Monday, September 16, 2019

Texas mother-of-three says her vaping habit landed her in a medically-induced coma

A Texas-mother-of-three said her vaping habit left her hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma.Sherie Canada, from Abilene, told KTAB that she vaped on-and-off...

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

(Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer...

Autism rates in the US are rising fastest among Hispanic and black children, study...

Autism rates in the US are rising fastest among Hispanic and...

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health

(Reuters Health) - No one can say if it’s the walks or the unconditional love, but there’s something about owning a dog that...

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing...

Stomach bloating: Three dietary tips to soothe your tummy swelling

Stomach bloating typically describes what happens when too much gas fills up the gastrointestinal tract. This can result in a stretchy, puffy sensation...

Every year 4,500 kids are told they have cancer – while 250 young lives...

EVERY year, around 4,500 kids are diagnosed with cancer - while 250 lose their young lives to the disease. That's the stark warning from...

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a...

Daily cuppa really is good for you as drinking tea fends off dementia

A daily cuppa really can perk us up as we age – by slowing mental decline and fending off dementia. Scans...

Best supplements for arthritis: The extract proven to ease joint pain

Arthritis is an umbrella term for a number of conditions affecting the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis in...

Biogen scraps two late-stage trials for Alzheimer's treatment

(Reuters) - Biogen Inc and Eisai Co Ltd are abandoning two late-stage trials for their Alzheimer’s treatment in a widely anticipated move that...

E-scooter injuries rising, often involve drugs or alcohol

(Reuters Health) - As the popularity of electric scooters increases, so do injuries sending users to the hospital, a U.S. study suggests. Those...

Woman, 29, opted to amputate her leg after crash to protect unborn child from...

A Texas woman who was in a horrific motorcycle crash when she was pregnant opted to have her leg amputated rather than save...

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Four ways a lack of the vitamin may affect your mind

Vitamin B12 is vital for the body to produce healthy red blood cells. It also needed for proper nerve function and DNA synthesis....

Woman left in a COMA after being poisoned by her Pond’s face cream

A WOMAN was left in a coma after being poisoned by her Pond's face cream. The 47-year-old woman, from California, US, bought the moisturiser...

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third...

The 14 signs your child is self harming and at risk of suicidal thoughts

IT'S every parent's nightmare - their child coming into harm. But what if they were deliberately causing themselves that hurt? 1 Self-harm rates among children...

Dave Brailsford waits on prognosis after prostate cancer surgery

Dave Brailsford has revealed he has undergone surgery for prostate cancer. The 55-year-old Team Ineos principal, who led Britain’s domination of cycling at...

Novartis MS drug cuts relapse rate by half compared to Sanofi medicine

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel, Switzerland, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH (Reuters)...

High blood pressure: Drinking this green juice could lower your reading

High blood pressure rarely has noticeable symptoms so can be difficult to spot, but if the condition is left untreated, a person can...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock calls in pharma bosses over cystic fibrosis drug costs

Health Secretary Matt Hancock calls in pharma bosses to break four-year...

Russia plans excise taxes on e-cigarettes – media

FILE PHOTO: E-cigarettes are placed on a shelf for sale in a store in Prague, Czech Republic, January 31, 2019. REUTERS/David W...

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry...

Tuna steaks recalled across US over fears of food poisoning that resembles allergic reaction

TUNA steaks are being recalled across US over fears of "odd" food poisoning. People are warned not to eat either Yellowfin Tuna Steaks or...

Billy Connolly health: ‘My life is slipping away’ comedian on his chronic condition

Billy Connolly, 76, has made an indelible impression on comedians and fans alike. In addition to selling out stand up tours over the...

Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law

FILE PHOTO: A man smells cannabis plants as he attends Cannabis Expo in Buriram province, Thailand, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Prapan Chankaew/File PhotoBANGKOK (Reuters)...

Health alert as 100,000 Brits have killer hepatitis C infection – but have no...

DOCTORS have warned around 100,000 Brits could be living with hepatitis C - but not realise they have the killer virus. Left untreated, the...