View latest Health snippets from the most trending searched Keywords


thumbnail

E. coli outbreak 2018: Everything to know about the bacteria behind the illnesses

Here's what you need to know about the bacteria Escherichia coli. What is E. coli? Although it makes the news every so often during an outbreak of foodborne illness, E. coli in and of itself isn't necessarily bad. The term refers to a large group of ... Read more

thumbnail

Thanksgiving Food You Should Not Feed Your Dogs

The aromas of baked and fried turkeys, cooked potatoes, homemade dressing, gravy, rolls, fresh cranberries and pies will fill kitchens all across the country Thursday. The Thanksgiving scent will linger in the air, with holiday food and fun for the ... Read more

thumbnail

University of Maryland student dies of virus that killed 11 children in New Jersey

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland student has died from an adenovirus-related illness. CBS station WJZ-TV reports the student, identified as 18-year-old UMD freshman Olivia Paregol, was in her first semester of college. The University of ... Read more

thumbnail

Is Going Gluten-Free Healthy For People Not Allergic To Gluten? Here's The Answer

According to a new research published in the journal Nature Communications, a diet low in gluten or a gluten-free diet may not only benefit people allergic to it, but also those who avoid its consumption for health-sake. The study says that it may be ... Read more

thumbnail

The doctors explained why it is advisable to regularly eat potatoes

Named products that slow down aging. The aging process is one of the most unpleasant periods of human life. To stop and cancel it, but to try to slow down is possible. This can help food, namely some specific products. Coffee and tea. Great help in ... Read more

thumbnail

Your Thanksgiving Meal By the Calories (and How to Burn Them Off)

We eat a ton on Thanksgiving — about 4,500-plus calories, according to the Calorie Control Council. Many of us look forward to stuffing our faces and welcome the food coma that follows, but in the spirit of the original Thanksgiving meal, which ... Read more

thumbnail

9 expert tips for your Thanksgiving road trip

For most Americans, Thanksgiving means sharing a decadent feast and quality time with close family and friends. But for many, in order to get to that gathering, it also means braving a family road trip. This year AAA projects more than 54 million ... Read more

thumbnail

Milford scientist suing CDC over Lyme test

MILFORD — A scientist in Milford who has devised a way to use DNA matching technology to determine if a patient has Lyme Disease has accused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of suppressing his test and depriving him of $57.1 million in ... Read more

thumbnail

New Treatment Shows Promise Against Peanut Allergy

In a first, an oral immunotherapy drug derived from peanut protein could help build tolerance and eliminate potentially deadly reactions in children and adolescents with severe peanut allergies. The study showed that controlled ingestion of the ... Read more

thumbnail

How to do keto on Thanksgiving without losing your mind

Thanksgiving dinner is traditionally a high-carb affair. Tables often feature some combination of mashed potatoes, thick gravy, sweet baked beans, yams, cornbread, and pie. Those dishes can feel like an abomination for people on a ketogenic diet, which ... Read more

thumbnail

Canal Calem Periodontics Treats Receding Gums in Cherry Hill, NJ, with ...

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The well-respected periodontist team of Canal and Calem Periodontics, Drs. Mario J. Canal and Ben Calem, are welcoming patients from Cherry Hill, NJ, with receding gums to discover innovative ... Read more

thumbnail

Food regulators urge Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of new ...

NEW YORK (AP) — Food regulators urge Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of new food poisoning outbreak. Subscribe to Breaking News. Sign up! * I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its ... Read more

thumbnail

Pa. Department Of Corrections To Provide Costly Hepatitis C Treatment To ...

Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections has agreed to treat the state's nearly 5,000 inmates with hepatitis C over the next three years as part of a federal court settlement expected to be finalized soon. Advocates for prisoners have filed suits in ... Read more

thumbnail

The Australians Hunting The Genes Behind Bipolar Disorder

Just like the music he composes, Alex Pettigrew's life has already hit big high notes and some very deep lows. Alex was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he was just 17, but he was experiencing symptoms from 14, and like so many others it was ... Read more

thumbnail

Colorectal cancer screening reduces need for intense treatments among male ...

