Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives

It is known that people who carry two defective copies of this gene are highly resistant to HIV . The job of each of our genes is to make proteins that help carry out the work of cells. Fellow researcher Dr Xinzhu Wei said the gene-editing techn...

Woman Pops Trump Baby Blimp In London Woman Pops Trump Baby Blimp In London

After the elderly man is shoved to the floor, other protesters helped him to his feet. Thousands turned out in London's government district on Tuesday as Trump met outgoing U.K. But the turnout fell below expectations and the volume of the protests...

Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat

During the last few decades, red meat's association with increased heart disease made it an unpopular choice for many. The Animal and Plant Protein and Cardiovascular Health trial showed eating a heavy diet of red meat or white meat led to higher b...

Paul Muschick on nation’s worst nursing homes: Public deserves to be warned Paul Muschick on nation’s worst nursing homes: Public deserves to be warned

Bob Casey, D-Pa., who along with Sen. The number of facilities in the program is now capped at 88 - less than 1 percent of the nation's 15,000 nursing homes. Goodrich welcomed the transparency discussion but noted there is more detailed quality infor...

Marcia Cross' anal cancer likely linked to husband's throat cancer through HPV Marcia Cross' anal cancer likely linked to husband's throat cancer through HPV

Doctors believe both cancers are from the same type of human papillomavirus , or HPV , which can be contracted through sexual intercourse. Marcia Cross is speaking out about anal cancer in hopes to end the stigma surrounding the disease.

Ten-month epidemic: Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2000 mark Ten-month epidemic: Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2000 mark

The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2000, government figures show, as the rate of new cases has tripled triple and containment efforts falter in the remote, unstable region. Others don't trust the health workers, which leads peop...

Study suggests red and white meats could be equally bad for cholesterol Study suggests red and white meats could be equally bad for cholesterol

Volunteers were allocated to red meat, white meat or non-meat protein diets consumed for four weeks each in random order. Cutting back on both and eating more plant proteins is the best way to lower cholesterol. The analysis is reportedly the first t...

New breast cancer drug ups survival rates | Life , Living New breast cancer drug ups survival rates | Life , Living

It is generally treated by therapies that block the hormone's production. The findings of the research which were presented at the yearly meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology manifested that by the addition of the cell-cycle inhibit...

It’s not just Quest: LabCorp says it was hacked too It’s not just Quest: LabCorp says it was hacked too

About 7.7 million consumers whose data was stored on AMCA's system are affected. We don't yet know how expansive the breach really is: AMCA also works with various entities, including health insurers. Nessel made the announcement Wednesday saying t...

CVS Transforming 1,500 Stores Into ‘Health Hubs’ By End Of 2021 CVS Transforming 1,500 Stores Into ‘Health Hubs’ By End Of 2021

The expansion comes as rival Walgreens experiments with adding primary care offices and as the US health care system turns its focus to keeping patients healthy instead of waiting to treat them once they become sick. The company plans to run 1,500 ...

Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer

Anus, anus, anus! You just have to get used to it". 'I mean lots of things in life are not fun. The same virus can also cause cancer of the cervix, genitals, and throat and can spread from one person to another through sex or just by skin-to-skin con...

FDA: Dietary Supplement Ingredient Linked To Miscarriages

It's often found in supplements that claim to enhance memory, increase energy or support weight loss . Furthermore, blood levels of vinpocetine measured in the animals experiencing such negative effects were around the same in people who had taken j...

Trump administration ends federal foetal tissue research Trump administration ends federal foetal tissue research

Dozens of pro-life leaders and House members successfully pressured the FDA and HHS to terminate the contract, but concerns remained over almost $100 million in tax dollars that continued to pay for other research using tissue and organs from abo...

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger

Beyond Meat has been the best-performing US IPO this year, up nearly 300% from its initial-public-offering price of $US25. Sweet Earth already makes veggie burgers, but this new one is the first to mimic the taste and texture of real beef.

Measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 Measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992

Federal health officials attribute this year's outbreak to U.S. parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. A vocal fringe of parents opposes vaccines , believing, contrary to scientific studies , that ingredients in them can cause autism.

Poultry as bad as red meats for cholesterol, says study

Researchers were surprised to discover that eating white meat also increases blood cholesterol levels more than consuming a comparable amount of plant proteins. LDL is often referred to as "bad" cholesterol because of its propensity to lead to buildu...

Drinking up to 25 coffees a day 'not bad for your heart' Drinking up to 25 coffees a day 'not bad for your heart'

Arteries carry blood containing oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. The research, led by Professor Steffen Petersen and part funded by the British Heart Foundation , was presented at the British Cardiovascular Society ...

Ebola cases triple in Congo as efforts to fight plague 'falter'

The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000, experts said Tuesday. The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures show, as the rate of new cases tripled ...

12 million may be affected in Quest Diagnostics data breach 12 million may be affected in Quest Diagnostics data breach

Headquartered in NY - the business capital of the world - FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. They attempted to notify AMCA and, having ...

Patient Catches on Fire During Heart Surgery

The third leading cause of death linked to disease in the USA, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease which can make it hard for the sufferer to breathe. A spark from an electrocautery device (which uses heat to stop vessels from ble...

Genetically altered twins may have shorter lifespan, study says Genetically altered twins may have shorter lifespan, study says

He claimed to have deliberately altered mutations to the CCR5 gene, in an attempt to mimic the roughly 10 per cent of people of European origin who are naturally resistant to HIV. Everyone inherits two copies of the gene, one from each parent. Bu...

Quest Diagnostics breach: almost 12 million patients may have been affected

Quest Diagnostics says millions of patient files may have been stolen in a data breach. But Quest said it is taking the matter seriously and suspended sending AMCA any further collection requests. - Quest Diagnostics, one of the nation's biggest cl...

Spider gene splice into fungus to kill mosquitoes

Children under 5 years of age are particularly vulnerable to the disease - the World Health Organization reported that in 2017, they accounted for 61% (266,000) of all malaria deaths worldwide. The village was also enclosed in a double layer of mos...

World Health Organization Classifies World Health Organization Classifies "Burnout" An Official Medical Diagnosis

It was added to a classification revision last summer but now they have officially adopted it. The ICD-11, which is to take effect in January 2022, contains several other additions, including classification of "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a menta...

New blood test `can predict return of breast cancer before treatment´ New blood test `can predict return of breast cancer before treatment´

The therapy combination cut the risk of death by 29%. Lead author Sara Hurvitz told Agence France-Presse the study focused on hormone receptor-positive breast cancer , which accounts for two-thirds of all breast cancer cases among younger wome...

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