Residents of West Virginia who lived, worked in areas impacted by dioxins produced at Monsanto's plant can register their interest in obtaining medical monitoring or property clean up if they haven't already done so.
Nearly 1,500 Ukrainian refugees who came to Russia have been hospitalized, Russian Health Care Minister Veronika Skvortsova said.
Anthrax traces in frozen beef may have infected five people currently under observation in hospital in eastern Hungary, health officials said Friday. "Five people are being observed in hospital for a suspected infection of the (anthrax) disease," a statement from Hungary's health authority ANTSZ read.
The United Nations health agency said on Thursday it expected the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months".
Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year-long prison sentence in the United States on charges of attempted drug smuggling, urgently needs medical attention, Yaroshenko’s lawyer Alexei Tarasov said on Wednesday, June 25.
The medical files from Michael Schumacher have been stolen and police are investigating the case, the former driver's camp said Monday, AFP reports.
West Africa is experiencing the second wave of Ebola outbreak. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 330 people died in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since the disease sprang up in Africa at the beginning of this year.
Researchers seem to come up with new benefits of exercising in almost every study. The latest research found that regular exercise may encourage good bacteria diversity in the gut, while inactivity could do the opposite, Fox News cites a new study from Ireland published in the journal Gut.
The FBI is working with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to examine government scientists' possible exposure to anthrax at a lab in Atlanta, but has found no evidence of wrongdoing, a spokesman for the agency said on Thursday.
Details of the state of health of the seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, who had recently rallied from the coma that lasted since December, 2013, became known, German media report. So far, Schumacher cannot speak, but reacts to sound and touch. It is noted that most actively Schumacher reacts to the appearance of his wife, Corinna.
In December 2013, Michael Schumacher suffered a traumatic brain injury, while skiing in the French Alps. After performing a complicated neuro-surgical operation, physicians decided to put Schumacher into a medically induced coma, otherwise he would have died. By June 16, 2014, Schumacher had regained consciousness, German media says. He left for the hospital in Swiss Lausanne to continue extended rehabilitation.
Reporter of Russian TV channel Zvezda (Star) Yevgeny Davydov released from captivity in Ukraine on Monday has been taken to hospital with eardrum rupture after a medical examination, a representative of Burdenko military hospital said.
Every year scientists add new factors to the list of cancer-triggers – junk food, processed meats, smoking, polluted air. Recently, the list has expanded – sitting or sedentary lifestyle is now linked to a significantly greater risk of certain cancers as well as heart disease and diabetes, new research has revealed.
Formula One ex-champion Michael Schumacher, who sust ained severe head injuries in a ski accident in late 2013, is no longer in a coma and has left the French hospital where he has been treated since the accident, Reuters reports the racer's spokeswoman saying on Monday.
Bangladesh on Sunday reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection in a man returning from the United States through Abu Dhabi, Reuters reports.
US President Barack Obama is in perfect health, but for the intermittent plantar fasciitis in his right foot and mild vitamin D deficiency, according to a physical exam released Thursday by the White House.
Russia is insisting on an international GMO watchdog group to be created as the US is lagging behind with food standards. Lawmakers in Russia are pushing for the birth of a global United Nations agency to not just strictly keep an eye on the turnover of GMO produce on a worldwide level, but also make it be its top priority to criticize how eating genetically modified organisms (GMO) would change human health over the long run.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will chair a visiting session of the governmental commission on health protection in Moscow Region on Monday, the TASS news agency reports.
A new weapon against cervical cancer has been discovered in the United States. A pilot study conducted by the National Cancer Institute has revealed that immune therapy could be effective in fighting the HPV virus that causes the disease.
Amid raising concerns over the soaring obesity rates in the US, NYC authorities are moving ahead with their own long-term battle against sugary drinks that are larger than life. Wednesday, the Department of Health launched another attack - it went to the courtof appeals in Albany to get sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces banned.