Health

Scientists find lung cancer can lie hidden for 20 years

Scientists find lung cancer can lie hidden for 20 years

Lung cancer can lie dormant for more than 20 years before turning deadly, helping explain why a disease that kills more than 1.5 million a year worldwide is so persistent and difficult to treat, scientists said on Thursday

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday declared Nigeria free of the Ebola virus after the country underwent two incubation periods of 21 days each without the appearance of any new cases

Brain repair 'may be boosted by curry spice'

Brain repair

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy

Children under 6 Experience Frequent Medication Mistakes

Children under 6 Experience Frequent Medication Mistakes

A recent survey published in the journal Pediatrics concludes that children under the age of 6 experience frequent medication mistakes every 8 minutes

Ebola hysteria is going viral. Don't fall for these 5 myths

Ebola hysteria is going viral. Don

In the US, Ebola hysteria is spreading way faster than the virus itself

A chart show you just how bad Ebola has gotten in West Africa

A chart show you just how bad Ebola has gotten in West Africa

On Saturday, President Barack Obama urged against "hysteria" in the face of the growing Ebola crisis

Could symptoms of autism be improved by eating broccoli?

Could symptoms of autism be improved by eating broccoli?

The chemical that gives broccoli its distinctive bitter taste made teenagers and young men with autism calmer and more sociable, a study found

Does drinking fruit juice give you high blood pressure?

Does drinking fruit juice give you high blood pressure?

People who regularly drink fruit juice have significantly higher blood pressure than those who have it occasionally, researchers have found

Raising Awareness of Heart Disease in Women

Raising Awareness of Heart Disease in Women

As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It's important that we all recognize the disease and how to prevent it. One in four women will be diagnosed with breast cancer so it is essential that all women engage in proper screening and detection with their primary MD or GYN

Fecal capsules resolve Clostridium difficile infection in 90% of patients

Fecal capsules resolve Clostridium difficile infection in 90% of patients

A preliminary study published in JAMA demonstrates the potential of treating recurrent Clostridium difficile infection with frozen encapsulated fecal matter administered orally.