The United States government, through the Consumer Product Safety Commission, advised parents to immediately turn over the fitness trackers that came with kiddie meals from McDonald's.
The Commission urged them to head over to the nearest branch of the fast food chain and exchange the wristband with another toy and a yogurt tube or a pack of apple slices.
A recent report from Thorax, an international peer-reviewed journal concerning respiratory medicine, reveals that using a contaminated wind instrument may result to a fatal lung disease.
The case was discovered after a 61-year-old musician got diagnosed with hypersensitivity pneumonitis. He arrived at a clinic in Manchester, England, complaining about breathlessness and his unending struggle with an already seven-year-long dry cough.
From that point, he has been continuously remedied with immunosuppressive therapy. However, his case became worse. As a result, he had difficulties walking without gasping, even with just a distance of 25 yards. more >>
News on the Yellow Fever outbreak affirms death toll rise in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. It has been reported that there are already 400 counts of death and thousands are getting ill of the same infectious disease.
As of press time, there are still no cure of the virus. However, the vaccine has been very instrumental in putting a halt to the fever's harmful effects to other populations. Those who are diagnosed with yellow fever first picks up a severe infection named jaundice, or the yellowing of one's skin, eyes and mucus membranes. 20 to 50 percent of the people who got infected with this severe condition went very ill and died.
Just last month, the World Health Organization announced the Yellow Fever vaccine's shortage and revealed that they need nine million doses more. more >>
The photos on an Instagram account can be used to tell if the user is depressed or not according to a new research.
A newly invented algorithm can be used to analyze the Instagram feed, photos and even filters used to determine depression and the state of the user's mental health. The software was made by researchers from Harvard and University of Vermont who claim that it can be used to identify those with clinical depression.
Clinical Depression Identifier for Instagram more >>
It was widely believed that frequent use of Tylenol and other drug variants with generic name acetaminophen worsen childhood asthma in children.
A new study shows that acetaminophen does not make it worse and it shows that the drug is actually safe to use on an as-needed basis. The drug is used by children for various conditions such as fever and pain relief.
Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Drugs Do Not Worsen Childhood Asthma more >>
People should never think that God hates them just because they live with a disability or suffer from physical problems, says famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham.
In his advice column on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association website, a person who has a physical disability asked Graham why God allowed them to have physical problems.
"I've always had physical problems that limit my ability to walk or do most of the things that normal people do," queried the person. more >>