Add to MyYahoo RSS

Medicine News

News on Medicine continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

55 min ago |

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.


Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel

5 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

Police: Girl, 4, finds pill inside Easter egg

Police say a suburban Detroit pre-school student opened a plastic Easter egg following a school party and found a pill used to treat anxiety and other problems.


Related Topix: Mount Clemens, MI, Roseville, MI, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic)

9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Gipson, of Atlanta, right, has his resume looked over by Ralph Brown, a management and program analyst with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a job fair for veterans at the VFW Post 2681,Marietta, Ga.


Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

13 hrs ago | WOIO

Oil-swishing craze: Snake oil or all-purpose remedy?

FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 -- Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily.


Related Topix: Health, Chiropractic, Nevada City, CA, Dentistry

17 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Louisville, Memphis top allergy cities

There's good reason for that in Louisville: The city is ranked first in the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's 2014 list of the most challenging locations to live with spring allergies.


Related Topix: Allergy, Health

21 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

Medical pot rules unleash 'bedlam' among B.C. doctors

B.C. doctors are being divided into two camps - the ones who will prescribe medical marijuana to their patients and the majority who won't.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Braintree and Witham Times

NHS whistleblower wins tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers Cardiologist Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust during a years-long "witch hunt", according to Ashfords LLP.


Related Topix: Cardiology, Nursing

WTVF Nashville

Senate Backs Off On Meth Bill, Adopts Weaker Limit

The Senate has backed down in its standoff with the House over Governor Bill Haslam's bill to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.


Related Topix: Sudafed, Afrin, Pseudoephedrine (generic), Semprex-D, Acrivastine, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (generic)

ABC News

FDA Warns of Risks With Fibroid Removal Procedure

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating fibroids could inadvertently spread cancer from the uterus to other parts of the body.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sarcoma

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Three Additional Deaths Due To Flu Reported In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports three deaths due to influenza in the past week has raised the total number this flu season to 61. The deaths reported Thursday are the first in the state since the middle of March and adds to the record number reported during the flu season that began in September.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Influenza, Health, Tulsa County, OK, Comanche County, OK, Oklahoma County, OK, Cleveland County, OK

WKTU-FM Jersey City

Miley Cyrus' allergic reaction from sinus infection medicine

Miley Cyrus' hospitalization was triggered by a sinus infection gone horribly wrong, TMZ has learned.


Related Topix: Cephalexin (generic), Keflex, Keftab

ABC News

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q Profit Falls Nearly 12 Pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.


Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Smoking, Health

WGAL-TV Lancaster

The rise of college 'study drugs'

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .


Related Topix: Drugs, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky, Autos


Sexually transmitted diseases on rise in Minnesota

State health officials are concerned that Minnesotans aren't getting the message about safe sex and about testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.


Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Health

Greenwich Citizen

Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

This Feb. 20, 2014 file photo shows former NFL safety Darren Sharper appearing in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Ambien, Zolpidem (generic)

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Valerie Harper On Her Cancer Battle: 'I Have Hope for the Future'

Valerie Harper was excited to share news of her improving health with a magazine this week.


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Oncology


Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic)


Rapper Andre Johnson severly injured jumping off building

Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Long Beach, CA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan

GlaxoSmithKline discloses new bribery inquiries

The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Connecticut Post

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters