Health

October 12, 2018

Algerian Minister Blames Girl Who Died of Scorpion Sting for Scary the Animal

A government minister is under fire in Algeria for suggesting that a woman’s death from scorpion poisoning could have been avoided if people knew not to “provoke” animals, despite public complaints about her treatment in hospital.
October 12, 2018

Valsartan: Coronary heart Drug Recalled by FDA Does Not Increase Most cancers Threat Quick-term

Recently recalled heart drug valsartan does not raise the risk of cancer in the short-term, according to a study.
October 12, 2018

Watch: Anti-Vaxxer Hijacks Microphone At Utah Congressional Debate: 'Vaccines Trigger Autism'

An anti-vaxxer jumped onto the stage of a Utah congressional candidate debate Monday and yelled "vaccines cause autism" into the microphone as the GOP candidate gave his closing remarks. 
October 12, 2018

California Wildfires: Why Managed Burns Might Save Forests, and Lives

When Nathan Turner moved to Utah a few years ago from Pennsylvania, he imagined taking regular walks with his wife and two young sons under a clear, western sky. Then came the smoke. The air quality in Salt Lake City for the last few summers has been abysmal. In July, his ­2-year-old son developed a cough so severe that Turner thought it was whooping cough. Now, he plans to move the family back to the East Coast by the end of the year. “Getting our kids away from that kind of pollution is really important,” he says.
October 12, 2018

Medical doctors Scramble to Discover Anti-Venom Remedy to Save Man’s Life After Pet Cobra Chew

Doctors rushed to treat a Michigan man after his pet cobra bit him, sending poisonous venom through his body.
October 12, 2018

Why Can Shedding Weight Reverse Sort 2 Diabetes? Scientists Provide New Reply

Growing evidence suggests losing weight can reverse Type 2 diabetes in some people, and a new study has shed light on why this could be. 
October 12, 2018

What Is 'Microdosing'? Tiny Hits of Psychedelic Medicine Cut back Anxiousness With out the Journey, Research Says

A subpopulation of psychedelic drug users said tiny doses of LSD and mushrooms helped lower their anxiety and stimulated their mind without the accompanying transcendental trip, according to a new study.A team of Canadian researchers studied the effects of microdosing, or using small amounts of a psychedelic substance so that the user never nears the threshold for psychoactive effects and can continue his or her daily routine. In their observations, researchers found that microdosers reported lower anxiety and depression levels, less vulnerability to failure and less self-doubt than those who never microdosed. That was evidence, researchers said, that those illegal drugs could treat mental disorders.
October 12, 2018

Medical doctors Inform 67-Yr-Outdated Chinese language Girl to Abort Twins, Ask Close by Hospitals to Report Her if She Seeks Therapy

A 67-year-old Chinese woman pregnant with twins will carry her unborn children to term despite her doctors’ disapproval and fear for her health.
October 12, 2018

Salt May Not Be As Unhealthy for You As Beforehand Thought, Research Finds

Salt might not be all that bad for your health, according to a new study.Sodium consumption is linked to raised blood pressure and stroke, but these effects don’t occur often outside of countries like China, where people tend to have a higher salt intake, research from the Population Health Research Institute of Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University in Canada, found. 
October 12, 2018

Infants Born Hooked on Opiates Could Get better Sooner With Different Therapy, Research Says

A baby is born addicted to opiates every 15 minutes in the United States. These newborns are jittery, their muscles are tense, and they struggle to eat. The Food and Drug Administration has no approved treatment for neonatal withdrawal, but most hospitals use morphine to soothe the symptoms. New research shows there might be a better way.