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January, 2016

  • 28 January

    Panel urged that every U.S adult (including pregnant women) should be screened for depression

    An influential panel from U.S Government suggested that screening every U.S adults for depression should be mandatory. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has unveiled these ubiquitous recommendations for every U.S citizen. This panel requested doctors to follow up their patients with depressive medical history. Panel revealed that patients who …

  • 26 January

    Scores of Obese and overweight children are rapidly increasing, alerts WHO

    According to World Health Organization (WHO), 41 million children under age of five are obese or severely overweight. The number is extremely shocking and it seems to be risen over the years. The number of obese children increased from the year of 1990 by a huge mark of 10 million. …

  • 25 January

    Deadly outbreak of Listeria is spreading panic all over U.S and Canada

    Deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in the United States and Canada has horrified people and medical experts around the world. This recent outbreak has been linked with Dole packaged salads.  At least 12 people in the U.S. and five people in Canada have been severely sickened in this outbreak. Victims …

  • 16 January

    E-Cigarettes are not effective in helping to quit smoking: Study

    The rise of electronic cigarettes has been mainly due to the popular belief that it is a quick-fire solution to help addicted smokers quit the traditional cigarettes. However new analysis shows that the reality may just be the opposite. The report published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine actually states that …

  • 16 January

    Due to probable overdose risk, Perrigo recalled cough medicines nationwide

    Prestigious medicine company “Perrigo” announced on Monday that it is retracting two specific flavors of children’s liquid cough medicine from the market. Perrigo is supposedly recalling these medicines to dodge overdose risk.  Perrigo is  apparently recalling two batches of  guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and three batches of children’s guaifenesin DM cherry …