Category Archives: fox-news/health/medical-research

{FD} ‘Brain-eating’ amoeba that killed New Jersey man likely came from Texas water park: report

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A brain-eating amoeba that killed a New Jersey man last month most likely came from a visit to a  Texas water resort, health officials said. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, FOX News, fox-news/health, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} ‘Brain-eating’ amoeba that killed New Jersey man likely came from Texas water park: report

{FD} Man’s rare ‘pancake kidney’ discovered in CT scan

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

When an 18-year-old man in India went to the emergency room for intestinal problems, doctors ordered a computed tomography (CT) scan to get a clear look at the issue. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Man’s rare ‘pancake kidney’ discovered in CT scan

{FD} Men seeing drastic drop in sperm count, study claims

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A new study shows that male infertility has been skyrocketing — with the amount of men seeking treatment going up seven-fold and the quality of semen dropping dramatically over the last 15 years. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/reproductive-health/infertility | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Men seeing drastic drop in sperm count, study claims

{FD} Alzheimer’s studies focus on prevention in healthy elderly

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Alzheimer’s studies focus on prevention in healthy elderly

{FD} Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A new study says surgery isn’t always needed for appendicitis and that antibiotics instead can often do the trick. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/medical-research/surgery | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Pills for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed, study says

{FD} Zika virus targets brain cancer in vaccine study

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

While the Zika virus is feared for its ability to severely harm brain development and neurological health, researchers are seeking to use that power in an attempt to target aggressive brain cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health, fox-news/health/cancer/brain-cancer, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Zika virus targets brain cancer in vaccine study

{FD} Moms who breastfeed first child for at least 5 months likely to have ‘more children overall,’ study suggests

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

There are numerous benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby alike, such as shedding pregnancy weight and potentially reducing a baby’s risk of contracting certain illnesses. But could breastfeeding for at least five months result in having more ch… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Moms who breastfeed first child for at least 5 months likely to have ‘more children overall,’ study suggests

{FD} Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Scientists say they’ve found a new way to help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds

{FD} Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Teenagers who smoke or who binge on alcohol have signs of artery damage by age 17, a recent study shows. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

{FD} IVF kids may have higher risk of high blood pressure

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Kids born through in vitro fertilization may be more likely to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/reproductive-health/infertility, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} IVF kids may have higher risk of high blood pressure

{FD} ADHD diagnoses may be rising in US

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S. appears to have increased dramatically, a new study finds. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/infectious-disease/outbreaks, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/mental-health, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} ADHD diagnoses may be rising in US

{FD} Mosquito bite sends North Carolina boy, 6, to ICU

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

LoriAnne Surrett posted a warning on social media after her 6-year-old son Noah was transported to an intensive care unit after catching a virus from a mosquito bite. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Mosquito bite sends North Carolina boy, 6, to ICU

{FD} Mom, son contract ‘rat lungworm’ after eating raw centipedes: report

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A woman and her grown son contracted “rat lungworm” after eating raw centipedes they bought at a market in China, researchers said. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Mom, son contract ‘rat lungworm’ after eating raw centipedes: report

{FD} FDA warns ‘******* rejuvenation’ treatments may pose safety risks

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The FDA warned women Monday about potential safety risks from “******* rejuvenation.” Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} FDA warns ‘******* rejuvenation’ treatments may pose safety risks

{FD} 11 babies die after pregnant women given Viagra in Dutch study

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Dutch trial with sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra, has been immediately halted after 11 babies of mothers using the medication died, one of the participating hospitals said on Tuesday. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} 11 babies die after pregnant women given Viagra in Dutch study

{FD} Clint Eastwood sues medical company over patents, report says

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood reportedly filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a medical company who he’s accused of manipulating a business deal in order to acquire research patents. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Clint Eastwood sues medical company over patents, report says

{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: A brave little girl and medical research combine to fight cancer, but more action is needed

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Addie DePersiis turns 2 in the week ahead and her birthday party is Sunday. The fact that she has lived this long is something of a miracle, because this brave and adorable little girl has been battling brain cancer since she was just 5 months old. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/cancer, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: A brave little girl and medical research combine to fight cancer, but more action is needed

{FD} Rape kit access would expand under bipartisan bill, as victims seek ‘care and justice’

