Friday December 13-th, 2019

Met Office issue thunderstorm warning for north Met Office issue thunderstorm warning for north

Today will see warm air bring clear skies and hot conditions across the United Kingdom, with temperatures expected to climb throughout the week, potentially reaching record breaking levels by Thursday. The weather service has cautioned there is a "sl...

Can Plant-Based Diet Stave Off Diabetes? Can Plant-Based Diet Stave Off Diabetes?

While previous studies have hinted that plant-based dietary patterns may help reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, there has been a significant lack in epidemiological evidence for this association. People with the highest adherence to plant-based d...

Cancer Drugs Market 2019-2024 | Industry Size, Growth, Revenue, Type, Application, Manufacturers Cancer Drugs Market 2019-2024 | Industry Size, Growth, Revenue, Type, Application, Manufacturers

In addition to this, the global Small Molecule Drug Discovery market outlines the most important market players which are the key players in this market particularly. Hormone therapy is further segmented into selective estrogen-receptor modulat...

Congo health minister resigns in protest over govt's handling of Ebola Congo health minister resigns in protest over govt's handling of Ebola

More than 1,600 people have died in what has become the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history. But President Felix Tshisekedi's office announced on Saturday that it was assigning responsibility for the response to a multi-disciplinary team tha...

Dietary supplements may do more harm than good Dietary supplements may do more harm than good

The prime objective of this research report is to define the size of the different segments and the geographies as well as to forecast the trends that are likely to gain traction in the following couple of years. The research report on Pet Dietary S...

Gov. Pritzker: Illinois to refuse to implement gag rule on women's health Gov. Pritzker: Illinois to refuse to implement gag rule on women's health

In a news release published in March , Attorney General Kwame Raoul said , "Those who will suffer the most under the administration's. rule are those who can least afford it: women, children and men who are uninsured, underinsured or living at or b...

UnitedHealth reports 12.7% rise in quarterly profit

Cleveland Research reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note on Monday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has ass...

Florida schools adding mental health classes to curriculum Florida schools adding mental health classes to curriculum

School districts will be expected to teach students in grades 6-12 how to recognize and prevent mental health disorders, seek treatment, and develop coping techniques. When asked in late June if the department had done an analysis on whether the ne...

Oral health in crisis due to sugary foods, experts warn Oral health in crisis due to sugary foods, experts warn

Prevalence of oral cancer is highest in South Asian countries. The Lancet Series authors argue a pressing need exists to develop clearer and more transparent conflict of interest policies and procedures, and to restrict and clarify the influenc...

West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Confirmed in LA County West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Confirmed in LA County

The local health department or city government may be able to add larvicide to the water, which will kill any mosquito eggs. West Nile virus is transmitted to people and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito, and is the leading cause of mosqu...

House Bill Orders Pentagon to Reveal Tick Experiments House Bill Orders Pentagon to Reveal Tick Experiments

The resolution says if the Inspector General finds that any experiment occurred, then a report must be submitted to Congress on its scope and "whether any ticks or insects used in such an experiment were released outside of any laboratory by accident...

WHO declares DRC Ebola outbreak as Public Health Emergency WHO declares DRC Ebola outbreak as Public Health Emergency

World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says he is confident in Congo's ability to contain the virus. The director-general convened an emergency panel of experts Wednesday to discuss the possibility of an emergency declaration n...

Tell Us: How Are You Preparing For The Heat Wave? Tell Us: How Are You Preparing For The Heat Wave?

Heat stroke can also cause disorientation or unusual behavior, which may be more hard to identify in certain individuals, the release states. The more than 3000 athletes will receive a full refund. Eat small meals and eat more often. Wear loose-fi...

Excessive heat warning for the area starting today Excessive heat warning for the area starting today

An excessive heat warning is in effect until Saturday night. A parked vehicle in 95 degree heat can reach 129 degrees inside if the auto is left out for 30 minutes, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Friends, relatives, or ...

Why women's Alzheimer's risk is higher than men's? Why women's Alzheimer's risk is higher than men's?

Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why. "This research demonstrates that genetics may contribute to differences in risk and progression of Alzheimer's disease between men and wom...

Storms cancel hundreds of flights in Chicago-area ahead of excessive heat Storms cancel hundreds of flights in Chicago-area ahead of excessive heat

The high heat and oppressive humidity will linger through the weekend. Deloris Knight said she will keep the heat out of her eastside Detroit home by keeping her doors and curtains closed while running the small window air conditioner in her li...

House Passes Health Care 'Cadillac Tax' Repeal Bill House Passes Health Care 'Cadillac Tax' Repeal Bill

While the excise tax was meant to target high-value plans, "modest plans will also be impacted, meaning millions of Americans and their families could face higher co-pays and deductibles, causing some to decline employer-provided health care", Taylor...

Donald Trump: Rock Star Welcome for Ilhan Omar 'Staged' in Minnesota Donald Trump: Rock Star Welcome for Ilhan Omar 'Staged' in Minnesota

For her part, Rep. Omar has shown grace under fire after Trump supporters chanted " send her back " during his campaign rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. But the following month she landed in hot water again, when a video went viral showing her...

New Medical Study Reveals New Medical Study Reveals "Broken Heart Syndrome" May Be Linked To Cancer

The prevalence of malignancies in takotsubo cardiomyopathy is notably higher than in acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The condition is often triggered by stressful emotional situations such as the death of a loved one or physical stressors such as ...

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Face Rematch in Next Democratic Debate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Face Rematch in Next Democratic Debate

CNN pulled out all the camera angles to determine the Democratic debate line-up, having multiple anchors shuffle cards to draw them out of boxes. The roster for the debate is nearly exactly the same as the first debate in Miami , though Montana...

U.S. drug overdose deaths fell slightly in 2018 U.S. drug overdose deaths fell slightly in 2018

Experts in the addiction and law enforcement fields suggest that the overall decline in overdose deaths could be the result of a combination of changes in prescribing that have tightened the supply of opioids. "We've taken historic action to fight th...

Researchers identify 20 year mortality gap associated with mental illness - PM

Nearly one in five people with anxiety disorders misuse alcohol, and those with social phobia report less physical activity. But even after controlling for risk factors such as smoking, physical activity and body mass index, the report found that...

Global commission into health inequities of mental illness gives blueprint for change

July 17, 2019 -Findings released today by a commission into health inequities experienced by people with mental illness lays bare their drastic physical health challenges, and recommends changes to health policy and treatment innovations to tackle wh...

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo

A case of Ebola has been confirmed in the city of Goma , Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Public Health said . According to it, all the co-passengers of the infected person and the driver will be vaccinated on Monday. He has left...

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared `health emergency` Ebola outbreak in Congo declared `health emergency`

By declaring it as a PHEIC, WHO has placed it in the rare category which includes other risky diseases like the Zika epidemic of 2016, flu pandemic of 2009 and also the 2-year Ebola epidemic that killed over 11,000 people in West Africa in 2016.

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