More people sickened by cyclospora illness outbreak — McDonald's salads

Three people have been hospitalized and there have been no reported deaths. More than 160 people have fallen ill with parasite outbreaks after eating salad at McDonald's restaurants in the USA, causing the fast food chain to pull the product from... More..

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KDHE issues West Nile virus warning in northeast Kansas
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

KDHE issues West Nile virus warning in northeast Kansas

Mosquitoes captured by health officials in Burlington this week have tested positive for West Nile virus. DHHS is not releasing more specifics on the case to protect patient confidentiality. Use an EPA-regist...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Texans infected with drug-resistant salmonella linked to turkey

Instead, the CDC said, the outbreak, which started in November, has been linked to various brands and products and include raw turkey and live turkeys as well as pet food that contains raw turkey. Wash your h...More..

‘World first’ melanoma blood test
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

‘World first’ melanoma blood test

The next step is a clinical trial to validate the findings. Experts say the simple blood test could save thousands of lives. It is the fourth most common cancer in Australia and claims the lives of about ...More..

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, doctors say
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, doctors say

The researchers found that those who ate at least two hours before a night's sleep, the risk of developing breast cancer was reduced by 16 %, and cancer of the prostate disease by 26% compared to those who we...More..

Hot dogs and other processed meats can lead to manic episodes
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Hot dogs and other processed meats can lead to manic episodes

Nitrates have always been used as preservatives in cured meat products and have been previously linked to some cancers and neurodegenerative diseases , so Yolken suspected they may also explain the link to mo...More..

Calamos Advisors LLC Takes $140.34 Million Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Calamos Advisors LLC Takes $140.34 Million Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

On July 17, 2018, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its second quarter 2018 results. Wesbanco Bank Inc. The firm has a market cap of $248.61 billion, a price-...More..

Britney game for The Mickey Mouse Club reunion
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Britney game for The Mickey Mouse Club reunion

What's your name again?'" Asghari says, laughing. "I tried to be amusing". "I love the idea (of) helping people feel sexy, strong and confident, and I think my fragrances show that". She is another blessing...More..

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

And Rep. Jan Shakowsky, D-Ill., was the only one of 10 Democrats at a Tuesday news conference on Trump's Helsinki summit to mention the word "treason". It shows frankly the outrageousness and the just desire to...More..

Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota County
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota County

The name of the restaurant where the man ate the oyster was not released. Health officials also said that this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. "People wi...More..

Designer babies could be approved in future, says medical ethics panel
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Designer babies could be approved in future, says medical ethics panel

The development of advanced genome technology has given scientists the ability to rewrite the DNA code in eggs, sperm, and embryos. The possibilities raised by gene editing tools could represent a "radical ne...More..

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

Pilot Flying J: Find a coupon in the free myPilot app for a free hot dog or roller grill item. Once you're registered, scan the app in store and enjoy your free hot dog. Starting Monday - through Sunday, Jul...More..

Local Valsartan not recalled
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Local Valsartan not recalled

Revealing that the presence of NDMA was unexpected and is thought to be related to changes in the way the active substance was manufactured, the official asked doctors to take necessary measures to protect th...More..

FDA recalls common heart drug due to cancer concerns
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FDA recalls common heart drug due to cancer concerns

The specific products impacted are valsartan sold by Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries, along with valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) sold by Solco Healthcare and ...More..

West Nile virus detected in Orleans Parish mosquitoes
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

West Nile virus detected in Orleans Parish mosquitoes

The virus is spread through the bite of a mosquito that had been feeding on an infected bird. Spraying occurred in Adams County approximately a dozen times previous year, she said. The virus can also infect h...More..

North Korean Delegation Reportedly Doesn’t Show Up For Meeting With U.S
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

North Korean Delegation Reportedly Doesn’t Show Up For Meeting With U.S

The United States said that as of May 30, 89 North Korean tankers had brought in refined petroleum products illicitly obtained in ship-to-ship transfers this year. North Korea already is under some of the s...More..

