Officials Link 7 Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease to Hotel –...

U.S. News & World ReportLas Vegas area health officials have confirmed seven cases of Legionnaires' disease with 29 more cases suspected after an outbreak was reported at the Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino five months ago. Nov. 15, 2017,...

US man with rare disease is first to undergo gene...

CBS NewsOAKLAND, Calif. — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old...

How greenhouse gas emissions would drop if all Americans went...

ZME ScienceWhat would a society without animal agriculture look like? That's what a pair of scientists recently investigated in the particular case of the United States. They found that if all Americans went vegan, there would be far fewer greenhouse...

FDA grants marketing authorization of the first device for use...

FDA.govToday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted a new indication to an electric stimulation device for use in helping to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. “Given the scope of the epidemic of opioid addiction, we need to find...

Ghana: African Union/Ministry of Health Embark On Carmma – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comA health sensitization and screening programme has taken place at Weija in the Ga West Municipality of Accra. The screening programme, which marked the beginning of a week-long Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Newborn and Child ...Childbirth is killing...

CRISPR: Watch How A Groundbreaking Gene Editing Technique Cuts DNA...

NewsweekA gene editing technique called zinc finger nucleases has been used for the first time in a human to treat a genetic disease, the AP reported Wednesday. A 44-year-old man named Brian Madeux was treated at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital...

‘Lock her up': Girl who mistakenly shot elk ‘bullied’ as...

First Coast NewsSPRINGFIELD, MO. - Wildlife officials have not decided whether any citations or warnings will be issued after a 14-year-old mistakenly shot a protect elk. Abby Wilson, 14, shot the elk on Saturday in Boone County, thinking it was...

St. Joe Mercy Livingston Hospital Included In System Merger –...

WHMITwo health systems that serve patients in the southeastern and western portions of Michigan plan to merge their operations, including two medical facilities in Livingston County. The Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health made the ...St. Joseph Mercy...

Commentary: The FDA Just Approved the First Digital Pill. Here’s...

FortuneThree years ago, I became involved in the care of a forgetful elderly relative who lived hours away and required twice-daily treatment with medications for chronic ailments. How useful it would have been for us if he had been able...

Coffee-Rich, Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart Health –...

ForbesI cover health, medicine, psychology and neuroscience. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Coffee drinkers probably don't need any additional data to support their habit, but a new study presented at the American Heart Association ...Eating a Plant-based...

Coming Soon...