Hundreds Walk & Run for Breast Cancer

A walkathon was held in Chennai on Saturday. Elizabeth's Hospital and the McKendree MetroRec Plex will host a special Breast Health Awareness hockey game on Friday, Oct. Those are the only people who get it, she said. "I was always grateful they ... More..

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Aetna deal OK'd by antitrust watchdog
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Aetna deal OK'd by antitrust watchdog

The combination would create a giant with a hand in insurance, prescription drug benefits and drugstores across the U.S. By bringing those businesses under one roof, the companies are betting they'll be better ...More..

8-year-old IN girl receiving treatment for rare ‘polio-like’ disease
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

8-year-old IN girl receiving treatment for rare ‘polio-like’ disease

But shortly thereafter, unusual and frightening symptoms, such as limb weakness, face drooping and difficulty talking or swallowing, set in. The condition is rare, with only 1 in 1 million people in the Uni...More..

Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

Throughout the Kavanaugh controversy we were told it would be deadly for Republicans among suburban women voters they need to avoid being blown out in November. They only "seek investigations ... of the publ...More..

72% of workers want bosses to champion mental health at work
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

72% of workers want bosses to champion mental health at work

Technology seems to have great potential to encourage young people to seek help for mental health problems and provide immediate access to psychological support, but can it replace support from friends or f...More..

Mental health is a huge issue in SA
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Mental health is a huge issue in SA

To help prevent mental distress and illness among adolescents and young adults, parents need to be aware of and understand the early warning signs and symptoms of mental illness, said Peng, president of Mental...More..

Latest Midterm Senate Race News and Polls
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Latest Midterm Senate Race News and Polls

He already has been at the Supreme Court preparing for his first day on the bench Tuesday. The other question is whether Trump's personal tax returns would be enough to satisfy the base or would there be a ...More..

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Swearing-In Ceremony Of Brett Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Swearing-In Ceremony Of Brett Kavanaugh

Emmet Bondurant, a lawyer involved in a major political case heading toward the court involving a challenge to Republican-drawn congressional districts in North Carolina, said he will not seek Kavanaugh's rec...More..

Concerns growing over rare polio-like condition in children
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Concerns growing over rare polio-like condition in children

It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it...More..

Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni

However, in some cases, if not recognised and managed, these feelings can lead to mental illness. A new survey of adults in the Midlands conducted for PHE also shows almost three quarters (71%) of people in t...More..

What young people can learn from the Kavanaugh hearings
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

What young people can learn from the Kavanaugh hearings

Kavanaugh is accompanied by his wife Ashley Kavanaugh, third from left, and children Margaret, second from left, and Liza. But on Monday, McConnell cited a different calculus, telling reporters in Louisville ...More..

UMN preps for flu season
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

UMN preps for flu season

This year, the nasal spray vaccine - which was not recommended the past two flu seasons - is again considered an acceptable alternative to the injectable vaccine. USA health officials are trying to increase t...More..

Mental illness will cost the world R240-trillion by 2030
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mental illness will cost the world R240-trillion by 2030

By working together, we can make a real difference to our workplaces, and to the experiences of our colleagues at work. Juliet Hassard, Assistant Professor in Occupational Health Psychology at the Faculty o...More..

Mental Health Crisis Could Cost World $16 Trillion by 2030
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mental Health Crisis Could Cost World $16 Trillion by 2030

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis . Dr McNamara n...More..

Haley Announces Resignation, Will Serve Until Year's End
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Haley Announces Resignation, Will Serve Until Year's End

But the group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in its complaint that Haley's financial disclosure did not provide enough information to make the assertion that the flights between...More..

Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota

This has caused the interesting and unusual occurrence of drunken birds to seem more prevalent than previous years. "Generally, younger birds' livers can not handle the toxins as effectively as more matur...More..

A startling stat reveals just how dire things have become at GE
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

A startling stat reveals just how dire things have become at GE

Larry Culp, a GE board member who ran USA manufacturer Danaher for more than a decade, is to replace GE veteran John Flannery, effective immediately. Culp has won praise for transforming industrial conglom...More..

Woman-Owned Company Raises Pink Flag For Breast Cancer Cure
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Woman-Owned Company Raises Pink Flag For Breast Cancer Cure

New cancer statistics paved the way for Avon Philippines's Pink Minute breast-cancer awareness campaign, an initiative that drives the importance of making breast self-exam a habit. Larsen found what she was ...More..

American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research

Commenting on Monday's award, Dan Davis, an immunologist at Britain's University of Manchester, said "this game-changing cancer therapy " has "sparked a revolution in thinking about the many other ways i...More..

Man dies of 'brain-eating amoeba' at surf resort in Texas
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Man dies of 'brain-eating amoeba' at surf resort in Texas

Stabile's headache, fever, confusion, and brain swelling all pointed to some type of bacterial meningitis - a severe and often life-threatening inflammation of the membrane surrounding the brain. Stuart Parso...More..

UT Austin graduate wins Nobel Prize for breakthrough cancer treatment
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

UT Austin graduate wins Nobel Prize for breakthrough cancer treatment

In 2014, Allison and Honjo received the first "Tang Prize for Biopharmaceutical Science " for their research in cancer immunotherapy , a type of treatment that allows for the immune system to fight cancer...More..

by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Young surfer dies from rare brain-eating amoeba

Fabrizio Stabile came down with a "severe headache" while mowing his lawn in Ventnor, NJ., on September 16. "Fabrizio's cerebrospinal fluid tested positive for the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri , which caused a ...More..

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

Allison, professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, studied a protein that functions as a brake on the immune system and realized the potential for unleashing immune cells to attack tumors ...More..

Are you getting a Flu Shot?
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Are you getting a Flu Shot?

Wendy Swanson, MD, MBE, chief of digital innovation and digital health at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of several speakers at today's briefing, said in the release , "Even one preventable death is a traged...More..

Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Kavanaugh nomination
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Kavanaugh nomination

He frequently talked over Democratic questioners - and even challenged them, as when he countered Sen. "Judge Kavanaugh continues to enjoy a legal presumption of innocence, but the standard for a nominee to the...More..