Medicine

by | January 20, 2019 | 03:11

More than 70 percent of Florida voters approved the amendment in 2016. The legislature had other ideas. "They created a cartel essentially", said DeSantis. Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, said on Friday that he had called and thanked Florida Governor Ron Desentis for his "opposition to Airbnb's antisemitism".

by | January 11, 2019 | 02:12

New Yorkers will soon have access to comprehensive healthcare, available to everyone , regardless of their income and/or immigration status, through a newly announced program called NYC Care . De Blasio first touted NYC Care during an interview Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe ". Mayor Bill de Blasio cited his "socialistic impulse" in describing an ideal world where New York City government has control over all land and building development in his city.

by | January 09, 2019 | 02:13

It is expected to launch in the Bronx first this summer, and be available in the other boroughs by 2021. "We want them to have primary care, we want them to have specialty care", De Blasio crowed in a press release, according to local media .

by | December 20, 2018 | 03:12

E-cigarettes have been a divisive topic in the public health community. "This report dovetails with the government's Tobacco Control Plan commitment to back innovative products in its drive to encourage smokers to quit, and its recommendations are evidence-based and created to maximise the benefits of safer nicotine delivery", said the NNA about the report.

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:47

Robert Henneke, who represented Neill Hurley and John Nantz, two successful consumer-plaintiffs in the lawsuit , gave an exclusive interview to The Epoch Times . Henneke outlined the Affordable Care Act's journey through the courts. The future of the Affordable Care Act is threatened - again - this time by a ruling Friday from a federal district court judge in Texas.

by | December 09, 2018 | 02:27

Infectious disease doctors contacted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and they sent medicine for the rare condition, but the woman could not be saved. It is the first fatality from this kind of infection in the state. The amoeba is similar to Naegleria fowleri , which has been the culprit in several high-profile cases.

by | December 05, 2018 | 01:13

The 95-year-old Dole, who uses a wheelchair, was helped to his feet by an aide and saluted the former commander in chief. The Texas Republican, who served as the 41st US president from 1989 to 1993 , died Friday at age 94. "Here lies a great man", said Rep. Paul Ryan, the House speaker, and "a gentle soul". President George W. Bush, son of the late president and himself "No.

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:53

The theme for the 2018 World AIDS Day commemoration is " Know Your Status " which brings into spotlight the importance of urging people to know their HIV infection status by getting tested. Aids.ua web portal quotes the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, which points out that 'during the four months of 2018, 5,764 new cases of HIV infection were registered (783 of them are amongst children under 14 years old)'.

by | November 29, 2018 | 01:03

The scientist revealed the project Monday to the organizers of an worldwide conference that will begin Tuesday in Hong Kong and previously to the AP in exclusive interviews . "It's an appalling example of what not to do about a promising technology that has great potential to benefit society". According to CNN , the Shenzhen Health and Family Planning Commission confirmed that an investigation has been launched on Monday to " verify the authenticity of the ethical review of the ...

by | November 19, 2018 | 22:50

As you can see in the video above, Floersch's Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara-Mercedes flew off of the race track after hitting another race vehicle. Florsch thanked fans for their messages of support on Twitter after the accident. The race was eventually re-started an hour later with British driver Dan Ticktum defending his title. Floersch was too close to Daruvala before the crash.

by | November 14, 2018 | 00:47

The latest data confirms that across the European Union the number of patients infected by resistant bacteria is increasing and that resistance is a major threat to public health. He thus directed regulatory agencies including the Food and Drugs Authority, the Pharmacy Council, the Traditional and Alternate Medicine Council as well as other health professional bodies to step up their game to effectively regulate the access and use of antimicrobials.

by | November 01, 2018 | 03:31

From 2006 to 2010, the number of new breast cancer cases in females in Chaffee County was an average of 13 cases each year. In the study, Weber, co-author Elyse Lower, MD, professor of medicine at the UC College of Medicine, director of the UC Cancer Institute's Breast Cancer Center and UC Health oncologist, and colleagues at Wroclaw Medical University in Poland, analyzed variants of the biomarker Osteopontin (OPN) in 434 women with premalignant breast lesions.

by | October 27, 2018 | 13:42

Commenting on the event, Hamad Al Khaldi, Head of PR and CSR at Aspire Zone Foundation, said: "We are very happy with this large turnout to this year's "Pink Walk" campaign". But that's not what someone fighting cancer wants to hear, she said. Senior Michelle Arias and Junior Jessica Pascale walking with their peers at the breast cancer walk .

