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Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause

Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause

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Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
02:26 2019-09-13

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
06:00 2019-09-06

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, too, are looking into the substance as a possible cause — though they were quick to note it is only ...
18:13 2019-09-06

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
02:52 2019-09-07

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
21:39 2019-09-17

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
09:39 2019-08-23

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
04:52 2019-09-12

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
05:39 2019-08-23

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors said he may need a double lung transplant, his parent...
02:52 2019-09-04

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
17:00 2019-08-30

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
02:00 2019-09-13

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
03:26 2019-08-31

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
01:26 2019-08-17

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cen...
10:00 2019-08-24

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
01:39 2019-08-20

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes that’s left hundreds ill around the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Pre...
08:00 2019-09-09

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Thursday, there have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of illne...
21:13 2019-09-19

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly popular way of consuming marijuana, which many consumers view as a relatively safe habit. Up to 450 people have developed illnesses and at least four...
06:52 2019-09-07

Trump Mulls Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Rise in Deadly Lung Disease Linked to Vaping An alarming rise in a mysterious and sometimes deadly lung disease linked to vaping has the Trump administration gunning for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to at least discourage young people from taking up the habit....
11:13 2019-09-12

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
00:39 2019-08-03

New advisory warns of the dangers posed to pregnant women and children by marijuana; mysterious lung disease linked to vaping investigated in more than 20 states (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from Surgeon General Jerome Adams warns that marijuana use can have harmful effects on a teen’s developing brain, as well as a growing fetus. “We...
11:52 2019-08-30

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
17:39 2019-06-12

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others are still sayi...
11:39 2019-09-07

Probe into vaping-linked illnesses turns up form of vitamin E from skin creams [Updated] Enlarge / Some of the black-market vaping products that have been found to contain vitamin E acetate, according to the New York State Department of Health. (credit: Flicrk | New York State Department of Health) Federal and state officials investigating the mysterious eruption of lung illnesses li...
00:13 2019-09-07

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
23:00 2019-08-13

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in California, and one each in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. Several of the victims also h...
00:52 2019-09-20

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to g...
00:13 2019-08-31

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resident suspected to be related ...
21:39 2019-09-17

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
00:26 2019-08-24

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
17:00 2019-08-21

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
01:52 2019-09-03

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
03:26 2019-08-22

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S.......
03:26 2019-09-16

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
15:13 2019-09-14

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
00:00 2019-08-20

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
23:52 2019-09-06

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of lung illness cases reported from 450 cases to 380 across 36 states. ...
17:13 2019-09-13

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
23:13 2019-08-23

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
14:13 2019-08-17

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
00:26 2019-09-14

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
00:52 2019-09-14

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
23:39 2019-08-19

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that...
21:39 2019-08-22

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
18:00 2019-08-07

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies....
04:26 2019-07-15

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
18:00 2019-09-11

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
00:52 2019-08-24

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
08:13 2019-08-25

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
18:00 2019-09-19

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
19:13 2019-08-28

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping.ng....
19:39 2019-09-13

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
00:13 2019-09-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
20:39 2019-09-06

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
23:39 2019-09-07

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people at Children’s Minnesota with “severe lung i...
15:52 2019-08-16

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
21:13 2019-09-19

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
22:52 2019-09-12

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
00:00 2019-08-24

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
03:39 2019-09-07

Vaping: Wisconsin doctors describe how they uncovered sudden surge of mystery lung illnesses Doctors discovered the sick teens had all vaped through extensive tests and interviews, often needing to separate young patients from their parents.        ...
23:13 2019-09-17

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
05:13 2019-09-07

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
07:13 2019-09-07

Deadly vaping lung illnesses are cropping up across the US, and experts blame everything from vegetable oil to ‘Dank Vapes’ Luxy Images/Getty Images A mysterious and deadly crop of lung injuries is showing up across the US. Health experts think vaping may be to blame. At least seven people have died from lung illnesses after vaping, and 530 have been injured. Some have been put into medically-induced comas. Authorities ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Vitamin B12 deficiency: What is Vitamin B12? Why it’s important to spot hidden symptoms VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause symptoms which are hard to spot. Here we explore what vitamin B12 is, and why it’s important to spot the hidden symptoms....
12:52 2019-08-12

4 Vitamin D-Rich Drinks You Must Add To Your Diet To Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D, also known as 'sunshine vitamin,' is one of the most important nutrients, which our body needs to perform various functions. Here are some amazing vitamin D-rich drinks that you may include......
18:26 2019-06-20

