Sunday August 25-th, 2019

Outcry over Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments Outcry over Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments

The budget calls for $845 billion in total, or gross, spending reductions to Medicare over 10 years, mainly by cutting future payments to hospitals and other service providers. At the moment the budget will be debated - probably in mid-October - pres...

New Study Suggests Alzheimer's Disease May Be Detectable With an Eye Exam New Study Suggests Alzheimer's Disease May Be Detectable With an Eye Exam

Their results were published Monday in the journal Ophthalmology Retina . The new findings couldn't have happened without a new scanning technology, called optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), that allows users to see in fine detail th...

Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20 Measles outbreak in New Zealand's Canterbury widens to 20

Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centres in the Canterbury district, which includes Christchurch, as the potentially life-threatening disease widened to more than 20 confirmed cases. The vaccination program would see 100,000 dose...

Italy changes laws over unvaccinated children attending school

The consequences for failing to comply with the legislation reportedly varies depending on how old the child is. However, a year ago the Health Ministry - headed by a member of the Five Star Movement political party, whose co-founder the paper no...

Scientists Mark 'Significant Step' in Bringing Back Woolly Mammoths

The latter is supposed to undergo genetic division to ultimately set the mammoth revival project in motion, with an egg cell forming in the mouse's ovaries. Their observations also suggested the injection of mammoth nuclei triggered DNA fix machinery...

Just how bad is Trump's new proposed budget? Just how bad is Trump's new proposed budget?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., signaled Sunday that this is a fight for them. The budget also proposes a 5 percent cut in non-defense domestic discretionary spending, slashing $845 ...

FDA approves J&J's esketamine as faster-acting depression treatment FDA approves J&J's esketamine as faster-acting depression treatment

The drug is to treat severe symptoms of depression , including adults with treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Like any new medication, it comes with many questions; clinical studies before FDA approval are limited in the number and type of patien...

Virginia woman wins the lottery 30 times in one day

Brown spent $30 in total for the tickets but won $5,000 for each, the highest available prize for a $1 ticket. "She's considering some home renovation", the Virginia Lottery said in a statement. "I was taking care of a friend", he told reporters at...

Woman Wins The Lottery 30 Times In One Day Woman Wins The Lottery 30 Times In One Day

After the winning drawing on February 11, Brown took home a total of $150,000. Now in its 30th year, the Virginia Lottery generates more than $1.6million per day for Virginia's K-12 public schools. Brown said she does not have "immediate plans" on ...

World must prepare for inevitable next flu pandemic, WHO says World must prepare for inevitable next flu pandemic, WHO says

The WHO Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 urges every country to have a plan to fight influenza and contribute to global preparedness. "The cost of a major influenza outbreak will far outweigh the price of prevention", he said . More effec...

California man learns he’s dying from doctor on video shown on robot California man learns he’s dying from doctor on video shown on robot

Wilharm says getting the news from a screen was terrible for her and her grandfather, she also said the hospital should have had more dignity and compassion. She said they "don't support or encourage the use of technology to replace the personal inte...

Hookah adversely affects heart health Hookah adversely affects heart health

Smoking tobacco through Hookah results in inhaling more toxic chemicals than a cigarette. There is growing evidence that hookah smoking affects heart rate and blood pressure, with chronic use linked to an increased risk of heart disease, the Ameri...

Facebook to combat vaccine misinformation Facebook to combat vaccine misinformation

A statement said that government had chose to reach out to Facebook and YouTube managements in a bid to remove all anti-polio vaccine propaganda videos and other materials. There are a number of anti-vaccine groups that focus on lobbying against ...

California man told he was dying by doctor via video link

Mr Quintana's daughter, Catherine, told KTVU that the family was further upset because her father had trouble hearing the doctor through the speakers, forcing Ms Wilharm to relay the bad news. "It does not, and did not, replace ongoing in-person ev...

CDC: Flu activity still high, linked to 8 new kids' deaths CDC: Flu activity still high, linked to 8 new kids' deaths

For adults, flu deaths are estimated based on pneumonia and other illnesses related to flu. Officials believe those numbers could be gravely higher because not all flu-related deaths are detected or reported. The CDC also recorded about 37 hospital...

Brie Larson dressed as Captain Marvel surprises moviegoers

Oscar victor Brie Larson delivered a superhero-sized jolt to theaters with her portrayal of the comic-book character " Captain Marvel ", waking up fans of blockbuster movies from their long winter slumber. What does the Captain Marvel post-credit...

Hookah Smoke Called Worse than Cigarettes' Hookah Smoke Called Worse than Cigarettes'

In terms of cardiovascular effects, there is accumulating evidence that hookah smoking has effects on heart rate, blood pressure , baroreflex sensitivity, tissue oxygenation, and vascular function over the short term. Hookah pipes deliver particul...

Number of measles cases in Canterbury rises to 20 Number of measles cases in Canterbury rises to 20

That's based in part on a new Danish study that is the latest to confirm there is no correlation between autism and the MMR vaccine. In the current study, researchers examined data on 657,461 children. They followed kids from age one through the en...

E-cigarettes linked to depression, poor heart | newkerala.com #110758 E-cigarettes linked to depression, poor heart | newkerala.com #110758

People who use e-cigarettes are more likely to have heart problems than those who don't, says a study released on Thursday, March 7, in the US. "We found that regardless of how frequently someone uses e-cigarettes, daily or just on some days, they ...

3rd patient reportedly cured of HIV in incredible medical breakthrough 3rd patient reportedly cured of HIV in incredible medical breakthrough

People with HIV are sometimes more susceptible to the development of cancers, but only a minority of people living with HIV have cancer. Globally, 36.9 million people were living with HIV in 2017. The next big question is how the knowledge gained f...

FDA approves nasal spray medication to treat severe depression FDA approves nasal spray medication to treat severe depression

To lower the risk, the FDA said that the drug will only be available in certified clinics where medical professionals can monitor patients. The patient will administer Spravato intranasally but only under the supervision of a healthcare provider,...

First case of measles confirmed in Interior Health region First case of measles confirmed in Interior Health region

Pima County Health Department officials say people are immune to Measles if they've had two doses of the MMR vaccine. At this time, the risk to the broader public is considered low. The department said it was investigating to see if there was a c...

Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months — CDC Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months — CDC

The boy's wound was treated and sutured at home. He was airlifted to a pediatric hospital, where he was diagnosed with tetanus . "Physicians have all read about tetanus, and we have seen pictures of people suffering from tetanus". The inpatient ch...

PM's visit puts reopening of Christmas Island detention centre in the spotlight PM's visit puts reopening of Christmas Island detention centre in the spotlight

Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre Entry, on July 26, 2013 on Christmas Island. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday argued refugees brought to Australia for medical treatment would soon become citizens, against the wishes of...

Violence impeding Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola efforts, aid group says Violence impeding Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola efforts, aid group says

Last week, MSF suspended its Ebola activities in Katwa and Butembo, in North Kivu province, after successive attacks on the two treatment centres. Tackling Ebola in DR Congo was always going to be a huge challenge - decades of conflict mean health ...

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