Friday December 13-th, 2019

The Trump Administration Now Wants All of Obamacare Struck Down

The Justice Department in a two-sentence letter to the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit filed on Monday said it backed the December ruling by U.S. Until this week, the government's position was that only part of the law - like its rules pro...

Number of Ebola cases in Congo exceeds 1,000 Number of Ebola cases in Congo exceeds 1,000

The two new confirmed cases were reported in Mandima and Masereka. "With mistrust and security issues, cases are likely to be going unreported", the IRC said Sunday. He, however, gave the assurance that the ministry of health in synergy with IRC is...

FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression

Joshua Gordon, director of the National Institute of Mental Health . Sage plans to begin selling the drug in late June. In a company-funded study of new mothers with moderate or severe postpartum depression, half the women given Zulresso had d...

Temple University offers free vaccine as mumps criss-cross campus Temple University offers free vaccine as mumps criss-cross campus

A petition to temporarily close Temple University is gaining support online amid the outbreak of mumps, a highly-contagious disease, among students. But experts say there are suggestions the immunizations may lose strength as people age, and college ...

Pitt monkey experiment signals hope for preserving fertility in boys with cancer Pitt monkey experiment signals hope for preserving fertility in boys with cancer

The monkey's name is Grady, and she weighed 1 pound, 0.6 ounces when born last April at the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Beaverton. Researchers have explored different ways of using the tissue to preserve boys' fertility. Is this read...

Additional Measles cases confirmed in Oakland County Additional Measles cases confirmed in Oakland County

Oakland County health officials fear it could spread to other counties. Any concerned individual should contact a health centre and speak with a nurse to determine your vaccination history. The virus can live for up to two hours in the air where the ...

Peloton sued for using songs by Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, others Peloton sued for using songs by Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, others

It was relevant to our interests, because music has been intrinsic to Peloton's online exercise-bike classes: "Our members have embraced music as central to the Peloton experience and consistently rank it as one of the top aspects of the brand", sai...

Drinking hot tea linked to increased esophageal cancer risk, study finds Drinking hot tea linked to increased esophageal cancer risk, study finds

Research dating back to at least 2009 has indicated that drinking hot beverages may increase the risk for developing esophageal cancer , though it has been unclear if this risk can be directly correlated with the temperature that something is consum...

CVS stores in Maryland will soon sell CBD products CVS stores in Maryland will soon sell CBD products

In a statement, CVS specified it would not sell any supplements or food additives with CBD. The Cannabis Capital Conference is coming back to Toronto! The move was prompted by customers who have used CBD products in the past for pain relief for...

High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study

They found daily marijuana use was more common among people with a new psychosis diagnosis than among those who didn't smoke pot. Scientists gathered a detailed history of the participants' lifetime marijuana use, along with other recreational dr...

Massimiliano Fedriga, Politician Who Opposed Italy's Mandatory Vaccination Rules, Hospitalized After Cont Massimiliano Fedriga, Politician Who Opposed Italy's Mandatory Vaccination Rules, Hospitalized After Cont

He said he was opposed to the idea of vaccination being made mandatory. He's the president of the northeastern Fruili-Venezia Giulia region and spent four days under medical observation after being diagnosed with the virus last week. He member resp...

Frequent drinkers of sugary beverages more likely to die early Frequent drinkers of sugary beverages more likely to die early

The findings are also in line with previous studies, which have linked SSB intake to weight gain, a higher risk of type 2 diabetes , heart disease, and stroke . However, a high intake of ASBs, defined as at least four servings per day , appeared t...

Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

Recent findings have shown your daily dose of aspirin is, at best, a waste of money for healthy adults. On Sunday, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new guidelines for preventing heart attack and str...

Screening Kits Available for Colon Cancer Awareness Month Screening Kits Available for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Tom Dragovich, an oncologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, says colon cancer is the second-leading cancer death for men and women combined. "Over 30 years that it's been like that and initially colonoscopy was more reserved for higher risk...

Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox

Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have nine children, four adopted. Dr. Robert Jacobson, a pediatrician and expert in vaccines and childhood diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota told Courier Journal that the practice of chicken pox par...

Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana

The bill repeals that ban, which was passed by Florida state legislature Wednesday before it was sent to DeSantis , reports CBS affiliate WKMG-TV. "It's a triumph owed to the relentless advocacy of Floridians who refused to be silenced", she sa...

Spaceflight Can Reactivate Dormant Viruses In Astronauts, NASA Study Reveals Spaceflight Can Reactivate Dormant Viruses In Astronauts, NASA Study Reveals

Exposure to microgravity and cosmic radiation, along with the force of take-off wreaks havoc on space travelers' immune systems. Four human herpes viruses have been found to reactivate in astronauts on Space Shuttle and International Space Stati...

Kale, a surprising entry, in 'dirty dozen' pesticide list Kale, a surprising entry, in 'dirty dozen' pesticide list

Compiled alongside the Dirty Dozen list was the group's annual Clean Fifteen , which ranks the fruits and vegetables that have the least pesticide residue. Before testing, all produce was thoroughly washed and peeled, just as consumers would prepare...

The Bizarre Side Effect Of Having A Male Twin The Bizarre Side Effect Of Having A Male Twin

Though unproven, the "twin testosterone-transfer hypothesis" suggests that the roots these divergent paths might be traced back to male hormones that a female twin is exposed to when developing alongside a boy. While the study is considered big for...

MMR drop blamed on vaccine deniers MMR drop blamed on vaccine deniers

Only 91 per cent of two-year-olds had been given the MMR vaccine, with rates in London the lowest at just 85 per cent-well below the 95 per cent figure recommended by the WHO. Officials said they working with the person to identify potentially infect...

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression

The newly-approved drug, brexanolone, will be marketed as Zulresso. The drug could save the lives of mothers and children, according to the FDA , but it's expensive, averaging $34,000 per patient before discounts, and requires a stay in a hospital...

DeSantis Signs Smokable Medical Marijuana Bill DeSantis Signs Smokable Medical Marijuana Bill

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, a Democrat who in the past lobbied for the medical marijuana industry and who made medical cannabis the cornerstone of her election campaign previous year, hailed the repeal of the smoking ban, calling it a "land...

Hot drinks linked to 90% increased risk of oesophageal cancer Hot drinks linked to 90% increased risk of oesophageal cancer

A new study uncovers a correlation between hot tea and cancer, but you don't have to worry if you drink your tea at a reasonable temperature. The study of over 500,000 people found those who drink tea at 60°C or more were nearly twice as likely to ...

Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk

Those who used ultra-potent cannabis daily were five times more likely to have a first psychotic episode - leading researchers to believe that THC may be the last straw for otherwise mentally healthy individuals. "The use of cannabis with a high conc...

Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk

Drinking two sugary drinks a day increased your risk of early death by 14 per cent, while those who drink more than two a day had a 21 per cent increased risk of early death. "The big picture is really starting to emerge", study coauthor Vasanti ...

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