Médecine

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...]

CDC: Antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak includes Virginia

CDC: Antibiotic-resistant salmonella outbreak includes Virginia The CDC has called the rise in infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria "a global threat", saying at least 23,000 people die yearly and 2 million become infected in the USA alone. Leftovers should also be cooked to 165°F. Health officials say the outbreak should serve as a reminder to always cook raw chicken carefully and thoroughly, as it may contain germs can that spread around food prep... [Full Article...]

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States The average age of the children is about 4, and 90 percent of the cases involve children 18 and younger, Dr. Nancy Messonnier , director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told NPR in a teleconference with reporters on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Almost half of Edmontonians won’t get flu shot

Almost half of Edmontonians won’t get flu shot The problem is that many parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids because of misinformation about the flu shot. The CDC recommends everyone over 6 months of age get vaccinated by the end of October each year. Those with medical conditions such as asthma, chronic lung or heart disease, diabetes and obesity are also at risk for flu complications , including pneumonia. [Full Article...]

'Polio like' illness spreads to 22 states

CDC officials added that while they have not seen any geographical clustering, they have seen seasonal clustering, with most cases occurring in the late summer and fall, dating back to when the CDC first noticed an uptick in the illness in 2014. [Full Article...]

The Pretty in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch

The Pretty in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch Screening mammograms have been show to be useful in reducing the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer. Those with dense breasts were also almost three times as likely as women with non-dense breasts to have an aggressive form of the cancer. [Full Article...]

Congo Ebola outbreak at 'tipping point'

Congo Ebola outbreak at 'tipping point' Twenty cases remain under investigation. The government is also making it a legal obligation for traditional healers to report those suspected of having the virus, the health ministry said in a statement Tuesday night. Of the total cases, 153 have been confirmed, and 35 are probable. Uganda has said it is preparing to begin vaccinations as needed. On Oct 2, a Red Cross team assisting in a safe... [Full Article...]


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