Letter From the Editor: I'm a little worried, are you?
Opinion Foodborne illnesses are not generally considered to be “highly contagious.” There are exceptions of course. Children in close contact can give each other E. coli...
2 hours ago - Food Safety
Saturday Stories: Crane Wife, Domestically Violent Cops, and Brain Boosting
CJ Hauser, in The Paris Review, with the crane wife. Kyle Hopkins, in Propublica, on the village where every cop has been convicted of domestic violence. Kaitlyn Tiffany, in...
12 hours ago - Weighty Matters
Panel: Building Trust Key to Combating Vaccine Hesitancy
Survey reveals worrying numbers about lack of trust in public health, vaccine safety
23 hours ago - MedPageToday
Denver resident is latest death in hepatitis A outbreak
Two months after Denver declared its outbreak of hepatitis A, the viral disease has taken the life of a resident of the Mile High City. “Deaths from hepatitis A are rare, but...
1 day ago - Food Safety
Scientists design new model for predicting what might make an effective cancer vaccine
Scientists at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have designed and validated a model for predicting what might make an effective cancer...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine
Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out world's 1st malaria vaccine; some 435,000 die per year
1 day ago - ABC News
World's first malaria vaccine released
More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years.
2 days ago - BBC
Influenza Season Has Barely Begun, But a California Child's Death Is Already Being Classified as ‘Flu-Associated'
A September pediatric flu death in California serves as a stark reminder that getting vaccinated early can save lives. Public-health officials in Riverside County, Calif...
2 days ago - Time - 2 articles
Daily PrEP more effective than nondaily, especially among MSM in the US
Nondaily pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, demonstrated decreased efficacy compared with daily PrEP, especially among men who have sex with men in the United States, according...
2 days ago - Healio
Childhood MMR vaccination and the incidence rate of measles infection: a ten year longitudinal cohort study of American children born in the 1990s
Measles is a highly contagious disease with significant morbidity/mortality. Measles-Mumps-Rubella is a live-attenuated vaccine used in the United States since the early 1970s...
3 days ago - BMC - 3 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
New Machine Learning Tool can Predict Heart Failure Risk in Diabetes Patients
Novel machine-learning model may act as a prediction tool to identify diabetes patients who face a heart failure risk, reveals a new study.
Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide
Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated, according to the report published...
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses
U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases cited last week to the total of 380 cases...
Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA
While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine in some ranitidine products, the FDA said this does not mean patients taking the...
IUDs can lower a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer by more than 30%...
A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has found that, with both the hormonal and the non-hormonal IUD, women can lower their cancer risk by up to 32%.
Having A Baby Doesn't Have To Hurt Your Sex Life, According To Kylie Jenner
“You can be sexy and still be a badass mom,” says Kylie Jenner While most of us are struggling to even find sexy time with our significant others during those first few years...
Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'
Kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are safe and function equally well compared to uninfected kidneys. Transplant centers should maximize the use of good...
AI Improves the Diagnosis of Patients With Head and Neck Cancers
Researchers from Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin and the German Cancer Consortium have successfully solved a longstanding problem in the diagnosis of head and neck cancers.
YouTube profiting from bogus cancer cure videos and playing adverts for...
YouTube is profiting from more than 80 videos that contain unproven cures which could put vulnerable patients at greater risk. One Russia YouTuber advocated consuming baking soda.
Drinking a cup of tea each day is good for your brain
Researchers led by a team based at the National University of Singapore found participants who drank tea at least four times a week for around 25 years had more connected brains.