Medicine

by | April 19, 2019 | 04:24

The FDA said Boston Scientific Corp and Coloplast A/S did not demonstrate a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of these devices in their premarket applications. Other device makers, such as J&J, still face more than 34,000 claims their mesh devices damaged women's organs and left them in severe pain., according to a February SEC filing.

by | April 17, 2019 | 13:09

The number of measles cases in the US continues to climb, with more than 550 cases reported from January to April, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While WHO has identified the junk science behind anti-vax propaganda as a public health threat, the data highlighted that measles still hits hardest in unstable countries with weak health systems.

by | April 17, 2019 | 10:46

These tissue samples were experimentally reprogrammed to become "pluripotent" or de-identified stem cells. This article has been republished from materials provided by Tel Aviv University American Friends . Scientists at Tel Aviv University produced the 3D heart, which is about the size of a cherry, the Agence France-Presse reported . The team then made the extracellular matrix - made up of collagen and glycoproteins - into a hydrogel used as the printing "ink".

by | April 14, 2019 | 01:18

Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City Health Commissioner, said that the objective of the order is to make MMR vaccine easily available to people, not fine or penalize anyone. To them, fear of the unknown outweighs fear of a disease that they have never seen in their lifetime. The good news is that if someone was vaccinated as a child, the prevention lasts a lifetime.

by | April 14, 2019 | 00:26

Barr has said a redacted version of Mueller's report will be made available to lawmakers in the coming days. He has said that he did not intend for his four-page summary of Mueller's main conclusions to be an "exhaustive recounting" of his work and that he could not immediately release the entire report because it included grand jury material and other sensitive information that needed to be redacted.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:33

Getting adequate amounts of vitamin K and magnesium from food, however, reduced the risk of dying overall by more than 20 percent. The researchers found that adequate intakes of vitamin K and magnesium are associated with lower risk of death, while adequate intakes of vitamin A , vitamin K, and zinc are associated with lower risk of death by cardiovascular diseases .

by | April 12, 2019 | 18:07

City health officials declined to comment on the mayor's order. The school requires students to be vaccinated, and Kotler said he was grateful they had done so. "I'm not even sure that people know about it", Robert Krakow, a New York personal injury lawyer and prominent anti-vaccine advocate, told The New York Post about the city's emergency order.

by | April 12, 2019 | 06:53

Barr said his department had an idea of what would be coming from the Mueller team and therefore had a matter of weeks to think through how it would draft the March 24 letter to Congress. I watched them on the Friday night that Mueller delivered his tome to Barr as they prattled on for hours with no information, convinced that something momentous had just happened.

by | April 11, 2019 | 21:47

Health officials also expressed alarm at reports of parents in the city holding so-called "measles parties" where they intentionally expose their unvaccinated children to an infected child in the mistaken belief doing so is a safe means to create immunity.

by | April 10, 2019 | 23:08

How can we protect ourselves from Measles outbreak?In Oakland County (a suburb of Detroit ), there are 39 confirmed cases of the measles. Known exposure sites in Oakland County are listed at Oakgov.com/health. You can just go and get a boaster shot of the measles vaccine because the good news is that if you are not sure if you had the MR Vaccine (measles vaccine) there is no harm in getting another dose of MMR vaccine if you may already be immune to measles (or mumps or rubella ).

by | April 10, 2019 | 07:52

Oxiris Barbot. "Get the measles vaccine ", Palacio said. "Vaccinate." De Blasio said the outbreak "can be turned around quickly" if residents act quickly. "The decision to declare a public health emergency in New York City is the right one, and it is time we act at the state level and end non-medical exemptions".

by | April 10, 2019 | 00:30

Those who are uninsured will pay what they can afford, de Blasio said , and those who cannot afford the vaccination will receive it free. The city said it would help everyone covered by the order get the vaccine if they can't get it quickly through their regular medical provider.

by | April 09, 2019 | 09:23

Just 90 days after he was admitted, the man died, according to a report in the New York Times . An elderly man died from the fungus past year at Mount Sinai Hospital following abdominal surgery. Jeniel Nett, MD, PhD, and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Medical Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, tells Salon Candida auris has emerged as a public health threat for many reasons.

by | April 07, 2019 | 19:24

These included fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds, milk, red meat, processed meat, sodium, sugar-sweetened beverages and trans fatty acids. According to the study, "in 2017, there was a 10-fold difference between the country with the highest rate of diet-related deaths (Uzbekistan) and the country with the lowest (Israel)".

by | April 06, 2019 | 17:07

Patrons said the Impossible burger tasted exactly like the traditional Whopper. The burger is being produced by environmentally-focused food manufacturer Impossible Foods . Impossible Burgers are already on the menu at USA chain restaurants White Castle and, as of Monday, Red Robin. It's not a veggie burger, per se. " Burger King represents a different scale", he said.

by | April 06, 2019 | 09:41

The patient voluntarily quarantined themself and therefore, there was no public exposure to this highly contagious virus . Anyone born after 1957 should have proof of at least one dose of the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine or evidence of immunity to measles.

by | April 06, 2019 | 06:11

The largest killer in the 11 million global deaths attributed to poor diet every year is cardiovascular disease, which is often caused or made worse by obesity. But on average we consume only 3 grams of nuts and seeds a day versus the recommended 21 grams. The global diet also included less than a quarter of the recommended amount of whole grains - at 29g average intake a day compared with the recommended 125g - and nearly double the recommended amount of processed meat - at around four ...

by | April 05, 2019 | 19:41

The company expects to roll out the program later this year for insurance plans that work with Express Scripts and in 2020 for Cigna plans. Cigna and Express Scripts will roll out the program by transferring covered insulin products to a lower copayment.

by | April 05, 2019 | 19:09

The agency announced Wednesday that it has received 35 reports of people suffering seizures after vaping between 2010 and 2019. Seizures usually last a few seconds or minutes and rarely cause permanent injury. According to a report released Wednesday, the FDA has seen a slight, but noticeable, increase in reports of seizures since June 2018. Seizures or convulsions are known to be possible side effects of nicotine poisoning .

by | April 04, 2019 | 08:24

There is no adjustment for how the report has been widely received, no skepticism about what the report might actually contain, just cockamamie connections, the feverish belief that every single thing we don't know is the all-important fact, that the smoking gun of collusion is out there, and that, yes, Robert Mueller is still going to swoop in and save us.