Tuesday May 21-st, 2019

Pet Hedgehogs Are the Latest Source of a Salmonella Outbreak Pet Hedgehogs Are the Latest Source of a Salmonella Outbreak

There are many different kinds of Salmonella bacteria, but the Salmonella serotype Typhimurium and Salmonella serotype Enteritidis are the most common in the United States. The CDC advises: "Don't kiss or snuggle hedgehogs, because this c...

Israeli Scientists: Cure for Cancer Likely in a Year

Aridor, meanwhile, said it will work from "Day 1" and will cause "no or minimal side effects at a much lower cost than most other treatments". The treatment, which is known as MuTaTo, will use cancer-targeting peptides and a toxin to kill cancer ce...

Corbyn amendment defeated as MPs vote on Brexit Plan B Corbyn amendment defeated as MPs vote on Brexit Plan B

Here we look at how that amendment will shape Mrs May's new negotiating strategy, and whether it is likely to yield any progress on the vexed issue of the Irish border. But the SNP's Ian Blackford sparked uproar in the chamber when he claimed the Tor...

DPH: Case of measles found in New Haven County adult

Lindquist added that officials are particularly concerned that "folks that are immuno-compromised - pregnant women, young kids and those that are unvaccinated - could be at risk for this disease" without realizing it because the telltale measles rash...

Former Defence Minister Breathes His Last at 88 — George Fernandes Dies Former Defence Minister Breathes His Last at 88 — George Fernandes Dies

An active trade unionist, he was involved in the railway strike in 1974, which disrupted train services across the country and invited a massive government crackdown. He served as the Defence Minister in the National Democratic Alliance from 1998 t...

Genetically Modified Chickens Offer Hope for Cheaper Drugs

The chickens were genetically modified to produce drugs in their eggs, and amazingly, the researchers found that the drugs worked just as well as ones produced using existing methods. Then, these therapeutic proteins can be recovered from eggs with a...

Two DR Congo soldiers killed by Ebola virus: army Two DR Congo soldiers killed by Ebola virus: army

South Sudan received 2,160 doses of the Ebola vaccine (rVSV-ZEBOV) from Merck, the vaccine developer. The African country of South Sudan has started vaccinating front-line response staff with the Ebola Zaire vaccine candidate v920. "Although resear...

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

The measles virus is transmitted by air very easily, and people are contagious several days before they show any symptoms. While nearly all states allow exemptions from their vaccination legislation on religious grounds, Washington state is one...

Time on screens could cause delays in pre-school learning Time on screens could cause delays in pre-school learning

The research, conducted in part by University of Calgary assistant professor of psychology Sheri Madigan, looked at the electronic-device habits of nearly 2,500 women and their children, who were aged 2 to 5. Other aspects of the child's life, such a...

Cancer Cure Just One Year Away, Scientists Claim

It's important to note that, aside from the Jerusalem Post , there has been no independent confirmation of this report. Previous year there were 9.6million deaths from cancer worldwide, according to charity Cancer Research UK. By using three pepti...

11 people sick with salmonella after kissing, snuggling hedgehogs

The outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium was identified in samples collected from three hedgehogs in two ill patients' homes in Minnesota. People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium as of January 23, 2019.

State bill introduced to nix personal exemptions for measles vaccine

With 35 cases of measles now in an outbreak in the Vancouver, WA area, lawmakers are looking to put a stop to the personal exemption silliness. Of the 34 cases, 24 are children between age 1 and 10. Measles is a highly contagious viral illness spread...

Canadian study links screen time to slower child development

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) looked at 2,400 typically developing children in Canada. These amounts all exceed the Canadian Pediatric Society's recommended guidelines of no more than one hou...

State of emergency declared in US measles outbreak State of emergency declared in US measles outbreak

Public health officials in southwest Washington, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, said people may have been exposed to the risky disease at more than three dozen locations, including Portland International Airport, a Portland Tra...

Former San Francisco Mayor Reveals His Extramarital Affair with Kamala Harris Former San Francisco Mayor Reveals His Extramarital Affair with Kamala Harris

When questions began to swirl over her impartiality, Harris has become keen to distance herself from the former mayor. Harris, a first-term USA senator from California who announced her candidacy last Monday, rallied thousands of supporters at the ...

State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

There are also nine suspected cases in Clark County. At the time there were 26 confirmed measles cases. According to the Washington State Department of Health , just over 77 percent Washington state kindergartners were unvaccinated because of pers...

Student dies after eating leftover pasta that wasn't kept in the fridge

The student ate the bowl of pasta after microwaving it before heading out to play. An autopsy later revealed that he'd died suddenly from food poisoning caused by a bacteria called bacillus cereus. "But tragic cases like this one have been report...

US Man Leaks Health Records, HIV Status of Thousands in Singapore US Man Leaks Health Records, HIV Status of Thousands in Singapore

US citizen Mikhy Farrera Brochez lived in Singapore from 2008 and was convicted in 2017 on numerous drug-related and fraud offences, including lying to the Ministry of Manpower about his own HIV status, the Health Ministry said. The US citizen wh...

Fried Chicken Linked To Early Death In Older Women, Study Finds Fried Chicken Linked To Early Death In Older Women, Study Finds

The results showed that eating fried food on a regular basis can be linked to an increased risk of death and heart-related death, which really didn't come as a huge surprise. The researchers then looked at the effect of specific fried foods. Regula...

34 measles cases in Washington outbreak

Those infected are primarily isolated to Clark County, in southwest Washington, which directly borders Oregan's capital of Portland. Last week, a person infected with measles attended a Portland Trail Blazers home game in OR amid the outbreak.

Arizona agency to probe if other nurses at fault Arizona agency to probe if other nurses at fault

Burr said she would regularly talk to the family and that she lived next to them for five years until Sutherland sold his family's home. She gave birth to a baby boy in December. He resigned January 7 after reports surfaced that a 29-year-old p...

Health secretary tells social media firms: protect our children Health secretary tells social media firms: protect our children

After Molly's death, her family found that she had been viewing material which focused on self-harm, depression, anxiety and suicide. Hancock recently sent a letter to various platforms, acknowledging steps some have taken to remove inappropriate m...

Aspirin, ibuprofen can improve survival rate of cancer patients | newkerala.com #94340 Aspirin, ibuprofen can improve survival rate of cancer patients | newkerala.com #94340

According to the American Cancer Society, about 65,000 people in the United States develop head and neck cancer each year. They all had the mutated gene. The researchers note, however, that they are not yet able to make any specific recommendat...

Chinese Scientists Successfully Clone Five Gene-Edited Monkeys Chinese Scientists Successfully Clone Five Gene-Edited Monkeys

It is highly controversial with monkeys coming from an original, whose own genes had been edited to remove a vital gene that regulates the body's rhythm. Now the fallen scientist, who's since disappeared from public view, possibly under some form o...

BC CDC warns of measles outbreak in Washington State BC CDC warns of measles outbreak in Washington State

The virus, spread by coughing or sneezing, can remain in the air for up to two hours in an isolated space. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) says, so far, there have been no infections in B.C. This year, B.C. has seen just one case of mea...

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