Medical

by | January 16, 2020 | 02:14

The U.S. State Department warned Americans in China about an outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan believed to be caused by a new strain of coronavirus , and which has killed one person. The commission said that one man who had been diagnosed worked at Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, which has been identified as the centre of the outbreak, but his wife had been diagnosed with the illness despite reporting "no history of exposure" at the market.

by | January 13, 2020 | 01:07

Flu is a contagious respiratory disease, claiming the lives of 34,200 people past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "We have not hit our peak", Burstein said. Spear adds if there are any large numbers of students who do end up finding themselves with the flu, they'll usually send out a letter to parents just to let them know how many and what they can do to further help prevent the flu from going around.

by | January 12, 2020 | 01:14

In Singapore, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday that a second suspected case - a 26-year-old China national with pneumonia and travel history to Wuhan - was found not to be linked to the pneumonia cluster in Wuhan. All 739 close contacts, including 419 medical staff, have undergone medical observation and no related cases have been found. World Health Organization said in a statement that further investigations are required to determine the source, modes of transmission and extent of ...

by | January 09, 2020 | 01:02

And it's one measure of the grip Trump has over the party. Congressional investigators believe Bolton objected to Trump's decision to delay $390 million in military aid to Ukraine and could elaborate on that, a Senate aide told Reuters. Collins, the Maine Republican facing reelection in a state Hillary Clinton won in 2016, expressed interest in hearing from Bolton during a later stage in the trial but showed no inclination to push to bring him in before that point.

by | January 05, 2020 | 00:35

The past week saw another sharp increase in flu cases. So why is the flu worse this year? "A (H1N1) viruses are the next most common and are increasing in proportion relative to other influenza viruses in some regions". Hospital-based Public Health epidemiologists reported 593 positive influenza virus results out of 3,096 samples tested during the same week. "We went into this flu season already with a national nursing shortage - it's well documented, we've obviously experienced the ...

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:12

A unusual pneumonia-like infection that first popped up in the Chinese city of Wuhan just days ago is beginning to spread, with the total number of infected individuals climbing from 27 to at least 44. The city has not received any Wuhan-related severe pneumonia cases, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan told reporters on Thursday. As Chinese scientists continue their probe of an unusual viral pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, local officials yesterday closed the seafood market that was ...

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:44

There's yet another meeting between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United, whereas January 5 brings us the tantalising Merseyside Derby. The Heads Together initiative was launched in 2016 by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, with the aim to end the stigma around mental health .

by | December 25, 2019 | 02:18

County officials also said the percentage of people with influenza- like illnesses at local emergency departments almost doubled this week, and urged residents to take preventative measures in an active flu season. In all, 5.5 percent of all deaths across the USA during that week were caused by flu or pneumonia, up from 5 percent the prior week. Denver Health has dealt with 197 of the reported cases in Colorado.

by | December 24, 2019 | 01:29

Fourth, if it is, how much of the rest of the Act is inseverable from the individual mandate? "The AMA will continue our efforts to preserve health insurance coverage and patient protections that the ACA extended to millions of Americans, and will work to ensure the district court understands the extensive scope of the ACA's many provisions that are unrelated to the individual mandate".

by | December 24, 2019 | 01:52

The health department notes that the person did not pick up bags in baggage claim and proceeded directly to a private vehicle at curbside for transport. Worldwide, the year so far has been even worse, with the number of measles cases that nations reported to the World Health Organization being three times higher than during the same period in 2018.

by | December 21, 2019 | 01:43

The latest Influenza and Respiratory Illness Activity Report states there were 61 people hospitalized for the flu for the week ending on December 14. But as we approach the new year, flu activity has remained in the moderate range in all regions of the Garden State and some people are wondering if this is a signal that flu season might not be so bad after all.

by | December 21, 2019 | 01:29

Daniel Arizpe earlier said that a 1-month-old baby was found safe at the home in Jersey Village just before 11 p.m., but the identity of that infant was not released by officials. The baby's DNA is being tested to confirm whether she is Margot Carey, the infant missing since December 12 . Ms Broussard's fiance Shane Carey told reporters that he last spoke to his fiancee on the day of her disappearance, shortly after 8am.

by | December 21, 2019 | 01:48

Cases of Ebola are vanishingly rare in the U.S., and have generally been seen in individuals who travel to other countries, particularly health care workers who can become ill after treating patients with the infection, says the FDA . Ebola is endemic to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This makes it the first FDA-authorised vaccine against the deadly virus , reports Reuters news agency.

by | December 20, 2019 | 01:50

Two candidates who didn't make the stage will still make their presence felt for debate watchers with ads reminding viewers they're still in the race. She chopped her stump speech by more than half on the trail to take more questions from voters. Sanders and Yang are both popular with younger voters, a desirable demographic.

by | December 13, 2019 | 02:00

The outcome in the House Judiciary Committee is essentially a fait accompli, with the majority-Democratic panel expected to reject all Republican efforts to change the articles and approve the charges, sending them to the entire House of Representatives for passage next week.

by | December 09, 2019 | 01:56

According to the study, most injuries were to the neck, face, eyes, nose, ears, and head. "Not many people are going to come into an emergency room after a auto accident and say they were distracted by their phones", he explained. "Although mobile telephones were gaining popularity prior to that time point", the authors wrote, "their functions were limited and they were therefore less likely to be major distractions when compared to modern-day smartphones".

