It has generally been assumed that patients get the bacteria during their stay in the hospital, but the study suggests that there is a large pool of people who carry the organism that goes unrecognized and may pass it on to others and/or develop an infection themselves....
The risk is higher among women who use the frozen embryo transfer method -- the incidence being 44.4 per 100 000 -- which is more than two-fold higher than children born to fertile women
About 56% of vaping-related lung injury victims used Dank Vapes, which can be easily found in the black market
After the surgery, the man's testosterone levels reached the normal range and his testicles will now carry sperm, say doctors. He can father children — but through in vitro fertilization for now
The procedure had replaced the patient's blood DNA with that of his donor. The foreign DNA managed to find its way into the patient's cheeks, lips and semen
The CDC predicts that flu activity might peak between December and February, showing a 40% chance of a peak in December, a 30% chance of a peak in January, and a 25% chance of a peak in February.
Women experienced more than twice the mood decline as men following both 2016 US election and 2017 presidential inauguration, suggesting that the political discourse surrounding issues of gender and sexism throughout the presidential campaign may have disproportionately affected women.
Heart transplant recipients with long-term exposure to air pollution over several years had a 26% greater risk for death due to infection for every 10 microgram per cubic meter increase in PM2.5 levels, says a new study
The 10-hour time-restricted eating resulted in weight loss, reduced belly fat, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and more stable blood sugar and insulin levels for participants, shows a clinical study.
Based on the analysis, researchers conclude that the method of childbirth does not play a significant role in determining the risk of obesity in the child.
In states like Kentucky, Nebraska and Oklahoma, doctors are required to tell patients that a treatment of progesterone can help the pregnancy continue after they have taken abortion medication
Almost half of the pregnancies in the US are unplanned, and about 12% of women between the ages of 15 and 49 use birth control pills. Despite this, about 9% of them become pregnant each year.
Harvard University sociologist says in utero exposure to police killings of unarmed blacks in the residential environment markedly reduced the health of black infants but not for other groups.
The damage to the patient's lungs is caused by a rare lung disease, typically seen in industry metal workers, according to doctors who treated the patient.
The condition, which also affects 1 in 4 young adults, can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Researchers are conducting an early-phase clinical trial to confirm their findings. Currently, women depend on either hormone-based therapy that produces unpleasant side effects or surgery, which results in lesions returning after 5 years, 50% of the time.
Hot spells, which could be a risk factor for early deliveries, puts children born just two or three weeks early at slightly higher risks of respiratory problems, like asthma, later in childhood, say scientists.
Researchers have discovered a combination of two drugs that help relax the inner lining of the ureter and ease the difficult process of removing kidney stones
The researchers recommend that patients must be screened for substance use disorders, mood disorders, and suicidal ideation before being given the drugs
Three of the nine people, who were part of the study, turned off their deep brain stimulation devices and were immediately able to swim. Since their other symptoms worsened, they switched on their deep brain stimulation devices again.
The study claims that while reducing the "secretion of acids" in the stomach, these drugs may promote the growth of harmful bacteria, affect the gut microbiome, and weaken the immune system.
Sex Ed School, hosted by Nadine Thornhill and Eva Bloom, experts in the field, is a Canadian YouTube channel that has garnered a lot of attention for its innovative approach to sex education.
The study also provides concrete evidence to strengthen links between this pollutant and other diseases reported in previous studies: heart and lung diseases, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and diabetes
While overall birth rate in 2018 for females in the 15-44 age group was down 2% from 2017, the teen birth rate declined 7% from 2017 to 2018 to 17.4 births per 1,000 females aged 15–19
Beginning June 1, 2020, the state will limit the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, menthol cigarettes and flavored chewing tobacco to licensed smoking bars, where they may only be smoked on-site
According to the new report, the crisis affects communities of color, lower-income people in rural areas and tribal communities among others
The findings could be turned into a helpful treatment for excessive drinking, or potentially for other drug addictions, say scientists
The study found that fertility treatments caused epigenetic changes associated with Beckwith-Wiedemann, Silver-Russell, and Angelman syndromes in mouse embryos; Surprisingly, the research team says maternal age itself had no such effect
The drug called piracetam is not approved by the FDA due to lack of evidence that it improves brain health; The researchers found in varying amounts in five supplement brands
The findings suggest the disease triggers inflammation in the nervous system that could damage important regions of the brain, say experts.
The risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases is two to six times higher in cancer patients than the general population, says a new study, which examined deaths among patients with 28 types of cancer with over 40 years of data.
The deaths have fueled a decline in US life expectancy since 2014, say researchers; their analysis shows compared to the 1990s, working-age adults are now more likely to die before 65 from drug overdoses, alcohol abuse and suicides
The number of eye injuries from non-powder firearms increased by 50% from 1990 to 2016, with BB guns accounting for most of the injuries.
The improper use of antibiotics by doctors, hospitals, patients, farmers and others in the agricultural sector have aggravated the crisis, say experts
According to experts, dose, frequency, treatment intention and mode of administration matter.
The rate of emergence of baloxavir-resistant viruses is high and the resistant viruses transmit and cause disease in humans, warns the research team
Among the patients, the rate of persistent opioid use was 8.3%, while the rate of opioid abuse or dependence was 2.9% after treatment
According to a survey, around 40% women feel these sensations, averaging 6.8 years following delivery; They could be a risk factor for depression and anxiety in vulnerable women, say experts.
The supplements hurt children with normal levels of omega-3 in their blood: their symptoms worsened, especially impulsivity, says the study
Girls are less active than boys, and this gap has grown between 2001-2016, with the biggest differences seen in the US and Ireland; There have been small reductions in insufficient activity among boys, shows analysis based on data from 146 countries.
The state has asked e-cigarette manufacturers to disclose the ingredients used in their products.
The effects of gun violence extend beyond the standard outcomes of death and economic burden.
The virus is considered rare in the country, with nearly seven human cases of EEE reported annually. However, this year, the numbers speak a different story
Anal cancer is often neglected and stigmatized, despite high-profile deaths such as actress Farrah Fawcett of 'Charlie's Angels' fame, as well as 'Desperate Housewives' actress Marcia Cross’s revelation about her diagnosis, say experts.
The term refers to gently squeezing the cord and pushing the contents into a newborn's abdomen before securing or clamping the cord and cutting it
The US was hit badly by the flu two years ago, killing 79,000 people. Health experts think it's too early to make an estimate of what the next few months have in store.
Several online users have slammed the campaign message, which suggests that people of South Dakota are 'on meth'.
The study allays fears of statins adversely affecting memory function or brain health. The researchers also found that in people with risk factors for dementia, statin use slowed down cognitive decline.
The popularity of fermented products has skyrocketed in the recent past: the consumption of fermented foods was up a whopping 149% in 2018 alone, according to Upserve, a tech-based restaurant management platform.
Oncologists are replacing the inaccurate older method of giving patients an average survival time with the three-scenario approach.