Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 4:08 pm
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 2:16 pm
In a new push to education the nearly 11 million youth at risk of e-cigarette addiction, the FDA announced a new campaign that will take the message into high school bathrooms.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 1:29 pm
By the time Greg Manteufel, 48, reached the hospital in late June, "my face was all red and blue, and it started going down the rest of my body," he said.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 12:56 pm
Middle-aged drinkers are more concerned about their embarrassing or childish behavior resulting from drinking alcohol than about the health risks associated with it, a new study has found.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 10:49 am
For a young person, going to a job interview can be expensive. You need nice clothes and a case or handbag to hold your resume and other documents.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 10:36 am
The governor of Nairobi has ordered an investigation after he made a surprise visit to a hospital in the Kenyan capital and found the bodies of 12 babies stuffed in boxes and plastic bags
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 5:41 am
Hurricane Florence has come and gone but the risks from power outages, damaged homes and flooding are still very present for some areas. Recovery efforts are underway in North Carolina and other areas hit by Hurricane Florence.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 5:23 am
Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwater can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 5:12 am
The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged misdeeds going back decades.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 8:31 pm
It's one of the most well-known tenets of modern medicine: An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away. But according to a trio of studies published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a daily low-dose aspirin regimen provides no significant health benefits for healthy older adults. Instead, it may cause them serious harm.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 6:48 pm
Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 5:28 pm
Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 1:06 pm
To some, he's a hero.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 11:28 am