Medical

by | December 09, 2018 | 03:19

Of the 180 pediatric deaths reported in the US last season, 80 percent occurred in children who had not had a flu shot. Now that the new flu season is already underway, the medical community is still urging the unvaccinated members of the public to get immunized.

by | December 09, 2018 | 03:23

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , a species of amoeba called Naegleria fowleri , one of the best-documented causes of such infections, is frequently present in fresh water, though infections are rare. "Despite aggressive anti-amoebic therapy, the patient's condition continued to deteriorate", noted the authors of the report. "Within 1 week she was more somnolent and then became comatose...." "Repeat CT imaging demonstrated further hemorrhage into the original ...

by | December 07, 2018 | 03:13

In order to meet the said pre-requisites, the blood donation organisation has chose to expand its search across the globe with an aim to raise 7-10 donors to donate blood over the period of Zainab's treatment. "We are searching the world to try to find blood for this little girl". I encourage everybody to please go out and donate blood. "All donations for Zainab must be coordinated with OneBlood in advance to ensure the additional compatibility testing is performed", OneBlood said.

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:23

IN has recorded two flu-related deaths this season. I realize that I've written about the flu and the importance of immunization already this year ... "Anyone can get the flu, including healthy individuals, and getting the flu vaccine is the easiest and safest way to protect yourself, your friends and your family this season".

by | December 02, 2018 | 01:49

HIV preventive and treatment services have been scaled up to more than 90 percent of health facilities across the country, figures of Rwanda Biomedical Center showed. "Just ask your doctor, because many doctors' offices are ready to offer HIV tests", Opondo said. According to Dr. Opondo, once you're 12 years of age and over, you should be tested at least once for HIV.

by | December 01, 2018 | 02:44

The good news is that the CDC just announced they are creating a task force to research AFM and track it. Acute flaccid myelitis rates have spiked in recent years, mostly affecting children, and can cause paralysis. "Most of them are between 2 and 8 years old", she said. Although the CDC has encouraged doctors to report cases, there is no requirement to do so. Symptoms can be similar to those associated with polio virus and West Nile and include facial and eyelid drooping, facial ...

by | December 01, 2018 | 02:08

Amazon Web Services (AWS ) made a hybrid cloud splash yesterday during its re:Invent conference with the announcement of Outposts , a new service where AWS delivers pre-configured racks to your premises where AWS services can be run as though it were in their data centre.

by | November 29, 2018 | 01:43

Daley spoke Wednesday at an worldwide conference in Hong Kong, where the Chinese scientist, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, also is scheduled to speak. He Jianhui, a scientist at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, believes he has altered the DNA of twin girls to stop them being infected in the future.

by | November 27, 2018 | 01:19

He said the parents involved declined to be identified or interviewed, and he would not say where they live or where the work was done. There is no independent confirmation of Mr He's claim , and it has not been published in a journal, where it would be vetted by other experts.

by | November 24, 2018 | 01:29

He said his daughter was only tested for the disease after finding out that other students had been diagnosed. "Adenoviruses are common causes of colds, but there are strains that can cause more serious illness". It said vigilance was critical for those with incessant therapeutic issues, for example, asthma, diabetes, or sicknesses that lower the immune system or for those taking medicine that debilitates the immune system.

by | November 22, 2018 | 00:55

While it can in cases be life-threatening, most people recover within a week. Public Health Agency of Canada is urging everyone in Quebec and Ontario to throw away their romaine lettuce because of an E. They say in Canada, exposure to romaine lettuce has been identified as a source of the outbreak, but the cause of contamination has not been identified.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:25

McCarthy received 159 votes from House Republicans , while 43 Republicans voted for House Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan (R-OH) for House Minority Leader. There has been some modest internal opposition to Schumer of NY even though one of the two new Democratic senators-elect, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona , has said she wouldn't vote for him.

by | November 08, 2018 | 03:10

She sings "Wish I could say, "Thank you" to Malcolm , 'cause he was an angel ". Pete Davidson chose to say some kind words about ex-fiancée Ariana Grande on " Saturday Night Live " after previewing "Thank U, Next ". The song features Grande reflecting on her relationship with Davidson, as well as her other exes - rapper Big Sean , late rapper Mac Miller , and backup dancer Ricky Alvarez - before announcing she has embraced self-love and empowerment.

by | November 01, 2018 | 03:03

This information will encourage the Major Players to decide their business strategy and achieve proposed business aims . Tamoxifen can also increase the risk of uterine cancer. "The test aids in the decision whether to treat aggressively or wait", says cancer researcher and principal investigator Georg Weber, MD, PhD, a professor at UC's James L.

