Medical

by | December 09, 2018 | 20:57

OneBlood says her dire situation is complicated by her blood type since she is missing a common antigen that most people carry in their red blood cells. "We are hoping every day and we have very strong faith that she will make it". Without a second surgery, Zainab will have a higher chance of relapsing, her father said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 19:21

Almost every cell in a person's body has the same DNA, but studies have found that cancer's progression causes this DNA to undergo considerable reprogramming. "We certainly don't know yet whether it's the holy grail for all cancer diagnostics, but it looks really interesting as an incredibly simple universal marker of cancer, and as an accessible and affordable technology that doesn't require complicated lab-based equipment like DNA sequencing", Trau said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 02:25

Labour MPs Naz Shah , Imran Hussain , Judith Cummins, John Grogan and Alex Sobel were joined by Tory Philip Davies in opposing the deal negotiated with the EU. "The botched deal negotiated by the Prime Minister is not good enough for my constituents or the country". Ms Rudd told The Times that, should the deal be voted down, she would prefer a so-called Norway-plus model for Brexit that would involve staying part of the European Economic Area.

by | December 09, 2018 | 01:14

What happened? It's simple and sad. Seventy percent of Garden State seniors with a household income of $75,000 or more have received a flu shot versus 62 percent of those in households earning $35,000-$74,999, and 61 percent of those earning less than $35,000.

by | December 07, 2018 | 23:48

Experts say the case study shows that uterus transplants from dead donors are feasible and may open access for all women with uterine infertility, without the need for live donors. At the time of writing the study, the baby was 7 months old and growing normally. The case was proof-of-concept that deceased donor uterine transplantation was "a new option for women with uterine infertility" lead researcher and gynaecologist Dr Dani Ejzenberg said.

by | December 07, 2018 | 22:09

The team at Swedish Medical Center believe the woman was using a device called a neti pot to irrigate her sinuses, which likely introduced the amoeba into her system. But how did the amoebas get in her brain in the first place? "There have been 34 reported infections in the U.S.in the 10 years from 2008 to 2017, despite millions of recreational water exposures each year", according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

by | December 07, 2018 | 21:06

The 36-year-old was admitted to University of California San Francisco Medical Center with heart failure. The patient had a violent coughing fit in hospital a week after surgery to fit him with a pacemaker in case his heart became blocked.

by | December 07, 2018 | 04:46

He said that they initially believed that each cancer would need a separate test for detection. "This unique nano-scaled DNA signature appeared in every type of breast cancer we examined, and in other forms of cancer including prostate, colorectal and lymphoma", said Abu Sina , from the University of Queensland .

by | December 07, 2018 | 03:46

The transplant womb was taken from a mother-of-three who had died from bleeding on the brain. The 32-year-old woman, who underwent the transplant in September, 2016, was born without a uterus due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, which affects the reproductive system.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:47

The new Apple Watch ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification feature are available as part of watchOS 5.1.2, which can be downloaded from the Software Update section of the Watch app on your iPhone. It was recently revealed that the Apple Watch Series 4's groundbreaking electrocardiogram (ECG) feature will be activated in the upcoming WatchOS 5.1.2 update.

by | December 06, 2018 | 22:53

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the 150-odd residents of the village had refused to consume the lake water over reports that the woman had recently been tested positive for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) by a private laboratory. There is another problem, the taluk administration wants us to finish the task by December 6 as the Malaprabha right canal will be closed after December 8, and we have to fill the lake.

by | December 06, 2018 | 17:45

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company issued a recall of its infants' liquid ibuprofen after discovering higher concentrations of medication the in some packages. It's sold under the "Family Wellness" label with the NCD 55319-250-23 and lot number 00717024A by Family Dollar. Any consumers with questions or concerns are urged to contact Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.

by | December 06, 2018 | 16:16

The study found that in-vitro exposure to chemicals in personal care products such as phthalates - found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos - parabens - used as preservatives in cosmetics - and phenols - which include triclosan - advances pubertal age in girls.

by | December 06, 2018 | 15:10

There's no treatment for HIV - There is no cure for HIV, but antiretroviral treatment can control the virus and even make it undetectable, meaning that people with HIV can live long and healthy lives, and have less than a 1% chance of passing the virus on! Around 150,000 people in the country are infected with HIV while out of the infected number only 25,000 are registered with the treatment centres, minister for health said on Thursday.

by | December 06, 2018 | 14:39

No Arizona hospitals earned Leapfrog Top Hospital honors in 2017, and only six state medical centers other than PCH have ever won the award : Mesa's Banner Heart Hospital (2016), Page Hospital (2016), Sun City's Banner Boswell Medical Center (2015), HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center (2015), Phoenix's Mayo Clinic (2009 and 2014) and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center (2014).

by | December 06, 2018 | 13:46

But finding compatible donors is immensely challenging, because she's missing a common antigen most people carry in their blood, called "Indian B". InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki has more. database when the search for matching donors began in September. Since sharing her story on their site, Zainab has luckily found three donors already, including one from the United Kingdom - the first time OneBlood has received an global donor for a local patient - but she will need approximately four ...

by | December 06, 2018 | 10:53

With a little over a month away until she takes office, the newly-elected New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has announced she will be paying her interns $15 per hour in an effort to "walk the walk". "This is a disgrace". The House interns fare much worse with only 8 per cent of Republican interns who are paid and an abysmal 3.6 per cent of Democrats interns are.

by | December 06, 2018 | 02:11

The Fairfield Health Department will be participating in a statewide effort urging all individuals to get a flu shot and have the power of the "Florce". Typical flu symptoms are upper respiratory infections and a high fever. People can also become infected by touching surfaces or objects contaminated with influenza viruses and then touching their eyes, mouth or nose.

by | December 05, 2018 | 23:41

Experts point to steadily increasing drug overdoses and suicides as the culprits. In the United States the overall life expectancy is down, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Part of the issue is the rise in deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, which are extremely risky due to their potency. The rate climbed 9.6 percent over 2016.

by | December 05, 2018 | 22:57

Most of the children with confirmed cases experienced a viral illness with symptoms including fever and cough about three to 10 days before the onset of paralysis , the CDC said this month . More than 400 confirmed cases, majority in children, have been reported in the past four years, and one child with AFM died last year. So, what can be done? These viruses are so common, and the manifestation of AFM is so rare and unpredictable, that typical precautionary practices like hand washing ...