Friday July 10-th, 2020

Four in five adolescents don't exercise enough, blame screen time Four in five adolescents don't exercise enough, blame screen time

In 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched More Active People for a Healthier World, a new global action on physical activity, including new targets of a 15% relative reduction of global prevalence of insufficient physical activity by 20...

Measles immunisation campaign underway in Samoa Measles immunisation campaign underway in Samoa

Passengers on a Samoa Airways flight from Apia to Auckland last week have been exposed to measles. All Samoan schools have been temporarily closed and children under 17 years old have been advised by the Government not to attend public gatherings t...

Families face rising health insurance costs Families face rising health insurance costs

Additionally, health insurance payments grew at an average annual rate exceeding 4% between 2008 and 2018, well above wage growth over the same period. In New Mexico, the $6,342 that working families spent on average for health care costs represent...

Ontario teen develops 'popcorn lung'-like vaping illness Ontario teen develops 'popcorn lung'-like vaping illness

Landman said physicians eliminated a variety of potential causes for the teen's illness, including infections and inflammatory conditions, before speculating his decline was likely tied to his vaping activity. The CMAJ case study provides detaile...

READ: Fiona Hill, David Holmes' Impeachment Hearing Opening Statements READ: Fiona Hill, David Holmes' Impeachment Hearing Opening Statements

Hill, for instance, dismissed a conspiracy theory rejected by American intelligence agencies but espoused by Trump and other Republicans that Ukraine , not Russian Federation, meddled in the 2016 USA election. In his opening statement , Holmes desc...

Humans put in suspended animation for first time Humans put in suspended animation for first time

The technique is being tested as part of a trial in the United States involving people who arrive at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore with an acute trauma such as a stab wound or gunshot and who have had a cardiac arrest.

Efforts to move the needle on flu shot rates get stuck Efforts to move the needle on flu shot rates get stuck

Some simple preventative techniques include getting the flu shot, washing your hands frequently, covering your nose and mouth when you cough and/or sneeze, staying away from sick people/staying away from people if you are sick, keeping your hands out...

More than 40 Colorado schools close after virus outbreak More than 40 Colorado schools close after virus outbreak

According to a letter School District 51 sent to parents, all extra curricular activities are also canceled. Their hope is this will help eliminate the spread of the illness that's been spreading around the area. Local health officials haven't pinpoi...

Keto diet may help you fight the flu Keto diet may help you fight the flu

Mice fed a ketogenic diet were better able to fight the flu virus than mice fed carbohydrate-rich foods, according to a new study by Yale University published on November 15 in the journal. Researchers at Yale University found that mice fed a ketog...

CDC stats suggest early start to flu season CDC stats suggest early start to flu season

A common misconception is that influenza is the same as the stomach flu . Flu season typically starts in October and peaks from December until the end of March, sometimes lasting until May. "A lot of times , some people do report having m...

Biden campaign accidentally sends fundraising email celebrating debate performance hours before event begins Biden campaign accidentally sends fundraising email celebrating debate performance hours before event begins

ET, almost six hours prior to the start time. You may have lost count at this point, but tonight is the fifth 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate. In recent months, the top competitors in the race have constantly shuffled, with Biden ofte...

Event Management Software Market Technology Advancement and Business Outlook 2019 Event Management Software Market Technology Advancement and Business Outlook 2019

A wide range of elements come into play that influences the Thermal Imaging Software Market and the business participants that function in it. The report estimates market development trends for the digital asset management software industry in 2019...

Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic

The island state of just 200,000, located south of the equator and half way between Hawaii and New Zealand , declared a measles epidemic late in October after the first deaths were reported. The country's vaccination program was briefly suspended pr...

Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin

An off-duty police officer in the audience who tried to stop the attack was seriously wounded and had to undergo surgery. The suspect was overpowered by numerous of us present, one amongst whom was severely injured by the attacker. The former presi...

Bill Gates foundation to provide 1.08 billion dollars for polio extrication Bill Gates foundation to provide 1.08 billion dollars for polio extrication

Gates said his foundation's 8-year long investments in polio vaccine would make some breakthrough in the next year. Efforts to wipe polio off the face of the planet took a step forward this week, with a multibillion-dollar fundraiser in the Middle ...

NDDoH Raising Awareness about Safe Antibiotic Use NDDoH Raising Awareness about Safe Antibiotic Use

The discovery of antibiotics was heralded as one of the greatest finds of the 20th Century. Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. Antibiotic resistance is basically when the bacteria are no longer killed the way they're supposed to be...

MT Weekly: FDA Talks Metal Implants, Plague Outbreak in China

Pneumonic plague can develop from bubonic plague and results in a severe lung infection causing shortness of breath, headache and coughing. Each illnesses are related to the Black Loss of life pandemic that killed an estimated 25 million individual...

What is 'feather duvet lung' and is it serious? What is 'feather duvet lung' and is it serious?

After changing his bedding, he experienced a odd and rare condition that left him gasping for air. In this case, the man's feather duvet and pillows were producing enough of the microscopic matter and, as he slept the night away, his lungs were payin...

Trump impeachment inquiry: Two top aides testify to 'improper' call

The investigation could lead the House to approve formal charges against Mr Trump that would be sent to the Republican-controlled Senate for a trial on whether to remove him from office. The White House published tweets questioning Vindman's judgment...

Chinese hunter catches bubonic plague after eating wild rabbit Chinese hunter catches bubonic plague after eating wild rabbit

The diagnosis comes amid tension in Beijing after two people there were confirmed to have pneumonic plague , prompting concern that health officials waited to disclose the diagnosis of plague's deadliest, exclusively contagious form. Plague might ...

Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at Least 6 Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at Least 6

Health officials said the Pacific island nation's low immunization rate is the cause of the outbreak. Neighbouring Tonga last week announced government primary schools and kindergartens would be closed until later this month as the number of meas...

#TooFarLeft Trends After Obama Tells Democrats to Remain ‘Rooted in Reality’ #TooFarLeft Trends After Obama Tells Democrats to Remain ‘Rooted in Reality’

While he's headlined fund-raising events for Democratic committees, the former president has kept a low profile in the presidential race, meeting privately with most of the Democratic candidates but telling friends and political allies that neit...

Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call with ambassador: 'I remember it vividly' Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call with ambassador: 'I remember it vividly'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi several times over the past few days has suggested that if Trump wants to testify - she mockingly explained the word "exculpatory" - he's welcome to do so in person or in writing. Volker provided investigators with a pack...

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 ...

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