Health officials and CDC discussed no-fly list for measles patients

Health officials and CDC discussed no-fly list for measles patients

Officials at both the local and state levels consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about putting some people who were...
Scientists find simple method to avoid gaining weight over holidays

Scientists find simple method to avoid gaining weight over holidays

Researchers have published a study just ahead of Memorial Day that reveals a simple, safe way to avoid packing on pounds over the holiday....
This simple dietary change may reverse mid-life gut bacteria crises

This simple dietary change may reverse mid-life gut bacteria crises

Middle age tends to include select unwanted physiological changes, including potential decreases in cognitive performance. There’s no clear explanation for what drives these issues,...
This groundbreaking human cell division model could help cure cancer

This groundbreaking human cell division model could help cure cancer

Scientists have released the first visualization of human cell division, paving the way for new potential treatments for cancer and other diseases. Mitosis is...
FDA approves easier tests for America’s most common STIs

FDA approves easier tests for America’s most common STIs

New, easier tests for two of the most common STIs have been cleared by the US FDA, paving the way for more rapid –...
Study links preventable cancers with different types of poor diets

Study links preventable cancers with different types of poor diets

Poor diets are widely associated with the development of certain cancers, including the excessive consumption of processed meats and sugary drinks. A new study...
Eating unhealthy meals at work puts long-term health at risk

Eating unhealthy meals at work puts long-term health at risk

Making poor dietary decisions during the work day may put one’s long-term health at risk, according to a new study. Low-quality meals sourced from...
This nasal spray stops med-resistant depression in trials

This nasal spray stops med-resistant depression in trials

The nasal spray medication called Esketamine was approved by the FDA this year for treatment of drug-resistant depression – and we’ve done a bit...
Half of American kids and teens have high cholesterol levels

Half of American kids and teens have high cholesterol levels

A quarter of children and teenagers in the United States have clinically high cholesterol levels, according to a new study. These high cholesterol levels...
Eating better and taking probiotics may be key to alleviating anxiety

Eating better and taking probiotics may be key to alleviating anxiety

Anxiety, a common mental health issue that impacts many adults at some point during their lives, may be reduced through a combination of probiotic...
Stroke risk study on eggs and cholesterol has good news for dieters

Stroke risk study on eggs and cholesterol has good news for dieters

The research surrounding egg consumption, overall dietary cholesterol levels, and stroke risk remains murky. Some studies have found a link between diets high in...
Google built a lung cancer diagnosing AI and the implications are huge

Google built a lung cancer diagnosing AI and the implications are huge

An innovative system to predict lung cancer could make a huge change in survival rates, with Google exploring how artificial intelligence could dramatically improve...
Adding these foods to low-fat diets may slash breast cancer death risk

Adding these foods to low-fat diets may slash breast cancer death risk

Diet may have an important impact on one’s risk of dying from breast cancer, according to new research out of the American Society of...
Impossible Foods new fake-meat sausage arrives on Little Caesars pizza

Impossible Foods new fake-meat sausage arrives on Little Caesars pizza

Impossible Foods is spreading its faux-meat, with a new plant-based sausage set to appear on the Little Caesars Impossible Supreme pizza. The latest in...
T-Cell “training” video could help fight Type 1 diabetes

T-Cell “training” video could help fight Type 1 diabetes

Forget outer space or the deep ocean or even the quantum realm. Our bodies are a microcosm of its own, with many parts and...
Breastfeeding linked to major long-term heart health benefits

Breastfeeding linked to major long-term heart health benefits

Breastfeeding may have long-term cardiovascular health benefits in mothers, particularly in cases where the breastfeeding took place over a longer period of time. The...
Study warns e-cigarette marketing has major impact on teen use

Study warns e-cigarette marketing has major impact on teen use

A new study out of Stanford University warns that promotional materials related to electronic cigarettes and other tobacco alternatives have a major impact on...
Milk carton of the future shows exact expiration with QR code

Milk carton of the future shows exact expiration with QR code

Food scientists are developing a milk carton suitable for a future in which most people own a smartphone, Cornell University has announced. The cartons...
Landmark study links ultra-processed food with overeating, weight gain

Landmark study links ultra-processed food with overeating, weight gain

In what has been called the first study of its kind, researchers have found that consuming ‘ultra-processed’ foods results in overeating and, as a...
A ton of Call of Duty: Mobile details just dropped

A ton of Call of Duty: Mobile details just dropped

Back in March, Activision revealed Call of Duty: Mobile. As pre-registration for the game continues, Activision today dropped a lot of details about how the...
Newly developed addiction-free pain reliever targets inflammation

Newly developed addiction-free pain reliever targets inflammation

Researchers with the University of Virginia have detailed the discovery of a potential new pain reliever that shows promise for offering relief without the...
Fast walkers may live longer regardless of body weight

Fast walkers may live longer regardless of body weight

A recent study found that people who walk at faster paces may live longer than people who walk slower. The data was self-reported by...
Tomato pan-genome project may improve tomatoes taste

