Médecine

IL to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule'

IL to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Those clinics normally receive federal Title X grants, which cover services like family-planning and HIV screening for low-income, under-insured and uninsured women. "That would mean abortion providers at Planned Parenthood wouldn't get Title X money unless they comply with the regulations". That doesn't mean there is less Title X funds or there will be fewer services provided by organizations. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies

Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies Harris says she would also instruct her attorney general to investigate drug prices. "As President, I will not stand idly by as Americans pay thousands of dollars for prescription drugs while big pharmaceutical companies rake in massive profits", Harris said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden in Siouxland to Promote Health Care Plan, 5:32

Joe Biden in Siouxland to Promote Health Care Plan, 5:32 Levitt added, however, that Biden's plan would still leave "an inefficient and costly health care system in place", noting that 160 million Americans would still be stuck with high premiums and deductibles. Harris has seen her poll numbers soar since the debate, when she went on the attack against Biden, as she criticized recent comments by the former vice president spotlighting his ability to... [Full Article...]

Genetically Predisposed To Alzheimer's? These Habits Might Slash Your Risk By 32%

Genetically Predisposed To Alzheimer's? These Habits Might Slash Your Risk By 32% The study was led by the University of Exeter - simultaneously published today in JAMA and presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2019 in Los Angeles . The study, published in the JAMA medical journal, involved tracking almost 200,000 British people, all of European ancestry and aged 60 and older. [Full Article...]

Biden plans to unveil health plan Monday, sharpening fight among Democrats

Biden plans to unveil health plan Monday, sharpening fight among Democrats Biden, who leads the crowded pack in state and national polls and is running heavily on the Obama record, faces particular pressure. If elected, Biden would seek to implement his plan through a combination of executive action and legislative reform. [Full Article...]

Newsday, DRC: Ebola outbreak reaches Goma

Newsday, DRC: Ebola outbreak reaches Goma This is the first case in the lakeside city of 1 million people, which is more than 350 km (220 miles) south of where the second-largest Ebola outbreak on record was first detected a year ago. WHO's Dr. Michael Ryan, who is directing the agency's Ebola response, said the meeting would be held this week. Almost 2,500 people have been infected and more than 1,600 killed in the second biggest outbr... [Full Article...]

"Ouverture d'une enquête en recherche des causes de la mort" — Vincent Lambert

Le Vatican a fait part hier dans un communiqué de sa " douleur " à l'annonce de la mort de Vincent Lambert , qualifiée de " défaite pour notre humanité " par l'Académie pontificale pour la défense de la vie. Or il n'était pas en fin de vie . Députée Les Républicains des Bouches-du-Rhône, Valérie Boyer a rappelé le " drame humain " qu'a représenté Vincent Lambert pour sa famille. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin lawmakers, officials respond to ACA in court

Wisconsin lawmakers, officials respond to ACA in court Tuesday afternoon, in a video conference, Peters explained his opinion that ending the Affordable Care Act would be harmful to Michiganders, more than 4.1 million of which have a preexisting condition. If successful, the plaintiffs' case in Texas v. Azar would go farther than any of those bills, striking down the law in its entirety and abruptly eliminating a wide range of policies and program... [Full Article...]

Attention au surdosage — Paracétamol

Attention au surdosage — Paracétamol Dépasser la dose peut détruire le foie ". Les laboratoires ont neuf mois pour modifier les boîtes commercialisées en France. Au dos de la boîte, l'ANSM souhaite que soient rappelées les trois règles de bon usage de la substance. Doliprane, Efferalgan, Fervex et autres Dafalgan... tous ces médicaments bien connus contenant du paracétamol sont les plus vendus en France et ce depuis plus d'un... [Full Article...]

HPV Vaccine To Be Offered To Boys From September 2019

HPV Vaccine To Be Offered To Boys From September 2019 Teenage boys going into Year 8 this September will be offered the Human Papilloma Virus ( HPV ) vaccine, Public Health England has confirmed. Giving boys the jab also protects girls from HPV , which is passed on through sexual contact. [Full Article...]

