Medicine

by | August 16, 2018 | 08:52

The CDC says symptoms generally appear about seven to 14 days after a person is infected and can begin with a high fever, cough runny nose and red, watery eyes. One way to reduce your measles risk: getting the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Vaccination is now the only effective way to prevent measles.

by | August 13, 2018 | 04:09

Less than 1% of people get seriously ill. With WNV and EEE established throughout the state, DEM and RIDOH remind the public to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds and prevent being bitten, whenever possible. The federal Environmental Protection Agency said residents should "empty and scrub, turn over, cover, or throw out items that hold water, such as tires, buckets, planters, toys, pools, birdbaths, flowerpots, or trash containers".

by | August 10, 2018 | 01:13

Louis County Department of Public Health. Since the start of the summer season, 55 cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been reported in Greece by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO). It's now been detected in Ada County. Make sure you wear long sleeved clothing and bug spray with DEET and be extra cautious around dusk and dawn. Test results are reported once a week by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

by | August 08, 2018 | 18:59

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. Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said it's a move to ensure the enemy can't easily target US forces. "We don't want to give the enemy any unfair advantage", Army Col.

by | August 07, 2018 | 11:11

She stated that a mother need to feed breast her baby within one hour after birth up to six months, unless decided by physicians. The question of exclusive breastfeeding as the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need has been a subject of several studies.

by | August 05, 2018 | 00:05

The Ministry of Health noted that therapeutic treatments are still in country from the last outbreak, but the species of this Ebola virus has yet to be determined. The ministry said a team of 12 virus hunters would arrive in Beni, a city of about a quarter million residents near the epicenter of the outbreak, by Thursday.

by | August 04, 2018 | 16:11

The Trump administration issued new insurance rules Wednesday morning to encourage more Americans to buy cheap, skimpy health plans originally designed for short-term use. "This will at least provide a little bit of relief for people who are otherwise essentially forgotten by the Affordable Care Act", Antos says. A short-term plan might cost $160 a month or even less.

by | August 04, 2018 | 13:58

Wallace, Executive Director of the Weld County Health Department, stated in a press release. "Mosquito-borne diseases overall are increasing", CDC spokeswoman Kate Fowley told weather.com. "It's peak season for mosquito activity, and it's important that we all be vigilant and take precautions when enjoying the outdoors this time of year", said CU Boulder Assistant Director for Environmental Operations Rob Lenahan.

by | August 03, 2018 | 11:14

Some treatments use the devices to destroy or reshape vaginal tissue, which the manufacturers say can solve some problems related to dryness or other ailments. "The treatment of these symptoms or conditions by applying energy-based therapies to the vagina may lead to serious adverse events, including vaginal burns, scarring, pain during sexual intercourse, and recurring/chronic pain", the FDA stressed.

by | August 03, 2018 | 03:06

Health officials say late summer and early fall is the peak time for West Nile Virus. In Michigan, 20 birds and 24 mosquito pools have tested positively for West Nile Virus. Empty water from mosquito breeding sites like buckets, unused kiddie pools or places where water collects. Horses can also be infected with WNV. Although there have been no cases reported to the KDHE in 2018, there have been more than 600 cases of the most severe form of WNV and 30 deaths in Kansas from 1999-2017.

by | August 02, 2018 | 04:27

It doesn't, however, govern any of the other mixed-income housing properties that FWHS owns . Through the agency's voluntary policy and local initiatives, more than 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free in 2016. Department of Housing and Urban Development officially banned smoking on February 3, 2017 and provided an 18-month implementation period for all public housing authorities.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:44

According to medical experts , Greg Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisconsin, went to the emergency room last month after he thought he contracted the flu. Thankfully, it's also very rare, affecting only 0.67 people per million in a nationwide survey in the Netherlands, so dog owners shouldn't worry too much about their beloved pet landing them in a medical catastrophe.

by | July 28, 2018 | 21:59

In October 2017, the CDC reported a record high number of illnesses linked to backyard flocks, in which 1,120 people were infected. No deaths have been reported in the recent outbreak of salmonella , which has been going on for several months.

by | July 25, 2018 | 14:49

At this stage, what Channel Asia understands so far is that the personal information of 1.5 million patients were stolen, including name, NRIC number, address, gender, race and date of birth. The systematic siphoning of the SingHealth database went undetected for almost three years and Singapore's government has confirmed that the records haven't been tampered with but only copied.

by | July 21, 2018 | 04:06

The report also stated that the man had underlying medical issues. Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring bacteria in warm, salty or brackish water so it is present year-round in Florida . Infections are rare but they can be contracted by eating tainted raw shellfish - such as oysters - or by exposing open wounds to salt water. "The summer time, May, June July there are no R's in there the water's warmer so the bacteria that's potentially hazardous to some people is more prevalent", ...

by | July 19, 2018 | 02:12

It's National Hot Dog Month, and to celebrate, Portillo's is offering a deal this week you can not pass up. Snag a $1 hot dog from Sonic all day! Access the barcode on Love's Facebook , Twitter or Instagram pages from 12:01 a.m.to 11:59 p.m.

by | July 15, 2018 | 13:43

Risk adjustment payments are meant to reduce the incentives for insurers to cherry-pick healthy consumers and weed out those with chronic illnesses and other preexisting conditions whose health costs are higher. "State regulators will be in contact with carriers to determine the potential impact a lengthy suspension of risk adjustment payments could have on solvency and premiums", McPeak said in a statement .

by | July 14, 2018 | 09:12

The CDC and the FDA are working with state and local health officials across the country to investigate the source of the contamination. Consuming products contaminated with salmonella may result in serious illness, according to the CDC .

by | July 13, 2018 | 00:36

Formula manufacturers' largest profits now come from developing countries, a trend the World Health Assembly's resolution hoped to combat. Members of the delegation also suggested cutting United States funding for the World Health Organization.

by | July 11, 2018 | 06:59

Gupta argued that the president made his choice with his legal troubles in mind and that someone like Kavanaugh would eventually protect him against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between Trump's 2016 election campaign and the Russians.

