Health

Wine at dinner safe, possibly beneficial in diabetes

I know that's a little confusing, but in the end, researchers concluded dry red wine led to greater health benefits than white wine or mineral water. Prof Iris Shai, of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, said: "The differences found between red and white wine were opposed to our original hypothesis that the beneficial effects of wine are mediated predominantly by the alcohol".

Health

Johnson & Johnson Starts Ebola Vaccine Trial in Sierra Leone

A local doctor from Sierra Leone draws blood from a local resident who had been injected with the China-developed Ebola vaccine to check the effects of the vaccine on October 11, 2015. Maternal and newborn deaths in Sierra Leone have soared since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as fear of being infected and mistrust of health workers deter pregnant women from giving birth in health facilities, researchers said on Tuesday.

Health

California governor OKs medical marijuana regulations

Earlier this month, a subcommittee for a South Carolina Senate unanimously voted to advance a new bill that could settle a authorised complement for medical pot in a state. While doctors can prescribe pot, most say they simply aren't confident enough in their knowledge of the drug to safely recommend it to patients. On the other hand, the regulations that were passed were not exactly what activists and industry members wanted.

Health

HHS Releases Final EHR Rules for Incentive Programs, 2015 Edition Health IT

He jokingly referred to the rule as "the regulatory equivalent of 'War and Peace, '" and said in an emailed statement that while not everyone will be happy, "there is significant change that will be liked by many". But concerns remain about the complexity of the existing program , issues such as lack of interoperability among EHRs, and what providers still say is too hasty a timetable for adoption of stage 3-certified EHR software.

Health

Taiwan best place to die in Asia, United Kingdom best in the world

Kerala's unique system revolves around the Neighbourhood Network in Palliative Care (NNPC) project, co-founded by Suresh Kumar with the aim of improving both accessibility and quality of end-of-life care. But the EIU pointed out that scores are being weighted differently now, so "direct comparison of scores between years is not possible". But there were some surprises.

Health

Jimmy Kimmel Jay Leno Feud: Howard Stern Comments

Leno, who's now hosting a show about cars called Jay Leno's Garage for CNBC , stopped by CNBC's Squawk Box and was asked if Stephen Colbert's push to have business executives on his show could attract new audiences. The said garage contains more than 300 vehicles occupying at least three warehouses, with cars ranging from Lamborghinis down to steam-powered contraptions that look like they just stepped out from a Disney movie.