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Beware of using young people's blood to halt ageing, FDA says

Beware of using young people's blood to halt ageing, FDA says Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner, and Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research , said in a statement . The FDA warned consumers and health care providers that treatments using plasma from young donors have not undergone testing normally required by the agency to ensure their benefit and safety. [Full Article...]

What you need to know about measles

What you need to know about measles Measles infection can have serious complications such as pneumonia, seizures and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). According to Dr. Alan Melnick, director of public health for Clark County, Wash ., an unvaccinated person can be in the room two hours after someone with measles has left, and still contract the disease. [Full Article...]

Fox News' Sean Hannity Loses It Over 'Abusively Biased Hate-Trump Media'

Fox News' Sean Hannity Loses It Over 'Abusively Biased Hate-Trump Media' Trump said. Trump continued down the list with Carlson and Ingraham. "Tucker Carlson has been great". "They don't decide policy", Mr. Trump said at a press conference Friday at the White House. Another was placed to Sean Hannity , the Fox host who regularly talks with the president. "People get what we're doing". "He's incredibly persuasive and powerful", Cuomo said of Hannity. [Full Article...]

Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco

Mass Chaos Clears Theatre During ‘Hamilton’ Performance In San Francisco A representative for the San Francisco Police Department told EW it appeared the triggered alarm coincided with the sounds of gunfire from the production, at which point the audience began "self-evacuating". One person suffered a broken leg, according to the San Francisco Fire Department , while two other people suffered "moderate" injuries. SHN added that audience members who attended Friday... [Full Article...]

Mom urges parents to vaccinate kids after measles outbreak

Mom urges parents to vaccinate kids after measles outbreak As soon as Lindenberger became a legal adult, he said, he made a decision to get vaccinated despite his parents' objections. Eventually, she was vaccinated for "everything", she said, but did not mention at which age she was able to have the shots administered. [Full Article...]

Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade

Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade Ukraine reported the highest number of measles cases a year ago - more than 10 times that of the next highest, Serbia. World Health Organization said the historic annual figure was three times higher than that of 2017 and 15 times greater than the record low reported in 2016. [Full Article...]

Bell County officials confirm possible measles case

Bell County officials confirm possible measles case Three Multnomah County youths have measles, bringing Oregon's total of measles cases to four. The mainstream of those infected are children, who have not been vaccinated against the disease, executives said. "In a sense, we already saw that in 2018, but it looks like cases may pick up more in 2019". Measles infection typically causes a rash, fever, conjunctivitis (red eyes), cough or runny nose. [Full Article...]

Measles cases reported in several Houston-area communities

Anyone born since 1978 who is unsure if they have received two doses of a measles containing vaccine, such as MMR, should speak with their GP. Outbreaks, or clusters, of measles cases are typically due to exposure in foreign countries that do not have the same robust vaccination programs as the United States, Espinoza said. [Full Article...]

Confirmed measles cases up to 49 in Clark County

Confirmed measles cases up to 49 in Clark County She said there have been two cases of measles in 29 years in Auburn and both were not vaccinated. The Oregon Legislature needs to act. Sen. In Washington state, legislation that would have removed the personal or philosophical belief allowance never made it to the House floor for a vote in 2015 amid stiff opposition. [Full Article...]

Hulu teams with world record Instagram egg on a mental health ad

Hulu teams with world record Instagram egg on a mental health ad The egg has since garnered more than 50 million likes, surpassing then reigning champion Kylie Jenner's almost 19 million. The "Egg Gang" partnered up with Hulu and delivered an important message about mental health on social media. [Full Article...]

High cost, low awareness tied to rise in breast cancer cases?

High cost, low awareness tied to rise in breast cancer cases? The 26-year-old Ennis woman, who was diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer in 2017, has been working with the HSE to advocate for the HPV vaccine. But many experts aren't convinced the move to notify will translate into earlier cancer detection and fewer deaths. The high cancer death rate in China can be contributed by factors such as weak awareness of cancer prevention and screening... [Full Article...]

Flu upgraded to 'widespread' in Tennessee — CDC

Flu upgraded to 'widespread' in Tennessee — CDC For the same time period in the 2017-18 flu season, there were 130 deaths. And although a cold can be a nuisance, you usually feel much worse with the flu. Two more children have died in connection with the flu as activity picked up in the USA last week, according to an update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Full Article...]

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak? Washington state's measles outbreak now stands at 42 confirmed cases. At least 44 people in southwest Washington's Clark County and in and around Portland, Ore., have been infected with measles during the past couple of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") say the number of cases in the US has almost tripled in the a year ago. The Georgia Department of Public Health (... [Full Article...]

Eating Breakfast Maybe Not Be That Helpful For Weight Loss After All

Eating Breakfast Maybe Not Be That Helpful For Weight Loss After All Carried out by researchers at Monash University , the new study looked at 13 randomised controlled trials from the last 28 years to investigate whether regularly eating breakfast could have a positive effect on weight change and daily energy ( calorie) intake . [Full Article...]

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles Democratic Rep. Monica Stonier of Vancouver, a co-signer on the bill, said she would prefer an even broader proposal, but "right now we're looking at what we can get moved". Although rubella was declared eliminated from the U.S.in 2004, cases can occur when unvaccinated people are exposed to infected people, mostly through worldwide travel. [Full Article...]

Parents alerted following measles outbreak

Parents alerted following measles outbreak January 20. Authorities say nine additional cases are suspected. Twenty-five of the Clark County cases are between the ages of 1 and 10; 10 are between 11 and 18; and one case is between 19 and 29. The State of Alaska has a whole website dedicated to Measles. "Some of the challenges for Washington state is that there are a lot of rural issues, they may not be opposed to vaccines but they... [Full Article...]

Former San Francisco Mayor Reveals His Extramarital Affair with Kamala Harris

Former San Francisco Mayor Reveals His Extramarital Affair with Kamala Harris Ms Harris , known for her rigorous questioning of Mr Trump's nominees, has vowed to "bring our voices together". We know it ended a little short for him. But her record has also caused controversy among progressives. The announcement was met with immediate criticism by her political opponents. During her speech, Ms. [Full Article...]

As Count Rises, Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Could Last Months

There's a measles outbreak in Washington state . Health officials in OR have raised concerns that the virus could easily cross the border. The majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. "We know that we have a highly effective vaccine, and it's really due to under-vaccination that it is coming back". Because measles is among the most highly contagious of all infectious diseases... [Full Article...]

Singapore officials blame American for leaking patients' HIV records

Singapore officials blame American for leaking patients' HIV records USA citizen Mikhy Farrera Brochez lived in Singapore from 2008 and was convicted in 2017 on numerous drug-related and fraud offences, including lying to the Ministry of Manpower about his own HIV status, the statement said. The leak comes as Singapore is still dealing with the ramifications of another health-related data breach in July 2018, when hackers infiltrated the computers of SingHealth... [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak grows in northwest US, 31 cases reported

Clark County is an area American Health authorities call an "anti-vaccination hot spot ". The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) says, so far, there have been no infections in B.C. Public health officials are focused for now on preventing more exposures. Clark County has already spent more than $100,000 trying to contain the outbreak, and staff is being pulled from other duties, includin... [Full Article...]


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