Medicine

by | December 09, 2018 | 07:23

No appointment is necessary to get a flu vaccine at the Brownwood-Brown County Health Department. What should they say to those who have fears that the shot will give them the flu? Tactic No. They can also remind patients the flu can cause severe illness and death in some people, and the flu vaccine is a simple way to prevent this. In 2008, New Jersey's Public Health Council issued a compulsory flu vaccination for all children before entering preschools and daycare centers.

by | December 09, 2018 | 02:29

Cope said all three amoeba types have similar rates of prevalence, but Balamuthia mandrillaris is the least-recognized among the medical community because it is rarely documented, providing limited opportunity for research. A person can not get infected from swallowing water contaminated with it, and it can not pass from person to person. Amoebic brain infections are more common in warmer waters in the South, but might become more common in northern states thanks to global warming, experts ...

by | December 08, 2018 | 14:59

On Monday, the New England Journal of Medicine tweeted a startling picture as part of its "Images in Clinical Medicine" photo series , which features photos of medical anomalies. Per the Atlantic , Wieselthaler said that the use of the pump requires anticoagulants to "make the blood thinner and prevent clots from forming", though that comes with the risk of uncontrolled internal bleeding.

by | December 07, 2018 | 22:41

On his Instagram page, as The Hill reported , the president's eldest son posted a meme with a photo of Ocasio-Cortez, supposedly saying, "Why are you so afraid of a socialist economy?" Making the whole post even worse is Junior's caption, "It's amusing cuz it's true!" Ocasio-Cortez will become the youngest woman to enter Congress when she takes office in January.

by | December 07, 2018 | 08:16

The team carefully dissected the uterus from the donor before carrying out the 10-and-a-half-hour operation in September 2016 to insert the organ, which weighed 225g. Dr Wellington Andraus of the department of Gastroenterology at the University of Sao Paulo who also worked on the case study told Newsweek the woman's story is a "source of hope" for patients struggling with fertility caused by the uterus or a lack thereof.

by | December 06, 2018 | 21:57

Mughal said his daughter's diagnosis was "the worst thing" they could have expected, until doctors discovered another problem. Neuroblastoma is a cancer of specialized nerve cells in the nervous system and other tissues. Are you a match for Zainab's blood type? But OneBlood , the lab facilitating the search, said in a press release that she needs more blood than the three donors have given for her treatment.

by | December 06, 2018 | 20:16

Other side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tinnitus, headache and stomach bleeding. In a statement, the company said there is a "remote possibility" that the higher potency of the drug can lead to permanent kidney damage in infants.

by | December 06, 2018 | 13:50

Four months before the transplant, she had in-vitro fertilisation resulting in eight fertilised eggs, which were preserved through freezing. Almost a year later, the researchers say that neither the mother nor the child have experienced any complications or abnormalities.

by | December 06, 2018 | 09:34

It's flu season and with one death reported early on in Riverside County, officials are urging everyone 6 months and older to get vaccinated . No appointment is necessary. Flu is typically spread by droplets when someone with the flu talks, coughs, or sneezes. The virus can live on hard surfaces for several hours, and it can be spread from surfaces such as toys and doorknobs that an infected person has touched recently.

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:15

When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in water, they begin to fold into 3D shapes different than DNA from healthy cells-driven by the dense clusters of methyl groups found along DNA molecules that have been reprogrammed by cancer.

by | December 05, 2018 | 16:24

While Horlicks will be retained by Unilever Plc, Boost, Viva and Maltova - three other brands in GSK's health food drinks category - will remain with the merged entity. Unilevers share of the total consideration is €3.3bn payable using a combination of cash, and shares in its listed subsidiary in India, Hindustan Unilever Limited.

by | December 03, 2018 | 19:56

Progress in the Caribbean has been much faster, with an 18 percent reduction in new infections since 2010. "Particularly now with the opioid epidemic, we will fuel, probably, a new HIV epidemic associated with use of heroin in lieu of pills", Healton said.

by | December 03, 2018 | 19:39

Robert Whitaker, chief science officer of the Produce Marketing Association, said labelling for romaine could help limit the scope of future alerts and rebuild public trust after other outbreaks. The investigation continues into where the recent romaine lettuce containing a strain of E. coli bacteria originated. Residents in impacted provinces are also advised to discard any romaine lettuce in their home, and to properly wash and sanitize any containers or bins that have come in contact with ...

by | December 02, 2018 | 08:13

Life expectancy was 78.6 years in 2017, down from 78.7 years in 2016, the CDC said . Overall, the statistics show a "downward trend in life expectancy since 2014", a time period over which Americans have lost 0.3 years of life, said Robert Anderson, chief of the mortality statistics branch at the NCHS.

by | December 01, 2018 | 17:16

Two top medical journals this week have published commentaries calling on the U.S.to change its mind and send them back where they are sorely needed. "It is in USA national interests to control outbreaks before they escalate into a crisis", one group of global health experts wrote in a commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

by | December 01, 2018 | 16:59

While most scientists have reacted with dismay to the experiments , some researchers in China are anxious that the intervention by the National Health Commission and the Ministry of Science and Technology could lead to overregulation that might stifle any hope of advances by their country in biotechnologies.

by | December 01, 2018 | 13:58

I was 22 years old, and diagnosed early. He said he had chose to speak out to help others to seek treatment, fight the stigma surrounding the disease, and because this Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of World AIDS day. Mr Russell-Moyle is the second MP to ever announce he has HIV as a member of parliament, but the first to make the revelation while speaking in the Commons.

by | December 01, 2018 | 07:28

Amazon reached a new milestone on Wednesday when it unveiled DeepRacer, a self-driving race auto that runs on artificial intelligence (AI), and launched a racing league that would pit the owners of the vehicle against each other. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

by | November 30, 2018 | 15:24

There's a lot of Very Important Science being done at the moment, and a new study from the Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health is no exception. After swallowing the Lego head, each volunteer had to sift through their own fecal matter to determine if the toy had already passed. The amount of time it took to travel from mouth to toilet was also aptly titled - the Found and Retrieved Time (aka the FART) score.

by | November 30, 2018 | 15:07

Suicide rates were also the highest in 50 years with more than 47,000 in 2017. "Life expectancy gives us a snapshot of the Nation's overall health and these sobering statistics are a wakeup call that we are losing too many Americans, too early and too often, to conditions that are preventable ", he wrote in a statement .