Stories about Medicine

Apr 16 2019

Bernie Sanders pushes back at critics of his new wealth

His Senate disclosure form also showed royalty payments from "We Shall Overcome", a folk album that included Sanders on their cassette tape. 'If I make a lot of money...

Apr 15 2019

Lawyer: Challenge to NYC’s vaccination order in the works | Lexington Herald Leader

The New York Times says the City Council bill, which would take effect a year after it's signed into law, has the support of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's adminis...

Apr 11 2019

Candida auris outbreak: Superbug fungus has sickened hundreds, CDC says

According to a 2017 report , most cases were spread in hospitals or between family members. But with drug-resistant fungi and bacteria, their genes evolve so quickly tha...

Apr 10 2019

New York City Declares Measles Public Health Emergency In Select ZIP Codes

The order covers people who live in four ZIP codes of a Brooklyn neighborhood where more than 250 people have gotten measles since September. "It was time to take a m...

Apr 06 2019

New Jersey measles outbreak in Ocean County

It has not been confirmed if this specific case came from one of those practices. "We know that you need about 95 per cent of your population to be ammune to measles, t...

Apr 01 2019

Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare, asks court to overturn law

Protect Our Care , a progressive group backing the legislation, explains, "In all, the bill's extended tax credits, reinsurance programs and premium assistance would cut ...

Mar 28 2019

If Trump Gets His Way, Nearly 20 Million Americans Could Lose Healthcare

According to the Hill , the DOJ had previously taken the view "that the law's pre-existing condition protections should be struck down". When asked specifically abo...

Mar 27 2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo exceed 1000

Days later, another treatment center, also run by MSF, was attacked. Five Ebola centers have been attacked since last month, sometimes by armed assailants. Last week, ...

Mar 27 2019

Trump administration moves to gut Affordable Care Act

ET today. For starters, the number of uninsured people in this country would increase by almost 20 million, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute . Upending ...

Mar 22 2019

Hot tea linked to increased risk of esophageal cancer

The piping hot beverage can scald the throat, raising the bar for cancer cells to form. The team of researchers followed 50,045 people, aged between 40 and 75, for ...

Mar 21 2019

Daily low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended as heart attack preventative

New guidelines recommend dropping the aspirin if you don't have a high risk for heart disease. Including those having trouble lowering their cholesterol or managing bl...

Mar 07 2019

Second Patient Achieves Sustained HIV-1 Remission After Treatment Cessation

And the remission was achieved with a less toxic regimen than Brown, the Berlin patient , received, the researchers said. The researchers say it is too early to say ...

Mar 02 2019

Measles outbreaks: The other congressional hearing today you should follow

Nations that saw the biggest spike in measles cases in 2018 were the Ukraine, with 30,338 reported cases, the Philippines with 13,192, Brazil with 10,262, Yemen with ...

Feb 27 2019

Self-harm clips hidden in kids' cartoons

The cartoon then continued as normal. She found the video earlier this February on the YouTube Kids app, recorded it, and posted the video to her blog . It was a car...

Feb 15 2019

Congress poised to vote on border measure without Trump border wall

The Kentucky Republican said he'd spoken personally to the president to get the assurance about signing the bill. Late on Wednesday , negotiators put the finishing t...

Feb 08 2019

Measles infections hit decade high in Europe

Officials now report a 500% increase in the number of vaccines being administered when compared to the same time past year. Europe is not the only country impacted by a...

Feb 08 2019

Texas' 6 confirmed measles cases include 4 children who were being vaccinated

At this time, this case has not been linked to any other measles cases . Five new measles cases have been confirmed in the Houston area and the diagnoses have laun...

Feb 06 2019

Confirmed measles cases up to 49 in Clark County

Between 1985 and 1992, death from measles was reported in approximately 2 out of every 1,000 U.S. measles cases, with pneumonia accounting for about 60% of these deaths, ...

Jan 30 2019

Tomi Lahren's Sexist Attack On Kamala Harris Backfired Spectacularly

As The Guardian noted, if that number is accurate, it would mean that Harris drew an even bigger crowd at her presidential campaign launch than Barack Obama did when ...