Stories about Medicine

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 ...

Jan 23 2019

Shuja’s Claims About EVMs Sound Like Science Fiction: Kapil Sibal

The EC's clarification came a day after a US-based self-claimed cyber expert Syed Shuja claimed that the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were " rigged " by manipulating the EVMs...

Jan 14 2019

'Uri: The Surgical Strike' embarks Rs 12.43 cr on Day 2

But since yesterday, the kind of reaction we have received is really overwhelming. With strong word of mouth and positive reviews, the movie witnessed excellent jump in...

Jan 12 2019

De Blasio 'Guarantees Healthcare' for all 600,000 Uninsured New Yorkers

The $100million plan would reach 600,000 uninsured New Yorkers, including undocumented immigrants, low-income residents who can't afford current insurance plans, and the ...

Jan 10 2019

Adult dies in San Francisco's 1st flu-related death this winter season

The number of states reporting high influenza-like illness has increased sharply recently. "We're seeing it affecting preschoolers at a higher level". "We can calculate t...

Jan 09 2019

Healthcare boss resigns after coma patient gives birth

Police have been stationed outside Hacienda Healthcare over the last few days. A woman in Arizona who has been in a vegetative state in a hospital for over 10 years has...

Jan 07 2019

WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

On Friday, the Labor Department reported the United States added 312,000 jobs in December, much above analyst expectations. "We're hearing a lot from different groups o...

Jan 05 2019

Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

People with pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes and asthma are more susceptible to catching the flu. While Allison had mild asthma, about half of children w...

Dec 09 2018

Public Health urges residents to get flu shot

The public is constantly urged by hospitals and health care professionals to be vaccinated for the flu. "The flu season started early this year, with Steuben County rep...

Dec 02 2018

Cayman records 7 new HIV infections in 2018

A British member of parliament has given a deeply personal and arresting speech, disclosing his HIV positive status and calling on more funding for HIV prevention med...

Nov 14 2018

More Effort Needed To Reduce Antibiotics Consumption, WHO Report Says

This year, the WHO European Region will mark the 4th annual World Antibiotic Awareness Week on 12-18 November, by committing to closer collaboration across sectors to...

Nov 05 2018

Obamacare After the Mandate: Making the most of ACA enrollment for 2019

Of the 107,000 individuals who purchased individual health insurance in 2018, about 68,000 of them received coverage through a grandfathered or transitional policy. The...

Oct 27 2018

Vodafone Qatar raises awareness about breast cancer

Sadly, Mally's aunt (her mother's sister) died of ovarian cancer in 2002. A breast cancer survivor who is determined to make a difference for north MS women is organizi...

Oct 19 2018

U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

NancyMessonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. But what is particularly confounding doctors is that the number of cas...

Oct 12 2018

Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma

World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma; this year's theme is "Young people and mental healt...

Oct 10 2018

State and hospitals holding vaccination events as flu season starts

Dr. Cicely White, a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente in Spokane, said getting a flu shot can prevent a person from spreading the disease to others, which helps protect...