by | December 06, 2019 | 02:01

It is crucial that we act now to hold leaders accountable and work together to achieve vital reduction targets, save millions more lives and end malaria for good". Two countries in the Region - Maldives and Sri Lanka - have been certified malaria free, and two more, Timor-Leste and Bhutan, are close to elimination target.

by | December 05, 2019 | 01:25

Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden launched an eight-day, eight hundred mile blitz through the state of Iowa this weekend. But his advisers also insist he has wide support and remains well-positioned to recover any lost ground. Sidestepping his philosophical tussle with progressive Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over the party's direction, Mr Biden struck a general-election posture.

by | November 23, 2019 | 01:14

The teen worked at a local fast-food restaurant, did not smoke cigarettes, but did begin vaping daily. Some of the flavors he vaped were "dew mountain", "green apple" and "cotton candy". According to the CDC, there have been more than 2,200 cases of people getting sick from using vaping products, and there have been 47 vaping-related deaths in the US - two of them in NY.

by | November 17, 2019 | 01:39

THE correlation between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes has been well studied and documented, but not publicised effectively enough, which is why the Diabetes Association of TT's (DATT) named his year's theme Taking Diabetes to Heart.

by | November 17, 2019 | 01:27

The agency reports 179 people in IL have now suffered lung injuries after using e-cigarettes or vaping. "Sadly, we report the tragic impact e-cigarettes have had on another Missourian, and we send our condolences to her family", said Dr. A rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in some countries has raised concern over the rising popularity of e-cigarettes, touted as less harmful than tobacco.

by | November 17, 2019 | 01:55

The Labour Party's plan, set out on Thursday night, would be to nationalise this network to create a UK-wide network owned by the government called British Broadband, with one arm to roll-out the public network and another to deliver free broadband .

by | November 09, 2019 | 02:11

While the CDC's initial warnings included telling people to avoid "e-cigarettes", they have finally updated their message to state that by e-cigarettes they really mean vaping products, and that right now they're specifically concerned about THC vapes.

by | November 09, 2019 | 01:35

The announcement came amid continued concerns about rising levels of youth vaping and a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries . Juul Labs will halt sales of its mint-flavored electronic cigarettes , the company announced Thursday.

by | November 08, 2019 | 01:06

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and FDA are expected to provide new rules for vaping and flavored e-cigarette cartridges any day now, but Kellyanne Conway suggested Wednesday that these offices don't have the authority to regulate vape shops, according to reporting by Bloomberg News.

by | November 07, 2019 | 00:33

Well they did. Now that the second most unpopular governor has apparently lost, the question becomes: what does this mean for Kentucky US Senator Mitch McConnell, the most unpopular senator in the country? Bevin, the first Republican governor in Kentucky to preside over unified party control of the legislature, has had a controversial and bitter tenure in office, waging war against teacher pensions and picking fights with members of his own party.

by | November 07, 2019 | 01:21

Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. The Gallup poll said 87 percent of Democratic respondents said they want Trump impeached and removed from office. Forty-three percent of respondents in the survey approve of the job Trump is doing as president, compared to 51 percent who disapprove, on par with the numbers from the September poll.

by | November 02, 2019 | 02:01

Medicare for All would replace private health insurance, including employer-sponsored plans, with full government-sponsored coverage, and individuals would no longer have to pay premiums, deductibles, co-pays or similar out-of-pocket costs.

by | October 25, 2019 | 00:59

Biden is getting 21 percent. South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg meanwhile, is surging in the Hawkeye state surpassing Sanders for third place in the two most recent polls conducted. The fresh surveys landed as one of the race's low-polling candidates, congressman Tim Ryan of OH, announced Thursday he was dropping out of the race.

by | October 11, 2019 | 01:09

Among those who experienced symptoms, only 40% had not talked to someone at work about it, a fact the authors of the study called "promising" because it shows that conversations about mental health are "happening slightly more often for those who are facing mental health challenges".

by | October 10, 2019 | 02:07

Though the arena "attempted to pass the costs on to the Trump campaign under threat of withholding use", the campaign said in a statement , Trump's team "informed the Target Center that the U.S. This move highlights the fact that liberal Democrats can not handle the outpouring of support for President Trump, his successes in office, and his message of making America great again, and their only course of action is to silence the opposition.

by | October 05, 2019 | 01:51

The agency is now warning people to avoid use of all vaping products, especially products containing THC. Last month, the CDC advised people to stop using vaping products, or e-cigarettes, regardless of whether they contain nicotine or marijuana.

by | October 04, 2019 | 01:17

The first federal trial on the crisis, dealing with claims against the drug industry from two OH counties, is scheduled to begin later this month in Cleveland. In concert with federal prosecutors, the agency has brought civil and criminal charges against more companies and practitioners accused of fueling the opioid crisis, spokeswoman Mary Brandenberger said.

by | October 04, 2019 | 00:53

They found no evidence of tissue injury caused by a build up of lipids - fatty substances such as mineral oils. More than 800 lung injury cases have been linked to vaping during the past months, and at least 17 patients ihave died . This could be due to consumers branching out and trying new product types in the wake of the negative media attention on vaping products". More investigation into that is needed, Larsen said.

by | October 02, 2019 | 02:19

Dr Giota Mitrou, director of research at the WCRF, said the new interpretation of the research "could be putting people at risk by suggesting they can eat as much red and processed meat as they like without increasing their risk of cancer ".