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Role of seizures in Alzheimer's disease is gaining overdue attention
Scientists who study Alzheimer's disease have mostly ignored the role of seizures, but that is beginning to change, and new research suggests they may provide…
Jul 19, 2019 08:36 UTC Health Read More

Rwanda dismisses WHO report about possible Ebola border breach
Authorities in Rwanda on Thursday refuted reports that the fishmmonger responsible for Uganda's renewed Ebola surveillance, had crossed into the border town…
Jul 19, 2019 07:06 UTC Health Read More

Austin health officials monitoring Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo
The Austin Public Health department is monitoring the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with their regional, state and federal partners.
Jul 18, 2019 22:33 UTC Health Read More

Doctor shares ways to keep safe from flesh-eating bacteria
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The number of people reporting flesh-eating bacteria infections within the past few weeks has continued to increase. Lancaster man…
Jul 18, 2019 17:11 UTC Health Read More

Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The herbal supplement kratom regularly causes serious side effects…
Jul 18, 2019 15:30 UTC Health Read More

Woman nearly loses sight in one eye after wearing contacts in shower and pool
(NBC)- You may want to think twice about showering or swimming with your contact lenses in. A 41-year-old woman in England nearly lost her vision in one eye…
Jul 18, 2019 02:34 UTC Health Read More

Genetics By Far The Biggest Factor In Autism Risk, Study Says
Genes account for about 80% of a child's risk of developing autism, a massive new study finds. Here's what parents need to know.
Jul 17, 2019 21:14 UTC Health Read More

Boy toddler is fourth confirmed measles case in El Paso
Public health officials said a boy toddler tested positive Wednesday for measles, making it the fourth confirmed case of the virus in El Paso in less than two…
Jul 17, 2019 18:59 UTC Health Read More

Clues to Women's Higher Odds for Alzheimer's
Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.
Jul 17, 2019 18:43 UTC Health Read More

An AI system predicts when pancreatic cysts will turn cancerous
Pancreatic cancer often kills people because they are diagnosed too late, after their tumors have spread. Other patients may die following the removal of…
Jul 17, 2019 18:03 UTC Health Read More

Infection triggers symptoms similar to those of Parkinson's disease in mice lacking PINK1 protein
In mice lacking a protein genetically linked to Parkinson's disease, an autoimmune response to gut infection compromises the function of dopamine-producing…
Jul 17, 2019 17:03 UTC Health Read More

Near-complete HIV genome recovered from 53-year-old tissue
Researchers are revealing the evolution of HIV, after recovering a near-complete HIV genome from tissue sliced from the lymph node of a man in the Democratic…
Jul 17, 2019 16:30 UTC Health Read More

Mother warning others about protein shakes after daughter dies unexpectedly
A mother is speaking out after her 25-year-old daughter died unexpectedly after consuming too much protein two years ago, the Sun reported. Meegan Hefford…
Jul 17, 2019 00:19 UTC Health Read More

A 'wake-up' call: Your health before age 40 is tied to heart risks later in life
Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you might think,…
Jul 16, 2019 14:02 UTC Health Read More

Breakthrough at OSU: 'This mouse will be helpful for patients with this disease'
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State have made a breakthrough discovery understanding the causes of a serious birth defect of the skull. Roughly…
Jul 15, 2019 23:11 UTC Health Read More

Family: Ala. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria after kayaking on Tenn. River
FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - A Lauderdale County man has been fighting for his life in the hospital after his wife says a day kayaking with their kids left him with a…
Jul 15, 2019 22:43 UTC Health Read More

Family: Ala. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria after kayaking on Tenn. River
FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - A Lauderdale County man has been fighting for his life in the hospital after his wife says a day kayaking with their kids left him with a…
Jul 15, 2019 22:39 UTC Health Read More

Third case of Measles confirmed in El Paso
The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed that a second male toddler has tested positive for measles (rubeola). The announcement…
Jul 15, 2019 20:43 UTC Health Read More

States with the best and worst habits in diet and exercise
Many of us have heard that Colorado consistently ranks as the state with the lowest obesity rate. According to the CDC, just 22.6% of the population qualified as…
Jul 14, 2019 19:05 UTC Health Read More

Man dies after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man died this week after being infected with a flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Florida beach. According to news…
Jul 14, 2019 16:38 UTC Health Read More

Michigan Opioid Study Discusses Access to Primary Care Clinics for Patients with Chronic Pain
The findings in a study in the state of Michigan suggest that access to primary care may be reduced for patients taking prescription opioids. The study results…
Jul 14, 2019 09:56 UTC Health Read More

Babies can show signs of autism early in life
Researchers have known that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be detected in children as young as age two. Now, Swedish researchers have found signs…
Jul 14, 2019 04:12 UTC Health Read More

Colorado health officials issue Front Range pollution alert
Health officials are warning of potentially unhealthy air pollution along Colorado's Front Range this weekend due to high levels of ozone.
Jul 14, 2019 01:24 UTC Health Read More

10 Health Benefits Of Cucumbers—Plus Nutrition Info And Recipes
Are cucumbers healthy or just water? Here's what you should know about the top cucumber benefits and all of their great vitamins and nutrients.
Jul 13, 2019 10:59 UTC Health Read More

If You Wake Up After 2 Hours Sleep At Night, It Could Be A Sign Of This Condition
Sleep. We all know how important it is, but, sadly, it can be seriously elusive for some. You may find it hard to fall asleep all together, or you may find that you drift…
Jul 13, 2019 04:59 UTC Health Read More

Laramie Weather Causing High Numbers Of Mosquitoes, Hindering Mosquito Control Efforts
Mosquitoes have been a nuisance in Laramie this year with higher than usual numbers. The weather has been both helping them reproduce and hindering…
Jul 12, 2019 20:28 UTC Health Read More

Rabid raccoon found in Roland Park
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - A raccoon picked up in Roland Park two days ago has tested positive for rabies. Baltimore's Animal Control office is warning anyone who…
Jul 12, 2019 01:28 UTC Health Read More

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