Medicine

by | June 16, 2018 | 14:26

The researchers from the University of IL examined the health records of 26,000 people over a decade to see whether common treatments were linked to mental health problems. Barbara Mintzes, a pharmacy researcher at the University of Sydney in Australia who wasn't involved in the study. The research didn't consider, however, whether the patients had a medical history of depression or if the condition they were being treated for contributed to their depression.

by | June 16, 2018 | 00:57

The child had recently traveled to OR, so it's unknown whether the patient caught the disease there OR in Idaho, since both states have rodents with plague. There are a few plague cases every year in the USA, mostly in the rural West and especially the Southwest. An unusually high number of plague causes, however occurred in 2015, with 16 total cases.

by | June 15, 2018 | 21:45

Study shows many exceed adult recommendations. The researchers presented the results in the first week of June at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. In the week that was studied, "nearly one in four working adults obtained food at work. and the food and beverages that they got added up to an average of almost 1,300 calories, more than half the recommended daily calorie intake for the average adult", lead author Stephen Onufrak, a CDC epidemiologist in the Division ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 20:44

Repeated use of kitchen towels can attract pathogens and put the households at a risk of food poisoning, says a new study . About 49 per cent of the kitchen towels collected in the study had bacterial growth which increased in number with extended family, presence on children and increasing family size.

by | June 13, 2018 | 11:16

The CDC said the contaminated melon was distributed to stores across the country including Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart, Walgreens and Whole Foods . Individuals who believe they may have become ill with Salmonella should contact their health care provider. No deaths have been reported so far. Packages of precut melon - including watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew, along with fruit salads that contain those melons - are being recalled from major retailers in eight states.

by | June 11, 2018 | 14:51

It said in a brief that the Affordable Care Act's rules barring insurers from denying coverage or charging different rates based on a person's medical history should no longer be enforced because they were created to work alongside the individual mandate.

by | June 10, 2018 | 23:59

They told companies to move away from providing quarterly guidance . Dimon said CEOs can influence their quarterly results by not opening branch offices, cutting research and development spending, reducing their marketing and other decisions that could hurt future earnings.

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:58

Their effort has run into stringent opposition from a White House still reeling from conservative backlash to the $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill Trump signed in March. Rep. Tim Walz of Minnesota, the House Veterans' Affairs Committee's ranking Democrat, described a "stark picture of a VA forced to cannibalize itself in order to pay for private care", with potential funding cuts to investments in buildings, direct patient care, suicide prevention, medical research and job training.

by | June 09, 2018 | 10:45

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Spade was depressed in the last days of her life because her husband wanted a divorce , and she didn't want to end the marriage. They sold the company in 2007, so that Kate could be closer to her daughter with Andy, who is now 13. Ms Saffo said her sister became fixated on the suicide of Robin Williams after watching reports of his death on TV.

by | June 09, 2018 | 09:14

The solvency of the Medicare trust fund, the main United States public health insurance program, deteriorated over the last year and could be exhausted by 2026 - two years earlier than previously estimated. While costs have exceeded net income since 2010, this is the first time in more than three decades that spending is expected to outweigh total income, by about $2 billion, meaning asset reserves will decline.

by | June 09, 2018 | 06:43

MI is part of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella . A warning about a salmonella outbreak that's apparently linked to pre-cut melons that were sold at Walmart and other stores in the Midwest. The CDC says this particular salmonella outbreak could mean more hospitalized people than usual. U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are working alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify the precise source of the outbreak.

by | June 08, 2018 | 23:54

She chose to enter the world of medicine after her elder brother died of tuberculosis. But she could barely spend two years into her surgery residency as the then Chair of Surgery at the institution persuaded her to switch to anaesthesia, an uncalled-for move that Columbia University termed "a reflection of the times".