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:00

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed cases in 22 states overall . Possible causes being considered include viruses that affect the digestive system called enteroviruses , and possibly strains of rhinoviruses, which cause the common cold, she said.

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:58

Most of these cases began in August and September, and 90 percent are in children, Dr. Nancy Messonnier , director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases , said at a news conference today. "It attacked [my child's] body and her spinal cord a certain way that seems to be happening to other kids too", said Josh Payne, the parent of a child battling AFM.

by | October 16, 2018 | 06:49

She never thought it would come back. "The doctor sat me down and just kept apologizing", Harris said, referring to her radiologist's reaction. By taking part in TMIST, the 165,000 registered participants will provide essential insight that will help researchers learn how to most effectively screen women for breast cancer and help them make informed decisions about the various screening opportunities available on their individual needs.

by | October 15, 2018 | 15:25

Brill, MD, FACS, program director for the Janet Knowles Breast Cancer Center, and director of the Section of Breast Surgery, who will serve as program director for the fellowship. In 2018, it is estimated that 627,000 women died from breast cancer-that is approximately 15% of all cancer deaths among women. A camp for medical checkup was also organised during the event.

by | October 12, 2018 | 03:42

When Obama nominated Garland in 2016 to fill the vacancy of the late, venerable Justice Antonin Scalia, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell famously (or infamously, perhaps) led a Senate GOP refusal to hold confirmation hearings. Our Founders very clearly intended that the Supreme Court (and all levels of courts, for that matter) have judges and justices who construe law based on the intent and text of the Constitution and other legal statutes.

by | October 12, 2018 | 03:26

Three children are receiving treatment in Pittsburgh for a rare neurological disease that can lead to paralysis , UPMC officials confirmed Tuesday. Of the 38 reported cases so far this year, 14 have been in Colorado , and six are under investigation in Minnesota , NBC News reported.

by | October 11, 2018 | 01:52

The bitterly divided US Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm Justice Kavanaugh, with just one Democrat supporting him. It saddens me. Because our judicial system has been viewed as one of the main pillars of our constitutional government.

by | October 11, 2018 | 01:33

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , last winter was the deadliest year for the flu in the last 40 years. You must be logged in to view this content. Statistically, every 100 people with the flu will infect 127 other people. While everyone should get a flu vaccine each flu season, it's especially important that certain people, especially older individuals, get vaccinated either because they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complications or because ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:48

It said it was located about 50 miles (65 km) west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and forecasters predicted a slow westward march. That's the new North Carolina record for most rainfall from a single tropical system. Forecasters say heavy rains also are expected early in the week. . Trogdon said flash flooding will last for several days and river and marine flooding could last up to a week.

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:03

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said that e-cigarettes, while still harmful , may be effective for adults who want to give up cigarette smoking, which kills nearly half a million Americans each year. "Let me be clear: Everything is on the table", said Gottlieb. Traders said proposed FDA action was less harsh than feared. "The FDA should immediately move to regulate flavored e-cigarettes, instead of waiting until 2022, as it is now planning to do", Bloomberg said in a statement .

by | September 08, 2018 | 04:27

Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Schultz, and former U.S. Senators William Frist and Sam Nunn). Thus, Theranos came into existence. After an investigation in 2015 by the Wall Street Journal into the device's accuracy, Theranos had its clinical laboratory testing certificate revoked and a deal with Walgreens was terminated.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:30

John McCain at the Arizona Capitol on August 29, 2018 . Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , the current Senator of Rhode Island, will be the only active politician serving as a pallbearer for McCain's service. "His talk of country first wasn't simply a slogan on a yard sign", Ducey said. At the start of his farewell speech on the Senate floor, Graham stood next to his desk, surrounded by the empty desks of his colleagues, and looked anywhere but to his right, where McCain had sat during ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:28

Chlamydia remained the most common STD with more than 1.7 million cases diagnosed, up from around 1.6 million the year before. Nearly half of chlamydia cases were in girls and women ages 15 to 24. Of these, 555,608 cases of gonorrhea represented a 67 percent uptick in the same time period. Building Healthy Online Communities, a public health group that works with apps to support STD prevention, believes dating apps have become "digital bathhouses" and could be increasing the rate of ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:01

While Ward and Arpaio had trumpeted their hardline stances on immigration and their support for their president throughout the race, McSally had drawn comparisons to the more moderate, recently deceased Arizona Sen. But Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, the favorite of the in-state GOP establishment, has done his best Trump impression, with broadsides against "fake news" and dubbing himself an "NRA sellout".

