Cholera has long been a known disease, but it wasn't until the 1700s that it was recognized as a worldwide plague. It became one of the most feared diseases in the world because it adapted to humans enough to take control of our basic bodily functions. Read more...
Gay guys aren’t wrapping it up like we used to, and the proof is in some unsettling new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). According to a new study released by the CDC, the number of gay men who admitted to having unprotected sex rose 20% from 2005 to 2011. Gay men also continue to […]
About 80 percent of all antibiotics distributed in the U.S. are for food animals. They’re commonly used to promote growth and to prevent, control and treat disease. Overuse can promote the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the food supply and ultimately cause resistant infections in humans. In September, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... Continue Reading
by Ben Johnson ATLANTA, GA, December 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Eight women nationwide died from legal abortions in 2010, the last year for which statistics are available, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The federal health watchdog released the figures last week – on…
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., December 02, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Abortion numbers are continuing to decline, according to the latest figures from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which found that 765,651 abortions were committed in the U.S. states that report abortion numbers in 2010. This number…
by Ben Johnson ATLANTA, GA, December 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – More babies are alive today thanks to state laws restricting abortion and the closure of abortion facilities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC released its annual report on abortion on Friday, the day after…
Abortions performed in the United States have continued their trend of decline in 2010, according to a recently released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Head lice: The idea alone is enough to make your scalp itch. Each year, there are 6 million to 12 million lice cases in U.S. children ages 3 to 11, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s a year-round scourge,...Show More Summary
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published online the National HIV Prevention Progress Report and Progress At-a-Glance, a one-page companion. This new report describes progress toward achieving CDC’s key HIV prevention goals and the challenges that continue to threaten our success. Show More Summary
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the number of men who reported having unprotected anal sex within the last year has jumped by 20% between 2005 and 2011, The New York Times reports:...
Velphoro® (sucroferric oxyhydroxide) has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on dialysis. Velphoro® will be launched in theShow More Summary
Obesity prevalence is the highest it has ever been. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more that one-third of American adults are affected. And with the increase in obesity comes an increase in the number of weight loss surgery procedures. Show More Summary
It's crazy, but one of the most dangerous things you can do is visit the hospital. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that nearly two million hospital patients contract a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) every year, and 90,000 of those HAIs result in death. Show More Summary
According to new data issued by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, more than 131 000 new HIV infections were reported in the WHO European Region in 2012: 10 000 (8%) more than in 2011. Show More Summary
Abortions in the United States have continued to decline, but not quite as steeply as in the past, figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.
As more and more abortion clinics continue to close nationwide, the number of abortions nationally continues to decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest national abortion statistics today and found the number and rate of reported abortions fell 3 percent in 2010, the most recent year for which the CDC has […]
The findings by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that fighting the AIDS epidemic may become more difficult.
In recent years, brain implants have been used to control tremors from Parkinson’s Disease and help quadriplegics move robotic arms. We can now add epilepsy to the list—a brain implant for patients suffering epileptic seizures was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
An anti-Obamcare cartoon posted on the website Comically Incorrect claims that men will get more sexually transmitted diseases from “women who now get free birth control” thanks to the health care reform law. The cartoon shows a woman...Show More Summary
About 131,000 people contracted HIV in Europe in 2012, representing an 8 percent increase from the year before, according to a new report by the WHO and the European Center for Disease Control. Eastern Europe and Central Asia saw a 9...Show More Summary