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Memory loss caused by Alzheimer's can be restored

Memory loss caused by Alzheimer's can be restored Researchers say their findings offer hope for a new way of tackling the illness, for which there is no cure and no effective treatments. One theory promoted by the new research is that cognitive impairment is causing adverse oral health. [Full Article...]

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find This year we have had very little "B" but that's not to say we won't see it. "This flu season may have peaked earlier than past year, but generally the season lasts into April". Dickinson says part of the reason that this year's vaccine has been so effective is that H1N1 has mutated less quickly than H3N2. The percent of outpatient visits attributed to influenza-like illnesses in the current flu s... [Full Article...]

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia The bad news, Cohen says, is that only one in three adults in upstate NY get the flu vaccine. "If it does not, the vaccine's effectiveness is reduced". "Last year was way worse". Avoiding touching your nose and mouth. The shots are available at Hamilton Health Centre on the citys Victoria Street. [Full Article...]

EC Seeks FIR Against ‘Cyber Expert’ Who Claimed BJP Rigged 2014 Polls

EC Seeks FIR Against ‘Cyber Expert’ Who Claimed BJP Rigged 2014 Polls Hacker Syed Shuja also alleged that journalist Gauri Lankesh (above) had been murdered to prevent her from revealing the conspiracy, but offered no evidence. "Insanity in the Congress party is increasingly becoming contagious", said the Minister, who is in the United States for medical check up. "Is the Congress sponsored event created to insult the popular mandate of 2014?" The Election Commiss... [Full Article...]

Red meat report criticised by industry

Red meat report criticised by industry The commission brought together 37 experts in agriculture, environmental sustainability, human health, and political science from 16 countries. Researchers said unhealthy diets now cause more death and disease worldwide than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul Has Upcoming Surgery in Canada

Sen. Rand Paul Has Upcoming Surgery in Canada While Kelsey Cooper, a spokesperson for Paul, characterized the story as "fake news", the facts remain: Paul is headed to get surgery in a country that he has said should not be a model for Americans who seek a more rational approach to the current for-profit healthcare system. [Full Article...]

Harry and Meghan to Visit Birkenhead

Harry and Meghan to Visit Birkenhead The directors would be able to work in the Duchess' baby bump into the storyline, as her last appearance on the show was from her wedding to Mike Ross (Patrick Adams) - making it entirely plausible for the characters Mike and Rachel to be expecting a baby. [Full Article...]

Flu Cases In Montana 'A Little Below Average' So Far This Season

Flu Cases In Montana 'A Little Below Average' So Far This Season This suggests that ARGONet produces the most accurate estimates of influenza activity available to date, a week ahead of traditional healthcare-based reports, at the state level across the U.S. "We're seeing quite a number of upper respiratory infections which are also viral in nature", said Dr. Alex Roby, medical director at Red River ER in Sherman. [Full Article...]

Apple to introduce 'new services' for 2019 hints company’s CEO

Apple to introduce 'new services' for 2019 hints company’s CEO Apart from Cook, other top executives of the company also went home with huge paychecks. This number is up 19% from the previous year and Cook wants to continue to see that number grow. "We are taking what has been with the institution and empowering the individual to manage their health". This project, to which Apple is planning to invest more than $4 billion in the next five years. [Full Article...]

Families of patients demand answers following woman in vegetative state giving birth

Families of patients demand answers following woman in vegetative state giving birth A spokesman for Hacienda HealthCare says investigators served a search warrant Tuesday to obtain DNA samples from all male staffers. The facility is now under criminal investigation after a woman went into labor in her bed and delivered a healthy baby boy on December 29, 2018 at the care facility for people with intellectual disabilities. [Full Article...]

Maine CDC confirms 3 deaths from flu in state this season

Maine CDC confirms 3 deaths from flu in state this season With a little commitment to these health techniques and vaccination, we can prevent and treat this public health problem. Monto: After getting the flu shot , washing your hands frequently is one of the best things you can do to avoid getting the flu . [Full Article...]

NYC Promises 'Guaranteed' Healthcare for All Residents

NYC Promises 'Guaranteed' Healthcare for All Residents New York City is a sanctuary city that defies US immigration enforcement laws, protects illegal immigrants from deportation, and limits local cooperation with federal enforcement officers. 'This is the city paying for direct comprehensive care (not just ERs) for people who can't afford it or can't get comprehensive Medicaid - including 300,00 undocumented New Yorkers'. [Full Article...]

US care facility CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

US care facility CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth And so a few days after Christmas, her caretakers were flummoxed when she went into labour. "I think when you've had somebody who's had multiple allegations from different parties, there has to be some way to track that", McFadden said. There is also "increased monitoring of the patient care areas, and increased security measures with respect to visitors at the facility". the health department s... [Full Article...]

NYC launches $100M universal health insurance program

NYC launches $100M universal health insurance program It will be fully available across all five boroughs in 2021 at an estimated cost of $100 million a year. "In this city, we're gonna make that a reality", de Blasio said during a news conference . The mayor made the historic surprise announcement Tuesday during the MSNBC morning program Morning Joe . There are now about 600,000 New Yorkers who were not able to be covered under Obamacare, many... [Full Article...]

Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

It was also named best diabetes diet, best diet for healthy eating, best plant-based diet, best heart-healthy diet, and easiest diet to follow. The report also listed diets that are best for fast weight loss . In fact, the diet is safe for most people, including children and older people. "On these types of diets, you often don't learn how to manage holidays, stressful days or special occa... [Full Article...]

Panic in Sweden as hospital admits suspected Ebola patient

Panic in Sweden as hospital admits suspected Ebola patient The infection has not yet been confirmed. Media outlets have already relayed that the patient who says to have come from Burundi to Sweden may have contracted the virus while in Burundi. And although Burundi is not known to have any active Ebola and the man mostly visited the urban areas of Burundi, authorities had to take the necessary precautions. [Full Article...]

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019 Research has shown the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease and may have numerous other health benefits, including reduction of LDL, or "bad", cholesterol, as well as a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease and cancer . [Full Article...]

Four people die after suspected 'swine flu' outbreak

Four people die after suspected 'swine flu' outbreak They really knock people down. This year's flu season, predicted to be relatively mild, is defying expectations. The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special dispensing clinic from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Doctor Reportedly Exposed to Ebola in Africa Brought to U.S. Hospital

Doctor Reportedly Exposed to Ebola in Africa Brought to U.S. Hospital Ted Cieslak, an infectious diseases specialist with Nebraska Medicine, in a statement . At this point, the person has not demonstrated any symptoms of the virus, but he or she "will be monitored closely", the facility said. The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Congo has been particularly hard to contain because it is an active war zone. Early symptoms include headache, fever, chills and muscle pa... [Full Article...]

CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases

CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases A total of 39 measles cases have been reported in Taiwan so far this year, 11 of which were contracted overseas, CDC data showed. Last year's flu season also really didn't peak until January-February, and even extended into March, so it's not too late to get the shot. [Full Article...]


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