Category: Health

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

NHS chiefs are trying to keep plans to cut hospital services in England secret, an investigation has found. Full details of 44 reviews of services around the country...

Depression is on the rise among teen girls

There has been a significant climb in the prevalence of major depression among adolescents and young adults in recent years — and the troubling trend may be...

Sore throat sufferers urged to take pharmacy test

Sore throat sufferers will be encouraged to visit their pharmacist instead of their GP for an on-the-spot test to see if they need antibiotics. The walk-in service is...

The Different Stakes of Male and Female Birth Control

A clinical trial of contraceptives for men was halted because of side effects—side effects that women have dealt with for decades. In the past couple decades,...

UK’s national sperm bank stops recruiting donors

The UK's first national sperm bank has stopped recruiting donors less than two years after its launch, it has emerged. The National Sperm Bank said it was unable to...

EpiPen-Maker Mylan Settles For $465 Million In Medicaid Dispute

Drugmaker Mylan N.V. announced Friday that it had reached a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and other government agencies to resolve questions...

Infant Born With Rare Birth Defect Returns Home After Heart Transplant

One family has never been so happy to bring their baby home from the hospital. Lincoln Seay of Anchorage, Alaska, has spent much of his young life in a hospital after...

5 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

New Jersey is the 3rd most stressed state in the country. From long commutes in traffic to the high cost of living, we have a lot on our minds. While you may be too busy...

FDA Approves World’s First Automated Insulin Pump for Diabetics

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G, a medical device that monitors a diabetic’s sugar levels, and then automatically...

This Is How Much Protein You Really Need to Eat in a Day

Wondering exactly how much protein you should be consuming each day? The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), which is the minimum amount you need to be healthy, is...