Medical

by | August 20, 2018 | 20:23

There have now been 10 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in Douglas County, as of Friday. "Residents should protect themselves by using repellent, wearing long sleeves and trousers and avoiding the outdoors during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active", said New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr.

by | August 20, 2018 | 12:39

The CDC cautions these figures are early estimates based on monthly death records processed by the agency. The CDC has confirmed that 2,323 people died in North Carolina from drug overdoses in 2017, but the actual number is estimated to be 2,515 deaths.The latest data from OCME is that 2,547 people died from drug overdoses in 2017.

by | August 20, 2018 | 04:52

Sixteen nurses at a hospital in Mesa, Arizona have all concurrently gotten pregnant, to the surprise of many. "I know a couple of us did fertility treatments", Paige Packard, one of the nurses, said at an August 17 news conference, according to CNN .

by | August 20, 2018 | 00:55

New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell said at a Friday news conference that one of the three people arrested in connection with the overdoses was a dealer who gave K2 away for free to get people hooked so they would later purchase his product.

by | August 19, 2018 | 15:27

VDACS said prevention methods besides vaccination include destroying standing water breeding sites for mosquitoes, use of insect repellents and removing animals from mosquito-infested areas during peak biting times, usually dusk to dawn. Health officials want to remind everyone to use bug spray when out doors, wear light colored clothing and stay away from areas where mosquitoes are present.

by | August 19, 2018 | 09:44

According to a new report by MPs, e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than conventional cigarettes, and regulations surrounding them should be relaxed. But elsewhere, a six month trial at an Isle of Man jail found allowing inmates to smoke e-cigarettes made them calmer and helped them quit smoking.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:46

When some of the carbohydrate was replaced by proteins and fat from plant sources the risk of dying was found to be lower. Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:17

Measles is a contagious disease caused by an airborne virus, which spreads through the infected person's cough or sneeze. There are no outbreaks reported in Florida, but two residents and one visitor were confirmed to have measles after worldwide trips last month, according to the health department.

by | August 18, 2018 | 08:54

No deaths were reported, but at least two people suffered life-threatening symptoms. As Fontana was talking to reporters late in the morning, the fire radio crackled with reports of two more people down on the green, and police, medics and firefighters ran or drove to aid the latest victims a few hundred yards away.

by | August 18, 2018 | 04:55

Google Go: Built from the ground up for new smartphone owners just discovering the Web, Google Go makes it easy to find popular queries, top websites and apps , trending images and GIFs at blazing speed , with minimal typing. Also, given that a proper diet is also equally imperative to good health, the app also has it covered as well and will recommend diets it feels will be more beneficial for the user.

by | August 18, 2018 | 03:43

Starbucks' new additions are part of a growing trend among American consumers who recognize we can not survive our work mornings on sugar and willpower alone. It has 12 grams of protein. Instead of Banana Date Fruit Blend try swapping it with a whole banana. Also, this drink could be a way to just have coffee in the morning but still have a side of nutrition.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:51

Many scientists and scientific organizations, including the US Environmental Protection Agency, state that in the amounts commonly consumed in food, glyphosate is not harmful to human health. A government website listing federal regulations shows the minimum glyphosate residue allowed on cereal grains is 30,000 parts per billion , far higher than the EWG recommendations.

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:45

Fire Chief John Alston said, "People are self-medicating for several different reasons and every agency - police, fire, medical, hospitals - all are strained at this time". The drug causes anxiety, paranoia, panic attacks, hallucinations, increased blood pressure, convulsions and even death, among other effects. New Haven first responders were called to a similar overdose outbreak on the Green on July 4, when more than a dozen people became sick from synthetic marijuana.

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:00

Ancient Egyptians may have dodged a potentially life-threatening bout of illness by not eating the cheese , after researchers found the specimen contained signs of a bacterium known to cause brucellosis , a deadly disease spread from animals to people via unpasteurised dairy.

by | August 18, 2018 | 00:57

Imagine going to the eye doctor because your upper eyelid is swollen and painful. Inside that cyst was a fragile, hardened RGP (rigid gas permeable) lens. I repeat: A WHOLE CONTACT LENS. Since the woman had no symptoms, she figured the lens had simply fallen out and gone missing. Though losing one's contact inside an eyelid is a common occurrence for most contact wearers, fewer than a handful of cases have been reported of the body encapsulating a lens as a foreign object.

by | August 17, 2018 | 14:39

The overdoses were concentrated on the New Haven Green but because it's now dark the incident is beginning to branch out to different parts of the city, where more people are being found, police said. During the news conference live streamed by WTNH News 8 , first responders rushed to treat a nearby victim. Some individuals who were released from the hospital needed to be treated a second time for an additional apparent overdose, Fontana said.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:17

Use of the experimental treatment in the field comes on the heels of deployment of an unlicensed vaccine in the earlier Ebola outbreak in the DRC this year. He said the region was sprinkled with so-called "red zones", or inaccessible areas. "We are on an epidemiological precipice", WHO's emergency preparedness chief, Dr.

by | August 17, 2018 | 08:29

No deaths were reported but police said at least two people suffered life-threatening symptoms after consuming the synthetic drug. City officials in New Haven said the 37-year-old alleged dealer, who was on parole, was suspected of handing out free samples of a drug which contained powerful synthetic cannabinoids .

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:41

Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone, whose name adorns the health system affiliated with the medical school, contributed $100 million. On Thursday, NYU made a stunning announcement: All of the renowned institution's medical students will be awarded full tuition scholarships.

by | August 16, 2018 | 23:47

Oscar Health has received a $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the payer is looking to expand into Medicare Advantage in 2020. The company recently announced that it has filed to offer its consumer-focused, technology-driven health insurance in nine states and 14 markets in 2019, almost doubling its current footprint.