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2017-04-25
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Serious, even fatal cases of malaria may be striking the United States more often than previously reported, a new study has warned. Sickening thousands and leading to millions of d..
The opioid abuse epidemic in the United States may already be bad enough by leading to 91 overdose deaths every day. The total number of opioid-related deaths, however, may still b..
Living in the 21st century, one would think that the use of --- has become a basic and widely acknowledged tenet of safe ---. Aside from preventing unplanned pregnancies, c..
2017-04-24
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A new discovery from biomedical researchers features a novel 3D-bioprinted patch that could help renew scarred tissue and assist heart attack patients. Since the human body ca..
Escalation of alcoholic cirrhosis is more pronounced in regions where peak cold climate prevails accompanied by less sunshine, according to a study. The study was led by Neil ..
The World Health Organization announced on Monday, April 24 that the world's first malaria vaccine will be dispensed in three African countries starting next year in a series ..
Zika — caused due to disease carrying mosquitoes — is expected to rear its ugly head once again in Texas. Places with plenty of mosquito growth are the worst impacted when it ..
Eating habits vary in individuals and each person favors some foods over others. However, many people indulge in junk food even though they are aware of its harmful effects on the ..
2017-04-23
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Researchers have discovered new cell subtypes in the human immune system. The newly-discovered cells — dubbed monocytes and dendritic — fall under the white blood cell class. Thus,..
Tech Times reported on Feb. 25 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report revealing that mortality rates due to drug overdose have more than d..
Many people who want healthier options to sugary beverages have turned to diet drinks over the past few decades. Unfortunately, drinks that use artificial sweeteners are not actual..
A new report published by the World Health Organization suggests that most of the estimated 325 million people who suffer from chronic hepatitis B or hepatitis C lack access t..
2017-04-22
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A recent study presented the case for the cognitive benefits of injecting human umbilical cord plasma in elderly mice. Promising results add to library of possibilities hidden with..
2017-04-21
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Thousands of mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria were released in an area of the Florida Keys in an attempt to control the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, carriers of th..
Artificially sweetened beverages like diet soda are strategically positioned in the market to provide a healthful alternative to sugar-sweetened drinks, which are traditionally lin..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released an official safety announcement on Thursday, April 20, warning against the use of codeine in children younger than 12 years ..
Yet another wildlife species has fallen victim to a deadly fungus that could potentially result in significant biodiversity loss. Nearly a month after Tech Times reported about&nbs..
After listening to both side's closing arguments, a San Diego jury finds Petco not liable to the death of a 10-year-old boy. The decision was made four years after the boy's death ..
Sugar-sweetened beverages are known to raise risk for heart disease, obesity, diabetes and early death. Artificially-sweetened beverages, however, also have health risks of their o..
2017-04-20
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Marking a liberal approach by creating a bigger role in treating the terminally ill, West Virginia on Wednesday joined the club of states that legalized medical marijuana. The legi..
Three years after Berkeley, California, implemented the 1 cent per fluid ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, a study by the University of North Carolina and the Public Health I..
The Hawaii Department of Health has confirmed new cases of rat lungworm in Hawaii Island which likely stemmed from consumption of contaminated Kava drink, a brew made from piper me..
2017-04-19
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The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention notes that over one-third of U.S. adults suffer from obesity. Americans spend roughly $1,429 more on medical bills and care of obese ..
Adequate sleep rejuvenates the human body and health experts recommend that a person get at least eight hours of undisturbed continuous sleep. Unfortunately, school-going teen..
The fight against tropical diseases has had major successes in the last few years, and goals to control or eradicate them by 2020 are right on track, the World Health Organization ..
A recent study reveals depression and anxiety are on the rise in the United States, as more people than ever currently exhibit symptoms of mental illness. According to th..
2017-04-18
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Two conflicting sets of medical guidelines may cause a reduction in statin use in the United States, a new study revealed. According to researchers, following medical guidelin..
Innumerable studies have evidenced that one's mental health impacts their overall well-being. However, according to researchers, increasing stress levels in all areas of life ..
Minnesota is having a tough time dealing with the increasing number of measles cases. The disease is primarily affecting young children who are not vaccinated. On April 14, Mi..
2017-04-17
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Virginia's soaring death toll from drug overdose has been widely reported. Not only are the casualties rising each year, but drug overdose deaths numbering 1,420 in 2016 surpa..
After Aedes aegypti, the primary vector of the deadly Zika virus, this is now the second mosquito species that can potentially transmit the disease. Commonly known as the Asian tig..
Modern interconnected life would not have been possible if it wasn't for Robert Taylor, pioneer of the modern internet. The innovator passed away on April 13 at the age of 85. Tayl..
The number of diabetes cases has surged dramatically in the last decade. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported an increase in type 2 diabetes r..