Tomato pan-genome project may improve tomatoes taste

Fans of tomatoes would agree that most store-bought varieties lack flavor. A group of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Boyce...
Seashells in ancient amber: A science mystery

Seashells in ancient amber: A science mystery

A mysterious blob of amber appeared in a study published this week in PNAS. In the ancient piece of tree resin were bits of...
Popular weed killer glyphosate linked to liver disease in humans

Popular weed killer glyphosate linked to liver disease in humans

Exposure to controversial and commonly used herbicide glyphosate has been linked to the development of liver disease in humans, a new study has revealed....
Caffeine addiction boosts ability to smell faint traces of coffee

Caffeine addiction boosts ability to smell faint traces of coffee

People who regularly drink coffee are able to sniff out even the faintest whiffs of coffee aroma, according to a new study. The research...
Anambra resident doctors begin indefinite strike

Anambra resident doctors begin indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, COOUTH, Amaku Awka, have embarked on an indefinite strike. The doctors said the...
Fecal transplant trial is first step toward possible obesity treatment

Fecal transplant trial is first step toward possible obesity treatment

The results from the first randomized clinical trial on fecal transplants for obesity are in, paving the way for a potential future treatment that...
How many daily cups of coffee are safe? Study offers surprising answer

How many daily cups of coffee are safe? Study offers surprising answer

Coffee is often touted for its energizing effects, and it is widely consumed in some countries starting at relatively young ages. The array of...
Highly effective blood pressure diet may also cut heart failure risk

Highly effective blood pressure diet may also cut heart failure risk

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) funded a number of studies that ultimately resulted in the formation of a heart-healthy diet called...
Gilead pledges free PrEP HIV med in US: What you need to know

Gilead pledges free PrEP HIV med in US: What you need to know

Pharma giant Gilead will donate HIV treatment and prevention drugs for up to 200,000 people per year, with the free PrEP amounting to as...
Anger may fuel the development of many chronic illnesses

Anger may fuel the development of many chronic illnesses

The American Psychological Association has published new research warning that anger may fuel the development of chronic illnesses in older adults. According to the...
Meditation causes ‘particularly unpleasant’ effects in many people

Meditation causes ‘particularly unpleasant’ effects in many people

Meditation has become a popular activity in many countries, where it is generally presented as a positive lifestyle habit that potentially improves mental and...
Paleontologist discover new T-rex relative and dub it Suskityrannus

Paleontologist discover new T-rex relative and dub it Suskityrannus

The most famous of all the dinosaurs is the Tyrannosaurus rex or T-rex. Virginia Tech paleontologist Sterling Nesbitt discovered the fossilized remains of a...
UDS drug tests show false-positives for these common meds

UDS drug tests show false-positives for these common meds

Today we’re going to have a chat about drugs, and how the medication you’re likely taking could lead to a false-positive on a urine...
Swapping carbs with fresh avocado found to suppress hunger

Swapping carbs with fresh avocado found to suppress hunger

Research out of the Illinois Institute of Technology reveals that swapping the refined carbohydrates in your meals with fresh avocados may reduce hunger later...
MIT deep learning model aims to predict future cancer risk

MIT deep learning model aims to predict future cancer risk

MIT has teamed up with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to create a new deep learning model that can predict from a patients mammogram if...
Arsenic in drinking water may cause heart thickening in young adults

Arsenic in drinking water may cause heart thickening in young adults

Arsenic in drinking water may lead to thickening of the heart in young adults, according to a new study. The research, which was recently...
Biological barrier discovery prevents cancer from forming new tumors

Biological barrier discovery prevents cancer from forming new tumors

Researchers have discovered something that could mean greatly increased ability to fight cancer in humans. The scientists have discovered a biological barrier that prevents...
Gut bacteria research paves way for probiotic depression treatment

Gut bacteria research paves way for probiotic depression treatment

Over the years, scientists have strengthened the link between gut bacteria and mental health, among other aspects of one’s overall health, indicating that our...
Study finds surprising link between food additives and hardened arteries

Study finds surprising link between food additives and hardened arteries

Researchers with the University of Georgia have published a study detailing potential new factors that may contribute to the hardening of arteries. The work...
Alzheimer’s blood test optimized to detect disease before symptoms

Alzheimer’s blood test optimized to detect disease before symptoms

A newly published study details the optimization of a previously developed blood test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease. Though the original test could successfully detect...
Researchers bet you’ll eat maggots if they’re disguised in food

Researchers bet you’ll eat maggots if they’re disguised in food

A number of past studies have warned that the world’s current meat consumption habits — including the types of meat consumed — are unsustainable....
Razer Toaster is real: We’ve reached peak gamer gadget

Razer Toaster is real: We’ve reached peak gamer gadget

The Razer Toaster was supposed to be a joke. It was an April Fool’s joke over three years ago. But that wasn’t the start...
Walnuts may lower blood pressure, but only with this diet tweak

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, but only with this diet tweak

Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and are often recommended as a healthy fat source for health-conscious dieters. The small nuts...
Beyond Meat IPO rages as fake beef health research mounts

