Médecine

Minnesota Reports 8th Flu Death of Season

The flu vaccine is available at local doctors' offices, retail pharmacies and the county's public health centers. "These hospitalizations and deaths are a sober reminder that flu is not only unsafe; it can be deadly", said State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers. [Full Article...]

Morecambe footballer stars in mental health film

Morecambe footballer stars in mental health film Clinically assured by the NHS, the plan recommends a range of evidence-based self-care actions for each individual, which are created to deal with stress, boost their mood, improve sleep and feel more in control - preventing these common mental health concerns escalating into more serious, clinical conditions. [Full Article...]

Cases of mystery respiratory illness in China rise to 44

Cases of mystery respiratory illness in China rise to 44 According to a transcript , Sophia Chan, secretary for food and health, said Hong Kong hasn't received any Wuhan-related severe pneumonia cases and that the three patients admitted to hospitals in Hong Kong had not visited the Wuhan market. [Full Article...]

Seattle decides not to let unvaccinated students back into school

Seattle decides not to let unvaccinated students back into school The deadline is quickly approaching for Seattle Public Schools students to get their immunization records up to date. A measles outbreak has prompted officials of the Seattle Public Schools to take the drastic action of ordering thousands of students to get vaccinated immediately or risk being barred from returning to classes after the winter break. [Full Article...]

Flu on Rise in Ottawa Co., According to Health Dept.

Flu on Rise in Ottawa Co., According to Health Dept. The State Department of Health says two infants died to the flu in the first week of December. Those 65 and older, pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions are at higher risk for serious complications or death if they get the flu. [Full Article...]

Trump Impeachment: Blumenthal Says Some Republicans Uncomfortable With McConnell Impeachment Plans

Trump Impeachment: Blumenthal Says Some Republicans Uncomfortable With McConnell Impeachment Plans If he remains under the impeachment cloud until Election Day and never gets to boast that he was exonerated by the Senate, it serves Pelosi's true objectives well. Republicans have a 53-seat majority in the Senate, while they will need 51 votes to pass a set of rules during the impeachment trial. "Murkowski, like others, and having to answer questions about a fair trial, whether this is going to b... [Full Article...]

Young child in Pierce County dies from flu complications

Young child in Pierce County dies from flu complications At least one local case has been fatal, with Douglas County saying today, one person over 65 years old has died. Influenza A and Influenza B cause the same sort of illness. "Influenza activity is going up, and we expect it to continue for many more weeks", USNews quoted Lynnette Brammer, leader of the domestic influenza surveillance team at the U.S. [Full Article...]

Health officials warn of measles exposure at 5 United States airports

Health officials warn of measles exposure at 5 United States airports Mark Escott, interim health authority and medical director for Austin Public Health. The patient went to various restaurants and stores (including Chipotle and Target) as well as to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport from December 14 to 17, according to a city news release, which has the specific times. [Full Article...]

Aspirine, Doliprane, Efferalgan... peuvent endommager le foie en 24H — Attention

Ils seront toujours délivrables sans ordonnance mais ne seront plus accessibles sans passer par le pharmacien. À partir du 15 janvier prochain, il faudra donc directement s'adresser au pharmacien pour se voir délivrer des médicaments contenant du paracétamol ( Doliprane , Efferalgan, Dafalgan.), de l'ibuprofène (Advil, Nurofen.) ainsi que l'aspirine. [Full Article...]

Woman found dead, child found safe in search for missing Texas mother

Woman found dead, child found safe in search for missing Texas mother The baby's DNA is being tested to confirm whether she is Margot Carey, the infant missing since December 12 . Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department public information officer Lt. Additional charges are possible, the chief said. She added that police said that the medical examiner still needed to officially confirm the identity of the body found in a auto trunk. [Full Article...]

6 flu deaths reported in the Bluegrass

6 flu deaths reported in the Bluegrass Nine more children have died over the last week, bringing the total to 19 for the 2019-2020 flu season . "We use a threshold of 5% absenteeism, and we're seeing much higher levels than that", said Kris Ehresmann, director of the state Health Department's infectious disease division. [Full Article...]

