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Smokers Who Quit 15 Years Ago Still At High Lung Cancer Risk Smokers Who Quit 15 Years Ago Still At High Lung Cancer Risk

New York:  People who kicked the butt as long as 15 years ago are still at high risk for lung cancer…


WHO cautions against MERS WHO cautions against MERS

The United Nations health agency cautioned South-East Asia States on Sunday to remain vigilant against…


Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities

The Rio de Janeiro authorities have announced plans to prevent the spread of the Zika virus during the…


Zika virus travel warnings spread to Africa and Oceania Zika virus travel warnings spread to Africa and Oceania

Travel warnings to pregnant women have been extended to eight more countries or territories amid concerns…


Irregular heartbeat 'riskier for women' Irregular heartbeat 'riskier for women'

Having an irregular heartbeat poses a greater health risk to women than men, a review of 30 studies,…


Baby Born in Hawaii With Zika Virus Baby Born in Hawaii With Zika Virus

A baby born in an Oahu hospital has tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus.   Health…


Obesity linked with blood clots in kids, juveniles Obesity linked with blood clots in kids, juveniles

Obesity has an association with the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents,…


Kidney stones on the rise among US youth Kidney stones on the rise among US youth

Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females and African-Americans in US, a…


Ebola virus: New case emerges in Sierra Leone Ebola virus: New case emerges in Sierra Leone

Health officials in Sierra Leone have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization…


First aid, diabetes screening available at DITF First aid, diabetes screening available at DITF

Novo Nordisk, the world's largest insulin maker, is providing first aid and diabetes screening to…


Obese? Cut down on siting time to curb heart disease risk Obese? Cut down on siting time to curb heart disease risk

If you are suffering from obesity, reducing the time spent on watching televion or playing computer…


Common painkiller with anti-cancer properties identified Common painkiller with anti-cancer properties identified

Researchers have identified a low-cost and readily accessible painkiller that has significant anti-cancer…


Heartburn pills may raise kidney disease risk Heartburn pills may raise kidney disease risk

Popping common over-the-counter pills for controlling stomach acid, gas and heartburn daily may put…


ZEISS optics for 3 new Fellowes lenses ZEISS optics for 3 new Fellowes lenses

Fellowes, a manufacturer of mobile photography accessories, has launched three new lenses with opticals…


Increased light exposure may make kids overweight Increased light exposure may make kids overweight

Children who spend too much time on tablets, mobile phone or television are more likely to gain unhealthy…

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