Medicine

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.

by | June 10, 2018 | 15:56

Provisional data for 2017 from the National Center for Health Statistics show that the preterm birth rate in the USA has reached 9.93%, up from 9.86% in 2016, the third consecutive annual increase after steady declines over the previous seven years.

by | June 10, 2018 | 15:29

An hour after the gates open, a silent auction will begin at the western end of the pavilion. She and other survivors led the first lap around the track, inspiring others to keep moving forward - on their fight, their fundraising and awareness.

by | June 09, 2018 | 21:27

All of them reported eating pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon, or a fruit salad mix with one or both of them. Pre-cut melon purchased at Kroger, Jay C or Payless stores in IN or MI should also be thrown away. Health officials say only pre-cut melons have been linked at this time and recommend consumers buy whole melons. Some people could end up with severe diarrhea that requires a hospital trip.

by | June 09, 2018 | 20:39

Following the tragic loss of fashion designer Kate Spade , the Centers for Disease Control has released new information regarding suicides in Kansas. A new government report reveals a sharp increase in suicides nationwide. The latest report, released Thursday, found that 45,000 people died by suicide in 2018.

by | June 05, 2018 | 08:22

Dr Milind Ganvir, assistant director of health services (malaria), pointed out that though there is no need to panic, a high index of suspicion is necessary by physicians. Roja had been to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital, where a person was undergoing treatment for Nipah virus infection. State Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that Kerala was indeed a safe destination as around 300 doctors arrived in Kerala from various parts of India for the IMA conference to be held ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 01:28

A CT scanner uses high-tech, low-dose X-rays to generate 3-D, moving images of the colon that doctors examine for polyps and signs of cancer. "In people born more recently, they're at four times the risk for rectal cancer than people born in the '50s (at the same age), for example, and double the risk of colon cancer", he said.

by | June 02, 2018 | 01:39

The team at Edinburgh University arrived at their findings, published in the journal Nature Communications , by combining cognitive and genetic data of participants aged between 16 and 102 years of age. Professor Ian Deary, director of the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) and lead author of the study said in a statement: "Less than a decade ago we were searching for genes related to intelligence with about 3,000 participants, and we ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 06:53

Being overweight is likely to overweight smoking as the biggest risk factor for cancer within decades, according to the report. New guidance states that we should eat "little, if any, processed meat", and that we should limit alcohol consumption.

by | May 26, 2018 | 06:46

Over-the-counter teething products that contain the pain reliever benzocaine are unsafe to your child and should not be used, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned parents this week. The FDA plans to take action if a company doesn't remove teething products that contain benzocaine. The products-sold under brand names like Orajel and Chloraseptic , as well as store brands and generics-are often used for relief from sore throats, canker sores and other oral irritations, ...

by | May 25, 2018 | 10:04

The Man Booker International described Flights as "a novel of linked fragments from the 17th century to the present day, connected by themes of travel and human anatomy, " in a press release. Tokarczuk, who is a huge literary name in her native Poland was described by The Bookseller a year ago (17) as "probably one of the greatest living writers you have never heard of".

by | May 22, 2018 | 09:00

The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player exploded for 18 points alone in a devastating spurt of scoring in the third quarter that took the game away from Houston. "She's right", Curry added. "I think he's OK there", Kerr said , via SF Gate . He said the moment got the best of him. Nonetheless, definitely get a lot of support from the fans.

by | May 18, 2018 | 03:27

According to the CDC, 20 victims had developed the dreaded hemolytic uremic syndrome, a severe outcome of E. coli infections that targets the kidneys. Since the outbreak started in March there were 172 illnesses in 32 states. The strain of E. coli involved produces the Shiga-toxin, a powerful chemical listed as a potential bioterrorism agent by the Department of Homeland Security, and ingesting it led to kidney failure for more than a dozen Americans.

by | May 18, 2018 | 03:28

The department of Health and Human services did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Surgeon General tweeted about his experience, saying "They asked if there was a Doctor on board to help with a medical emergency", he wrote.

by | May 18, 2018 | 03:25

People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus . The virus's presence is risky there because Mbandaka is a port on the Congo River, about three hundred miles upstream from the capital Kinshasa.