Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Insurers warn on Trump’s short-term health plans Insurers warn on Trump’s short-term health plans

But the plans could also raise premiums for those who remain in the Affordable Care Act marketplace - and the short-term coverage is far more limited. It also noted that the administration previous year said it would halt so-called cost-sharing pay...

West Nile virus infection reported in Fairfax County West Nile virus infection reported in Fairfax County

More information about WNV, mosquitoes in Boulder County and preventive measures can be found on the county's website , as well as the websites of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the CSU Extension . A year ago in the ...

Global Lung Ca Deaths Expected to Rise 43% Among Women by 2030

The researchers found that compared to middle-income countries, high-income countries have the highest projected mortality rates for both lung and breast cancer in 2030. Unfortunately lung cancer is a silent killer in the sense most of the patient ar...

Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

The US government wants you to know that washing and reusing your condoms is gross and wrong, as well as unhealthy. " Don't wash or reuse condoms! ". Many on social media expressed surprise over the fact people reuse condoms, and some were even "di...

First human trial of stem cells against Parkinson's to start in Japan First human trial of stem cells against Parkinson's to start in Japan

The ground-breaking clinical trial is being led by Jun Takahashi, from the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University . The university will monitor the conditions of the patients for two years after the operation.

'Medicare for all' bill estimated in the trillions 'Medicare for all' bill estimated in the trillions

While writing for Business Insider, Bryan also said , "The study contains assumptions, and there are numerous political and practical concerns in shifting the burden of healthcare payments to the federal government". "When you consider a universal...

Pancreatic Cancer: Cannabis Compound May Boost Survival Pancreatic Cancer: Cannabis Compound May Boost Survival

With a five-year survival rate of only 8.5 percent, according to the U.S. Mice with the disease lived nearly three times longer after being given cannabidiol - also known as CBD - and chemotherapy compared to those receiving only chemotherapy.

FDA warns about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claims, dangers FDA warns about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claims, dangers

As a further step, the FDA has sent notifications to Alma Lasers , BTL Aesthetics, BTL Industries, InMode, Cynosure, ThermiGen and Sciton. They were given 30 days to address the FDA's concerns. "The deceptive marketing of a unsafe procedure with n...

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in the San Fernando Valley Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in the San Fernando Valley

According to the health unit, officials are continuing to monitor for the West Nile virus in the area, as well as throughout Simcoe Muskoka. While younger people tend to experience a fever, body aches, and body aches, those of us who are older shou...

Greg Hunt My Health Records Greg Hunt My Health Records

The Australian Digital Health Agency, the system operator of My Health Record, had previously said its policy was not to release patient records to police and government without a court order. While doctors were eager to see the scheme implemented...

Ignorance and breastfeeding beliefs threaten 70% of newborns in Nigeria

A lot of them are in low- and middle-income countries says a new United Nations report launched on Tuesday. Taking the Integrated Child Development Service programme's slogan for World Breastfeeding Week , from August 1 to 6, "Breastfeeding-Fo...

Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs

Doctors were forced to amputate Manteufel's legs in order to keep him alive. Then doctors had to remove his hands. Through a blood test, doctors diagnosed Manteufel with an infection caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus , a bacteria often found in ...

West Nile Virus found in London trap West Nile Virus found in London trap

Those who do become ill usually experience mild flu-like symptoms, while less than one per cent of people infected with the virus get seriously ill. But the two people in Johnson County have "neuroinvasive" infections, which cause brain swelling and ...

Smoking will be banned in all public housing starting July 31 Smoking will be banned in all public housing starting July 31

As part of a national ban on all lit tobacco products - such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes - it's now prohibited to smoke within 25 feet of public housing and their administrative office buildings. "By working collaboratively with public housing a...

Teen severely burned in viral ‘hot water challenge’ Teen severely burned in viral ‘hot water challenge’

Fifteen-year-old Kyland Clark said he and his friend were looking up the hot water challenge on YouTube . The so-called "Hot Water Challenge" is exactly what it sounds like: Users on the internet boil hot water, then pour it on themselves or uns...

Crews Spraying In Laurel After Mosquito With West Nile Found Crews Spraying In Laurel After Mosquito With West Nile Found

Many people who are infected with the virus may not show symptoms at all or experience mild symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest stomach and back. Use a repelle...

Health care adovates speak in support of ACA

The Center for American Progress released a new analysis on July 24, detailing how much more consumers in each congressional district will pay for health insurance next year as a result of the Trump administration and Congress' sabotage of the ...

Viral hepatitis B and C major health challenges Viral hepatitis B and C major health challenges

The hepatitis C antibody test is a simple blood test, and if you have hepatitis C , new treatments are available that can cure the liver disease in as little as eight to twelve weeks. Hepatitis viruses are the most common causes of hepatitis over ...

Will, DuPage counties confirm 2 West Nile cases Will, DuPage counties confirm 2 West Nile cases

Most people infected don't show any symptoms , but about one in five develop a fever, headache, body aches, vomiting, diarrhea or a rash. State health officials said Monday that almost all pieces of evidence continue to indicate that 2018 will be ...

Babies die after mums given sildenafil in Dutch trial Babies die after mums given sildenafil in Dutch trial

According to Stanford Children's Health , IUGR is a condition in which the fetus is smaller than expected for a number of weeks of pregnancy . Among the 20 other Canadians who have already participated in the trial, researchers are not aware of any ...

Visitors claim they contracted hookworm from South Florida beach Visitors claim they contracted hookworm from South Florida beach

Michael Dumas, 17, from Memphis, Tennessee, contracted a parasite known as hookworm while on a mission trip to Florida in June. Dumas added: 'We have been to the pediatrician 4 times, to a dermatologist and have a follow up appointment today.

Parasite In Cat Poop Could Lessen Human Fear of Failure Parasite In Cat Poop Could Lessen Human Fear of Failure

Around 200 people who attended entrepreneurial events and picked up the parasite were about twice as likely to have established their own business as the other people at the event while around 1300 students from the United States found who carried ...

Putin's Soccer Ball For Trump May Carry a Transmitter Chip

We are ready to invite President Trump to Moscow. "Be my guest. He has such an invitation, I told him that", Mr Putin said while speaking at the Brazil, Russia , India and China (BRIC) economic summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. But Mr Putin to...

China arrests 15 people after vaccine maker admits wrongdoing China arrests 15 people after vaccine maker admits wrongdoing

According to the China Food and Drug Administration, Changsheng fabricated production records as well as product inspection records, and arbitrarily changed process parameters and equipment, in "serious violations" of the law. In 2008, milk and baby ...

Prince Harry reunites with Sir Elton John to highlight fight against HIV Prince Harry reunites with Sir Elton John to highlight fight against HIV

A two-drug combo used to treat people with HIV, sold as Truvada by Gilead Science and in generic form in some countries , has been shown to help prevent infection when one partner has the virus and one does not, but the evidence so far has been ...

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