Thursday July 9-th, 2020

Why eating a great breakfast is a good thing

On average DIT was discovered to be 2.5 times higher after breakfast, showing that metabolism appears to be more active after eating breakfast. It is also better to have a well-balanced breakfast (for example, fruits, eggs, oatmeal, yogurt) while a...

Window of opportunity to stem coronavirus shrinking: World Health Organization chief Window of opportunity to stem coronavirus shrinking: World Health Organization chief

In Hubei province, which is the epicentre of the outbreak, clinical methods used for confirming cases will cease to exist and instead cases would be counted only when confirmed using molecular diagnostic tests. China has portrayed its efforts to cont...

Childhood asthma linked to cleaning products in new study Childhood asthma linked to cleaning products in new study

Last Updated: February 18, 2020. Participants in the CHILD Cohort Study were recruited from mostly urban centres in 4 provinces: Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, Alberta; Winnipeg, Morden and Winkler, Manitoba; and Toronto , Ontario. "The risks of recurrent...

MIT scientists use AI model to identify powerful new antibiotic

Preliminary studies suggest that halicin kills bacteria by disrupting their ability to maintain an electrochemical gradient across their cell membranes. When tested in mice, halicin was able to effectively treat tuberculosis and drug-resistant Ent...

US prepares for coronavirus pandemic, school and business closures: health officials US prepares for coronavirus pandemic, school and business closures: health officials

Nancy Messonnier , MD, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, announced that the agency will now be distinguishing COVID-19 cases in US citizens evacuated from Wuhan and repatriated from the Diamond Prin...

Flu vaccine effective this season, especially for kids, feds say Flu vaccine effective this season, especially for kids, feds say

The CDC said the United States flu season started early-the earliest seasons since the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic year-in the first week of November, and is still now above baseline activities. Six more deaths and 240 additional hospitalizations are t...

Warren Reverses Herself on Taking Help From a Super PAC Warren Reverses Herself on Taking Help From a Super PAC

Warren's statement comes as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent almost a billion dollars on his campaign just within the last four months since making a late entrance into the race. Later, after Buttigieg slammed Klobuchar's vote...

Slugfest in Vegas is most-watched Democratic primary debate ever Slugfest in Vegas is most-watched Democratic primary debate ever

But even that audience is likely dwarfed by the tens of million Bloomberg is reaching in through the 4,106 hours - or 171 days - of ads his campaign is running in 34 states and territories, according to Advertising Analytics. "That should not be th...

Death toll in China coronavirus outbreak rises to 1,524 Death toll in China coronavirus outbreak rises to 1,524

Of the 5,090 new cases, 3,095 fell into that category. The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic surged past 1,500 on Saturday after 139 more people died in Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak. "I want to say again from my hear...

Woman returning from Iran has COVID-19 in B.C. Woman returning from Iran has COVID-19 in B.C.

The Fraser Health region stretches from Burnaby in the west to Abbottsford in the east and to White Rock in the south. Health officials are now investigating details of the woman's travel and will work to determine whether other passengers on her f...

Chinese fatalities from virus top 2,200 Chinese fatalities from virus top 2,200

China is making "tremendous progress" and "trends are very encouraging, but we are not at a turning point yet", WHO Regional Emergency Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Richard Brennan said in Cairo. A Chinese diplomat backed Pakistan's decision...

China reports 889 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 118 new deaths China reports 889 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 118 new deaths

Countries have banned travellers from China and airlines have suspended flights to and from the country. The surge in cases detected at the two prisons ended 16 straight days of declines in new cases in China excluding Hubei. "We're encouraged by t...

Death toll surpasses 2,000 as thousands infected worldwide Death toll surpasses 2,000 as thousands infected worldwide

Elsewhere outside of mainland China , at least 11 people have reportedly died from the virus, including one in South Korea, two people in Iran and an elderly couple in their 80s who were passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship , which be...

Researchers urge prescribing caution as macrolides linked with birth defects Researchers urge prescribing caution as macrolides linked with birth defects

A cardiovascular malformation occurred in nearly 11 per 1,000 live births in the macrolide group, compared to nearly five per 1,000 in those who were prescribed penicillin. This compares to 1,666 out of 95,973 children of mothers who received penicil...

Britain's NHS will be free to turn away homophobic patients Britain's NHS will be free to turn away homophobic patients

In the past this was only possible if the patients or the visitors were being aggressive or physically violent towards workers, but it was found that this wasn't enough. A 2019 survey of NHS staff revealed that more than one in four NHS workers have ...

Antibiotics use in pregnancy linked to birth defects risk Antibiotics use in pregnancy linked to birth defects risk

This compares to 1,666 out of 95,973 children of mothers who received penicillin. Macrolide antibiotics include erythromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin are used to treat infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis and urinary, skin and sexual...

The Mediterranean Diet Is The Best Way To Better Your Microbiome The Mediterranean Diet Is The Best Way To Better Your Microbiome

They increase that although they can not establish a lead to and result connection among the microbiome and frailty, they say pursuing a Mediterranean diet plan may perhaps help hold off the onset of frailty and cognitive drop. They wrote: "We showed...

China asks India to review measures taken in backdrop of Coronavirus outbreak China asks India to review measures taken in backdrop of Coronavirus outbreak

Sun said banks and financial institutions have provided more than 537 billion RMB in credit to fight against the epidemic. There is a rapid increase in the cure rate , from 1.3 per cent to today's 8.2 per cent. Ratings agency Moody's said on Tuesday...

Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 2,000 Globally Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 2,000 Globally

That brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases in mainland China so far to 74,185. The detection method is the latest move in the province's attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, which originated in the city of Wuhan i...

British passengers left in limbo over Diamond Princess evacuation British passengers left in limbo over Diamond Princess evacuation

After two weeks of quarantine, some passengers were allowed to disembark the ship at 7am local time on 19 February, once they had been tested for the virus and given the all-clear. By then, Iwata's videos had been viewed more than half a million time...

ME sees its first child death from the flu this season ME sees its first child death from the flu this season

The KDHE report also shows that 92 percent of the laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses from specimens tested at the KDHE were influenza subtype A/H1, while 4 percent were A (not subtyped) and B (Victoria). - Avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth...

Skeleton found in cave could reveal Neanderthal death rites Skeleton found in cave could reveal Neanderthal death rites

This " flower burial " captured the imagination of the public and kicked off a decades-long controversy. Remains of 10 Neanderthals - seven adults and three infants - were dug up there six decades ago, offering insight into the physical characteristi...

China coronavirus deaths reach over 2,000 China coronavirus deaths reach over 2,000

The official death toll in China hit 1,868 Tuesday after another 98 people died - most in Hubei and Wuhan, where the virus emerged in December. The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in China crossed the 2,000-mark on Wednesday with the dea...

China's Coronavirus Death Toll Registers at 2,005 China's Coronavirus Death Toll Registers at 2,005

The number of those detected with the virus outside China's mainland stands at 62 in Hong Kong and 10 in Macau. The deceased was a 70-year-old male who was diagnosed on February 14. The coronavirus , now officially known as COVID-19, is said to ha...

China reports 1749 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, 136 new deaths China reports 1749 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, 136 new deaths

Among the more than 44,000 confirmed cases with symptoms, almost 87 per cent of patients were aged 30 to 79, with almost three-quarters diagnosed in China's Hubei province. The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on...

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