Health Care

by | January 27, 2019 | 01:31

University of Louisville researcher Jan Potempa, Ph.D., Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases in the School of Dentistry, was part of the team of global scientists led by Cortexyme Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:30

All individuals with flu-like symptoms should stay home from work and school until at least 24 hours after fever has ended. The best way to prevent the flu is with a flu shot. Cleaning your hands often with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. "They may ask you to wear a mask if you are coughing, sneezing, have a runny nose or a sore throat".

by | January 11, 2019 | 00:50

With the increase in influenza cases, Piedmont Healthcare officials say they have put safeguards in place to ensure the safety of its patients, visitors and staff and to prevent transmission of the flu . Those who are particularly vulnerable to complications from influenza include children younger than 5, adults older than 65, pregnant women, residents in nursing homes or other care facilities, and those with an underlying illness.

by | January 06, 2019 | 09:13

Because of new research regarding the Mediterranean diet, such as findings that it could lower the risk of dementia and aggressive prostate cancer , it took the lead for 2019. News' list. For more information about the rankings, visit Best Diets 2019 [ https://health.usnews.com/best-diet ]. "The top diets promote eating the foods that we've been told to eat, like whole grains, fruits and veggies, and going easy on sugar and saturated fat", she added.

by | December 31, 2018 | 01:43

The person, who was transported to the U.S.by private plane and transported by vehicle, will be monitored by federal, state and county public health officials, according to the statement. While this person isn't officially a patient, we will be honoring their request for privacy while they are being monitored here. However, if it becomes necessary for this person to be transferred to the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, regular updates should be expected.

by | December 28, 2018 | 00:45

The law was passed unanimously at the Thai National Legislative Assembly by a vote of 166-0 with 13 abstentions. However, recreational use of both of the drugs remain illegal and is subject to either imprisonment and or a hefty fine. As for India, under Section 20 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) cultivation, possession, use, sale/purchase, import/export, transportation and warehousing of cannabis.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:55

The case will be appealed, said Hill, and it will take many years to get to the Supreme Court, so "nothing is happening" with regard to the high deductibles involved in many Obamacare plans. At issue in the case is the individual mandate, which requires people to have health insurance. "And they call that success", Democratic congressman Joe Kennedy wrote on the social media site .

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:45

One legal expert, who supports the ACA, has warned that O'Connor's ruling would have repercussions for almost all Americans if it stands. "And for (Republicans) just to throw up their hands and say , "Well, it'd be great if we just started from scratch" - that's not what the American people believe; just look at the results from the last election".

by | December 13, 2018 | 01:12

A second widget is able to show detailed data such as steps taken, calories burned and miles traveled. When manually adding a workout, you'll have the option of inputting the intensity of it to get more accurate Heart Points based on how hard you pushed yourself.

by | December 08, 2018 | 15:24

Charles Cobbs, a neurosurgeon at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. "However, unfortunately it is possible for these organisms to get into tap water as well at times , and that's why I do always counsel my patients to use distilled water when rinsing".

by | December 08, 2018 | 14:59

Doctors are bewildered as to how an extraordinarily shaped blood clot came out of a patient. The New England Journal of Medicine released the picture in their regular photo series . "An Impella ventricular assist device was placed for management of acute heart failure, and a continuous heparin infusion was initiated for systemic anticoagulation".

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:48

ECG features are limited to Series 4 Watches, but Apple's irregular heart rhythm notification feature works on Series 1 devices and newer. Per Macrumors , Apple has told store employees to let customers know that the ECG app is "not meant to be a diagnostic device or to replace traditional methods of diagnosis".

by | December 03, 2018 | 05:49

The ministry was also quoted by state news agency Xinhua as saying: "The nature of this incident is extremely nasty, and relevant bodies have been ordered to temporarily halt the scientific research activities of relevant personnel". "Scientists who go rogue ... it carries a deep, deep cost to the scientific community", Dr Daley added. American biochemist David Liu, a co-inventor of the CRISPR/Cas9 technology that He said he used to alter the gene , said there was no unmet medical need for ...

