Friday September 18-th, 2020

Tennessee reports high flu activity for 2019-2020 season Tennessee reports high flu activity for 2019-2020 season

Dr. Richard Feldman says it is odd that Influenza B is already high, but more concern should be focused on if H1N1 changes to H3N2 as it did past year that led to so many deaths. All Vidant hospitals will temporarily welcome only visitors over 12 yea...

Report names the best and worst diets for 2020 Report names the best and worst diets for 2020

The Dukan Diet , Keto Diet and Whole30 Diet were named as the worst overall diets for 2020. The Mediterranean Diet ranked number one out of the 35 diets reviewed by US News & World Report. The program, which is backed by Oprah Winfrey and recent...

Scientists find how creams, cosmetics cause skin rash Scientists find how creams, cosmetics cause skin rash

Columbia University researcher and co-author of this study Animike De Jong said, ' There are, however, many small elements present in skincare products or beauty products that cause inflammation in our skin because they are detected by T-cells.

Nurses unions convene emergency meeting on overcrowding crisis in Cork hospitals Nurses unions convene emergency meeting on overcrowding crisis in Cork hospitals

In order to limit the spread of infection, visitors are advised to only attend the hospital if absolutely necessary and to not bring children if at all possible. According to the INMO, 433 patients nationwide are waiting in the emergency department, ...

Flu Deaths Reported So Far in Maryland Flu Deaths Reported So Far in Maryland

That's a solid increase from the CDC's December 14 report, which found that 30 states had widespread flu activity. Fauci said it was possible that this sharp increase in influenza activity would subside quickly, in which case the season would not e...

In a 24/7 food culture, intermittent fasting is gaining followers In a 24/7 food culture, intermittent fasting is gaining followers

She started by skipping breakfast and night-time snacks, and later moved on to a 60-day challenge of fasting every other day. Melissa Brix Bankston, Crossfit instructor in New Orleans, Louisiana, also tried to fast intermittently to curb a snack.

Alabama lawmakers ask Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade Alabama lawmakers ask Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade

They then go on to say the Court should "reconsider" landmark abortion cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey "and if appropriate, overrule" them. "If it wasn't clear why we fought like hell to stop Bret...

Hospitalisations for flu 10-fold higher than a year ago, official figures show Hospitalisations for flu 10-fold higher than a year ago, official figures show

So far this flu season , Montana has seen 789 cases, and 46 of those people have been hospitalized, according to the health department. "Generally, the flu season lasts anywhere between four and 12 weeks, with eight kind of being the average", said ...

Fresh strike hits pro-Iran convoy in Iraq ahead of Soleimani funeral Fresh strike hits pro-Iran convoy in Iraq ahead of Soleimani funeral

Meanwhile Iraq, whose prime minister attended the funerals today, threatened to order the expulsion of all USA troops from the country after what it called "a brazen violation of Iraq's sovereignty". Intelligence showed Soleimani was in Baghdad follo...

Fifth flu-related death announced by DPH

The death is one more than the previous week. Two more residents died due to flu complications last week while lab-confirmed flu cases spiked to almost 1,400, county health officials announced Thursday. The other lines show the 2014-2015 and 2017-2...

State reports another death from the flu

Local hospitals are announcing visitor restrictions as the flu season turns deadly in Wisconsin. Health officials urged those eligilble for the flu jab to come forward, without delay. Only 47 percent of kids in North Dakota age 6 months to 4 years ...

Arizona Bowl Reveals the Future for Wyoming Football Arizona Bowl Reveals the Future for Wyoming Football

If the pass game isn't a threat and the Cowboys can sit in the box all game and be ready for the running game, it does not bode well for the Panthers. Williams and Valladay connected on a 63-yard pass to open the second half and Valladay scored on a ...

