Not just a childhood malady

Not just a childhood malady

When Ajinkya Surve (name changed), a 30-year-old media professional, visited counselling psychologist Divya Nerurkar Saudagar, he had quit his job abruptly. Being out of work and not knowing what to do next had caused him anxiety and stress, which led him to the latter’s office. The signs and his past history brought to light that […]

Hangovers Tend to Last Longer Than You Think: Study

Hangovers Tend to Last Longer Than You Think: Study

Hangovers may last longer than a day, say researchers. And no, we are not talking about just those nasty ones which would refuse to leave despite all best remedies. Findings published in the journal Addiction, showed that impairments in cognition seen when individuals are drunk, are still present the day after, even when there is […]

2 people infected with West Nile in New Orleans, according to health officials

2 people infected with West Nile in New Orleans, according to health officials

Two people in New Orleans have tested positive for West Nile virus health officials confirmed on Friday (Aug. 24). One developed West Nile fever, a viral infection similar to a flu. The other person developed neuroinvasive disease, a more serious form of the virus causing infection in the brain and spinal cord, health officials said. […]

Do you feel like stuffing your face with food always? Brain mechanism that makes you overeat discovered

Do you feel like stuffing your face with food always? Brain mechanism that makes you overeat discovered

Immunity-Boosting Foods 25 Jan, 2018 Monsoon is here and so are the diseases. The change in season can result in various viral infections, flus and poor health conditions. The tricky season can lead to various health problems like sore throat, itchy nose, sneeze, ceaseless cough, common cold, and many water-borne diseases like typhoid, gastroenteritis, food […]

Boy with autism can keep ducks if they stay out of neighbors' yards

Boy with autism can keep ducks if they stay out of neighbors' yards

JENISON, MI – The two sides in a zoning dispute — a family with two pet ducks and some neighbors who complained about the mess the animals occasionally made in their yards — may both get what they want. At least, that’s what Georgetown Township officials are attempting to achieve. Dylan Dyke, 12, and his two […]

Northern Michigan Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Female Patients

Northern Michigan Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Female Patients

A Northern Michigan doctor is accused by Michigan’s attorney general of sexually abusing patients. Dr. Jonathan Robertson was arraigned in Marquette County on Wednesday for eight counts of third degree sex crimes. He has two pain management practices in Northern Michigan, Traverse City and Marquette, and is accused of taking advantage of two women seeking […]

WV DHHR Asks for CDC's Help in Hep. A Fight

WV DHHR Asks for CDC's Help in Hep. A Fight

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Charleston, WV – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health has asked for help from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as it fights the Hepatitis A outbreak.  The technical […]

Michigan overdoses deaths climb 8 percent, families push for addiction education

Michigan overdoses deaths climb 8 percent, families push for addiction education

Overdose deaths in the state of Michigan reached new heights again, as narcotics killed an estimated 2,662 people in 2017, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The predicted numbers are an 8.3 percent increase from CDC’s 2016 data. The findings estimate 71,568 overdose deaths in the country, a 6.6 […]

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

Vitamin B3 has the potential to prevent acute kidney injury, an often fatal condition without a specific treatment, a study has found. The condition causes a build-up of waste products in the blood and an imbalance of fluids throughout the body. Acute kidney injury, which affects up to 30-40 per cent of all […]

BrainsWay Device For Non-Invasive Treatment Of OCD Gets FDA Approval

BrainsWay Device For Non-Invasive Treatment Of OCD Gets FDA Approval

Israeli brain tech startup BrainsWay, which uses deep transcranial magnetic technologies (deep TMS) in the treatment of brain disorders, announced Sunday it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its non-invasive device in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The approval represents the first-ever approval of a non-invasive medical device […]

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