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
13:00 2019-08-16

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
21:00 2019-09-06

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for he...
01:26 2019-09-11

70-90% Of Indians Are Vitamin D Deficient: Eat These Vitamin D Rich Foods As per the finding of a recent study, majority of Indians are vitamind D deficient. While we can get vitamin D from sunlight, there are certain foods that are said to be rich in vitamin D....
19:39 2019-08-28

70-90% Of Indians Are Vitamin D Deficient: Eat These Vitamin D-Rich Foods As per the finding of a recent study, majority of Indians are vitamind D deficient. While we can get vitamin D from sunlight, there are certain foods that are said to be rich in vitamin D....
08:26 2019-08-29

Vitamin E: Benefits And Top 7 Dietary Sources Of The Antioxidant Vitamin Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that has a number of forms but only one of them is useful for our body. Here's all you need to know about Vitamin E benefits and foods rich in this antioxidant......
10:13 2019-06-14

Vitamin A Foods: Uses, Benefits Of Vitamin A And Top 10 Dietary Sources Vitamin A is one of the essential vitamins required by the body. Here's some important roles and benefits of vitamin A as well as top 10 foods rich in vitamin A....
18:52 2019-05-29

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

The CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses nationally is down from last week. Don't exhale yet, and here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
20:52 2019-09-13

Vitamin B12 Foods: Foods You Must Eat To Avoid Vitamin B12 Deficiency Any nutritional deficiency in the body can lead to a host of health diseases. Among various vitamin deficiencies, one of the most common deficiencies these days is of vitamin B 12....
11:26 2019-06-15

What could have been: Ben Affleck's Batman would have explored "insanity," Arkham Asylum Ben Affleck’s standalone Batman movie has now been well-and-truly relegated to the “What might have been?” bins of history, derailed by what was, by all accounts, one man’s truly epic indifference to ever having to be the fucking Batman again. Still, there was a moment there where Affleck—who was or...
01:52 2019-08-01

Deutsche Bank and UBS Explored European Banking Alliance Deutsche Bank and UBS had talks as recently as mid-June to form an unusual alliance of investment-banking operations, according to people familiar with the discussions....
18:39 2019-08-25

FBI says Ohio shooting suspect explored 'violent ideologies' The suspected gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, weekend shooting that killed nine people was exploring violent ideologies but it was unclear whether that influenced his actions, an FBI agent said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-08-07

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
10:39 2019-07-18

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
23:52 2019-06-19

Father and daughter bond explored in Egoyan's 'Guest of Honour' "Harry Potter" actor David Thewlis plays a father desperate to understand his adult daughter's choices in "Guest of Honour", an exploration of a family relationship with hidden secrets....
23:26 2019-09-03

FBI says Dayton gunman who killed nine explored 'violent ideologies' – live Bureau to conduct ‘thorough, methodical’ investigationTrump not welcome in El Paso – Democratic congresswomanSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.13pm BST Authorities in Ohio provided an update on the investigation into the Dayton attack, revealing that they have uncovered evidenc...
22:39 2019-08-06

A Filmmaker Explored Japan’s Wartime Enslavement of Women. Now He’s Being Sued. A documentary concludes that conservatives who deny the sexual enslavement of “comfort women” are “revisionists.” Conservatives interviewed in the film say they were defamed....
04:52 2019-09-19

Alien civilizations may have explored the Milky Way and visited Earth already, new study claims Our Milky Way galaxy could be filled with alien civilizations, a new study claims, but we don't know it because they haven't stopped by Earth for a visit in millions of years....
11:52 2019-09-10

How to get more vitamin D from the sun Even a short time in the sun can provide all the vitamin D a person needs for the day. Learn how to get the most vitamin D from the sun, and other sources, here....
05:52 2019-08-30

What happens when you take too much vitamin C? Vitamin C is usually safe to take even at high dosages. However, people may experience mild side effects, such as digestive discomfort. Rarely, more serious side effects can occur. Learn more here....
03:13 2019-09-05

How Much Vitamin D Is Too Much Vitamin D? Vitamin D deficiency is growing at a very fast pace. What's alarming is that many people consume Vitamin D supplements without consulting a medical practitioner and being unaware whether or not their......
14:26 2019-07-01

Can you have too much vitamin B-12? Many vitamin B-12 supplements contain much more of the vitamin than the body needs. No research has yet found any side effects from taking too much vitamin B-12. Learn more here....
09:00 2019-08-31

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....
00:26 2019-07-20

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones told the Hay literary fest...
23:52 2019-05-26

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
23:00 2019-06-14

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
01:26 2019-06-08

Vitamin D in flour could stop 10 million deficiency cases Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research....
09:52 2019-08-20

