Medical

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:44

Residents of northeastern Congo braced Friday amid a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus as the World Health Organization said it hopes to know as early as Tuesday whether the strain is the one for which an experimental vaccine can be used.

by | August 05, 2018 | 02:42

Four more states reported ill people: Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, and Tennessee. The affected products were sold sold in 1-pound (16 oz.) and 3-pound (48 oz.) plastic containers or may have been scooped at the deli counter into clear plastic containers.

by | August 05, 2018 | 02:07

Proponents of short-term plans say they provide a fallback option for healthy people who make too much money to get subsidized coverage under Obama's health law. Short-term, limited-duration health plans are not considered "health insurance" under federal law, and as a result, they do not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act.

by | August 05, 2018 | 01:45

Alcohol consumption trajectories showed similar results, with long term abstainers, those reporting decreased consumption, and long term consumption of more than 14 units a week, all at a higher risk of dementia compared with long term consumption of 1-14 units a week.

by | August 04, 2018 | 05:34

As a result of this concern, the CDC reminded people via their official Twitter account not to wash and reuse their condoms. "Use a fresh one for each #sex act", the CDC tweeted . "Soap and water won't kill all of the tiny microorganisms on or inside the condom, and it can only make the latex more prone to tear", she said. You can check out their website here for more information.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:50

Hand sanitisers being used to try and keep infections at bay on hospital wards are becoming increasingly useless as "superbug" bacterias are proving resistant to them. Alcohol-based disinfectants and particularly handrubs are a key way to control hospital infections worldwide. As the co-author of the study, Paul Johnson, a professor of infectious diseases at the Austin Health in Australia reported, the results should not cause a significant decrease in the regular use of alcohol disinfectants.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:26

Going into the long weekend, the province is reminding people that warm and dry conditions have been ideal for the breed of mosquito that carries West Nile, the culex tarsalis. Less than one percent of those infected develop serious illness of the nervous system like encephalitis or meningitis. Change the water in bird baths at least once a week.

by | August 03, 2018 | 03:04

Most people who become infected do not develop symptoms. The insects were captured on July 24. "Mosquito-borne illness is a threat to take seriously during summer until well into September", the post read. The key species of mosquitoes in Arizona are Western encephalitis mosquito, Culex tarsalis and Aedes aegypti (ae). The virus was detected in mosquitoes from several CT towns this summer, including Bethany, Franklin, Greenwich , Madison, New Haven , Waterford, West Haven and Weston.

by | August 03, 2018 | 02:27

The FDA is warning consumers against serious risks of some " vaginal rejuvenation " devices, and a lack of evidence to support their uses for this objective. Meanwhile, FDA requested women to stop using these devices and encouraged them to discuss any of their sexual dysfunction problems and their treatments with their doctors.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:44

Greg Manteufel went to the emergency room last month for flu-like symptoms , WITI reported . 48-year-old Manteufel began to go into septic shock as the mysterious symptoms continued to worsen. She said she didn't know which dog carried the bacteria, but that he had been around eight dogs at the time he got sick, including one that belongs to the couple.

by | August 01, 2018 | 11:09

The Pennington County Housing and Redevelopment Association buildings have been smoking free since April 2017. On Tuesday, smoking inside or out, is prohibited. ACS said their statistics showcased the state seeing a 20.5 percent decrease from hospitalization after "smoke-free Illinois" was adopted. Connie West, who is a Salisbury resident said she has to stand in the street to smoke and it's an inconvenience.

by | July 31, 2018 | 08:40

The Hot Water Challenge claimed one life a year ago when a child drank boiling water, and in a YouTube video by MedXclusive Learning , physicians claim they are seeing more injured patients in the ER because of unsafe social media challenges.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:18

West Nile Virus has been found in, but there's no need to start worrying too much. The city's public health department says a batch of mosquitoes trapped this week in the city has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). Long-sleeves, long trousers and socks will help keep mosquitoes away from your skin. Residents are being reminded to protect themselves against mosquito bites and to remove standing water from private property to prevent mosquito breeding.

by | July 29, 2018 | 04:47

Around 70-80% of people with Hepatitis B or C do not even have any symptoms. The most common strains of Hepatitis are B & C, which affect millions of people in India. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to liver fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. And that it also causes two in every three liver cancer deaths? About 16 per cent of untreated acute hepatitis covers latent or chronic hepatitis B , and the risk is much higher in children.

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:01

They say she is from Markham, Ontario, and her family is requesting privacy during their time of grief. Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has also said there was no national security risk following the attack. Investigators searched the low-income apartment that Hussain shared with his parents and siblings on Thorncliffe Park Drive in the eastern part of the city, and removed boxes of potential evidence overnight.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:10

That same day, he and his colleagues began to call the women who participated in the study , including several who are still pregnant or whose babies are in the hospital. Since at present, there is no treatment to correct the problem, the women were selected for the drug trial, which showed favourable results in animal studies.

by | July 28, 2018 | 05:52

The research is contained in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B . T. gondii , which can be found in both wild and domestic cats, infects an estimated 2 billion people worldwide. And a 2015 study by Torrey and his colleagues found that adults who had schizophrenia were more likely to have grown up in homes that had cats. The researchers plan to continue their research, looking for evidence of other behavioral changes such as increased conservatism in some people.

by | July 28, 2018 | 02:30

After the meeting last week in Helsinki, the Trump administration invited Putin to Washington. Putin said in South Africa earlier in the day that he has already talked with Trump about a visit to Russia soon, although it did not appear that the Russian government has gone through the official protocols involved with following up.

by | July 27, 2018 | 13:14

Under PrEP, anti-HIV medication originally used in the treatment of infected patients is administered to healthy individuals in order to prevent infection. TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood reports . "The progress we have fought so hard for is at risk from a unsafe complacency", Prince Harry warned.

by | July 27, 2018 | 13:04

Etched into public memory is the 2008 scandal in which several infants died after industrial chemical melamine was added to milk powder to raise protein levels artificially. The Changsheng case, which dates to November, but first gained public attention on July 15, is the latest in a slew of scandals that has plagued China's pharmaceutical industry.