Medicine

by | August 20, 2018 | 12:38

The CDC says there were 2,515 confirmed deaths from drug overdose from January 2017 to January 2018, almost 200 more than the previous year. Deaths involving natural opiates, including oxycodone and hydrocone seem to have plateaued. The lag time between death and when the data are available for analysis is longer for drug overdose deaths compared with other causes of death, the CDC says.

by | August 20, 2018 | 00:55

Campbell also released the results of tests indicating that the K2 causing the rash of overdoses had been laced with a substance called fubinaca. Authorities reported chaotic scenes of people falling unconscious. Initial tests from the Drug Enforcement Agency indicated that the victims had ingested pure K2, a synthetic drug marketed as similar to marijuana .

by | August 19, 2018 | 15:27

There has been one confirmed human case of West Nile virus this year. Make sure you don't have anything in and around your property that holds stagnant water. Dr. Levin says that those worrying about spooky-sounding viruses such as swine flu and West Nile shouldn't, unless the viruses begin to exhibit certain characteristics.

by | August 19, 2018 | 09:44

But do you think e-cigarettes should be made more widely available to help people stop smoking? Around 2.9 million people in the United Kingdom are now using e-cigarettes, with an estimated 470,000 using them as an aid to stop smoking, according to the report .

by | August 19, 2018 | 03:31

Of course, the woman couldn't immediately recall how the contact lens got there or how long it had been there. The MRI had revealed a cyst, which doctors surgically removed. The patient, who had been wearing monthly disposable contact lenses for 35 years, had not been attending regular eye test appointments. After the accident she never used rigid contacts again.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:47

The researchers estimated that people who had a moderate carb diet at age 50 had a life expectancy of around 83-years-old, while for high-carb eaters it was 82 and it was 79 for low-carb people. "Such a stance is at odds with advice from WHO and government health bodies globally - including Public Health England - that recommend a carb intake to provide around half our daily calorie needs".

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:17

Measles is an airborne virus that spreads through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms generally appear about a week to two weeks after a person is infected, the CDC said , and begins with a high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.

by | August 18, 2018 | 08:58

Out of the dozens of people rushed to the hospital, only two showed life-threatening symptoms, authorities said. Some victims tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl, but it appeared most if not all the overdoses were caused only by a potent batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana, said Dr.

by | August 18, 2018 | 07:11

Oats are the basis of many favorite children's snacks, including Cheerios and other baby finger-food cereals. Monsanto disputes that, saying in a statement , " glyphosate does not cause cancer " and "has a more than 40-year history of safe use".

by | August 18, 2018 | 03:44

Starbucks baristas craft the beverage by blending Starbucks Cold Brew with Coconutmilk, plant-based protein, cacao powder, Banana Date Fruit Blend and ice. Starbucks Almond Protein Blended Cold Brew . The almond brew will have distinct flavors of almond milk and almond butter, and the cacao drink will have coconut milk and cacao powder in it.

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:49

Fire Chief John Alston said, "People are self-medicating for several different reasons and every agency - police, fire, medical, hospitals - all are strained at this time". The city also saw multiple synthetic cannabis overdoses in late January. The drug causes anxiety, paranoia, panic attacks, hallucinations, increased blood pressure, convulsions and even death, among other effects.

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:01

Not only did the team find the world's oldest cheese , but they also found the first reported biomolecular evidence of this disease. 'One of these contained a solidified whitish mass, while a canvas fabric which might have covered it or used for its preservation was found in one of the fragments of the jar.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:24

This year's hospital rankings were winnowed down from 4,655 medical facilities. In the 2017-18 rankings, UCD ranked 12th in gynecology, 26th in nephrology, 22nd in urology and 41st in the ear, nose and throat specialty. "This national recognition confirms what our patients tell us - that Baptist Health hospitals provide the very best of care", Colman said in a separate news release.

by | August 17, 2018 | 14:40

Synthetic opiates like fentanyl, which is 30-50 times more potent than heroin, are extremely risky, with high risks of overdose and death. "I'm extremely grateful for the timely and effective work of first responders who helped revive, transport, and save these victims", she said.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:15

New Ebola alert in the Congo DRC was raised on July 25, after a woman and several members of her family died after showing symptoms compatible with the disease. Ebola is a highly infectious disease that causes a fever and often leads to massive internal bleeding and death. Tedros called for more aggressive and more flexible means during the fight against the virus.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:40

NYU School of Medicine is the first private USA medical school and the only one ranked in the top 10 to offer free tuition to all its students, the university said in a press release. program so students could start earning a salary one year earlier. Graduates from New York University (NYU) cheer during the commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York, May 2014.

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:39

Police are searching for two suspects after more than two dozen people have fallen sick, he said. The exact cause of the overdoses has not been confirmed, but officials suspect that synthetic cannabinoids , also called K2 or spice, are the culprit.

by | August 17, 2018 | 01:14

New Haven first responders were called to a similar overdose outbreak on the Green on 4 July, when more than a dozen people were sick from synthetic cannabis. Some people were unconscious, others were semi-conscious. As Fontana was talking to reporters late in the morning, the fire radio crackled with reports of two more people down on the green, and police, medics and firefighters ran or drove to aid the latest victims a few hundred yards away.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:15

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and could be more harmful than initially thought, according to a study from the University of Birmingham . "And there are some early studies that suggest that people using e-cigarettes have more respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and wheezing, than those using nothing at all".

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:31

A local man believed to be connected to at least "some" of the overdoses was arrested later that afternoon, according to the New Haven Police Department. At first, the drug Nalaxone - used to treat narcotic overdoses - appeared not to work. They called the investigation ongoing. "We are doing our best to get people to the hospital in the safest, most practical and efficient manner".