Medical

by | September 06, 2018 | 21:39

The states are arguing that this renders the individual mandate - which requires almost all Americans to have health insurance - unconstitutional and that invalidates the entire Affordable Care Act . This includes majorities of Democrats, independents and Republicans, as well as majorities of those with and without people with pre-existing conditions in their households.

by | September 06, 2018 | 19:55

Like you guys, we were on the full lookout for Brie and Entertainment Weekly's surprise. The movie hits theaters March 8, 2019. Unlike all of Marvel's other solo superhero movies, Captain Marvel isn't exactly about a person learning how to become heroic, but rather about its titular hero discovering just who and what she really is.

by | September 06, 2018 | 16:45

The NCID's team tasked with finding the source of the outbreak worked relentlessly for months, taking no time off, starting workdays at 05:30 and facing "hectic exhaustion". The plant would remain closed, Motsoaledi said on Monday. During a media briefing at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi , declared that all ready-to-eat meat products are now safe for consumption.

by | September 06, 2018 | 01:15

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who started the company when she was 19, was celebrated as a rising Silicon Valley star until it became clear that numerous claims about the company's supposedly revolutionary blood test were bogus. It says most of the company's remaining two dozen employees finished work last Friday and that Fortress, the U.S. private equity firm, is set to take control of the company's patents - leaving just $5m to be distributed among unsecured creditors.

by | September 05, 2018 | 22:28

He said: " When Vilma recognised my name, it truly sank in that I was one of these babies ". " I remember being the primary nurse to a baby with the same last name ". Seminatore had done a similar month-long stint in the unit a year ago without realizing the nurses from his infancy both still worked there. Even those who have never met her were touched.

by | September 05, 2018 | 21:29

But earlier this year, she had a change of heart, and finally was put on the transplant list in May. "She was not in any pain and the medical staff said it was the most peaceful passing they had ever witnessed", the post written by foundation Chairman of the Board Laura McHolm reads.

by | September 05, 2018 | 20:14

While Kerala is gradually recovering from the devastating floods that wreaked havoc in July and August, the locals are forced to battle new challenges. Mohammed Javeed, internal medicine specialist at a private hospital in Kerala, said: "In the past week, we have seen about 30 deaths in Kozhikode and Wayana".

by | September 04, 2018 | 01:12

Public health authorities in New Hampshire say two more people have been confirmed as having contracted Legionnaires' disease, bringing the total to 14. It can not be contracted by drinking or coming into physical contact with water containing the bacteria (such as while swimming). Symptoms include fever, cough, chills, muscle aches, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.

by | September 02, 2018 | 23:59

John McCain's daughter, The View co-host Meghan McCain , might have been glaring at Vice President Mike Pence during her father's memorial service on Friday. "We had a hell of a lot of family fights", but their closeness transcended political differences, he added. They were both "cock-eyed optimists", Biden said, and he would trust John with his life.

by | September 02, 2018 | 21:14

The American Academy of Pediatrics says children should remain rear-facing in their auto seat for as long as possible, even past their 2nd birthday. At ages eight to 12, or reaching at least 4 feet 9 inches, children should use a booster seat. "He's already over 30 pounds, so by the time he's 2, he might be pushing it, but yeah, we'll probably keep him rear facing as long as possible".

by | September 02, 2018 | 18:53

During 2017, 51 cases of West Nile virus infection were reported among Wisconsin residents. Officials said the virus is generally transmitted through mosquito bites which generally occurred during the height of the mosquito season. The Georgia Department of Health says to dump out buckets that have any excess water in them, as they can be a great breeding ground for mosquitoes.

by | September 02, 2018 | 01:44

To qualify to participate in the research, you must be 25 years or older and measure at least 35 inches around the waist if you're a woman and 40 inches around the waist if you're a man. The study is funded by the Hass Avocado board , although the university says the sponsorship won't affect the science. Despite avocados containing the highest fat content of any fruit, the researchers believe other elements of avocados may contain fat-fighting properties.

by | August 31, 2018 | 00:33

Four cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed this season in MA and another case was confirmed in CT. The mosquitoes then infect the humans and animals they bite, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally, there has been one confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which resulted in death. There are no vaccines to prevent West Nile virus or medications to treat it, but over-the-counter pain and fever reducers can help.

by | August 30, 2018 | 22:07

Instead of containing blood pressure medication, a bottle was found to contain spironolactone tablets, which are used to treat illnesses like congestive heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver. The FDA says that the effects of mixing up the medications depends on the individual, but can range from "limited" to "life-threatening". So far, Accord has received no reports of anyone getting sick.

by | August 30, 2018 | 20:56

Loma Linda University has teamed up with Penn State University, Tufts University and the University of California Los Angeles to answer a big question: Can someone reduce the visceral adipose fat - that's the risky kind of fat - in their abdomen by eating one avocado a day for six months? A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that replacing saturated fats with one avocado each day could result in lower blood pressure.

by | August 30, 2018 | 19:38

Eight people have been hospitalized, including the person who died. The cases have been reported in New York , Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, according to the CDC. Half of them have had symptoms so severe that they had to be admitted to hospitals. Older adults, infants and anyone with a weakened immune system are more likely to develop a severe illness.

by | August 30, 2018 | 08:10

Previous research has shown that 7 million premature deaths are caused by pollution, but the results found here about intelligence are new. Most everyone knows that air pollution can cause physical ailments, particularly those associated with the lungs, but new evidence suggests it can also cause mental harm.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:23

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD with nearly 1.7 million cases in 2017, up from just over 1.4 million in 2013. Nearly half - 45 percent - of chlamydia diagnoses were among 15- to 24-year-old females. Gail Bolan. Gonorrhea cases increased 67 percent, rising from 333,004 to 555,608 diagnoses. Syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent, from 17,375 cases to 30,664 cases.

by | August 29, 2018 | 15:22

A medical professor has branded coconut oil " pure poison " after research reveals its weighty amount of saturated fats . Karin Michels attacked the promotion of the oil as a healthy alternative in a lecture in Germany that has been watched almost a million times on YouTube .

by | August 29, 2018 | 13:11

Jeff Flake features some controversial candidates loyal to President Trump. Jeff Flake's open seat, and Democrats are in a competitive race for the gubernatorial nomination. McCain's death has highlighted anew the shift in the Republican Party since he captured the GOP nomination for president in 2008. Arpaio, who was pardoned by Trump a year ago after being found in criminal contempt of court for continuing his immigration sweeps for 17 months after a judge ordered him to stop, found ...