Teenager dies after he put a towel on his head and inhaled spray from a deodorant can

TEENAGER DIES AFTER HE PUT A TOWEL ON HIS HEAD AND INHALED SPRAY FROM A DEODORANT CAN

A 19-year-old man believed to be from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, had to be put in an induced coma in intensive care after his heart...

Flu jab shortage sees 1.3m fewer over-65s vaccinated than last year as GPs turn elderly away 

FLU JAB SHORTAGE SEES 1.3M FEWER OVER-65S VACCINATED THAN LAST YEAR AS GPS TURN ELDERLY AWAY 

GPs are engaged in a war of words with NHS England after 69 per cent reported a shortage in the flu jab. Public Health England say...

 
 
 
Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it

WHY YOU SHOULD SUCK YOUR BABY'S DUMMY TO CLEAN IT

Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests...

Revealed, the top precautions allergy sufferers use when dining out

REVEALED, THE TOP PRECAUTIONS ALLERGY SUFFERERS USE WHEN DINING OUT

Research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has revealed 24 popular methods allergy sufferers use...

 
 
 
Model Brooke Hogan, 26, shares her health and beauty secrets

MODEL BROOKE HOGAN, 26, SHARES HER HEALTH AND BEAUTY SECRETS

Australian model Brooke Hogan has offered a glimpse into her life, as she shared her secrets to beauty, fitness, food, travel and her...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second trimester 

PREGNANT AMY SCHUMER HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE MORNING SICKNESS DURING SECOND TRIMESTER 

The pregnant comedian, who is in her second trimester, posted a photo from her hospital bed while informing fans that she has been...

 
 
 
Kids killed by virus in NJ center 'were in critical stage DAYS before they got to ER'

KIDS KILLED BY VIRUS IN NJ CENTER 'WERE IN CRITICAL STAGE DAYS BEFORE THEY GOT TO ER'

10 kids have died and 23 have been sickened by the adenovirus - which infects the linings of the eyes, lungs and nerves - at the Wanaque...

'Could scientists turn thoughts into speech? Hope for paralyzed patients to 'talk' again

'COULD SCIENTISTS TURN THOUGHTS INTO SPEECH? HOPE FOR PARALYZED PATIENTS TO 'TALK' AGAIN

Scientists at Columbia University and Northwell Health are listening in to the brain's inner voice to learn brain language as they...

 
 
 
Man discovers he does NOT have cancer after misdiagnosis led to years of chemotherapy and biopsies 

MAN DISCOVERS HE DOES NOT HAVE CANCER AFTER MISDIAGNOSIS LED TO YEARS OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND BIOPSIES 

James Salaz , of Montrose, Colorado, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2012 by Dr Choon-Kee Lee. After five years, Salaz...

Take a bath to lower your blood sugar

TAKE A BATH TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD SUGAR

Researchers from Loughborough University found that indulging in a warm soak for an hour triggers the release of chemicals that combat...

 
 
 
Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEN IN CONSTRUCTION HAVE THE HIGHEST SUICIDE RISKS, NEW CDC DATA SHOW

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have...

Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most common surgical blunders

PUTTING THE WRONG LENS IN DURING A CATARACT OP IS ONE OF THE NHS'S MOST COMMON SURGICAL BLUNDERS

A report by the UK's Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch found the wrong artificial lenses were put into patients' eyes 21 times...

 
 
 
Boy, 6, undergoing multiple surgeries to fix damaged intestines after swallowing 14 magnets

BOY, 6, UNDERGOING MULTIPLE SURGERIES TO FIX DAMAGED INTESTINES AFTER SWALLOWING 14 MAGNETS

Mikah Arvidson, six, from Sandy, Utah, was secretly playing with his brother's fidget toy but, when his brother walked in on him, he...

NFL awarding more than $35 million to brain injury studies

NFL AWARDING MORE THAN $35 MILLION TO BRAIN INJURY STUDIES

It is part of the league's 2016 $100 million 'Play Smart. Play Safe' pledge to investigate brain diseases to demonstrate that they...

 
 
 
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA TO CRACK DOWN ON MENTHOL CIGARETTES, FLAVORED VAPES

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping...

Mother-of-three, 34, fighting for her life after contracting a rare fungal infection

MOTHER-OF-THREE, 34, FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE AFTER CONTRACTING A RARE FUNGAL INFECTION

Jessica Weldon, 34, of Queen Creek, Arizona, contracted mucormycosis, a rare fungal infection in September. She has undergone 11 surgeries...

 
 
 
Norovirus outbreak in wildfire shelter: Officials forced to quarantine vomiting evacuees

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK IN WILDFIRE SHELTER: OFFICIALS FORCED TO QUARANTINE VOMITING EVACUEES

Butte County public health spokesman Lisa Almaguer said lab tests confirmed the virus and sick people have been quarantined at the...

Do you prefer tea or coffee? The answer is in your genes

DO YOU PREFER TEA OR COFFEE? THE ANSWER IS IN YOUR GENES

Research has shown bitterness alerts humans to poisoning. That's why scientists from Northwestern and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research...

 
 
 
Mother's three-week-old baby 'died' in her arms

MOTHER'S THREE-WEEK-OLD BABY 'DIED' IN HER ARMS

Ramaya Wilkinson, from Doncaster, was born at just 28 weeks via an emergency C-section after she stopped moving in her 30-year-old...

Hospital apologizes for 'horrible pain' of man whose wife died outside its locked ER doors 

HOSPITAL APOLOGIZES FOR 'HORRIBLE PAIN' OF MAN WHOSE WIFE DIED OUTSIDE ITS LOCKED ER DOORS 

Two years after Laura Levis died at 34 because she was unable to get into a locked ER during a severe asthma attack, the Massachusetts...

 
 
 



New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

Diabetic foot ulcers: Newly developed shoe insole technology can heal diabetic ulcers better while walking. Read more ...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty... Read more ...

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood... Read more ...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second trimester 

The pregnant comedian, who is in her second trimester, posted a photo from her hospital bed while informing fans that she has been forced to cancel her Texas gig. Read more ...

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new... Read more ...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have 'access to lethal means' are at higher... Read more ...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight , while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into... Read more ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. Read more ...