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7187 Articles Matching "disease"

Dog ownership linked with longer life, especially for heart patients

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Dog owners live longer, and canine companionship may be especially good for people with heart disease and those living alone, new research shows....
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How Long Is It Safe To Play Football? CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Played, Study Shows

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study in the Annals of Neurology reported athletes who played more than 14.5 years were 10 times more likely to develop the brain-wasting disease, though several players with careers 15 years or longer were found not to have CTE. Public health news looks at a possible virus behind a rare disease paralyzing children, eye exams aided by smartphones, the toll chronic stress plays on blood sugar levels, unsafe sleeping positions while pregnant, a popular video game's impact on children's...
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CDC says STD cases in U.S. rose to record high in 2018 as funding lags

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
The number of Americans who were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) last year rose to a record high, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday, partly because funding for local health departments has dropped....
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Decoding The Science Behind The 2019 Nobel Prize For Medicine

Oct 09, 2019 , Forbes
Three researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for discovering the complex processes behind how human cells respond to oxygen. William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza’s pioneering work is now paving the way for innovative new drugs to defeat...
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Alibaba to stop sales of e-cigarette components in United States

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the United States, amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping....
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Mummy's Curse: Heart Disease Is an Ancient Scourge

Oct 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Mummy's Curse: Heart Disease Is an Ancient ScourgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Have Heart Disease? Exercise Will Help at Any Age

Oct 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Have Heart Disease? Exercise Will Help at Any AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Heavy rain in Ivory Coast may boost cocoa output but raises disease fears

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
Heavy rain last week in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions could boost harvesting in the coming months but farmers fear beans could start rotting due to high humidity, they told Reuters on Monday....
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Kroger, Walgreens to stop sales of e-cigarettes amid U.S. vaping crackdown

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
Kroger Co and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Monday they would stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the product and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping....
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Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
For several years, the CDC has been investigating the condition, called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). It's a rare disease that attacks tissue in the spinal cord, causing muscles and reflexes to...
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Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes, amid backlash and regulatory uncertainty

Oct 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified at least 18 confirmed deaths due to a mysterious vaping disease. Walmart and Rite Aid have taken similar...
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Sia Has Chronic Pain Due to Neurological Disease

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects connective tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels and other organs and tissues, according to the U.S. National Institutes of...
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Fewer Teeth, Higher Risk of Heart Disease?

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Teeth, Higher Risk of Heart Disease?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Staying Young at Heart: It's Never Too Early to Start Healthy Habits

Oct 08, 2019 , CardioSmart
Expert recommendations help healthy individuals prevent heart...
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More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests....
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Vaping-related lung injuries in the United States surpass 1,000 cases

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
There are now more than 1,000 cases of vaping-related lung injuries across the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Teen use of flavored e-cigarettes has continued to rise, report says

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Flavored e-cigarette use among young people in the United States increased from 2014 to 2018, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration....
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Sia announces she has a neurological disease

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Sia revealed something deeply personal on Twitter Friday....
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U.S. judge keeps intact Massachusetts' toughest-in-nation vaping ban

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Friday denied an industry bid to put on hold Massachusetts' four-month ban on the sale of vaping products, keeping intact the toughest prohibition yet in a rapidly developing response to e-cigarettes and their potential link to a lung disease....
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Legionnaire's outbreak linked to hot tubs kills one, sickens dozens in North Carolina

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease that has killed one person and sickened dozens of others in North Carolina may have spread from contaminated hot tubs at a state fair last month, authorities said....
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