Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Hundreds vaccinated in emergency NY county Hundreds vaccinated in emergency NY county

Day said only 72.9% of people under 18 have been vaccinated against measles in Rockland County, which has more than 300,000 residents. He agreed that this is the most extreme step that has ever been taken in the nation and hopes it would rouse pa...

Here’s When The Full Mueller Report Will Be Public

Nadler also says Democrats want to see the full report, not a redacted version. The lawmaker, Representative Doug Collins, also criticized the panel's Democratic chairman Jerrold Nadler for not accepting Barr's offer to testify in early May, but ...

Trump administration wants to kill ObamaCare. What happens if it does? Trump administration wants to kill ObamaCare. What happens if it does?

When the Justice Department submitted its new filing in the ACA case Monday, Democrats seized on it as part of their messaging for the 2020 election. While the challenge to Obamacare is nearly certain to drag on into the 2020 election, Ocasio-Corte...

Medicaid Work Requirements Blocked in Kentucky and Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirements Blocked in Kentucky and Arkansas

Arkansas' program was the first in the country. In Arkansas alone, 115,000 poor and working-class Arkansas residents took part in "Arkansas Works". Last January, the Trump administration invited states to impose these requirements on Medicaid...

5 more flu deaths in SD, weekly cases set season high 5 more flu deaths in SD, weekly cases set season high

The flu season peaked at an earlier time past year, but there were more overall cases reported and confirmed by this time in 2018. "People should continue getting vaccinated and taking other preventative measures, especially those at higher risk of d...

Indian teenager dies from tapeworm egg infestation in his brain Indian teenager dies from tapeworm egg infestation in his brain

The unnamed patient had come to the emergency room after experiencing seizures and pain in his right groin area, according to the study by Dr. Nishanth Dev and Dr. This sort of infection is commonplace in developing countries, though this case was ...

Centene To Buy Tampa-Based WellCare For $15B Centene To Buy Tampa-Based WellCare For $15B

Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, has agreed to a $270 million settlement with Oklahoma, NPR reported. The two companies are estimated to generate $97 billion in revenue and $5 billion in EBITDA throughout 2019. Late a year ago, pha...

Air pollution linked to psychotic episodes in teenagers, study claims

Yet, with the United Nations predicting that two-thirds of the global population will live in a city by 2050, further research into the health effects of air pollution is crucial, said the study's co-author Frank Kelly. The researchers also found a...

FDA proposal would require breast density information after mammograms FDA proposal would require breast density information after mammograms

Food and Drug Administration , announced March 27, would require all mammography facilities in the U.S.to include breast density information in letters to patients. "We set a particular bar - you can't go below that bar - but states can impose more s...

UPS launches package delivery by drone UPS launches package delivery by drone

Throughout the WakeMed programme, a secure drone container with a medical sample or specimen will be loaded onto the drone at one of WakeMed's nearby facilities. "This will be an ongoing program at WakeMed, and UPS and Matternet will use the learning...

New York County Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Public Places New York County Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Public Places

Measles have been a growing problem in Rockland the past several months. Violating it could result in a misdemeanor charge that carries up to six months in jail. Day's announcement comes after a federal judge denied a request from parents of unvaccin...

Novartis gets USA approval for new drug to treat multiple sclerosis Novartis gets USA approval for new drug to treat multiple sclerosis

Over time, some disability follows independent of relapses, and this is called secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, or SPMS. Novartis is committed to bringing Mayzent to patients worldwide, and additional regulatory filings are now underway wi...

For Cancer Risk, a Bottle of Wine Equals This Many Cigarettes For Cancer Risk, a Bottle of Wine Equals This Many Cigarettes

She concluded: "It is well established that heavy drinking is linked to cancer of the mouth, throat, voice box, gullet, bowel, liver and breast". This risk was comparable to smoking five cigarettes per day for men and 10 for women. Dr Theresa Hydes...

More than 100000 New Cases of Colon Cancer More than 100000 New Cases of Colon Cancer

In sigmoidoscopy, the camera is advanced only into the part of the colon nearest the rectum (where most cancers are located). According to the American Cancer Society , colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and wo...

NY county bans unvaccinated kids from public places NY county bans unvaccinated kids from public places

Since October previous year, 153 cases of measles have been recorded, and there are concerns that anti-vaccine parents are putting their and others' children at risk. "We need people to help protect everyone in the community", Lyon said. Even more...

U.S. experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns U.S. experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

Plastic Surgery Foundation President Andrea Pusic, who runs the National Breast Implant Registry , said as of July 1 this year, infrastructure for electronic capture of unique device identifier through a mobile barcode scanning app will allow plasti...

To curb kids' sugary drink habits, pediatricians now call for soda taxes To curb kids' sugary drink habits, pediatricians now call for soda taxes

Federal nutrition assistance programs aiming to ensure access to healthful food and beverages, while discouraging the consumption of sugary drinks. Data shows that for children and teens, 17% of their calories come from added sugars. San Francisco:...

Colorado edible pot sending 33 times more people to ER than expected Colorado edible pot sending 33 times more people to ER than expected

Their destination was a local pot shop not far from Disneyland. Cannabis infused food, he says, is oftentimes a much more convenient consumption method for medical marijuana patients than smoking or vaping would be. His analysis also showed that ca...

NY County Says Measles Outbreak an Emergency NY County Says Measles Outbreak an Emergency

The ban begins at midnight tonight and is in effect for 30 days. The lawsuit said the county's order banning unvaccinated children from schools regardless of religious or medical exemptions violated their constitutional rights. "We are taking the n...

Bayer, J&J settle thousands of Xarelto lawsuits for US$775 million Bayer, J&J settle thousands of Xarelto lawsuits for US$775 million

Previously consumers accused drug-makers on failing to warn the severe side-effects of Xarelto, a blood thinner that consumers have claimed to have serious bleeding, even leading up to death. The US Food and Drug Administration approved Xarelto in ...

Male contraceptive pill passes safety test in humans Male contraceptive pill passes safety test in humans

The same team is testing another potential male birth control pill, dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU. Scientists have been testing possible male contraceptives - including pills, injections and gels - to find an alternative to condoms and v...

Trump Administration reverses course, supports decision to strike down ACA Trump Administration reverses course, supports decision to strike down ACA

Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans, DOJ lawyers said the appeals court should affirm a decision striking down the entire law by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor of Fort Worth, Texas . US President Donald Trump was jubilant Monday - but also ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal loses big in Senate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal loses big in Senate

The overwhelming majority of Democrats voted "present", because, while they are generally supportive of the ideas in the nascent Green New Deal , they were unwilling to vote for or against it before it was written into final legislative language.

Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak

Rockland County in NY has now declared a state of emergency, after more than 100 people have been diagnosed with measles , according to ABC News . Rockland County Executive Ed Day says at a news conference that the state of emergency taking eff...

Melber, Sekulow Tussle Over Claim That Trump Was Exonerated In Russia Probe Melber, Sekulow Tussle Over Claim That Trump Was Exonerated In Russia Probe

A summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, released by Attorney General William Barr , says Mueller found no collusion between President Trump or his campaign and Russia . Constituti...

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