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Only Romaine from Central and Northern California is unsafe, FDA says

Only Romaine from Central and Northern California is unsafe, FDA says Health officials said the romaine linked to a deadly E. coli outbreak that sparked an alert last week to avoid the lettuce entirely appears to be from California's Central Coast Region. The CDC estimates 265,000 cases a year of illness from Shiga toxins from E. coli spread by animals and people, but just 30 deaths. Only romaine lettuce from certain parts of California is unsafe to ea... [Full Article...]

British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day

British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day In a function on World AIDS Day in New Delhi today, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said, the government is leaving no stone unturned to achieve the target of making India AIDS-free by 2030. I hope that more people will understand that effective treatment keeps people who are HIV positive healthy, and it protects their partners. "His dignity and hope will inspi... [Full Article...]

AWS finally wades into blockchain with two new services

AWS finally wades into blockchain with two new services Jassy explained that SageMaker can be used to get similar results, but AWS does more of the work if Personalize is used instead. Amazon SageMaker was first announced past year and has since become one of the fastest growing services in AWS' growing arsenal, according to a blog by AWS' Shaun Ray, senior manager of developer relations. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation risks HIV epidemic as cases rise

Russian Federation risks HIV epidemic as cases rise HIV Ireland says the country is facing the prospect of new HIV diagnoses topping 500 for the second time in three years. Emphasising the role of HIV testing services towards achieving the 2030 target for AIDS free nation, the VP said "The role of HIV testing services and supporting people living with HIV to live life positively can not be over-emphasised". [Full Article...]

Genome Summit Organisers Slam Chinese Scientist's Gene-Editing Baby Claim

Genome Summit Organisers Slam Chinese Scientist's Gene-Editing Baby Claim A scientist who upended a Hong Kong conference with his claim to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies cancelled a fresh talk and was heavily criticised by organisers on Thursday, who labelled him as irresponsible . However there are concerns about safety and ethics. Deem said he was in China when the participants agreed to genetic editing, and said they understood the ri... [Full Article...]

Police ‘face intolerable burden amid national crisis in mental health care’

Police ‘face intolerable burden amid national crisis in mental health care’ HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoë Billingham told the BBC that police are clearly doing a good job and definitely have a role to play, but said they are "over-stretched" and "overwhelmed" and the current system is "failing people". Officers are being swamped by calls about mental illness, with the country's biggest force receiving one such call every four minutes, inspectors said. [Full Article...]

United States doctor warns against backlash over claim of gene-edited babies

United States doctor warns against backlash over claim of gene-edited babies He revealed it Monday in Hong Kong where a gene editing conference is getting underway, and previously in exclusive interviews with The Associated Press . "We just saw it on the internet". Last September, scientists at Sun Yat-sen University used an adapted version of gene-editing to correct a disease-causing mutation in human embryos. [Full Article...]

40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030

40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030 By 2030, 79 million adults with type 2 diabetes are expected to need insulin to manage their condition and if current levels of access remain, only half of them will be able to be able to get an adequate supply, according to CNN . By 2030, an estimated 79 million adults with Type 2 diabetes are expected to need insulin. Their study was published Tuesday in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology ... [Full Article...]

New Treatment Shows Promise Against Peanut Allergy

New Treatment Shows Promise Against Peanut Allergy There are no approved treatments for peanut allergy . "This is not a quick fix, and it doesn't mean people with peanut allergy will be able to eat peanuts whenever they want", said Jay Lieberman, co-author and vice chair of the ACAAI Food Allergy Committee. [Full Article...]

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Warning

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Warning Restaurants are also urged not to serve the produce, and people are encouraged to avoid bagged, chopped and mixed lettuce that contains romaine. United States officials said consumers, restaurants and retailers should throw away all kinds of romaine lettuce. [Full Article...]

Government moves to curb rising cases of resistances to antibiotics

Government moves to curb rising cases of resistances to antibiotics In the ensuing decades, we've benefited from medical miracles, from chemotherapy to organ transplants. "If we fail to take adequate measures now, in the decades to come we may be faced with the frightening scenario where our antibiotics will no longer be effective, and illnesses and diseases that we are able to cure with antibiotics at present could become potentially unsafe superbugs of the fut... [Full Article...]

Wide differences in antibiotic use between countries

Wide differences in antibiotic use between countries The World Health Organization ( WHO ) warned of the risky increase in antibiotic consumption in some countries, but also of low use in other regions, which can lead to the emergence of deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria , commonly dubbed superbugs. [Full Article...]

Never too early to get your flu shot, says health unit

Never too early to get your flu shot, says health unit Ott says it is particularly important to receive the flu shot to protect those within society who cannot receive the flu shot as well as those who are immune compromised. Flu shots will be provided to anyone over the age of 6 months and will be free to anyone with proof of health insurance. Avoid people who appear sick. [Full Article...]

Brown County Health Department Encourages Flu Vaccinations

Brown County Health Department Encourages Flu Vaccinations These are meager efforts when compared to the roughly $1 billion spent annually on developing an HIV vaccine and the many billions that have been spent on vaccines for the Zika and Ebola viruses, which have little relevance to Americans. "Nursing teams in schools right across the county are also busy administering the flu vaccine to school pupils, and I hope that as many eligible children as pos... [Full Article...]

FDA Approves Painkiller Dsuvia Amid Criticism

FDA Approves Painkiller Dsuvia Amid Criticism The Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful new opioid stirred up fierce opposition in some consumer and healthcare circles after it was announced Friday, continuing debate about the agency's role and responsibility in the opioid crisis . [Full Article...]

Man paralysed by garden slug dies after eight years

Man paralysed by garden slug dies after eight years His mother, Katie Ballard , who cared for him full-time, was by his side. Sam Ballard was 19 years old when he chose to eat a slug for a laugh with his buddies in the rugby, at a party. "He spent the afternoon laughing at me as I read him the sports section of the newspaper with new glasses on". "He is still the same cheeky Sam, and laughs a lot", she wrote. [Full Article...]

Soy Protein Isolate Market: Global Market Status and Prospect

Soy Protein Isolate Market: Global Market Status and Prospect It helps in understanding the key market segments and their future trends. What are the revenue and sales of Organic Soy Protein Concentrate by type and application? What is the development rate of the Pea Protein Isolate Market in 2018-2025? Every company in the Pea Protein Isolate Market has objectives and the Market Intelligence Data market research report focus on... [Full Article...]

Advisory for people considering short-term health insurance plans

Advisory for people considering short-term health insurance plans The agency also says anyone contacting Virginia residents regarding selling health insurance plans through an enrollment period outside of the open enrollment period is not selling an ACA-compliant policy. "There is only a six-week window to enroll, so we want to ensure that New Jerseyans know that health plan rates are down in New Jersey and they may qualify for financial help to lower the co... [Full Article...]

Memoirs About Breast Cancer To Keep The Conversation Going All Year Long

Memoirs About Breast Cancer To Keep The Conversation Going All Year Long By Mr Akansh Khurana , Co-founder, and CEO, THB Technology Today, Breast Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. Rhonda is fighting Metastatic Breast Cancer , that's when the cancer has spread to other organs. The International Breast Cancer Study Group, which includes the Australia New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group, provided trial access to patients around the w... [Full Article...]

Officials identify 26th case of viral outbreak

Officials identify 26th case of viral outbreak Health Department spokeswoman Donna Leusner said Thursday the person had already been ill so the diagnosis does not necessarily mean the virus is still spreading. The Health Department says an inspection team found "minor handwashing deficiencies", and they continue to work closely with the nursing and rehab center on infection control issues. [Full Article...]


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