Friday November 16-th, 2018

9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak 9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

The department confirmed 25 pediatric cases have been associated with the outbreak. "This latest death was an individual who had a confirmed case of adenovirus and had become ill before October 22", explains health officials. 23, 2018, in Haskell...

MIO conducts breast cancer awareness programme MIO conducts breast cancer awareness programme

The annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Chattanooga State, 4501 Amnicola Highway. "I flat out refused to let it win", said Moss. After treatment, she was "cancer-free" for almost ...

Unused Meds? Drop Off Your Unused Prescription Drugs on Saturday Unused Meds? Drop Off Your Unused Prescription Drugs on Saturday

Prescription drugs can be dropped off from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Muskingum County has also created a permanent drop off site that runs 24/7 at the Muskingum County jail. No questions will be asked at the drop-off, the release stated. "You hear all of ...

FDA approves flu drug with new mechanism of action FDA approves flu drug with new mechanism of action

Debra Birnkrant. "This novel drug provides an important, additional treatment option", said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a brand-new flu drug. The pill will cost about $150 for patients...

Flu shots available to students for free Flu shots available to students for free

Associated Student Government will also be in the Union Connections lounge, October 30-31, raising awareness about the importance of getting the flu vaccine and taking appropriate steps to keep the campus community healthy. The clinic is an all-inc...

Tall people are more likely to get cancer Tall people are more likely to get cancer

Analysis of more than 1,000,000 people showed a correlation between height and the disease, potentially because taller people have more cells that can turn cancerous. Cancer develops when the body's normal controls on cell growth stop working, lea...

Trump says new proposal will lower US drug prices Trump says new proposal will lower US drug prices

Doctors purchase the drugs, then are reimbursed by Medicare based on the drug's average sale price plus a markup to cover administrative costs (currently 4.3%). "I said this since I took office: Come up with alternatives of ways to introduce compet...

Case of rare polio-like illness suspected in Ottawa Co Case of rare polio-like illness suspected in Ottawa Co

News Leader 9 is the first to confirm with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, a Columbus child has a confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis , a rare condition known as AFM. While most viral infections are mild and self-limited, some people are mo...

White House formally invites President Vladimir Putin to Washington White House formally invites President Vladimir Putin to Washington

Bolton noted that Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to meet in Paris when they attend November 11 events marking 100 years since Armistice Day. If accepted, Putin's visit to the USA is expected early next year, he said. The last time th...

Delhi government acts against air pollution Delhi government acts against air pollution

The air quality in the capital had shown signs of improvement Monday as it moved from "very poor" to "poor" category. In 2016, Diwali in the capital was nothing but a blanket of smog. This is because crackers emit a lot of toxic chemicals in the ai...

FDA approves new flu drug for first time in almost 20 years FDA approves new flu drug for first time in almost 20 years

Key secondary endpoints included time to resolution of fever, time to cessation of viral shedding and the proportion of participants positive for influenza virus titer, or virus levels in the body, by time point. "Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the N...

Fatal outbreak germ a threat to frail patients — Science Says Fatal outbreak germ a threat to frail patients — Science Says

The CDC is providing technical assistance to the state Health Department. "This is an ongoing outbreak investigation", the department said in its statement . Q: How do adenovirus infections become deadly? Adenoviruses are a type of virus usu...

Vikings welcome Everson Griffen back to practice Vikings welcome Everson Griffen back to practice

Griffen, a 30-year-old three-time Pro Bowler, has resumed team activities and was expected to participate in practice later Wednesday, but it's still unclear whether he'll play Sunday against New Orleans, the Star Tribune reports . If there is a con...

Stress Hormone Linked To Brain Shrinkage And Poorer Memory Stress Hormone Linked To Brain Shrinkage And Poorer Memory

The cortisol levels were measured by collecting blood samples and the team also tested people memory, concentration and reasoning. Each participant also completed tests to assess their memory, and cognitive functions, with 2,018 participants al...

Equiniti turns vibrant pink to support Breast Cancer Now Equiniti turns vibrant pink to support Breast Cancer Now

The World Health Organization (WHO) will also incorporate the guidelines into the fifth edition of its major "Blue book" and "Classification of Tumours of the Breast" from next year, said the university. Pink is considered the global symbol of the st...

NSW flu season officially over NSW flu season officially over

The flu killed an estimated 80,000 Americans last season, making it the worst in decades. Twenty-two people have been hospitalized in CT with the flu activity so far this season as flu activity has been slowly increasing statewide since the end of ...

5th suspected case of rare muscle-weakening illness being investigated in MA 5th suspected case of rare muscle-weakening illness being investigated in MA

Sixty-two of these cases have already been confirmed in 22 states by the CDC, with more still under investigation. In the past, an oral polio vaccine could cause a polio-like syndrome in some people, but that vaccine has not been available in the US ...

Does Eating More Organic Foods Cut the Risk of Cancer? Does Eating More Organic Foods Cut the Risk of Cancer?

For people consuming the highest amount of organic food, the study found a significantly lower risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma , all lymphomas and postmenopausal breast cancer . Study participants also self-reported their food intake, and such sel...

6 children dead from adenovirus at care facility in New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Health confirmed 18 cases of the virus on Tuesday, saying in a statement that the strain of the virus has been " particularly associated with disease in communal living facilities ". The facility notified the state's ...

25th annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk is held at 25th annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk is held at

The City of Kalamazoo showed it support for women everywhere by lighting up city hall pink- the color used to symbolize the fight against breast cancer. Conventional mammography captures the breast in a 2-dimentional (2-D), or "flat" picture in whic...

'Not exercising' is worse than smoking as per new study 'Not exercising' is worse than smoking as per new study

To find the association between all-cause mortality and cardiorespiratory health in patients undergoing treadmill testing, researchers studied 122,007 patients between January 1, 1991 up to December 31, 2014, and divided them into five performance gr...

Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75000 Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75000

The agency first noticed problems October 13 in the online enrollment portal available to agents and brokers. Law enforcement has been alerted, and affected customers will be notified. President Trump has promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...

Scientists: in the year 2040, the human lifespan will increase significantly Scientists: in the year 2040, the human lifespan will increase significantly

American scientists also noted that the decline in the growth rate of life expectancy can be fixed in some developed countries, e.g. the Netherlands, Canada, Norway. The authors write that, "by 2040, 31 countries were forecast to be still classified ...

Thousands participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Thousands participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The charity's warning follows the publication of a landmark study from Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands, which found that England is home to some of the worst survival rates for older women with breast cancer in Europe, as well as an...

Meijer pharmacist denies woman miscarriage meds citing religion Meijer pharmacist denies woman miscarriage meds citing religion

That's when an Ionia woman says she brought a prescription to the store in Petoskey and the pharmacist on duty refused to fill it, citing his religious beliefs. Meijer says the pharmacist should have allowed someone else to fill the prescription. "...

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