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

When Leah Griffin was raped in 2014, she immediately went to the closest hospital to have a rape kit done – the first step, she thought, in prosecuting the man who assaulted her. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Rape kit access would expand under bipartisan bill, as victims seek ‘care and justice’

{FD} Liver damage, liver cancer spiked over last decade — with alcohol, unemployment seen as factors: study

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Deaths from cirrhosis, a form of liver damage, and liver cancer have dramatically increased in the last decade, according to a study published Wednesday. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Liver damage, liver cancer spiked over last decade — with alcohol, unemployment seen as factors: study

{FD} Data sharing company helps improve cancer patient outcomes, reduce total cost of care

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Some doctors are now looking at big data sharing companies to help cancer patients and hospitals reduce the total cost of care all while improving clinical outcomes. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with the founder of Cota, an oncology clinical d… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/cancer, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Data sharing company helps improve cancer patient outcomes, reduce total cost of care

{FD} Identities of thousands of Tennessee citizens with HIV made public due to error: report

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The identities of thousands of Tennessee citizens with HIV was made public to hundreds of government employees due to an error, a report stated. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Identities of thousands of Tennessee citizens with HIV made public due to error: report

{FD} Gas station manager fired after telling mom, whose son is on life support, to work or be fired

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Crystal Fisher of Albion, Mich., said she almost lost her job after the manager of the gas station she worked at told her to come into work despite her son being on life support. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Gas station manager fired after telling mom, whose son is on life support, to work or be fired

{FD} FDA repays drug industry by rushing risky meds to market

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} FDA repays drug industry by rushing risky meds to market

{FD} Mom warns on venomous caterpillars after son’s harrowing medical scare

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Florida mother is speaking out about the dangers of a seemingly harmless backyard pest after her son landed in the emergency room with alarming symptoms. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Mom warns on venomous caterpillars after son’s harrowing medical scare

{FD} Mom warns of venomous caterpillars after son’s harrowing medical scare

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Florida mother is speaking out about the dangers of a seemingly harmless backyard pest after her son landed in the emergency room with alarming symptoms. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Mom warns of venomous caterpillars after son’s harrowing medical scare

{FD} Hospital ICUs bring daylight to night shifts via telemedicine

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hospital intensive care units (ICUs) treat patients around the clock. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Hospital ICUs bring daylight to night shifts via telemedicine

{FD} University will pay you $3,500 to get the flu and book you a 10-day stay at ‘Hotel Influenza’

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

University researchers are hoping that $3,500 will convince enough people to risk possibly suffering through a bout of diarrhea, fever, body aches and other flu symptoms in the name of science. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} University will pay you $3,500 to get the flu and book you a 10-day stay at ‘Hotel Influenza’

{FD} Florida woman beats terminal ****** cancer with new therapy

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Florida woman who was given just months to live is now living cancer-free thanks to an experimental immunotherapy, researchers said. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Florida woman beats terminal ****** cancer with new therapy

{FD} Fatal accidents involving drugs surpasses alcohol-related crashes: report

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association stated fatal car crashes involving drugs has surpassed those related to alcohol in the past decade. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Fatal accidents involving drugs surpasses alcohol-related crashes: report

{FD} Roseanne Barr not first celeb to claim Ambien led to bizarre behavior: What is the insomnia drug?

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Roseanne Barr appeared to blame Ambien, a prescription sleeping pill, for the racist tweet that ultimately led to her popular ABC show “Roseanne” to be canceled on Tuesday by ABC. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Roseanne Barr not first celeb to claim Ambien led to bizarre behavior: What is the insomnia drug?

{FD} Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/mental-health, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later

{FD} Tennessee mom who gave birth while in a coma dies 3 years after waking

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A Tennessee mother who gave birth while she was in a coma died three years after she regained consciousness, her family said. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Tennessee mom who gave birth while in a coma dies 3 years after waking

{FD} Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn’t need it

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada was accused of falsely administering chemotherapy to patients who didn’t need it and he was also charged with fraud and money laundering. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/pain-management | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn’t need it

{FD} Smallpox-related virus found lurking in Texas rodents

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A never-before-seen virus that’s a relative of the notorious smallpox virus has been found lurking in rodents in Texas, according to a new study. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Smallpox-related virus found lurking in Texas rodents

{FD} More parents smoking pot around kids, study finds

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A growing number of American parents are using marijuana when they still have children living at home, according to a new study that suggests cannabis may be complicating efforts to limit kids’ exposure to second-hand smoke. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, Reuters | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} More parents smoking pot around kids, study finds