by | November 30, 2018 | 01:24

According to He, a second potential pregnancy is in the very early stages now and requires more time to see if it will last. The experiment, which was led by He, claims to have successfully altered the DNA of twin girls born a few weeks ago to prevent them from contracting HIV.

by | November 29, 2018 | 00:59

The hospital claimed to have approved Dr. The Shenzhen Health and Family Planning Commission denounced the legitimacy of the hospital ethics committee and the review process that approved the application. "Directly experimenting on human is nothing but insane ... as soon as a living human is produced , no one could predict what kind of impact it will bring, as the modified inheritable substance will inevitably blend into human genome pool", they wrote, adding that the trial is a "huge ...

by | November 14, 2018 | 09:45

They found that the highest amount of antibiotic prescriptions took place at urgent care centers, followed by retail clinics, emergency departments, and then medical offices. Some bacteria even change their outer structure so that the antibiotics can not attach and kill them. WHO has warned on numerous occasions that the number of effective antibiotics in the world is declining, while the superbugs number is increasing.

by | November 05, 2018 | 06:43

This means some rules, like protections for people with preexisting conditions, won't be undone any time soon. Some consumers may have heard about the repeal and surmised that the ACA itself is dead; it isn't. But the ACA is still the law of the land and financial assistance is still available for low and middle-income consumers. Nor does ICT recommend these plans.

by | October 27, 2018 | 06:42

One in eight women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer . They also recommend that all women to have a risk assessment at the age of 30 to see if screening earlier than the age of 40 is needed. Victoria Sanders hasn't been diagnosed with breast cancer, but she's taking precautions by having a double mastectomy. "The issue is there can be a big delay" in starting treatment of a patient with a very aggressive type of breast cancer, she adds.

by | October 19, 2018 | 20:54

For example, 11 of the Colorado cases of AFM this year have tested positive for EV A71, a rare type of enterovirus not usually seen in the USA, rather in Asia and other parts of the world, according to state epidemiologist Dr. Why is it being described as polio-like? "And, really, polio is the classic thing that does that or did that". Although the condition is very rare , Health & Wellness is advising families to make sure their children's vaccinations are up to date, especially ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:26

She says, "We are working to replace the stigma of mental illness with hope and support and to advocate for care for those who need it". "A healthy mind is every bit as important as a healthy body, but the stigma associated with mental health issues is often a huge factor is preventing those struggling, from seeking the right kind of help and support".

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:26

Most standard-dose shots that people get this year will be quadrivalent, meaning they can protect against four viruses. For most of us, getting the flu shot is just a regular part of fall. "Don't work when you're sick, don't expose people to influenza", Schleiss said. We don't know whether this year will be severe or mild. The CDC and other major medical groups recommend a flu vaccine for anyone six months of age or older, but some patients opt against it because of concerns about ...

by | October 10, 2018 | 14:45

Susan Collins , R-Maine, amid a barrage of criticism over her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and a fundraising campaign seeking to oust her in 2020. The cases challenge the types of crimes that qualify as violent felonies under that law and can lead to 15-year mandatory minimum sentences for a defendant.

by | October 05, 2018 | 17:35

The club also does smaller activities throughout the year to help raise money and bring more attention to cancer . In 2018 alone 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer were found. "There's no better feeling than knowing our restaurants, our people, and our products are making a difference in the lives of others", said Sam Covelli, owner/operator of Covelli Enterprises .

by | October 01, 2018 | 19:57

Swedish immunologist and member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine Klas Kaerre gives an explanations on the field of research of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm , Sweden, on October 1, 2018 .

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:27

GOP senators told reporters that members meeting behind closed doors said the committee vote would happen as previously scheduled Friday morning and that the first procedural vote will take place on the Senate floor Saturday. "So I believe once he gets to the Supreme Court , he will call the balls and strikes fairly", Conway said. "I hope that tomorrow's hearing gives us some guidance on how we are to vote".