Medical

by | April 22, 2019 | 00:43

New cases were reported in Williamsburg (39), Borough Park (3), Midwood/Marine Park (1) and Far Rockaway (1). The city last week issued a vaccine mandate that applies to certain ZIP Codes in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, where the outbreak began last fall in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:43

Previous gene therapy approaches have been developed to provide alternatives to bone marrow transplants, but the therapies sometimes need to be accompanied by chemotherapy and have been associated with the development of other illnesses including metabolic syndrome and blood disorders such as thalassemia and sickle cell anemia.

by | April 17, 2019 | 11:36

Experts are growing tired about using home speakers like the Echo or Google Home for medical consults as privacy issues grow, CNBC reports. Eavesdroppers At least - that is what we were led to believe. The company also stated that employees can not identify the person or account relating to the voice recordings. We now know Amazon employs thousands of staff members dedicated to improving the Alexa digital assistant.

by | April 15, 2019 | 02:36

However, "at this time, no common supplier, distributor or brand of ground beef has been identified". Among them, 17 have been hospitalized for the infection . While the CDC has identified ground beef as a culprit, the agency is not recommending people to avoid consumption of ground beef. The CDC recommends thorough handwashing, washing fruits and vegetables, cooking meat thoroughly and avoiding cross-contamination in food preparation areas as ways to prevent E.

by | April 14, 2019 | 02:10

The Democrats are demanding that they see the full report and all its underlying evidence as Trump and his Republican allies are pushing back. Barr said the mid-April deadline for releasing the report still stands. "We will color code the excisions from the report and we will provide explanatory notes describing the basis for each redaction", Barr said. "A headline today is that William Barr's personally reviewing the conduct of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in launching the Trump ...

by | April 11, 2019 | 02:44

Sanders bristled at comparisons to Trump, who has famously refused to release his returns. The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful told CBS's Ed O'Keefe that Medicare for All would put an end to insurance companies and drug companies making billions of dollars while essentially reducing private insurance companies to covering cosmetic surgery.

by | April 10, 2019 | 02:17

The city's largest outbreak since 1991 of the once virtually eradicated virus has mainly been confined to the Orthodox Jewish community in the borough's Williamsburg neighborhood, with 285 cases confirmed since October, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference.

by | April 09, 2019 | 02:05

The symptoms are similar to flu-like conditions - fever, aches, and fatigue - and the "superbugs" resistant to medicine are most problematic for people, fatal even, with weak immune systems, particularly newborns, the elderly, and diabetics, according to the report .

by | April 05, 2019 | 02:15

In his late-Monday tweets , Trump claimed Republicans are developing a plan with cheaper premiums and deductibles that "will be truly great HealthCare that will work for America". "I would suggest that's good for us (Democrats)". The only thing they want to do is take away insurance from those with existing medical conditions and let the insurance companies run wild with little or no real oversight.

by | April 03, 2019 | 01:45

Trump surprised Republicans last week when he said he was going to make the GOP "the party of health care", and would revisit the issue that has frustrated Republicans and helped deliver the House to Democrats in the 2018 midterm election. "It will be truly great HealthCare that will work for America", Trump declared in a series of tweets. "In other words it will be far less expensive & much more usable than ObamaCare", Trump continued.

by | March 30, 2019 | 01:55

How do you feel about Medicaid to work programs? The requirements generally apply to people who qualified for Medicaid under the expanded program that was part of the Affordable Care Act, enacted during the Obama administration. "The Secretary could then always approve those waivers, no matter how few people remain on Medicaid thereafter because any waiver would be coverage-promoting, compared to a world in which the state offers no coverage at all".

by | March 29, 2019 | 02:36

In a floor speech Wednesday, Tlaib said the resolution "creates a transparent process to ensure that the protection of our democracy, to ensure that we don't have a lawless society that results in irreparable harm to the American people", the Detroit News reported.

by | March 29, 2019 | 00:54

The emergency declaration bans unvaccinated minors from public gathering places, including restaurants, civic centers, houses of worship, shopping malls, and schools. The county is bracing for a likely legal challenge to the order. Attorney Michael Sussman represents the parents of those 44 children and said he might challenge the county's emergency declaration, reported the news agency.

by | March 28, 2019 | 02:38

In January , the actor told police he was punched in the face, had bleach poured on him and he suffered a bruise on his face. The actor was then released after he posted $10,000 of his $100,000 bond. Smollett's representatives said they learned of the incident shortly after the news broke, but did not elaborate. "The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us".

by | March 27, 2019 | 01:25

In settling, the company denied any wrongdoing in connection with what Hunter called "this nightmarish epidemic " and "the worst public health crisis in our state and nation we've ever seen". The settlement covers only Purdue, leaving claims pending against J&J and Israel-based Teva. The lawsuit claimed that in order to persuade doctors to prescribe their painkillers, Purdue, and other companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical, allegedly made a decision to "falsely ...

by | March 27, 2019 | 00:44

Earlier, the Trump Administration took the unusual step of deciding not to defend the legality of the individual mandate and also coming out in favor of eliminating protections for patients with pre-existing conditions. Upending the law could prove politically risky for the Trump Administration and Republicans who are backing the law's repeal. "Millions of people would lose their health care coverage, and a host of seemingly unrelated policies - including new experiments in how Medicare pays ...

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:51

The research was conducted between 2004 and 2017 in the northeastern Iran province of Golestan, where drinking very hot black and green tea is common, and where high levels of ESCC have been noted in the past. In 2016 the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified drinks above 65C as a probable carcinogen. "However, according to our report, drinking very hot tea can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, and it is therefore advisable to wait until hot beverages cool down before ...