FDA Gives First Ebola Vaccine for Adults the Green Light

FDA Gives First Ebola Vaccine for Adults the Green Light Merck & Co.'s vaccine against Ebola is the first to win FDA approval, the agency announced late Thursday. EVD cases in the US UU. Deputy Commissioner of FDA Anna Abram said that even though the risk of EVD in the U.S.is low, the USA government will remain highly committed to combat calamitous Ebola outbreaks in central Africa, including the recent outbreak in DR Congo. [Full Article...]

Fifth Circuit Rules Obamacare Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

Fifth Circuit Rules Obamacare Individual Mandate Unconstitutional The court challenge is part of what once was considered a long-shot attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act after a 2017 Republican-led repeal effort failed in Congress at the last minute due to the vote of the late Arizona Sen. At that point, the case will be appealed again, and many expect it to eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court - which has already ruled in the ACA's favor twice - for yet... [Full Article...]

Puppies may be making people sick, CDC says CNN

Puppies may be making people sick, CDC says CNN According to the CDC, 88% of the 30 reported cases involved people who'd had contact with a puppy, 71% at a pet store. More than 100 people were sickened in a previous outbreak of Campylobacter infections from Petland puppies from 2016 to 2018 . [Full Article...]

Aspirine, Doliprane ou Advil obligatoirement rangés derrière le comptoir des pharmacies

Aspirine, Doliprane ou Advil obligatoirement rangés derrière le comptoir des pharmacies Pour l' ANSM, les médicaments sont sûrs et efficaces lorsqu'ils sont correctement utilisés, mais présentent des risques lors d'une utilisation inadéquate. Il est également préférable "d'éviter les AINS en cas de varicelle", "ne pas prendre deux médicaments AINS en même temps" et il est contre-indiqué d'en prendre à partir du 6e mois de grossesse. [Full Article...]

Eating chillies regularly ‘reduces risk of death from a heart attack’

Eating chillies regularly ‘reduces risk of death from a heart attack’ Participants had their health status monitored for an average period of about eight years, and the researchers also compared their eating habits. At the end of the study, the data showed an incredibly clear link between chili pepper consumption and a lower overall risk of death by a heart attack. [Full Article...]

Personal information of 15M Canadians potentially exposed by LifeLabs hack

Personal information of 15M Canadians potentially exposed by LifeLabs hack In a separate letter issued at the same time by LifeLabs, company CEO Charles Brown said they paid a ransom to retrieve the data, in collaboration with experts on negotiations with cyber criminals, and hired "world-class cyber security experts to isolate and securt the affected systems". [Full Article...]

Washington sees more doctor visits due to flu

Washington sees more doctor visits due to flu Two children infected with the influenza B strain died last week in Florida , according to the Florida Department of Health . The latest surveillance data from PHE shows that GP consultations for Influenza-like Illness have risen by 24% from week 48 to week 49, while the impact of flu on hospitals was at moderate levels. [Full Article...]

Health insurance experts offer advice ahead of ACA enrollment deadline - 47abc

Health insurance experts offer advice ahead of ACA enrollment deadline - 47abc OR now has 160,000 people with no health insurance, and who are eligible for government subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. She says 28 percent of people could qualify for a Bronze plan, "which is the most basic level of coverage available on the ACA marketplaces for no monthly premium". [Full Article...]

Sleeping nine hours a night could raise stroke risk by a quarter

Sleeping nine hours a night could raise stroke risk by a quarter In addition, those who take regular 90-minute naps increase their risk of stroke by 25 percent, versus brief-30 minute naps or avoiding naps entirely. "If you sleep so much, you're actually decreasing your activity and a reduction in activity leads to a number of things that increase your risk of obesity, poor sugar control and blood pressure being out of whack", said Neurologist Dr. [Full Article...]


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