Wednesday September 30-th, 2020

New Ebola drugs in DRC show up to 90 pct survival rate New Ebola drugs in DRC show up to 90 pct survival rate

The drugs REGN-EB3 and mAb114, attack the Ebola virus with antibodies which neutralise its impact on human cells. Among the roughly 500 study patients analyzed before the trial ended, however, fatality rates were reportedly 34% and 29% after treatm...

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Hennepin and Ramsey counties Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Hennepin and Ramsey counties

This mosquito is most active just before sundown and throughout the night into the early morning hours. Use DEET-enhanced insect repellent or alternative. West Nile is the virus leading in the cause of mosquito-borne disease in the United States, a...

Vaping Is Causing Severe Breathing Problems in Some Teens Vaping Is Causing Severe Breathing Problems in Some Teens

Twelve of the cases happened in Wisconsin, six in IL, and another four in Minnesota. "Medical attention is essential; respiratory conditions can continue to decline without proper treatment". The negative health effects associated with cigarette and ...

New Mexico confirms first human West Nile case New Mexico confirms first human West Nile case

Upper Milford Township in Lehigh County had another of the positives. One human fatality has been reported statewide in 2019, in Imperial County, according to the state website. Residents can protect themselves by using insect repellent containing ...

El Zakzaky set for India medical trip El Zakzaky set for India medical trip

Associates of the cleric told PREMIUM TIMES he arrived at the airport Monday afternoon and will be flown in a private chartered aircraft to India. This follows the order of the Kaduna State High court granting El-Zakzaky and his wife leave to under...

Illinois expands medical cannabis access Illinois expands medical cannabis access

The other bill makes it easier for children treated with cannabis-infused products to be administered the products during the school day. IL has passed a law requiring "LGBT history" to be taught in all public schools. Both advance practice registe...

1st case of West Nile virus reported in Toronto this year

The virus was previously confirmed in Lehigh County this year. The agency said in a news release Tuesday that the infected person is an adult and that the case was confirmed through laboratory testing. Use insect repellents when you go outdoors. ...

Cuccinelli Edits Lazarus Poem To Justify 'Public Charge' Rule Cuccinelli Edits Lazarus Poem To Justify 'Public Charge' Rule

It's part of a push to move the U.S.to a system that focuses on immigrants' skills instead of emphasizing the reunification of families, as it has done. The Medicare Part D low-income subsidy also won't be considered a public benefit. Nor will emerge...

Remove false teeth before general anesthetic, doctors warn Remove false teeth before general anesthetic, doctors warn

After six days, he discovered that his mouth was filling with blood and that he was finding it hard to swallow. According to a medical report, the retired electrician was sent home and given mouthwash, antibiotics and steroids to treat what doctors...

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

The randomized, multicenter, controlled trial was created to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 3 antibody-based investigational agents for the treatment of Ebola: REGN-EB3, ZMapp , and mAb114, and 1 small molecule antiviral remdesivir. The treatme...

President Trump Visits Affected Shooting Areas in Dayton and El Paso President Trump Visits Affected Shooting Areas in Dayton and El Paso

Veronica Escobar and Illinois Rep. Chuy Garcia. It's unclear why Scavino and Trump directed their ire at Brown and Whaley. On Tuesday, the president's press secretary announced that the day would be about honoring victims, consoling families, and t...

Trump fundraisers in Hamptons expected to raise $10 million, GOP officials say Trump fundraisers in Hamptons expected to raise $10 million, GOP officials say

Since Wednesday, SoulCycle instructors posted on social media urging members against canceling their memberships. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is defending his support of long-time friend Donald Trump after being criticized about it ...

Improve heart health with vegetarian diet Improve heart health with vegetarian diet

The researchers tracked each person's diet over the course of the study and broke down the percentage of animal-based products versus plant-based products that they consumed. 1 cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organization . ...

CVS Health Beats Projections in Second Quarter CVS Health Beats Projections in Second Quarter

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 114,641 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $6,247,000 after buying an additional 2,528 shares during the period. The stock of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has "Overweight" rating given on Mond...

Substituting poultry for red meat may lower risk of breast cancer

Researchers analysed information on the consumption of different types of meat and meat cooking practices from 42,012 women who were followed for an average of 7.6 years. KGUN 9 and Evening News Anchor Valerie Cavazos , are joining the fight against...

Too Much Coffee Raises Odds Of Triggering A Migraine Headache Too Much Coffee Raises Odds Of Triggering A Migraine Headache

Mostofsky's team used the data to individually compare the incidence of migraines in participants on the days on which they consumed caffeinated beverages and the days on which they didn't. The findings were consistent even after the researchers ...

1st human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee 1st human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee

While EEE can infect people of all ages, people under15 years of age or over 50 years of age are at greatest risk for serious illness. "With the warmer temperatures, we've seen recently West Nile virus activity continues to increase", Goodman sai...

National Basketball Association mental health memo sets new expectations for teams National Basketball Association mental health memo sets new expectations for teams

According to Sam Amick of The Athletic , the National Basketball Association has a new mental health policy that will be enforced next season and teams are starting to become privy to it. Throughout the course of its existence, the National Basketbal...

These Oregon counties are using the life-saving overdose drug naloxone These Oregon counties are using the life-saving overdose drug naloxone

Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs and all seven Harm Reduction Centers also dispense naloxone without a prescription. The United States is in the midst of the deadliest drug overdose epidemic in its history. Still, it's the CDC's first clos...

1 in 7 Americans use CBD products, mostly young adults 1 in 7 Americans use CBD products, mostly young adults

Company profile section of players such as ENDOCA, CBD American Shaman, Gaia Botanicals, Isodiol, Medical Marijuana, Aurora Cannabis (AC), Cannoid, Canopy Growth Corporation, CV Sciences, IRIE CBD, Elixinol, NuLeaf Naturals, PharmaHemp, Folium Biosc...

Technology to measure blood pressure using video selfie developed Technology to measure blood pressure using video selfie developed

The device then uses advanced machine learning to determine blood pressure from the captured signal. Lee is research chair of developmental neuroscience at the University of Toronto . Psychologist Kang Lee explained that a smartphone takes aro...

Philippines rejects dengue vaccine as outbreak leaves hundreds dead Philippines rejects dengue vaccine as outbreak leaves hundreds dead

Dengue incidence shot up 98 percent from a year earlier to 146,062 cases from January 1 to July 20, causing 662 deaths, Health Secretary Francisco Duque told a news conference in which he announced a "national dengue epidemic". "This vaccine does not...

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Atlanta leaves 1 dead Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Atlanta leaves 1 dead

The Atlanta outbreak was first liked to the Sheraton in July. A 49-year-old woman has died after recently attending a conference at the Atlanta Sheraton hotel. So far, 11 more cases of Legionnaires' have been diagnosed - but health officials sa...

More than 600 deaths push Philippines to declare 'national dengue epidemic' More than 600 deaths push Philippines to declare 'national dengue epidemic'

It mentioned the Philippines recorded 146,062 cases of dengue from January through July 20 this year, 98 % more than the same period in 2018. However, Duque, the health secretary, mentioned that the World Health Organization didn't recommend the use ...

Uganda commences its largest-ever Ebola vaccine trial Uganda commences its largest-ever Ebola vaccine trial

Since the latest outbreak was discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a year ago, the disease has killed at least 1,800 people. Any border closure is likely to push travellers to avoid official border posts, where people are checked for si...

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