Current Health News

July 25, 2017 - Issue 3995


New CDC Director Supports Soda Industry Science

cdc director supports soda industry

July 25, 2017

Your wellbeing is extremely vulnerable to this issue. So much so, it could be the single most important health decision you make today. Yet, deep pockets quietly work to snatch your life away by luring you into this potent health trap - which then makes them even richer.

Chemotherapy Spreading Cancer

cancer chemotherapy

July 25, 2017

Women with breast cancer often receive chemotherapy prior to surgery in order to shrink tumors, but doing so has been shown to increase the likelihood that the cancer may metastasize, or spread into other areas of the body. Ironically - and tragically - this could end up increasing a woman's risk of dying from the disease.

Can This Deer Disease Be Transmitted to Humans?

chronic wasting disease

July 25, 2017

Chronic wasting disease, a mad-cow-like disease that infects deer, elk and moose, has long been said to not be transmittable to humans. New research in macaque monkeys suggests otherwise, however, providing evidence that the disease may be transmitted via contaminated meat.