Bankrate Survey: Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Bankrate Survey: Maryland Among Worst States For Retirement

And when it was all said and done, South Dakota came out on top as the best state for you to retire to when it's time. Analysts say people living in South Dakota are more satisfied with their lives than anyon...More..

Quick Read: Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Quick Read: Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'

In men, the bacteria can cause infection in the urethra while in women it can cause inflammation of the reproductive organs, which can cause pain and some bleeding. Even if you have a regular partner, it's best...More..

Hinds County resident gets first West Nile Virus case of 2018
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Hinds County resident gets first West Nile Virus case of 2018

Vivien Suttorp, lead Medical Officer of Health, South Zone, in a news release Tuesday. - Consider staying indoors at dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active. Use insect repellents when you go outdoor...More..

First Monsanto Cancer Trial Begins
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

First Monsanto Cancer Trial Begins

Johnson, are licensed pesticide applicators concluded glyphosate is not associated with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Mr. Johnson's cancer", said Lombardi. There was "at least a strong argument that the only reason...More..

The Health Insurers Squawk
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

The Health Insurers Squawk

Officials with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, one of two Maryland insurers that sell Affordable Care Act plans, said they need the payments to keep that part of their business afloat. The administration argued...More..

Johnson & Johnson jury awards US$4.14b punitive damages over talc cancer
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Johnson & Johnson jury awards US$4.14b punitive damages over talc cancer

Ingham v. Johnson & Johnson, 1522-CC10417 . Lawyers for the plaintiffs said punitive damage awards are limited by state law to five times the amount of compensatory damages awarded and defense lawyers probab...More..

‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

The number of people with salmonella linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has grown to 100 across the United States, prompting the CDC to issue a blunt warning via tweet: " Do not eat this cereal ". The ce...More..

Blood pressure drugs end up on ban list
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Blood pressure drugs end up on ban list

Valsartan molecule structure. Drugs containing valsartan are used to treat patients with high blood pressure to help prevent heart attacks and stroke. Of 484,682 kilograms of Valsartan imported over the last th...More..

Multivitamins a waste of money for heart health, researchers say
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Multivitamins a waste of money for heart health, researchers say

In the United States, about 76 percent of adults, or more than 170 million people, take multivitamins and minerals , according to a 2017 survey conducted by the Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of the Council fo...More..

Thai Cave Rescue Nearly Ended In Disaster. 20 Rescuers Were Still Inside
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thai Cave Rescue Nearly Ended In Disaster. 20 Rescuers Were Still Inside

Pure Flix co-founder David A.R. White told The Wall Street Journal the company - which was behind the 2014-18 God's Not Dead trilogy - was talking to actors, writers and potential investors. The soccer teamma...More..

US Disputes Report That It Opposed Breastfeeding Resolution
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

US Disputes Report That It Opposed Breastfeeding Resolution

Tiny Ecuador, which had moved it, was threatened by trade measures and the withdrawal of military aid, and it was left to Russian Federation to step into the breach to hold off the bully. Four decades of resea...More..

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Mycoplasma genitalium (MG): what it is and why doctors are anxious

For them, untreated MG can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, which can in turn make it hard to get pregnant. Paddy Horner, of BASHH, said last night: "MG has the potential to become a superbug within a dec...More..

How to get baby to sleep more: Feed solids early, study suggests
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

How to get baby to sleep more: Feed solids early, study suggests

Researchers then tracked the health and behaviour of all the babies for a period of three years via questionnaires filled out by parents. Parents' perceptions of a sleep problem with their child were correlat...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Man could lose limbs from flesh-eating bacteria

The next day, in pain with a swollen leg, he went to went to urgent care, where he was given antibiotics. The National Institutes of Health says that while Vibrio bacteria "is one of the more infrequent cause...More..