Médecine

House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader The slow roll of wins has given the party plenty to celebrate. Trump is still the president, yet the Democrats in the House are most likely to cause him trouble. Democrats featured historic diversity on the ballot. Soon-to-be members of the House of Representatives elected in last week's midterm elections are now gathering in Washington, DC, for pre-freshman orientation. [Full Article...]

CDC hiding kids' deaths from polio-like illness?

More than 400 cases have been confirmed through lab tests since 2014, the first year the syndrome emerged. Regardless, public health officials say they are racing to try to determine the cause and the best treatments. For example, if the illness is caused by a virus, Messonnier said, it is possible that the now available tests are unable to pick it up, or perhaps the germ has already cleared the... [Full Article...]

Conjoined Twins Separated In Successful Surgery

Conjoined Twins Separated In Successful Surgery The 15-month-old twin girls, Nima and Dawa Pelden, were joined at the stomach and had grown up facing each other, unable to move independently. About 36 specialist split into two teams -a team for each child- participated in the procedure and Lead surgeon Dr Joe Crameri said the girls coped very well and have a good chance of full recovery. [Full Article...]

La législation du permis de conduire bientôt assouplie pour les diabétiques

La législation du permis de conduire bientôt assouplie pour les diabétiques Jusqu'alors, les personnes atteintes de diabète qui souhaitaient obtenir leur permis devaient déclarer leur maladie à l'auto-école et passer une visite médicale auprès d'un médecin agréé par la préfecture. Le docteur Jean-François Thébaut, membre du Conseil d'administration de la Fédération, appelle les médecins à "se responsabiliser" pour trancher eux-mêmes. [Full Article...]

Pete Davidson added Ariana 'SNL' mention after hearing 'Thank U, Next'

Pete Davidson added Ariana 'SNL' mention after hearing 'Thank U, Next' It was meant v lovingly". Of course, Pete Davidson is the guy who steals the spotlight, but anyone who's followed Ari and her love life can recall about Malcolm, aka Mac Miller , and maybe even Ricky , the guy who facilitated Donut Gate. [Full Article...]

Protein Supplements Market | Industry Growth, Trends and Forecast Till 2024

Protein Supplements Market | Industry Growth, Trends and Forecast Till 2024 Upsurge in healthcare and cosmetics industries in India, Japan, and China combined with the low manufacturing cost as compared to the USA and European countries, is likely to drive the growth of protein ingredient market in this region . [Full Article...]

Tenth child dies from viral outbreak at New Jersey facility

Tenth child dies from viral outbreak at New Jersey facility The child had fallen ill prior to October 22, the New Jersey Department of Health said in a statement late on Wednesday. The affected children had severely compromised immune systems, including respiratory problems, before the outbreak began, the DOH said. [Full Article...]

Antibiotics and acid suppressants in early childhood linked to obesity

The study , led by Christopher M Stark, Apryl Susi, Jill Emerick and Cade M Nylund, reports that acid suppressants and antibiotics taken in early childhood can modify gut microbiota, especially if they are taken for prolonged periods, and may, in turn, increase the likelihood of developing obesity. [Full Article...]

Breast Cancer Care launches Alexa tool to help women spot key signs

Breast Cancer Care launches Alexa tool to help women spot key signs She said one stands, for instance, at risk of getting the disease if a family member has the diseases, aged above 50 years. Talking to this scribe, Dr. Hormone therapy drugs are typically used to help treat breast cancer , but some might also help prevent it. Tamoxifen and raloxifene have been used for many years to prevent breast cancer . [Full Article...]

National Drug Take Back Day to be held Saturday

National Drug Take Back Day to be held Saturday No questions will be asked at the drop-off, the release stated . National drug-take-back day is a safe way to dispose of unwanted prescription medications. To find a participating location near you, visit this site maintained by the U.S. DEA . It's sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration in cooperation with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office. [Full Article...]

Journée mondiale de l'AVC : des applis pour prévenir et secourir

La vue qui se trouble, des difficultés à s'exprimer, des membres engourdis, un côté du visage qui s'affaisse ou encore des maux de tête importants... Ce sont les principaux symptômes de l'AVC. L'hypertension artérielle, le tabagisme, le surpoids ou le manque d'activité physique par exemple sont des facteurs de risque importants. L'application, gratuite, est disponible sur le Google Play pour An... [Full Article...]

