Influenza is a major health issue in the United States and it claims more than 45,000 lives every year. This disease is seen as a preventable disease, barring for a vaccination that can immunize humans against the disease. As of now, yearly shots are administered as a preventive measure. Despite this, thousands of people fall Read more
A conservative law firm known as Thomas More Law Center based in Ann Harbor, Michigan has applied to the Supreme Court to withhold the health care reforms proposed by President Barack Obama. The appeal filed in the Supreme Court states that the Congress was overstepping its powers in making it compulsory for all American citizens Read more
A study taken up by researchers of University of California, San Francisco, which was presented in Paris at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, focuses on the impact of behavior and habits on the Alzheimer’s. Factors such as a sedentary lifestyle, high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, diabetes, depression and lack of high education were considered for Read more
Present tests provide inaccurate results A WHO policy recommendation mentioned that the current commercial blood tests available to diagnose active tuberculosis lead to inaccurate results. These may often lead to incorrect treatments and possible hazards to the health of the public. The health organization is advising the countries across the world to ban these incorrect Read more
New biologic drugs According to a new study, the newer generation of biologic drugs is beneficial to patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. However, the medications are not cost-effective in comparison to some of the more basic treatments available, as these new drugs are found to be very expensive. However, this not means that patients suffering Read more
More women research online health information According to the results released on Thursday by The United States National Center for Health Statistics showed that more women use the Internet to search for information on health and medical conditions. Moreover, a larger number of white people than the minority communities utilize the World Wide Web to Read more
Modification to previous recommendations The August issue of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Practice Bulletin on Breast Cancer Screening has modified the previous recommendation for annual mammography screening in women. The previous recommendation advised women aged fifty and above a mammography every year. However, the modified recommendation suggests that women over forty years Read more
Various experts have stated that taller people may face a greater risk of cancer including the area of brain, breast, bowel and kidney. For keeping the link with that fact, a new study has formed little day earlier in which the researchers have found that each additional 4 inch or 10.2 cm of height increases Read more
In UK, men who suffer from prostate cancer may have a chance to extend their a few more years. The drug Zytiga has shown that it could extend life expectancy of a prostate cancer patient by as much as four months. The European drugs watchdog said that the drug will be available by the end Read more
A research has formed little day earlier within which a group of Australian researchers have discovered that few most aggressive types of cancer can be cured most effectively by the using of chemotherapy along with a new class of anti cancer drug.
So-called bath salts are harmful It was a surprise for Dr. Jeffrey J. Narmi to look at the emergency room in the Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa. Several individuals who were in great agitation, very violent, and psychotic were seen in the room. The individuals could be controlled only with the assistance from several Read more
A team of scientists from the Europe, US and Canada have identified two genetic mutations first time in the world, which usually cause restless leg syndrome or RLS. This discovery is enough being able to origin the one most common neurological diseases which can even pave the new way for drugs.