Tuesday July 14-th, 2020

MHRA announces recall of Zantac products made by GSK MHRA announces recall of Zantac products made by GSK

The U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Tuesday said GSK informed it that is recalling all unexpired Zantac prescription meds from pharmacies "due to possible contamination with an impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) which...

First vaping-related death reported in NY state First vaping-related death reported in NY state

The State Department of Health is investigating. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the October 4 death of a 17-year-old male from the Bronx was reported Tuesday to the state Department of Health. The president had talked about taking action. At ...

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $8bn to man over unwanted breast growth Johnson & Johnson told to pay $8bn to man over unwanted breast growth

Food and Drug Administration approved in the 1990s only for treating schizophrenia in adults, when he was a minor. In his lawsuit, he has claimed that the company was aware of the risk of gynecomastia, but did not warn the doctors or the healthcare p...

STD Rates Continue to Rise in the US STD Rates Continue to Rise in the US

And for the past five years, the conclusions have been the same: After years of decline, the most commonly reported STDs in the United States - chlamydia , gonorrhea and syphilis - are staging a comeback. The increases coincided with public health...

Alaska again at the top of sexually transmitted disease rates

The state had only a single reported case from 2013 through 2017. For 2018, the California Department of Public Health saw an increased number of reported syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia cases. The increases coincided with public health funding...

Dog Ownership Linked To Longer Life According To Two New Studies Dog Ownership Linked To Longer Life According To Two New Studies

Researcers focused on Swedish people from 40 to 85 who suffered a heart attack or stroke from 2001 through 2012. This gap was even more pronounced among dog owners who had survived a heart attack, whose risk of death was 65 per cent lower than no...

Sanders says he was 'dumb' for ignoring health symptoms Sanders says he was 'dumb' for ignoring health symptoms

Sanders was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction", the medical term for a heart attack, the doctors said. Sanders said that in the last month or two he was more tired than usual and "I should have listened to those symptoms". Sen. Bernie Sanders...

Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Their finding of the first planet outside our solar system circling a star like our own made astronomers look harder for life elsewhere in the universe. Kaelin discovered that the VHL protein normally helps regulate the levels of an oxygen-sensin...

Trump campaign threatens to sue Minneapolis arena over rally security bill Trump campaign threatens to sue Minneapolis arena over rally security bill

The reference to police may have to do with a recent ban against officers wearing their uniforms while supporting candidates at events or in advertisements. Neither AEG nor Frey's office immediately responded to Fox News' requests for comment. " Bo...

Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

The results support a separate study carried out by Sweden's Uppsala University, which showed a 33 per cent reduced risk of death for heart attack patients living alone after being released from hospital if they owned a dog . Everyone who owned a ...

The NHS has opened its first gaming addiction clinic

NHS England said many other countries are grappling with the issue of gaming and internet addiction. Mr Kenny, who resigned in frustration over the failure of senior management to properly tackle problem gambling, described video games addiction a...

3 infants die after bacterial outbreak at Pennsylvania hospital 3 infants die after bacterial outbreak at Pennsylvania hospital

A bacterial infection may have been responsible for the deaths of three infants in a Pennsylvania hospital. Out of "an abundance of caution", the medical center will temporarily direct mothers who are delivering prematurely - before 32 weeks gestat...

Extinction Rebellion protests continue across Australia and other countries today Extinction Rebellion protests continue across Australia and other countries today

With events like extreme weather, thawing permafrost and a sea-level rise unfolding much faster than expected, scientists say the urgency of the climate crisis has intensified since the signing in 2015 of the Paris accord on curbing global warming.

Climate activists blocks road at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum Climate activists blocks road at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

In Berlin , around 1,000 people blocked the Grosser Stern, a traffic circle in the middle of the German capital's Tiergarten park dominated by the landmark Victory Column. Protesters shut down the Burrard Street Bridge to traffic Monday starting at ...

Experts say this year's flu season could be bad Experts say this year's flu season could be bad

In 2018-2019, the USA flu season ran from October through May , NBC News reported. Who was more at risk to die from the flu a year ago? Know what medications you take and the respective dosages of each. "Those are all wrapped up in the vacc...

New Zealand measles cases reach US New Zealand measles cases reach US

India and Australia each sent roughly1.36 million tourists to the United States a year ago. According to the latest CDC data , 31 states have reported measles cases as of Sep. "What we're saying is if you vaccinate your children, you will be p...

Authorities warn hunters to look out for 'zombie deer ' Authorities warn hunters to look out for 'zombie deer '

To date, there have been no reported cases of humans infected by the disease, according to the CDC . So far, 277 counties in 24 states have reported cases of CWD in deer, elk and other members of the deer family, known as cervids. University of Minn...

Warren Clashes With Facebook Over Big Tech Proposal Warren Clashes With Facebook Over Big Tech Proposal

Warren introduced her proposal to break up Facebook , Amazon and other tech giants in March. "What would really 'suck, ' " she said, mimicking Zuckerberg's language, "is if we don't fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook e...

U.S. FDA approves Gilead's HIV prevention treatment U.S. FDA approves Gilead's HIV prevention treatment

From 48 to 96 weeks, researchers examined participants who took Descovy and compared them to those who took Truvada . The safety and efficacy of Descovy for PrEP were evaluated in a randomised, double-blind multinational trial. But it is not a...

Fake nurse called undercover cop to plot murder Fake nurse called undercover cop to plot murder

Lopez told the undercover detective that she had a tree in her yard that she wanted removed, and offered to pay, 000 to get the job done. "I don't think he was surprised, because she does some really odd things", he said. He is the reason why I'm i...

U.S. retains measles-elimination status despite worst outbreak in quarter century U.S. retains measles-elimination status despite worst outbreak in quarter century

The majority of cases were among people who were not vaccinated against measles, and more than 75% of cases were linked to outbreaks in NY. The large number of cases almost caused the country to lose its measles elimination status, obtained in 2000...

Hot tub displays likely caused Legionnaires' cases Hot tub displays likely caused Legionnaires' cases

There are also eight confirmed cases of Pontiac fever , a milder form of the disease, and 80 of the infected people have required hospitalization. The fair was held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher, North Carolina, abo...

Toxic Chemical Fumes Are The Suspects of Vaping-Associated Injuries Toxic Chemical Fumes Are The Suspects of Vaping-Associated Injuries

Researchers said it does not appear that the build-up of lipids, reported earlier as a possible cause of the lung damage , was a factor in these 17 patients. "We really have the feeling right now that there might be a lot of different, nasty thing...

No visa for immigrants who cannot afford healthcare No visa for immigrants who cannot afford healthcare

The new rule applies to immigrant visa applicants overseas, mostly those, analysts said , being sponsored by immediate relatives, and not those already present in the United States such as H-1B visa holders whose Green Card applications were bei...

U.S. vaping illnesses top 1,000, death count is up to 18 U.S. vaping illnesses top 1,000, death count is up to 18

In its most recently updated published on October 3, the agency said that cases in the United States have reached 1,080 with 18 related deaths. There have been 19 deaths confirmed from 16 states: two in California, two in Kansas, two in OR, and...

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