Medical

by | August 10, 2019 | 22:28

DOH Undersecretary Eric Domingo said legal experts of the DOH are studying the appeal filed by Sanofi Pasteur. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said the fight against dengue is not for DOH alone to wage but for the whole country. Based on the DOH Dengue Surveillance Report, Region VI (Western Visayas) had the most number of cases at 23,330, followed by Region IV-A (CALABARZON) with 16,515, Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula) with 12,317, Region X (Northern Mindanao) with 11,455, and Region ...

by | August 10, 2019 | 21:54

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 77.33% of the company's stock. Nepsis Inc. acquired a new position in shares of CVS Health during the 2nd quarter valued at about $5,897,000. The company now expects full-year adjusted earnings between $6.89 and $7 per share, up from the previously guided range of $6.75 to $6.90 a share. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 25th were paid a dividend of $0.50 per share.

by | August 10, 2019 | 15:28

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, in Research Triangle Park, N.C. The study involved participation of 42,012 women whose life was followed for an average of 7.6 years. Those factors included race, economic status, obesity, physical activity, alcohol consumption and other dietary issues. "But red meat also increases the chances of getting breast cancer so women should substitute this with poultry to get proteins and at the same time prevent getting breast cancer", Sharma ...

by | August 10, 2019 | 00:58

Further heating will lead to unprecedented climate conditions at lower latitudes, with potential growth in hunger, migration and conflict and increased damage to the great northern forests. Emissions relating to fertilisers have risen ninefold since the early 1960s. In some cases, intensive farming practices can degrade soil more than 100x faster than the time it takes for new soil to form, leaving fertilizers to pick up the slack.

by | August 10, 2019 | 00:40

According to Sam Amick of The Athletic , the National Basketball Association is moving forward with the new establishment of expanded rules, policies, and procedures for mental health in the league ahead of the 2019-20 season. The league has had very limited and minimal assistance available for players, coaches, and more who were struggling with mental health throughout the National Basketball Association in the past, but they seemed to take a "well, at least we have something" approach to ...

by | August 09, 2019 | 20:12

Once developed, the device will assist those who are at risk of hypertension- or hypotension-related issues to track their blood pressure. The average prediction biases were 0.52 mm Hg for pulse pressure, 0.39 mm Hg for systolic BP, and -0.20 mm Hg for diastolic BP, the investigators found.

by | August 07, 2019 | 15:46

As per the Dr. Muntu Davis statement mosquito bites are not just annoying; they make people's sick. Milder symptoms can include fever, headache, body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach and back.

by | August 06, 2019 | 18:24

Anguished families and a nation reeled as the death toll from two weekend mass shootings - one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas , and the other at a popular nightlife area in Dayton, Ohio - rose and politicians pointed fingers. "We can not allow him to get off scot-free just because he gave a speech here today". Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass shootings.

by | August 04, 2019 | 23:37

Only 532 cases of West Nile virus were confirmed in Alberta from 2003 to 2018, but Kennedy said the virus can be hard for patients to identify due to its generalized symptoms. 2 they've received the first mosquito sample for 2019 that has tested positive for West Nile Virus. There is no cure for WNV. Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches.

by | August 04, 2019 | 19:52

Kobe said it's "fairly common" in dogs' oral cavities and can be transmitted through a bite, or sometimes just contact with saliva. The organism causes dozens of large blood clots, that restrict blood flow and lead to necrosis and gangrene.

by | August 03, 2019 | 02:24

The confirmation of a third case in Goma earlier in the day sparked fears the virus could take root in the densely populated city, which is located more than 350km (220 miles) south of where the outbreak was first detected. The declaration of a global health emergency - the fifth in history - brought a surge of millions of dollars in new pledges by worldwide donors but some health workers say a new approach is needed to combat misunderstandings in the community.

by | August 02, 2019 | 22:23

On Thursday, a massive protest was held by doctors of AIIMS , Safdarjung, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital, etc. The IMA said the NMC Bill is allowing "crosspathy" and "allows AYUSH practitioners to practise allopathy". In a statement it has warned the government of intensifying the agitation if the grievances of the medical fraternity are not addressed.

by | August 02, 2019 | 00:42

The affected person arrived on July 13 from a mining area in northeastern Congo's Ituri province and began showing signs on July 22. Reports from DRC journalists and global media outlets said the case was announced at a media briefing where the head of a presidential expert committee, Jean Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, PhD, shared details about the development.

by | August 02, 2019 | 00:26

The border was closed after a third case of Ebola was detected in the border city of Goma, which has a population of more than 2 million people and has an global airport. Symptoms can start to occur between two and 21 days from infection, health experts say. No Ebola case has been reported in Rwanda, but the country has heightened its surveillance and carried out countywide sensitisation campaigns.

by | August 01, 2019 | 17:11

Currently, the Medicare program reimburses providers such as doctors at a lower rate than private insurers. "Effectively, this kind of plan would give private insurance companies the option of selling Medicare plans to everyone in the population", he told CQ Roll Call.

by | August 01, 2019 | 09:54

Berber further explained that West Nile Virus affects the neurological system leading to headaches, rash and tremors. West Nile Virus is transmitted through bites from female culex mosquitos, who have previously bitten a bird with the virus.

by | August 01, 2019 | 04:28

The senior officials stated that there is no evidence that the second case in Goma is linked to the first confirmed case. H, however, r said rapid response teams had swung into action to prevent further transmission. Goma has been preparing for Ebola to arrive in the city for a year, setting up hand-washing stations and making sure moto-taxi drivers do not share helmets.

by | July 31, 2019 | 14:09

Ekaterina Karaglanova , an Instagram star known for her fashion and travel posts, is dead at the age of 24. The 24-year-old was also reportedly wearing only lace garters and had stab wounds on her cheek and chest areas. In a cryptic post from March, she wrote about her plans to redecorate her flat and "another important activity I'm thinking about, which I'm not going to take about for now".

by | July 30, 2019 | 16:24

Only a mosquito bite is enough to give you Eastern equine encephalitis or EEE. According the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), this infection is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. St. Lucie Mosquito Control District wishes to remind residents and visitors that the cooler temperatures we now are experiencing does not mean that mosquitoes are not still active and a threat to public health as well as to horses and pets.

by | July 29, 2019 | 01:01

Considering the rise of viral Hepatitis B and C infection globally, people give more emphasis to these two types, he said adding that around 325 million people are infected by these viruses and a large chunk of the population dies every year in the world.