Demo

4958 Articles Matching "people"

UK rejects adult Novartis CAR-T therapy, after 'yes' in kids

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
Health authorities in England have rejected a pricey CAR-T cell therapy from Novartis for adults with blood cancer, two weeks after endorsing its use in children and young people....
Read more

Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests....
Read more

Viewpoints: Signs Of Progress From Programs Fighting The Opioid Epidemic; Yes, 3,000 People Died In Puerto Rico. ‘My Dad Was One Of Them’

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages express views on these health topics and...
Read more

Report: Most consumers recognize content marketing, but say it’s useful

Sep 19, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
A recent survey revealed that the majority of people recognize when content is produced by an organization, but many find these efforts valuable—and some are led to buy because of...
Read more

The Medical Minute: Suicide: A Public Health Crisis

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Each day in the United States, 123 people take their own lives. For each of those deaths, at least 25 more people attempt suicide. The statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention support Dr. Ahmad Hameed’s opinion that suicide has become a public health crisis. Hameed, a psychi......
Read more
Demo

Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains....
Read more

Judge Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt To Swat Down Suit Over Military Policy Regarding Soldiers With HIV

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The lawsuit claims that the administration's military-readiness policy, which is meant to single out troops that for any reason can't be deployed for 12 consecutive months, targets people with HIV....
Read more

Gates Foundation warns decades-long progress in fighting disease and poverty may reverse

Sep 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
More people are being born in the world's poorest countries, which could halt the decline in the number of extremely poor people and possibly even cause the number to increase, Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in their second "Goalkeepers"...
Read more

Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage important aspect of vision

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests....
Read more

'The Maria Generation': Young people are dying and suffering on an island with a highly uncertain future

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island....
Read more

Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
The researchers analyzed data on more than 8,600  people from 12  countries included in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey.  None of the participants was obese when the survey...
Read more
Demo

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
A new study out of Denmark shows that among people who play sports, those who play tennis have a life expectancy nearly 10 years longer than people who don't play anything. Smaller benefits were found for each of the other sports that were studied, but tennis was the clear...
Read more

Pig poop and coal ash a real concern for people in North Carolina floods

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwater can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation....
Read more

This is why people hesitate to report sexual misconduct

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged misdeeds going back decades....
Read more

Study Doubts Worth of Daily Aspirin for Seniors

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Daily aspirin is recommended for people between 50 and 69 if they are at increased risk of heart disease, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a guideline-setting expert panel. However, there's not been enough medical evidence to say whether aspirin would help elderly folks, the USPSTF...
Read more

Many Americans Slicing Meat From Their Diet

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Americans still eat more meat than health experts recommend. High meat consumption has negative consequences for people's health and the environment, according to scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in...
Read more

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

Sep 17, 2018 , Reuters
Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera infection and three other suspected cases in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a health ministry official....
Read more

Don't Trust Artificial Intelligence? Time To Open The AI 'Black Box'

Sep 17, 2018 , Forbes
Despite its promise, the growing field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is experiencing a variety of growing pains. In addition to the problem of bias, there is also the ‘black box’ problem: if people don’t know how AI comes up with its decisions, they won’t trust...
Read more

Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

Sep 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In healthy elderly people who never had a heart attack, the widespread practice of taking a baby aspirin every day may do more harm than good, according to a U.S.-Australian study of more than 19,000 volunteers....
Read more

A look inside Chan Zuckerberg, the philanthropic project funded by billions in Facebook stock sales

Sep 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
Two years after Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced an audacious plan to use their Facebook fortune to try and end disease in their children's lifetime, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has ballooned to 250...
Read more