The growing evidence that the emerging Zika virus is linked with a rare developmental disorder is disturbing. In Brazil, the worst-hit country of the climbing epidemic, almost 4,000 babies have been born with abnormally small heads since investigations began in October, the Associated Press reports. Thats almost […]
A 25-year-old man, frozen within a snow drift, has been brought back to life by doctors after they initially thought he was dead. Justin Smith was ice-cold to the touch, and paramedics assumed he had succumbed to severe hypothermia. However, as reported by The Washington Post, after […]
Listen, I get it. There’s a lot going on in the world, and it’s impossible to keep up with all of it. Even worse, unless your job involves digging through massive amounts of headlines each week (hello!), you’re at the mercy of whatever news source you rely […]
Washington (CNN)A Texas investigation into Planned Parenthood on Monday culminated in an indictment — of the organization’s accusers instead of the group.
The Harris County District Attorney’s office announced that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast had been cleared in the two-month-long investigation.
But the grand jury did indict […]
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 25 (Reuters) – A Texas grand jury has indicted two anti-abortion activists in a case involving covert videos on fetal tissue procurement talks with Planned Parenthood and found there was no wrongdoing on the part of the health group, a district attorney said on […]
Obesity is a major health issue faced by the world. The unhealthy lifestyle followed by millions of people has led to the worldwide spread of this epidemic. Unfortunately America hasn’t been spared from the wrath either; in fact it happens to be the second most obese country […]
In the United States of America, Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common and rapidly growing diseases. About 29 million people have this disease, and the combined cost of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is over $250 billion annually. Type 2 diabetes is responsible […]
Asthma is a critical condition that decelerates the pace of a normal life by contracting the airway that eventually disrupts breathing . Asthma is generally triggered by factors like allergens, air pollutants, fluctuant whether conditions etc. The initial symptoms of this incurable disease include breathlessness, repetitive coughing […]
Asthma is one of the major health conditions prevailing in the United States of America. In the present scenario over 25 million citizens are known to be asthmatic among which 7 million are children. The more disruptive fact is that more than 3,300 lives are lost to […]
The United States of America is home to three hundred and eighteen million people who can be considered as one of the most privileged citizens in terms of health care. However, in order to attain world class facilities that include treatment and effective prescription drugs, the population […]