Medicine

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:40

NYU School of Medicine is the first private USA medical school and the only one ranked in the top 10 to offer free tuition to all its students, the university said in a press release. program so students could start earning a salary one year earlier. Graduates from New York University (NYU) cheer during the commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York, May 2014.

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:39

Police are searching for two suspects after more than two dozen people have fallen sick, he said. The exact cause of the overdoses has not been confirmed, but officials suspect that synthetic cannabinoids , also called K2 or spice, are the culprit.

by | August 17, 2018 | 01:14

New Haven first responders were called to a similar overdose outbreak on the Green on 4 July, when more than a dozen people were sick from synthetic cannabis. Some people were unconscious, others were semi-conscious. As Fontana was talking to reporters late in the morning, the fire radio crackled with reports of two more people down on the green, and police, medics and firefighters ran or drove to aid the latest victims a few hundred yards away.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:15

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and could be more harmful than initially thought, according to a study from the University of Birmingham . "And there are some early studies that suggest that people using e-cigarettes have more respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and wheezing, than those using nothing at all".

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:31

A local man believed to be connected to at least "some" of the overdoses was arrested later that afternoon, according to the New Haven Police Department. At first, the drug Nalaxone - used to treat narcotic overdoses - appeared not to work. They called the investigation ongoing. "We are doing our best to get people to the hospital in the safest, most practical and efficient manner".

by | August 16, 2018 | 05:27

The CDC says the majority of people who got measles were not vaccinated. Officials linked the outbreak to an amusement park in California , where it is thought that a traveler from overseas brought it to the U.S. In 2014, there was a record number of cases, with 667 cases from 27 states, which marked the largest outbreak since the elimination of measles in the US was documented in 2000, the CDC stated.

by | August 13, 2018 | 13:08

The calf died soon after birth in July, and the orca mom had carried the body for almost three weeks while traveling hundreds of miles. A Southern Resident orca who carried the corpse of her calf for at least 17 days in mourning has released it.

by | August 12, 2018 | 11:39

Yet still she clings to the body of her baby. Scientists on both sides of the border have become increasingly concerned about J50's emaciated state in recent weeks and fear she could die, dealing yet another blow to the declining population of 75 southern resident killer whales .

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:58

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by | August 11, 2018 | 05:35

Many people this time of year will get a mosquito bite. Testing for infected mosquitoes will continue in Clark County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the symptoms of severe cases include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor and disorientation.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:55

Standing water can be treated with EPA-approved larvicides to kill mosquitoes before they become adults. The health district said mosquito testing, which began in June is expected to continue through the late fall. Dannel P. Malloy's office, the rates of mosquitoes carrying West Nile have been much higher this year. The most up-to-date information from Public Health Ontario shows there have been three reported human cases of West Nile virus, two in Toronto and one that is travel-related.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:00

Military troops and Defense Department personnel deployed to sensitive areas such as war zones will no longer be able to use fitness trackers and cellphone applications that pinpoint their location. One base cited in the article is not available on public maps such as Google and Apple maps, but its internal layout could be gleaned from looking at mapped jogging routes of soldiers there using the fitness tracking software.

by | August 07, 2018 | 13:28

This opt-out system, opposite to the current opt-in system, will mean everyone is considered a willing organ donor unless they have explicitly recorded a wish not to be. I want to encourage people who wish to give life in the event of their death to take the time to record their wishes and discuss it with their family".

by | August 07, 2018 | 05:25

With no additional burden on household income, breastfeeding is a low-priced way of feeding babies and contributes to poverty reduction. Mothers can carry the pump and storage bag to their work place and pump there to keep up their milk supply.

by | August 05, 2018 | 15:37

As reported in Science Translational Medicine , the team built these viable lungs from the scaffolding of a donated organ. Next, they removed one lung from every recipient pig, and used cells from those lungs, together with the collagen scaffold, growth factors, and media, to grow a new lung in a bioreactor.

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:41

Concern heightened in the early days of the outbreak when cases emerged in a major urban area on the Congo River. It said in a statement late Wednesday that it still had staff and equipment in place in DR Congo after dealing with the May-July outbreak , and this would give it a "head start".

by | August 05, 2018 | 01:45

The UK guidelines suggest an alcohol threshold of 14 units/week but many countries use a much higher threshold to define excessive consumption. Both people who drink over the recommended limits and those who are teetotal in midlife are at an increased risk, researchers found.

by | August 04, 2018 | 11:41

Administration officials say the short-term plans will provide a cheaper health insurance alternative for those who can't afford to buy coverage on the Obamacare exchanges. The tax bill approved a year ago by Congress stops this financial penalty as of 2019. More short-term plans will be available starting this fall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY says Democrats will "do everything in our power" to stop the Trump administration's expansion of short-term health insurance plans.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:29

The increase in mosquitoes they've identified as being infected with West Nile has come earlier this year than in past years. Authorities say Iowa's first reported 2018 death associated with the West Nile virus has occurred. Less than one percent of those infected develop serious illness of the nervous system like encephalitis or meningitis. No vaccine has been discovered yet for the infection.

by | August 03, 2018 | 16:25

Call it a win for the power of people, the government will rework My Health Record's legislation to prevent unauthorised access to data. Lobby group Digital Rights Watch said the changes vindicated the concerns of privacy experts, medical practitioners, concerned citizens and some government MPs.