Trump says proposal will lower United States drug prices

Trump says proposal will lower United States drug prices Amgen, Regeneron, Roche and Bristol-Myers Squibb are among the pharmaceutical companies with the most at stake over payment changes in Part B, which represented about 8% of overall USA drug spending in 2016. While Democrats have hammered Trump over the past week saying that his administration is working to undermine protections in the Affordable Care Act for Americans with pre-existing condition... [Full Article...]

Returning Vikings star not able to explain scary incidents yet

Returning Vikings star not able to explain scary incidents yet Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the organization was in communication with Griffen's medical team throughout his hiatus, relying on the professional recommendations regarding his return. "This is an illness and he continues to try to get better". "I had a lot of time to reflect on my life and where I want to go and the decisions I made", he said. [Full Article...]

Tesla Posts Quarterly Profit as Elon Musk Keeps His Promise

Tesla Posts Quarterly Profit as Elon Musk Keeps His Promise Tesla reported a profit of $311.5 million, or $1.75 per share, for the third quarter ended September 30, compared with a loss of $619.4 million, or $3.70 per share, a year earlier. Tesla said it produced 5,300 Model 3s in the last week of the third quarter. Musk had made a bold bet that sales of the Model 3, which offers many luxury features of the Models S and X but at a lower price, would more t... [Full Article...]

Elle fait un malaise, l'urgentiste la gifle, elle porte plainte [vidéo — Var

Elle fait un malaise, l'urgentiste la gifle, elle porte plainte [vidéo — Var Dans le milieu médical, il s'agit d'un " simple geste de stimulation ". A cause des douleurs au cou et au dos qu'elle avait rapidement ressenties, la Varoise s'est vue prescrire une incapacité totale de travail de cinq jours. Une enquête interne ouverteLa direction de l'hôpital a décidé d'ouvrir une enquête interne pour savoir si le geste de la médecin urgentiste était conforme à la situatio... [Full Article...]

Manger bio réduirait de 25% les risques de cancer

Manger bio réduirait de 25% les risques de cancer Pour mener à bien ce travail, les chercheurs français ont suivi, entre mai 2009 et novembre 2016, près de 70 000 volontaires inscrits sur le site NutriNet afin de participer à des études portant sur les habitudes alimentaires. Notre objectif était donc d'effacer l'incidence de ces facteurs, afin d'obtenir des résultats les plus fins et fiables possibles, sans quoi nos conclusions n'auraient pa... [Full Article...]

Rare polio-like disease is spreading — CDC

Rare polio-like disease is spreading — CDC Acute flaccid paralysis, also known as acute flaccid myelitis , is experiencing a small surge in the USA, where more than 60 cases have been confirmed in recent weeks. "I am frustrated that despite all of our efforts we haven't been able to identify the cause of this mystery illness", Nancy Messonnier, director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said last Tuesda... [Full Article...]

Joe Biden: American Values Are Being ‘Shredded’ By Trump

Joe Biden: American Values Are Being ‘Shredded’ By Trump It's all about Donald. A short time later in Elko, Trump fired off his own attack at the former vice president. The president mocked the potential 2020 White House contender as "1 percent Joe" - a reference to Biden's low showing in earlier presidential runs. [Full Article...]

School cook who added kangaroo meat to chilli beef loses job

Williams said in a letter to parents on Wednesday that Frei told him he'd augmented the chilli's beef on October 10 with kangaroo meat because it is lean and nutritious. School officials do not believe kangaroo meat is unhealthy or unsafe and it meets USDA standards in order for companies to sell it, but Williams said it will not be a part of the Potter-Dix meal program. [Full Article...]

Congo's Ebola outbreak not worldwide emergency

Congo's Ebola outbreak not worldwide emergency Their efforts, by every standard, have been fruitful. Steffen said the committee had based its conclusions on three criteria - whether the outbreak was extraordinary, whether there was a risk of worldwide spread, and whether there was a requirement for an global response. [Full Article...]


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