Google Fit gets a major update with new homescreen widgets

Are you a Google Fit user? And for those on Wear OS , Google Fit can now guide you through breathing exercises to help you relax every now and then. On the topic of heart rate, Google is also adding the ability to log a more accurate descripti... More..

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How Dangerous Is Eating Raw Cookie Dough?
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

How Dangerous Is Eating Raw Cookie Dough?

This means it hasn't been treated to kill germs like Escherichia coli (E. coli). Both bacteria are killed in the cooking process, but contaminated food that is not cooked or is undercooked has been known to m...More..

Brexit Secretary: Crunch commons vote to go ahead amid criticism and protests
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Brexit Secretary: Crunch commons vote to go ahead amid criticism and protests

Several lawmakers, including DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds, former Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey, on Sunday called for May to go back to Brussels and seek to re...More..

A Seattle woman died of an infection after using her neti pot
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

A Seattle woman died of an infection after using her neti pot

According to a report published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases , doctors conducted a CT scan on the woman and noticed a legion in her brain . But even though the woman used tap water, ...More..

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce: Nine more cases reported
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce: Nine more cases reported

Nineteen people have been hospitalised, including two people who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure, the agency said. No deaths have been reported. It's not a minor ailment, he said. ...More..

Republic 'will face food shortages' in no-deal Brexit
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Republic 'will face food shortages' in no-deal Brexit

One cabinet minister told The Observer that the PM was so committed to the deal that "a second referendum could now be the only way of getting it". "Do not underestimate the deep sense of responsibility I fee...More..

Ways to prevent getting the flu this season
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Ways to prevent getting the flu this season

Another 14% who remain unvaccinated claim that they will get the shot, the survey indicates. Too many of us did not use that tool - the flu shot - for one reason or another. It is important for everyone 6 month...More..

First baby born from deceased organ donor's womb
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

First baby born from deceased organ donor's womb

Tullius said. "This would increase the availability of the uterus as living donors are always in scarcity", Ranjana Sharma, Senior Consultant, (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New De...More..

Patient coughs up blood clot shaped like lung
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Patient coughs up blood clot shaped like lung

On Monday, the New England Journal of Medicine tweeted a startling picture as part of its " Images in Clinical Medicine " photo series , which features photos of medical anomalies. Doctors were surprised b...More..

by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Doctors say amoebas in tap water turned woman's brain into 'bloody mush'

The woman, doctors realized, had been infected with Balamuthia mandrillaris, a type of amoeba that can infect the brain and cause massive damage. "The pathologist was able to look at it under a microscope and...More..

10-minute cancer test? Australian scientists say they have it
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

10-minute cancer test? Australian scientists say they have it

Cancer alters the DNA of healthy cells, particularly in the distribution of molecules known as methyl groups , and the test detects this altered patterning when placed in a solution such as water . Ged Brady,...More..

by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Mother Gives Birth Using Transplanted Uterus

There have been 39 womb transplants using a live donor , including mothers donating their womb to their daughter, resulting in 11 babies. And just seven months after the operation, doctors began in vitro fer...More..

Apple’s anticipated ECG app rolls out today in watchOS 5.1.2
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Apple’s anticipated ECG app rolls out today in watchOS 5.1.2

Per Macrumors , Apple has told store employees to let customers know that the ECG app is "not meant to be a diagnostic device or to replace traditional methods of diagnosis". Again, this could potentially sa...More..

Villagers empty lake after HIV+ woman jumps into it
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Villagers empty lake after HIV+ woman jumps into it

In the last four days, more than half the water from the lake has been drained out. Residents in Morab village of Dharwad district feared that the lake, which is their main source of drinking water in the dro...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commits to paying her interns $15 an hour
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commits to paying her interns $15 an hour

In a 2017 report , Carlos Vera and Daniel Jenab of Pay Our Interns found that only eight percent of Republicans and 3.6 percent of Democratic members of the House offer paid internships (the numbers are hig...More..

