Tessa Puma initially had strep throat infection. However, the child got struck with the flu in the previous week and had to go through amputation after complications made her lose a leg because of the flesh-eating bacteria at the Akron Children's Hospital.
Firefighters have a higher risk of heart attacks as discovered in a research funded by the British Heart Foundation. Exposures to high temperature could actually make blood sticky and potentially cause minor injury to the heart muscles.
An instructor named Yin Cao introduced his research at the meeting in American Association for Cancer Research last Monday about how aspirin lowers risk of cancer. Apparently, the long-term use of aspirin can reduce the risk of dying from various types of cancer and possibly other diseases.
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that most influenza deaths happen in unvaccinated children. This underscores the importance of getting vaccinated than none at all.
A team of researchers from Oregon State University is developing a contact lens that can detect blood sugar levels which they presented on Tuesday at the 253rd National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society. The tech will use a transparent biosensor that can potentially recognize symptoms of more diseases one day.
A newspaper in Russia reports that almost 100 gay men go missing in Chechnya. Reports say that some were detained for their sexual preferences.
Pharmaceutical giant has announced a voluntary recall of over 500,000 inhalers produced from their North Carolina plant.
It claims a success rate of 98 percent using a technique the owner developed.
Health authorities warn that 1 in 10 pregnant women with Zika infection had fetus or baby with birth defects.
The brain tumor of Alexis Shapiro who has hypothalamic obesity has shrunk by half after going through a proton radiation therapy. The teenage girl has faced an extreme weight gain because of her first brain surgery, and now she is trying to get back the life she lost.
The CEO of a technological hub says the microchip implants make life easier for workers.
The US Senate will discuss the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to the Food and Drug Administration but Democrats believe he is not fit for the job as he is deemed too close to the pharmaceutical industry.
Maple syrup extract is found to have synergistic effect on antibiotics.
The former personal chef to the queen unveiled what the queen cannot go without.
The US funding cuts is set to remove budget earmarked for the UN Population Fund and international aid agencies.