Medical

Breast cancer treatment: More women may avoid chemotherapy thanks to breakthrough research

Those results come from the largest study ever done on breast cancer treatments. Arnie Purushotham, a senior clinical adviser to Cancer Research UK who wa...


NewsAlert: Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win provincial election

In 2014 Horwath shifted her party to the centre, right of Wynne, to try to gain some voter traction away from the Tories. Ford, meantime, refused to be pinned...


Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win upcoming election

She claimed, without a trace of irony, that Liberals are needed to "keep the next government in check". Meanwhile, Windsor-Tecumseh candidate Remy Boulbol sai...


Death toll rises to 5 in USA tainted lettuce outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement released Friday. "Any immediate risk is gone". The CDC has not pinpointed the exact sour...


Steps taken towards a cure at Austintown Relay for Life

The goal of the event is to raise money for research and support services and bring people together to remember those they lost to cancer and or show support fo...


Kerala: One more person succumbs to Nipah virus, toll rises to 17

Mr. Sadanandan said that the isolation room in Government Medical College hospital, Kozhikode , is maintained following the Ebola handling guidelines. In view ...


39-yr-old Kerala woman under observation for Nipah symptoms dies

Roja had been to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital, where a person was undergoing treatment for Nipah virus infection. Of the 203 samples tested for ...


39-yr-old Kerala woman under observation for Nipah symptoms dies

Roja had been to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital, where a person was undergoing treatment for Nipah virus infection. Of the 203 samples tested for ...


Blood test offers hope of detecting cancers before symptoms develop

Among four cancer-free people who tested positive, the United States authors say two women were diagnosed with ovarian and endometrial cancer just months late...


XGR-Medicaid Expansion story

The budget still needs final approval House and from Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam . The state Senate passed an initial budget bill at about 5 p.m. The House...


AHS highlights smoking dangers on World No Tobacco Day

Omiyefa said: "Tobacco use has been linked to over seven million deaths worldwide and causes a lot of deaths related to noncommunicable diseases including can...


Why middle-aged men should reduce high protein intake

A separate study that was recently presented at the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure in Vienna found that eating protein can help patients with heart ...


Five dead, nearly 200 ill in US romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

At least 89 people were hospitalized. The five dead were reportedly from Arkansas, New York, California and, with two cases, Minnesota. On Friday, health offici...


More deaths in the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five. On Friday...


Area Relay for Life events begin this week

The event started like most Relay for Life editions do, by having survivors share their stories and then having them lead the rest of the walkers in a survivors...


Soldier Dies In Kolkata Of Suspected Nipah Virus Infection

The soldier was admitted to hospital in Kolkata on May 20, a week after returning from holiday in Kerala, according to defence ministry spokeswoman Dipannit...


Colon cancer screening should start at 45, not 50 - US doctors

That means that "we hope that doctors will look at this and at least start discussions of colorectal cancer screening with their 45-year-old patients", Wolf sai...


Nipah virus through hens: Fake message on DMO letterhead

Earlier this month, Vij had reportedly said that freedom fighters Bhagat Singh and Lala Lajpat Rai made supreme sacrifice for the country, unlike Nehru and Gand...


First 3D-printed human corneas could help treat blindness

One donated cornea could be used to print as many as 50 artificial corneas. The technique demonstrated in the research could potentially be used in the futu...


22000 children severely obese when they leave primary school

Chairman of the health and wellbeing board at Barnet council, Cllr Caroline Stock, said: "We recognise that child obesity is an important issue that must be t...