Sunday September 27-th, 2020

House Democrats pass drug price cap bill, escalating 2020 health care wars House Democrats pass drug price cap bill, escalating 2020 health care wars

However, President Donald Trump is reportedly threatening to veto the bill if it passes to the Senate as it could reduce patient access to life-saving medicines and decrease innovation. In the same markup session in which Rep. Pascrell's amendment su...

Jamaica wins Miss World 2019 Jamaica wins Miss World 2019

The three-hour Miss World competition airs on Saturday afternoon (14 December) in London, and the contestants have put in a lot of hard work to make sure that the show goes off without a hitch. She joined an elite group of women who've won the crown ...

Sleeping More Than 9 Hours Can Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Stroke Sleeping More Than 9 Hours Can Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Stroke

The study revealed that participants who routinely reported having trouble sleeping through the night were about 30 percent more likely to have a stroke, whereas those who regularly took long naps increased their stroke risk by as much as 85 perc...

Three die as flu virus claims first victims of the winter season Three die as flu virus claims first victims of the winter season

In addition to four deaths, the DPH reports that there have been 1,622 laboratory-confirmed flu cases across Kentucky since August 4th. "So we're really seeing a mix of all three types where typically in the early part of the year we'll see mostly ...

Did Jimi Hendrix release the first of London's parakeets? Probably not Did Jimi Hendrix release the first of London's parakeets? Probably not

One theory is they were refugees from the film set of The African Queen , shot in Ealing in 1951, while another is that a pair were released by Hendrix on Carnaby Street, central London, in the 1960s. A parakeet pictured in St James's Park perched o...

Why These Breast Cancer Study Results Look So Promising Why These Breast Cancer Study Results Look So Promising

Trastuzumab deruxtecan is under priority review in the United States for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer , while a regulatory submission has also been made to Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Samoa measles outbreak: 83 new cases of measles Samoa measles outbreak: 83 new cases of measles

The funds will go towards vaccinations, obstetric and neonatal care for infected mothers and newborns, clean water and public health information campaigns, the United Nations said. It said as of 10 December, about 91 percent of all eligible people in...

Impeachment: Articles expected to be finalized during today's hearing, fireworks expected Impeachment: Articles expected to be finalized during today's hearing, fireworks expected

Saying that he was born in Georgia when "Jim Crow was alive and well" Johnson said that Trump's crimes were a threat to our democracy. Moderates who initially voiced support for impeachment have been anxious over polling which shows that support ...

Trump impeachment timeline: key events, what comes next Trump impeachment timeline: key events, what comes next

They charge Trump with abuse of power for asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden while withholding aid as leverage, and obstruction of Congress for stonewalling the House's investigation. The news comes as Trump district Democrats continue to fe...

Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to HIV Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to HIV

Academics in the West were quick to condemn such research on humans. As the Associated Press highlights , gene editing has only recently been trialed in adults to treat life-threatening diseases. Whether the current experiment is justified "co...

Food labels showing exercise options ‘better’ than listing calories Food labels showing exercise options ‘better’ than listing calories

Duncan Stephenson, deputy chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health, said: "We welcome this new research which builds the case for introducing activity equivalent food labelling ". The team say the approach puts calories in context an...

Flu season is off to an early start Flu season is off to an early start

Some people may also have vomiting and diarrhea. "It really depends on what viruses are circulating", Epperson said. Dr. Arthur Jey, an emergency medicine doctor at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento , said he didn't notice much of a lull between...

ArQule (NASDAQ:ARQL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Roth Capital ArQule (NASDAQ:ARQL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Roth Capital

Barclays PLC owned about 0.11% of ArQule worth $956,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. ArQule will be merged into Merck and any remaining shares...

Bird flu cases confirmed at chicken farm in Suffolk Bird flu cases confirmed at chicken farm in Suffolk

Circumstances of fowl flu have been confirmed at British hen farm simply weeks earlier than Christmas - with 27,000 now set to be culled to forestall it spreading. Thoroughly cooked poultry and poultry products, including eggs, are safe to eat, i...

How one drink a day may increase cancer risk How one drink a day may increase cancer risk

Within the examine printed within the journal Most cancers , the general most cancers danger gave the impression to be the bottom at zero alcohol consumption. A mild stage of consuming at 10-drink-year level, as an example, one drink in step with da...

Local doctor: Local doctor: "It's going to be a bad flu season"

The CDC released a map of flu activity in the United States. A Pierce County man in his 40s was the first person to die of flu-related causes in Washington during the 2018-2019 flu season, according to the state health department. High influenza ac...

70 die, mostly young children after measles outbreak in Samoa 70 die, mostly young children after measles outbreak in Samoa

American Samoa will get a measles vaccine shipment from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection on Monday, Tufa said. I don't sense in Tremain's cartoon the maliciousness in Al Nisbet's infamous cartoons and in a liberal progressive dem...

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

The United State Supreme Court announced on Monday that it declined to consider the challenge to a Kentucky law requiring doctors to show patients ultrasounds before they receive an abortion. The ACLU argued that "display and describe" ultrasou...

On Borneo island: Polio returns to haunt Malaysia after almost 30 years On Borneo island: Polio returns to haunt Malaysia after almost 30 years

The baby was admitted to an intensive care hospital after developing a fever and weak limbs. "The patient is now undergoing treatment in an isolation ward and is in a stable condition but needs respiratory support", Noor Hisham said, adding that th...

Province launches Ottawa's first Health Team Province launches Ottawa's first Health Team

The province is introducing Ontario Health Teams, a new model of care that brings together health care providers to work as one team. My care involves London Health Sciences. Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott was on hand today for the announc...

Cellphone-related injuries on the rise, study says Cellphone-related injuries on the rise, study says

The data was collected from the emergency room visits of around 100 hospitals in the United States of America. Cellphone injuries, per the NEISS database, really fall into two categories . It's also likely that cellphone injuries are under-count...

World AIDS Day 2018, World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

The World AIDS Day hashtag on Weibo features pictures of HIV patients (or people playing patients) asking for hugs, medical staff making classroom visits, and young volunteers collecting saliva for testing. They met to initially discuss a project f...

The Importance of Getting Vaccinated During Flu Season The Importance of Getting Vaccinated During Flu Season

That percentage has steadily climbed since the flu season began. The government-funded vaccine this year, which would be provided in three phases to people in higher-risk categories, is a quadrivalent vaccine that protects against two strains of in...

Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Researchers from Rutgers University analysed data from 2,501 emergency department patients who sustained head and neck injuries resulting from cellphone use between 1998 and 2017. "Cell phones offer many advantages, but also pose risks if they...

Sanders Surges In California Primary Poll Sanders Surges In California Primary Poll

Kamala D. Harris of California at 8%, and Mr. Buttigieg at 6%. "Voters are struggling and not sticking with their candidates", he said. The poll was conducted before she dropped out of the race on December 3. It had a plus/minus margin of error...

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