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by | January 06, 2019 | 22:08

As Gupta explained, most patients would just be prescribed an epinephrine injection therapy and advised to avoid the food. While food allergies may not be as common as people think , they are still unsafe. children and shellfish about 1 million. Certain other symptoms - like cramps or diarrhea - were not considered convincing, because they are more likely to indicate a food intolerance.

by | January 06, 2019 | 11:58

The initial two-year trial plans to recruit 1,500 patients suspected of having esophageal and stomach cancers. The trial will use the Breath Biopsy technology developed by Owlstone Medical which is created to detect cancer signs in molecules exhaled by patients.

by | January 06, 2019 | 04:13

For those online five hours or more online - one in four girls, and one in eight boys - this rocketed to 38 per cent and 15 per cent respectively. Girls were also more affected when it came to social media use and concerns about body image, self-esteem and appearance, the researchers found, but here the gender gap was smaller.

by | January 05, 2019 | 19:17

World News Report chose Mediterranean as the best diet of the year. A plant-based diet that encourages eating like the Vikings did has made it for the first time onto the U.S. "I wish though, that we weren't so obsessed with weight loss and diets, per se". And no, unfortunately, there is still no magic fix for losing weight, but there are certain diets that have been shown to be more successful.

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:44

The recall comes about two months after Teva Pharmaceuticals recalled two of its blood pressure drugs for the same concerns. The discovery of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and a second impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), has prompted a Europe-wide recall.

by | January 05, 2019 | 02:01

In more serious cases it can lead to pneumonia. The most recent indication is that the scale has reached over half way to surpassing the flu season threshold sparking fears that flu season, where hundreds become sick with the virus, is only days out.

by | January 04, 2019 | 23:59

USA to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the health care of millions of Americans. The Democrat-controlled House will vote next week on whether to intervene in a GOP-led lawsuit against Obamacare in an attempt to protect the Obama-era health care legislation from a Texas federal judge's ruling that it is unconstitutional.

by | January 04, 2019 | 18:34

Region Uppsala said in a statement that the test results would "probably come back at some point tonight" and emphasized that Ebola was "still only a matter of suspicion, other diseases are also entirely possible". The man was now "in stable condition", he added. The paper states the patient started showing symptoms over the past 24 hours, having travelled from Burundi, East Africa within the past three weeks.

by | January 04, 2019 | 08:40

Douglas, Jr. Maine's first flu death of the season has been reported. Compared to a year ago, hospitalizations are well below average. The flu is considered sporadic in Maine. Flu symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, and fatigue. Aside from immunization, basic hygiene - such as frequently washing hands, getting plenty of sleep and staying away from sick people - helps prevent spread of the flu.

by | January 03, 2019 | 19:12

News and ranked 41 different diets. The world is teeming with nutrition information and diets that claim to help you live your healthiest life possible. "On these types of diets, you often don't learn how to manage holidays, stressful days or special occasions". Even those who didn't stick to the diet perfectly but followed it "moderately well" reduced their risk of Alzheimer's by about a third, the researchers found.

by | January 03, 2019 | 17:40

HHS has proposed policy changes aimed at lowering drug prices and passing more of the discounts negotiated by health insurers on to patients. The average increase was 6.3 percent, according to the analysis, including increases on different doses for the same drug.

by | January 03, 2019 | 12:51

Assuming none of the 197 Republicans vote to approve the rules package, the 234-member Democratic conference can not afford to lose more than 16 votes in order for it to pass. So far, Khanna and Ocasio-Cortez are the only Democrats to announce opposition to the package. Several high-profile freshmen Democrats - Reps. -elect Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of Massachussets - have not taken a public position.

by | January 03, 2019 | 10:06

The temporary measure would maintain the current $1.3 billion in border security money, which can be used for fencing and repairs of current barriers. Funding for the wall has been the sticking point in passing essential spending bills for several government departments. But Trump has made clear, repeatedly on both Twitter and in private conversations, that he isn't backing down on a fight that has support from his base, top allies in the House Republican conference and top supporters in ...

by | January 03, 2019 | 07:23

McGovern, Massachusetts Democrat. Drew Hammill, a spokesman for Pelosi, tweeted in response to Khanna on Wednesday, pointing out that the federal law remains in place regardless of what rules House Democrats adopt - and that including the measure in the rules would allow Democrats to "designate appropriate offsets" rather than allow the Trump administration to make the across-the-board cuts mandated in law.

by | January 03, 2019 | 01:59

Infectious disease specialist Mark Rupp said that the Nebraska Medical Center is home to one of the nation's few dedicated biocontainment units. Nebraska Medicine treated three patients with Ebola in 2014. The removal of barricades placed on the roads by the demonstrators allowed the ambulances to circulate and recover some sick patients. "Some dignified and safe burials were made in both health zones".

by | December 31, 2018 | 16:55

Ted Cieslak MD, an infectious diseases specialist with Nebraska Medicine, revealed that the person is not ill and is not contagious despite possible exposure. Nebraska Medicine officials said the individual in their care is not an official patient, and therefore, the hospital will not provide any updates on the person's status unless it deems necessary.

by | December 31, 2018 | 10:12

As of last Saturday, the agency says nine states have high flu activity, with Kentucky being one of them. Geographically, there's widespread flu activity reported in 11 states - Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York and North Carolina - and Guam.

by | December 31, 2018 | 01:45

An American who was potentially exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been flown to the University of Nebraska Medical Center . Nebraska Medical Center is home to one of the nation's few dedicated biocontainment units. "The person was also monitored after arrival in Omaha and was shown not to be symptomatic".

by | December 30, 2018 | 05:08

But the most important step to stop seasonal flu, according to the CDC, is for everyone 6 months or older to get vaccinated. That order is now codified into law. Howard Zucker declared that influenza is prevalent in New York State. The state's southern counties and part of the northeastern area of the state were the only areas with no significant flu activity reported.

by | December 29, 2018 | 21:37

According to KRON , hospitals have hidden that information from the public in the past, claiming it's proprietary information or would confuse people. But that will change next week, price transparency is coming to USA hospitals. Hospitals will be required to update these price lists at least once each year.