China launches probe into mysterious viral pneumonia amid rumors of SARS 2.0 China launches probe into mysterious viral pneumonia amid rumors of SARS 2.0

According to a transcript , Sophia Chan, secretary for food and health, said Hong Kong hasn't received any Wuhan-related severe pneumonia cases and that the three patients admitted to hospitals in Hong Kong had not visited the Wuhan market.

Haul International to stop hiring smokers in 21 states Haul International to stop hiring smokers in 21 states

Current employees who use nicotine products won't be fired but the company will offer them help with quitting nicotine. Applicants in these states will receive a statement about the company's nicotine-free hiring policy and will be asked questions ...

After success in animals, vaccine for memory loss gets closer to reality After success in animals, vaccine for memory loss gets closer to reality

It will take several more years of testing before we know. "The match between the spread of tau and what happened to the brain in the following year was really striking", said neurologist Gil Rabinovici, M.D., the Edward Fein and Pearl Landrith Dis...

More drugmakers hike U.S. prices as New Year begins More drugmakers hike U.S. prices as New Year begins

President Donald Trump , who made bringing them down a core pledge of his 2016 campaign, is running for re-election in 2020. Gilead Sciences increased prices by 4.8% on its top five HIV medicines, Biktarvy, Genvoya, Truvada, Odefsey and Descovy - ...

Google AI system outperforms experts in spotting breast cancer — Artificial Intelligence Google AI system outperforms experts in spotting breast cancer — Artificial Intelligence

And it reduced the number of false-positive results by 5.7% for the US-based group and 1.2% for the British-based group. For example, a false positive would be if a particular test created to detect cancer returns a positive result but the person doe...

Delivering the TB vaccine by IV better protects monkeys, new study finds Delivering the TB vaccine by IV better protects monkeys, new study finds

A new study suggests that a simple tweak could make a century-old vaccine for tuberculosis far more effective - but that shift could prove hard in practice, . After six months, the researchers introduced the bacteria that causes TB directly into th...

Study hints at the surprising benefits of drinking whole milk Study hints at the surprising benefits of drinking whole milk

With about 1 in 3 North American kids overweight or obese, the consumption of whole milk has reduced by 50%. In a meta-analysis (comprised of 14 studies) that measured the proportion of children who consumed whole milk compared with reduced-fat milk ...

Samoa lifts measles state of emergency Samoa lifts measles state of emergency

The outbreak was fueled by an anti-vaccination movement that roamed the island in recent years, but there are now some positive signs that things are changing. The deadly outbreak was enough to convince most parents to vaccinate their children, and f...

China probes pneumonia outbreak for SARS links: state media China probes pneumonia outbreak for SARS links: state media

State broadcaster China Central Television announced Tuesday that the National Health Commission had deployed a team of experts to Hubei Province's city of Wuhan to conduct "relevant inspection and verification work" following the emergence of over t...

Sen. Sullivan in favor of Clinton impeachment trial rules Sen. Sullivan in favor of Clinton impeachment trial rules

A few Republican senators have expressed misgivings in recent weeks about the trial potentially being coordinated by the Senate's GOP leadership and the White House. Collins said, "I have shared with my colleagues my belief that the Clinton approach,...

Bernie Sanders' doctors say he's fit and healthy for 'rigors of presidency' Bernie Sanders' doctors say he's fit and healthy for 'rigors of presidency'

Sen. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., on Monday released the results of his most recent annual physical exam, as well as letters from three of his doctors, making him the second septuagenarian in the Democratic presidential contest to offer an inside look at...

Students Need Vaccines Before Returning To School Students Need Vaccines Before Returning To School

As of mid-November, the number of measles cases that countries around the world reported to the World Health Organization was three times higher than the number of cases reported during the same time in 2018. Seattle Public Schools is hosting free ...

Douglas County Reports Second Flu Death Douglas County Reports Second Flu Death

Both of the victims have been over 65 and both deaths occurred in the month of December. The most recently released Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ) map looks different than just a few weeks ago. "It's not too late to get vaccinated", the CDC remi...

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