Medical

Bayer to stop selling Essure birth control device in US

Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Friday the company's decision follows the FDA's patient safety action in April when the agency ordered sales and distribu...


OH and PA: Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products

In interviews with health officials, people who have gotten sick reported eating different types and brands of turkey products purchased from several locations,...


Merck pledges to cut prices for seven drugs

Trump has pressured drug companies to keep prices low, and met with Pfizer after it announced price increases for more than 100 drugs. Trump's administratio...


Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research professor at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain and lead author of a new study on the topic said, "The mec...


West Nile carrying mosquitoes in Williston area

Elk Grove, the Pocket and communities south of Fruitridge Road are scheduled for aerial insectide sprayings as part of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector C...


Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from raw turkey

The same year, a Salmonella Hadar outbreak linked to turkey burgers resulted in at least 12 infections in 10 states. This means the outbreak might be widespre...


Edith Cowan University researchers developed world first melanoma blood test

We know that three out of four biopsies come back negative for melanoma , ' lead researcher and PhD candidate Pauline Zaenker , from ECU's Melanoma Research...


LSUHealthNO collaborating on study of aggressive prostate cancer in African-American men

Manolis Kogevinas, of ISGlobal, in Barcelona. The FDA has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for enzalutamide (Xtandi) for the treatment ...


Processed Meats Associated with Manic Episodes

For the first study , the researchers didn't even intend to look at cured meats, said study co-author Faith Dickerson, director of the Stanley Research Program...


UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

UnitedHealthcare grew by 2.2 million members from a year ago to 48.8 million members. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 0.51% or 94,959 shares. ...


Britney Spears Announces Gender-Neutral Fragrance Called Prerogative

They would have to plan it. Spears' new tour is her first since 2011's Femme Fatale Tour and the conclusion of her hugely successful Piece of Me residency s...


Florida resident dies from bacterial infection after eating oyster

It is recommended that folks do not eat raw shellfish , particularly oysters, since the bacteria exists year round in warm, brackish sea water, according to th...


White House in disarray over 'meddling'

The report sheds light on President Trump's consistent efforts to shift the focus away from any role Moscow played in his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton,...


Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’

It's a hugely controversial idea, but genetically edited "designer babies" could be on the horizon, after a science council concluded that DNA editing human emb...


National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

National Hot Dog Day is TODAY, Wednesday, July 18 and a number of places are offering free hot dogs and deals! Enjoy $1 Big Bite hot dogs at 7-Eleven stores a...


Chinese drug maker recalls valsartan products in United States over impurity

It has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Health and Wellness that some batches of Valsartan, a popular drug used to treat high blood pressure, is...


FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

Exposure to high levels can cause liver damage and is a probable human carcinogen, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services . The FDA said ...


IHH to takeover Fortis; to rebrand hospital chain into Gleneagles in future

Ravi Rajagopal , Chairman , Board of Directors at Fortis Healthcare said, "After a period of detailed consideration and evaluation, the Board of Directors is...


Tips to Protect From West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been found in Monroe County. "We usually detect the virus in dead bird samples first, but so far this year we have been r...


U.S. accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products

United Nations experts say that North Korea needs oil products to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons, according to AFP. The United States has i...