Thursday July 19-th, 2018

PM told to come clean on funding source for NHS boost PM told to come clean on funding source for NHS boost

And she added: 'Now of course we've got to fund that. Responding to the Prime Minister's announcement the three health think thanks have described it as "worrying" and "not quite all it seems" as it doesn't include any mention of funding for public...

Will sign ‘something’ to keep families together Will sign ‘something’ to keep families together

Trump also ordered the Justice Department to expedite the adjudication of cases involving families with children when possible. It also authorizes up to $7 billion for family residential centers, ensuring DHS has access to funds to house more famil...

PM on International Yoga Day PM on International Yoga Day

While sharing the benefits of Yoga, Modi said that Yoga has become a movement across the world and shown a path from illness to wellness. Well, the celebrations were not restrained to India only, Eastern naval command staff performed Yoga o board...

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

It added that such behavioural pattern would normally have been evident for at least 12 months. While countries like South Korea and the United Kingdom have been treating video game addiction for years, this is a big step in calling attention to ...

Smoking Rates Hit Record Lows — CDC Smoking Rates Hit Record Lows — CDC

But 21.5 percent of adults in areas with a population of fewer than 50,000 people were smokers, compared to 11.4 percent of people in metropolitan areas with a population of 1 million or more. The decline in smoking rates shows a positive improvement...

International Yoga Day 2018 International Yoga Day 2018

This is being done as a part of the different kinds of programmes which are being organised and will be done in the context of the International Yoga Day (IDY) 2018 celebrations.Known as the Yoga Ambassadors Tour, the International Yoga Day (IDY) 2...

Excessive Video Games Makes You Crazy, WHO Report Excessive Video Games Makes You Crazy, WHO Report

Last year, a study from almost 30 academics opposed the gaming disorder classification, saying their addiction was best viewed as a coping mechanism associated with underlying problems such as anxiety or depression. Are you addicted to gaming? ...

Ghana has 15k sickle cell babies born every year Ghana has 15k sickle cell babies born every year

Al-Kadhem extended heartfelt thanks and appreciation to HRH Premier for his unwavering interest in sickle cell patients in Bahrain. The World Health Organization started this event in 2008 to provide awareness to sickle cell . "This plan should ...

Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

Atul Gawande , the group announced on Wednesday. Atul Gawande is taking the reins on July 9 with a mission to create a new entity unbound by profit goals. Munger thought the article was so socially useful that he blindly mailed Gawande a $20,000 ...

WHO Classifies Gaming Disorder in its Diseases Manual in the Latest Updates WHO Classifies Gaming Disorder in its Diseases Manual in the Latest Updates

The decision to include gaming disorder in ICD-11, the latest edition of the disease classification manual, was based on reviews of available evidence, says World Health Organization , which claims the decision reflects a consensus of experts fr...

Giant hogweed plant that causes 3rd-degree burns spotted in Virginia Giant hogweed plant that causes 3rd-degree burns spotted in Virginia

Not only can the plant's sap cause painful blisters, but if it gets in contact with your eyes, there is the potential for blindness, according to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation . The giant hogweed plant itself ( Heracleum mante...

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer connected for African-Americans, Latinos Diabetes and pancreatic cancer connected for African-Americans, Latinos

Diabetes was associated with a more than twofold higher risk of pancreatic cancer in African Americans and Latinos, but recent-onset diabetes was associated with a 2.3-fold greater increase in risk of pancreatic cancer than long-standing diabetes.

Britain's May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit Britain's May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit

However the idea of a Brexit bonanza has been branded "tosh" by Conservative chair of the commons health committee, and the Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said extra funds after Brexit won't materialise because of the "d...

Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands

Phillips said she was able to get her hands around the animals throat and strangled it, "If I had ever let it go, it would have been me, so I made sure I never let it go". "He's biting the daylights out of me and I'm thinking I can't let him go", Phi...

The World Health Organisation lists gaming addiction as a mental disorder The World Health Organisation lists gaming addiction as a mental disorder

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, and much more.

Doctor suspended after caught on video taunting patient Doctor suspended after caught on video taunting patient

At one point, Samuel says he can't inhale , to which the doctor responds-amid chuckles, "He can't inhale. Wow!" Keegstra yanks on Samuel Bardwell's arm, insisting that he sit up. The comment leads the Dr. Keegstra to instruct a nurse to give S...

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which has been updated over the past 10 years, now covers 55,000 injuries, diseases and causes of death. "Disorders due to addictive behaviors include gambling disorder and gaming disorder , whic...

International Classification of Diseases International Classification of Diseases

As its public listing reads, it is characterized by a pattern of "persistent or recurrent gaming behavior" including impaired control over frequency and duration, increasing priority to give gaming precedence over other "life interests and daily ac...

Gaming Addiction Is Now An Official Mental Health Disorder

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, and much more.

The WHO officially puts gaming on its list of addictions

The NHS (National Health Service) will treat people who have become "addicted" to video games after being declared a Mental Health problem. For the NHS to diagnose a gaming disorder, the person's behaviour must have changed over a 12 month period...

Grandma strangles rabid bobcat to death outside her Georgia home Grandma strangles rabid bobcat to death outside her Georgia home

The daughter-in-law of a bobcat trapper, Phillips knew she was dealing with a lethal animal - and needed to act fast. "I thought, 'Not today.' There was no way I was going to die", Phillips told the paper. She then began struggling for her life b...

Kellogg recalls specific boxes of Honey Smacks Kellogg recalls specific boxes of Honey Smacks

All have a "best if used by" date between June 14, 2018, and June 14, 2019. As USA Today reported , Kellogg Co. has started an investigation into a third party that helps the company develop the cereal. The CDC says the outbreak has affected 7...

County sprays for mosquitoes with recent larvacide dumps County sprays for mosquitoes with recent larvacide dumps

Although, symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks, four out of five infected people won't show any symptoms. "By working together with the community, we will continue to reduce the risk of West Nile virus and keep our community safe and he...

Home Office gives back cannabis oil to epileptic boy, 12 Home Office gives back cannabis oil to epileptic boy, 12

She said: "Billy had two more seizures overnight which is putting him further into a crisis situation". Mr Baker, another former drugs minister, said he had called for a change in the laws on medicinal cannabis when in office but had been "obstruct...

Child in Idaho Has Plague Child in Idaho Has Plague

Officials are racing to determine whether he contracted the disease in Idaho or during a recent family trip to Oregon. Since 1990, eight human cases have been confirmed in OR and two in Idaho. Keep pets from roaming and hunting ground squirrels or ...

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