Friday July 10-th, 2020

Cervical cancer could be eliminated within decades, scientists say Cervical cancer could be eliminated within decades, scientists say

Major reductions also took place in anogenital warts and precancerous lesions, which can be the precursor to cervical cancer. In the coming years, researchers expect rates of cervical cancer will also start to decrease substantially, as people who ...

Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

It's confusing for patients, and experts say it's also one of the major factors that push up US costs. Health care providers say those prices may be misleading to patients, who often are responsible only for a small co-payment when they seek medica...

Virginia doctor murdered while on vacation with his family in Belize Virginia doctor murdered while on vacation with his family in Belize

Swank's body was extracted from the lagoon while Graniel's body was still at the steering wheel of his skiff. He had been shot four times. Superintendent Hilberto Romero, the acting head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch, said both Swank ...

CBD could help fight antibiotic-resistant infections, new research suggests CBD could help fight antibiotic-resistant infections, new research suggests

The outcomes reflected that CBD had antibiotic properties against various supposed Gram-positive microscopic organisms, including kinds of strep and staph bacteria and also strains that had turned out to be impervious to other antibiotic medicine...

Supreme Court to review insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B Supreme Court to review insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B

The insurers have argued that the ruling would allow the government to pull a "bait-and-switch" and withhold money they were promised. Because the amounts collected under the risk corridor program for 2014 "came nowhere close to what the government...

Women exposed to common antibacterial more likely to develop osteoporosis Women exposed to common antibacterial more likely to develop osteoporosis

It is added to antibacterial soaps, body washes, toothpastes and cosmetics, as well as some clothing, furniture and toys. However, little is known about the relationship between triclosan and human bone health. Another study suggested it may be linke...

Research: Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity? Research: Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity?

The researchers say they need to look further into what it is exactly about coffee that burns fat. The next step was to use high-tech imaging to track changes in brown fat stored in people's necks. A recent systematic review on the effects of caf...

Betting firms face could face tax to pay for gambling addiction treatment Betting firms face could face tax to pay for gambling addiction treatment

Specialist face-to-face NHS treatment for gambling addiction has only been available in London up until this point, but is being made available across the country as part of the Long Term Plan. Around 55,000 kids between 11 and 16 are hooked on...

Free HIV tests available at Northwest Colorado Health Free HIV tests available at Northwest Colorado Health

Every person who has been with more than one partner in their life should get tested even if you feel perfectly fine. Most health insurance covers HIV testing. The advances in medical science will mean little to someone who doesn't know they are in...

Drinking coffee may help fight obesity Drinking coffee may help fight obesity

Its main function is to generate body heat by burning calories - unlike white fat, which is a result of storing excess calories. Those with a lower body mass index have more brown fat. The results proved that coffee really did make the brown fat hott...

Man has wrong side of bowel removed in botched hospital surgery Man has wrong side of bowel removed in botched hospital surgery

The shocking mishap follows news earlier this month that Labor had secured a parliamentary inquiry into the hospital, with fears operations and outcomes were not being examined by the Auditor-General after the facility gained a private-public status....

Canadian fertility doctor who used wrong sperm back before medical regulator Canadian fertility doctor who used wrong sperm back before medical regulator

Even though Barwin has given up his medical licence, it could be revoked by the college if he's found guilty. The committee revoked Barwin's licence this afternoon, which means other medical regulators would be alerted should he apply to practise m...

New Research Shows Association between Commonly Prescribed Medicines and Dementia Risk New Research Shows Association between Commonly Prescribed Medicines and Dementia Risk

The cause for this being the medicines prescribed in these cases belong to a family of drugs known as anticholinergics. For the explanation that glance reveals fully an association, extra learn is wished to "give an explanation for whether or now...

Working long hours 'increases the risk of stroke' Working long hours 'increases the risk of stroke'

The researchers, from Angers University and the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research , defined long hours as shifts exceeding 10 hours and taking place more than 50 days per year. For the goal of this study, long hours were defin...

Regulators approve shot to boost women's sex drive Regulators approve shot to boost women's sex drive

While company officials told the New York Times that Vyleesi is expected to be covered under insurance in the same way Addyi and male erectile dysfunction drugs are, the cost has not been released. "Women are not desiring more sex". AMAG thinks t...

Constant phone use causing 'horn' growth on skulls Constant phone use causing 'horn' growth on skulls

But my silly sense of humor could have never imagined what is really happening, and happening surprisingly quickly: We are growing horns. Taking a look at the findings of the research , there seems to be a valid reason behind this. The unusual forma...

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire

According to Vyleesi manufacturer AMAG Pharmaceuticals, 5.8 million premenopausal American women suffer from decreased sexual desire. Cirino said the drug's "modest effect" could still be very significant for a number of women who may have run ...

It's Baaaaack. West Nile Virus Returns To Michigan, Kalamazoo It's Baaaaack. West Nile Virus Returns To Michigan, Kalamazoo

Residents are reminded that the best way to protect against West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses is to prevent mosquito bites. "While the risk of being infected with West Nile virus is low at this time, the NSMAD (North Shore Mosquito...

Rise in flesh-eating bacteria could be result of climate change, experts warn Rise in flesh-eating bacteria could be result of climate change, experts warn

The study , conducted by a team of infectious disease specialists at Cooper University Health Care in New Jersey, linked rising temperatures in Delaware Bay to five recent cases of patients infected with vibrio vulnificus , one of whom died.

In The US Pregnant Women Are Using Pot In The US Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

A study published Tuesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that from 2002 to 2017 use of marijuana and the frequency of marijuana use among pregnant women increased overall. Between 2013 to 2017, only 0.5% of previous-month ...

Long working hours may result in persons suffering a stroke Long working hours may result in persons suffering a stroke

While the association of increased stroke risk and long work hours may be a recent development, it's no secret that long works hours can have an impact on your health . Additional medical interviews were conducted to gather information about prior...

Colo. AG Deal Spares FTC 2-2 Split On UnitedHealth Merger

As part of the deal, HealthCare Partners Nevada-which is DaVita Medical Group's primary care practice in southern Nevada-will become part of Intermountain Healthcare. In an unprecedented move, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser filed a complaint i...

Fourth carcinogen discovered in valsartan batches

The World Health Organization classifies it as a probable human carcinogen, and Valisure's petition calls on the FDA to recall of these lots of valsartan. But, according to an FDA spokesman, "the amounts of DMF being reported are more than 100 time...

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines

In contrast to high-income nations, underdeveloped countries like Bangladesh and Rwanda have the highest levels of confidence in vaccines, with nearly 100% survey participants in both countries agreeing that immunization is safe, important and effect...

Ipswich Hosiptal pulls sandwiches after listeria outbreak confirmed by Public Health England Ipswich Hosiptal pulls sandwiches after listeria outbreak confirmed by Public Health England

Five people have died in an outbreak in England which is related to pre-packed food supplied to 43 NHS trusts by the Good Food Chain. Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust confirmed that one patient each in Worthing Hospital and St Rich...

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