{FD} How man’s donated blood saved millions of babies

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A man in Australia helped save the lives of more than 2 million babies by donating his “special” blood, which was used to make a medication that can prevent life-threatening problems in newborns. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} How man’s donated blood saved millions of babies

{FD} Scientist, 104, ends life at assisted-suicide clinic in Switzerland

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A renowned 104-year-old Australian scientist who traveled to Switzerland last week died Thursday, ending his life in a medically assisted suicide. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Scientist, 104, ends life at assisted-suicide clinic in Switzerland

{FD} Scientist, 104, plans assisted suicide in Switzerland

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A renowned 104-year-old Australian scientist who traveled to Switzerland last week has planned to end his life on Thursday in a medically assisted suicide—possibly by lethal injection. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Scientist, 104, plans assisted suicide in Switzerland

{FD} Shampoo containing brittle bones drug allegedly ‘triggers hair growth’

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Shampooing with a drug designed to treat brittle bones could help cure baldness within days, research suggests. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Shampoo containing brittle bones drug allegedly ‘triggers hair growth’

{FD} Dozens develop rare eye cancer in a case that’s baffling doctors

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Several Auburn University graduates and more than a dozen North Carolina residents have all developed a rare form of eye cancer in a case that has left doctors baffled. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Dozens develop rare eye cancer in a case that’s baffling doctors

{FD} Renowned Australian scientist David Goodall, 104, will travel to Switzerland to end his life

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

David Goodall, 104, a world-renowned scientist said he will travel to Switzerland this week to end his life. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Renowned Australian scientist David Goodall, 104, will travel to Switzerland to end his life

{FD} Former model ‘eaten alive’ while in care of Georgia nursing home

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Rebecca Zeni’s family said the former model suffered a terrible death after she was eaten alive by a scabies infestation while in the care of Shepherd Hills Nursing Home. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/beauty-and-skin, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Former model ‘eaten alive’ while in care of Georgia nursing home

{FD} A doctor who can feel his patient’s pain

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

What if a doctor could physically feel the pain their patients were experiencing? Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist and clinical researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, can do just that. He has a neurological trait called mirror-touch, a medical my… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/medical-research, fox-news/health/mental-health | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} A doctor who can feel his patient’s pain

{FD} Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Early- and mid-career scientists face tougher odds than their more-experienced colleagues, which can be discouraging for young creative minds looking for a chance to fight cancer. Meet Paul Northcott, a 40-year-old investigator from St. Jude Children’s… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/health/cancer, fox-news/health/medical-research | Tagged | Comments Off on {FD} Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure

{FD} Bathroom hand dryers spraying **** on your hands, study finds

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A study found bathroom hand dryers spray bacteria, including fecal matter, on people’s hands. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/medical-research | Comments Off on {FD} Bathroom hand dryers spraying **** on your hands, study finds

{FD} Lawsuit alleges Michigan illegally obtains newborns’ blood

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

A group of Michigan parents have filed a lawsuit alleging that the state didn’t obtain proper consent to draw or store their newborns’ blood for medical research. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/medical-research | Comments Off on {FD} Lawsuit alleges Michigan illegally obtains newborns’ blood

{FD} Elderly adults grow as many new brain cells as teenagers do, study finds

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

This study is the first to thoroughly track the brain’s cell production over the course of a typical human lifetime. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/medical-research | Comments Off on {FD} Elderly adults grow as many new brain cells as teenagers do, study finds

{FD} Family reveals son, 2, miraculously woke up from coma day after being taken off life support

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Little Dylan, 4, is now the poster child of for CLIC Sargent, a charity that helps families with children who have cancer. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/cancer, fox-news/health/medical-research | Comments Off on {FD} Family reveals son, 2, miraculously woke up from coma day after being taken off life support

{FD} Heavily used herbicide tied to shorter pregnancies

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

More than 90 percent of pregnant women in a small Indiana study had glyphosate in their *****, and higher concentrations were associated with earlier deliveries. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/medical-research, Reuters | Comments Off on {FD} Heavily used herbicide tied to shorter pregnancies

{FD} Some e-cigarette users may struggle to quit smoking

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Smokers who say they want to kick the habit might have an easier time if they don’t use e-cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/health/medical-research, Reuters | Comments Off on {FD} Some e-cigarette users may struggle to quit smoking