Health

  • Pregnancy condition that means Kim Kardashian may need uterus removed becoming more common in Canada: Doctors

    Instagram/kimkardashian If you take a quick peek on Kim Kardashian West’s Instragram feed, her life looks picture-perfect. The feed is an endless stream of her and her burgeoning baby bump, her adorable daughter North West and her superstar husband Kanye West. In a recent interview with C…

    Melissa Dunne
  • A pill designed to prevent HIV is working even better than people thought

    HIV preventative medicine is doing what it's supposed to do, even for high-risk populations that...

    Business Insider
  • South Africa's Tutu discharged from hospital after treatment

    South African anti-apartheid activist and veteran cleric, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has been discharged from hospital where he received an intravenous course of antibiotics over the past two weeks, the foundation that bears his name said on Friday. The 83-year-old, who used the pulpit to preach…

    Reuters
  • Sandro Demaio: A Different Kind of Soldier

    This doctor wants YOU to join the Facebook fight against heart disease and diabetes in the developing world.

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  • More heartbreak for Ebola survivor after baby boy dies

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — It was the new beginning that Sierra Leone's first Ebola survivor, Victoria Yillia, had yearned for after losing 21 of her relatives to the disease: a newborn who would allow her and her husband to start a new family.

    Associated Press
  • Explaining Co-Pays

    A co-pay is a set dollar amount an insured patient pays when visiting a doctor, filling a prescription, having tests performed or receiving other medical treatment.

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  • 5-Year-Old Girl's Stem Cells Help Put Twin Brother's Cancer In Remission

    Sharing is caring, and no one knows that better than these young twins.When 5-year-old Bradley Godish required a stem cell transplant to help eliminate his leukemia, his twin sister, Charlotte “Charlie,” was the first to step up to the plate as the donor, WGN-TV reported. With Bradley’s cancer now…

    Huffington Post
  • This is what market volatility does to your health

    In six of the last eight trading days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has moved up or down more than 200 points. The broader stock market entered correction territory – down 10% - for the first time in four years. August delivered the worst monthly performance since May 2012. Yahoo Finance…

    Yahoo Finance
  • How to lose the 'Dad bod'

    As many have long suspected, becoming a dad is associated with putting on pounds, according to recent research. Already a biological inevitability for most moms during pregnancy, post-baby weight gain is a struggle for dads, too, according to a widely publicized study published in the American…

    StyleList
  • Norovirus Linked to Nearly 100 Cases of Food Poisoning at Chipotle

    Health officials believe that the food-borne illness that sickened nearly 100 customers at a California Chipotle is Norovirus. A number of diners that ate at an outpost in Simi Valley ended up in the ER last month with extreme cases of food poisoning. The restaurant sent home 17 sick employees and…

    Eater
  • FDA delays decision on key Alexion drug by 3 months

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would delay by three months its decision on approving a key drug the company got through the acquisition of Synageva BioPharma Corp. European health regulators on Tuesday approved the drug, Kanuma, to treat lysosomal acid lipase…

    Reuters
  • You Can Monitor Your Pets' Health With New Collars

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals' physical activity.Now, two companies have the latest in wearable pet technology: collars that can check for a fever, monitor pulse and respiration, and even indicate if your pet is in…

    Huffington Post
  • Doctor with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scripts

    NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest.

    Associated Press
  • This Specialty Pharmaceutical Company Is Starting Its First Marketing Campaign

    BioPharmX Corp (NYSE: BPMX ) shares have lost almost 60 percent year-to-date, and have fallen from above $4 in June to below $2 in August. Sterne Agee’s Gregory P. Chodaczek initiated coverage of the company ...

    Benzinga
  • More Angst For Doctors, Hospitals If U.S. Automakers Pool Health Purchasing Power

    A giant purchasing cooperative holds out the promise of leverage to drive down costs, but the still-fragmented nature of medical care and the wide geographical footprint of the Detroit Three automakers could pose a hurdle to ambitions to use direct contracting to deliver health care to their…

    Forbes
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    Regeneron’s Stock Still Has Room To Run

    Regeneron Pharmaceutical shares have risen more than 2,400% over the past five years. Healthcare analyst Kristine Harjes shares why she believes a strong pipeline of drugs is just one reason the stock still has room to run.

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  • Frequent flying seems glamorous, but it comes with serious health risks

    Welcome to Dear Julia, a weekly column where readers can submit everyday health questions on anything from which over-the-counter painkillers work best to whether to run or walk for exercise. Julia Belluz will sift through the research and consult with experts in the field to figure out how science…

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  • Music Composer Aadesh Shrivastava Extremely Critical

    The artist who is known for his immense contribution to the music industry, is critical after the third relapse of cancer a month ago. Aadesh’s wife Vijayata Pandit who is inconsolable at this critical moment, was heard sharing that she can’t describe what she is going through, and her sons Avinesh…

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  • Google expands health conditions feature to over 900 illnesses

    Google's health conditions feature is about making it easier to find information about an illness. So, when there's a local outbreak, or you get early symptoms, you can be better prepared. Mountain View ...

    Engadget