Stories about Medical

Oct 31 2018

Training teams sent to centers amid deadly viral outbreaks

This latest death was a confirmed case of adenovirus , according to the New Jersey Department of Health. Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal said the first symptom...

Oct 16 2018

The Pretty in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch

Screening mammograms have been show to be useful in reducing the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer . And ultimately, the disease will kill them. "On a handsome s...

Oct 14 2018

UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

It has received increased attention in recent weeks after health officials in Minnesota and Colorado saw spikes in reported cases, Illinois Public Health Department s...

Oct 14 2018

Selena Gomez admitted after 'emotional breakdown'

According to TMZ , Gomez checked in to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in the latter half of September. She is being treated in the past fortnight, accord...

Oct 01 2018

New Jersey Man Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba

A New Jersey man has been killed by a brain-eating parasite he may have contracted at a wave pool in Texas, reports claim. Page organizer Stephanie Papastephanou wrot...

Oct 01 2018

US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

It was a breakthrough drug that turned an invariably fatal cancer that killed patients within months into one that could be cured, albeit in only a minority (about 20 per...

Sep 28 2018

Everson Griffen being evaluated at hospital as Minnesota Vikings concerned about well-being

Vikings' executive director of player development Les Pico told police in Minnetrista, Minn., that the team had sent Griffen and his agent the letter on Thursday, infor...

Sep 21 2018

Two Women Die In Police Van Swept Away By Florence Aftermath Flooding

Richardson said the deputies and two patients began the trip that afternoon from a hospital near Conway, where tributaries of the Pee Dee River are overflowing their bank...

Aug 30 2018

'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US

This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted disease...

Aug 26 2018

United States senator and Vietnam War hero John McCain dies aged 81

Though McCain frequently sparred with his own party, plenty of Republican voices weighed in with kind remembrances Saturday. His dogged patriotism and passion for country...

Aug 18 2018

Measles Outbreak Hits More Than 100 People in 21 States, Including Indiana

The majority of the individuals who were infected were unvaccinated , said the CDC , which urges everyone to get inoculated as soon as possible. If it reaches a communi...

Aug 11 2018

West Nile case year's 1st in state

Mosquitoes can become infected when they feed on the blood from infected birds. The mosquitoes that can spread WNV are called Culex quinquefasciatus or the "Southern...

Aug 04 2018

Iowa Reports First West Nile Death of 2018

Humans can catch the virus through mosquito bites. The DEP and its county partners across the state have been conducting routine, localized spraying to control infected...

Jul 19 2018

Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week

Two hot dogs for $5 through July 22. 7-Eleven: $1 Big Bite hot dogs on Wednesday. To celebrate National Hot Dog Day, Dog Haus is offering free hot dogs when you dow...

Jul 13 2018

Trump weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula

The New York Times alleges the United States attempted to browbeat others countries into dropping the resolution. Then the Russians stepped in and introduced the mea...

Jul 10 2018

Trump plays up suspense over momentous Supreme Court nomination

As President Trump prepared to reveal his next Supreme Court nominee Monday night, MPR News Host Kerri Miller asked Ilya Shapiro , senior fellow in constitutional st...

Jun 10 2018

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon, includes Ohio

Of the 60 people reported sick, 31 have been hospitalized due to illness associated with the infection. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a warning that s...

Jun 07 2018

Major breast cancer study counted W MI patients

José Baselga said, via NPR . The immunotherapy treatment remains experimental and still requires considerably more testing before it can be used more widely. The...

Jun 02 2018

Tobacco use falling but not fast enough: World Health Organization report

People associate tobacco with cigarettes alone. World Health Organization advised countries to also offer help to people who wished to quit tobacco use by covering th...

May 29 2018

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

Animal Husbandry department and Forest officials deposit a bat into a container after catching it inside a well at Changaroth in Kozhikode in the Indian state of Keral...