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West Nile Virus Confirmed In Encino
LOS ANGELES, CA — Ten mosquito samples collected from six communities in the San Fernando Valley tested positive for West Nile virus, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District announced Monday. The samples were collected in Encino, ...
Mom sounds alarm after son's mosquito bite causes seizures, brain swelling
A North Carolina mother is issuing a public warning after her 6-year-old son nearly died from an infection caused by a bug bite. LoriAnne Surrett says she thinks her little boy, Noah, got bit while playing outside. But the bite came from a mosquito ...
FDA expands recall of blood pressure drugs over cancer-causing risks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the recall of valsartan-containing high-blood pressure and heart failure drugs due to the risk some could contain a substance that increases the chances of developing cancer. In its latest update, the ...
E-cigarette vapor disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation
E-cigarette vapour boosts the production of inflammatory chemicals and disables key protective cells in the lung that keep the air spaces clear of potentially harmful particles, reveals a small experimental study, published online in the journal Thorax.
New York Times
Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA
New York Times
With a sophisticated new algorithm, scientists have found a way to forecast an individual's risks for five deadly diseases. Image. A set of human chromosomes. Researchers have developed a tool that surveys alterations in DNA and millions of points in ...
Health Dept. Investigating Unvaccinated Child With Measles
U.S. News & World Report
Florida health officials are investigating a case of measles from a child they say was not vaccinated. Aug. 14, 2018, at 3:18 a.m.. Health Dept. Investigating Unvaccinated Child With Measles. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to ...
Alphabet's DeepMind uses AI to detect signs of eye disease
Machine-learning technology has been used to identify signs of eye disease and recommend how patients should be referred for treatment. The breakthrough is the result of a partnership between researchers at London's Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS ...
Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says
New research has shown that a common childhood vaccination given to pregnant women does not put their children at any increased risk of autism. A Kaiser Permanente study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found no association between the ...
FDA Approves a Birth Control App as a Form of Contraception for the First Time
The Food and Drug Administration approved a birth control app as a form of contraception for the first time on Friday. The Swedish app, Natural Cycles, uses body temperature to determine when a woman is most fertile so she can decide whether to use ...
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Study Links 3 Eye Diseases, Alzheimer's
By Robert Preidt. HealthDay Reporter. SUNDAY, Aug. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered a link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer's disease. They say their findings could lead to new ways to identify people at ...