Stories about Health Care

Jun 07 2018

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

Those with recurrence scores of 16 and above got a "substantial" benefit from chemotherapy and should consider it, said lead author Joseph Sparano, associate director f...

Jun 02 2018

53 per cent unsuccessful in attempts to quit smoking

Non-smokers who are exposed to second-hand smoke at home or at work increase their risk of developing lung cancer by 20-30%. "In the two years since the Royal College o...

May 29 2018

Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus

The patients are under treatment and their blood samples have been sent for screening, with the result expected by Thursday, he added. Some common signs and symptoms are ...

May 25 2018

Parents warned to stop using benzocaine teething products

If this doesn't happen, the agency may use regulatory action to take the products off the market. Manufacturers of prescription local anesthetics containing benzocaine ...

May 25 2018

Trump CANNOT block anyone on Twitter, court rules

Judge Buchwald said that the answer to both the questions was no. "We respectfully disagree with the court's decision and are considering our next steps", a spokespers...

May 18 2018

Congo faces high risk of ebola outbreak in city of 1.5 million

To tackle the epidemic and limit as much as possible the risk of it spreading, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is stepping up its response in the a...

May 17 2018

Texas files lawsuit against maker of OxyContin over opioid epidemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday Purdue sold its drugs knowing they were "potentially dangerous" and its use has "a high likelihood" of addiction. Lawsuit...

May 17 2018

Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form

A footnote in the disclosure said that Cohen had requested reimbursement of the expenses incurred in 2016 and Trump had repaid it in full in 2017. Last year, Trump did ...

May 15 2018

Ebola: WHO Director General Arrives Kinshasa To Assess Needs For Curtailment

The idea is to vaccinate people who know someone who has been infected and the people who know those people, in an expanding "ring" around the infections. On Sunday, they...

May 11 2018

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves along San Diego coast

A rare red tide washed up on San Diego beaches this week, lighting the shore with a neon blue glow from bioluminescent phytoplankton. Bioluminescence expert Michael ...

May 09 2018

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

Learn how to make money online. With this reappearance of the epidemic in 2018, the DRC will therefore be at its ninth Ebola outbreak since 1976. The UN health agen...

May 09 2018

Strong winds and thunderstorm hit New Delhi-NCR region

Delhi government had put search and rescue teams on standby in the wake of the weatherman issuing a warning of heavy rain and thunderstorm. However, K Sathi Devi, head ...

Apr 29 2018

Cancer controversy: director of CervicalCheck stands down

The HSE said it wished to acknowledge Professor Flannelly and to formally thank her for "the enormous dedication, contribution and expert knowledge" that she brought to t...

Apr 27 2018

FDA Cracks Down On Sale Of JUUL And Other E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a month-long operation against illegal sales of Juul to minors following crit...

Apr 26 2018

Russia, Syria to bring 17 eyewitnesses of events in Douma to OPCW

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who was traveling in China, said later that a final decision on the S-300s had yet to be reached, but the intent to shore up Syri...

Apr 20 2018

Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Again?

Puerto Rico's power company said it had restored power to over 1.1 million homes and businesses by Thursday morning after a transmission line failure cut service to nea...

Apr 19 2018

India, Sweden to deepen collaboration through strategic innovation partnership

Modi signed off in Sweden with an address to the Indian diaspora at Stockholm University before winging to the UK. Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Löfve...

Apr 16 2018

Officials in NO are weather aware of the possibility of strong storms

For that region around Winner, Mission, and Murdo, highs will only get into the low to mid 30s. We'll cool back into the middle 40s for Wednesday and Thursday morning. "A...

Apr 14 2018

United Kingdom intel: Russian Federation tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack

Russia had spied on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter for at least five years before the poison attack that put them both in critical condition, the U.K.'s ...

Apr 14 2018

Even one drink a day has health risks

The research, which included Australian authors and data, found that drinking more than this lowered people's life expectancy at age 40 by between six months and five y...