Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Auckland measles outbreak: Number of confirmed cases climb to 74 Auckland measles outbreak: Number of confirmed cases climb to 74

This was down from 265 cases in the same quarter in 2018, but compares to 17 cases in 2017, 67 in 2016, 20 in 2015, and 70 cases in 2014. Mumps cases almost tripled to 795 from 275 during the same period a year ago, but no new cases of rubella were...

World Health Organization says burnout due to work is official medical diagnosis

The manual has also recognised video gaming addiction for the first time, listing it alongside gambling addictions and drugs such as cocaine. After a year and a half of deliberation, the organization's 194 members unanimously agreed to adopt th...

"Burn-out now an official illness", says World Health Organization

In 2018, it was decided in similar fashion by the World Health Organization that spending excessive amounts of time playing video games is a mental disorder . The phrase "was taken out from the mental health disorders because we had a better under...

Licorice herbal tea can elevate blood pressure Licorice herbal tea can elevate blood pressure

This type of tea is made from the roots of the licorice plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra . The 84-year-old man went to the emergency room (ER) after he took his blood pressure at home and noticed very high readings. Licorice coffee has also gained prom...

Video game addiction now classified as mental disorder Video game addiction now classified as mental disorder

It does, however, for the first time recognize video gaming as an addiction, listing it alongside gambling and drugs like cocaine . The paper noted that the case for gaming disorder was "premature", but didn't rule out its recognition with "rigor...

Seth Rollins' WWE Super ShowDown Opponent Confirmed Seth Rollins' WWE Super ShowDown Opponent Confirmed

On Raw Michael Cole announced that Baron Corbin will be replacing AJ Styles in the match, and he noted that AJ Styles is injured. WWE has announced that a Fatal Four-Way match will take place tonight on Monday Night Raw to determine who will ...

Novartis releases $2m drug for babies, World most expensive Novartis releases $2m drug for babies, World most expensive

Dr. Emmanuelle Tiongson from the Children's Hospital in Los Angeles believes Zolgensma is potentially a new standard of care for babies with the most serious form of spinal muscular atrophy. Indeed, the price of the gene therapy is quite astonishing....

United Nations boosts emergency response in Ebola-hit areas of DR Congo United Nations boosts emergency response in Ebola-hit areas of DR Congo

The virus has killed 1,223 of the 1,847 people who have fallen ill, making it the second-worst Ebola outbreak on record. The outbreak declared in eastern DRC last August has killed more than 1,200 people in two provinces - Ituri and North Kivu - an...

Novartis gets US approval for $2.1 million gene therapy #AsiaNewsNetwork Novartis gets US approval for $2.1 million gene therapy #AsiaNewsNetwork

They said the company will have patient support and payment programs in place and that they do not expect out-of-pocket costs to be prohibitive for patients who need the treatment. A competing drug, Biogen's Spinraza, is already on the market, but ...

Rey Mysterio addresses Money In The Bank injury Rey Mysterio addresses Money In The Bank injury

In a post to his Instagram page, Rey Mysterio confirmed a reported shoulder injury he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe while capturing the United States Championship at Money in the Bank . It would be incredibly bad luck should Mysterio have...

Medical Marijuana Market Top Manufactures Analysis,Growth Drivers,Market Trends,Application,Share and Forecast to 2024 Medical Marijuana Market Top Manufactures Analysis,Growth Drivers,Market Trends,Application,Share and Forecast to 2024

Current and potential Cannabis applications . The Medical Marijuana report conjointly demonstrates the value and volume generated from the sales of the Medical Marijuana market segmentation. Limited use of medical marijuana has latched on ...

Poor Diet Might Raise Your Cancer Risk Poor Diet Might Raise Your Cancer Risk

Based on the data behind the study, the team found that diet-fueled colorectal cancer was most associated with diets low in whole grains and dairy, and high in processed and red meats. The team defined optimal dietary intake based on the dietary ...

10 former health ministers urge Ontario government to reverse cuts 10 former health ministers urge Ontario government to reverse cuts

The letter says the Ford government's budget puts these preventative measures at risk. "Public health officials and elected leaders across Ontario have rightfully spoken out against these cuts and the danger they pose to critical and often lifesaving...

Billie learning to look after her mental health Billie learning to look after her mental health

The Seize the Awkward campaign encourages people to speak openly and honestly with friends about their mental health , and features testimonials by such celebs as actor Tyler Posey and YouTube personalities Liza Koshy and Markiplier. "Even if it...

Trump Rule Would Reverse Protections for Transgender People Trump Rule Would Reverse Protections for Transgender People

According to the Human Rights Campaign, fear "of discrimination causes many LGBTQ people to avoid seeking healthcare, and when they do enter care, studies indicate that LGBTQ people are not consistently treated with the respect that all patients dese...

Benefits of having curd daily in reducing anxiety Benefits of having curd daily in reducing anxiety

According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function. Five of the studies used interventions regulating intestinal flora to supplement tradi...

Comcast is working on an in-home device to track your health Comcast is working on an in-home device to track your health

According to CNBC , Comcast will begin pilot-testing the device this year, with an expected launch next year. Instead, it will reportedly track customer bathroom trips, and how much time they spend in bed. Comcast has also been in talks with various...

Travelers may have caught measles at DFW Airport Travelers may have caught measles at DFW Airport

A vial of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and an information sheet is seen at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts February 26, 2015. Note: those born between 1957 and 1989 may have had only one dose of MMR vaccine and should receiv...

Cannabidiol might give a break to the drug-addiction cycle, claims study Cannabidiol might give a break to the drug-addiction cycle, claims study

The researchers found, compared to a placebo, CBD reduced drug cue-induced craving and anxiety in the participants. The Opioid Epidemic CDC said that 130 individuals die every day in the United States due to opioid overdose. Researchers found that in...

Excellent growth of Cannabis Testing Market- Comprehensive study by key players Excellent growth of Cannabis Testing Market- Comprehensive study by key players

The Cannabis market analysis is provided for the worldwide markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Alongside this information, the Legal Marijuana market report represents an...

Measles cases continue to rise Measles cases continue to rise

The highest number of cases was reported in New York City, where there was an outbreak in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods. Health experts have attributed the return of measles, which was believed to have been entirely eliminated from the U.S.in 2000,...

Pa. among states suing over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Pa. among states suing over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions

The multistate lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY, alleges that the rule puts at risk billions of dollars in federal funds if the states participating in the case do not comply. In the new case, New York state...

Chicago Public Health Department Confirms Measles Case Chicago Public Health Department Confirms Measles Case

Ivanova said the city is working closely with the health care facility to notify all individuals who may have been exposed to measles. Most children and adults in Chicago are protected from measles, she said. In addition, Adirondack Health says it ...

Drinking too much fruit sweetened juice contributes to early death Drinking too much fruit sweetened juice contributes to early death

Drinking lots of sugary drinks - like soda, fruit punch, lemonade, or sports drinks - is associated with many health problems, such as weight gain and an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, or stroke. A similar relationship between sugary bev...

Google Says Its AI Can Predict Lung Cancer Accurately

In late 2017, the tech titan began exploring how to address medical challenges that can lead to unclear diagnosis, unnecessary procedures, and undue financial costs. San Francisco: A team of Google researchers has used a deep-learning algorithm to ...

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