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Unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner, sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV, says he only sought to provide care
A Sydney woman managed to lose five kilos within six weeks from her own home. Marine Sudre, 27, is a professional kite boarder but wanted to get in shape for an upcoming competition.
Regular orgasms - even if alone - help to keep vaginal tissue healthy, meaning it is less likely to become inflammed, thin or dry, according to London-based sex therapist Dr Louise Mazanti.
The Modi government has been sharply criticized after children died when a vendor cut off oxygen supplies for lack of payment.
The human body is designed to move with power, efficiency and grace in a wide range of planes of motion. In everyday life we bend, extend, twist, turn and swing. However, exercise programs are often d
Black women are less likely to nurse their babies than whites and Hispanics. Organizations are trying to change that, both online and in person.
Brain scans in a study by University College London shows people become desensitised to deceiving. Those who have been unfaithful in the past are far more likely to do it again.
The groundbreaking findings, out of McGill University, could lead to a smell test for early signs of dementia, an idea which has long been touted by researchers.
According to Sydney-based skin expert Emma Hobson, your face can act like a map of what is happening with your health.
Children with peanut allergies could overcome the life-threatening reaction for up to four years, Australian researchers say following a breakthrough in a new treatment.
OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says various raspberry mousse cakes have been recalled after it was discovered the desserts contained norovirus. The agency issued an expanded recall noti
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Agriculture ministry said on Thursday no eggs from Europe have been imported into the country, leaving no risk of contamination from a scare sweeping Europe about the use o
Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they’re not overweight, new research by the University of Arizona has warned.
Two major chronic lung diseases -- asthma and COPD -- kill nearly 4 million people worldwide annually, a new report finds.
Two major chronic lung diseases -- asthma and COPD -- kill nearly 4 million people worldwide annually, a new report finds.
The FDA announced a recall of numerous liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections.
The study by Warwick University found that only two-thirds planned to work as GPs six months after they finished training.
Elderly patients are being failed by hospitals as their relatives are too scared to complain, with a report revealing that more than two-thirds of those who complain claiming it made no difference t
A California man, Angel Bermudez, filmed the moment a muscle cramp struck in his leg after his workout. Footage shows the muscles contracting as if they were alive.
AIDS Saskatoon has developed pamphlets in Cree and Dene to teach people in central and northern Saskatchewan about HIV and Hepatitis C. “Aboriginal languages are on the rise, so it definite
KINOOSAO, Sask. - A small isolated community in northern Saskatchewan has been evacuated due to a forest fire. Steve Roberts of Saskatchewan Environment says the fire was within three kilometres of .
Sharmila Collins has dedicated her life to nursing her 15-year-old daughter who suffers from Butterfly Syndrome. She began a foundation to fund research towards finding a cure.
VANCOUVER - A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to ...
Saskatoon residents now have a free and easy way to find the shortest line at a walk-in clinic.  Medimap.ca lists the current wait times of 14 of the 19 clinics in the city, and also notes w
A former star receiver for the B.C. Lions who says he sustained “permanent and disabling” repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit agai
Police forces from across England and Wales received almost 2,500 reports of assaults in care homes in the 12 months to April – up from the 1,100 reported three years previously.
Bethany Gambardella-Greenway, 39, was diagnosed with stage 3-A melanoma 18 months after a misdiagnose from her dermatologist. The Texas mother-of-two is left with a scar on her head.
Replacing soda with water will help you lose 14 pounds a year, a new study has found. The average American drinks 150 calories from soda each day.
The researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas found blood flow in the putamen - an area of the brain associated with reward, learning and habits - was greater in users than nonusers.
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found a way to test for bits of DNA released by dying tumor cells into a sufferer's blood.
With pancreatic-cancer patients facing the grimmest of all cancer prognoses, the B.C. Cancer Agency is ramping up research and protocols to provide more hope for such patients and their families. Abou
African-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices. Instead,
CALGARY - Alberta continues to see high numbers of overdose deaths related to fentanyl and other opioids. A second-quarter report for 2017 shows that 119 people died from an apparent fentanyl-related
Double-blind test bolsters observational data that walnuts promote feelings of fullness. Results provide a quantitative measure for testing other compounds' ability to control appetite, including pote
Plant-based dietitian Julieanna Hever discusses healthy eating tips while traveling
(Reuters) - Novo Nordisk A/S said on Wednesday its diabetes drug met the main goal of reducing glucose levels in patients in a key late-stage trial, setting the stage for it to become the new standard
Rebecca Savage, a mother-of-four from Granger, Indiana, lost two of her teenage sons (pictured left), Jack (left), 18, and Nick (right), 19, in one night after the boys overdosed on oxycodone.
(Reuters) - Hurricane Gert, swirling away from land in the Atlantic Ocean off Nova Scotia, strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane on Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Research shows some are more susceptible than others to overeating high-fat, high-sugar foods. Colorado State University food scientist Melissa Wdowik explores what drove Elvis's obsession.
Colorado-born Shannon, 20, and New Yorker Genna Gottschalk, 24, have both been sober for over a year but getting to that point wasn't always easy.
How to stay on track with your health while vacationing or traveling this summer.
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of Americans are needing intensive care for opioid overdoses and dying after receiving treatment for serious complications, a U.S. study suggests.
The city of Detroit is urging women to join SisterFriends, an effort that links pregnant Detroiters with female mentors             
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A test that scans blood for tumor-specific DNA identified early-stage cancer in more than half of 138 patients with the disease, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday, marking a n
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will make cost-sharing payments to insurance companies under Obamacare for the month of August, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday.
The Foothills Hospital is getting a $500,000 investment in their neonatal intensive care unit, courtesy of Calbridge Homes. The influx will be a step forward in the plans to redevelop the NICU to acco
Vicky Veness, 30, from Cheltenham, shared a picture of herself taken just hours before her diagnosis, explaining that 'when you have cancer you won't necessarily look ill on the outside'.
When is the addition of a hospital not the addition of a hospital? When it’s the subtraction of two hospitals.
Research shows some are more susceptible than others to overeating high-fat, high-sugar foods. Colorado State University food scientist Melissa Wdowik explores what drove Elvis's obsession.
A recent study by the National Institutes of Health has identified a new class of sensory neurons responsible for mechanical pain.
(Reuters) - A low pressure system about 800 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a 40 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesd
Scientists reveal that a fault in the process that copies DNA during cell division can cause epigenetic changes that may be inherited for up-to five generations. They also identified the cause of thes
FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's w
Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval
(Reuters Health) - Every year, an estimated 2 million people diagnosed with mental illness are jailed in the U.S., and soon after they’re released, many wind up behind bars again.
Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced heart failure as at high risk for transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or death while few of those patients considered themselve
A new genetic blood test might pave the way for detecting early stage cancers that often prove fatal when caught too late, a new study suggests.
Researchers at Stanford University have found that lab-grown astrocytes, star-shaped brain cells, develop at the same rate as human astrocyte cells in the body.
Flow of the Greenland Ice Sheet is likely to speed up in the future, despite a recent slowdown, because its outlet glaciers slide over wet sediment, not hard rock, new research based on seismic survey
New technologies for analyzing DNA may transform how imperiled species are considered and managed for conservation protection, according to a study. These technologies can be applied to a wide range o
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