Medical

World Health Organisation declares Sri Lanka malaria

But could this have been achieved more than 50 years ago? This strategy by Sri Lanka's anti-malaria campaign specifically targeted the parasite, not just the ...


UN Changes Guidance About Sex for Travelers to Zika Zones

Although there is a study done by some scientists, some experts said it is too early to tell the origin of Zika in Sinagpore. The unnamed victim who is marr...


Trump and Clinton turn to battleground states in the South

The CNN poll surveyed 886 registered voters between September 1 and 4 with a 3.5 percentage point margin of error. A new 50-state survey shows Hillary Clint...


Singapore fights Zika as cases spike

In pregnant women, however, it can cause microcephaly, a deformation in which babies are born with abnormally small brains and heads. Massive inspectionsAutho...


Trump tells black congregation he wants to fix 'many wrongs'

Omarosa Manigault, who was a contestant on the first season of Donald Trump's The Apprentice and is now an ordained minister, appears alongside the Republican...


September strikes by junior doctors suspended

Junior doctors will stage five days of further walkouts as part of the ongoing dispute with the government over plans to implement new contracts. "We have a...


FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps; no proof they work

The FDA said the manufacturers did not supply any evidence for 16 of the ingredients, but allowed for a 1-year deferment before ruling on benzalkonium chloride...


Congress: Why is cost of life-saving EpiPen skyrocketing

The Minnesota Democrat says there's no way that drug-maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals can justify such steep increases. Mylan is an unlikely target of drug-price...


Tim Cook hits back at 'maddening' European ruling on Apple tax

Mr Cook said the numbers had been set out in the company's quarterly accounts and that Apple paid 400 million U.S. dollars corporation tax in Ireland in 2014,...


Zika Spraying Kills Millions of Bees in SC

Local business owner and farmer Juanita Stanley told the Post that although her livelihood depends on the bees , she's more devastated about what this mean...


Obesity rates continue dropping in MN

The commonwealth also has the dubious distinction of being only one of two states that saw an increase in obesity levels between 2014 and last year.Kentucky has...


FDA warns of fatal risks from mixing opioids and sedatives

The so-called boxed warning about combined use will be required on labels for opioid painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine, and for benzodiazep...


UN Health Officials Warn Gonorrhea Is Becoming Untreatable

Chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea, are sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that are caused by bacterial growth. However, these STIs often go undiagnosed and...


President of Uzbekistan, 78, suffers brain hemorrhage

The absence of strong political institutions means that the eventual transition of power in the mostly Muslim nation may lead to confrontation within the elite ...


I will 'stop the slaughter' in black communities

In recent weeks, Trump has made a pitch to African-American voters in his speeches, though he has done so in front of mostly white audiences. "This is a reall...


Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee

The question has taken on increased relevance in recent days, as Trump has appeared to soften the hard-line position he adopted during the Republican primary ...


Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

The Clinton campaign has proposed integrating the mental and physical health care systems, creating a cross-government initiative dedicated to suicide preventio...


French official: Calais border deal with UK must be changed

Around 9,000 migrants, many trying to enter the United Kingdom, are in the Calais camp known as the "Jungle". Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy wants to...


When a family refuses vaccination for their child, what do pediatricians do?

The news is good, and we here at the council welcome it, as a whopping 87 percent of pediatricians this year have been "challenged" by parents who refuse to ...


UK leader May, Cabinet to chart EU exit at Chequers retreat

Mrs. May's position contrasts with Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith, who said he was devastated by the referendum decision and promised to try to block the ...


Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

The 20-year-old from Thailand racked up seven birdies Saturday before two late miscues left her with a round of 5-under 67. The former Alabama player had a seve...


Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin rues first-half showing at Leicester

Neither Nampalys Mendy, injured last week, nor Jeff Schlupp are likely to be available until after the worldwide break, but Claudio Ranieri has the rest of his ...


'Pedestrian bridge collapses' on motorway

The motorway has been closed in both directions between the two nearest junctions. Alex T Magaisa was driving past the lorry involved just as the bridge colla...


Watch Browns punter completely give up on preseason play

In the two teams' dress rehearsal tonight at 8:00PM ET, will the Bucs cover as a slight home favorite versus the Browns? Tampa Bay's first-year coach Dirk K...


FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. Veloz said the blood drive coordinators will have to work harder to make sure...


