Medical

by | January 31, 2019 | 08:24

The UK government of Theresa May will try to get the Brexit deal approved in House of Commons after crushing defeat two weeks ago. "There can be no change to the backstop". The EU has repeatedly refused to budge. At the weekend, Ireland 's foreign minister, Simon Coveney, stated baldly the backstop simply "isn't going to change".

by | January 30, 2019 | 20:10

According to its creators, MuTaTo functions as a " cancer antibiotic", using a combination of cancer-targeting peptides (amino acid chains) and also containing a toxin that specifically kills cancer cells. "This should make the whole molecule non-immunogenic in most cases and would enable repeated administration of the drug", the specialist added. And he says it will "dramatically decrease side effects because it does not target non-cancerous cells as current cancer drugs do".

by | January 30, 2019 | 16:44

Nitish Kumar and Fernandes have a history between them, both first founded the Samata Party in 1994 and afterwards both parted ways with the Janata Dal . The Bihar government has announced a two-day state mourning, according to ANI . Observing that Vietnam had a large share of the world coffee market, he said, "I am not grudging that; I am an admirer of Vietnam" and heaped praise on the Southeast Asian country and its people for their rapid progress.

by | January 30, 2019 | 14:54

Over the weekend, nine more cases were discovered. Most of the cases involved children younger than 10, the Clark County Public Health Department said in a statement . All but eradicated from the United States thanks to comprehensive vaccination programs, measles is still endemic in other parts of the world, and once in a while it hitches a ride to our country via global travel.

by | January 30, 2019 | 05:55

One person has been hospitalized in the outbreak. Thus far in Washington, no cases have been in children under the age of 1, which Swanson believes is at least partly because local officials have been dogged in their efforts to track exactly where infected individuals have been (schools, daycares, health centers, grocery stores, etc.) so parents with babies can stay away.

by | January 30, 2019 | 04:56

The new treatment is being developed by Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies with scientists believing a cure could be just a year away. It's not clear how the company could promise to offer a cancer cure within 12 months if clinical trials will take years.

by | January 30, 2019 | 02:07

So why the emergency declaration? In Friday's statement , Inslee said, "Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children". You are at lower risk of getting measles if you were born before 1957, have had measles disease, or have had one or more measles shots (measles is included in the MMR vaccine ).

by | January 29, 2019 | 18:38

The outbreak is being closely monitored and one person has been taken to the hospital. Public health officials struggling to contain the highly contagious virus say the outbreak is a textbook example of why it's critical to vaccinate against childhood diseases.

by | January 29, 2019 | 12:42

He was deported after a conviction for numerous fraud and drug-related charges almost two years ago, the agency said. "I am sorry that one of our former staff who was authorised to have access to confidential information in our HIV registry appears to not have complied with our security guidelines".

by | January 29, 2019 | 10:08

No cases related to the Clark County outbreak have been reported in the province, but B.C.'s vaccination rate now sits below the 95 per cent necessary to achieve herd immunity. The typical recommendations are that children should get two doses of MMR vaccine, the first between 12 to 15 months of age and the second between 4 and 6 years old.

by | January 29, 2019 | 08:37

Harris rarely mentioned Trump by name, but he was clearly a target. Another former Obama adviser, Anita Dunn, told the LA Times: "She really took a large step toward demonstrating - not telling people, but demonstrating to people - she's a candidate who can go the distance".

by | January 27, 2019 | 23:56

You may keep their habitat clean, but the bacteria can easily spread to toys, bedding and almost anywhere they roam. The supplier of the hedgehogs that is causing the outbreak has not been identified, the agency said. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection issued a warning to pet owners Friday to not "kiss or snuggle" their hedgehogs because of a risk of contracting Salmonella .

by | January 27, 2019 | 10:28

The pharmaceutical industry is braced for criticism that it has been reluctant to carry out research in the area since it is potentially less profitable than breakthrough medicines. I don't want it to be the future for my children - yet it may be unless we act'. She said: "Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest and most risky threats to modern healthcare, and the more high-level support we get to tackle this problem, the better".

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:55

Her parents, who also can't be identified, said: "She has feelings, likes to be read to, enjoys soft music and is capable of responding to people she is familiar with, especially family". He was set to be charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said. "From the minute we first became aware of this crime we have worked virtually nonstop trying to solve and resolve this case".

by | January 26, 2019 | 11:56

The researchers looked at about 20 years' worth of data for nearly 107,000 older women in the US, ages 50-79. They found that regularly eating fried foods was associated with a heightened risk of death among these women from any cause and specifically heart-related death.

by | January 26, 2019 | 09:55

Dr. Hu says it's impossible to predict what form of the flu will be more prevalent each season. On its weekly FluWatch website, PHAC said there were 20,494 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases reported by the provinces and territories as of January 12, a lot of them caused by H1N1 and most affecting those under age 65.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:02

A 2018 study examined the presence and levels of amyloid beta in a person's brain by looking at people with varying levels of health, including some with who were healthy, some who had mild cognitive impairments and some who had Alzheimer's disease.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:00

The document released Tuesday is only part of Health Canada's new healthy-eating recommendations. "Quite frankly, we should be focusing on the cakes, the sweets, the sugary drinks", she said. "It's tremendous that Canadians are finally getting a kick in the butt to be eating more fruits and veggies". The revamped guide stresses that Canadians should make water their drink of choice.

by | January 25, 2019 | 22:12

Research fellow Anna Adcock said HPV screening was more effective at preventing cervical cancer and its associated premature death than the current smear test , and the new technology enabled women to screen themselves. Dr Eric Kelly, chairman of Bassetlaw clinical commissioning group, said: "Having a smear test is hugely important as early detection of any abnormalities within the cervix can lead to a better chance of successful treatment".

by | January 25, 2019 | 21:01

When later asked about the 70 percent tax rate, which Fox News continued to bemoan doom and gloom about, Ocasio-Cortez was more than happy to spell it out. "Poor people suffer twice from being deprived of basic services and also paying a higher burden of taxation", Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, told Reuters.