Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday.
A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or stroke and for those diagnosed … Read More
Such a trial will be long and expensive, said Mitchell J. Warren, executive director of AVAC, an advocacy group for H.I.V. prevention.
Participants cannot just be given the implant and told to go out and have sex or inject drugs. Ethically, they must be off… Read More
ATLANTA (AP) As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of exposin… Read More
New research finds that a heart disease biomarker is linked to the ‘caveman’ diet.
On paper, the paleo diet makes sense. The gist of it is to eat like a hunter-gatherer, because, its advocates say, the human body is optimally designed to eat in the ways we d… Read More
A Utah resident who recently traveled to Mexico for weight-loss surgery died, according to the state’s health department, and also tested positive for an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, like seven other residents who sought the procedure at the same Tijuana cl… Read More
(CNN)A Kentucky doctor’s medical license was placed on probation for five years after his wife improperly handled flu vaccines and wrote prescriptions under his name, according to Kentucky’s medical licensing board.
The state Board of Medical Licensure order… Read More
For the first time in 50 years, a new species of tick has been identified in the United States, announced Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group.
The Asian longhorned ticks — officially known as haemaphysalis longicornus — wer… Read More
(CNN)Nine former guests at a prominent Atlanta hotel have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, but medical investigators have not yet found the exact source of the bacterial infection, officials said.
“Based on epidemiological evidence we have an o… Read More
Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera).
Its used for its water, milk, oil, and tasty meat.
Coconuts have been grown in tropical regions for more than 4,500 years but recently increased in popularity for their flavor, culinary uses, and po… Read More