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:40

This approach led to the remarkable case in 2007 where Timothy Ray Brown, known as the "Berlin Patient," was functionally cured of an HIV infection he had had for at least 13 years. The researchers say it is too early to say the patient is "cured" of HIV. In the meantime, he said the focus needed to be on diagnosing HIV promptly and starting patients on lifelong combination antiretroviral therapy.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:34

In short, participating providers will no longer be required to offer both pregnancy or abortion counseling, as they were before. Such counseling is simply no longer required. "It's 2019, yet the Trump Administration is still trying to roll back women's rights", California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said following the ruling.

by | February 15, 2019 | 02:10

Mr. Duque also said that the vaccination activities are targeted to be completed by next month, and "cases will start to decrease by that time as the number of susceptibles will have already been vaccinated come March". The outlet cites New York City health authorities naming several possible reasons for the recent outbreak. Public health officials in Washington recommend that everyone who is unvaccinated or only received one get both shots to avoid contracting measles.

by | February 04, 2019 | 01:10

Health Minister Christine Elliott said the leaked document was an early draft, but repeatedly refused to rule out further health system privatization by the Progressive Conservative government. It starts with a lack of long-term care facilities for patients who can no longer live at home. The interim report spells out numerous well-documented challenges with health care in the province, notably overcrowded hospitals, patients waiting in hospital beds because there is not more suitable care ...

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:22

Advocates of the anti-vaccine movement, which is strong in the western United States, continue to spread misinformation on social media, Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County public health director, told the AP. Washington also has a higher-than-average percentage of vaccine exemptions. More information on vaccination numbers across the state can be found on the Florida Health website .

by | January 31, 2019 | 08:06

A measles outbreak in the U.S. Northwest that has sickened at least 35 people has some people wondering - could it affect Arizona? Now there are ongoing measles outbreaks in the United States in NY and the Pacific Northwest. There are certain procedures in place for taking care of patients with measles. According to KATU News in Portland , 31 of the 35 infected people were unvaccinated and the other four are not verified to have received the vaccine .

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:02

The scientists likened their treatment - called MuTaTo, for multi-target toxin - to a cancer antibiotic. The Israeli scientists studied why previous cancer drugs failed. Another reason why cancer drugs fail and the disease returns is because the drugs do not destroy cancer stem cells. Morad said MuTaTo is also strong enough to both destroy stem cells and penetrate where other drugs can not reach.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:00

She was warm, witty and quick to laugh at the jokes audience members made at President Donald Trump's expense. That's why Democrats are panicking over the possibility of a third party candidate like Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, who could siphon off many anti-Trump votes by not running as a complete loony.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:02

The findings come together to show that changes in NfL levels were an accurate predictor of how brain damage develops, according to the study . When these cells start to die in Alzheimer's disease , traumatic brain injury or other neurodegenerative diseases, this building block is released into the blood stream.

by | January 18, 2019 | 02:21

The primary cause of this increase, according to the Times, is not pills like Oxycontin, but fentanyl, which is generally administered through a patch or intravenously. "These data show the gravity of the crisis". Kolosh noted that opioid overdose is a very specific poisoning, with lifetime odds of death that are much greater than the risk of death from falls, gunshot wounds, drowning or fire.

by | January 14, 2019 | 01:19

Photocopier buttons are rarely wiped down and usually a hotbed mashup of several types of germs that can make you ill. The flu is now widespread in Alabama - and it's expected to increase, federal health officials reported. In recent years, flu-related deaths have ranged from about 12,000 to 56,000, according to the CDC . This is the first time the agency has provided an in-season estimate of national flu cases.

by | January 12, 2019 | 02:10

Apple iPhone sales were down by 20% on a yearly basis in November 2018, according to number shared by Counterpoint research. Because Apple preannounced slower sales in Q4, the Nikkei is making out that Apple ordering 10 less iPhone for Q1 is some huge revelation.

by | January 11, 2019 | 01:51

Parents should keep their sick children at home so they do not spread the flu to others. Last season at that point, 11,275 cases of lab-confirmed flu had been reported. "Flu activity can last until April or May and the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and others around you from influenza ". Three of those deaths have been unvaccinated children under the age of five.

by | January 06, 2019 | 17:44

For 2019, the Mediterranean diet took home the top award . U.S. News & World Report , in collaboration with a panel of health experts , evaluated and ranked 41 diets . Eating a diet that's mostly vegetarian while also allowing for an occasional burger or steak to satisfy a craving can help with weight management and improve overall health, Blatner says.

by | January 05, 2019 | 02:16

Uppsala chief of medicine Mikael Köhler told regional newspaper UNT that the patient had returned to Sweden from a trip to Burundi among other places three weeks ago, but was not understood to have visited any areas affected by active Ebola outbreaks .

by | January 01, 2019 | 01:29

The post also said if meth users were not comfortable with going to the police department to get their meth tested, officers would go to their homes to do a test "in the privacy of your home". The post has gained national attention, but we don't know if anyone brought their drugs in for a test yet or not. Moody was apparently inspired by police in Gratis, Ohio, who posted almost the exact same warning in May.

by | December 31, 2018 | 03:04

USA officials arranged the physician's travel, a spokesman for the medical center said. Officials say the person is not ill and has no Ebola symptoms but will be monitored for up to two weeks. The Ebola virus can not spread to others when a person shows no signs or symptoms of the disease. The virus spreads through direct contact blood or body fluids of a person who is sick with or has died from the diseases and objects contaminated with body fluids from a sick or dead person.

by | December 16, 2018 | 02:12

A status report Wednesday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services showed almost 20 percent fewer new people signed up than at about the same time past year. For people who don't have insurance through their employers - or for people who do have that coverage but find the monthly costs too high - the state insurance marketplace might offer a more affordable option, Gonzalez said.