Medical

by | June 02, 2018 | 10:45

This year's theme: 'Tobacco and Heart Disease, ' focuses on tobacco use as a key risk factor for developing heart and related diseases, including stroke. The WHO FCTC is a milestone in the promotion of public health. Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, said the United Kingdom has the second lowest smoking rate in Europe after Sweden, which proves that the Government's tobacco-control policies are effective.

by | June 02, 2018 | 03:30

Colon cancer is not just a disease of older people. The new recommended age is for people at an average risk. Recent studies have shown that the risk of colorectal cancer is double for someone born in 1990 compared to someone born in 1950.

by | May 31, 2018 | 12:52

Speaking to Herald, GMC Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr Shivanand Bandekar said the patient is now being treated as a case of viral encephalitis and not Nipah. You possibly can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. Of those patients, 26 are under observation while three are receiving intensive treatment, according to Sky News.

by | May 30, 2018 | 22:57

The drugmaker on Tuesday said the physician sample packs of Taytulla were meant to have 24 active pink pills, followed by four inactive maroon capsules, taken daily for 28 days. Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives . Those placebo pills have "WC" imprinted on them.

by | May 30, 2018 | 11:10

That has since dropped to 37 farms, with more than 11,000 cattle slaughtered. The government and agricultural leaders announced Monday that it will spend over $600 million over the next decade to rid the country of Mycoplasma bovis , which causes udder infections, pneumonia, arthritis and other illnesses.

by | May 28, 2018 | 23:16

However, at least scattered showers and storms will remain possible but the coverage should be much less compared to earlier in the week. A tornado threat exists in the front-right quadrants of the storm, which today is northern Florida and most of Georgia and SC.

by | May 28, 2018 | 14:33

Looking at data from 44,000 people in Sweden , they found that people who slept for five or fewer hours per day experienced higher rates of morality than those who slept for six or seven hours per day. "It's a fundamental part of our biology, like breathing". "What happens is, if you are well-rested, your sleep drive will be low in the morning, and it builds and builds over the day, when at night you need to go to bed to relieve that pressure for sleep ".

by | May 27, 2018 | 17:02

The level of oxycodone found in a single mussel was 100 to 500 times smaller than a therapeutic human dose, Lanksbury said. You might want to think twice before consuming too much shellfish-specifically mussels-from Washington's Puget Sound.

by | May 27, 2018 | 12:19

With test results showing that a particular variety of bats, found in and around Kozhikode and mostly at the worst-affected Perambara town near here, is not carrying the virus, a special team from Pune is arriving to see how best they can take samples from other varieties of bats also found in this district.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:47

Malappuram District Medical Officer K. Sakina told the media that the only thing the people in the district need to do is to follow the directions of the health authorities . There is no clear preventive or curative treatment for Nipah , a newly emerging disease spread by bats, pigs and people who have become infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:42

The virus travels through direct contact with a patient. Also, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the state government is strictly monitoring the spate and taking steps to put off its further spread. In 2004, residents in Bangladesh also caught the infections after they ate contaminated fruits or consumed products such as raw date palm juice that were contaminated by saliva or urine of infected fruit bats.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:25

The agency is also asking manufacturers to add warnings on all oral health products that contain the numbing ingredient. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade but said reports of illnesses and deaths have continued.

by | May 25, 2018 | 11:26

Jameel Jaffer, the Knight Institute's executive director, welcomed the ruling , saying it "reflects a careful application of core First Amendment principles to government censorship on a new communications platform". It is unclear if Trump would unblock those he had blocked and the judge did not explicitly rule on that. Last year, Will Fischer, director of government relations for VoteVets.org, told CBC Radio's Out in the Open that he couldn't believe Trump had blocked his ...

by | May 25, 2018 | 10:38

One of the state's most prominent Republican leaders, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick , said he wanted to limit entrances to schools and stagger class starting times to allow for searches. "And I want us to come together and unite", she told Cogburn. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is jailed on murder charges in Friday's attack. His voice cracks as he describes how he told police to let him inside the school so his son could kill him instead.

by | May 24, 2018 | 09:27

Authorities are especially concerned about how flowing lava could affect Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV), a plant that provides at least one-quarter of the Big Island's daily energy needs via geothermal wells. It hit him above the ankle. Mr Clinton, who was the first person to suffer a major injury at the hands of the eruption, said doctors saved his leg but he must avoid putting weight on it for six weeks.

by | May 22, 2018 | 21:29

Pompeo also cautioned European firms against continuing to do business in Tehran, toughening up the United States policy line after its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear pact this month despite intense diplomatic efforts by Washington's European allies.

by | May 18, 2018 | 16:43

USA regulators Thursday approved the first drug created to prevent chronic migraines. "Having a treatment created to specifically address the complex nature of migraine is an important and welcome step forward in headache medicine", said Stewart J.

