Medicine

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:14

From March 13 to June 27, five people died and 210 people in 36 states have become ill from the bacteria, which put nearly 100 people in the hospital, the U.S. California had the most reported cases, 49. The FDA says their analysis "is still ongoing" and that they "have identified additional strains of Shiga-toxin producing E.

by | July 01, 2018 | 00:33

A list of states where the alleged fraud and crimes happened is available here. "It is not that we are over-regulating, but doctors and medical practitioners are more aware", he said. Among those charged were 76 doctors, 23 pharmacists, 19 nurses and other medical personnel, the announcement states. Collectively, the doctors, nurses, licensed medical professionals, health care company owners and others charged are accused of submitting a total of over $2 billion in fraudulent billings.

by | July 01, 2018 | 00:26

Using results from the 2010 to 2015 National Health Interview Survey for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, researchers found that only 22.9 percent of adults age 18 to 64 met these guidelines. Thirteen other states also surpassed the initiative's exercise requirements. The report's authors noted that adults who are physically active at work and exercise in their leisure time are more likely to be in better health than their counterparts who do not.

by | June 30, 2018 | 15:39

The future company will narrow its focus to power , renewable energy and jet engines, GE said in a statement Tuesday . The company in its June 26 statement said its new energy strategy would be driven by GE Power and GE Renewable Energy.

by | June 28, 2018 | 00:46

The two forms of epilepsy that are covered by the approval are Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome in patients, aged two years or more. Beyond the United States, the medicine is now under review by the European Medicines Agency for the treatment of seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut or Dravet syndrome.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:26

Two months after a unanimous recommendation by an outside group of FDA experts and some glowing recommendations in the internal review, GW will now set out to open up a new class of meds after demonstrating the drug's ability to prevent seizures in children suffering from rare cases of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome .

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:24

Per LiveScience , the woman first photographed the lump below her eye near the nose before it moved to her eyelid and then to her lip, where the infestation caused some serious swelling. There was also in incident when Canadian couple Katie Stephens and Eddie Zytner came home from their tropical vacation to the Dominican Republic with hookworms in their feet after walking barefoot on the beach.

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.