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
21:39 2019-06-19

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
00:26 2019-06-14

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations....
04:00 2019-06-08

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Foods which should be in your diet to avoid worrying symptoms Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause worrying symptoms such as shortness of breath and disturbed vision – so it’s important to make sure you have these foods in your diet...
17:13 2019-09-09

Fortifying Wheat Cost Effective Way Of Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency: Study The study has said that fortifying wheat with this essential nutrient could prevent around 10 million cases of Vitamin D deficiency, over the next 90 years....
14:39 2019-08-21

Vitamin D Foods: 4 Healthy And Delish Milkshake Recipes You Can Try Making At Home According to some experts, cow milk is fortified with vitamin D. It is replete with protein, calcium and B vitamins. A nice tall glass of milk everyday could help keep your bone and teeth strong....
17:13 2019-07-23

We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark. Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Health supplement chains GNC and Vitamin Shoppe sell similar products. But they have different stories when it comes to the store experience. GNC is planning on closing up to 900 stores by the end of 2020 because of declining mall traffic, CEO Ken Martindale told inve...
21:39 2019-08-18

National Nutrition Month 2019: 5 Diet Tips To Increase Your Vitamin D Levels National Nutrition Month: Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that a lot of people don't get enough of. Follow these diet tips to increase your vitamin D levels naturally....
11:52 2019-09-10

Herbalist Jenya Di Pierro's wellness routine is all about earthing, vitamin infusions and acupuncture The CEO & founder of Notting Hill wellness centre Cloud Twelve starts the day by earthing and regularly has a fascial stretch massage to combat wrinkles...
10:26 2019-06-16

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
03:13 2019-07-02

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and results here....
23:26 2019-06-17

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner reportedly sang 10 songs in a row, straining to hit the ...
00:00 2019-08-13

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
22:00 2019-08-18

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
04:52 2019-08-19

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by the CDC as “severe unexplained respiratory systems after reported vaping or e-cigarette u...
02:00 2019-08-24

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Google...
19:13 2019-05-22

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas County reported additional cases of severe lung disease related to e-cigarettes. (Sept. 10)        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-07-09

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
01:52 2019-09-20

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a mutated form of lung cancer....
15:39 2019-09-06

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used the contraceptive implant for eight years but sudd...
17:13 2019-07-22

Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? The FDA has reportedly found an oil derived from vitamin E in some tested marijuana products used by those affected, according to the Washington Post. Solution: just rip the dang bong instead....
04:39 2019-09-06

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, to treat adults with a form of lung cancer....
16:13 2019-09-04

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. The little girl spent almost half her life in foster care before she was adopted by her foster mom in Janua...
19:52 2019-07-31

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
02:26 2019-07-17

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses The CDC has counted at least 530 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses in the last several weeks, and the FDA has collected more than 150 vapor cartridge products for testing....
01:52 2019-09-20

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but several said the meeting left them discouraged....
05:52 2019-07-24

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
23:13 2019-05-21

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
00:26 2019-05-22

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent hospitalizations....
20:26 2019-08-29

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still abl...
18:39 2019-06-02

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-06

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
06:26 2019-05-22

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
14:52 2019-06-14

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
12:52 2019-09-05

Rand Paul has part of lung removed due to 2017 assault Sen. Rand Paul announced that he will likely be absent from the Senate until September after having part of his lung removed following an attack by his neighbor. “Unfortunately, I will have to limit my August activities. Part of my lung damaged by the 2017 assault had to be removed by surgery ...
21:01 2019-08-05

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crowded field against rival immunotherapy drugs....
18:52 2019-09-09

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage trial for a type of lung cancer. The drugmaker acquired Rova-T through its $5.8 billion acquisition of Stemcentrx in 2016, but recorded impairment ...
17:13 2019-08-29

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-08-22

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors carried specific abnormalities in the RET gene....
18:52 2019-09-09

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
22:13 2019-06-20

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control implant had dislodged from her upper arm and made its way to her left lung, according to a recent report from BMJ Case Reports. ...
19:26 2019-07-31

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 2017 violent altercation with one of his Kentucky neighbors.“Unfortunately, I will have to limit my August activities. Part of my lung damaged by the 201...
18:39 2019-08-05

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
21:52 2019-08-25

Sen. Rand Paul has part of lung removed from 2017 neighbor attack Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday he had surgery in Tennessee over the weekend to have part of his lung removed as a result of an attack by his neighbor....
09:52 2019-08-06

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
09:13 2019-09-19

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly used combination....
20:52 2019-08-29

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug Alimta....
00:39 2019-08-30

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
02:00 2019-07-02

Bristol-Myers releases mixed Opdivo lung cancer results Bristol-Myers Squibb Co released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with either chemotherapy or its other immuno-oncology drug, Yervoy, as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer....
01:13 2019-07-25

