Monday January 24-th, 2022

Medicine, lifestyle changes as good as heart surgeries, says new study Medicine, lifestyle changes as good as heart surgeries, says new study

Medicines and lifestyle modifications can work as well as invasive procedures such as putting stents or performing a bypass surgery for blocked arteries in patients with severe but stable heart disease, according to a new research. IHD refers to hear...

Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Tops 2,100 Cases — CDC Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Tops 2,100 Cases — CDC

Cough, shortness of breath or chest pain. About 64 percent reported using nicotine-containing products; 11% reported exclusive use of nicotine-containing products. The CDC is still in the process of testing pathologic specimens associated with the ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas defies history to capture end-of-year title — ATP Finals Stefanos Tsitsipas defies history to capture end-of-year title — ATP Finals

It is Tsitsipas´s third title of the season and comes a year after he was crowned champion at the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan. Tsitsipas had a torrid time completing the frame as he saw six set points fly by but on the seventh, Federer wilted.

Vaping less harmful than smoking for vascular health, major study finds Vaping less harmful than smoking for vascular health, major study finds

Financed by the British Heart Foundation , the University of Dundee and the team analyzed the cardiological health rate of chain smokers to compare e-cigarette and tobacco smoking. "We now have clear evidence they're less harmful than tobacco cigare...

Trump's favorite loses in Louisiana governor's race Trump's favorite loses in Louisiana governor's race

Matt Bevin (R). A West Point graduate and former Army Ranger, Edwards opposes most gun restrictions, signed one of the nation's strictest abortion bans and dismissed the impeachment effort as a distraction. Rispone, who has largely self-funded his...

President Trump unveils new health care transparency policy President Trump unveils new health care transparency policy

By making those prices public, the Trump administration argues that hospitals will face pressure to compete for patients, eventually causing prices to drop. As NPR has reported, hospitals are now required to post their "list prices" online, but that ...

Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll

Since September, when he placed fourth in the Register poll, he has more than doubled his on-the-ground staff to over 100 and has opened more than 20 field offices. Sanders and Ms. Warren, two of the leading candidates who are pushing policy plans on...

Nike designs new shoe for ‘everyday heroes’ working in health care industry Nike designs new shoe for ‘everyday heroes’ working in health care industry

Nike's Air Zoom Pulse sneakers were carefully crafted through insights taken from medical workers at Portland-based OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital , the company said. "The design confronts a range of medical-worker-specific challenges". The...

Germany passes law making measles vaccination compulsory for children Germany passes law making measles vaccination compulsory for children

Parents in Germany will now be legally required to vaccinate their school-age children against measles - or risk paying hefty fines. In this case, non-vaccinated children who already attend kindergartens will be excluded, but this does not apply ...

Rollout of Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine begins in Congo Rollout of Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine begins in Congo

The European Commission has also approved the vaccine. "It's not a replacement for the first vaccine, it's being used to complement it, especially in areas where there are no cases of (Ebola) transmission", MSF coordinator Steve Akuha told AFP.

Beijing Plague Patients Were Medically Transferred From Inner Mongolia Beijing Plague Patients Were Medically Transferred From Inner Mongolia

Pneumonic plague, since it originates in the lungs, can cause shortness of breath, chest pain and occasionally bloody mucous. On Weibo, a Twitter-like social media platform, Chinese censors scrubbed the hashtag "Beijing confirms it is treating plag...

FDA warns Dollar Tree on sales of FDA warns Dollar Tree on sales of "potentially unsafe drugs"

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning Dollar Tree about potentially adulterated over-the-counter medications made by foreign manufacturers. Food and Drug Administration [FDA]. The letter does not specifically allege that Dollar Tree sold...

9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University 9-year-old Boy Set To Graduate University

As a toddler, Laurent Simons preferred to take his toys apart so he could fix, instead of playing with them. Laurent comes from a family of doctors - but his parents are still grappling to explain how he absorbs knowledge so quickly. "Not only is h...

Superbug infections are rising but deaths falling, CDC says Superbug infections are rising but deaths falling, CDC says

These microbes have constructed up a resilience towards the medication created to kill them, which means they are often extraordinarily harmful and tough to deal with. As physicians and scientists on the front lines of a growing public health crisis,...

California school shooting is another nightmare made real California school shooting is another nightmare made real

In schools throughout the country, students must endure overcrowded classrooms without sufficient or any access to nurses and counselors. Detective Daniel Finn of the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station was driving away when he heard gunshots and sa...

Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans Newly Identified Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Present ‘Urgent Threat’ to Americans

As physicians and scientists on the front lines of a growing public health crisis, the Infectious Diseases Society of America urges federal policy makers to respond to the report's warning with investments and commitment to turning the tide of anti...

Calif. high school shooting: multiple injuries reported Calif. high school shooting: multiple injuries reported

Another student who identified herself only as Pamela said Holt retrieved a first aid kit that was in the classroom and began treating the girl's wounds on her shoulder and torso. Videos show the chaos and massive law enforcement response to the sc...

WHO approves world's-first Ebola vaccine WHO approves world's-first Ebola vaccine

It is now remaining applied in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo centered on a "compassionate use" protocol. Current figures show that in DR Congo at least 3287 cases (3169 confirmed & 118 probable), including 2192 deaths, 10...

What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart

Speaking on the move, Jeff Wessler, Cardiologist and Founder of the Heartbeat cardiology clinics, said that it is hard to identify atrial fibrillation in healthy people that are commonly in their mid-30s. About 6 million people in the USA alone are a...

Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays

The Oklahoma Caring Vans are also traveling across the state this season to provide free flu vaccines to children who are eligible. The National Institutes of Health recently signed a contract with the University of Georgia for funding to develop a...

State near national average for lung cancer survival State near national average for lung cancer survival

This year's "State of Lung Cancer" report seeks to continue the positive trend of increased lung cancer survival , as the nationwide five-year lung cancer survival rate of 21.7 percent, up from 17.2 percent a decade ago, reflects a 26 percent im...

Health officials report second vaping related-death in Missouri

The Philippines on Friday reported its first case of a vaping-linked illness, as health authorities expressed concern at court orders preventing them from regulating electronic cigarettes . Health officials last week also dubbed the discovery of...

Wasim Akram expresses concern over growing prevalence of diabetes in Pakistan Wasim Akram expresses concern over growing prevalence of diabetes in Pakistan

Cho, president of the IDF, said in a statement . (2) According to this group global age-standardised diabetes prevalence increased from 4.3% (95% CI 2.4-7.0) in 1980 to 9.0% (7.2-11.1) in 2014 in men, and from 5.0% (2.9-7.9) to 7.9% (6.4-9.7) in wom...

Should you go straight for insulin if you're diabetic? Should you go straight for insulin if you're diabetic?

One in every two people now living with diabetes is undiagnosed. Symptoms are more often to be found in people with type 1 diabetes . However, the truth is fruits also contain carbohydrates and can also raise blood sugar levels. Type 1 diabetes , ...

Today's babies won't know life without climate change, new report warns Today's babies won't know life without climate change, new report warns

The 2019 report presents an annual update of 41 indicators across five key domains: climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability; adaptation, planning, and resilience for health; mitigation actions and health co-benefits; economics and financ...

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