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Joe Biden Pushes Back at Detractors over Gaffes: 'I'm Not Going Nuts'

Joe Biden Pushes Back at Detractors over Gaffes: 'I'm Not Going Nuts' The former vice president said the way to attack the issue is to defeat President Donald Trump and hold him responsible for deepening America's racial divide. Zach Friend, a Democratic strategist in California, said Mr. Biden's many years in the public eye and solid reputation have inoculated him from the ill effects of random misstatements. [Full Article...]

Health officials warn of dangers of vaping

Health officials warn of dangers of vaping While there have been numerous studies that say smoking e-cigs are less harmful than smoking, researchers admit the long term effects aren't fully understood yet. North Carolina filed a lawsuit against eight e-cigarette companies for their alleged aggressive marketing that targeted children and lack of appropriate age verification when selling their products, according to a Tuesday announcement fr... [Full Article...]

Illinois patient's death may be first in U.S. tied to vaping

Illinois patient's death may be first in U.S. tied to vaping They also advised those who vape or who now have lung illness or who may have had it in the past three months, to contact their doctor or local health department. Other symptoms reported by patients include fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, nausea and diarrhea. In some cases, symptoms worsened over a period of days or weeks and required hospitalization. [Full Article...]

Un vaccin contre l'allergie aux chats existe désormais !

Un vaccin contre l'allergie aux chats existe désormais ! Un remède qui permet de neutraliser la protéine Fel-d1, présente dans le pelage de ces félins, qui est à l'origine de toutes ces réactions allergiques . En effet, un vaccin permettant de supprimer l'ensemble des symptômes provoqués par l'allergie des chats a été développé et devrait être disponible dans les trois prochaines années, relaye le Dailymail . [Full Article...]

Bientôt un vaccin contre l’allergie aux poils de chats

Protéine, qui va alors se répandre sur le pelage de l'animal lorsqu'il se lèche, puis dans l'air, lorsqu'il perd ses poils. 10 % de la population occidentale serait allergique aux chats. Et face à ce marché potentiel énorme, le directeur général de HypoPet, Dr Gary Jennings, a annoncé sur le site de sa compagnie que la mise en vente du vaccin était en " discussion avec les régulateurs américains... [Full Article...]

Sydney stabbing suspect charged with murder, assault

Sydney stabbing suspect charged with murder, assault Police have since confirmed the incidents are likely linked. But as cops searched for him that week, they were unaware that Ney was living in government emergency housing and could easily have been found. In June, Ney pleaded guilty to possessing a weapon without a permit and he was sentenced to a nine-month conditional release order. On Tuesday, a knife-wielding man yelling "Allahu Akbar" wen... [Full Article...]

Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results

Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results While they heralded the fact that this groundbreaking research took place in the turbulent environment of eastern Congo, researchers also acknowledged that social and political factors will complicate health workers' ability to get these new drugs to patients. [Full Article...]

New Mexico confirms first human West Nile case

New Mexico confirms first human West Nile case In 2017, there were 33 cases, with one reported death. The Aedes aegypti mosquito - also known as the mosquito that can carry the Zika virus and other communicable diseases - has officially arrived in San Joaquin County. Most people infected with the virus see no symptoms, but those who are affected can experience things such as headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc. [Full Article...]

Animas Valley mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus

Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health. People who are impacted most often develop mild symptoms including fevers and body aches, though the virus can occasionally cause severe disease or even death. Common sources of standing water include pools and rain barrels, Schaaf said. Ensuring that all door and window screens are tight and free of any holes. [Full Article...]

False teeth found in patient's throat a week after op

False teeth found in patient's throat a week after op Cunniffe, an otolaryngologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom. By the time he visited the emergency room six days after the surgery, he couldn't even eat solid food. He underwent repeated hospital visits, more surgery and blood transfusions to correct the complications from the routine abdominal surgery. Believing he had pneumonia, the pensioner w... [Full Article...]

