Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link  FOX 61 Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears  Reuters Common high blood pressure and heart drugs are recalled amid fears they could cause CANCER  Daily Mail Full coverage Source link

Lifestyle of mother outweighs other factors in children's obesity

Lifestyle of mother outweighs other factors in children's obesity

Mothers lead the way for their children. And new research finds that the paths that moms walk (or the couches they sit and smoke on) make a powerful difference in their children’s propensity to become obese. A study that tracked close to 17,000 female nurses and their 24,289 kids has found that women who practiced […]

Scientists cautiously optimistic about HIV vaccine candidate

Scientists cautiously optimistic about HIV vaccine candidate

A new vaccine appears to be safe and induced an immune response in humans and rhesus monkeys in an early stage trial, according to new research published Friday in the journal The Lancet. That means it’s safe enough to go into the next phase of testing, which involves a larger number of humans. It’s one […]

Why Is the Corpse Flower So Stinky?

Why Is the Corpse Flower So Stinky?

Q. What makes the corpse flower that just bloomed at the New York Botanical Garden smell so bad? A. The main chemical that makes the giant bloom of Amorphophallus titanum, also called the titan arum, so odoriferous when it first emerges has been identified by Japanese researchers as a sulfur compound called dimethyl trisulfide. Their […]

Dr. John Ochsner has died

Dr. John Ochsner has died

Dr. John Ochsner, an internationally-known cardiac surgeon who dedicated his professional life to improving medicine in New Orleans, has died.  He was 91.  “Dr. John Ochsner was a pioneer in cardiovascular health and was dedicated to providing exceptional care to the people of New Orleans, Louisiana and the world,” said Gov. John Bel Edwards. “Dr. […]

A Teenager Got A USB Cable Stuck In His Penis

A Teenager Got A USB Cable Stuck In His Penis

You might think you have lots of embarrassing stories about being a teenager. Well, prepare to feel much better about yourself and feel very sorry for a teenager who got himself into a terrible situation. This poor kid got a USB cable stuck in his penis. A 13-year-old boy from China was “curious” about his genitalia […]

MetroHealth launches podcast focused on fight against deadly opioid epidemic

MetroHealth launches podcast focused on fight against deadly opioid epidemic

CLEVELAND, Ohio — MetroHealth has launched a podcast focusing on the health system’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives across Northeast Ohio. The podcast, “Prescription for Hope,” is the latest in a series of initiatives MetroHealth has launched in response to the opioid epidemic. Each episode will highlight MetroHealth […]

NIH warns of increased risk of heat-related illness for seniors

NIH warns of increased risk of heat-related illness for seniors

(HealthDay)—Older adults are at significantly increased risk of heat-related illnesses, which can include heat stroke, heat edema, heat syncope, heat cramps, and heat exhaustion, according to the National Institutes of Health. Factors that could increase risk include age-related changes to the skin such as poor blood circulation and inefficient sweat glands; heart, lung, and kidney […]