Latest Health News

Latest news on Health with a variety of breaking news headlines for Friday, March 4, 2016.

CDC: 14 cases of Zika virus transmitted through sex CDC 14 Cases Zika Virus: Health Officials Believe The Zika Virus May Have Been Transmitted By Sex

CDC 14 cases of the Zika virus may have been transmitted by sex, including pregnant women. If confirmed, the unexpectedly high number would have major implications for controlling the virus, which is usually spread by mosquito bites, according to the […]

Mars Recalling Products Mars Recalling Products Of Chocolate Bars Due To Pieces Of Plastic Reported

Mars recalling products of a range of chocolate bars because of fears that customers could choke on pieces of plastic. The recall, which affects 55 countries, could end up costing the company tens of millions of dollars, according to Reuters. […]

Dog Flu In 26 States Dog Flu In 26 States: Several Dogs Suffer Mild Symptoms As Disease Spreads

The dog flu is now in 26 states as the disease spreads across the country. Two forms of canine influenza have been affecting pets — and in some cases, the disease could be deadly as most people wonder if they […]

First Penis Transplant First Penis Transplant: U.S. Soldier To Receive Transplant By Surgeon At John Hopkins

The first penis transplant in the United States is ready. It will be conducted at John Hopkins University on an unnamed soldier, who was wounded in an explosion, will be the man to undergo the procedure in the U.S., according […]

Cancer Treatment Vaccine Cancer Treatment Vaccine: Immune Cells To Boost Body’s Defenses Against Cancer Breakthrough

A new cancer treatment vaccine that remembers the disease and acts like a watchman to prevent it ever returning is being developed by scientists, according to Tech Times. Researchers are engineering a vaccine of immune cells so that they not […]

Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia: Study Suggests Medications To Treat Heartburn Raises Risk In Elderly

Heartburn drugs may be linked to dementia in seniors. The heartburn medications, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), includes Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid, work by lowering the amount of acid produced by the stomach, according to KHOU. German researchers found that […]

Indian Point Radioactive Leak Indian Point Radioactive Leak Becomes Public Concern In Water, Prompts Radioactive Investigation

An Indian Point radioactive leak has prompted an investigation by New York governor Andrew Cuomo. The leak is from an overflow that spilled highly contaminated water into an underground monitoring well, but officials say the public isn’t at risk, according […]

Zika Virus Zika Virus Spreading As Infections Rise Creating Concerns Of Outbreak In Americas

The Zika virus is spreading by Aedes mosquitos in Mexico as the World Health Organization has reported three cases of infection in that country. Zika fever that is spreading throughout in the Americas results from the mosquito-borne disease presents as […]

Secondhand Smoke In Airports

A recent study on secondhand smoke from designated smoking areas in airports have five times the air pollution than airports that are completely smoke-free, according to the Smoking Prohibition website. The study was done by the Centers for Disease Control […]

Soda Heart Failure Study Soda Heart Failure Study: Researchers Link Sweetened Soda To Illness In Men

A soda and heart failure study reveals some interesting facts after researchers followed the food habits of 42,000 Swedish men over 12 years who drank at least two cans of sweetened beverages a day, according to The Independent. The study […]

Chipotle E. Coli Chipotle E. Coli Prompt Restaurant Closings In Two States

Several Chipotle E.Coli cases have prompted restaurants in two states to close today “out of an abundance of caution” because of Shiga toxin recent weeks. 19 customers became sick at several restaurants in Oregon and Washington, according to Consumerist. An […]

Baltimore Rare Triplets Baltimore Rare Triplets Born In Unusual Case, Conceived Without Fertility Drugs

Baltimore rare triplets were welcomed by parents earlier this month. Born first was Thomas III, a.k.a. Trip, who weighed in at 4 pounds, 3 ounces, followed by Finnegan “Finn” James (3 pounds, 6 ounces) and then Oliver “Ollie” Dean (3 […]

Fracking Premature Births Fracking: Premature Births Study By John Hopkins Unveils High Risks Near Oil Drilling In Pennsylvania

Fracking premature births study reveals high risk levels in Pennsylvania, a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. The premature birth findings, published online last week in the journal Epidemiology, shed light on some of the possible […]