While screening for colorectal cancer did not, so far, reduce mortality, it did reduce the need for chemotherapy and emergency surgeries among male patients, shows a recent Finnish study. Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the ... Read more

thumbnail

Troubling New Anti-Flu Vaccine Poll Has Doctors Worried About Children's Health

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — During the last flu season, 179 children died after getting the virus. And now, a new poll has doctors worried. You're probably more focused on how to properly cook the turkey and who should ... Read more

thumbnail

China confirms two H5N6 bird flu outbreaks in Yunnan province

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has confirmed two cases of H5N6 avian bird flu on poultry farms in southwestern province of Yunnan, the Agriculture Ministry said on Wednesday. Local authorities have culled 10,280 birds following the outbreaks, the Ministry ... Read more

thumbnail

One in four US adults sits more than eight hours a day

A survey of some 5,900 adults found that nearly 26 percent sit for more than eight hours a day, 45 percent don't get any moderate or vigorous exercise during the week, and about 11 percent sit more than eight hours a day and are physically inactive. Read more

thumbnail

Cannabidiol may be useful for some severe pediatric epilepsies

Reuters Health News | November 20, 2018. Cannabidiol may be useful for treating severe pediatric epilepsies, particularly in children with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs), according to a new review. Read more

thumbnail

Pennington County bucks national trend of high rate of death due to overdose

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Fewer people in Pennington County are dying of drug overdoses. But nationally, we're seeing that number go up. So why are we bucking this national trend? Some point to stricter opioid prescription regulations, while others ... Read more

thumbnail

Nutritionists have called the product “burning” visceral fat

Nuts rid of belly fat. If you want to lose weight quickly, but also to keep the figure simple proportions, then you definitely need to include in your diet nuts. This is the conclusion reached by researchers. Strict calorie counting is not always the ... Read more

thumbnail

No, Flu Shot Side Effects Don't Mean That the Vaccine Gave You the Flu

People offer up plenty of...questionable...excuses for not getting their annual flu vaccine. Exhibit A: wanting to avoid flu shot side effects that “prove” they've caught influenza from the very thing meant to protect them. If only we could grab a ... Read more

thumbnail

Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak. North Carolina's largest chickenpox outbreak in decades is centered in a primary school ... Read more

thumbnail

Had a drink too many? Eat avocados, sweet potatoes, bananas to cure the hangover

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: You're enjoying beer, cocktails with friends, and before you know it, night turns into day, and you wake up with a massive hangover. You're not alone. According to a study conducted at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, about 76 ... Read more

thumbnail

Lung cancer: Working in this job could mean you're at high risk of the deadly ...

Around 120 people in the UK are diagnosed with lung cancer every day, but two-thirds will only be diagnosed when it is too late for a cure. As the disease doesn't usually cause noticeable symptoms until it has spread to other parts of the body, the ... Read more

thumbnail

How you react to stress may predict brain health

New research finds that our response to even minor daily stressors, such as getting stuck in traffic or queuing for too long at the supermarket, can affect how healthy our brain is, particularly into old age. angry senior stuck in traffic. Our ... Read more

thumbnail

University of Maryland student dies of virus that killed 11 children in New Jersey

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland student has died from an adenovirus-related illness. CBS station WJZ-TV reports the student, identified as 18-year-old UMD freshman Olivia Paregol, was in her first semester of college. The University of ... Read more

thumbnail

On the rise... almost 50000 get pills for erectile dysfunction

Almost 50,000 Irish patients received drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) for free on the medical card last year - a rise of almost 6pc compared to 2016. The provision of ED drugs such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra to 47,997 medical ... Read more

thumbnail

University of Maryland student dies of virus that killed 11 children in New Jersey

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland student has died from an adenovirus-related illness. CBS station WJZ-TV reports the student, identified as 18-year-old UMD freshman Olivia Paregol, was in her first semester of college. The University of ... Read more

thumbnail

The ongoing tragedy of lead in our lives

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has been a recent focal point, but the issue of lead pollution is both global and pervasive. As Thursday evening's “Lead Summit at Harvard: Revolutionary Discoveries in Lead Pollution and Health Impacts” made clear ... Read more

thumbnail

Anabolic steroids linked to higher rates of premature death in men

Men who use androgenic anabolic steroids--such as testosterone--may face a higher risk of early death and of experiencing more hospital admissions, according to a new Journal of Internal Medicine study. For the study, 545 men who used androgenic ... Read more

thumbnail

Anti-depressant prescriptions soared after Brexit vote, study finds

The number of people being prescribed antidepressants has soared since the Brexit referendum in 2016, a new study has revealed. Compared with other medications studied, there was a significant rise in the amount of antidepressants doled out during the ... Read more

thumbnail

University of Maryland student dies of virus that killed 11 children in New Jersey

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland student has died from an adenovirus-related illness. CBS station WJZ-TV reports the student, identified as 18-year-old UMD freshman Olivia Paregol, was in her first semester of college. The University of ... Read more

thumbnail

Traffic noise stresses out frogs, but some have adapted

Frogs from noisy ponds near highways have altered stress and immune profiles compared to frogs from more quiet ponds—changes that reduce the negative effects of traffic noise on the amphibians. According to a new study, when frogs from quiet ponds are ... Read more

thumbnail

Malaria progress stalls, new report says

Progress against eradicating malaria seems to have stopped, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The number of malaria cases fell from 239 million in 2010 to 217 million in 2016. But then the number of cases jumped to 239 million. Read more

thumbnail

University of Maryland student dies of adenovirus a month after 11 children ...

