Saturday May 25-th, 2019

Older Dog Walkers Suffering More Broken Bones From Falls Older Dog Walkers Suffering More Broken Bones From Falls

Hip injuries accounted for the highest share of fractures they identified, followed by upper arm and wrist fractures. In 2017, that number was nearly 4400. The researchers also noted that their data on dog walking-related injuries might be low. "...

Government creates new student mental health taskforce Government creates new student mental health taskforce

Sarah also added that they are inviting all students to take part, regardless of "whether you've have been affected by mental health problems or not, to help us make difference". The vast majority of students believe the Government should step in and...

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan healthcare company to be called Haven Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan healthcare company to be called Haven

As the group describes their work, Haven will focus on the 1.2 million employees and families affiliated with Amazon , Berkshire and JPMorgan across the US with a plan to "share what it learns to help others". But many Americans don't have these b...

Unvaccinated Oregon boy had 'severe' tetanus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published details of a case involving an unvaccinated OR 6-year-old who contracted tetanus. The child was playing on a farm when he cut his head on something, the report said. It's unclear fro...

Colorectal Cancer: Why Not Enough Hoosiers Are Getting Screened Colorectal Cancer: Why Not Enough Hoosiers Are Getting Screened

Symptoms are not always present with precancerous polyps, or colorectal cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, those at average risk for colon cancer should start getting screened at age 45. If you are at high risk, you may need to beg...

First measles case confirmed in San Antonio First measles case confirmed in San Antonio

Seventeen states now allow parents to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons. Between October 2018 and January 2019, state and local health officials dealt with an outbreak of measles , with 30 confirmed cases in Ocean C...

A Second Person May Be Cured of HIV A Second Person May Be Cured of HIV

They will continue to monitor the patient to determine if he has been definitively cured (meaning the HIV does not come back). The first, Timothy Brown , or the "Berlin patient," received a bone marrow transplant from a resistant donor in 2009...

Fitbit launches new wearables, redesigns app, starts Rewards beta programme Fitbit launches new wearables, redesigns app, starts Rewards beta programme

In the future, more personalised insights will be provided based on your data, according to a Fitbit spokesperson. It includes all-day automatic activity, exercise and Sleep Stages tracking and also comes with more than 15 goal-based exercise modes...

Esketamine, a Treatment for Depression, Receives FDA Approval Esketamine, a Treatment for Depression, Receives FDA Approval

Spravato, an esketamine-containing nasal spray developed by Johnson & Johnson, was tested for use with oral antidepressants as a therapy for treatment-resistant depression. Esketamine has the potential to be a game-changer in treating depression, sai...

Facebook will make anti-vaccine content less visible Facebook will make anti-vaccine content less visible

The changes come as tech giants are facing criticism for their role in disseminating false medical information in the wake of a massive measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest in January. "Leading global health organizations, such as the World ...

Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

Spravato is similar to ketamine , which has been cited in past abuse cases and is known by the slang name "Special K". One study in adults showed it was more effective than placebo in reducing symptoms of depression , but another in people aged ov...

Starbucks collaborates with Ariana Grande on launch of Cloud Macchiato Starbucks collaborates with Ariana Grande on launch of Cloud Macchiato

As of Tuesday morning, the 25-year-old chart-topper is professing her affection for a cool cup a java: Starbucks' new iced Cloud Macchiato , to be exact. From there, Grande revealed that she was in rehearsal for her upcoming tour . Early review...

Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Kohl's Corp forecast full-year profit above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as partnerships with Amazon and a range of new brands attract more shoppers. The retailer has been aggressively adding new athletic wear to its lineup, including product...

Cervical screening saves lives Cervical screening saves lives

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme was first introduced in the 1980s and is credited with a decrease of cervical cancer cases of around 7% each year. This is a simple test which takes just five minutes and could save your life. "It's just not worth...

‘London patient’ is world’s second ever in HIV remission ‘London patient’ is world’s second ever in HIV remission

However, these medications must be taken every day, have multiple distressing side effects, and can cost thousands of dollars each month. A second patient has reportedly been cured of HIV, after stem-cell therapy, which could be a major milestone i...

Purdue Pharma Explores Bankruptcy After Thousands of Lawsuits Purdue Pharma Explores Bankruptcy After Thousands of Lawsuits

Purdue is also considering filing for bankruptcy, putting a hold on all litigation that could cost the company billions. The companies are accused of misrepresentation, fraud and violating the RICO and Louisiana Products Liability acts to dump mill...

HIV cure: London patient recovers from sex disease in major breakthrough HIV cure: London patient recovers from sex disease in major breakthrough

The London patient was given stem cells from a donor with the same mutation in CCR5 the Berlin patient received as well as immune-suppressing drugs. The patient asked to remain anonymous and is referred to as the "London patient ". The give...

FDA chief Gottlieb to resign FDA chief Gottlieb to resign

He had been commuting weekly to Washington from his home in CT. But Gottlieb bucked expectations by pushing the agency to expand its authorities in several key ways, including an unprecedented effort to make cigarettes less addictive by requiring low...

Teen who got vaccinated despite parents' wishes speaks before Congress Teen who got vaccinated despite parents' wishes speaks before Congress

Lindbenberger addressed the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday about his personal decision to get vaccinated , and why the misinformation his mother believed is so risky. Vaccination against a list of diseases is requi...

Biogen to acquire gene therapy company for $800m Biogen to acquire gene therapy company for $800m

Investors will often need to stay aware of happenings in the overall economic environment, and pay attention to global factors that may have a widespread impact on markets. As traders scan the equity market, they may be using Simple Moving Averages t...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Announces He Will Resign FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Announces He Will Resign

Gottlieb, who said he wanted to spend more time with his wife and three young children in CT, was nominated by President Donald Trump in part to aid in Trump's anti-regulation agenda. The Post noted that Gottlieb listed some of his accomplishmen...

IL among 20 states to sue over Trump adminstration's abortion rule IL among 20 states to sue over Trump adminstration's abortion rule

The attorneys general from 21 states are filing a lawsuit in federal court today against the Trump administration , seeking to overturn its final revisions to the Title X Family Planning Rule. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the move an "outrage...

Social media marketing affects children’s food habits Social media marketing affects children’s food habits

Generally, these are people in their 20s who are successful, outgoing, positive, energetic and "highly appealing" to the younger crowd, according to Anna Coates , a doctoral student at the School of Psychology at the University of Liverpool in the...

Second Man Is HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant Second Man Is HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant

It's been 18 months since the patient last took his antiretroviral drugs . The patient received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor-the second time an adult has been cleared of the AIDS virus in the history of the epidemic.

Again, bone marrow transplant totally cures man of HIV Again, bone marrow transplant totally cures man of HIV

The important point here is that it had been assumed that there might be something special about the Berlin patient , but now "we know it is reproducible", said Hütter, who was not involved in the London patient's treatment. But a very small numbe...

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