Wednesday December 11-th, 2019

Health Canada's updated food guide favours plant-based protein Health Canada's updated food guide favours plant-based protein

IN launching the new Canada's Food Guide on Tuesday, federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor emphasized that healthy eating is about more than the foods Canadians eat. Early drafts of the guide indicating it would promote eating more plant-...

CDC: 11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs CDC: 11 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to hedgehogs

Small pets like hedgehogs can carry bacteria, even if they look clean and healthy. No deaths have been reported. You may keep their habitat clean, but the bacteria can easily spread to toys, bedding and almost anywhere they roam. Most people's Salmon...

Measles Prompts Health Emergency in Washington County Measles Prompts Health Emergency in Washington County

Public health officials in Clark County , Wash., said Wednesday that they were aware of 23 confirmed cases and seven suspected cases of measles had been identified in the county since January 1. Though someone infected with measles attended the ...

Health officials encourage Albertans to get their 'very effective' flu shot Health officials encourage Albertans to get their 'very effective' flu shot

Adalja, MD, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. By comparison, as of January 12 of the current flu season, there have been two deaths and 93 influenza-associated hospitalizations. Influenza has an ...

KDHE: Flu numbers down compared to last year's outbreak

This year's flu shot has been 72 per cent effective at preventing infections in Canada, according to a scientific study. "We're quite pleased with the estimate of vaccine prevention this year", she said. "We'd like to have another 20 or 30 more if ...

DH will DH will "enhance" role of community pharmacists in tackling antibiotic

The proposals, which were unveiled by health secretary Matt Hancock at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on 24 January 2019, also include plans to introduce a new formula for paying drug companies for NHS drugs aimed to encourage the...

Two dozen flu deaths reported in Nebraska Two dozen flu deaths reported in Nebraska

Last year, more than 30 cases of H1N1, also known as swine flu, were reported in Punjab, whereas 443 cases were reported in 2016. According to the Charlotte Observer, the flu season presently as of 2019 is not as bad as the previous year.

Self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women Self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women

The importance of cervical screening (commonly known as a smear test ) is being stressed by doctors throughout South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw during the national Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2019 (January 21 to 27). Cervical cancer is the most ...

Fried chicken and fish up risk of early death Fried chicken and fish up risk of early death

The results are not surprising "given the association of fried food to weight gain and obesity, as well as elevation of cholesterol and triglycerides", said Dr. "This study emphasizes that there is no "maybe" - fried food and fat have a direct relati...

Childhood linked to mental health problems Childhood linked to mental health problems

Most adults now in their 30s-50s would have been exposed to lead fumes from auto exhausts. Senior author of the study, Terrie Moffitt explained, "These are historical data from an era when lead levels like these were viewed as normal in children ...

Value Of Insulin Virtually Doubled Over A 5-Yr Time Body Value Of Insulin Virtually Doubled Over A 5-Yr Time Body

The average point-of-sale price - or out-of-pocket costs , such as deductibles, co-insurance and what insurers pay - almost doubled, rising from $0.13 per unit to $0.25 per unit of insulin, which translates to an increase from $7.80 a day in 2012 to...

Birth Control Pill Break May Not Be Necessary Birth Control Pill Break May Not Be Necessary

Women can safely take the birth control pill without a seven-day break, according to fresh guidance that exposes how the rule was developed to appease the Vatican. Dr Sarah Hardman, co-director of the FSRH clinical effectiveness unit, said: "If a w...

Now's the Time to Buy Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - 5 Analysts Says

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance its showing bearish trend of -0.43% in last five regular trading sessions. The current EPS for the company has recorded at $5.33. On Mond...

No Dairy Category in Canada's New Food Guide No Dairy Category in Canada's New Food Guide

If you are shopping, the guide recommends you "shop for sales" and "check out flyers and coupons" because this can make food shopping more affordable, also in the event you were unaware of that fact. The Canadian Cattleman's Association says in a sta...

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib Added to Oversight Committee Before Cohen Hearing Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib Added to Oversight Committee Before Cohen Hearing

Each day presents a fresh opportunity for a conservative to come for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez online, and without fail, people deliver. "It's a very sad situation", Trump said . So, unless Ocasio Cortez knows something we don't, she shouldn't be spr...

A Measles Outbreak Has Hit An Anti-Vaxxer Hotspot In The US

Public health officials in Clark County , Wash., said Wednesday that they were aware of 23 confirmed cases and seven suspected cases of measles had been identified in the county since January 1. Twenty-nine cases of the virus were reported in Ca...

Scientists clone five genetically-altered baby monkeys for first time Scientists clone five genetically-altered baby monkeys for first time

Footage released by the researchers, from the Institute of Neuroscience at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai, shows the five cloned monkeys in an incubator. For some, however, these scientific successes come at an unacceptable cost. 'If...

New Canada food guide recommends more plant-based proteins and less meat New Canada food guide recommends more plant-based proteins and less meat

In the U.S., the plate is divided into four sections, but unlike Canada's food guide , it includes an image of a glass of milk. "Food is everything we are", she said. In eliminating specific food and portion recommendations, the guide no longer li...

Scientists uncover link between gum disease, Alzheimer's disease Scientists uncover link between gum disease, Alzheimer's disease

The treatment recently passed human safety studies and is due to enter Phase II/III clinical trials in mild to moderate Alzheimer's patients this year. The gene was also found in cerebro-spinal fluid from seven out of ten living patients diagnosed ...

Aspirin cuts heart attack risk but increases chance of unsafe bleeding Aspirin cuts heart attack risk but increases chance of unsafe bleeding

Aspirin wasn't associated with a lower risk of premature deaths from all causes or from events like heart attacks and strokes in particular, the study found. In the past low-dose aspirin, which is very cheap, was frequently prescribed for even health...

Report calls homicide rate in Ontario long-term care homes 'Situation Critical' Report calls homicide rate in Ontario long-term care homes 'Situation Critical'

The alarming number comes from the coroner's office. When considering those statistics in the context of Ontario having about 80,000 people living in long-term care homes, that's a homicide rate four times the city of Toronto, Mehra said.

Phoenix police arrest nurse accused of raping, impregnating woman in vegetative state Phoenix police arrest nurse accused of raping, impregnating woman in vegetative state

It is unclear when he stopped working at the facility. Sutherland met with police on Tuesday. The important thing is that she is a beloved daughter, albeit with significant intellectual disabilities. Hacienda HealthCare said Sutherland, who had a...

Follow this diet for both personal and planetary health Follow this diet for both personal and planetary health

Meat and dairy representatives were critical of the report. Food industry leaders say a new study on dietary suggestions "lacks any kind of scientific rigor and only serves to misguide Americans on their nutritional health". Many segments of the f...

Migrants Face Higher Risk of Developing Ill Migrants Face Higher Risk of Developing Ill

A new World Health Organization study of refugee and migrant flows in Europe found that these groups have a lower risk of nearly all forms of cancer but are more vulnerable to communicable diseases including vaccine-preventable diseases and antimic...

Liberals accused of failing to support women Liberals accused of failing to support women

She has been a member of Cabinet since 2015, and is also the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations. With Prime Minister Scott Morrison by her side, she said her reasons for quitting were "complex", but that the decisive reasons were "very pers...

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