Medical

by | May 15, 2019 | 19:45

Researchers from the University of South Australia analyzed the health records and self-reported dietary patterns of 347,077 participants between the ages of 37 and 73. "As with many things, it's all about moderation; overindulge and your health will pay for it". The researchers identified increased risks of cardiovascular disease in line with coffee consumption and genetic variations.

by | May 14, 2019 | 18:41

Just over 22% of all UK adults and nearly half of 18-24 year olds said images on social media had caused them to worry about their body image and the majority of adults surveyed think the UK Government needs to do more to protect the public from the presentation or use of unhealthy body images in advertising and social media.

by | May 14, 2019 | 15:55

The Zoey 101 star, 28, shared a snap of her sister, 37, to Instagram just hours after Britney appeared in a closed-door court hearing about her conservatorship on Friday. CNN reported that Lufti has sent threatening text messages to Britney Spears and her family. Britney does not have to attend. The status hearing was continued until September 18.

by | May 14, 2019 | 07:10

While the risk of pet owners becoming infected with the disease is low, the health agency says those who work closely with dogs - like breeders and veterinary staff - "face an increased risk since they may be exposed to blood, tissues and fluids associated with the birthing process".

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:40

If a hashtag like #vaccines1234 were found in posts promoting verifiably vaccine misinformation it would be added to... As part of the move, vaccine misinformation will not be shown in Instagram's Explore, hashtag and search pages. It's certainly a good thing to see Instagram attempt to tackle these issues with some sense of urgency, especially given the recent measles outbreak .

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:39

The unborn child of your child's teacher or caretaker? "The best way to protect yourself is to get the vaccine", Eisenhuth said . The federal government and Global Positioning System are working to find alternatives after pharmaceuticals manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline Australia reported that two of its measles vaccines are facing supply constraints.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:29

In an effort to rescue a stray puppy, a 24-year-old Norwegian woman has died after contracting rabies . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , rabies "is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal".

by | May 12, 2019 | 07:22

To kick off Mental Health Week in Canada, the provincial government announced an "additional" $174 million in funding to address service gaps across Ontario. - 60 million people in the United States face the day-to-day reality of living with a mental illness . Big Lots first made a transformational commitment to childhood mental health in 2016 with a $50 million dollar gift announcement to support the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion and Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide ...

by | May 11, 2019 | 14:16

Kunkel has been out of school since mid-March, Wiest said. Jerome Kunkel, a student at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart/Assumption Academy in Kentucky, is taking legal action over a policy which temporarily bars students who aren't immunised from the infectious disease from attending.

by | May 09, 2019 | 22:10

Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in ten USA states , including its most-populous, California, while 30 of 50 states allow its use for medical purposes. It would not legalize psilocybin or permit its sale by Denver's cannabis businesses. But Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and District Attorney Beth McCann both oppose the proposal.

by | May 09, 2019 | 20:55

Joseph's Community Health, the answers depend on a variety of circumstances and the most up-to-date information can be found on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. A group of five Williamsburg parents filed a lawsuit against the city in Kings County Supreme Court last month for the right to not vaccinate themselves and their children, but Judge Lawrence Knipel swiftly dismissed the case on April 18.

by | May 08, 2019 | 20:10

The study was conducted by a team of investigators, in collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and used population-based HIV surveillance data to understand if the timeliness of HIV diagnosis and antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiation improved since "universal treatment" was first recommended.

by | May 08, 2019 | 14:27

Eight Bay Area jurisdictions including Alameda County, the City of Berkeley, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County and Solano County joined last week in a public push to spread information about measles risks and traveling while unvaccinated.

by | May 06, 2019 | 18:27

The College of Nursing has graduated over 7,000 nurse leaders and scientists. Rome Memorial Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Durinda Durr, MS, RN, Vice President of Clinical Services, said "research shows that hospitals with a higher proportion of BS (Bachelor of Science) educated nurses have the best patient outcomes".

by | May 06, 2019 | 17:30

As of May 1, there have been 1,510 Ebola cases in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, with 994 deaths , but that number surpassed 1,000 when Congo's Health Ministry released its daily figures on Friday. Earlier this month, armed men killed World Health Organization epidemiologist Dr. Richard Mouzoko in an attack in Butembo. "Community trust and safety, as well as community engagement and ownership of the response is critical".

by | May 05, 2019 | 15:41

Almost 1,000 gay couples, where one person was taking medication for HIV and one person did not have the virus , took part in the study and no cases of transmission from a person taking medication were recorded. For this phase of the study, researchers only recruited gay male couples. Since the start of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, more than 77 million people have become infected with HIV.

by | May 05, 2019 | 06:54

Even after being exposed to the virus, the vaccine may offer some protection or make the illness milder when given within three days. At least one Alabama child has contracted measles. Washington is poised to pass a bill that would remove exemptions on personal grounds for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, while leaving in place a religious exemption.

by | May 04, 2019 | 20:41

Unvaccinated individuals have been the focus of attention during this year's measles outbreaks. Robert Redfield, Director of the CDC , told The Washington Post that around 100,000 children in the United States, below the age of 2, have not been vaccinated, adding that they are vulnerable in this outbreak.

by | May 04, 2019 | 19:41

In other words, a healthcare provider is protected if they refuse services as long as they cite a religious objection or it offends their conscience. "We think this is a very wise decision, a wise move and something that's a big benefit because there are instances in recent years where healthcare professionals have been forced to go against their conscience", Joseph Naumann, Archbishop for the KCK Archdiocese said .

by | May 04, 2019 | 16:28

It took off from Van Horn, Texas Thursday morning. The main mission was to check out the launch system in preparation for flying people later this year, but Blue Origin said it flew 38 commercial payloads in the crew capsule - including a 3-D printer and a scientific centrifuge designed for use in zero-gravity.