Friday November 15-th, 2019

9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University 9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University

As a toddler, Laurent Simons preferred to take his toys apart so he could fix, instead of playing with them. Laurent comes from a family of doctors - but his parents are still grappling to explain how he absorbs knowledge so quickly. "Not only is h...

Superbug infections are rising but deaths falling, CDC says Superbug infections are rising but deaths falling, CDC says

These microbes have constructed up a resilience towards the medication created to kill them, which means they are often extraordinarily harmful and tough to deal with. As physicians and scientists on the front lines of a growing public health crisis,...

California school shooting is another nightmare made real California school shooting is another nightmare made real

In schools throughout the country, students must endure overcrowded classrooms without sufficient or any access to nurses and counselors. Detective Daniel Finn of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station was driving away when he heard gunshots and sa...

Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans

As physicians and scientists on the front lines of a growing public health crisis, the Infectious Diseases Society of America urges federal policy makers to respond to the report's warning with investments and commitment to turning the tide of anti...

Calif. high school shooting: multiple injuries reported Calif. high school shooting: multiple injuries reported

Another student who identified herself only as Pamela said Holt retrieved a first aid kit that was in the classroom and began treating the girl's wounds on her shoulder and torso. Videos show the chaos and massive law enforcement response to the sc...

WHO approves world's-first Ebola vaccine WHO approves world's-first Ebola vaccine

It is now remaining applied in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo centered on a "compassionate use" protocol. Current figures show that in DR Congo at least 3287 cases (3169 confirmed & 118 probable), including 2192 deaths, 10...

What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart

Speaking on the move, Jeff Wessler, Cardiologist and Founder of the Heartbeat cardiology clinics, said that it is hard to identify atrial fibrillation in healthy people that are commonly in their mid-30s. About 6 million people in the USA alone are a...

Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays

The Oklahoma Caring Vans are also traveling across the state this season to provide free flu vaccines to children who are eligible. The National Institutes of Health recently signed a contract with the University of Georgia for funding to develop a...

State near national average for lung cancer survival State near national average for lung cancer survival

This year's "State of Lung Cancer" report seeks to continue the positive trend of increased lung cancer survival , as the nationwide five-year lung cancer survival rate of 21.7 percent, up from 17.2 percent a decade ago, reflects a 26 percent im...

Health officials report second vaping related-death in Missouri Health officials report second vaping related-death in Missouri

The Philippines on Friday reported its first case of a vaping-linked illness, as health authorities expressed concern at court orders preventing them from regulating electronic cigarettes . Health officials last week also dubbed the discovery of...

Wasim Akram expresses concern over growing prevalence of diabetes in Pakistan Wasim Akram expresses concern over growing prevalence of diabetes in Pakistan

Cho, president of the IDF, said in a statement . (2) According to this group global age-standardised diabetes prevalence increased from 4.3% (95% CI 2.4-7.0) in 1980 to 9.0% (7.2-11.1) in 2014 in men, and from 5.0% (2.9-7.9) to 7.9% (6.4-9.7) in wom...

Should you go straight for insulin if you're diabetic? Should you go straight for insulin if you're diabetic?

One in every two people now living with diabetes is undiagnosed. Symptoms are more often to be found in people with type 1 diabetes . However, the truth is fruits also contain carbohydrates and can also raise blood sugar levels. Type 1 diabetes , ...

Today's babies won't know life without climate change, new report warns Today's babies won't know life without climate change, new report warns

The 2019 report presents an annual update of 41 indicators across five key domains: climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability; adaptation, planning, and resilience for health; mitigation actions and health co-benefits; economics and financ...

Erdogan warns Turkey’s talks with European Union may end over Cyprus sanctions Erdogan warns Turkey’s talks with European Union may end over Cyprus sanctions

In a letter led by House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel, the 15 House Democrats and two Republicans said Turkey's invasion of Syria "has had disastrous consequences for U.S. "The United States will not hold them for what could be many years a...

UCF Dreamer Uncertain About Life After Court Ruling UCF Dreamer Uncertain About Life After Court Ruling

Microsoft has said that it employs more than 60 DACA recipients . She grew up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University and now works in supply chain management. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that if the Supreme Court overturns t...

Vaccine against #Ebola - Commission grants first-ever market authorization

Lindmeier says there likely will be a higher demand for Ebola vaccine in coming years. The shot is also being reviewed by US health regulators and a decision is expected in the first quarter of next year. Merck has been responsible for the research...

Getting to the Bottom of Vaping Illness Outbreak

According to the CDC , data from 771 of the patients involved in the outbreak show that 69 percent are male, 62 percent are between the ages of 18 and 34 and 22 percent are between the ages of 18 and 21. "Therefore, the suspected cause is a chemica...

Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer, say aid groups

With an estimated 162,000 children that reportedly died of pneumonia in Nigeria in 2018, the country has been said to have the highest number of pneumonia deaths globally. It also means the disease now snuffs life out of under-five children in Nigeri...

Kaiser Permanente Chairman Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly Kaiser Permanente Chairman Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly

In its statement , Kaiser said Tyson was "a$3 n outstanding leader, visionary, and champion for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans". "His loss is a loss for all who strive to improve the quality of care and coverage in the Amer...

You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS

While numerous campaigners welcomed the new guidance of NICE, some suggested that this recommendation should be extended to help thousands of people who can benefit from cannabis-based medicines. Simon Wigglesworth, deputy chief executive at Epileps...

Flu Has Arrived, Deaths Reported in Washoe and Clark Counties Flu Has Arrived, Deaths Reported in Washoe and Clark Counties

Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Officials for the Southern Nevada Health District say Clark County's only flu-related death this season occurred between October 27 and November 2...

Toxic Compound Responsible for Vaping Illnesses: CDC Toxic Compound Responsible for Vaping Illnesses: CDC

There are still many unknowns involving e-cigarettes, including much about their long-term effects and the definitive cause or causes of a growing number of vaping-related lung illnesses . "This is the first time that we have detected a potential c...

Virginia doctor arrested, allegedly performed unnecessary hysterectomies without patients' consent Virginia doctor arrested, allegedly performed unnecessary hysterectomies without patients' consent

The affidavit states women underwent "hysterectomies, cystectomies, myomectomies, tubal ligation and dilation & curettage", and focuses on four unidentified patients. Perwaiz attended medical school in Pakistan, and he completed a residency at Charle...

Common Link Discovers in Vaping Death Cases -Vitamin E Acetate Common Link Discovers in Vaping Death Cases -Vitamin E Acetate

It comes amid the slew of vaping-related lung illnesses that have sickened 2,051 Americans since March and have killed at least 40 in 24 states and the nation's capitol. In some instances, it made up more than half of the liquid in the cartridges. ...

Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data

Sources told The Wall Street Journal that Google's development of this initiative began previous year with a partnership with the St. Louis-based health system Ascension, the second-largest company of its kind in the United States. In a statement ...

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