Medical

by | July 26, 2018 | 01:57

In many ways, those findings are consistent with the study suggesting a hormonal influence on dementia risk in women. The first-ever large-scale epidemiological investigation in the US of various aspects of reproductive history and dementia risk, Paola Gilsanz , ScD, staff scientist, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research in Oakland, Calif.; Rachel Whitmer PhD, Professor at UC Davis; and colleagues found a correlation between risk of dementia and the number of ...

by | July 23, 2018 | 04:16

Analysts, however, would not be drawn into speculation on who might be behind the hack or why Singapore was targeted. How vulnerable is Singapore to hacking? The fact that Lee's data was repeatedly and systematically targeted by the attackers only further adds to the seriousness.

by | July 23, 2018 | 03:43

The FDA has received 27,000 reports of injuries related to Essure implants in the past 16 years. The FDA said the product saw a 70 percent decline of sales in the US after it added a boxed warning and patient decision checklist to the labeling.

by | July 22, 2018 | 07:54

An Arizona woman last month filed a complaint with the state pharmacy board after a Walgreens pharmacist in a Phoenix suburb refused to fill her miscarriage-related prescription on moral grounds, the Arizona Republic reported . People walk by a CVS pharmacy on 3rd Avenue in Manhattan. Hilde Hall, who lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona, was "elated" to fill her first hormone therapy prescription after leaving her doctor's office in April, she wrote in a blog post posted Thursday on the ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 11:44

Two people lived in a home where pets were fed raw turkey pet food. The CDC says the strain is present in many raw turkey products, suggesting it is widespread in the turkey industry. "We'll continue working with our federal and private industry partners to investigate any future outbreaks..." However, it added that the resistance won't likely affect antibiotic treatment choice for most people, because the drugs in the resistance profile aren't typically used to treat Salmonella infections.

by | July 21, 2018 | 05:57

Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppRoughly 20 percent of people who are infected will develop a fever with other symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or rash. However, across California in 2017, 600 people tested positive for the virus and 44 people died. The agency recommended using insect repellent, wearing loose-fitting clothing and avoiding skin exposure during peak mosquito feeding times at dawn and dusk in order to avoid being ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 04:10

Nonetheless, it said that this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. The department did not disclose the name of the establishment where the man got the oysters from. Experts recommend those with the open wound not to enter brackish seawater without protection. If the infection is contracted through the skin, it can lead to skin breakdown and ulcers.

by | July 20, 2018 | 09:31

People who ended up in the hospital diagnosed with mania were 3.5 times more likely to regularly eat nitrate-cured meats, compared to people with no history of serious psychiatric disorders . The amount of nitrates used in these experiments were the equivalent of a human eating one hot dog or beef jerky stick per day. While occasional cured meat consumption is unlikely to spur a manic episode in most of the population, Yolken says the findings add to evidence that multiple factors ...

by | July 20, 2018 | 07:08

There are grave moral concerns about messing with God's creations and setting up a society of genetic "haves" and "have-nots". Critics of genome editing also have said that the ethics body's report opens the door for " designer babies ", where parents alter the embryos DNA simply to create children with traits they deem desirable.

by | July 20, 2018 | 06:32

President Trump is considering allowing prosecutors from the Kremlin to question Michael McFaul , a former US ambassador, and others, Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday. 'You say you agree with US intelligence that Russian Federation meddled in the election in 2016, ' Glor asked him. A few hours earlier, Trump had answered "no" when asked if the longtime United States foe was still targeting American elections .

by | July 19, 2018 | 00:52

JJ's Red Hots has released its list of the most popular hot dog toppings . Starting Monday - through Sunday, July 22 - customers can purchase two regular-sized hot dogs for just $5 at all locations nationwide. Mark Romig, director of merchandise for Love's said, "Giving out free items on National Hot Dog Day is a great way for us to thank our loyal Customers and encourage others to try something new".

by | July 16, 2018 | 05:29

Byers said most West Nile cases came in those months, mainly because people were outside more often during the summer months, particularly in the evening and morning hours when mosquitoes are most active. William Meredith says heavy rainfall in May and June meant more adult mosquitoes statewide, but mosquito numbers were knocked down with extensive spraying.

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:59

After a six-week trial, the jury in St Louis deliberated over the compensatory damages for eight hours but decided on the punitive damages in roughly 45 minutes, said Mark Lanier, a lawyer for the women. Thursday's verdict is the largest to date arising from lawsuits alleging talc-based products like J&J's baby powder have caused cancer. As per the report, the company released a statement saying it is confident that its products do not contain asbestos and hence does not contribute to ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:57

As insurers gauge how the freezing of $10.4 billion in risk-adjustment payments could impact their financial performance, it's clear that their exposure varies significantly across the industry. "As a result of this litigation, billions of dollars in risk adjustment payments and collections are now on hold". The administration is also pushing to broaden the definition of short-term insurance, which is also exempted from the ACA's rules.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:10

The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, "Do not eat this cereal". The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. "Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal", it wrote. If you think you may have eaten some of the contaminated cereal and are experiencing symptoms , contact your doctor as soon as possible.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:04

The other pool with a positive virus test was found in New Canaan. "It's imperative that county residents be aware that West Nile Virus is active and to avoid mosquito bites by whatever means necessary", said Matthew Ball, District Manager for the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

by | July 13, 2018 | 05:29

Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old father of two, says he is sick because of contact with Roundup, the top-selling weed killer made by the USA company. A key to Johnson's case will be convincing jurors that Monsanto's pesticide - whose main ingredient is glyphosate, a substance some say is dangerously carcinogenic - is responsible for the illness.

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:39

Of course, let's not forget the official advice, and that is to breastfeed your child for his six months of life - exclusively. Brown urged caution, noting that no difference in waking was seen until after five months, despite one group being introduced to solids from three months, and that self-report of infant sleep by exhausted parents was unlikely to be precise.

by | July 11, 2018 | 18:25

The program takes payments from insurers with healthier customers and redistributes the money to companies with sicker enrollees. No taxpayer subsidies are involved. Serota noted that the payments are required by law, and said he believes the administration has the legal authority to continue making them despite the court cases.

by | July 11, 2018 | 07:00

Jon Kyl. He also met with Sen. "We've got a few Democrats on Justice Gorsuch and we're hopeful that we'll have a few of them on this nomination as well", McConnell said during his weekly press availability. He worked on the legal and ethical issues handled by that office. There are two pro-choice US senators who probably share (privately at least) the fears of abortion-rights supporters about Kavanaugh's impact on Roe v.