As per recent reports, it has been revealed that a rise in Lyme disease has been witnessed in New York. Therefore, it has become important to look out for ways to prevent Lyme disease in the Southern Tier.
According to authorities concerned, a rise in Lyme disease has been witnessed from 2007 to 2011. Though the rise has been witnessed in every county, Tompkins County has seen the maximum rise.
Health authorities revealed the fact that the restaurants situated at the middle of Canberra's worst food poisoning outbreak are eager to be re-opened as soon as possible.
Records have confirmed 140 illnesses in people after dinning at the Copa Brazilian Churrasco restaurant in Dickson at the weekend. Among them, 15 were hospitalized. Salmonella Bacteria was detected by ACT Health in the meals.
May 23 will see the Cancer Council's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea turning 20 as the celebrations for the same will be held by the locals. The event is known for raising heavy funds and awareness for the people suffering from the deadly cancer.
As per reports, about 4.65 million packaged counterfeit prophylactics while some 1,100 unpackaged pounds of the same were discovered and seized by the police in central and east China.
The Hunter Valley Research Foundation's latest Wellbeing Watch reported increased obesity rates because of trends of sedentary lifestyle and rise in number of requests for support from charity groups. Many people admitted that they can't meet the bills on time.
The regional scorecard is prepared every two years. It was released this morning at the foundation's quarterly economic indicators business breakfast.
A major campaign launched to fight the growing measles epidemic was successful in availing 50,000 people with vaccinations against it.
Considering the upcoming National Dementia Awareness Week in the week from May 20 to May 26, the top-most charity PDSA is initiating awareness and understanding of the condition. It was suggested that the condition can affect both pets and people.
As per reports, wards at Redditch Alexandra Hospital in Worcestershire have been closed down for visitors in wake of the norovirus outbreak.
The health bosses at the facility have said that the visits to the hospital will only be allowed after permission from the ward and that too in some exceptional circumstances. Also, the outbreak has led to closure of two wards at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
The sixth annual Relay For Life of Berlin has been slated for May 17 and May 18 this year and will be held at the Berlin Lions Fairgrounds, 430 Buckley Road. Lynn Kipphut, of the American Cancer Society, invited the people to take part in the event.
Bayer's treatment for prostate cancer, Xofigo, has been granted approval by the U. S. regulators. The treatment has been approved just three months after it was assigned a priority review.
The US Food and Drug Administration has given a nod for the injection to be used in men with symptomatic late-stage castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to bones but nowhere else.
A study of cancer patients in Washington has revealed that cancer patients were twice as likely to file for bankruptcy as people without cancer. The study found that young people with cancer experienced the highest bankruptcy rates about 10 times more compared to cancer patients among old age groups.
Scientists from NASA are now planning to send a spy satellite to Mars in order to monitor the surface of the planet and its moons.
Also, the satellite will help the researchers to examine the surface of Mars for the missions that are planned in the future. The telescope will consist of three main components and these are an imaging spectral mapper, a high-resolution imager and an ultraviolet spectrometer.
As per a new study done by the researchers from University of British Columbia (UBC), normal habitats of fishes are moving seeking cooler places as the oceans are growing warmer due to climate change.
Researchers have recently found from their research that retirement can have some drastic effects upon a person's health.
Above are the findings drawn by the researchers from the Institute of Economic Affairs. Experts have found in their work that retirement can cause damage to both mental as well as physical health of the person.
According to the recently submitted reports of a watchdog, number of `altruistic' organ donors has seen a good rise in last one year.
The above confirmations came from the Human Tissue Authority, which mentioned clearly in its report that in the last year, more people have come forward to give one of their organs to a complete stranger.
The researchers from the University of Missouri found that an individual can be successful in his trials of being happier especially if the mission to be accomplished is backed by cheery music. It suggested that listening to cheery and upbeat music turns people happier.
According to scientists, each human has 100 billion km of total DNA. It is enough to reach the sun and come back 300 times. However, less than two percent of 3.3 billion nucleotides of human genome are coded while remaining
98% are non-coding in nature and called as "junk DNA".
But, scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology have found that all of the non-coding part is not junk.
Scientists have revealed that asteroid 1998 QE2 will go past earth on May 31, 2013. It will get no closer to Earth than about 3.6 million miles, which is about 15 times the distance between Earth and Moon.
However, QE2 is not intriguing for those astronomers and scientists who look for hazardous asteroids. But still, it is good enough for those who dabble in radar astronomy and have a radar telescope at their disposal.
Researchers are claiming to have finally found hints at when apes and monkeys went separate ways.
The above claims have recently come from a team of scientists, which added both the species of ape and monkey to the evolutionary tree. To get some firm results, they filled a 10-million-year gap in the fossil record.
Great news for women having pear-shaped frame; it has been revealed through a research that pear-shaped women having bigger bottoms live longer.
Women like Kate Winslet and Christina Hendricks have been found to have additional life expectancy in comparison to women who have apple-shaped bodies. The latter type is of women, who store fat around their stomach.