Medical

by | August 22, 2019 | 15:28

Federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of severe lung disease connected to e-cigarette use and vaping, with victims experiencing symptoms from persistent coughing to breathing failure. Seizures are a potential side effect of nicotine toxicity, but a recent uptick in "reports of adverse experiences with tobacco products that mentioned seizures occurring with e-cigarette use (e.g., vaping) signal a potential emerging safety issue", the FDA said in April.

by | August 21, 2019 | 19:39

E-cigarettes have gained increasing popularity among the young population in recent years despite warnings by health authorities on the potential dangers of their long-term use. The CDC warns children and young people in using e-cigarettes. Health officials noticed other patients also had symptoms including fever, cough, vomiting, diarrhoea, headaches and dizziness.

by | August 20, 2019 | 18:42

While it's the first time West Nile is known to have infected a human in the county in 2019, the Salt Lake County Health Department said, the virus has been detected 21 times in mosquitos captured this year. There is no cure for WNV. Last year, the virus affected 12 people in the country and resulted in one dying of it, according to the Health Care Agency.

by | August 20, 2019 | 03:22

The American Vaping Association advocates vaping products. "The products used could include a number of substances, including nicotine, THC, synthetic cannabinoids, or a combination of these". If you're an adult, wise up - this is not good. While the department first saw cases among teenagers and young adults, cases in older age groups also emerged later.

by | August 19, 2019 | 22:37

He said: "The UK generally has a great record on fighting measles but for the first time, we're suddenly going in the wrong direction and we're seeing an increase of about 230 new cases of measles just in the first few months of this year".

by | August 19, 2019 | 16:13

Trump has consistently put an accent on mental health problems, rather than the ubiquitous firearms sold everywhere from shopping malls to gun fairs. Trump called the attackers "mentally ill people". "They pulled the trigger", he added. "The gun doesn't pull the trigger - they pull the trigger - and we're looking at mental illness at a level that hasn't been done before", Trump said after arriving at the airport in Manchester, NH, for a campaign rally later Thursday.

by | August 18, 2019 | 03:25

Despite a reduction in the dosage given in each vaccination, stocks have been significantly depleted. The mother is a 24-year-old woman who had been identified as a high-risk contact of an Ebola patient in Beni, and had traveled to Mwenga in South Kivu province by bus, road, and boat with two of her children, Reuters reported today, citing a DRC government statement .

by | August 17, 2019 | 13:25

Georgia Department of Public Health spokeswoman Nancy Nydam said Friday it's the first human case of West Nile confirmed statewide this year. In response to the state's Mosquito Management Program's announcement of mosquitoes in Stamford testing positive for West Nile virus, the City of Stamford's Department of Health is enacting measures to control the local mosquito population and advises residents to address conditions that may attract mosquitos.

by | August 16, 2019 | 18:51

E-cigarettes, vapes, e-pipes and other vaping products are battery-powered devices that allow users to inhale aerosolized liquid. Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WisDHS) reported that the hospitalized patients experienced shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, cough, and weight loss, with some needing assistance to breathe.

by | August 16, 2019 | 17:32

The pro-gun group has also been more heavily scrutinized after a pair of mass shootings earlier this month. "And people have to start thinking about it", Trump said ahead of his campaign rally in New Hampshire. "I've been speaking to everybody about it and we don't want to see insane people owning guns, but I also want to remember that mental illness is something nobody wants to talk about", he said.

by | August 16, 2019 | 17:29

Bamford added Ney didn't frighten him and he was conscious of the situation. The incident, which brought downtown traffic to a halt in Australia's biggest city, was not being treated as terrorism, police said this week. The best friend of Michaela "Mikki" Dunn said the world was "truly a much darker place" without the 24-year-old Sydney woman, who was brutally stabbed to death in a CBD apartment.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:52

The man's case brings attention to the risks of leaving dentures in the mouths of patients undergoing surgeries that require general anesthesia, wrote the article's author, Harriet A. The man reportedly couldn't sleep laying down due to shortness of breath. The metal plate with three front teeth had been causing internal blistering and swelling.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:33

The autopsy also found that two of the victims were hit by bullets fired by the police officers and one of them died - but that the cops did not fire the lethal shots. A funeral home in their hometown of Bellbrook posted obituaries for 24-year-old Connor Betts and his 22-year-old sister, Megan. Biehl said if six officers stationed nearby had not engaged Betts when they did, the death toll would have been "exponentially" higher.

by | August 16, 2019 | 16:18

Various Democrats, including several running for the White House, called President Trump a white nationalist in the wake of the El Paso, Texas , shooting that left 22 dead. Democrats are also continuing to press Senate Republicans to allow votes on a pair of bills passed this year by the House that are created to strengthen background checks for gun owners.

by | August 16, 2019 | 15:39

Recently, another outbreak in Congo emerged, killing roughly a thousand people. A team of scientists studied four experimental drugs as possible treatments for Ebola virus infection , a very contagious and potentially deadly disease. Hence, early detection of the disease is better than cure, learn to listen to others for better health. The findings remain preliminary, and it's unclear how the drugs will perform outside clinical trials.

by | August 16, 2019 | 15:20

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been identified in some mosquitoes tested by the Alamosa Mosquito Control District. "The birds will not be collected, but their incidence can help determine the extent of West Nile virus activity". · Use insect repellent that contains DEET. DRESS in long sleeves and trousers. To reduce the possibility of exposure, the Department of Health encourages residents to drain standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying.

by | August 16, 2019 | 11:54

In 2017, there were 33 cases, with one reported death. Citing a Monday statement by New Hanover County, news outlets report the virus was found in a mosquito trap in Wilmington. The Adams County Conservation District urges all residents, businesses, developers and farmers to be responsible and help eliminate mosquitoes by inspecting their properties for sources of stagnant water, like tarps, tires, buckets, construction debris, pools, plastic toys, gutters, watering troughs, and bird baths.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:25

It has been confirmed as the first human case of West Nile in Toronto in 2019 and it serves a reminder to always take the proper precautions. According to WAVE in Louisville, the Louisville Metro Health and Wellness said mosquitoes caught a surveillance trap place in a Louisville ZIP Code have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

by | August 13, 2019 | 21:12

Cunniffe, an otolaryngologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom. Nothing in his test results prompted doctors to consider anything other than a respiratory infection and the side effects of having had a tube down his throat during his operation.He was therefore prescribed mouthwash, antibiotics and steroids, and sent home.

by | August 13, 2019 | 20:12

Citizenship and Immigration Service decides whether to issue a permanent residence permit (green card), it will consider whether the applicant has received public welfare as a factor in consideration of his or her education, income, and health status.