by | October 31, 2018 | 01:12

Drug Enforcement Administration ( DEA ). Rochester - Fulton County Sheriff's Department - 200 E. 8th St. More than 53 pounds of un-used medications were collected and will be incinerated by law enforcement. HealthSource is partnering with the DEA, rewarding those who bring unused prescriptions to any of the collection sites with Wellness Vouchers, which can be used on nutritional supplements and wellness treatments created to relieve back and neck pain.

by | October 29, 2018 | 02:17

Five months ago, Trump unveiled a blueprint to address prohibitive drug prices, and his administration has been feverishly rolling out ideas ranging from posting drug prices on television ads to changing the rebates that flow between drugmakers and industry middlemen.

by | October 28, 2018 | 01:39

Head Coach Mike Zimmer says he's unsure if Griffen will be playing this weekend against the New Orleans Saints, but says he's glad to see Everson back on the practice field. Zimmer said "everybody in life has probably had to deal with some kind of issues" related to mental health. Connecting the dots here, it sounds like Griffen has some mental-health issues to work through and could be facing criminal charges.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:31

The CDC recommends everyone age 6 months and older get vaccinated against the flu every year. It's that time of year again and health experts are already warning everyone about a nasty flu season ahead. "What happened past year was one of the common A strains changed after the A strain was produced, so it was not as effective". Previous year was the deadliest flu season in nearly 4 decades.

by | October 14, 2018 | 02:06

In the piece written less than a month from the midterms, the President wrote If Democrats win control of Congress this November, we will come dangerously closer to socialism in America . Pointing to the media, Mr Trump said he would use the original phrase, except for the media. Under the plan by Sanders, all Americans would gain access to government insurance with no copays or deductibles for medical services.

by | October 13, 2018 | 19:10

It is also a boon for senators seeking re-election, especially those 10 Democrats running in states won by Trump in 2016, because they will be free finally to leave DC and focus more fully for the next month on their campaigns. "Honest to God, I would answer that question, but I'm going to let you guys do that assessment", he said. Kavanaugh was confirmed by a margin of 50 votes to 48 in the Senate final floor vote, the slimmest for a Supreme Court nominee in more than a century.

by | October 12, 2018 | 01:18

The H&M x Rethink capsule collection consists of five limited-edition statement tees created to support breast health and the facts surrounding breast cancer . Women who can't afford a mammogram may be eligible to receive a free screening through SJBPH's Women's Wellness Connection. Momspresso, through its repository of over 8000 mommy bloggers who write on varied topics, will disseminate more information about breast cancer and its implications.

by | October 12, 2018 | 01:10

AFM is not new, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported seeing an uptick in cases starting in 2014 . AFM affects the nervous system, specifically, the central region of the spinal cord which is filled with grey matter-a type of nerve cell.

by | October 11, 2018 | 03:03

The seasonal flu vaccine is once again available free of charge to all Manitobans aged six months and older as the province announces the launch of the annual influenza immunization campaign. "Last winter was a particularly bad year for flu, with a rise in the number of cases and hospitalisations". Well, twenty years prior to Salk's vaccine, the entire world was engulfed in the Flu Pandemic of 1918.

by | October 11, 2018 | 02:34

Trump has spent the past few days relishing Kavanaugh's confirmation , which appeared in doubt as recently as last week after three women made sexual assault allegations against the nominee. "But I do hope that it reminds us that we can take very small, very small steps to be gracious with one another and maybe those small, gracious steps can lead to more ".

by | October 10, 2018 | 00:33

In a separate survey, of 800 people who had attended general first aid courses with St John Ambulance, more than half (55%) were unaware that employees had rights if treated unfairly by their bosses on mental health grounds. Additionally, the GMWS said the "strain" on the psychiatric services has recently been brought to the fore, including the delays in sentencing in court due to pending psychiatric reports.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:50

Ramirez alleged in an interview with The New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a dorm party when they were both freshmen at Yale University. Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate, with Vice President Mike Pence a potential tie-breaking vote, meaning they can only lose one vote on Kavanaugh's nomination.

by | October 02, 2018 | 02:15

An obituary for Stabile in The Press of Atlantic City describes him as an avid outdoorsman who loved surfing, snowboarding and fishing. He is believed to have contracted Naegleria fowleri during a visit to the BSR Cable Park in Waco, Texas , where he swam in the wave pool.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:17

Unfortunately, Judge Kavanaugh couldn't find time to discuss these concerns with me in person, so the only information I have is from what he said in his hearings . Trump's statement Friday sharply contrasts with comments he made earlier this week, when he called Ford's accusations against Kavanaugh a Democratic " con game ".

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:24

With millions of Americans alternately riveted and horrified by the televised drama, Blasey and Kavanaugh left no room for compromise, no possibility of confusion, no chance that they remembered something differently. According to NBC News on Tuesday Judge Kavanaugh was questioned about the anonymous complaint during a phone conversation with Senate Judiciary Committee Staff.