Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds

What will she tell women who under prior guidelines received chemo and all its side effects and didn't need it after all? "For countless women and their doctors, the days of uncertainty are over". She got only tamoxifen. An early form of adoptiv... More..

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Final weekend of campaigning gets underway ahead of Ontario election
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Final weekend of campaigning gets underway ahead of Ontario election

A vote for the Liberal Party is your best bet to make sure that the next government is not a majority government. This time, however, it appears the strategic vote is poised to break in Horwath's favour. bord...More..

NDP's Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

NDP's Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters

If you think about it, why would you allow Liberals to hold the balance of power in a minority government, when 80 per cent voters have already rejected them retaining power anyway? Following the announcement...More..

No threat to Kerala from Nipah virus, says Indian Medical Association
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

No threat to Kerala from Nipah virus, says Indian Medical Association

She added that even though there is no need to panic, all possible precautionary steps should be taken. They were supposed to re-open on June 5. Those who visited the Balussery Taluk Hospital in the district ...More..

‘Holy Grail’ Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors Form
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

‘Holy Grail’ Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors Form

The breakthrough is expected to be officially announced at the annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago this week. Researchers also found that more than half of patients in ...More..

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease

Further, Acharya cautioned that the coming generations must be timely protected from the devastating consequences of tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke. This tobacco epidemic is one of the "bigge...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

More deaths in the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

The Arizona growing season is long over and it's unlikely any tainted lettuce is still in stores or people's homes. Some affected people did not report eating romaine lettuce, but had contact with those who f...More..

Six million people die from smoking globally every year
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Six million people die from smoking globally every year

Commenting on the decline in Swiss smokers , Daniel Dauwalder, a spokesman for the Federal Office of Public Health , pointed out that Swiss tobacco legislation was "relatively liberal". Today, the Honourable...More..

Taytulla birth control pills handed out at doctors’ offices recalled
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Taytulla birth control pills handed out at doctors’ offices recalled

The physician sample pack should contain 24 pink capsules with hormones followed by four maroon capsules without hormones. Allergan on Wednesday issued a voluntary recall of one lot of its Taytulla softgel ca...More..

New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease

We have a real chance of eradication to protect our more than 20,000 dairy and beef farms, but only if we act now. The bacterium causes illness in cattle, including udder infections, abortion, pneumonia and a...More..

Scientists find opioids, antibiotics in Puget Sound mussels
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Scientists find opioids, antibiotics in Puget Sound mussels

They also contain minute amounts of melphalan, a chemotherapy drug and possible carcinogen. Mussels are an excellent indicator of the environment since they concentrate contaminants into their tissues. Muss...More..

No trace of Nipah virus in Himachal clarifies officer
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

No trace of Nipah virus in Himachal clarifies officer

There has been no information about the spread of Nipah virus beyond two districts of Kerala , Himachal Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary of Health B K Aggarwal said here today and appealed to the residen...More..

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus

Telangana Director of Medical Education K. Ramesh Reddy said samples of two persons were sent to National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune. Throat swab and serum samples of the techie and throat swab and b...More..

Nipah virus: Goa government to asks doctors to stay vigilant
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah virus: Goa government to asks doctors to stay vigilant

Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe illness in both animals and humans. In 2004, residents in Bangladesh also caught the infections after they ate contaminated fruit...More..

Nine die as Tuticorin Sterlite Copper protest turns violent
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Nine die as Tuticorin Sterlite Copper protest turns violent

The protesters have alleged that police had used force without provocation on the peaceful gathering. Police personnel tackles the agitators demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit as the ...More..

More workers ask for mental health help
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

More workers ask for mental health help

Only 16% of people blame social media for having a negative impact on their mental health. And with our increasingly sedentary lifestyles, typically being more office based than outdoors, it's important compani...More..

Blue Flag status retained for central beach
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Blue Flag status retained for central beach

Keep Britain Tidy Hove beach. Weymouth Central beach was given its first Blue Flag award in 15 years in 2016. For families who want an assurance the the beach they choose to visit will be clean and safe,...More..

Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days

State-owned oil PSUs hiked petrol prices by 17 paise a litre and that of diesel by 21 paise per litre . Diesel cars faced the biggest price hike with average cost per litre rose by 1p to 127p per ...More..

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka

So far, 23 people are known to have died while 42 others have been infected since the outbreak started earlier this month. "We will intensify the monitoring and tracing of the population to all air, sea and...More..

Manhattan nanny gets life in prison for murdering 2 children in
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Manhattan nanny gets life in prison for murdering 2 children in

Marina Krim said that after she testified at Ortega's trial, "I wasn't planning on coming back into this courtroom after that", but, she added, "I'm here once again to finish this disgusting chapter in my and m...More..