Blood Tests

Editorial: Here’s one more reason we need reliable marijuana tests for drivers - The Cannifornian

Authorities say a driver impaired by marijuana caused a July 14 accident in the Bay Area that injured state Controller Betty Yee. When a vehicle …

San Diego

The app you can access your NHS medical records

Patients can now gain access to their own NHS records at the touch of their phone thanks to a pioneering new website and app.<p>The digital service, …

Medical Technology

Science Says Eating Breakfast Before Your Workout Will Lead To This One Awesome Benefit

The thought of waking up and hitting the gym without eating anything beforehand makes me want to die. (Me? Dramatic? Never.) I don't know about you, …


The Leverage of Annuity Arbitrage

In the annuity world, it's possible to leverage an annuity and a life insurance policy for maximum benefit. It is commonly referred to as “annuity …


GeneNews and LifeX™ Partner to Deliver Proprietary "Liquid Biopsy" Molecular Diagnostics to Health Systems to Detect Cancer at Earliest Stages

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), an innovator in the liquid biopsy space, today announced a partnership with Pittsburgh-based, LifeX™, a strategic engine for developing and nurturing cutting-edge, life-saving health solutions and bringing these innovations to …

Digital Health

FDA Approves KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) as First and Only Medicine to Treat the Underlying Cause of CF in Children Ages 12 to <24 Months with Certain Mutations in the CFTR Gene

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><i>-Data from Phase 3 ARRIVAL study support treatment with KALYDECO in children ages 12 to <24 months-</i><p>Vertex Pharmaceuticals …


Periodic Fever Syndrome: Symptoms & Treatments

<i>(Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF), Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome (TRAPS) , Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS),</i> …


The day the NPA’s new acting boss was arrested for a ‘drunken driving’ crash

The announcement of Dr Silas Ramaite to temporarily head up prosecutions in SA has raised a number of eyebrows.


Rare condition means man will never smile, experience kissing a girl or eat food properly

Macauley Collinson will never smile. It’s not because he doesn’t want to, but because a one-in-a-million disability has robbed him of the nerves in …


Woman Discovers Her 'Ugly Nails' Are Actually An Early Warning Sign Of Cancer

We’re all pretty versed in weird bodily symptoms that warrant an immediate check-up - be it a sudden loss in appetite, changing mole or lump that …


The 13 Medical Tests You Need to, Uh, Stay Alive

This month, we’ve been recommending projects you can accomplish all by your lonesome.<p>Unfortunately, maintaining your health isn’t one of them.<p>It …


How to find the best specialists for a kid with autism

Getting the right speech-language pathologist or occupational therapist on board to help with speech and <b>motor skills</b> is crucial. They need to have …


How a sticky bra helped me discover I have breast cancer

A sticky bra saved my life.<p>I’m not exaggerating. Let me back up.<p>Only a few weeks into 2018, I planned a weekend trip to see one of my best friends …


Mosquito bite sends North Carolina boy, 6, to ICU

A North Carolina mother is warning others about a little-known mosquito-borne virus that almost killed her young son.<p>LoriAnne Surrett of Asheville, North Carolina, said her 6-year-old son Noah and his brothers were at their grandparents’ house when he complained of a headache, FOX Carolina …

North Carolina

Kidney patient, 40, faces a race against time to find a donor after he splits from his fiancée of 5 years who was a perfect match - because the pre-op stress doomed their relationship

A kidney patient who was astonished to discover his fiancée of five years was a perfect match to donate her organ is now looking for a new donor - …

Health (UK)

Stage 4 melanoma: What you need to know

Melanoma is a cancer of the skin cells. In stage 4 melanoma, the cancer is advanced and has spread from its place of origin to other parts of the …


Woman who killed aged care nurse in NSW car crash escapes drug-driving conviction

The family of an aged care nurse killed in a fatal car crash by a young woman on drugs say they are devastated she has escaped conviction on a drug …


The Bawa-Garba case: a timeline

<b>18 February 2011</b> Six-year-old Jack Adcock was admitted to the Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU) at Leicester Royal Infirmary. He had Down’s Syndrome, …


How your daily prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins (and what you can do about it!)

Around half of us now take prescription pills daily, with a quarter on three different types, and millions of pensioners taking five a day on average.<p>…


Police 'unjustifiably placed' motorists in danger during fatal pursuit

Coroner Peter Morrison has found that Timothy Smith-Brown, 24, died as a result of his own actions.

Blood Tests

Your organization’s health: the ultimate competitive edge | Organization

August 13, 2018 – <i>by Raha Caramitru and Brooke Weddle</i><p>Routine blood tests provide results that give an indication of how healthy you are, but to be …

Employee Engagement

Quiz: What Blood Tests Can (and Can’t) Tell You

Common Cold

The Problem With Trusting A Startup To Monitor Your Fertility

Blood tests to gauge fertility aren't nearly as useful as we'd like them to be.<p>Fertility testing, once confined to doctor’s offices and reserved for people struggling to conceive, is becoming more accessible, thanks to startups that aim to educate young women about their bodies before they possibly …


Supplement Maker Thorne Rebrands, Signs Droga5 as First Agency Partner

Thorne, a maker of dietary supplements and at-home testing services for various health concerns, has signed Droga5 as its first agency partner in an …

Digital Marketing

11 things to know before taking pregnancy tests

1/<p>First, here's how pregnancy tests actually work.<p>According to the Mayo Clinic, home pregnancy tests work by looking for the hormone human chorionic …


The revolution that’s about to transform blood testing

The way blood-cell counts and diagnostic blood tests are done hasn’t changed in years: Your blood gets drawn into one vial for each type of test and …

Medical Technology

Consult a Doctor if You Experience These 5 Physical Changes

Sudden physical changes, such as dry skin or rashes, could be signs of an underlying problem and may need to be checked by a doctor.<p>Though sudden …

India News

Woman, 32, who blamed headaches and exhaustion on divorce devastated to be told she has TWO DAYS to live

EXHAUSTED and plagued by headaches, Kate Stallard blamed her divorce.<p>At 32 she had split from her husband, who she'd been with for ten years, and was …


Parents distraught after herpes infection kills newborn son: ‘We want answers’

A couple are heartbroken after the untimely death of their newborn son.<p>A couple are heartbroken after the untimely death of their newborn son.<p>Sarah …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

‘I tried to drill a hole in my head’: how Lydia Ruffles recovered from unbearable migraines

At the worst of it, I couldn’t string a sentence together. I think writing was a rebellion against that Lydia Ruffles<p>When Lydia Ruffles was 19, she suffered a migraine so bad that she remembers, amid the delirium brought on by the pain, trying to drill a hole in her head with a corkscrew. The next …

Lifestyle (UK)