Zika diagnostic tests

Zika Virus’s Spread Pushes Testing Labs To Expand Capacity

As summer drew near, the nation’s health officials took stock of whether they could handle a surge in demand for Zika diagnostic tests if...
Ebola

U.N. Employee In Eastern Congo Tests Positive For Ebola

A plumber working for the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said...
world

How To Help The Addict Close To You

Addiction is a great and terrible force that works to destroy the lives of people. Not just the addicts themselves, but those who love...
Peanut

A Pediatric Food Allergist Explains Nut Allergies In A Way That’ll Make New Parents...

While some people could happily survive only on peanut butter, others can go straight into anaphylactic shock if the nuts are in the same...
High Blood Pressure

Undetected High Blood Pressure Found In New Mums

Women with severe pre-eclampsia should have their blood pressure closely monitored for a year after giving birth because high blood pressure can remain undetected,...
Sugar

4 Simple, Real-World Ways To Eat Less Sugar

Got a sweet tooth? Most of us are guilty as charged. And especially with Valentine's Day right around the corner, there's no end in...
Flu

The Single Best Way To Prevent The Flu

With winter approaching, it won’t be long before flu season is in full effect. While getting the flu shot can help lower your chances...
First US case of Zika virus

First US Case Of Zika Virus Reported in Hawaii

A baby born with brain damage at a hospital in Oahu, Hawaii, has been confirmed to have been infected by the Zika virus, that...
Samoa measles outbreak

Samoa Measles Outbreak Worsens With Death Toll Reaching 22

A measles outbreak in the Pacific nation of Samoa has killed 22 people, nearly all children under five. The...
Merck

Fda Approves Merck’s Lung Cancer Drug As First-Line Treatment

Merck & Co Inc on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its immunotherapy Keytruda for use in certain previously untreated...