As most college freshmen prepare to head home for Thanksgiving break -- often their first trip back since beginning school -- a family in Maryland is instead dealing with unspeakable tragedy. University of Maryland freshman Olivia Paregol, 18, died ... Read more

thumbnail

Wife says flu shot sent husband to hospital days after he got it

LAS VEGAS (KTNV/CNN) - A Nevada man has been hospitalized for almost a week after he developed a rare immune system disorder that a medical professional says has been linked to the flu vaccine. Monique Morgan says her family got flu shots Nov. Read more

thumbnail

Why PMS symptoms affect some women more than others

PMS, short for pre-menstrual syndrome, which occurs in the time leading up to your period, is never pleasant. Women are plagued by symptoms ranging from mood swings, lower back pain, tender breasts, cramps, food cravings and excessive fatigue. Read more

thumbnail

Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

Pointing the finger of blame at parents for children's weight gain may be unfair, research suggests. It has been thought that parents' feeding patterns are a major factor in whether a child is under or overweight. But a study suggests parents adapt ... Read more

thumbnail

China Cracks Down on Attempts to Cover Up African Swine Fever

China confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever on two farms in Heilongjiang province on Monday, the agriculture ministry said in a statement published on its website. This follows last Friday's outbreak in Sichuan province and the first ... Read more

thumbnail

Mexican cavefish offer clues of how to repair damaged hearts

Research recently published in the journal Cell Reports reveals that a certain mysterious gene may be responsible for heart regeneration. Scientists are currently studying the Mexican cavefish, a translucent, blind, guppy-sized species living within ... Read more

thumbnail

Under the Knife: Going inside the OR for breast cancer surgery

November 20, 2018 11:36 PM. I had chemotherapy before surgery to try to kill the cancer. But the only way to know if it worked was to remove the tumor and look at it under a microscope. So, it had to be surgically removed. Read more

thumbnail

Alzheimer's research funding reaches $1.9 billion, but experts say it's still ...

PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could prevent or lead to the cure for Alzheimer's disease have reached $1.9 billion annually but still lag far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said. Funds from the National Institutes of ... Read more

thumbnail

Cardiovascular disease may increase risk of rapid functional decline in older ...

In a Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study of adults aged 65 and older who were functionally independent, individuals with cardiovascular disease (CVD) were more likely to experience rapid functional decline than those without. For the 392 ... Read more

thumbnail

Depression linked to increased risk of irregular heartbeat: Study

The study has found that patients taking anti-depressants, used as an indicator of depression, had a 3.18-fold higher risk of atrial fibrillation which causes 20 to 30 percent of all strokes. By IANS |London | Published: November 21, 2018 12:40:31 pm ... Read more

thumbnail

Sleep length can be linked with increased risk of fractures, says Study

Sleep length can be associated with an increased risk of fractures, a recent study has suggested. According to the findings of the research, compared with women who slept seven to eight hours each night, women who slept for 5 hours or 10 hours had ... Read more

thumbnail

With 4 Cases of This Deadly Illness, FDA Reissues Warning That Children Under ...

Four cases of infant botulism prompted the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a safety reminder to parents and caregivers to avoid feeding honey to infants one year of age and under. Feeding babies honey, including in the form of ... Read more

thumbnail

Bacterial Meningitis Symptoms, Treatment: Duke University Student Tests ...

North Carolina's Duke University announced Monday that an undergraduate student was hospitalized with bacterial meningitis. The university officials were working to contact people who may have been in close contact with the infected student. Duke ... Read more

thumbnail

To Your Good Health: Alcohol is not a pain remedy

Q: After treatment for prostate cancer (with brachytherapy) at age 69 my husband started self-medicating for pain with alcohol. His drug of choice is straight vodka in what I feel to be staggering quantities. Although we've had many conversations about ... Read more

thumbnail

Well-meaning parents are sowing the seeds of alcohol addiction in their ...

