Ancient fossil's mom was a Neanderthal, but dad was Denisovan

But the new study is the first to identify a first-generation child with Neanderthal and Denisovan parents. While anthropologists knew that Neanderthals and Denisovans were both alive at the same time, they also know that they must have been fair... More..

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Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition

Business Insider reported that Karin Michels , who among other things is a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, put a almost one-hour German lecture on YouTube about the dangers of coco...More..

United Kingdom woman contracts STI that can cause genitals to ‘rot’ away
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

United Kingdom woman contracts STI that can cause genitals to ‘rot’ away

According to the Lancashire Post , an unidentified woman between the ages of 15 and 25 was diagnosed with the disease, donovanosis, within the past year. While the condition is rare, doctors are advised to co...More..

Measles cases hit record high in EuropeNaija247news
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Measles cases hit record high in EuropeNaija247news

In 2017, measles were blamed for 35 deaths in the region. There is no threat of measles or rubella epidemic in Armenia, but the persons who were vaccinated or received inadequate vaccination in 2007-2018 may ca...More..

Ebola outbreak: Death toll soars to 55 as authorities announce crisis plan
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Ebola outbreak: Death toll soars to 55 as authorities announce crisis plan

The health ministry says ZMapp , Remdesivir, Favipiravir and Regn3450 - 3471 - 3479 now can be used. He said 14 health care workers have been infected, one of whom has died. The outbreak in eastern DRC was...More..

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Former CDC director Frieden arrested in on sex abuse charge

The New York Police Department says Thomas Frieden, who also is a former New York City health commissioner, was arrested on Friday morning in Brooklyn. Frieden holds medical and public health degrees from Col...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Irish women rank in top 10 for global alcohol consumption

Additionally, certain studies may not take into account that some non-drinkers may avoid alcohol because they already have health issues. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. For people over the age of 50, c...More..

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

Now, according to a Harvard professor , coconut oil is "pure poison ". The bottom line is that while there is limited research about coconut oil's impact on the body-whether good or bad. In another study, i...More..

Cervical Cancer Can Be Reduced Further with Enhanced Screening Guidelines
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Cervical Cancer Can Be Reduced Further with Enhanced Screening Guidelines

Women in low-income communities, women of color and women living in remote or rural communities make up a larger population of these cervical cancer related deaths . However, for women between 21 and 30, the p...More..

by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Harvard professor says coconut oil is ‘pure poison’

Michels made the statement in a recent lecture titled " Coconut Oil and other Nutritional Errors " at the University of Freiburg, where she holds a second academic position as director of the Institute for Prev...More..

Scientists identify enzymes that can make all blood universal
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Scientists identify enzymes that can make all blood universal

Each of these types can also be positive or negative for another antigen, known as the Rhesus factor. The idea of changing blood type with enzymes is not new - other scientists as well as the British Colu...More..

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus

The health authority says no human cases have been reported and no positive mosquito pools have been identified. Interior Health said that it works closely with the B.C. Horse owners are advised to contact ve...More..

Open-plan offices are linked to healthier employees
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Open-plan offices are linked to healthier employees

In the study of 231 office workers in government buildings in the U.S., those in open-plan offices - with no partitions between desks - clocked up 32% more physical activity than workers in private offices and ...More..

Low vaccination rates raise fear for measles elimination status
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Low vaccination rates raise fear for measles elimination status

At least 37 deaths have been reported from measles in Europe this year. So, according to the latest assessment organizations, seven European countries - France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Russia, Serbia and Ukra...More..

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Death of Mollie Tibbetts
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Death of Mollie Tibbetts

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts , police say. "I can just tell you it seems that he followed her and seemed to be drawn...More..

Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death

Because of this growing consumption of animal proteins and fats, which are associated with aging in the body. Lead author of the study, Sara Seidelmann of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, issued a sta...More..

Mosquiotos test positive for West Nile virus in Tooele County
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mosquiotos test positive for West Nile virus in Tooele County

The Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it was raising the risk level for the mosquito-borne disease from low to moderate in every city and town in the state. Be Aware of Peak Mosquito Hours. T...More..

Fitbit Unveils Charge 3 Swim-Friendly Fitness Tracker, Starts at CAD $199.95
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Fitbit Unveils Charge 3 Swim-Friendly Fitness Tracker, Starts at CAD $199.95

The Charge 3 is waterproof to 5ATM meaning you can swim while it detects laps and your pace. Unlike more expensive smartwatches, it can't run a wide variety of apps, but it still can pass on notifications from ...More..

Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison,’ Harvard Professor Claims
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison,’ Harvard Professor Claims

Dr Karin Michels described the oil as "pure poison" and claimed it is more likely to clog arteries than lard in a speech given in Germany last month. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutr...More..

Flushing Your Contact Lenses Contributes to Water Pollution, Study Says
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Flushing Your Contact Lenses Contributes to Water Pollution, Study Says

First, contact lenses are transparent, which makes them hard to observe in the complicated milieu of a wastewater treatment plant. About 45 million people in the USA alone use contact lenses, according to a s...More..

Low-carb diet linked to increased risk of early death
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Low-carb diet linked to increased risk of early death

The results were concluded by a meta-analysis of studies on carbohydrate intake of people from over 20 countries. We studied indicators of health more than 15 thousand volunteers aged 45 to 64 years. This r...More..

Google launches redesigned Fit app
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Google launches redesigned Fit app

According to a Google announcement for the "new" Google Fit , your fitness goals will now be measured by your Move Minutes and Heart Points . Points can also be gained from activity recorded in other apps...More..

Missoula County air quality now
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Missoula County air quality now "unhealthy" from wildfire smoke

Areas of Southwest Montana will wake up to some cloudy and drizzly skies tomorrow , but we are expected those showers to continue to move out by Wednesday. It's a rare occurrence that also happened past year, ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Why you shouldn’t flush your contact lenses down the drain

If you're tossing your disposable lenses down the sink or flushing them in your toilet, you're adding to the problem. So the researchers tried to replicate a large waste water treatment facility and exposed f...More..

Resident has first case of West Nile Virus in Wis. for 2018
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Resident has first case of West Nile Virus in Wis. for 2018

Ten groups of mosquitoes, eight dead birds and 13 chickens from Contra Costa County have tested positive for the virus, according to the district. With this being the first positive sample, maintaining vigilanc...More..

Mass overdose at USA park, one arrested
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Mass overdose at USA park, one arrested

Authorities say at least 76 people fell ill, some becoming unconscious and others vomiting, many of them dropping to the ground across the park. Alston said initial reports indicate people overdosed on K2, a ...More..

Sixteen Nurses From The Same Hospital Are All Pregnant At Once
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Sixteen Nurses From The Same Hospital Are All Pregnant At Once

It hasn't gone unnoticed around the hospital, either. Garrow remarked that as their pregnancies have progressed, patients in the hospital have started noticing that most of the nurses around were heavy with b...More..

Grand Forks County reports first human West Nile case
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Grand Forks County reports first human West Nile case

West Nile Virus has been detected once more in Worcester. The bird was found in the Orangeburg area, but that does not mean that residents of that area should be more concerned than residents elsewhere in th...More..

Could relaxing rules on e-cigarettes save lives?
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Could relaxing rules on e-cigarettes save lives?

MPs said there should be an urgent review to make it easier for e-cigarettes to be made available on prescription, as well as a wider debate over rules on their use in public spaces and how they are allowed to ...More..

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new high in 2017
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new high in 2017

Both Vermont and MA had fewer deaths in that time period. Since the rise of fentanyl in the opioid epidemic, a wide spectrum of local, state and federal officials have been working to implement a series of in...More..