Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Headlines & Global News

Health

Publix First To Offer Free Antibiotics To Customers

Antibiotics Found Effective In Treating Simple Cases Of Skin Infections, Recent Study Confirms

Jun 30, 2017 03:24 PM EDT

A recent study just proved the effectiveness of antibiotics in treating simple cases of skin infections most particularly the ones which are caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria.

Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial

Researchers Develop Painless Vaccine Skin Patch With Microneedles To Increase Number Of People Who Get Vaccinated

Jun 28, 2017 05:36 PM EDT

A group of researchers just developed and invented a painless and new vaccine skin patch containing microscopic needles and this can increase the number of adults getting vaccinated each year.

Muslim men break fast with Iftar at the East London Mosque on the last day of Ramadan on August 7, 2013 in London, England.

Eating Consciously Is The Key To Staying Healthy After Ramadan Fast, Say Health Experts

Jun 27, 2017 05:16 AM EDT

The month-long Ramadan fast is coming to a close this week with Eid marking the day of feasting but health experts say that one should eat consciously after such a long fasting period in order to stay healthy.

Vitamin Sales Go Up As Consumers Struggle With Cost Of Health Care

Taking High Doses Of Vitamin D Supplements Could Be Dangerous, Recent Study Confirmed

Jun 25, 2017 03:46 AM EDT

A latest study just confirmed that people who take high doses of vitamin D will suffer some health problems like fractures, hardening of soft tissues, and high levels of calcium in the blood.

Daniel Rose, chef/owner of SPRING restaurant Paris and La Bourse et La Vie prepares steamed black cod

Steaming Fish More Effective In Eliminating Cyanotoxin Than Boiling, Says Study

Jun 21, 2017 05:07 PM EDT

A recent study has found that steaming freshwater fish is more effective in reducing cyanotoxin than boiling it and the biotoxins also get transferred to the water that is used in cooking.

Clinic In Wuhan Treats Obese Teenagers With Acupuncture

Acupuncture Is Safe And Effective Option To Pain-Relieving Drugs In Emergency Cases, Study Confirms

Jun 20, 2017 06:19 AM EDT

Acupuncture is said to be an effective and safe pain reliever to emergency patients compared to some drugs prescribed by doctors and nurses.

Doctor Antonella Tosti, Dermatologist University of Miami School of Medicine, uses an iphone as a dermatoscope as she examines Michael Casa Nova,12, for symptoms of skin cancer due to sun exposure.

Latest Study Links Radon To Increased Risk Of Malignant Skin Cancer, Risk Higher In Young People

Jun 19, 2017 02:50 PM EDT

A new research study conducted by Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has found that radon has a connection with malignant skin cancer aka malignant melanoma as it increases the risk of developing the disease which was found to be more pronounced in young people.

A Publix Supermarket pharmacy manager counts out the correct number of antibiotic pills to fill a prescription August 7, 2007 in Miami, Florida.

Scientists Discover New Antibiotic That Fights Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Cures Bacterial Infection

Jun 16, 2017 10:49 PM EDT

Scientists were able to discover a new antibiotic which can be effective in fighting drug-resistant bacteria and this came from a soil sample in Italy.

Nelson Tejeda, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a sprayer filled with a pesticide in an attempt to kill mosquitos that are carrying the Zika virus on October 14, 2016 in Miami, Fl

Zika Virus And Dengue Do Not Necessarily Cause Problems In Pregnancy, Says Study

Jun 15, 2017 04:57 PM EDT

A new study has found that Zika virus or dengue antibodies may not necessarily be responsible for fetal defects or birth defects in babies born to mothers infected with the virus.

Elderly Homes As Catalunya Suspends Social Service Payments

Older Adults With Brain-Clogging Plagues Experience Early Stage Of Alzheimer’s Disease, New Study Confirms

Jun 14, 2017 06:15 PM EDT

A recent study just proved that the presence of amyloid in the brain of older adults is considered the precursor of Alzheimer’s disease even before the symptoms will be felt.

Activists March On Capitol Hill To Urge Congress To Approve Funding For Opioid Crisis

Drug Overdoses Now The Leading Cause Of Americans Under Age Of 50

Jun 09, 2017 06:19 PM EDT

Drug overdoses are said to be the leading cause of death of Americans under the age of 50 and the number of deaths was even higher in the state of Ohio.

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

FDA Stalls Endo Pharmaceuticals’ Opioid Painkiller Opana ER As Adverse Effects More Than Its Benefits

Jun 09, 2017 05:46 PM EDT

Endo Pharmaceuticals has been asked by the FDA to stop the sales of its painkiller, Opana ER.

Children with asthma and other chronic illnesses receive oxygen in a hospital ward on July 19, 2012 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Foods To Avoid When Struggling With Asthma: Tips To Overcome The Condition Revealed

Jun 09, 2017 04:30 AM EDT

Asthma can be life-threatening, that's why experts came up with the list of foods which should be prevented and avoided by someone who has the condition.

A worker performs a CD4 HIV test at a lab of Shanghai Xuhui District Central Hospital on December 6, 2006 in Shanghai, China.

Incyte Corp. Targets IDO Enzyme For Cancer Research; Collaborates With Four Companies For Further Study

Jun 05, 2017 03:43 PM EDT

Incyte Corp. is moving forward in the direction of a major breakthrough to find a cure for cancer after having set its eyes on IDO enzyme. Also, it has received support from four other companies working in this field.

Samples of honey are displayed on a shelf at Gene Brandi Apiaries on September 4, 2014 in Los Banos, California. As California's severe drought pushes through its third year, honey bees are producing less honey due to a lack of wildflowers and fewer farm

Honey Consumption Increases Insulin And Brings Down Blood Sugar, Says UAE Study

May 30, 2017 05:51 PM EDT

A study conducted by King Saud University has found that honey can increase the insulin level and decrease blood sugar, thereby, making it a healthful sweet alternative for people suffering from diabetes.

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