Well-meaning parents are sowing the seeds of alcohol addiction in their children - by allowing them to drink at home while still underage. That's the warning from experts at Ireland's Health Service Executive, who criticised 'progressive' upbringings ... Read more

thumbnail

Surgery and Adjuvant RT Show Superiority in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

Higher survival rates were observed with radical prostatectomy (RP) and adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) compared with radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in men with locally advanced prostate cancer, according to a comparative analysis ... Read more

thumbnail

Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk, study says

NEW YORK (CNN) — Prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, a new study finds. Pregnant women in Vancouver who were exposed to the highest level of environmental nitric oxide, ... Read more

thumbnail

Woman strips to thong and bra to dive into freezing lake – does not end well

The footage shows the blonde whipping off her clothes to stand in nothing but her black bra and knickers. She then readies herself to jump in the water by standing on a frost-covered jetty. Moments later, the woman runs to the edge before bombing into ... Read more

thumbnail

Winter blues: understanding seasonal affective disorder

You may have seen a meme on Facebook, something to the effect of “I love when daylight saving time ends and it gets dark at 4:00 in the afternoon…said no one ever.” While it never gets dark quite that early in Georgia, the winter months mean we ... Read more

thumbnail

Whooping cough cluster discovered at primary school

There are health fears in Sydney after a whooping cough cluster was uncovered at a school in the city's eastern suburbs. Parents have been told to be alert but not alarmed after a number of students at Bronte Public School fell ill with whooping cough ... Read more

thumbnail

Model has seizure on Instagram to show reality of living with epilepsy

Model Sophie Wilson-Smith bravely uploaded a live video to Instagram of what happens when she has a seizure, in a bid to show the stark realities of living with epilepsy. Sophie Wilson-Smith. The 24-year-old masters degree student from North London had ... Read more

thumbnail

UMd student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students

A student at the University of Maryland died recently of an adenovirus-associated illness, the university said Tuesday. At least 10 children have died recently in New Jersey after an adenovirus outbreak at a health center there. In a statement, U-Md ... Read more

thumbnail

To Your Good Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D.. DEAR DR. ROACH: After treatment for prostate cancer (with brachytherapy) at age 69 my husband started self-medicating for pain with alcohol. His drug of choice is straight vodka in what I feel to be staggering quantities. Although ... Read more

thumbnail

Option+ and Personnelle sunscreens recalled due to bacterial contamination

Two brands of sunscreens sold in pharmacies across Canada have been voluntarily recalled by Empack Spraytech Inc. Multiple types of bacteria were found in Option+ Family Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+ and Personnelle Sports Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+. Read more

thumbnail

Scientists spot brain-destroying proteins in the eyes of infected patients

A recent study into a particularly deadly brain disease now shows that doctors may be able to detect its presence just by looking at a person's eyes. Even scarier, the eyes of an infected individual could potentially act as a transmission point to ... Read more

thumbnail

Signs your hair loss isn't normal — and how you can stop it

Every day, we lose between 50 and 100 hairs from our heads – and it's completely normal. The American Academy of Dermatology refers to this as “hair shedding,” and differentiates it from the more serious term “hair loss,” which occurs when something ... Read more

thumbnail

UW study: There is no safe level of drinking alcohol

SEATTLE - A recent study done by the University of Washington shows how alcohol is killing more people at an alarming rate. The study, done by the university's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation says that alcohol use is the 'leading risk ... Read more

thumbnail

Tips for having a sanitary Thanksgiving

Alpena — District Health Department #4 has some tips for cooking and cleaning on Thanksgiving Day. With so many moving parts, it can be hard to keep track of what's clean or what has been sitting out for a long time. Kevin Prevost has been working ... Read more

thumbnail

5 key takeaways from forum on overdose epidemic

To help the public better understand the opioid issues plaguing the quad-cities area, the Prescott Valley Police Department hosted a community forum Monday, Nov. 19, at the Prescott Valley Library. Attendees packed the room, and the 90-minute program ... Read more

thumbnail

UMd student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students

A student at the University of Maryland died recently of an adenovirus-associated illness, the university said Tuesday. At least 10 children have died recently in New Jersey after an adenovirus outbreak at a health center there. In a statement, U-Md ... Read more

thumbnail

India, 15 Other Nations Make For 80 Per Cent Of World Malaria Cases: WHO

India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80 per cent of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to a WHO report which notes that a whopping 1.25 billion people in India were at the risk of contracting the ... Read more

thumbnail

British cancer sufferer dies while stranded on remote island during holiday to ...

A cancer sufferer who was stuck on an island in the Indian Ocean has died despite efforts to return home to Scotland for treatment. The health of Jon Paul McAllister, 38, deteriorated rapidly while on holiday with his partner, Craig Park. They had gone ... Read more