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:48

Anne Schuchat, CDC principal deputy director, told Fox News. Research shows that the decision to attempt suicide is often made quickly, in an impulsive way, says Robert Gebbia , the head of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention .

by | June 06, 2018 | 05:45

I also, then, lost my hair. "Not only did these trials provide great relief for women in Ireland who participated and avoided three months of chemotherapy , it delivered considerable cost savings to the HSE", Ms Mulroe noted. About 40,920 women in the USA are expected to die in 2018 from breast cancer, though death rates have been decreasing since 1989. Oncotype Dx is a test created to predict the risk of breast cancer coming back .

by | June 05, 2018 | 15:41

The findings will lead to a "fundamental change" in the way the disease is treated, a leading oncologist said, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 United Kingdom women likely to avoid chemotherapy every year as a result. The results are even more impressive because breast cancers, like prostate and ovarian cancers, have relatively few mutations - which makes it much harder for the immune system to differentiate and attack them.

by | June 05, 2018 | 03:04

The premier said she has met with dozens of US politicians to talk about trade and called Horwath's response to the tariffs "inadequate". "We do not know the state of the finances of Ontario, and anyone who tells you they know is lying", said Melissa lantsman, referring to the conclusion of the auditor General of the province that deficit projections of liberals underestimated.

by | June 04, 2018 | 18:06

Apart from the 17 deaths in Kerala's Kozhikode and Mallapuram districts, some 94 people have been quarantined in their homes while 17 others are under treatment in hospitals. The blood and body fluids of Sabith (26), the first person to die with symptoms, had not been collected for analyses as the death had occurred much before suspicions about the presence of the virus had come up.

by | June 03, 2018 | 03:49

She tweeted, "This is the result of prevention measures that prove their worth, and good news that strengthens my commitment to the. health of all". This amounted to $1.436 billion globally in 2012, 40 percent borne by developing countries, it says. According to the WHO Global Report on Tobacco Prevalence Trends 2000-2025, this is more common in low- and middle-income countries, the specialist said.

by | June 03, 2018 | 00:06

Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak, the largest in a decade, to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. Since lettuce has a 21-day shelf life, it is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the area remains in restaurants, stores or people's homes, the CDC said.

by | June 02, 2018 | 03:29

We plan to invest $10 million in critical research by 2021, which will include learning why we are seeing an increase in young-onset colorectal cancer, doubling the number of constituents we serve, and saving 100,000 lives by 2026 through increased screening.

by | May 31, 2018 | 12:53

Mohandas. Meanwhile, Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said in Thiruvananthapuram that the government and the department would take the initiative to alleviate the concern among tourists and stakeholders following the outbreak of Nipah.

by | May 31, 2018 | 02:36

Check your birth control, it might be under recall. The brown placebo pills should be the last four of the pack. The recall covers almost 170,000 sample packs with a 28-count blister card that has 24 "active" pink softgel capsules (with hormones) with "WC" printed on the outer shell in white to be taken for 24 days, followed by four maroon softgel capsules (without hormones) also imprinted with "WC" on one side to be taken for the next four days.

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:22

The decision was a "tough call" but had to be made because the alternative was the spread of the disease across the country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said . "No one ever wants to see mass culls". A Newshub-Reid Research poll has found New Zealanders are split nearly 50/50 over whether it's right for the taxpayer to stump up the cost of eradicating the disease.

by | May 28, 2018 | 14:35

Those involved with the data say when people who get less sleep during the week slept in on weekends , their mortality rate was the same as those who get seven-hours per night. The study wasn't flawless and had limitations, including study subjects not being observed directly and self-reporting their sleep habits. The performance of sleep-deprived individuals was no different among those who reported feeling alert and those who said they felt exhausted.

by | May 27, 2018 | 17:01

The levels of opioids in the waters were thousands of times smaller than a human dose, but data shows that the U.S. opioid epidemic has filtered down to other species in America's ecosystems. "Because we're finding them in mussels, that means these chemicals are present in the water, and that means they're likely affecting fish and other invertebrates in the water", Lanksbury said.