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A Chinese boy diagnosed with leukaemia wears a mask as he listens to discussion between his mother and a cancer specialist on November 2, 2004 at Longshi, Chongqing, China.

FDA Approves Celgene & Agios Oral Treatment For Leukemia Patients

Aug 02, 2017 08:55 AM EDT

The US Food and Drug Administration just approved the oral treatment for leukemia patients from the Celgene and Agios Pharmaceuticals and the drug is called Idhifa.

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Study Reveals The Desired Amount Of Calcium People Need & Where They Can Get It

Aug 01, 2017 10:37 AM EDT

A study and some experts just revealed the importance of calcium in human's body and with this, people need to consume sufficient calcium which can be acquired from the list of foods presented.

A close-up view of cigarettes on June 10, 2015 in Bristol, England. Health campaigners have asked for a levy on the tobacco industry to help fund anti-smoking measures.

FDA Proposes Nicotine Content At Lower Levels In Cigarettes

Jul 31, 2017 06:23 PM EDT

FDA has proposed a plan to reduce the nicotine level in cigarettes that will help the people to quit smoking.

A double cheeseburger, fries and soda lie on a table at Majors Hamburgers December 28, 2003 in Yakima, Washington.

Combining Soda With Burger Can Make You Add More Pounds, New Study Suggests

Jul 24, 2017 07:35 PM EDT

A new study just confirmed that consuming soda with burger can add more pounds in one's body as extra carbohydrates which are added to what's already in the meal will affect the boy's mechanism.

Caregiver Jolanta Spychalska (R) helps day guest Ingetraut (L) to cut the food in the geriatric day care facility of the German Red Cross (DRK, or Deutsches Rotes Kreuz) at Villa Albrecht on March 11.

Getting Good Sleep Can Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, New Studies Claim

Jul 23, 2017 09:36 PM EDT

New studies claimed that not getting good and enough sleep during the night may lead to dementia and Alzheimer's because this allows for the amyloid build-up.

Elderly Homes As Catalunya Suspends Social Service Payments

People with Alzheimer's May Have Higher Levels Of Bacteria In their Brains, New Study Claimed

Jul 20, 2017 05:15 PM EDT

A latest study suggested that people who have Alzheimer's disease may have higher levels of bacteria in their brains compared to those who do not have the condition.

A woman checks her smart phone during Arroyo Seco Weekend at the Brookside Golf Course at on June 24, 2017 in Pasadena, California.

Smartphone Lights Can Disrupt Functions Of Brain & Body, One Study Claimed

Jul 18, 2017 07:28 AM EDT

A study just confirmed and claimed that the blue light which is emitted by smartphones are dangerous to the functions of the brain and the body and this might cause health conditions in the future.

Japanese food ”Raw egg over rice”

Eating Raw Eggs Might Not Be Safe At All Times, FDA Warns

Jul 13, 2017 12:22 PM EDT

The FDA and CDC just warned that eating raw eggs may not be good for the health at all times since these might contain salmonella bacteria and these are detrimental to one's health.

Paracetamol tablets sit on a table on July 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Opana ER Voluntarily Withdraws Painkiller Because Of Drug Abuse

Jul 10, 2017 06:38 AM EDT

Opana ER is withdrawing opioid painkiller at the request of FDA to avoid drug abuse.

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High Maternal Sugar Intake During Pregnancy Increases Risk Of Allergic Asthma In Children

Jul 06, 2017 05:41 PM EDT

A study claimed that consumption of high sugar during pregnancy will affect the offspring as the child might develop an allergy or allergic asthma later on.

General View Of Morrisons Supermarket

Eating Bananas Before Pregnancy Increases Chance Of Conceiving A Boy

Jul 06, 2017 05:23 PM EDT

A study proved that eating bananas before conception will increase the possibility that the mother will conceive a baby boy and the gender of the baby has something to do with the gender of the baby.

Registered nurse Susan Eager (R) teaches a diabetic patient how to draw her own insulin injections during a house call on March 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

Type 2 Diabetes Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea At Higher Risk Of Advanced Retinopathy: Study

Jul 06, 2017 04:30 PM EDT

Diabetes is notorious for being the doorway to multiple diseases and now a study by the University of Birmingham has found that type 2 diabetes patients with obstructive sleep apnea may lose eyesight in less than four years.

Yemen facing an 'unprecedented' outbreak of cholera

Death Toll Continues To Rise In Yemen Due To Cholera Outbreak; WHO Cites Challenges In Giving Medical Aids

Jul 06, 2017 04:15 PM EDT

The death toll in Yemen continues to rise due to the outbreak of cholera and the World Health Organization cited some challenges regarding the giving of medical aids and interventions.

Raw chocolates are served during CBD For Life future of healing event held at the Alchemists Kitchen on April 19, 2017 in New York City.

Chocolate Can Boost Cognitive Function Within Hours Of Consumption, Latest Review Confirms

Jul 03, 2017 04:51 PM EDT

A latest study claimed that eating chocolates or cocoa flavanols can actually boost the cognitive function of a person along with some other health benefits.

People perform yoga to mark International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Milions of people worldwide took part in the first International Day of Yoga, which was declared by the Un

Yoga Causes Pain In 10% People Every Year, Finds New Study; Researcher Recommend Caution Before Practice

Jul 03, 2017 02:17 PM EDT

Yoga has been known to be a popular form of healing and wellness exercise but a new study has found that it caused musculoskeletal pain in 10 percent of the people who practiced it and therefore, recommends proper caution before doing yoga postures.

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