Debunking Myths about Dental Implants
If you're missing teeth or dealing with decay or similar concerns, you and your dentist or oral surgeon may be discussing your options. Dental implants offer an alternative to dentures or dental bridges, but many people misunderstand the implant procedure.
6 Common Misconceptions About PTSD in Veterans
Like many things related to mental health and well-being, misconceptions and myths abound when talking about PTSD. These misconceptions can be hurtful and perplexing to those living with post-traumatic stress disorder and should be countered with facts and understanding when necessary.
South America Flesh Eating Parasites Reported in the US, Researchers Say It Can Infect Many By 2080 as Another Epidemic
Flesh-eating parasites from South America were reported in the US. These parasites hitch on sandflies, which can bite humans to infect them.
Oxford University Scientists to Give Ivermectin Drug to COVID-19 Patients, Exploring If It Can Help Them Recover at Home
Oxford University will start giving antiparasitic drug Ivermectin to COVID-19 patients to determine if it may help in treating infected people at home.
Scientists Say Aging Is Inescapable Despite Greater Life Expectancy
Scientists presented findings that prove aging is inevitable.
American Red Cross Encourages People to Donate Amid National Blood Shortage That Could Delay Life-Saving Transplants
The American Red Cross urging people to donate blood as the nation experiences severe shortages that would risk the lives of cancer, transplant patients.
COVID-19 Affects Human Brain, Causes 'Brain Fog' Resulting to Seizures, Depression, and Other Conditions
A new UK study was the first to discovered a potential link betwee delibitating brain effects and the coronavirus disease. Researchers observed MRI brain scans from nearly a decade ago and compared them to the most recent scans and found deterioration in some areas of the brain.
CDC, FDA Investigate Massive Tuberculosis Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Bone Repair Product Used in Over 100 Patients
Us officials are investigating outbreaks of rare Tuberculosis infection caused by contaminated bone repair product to patients who underwent surgery.
'Black Fungus' Epidemic Plagues India Amid COVID-19 Emergency
A new disease called the "black fungus" is spreading through India, causing officials to struggle to save lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The infection causes blackening around the affected areas and is known to be fatal to hosts.
Biden Urges US Citizens to Get Vaccinated As Delta COVID-19 Variant Continues to Spread, Could Become Dominating Strain
United States President Joe Biden urged Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible as the Delta COVID-19 virus variant continues to spread across the country. The director of the CDC said the new strain could become the dominant force in the country if vaccinations fail to deliver.
Green Fungus Explained: First Detected Rare Infection in India Causes, Symptoms, and Who Are At Risk [FAQ]
The newest occurrence of green fungus in Madhya Pradesh has sparked a new health issue in India. Here is what is it and how the rare infection can harm at risk people.
Third COVID-19 Wave to Hit India, Only 5% of Population Are Vaccinated
A third wave of COVID-19 infections is possibly to hit India by October. The western state of Maharashtra could see the third wave as early as in the next two to four weeks.
Dozens of Common Blood Pressure Pills Recalled Over Fear of Containing World's Most Explosive Chemical That Causes Cancer
Batches of blood pressure pills were recalled in the UK after it was discovered that they contained the world's most explosive chemical ingredient that also causes cancer.
Illinois Offers $10 Million Worth COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced lotteries for residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, including those planning to get vaccinated.
United States to Spend $3.2B for Antiviral Drugs for Coronavirus, Expected to Arrive by Year’s End
The US is allocating $3.2 billion to advance the production of antiviral pills for the novel coronavirus and other viruses that have the potential to turn into pandemics. The drugs are expected to be distributed by the end of the year.