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Ancient natural history of antibiotic production and resistance revealed
A study from McMaster University has unearthed new details about the evolutionary history of both antibiotic production and resistance and dates their…
Aug 13, 2019 05:31 UTC Health Read More

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data
For the first time, preliminary clinical-trial results suggest that two experimental Ebola drugs can lower the death toll of the deadly virus, health officials…
Aug 13, 2019 01:19 UTC Health Read More

Survival rates for four of the most common cancers have fallen, official data suggests
SURVIVAL rates for four of the most common cancers have fallen, official data suggests. It shows the chances of being alive five years after diagnosis for breast,…
Aug 13, 2019 01:08 UTC Health Read More

Safety and immunogenicity of the chlamydia vaccine candidate CTH522 adjuvanted with CAF01 liposomes or aluminium hydroxide: a first-in-human, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 trial
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection worldwide. National screening programmes and antibiotic treatment have failed to…
Aug 12, 2019 22:35 UTC Health Read More

Surgeons dislodge man's false teeth from his voicebox
A man who turned up in A&E coughing up blood and having difficulty swallowing has surprised doctors who discovered he had false teeth lodged in his larynx.
Aug 12, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise
Chlamydia infection: The first clinical trial for a chlamydia vaccine shows promise in preventing the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world.
Aug 12, 2019 22:28 UTC Health Read More

This Man's Penis Is Literally Turning Into a Bone
Doctors at a New York City hospital made an alarming discovery last week when a 63-year-old man went to the emergency room for knee pain.
Aug 12, 2019 21:49 UTC Health Read More

Blame longer lives for more cancer
Hyderabad: Epidemiological transition — where people are living longer — is one of the reasons why more cancer cases are being seen as the higher…
Aug 12, 2019 21:11 UTC Health Read More

Gut-brain connection helps explain how overeating leads to obesity
A multi-institutional team reveals a previously unknown gut-brain connection that helps explain how those extra servings lead to weight gain.
Aug 12, 2019 20:14 UTC Health Read More

West Nile Virus confirmed in New Hanover County, mosquito identified off Greenville Loop Road
NEW HANOVER COUNTY — West Nile Virus has been found in a local mosquito in New Hanover County, according to county officials. “Recent testing of…
Aug 12, 2019 19:21 UTC Health Read More

Going to have surgery? What you can do to make it go more smoothly.
Follow these diet, exercise, nutrition and other strategies to help you prepare physically and mentally for the operation.
Aug 12, 2019 18:00 UTC Health Read More

NSAIDs May Increase CVD Risk in OA
In the first study to examine the possible role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) of patients…
Aug 12, 2019 17:41 UTC Health Read More

3 Rare Diseases Confirmed In Minnesota Horses
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Three rare horse diseases were recently found in Otter Tail, Pine and Swift counties, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal…
Aug 12, 2019 17:27 UTC Health Read More

Too Much Napping May Signal Alzheimer's
Areas of the brain that keep you awake during the day are damaged in the early stages of the memory-robbing disease, which is why people with Alzheimer's…
Aug 12, 2019 17:00 UTC Health Read More

'Vaginal steaming' leaves woman with second-degree burn: report
A woman who attempted so-called “vaginal steaming” suffered a second-degree burn.
Aug 12, 2019 16:53 UTC Health Read More

Bladder cancer survival rates drop after shortage of crucial drug
Bladder cancer survival rates have fallen due to a world-wide shortage of a crucial drug, figures suggest.
Aug 12, 2019 16:42 UTC Health Read More

Limiting carbs can help diabetics regulate blood sugar, study finds
Findings from a recent study suggest that diabetics can help maintain their blood sugar levels by consuming fewer carbs and more fats and proteins.
Aug 12, 2019 16:20 UTC Health Read More

Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the thinnest optical device in the world—a waveguide that is three layers of atoms thin.
Aug 12, 2019 14:59 UTC Health Read More

They Want to Suck Your Blood
If your last hike in the woods ended with a tick trying to make a meal of you, you're not alone: The tiny bloodsuckers have been ruining people's summers for at…
Aug 12, 2019 14:50 UTC Health Read More

8 reasons why you are running low on energy
A constant feeling of tiredness and dizziness is a signal for a health review.
Aug 12, 2019 13:28 UTC Health Read More

8 reasons why you are running low on energy
A constant feeling of tiredness and dizziness is a signal for a health review.
Aug 12, 2019 13:24 UTC Health Read More

Study Blames Disturbing Rise In Teens Who Need Glasses On Excessive Screen Time
A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.
Aug 12, 2019 12:55 UTC Health Read More

No, You Don't Break Gilead's Patent for HIV Drugs
Sometimes groups or individuals propose breaking the patent on an important drug because it is too expensive. This is not the right way to hold down drug…
Aug 12, 2019 12:38 UTC Health Read More

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