Medical

by | November 17, 2018 | 13:51

A team of health-care professionals estimated that the antibiotic-resistance bacteria represent an issue that costs Canada $1 billion a year, draining health-care budgets and postponing the treatment of infections. From being miracle life-savers, antibiotics are becoming ineffective against resistant infectious, which can affect anyone of any age, in any country.

by | November 16, 2018 | 23:46

Ltd. Sandoz Inc. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide product is manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals dd, Ljubljana, Slovenia. The pharmaceutical company, Sandoz, is recalling one lot of its losartan: Sandoz's losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912 .

by | November 16, 2018 | 11:37

Health-focused wearables company Withings returns today with its second new product since cofounder Éric Carreel bought his company back from Nokia earlier this year. While the mechanics sound pretty mundane for a fitness tracker, one of the software features might intrigue health watchers: the Pulse HR cannot only track sleep, but determine when in the user's sleep cycle is best to set off a vibration alarm.

by | November 16, 2018 | 09:57

Founders Mustafa Suleyman and Demis Hassabis wrote in a blog post that the Streams app has already changed the lives of patients and medical staff. DeepMind repeatedly, unconditionally promised to *never* connect people's intimate, identifiable health data to Google .

by | November 15, 2018 | 20:55

As for those who are trying to opt out ahead of the November 15 deadline, people seem to be experiencing increased issues both online and over the phone. "There are also many Australians who are yet to engage or understand what this means". Labor's Health spokeswoman Catherine King said the confusion around these data breaches would only add to public concerns about the My Health Record.

by | November 15, 2018 | 14:31

They were randomly assigned into two groups: The control group was allowed to maintain their typical social media behavior; the experimental group was asked to limit their time on the three social media platforms to 10 minutes per platform per day, Xinhua reported citing the study was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology .

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:19

PHE said health workers and the victim's friends and family were being monitored and had been offered vaccinations. It is passed on through bites and scratches from an infected animal. The National Travel Health Network and Centre's website TravelHealthPro has information on the risk of rabies on its country information pages . The last recorded rabies case in the United Kingdom was in 2012.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:18

Preschool-aged children between 3 and 5 years old should be physically active throughout the day while children and teens ages 6 through 17 should do at least an hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day. Medicine moves faster every day. Long term benefits include: improved brain health , reduced risk of eight types of cancer (previously two), reduced risk for fall-related injuries in older adults and reduced risk of excessive weight gain.

by | November 13, 2018 | 18:56

In a first, the United Nations health agency said it had collated data on antibiotic use across large parts of the world and had found huge differences in consumption. In contrast, so-called "reserve" antibiotics - those only used as a last resort for specific infections against multi-drug resistant bacteria - made up less than 2 percent of total antibiotic consumption.

by | November 13, 2018 | 17:57

The five-day training conducted in the central region district of Mukono follows similar ones that the WHO and the Ministry of Health have conducted in the high-risk districts of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Kampala, Kabarole, Kasese, Hoima, Kikuube, Ntoroko and Wakiso in which over 100 health workers have been trained on Ebola.

by | November 12, 2018 | 07:55

A single, common supplier of raw turkey products or of live turkeys has not been identified. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting that 164 people have gotten sick in 35 states, including MI, since July. Firstly, invest in a thermometer, and make sure your turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165F before eating it. The heat kills the risky bacteria.

by | November 11, 2018 | 04:28

But on Friday afternoon he said once they were able to successfully separate their livers without compromising their health and access the bowel without impediment the surgery was less complicated. A team of 18 surgeons, nurses and anaesthetists were involved in the procedure. They were separated after a marathon 27-hour surgery, despite doctors initially giving them only a 25% chance of making it.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:16

The CDC estimates 80 percent of child deaths occurred among unvaccinated children. "But it's still given because some people are afraid of needles and they have that option but we highly don't recommend it", said Michelle, Licensed Vocational Nurse at Kaiser Permanente Martinez Medical Center.

by | November 10, 2018 | 02:02

And the vaccine doesn't just benefit the person who receives it. "We do know from the Southern Hemisphere, which is not always a flawless correlation, that it was a relatively quiet year for the Southern Hemisphere, and they were in an H1N1 year, which is included in this (year's) vaccine, so it could be a good match".

by | November 08, 2018 | 21:39

Earlier this year the government introduced a sugar tax on soft drinks, meaning manufacturers have to pay a levy on high-sugar drinks. What is the difference between red meat and processed meat? Given the negative health impacts, there have been calls for certain types of meat to be regulated similar to other carcinogens - such as tobacco or asbestos - or like other foods of public health concern - such as sugary drinks .

by | November 08, 2018 | 18:08

It follows the influx of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo who are fleeing violence. After entering the body, it kills cells, making some of them explode, it wrecks the immune system, causes heavy bleeding inside the body, and damages nearly every organ, though it is scary, but it's also rare.

by | November 08, 2018 | 12:57

As millions of voters turned out to vote, Democrats claimed that they were 100 per cent sure of reclaiming the House from Mr Trump's Republicans. "Peter Roskam didn't want the embrace", Trump said . Control of the committees - where the three lawmakers are now the highest-ranking Democrats - will hand them the unilateral power to issue subpoenas if they wish, as well as to demand documents and testimony from White House officials and important figures in Trump's campaign team and ...

by | November 08, 2018 | 10:56

But Pelosi pointedly told supporters the Democratic victory was about "restoring the Constitution and checks and balance to the Trump administration.It is about stopping the [Republicans] and Trump administration's assault" on two government-run medical insurance programs for older and impoverished Americans "and people living with pre-existing medical conditions".

by | November 08, 2018 | 03:59

It also found that women who slept longer than the recommended seven to eight hours had a 20 percent increased risk of the disease per additional hour slept. The Breast Cancer Walk, which centered at the Manhattanville College Campus and directed its way up to SUNY Purchase, totaled five kilometers. The research involving more than 400,000 women found "larks" have a breast cancer risk up to 48 per cent lower than "night owls".

by | November 07, 2018 | 22:30

Following the approval of Dsuvia, Gottlieb acknowledged that opioids are a unique class of medications. Dr. Palmer says that the drug will not be dispensed to patients via pharmacy; instead, it can only be administered by a healthcare provider in a medical center.