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:04

The organization is working with health NGO Medecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and other partners to boost the number of special isolation wards to treat patients. The vaccination campaign would first target health workers. Previously, the DRC had successfully managed the Ebola outbreaks but the hemorrhagic fever spread into an urban area is posing a major challenge to combat the outbreak.

by | May 17, 2018 | 17:53

He is the 20th Surgeon General of the United States . Details about the emergency in the sky and the patient's condition were not immediately available. The passenger eventually regained consciousness, but HHS staff said Adams ultimately determined it was necessary to go back to the gate and have the person evaluated at the hospital.

by | May 17, 2018 | 17:26

According to the rankings, seven worldwide "A" matches, all friendlies, took place in the month and as a result there are few movers in the latest ranking. World Cup holders Germany remain in top spot, followed by Brazil, Belgium, Portugal and Argentina. After a busy season last April, Harambee Stars moved two places up to position 111 in the global stage.

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:55

The CDC added that the last date of harvest for the romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region was April 16th. Twenty-three more people fell ill since the last update on May 9, bringing the total to 172 people from 32 states , the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday.

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:32

The researchers found that lower relative amplitude was associated with a greater odds of reporting lifetime history of major depression or bipolar disorder. The team negated influences of other factors such as age, gender, season during which the test was taken, smoking status, socioeconomic status, past traumatic experiences from childhood etc.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:14

Only 42 beaches achieved both awards - including Roker and Seaburn. Now Keep Britain Tidy is hoping to get more kids in the water with their Blue Flag and UK Seaside Awards. Portfolio Holder for the Coastal Economy, Councillor Steve Kirk, said: "We are delighted to have retained the Blue Flags at all our beaches". Canatara Beach will fly a Blue Flag again for the fifth straight year, as one of 27 beaches and nine marinas across Canada given the prestigious eco-certification administered in ...

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:17

With the daily price revision of automotive fuels restarting on Monday after a 19-day hiatus due to Karnataka polls, petrol prices reached almost five-year high while diesel prices hit a new all-time high in Delhi. The fuel prices in Kolkata has also gone up. At BPCL outlets, petrol was priced Rs. 79.35 and diesel Rs. 72.09. More than one in eight (13 per cent) say the cost of fuel is making them consider buying a hybrid vehicle, while nearly a tenth (9 per cent) are considering ...

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:43

Oly Ilunga Kalenga said a case of the virus was detected in Mbandaka, a city with a population of about 1 million people. The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tackle.

by | May 16, 2018 | 10:36

His coffin was white with an Everton crest and toy soldiers on the side. Alfie had a degenerative neurological brain condition and his case drew global attention when his parents became determined to keep him on life support. Doctors at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool stopped providing life-support treatment to the youngster after they lost all legal challenges to a court ruling allowing the hospital to withdraw ventilation.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:17

The show was also a big victor at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards and Philippa Lowthorpe picked up in the Director: Fiction category, Uni Ni Dhonghaile in the Editing: Fiction category and Nicole Taylor, the Writer: Drama category. The single drama award went to the crime drama " Murdered for Being Different " over "Against the Law", an episode of " Black Mirror " (Hang the DJ) and the TV version of the Olivier-winning comedy "King Charles III".

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:58

The men told police they were walking from the Bird's Nest, a popular party spot that is open in conjunction with the tournament every year, to Kirk's apartment and denied throwing rocks. Kirk is considered one of the top new acquisitions, along with veteran quarterback Sam Bradford and his expected rookie understudy, 10th overall pick Josh Rosen , for a team that had lost starting quarterback Carson Palmer and head coach Bruce Arians to retirement in the ongoing National Football League ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:35

For the record, Denmark had set an example for other nations by becoming the first to take an initiative of restricting the use of industrially manufactured trans-fats in food supply. Back in the 1970s, Dr. Willett was one of the first researchers to sound the alarm about trans fats, a stance that earned him scorn from the food industry and even fellow nutritionists.

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:22

According to the California Department of Public Health, more than 300,000 cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were reported. In total, there were 75,560 cases in 2017, representing a 16 percent increase from the year before, making the rate 190.5 cases per 100,000 Californians.

by | May 15, 2018 | 16:26

Under the law, school districts can not raise tax levies more than two percent unless they achieve a super majority approval from voters. The District's auditors found no moderate or serious problems with financial compliance requirements and said the district's budgetary statements represent an accurate picture.

by | May 15, 2018 | 15:34

Iyke Njoku, Zonal coordinator, Owerri Municipality to Senator Hope Uzodimma representing Orlu Senatorial District of Imo State in the Senate". Senator Magnus Abe (APC-Rivers South East) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis now rocking the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC ).

by | May 15, 2018 | 15:29

Professor Ed Tate , who led the research, said: "A drug like this could be extremely beneficial if given early in infection, and we are working on making a version that could be inhaled, so that it gets to the lungs quickly". In vitro testing using human cells found the new molecule completely blocked the replication of several cold virus strains. Although dealing with a cold is not a huge issue for most people, there are good reasons to keep hunting for ways to fight it.

by | May 15, 2018 | 14:29

But scientists have been studying sea snails for a long time, and they know an terrible lot about how the organisms learn. As a result, researchers used RNA, which is part of the epigenetic modification and part of the process of forming long-term memory.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:54

Shockingly, 56 per cent of the referrals came in when the children were going through primary school. In the North, some 10,051 referrals were made in the last year, up from 7,352 in 2014 and the equivalent of 53 every school day last year.