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Future The truth about saturated fat
Mainstream science says eating too much saturated fat raises cholesterol and the risk of heart disease, so why are some diet trends encouraging people to eat…
Jul 15, 2019 00:27 UTC Health Read More

Lifestyle Can Affect Your Chance of Getting Alzheimer's
A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying…
Jul 14, 2019 19:29 UTC Health Read More

Jamaicans shun condoms … Unprotected sex rising despite threat of new STI
Four years after one local lab alerted the nation to the presence of mycoplasma genitalium, a fairly new sexually transmitted infection (STI), Jamaicans seem to…
Jul 14, 2019 05:11 UTC Health Read More

10 Health Benefits Of Cucumbers—Plus Nutrition Info And Recipes
Are cucumbers healthy or just water? Here's what you should know about the top cucumber benefits and all of their great vitamins and nutrients.
Jul 13, 2019 10:59 UTC Health Read More

Laramie Weather Causing High Numbers Of Mosquitoes, Hindering Mosquito Control Efforts
Mosquitoes have been a nuisance in Laramie this year with higher than usual numbers. The weather has been both helping them reproduce and hindering…
Jul 12, 2019 20:28 UTC Health Read More

Tennessee man says flesh-eating bacteria caused hole in lungs, necrotizing pneumonia
NASHVILLE, Tenn. --As numerous reports of deaths related to flesh-eating bacteria continue to surface, a Middle Tennessee man is a lucky survivor after a day…
Jul 12, 2019 17:49 UTC Health Read More

Big Pharma Fail: No Evidence Of Added Benefit In Most New Drugs
COLOGNE, Germany — There seems to be a new drug to treat anything and everything these days, but are these medications as effective as they claim to be?
Jul 11, 2019 15:15 UTC Health Read More

'I gave my daughter something which killed her'
Annie McVey's teenage daughter died in 2000 from the human form of mad cow disease, vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).
Jul 11, 2019 00:06 UTC Health Read More

Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?
Mattresses are known to release minute amounts of gaseous chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These VOCs come mainly from the…
Jul 10, 2019 20:11 UTC Health Read More

Back Pain Treatments Without Surgery for Mental Conditions
Your back pain might be more from environmental factors and issues with your brain that actual problems with your spine or muscles.
Jul 10, 2019 17:00 UTC Health Read More

Sonic Devices in Philadelphia Parks Target Teens
In Philadelphia, 30 parks and recreation centers are outfitted with a small speaker called the Mosquito. It blares a constant, high-pitched ringing noise all night…
Jul 10, 2019 12:24 UTC Health Read More

What You Need to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Suncoast
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A flesh-eating bacteria has infected a handful of beach-goers on the Suncoast. So does this mean going in the water can be…
Jul 10, 2019 02:01 UTC Health Read More

Family fights for screening that could have saved son from muscle-wasting disease
A diagnosis and treatment could have prevented an often fatal muscle-eroding disease in their son.
Jul 09, 2019 08:04 UTC Health Read More

What Are the Warning Signs of a Stroke?
In the time it takes to read this article, at least one person in the U.S. will die from a stroke. Depending on how fast you read, 10 or more will suffer a stroke before…
Jul 08, 2019 19:16 UTC Health Read More

Common Cold Virus Targets And Kills Bladder Cancer
Scientists in the UK have treated 15 people with bladder cancer using a strain of the common cold virus.
Jul 08, 2019 19:03 UTC Health Read More

'You all look alike to me' is hard-wired in us, research finds: Less differentiation in other-race facial features occurs in the earliest cognitive processes
We are hard-wired to process -- or not process -- facial differences based on race. And that process occurs in the earliest filters of our thought process, according…
Jul 08, 2019 17:39 UTC Health Read More

Beware the hidden perils that lurk in your hot tub
The closure of a spa in Bournemouth after an outbreak of the bacterial infection legionnaires' disease has got me thinking about hot tubs and what lives in them.
Jul 08, 2019 16:00 UTC Health Read More

Killing the seeds of cancer: A new finding shows potential in destroying cancer stem cells
Scientists at The University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of…
Jul 08, 2019 15:44 UTC Health Read More

Consumer Reports: Allergies caused by ticks
With the weather warming up, more and more people are outside, which means more and more people are exposed to ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
Jul 08, 2019 15:07 UTC Health Read More

Being 'pear-shaped' may protect even normal-weight women from heart disease, study suggests
Older women who carry more body fat around their waist than on their legs may be at an increased risk of a heart attack and stroke — even if they are not…
Jul 08, 2019 13:55 UTC Health Read More

How to save lives from deadly nerve agents
Novichok, sarin and VX kill in minutes and spread fear almost as toxic as the substances themselves, but can anything be done to protect us from these horrific…
Jul 08, 2019 00:08 UTC Health Read More

AIDS center at UAB getting grant for HIV research
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama at Birmingham is getting a $7. 5 million grant to help in the fight against HIV. A news release says the…
Jul 07, 2019 18:16 UTC Health Read More

Florida man contracts flesh-eating bacteria
CBS News reported a Florida man contracted flesh-eating bacteria without even touching water.
Jul 06, 2019 00:42 UTC Health Read More

Omaha pastor lost over 200 pounds and survived cancer in 3 years
Keasha Hawkins, 44, weighed 507-pounds at her heaviest and has lost more than 200 pounds.
Jul 05, 2019 21:55 UTC Health Read More

Sleep headband could cut down sleep times, make rest more efficient
The device works by tracking when the brain enters into the deepest stage of sleep, then playing audio to help the brain spend more time in that restorative…
Jul 05, 2019 20:24 UTC Health Read More

Surgeons in Australia have reversed hand and arm paralysis
The pioneering surgery at Austin Health Centre in Melbourne has been described as potentially having a life-changing impact.
Jul 05, 2019 16:32 UTC Health Read More

Expanding traditional tendon-based techniques with nerve transfers for the restoration of upper limb function in tetraplegia: a prospective case series
Loss of upper extremity function after cervical spinal cord injury greatly affects independence, including social, vocational, and community engagement. Nerve…
Jul 04, 2019 22:41 UTC Health Read More

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