Tuesday September 22-nd, 2020

Study finds too many colorectal cancers are found too late Study finds too many colorectal cancers are found too late

Fortunately for Orson, it worked out well. But because the cancer was caught before it had spread elsewhere, he did not need to undergo brutal treatments like chemotherapy or radiation. Survival rates are still higher when it's detected early, but sp...

Mass. Sues Purdue Pharma Over 670 Residents Who Fatally Overdosed On Opioids Mass. Sues Purdue Pharma Over 670 Residents Who Fatally Overdosed On Opioids

With the lawsuit, MA will join more than 20 states that have already gone to court to take on the privately-held Purdue, according to Reuters . Unlike other lawsuits from local governments, MA names 16 company executives, including members of the ...

Is office food making you fat? Is office food making you fat?

The results of the study were presented at an annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition in Boston. The researchers found that 22 percent of working adults obtained foods or beverages at work during the week; per person, the food obtain...

Prescription Medications May Be Making Americans Depressed, Study Shows Prescription Medications May Be Making Americans Depressed, Study Shows

The study analyzed a detailed survey of thousands of American adults taken every two years between 2005 and 2014, in which people opened their medicine cabinets and showed researchers all the prescription drugs they had taken in the last month.

Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease risk

This was true even without other heart risk factors such as high blood pressure , high cholesterol or a history of smoking . When that happens, he continued, many physicians will simply order a testosterone panel, ask about mental health, or pres...

Idaho boy diagnosed with plague Idaho boy diagnosed with plague

People can reduce the chance of encountering plague by avoiding contact with wild rodents, their fleas and rodent carcasses. Sarah Correll, an epidemiologist with the Central District Health Department, said in a statement that plague can be spread...

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 44,193 committed suicide in 2015, and it is one of the 12 leading causes of death since 1975. It found that more than half of all suicide victims in 2016 did not have any professionally treate...

CDC: Toddlers In US Eating Too Much Sugar CDC: Toddlers In US Eating Too Much Sugar

By the time toddlers reached 19 to 23 months of age, they were averaging more than 7 teaspoons of added sugar per day. Herrick and her team found that the amount of added sugar increased along with a child's age. Researchers cataloged food items th...

Memorial blood drive set for June 23 Memorial blood drive set for June 23

Right now, the blood bank's stock is below that minimum, according to the release. World Blood Donor Day falls on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868). The Red Cross says every two seconds , someone in this country needs a blood transfus...

‘Shocking die-off of Africas oldest baobabs ‘Shocking die-off of Africas oldest baobabs

Often seen towering over other plants around, baobabs are somewhat of a tourist attraction in the region. Of these, a group of around two dozen stood out for their exceptional size and, or, age. Their condition meant they could no longer support th...

Technicals Ratcheting Up Interest in Servicenow Inc (NOW) Near Term Technicals Ratcheting Up Interest in Servicenow Inc (NOW) Near Term

About 16.13 million shares traded or 358.15% up from the average. The public company has 121.46M shares outstanding now, as well as a market cap of $5.42B. Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its holdings in Envision Healthcare by 194.8% in the 1st ...

Sugar consumption by toddlers exceeds adult recommendations

That is the equivalent of a Snickers. Almost 98 to 99 percent of the sugar consumed by 1- and 2-year-olds was added sugar. However, the scientists behind the study are now planning on analyzing the products with added sugar that kids usually cons...

Broadview Advisors LLC Buys Shares of 169,850 Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) Broadview Advisors LLC Buys Shares of 169,850 Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC)

Baird. In the healthcare industry, Envision's buyout is the latest in a spate of mergers and acquisitions activity among physician networks, a business that has struggled in recent years to adapt to changes in how USA health insurers reimburse prov...

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

But while brushing Kailyn's hair , Griffin found a tick in her daughter's scalp. "PLEASE for the love of god check your kids for ticks!" she wrote. Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the U.S . How is it diagnos...

Indian PM Modi shares fitness video on social media Indian PM Modi shares fitness video on social media

In a separate message, he nominated Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, table tennis player and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra and the "entire fraternity of fearless IPS officers, especially those above 40" for the #fitnessc...

Pre-cut melon cause of multistate salmonella outbreak — CDC Pre-cut melon cause of multistate salmonella outbreak — CDC

It says the five states where people were sickened are Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio. Caito Foods on Friday voluntarily recalled fresh-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these m...

Multipurpose towel can have higher bacteria count Multipurpose towel can have higher bacteria count

Some new research, courtesy of the University of Mauritius , has some bad news for frequent users of kitchen towels: they're battleships of sneaky, invading microbial monsters. They also determined the bacterial load on the towels. Your tea to...

Trump admin: We won't defend Obamacare Trump admin: We won't defend Obamacare

The Justice Department rarely declines to argue in favor of existing law in court and this decision will put pressure on the Affordable Care Act , the formal name for former President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement. Senate Democr...

'Strong progress' in calming Congo Ebola outbreak 'Strong progress' in calming Congo Ebola outbreak

Four of the five approved drugs are now in the country. "What this is telling us is the response (the WHO's vaccination program) is having an impact in those two locations", said Salama. Phase 1 of the vaccination campaign, a plan to protect urban ...

Trump justice department will stop defending key parts of Obamacare Trump justice department will stop defending key parts of Obamacare

The states argue that now that Congress repealed the penalty for not having coverage in the tax bill past year, ObamaCare's individual mandate can no longer be upheld as a tax, and that it therefore should be invalidated. Bailey's spokesman Corey Uhd...

New blood test could tell pregnant women whether birth will be premature New blood test could tell pregnant women whether birth will be premature

The US and Danish and scientists have created a new low-priced blood test which may be able to predict around 80% accurate results on when a pregnant woman will go into labour or if she will have a premature delivery. Doctors now rely on ultraso...

20 years and going strong: Relay for Life raises over $85K 20 years and going strong: Relay for Life raises over $85K

The money raised by Relay for Life and their teams goes to the American Cancer Society to fund research, share expert information, support patients, and spread the word about prevention. Again this year, and every year, luminaries were placed alo...

Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression

We've now received more details about Bourdain's passing. U.S. President Barack Obama famously appeared on an episode in Vietnam in 2016, during his final months in office. People around the world are paying their respects. But they were committ...

Medicare to be exhausted by 2026, three years earlier than expected Medicare to be exhausted by 2026, three years earlier than expected

Income to the Medicare fund is expected to be lower than estimated past year because of "lower payroll taxes attributable to lowered wages in 2017 and lower levels of projected gross domestic product", the Treasury said in a "fact sheet" accompanying...

Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance

They argue that short-term guidance has encouraged companies to hold off on technology spending and hiring and research, and has even discouraged many private companies from going public at all. Dimon and Buffett noted that the pressure to meet sh...

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