Beyond Meat IPO rages as fake beef health research mounts

The appetite for Beyond Meat looks pretty much set, with the freshly-floated plant-based meat substitute company causing a ruckus on the stock exchange this...
Drone successfully delivers donor kidney to transplant patient

Drone successfully delivers donor kidney to transplant patient

The University of Maryland Medical Center has announced the first-ever successful delivery of a donor organ that was later transplanted into a patient. The...
Autism can be reliably detected at ages as young as 14 months

Autism can be reliably detected at ages as young as 14 months

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) screenings can begin as young as 14 months old, according to a new study, while retaining high accuracy. This is...
Science confirms consumers hate overcooked pork chops

Science confirms consumers hate overcooked pork chops

Of all the meat products available, pork is perhaps the most frequently overcooked, the reasons having to do with both paranoia and outdated, overzealous...
Measles outbreak passes 700 cases as vaccination gets unexpected support

Measles outbreak passes 700 cases as vaccination gets unexpected support

The CDC released its most recent measles number on Friday, revealing that more than 700 cases have now been confirmed in the United States....
Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Imperial College London, a public university in the UK, has announced the launch of the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, the first psychedelic research...
Moderate morning exercise has surprising workday benefits

Moderate morning exercise has surprising workday benefits

Morning exercise may offer benefits throughout the workday, according to a new study out of Australia. In addition to boosting cognitive performance, the team...
The FDA just approved this futuristic lung transplant technology

The FDA just approved this futuristic lung transplant technology

The Xvivo Perfusion System looks like a medical device out of a science fiction movie, but it’s real and it was just granted FDA...
Poor sleep, stress most damaging to people with common health issue

Poor sleep, stress most damaging to people with common health issue

Chronic stress and poor sleep quality are known to have negative effects on both short-term and long-term health, but a new study reveals that...
Study finds profound psychedelic trips can offer long-term healing

Study finds profound psychedelic trips can offer long-term healing

A new study out of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that profound psychedelic trips and spontaneous drug-free instances of experiencing ‘ultimate...

Fitness tips: what you need to know about Perimenopause

Sleep, strength training and limiting alcohol and caffeine intake will help you through. Strength training can preserve bone mass which is essential once...

Birth, breastfeeding, and women’s choices

Zeynep Gurtin (The myths behind late motherhood, Journal, 18 April) omits one reason why there appears to be atrend for women to leave having...

OPINION: The shocking rise of lung cancer in non-smokers

The ‘smoker’s disease’ is affecting more and more people who have never lit up in their lives – and it is a particular problem...
Stress eating causes more weight gain than stress-free snacking

Stress eating causes more weight gain than stress-free snacking

A new study warns that eating while stressed may cause you to gain more weight than eating the same amount of calories in the...
This SleepSmart strap promises an easy snoring cure

This SleepSmart strap promises an easy snoring cure

Periodically being shaken may not sound like the best way to get a solid night’s sleep, but Philips believes the right kind of vibration...
Promising cancer ‘vaccine’ clinical trials hint at future of treatment

Promising cancer ‘vaccine’ clinical trials hint at future of treatment

A pair of clinical trials this month revealed promising results related to two different cancer ‘vaccines.’ In the most recent update, a newly published...
Medical tourism: Nigerians have no reason going abroad for treatment – OAUTH CMD

Medical tourism: Nigerians have no reason going abroad for treatment – OAUTH CMD

The Chief Medical Director of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, OAUTH, Ile-Ife, Professor Victor Adetiloye, on Wednesday asserted that there was no reason for...
NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on fake drugs in circulation

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on fake drugs in circulation

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public of the circulation of a fake anti-hypertensive drug. Prof Moji Adeyeye,...
Nigeria sitting on gun powder – NAFDAC

Nigeria sitting on gun powder – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder due to what...
Scientists observe slowest atom decay ever using XENON1T detector

Scientists observe slowest atom decay ever using XENON1T detector

Researchers from the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS) in Italy have been using instruments to search for dark matter particles in a lab...
The link between antibiotics and heart attack risk in women

The link between antibiotics and heart attack risk in women

Research recently published in the European Heart Journal details a link between increased stroke and heart attack risk in women and the long-term use of antibiotics....
Self-inflating weight loss capsule is activated with a magnet

Self-inflating weight loss capsule is activated with a magnet

Researchers have developed a new weight loss capsule that self-inflates in the patient’s stomach, helping them feel full without the need for an invasive...
Measles outbreak just set a dangerous record

Measles outbreak just set a dangerous record

As of April 2019, the United States has exceeded its all-time high annual number of measles cases reported since the nation declared the disease...
Ten major e-cigarette brands found contaminated with dangerous toxins

Ten major e-cigarette brands found contaminated with dangerous toxins

A new study has some bad news for electronic cigarette users: many popular products available in the United States were found to be contaminated...
The new WHO screen time for kids limits are super-strict

The new WHO screen time for kids limits are super-strict

Children under one year of age shouldn’t have any screen time, the World Health Organization has decided, part of a wide-ranging set of guidelines...
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