Medical

by | July 10, 2018 | 02:27

The announcement came hours before Trump is due on Monday night to name his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , marking an official start to a massive debate in the Senate on the future of the Supreme Court . President Donald Trump has yet to announce his pick for Supreme Court, but Democratic Sen. One Democrat up for re-election, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, announced Monday he would oppose any nominee from Trump's list of 25 possible candidates, drafted by conservative groups.

by | July 09, 2018 | 06:56

The statement says it appears no one else was exposed. Dajuan Robinson, a histotechnician who works at a Hopkins building across the street from the cancer research center, told the Sun he received a text alert about the situation. " Tuberculosis (TB ) is a potentially serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs". According to Johns Hopkins Medicine officials, the amount of frozen tuberculosis released was the equivalent of a few drops.

by | July 07, 2018 | 22:01

Suboptimal specificity of the HPV test is still a limiting factor for widespread adoption of the test as a cancer screening tool, write the authors of the editorial, "especially among populations of young women who often carry HPV infections that regress without oncogenic outcome".

by | July 06, 2018 | 16:27

On the women's side of the competition at New York's Coney Island, Miki Sudo won her fifth straight title by eating 37 hot dogs to beat out second-place finisher Michelle Lesco of Tucson, Arizona, who ate 28. Per usual, most will be tuning in to see if the current champion - Joey "Jaws" Chestnut - can emerge victorious and defend the crown yet again. "When I saw that I had a considerable lead, at one point by eight hot dogs, I said, it's fine, I'm done".

by | July 05, 2018 | 23:48

They hit their peak in popularity in the U.S. around a decade ago, but have since been banned in at least 10 states, including NY, largely because of health concerns. Just how the nibbling fish triggered onychomadesis "is unknown", Lipner said, but "it is likely that direct trauma caused by fish biting multiple nail units causes a cessation in nail plate production".

by | July 05, 2018 | 19:30

A new study shows that people who drink coffee, even those who drink eight or more cups a day, are less likely to die early than non-coffee drinkers. And it also doesn't matter what version of the "coffee gene" people have. The study looked at almost 500,000 adults in the United Kingdom over the course of 10 years.

by | July 04, 2018 | 17:47

Any storms will be rather isolated and most likely during the late afternoon and early evening hours. A cold front is approaching from the northwest, firing up a few thunderstorms as it inches closer. Our heat wave is officially 5 days now. If you're looking ahead to the Fourth of July , here's what you need to know about road closures, fireworks and, of course, traffic and weather.

by | June 29, 2018 | 23:43

Theodore Andreadis, director of the experiment station. Most people infected show no symptoms. No human cases of EEE have ever been reported in the City of Suffolk. Wearing long-sleeves, long trousers and socks when outdoors will help keep mosquitoes away from your skin. Clothing should be light colored and made of tightly woven materials that keep mosquitoes away from the skin.

by | June 28, 2018 | 20:45

Flight attendants have soaring cancer rates compared to the general population, according to a new study. The flight-crew rate was 0.15 percent compared to 0.13 percent for uterine cancer; 1.0 compared to 0.70 percent for cervical cancer; 0.47 compared to 0.27 percent for stomach or colon cancer; and 0.67 compared to 0.56 percent for thyroid cancer.

by | June 28, 2018 | 20:39

TJ Parker, PillPack's co-founder and chief executive, said: "Together with Amazon, we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the USA who can benefit from a better pharmacy experience".

by | June 27, 2018 | 13:33

As expected , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved GW Pharmaceuticals PLC-ADR (NASDAQ: GWPH)'s Epidiolex for the treatment of epilepsy , specifically for people who suffer with Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes .

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:28

Though CBD doesn't induce the high associated with marijuana use-THC does that-it's now classified as Schedule I, a category that covers drugs with no therapeutic value and high probability of abuse. "There's no time line or clock that starts ticking on us". Another 20 states allow medical marijuana, but the US government continues to classify it as a controlled substance with no medical use, in the same category as heroin and LSD.

by | June 23, 2018 | 19:21

The study , headed by a team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai , found increased levels of the two Roseoloviruses , human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV7), interacting with gene networks in areas of the brain that are known to be affected in AD.

by | June 23, 2018 | 03:54

Today, people all over the world have come to look upon yoga as something which belongs to them, Mr. Modi said. We are pleased to partner with Infinite Health Studios who specialize in formulating yoga training modules for corporates. Relay of Yoga demonstration, conducted in Dehradun , India which was led by Hon'ble Prime Minister was also screened during the programme. This is the notion underpinning the discipline, according to French historian Bernard Sergent, which is to join the ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 08:43

Initiated with a proposition by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , June 21 was proclaimed International Yoga Day by the United Nations on December 11, 2014. Previous year he participated at an event at the Ramabai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal in Lucknow. "Delighted that Yoga has become so popular in China ". However in its present-day use, yoga is often no more than a form of exercise, Michael says.

by | June 21, 2018 | 16:46

This means that those diagnosed will be entitled to be treated by the NHS. The World Health Organization says it has to have happened over at least a year. All this could be attributed to their pattern of gaming behaviour. For example, if they stop socializing with people or going to work. These games are commonly played on electronic and video devices.

by | June 20, 2018 | 22:30

The United Nations" health agency on Tuesday released its latest global classification of diseases , known as the ICD-11, which categorises "gender incongruence' under a newly created chapter on sexual health. One thing is clear: The ICD-11 update is arriving one way or another. Those behaviours, according to the World Health Organization, can significantly impair people's personal, family, social, educational, occupational and other important areas of functioning.

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:45

Dr. Mark Griffiths, who has been researching the concept of video gaming disorder for 30 years, said the new classification would help legitimize the problem and strengthen treatment strategies. Video games are created to be riveting, the reaction designers hope for is "I couldn't stop playing". About 2.6 billion people around the globe play video games on a regular basis, and while it has been proven that gaming can be beneficial, many people have also become addicted.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:16

Griffiths said playing video games, for the vast majority of people, is more about entertainment and novelty, citing the overwhelming popularity of games like "Pokemon Go". According to CNN , people check their phones on average 150 times a day. The UN health agency said that classifying "Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will "serve a public health goal for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue".

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:14

It is not known how the child contracted the disease, though it is believed that he or she contracted it either in his/her home city in Elmore County or while on a recent trip to Oregon. If the infection is not treated right away, the inflamed lymph nodes can turn into open sores filled with pus, according to the World Health Organization .