Medicine

by | June 23, 2018 | 02:47

The research doesn't prove anything just yet, but it's an interesting theory and one that many experts have been talking about for some time. The researchers believed the findings back up previous research on the role of innate immunity in the disease, particularly recent findings that beta-amyloid protein - the culprit behind the plaques that build up in the Alzheimer's-affected brain - may accumulate as part of a defence against infections.

by | June 22, 2018 | 12:43

An Indian yoga instructor performs during a mass session along with other practitioners to mark International Yoga Day in Lodi Gardens in New Delhi on Thursday. The word "yoga" has its origins in the ancient Sanskrit language and means "to attach, join, harness, yoke". "Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature".

by | June 22, 2018 | 04:11

Yoga has the power to unite individuals, society, country and the world at large, and has emerged as a major unifying force globally, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while leading the International Yoga Day celebrations in Dheradun of Uttarakhand.

by | June 21, 2018 | 04:11

He had called on Democratic lawmakers to stop the family separations, even though his fellow Republicans control both chambers in Congress and his own administration implemented the current policy. House Republicans are scheduled to take up an immigration bill tomorrow and are looking to add a rule that would allow them to be held longer but be detained with their parents.

by | June 21, 2018 | 03:56

According to the young man's father, his son has a history of anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, which treats seizures and anxiety disorders. But the college student hadn't picked up a prescription for two days before suffering an attack and collapsing after basketball practice.

by | June 20, 2018 | 15:46

The burns can be caused by simply brushing against the bristles, while the sap the plant emits also irritates the skin "causing phototoxicity, severe damage to the skin through exposure to sunlight and UV rays", according to Science Alert .

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:32

The World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD) publication, now in version ICD-11 and first known as the International List of Causes of Death when it was adopted back in 1893, is created to make cross-border statistical reporting and treatment easier by ensuring that everyone is using the same terms with the same definitions.

by | June 20, 2018 | 08:00

The man - who died of cardiac arrest after a three-day gaming binge - is one of several gaming deaths in the nation. You can expect to hear a lot about the addictive nature of video games over the next few days, because the World Health Organisation has just published the latest draft of its updated International Classification of Diseases manual, and a, "gaming disorder ", is listed as a genuine medical condition.

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:43

Tory MP Sarah Wollaston, the chair of the Health & Social Care Committee, said the Brexit dividend claim was "tosh" which "treats the public as fools". We've written more about the impact of Brexit dividends here. "The devil is in the detail and the Tories have form of cutting other budgets when they are passing on consequentials which leaves the Scottish Government less than the health consequentials from the UK Government", she said.

by | June 19, 2018 | 07:32

Online and offline " gaming disorder " is grouped with "disorders due to substance use or addictive behaviours" in the ICD's 11th edition , the first major revision in almost three decades. Griffiths said playing video games, for the vast majority of people, is more about entertainment and novelty, citing the overwhelming popularity of games like "Pokemon Go".

by | June 19, 2018 | 06:50

The high is forecast to reach 92 degrees, with less humidity. The hot, humid conditions have spurred the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to issue an air quality alert for the coastline stretching from Kittery to Acadia National Park.

by | June 19, 2018 | 06:27

Impaired control over gaming (e.g., onset, frequency, intensity, duration, termination, context). "The person does so much gaming that other interests and activities are ignored, including sleeping and eating", Saxena said by phone. A 2013 statement from the group said it's "a condition warranting more clinical research and experience before it might be considered for inclusion" in its manual.

by | June 18, 2018 | 03:11

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is urging people to throw away or return Honey Smacks cereals that fall under the recall. There are no reported deaths at this time. People infected with this strand of salmonella , called salmonella mbandaka, typically get sick 12 to 72 hours after eating it. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever and belly cramps, and can last from four to seven days.

by | June 17, 2018 | 06:26

The video said: “If you are anxious a friend is contemplating suicide find an appropriate time and place and ask. Also WHO estimates a global suicide rate of one death every 40 seconds, which by 2020 they predict will increase to one every 20 seconds.

by | June 15, 2018 | 05:47

These "free" calories came from a number of sources, namely breakroom staples like coffee and tea (sweetened or with cream) and soft drinks , but there were also a number of other foods on the list: sandwiches, cookies, brownies, french fries, pizza , and salad.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:17

Christine Myron, a spokeswoman for the Central District Health Department, said Wednesday that the child, who has not been publicly identified, is back home in Elmore County, Idaho, and "doing well" after being treated with antibiotics in the hospital.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:04

Gould said reporters can also help minimize the risk of suicide contagion by discussing messages of resilience and hope in their stories and to encourage people to seek help. "Especially when you've got high-profile people who are successful and who the world views as having a lot going for them and they die by suicide, it can generate feelings of hopelessness".

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:33

A MS girl is lucky to be alive this week after contracting a rare tick-borne disease that temporarily cost her the ability to walk, Yahoo News is reporting. Tick paralysis can also look like stroke, causing weakness on one side of the body. The paralysis, which is often confused for a neurologic disorder, usually resolves within 24 hours after the tick is removed.

by | June 11, 2018 | 18:29

The entire law must fall, they say. "The pre-existing condition thing is what the ads will be run on", said Blendon. "The brief filed by the Trump Administration yesterday represents a shocking break from precedent and relies on legally dubious, partisan claims to argue against the constitutionality of the current law".

by | June 11, 2018 | 03:14

The data also shows that about 22%-24% of people who died by suicide, regardless of whether or not they had a diagnosed mental health condition, disclosed their intent at some point, underscoring the importance of taking such comments seriously.