They Condemn Her Racist Remark

The initial tweet outraged fans and as well as her own castmates. The US network on Tuesday cancelled hit sitcom " Roseanne ", after star Barr fired off ...


Allegran recalls birth control pills packaged in reverse order

A physician report indicates that 4 placebo (non-hormonal) capsules were placed in the first 4 days of therapy instead of active capsules. Allergan notes that i...


Study finds popular vitamin and mineral supplements are useless

A new study suggests that three of the most popular vitamins and supplements provide no consistent health benefits, nor do they cause harm. But niacin and an...


Would you drink 'milk' that came from the gut of a cockroach?

Cockroach milk could become a new addition to the superfood craze, with food-conscious Australians opting for a dairy alternative in their morning coffee. Als...


Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, 2 found dead

Ryan said some drugs were already in Congo and he hoped potentially life-saving therapies would be available in Ebola treatment centers within "a very short num...


WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

UNICEF staffer Jean Claude Nzengu, center, talks with members of an Ebola vaccination team as they prepare to administer the vaccine in an Ebola-affected com...


Cockroach Milk Could Be The Latest Milk Trend

The Pacific beetle cockroach. The milk, which is a "post-natal fluid" secreted by a mother cockroach to nourish her 50-something strong army of baby cockroach...


USA states declare emergency ahead of subtropical storm

In addition to parts of the southeastern USA, the heavy rains and storm conditions could produce "life-threatening flash floods and mudslides" in Cuba , the NH...


Record-breaking heat coming again today

If you're heading to the Memorial Day Parade in Portsmouth or any outdoor ceremonies, make sure you have an umbrella just in case. Rain chances will be mi...


Troopers make record breaking fentanyl bust in Nebraska

Pete Ricketts said . The quantity was enough to kill more than 26 million people , the Kansas City Star reported. The Nebraska State Patrol seized nea...


Sleeping In On Weekends Might Prevent Early Death

By 2010, the world mortality rate was about eight in 1,000. Scientists in the Journal of Sleep Research conducted a study on the sleep patterns of adult...


West Virginia Officials Recommend Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Food Service Workers

Updates and prevention messaging such as the importance of hand washing and the use of a vaccine to protect against the virus for those at risk can be found on ...


Seafood-rich diet increases sexual activity and pregnancy chances, study finds

Other biological factors are involved: "These could include effects on semen quality, ovulation or embryo quality", explains one of the study's author's, Doct...


Mumbai Police tries to take action against Hrithik Roshan, spares Salman Khan

Recently, the Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore nominated Hrithik, cricketer Virat Kohli and Badminton player Saina Nehwal to join the Twitter c...


Why you must catch up on lost sleep in weekends

Sleeping in on weekends to catch up on missed sleep over a long and tiring work week does not only feel incredible, but it also may help you live longer. "The...


Nipah Virus: How it spreads, symptoms and treatment of the infection

What is being seen now is that if anyone has fever, there is a panic and when a patient tests positive, neighbours and relatives of the affected also turns pani...


Nipah scare: Patient who visited Kerala is on ventilator support

Drawing a parallel of sorts, with the death of a nurse in the current outbreak, Devadasan recalled that in the Siliguri outbreak, major deaths had been those of...