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Gastro Illness Strikes 277 on Cruise Ship

Gastro Illness Strikes 277 on Cruise Ship

The Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas cruise ship is cutting short a voyage after 277 passengers and crew members came down with gastrointestinal illness, the cruise line says. Latest Infectious Disease News The ship will return to Port Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, CNN reported. The ship left Sunday for […]

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Chocolates, Candies May be Contaminated With Hepatitis A: FDA

Chocolates, Candies May be Contaminated With Hepatitis A: FDA

A public health alert about possible hepatitis A contamination in Modjeskas from Bauer’s Candies was announced Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Latest Digestion News Consumers who bought the individually wrapped marshmallow candy dipped in chocolate or caramel after Nov. 14, 2018 should throw them away. The FDA says a worker at the […]

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When Calorie Counts Aren’t on the Menu

When Calorie Counts Aren’t on the Menu

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Over the past few decades, the amount of food Americans eat away from home has increased from 18 percent to 33 percent. At the same time, restaurant meals with oversized portions have become a major contributor to the […]

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Millennials’ Odds for Depression Rise With Social Media Use

Millennials’ Odds for Depression Rise With Social Media Use

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Depression News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, a new study reports. College students who meet the criteria for major depressive disorder tend to use social media more often and are more heavily addicted […]

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Changes to Flu Shot Supply Chain Could Save Lives: Study

Changes to Flu Shot Supply Chain Could Save Lives: Study

Latest Cold and Flu News FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Problems with flu vaccine distribution in the United States may cost lives and pose a serious threat in the event of a flu pandemic, researchers warn. However, a computer model shows that proposed changes to the current distribution system could save thousands of […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs

Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients say they aren’t taken seriously when they arrive in hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. It included 282 people with diagnosed CFS who completed an online questionnaire. Of those, only 59 percent had gone to the emergency […]

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Even a Little Exercise May Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Even a Little Exercise May Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise before and after a cancer diagnosis significantly improves odds of survival, a new study finds. Among more than 5,800 U.S. patients with a range of early- to late-stage cancers, those who exercised three or four times a week before and after their diagnosis […]

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AI Beats Humans at Detecting Cervical Precancers

AI Beats Humans at Detecting Cervical Precancers

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many women in developing countries lack access to advanced screening for cervical cancer. But researchers say a new “AI” technique might help. The technique relies on photos and computer artificial intelligence to identify changes that may lead to cervical cancer. Catching […]

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What are the benefits of royal jelly?

What are the benefits of royal jelly?

Royal jelly is a creamy white substance with a high nutrient content that young bees make to feed queen bee larvae. There are claims that it offers a range of health benefits, such as easing the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and supporting wound healing. Royal jelly is highly nutritious and may have antibacterial, antioxidant, and […]