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia....
13:13 2019-07-23

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
08:52 2019-09-06

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations....
09:52 2019-08-21

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
18:26 2019-05-21

GE Healthcare wins FDA clearance for algorithms to spot type of collapsed lung The company's Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms, is designed to prioritize critical cases for pneumothorax, a type of collapsed lung....
00:26 2019-09-13

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
18:39 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
00:39 2019-06-20

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
11:39 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
09:39 2019-09-06

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:13 2019-09-08

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:13 2019-09-08

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across the country urge people to stop vaping nicotine and THC cartridges immediately. Here’s what you need ...
01:26 2019-08-30

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi misses main goal of advanced lung cancer study London-listed drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday its immunotherapy treatment Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study for advanced non-small cell lung cancer....
09:00 2019-08-21

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
14:00 2019-06-07

Arrest made in hate crime that left black woman with collapsed lung Cops have busted the guy who allegedly sucker-punched and stabbed a black woman in November, leaving her with a collapsed lung, officials said Tuesday. Aleksejs Saveljevs, 33, was already cooling his heels on Rikers Island for allegedly attacking a cop on Nov. 8 when police charged him Monday with t...
20:39 2019-08-20

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
03:39 2019-08-19

Black Market THC May Be Causing the Alarming Surge in Vape-Related Lung Illnesses The toll of people sick with acute lung illness tied to vaping has doubled since last week, with around 354 suspected cases across the U.S. Now, health officials are finally starting to publicly zero in on a leading suspect: unlicensed additives and contaminants, particularly those found in product...
02:13 2019-08-31

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
20:00 2019-06-01

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
23:52 2019-06-01

How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional help....
22:52 2019-09-19

Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease? Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article....
02:39 2019-08-22

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had always prided himself on leading a healthy life.Like...
16:13 2019-07-20

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
01:52 2019-07-18

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
18:00 2019-05-27

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to Lloyd’s grandma – her mother’s mother – who’d died...
18:13 2019-08-10

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than diseases that affect millions. Rare diseases present...
18:13 2019-05-21

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)....
17:52 2019-06-03

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ban or limiting flavors....
06:26 2019-09-11

Sen. Rand Paul Undergoes Lung Surgery Related to 2017 ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Assault Injuries (FRANKFORT, Ky) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his Kentucky home in 2017. The Republican lawmaker and former presidential candidate tweeted Monday that part of his lung damaged in the assault ...
23:26 2019-08-05

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
19:26 2019-07-31

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
18:39 2019-07-31

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
16:13 2019-05-21

Experience: I cured my own mystery disease The surgery had been performed on rats and dogs, but never on humans. I reasoned it could be scaled upTwenty years ago, on the first day of my final year studying biology at university in Missouri, I collapsed. My heart was racing, I was dizzy, disoriented and weak. I was 21 and had been feeling unw...
00:52 2019-09-21

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
23:26 2019-06-06

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
04:39 2019-06-28

This ‘4-in-1’ pill cut heart disease risk by a third — should we all take it? Even healthy people who took a four-in-one pill had a much lower risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems, a new study found....
22:26 2019-08-27

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
14:13 2019-05-22

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
04:26 2019-09-16

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon – as w...
09:39 2019-09-13

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
22:00 2019-09-12

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I especially mind. At her age, I was smoking actual, you know, cigarettes. So were most of my friends....
08:26 2019-09-20

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
18:26 2019-07-13

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is thought that about 145,000 people in ...
01:39 2019-06-20

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreak...
12:52 2019-06-20

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
17:52 2019-06-19

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
20:00 2019-08-07

Web resources on diabetic eye disease mostly poor quality Diabetes-related eye disease is a leading cause of blindness, but finding accurate, readable information about it online isn't easy, a U.S. study finds....
22:26 2019-09-09

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
04:52 2019-08-09

A mystery disease hits Norway's dogs At least a dozen dogs in Norway have been struck with a mysterious illness in these past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the disease....
00:39 2019-09-11

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study explored how meditation can serve as an alternative to dr...
14:26 2019-08-19

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
16:52 2019-05-28

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
04:26 2019-09-19

Lightning’s Callahan diagnosed with back disease TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve. Team vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois made the announcement Thursday, saying the 34-year-old Callahan has “degenerat...
02:52 2019-06-21

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 certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily erodes eyesight.Read more......
05:52 2019-08-21

If I have a disease-causing gene, should my doctor tell my family? Genetic testing is undermining medical norms as people sue their doctors for either telling them or not telling them a relative’s diagnosis, says Laura Spinney...
18:52 2019-08-29

