Health

  • Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

    Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.>

    CNET
  • I Spent $352 on the 'Extra' Costs of Being Sick

    Being sick is expensive, and health expenses go beyond doctor's visits and prescription. Here's what woman spent — and wished she had spent.

    Credit.com
  • Sanofi diabetes drug Toujeo wins EU green light, pricing in focus

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi's new Toujeo diabetes drug has been recommended for approval in Europe, two days after being cleared for sale in the United States, regulators said on Friday. The positive decision from experts at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) had…

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  • John Barrasso: Republicans Are Not Prepared To Fix Obamacare

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- A Republican-run Congress will not support a quick legislative fix should the Supreme Court rule that a large chunk of Obamacare's health care subsidies are illegal, a leading GOP senator said Thursday. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) told conservatives gathered at the annual…

    Huffington Post
  • Baby Born Inside Amniotic Sac (Graphic Photo)

    Silas Philips was delivered prematurely, at 26 weeks, via emergency Cesarean section at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. inside his amniotic sac.

    Yahoo Parenting
  • Full roster has reported, but Werth still rehabbing

    VIERA, Fla. All 70 players invited by the Nationals to big-league camp have reported, but at least one prominent regular wont be able to participate entirely at Thursdays first full-squad workout of the spring. Jayson Werth, who had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder January 9, will be held…

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  • Acai Nation and More Places Stalked by Stylish Health Foodies

    We know where LA's top health nuts work out and what they consider life-changing beauty products, but where do they get their organic, vegan, gluten-free, raw, dairy-free grub on? Our sister site Eater LA has rounded up 16 restaurants that are sustainable staples and approved by the Westside's…

    Racked LA
  • Entrepreneur: We've bottled brain power

    "Power Pitch" picks the brain of Chris Thompson, who claims his start-up has created the first energy-drink designed to give a boost to your brain.

    CNBC
  • For Younger Americans, Measles And Polio Seem Like Distant Threats

    In the wake of recent measles outbreaks, pollsters have noticed a trend: Younger Americans are considerably less convinced of vaccines' safety, less likely to see the vaccination issue as a matter of public health and less inclined to support mandatory vaccinations for childhood diseases. One…

    Huffington Post
  • Too much cardio, low-fat dieting might be reason you aren't losing weight

    Nutrition and fitness expert feels many aren't losing weight due to common errors in diet and exercise.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • UnitedHealth tightens rules covering hysterectomies

    UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, said Thursday it is tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies. The company says it will require health care professionals and facilities and providers ...

    Associated Press
  • Decision on Ebola mass vaccination in August at earliest: WHO

    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - An independent advisory body will decide in August at the earliest on whether to recommend widespread introduction of an Ebola vaccine, depending on results of clinical trials and the epidemic's course, the World Health Organization said on Friday. All three…

    Reuters
  • Making Sure Loved Ones Are Prepared for Their Retirement Years

    If a senior relative faces a sudden, debilitating illness or starts losing control of everyday finances, would you know where his or her retirement, estate and long-term care issues stand?If the answer is no, you're not alone. In many families, it takes a crisis -- a prolonged hospital stay or…

    Huffington Post
  • Too many waiting for blood stem cell transplants

    Over a million people have received blood and marrow stem cell transplants for life-threatening diseases in the past 57 years, but too many are still waiting, a study said Friday. Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) often offers the only possibility of a cure for blood diseases and rare…

    AFP
  • Opioid Treatment Programs Should Provide Naloxone to Patients

    I have an idea for how to lower drug overdose deaths. Clearly the culprit here is that people feel safe using too many drugs because if they overdose and someone calls 911, the paramedics will save them. So let's dismantle EMS or at least forbid them to respond to drug overdose calls. After all,…

    Huffington Post
  • Want muscles? Rice is the new meat

    Americans have been on a protein-adding craze, throwing powder into smoothies and sprinkling it on foods. The market could hit $12 billion by 2017.

    CNBC
  • Will Wizards speed up or slow down Bradley Beal's return?

    If it were up to Bradley Beal, he'd have already returned from the stress reaction in his lower right leg that has had him out since Feb. 5. Beal spoke for the first time since he was diagnosed with a "mild" reaction to his leg, the third occurrence in his third NBA season with the Wizards (33-25),…

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  • 7 Top Swaps For Weight Loss

    From burgers to pizza to pasta, choose the right meal and you could take in just 1,180 calories. Choose the wrong ones, and suddenly you’ve consumed twice as much. Here's what to eat.

    Yahoo Health