Medicine

by | September 20, 2018 | 07:42

According to WBTW, two Horry County Sheriff's deputies were transporting two mental health patients to McLeod Behavioral Health in Darlington. Horry County Deputy Tom Fox told WPDE-TV that the victims were mental health patients being transported from one facility to another.

by | September 19, 2018 | 21:59

Not all models are shipping by September 21st, but many are available and now it is faster than you will get the Apple Watch 4 from an Apple Store. That would help defray the $400 starting price for a device that still requires a companion iPhone, which can now cost more than $1,000. It remains to be seen whether seniors will embrace the iPhone, which is still required to use an Apple Watch, or whether they'll love the idea of charging an Apple Watch on a regular basis, which they don't ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:39

Instead, researchers found that aspirin use was associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the digestive tract and the brain, with 3.8 per cent of people on the drug suffering from those conditions, compared to 2.7 per cent in the placebo group.

by | September 18, 2018 | 12:18

New seven year long study has found aspirin medication doesn't make seniors live longer. In older people, any effect of aspirin on reducing heart disease or stroke might be expected to be enhanced due to their higher underlying risk. The participants were randomly assigned to receive either 100 milligrams per day of aspirin or a placebo pill. It's one of the most well-known tenets of modern medicine: An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away.

by | September 14, 2018 | 16:28

Both the iPhone XS and XS Max are styled similarly to the iPhone X with an edge-to-edge display and glass back. ( Apple itself has been teasing that charging case on its website since last year, but hasn't said when it might launch.) The rumored AirPods refresh is not to be confused with a higher-end, water-resistant version, reportedly in the works for next year .

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:05

Such a step would be a major blow to the e-cigarette companies - Juul , Vuse, Blu, Logic and MarkTen - which often feature cream and fruit flavorings in their products. "By working together, we believe we can help adult smokers while preventing access to minors, and we will continue to engage with the FDA to fulfill our mission".

by | September 09, 2018 | 05:00

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used to alleviate pain. A study carried out by researchers in Denmark looked at nearly 1,400,000 patients who were started on diclofenac between 1996 and 2016, as well as patients who were initiated on other types of NSAIDs and patients who weren't initiated on any NSAIDs.

by | September 08, 2018 | 13:12

But the data show that progress towards the global target set by World Health Organization member states to reduce physical inactivity by 10 percent by 2025 has been too slow and is not on track. In lower-income countries people are more likely to be active in their jobs and walk or use public transport. In 2016, levels of insufficient activity among adults varied widely across income groups - 16% in low-income countries compared to 37% in high-income countries.

by | September 08, 2018 | 04:25

It said acting chief and general counsel David Taylor sent an email to shareholders explaining that it has no choice but to shut its doors due to complex terms of a deal with Fortress Investment Group which saved it from bankruptcy past year.

by | September 06, 2018 | 01:20

The Journal's investigation marked the beginning of the end of Theranos . Theranos told its shareholders via email on Tuesday that it plans to dissolve and pay out remaining cash to creditors, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Fortress Investment Group loaned $65 million to Theranos previous year, with one condition being that Theranos maintain a cash level that has now been breached-hence the dissolution process that will play out over the coming months.

by | September 04, 2018 | 12:53

Speaking in Minneapolis at the American Legion's 100th annual convention Thursday, Pence said McCain served 5½ years as a prison of war in Vietnam and "did not yield". Thousands were gathered Friday to honor the American patriot. Their quarrels continued even after McCain revealed he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer previous year.

by | September 04, 2018 | 10:39

Legionella is commonly found in the environment, particularly in freshwater, groundwater, and soil. However, people who are elderly, smokers, people with chronic lung conditions, and who are immunocompromised are at higher risk of getting sick.

by | September 02, 2018 | 21:14

Heads up, parents: The American Academy of Pediatrics ( AAP ) has updated its guidelines on how long children should stay in rear-facing auto seats. "Car crashes remain a leading cause of death for children". "He's already over 30 pounds, so by the time he's 2, he might be pushing it, but yeah, we'll probably keep him rear facing as long as possible".

by | September 02, 2018 | 18:55

A woman in her 50s was diagnosed with the disease Monday, and the first three human cases in the state this year were reported on August 24, DPH spokeswoman Ann Scales said in a statement Monday. Maintain window and door screening to help keep mosquitoes outside. The victim is a 50-year-old man, and his case represents the fifth diagnosis in a MA resident this year, the Boston Public Health Commission said in a statement.

by | August 31, 2018 | 22:56

A specific lot of blood pressure medication has been recalled after a bottle from that lot was found to be mislabeled, according to a Food and Drug Administration statement. Adverse events may be reported to FDA through its MedWatch program. While both hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone can be used to treat high blood pressure , spironolactone causes the body to store potassium and flush out excess water and sodium.

by | August 30, 2018 | 06:48

US Representative Ron DeSantis , a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who won his party's nomination on Tuesday, made the remarks on Fox News and immediately came under fire for their negative racial undertones. We're proving, that if progressives come together, we can win. President Donald Trump is giving his "total and complete Endorsement!" to Arizona's Republican Senate candidate, Martha McSally.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:28

Almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed in 2017, surpassing the 2016 record by 200,000. A lack of sex education also is contributing to the spread of STDs, said Michael Fraser, executive director for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

by | August 29, 2018 | 21:26

Alcohol is one of the main causes behind the death of men between the ages of 19-49. Approximately 6.8% of men and 2.2% of women die from alcohol-related health problems annually. "The level of alcohol consumption that minimized harm across health outcomes was zero (95% UI 0·0-0·8) standard drinks per week". At the time, England's chief medical officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, noted that any amount of alcohol could increase the risk of cancer.

by | August 29, 2018 | 21:19

A video of the shooting that is now being examined by investigators captured a red dot that appeared to be a laser pointer trained on a player, according to the Associated Press; the player was identified by attendees as Clayton . He said Katz used "at least one handgun" to carry out the shooting. "He's a man of business". He cited the January 2017 shooting at the Landing and a bullet hole found in a window two weeks ago at SunTrust Tower across the street from the Landing, where ...

by | August 29, 2018 | 17:58

Gillum told the crowd that the race wasn't about him. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has won the Democratic primary in Florida's gubernatorial race in a surprise upset. Just as Barack Obama continued to enjoy the nearly universal support of his base even as dissatisfaction with aspects of his would-be signature domestic legislation mounted, it is possible to imagine that voters might be personally fond of, or at least not absolutely disgusted with, Trump even as they question ...