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
01:26 2019-07-20

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stroke and heart disease, as well as an increased risk...
14:52 2019-08-22

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:52 2019-07-17

Kidney disease: Does gout increase risk? A recent study finds that people with gout have a higher risk of advanced chronic kidney disease. The results could help design preventive strategies....
11:52 2019-09-01

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00 2019-06-22

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from disease and hunger. The migrants and their advocates...
15:52 2019-06-30

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
01:13 2019-09-12

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far....
20:26 2019-09-11

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linked to vaping—and many of them are teens or young pe...
03:13 2019-09-11

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
02:52 2019-09-11

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “The teenagers that we’ve seen have all presented with what looks like an infection,” sa...
01:52 2019-08-15

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
23:39 2019-08-28

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing scrutiny. The following is a summary of how ...
11:00 2019-09-17

Getting Through to Your Teen About the Dangers of Vaping As vaping-related illnesses and deaths mount, it’s even more important for parents to talk with their kids. Here’s how to have an effective conversation....
19:13 2019-09-21

How to defeat the disease that killed half the people who ever lived Malaria is humanity's greatest scourge. But genetic technologies that threaten to send mosquitoes extinct are problematic, and no substitute for practical action now...
01:39 2019-08-27

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of cardiovascular disease....
17:13 2019-08-10

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a small infestation on Florida’s Gulf Coast to a ne...
10:13 2019-08-20

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer....
21:13 2019-08-22

Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease....
05:26 2019-08-28

9/11 first responders have higher risk of heart disease: study Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks have a higher risk of developing heart problems than those who came later or stayed less, doctors reported Friday....
03:39 2019-09-07

Sen. Johnny Isakson to retire, citing Parkinson’s disease Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson said Wednesday he would retire at the end of the year as he continues battling Parkinson’s disease, setting up two elections for key Senate seats in the Peach State in 2020. Isakson has served in the Senate since 2005, won his third term in 2016 and wasn’t up for re-e...
20:00 2019-08-28

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths...
13:52 2019-08-19

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease (Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney disease later in life than women who have normal blood pressure during pregnancy, a Swedish study suggests....
09:26 2019-08-31

Deadly olive tree disease spreads to France Two trees infected with subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa that killed 1m trees in ItalyA deadly disease estimated to have killed a million olive trees in Italy has spread to France.The French agriculture ministry announced the discovery of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, known as olive tree leprosy...
16:52 2019-09-09

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
14:39 2019-08-23

Cervical cancer can be eliminated. We must do more to prevent this deadly disease Only a few cancers can be eradicated around the world. Cervical cancer is one. We have the tools and technical expertise to eliminate cervical cancer in the United States, but we lack the leadership, drive and advocacy to make this happen. That must change....
06:52 2019-09-08

While battling a deadly disease, this doctor found his own cure When David Fajgenbaum was in medical school, he was diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly disease of the lymph nodes. There were very few treatments available and no cure. So, he had to take matters into his own hands. “There were no promising leads, no drugs in development, and very little r...
10:26 2019-09-10

Belly fat in menopausal women may contribute more to heart disease than BMI Belly fat may contribute more to developing heart disease than overall body fat, as new research shows a higher percentage of women with high belly fat also had coronary heart disease....
23:13 2019-08-28

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
06:13 2019-08-22

Mystery disease kills dozens of dogs in Norway Dozens of dogs in Norway died this week of a mystery illness. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority isn’t sure if the disease is contagious or just a series of individual cases, but acknowledged the situation is serious, The Associated Press reported. Most of the cases have been in or around the...
21:26 2019-09-07

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
20:26 2019-09-12

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing major portions of the undersea ecosystem....
10:26 2019-09-13

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease?Chelsea Stah...
07:52 2019-07-13

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
21:39 2019-07-15

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
17:00 2019-05-28

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
09:26 2019-06-28

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dangerous side effects, such as brain bleeds, experts s...
23:52 2019-07-22

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
19:52 2019-06-28

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
03:00 2019-06-01

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 million people from across the UK, scientists foreca...
21:13 2019-07-31

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to congestive heart failure. There have been 560 reports of...
01:26 2019-06-29

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:39 2019-05-21

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet been recalled.Read more......
13:13 2019-06-29

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
18:26 2019-07-31

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:00 2019-06-07

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
12:00 2019-06-30

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identify...
00:52 2019-07-02

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:26 2019-07-05

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
01:00 2019-08-15

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
03:26 2019-08-01

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
21:13 2019-06-27

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
19:39 2019-06-06

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
17:26 2019-07-17

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
15:52 2019-08-08

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspicious, though, as was the presence of Shawn Michael...
23:26 2019-08-08