How parents can help prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teens

A single approach can prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teenagers, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics . No matter...


First case of Zika confirmed in South Dakota

According to Bell County Health District Spokesman Gene Mikeska, all of the cases are traveled-related, which means those infected contracted the virus when the...


As Fiona weakens, forecasters monitor two new Atlantic disturbances

Located west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands , tropical depression seven is moving towards the west at 18 miles per hour. The system has a 50 percent cha...


Dana White UFC 202 Post-Fight Interview

If McGregor is to defend his UFC featherweight belt, it would mean a rematch with the Brazilian Jose Aldo, who he defeated in just 13 seconds back in December o...


Singapore PM 'ill' during speech, not in serious condition: PMO

State-owned TV Channel NewsAsia quoted the deputy prime minister as saying Lee will return to conclude his speech. "PM Lee was feeling unsteady because of p...


Victor Wanyama has a home Tottenham debut to remember

The Netherlands worldwide goalkeeper, who joined Spurs from Swansea City in the summer of 2014 for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Star to be worth £3.5 mi...


Rising cost of EpiPen puts pinch on families

It also said the company has "made a significant investment to support the device over the past years". Donna Laudisio, of Nesconset, has two children who h...


Hope to see more kids playing golf: Olympian golfer Aditi

In the 8th position now, Ashok is within striking distance of a medal for India. It's not just the women wrestlers and shuttlers who are India's hope at Rio O...


Miami Beach official: No confirmation of Zika spreading

The New York Times also reported "a cluster" of Zika cases most likely transmitted by local mosquitoes in Miami Beach, citing an unnamed health official. Th...


Gingrich dismisses Clinton health worries: 'That's kind of junk medicine'

To reiterate what I said in my previous statement , Secretary Clinton is in excellent health and fit to serve as President of the United States. "Althoug...


Scientists battling to save bananas from extinction in just 5-10 years

Stergiopoulos suggested the ready availability of bananas gives them an "image problem" because consumers think the supply will never cease to exist. Banana, ...


Maricopa County confirms first two West Nile virus deaths of 2016

As of Thursday, CCDPH said testing has indicated 57 communities carry pools of mosquitoes with West Nile Virus. The severity and symptoms of West Nile virus c...


West Nile virus cases confirmed in Iowa

She says the state and local health departments publicize the fact a dead bird has been found so people can take extra precautions with mosquitos. The majorit...


Day 12 in Rio: Olympic titles to defend, history to chase

The Republic of Korea have an incredibly strong quartet in Rio with seven-time major victor Inbee Park leading the pack. "It was pretty good today", she sai...


Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut

She was cleared in 2010 to compete by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), whose regulations to curb testosterone levels in female ath...


Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergency

Among U.S. states and territories, Puerto Rico is expected to see the worst of the outbreak due to its tropical climate and a lack of infrastructure for mosquit...


Two More Local Zika Cases Found in Miami

DSHS said the man sought medical attention after becoming ill. The Zika virus continues to intensify in the Miami-Dade region, with two new cases confirmed Mo...


US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

Zika is known to cause microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects in newborns and has been associated with other adverse pregnancy outcomes, including mi...


Florida Zika cases rise to 25 as back-to-school day nears

The department has cleared that area and is continuing to test people within the one-square mile radius. According to the Department of Health , 25 of those c...


Attacker set to stay at Manchester United

Everything gets more expensive". "When I heard some of the comments and heard some of the managers criticising that, I don't think they ever have this problem...


This is amount of exercise you should be doing every day

Overall, a higher level of physical activity was associated with a 7 per cent lower risk of total cancer. The team used a formula called metabolic equivalent (M...


Rio 2016: Japan humbles All Blacks

After taking a 7-0 lead, Japan fell behind 12-7, but came roaring back with a try. Their lead was short-lived, however, as Gillies Kaka exchanged passes wit...


Reading books could help lengthen life span: study suggests

The participants of the study were segregated into three different groups: those people who do not rad books at all; those people who read books around thre...


Six Million Americans Drink Toxic Water

Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS ). These chemicals, known as polyfluoroalkyl and...


Exciting finish in women's 400m freestyle

Ledecky , her arms churning effortlessly through the water, touched almost 5 seconds ahead of her closest pursuer and quickly whipped around to look at the scor...