Friday December 13-th, 2019

Scientists Revive Brain Function Of Pigs Hours After They Had Died Scientists Revive Brain Function Of Pigs Hours After They Had Died

As blood courses through the brain's blood vessels, it delivers oxygen and other nutrients that our minds needs to survive. "Previously, we have only been able to study cells in the large mammalian brain under static or largely two-dimensional cond...

CT health insurers stocks slide on Medicare-for-All fears CT health insurers stocks slide on Medicare-for-All fears

But Verma noted that socialized health care systems in other countries have problems of their own - including long wait times and poor care - leading citizens to travel to the US for drugs and care they can't access at home. UnitedHealth CEO David Wi...

Measles case confirmed in northeast Iowa Measles case confirmed in northeast Iowa

They don't believe there is a threat to the public. Public health officials are now following up with potentially exposed persons to ensure they are vaccinated. In 2000, federal health officials announced they had rid the country of measles. Iowa...

A rasher a day 'increases risk of bowel cancer' A rasher a day 'increases risk of bowel cancer'

Risk increased 19 per cent with every 50 grams of red meat, such as a thick slice of roast beef or a lamb chop. The study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology , tracked the diets of almost half a million United Kingdom adults, b...

Cannabis users need almost two times more anesthesia

Cannabis users may need more than triple the typical amount of anesthesia for medical procedures according to the findings of a new study . "If you're giving somebody a hydrocodone or an oxycodone and they're a marijuana user, are we not really trea...

Amazon employees are listening when you talk to Alexa

Amazon also never explicitly mentions in its lengthy terms and conditions anything about humans presiding over the recordings. The terms and conditions for Amazon's Alexa state that voice recording is used to "answer your questions, fulfil your ...

Trump about Mueller's probe: There were dirty cops Trump about Mueller's probe: There were dirty cops

NPR justice reporter Ryan Lucas was listening in, and he joins us now. In March 2017, Trump accused his predecessor in the White House, Barack Obama , of "wire tapping" the Trump Tower offices in NY before the presidential election in November 2...

Measles cases in NYC rise to 329, outbreak expected to worsen Measles cases in NYC rise to 329, outbreak expected to worsen

Africa had witnessed the most dramatic rise - up 700%. It gave no figures for fatalities but noted it estimates that only one in 10 cases is reported globally. The measles virus is highly contagious and can lead to complications and death, particul...

'First' 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels unveiled 'First' 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels unveiled

Researchers at Tel Aviv University printed the tiny vascularized heart in about three hours using cells and biological material from a patient. Journalists were shown a 3D print of a heart about the size of a cherry at Tel Aviv University on Mond...

Global measles cases up by 300 percent in 2019 Global measles cases up by 300 percent in 2019

It gave no figures for fatalities but noted it estimates that only one in 10 cases is reported globally. Most of the Brooklyn cases are among children. but in the entire Western Hemisphere, and it appears that now we've profoundly and sadly turned ...

State officials reduce measles count from 41 to 39 State officials reduce measles count from 41 to 39

In February, the department increased the recommended MMR vaccine dose for children between ages 6 months and 11 months who live in Williamsburg and Borough Park. NY has always been an American haven for Jews escaping persecution elsewhere and st...

New York City health commissioner orders vaccination amidst measles outbreak New York City health commissioner orders vaccination amidst measles outbreak

Since 2013, there have been 384 cases of measles reported in OH, all but two of those cases came in 2014 when the state saw an outbreak of the virus, largely in the state's Amish communities. "There's no question that vaccines are safe, effective ...

Hospital Privacy Curtains Attract Some Scary Germs Hospital Privacy Curtains Attract Some Scary Germs

A total of 1521 curtain samples were collected from 625 short-stay patient rooms. "Hand hygiene narrative has largely focused on physicians, nurses and other frontline staff, and all the policies and performance measurements have centered on them, ...

Ebola in DRC still not global emergency — World Health Organization experts Ebola in DRC still not global emergency — World Health Organization experts

But acknowledging the potential risk that the disease may spread to neighbouring countries, WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, expressed on behalf of the International Health Regulations ( IHR ) Emergency Committee, "deep concern...

Swallowed toys, batteries coins spark rise in ER visits Swallowed toys, batteries coins spark rise in ER visits

Researchers have discovered a worrying trend. The rate of kids going to emergency departments in the United States because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries, jewelry or other objects almost doubled over the past two decades, a new study finds...

Pentagon transgender rule goes into effect Pentagon transgender rule goes into effect

Under the new policy, a service member can be discharged based on a diagnosis of gender dysphoria if he or she is "unable or unwilling to adhere to all applicable standards, including the standards associated with his or her biological sex, or seeks ...

Father, son charged in Michigan's body parts probe Father, son charged in Michigan's body parts probe

The father was charged with wire fraud, his son with having knowledge of the scam but neglecting to report it. Donald Greene Sr. and Donald Greene Jr. The buying and selling of organ parts is loosely regulated in comparison with live organs for don...

Auto pollution caused asthma in 350 000 Indian kids finds study Auto pollution caused asthma in 350 000 Indian kids finds study

Previous research suggests nitrogen dioxide could be a major culprit, among various pollutants found in traffic air pollution, that causes people to become asthmatic. Among the 125 cities, NO2 accounted for six per cent (Orlu, Nigeria) to 48 per cent...

‘Superbug' cases confirmed in Maryland, Virginia ‘Superbug' cases confirmed in Maryland, Virginia

Candida auris first popped up on the CDC's worldwide radar in 2016, and it wasn't long before the first cases of infection were reported in the U.S. In an interview with The New York Times, fungal branch head Tom Chiller referred to C. auris as ...

Rabbit virus found again on Vancouver Island Rabbit virus found again on Vancouver Island

The ministry says the virus affects rabbits' blood vessels, livers and organs by causing hemorrhages, and usually causes sudden death. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease is extremely infection and lethal, exclusively found in rabbits. Many rabbits will ble...

Coli outbreak likely linked to ground beef, CDC says Coli outbreak likely linked to ground beef, CDC says

According to the CDC, individuals involved in the outbreak reported having consumed ground beef at home or in a restaurant. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said no common supplier, distributor or brand of the meat has be...

Texas Tech Med School Makes Deal With Trump Administration Texas Tech Med School Makes Deal With Trump Administration

Instead, the Department of Education said the school should use factors such as socioeconomic status and whether an applicant is bilingual when evaluating prospective students, instead of relying on race and nationality. The Justice Department has ...

Measles Outbreak 2019: NYC announces a Public Health Emergency Measles Outbreak 2019: NYC announces a Public Health Emergency

Close monitoring, plus education and outreach to further boost vaccination rates, are what now make sense for the Garden State, he and others said Wednesday. Many studies have proven vaccines do not cause autism, and the majority of rabbis say vacc...

US Attorney General Expected to Face Mueller Report Questions US Attorney General Expected to Face Mueller Report Questions

Tom Graves about whether leaking the full, unredacted report by a member of Congress would be a crime. Watch the hearing live at 9:30 a.m.in the video player below. "We've done everything we could for the last weeks and weeks to try to reach an acc...

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency over Measles Outbreak

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday he's confident that New York City's vaccination order would survive any legal challenge. The Westchester County Department of Health is working with the families and health care providers to identify locations whe...

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