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed Friday....
17:00 2019-09-07

The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Criminal Investigations started the probe following reports of a vaping-related lung illness. The agency......
03:26 2019-09-20

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
01:13 2019-08-23

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional cigarettes....
04:00 2019-09-12

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
08:26 2019-08-24

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices....
20:26 2019-09-12

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
05:39 2019-05-27

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
03:13 2019-06-14

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and MTV, along with music sites and social media. The ...
18:00 2019-07-23

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
14:00 2019-06-29

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
04:00 2019-09-13

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
07:52 2019-08-14

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

| Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities have said, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavoured e-cigarettes....
04:39 2019-09-21

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
21:52 2019-08-20

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associated with vaping. (Sept. 18)        ...
07:39 2019-09-19

BAT says none of its e-cigs linked to U.S. vaping illnesses as far as it knows British American Tobacco Plc, the maker of Vype and Vuse e-cigarettes, said as far as it knows, none of its products were involved in recent cases of vaping-related illnesses in the United States....
01:13 2019-09-21

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cannabis samples: vitamin E acetate....
08:26 2019-09-07

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes....
05:39 2019-09-18

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

Woman who survived flesh-eating disease: It looked like my leg ‘was rotting off’ A woman in Florida on Tuesday recalled how she nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating disease while scalloping off the Gulf Coast. Patty Born, from Santa Rosa County, Florida, told WEAR-TV that she’s thankful to be alive after contracting the flesh-eating infection in 2015 while catching...
11:13 2019-07-17

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
15:52 2019-05-21

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease Hurricane Dorian’s 185 mph winds and punishingly slow pace smashed entire neighborhoods in the Bahamas, killing at least 50 people. But now, Bahamians are facing a different kind of threat. The lack of access to toilets, clean water and medications puts tens of thousands at risk for disease, p...
19:13 2019-09-12

Tens of thousands of palm trees dying from bacterial disease An icon deep rooted in the landscape and heart’s of Florida’s community is in trouble. Florida’s official state trees are dying from a fatal disease. Scientists call it “lethal bronzing”, and it is turning tens of thousands of majestic palms into crisp, naked plants. It’s not just Florida that is be...
23:39 2019-08-28

Men with erectile dysfunction have 59% higher risk of heart disease: study Fellas, here’s some news that’s hard to take Erectile dysfunction could be a sign that a heart attack is right around the corner, as males suffering from ED have a 59 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease and a 34 percent higher risk of stroke, a new study has found. The research...
04:26 2019-09-12

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

Dogs find citrus greening disease faster than humans Citrus growers in Florida, California and elsewhere have a new tool available to find devastating greening disease long before humans can spot it: dogs....
00:00 2019-09-19

Cocoa Trees in West Africa Are Being Ravaged By a Disease With No Known Cure (Bloomberg) — It’s a nightmare scenario for a cocoa farmer: walking through your plantation you spot some red-veined leaves. Maybe it’s a big lump on one of the branches. You know immediately the tree is doomed, infected by the deadly swollen-shoot disease. Even worse, the plants a...
04:52 2019-09-07

A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases....
18:52 2019-06-27

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
20:26 2019-06-27

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
03:13 2019-06-19

Dozens of children in India die from brain disease linked to lychees Dozens of children have died in northern India from a deadly brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials said. At least 43 children died in the past 10 days at two hospitals in Bihar state’s Muzaffarpur district, which is dotted with lychee orchar...
21:26 2019-06-13

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
22:39 2019-09-10

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case....
17:13 2019-09-19

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

| Biden's foot-in-mouth disease a feature of his 2020 campaign Legendarily gaffe-prone Joe Biden, the Democratic primary frontrunner, has committed multiple verbal blunders during his 2020 presidential campaign, fuelling questions about the septuagenarian's ability to maintain a viable candidacy over the long haul....
16:13 2019-08-31

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
07:39 2019-05-25

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:13 2019-07-19

Florida's iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease Florida's iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill....
10:52 2019-08-19

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
23:52 2019-07-18

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-07-18

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
20:26 2019-06-04

Aggressive flesh-eating disease devours 25% of Florida man’s skin A Florida man is fighting for his life after he contracted a flesh-eating virus that’s eaten more than 25% of his skin, according to his family and a report. David Ireland — a husband and father of two young girls from Orlando — recently contracted Necrotizing Fasciitis and has been placed in ...
03:39 2019-08-27

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overall, there was a decrease in cognitive abilities and an increase in the biomarkers associated with Alz...
07:13 2019-08-10

