Friday September 18-th, 2020

North Carolina officials investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping North Carolina officials investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping

Updates on this illness initially surfaced from the Wisconsin Department of Health, trailed by similar reports from IL and Minnesota. All experienced shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain and a cough. Some had serious breathing difficulties th...

Even nicotine-free vaping damages blood vessels Even nicotine-free vaping damages blood vessels

Wehrli, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the US. The researchers then performed a statistical analysis to determine group differences in vascular function before and after vaping. They observed, on average, a 34 percent reduction in t...

The Heart Foundation Recommends We Eat More Cheese And Less Meat The Heart Foundation Recommends We Eat More Cheese And Less Meat

So our advice is changing", Ms Mitchell said. "There is the caveat that if you have heart disease or you have high cholesterol, we still recommend low-fat options". Heart-healthy eating is more about the combination of foods, eaten regularly over t...

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

There have been three patients hospitalized in North Carolina since late July and similar cases have been reported from other states, including Wisconsin , Illinois, California and Minnesota. The illnesses come amid growing concerns about the use of...

Poison center joins CDC in alert about vaping devices, lung illnesses Poison center joins CDC in alert about vaping devices, lung illnesses

The CDC is telling health care providers to consider all possible causes of illness in patients presenting with respiratory or pulmonary illness, even if patients report a history of e-cigarette product use, and to evaluate and treat for other li...

Doctor from NJ falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée Doctor from NJ falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée

They had to call off a helicopter sent to airlift him to a local hospital. They planned to marry next year. However, they changed their plans last minute after the concert rained out. The tragedy of the incident is it was the last day of the vacation...

European Union reiterates necessity of backstop in Brexit withdrawal agreement European Union reiterates necessity of backstop in Brexit withdrawal agreement

Merkel, Europe's most powerful leader, said the European Union would consider "practical solutions" but that the Withdrawal Agreement, which contains the protocol on the Irish border "backstop", did not need to be changed. He did not mention Johnso...

Fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to lower IQ scores Fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to lower IQ scores

Fluoride prevents cavities by strengthening tooth enamel, and fluoridation of drinking water has been widely adopted in the US. "It's important that decisions about safety need to be based on evidence", she says, and she notes that evidence is thin...

Tustin woman first diagnosed case of West Nile Virus in Orange County Tustin woman first diagnosed case of West Nile Virus in Orange County

West Nile virus is typically spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. So far there have been no reports of West Nile virus in Switzerland this year. Symptoms of the virus infection appear within two to 14 days and include fever, headache an...

UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise UK's Johnson slams 'mumbo-jumbo' about vaccines after measles rates rise

More than half a million children in the United Kingdom were not vaccinated against measles between 2010 and 2017, according to a recent report by Unicef. Measles elimination status means that the virus is no longer circulating permanently in a count...

12,000 dengue patients hospitalised in Bangladesh 12,000 dengue patients hospitalised in Bangladesh

In 24 hours as of 8 p.m. on Sunday, 972 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country compared to Dhaka's 734. The total number of dengue patients this year crossed that of last year before August after the ongoing outbreak started ...

FDA Approves New Revolutionary Drug To Cure TB FDA Approves New Revolutionary Drug To Cure TB

The treatment involves pretomanid tablets in combination with bedaquiline and linezolid , collectively referred to as the BPaL regimen, according to FDA's statement on August 14, 2019. India has 26,966 MDR-TB patients, the highest in the world, ...

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalized With Lung Disease After Vaping Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalized With Lung Disease After Vaping

A survey found that around 120 cases of the mysterious lung disease were found in 15 states of the country, in which most of the affected are young adults and teenagers. Vapes and e-cigarettes have grown in popularity in recent years. California an...

Airbus extends lead over Boeing in deliveries Airbus extends lead over Boeing in deliveries

Bergman said despite the delay in production, which the company calls an "adjustment", Boeing will try to keep jet buyers like Qantas satisfied. We continue to engage with our current and potential customers on how we can meet their fleet needs.

Nepalese government tightens climbing rules, requires proof of high-altitude experience before Everest Nepalese government tightens climbing rules, requires proof of high-altitude experience before Everest

The new guidelines would reportedly require climbers to scale a Nepali peak of at least 6,500 meters before even attempting to summit Everest . The committee comprising government officials, climbing experts and agencies representing the climbing ...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Found in New Jersey Man Eastern Equine Encephalitis Found in New Jersey Man

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets confirmed a case of EEE in Oswego County. "People have the most important role to play in protecting themselves and their loved ones from being bitten by mosquitos", the news release said.

3rd mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile in Reno 3rd mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile in Reno

That's the third highest number of cases since 2003, the year when West Nile virus was first detected in Montana. Jenkins said the area where the resident resides has been assessed by an environmental health team for mosquito breeding sites and a v...

New drug for treatment-resistant forms of tuberculosis approved New drug for treatment-resistant forms of tuberculosis approved

The TB Alliance was formed to come up with better treatments for the pulmonary disease. With this approval, pretomanid will be the third new anti-TB drug approved by the FDA in more than 40 years. This voucher can then be used to accelerate the F...

Sydney stabbing accused Mert Ney faces court Sydney stabbing accused Mert Ney faces court

The 20-year-old is accused of fatally stabbing 24-year-old Michaela Dunn in an apartment on Clarence St on Tuesday afternoon before stabbing 41-year-old Linda Bo in the shoulder at Hotel CBD. Michaela Dunn was the much-loved "baby" of her family. N...

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu

The 24-year-old woman had been identified as a high-risk contact of another Ebola case in Beni, more than 700 km north, last month, according to a government statement issued on Friday. The Ebola virus causes fever, vomiting and severe diarrhoea, oft...

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day

In areas with high ozone levels, the study pointed towards a surge in emphysema nearly equivalent to smoking a cigarette pack a day for 29 years. Researchers concluded that air pollution, and especially pollution from ozone, accelerates the inc...

Social media: Cyberbullying, sleep deprivation and lack of exercise

The bottom line is too much social media cannot only add to a teen's stress but also get in the way of other activities that have a positive impact on mental health, including sleep and exercise. However, after taking into account a range of factors ...

Trump blames mass shootings on 'crazy people,' wants more mental institutions Trump blames mass shootings on 'crazy people,' wants more mental institutions

These people are mentally ill ... The organization Moms Demand Action of New Jersey is holding a Recess Rally for Gun Sense in America event 11 a.m. There isn't evidence yet that Trump is wielding an aggressive arm-twisting campaign for a specific ...

Her name is Michaela Dunn & she died in the Sydney CBD stabbing Her name is Michaela Dunn & she died in the Sydney CBD stabbing

She also said her brother had been suicidal and unstable and that she did not want to go meet him. (Instagram) Jase Shore, a former soldier, is being hailed as the master of improvisation after pinning down alleged attacker Mert Ney with a milk cr...

Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man's throat Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man's throat

The pain, doctors said, was likely a lingering side effect from having a tube inserted in his throat during the surgery . To their surprise, it was the man's dentures , which had "gone missing" after his surgery eight days earlier. He couldn't ...

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