Friday December 13-th, 2019

Diet soda doesn't help kids cut calories Diet soda doesn't help kids cut calories

Which is healthier: low-calorie sweetened drinks, or their full-sugar alternatives? Dr Allison Sylvetsky, who led the study , said: "These results challenge the utility of diet or low-calorie sweetened beverages when it comes to cutting calories...

Parents share video of medical staff dropping baby on table, demand apology Parents share video of medical staff dropping baby on table, demand apology

In an interview Rodgers said, "I told him (the hospital employee), you dropped my baby". "He had like a nonchalant look on his face". "I showed him the video, and he was speechless". "No one can prepare you for seeing the negligence, seeing them ca...

Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday

As of May 1, there have been 1,510 Ebola cases in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, with 994 deaths . The DRC's current Ebola outbreak, its tenth to date, emerged in eastern North Kivu province previous year before spreading to the neighbour...

Officials warn of measles outbreak risk at music festivals

State Health Commissioner Kris Box issued a statewide standing order this week to make it easier for IN adults to get vaccinated against the disease. State health officials and representatives from University of Utah Health and Intermountain Health...

HIV cases linked to 'vampire facials' at New Mexico spa HIV cases linked to 'vampire facials' at New Mexico spa

Now, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has confirmed that two clients of the VIP Spa contracted the "same" HIV virus, according to a statement. "Testing is important for everyone as there are effective treatments for HIV and many hepatitis ...

Cruise ship quarantined in St Lucia for measles heads to Curacao

No-one aboard was allowed to leave the ship at St Lucia. Dr. Merlene Fredericks-James, the island's chief medical officer, told The Associated Press the ship was still in port and no one had been allowed to disembark since its arrival. She cited a ...

Walnuts help maintain blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease Walnuts help maintain blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease

The link between eating whole walnuts and lowered central blood pressure (the pressure moving toward your heart) is especially important as central blood pressure levels are a marker for the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which means that...

Drone Delivers Kidney To Maryland Woman That Ends With Successful Transplant Drone Delivers Kidney To Maryland Woman That Ends With Successful Transplant

The patient who was discharged from UMMC on Tuesday said "This whole thing is awesome". We might just have an innovative, safe, fast, affordable and effective way of delivering organs needed for transplant - through drones. Doctor Joseph Scalea, ...

Treatment prevents sexual HIV transmission among gay men Treatment prevents sexual HIV transmission among gay men

One member of each couple had HIV, while the other partner did not . The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy (ART) to suppress HIV to undetectable levels also means it can not be passed on via sex. Researchers tes...

HHS announces rule that 'protects' groups and individuals from performing abortions HHS announces rule that 'protects' groups and individuals from performing abortions

Anthony List. "Protecting conscience and religious freedom not only fosters greater diversity in healthcare, it's the law", Severino continued. The rule , among other things, is seen as a way to protect health care providers who refuse to perform ...

Measles case confirmed in Pittsburgh: health officials Measles case confirmed in Pittsburgh: health officials

The more people who are immunized, the less likely the virus is to spread. Symptoms include rash , high fever, cough and red, watery eyes. Nationally, the number of measles cases reported is the highest in the USA since 1994. A New York City r...

Lost sense of smell comes with higher death risk Lost sense of smell comes with higher death risk

They tested the noses of 2,289 people ages 71 to 82 and followed them for 13 years. Part of the study involved completing a smell test of 12 common odours. Declining Sense of Smell May Foretell DeathOlder adults with a poor sense of smell may die...

'Avengers Endgame' Moviegoers Exposed to Measles at Los Angeles Premiere 'Avengers Endgame' Moviegoers Exposed to Measles at Los Angeles Premiere

An Allegheny County resident - an unvaccinated adult who recently traveled overseas - was treated for measles Monday in UPMC Shadyside's emergency room and is recovering at home. If one person has it, up to 90 percent of those close to that person ...

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin lands rocket again ahead of first crewed mission

CT (6:32 a.m. PT) after only minor delays. The NS-11 Mission, which was the 11th test flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket, enabled 38 different science payloads for customers, including nine experiments from NASA , to be carried to suborbital...

USA Gymnastics' director of sports medicine lasts just 1 day | AP sports USA Gymnastics' director of sports medicine lasts just 1 day | AP sports

The concern, according to John Manly, who is an attorney representing numerous women suing USA Gymnastics over Nassar's abuse, is that numerous victims do not want another male doctor in the organization. "None of my clients abused by Nassar want any...

28-year-old man suffers stroke from cracking his neck 28-year-old man suffers stroke from cracking his neck

Speaking to Koco News about Hader's stroke, he said, "he could have formed more clot on that tear and had a life-ending stroke he could have died". Josh Hader, 28, from Guthrie, Oklahoma, was home in March when he cracked his neck, which felt sor...

Two Beauty Lovers Contract HIV From Vampire Facials Gone Wrong Two Beauty Lovers Contract HIV From Vampire Facials Gone Wrong

The non-surgical procedure involves injecting the client's own blood into their face using micro needles . The downtown spa was closed in 2018 after an inspection revealed certain practices at the spa could spread infectious diseases. Two people w...

Starbucks is coming for your Instagram feed with new summer beverages Starbucks is coming for your Instagram feed with new summer beverages

The "Dragon Drink" is a combination of fruit juice with mango and dragonfruit flavors. Here all the drinks launching in the new Starbucks summer line-up. Vanilla syrup combined with Frappuccino Roast Coffee and milk, blended with ice, and layered o...

Burger King’s meatless burger to become permanent menu staple Burger King’s meatless burger to become permanent menu staple

If guest reaction stays on top of the charts, the company would expand in a nationwide launch . Burger King has chosen Frank as its UK PR Agency of Record after a four-way pitch. It's also halal and kosher-certified. "The Impossible Whopper ...

Londoners hit the road to protest health care cuts Londoners hit the road to protest health care cuts

The event , organized by the Ontario Health Coalition , saw participants bussed in from across the province, with some carrying placards, banners, and even effigies of Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Vic Fedeli. We will be joined by Sarah Do...

Arizona DHS: Traveler at Tucson Airport had measles

Health officials described measles as "highly contagious". Infants who get one dose of MMR vaccine before their first birthday should get two more doses (one dose at 12 through 15 months of age and another dose separated by at least 28 days).

New form of dementia that mimics Alzheimer's New form of dementia that mimics Alzheimer's

And it's critical for developing better dementia treatments. Vascular dementia happens when at some point there's been a lack of oxygen to areas of the brain , causing damage. A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer's disease ha...

Home care giant Four Seasons goes into administration Home care giant Four Seasons goes into administration

The operating companies for the group's care and hospital arms are not in administration and continue to be run as normal, Four Seasons said. "This is further evidence that the contemporary model of social care in a care home setting is in fundamen...

Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles

A cruise ship with almost 300 passengers has been quarantined in St. Lucia after a case of measles was confirmed, according to NBC News . Authorities confirmed the case on Tuesday morning, said Dr Merlene Fredericks James, St Lucia's chief medic...

Patient’s new kidney delivered by drone Patient’s new kidney delivered by drone

The organ was successfully transplanted on April 19 to a 44-year-old woman from Baltimore who had been on dialysis for 8 years, according to the UMMC statement released Friday. Current transport methods also don't adequately cover rural or remote...

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