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
06:26 2019-06-04

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fruit from a destructive fungus. A disease that ravages banana crops has made its long-dreaded arrival in Latin America, the biggest exporter of the crop....
04:00 2019-08-27

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
20:26 2019-07-22

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with antiretroviral dru...
19:00 2019-07-23

Relaxed UK salt policy tied to more heart disease, cancers (Reuters Health) - Declines in salt consumption in England have slowed since a 2011 shift in government policy gave greater freedom to the food industry to set and monitor targets for curbing salt intake, a new study suggests....
22:00 2019-07-24

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
23:13 2019-06-03

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolescents between 16 and 19-years-old. Over 37 percent said they had tried to shed extra pounds within the past year, up from 24 percent five years ago. Girl...
21:52 2019-07-17

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r......
15:52 2019-08-05

Vaping devices still available on Amazon, Flipkart after India ban Some vaping products were still listed on the Indian websites of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart on Thursday, while several other websites discontinued their sales a day after the government's nationwide ban....
11:13 2019-09-19

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't know what's behind the surge in vaping-related lung...
09:13 2019-09-15

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
17:52 2019-05-31

Walmart to halt sales of vaping products Walmart announced Friday it will stop selling all e-cigarettes after health officials linked at least seven deaths and hundreds of illnesses to vaping products....
23:39 2019-09-20

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesHealth officials are reporting what could be the US’s first death linked to vaping. Related: Number of US teens using e-cigarettes surges to 5m in one year – study Continue reading......
13:39 2019-08-24

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored......
03:13 2019-09-12

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
21:39 2019-09-19

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
06:26 2019-08-21

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at opposite ends of the political spectrum.Michael Bloombe...
16:52 2019-09-15

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
20:26 2019-09-12

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
18:52 2019-09-19

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The number is lower th...
01:39 2019-09-14

Missouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S. (NEW YORK) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eighth death was also reported. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration revealed that its criminal investigations unit start...
02:39 2019-09-20

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products off the street....
17:52 2019-08-30

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
12:26 2019-09-13

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
01:39 2019-09-19

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases in 38 states and one US territory....
02:39 2019-09-20

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
19:39 2019-09-08

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases -- involving patients aged 17 to 38 and recorded......
01:26 2019-08-25

Critics: CDC silent on vaping THC as injuries mount CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
15:39 2019-08-28

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used pai...
01:52 2019-06-08

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
19:52 2019-06-18

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is now celebrating being cancer-free....
20:26 2019-06-19

High levels of exhaust pollutants may raise risk for degenerative eye disease (Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests....
06:26 2019-08-21

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
18:39 2019-07-31

Modi Government Eradicated "Disease" Of Communalism: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the Modi government has eradicated the "disease" of communalism and appeasement politics and by doing so it has created an atmosphere......
17:26 2019-06-11

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”. ...
05:00 2019-06-29

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

30 dead deer found at Utah landfill starved, died of disease SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes. The Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday said officials found plastic bags and latex gloves in some of the deers’ remain...
21:00 2019-05-31

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit: Getty | KCNA) North Korea is experiencing an ex...
19:26 2019-06-27

Half of people with rheumatic disease have trouble paying for treatment, study says About 60 percent of patients with rheumatic diseases like osteoarthritis and lupus said they struggle to pay to treat their illnesses, according to new research....
06:00 2019-09-14

Cardiovascular disease risk greater in people prone to insomnia - study People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of heart failure and stroke, say researchersPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomni...
17:26 2019-08-19

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
16:39 2019-07-15

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previously thought the cells were destroyed by a protein ...
23:00 2019-08-13

Deer slaughter may not stem rise in Lyme disease, experts warn Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
05:26 2019-08-04

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
02:00 2019-08-19

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
19:00 2019-06-20

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powassan fever. Though cases of Powassan remain rare, it’s one of many tickborne diseases that are becom...
01:52 2019-08-02

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
18:13 2019-06-11

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
23:39 2019-07-23

Mutant sheep are being bred in lab to fight lethal child brain disease Roslin Institute scientists create a flock to mimic human gene that causes Batten disorderScientists have created a flock of sheep that carry the gene for a lethal inherited brain disorder in humans. The condition, Batten disease, usually starts in childhood and is invariably fatal, often within a ...
16:52 2019-08-24

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday....
11:52 2019-09-03

Bronx girl who lost arm to ‘nightmare’ flesh-eating disease on the mend Seven-year-old Amillian Villa just got a new bike — and a new arm so she can ride it. The Bronx girl, known as Mimi, suffered a heartbreaking amputation of her left arm after she was stricken with flesh-eating bacteria just as she started kindergarten in late 2017. An initial misdiagnosis near...
06:39 2019-07-21

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson's disease Bill Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13 2019-07-15