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:37

Observers believe if Special Counsel Robert Mueller tries to compel the president to testify in his investigation of the Trump campaign's possible links to Russian Federation, or even bring charges against the president, the issue will go all the way to the Supreme Court, which could return to its 5-4 conservative majority if Kavanaugh is confirmed.

by | July 06, 2018 | 23:00

What's a good Fourth of July celebration without a little friendly competition? According to Chestnut, a hot dog became stuck in his throat at one point, but he maintained his cool. If you're looking to catch the weird eating event live as it happens, or even if you're just looking for an excuse to sneak inside and escape the sweltering heat for a few minutes, you can catch all of the hot dog eating madness live on ESPN 2 .

by | July 05, 2018 | 19:31

This latest large study stretched over a decade and included around half a million people between ages 38 and 73 years from England, Wales and Scotland. The study didn't have enough data from people who drink that much coffee, Giovannucci said. Decaf, instant, fancy pricey coffee from that gourmet shop down the road - apparently the type of coffee doesn't matter, the study said.

by | June 28, 2018 | 11:22

It's not only the first cannabis-derived medicine to be approved by the FDA , but also the first approval for a drug created to treat Dravet Syndrome , a condition accompanied by hyperactivity, impulsiveness, autistic type behaviours and other developmental disorders as well as seizures.

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:30

As a result, Epidiolex's launch remains at the discretion of the DEA, which must now evaluate the drug and consider reclassifying it as a substance that has medical properties, so as to allow GW to begin selling it. But it's not quite medical marijuana . For now, the easiest thing for consumers to remember is that CBD from hemp is legal while CBD from marijuana is not.

by | June 22, 2018 | 08:39

Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh, who is a yogi and has been practicing yoga for over 25 years, said, "Yoga is the best method for relaxation of human mind and also body". BJP national secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya when asked by newsmen if there is lack of enthusiasm in celebrating the Yoga day in West Bengal said it was a matter of regret that the Mamata Banerjee government was finding politics in everything.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:43

That would mean insurers would no longer be subject to "guaranteed issue" (a requirement that they sell policies to anybody, regardless of medical status) or "community rating" (a prohibition on charging higher premiums to people with pre-existing conditions).

by | June 10, 2018 | 10:27

The two men noted that companies often hesitate to spend on technology, hiring, and research and development in order to meet quarterly earnings guidance that can be impacted by seasonal factors beyond their control, such as political events and even weather.

by | June 10, 2018 | 09:41

They plan to push it through their think-tank, grassroots political network , and Hispanic libertarian group . Corker acknowledged that some Republicans are unwilling to cross the president. Corker's effort has been bolstered by another strong-willed supporter: Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Every time they say "nominations, ' we'll say 'lower premiums.' When they say 'appropriations process, ' we'll say 'bring down drug prices.' Health care has been President Trump and Congressional Republicans" ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:26

The outbreak has been connected to pre-cut melon purchased at any Illinois Walmart. Late Friday, Caito Foods of Indianapolis announced it was voluntarily recalling watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe and mixed fruit products produced at the Indianapolis facility as they had the potential to be contaminated with salmonella .

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:55

The comedian also said, "I don't think everyone knew how f--ing amusing she was". Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her NY flat by her housekeeper on Tuesday, authorities said. Her company, Kate Spade New York , has over 140 retail shops and outlets around the United States, as well as at 175 global locations. The family said through a spokesman that they loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly.

by | June 07, 2018 | 11:34

The symptoms of the disease include fever, headache, drowsiness, respiratory illness, disorientation and mental confusion. Experts say that since the symptoms are similar to other diseases, it becomes hard to initially diagnose it. As Nipah virus encephalitis can be transmitted from person to person, standard infection control practices and proper barrier nursing techniques are important in preventing hospital-acquired infections.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:05

The study enrolled 10,273 women, of whom 9719 with follow-up data were included in the main analysis set; 6711 women (69%) had an intermediate recurrence score of 11-25, while 1619 (17%) had a low recurrence sore of 10 or less and 1389 (14%) had a recurrence score of 26 or higher.

by | June 04, 2018 | 04:46

Lead author Geoffrey Oxnard, associate professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston, said: "We're excited that initial results from the CCGA study show it is possible to detect early-stage lung cancer from blood samples using genome sequencing".

by | June 03, 2018 | 00:07

On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - another in California as well as one each in Arkansas, Minnesota and NY. The Food and Drug Administration , which is investigating the outbreak with the CDC , has said it believes it can be traced to romaine lettuce sourced from the Yuma growing region in Arizona.