Wednesday May 22-nd, 2019

New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe

The estimate in the East 51.1 new cases detected per 100,000 people was inordinately excessive than in the West, which possessed a rate of 6.4 new cases per 100,000 people. There should be adequate investments in prevention, treatment and detection, ...

Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

Overall, there were more than 2.8 million US deaths in 2017, or almost 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The rate increased from almost 729 deaths per 100,000 people in 2016 to almost ...

How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego? How Lengthy Does It Take To Poop Lego?

But despite how common this is, little research has actually been done in the area. University of Melbourne researcher Dr Andrew Tagg and a handful of fearless paediatricians took a couple of LEGO heads for the team so they could answer the quest...

Chinese scientist created human babies using gene editing resistant to HIV Chinese scientist created human babies using gene editing resistant to HIV

Early previous year, CNA spoke to John DiCamillo, an ethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center, about the ethics surrounding CRISPR technology in general. "I feel proud", He told a packed auditorium at the University of Hong Kong, whose sk...

Devon's police respond to national report on Mental Health Devon's police respond to national report on Mental Health

She said: "Police officers naturally want to respond and do their best to support vulnerable people when they ask for help". Mind was involved with the report - "Policing and Mental Health - Picking Up the Pieces" - by being part of the reference...

Here's How Long It Takes to Retrieve a Swallowed Lego

The second most commonly swallowed objects are small toys but there is very little data out there. "We all looked, and unfortunately for one of our lucky participants it never came out the other end", University of Melbourne researcher Andrew Tag...

Unsafe medical implants given to patients, global investigation finds Unsafe medical implants given to patients, global investigation finds

Similarly, explant surgeries - operations to remove medical devices - caused almost 5 lakh "adverse events". 'We know it takes nine years for a medicine ... Concerns have been raised about a number of faulty medical implants potentially harming p...

China orders probe into first 'gene-edited babies' China orders probe into first 'gene-edited babies'

Experts said using gene-editing to make someone immune to HIV was unnecessary. In his promotional video , He describes targeting the CCR5 gene, which helps the HIV virus enter healthy human cells. "Directly experimenting on human is nothing ...

EPL: Burnley-Newcastle kick-off delayed after referees’ assessor collapses EPL: Burnley-Newcastle kick-off delayed after referees’ assessor collapses

Newcastle United surged clear of the Premier League relegation zone after a Ben Mee own goal and Ciaran Clark's header in the first half helped them to a 2-1 win at struggling Burnley on Monday. The Toon have won three Premier League games i...

It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

As of Monday, the FDA said 43 people became ill in 12 states due to the outbreak, and another 22 people were sickened in Canada. Consumers will be able to know where the food is harvested and produced because the produce industry agreed to start ...

First Genome-Edited Babies? - Hit & Run

He says his team performed "gene surgery" on embryos created from their parents' sperm and eggs to protect the children from the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV , which causes AIDS. In addition, Zhang said that in 2015, "the worldwide research...

Chinese scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies Chinese scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

JK says the goal was not to cure or prevent any diseases that a child might inherit but to try and give it a trait that a small percentage of humans naturally have-the ability to possibly resist future HIV infections. The editing process, which he ...

Avoid all romaine lettuce, CDC warns amid E. coli outbreak Avoid all romaine lettuce, CDC warns amid E. coli outbreak

Cut Caesar salad off the menu this week: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a multistate E. coli outbreak is underway, and romaine lettuce is to blame. coli in the United States and Canada , health officials say. No deaths have...

UMd freshman with adenovirus dies, 5 other cases confirmed UMd freshman with adenovirus dies, 5 other cases confirmed

The virus can cause colds and pneumonia , but some strains can result more serious illnesses, especially in people who have compromised immune systems. "University of Maryland health officials said there is no specific medication to treat the infect...

40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030 40 million with diabetes could be without insulin by 2030

Inspite of UN's dedication to cure non-communicable illnesses and safeguard comprehensive acquisition to drugs for diabetes covering much of the world insulin is scarce and needlessly arduous for patients to obtain. Data from the International Diabet...

Shortage of Insulin to Affect Half of Type 2 Diabetics by 2030 Shortage of Insulin to Affect Half of Type 2 Diabetics by 2030

In the next 12 years, half of those with type 2 diabetes won't be able to receive potentially life-saving insulin unless access to the drug improves, new research shows . "These estimates suggest that current levels of insulin access are highly inade...

Healthcare firms Walgreens and Humana may regret a half Healthcare firms Walgreens and Humana may regret a half

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. The Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The next resistance point is at $83.38, representing almost 4.31% premium to the current market...

Health warning as drought-fueled dust storm hits Sydney Health warning as drought-fueled dust storm hits Sydney

The Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday that light dust had started impacting the Sydney, Central Coast and Illawarra regions. Mr Notara said the conditions had "the same hallmarks" of a major dust storm in Sydney in 2009. NSW Health has urged c...

Boston Scientific offers to buy UK's BTG for about $4.24 billion Boston Scientific offers to buy UK's BTG for about $4.24 billion

The deal bolsters Boston Scientific's portfolio with interventional medicine products for cancer and cardiovascular diseases, which fit in well with the United States company's current product range, as well as licensing revenues that accounted for n...

Drug to reduce children’s peanut allergies shows early promise Drug to reduce children’s peanut allergies shows early promise

The aim of treatment is not to heal the allergy or sanction children to consume peanut butter sandwiches but to decrease the probability that an incidental subjection to trace amounts will activate a life menacing response in somebody with an extre...

FDA: Four infants hospitalized with botulism from honey-filled pacifiers FDA: Four infants hospitalized with botulism from honey-filled pacifiers

Honey might contain bacteria that produce the toxin in the intestine of infants that consume it, according to health officials. Symptoms of infant botulism include constipation, floppy movements and trouble controlling the head, a weak cry, droopin...

Chickenpox outbreak is North Carolina's largest since 1995 Chickenpox outbreak is North Carolina's largest since 1995

The Asheville Waldorf School is a private school that educates children from nursery to sixth grade. Asheville Waldorf has one of the highest religious vaccination exemption rates in the state, according to data maintained by the state's Department o...

Don't eat romaine lettuce: Health Canada Don't eat romaine lettuce: Health Canada

While it can in cases be life-threatening, most people recover within a week. Typical symptoms include stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting. Thirty-two illnesses have been reported from 11 states , including 13 people who have been hospitalized.

Parents say no to flu shots for children Parents say no to flu shots for children

Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of MI. Thirty-four percent of USA parents said their child was unlikely to get the flu vaccine this year, according to a report published Monday by C.S. Among the parents...

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Warning Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Warning

As of Tuesday, the grower, supplier, distributor and brand of the infected lettuce is not known, the CDC said . The outbreak could be linked to all types of romaine lettuce, including whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes o...

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