Médecine

New cases brings measles count to 3 in Florida's Gulf Coast

New cases brings measles count to 3 in Florida's Gulf Coast According to the latest report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 107 people from 21 states diagnosed with measles from January 1 to July 14, 2018. Ulyee Choe, an infectious disease specialist and the county's health director, said in a statement Monday. Complications can include pneumonia, encephalitis and even death. [Full Article...]

NYU Makes Tuition Free For All Medical Students

NYU Makes Tuition Free For All Medical Students Three out of four medical students who graduated in 2017 were in debt, usually around $200,000 . That includes current students, the remainder of whose tuition will be covered under the program, and every single incoming and future medical student at the NYU School of Medicine, in perpetuity , whose tuition costs will be covered in full, according to the university. [Full Article...]

Une mère et son jeune fils retrouvés ivres par les gendarmes — Bretagne

Une mère et son jeune fils retrouvés ivres par les gendarmes — Bretagne Mais arrivée sur place, la mère de famille était aussi ivre . Alertée, celle-ci débarque alors en voiture, mais "ne semble pas dans son état normal ", notent les militaires. "Elle a été verbalisée pour conduite sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique et a fait l'objet d'un signalement pour délaissement de mineur de 15 ans ", concluent les gendarmes. [Full Article...]

Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

The majority of people overdosed on suspected synthetic marijuana at the CT city park and another two people nearby fell ill with similar symptoms around 8 a.m. Nationally, overdose deaths reached a record level of 72,000 in 2017, according to a recent federal report. Dr Kathryn Hawk, an Emergency Department physician at Yale New Haven Hospital , said the drug was laced with fentanyl, but polic... [Full Article...]

Police make arrest after 46 people overdose at CT park

Three arrests have been made in the case, Hartman said, but officials can not say for certain if all three arrested or just one of them are directly responsible for the overdoses. He said that in addition to state charges, the suspects could also face federal charges. Felix Melendez was "known" to police and was out on parole when he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, Police Chief Anthony Campbel... [Full Article...]

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states In 2016, 86 people from 19 states were reported to have measles, according to the CDC . In 2015, 188 people contracted measles. Measles is common in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa, officials say, and travelers with measles can spread the disease to people in the USA who have not been vaccinated. [Full Article...]

FDA issues voluntary recall of thyroid tablets

FDA issues voluntary recall of thyroid tablets In the August 9 statement, the FDA said Levothyroxine and Liothyronine 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, and 120 mg thyroid tablets are being recalled as a precaution. We will never compromise when it comes to providing our patients with the caliber of medication they deserve. The maker of one of the ingredients in the drugs was found to have deficient manufacturing practices in an inspection. [Full Article...]

Health officials warn of hepatitis A in western Arkansas

Health officials warn of hepatitis A in western Arkansas The Arkansas Department of Health is issuing a warning after a fast food worker tested positive for Hepatitis A. "I think Little Caesar is taking it more serious by them being a big chain across the country", said Greene County resident James Wren. [Full Article...]

Men who wear boxer shorts have far better sperm, study suggests

Men who wear boxer shorts have far better sperm, study suggests They sought to test the theory that briefs, being more constricting, raise scrotal temperature and have a negative effect on fertility . Briefs can raise the temperature of the scrotum , which can lower sperm counts , according to Dr. The men provided semen and blood samples and answered questions about the type of underwear they wore most frequently. For men, deciding between boxers and br... [Full Article...]

33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak The acting director of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa on Monday issued a notice directing all district health officers in the country to be vigilant. Heavily traveled borders nearby with Uganda and Rwanda also complicate efforts to contain the disease, which is spread via contact with the bodily fluids of those infected, including the dead. [Full Article...]

Nouvelle épidémie d'Ebola en RDC attention aux déplacements

Nouvelle épidémie d'Ebola en RDC attention aux déplacements La province du Nord-Kivu a notifié samedi "au ministère de la Santé 26 cas de fièvre avec des signes hémorragiques, dont 20 décès", avait alors indiqué le ministre, sans préciser la date des décès ni s'il s'agissait de cas avérés ou suspects d'Ebola . [Full Article...]

Le docteur Jérôme Cahuzac dans le collimateur d'un de ses confrères

Le docteur Jérôme Cahuzac dans le collimateur d'un de ses confrères Il ne compte pas laisser un " repris de justice " exercer la médecine. L'ancien ministre du Budget a été embauché par le Centre Hospitalier Andrée-Rosemon ( CHAR) de Cayenne pour une mission d'un mois, pour exercer en tant que médecin généraliste. [Full Article...]

Ebola cases recorded in Eastern DRC since August 1

Ebola cases recorded in Eastern DRC since August 1 They met with local authorities, including the Mayor of Beni, Mabalako health zone chief and other members of the community to discuss the best way to respond to the outbreak. "This is an active conflict zone". It has a natural host in a species of tropical African fruit bats, from which it is believed to leap to humans who kill and butcher the animals for food. [Full Article...]

[VIDÉO] Amputé des quatre membres après avoir été léché par un chien

[VIDÉO] Amputé des quatre membres après avoir été léché par un chien C'est le Washington Post qui relaie cette histoire insolite. Dans les faits, le patient, un certain Greg Manteufel , habitant l'État du Wisconsin, aurait été pris de fièvre puis de vomissements . Greg Manteufel , lui, a dit accueillir son infection "sans négativité", demandant simplement aux médecins de "faire (ce qu'ils avaient) à faire" pour le "garder en vie". [Full Article...]

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County The increase in mosquitoes they've identified as being infected with West Nile has come earlier this year than in past years. "Mosquitoes are weak flyers and won't travel far from where they are born - if there are mosquitoes in your backyard or neighborhood, they are likely laying eggs there as well", said Matt Helwig, a biolgist with the DEP mosquito program. [Full Article...]

Carmat : une transplantation réussie réveille l'action de la medtech

Carmat : une transplantation réussie réveille l'action de la medtech En raison de son hypertension pulmonaire, il n'était initialement pas éligible à une transplantation cardiaque , mais grâce au cœur artificiel Carmat qui lui a été posé en octobre 2017, il s'est rétabli et a pu recevoir un vrai cœur en juin. [Full Article...]

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday Thousands of public housing tenants are being forced to put their cigarettes out starting Monday. The policy prohibits cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and water pipe tobacco (hookahs). "I feel like.what about on your porch?" NYCHA said the goal is to "not terminate tenancy but to provide information and expand access to resources should residents want to quit smoking ". [Full Article...]

Man loses both legs after being licked by dog

Man loses both legs after being licked by dog Within hours, his body started going into septic shock. In Manteufel's case, it caused a critical drop in blood pressure and circulation. He recently had surgery to remove dead tissue and muscle from his leg amputations. A Wisconsin man has reportedly had both legs and hands amputated after he contracted a rare infection that his family says likely came from being licked by a dog. [Full Article...]

Court backs right for families to end life support

Court backs right for families to end life support The 52-year-old man, identified as Mr. Y, has been in a coma since suffering a heart attack. When families and doctors agree it's in the best interests of the patient, medical staff will be able to remove feeding tubes without applying to the Court of Protection. [Full Article...]

'Hot water challenge' injures IN teen

'Hot water challenge' injures IN teen The Hot Water Challenge claimed one life past year when a child drank boiling water, and in a YouTube video by MedXclusive Learning , physicians claim they are seeing more injured patients in the ER because of risky social media challenges. [Full Article...]


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