Changes in land management can reduce global warming

Changes in land management can reduce global warming Improving how we manage the land could reduce climate change at the same time as it improves agricultural sustainability, supports biodiversity, and increases food security. "The risk of deforestation and land degradation to food security has increased..." It has also negatively impacted floral development, meaning that the pollinators, bees and butterflies, that rely on that pollen are put in jeo... [Full Article...]

Kate and William clash with celebrities at King's Cup regatta

Kate and William clash with celebrities at King's Cup regatta Interested in Royal Family? The young royal beamed with delight throughout the event and flashed a gap-toothed grin, showing that he's lost even more of his baby teeth. The King's Cup, a trophy first presented by King George V at Cowes' Royal Yacht Squadron in 1920, was awarded to Bear Grylls' winning team. The Mayo man helped beat off competition from celebrities and the upper echelons... [Full Article...]

League Expands Mental Health Guidelines For 2019-2020 Season

League Expands Mental Health Guidelines For 2019-2020 Season Since 2015, the National Basketball Association has made major strides in the mental health department. During the 2018-19 season, however, the issue rose to prominence thanks to players like Kevin Love , DeMar DeRozan , and Keyon Dooling coming forward and speaking and writing openly about their own struggles with mental health. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump visite les villes endeuillées par deux fusillades

Donald Trump visite les villes endeuillées par deux fusillades D'après la responsable de la communication de la municipalité texane Laura Cruz-Acosta, citée par le média local The Texas Tribune, le président n'a d'ailleurs toujours pas réglé une ardoise de plus de 500.000 dollars pour les frais de police et de sécurité liés à ce meeting de février. [Full Article...]

USA mass shootings: 'Trump's language incites extremists' - BBC Newsnight

USA mass shootings: 'Trump's language incites extremists' - BBC Newsnight Mr. Kilmeade, Ms. Earhardt and co-host Steve Doocy, of "Fox & Friends", continued to defend Mr. Trump from claims that his rhetoric inspired mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 people dead. partnership with local, state and federal agencies, as well as social media companies, to develop tools that can detect mass shooters before they strike", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Un nouveau test sanguin pour détecter la maladie d'Alzheimer

Un nouveau test sanguin pour détecter la maladie d'Alzheimer Leur étude a été publiée jeudi dans la revue spécialisée Neurology . Il s'agit d'un indicateur clé de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Selon les scientifiques, le test permet d'identifier avec une fiabilité de 94% des changements dans le cerveau annonçant la maladie. [Full Article...]

Doctors hold nationwide strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services

Doctors hold nationwide strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services The emergency departments and ICUs at many hospitals were managed with the help of faculty members, sponsored residents, pool officers, faculty members of other medical or surgical departments, while OPDs, radio-diagnosis and laboratory diagnosis services functioned on a "restricted basis" in some health facilities and shut at many other places. [Full Article...]

New Ebola case diagnosed in DR Congo's Goma, says health official

New Ebola case diagnosed in DR Congo's Goma, says health official Reports from DRC journalists and global media outlets said the case was announced at a media briefing where the head of a presidential expert committee, Jean Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, PhD, shared details about the development. A Congolese health official said all measures have been put in place to ensure that the case is taken care of in Goma. Verhoosel says people who have been infected by the ... [Full Article...]

Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola

Rwanda shuts border with DR Congo over Ebola Investigators are now trying to track the man's movements to identify where he contracted the disease and who may have been exposed. For months health officials had feared that an Ebola case would be confirmed there. Goma is a major transport hub that shares the border with the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, which has a population of more than 85,000. In an urban setting, density of population, an... [Full Article...]

Les laits hypoallergéniques pour bébés ne diminuent pas le risque d'allergie

Les laits hypoallergéniques pour bébés ne diminuent pas le risque d'allergie C'est paradoxal: la consommation de préparations infantiles hypoallergéniques n'est pas associée à un moindre risque d'allergies chez les nourrissons . D'après l'étude, les chercheurs "n'ont observé aucun effet protecteur de ces produits contre d'éventuelles manifestations allergiques comparativement aux préparations infantiles classiques". [Full Article...]


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