Friday December 13-th, 2019

US inches closer to measles record, with more than 600 cases reported US inches closer to measles record, with more than 600 cases reported

Iowa and Tennessee were the two states that joined the CDC list with new measles cases. US health officials confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week , putting this year just a few dozen cases shy of becoming the worst year on record since the d...

Historic moment as world's first ever malaria vaccine campaign launched

Christopher Plowe, an expert in malaria research at the University of Maryland, told The Daily Caller News Foundation in 2017. "Malaria is still a tragically deadly disease". Although the vaccine will not give full protection against the mosquito-b...

Health warning as measles confirmed on Coast Health warning as measles confirmed on Coast

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the total number of cases, 626, is nearing the 2014 record for most in a year (667) since health officials declared measles eliminated in 2000. Late last week , ajudge in NY upheld an order mandatin...

Interview: Why US categorizes Candida auris as Interview: Why US categorizes Candida auris as "urgent threat": CDC expert

Fungus Candida auris is an emerging superbug and is fast becoming a global health threat, according to experts. In the current outbreak of C. auris, most cases have been in New York, New Jersey and IL, according to the CDC which reported a total of...

Florida residents urged to get vaccinated after measles case Florida residents urged to get vaccinated after measles case

In January, WHO named the anti-vaccination movement among the top 10 global health threats for 2019 . "Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said it "deeply concerns us" that measles has again emerged as ...

71 new cases of measles recorded in U.S. as outbreak worsens

Cases of measles this year have been confirmed in 22 states , with ongoing outbreaks of three or more cases in Washington , Michigan , New Jersey , New York City, New York's Rockland County and California's Butte County . Public health emer...

Measles case reported in Florida Measles case reported in Florida

Jonathan Blum, chief of infectious disease at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara. People recently infected with measles may not have any symptoms of illness, but can transmit the virus for about five days before the typical measles rash appears.

Blood pressure medication recall expanded over possible cancer-causing ingredient Blood pressure medication recall expanded over possible cancer-causing ingredient

Patients "should continue taking their medication, as the risk of harm to the patient's health may be higher if the treatment is stopped immediately without any alternative treatment". Adverse effects from the recall can be directed to the same phone...

Gene Editing Technology Successfully Treated Lethal Lung Disease in Animal Models

Additionally, the capability to heal or appease a disease through gene editing in mid to late gestation before birth and the beginning of irreparable pathology is extremely thrilling. This precise process resulted in targeted changes in the lungs of ...

Scientists Partly Revive Brains from Slaughtered Pigs Scientists Partly Revive Brains from Slaughtered Pigs

Yale University has filed a patent for the system on behalf of its creators, but all of BrainEx's parts and procedures will be freely available for nonprofit and academic researchers. In the meantime, the research could spark new quandaries surrou...

Judge rejects challenge of New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order Judge rejects challenge of New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Three new cases of measles were identified Wednesday in MI, and those people may have exposed others to the virus, according to state health officials cited by the Detroit Free Press . Finally, on their moral objections against forced vaccination, K...

Study links preschool screen time to behavioural problems Study links preschool screen time to behavioural problems

Piush Mandhane, of the University of Alberta, who led the study, said: "It wasn't physical activity on its own that was protective; the activity needed to have structure". The research used data from the CHILD Cohort Study, a national birth cohort ...

Babies with 'Bubble Boy' diseased cured with gene therapy made with HIV Babies with 'Bubble Boy' diseased cured with gene therapy made with HIV

Doctors now call the new therapy a cure. Study results were published by the New England Journal of Medicine . If untreated, the disease is fatal, usually within the first year or two of life. Seven of the eight infants responded immediately to ...

Medical Cannabis Market Granular View Of The From Various End-Use Segments Medical Cannabis Market Granular View Of The From Various End-Use Segments

At the very time, it has examined the increasing pace until the years by giving key trends and the driving portions behind such views. These Research Report also provides granular analysis of the market share, segmentation, revenue forecasts and ...

Measles Scare Just Became a Little Too Real at Google Measles Scare Just Became a Little Too Real at Google

In an electronic mail despatched to some staff final week and obtained by BuzzFeed Information, a employees physician at Google wrote that an employee who had lately been in one in all its Mountain View, California , buildings had been identifie...

Doctors fix ‘bubble boy’ disease by using HIV in gene therapy

Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Seven of the eight infants responded immediately to the therapy, growing a full range of immune cells three to four months after receiving their corrected stem cells. "All the active parts of the...

Israeli flight attendant in coma after getting measles Israeli flight attendant in coma after getting measles

While the investigation is now centered in East Tennessee, TDH says all Tennesseans should be aware of measles and its symptoms. But CDC data shows that from 2000 to 2018, there were 140 measles cases on average per year in the United States .

NYC measles outbreak: First vaccination fines, 4 more schools shut down

There have been 329 cases of the disease in NY since the outbreak began last October, though it is unclear how many cases are current, reports ABC News . If the parents fail to respond to the summons or appear at their hearing, they will be fine...

CDC Warns About Listeria Outbreak Linked To Deli Meats And Cheeses CDC Warns About Listeria Outbreak Linked To Deli Meats And Cheeses

Robert Glatter, an emergency medicine doctor at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Listeria poses a special risk to pregnant women ; infection can increase the risk of miscarriage or stillbirth. At this time, health officials are not advising...

US halts gross sales of pelvic mesh tied to accidents in girls US halts gross sales of pelvic mesh tied to accidents in girls

Boston Scientific and Coloplast are the only companies that still sell and distribute meshes for this use, the FDA told Reuters. The order applies to the companies' surgical mesh products for the transvaginal fix or pelvic organ prolapse, which we...

Third measles patient confirmed in Maryland, unrelated to earlier ‘household contact’ cases Third measles patient confirmed in Maryland, unrelated to earlier ‘household contact’ cases

Measles is a viral infection that spreads through the air from one infected person to another. NE, around 1-6 p.m. Friday. In general, the health authorities advised that everybody should receive the vaccine against measles, but especially those bo...

Scientists Say They Have 3D-Printed the First Heart Using Human Tissue Scientists Say They Have 3D-Printed the First Heart Using Human Tissue

The report revealed that the historic creation had functioning blood vessels and living cells, marking major progress in the field. Cardiovascular disease is the world's leading cause of death, according to the World Health Organization, and transp...

Statins ineffective for 50% of high cholesterol patients Statins ineffective for 50% of high cholesterol patients

They have been proven to reduce "bad cholesterol" in the blood, high levels of which have been linked to heart attacks, stroke and peripheral artery disease. Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, s...

Study reveals health and cost savings of mandatory added sugar labelling Study reveals health and cost savings of mandatory added sugar labelling

The new label, first proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in May 2016, adds a new line under the Total Carbohydrate category that details the amount of sugar that has been added on top of the sugars already contained in a food prod...

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