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes his immune system to attack his tissues and organs....
23:13 2019-05-29

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
00:00 2019-07-11

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
22:26 2019-05-30

More fruit and cereal fiber tied to less risk of common bowel disease (Reuters Health) - Women who get more fiber from fruits and cereals may be less like to develop diverticulitis, a common and painful bowel problem, though vegetable sources of fiber don't make much difference, a U.S. study suggests....
21:39 2019-08-29

China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease China's soybean imports fell 11.5% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and an outbreak of deadly African swine fever curb demand....
17:00 2019-07-12

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
14:39 2019-05-21

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
03:00 2019-06-05

Weight loss support helps people with fatty liver disease People who have fatty liver disease related to being overweight may get the disease under better control when they get lots of support to lose weight, a research review suggests....
23:39 2019-07-01

N.B. confirms 16 cases of legionnaires’ disease in Moncton, still won’t reveal source of outbreak Dr. Yves Léger, the regional medical officer of health, confirmed on Thursday that there have been four more confirmed cases since they last provided an update on Aug. 22. ...
21:00 2019-09-05

Study: Black men have 30 percent higher risk for peripheral artery disease The risk of developing peripheral artery disease, a condition that narrows the leg arteries, is drastically higher for non-white people, a new study shows....
14:00 2019-09-11

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of disease outbreaks involving the parasite Cryptosporidium...
17:52 2019-07-01

Vegetarian diet linked with 22 per cent lower risk of heart disease After monitoring 48,000 people for 18 years, researchers concluded that going vegetarian lowers heart disease risk – but also slightly raises the risk of stroke...
11:13 2019-09-05

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
18:39 2019-07-01

Study: Common Alzheimer's disease drug doubles hospitalization risk Donepezil, a common Alzheimer's disease drug, is linked to a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission than other cholinesterase inhibitors, a Canadian medical study found Monday....
03:00 2019-09-17

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and moved into a remote farmhouse. He soon set up a......
23:26 2019-06-08

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
10:26 2019-09-14

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
02:00 2019-09-13

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a massive recycling disaster, according to researchers. And top companies in the sector are piloting rec...
07:13 2019-08-27

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
04:00 2019-09-13

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from other illnesses beside the vaping-related affliction, the Los Angeles Times reported. “With sad...
07:13 2019-09-17

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in recent months. ...
17:39 2019-09-17

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
09:39 2019-06-12

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
09:39 2019-09-15

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
22:00 2019-09-11

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, told TODAY. Justin Wils...
01:39 2019-09-14

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
03:39 2019-09-14

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.The Food and Drug...
04:00 2019-09-12

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises several times a week, experienced slower degenerati...
04:26 2019-09-18

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last month, news station ABC13 reported. “I had it on me like every second of the day,” Stevens...
04:26 2019-09-12

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
04:00 2019-06-08

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show....
02:00 2019-09-13

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:39 2019-08-22

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
10:13 2019-07-16

Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
19:13 2019-08-28

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
15:13 2019-09-19

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
03:13 2019-07-02

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
22:39 2019-09-06

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
21:26 2019-08-24

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
23:26 2019-08-24

Market for Illicit Vaping Products Flourishes Online As concerns about the health hazards of vaping mount, a market for cannabis-vaping products and the tools to create counterfeits is thriving online on big tech platforms like Amazon and Facebook....
16:13 2019-09-20

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Sept. 5)        ...
05:39 2019-09-06

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
22:26 2019-09-04

Five vaping facts: Worse with THC oil, safer than smoking cigarettes Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
15:39 2019-08-28

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers After spending two weeks in a medically induced coma in July, a Nassau County teen started college this week, but he’ll need help getting to class. The 18-year-old, who asked The Post not to share his name, is one of more than 215 cases of “vaping illness” recently reported in 25 states, with ...
00:00 2019-09-05

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
00:26 2019-08-24

FDA launches criminal probe into vaping health crisis The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday launched a criminal investigation into the nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses after the number of cases recorded in the US jumped to more than 500. The agency’s tobacco director, Mitch Zeller, said the agency is not interested in ...
18:00 2019-09-20

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint investigation with the Food and Drug Administration into a re......
23:26 2019-09-06

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
17:00 2019-08-08

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
08:00 2019-09-20

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially linked to cannabis vapes. (Sept. 6)        ...
16:39 2019-09-07

UAE expands taxes to target vaping and more sugary drinks The United Arab Emirates will start taxing vaping devices and e-cigarettes at 100% and all sugary drinks at 50% as economic growth stutters and the government looks for ways to boost its revenue...
19:26 2019-08-20

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
00:13 2019-08-21