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Pancreatic cancer disappeared in 70% of mice treated with cannabis compound
A compound that give the gives the cannabis plant its color had 'shocking' tumor-shrinking abilities, the Harvard University scientists reported. It may 'teach' the…
Aug 21, 2019 16:12 UTC Health Read More

Opioid use: Wisdom teeth removal is contributing to the opioid crisis, experts warn
Many who have their wisdom teeth removed are prescribed opioid painkillers – but there may be a better, safer option.
Aug 21, 2019 14:16 UTC Health Read More

How to get rid of visceral fat: Diet to reduce the harmful belly fat what to eat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Having high levels of visceral fat can be detrimental to a person's health, particularly because of where it's stored in the body.
Aug 21, 2019 12:30 UTC Health Read More

The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US
Drug overdose deaths are declining in the United States. The finding is being greeted as a sign that we may have reached a turning point in the relentless…
Aug 21, 2019 11:31 UTC Health Read More

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years, and it is not.
Aug 21, 2019 08:01 UTC Health Read More

What drives inflammation in type 2 diabetes? Not glucose, says new research
To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to…
Aug 21, 2019 07:28 UTC Health Read More

Vaping caused North Texas teen's lungs to fail, doctors say
FORT WORTH, Texas — A 17-year-old Weatherford High School graduate is now recovering after doctors in Fort Worth determined excessive vaping caused…
Aug 21, 2019 03:18 UTC Health Read More

North Texas Man Says Vaping Nearly Killed Him
Just a few days after the CDC announced it would investigate nearly 100 cases of severe lung illness linked with vaping, a Weatherford teen is sharing his story.
Aug 21, 2019 02:49 UTC Health Read More

More women should be assessed for BRCA mutations, new recommendations say
More women should be assessed for harmful mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that can increase risk of certain cancers, according to new…
Aug 21, 2019 02:38 UTC Health Read More

New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably
NHS England is funding a new treatment for patients with severe haemophilia A.
Aug 21, 2019 00:52 UTC Health Read More

Study Shows Burning Fossil Fuels Is Killing Us — Are You OK With That?
August 20th, 2019 by Steve Hanley. Doing science is hard. You don't just put on a lab coat, grab a clipboard, and start publishing reports. It takes years and…
Aug 20, 2019 23:48 UTC Health Read More

This Is How Quickly Vaping Alters the Body
A new study is casting yet another shadow over e-cigarettes. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say participants who inhaled only vape juice—no…
Aug 20, 2019 22:59 UTC Health Read More

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease
The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to…
Aug 20, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

Pregnant women may be exposed to MRI contrast agent
(Reuters Health) - Women who don't realize they're pregnant when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be exposed to a chemical that might…
Aug 20, 2019 21:31 UTC Health Read More

Several women say botched lip injections left them with painful, oozing infections
Several Arizona women who believed they were getting standard lip fillers ended up in the emergency room earlier this month after the procedure left them with…
Aug 20, 2019 21:14 UTC Health Read More

Deadly hepatitis A outbreak: Tennessee issues call for vaccinations
The Tennessee Department of Health and numerous state and local partners continue to investigate and respond to a large, multi-state hepatitis A outbreak.
Aug 20, 2019 17:46 UTC Health Read More

Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have 'major impact,' Harvard researcher says
Scientists from Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found evidence that a chemical derived from cannabis may be capable of extending the…
Aug 20, 2019 16:50 UTC Health Read More

Ohio Department of Health plans to airdrop 800,000 doses of rabies vaccine across the state
Later this week, Ohio plans to drop nearly a million vaccine doses across 14 counties to inoculate the state's raccoon population against rabies.
Aug 20, 2019 16:48 UTC Health Read More

Officials:Deadly levels of fentanyl found laced in other illegal drugs
MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Health officials are warning the public about using illegal drugs after deadly levels of fentanyl have been found laced in other drugs…
Aug 20, 2019 16:46 UTC Health Read More

Guidelines say more women may need breast cancer gene test
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group…
Aug 20, 2019 15:59 UTC Health Read More

Multivitamins and dietary supplements for kids: What parents should know about possible risks
Studies show almost one-third of American kids take nutritional supplements, the most popular of which include multivitamins, fish oil, melatonin and probiotics.
Aug 20, 2019 14:36 UTC Health Read More

Nearly 10% of Americans have a nutritional deficiency. These are the most common
Many nutrients are important for good overall health. Most of them the body gets from certain foods. However, the typical American diet – which consists of a lot…
Aug 20, 2019 14:00 UTC Health Read More

Vaping May Harm Your Blood Flow—Even Without Nicotine
Inhaling e-cigarette vapor alone had an immediate, negative impact on the vascular systems of first-time vapers.
Aug 20, 2019 13:59 UTC Health Read More

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