Health 2 September '16
There is a shortage of neurologists trained to care for babies with Zika-related brain damage, particularly in rural areas. Before the Zika virus outbreak, the United States is already in need of around 11 percent more neurologists than the ones currently operating in the country.
Behavior 1 September '16
Thanks to high birth control use, the U.S. saw a 28 percent lower teenage pregnancy risk from 2007 to 2012. The declines in teenage pregnancy were seen across all 50 states and even in racial and ethnic communities.
Body 1 September '16
Aedes mosquitoes, the main culprit behind the Zika transmission, thrive in Singapore. The mosquito specimen also spreads dengue virus, which the country also struggled with.
Politics 31 August '16
Russia is being pinned for hacking the US voters file.
Health 31 August '16
Aside from microcephaly and hearing loss, babies infected with the Zika virus can also have eye defects and impaired growth. The Zika outbreak has already reached Florida in the United States, and in numerous countries and territories in the Americas.
Body 31 August '16
Despite the announcement of the World Health Organization that Zika virus is already a global public health threat, the U.S. Congress hasn’t still approve President Barack Obama's proposal of $1.9 billion for the Zika virus response.
Body 30 August '16
Vaccines protect kids from a bunch of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella, and tetanus. In recent years, many parents believed that vaccine causes autism in kids.
Body 30 August '16
Low Alzheimer's risk can be attained by consuming fruits, grains, vegetables like legumes, fish, and low-fat dairy products. An additional 50 percent reduction in Alzheimer's risk was observed in people who commit to diets with low meat consumption such as India's.
Technology 29 August '16
Huawei Honor 8 is now available to be purchased in the United States.
Medicine 29 August '16
Canada has developed a new device touted to help the global fight against Zika virus. The device is capable of drastically destroying mosquito populations in just 21 days.
Postpartum 26 August '16
Some moms need to undergo C-section if they have more than one baby, if the baby is in a breech (bottom first) or transverse (sideways) position, and if they have placenta previa or a placenta that's situated too low in the uterus that it covers the cervix.
Behavior 26 August '16
American teenagers still respect and have interest for the Bible. Teens in the country are often believed to be faithless and are anti-religion. Millennials, however, are losing interest over religious involvements.
Medicine 25 August '16
Acupuncture is the process of stimulating specific points on the body by puncturing the skin using thin needles. The practice is said to relieve headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis/knee pain, neck pain, and low-back pain.
Travel 24 August '16
Cross-cultural travel boosts perspectives and cognitive flexibility, which helps a person entertain multiple ideas. Kids interacting with their peers from around the world can also build confidence and respect.
Sports 24 August '16
Ryan Lochte has been the center of the Rio robbery scandal and now he feels like his life is crumbling before him.
Body 22 August '16
Between 2005 and 2015, 1,075 contact lens-related infections occurred with injuries ranging from a scarred cornea, poorer vision, and requiring a corneal transplant. Over 10 percent of the contact lens-related infections had to undergo emergency care in the hospital or in urgent care clinics.
Sports 21 August '16
Here's what LeBron James think of Kevin Durant's move to GSW; The King explains his 'Ultimate Warrior' shirt.
News 19 August '16
The hearts of American children are not passing health standards.
Body 19 August '16
Risk for cancer has been associated with the length of time a woman is overweight or obese.
Body 18 August '16
Prolonged sitting encourages high blood pressure and increased cholesterol, factors that contribute to heart disorders. Other health hazards are muscle degeneration, overworked pancreas, cancer, soft leg bones, poor blood circulation in legs, bad back, strained neck, and slower brain function.
Body 18 August '16
Despite the increasing cases of Zika virus infections in the United States, the Congress has remained firm on their decision not to allocate any funding for Zika virus response.
Behavior 17 August '16
A new study found that teenagers are three times more likely to commit suicide after using prescription drugs for non-medical reasons for a year. For teenagers who abuse opiates, suicide risk is thrice more likely.
Sports 17 August '16
Michael Phelps fans would be devastated to find out that their swimming icon will not be joining the 2020 Olympics.