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:13

However, as per Dr Karin Michels lecture at the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health , coconut oil is 'pure poison '. Michels based his warning on the high proportion of saturated fat in coconut oil , which is known to raise levels of LDL cholesterol, and thus, the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:32

August and September are when the majority of West Nile cases occur. Overall, the CDC said, 45 states and the District of Columbia have reported the virus in people, birds or mosquitoes this year. Two dead ravens in Kimberley, B.C., have tested positive for West Nile virus. If you think you have West Nile virus infection, contact your healthcare provider.

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:41

This isn't the first time that the popular oil has stirred controversy. Michels' comments are not new as the American Heart Association came down on coconut oil in 2017 , claiming it was just as high as saturated fats found in butter, beef fat and palm oil.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:31

The CDC says most people who get measles in the USA did not receive the Mumps - Measles - Rubella vaccine. Most of the people who contract measles were not vaccinated, the CDC stated. Missouri and IL require schoolchildren to get their measles vaccines, but they can be exempted for a medical or religious reason. As symptoms progress, an infected person may show white spots called Koplik spots inside their mouth as well as a rash on their face and body.

by | August 18, 2018 | 00:59

The tuition goes up about 2-3% every year depending on operating costs but the scholarship will be able to cover the rise in tuition each year, Rivera said. Nine students already have had their tuition completely covered under their M.D./PhD programs. "People shouldn't graduate medical school with the equivalent of a mortgage", said Rafael Rivera, NYU medical dean of admissions.

by | August 13, 2018 | 04:10

With the discovery of a dead bird that tested positive of West Nile virus in Kenosha County, it's a good time to review the preventive measures that should be taken to prevent its spread. Don't go outside when mosquitoes are active (between dusk and dawn). Wearing light-coloured, long-sleeved shirts, pants, socks and a hat is recommended, as is using insect repellent containing DEET or Icaridin.

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:42

The earlier outbreak was tackled with 3300 doses of an experimental new vaccine. Travel into and out of the village has been blocked. The outbreak took place fewer than 12 months on from the DRC's previous Ebola scare , in May 2017, during which eight people were infected, four of whom died.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:43

Greg Manteufel reportedly began developing flu-like symptoms a few weeks ago. "He loves riding his Harley", Dawn Manteufel, Greg's wife, told WITI. Within days of being admitted to the hospital while still fighting for his life, Greg first lost both feet, after a second surgery to remove more damage on legs, they amputated thru both kneecaps.

by | July 25, 2018 | 03:59

Hall said she almost started crying. I handed over the three prescriptions that my doctor, who specializes in hormone therapy, had just given me. Hall said she was humiliated during the encounter, and believed that the pharmacist was trying to out her as a transgender woman.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:09

Samples of the facility's environment and the product collected during the FDA's inspection match the outbreak strain of salmonella mbandaka , the agency said. The agency is urging consumers to avoid Honey Smacks, a sugary puffed wheat cereal which has been the subject of a recall by the company since mid-June.

by | July 12, 2018 | 20:07

But was it true? Vox points out that Donald Trump himself has been critical of breastfeeding mothers in the past, calling the act of breastfeeding "disgusting". A resolution on breastfeeding was expected to easily be approved by government delegates who had gathered in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly .

by | July 10, 2018 | 02:28

Trump is set to announce his choice Monday night. President Donald Trump is expected to make the Supreme Court announcement from the East Room of the White House at 9 p.m. Kyl, a former member of Republican leadership, was Senator for Arizona for 18 years from 1995 to 2013. McConnell's office has stressed that it took about two months each to get Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Gorsuch through, and they warn Kavanaugh's background and work in Washington could slow confirmation.

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:42

Last year, Joey Chestnut won the men's competition after scarfing 72 dogs (buns included) in just 10 minutes. The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest will once again be airing live on ESPN2 on the 4th of July this year, the 15th straight year that an ESPN network has televised the event.