Friday September 18-th, 2020

Massachusetts Woman Died From A Rare EEE Virus, 3 Others Are Infected Massachusetts Woman Died From A Rare EEE Virus, 3 Others Are Infected

She spent several days at Tufts Medical Center, where her condition deteriorated. M.L. Baron, a close friend of Slyvia, said that she was likely bitten at an event on August 4 that celebrated her 40th wedding anniversary. Several agencies are worki...

Psychiatrist Warns CNN Against Diagnosing Trump's Mental Health Psychiatrist Warns CNN Against Diagnosing Trump's Mental Health

But Lee wasn't the only one on national television Sunday to discuss Trump's mental state. Allen Frances , who is listed on Duke University's website as "professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences", also joined the discussion.

First death from vaping reported in United States First death from vaping reported in United States

In a statement, Ezike said that agency is sending representatives to IL early next week. Every one of those affected was an adult or teenager who had used some kind of vaping device or electronic cigarette. Electronic cigarettes have been describ...

Combination 'polypill' can prevent heart disease and stroke, study finds Combination 'polypill' can prevent heart disease and stroke, study finds

Nevertheless, the authors did not observe a corresponding improvement in blood pressure. Coronary heart illness and stroke are the top two causes of death worldwide, killing more than 15 million people a year. "This could be used in every sensibl...

Dog ownership linked to better heart health Dog ownership linked to better heart health

The latest was this year, in 2019, when researchers again looked at about 2,000 people with no history of heart disease . Of the 42 percent of subjects that owned any type of pet, 24 percent were owned dogs. He added that the study findings suppor...

Eradicating malaria 'can be done,' World Health Organization says Eradicating malaria 'can be done,' World Health Organization says

In 2015 alone, the global death toll for malaria was a record high of 438,000. "To achieve a malaria-free world we must reinvigorate the drive to find the transformative strategies and tools that can be tailored to the local situation. While a few ...

Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review

Prue Leith will be advising a government review into the quality of hospital food, following the deaths of six people after contracting listeria infections from hospital food. Leith has previously spoken out on the need for hospitals to provide heal...

CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

While the outbreak strain was found in soft cheeses made with raw milk and purchased in Mexico were responsible for some of the outbreak illnesses, the researchers reported beef from the USA also sickened people with the outbreak strain of Salmonell...

New Zealand Traveler With Measles Visited Disneyland New Zealand Traveler With Measles Visited Disneyland

The girl remained in Southern California through until August 15 and has since returned to New Zealand, said Dr Nichole Quick, the county's health care officer. People who have not had measles or the measles vaccine should talk with a health care pro...

Marsha Edwards Accused Of Killing Children And Herself | Crime Time Marsha Edwards Accused Of Killing Children And Herself | Crime Time

Wednesday. Chris Edwards was also making headway in his career in his own right as a digital content manager for the City of Atlanta and worked in the Mayor's Office of Entertainment. Marsha founded a medical equipment supply company. Marsha...

Reported illnesses among vapers reaches 150 possible cases | Ap Wire Reported illnesses among vapers reaches 150 possible cases | Ap Wire

The cases tend to involve gradual breathing difficulties, coughing, fatigue, chest pain, and weight loss, which leads to hospitalization (no one had died from the condition). Some use the battery-operated e-cigarettes, which produce water vapor inste...

Blood test 'may detect ovarian cancer earlier' Blood test 'may detect ovarian cancer earlier'

Whilst research into innovative treatments and novel solutions to late stage cancers will often grab the headlines, it is likely that in future better diagnosis and screening will have a greater impact of survival rates and the current funding defi...

Tennessee requests info on vaping and respiratory illness Tennessee requests info on vaping and respiratory illness

The four were from across the state. Three patients reported using of vaping products that contain THC. The confirmed case was reported to health officials on Tuesday. Patients have had symptoms including cough, shortness of breath and fatigue, with ...

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication

The Federal Government yesterday marked three years without a Wild Polio Virus (WPV) case in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020 Nigeria would be certified as polio free. "As long as polio virus still exists in any part of the wor...

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you're going to die Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you're going to die

The team studied the metabolic biomarkers found in the blood of 44,000 people aged 18 to 109 across Europe. "There is no consensus on the ultimate set of predictors of longer-term (5-10 years) mortality risk", Slagboom and her team explain in thei...

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

The falling rates of childhood vaccinations is not a problem unique to the UK. Johnson's office said that now just 87% of children are getting their second dose of the jab, likely contributing to the spread of the disease. Johnson's statement rea...

Hepatitis A outbreak everyone's concern Hepatitis A outbreak everyone's concern

The Department of Health did not specifically address the anti-vaccination movement as a factor in the outbreak, but those who elect not to be vaccinated or have their children undoubtedly are taking unnecessary risks. Cases can range from mild illne...

State Eyeing Possible Link Between Vaping, Lung Disease In Teens

The CDC and impacted states haven't identified a cause, but in all reported cases, affected people had used vapes. Other symptoms reported by patients include fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, nausea and diarrhea. Still, states are putting out n...

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Coconino County Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Coconino County

Public Health said there are 26 positive human cases of West Nile Virus this year in Fresno County, reported as of Wednesday. There are now 28 human cases of the disease, spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes. Last season less than 0.1 percent t...

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of 'early death,' study says Doing housework could substantially lower risk of 'early death,' study says

But a team from the University of Leicester and Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo wanted to determine how indolent behaviour impacts early death, and analysed eight large studies . "Another important finding was that spending 9.5 hours ...

USPSTF Updates Recommendation for Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Assessment USPSTF Updates Recommendation for Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Assessment

Ashkenazi Jewish women should be screened for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes linked to breast cancer, according to the recommendation by a USA task force announced in an editorial this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

New study shows links between pollution and mental health problems New study shows links between pollution and mental health problems

Links between PM exposure and deaths were also stronger in regions with higher temperatures and lower average exposure to PM air pollution . 'Even low levels of air pollution can increase the risk of death'. 'The smaller the airborne particles, ...

Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping on the rise

Other symptoms included vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue. No deaths have been reported. Antibiotics and conventional treatments have not helped many of those hospitalized. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has asked the CDC for assistanc...

HHS pledges $23M for Merck's Ebola vaccine HHS pledges $23M for Merck's Ebola vaccine

The US HHS has committed to a contribution to help Merck manufacture its investigational V920 vaccine for the treatment of Ebola . "The first therapeutic drug against the virus to be used in an active Ebola epidemic in the DRC, mAB114, has so far...

Kirsten Gillibrand drops controversial rapper from her official playlist Kirsten Gillibrand drops controversial rapper from her official playlist

The Democratic candidate has removed controversial rapper XXXTentacion from her playlist, which the New York Times published on Tuesday along with the playlists for each of the 2020 presidential candidates. When she learned from her cousin about th...

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