Things You Had No Idea Could Cause Blood Cancer

Blood cancers are serious and life-threatening, but treatments are increasingly saving lives. Prevention, as in most things related to health, is key. But when it comes to blood cancers, not enough is known about what triggers these diseases. Here’s what we do know about blood cancers and their causes. Most…

Trump Plans Ban On Sale Of Flavoured E-Cigarettes

US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will ban flavoured e-cigarettes, after a spate of vaping-related deaths. Mr Trump told reporters vaping was a “new problem”, especially for children. US Health Secretary Alex Azar said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would finalise a plan to take all…

Utah Teen Put in Coma After Vaping Every Day for 3 Years

A Utah teen nearly died because of a severe lung illness that doctors believe was tied to her frequent vaping. Now, she says she’ll “never touch a vape again.” Maddie Nelson, 18, told local news station Fox 13 that she vaped every day for about three years, much like many…

Pinterest To Direct Vaccine Searches To Health Sites

Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from “public health organisations”. Last year, the social platform stopped showing results for vaccine searches to tackle the spread of misinformation. Social media companies are facing increasing scrutiny over how they moderate content on their sites. In recent months,…

Cleveland Among Worst Mosquito Cities In U.S.

They’re the uninvited guests at every picnic. The buzzing nuisance who arrives early and refuses to leave. We’re talking of course about mosquitoes, the flying bloodsuckers whose bites leave your skin irritated for days. Worst of all, Cleveland was listed among the top cities across the United States that are…

AI May Help To Spot Heart Problems

A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence. Atrial fibrillation affects one million people in the UK and increases the risk of stroke and long-term heart problems. It is relatively simple to diagnose when the heart…

Undeclared Allergen In Beef, Chicken Product Sparks Recall

A California company has issued a recall for nearly 13,000 pounds of diced beef and chicken products over misbranding and undeclared allergens. Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc., said the affected products contain wheat, which is a known allergen, but it is not declared on the product label. POPEYES GRAVY RECALLED OVER…