France : "Les abeilles recouvraient entièrement son corps"

France : Vers 11h00, l'homme âgé de 70 ans et la femme de 52 ans qui l'accompagnait, ont alerté les secours alors qu'ils étaient tous deux assaillis par une nuée d'abeilles en furie. L'intérieur du véhicule qui transportait les victimes, toujours recouvertes de centaines d'insectes, a également été enfumé pour pouvoir prodiguer les premiers soins. [Full Article...]

VIH: des scientifiques parviennent à rendre le virus invisible chez plusieurs souris

VIH: des scientifiques parviennent à rendre le virus invisible chez plusieurs souris Une nouvelle approche qui consiste à utiliser le système d'édition génétique CRISPR tout en recourant à la technique LASER ART qui permet de libérer les médicaments plus lentement. Tous les animaux ont d'abord été "humanisés", c'est-à-dire qu'ils ont reçu une greffe de moelle osseuse humaine , siège de la fabrication des cellules du système immunitaire. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris reports raising almost $12 million in second quarter

Kamala Harris reports raising almost $12 million in second quarter In an interview aired Friday on CNN , Biden said, "I think it helps having a woman on the ticket". In fact, Harris' total for the quarter nearly matches her first-quarter figure, but her campaign said last week that she had raised $2 million in the first 24 hours after the debate alone, meaning that her fundraising had slowed before her exchange with Biden. [Full Article...]

Post Democratic Debate Kamala Harris Registers Rise in Supporters

Post Democratic Debate Kamala Harris Registers Rise in Supporters The survey included 460 Democrat and Democratic-leaning voters and was carried out June 28-July 1. Regardless of how they intend to vote, Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents nationally think Biden would be the best leader and has the best chance of beating Trump in the Quinnipiac poll . [Full Article...]

L'arrêt des traitements reprend ce mardi — Vincent Lambert

L'arrêt des traitements reprend ce mardi — Vincent Lambert Les parents ont épuisé tous les recours judiciaires possibles, mais il semblerait que les avocats des parents de Vincent Lambert n'excluraient pas la possibilité d'attaquer en justice le médecin de leur fils s'il décidait de poursuivre la cessation des soins. [Full Article...]

Salmonella warning issued for pig ear pet treats sold in MI

Salmonella warning issued for pig ear pet treats sold in MI A warning for pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. Don't let your pet lick any open wounds or areas with broken skin. Some dogs may have Salmonella infection but may not look sick. A map of states affected by a salmonella outbreak ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey confirms its earliest ever West Nile Virus case

New Jersey confirms its earliest ever West Nile Virus case West Nile virus is an arboviral disease that people can contact through the bite of a mosquito that has fed on an infected bird. Symptoms can include flu-like illness, fever or skin rashes. Get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets, and barrels. Areas that may need attention include flower pots, birdbaths, clogged rain gutters, plastic wading pools ... [Full Article...]

Le test du VIH est désormais gratuit et sans ordonnance à Paris

Le test du VIH est désormais gratuit et sans ordonnance à Paris Le but ce cette opération est de simplifier la démarche de dépistage . Plus besoin de l'ordonnance d'un médecin généraliste pour faire un dépistage du VIH gratuit à Paris. Par ailleurs, une personne contaminée sur deux n'avait jamais fait de test auparavant tandis qu'un tiers des individus ont découvert la maladie à un stade avancé de l'infection. [Full Article...]

Family: Woman dies from flesh-eating disease in Florida

Family: Woman dies from flesh-eating disease in Florida A Florida woman died after contacting a flesh-eating bacteria while her family was visiting from Pittsburgh. The next day, friends found Lynn Fleming semi-conscious in her home and rushed her to a hospital. "It's just all happening so fast". After she died, she posted a photo of the family on a beach: "I'm living it but I think I'm still in shock". A 12-year-old girl from IN visiting Flori... [Full Article...]

IN girl contracts flesh-eating bacteria on vacation in Florida

IN girl contracts flesh-eating bacteria on vacation in Florida Her mother, Michelle Brown, advised WKRG-TV she had a pain in her right calf the next day, assuming it was exclusively a charley horse. "It started from a scuff on her toe, a scrape on her toe, and it nearly cost her her life", Brown said. [Full Article...]


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