Health

  • Khloe Kardashian Debuts Cornrows, Explains Her Recent Weight Gain

    Khloe's got a new polarizing 'do. Khloe Kardashian is rocking a new braided 'do! Khloe, 30, stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym for a morning workout in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday, rocking giant sunglasses and a matching Nike hoodie and sweats.

    ET Online
  • Joan Rivers’ Doctor Snapped Selfie During Throat Procedure (Report)

    Joan Rivers‘ personal ear, nose, and throat doctor allegedly snapped a selfie with the comedienne while she was under general anesthesia for her throat procedure. Also read: Joan Rivers’ Endoscopy Clinic Denies Performing Dangerous Throat Biopsy According to CNN, a Yorkville Endoscopy staff member…

    The Wrap
  • George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

    George the goldfish undergoes a life-saving surgery. A goldfish named George underwent a life-saving operation last week to remove a tumor on its head. "The surgery went swimmingly and George has now returned home with his loving owner," said a statement on the Facebook page of Lort Smith Animal…

    CNET
  • [video] Analysis: What Will It Take to Contain Ebola Outbreak?

    [video] Analysis: What Will It Take to Contain Ebola Outbreak? ... the US is stepping up its response to the worst of all outbreak in history ... president Obama is in Atlanta today to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... NAB is expected

    MarketWatch
  • Ebola vaccine trial finds 'no red flags': U.S. Senate testimony

    A key safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline has injected 10 healthy volunteers since Sept. 2, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday, and so far "no red flags" indicating serious…

    Reuters
  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a recent study. Patients are cared for “by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and psychologists,” said lead author Dr. Samuel T. Edwards of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare…

    Reuters
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • New research shows obesity rates may not be leveling off

    In recent years, the overall rate of obesity in the US has plateaued. Researchers looked at waist circumference measurements taken from over 32,000 adults in 1999 and 2012. Mexican-American men, aged 20 to 29, added 3.4 inches to their frames;

    Vox.com
  • Ex-congressman resigns from medical pot company

    A former Massachusetts congressman said he is stepping down as president of a medical marijuana company that sued the state after its dispensary application was rejected. Rep. William Delahunt told a meeting of The Patriot Ledger's editorial board on Monday that he resigned from Medical Marijuana…

    Associated Press
  • How Will AstraZeneca (AZN) Stock React to FDA's Movantik Approval?

    dipped 0.18% to $73.65 in afternoon trading Tuesday despite the FDA's approval of the constipation drug Movantik, developed by AstraZeneca and Nektar Therapeutics The drug is an oral treatment for opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain. A common side effect of the opioid…

    TheStreet.com
  • Magomed Abdusalamov finally home with his family

    After over 10 months in hospitals and rehabilitation centers, the injured boxer was home with his wife and two daughters Saturday for a celebratory dinner. The photo of Adbusalamov with his family is bittersweet. An ESPN Outside the Lines feature fills in the details of where Mago has been, where…

    SB Nation
  • New CDC Figures Show Health Coverage Gains in the First Quarter of 2014

    New CDC Figures Show Health Coverage Gains in the First Quarter of 2014Separate from the Census Bureau's release today of official health coverage figures for 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued preliminary data this morning

    Huffington Post
  • Medtronic's CoreValve Emerges Cost-Efficient in New Trial

    Medtronic's CoreValve Emerges Cost-Efficient in New Trial Leading medical device major Medtronic Inc.'s (MDT) self-expanding CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve system recently exhibited cost efficiency in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (:TAVR

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  • Covidien's Two Neurovascular Trial Enrolments on Track

    Covidien's Two Neurovascular Trial Enrolments on Track Covidien plc (COV) has started enrolling patients for two clinical trials designed to highlight the safety and effectiveness of its advanced neurovascular solutions. The PREMIER Prospective study

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  • Medical Labs Make Test Results Easier for Patients to Understand

    As more patients gain direct access to lab reports and test results, health care providers are offering new tools to help them navigate the maze of numbers and use the data to better manage their own care. Individual patients now can see their results on a wide variety of medical tests including…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Doc Offers Glimpse Into Arena Pharma Weight-Loss Combination Therapy

    -- have been burning up the Internet message boards for the past few days with talk of weight-loss results from a combination of Belviq and phentermine. With Belviq sales underwhelming to date and Arena's stock price near two-year lows, the company and its supporters are hoping that combining the…

    TheStreet.com
  • Northwest Bio drug gets first slot under UK early access scheme

    An experimental Northwest Biotherapeutics drug for brain tumours is the first medicine to have been selected for fast-track designation under a new early access scheme in Britain. Doctors will be able to prescribe the new drug once the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, the…

    Reuters
  • More children live to age 5, work still to be done

    More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. "We're building momentum in many countries in the poorest parts of the world," said Dr. Mickey Chopra, UNICEF's head of…

    Associated Press