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled from Walmart, CVS Over Dosage Concerns in New Jersey
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled from Walmart, CVS Over Dosage Concerns in New Jersey

Tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding are also possible adverse effects. The company has not received any reports of adverse reactions to the recalled drug. The products affected are sold under bra...More..

USA to extend HIV/AIDS aid programme: Pence
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

USA to extend HIV/AIDS aid programme: Pence

He added that the day was also set aside to enable everyone to know there status and to fight against stigmatization and discrimination. Senior medical consultant, CIHSR, Dimapur, Dr. Throughout the week we h...More..

Number of AFM Cases in 2018 'Appears to Have Peaked — CDC
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Number of AFM Cases in 2018 'Appears to Have Peaked — CDC

As AFM cases have surged in the fall - the third spike since 2014 - federal health officials and clinicians across the country have raced to understand the underlying cause of the disease. Without clear guidanc...More..

Kern County reports first flu death of season
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Kern County reports first flu death of season

Indianapolis, In . - The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging anyone who hasn't already gotten a flu shot to do so now. An annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect against the flu....More..

New Study Shows How Guns Are Affecting Life Expectancy For Black Americans
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

New Study Shows How Guns Are Affecting Life Expectancy For Black Americans

In three reports issued Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laid out a series of statistics that revealed some troubling trend lines - including rapidly increasing rates of death from dr...More..

World’s first baby born using uterus from dead donor
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

World’s first baby born using uterus from dead donor

Ten attempts were made - in the United States, the Czech Republic, and Turkey - before the success reported this week. The mother, 34, from the state of Sao Paulo, was born without a uterus and told from a ...More..

10 minute cancer test on the horizon
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

10 minute cancer test on the horizon

It is hoped that the new test will eventually be performed at the same time as routine blood tests, such as a cholesterol check - or even using a mobile phone app. Accuracy is important to ensure there are fewe...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Trump administration has been ‘criminal from the start’
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Trump administration has been ‘criminal from the start’

Part of her campaign platform included advocating for the abolishment of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. "That's what we did when so many of us won an election this year", Ocasio-Cortez pr...More..

Chinese Scientist's Gene Edited Human Babies Claim Triggers Huge Controversy
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Chinese Scientist's Gene Edited Human Babies Claim Triggers Huge Controversy

Associate Professor He later revealed "another potential pregnancy" of a gene-edited embryo was in its early stages. He said his goal was not to cure or prevent an inherited disease, but to try to bestow a t...More..

'SNL' Offers Its Take On Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In 'Morning Joe' Parody
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

'SNL' Offers Its Take On Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In 'Morning Joe' Parody

We digged deep and we did it. Ocasio-Cortez has claimed before that the her party was responsible for the moon landing. She says that such an elite group exists - and that she and other newly elected Democr...More..

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

But finding compatible donors is immensely challenging, because she's missing a common antigen most people carry in their blood, called "Indian B". "The possibility of us finding a compatible donor for this l...More..

Unilever buys GSK’s Indian Horlicks business for 3.3 billion euros
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Unilever buys GSK’s Indian Horlicks business for 3.3 billion euros

The deal comprises three major transactions - an all-stock acquisition of GSK Consumer Healthcare India ( GSK CH India), an all-cash acquisition of GSK Bangladesh, and the acquisition of certain other commer...More..

Events held country-wide for World AIDS Day
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Events held country-wide for World AIDS Day

Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history. As of 2015, the CDC reports that approximately ...More..

World AIDS Day 2018,
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

The good news is that there are many new ways of expanding access to HIV testing. He said that every year about 500 people in Ireland are diagnosed with HIV and in many cases HIV is passed on by people who do...More..

First trial launches to test male contraceptive
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

First trial launches to test male contraceptive

A male contraceptive gel formulation, developed by the Population Council and the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) team, will be assessed for its abili...More..