Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

Yosemite National Park: 170 people sickened after likely norovirus outbreak Yosemite National Park: 170 people sickened after likely norovirus outbreak

Most of the cases took place in the first week of January. Two of them have been confirmed to be cases of norovirus, and the others have symptoms compatible with the virus, the statement said. Anyone who has recently visited Yosemite National Par...

HPV vaccine leads to reduction in cervical abnormalities, study finds HPV vaccine leads to reduction in cervical abnormalities, study finds

This month is "Cervical Cancer Health Awareness Month" and healthcare professionals at Memorial Hospital's cancer center want to shine a light on the dangers of this disease. "This underlines the ongoing need for cervical screening in both HPV-vaccin...

Thailand finds second case of Wuhan virus, says no outbreak Thailand finds second case of Wuhan virus, says no outbreak

Thais have been urged to remain calm as the country ramped up checks of Chinese tourists ahead of the Lunar New Year's holidays. When the illness first broke out, it sparked fears about a resurgence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), ...

Can Your Fitbit Predict the Flu? Can Your Fitbit Predict the Flu?

Facilities for Disease Administration's weekly estimates for flu-take care of illness. Users' resting heart rate and sleep duration were monitored and flagged as abnormal if the average weekly heart rate was significantly above their overall averag...

US Supreme Court hears ‘Bridgegate’ political retribution case US Supreme Court hears ‘Bridgegate’ political retribution case

In their appeal to the Supreme Court , Kelly and Baroni claim that although their behavior may have been "small, sensitive and unwise", it did not constitute fraud because the Port Authority's authority to change traffic patterns is not an ownersh...

Here's how having less sex is linked to earlier menopause Here's how having less sex is linked to earlier menopause

Study author Megan Arnot , a Ph.D. candidate at the University of College London Department of Anthropology, told Newsweek the team wasn't expecting the link between sex and age of menopause to stretch further than penetrative sex, "suggesting tha...

Bernie Sanders-Elizabeth Warren audio revealed on CNN's 'Anderson Cooper 360' Bernie Sanders-Elizabeth Warren audio revealed on CNN's 'Anderson Cooper 360'

They clashed during Tuesday's debate in Iowa, and Warren refused to shake Sanders' hand afterward. Then, Sanders turned and walked away. In a tense post-debate exchange caught on the candidates' lapel microphones, and later released by CNN , i...

Bellaire High School Student Shot, Gunman at Large Bellaire High School Student Shot, Gunman at Large

Police said they received a call about the shooting at around 4 p.m. and that the victim died later at a hospital. Two people are in custody after a shooting at a Houston area high school Tuesday left one student dead. "We offer our deepest sympath...

Carter Hart Out 2-3 Weeks With Injury

The Blues had not lost a game at Enterprise Center since December 7. Philadelphia is averaging 3.07 GF/G while surrendering just 2.98 GA/G to opposing teams. Louis defender and into the back of the net, tying the game at one apiece with his fifth t...

Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy

Dr Paola Zaninotto (UCL Epidemiology and Health Care), lead author of the study, said: "While life expectancy is a useful indicator of health, the quality of life as we get older is also crucial". Women from the wealthiest groups from the USA and E...

Northam declares state of emergency ahead of gun rally Northam declares state of emergency ahead of gun rally

Fearing a repeat of the deadly violence that engulfed Charlottesville more than two years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a ma...

Decline in Lung Cancer Mortality Affects Decreases in Overall Cancer Deaths Decline in Lung Cancer Mortality Affects Decreases in Overall Cancer Deaths

Dr. Greene says that additional screenings are not the only factor contributing to the decline in cancer death rates. In projecting estimated new cancer cases in the United States in 2020, the researchers found the highest number of expected cancer...

Flu related deaths higher this year than last in Indiana Flu related deaths higher this year than last in Indiana

The INSP said a report about the efficacy of this season's flu vaccine would be issued in late February or March. According to the newest updated stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), there's just a 58% match with B/V...

Hospitals told to prepare for cases of fatal virus from China Hospitals told to prepare for cases of fatal virus from China

The novel coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan carries the risk of limited human-to-human transmission and a wider outbreak, said the World Health Organization on Tuesday (Jan. Prior to the new incident, Wuhan's health authorities...

Iowa girl, 4, left blind after weeks-long battle with the flu Iowa girl, 4, left blind after weeks-long battle with the flu

While the current USA flu season is thought to be a relatively mild one, it still may be responsible for up to 12,000 deaths, 150,000 hospitalisations, and over 6 million doctors' visits, as of the first week of January, according to the Centers for...

Novartis to speed access to $10 billion heart drug via NHS deal

The contract additionally requires a United Kingdom clinical trial, based on proprietary NHS data, to identify sufferers susceptible to heart illness for whom conventional therapy has not worked, as well as a collaboration on the manufacture of cutti...

Flu shot: There's a mismatch this season Flu shot: There's a mismatch this season

In fact, the CDC says that vaccination should continue to be offered throughout the flu season, even into January or later. "If there's a strain that begins to circulate in the community that's new, that won't be covered by the vaccine", said D...

Organ donation: new technique can preserve human livers for a week Organ donation: new technique can preserve human livers for a week

The new study, led by Pierre-Alain Clavien and Philipp Rudolf von Rohr, was published today in Nature Biotechnology . Now experts have pushed such an approach even further, revealing a system that allows human livers to be stored for a week just ...

FDA Approves New GIST Therapy FDA Approves New GIST Therapy

Approximately 6 percent of patients with newly diagnosed GIST have PDGFRA exon 18 mutations. Ayvakit was approved by the FDA based on results of a clinical trial involving 43 patients with GIST with a PDGFRA exon 18 mutation, including 38 patie...

China virus outbreak linked to seafood market not currently spreading China virus outbreak linked to seafood market not currently spreading

The rest of the patients are said to be in stable condition. The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has blamed coronavirus as the culprit. The disease surveillance and monitoring came about as a response to a severe pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan.

Heartburn Medications Pulled From Shelves Because They May Cause Cancer Heartburn Medications Pulled From Shelves Because They May Cause Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled several more lots of heartburn medications, including more generic versions of Zantac, that have been found to contain trace amounts of a substance that may be linked to cancer . Reddy's Laboratories L...

Women with transplanted uterus give birth to the 'miracle' baby Women with transplanted uterus give birth to the 'miracle' baby

The mother of the child who is from Pennsylvania is said to have been born with an underdeveloped uterus. Jennifer Gobrecht and her husband, Drew Gobrecht, appeared today at a press conference in Philadelphia. I dreamt of feeling my baby kicking ...

Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Weak Prescription Volumes Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Weak Prescription Volumes

Finally, Pivotal Research reduced their price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from $60.00 to $55.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 30th. Although it made moves to improve its perform...

Want to improve sleep disorder? Lose your tongue fat Want to improve sleep disorder? Lose your tongue fat

They found that reducing tongue fat is a primary factor in decreasing the severity of OSA. OSA can have a wide range of damaging effects on its sufferers which includes brain white matter damage, hypertension, increased chances of heart disease, diab...

WI child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state WI child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state

The last time influenza B was the predominant strain of the flu was the 1992-93 season. Across the country, the CDC estimates there have been at least 9.7 million flu illnesses, 87,000 hospitalizations and 4,800 deaths from flu this season.

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