ALERT – NYS Health Advisory Issued For Summer Camps After Gastrointestinal Outbreaks

New York - During the past month, there has been a significant increase in the number of viral gastrointestinal (GI) outbreaks reported in summer...

Heart Failure Treatment Underused

A recommended treatment for heart failure is underused in U.S. hospitals, a new study finds.The use of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart...

‘Cannon Fodder’: Medical Students In India Feel Betrayed

Since the beginning of the week, Dr. Siddharth Tara, a postgraduate medical student at New Delhi’s government-run Hindu Rao Hospital, has had a fever...

France Investigates Secret Restaurants For Paris Elite

Champagne, lobster and no masks: That’s what a French TV documentary says is on the menu at one of multiple high-end “clandestine restaurants” catering...

High Blood Sugar Boosts Women’s Heart Disease Risk

Increased blood sugar levels signal a heightened risk of heart disease, especially among women, a new study finds. In fact, women may face a greater...

Israel: Health Officials Testing Similac Top 3 Baby Formula

Health Ministry officials are conducting tests on the Similac Top 3 baby formula after receiving reports that three children became ill after feeding, vomiting...

Fearing New Variant, Israelis Returning From Brazil Will Have To Isolate In Hotels

Israel has made a decision to send travelers returning from Brazil to quarantine in state-run hotels, as concern grows over yet another coronavirus mutation,...

Moving to a More Advanced Pacemaker in Israel

A newer pacemaker that permits a patient to undergo a MRI was installed in a man in his 60s for the first time in...

Israeli Doctor’s Revolutionary Discovery Could End Kidney Dialysis

A groundbreaking study has shown that it is possible to rejuvenate damaged kidneys and improve their function, a procedure that could reverse chronic kidney...

Disc Check (& We Don’t Mean CDs!)

Sitting a bit crooked at the computer when you work? Slouched over a book while you are learning? Not paying attention to exercising and...

Experts Advise At-Risk Diabetics to Begin Daily Aspirin Later

Three major medical groups have pushed upwards the recommended age at which diabetics should start taking low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack...

Study: Prescription Drugs Cost Least At Costco And Most At CVS

Some of the most popular prescription drugs that recently became available in generic form are sold at the lowest prices at Costco and at...

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Less Severely Obese

The morbidly obese may not be the only people who should be eligible for bariatric surgery to lose weight, U.S. researchers report. People with a...

NY State Reports Vaccine Shortages And Cancel Appointments

The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine,...

Israel: At Least 6 Critically Ill Pregnant Women Carrying UK Variant

Israel's Health Ministry has confirmed that at least six pregnant women who contracted the coronavirus and subsequently were hospitalized in serious condition are carrying...

Israel’s COVID Death Toll Soars, Up To 40 Fatalities A Day

Israeli health officials reported on Tuesday that the number of COVID fatalities in the country has soared, with up to 40 fatalities a day,...

Risk Of Blood Clots On Planes Goes Up For Passengers In Window Seats

Sitting in economy class on a long flight doesn’t put you at higher risk of blood clots. But sitting next to the window might. That’s the...

LIFETIME BAN: New Zealand To Be First Country To Ban Smoking

New Zealand’s government believes it has come up with a unique plan to end tobacco smoking — a lifetime ban for those aged 14...

Premature Birth Linked to Some Unexpected Later Problems

Being born prematurely can lead to a host of long-lasting medical complications and may also affect other areas of life, such as education and...

“We Fell Down On The Job: Amid COVID Crisis, Bennett-Lapid Gov’t Ministers Privately Admit...

Some of the ministers in the Bennett-Lapid government are privately pointing fingers and expressing sharp criticism of the coalition's coronavirus management in the wake...

Saliva Test Could Indicate Autism

A saliva test might one day help doctors detect some forms of autism, potentially leading to early treatments for children with the developmental disorder,...

One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment

Mitochondrial damage causes people with type 2 diabetes to lose insulin-producing cells, a finding that could lead to new treatments, U.S. researchers say.Mitochondria provide...

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Hypertension

Most people know that obese individuals tend to have high blood pressure, but now British researchers have identified the molecular pathway that could explain...

Israeli Studies Show Pfizer Vaccine Reduces Cases In Entire Population

Two research studies on Israelis who received their first coronavirus vaccine dose found a significant drop of virus cases about two weeks afterward, Israeli...

Mysterious Killer Flu Hits U.S., Mexico

The White House is closely following the outbreak of a new strain of swine flu in the United States and President Barack Obama has...

Despite Opposition, Israel’s Gov’t Approves Shin Bet Tracking Of Omicron Carriers

Amid fears of the new Omicron COVID variant, Israel's government on Tuesday approved the resumption of the controversial Shin Bet phone tracking program to...

Israeli HMO Warns: Full Protection Begins Only 15 Days After 2nd Vaccine

Meuchedet, one of Israel's four Kupot Cholim, published a report on Monday warning that Israel is issuing green passports too early, risking a spike...

Researchers Claim Breakthrough In Brain Cancer Study

Researchers at the University of Sydney in Australia on Wednesday said they have identified five genes which can help in improving treatment of patients...

India Virus Patients Suffocate Amid Oxygen Shortage In Surge

Indian authorities scrambled Saturday to get oxygen tanks to hospitals where COVID-19 patients were suffocating amid the world’s worst coronavirus surge, as the government...

U.S. Heart Disease Death Rates Falling

While cardiovascular disease (CVD) death rates in the United States are declining, the illness is still the leading cause of death in the nation,...

Many Diabetics Unaware of Hot Weather Hazards

Although diabetes raises the chances of developing heat illness, many people with the condition don't know how to reduce their risk, a new Mayo...

More Young People Going Without Health Insurance

The number of young adults without health insurance rose again in 2006, so 38 percent of high school graduates and 34 percent of college...

Secondhand Smoke Quickly Affects Blood Vessels

Cardiovascular function can be affected by as little as 10 minutes exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke and other air pollutants such as wood smoke...

Hepatitis C Treatment Reduces the Virus but Serious Liver Problems May Progress

Patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease who did not respond to previous standard therapy experienced significant decreases in their liver enzymes,...

Chinese Vaccines Are Poised To Fill Gap, But Will They Work?

With rich countries snapping up supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, some parts of the world may have to rely on Chinese-developed shots to try to...

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