Health

Flu activity remained low in Derry this Christmas: PHA

Flu activity remained low in Derry this Christmas: PHA The Cuomo administration says the number of confirmed cases of influenza is rising across NY state, with more than 5,400 people coming down with the illness so far this season. During the 2017-2018 flu season , over 300 flu related deaths were reported in Indiana. More than 900,000 people were hospitalized and more than 80,000 people died. [Full Article...]

Flu cases keep adding up in Missoula County

Flu cases keep adding up in Missoula County Young told CBS4 that flu activity right now is fairly comparable to what they saw this time past year. If they don't get flu shots by the 31st, then they must be kept home from school for the duration of flu season (through March 31), unless they get the shot. [Full Article...]

Thailand legalizes Medical Marijuana and Kratom

Thailand legalizes Medical Marijuana and Kratom On Tuesday, Thailand legalised the use of marijuana for medical and research objective in the country. Thailand's military-appointed National Legislative Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution in an extra-parliamentary session to amend the Narcotics Act of 1979 to legalize marijuana for medicinal and research purposes, according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

10 people have died from flu in Oklahoma

10 people have died from flu in Oklahoma The flue is a contagious respiratory disease caused by different strains of the influenza virus . State Epidemiologist Alexia Harrist says almost everybody age 6 months or older should get a seasonal flu shot. About 17 percent of those who didn't get a flu shot said they it was either because they didn't know where to get one, it was too expensive or they didn't have health insurance. [Full Article...]

Walgreens and Verily announce partnerships for diabetes, medication adherence

Walgreens and Verily announce partnerships for diabetes, medication adherence Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of WBA . Finally, Camarda Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance in the 2nd quarter valued at about $137,000. The stock had earned Hold rating from Pivotal Research Group when it published its report on October 15th, 2018. (NASDAQ: WBA ) earned "Neutral" rating by Robert... [Full Article...]

Teen vaping a public health threat, top doctor says

Teen vaping a public health threat, top doctor says The US Surgeon General is alarmed by the increasing use of vapes by teenagers. "You have an important role to play in addressing this public health epidemic", the advisory said. The CDC says that nicotine can harm the brain development of young people. It is only the second public advisory by the surgeon general since he took the post 16 months ago. [Full Article...]

New report on substance abuse finds alarming number of teenagers vaping nicotine

New report on substance abuse finds alarming number of teenagers vaping nicotine Only 1.7 percent of seniors reported misuse of Vicodin in the past year compared with 10 percent 15 years ago. According to the surgeon general in 2014, nearly two and a half million middle and high school students were exposed to e-cigarette ads in stores, Internet, TV, movies and magazines. [Full Article...]

Shares of health insurers, hospital operators fall as Obamacare ruled unconstitutional

Shares of health insurers, hospital operators fall as Obamacare ruled unconstitutional The case is "still moving through the courts", said the message from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A federal judge in Texas has struck down the whole of the Affordable Care Act , also known as "Obamacare", as unconstitutional . [Full Article...]

J&J Shares Drop on Report Company Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Shares Drop on Report Company Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder The report by news agency Reuters sent company shares into a tailspin, suffering their worst sell-off in 16 years. A report from Reuters on December 14 accuses pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) of knowing about the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in its popular baby powder-for decades. [Full Article...]

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional The decision is nearly certain to be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court . "The remainder of the ACA is non-severable from the individual mandate, meaning that the Act must be invalidated in whole", O'Connor wrote , according to Bloomberg . [Full Article...]

Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman’s neti pot

Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman’s neti pot When Dr Cobbs next operated on the woman, the growth had grown to the size of a baseball, and that too much of her brain tissue had been killed for medics to save her. amoeba in our case". However, during the surgery, the doctors discovered that, in reality, that formation was not a brain tumor but a rare brain-eating amoeba. [Full Article...]

Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages Did you know that Louisiana is among the states with the highest levels of flu activity so far this season? "The flu can be a deadly disease, especially for our sickest patients", said Emily Thorp, UCHealth's infection prevention manager in northern Colorado. [Full Article...]

A Seattle woman died of an infection after using her neti pot

When a 69-year old Seattle woman had a seizure earlier this year, doctors at Swedish Medical Center thought she may have had a brain tumor . But after performing brain surgery and taking a tissue sample, they realized she actually had a rare amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris . [Full Article...]

First baby born using uterus transplant from dead donor, doctors say

The recipient in the groundbreaking case was a 32-year-old woman born without a womb due to a rare genetic disorder . He said live uterus donors are rare and typically eligible family members or close friends of women seeking the transplant. [Full Article...]

Recall Alert on infant Ibuprofen

Recall Alert on infant Ibuprofen A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company issued a recall on Wednesday for three lots of liquid ibuprofen for infants. So far no adverse events related to the recalled ibuprofen have been reported, according to Tris Pharma's recall announcement. [Full Article...]

10 minute cancer test on the horizon

10 minute cancer test on the horizon Professor Trau said the next stage of the research was to conduct more clinical testing. Senior researcher Matt Trau said it had been hard to find a "simple marker" that would distinguish cancer cells from healthy ones. Previous research has shown that the pattern of DNA methylation in cancer cells differs from that in healthy cells. These complex structures depending upon the epigenetic pat... [Full Article...]

There is Still Time to Get a Flu Vaccine

There is Still Time to Get a Flu Vaccine IN has recorded two flu-related deaths this season. "And while healthy people may not suffer serious illness from the flu, they can pass the virus to babies too young to be vaccinated, people who have chronic illnesses, and others who may develop serious health problems like pneumonia". [Full Article...]

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer According to the family and her doctors, the Neuroblastoma is believed to be growing in her abdomen for about 10 months now. In order to meet the said pre-requisites, the blood donation organisation has made a decision 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. [Full Article...]

A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral Bush. "Resolute through war, President Bush was magnanimous in peace", Mr. Trump said. The United State's Postal Service is suspending regular mail deliveries that day to honor President George H.W. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5 , 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. And in June, when fellow former president Bill Clinton paid ... [Full Article...]

Labour MP reveals HIV diagnosis in emotional speech

Labour MP reveals HIV diagnosis in emotional speech Programme Manager National AIDS Programme Dr Baseer Khan said the World AIDS Day , 2018 theme of " Know your status " is also a reinforcement of basic human right to enable every individual to seek basic health services and also knowing his status of health. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78  Next »