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CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations
As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices…
Sep 17, 2019 01:16 UTC Health Read More

Future The truth about eating eggs
Are eggs helpful to our health… or a cause of heart disease? BBC Future examines the evidence.
Sep 17, 2019 00:32 UTC Health Read More

Vegan diets 'could help people lose nearly a pound a week'
Researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington DC switched 73 out of 148 people to vegan diets and they all lost weight - an…
Sep 16, 2019 22:01 UTC Health Read More

Alabama wildlife refuge searching for couple who dropped off rabid baby raccoon
An Alabama wildlife refuge is searching for a couple that dropped off a sick baby raccoon.
Sep 16, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

Gene-targeted cancer drugs, slow release overcome resistance
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method to address failures in a promising anti-cancer drug, bringing together tools from genome…
Sep 16, 2019 19:58 UTC Health Read More

12 Children with Autism Were Conceived from One Donor's Sperm. Is There an 'Autism Gene'?
A single sperm donor is the biological father of at least 12 children who all developed autism — an extraordinary case that prompted one woman to sue her…
Sep 16, 2019 19:05 UTC Health Read More

FDA finds low levels of cancer-linked impurity in common heartburn drugs
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it has learned that some ranitidine -- acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including…
Sep 16, 2019 17:54 UTC Health Read More

2 new cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Batavia
Illinois Department of Public Health officials confirm two new cases of Legionnaires' disease at the Covenant Living at the Holmstad in Batavia.
Sep 16, 2019 16:57 UTC Health Read More

16-year-old went to rehab for vaping addiction: 'I was out of control'
When Luka Kinard began vaping in high school, his grades suffered, his personality changed. After a seizure, his parents sent him to an addiction rehab…
Sep 16, 2019 16:55 UTC Health Read More

12th case of Legionnaires’ disease confirmed in Chesterfield County
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirms a 12th case of Legionnaires' disease in Chesterfield County.
Sep 16, 2019 16:37 UTC Health Read More

Too much of a good thing: Overactive immune cells trigger inflammation
Scientists describe a previously unknown disorder of the immune system: in a distinct subset of immune cells from patients with primary immunodeficiency,…
Sep 16, 2019 16:20 UTC Health Read More

Mothers to be told they can harvest breast milk and store it in NHS hospital for first time
Expectant mothers are being given breast milk harvesting packs and encouraged to store their milk in NHS hospital freezers for the first time.
Sep 16, 2019 15:52 UTC Health Read More

12th case of Legionnaires’ disease confirmed in Chesterfield County
Virginia health officials say there is a 12th case of Legionnaires' disease in Chesterfield County. This comes after samples taken from several Chesterfield…
Sep 16, 2019 15:39 UTC Health Read More

It's not perfect, but it's a good start: FDA panelists largely endorse Aimmune's peanut allergy therapy
Unlock this story instantly and join 59,700+ biopharma pros reading Endpoints daily — and it's free. SUBSCRIBE SIGN IN. Scott Gottlieb, AP Images. September…
Sep 16, 2019 15:12 UTC Health Read More

Brain activity intensity drives need for sleep
The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we've been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new UCL…
Sep 16, 2019 14:59 UTC Health Read More

Hustlers Review: 8 Ups & 3 Downs
Jennifer Lopez's stripper hustle is one of the year's best...
Sep 16, 2019 14:32 UTC Health Read More

Measuring ethanol's deadly twin
ETH researchers have developed an inexpensive, handheld measuring device that can distinguish between methanol and potable alcohol. It offers a simple,…
Sep 16, 2019 13:44 UTC Health Read More

Woman battling rare ‘suicide disease’ has leg amputated in hopes of finding relief from chronic pain condition
A 22-year-old United Kingdom woman whose leg was injured during a kayaking accident recently made the decision to have her limb amputated after suffering…
Sep 16, 2019 13:25 UTC Health Read More

Zantac found to contain traces of cancer-causing chemical
The chemical, known as NDMA, was formerly used in making rocket fuel.
Sep 16, 2019 13:23 UTC Health Read More

2019 ozone hole could be smallest in three decades
The ozone hole over Antarctica this year could be one of the smallest seen in three decades, say scientists. Observations of the gas's depletion high in the…
Sep 16, 2019 10:49 UTC Health Read More

Dengue cases increase in Portland News
The Ministry of Health is appealing to residents in Portland to rid their surroundings of mosquito breeding sites, such as containers that can hold water.
Sep 16, 2019 05:28 UTC Health Read More

How I learned to survive – and thrive – on just the one meal a day fasting diet
Last year I came across a Facebook forum for people practising a form of Intermittent Fasting (IF) known as OMAD. One Meal A Day? It sounded unsustainable…
Sep 16, 2019 05:00 UTC Health Read More

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river
A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to…
Sep 16, 2019 00:23 UTC Health Read More



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