Friday December 13-th, 2019

Long working hours may result in persons suffering a stroke Long working hours may result in persons suffering a stroke

While the association of increased stroke risk and long work hours may be a recent development, it's no secret that long works hours can have an impact on your health . Additional medical interviews were conducted to gather information about prior...

Colo. AG Deal Spares FTC 2-2 Split On UnitedHealth Merger Colo. AG Deal Spares FTC 2-2 Split On UnitedHealth Merger

As part of the deal, HealthCare Partners Nevada-which is DaVita Medical Group's primary care practice in southern Nevada-will become part of Intermountain Healthcare. In an unprecedented move, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser filed a complaint i...

Fourth carcinogen discovered in valsartan batches

The World Health Organization classifies it as a probable human carcinogen, and Valisure's petition calls on the FDA to recall of these lots of valsartan. But, according to an FDA spokesman, "the amounts of DMF being reported are more than 100 time...

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines

In contrast to high-income nations, underdeveloped countries like Bangladesh and Rwanda have the highest levels of confidence in vaccines, with nearly 100% survey participants in both countries agreeing that immunization is safe, important and effect...

Ipswich Hosiptal pulls sandwiches after listeria outbreak confirmed by Public Health England Ipswich Hosiptal pulls sandwiches after listeria outbreak confirmed by Public Health England

Five people have died in an outbreak in England which is related to pre-packed food supplied to 43 NHS trusts by the Good Food Chain. Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust confirmed that one patient each in Worthing Hospital and St Rich...

Is Climate change responsible for increased flesh eating bacteria? Scientists say yes Is Climate change responsible for increased flesh eating bacteria? Scientists say yes

Another factor that affects the presence of Vibrio vulnificus is water salinity. Researchers at the University of Bath in England concluded in a 2010 paper that warming waters are causing an increase in the number of illnesses related to Vib...

More than 400 administrative health-sector workers being laid off in Ontario More than 400 administrative health-sector workers being laid off in Ontario

The LHINs are regional health planning authorities that also co-ordinate home care and manage the waiting lists for long-term care homes. Premier Doug Ford's government is laying off more than 400 people at Ontario's Local Health Integration Networ...

Visitors to Greece told to take precautions against West Nile virus Visitors to Greece told to take precautions against West Nile virus

Neighboring Sheridan County is taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus, treating water drainage systems for mosquitoes while they are still in the larva stage. With the country poised this year to receive 31 million visitors - nearly three ti...

Liraglutide Approved for Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Liraglutide Approved for Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

As the first glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist approved for children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes , Victozaprovides this population with a new treatment option beyond metformin and insulin for the first time in 19 years.

Only one AZ hospital makes US News' best children's hospitals list Only one AZ hospital makes US News' best children's hospitals list

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is among the best in the nation. From 2011 until 2017, the hospital - which also operates the Cincinnati Children's Liberty Campus in Liberty Twp.in Butler County - ranked No. Johns Hopkins Children's Center\ 10. In...

Pfizer spends $11.4bn to acquire Array BioPharma Pfizer spends $11.4bn to acquire Array BioPharma

Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their target price on Array Biopharma from $30.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 22nd. In 2018, there had been 140,250 cases of colon cancer or cancer of the rectum. In ad...

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency

Dr. Preben Aavitsland, acting chair of the committee, said that while the outbreak is a health emergency in DRC and the region, it does not yet meet the criteria of a public health emergency of worldwide concern. "We have a hell of a long way to go...

Suspected Ebola case reported in Kenya Suspected Ebola case reported in Kenya

A statement from the Ministry of Health said the results from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) have confirmed that the symptoms exhibited by the patient are not consistent with Ebola. If confirmed as Ebola, it would be Kenya's first ever ...

Protect yourself from mosquitoes, West Nile virus

According to a press release from the health department, the mosquitoes typically seen in late spring and early summer are not the kind that spread West Nile Virus. In very rare cases, the infection can affect the central nervous system and cause ser...

'Dad Bods' Preferred by Women, According to New Survey 'Dad Bods' Preferred by Women, According to New Survey

According to the SF Gate , researchers say almost seven of 10 found a few or 20 extra pounds to be attractive on men. Planet Fitness commissioned an online study from Kelton Global that surveyed 2,217 people 18 years of age and older. Nearly hal...

Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda

The county's department of health services is closely monitoring the case and is working closely with the national government to ensure all essential procedures are followed to keep the public safe. "I would like to alert the public to the existence ...

Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts

The new rule - released jointly by the Treasury Department, Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services - lets employers offer HRAs that workers can use to pay premiums for Medicare Parts A, B, C, D or Medigap policies, or t...

Eating Too Much Red Meat Could Kill You Eating Too Much Red Meat Could Kill You

Eating an extra half serving of red meat a day was linked to a 10 percent higher mortality risk. And the type of meat made a difference, the investigators found. Although this is an observational study, which can not establish cause and effect, the...

Lawmakers in NY vote to eliminate religious exemptions to vaccines Lawmakers in NY vote to eliminate religious exemptions to vaccines

Health officials believe there are 259 confirmed cases of measles in New York's Rockland County and 566 confirmed cases of measles in New York City since September 2018, estimated to be the worst outbreak in 25 years, reports show. "I'm old enough ...

Surgeon Dr Terry Dubrow advises Cardi B to take Cosmetic Surgeries Serious Surgeon Dr Terry Dubrow advises Cardi B to take Cosmetic Surgeries Serious

Surgeon Dr Terry Dubrow has charged Cardi B to treat cosmetic surgeries with all needed attention. Cardi also recently shared a pretty shocking photo of her swollen feet after a flight-apparently a complication from her recent plastic surgeri...

FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants

The statement added that the fecal matter used in the two patients originated from stool that came from the same donor. After these adverse events occurred, stored preparations of FMT from this stool donor were tested and found to be positive for E...

Kerala: Crow samples tested negative for West Nile virus Kerala: Crow samples tested negative for West Nile virus

The West Nile detection was found in Culex mosquitoes, while Jamestown was found in Aedes mosquitoes. As the weather heats up, Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission wants to make residents aware to use bug repellent and take other precauti...

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in West Tennessee Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in West Tennessee

The most recent samples were collected from communities across the valley, including Coachella, Indio, Mecca, Thermal and La Quinta. A Georgia Department of Health spokesperson said there's been a total of four cases of West Nile virus confirmed in...

New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines

The bill is now on its way to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo , who says he will sign it as soon as Thursday evening. Once Cuomo signs the bill , as he has promised, it will take effect immediately. As a result of non-medical vaccination exemption...

USPSTF Recommends PrEP for HIV Prevention in Individuals at High Risk USPSTF Recommends PrEP for HIV Prevention in Individuals at High Risk

People who face the highest risk of HIV include gay and bisexual men who have sex with men (MSM), for whom 67 percent of all HIV diagnoses in 2016 occurred, and transgender people, who are diagnosed with HIV at three times the national average, accor...

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