A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds that a staggering 30 million people—roughly 1 in 10 Americans—have type 2 diabetes. Most concerning: nearly a quarter of them don’t e...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multi-state salmonella outbreak—linked to Maradol papayas—that has hospitalized left a person in New York City. The CDC says that 12 people have been hospitalized and a total of 47 have been infected across 12 states. [ more › ]
Guns are used in more than half of murders of women, and the highest frequency is among non-Hispanic black victims, according to a new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Related: Supreme Court upholds gun ban for those convicted of domestic violence Domestic violence...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every day, about 10 people die from drowning. Two out of these 10 are children aged 14 or younger, and drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control examined more than 10,000 homicides between 2003-2014
The Centers for Disease Control found that black women and indigenous women are murdered at higher rates than other races. And half of all murdered women are killed by current or former partners.
By Rita Bush, RD, CDE, Fit4D Certified Diabetes Educator According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2014 surveillance data, 29.1 million Americans (or 9.3% of the population) have diabetes. Given this statistic, chances are likely that you know or live with someone affected by diabetes. You may find yourself in a unique […]
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) Researchers at LSTM have been awarded £6.4 million from the Global Challenges Research Fund to strengthen the global capacity to control vector-borne diseases. Professor Hilary Ranson, Head ofShow More Summary
(Reuters) - Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its potential blockbuster drug for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) not controlled by current medicines significantly reduced heartburn severity and regurgitation frequency, meeting the main goals of a midstage trial.
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Australia announced programs on Wednesday to help control dengue fever in Sri Lanka, where the mosquito-borne disease killed more around 250 people in the first half of this year.
Information generated by screening tools, readily available therapies and potential pathways to drug development are the cornerstone of informed clinical research and clinical trial design. In a new review in the August 2017 issue of...Show More Summary
(SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)) Information generated by screening tools, readily available therapies and potential pathways to drug development are the cornerstone of informed clinical research and clinical trial design. Show More Summary
Vermont has been awarded a nearly $240,000 federal grant to help respond to the opioid overdose crisis. The grant is part of the $12 million the Centers for Disease Control … Click to Continue »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a new report card on diabetes in America. It's everywhere.
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology have discovered how a severe rice virus reproduces inside the small brown planthopper, a major carrier of the virus.
Salmonella infection is one of the most common forms of foodborne illness in the U. S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 million people become sick and 380 people die each year from the bacterial disease. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist, says salmonella bacteria often are found […]
The number of people infected this year by Salmonella from contact with so-called backyard poultry flocks has more than doubled since June 1, with 790 victims now confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost a third of the victims, 31 percent, are children younger than 5 years old. “In interviews, 409 (or... Continue Reading
"Depictions or suggestions of tobacco use in top-grossing movies rose 72 percent from 2010 to 2016, according to the report, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The increase was especially large among top-grossing movies with R ratings, which saw a 90 percent rise in tobacco-use imagery, though researchers noted with special concern that […]
The Trump administration last week named Georgia Public Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald as the next leader of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a crucial federal public health agency. The CDC is based in Atlanta, so she won't have to move far.Politico's Morning Agriculture briefing today noted that Dr. Show More Summary
Researchers at the Francis Crick and Gurdon Institutes have pinpointed the mechanism that activates a key point in embryonic development. This could help scientists develop new treatments for diseases where the cell cycle is disrupted, such as cancer.