Medical

by | December 11, 2018 | 04:26

For many, one of the best parts of making cookies for the holidays is the spoonful (or 10) of raw dough snuck from the bowl before it's scooped, baked and turned into actual cookies. USA Today reports there are cookie doughs that are advertised as safe to eat without baking. But you may want to think twice before reaching for a taste of that raw dough.

by | December 10, 2018 | 05:11

Most cases of brain eating amoebas have been found in places like California, Arizona and Texas but Dr. Cobbs did say that over time , because of climate change, the amoeba could learn to survive in cooler areas like here in Washington State.

by | December 10, 2018 | 00:31

The latest numbers come a week after health officials declared that some forms of romaine lettuce are now safe to eat in light of the results of an investigation , which indicated that romaine lettuce from northern and central California is the likely source of the outbreak.

by | December 09, 2018 | 22:09

Mr Quince, a ministerial aide to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, hit out at the backstop plan to avoid a hard border with Ireland, saying it could result in the United Kingdom being "tied to the negotiating table for years, until we agree to anything in desperation" to get out of the situation.

by | December 09, 2018 | 22:07

At the start, the service will be available at 7,100 of Walgreens' 9,560 pharmacies. Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based CVS Health Corp. also announced the expansion of a nationwide prescription delivery program last June. With all of the competition in the pharma delivery space, Walgreens has to be able to keep up, and offering a smaller delivery window is one way to stay in-line, if not ahead, of the competition.

by | December 09, 2018 | 20:57

OneBlood says her dire situation is complicated by her blood type since she is missing a common antigen that most people carry in their red blood cells. "We are hoping every day and we have very strong faith that she will make it". Without a second surgery, Zainab will have a higher chance of relapsing, her father said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 19:21

Almost every cell in a person's body has the same DNA, but studies have found that cancer's progression causes this DNA to undergo considerable reprogramming. "We certainly don't know yet whether it's the holy grail for all cancer diagnostics, but it looks really interesting as an incredibly simple universal marker of cancer, and as an accessible and affordable technology that doesn't require complicated lab-based equipment like DNA sequencing", Trau said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 02:25

Labour MPs Naz Shah , Imran Hussain , Judith Cummins, John Grogan and Alex Sobel were joined by Tory Philip Davies in opposing the deal negotiated with the EU. "The botched deal negotiated by the Prime Minister is not good enough for my constituents or the country". Ms Rudd told The Times that, should the deal be voted down, she would prefer a so-called Norway-plus model for Brexit that would involve staying part of the European Economic Area.

by | December 09, 2018 | 01:14

What happened? It's simple and sad. Seventy percent of Garden State seniors with a household income of $75,000 or more have received a flu shot versus 62 percent of those in households earning $35,000-$74,999, and 61 percent of those earning less than $35,000.

by | December 07, 2018 | 23:48

Experts say the case study shows that uterus transplants from dead donors are feasible and may open access for all women with uterine infertility, without the need for live donors. At the time of writing the study, the baby was 7 months old and growing normally. The case was proof-of-concept that deceased donor uterine transplantation was "a new option for women with uterine infertility" lead researcher and gynaecologist Dr Dani Ejzenberg said.

by | December 07, 2018 | 22:09

The team at Swedish Medical Center believe the woman was using a device called a neti pot to irrigate her sinuses, which likely introduced the amoeba into her system. But how did the amoebas get in her brain in the first place? "There have been 34 reported infections in the U.S.in the 10 years from 2008 to 2017, despite millions of recreational water exposures each year", according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

by | December 07, 2018 | 21:06

The 36-year-old was admitted to University of California San Francisco Medical Center with heart failure. The patient had a violent coughing fit in hospital a week after surgery to fit him with a pacemaker in case his heart became blocked.

by | December 07, 2018 | 04:46

He said that they initially believed that each cancer would need a separate test for detection. "This unique nano-scaled DNA signature appeared in every type of breast cancer we examined, and in other forms of cancer including prostate, colorectal and lymphoma", said Abu Sina , from the University of Queensland .

by | December 07, 2018 | 03:46

The transplant womb was taken from a mother-of-three who had died from bleeding on the brain. The 32-year-old woman, who underwent the transplant in September, 2016, was born without a uterus due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, which affects the reproductive system.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:47

The new Apple Watch ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification feature are available as part of watchOS 5.1.2, which can be downloaded from the Software Update section of the Watch app on your iPhone. It was recently revealed that the Apple Watch Series 4's groundbreaking electrocardiogram (ECG) feature will be activated in the upcoming WatchOS 5.1.2 update.

by | December 06, 2018 | 22:53

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the 150-odd residents of the village had refused to consume the lake water over reports that the woman had recently been tested positive for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) by a private laboratory. There is another problem, the taluk administration wants us to finish the task by December 6 as the Malaprabha right canal will be closed after December 8, and we have to fill the lake.

by | December 06, 2018 | 17:45

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company issued a recall of its infants' liquid ibuprofen after discovering higher concentrations of medication the in some packages. It's sold under the "Family Wellness" label with the NCD 55319-250-23 and lot number 00717024A by Family Dollar. Any consumers with questions or concerns are urged to contact Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.

by | December 06, 2018 | 16:16

The study found that in-vitro exposure to chemicals in personal care products such as phthalates - found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos - parabens - used as preservatives in cosmetics - and phenols - which include triclosan - advances pubertal age in girls.

by | December 06, 2018 | 15:10

There's no treatment for HIV - There is no cure for HIV, but antiretroviral treatment can control the virus and even make it undetectable, meaning that people with HIV can live long and healthy lives, and have less than a 1% chance of passing the virus on! Around 150,000 people in the country are infected with HIV while out of the infected number only 25,000 are registered with the treatment centres, minister for health said on Thursday.

by | December 06, 2018 | 14:39

No Arizona hospitals earned Leapfrog Top Hospital honors in 2017, and only six state medical centers other than PCH have ever won the award : Mesa's Banner Heart Hospital (2016), Page Hospital (2016), Sun City's Banner Boswell Medical Center (2015), HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center (2015), Phoenix's Mayo Clinic (2009 and 2014) and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center (2014).