Médecine

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought Research in The Lancet found that in 2017 there were nearly 50 million sepsis cases worldwide and roughly 11 million deaths - far higher than the previous estimate of 30 million cases and 5.3 million deaths. Around 85 percent of cases in 2017 were in low- or middle-income countries, with the highest levels in sub-Saharan Africa, the South Pacific, and Asia. [Full Article...]

Orange County health officials urge public to get flu shot

Orange County health officials urge public to get flu shot In the United States , it has been almost 30 years since Influenza B was the most common flu virus infecting people. "We have a nurse in each building, who provides education to families about preventing the flu spreading in their families or to other families", she said. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Reports the First Pediatric Flu Death of the Season

Oklahoma Reports the First Pediatric Flu Death of the Season The learn about aged recordsdata from extra than 47,000 Fitbit users in five USA states. This is captured by wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers which track heart rate. "When someone gets an infection, typically associated with a fever, their resting heart rate rises; that's their physiological response", says study author and epidemiologist Jennifer Radin. [Full Article...]

Thailand finds second case of new Chinese virus, says no outbreak

Thailand finds second case of new Chinese virus, says no outbreak The illness is a coronavirus , part of a large family of viruses that can cause symptoms ranging from that of a common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, more commonly known as SARS . The man in Japan said he did not visit the market, leaving it unclear how he got the virus. The market has been closed since January 1. The World Health Organisation (Who) has warned a wider outbreak ... [Full Article...]

Rich people live almost a decade longer than the poor, study finds

Rich people live almost a decade longer than the poor, study finds For women, the richest should benefit from an additional 33 years of good health, against 24 for the poorest. There are many ways to define wealth. To evaluate wealth, the researchers - from the University College London, Harvard University and several other universities - took into account home , jewels and artwork, as well as savings and investment accumulated over a person's life. [Full Article...]

UnitedHealth raked in $13.9B in profit for 2019

UnitedHealth raked in $13.9B in profit for 2019 The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 2.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51. The stock's fifty day moving average is $110.52 and its 200-day moving average is $110.30. SunTrust Banks has a Buy rating with a $350 price target. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization warns of possible wider outbreak of new China virus

World Health Organization warns of possible wider outbreak of new China virus The centre, which comes under the Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department, said it would work closely with the World Health Organisation and global health organisations to monitor the development of the new strain of corona virus . [Full Article...]

Marianne Williamson Drops Bid to Become 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee

Marianne Williamson Drops Bid to Become 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee Her belief was that President Donald Trump won because he exploited fear, not because of policy; therefore, she would run on a platform that love would overcome fear. According to an average of polls conducted in May, Democrats were not very familiar with Williamson; 13 percent of them had a favorable impression of her, 10 percent had an unfavorable one and the remainder didn't have an opinion... [Full Article...]

Health officials in Omaha confirm 2 pediatric flu deaths

Health officials in Omaha confirm 2 pediatric flu deaths According to the New York Department of Health's most recent " Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report , " there are more than 10 lab confirmed cases of influenza per 10,000 people in Erie County. If you couldn't make it to the event, Fargo Cass Public Health is still offering flu vaccines by appointment. "In addition to getting vaccinated, other things we can do to protect ourselves from the flu ... [Full Article...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance reports sluggish fiscal 2020 Q1 as shares fall

Walgreens Boots Alliance reports sluggish fiscal 2020 Q1 as shares fall Revenue rose 1.6% to $34.34 billion, but missed analysts' estimate of $34.60 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc . runs more than 18,750 stores, including almost 9,300 in the United States. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.16, for a total value of $14,801,861.80. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 12th. [Full Article...]

China Reports First Death From Mysterious Pneumonia Outbreak

China Reports First Death From Mysterious Pneumonia Outbreak The rest were in stable condition, among which two have been discharged from the hospital, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Furthermore, there have been no related fatalities reported and there is no evidence of transmission from person to person or any signs of illness among medical and nursing staff. [Full Article...]

Allegheny County reports first flu death of season

Allegheny County reports first flu death of season There have been 54 confirmed flu-related deaths statewide so far this season, which runs from October through May, according to a California Department of Public Health report . The health unit says local flu activity has increased over the last three weeks. This is likely an underrepresentation of the true number of those infected with influenza, or flu, throughout the state. [Full Article...]

Key Senate Republican wants to start Trump impeachment trial within days

Key Senate Republican wants to start Trump impeachment trial within days Changing the Senate's rules would require 51 votes in a chamber where Republicans hold a 53-47 edge. "It's that they want to defeat Cory Gardner". Bolton, 71, said Monday that he would testify before the Senate in the impeachment trial if he were subpoenaed. [Full Article...]

New York governor seen pulling motorist out of wrecked vehicle

New York governor seen pulling motorist out of wrecked vehicle Andrew Cuomo . The driver's van tipped to the side after crashing into the median, and he was unable to free himself, according to various media reports. According to a video posted on the app Citizen, firefighters responded to reports of the accident on the BQE near Queens Boulevard at around 1.15pm. [Full Article...]

Scooter Injuries Are the Latest 'Urban Health Scare,' a New Report Suggests

Scooter Injuries Are the Latest 'Urban Health Scare,' a New Report Suggests About a third of injuries recorded in 2018 affected the head, the researchers report-which actually makes the rate of head injuries relative to all injuries among scooter riders more than double that seen among cyclists, the paper says. Riding an electric scooter on the road - or the pavement - is now forbidden in the United Kingdom, with drivers facing a fine and six points on their driving licen... [Full Article...]

Fewer people getting flu shots, fewer influenza cases so far this season

Fewer people getting flu shots, fewer influenza cases so far this season Of the 141 cases this season, 77 were reported in the last week, the health department said. So far, almost 3,000 people have died from the flu, and that worries doctors because we're still two months away from when flu cases typically peak. [Full Article...]

Democrats should reopen the impeachment inquiry in light of new evidence

Democrats should reopen the impeachment inquiry in light of new evidence But he stopped short, as many senators have, of saying that he would vote to subpoena John Bolton . John Barrasso, R-Wyo., said Tuesday. "In 1999, every single U.S. Mr Trump, a Republican, was impeached by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives last month. Republicans want to proceed with the trial and have the option to call witnesses after opening arguments, citing the Clint... [Full Article...]

USA on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades

USA on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has elevated Wisconsin to its high flu category. It seems to be a pretty persistent virus this year. Fauci said it's possible this steep rise in flu activity could reverse itself soon, in which case the season wouldn't end up being so severe. "This year it looks like we're not as high as we were last year". [Full Article...]

Actress stands by tweet apologizing to Iran after US airstrike

Actress stands by tweet apologizing to Iran after US airstrike Thousands of mourners gathered in Baghdad on Saturday for a funeral procession for Iran's slain military commander Qassem Soleimani, Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and others killed in a U.S. However, the USA has not yet issued him a visa to attend the meeting. The U.S. mission did not immediately say if Zarif would be granted a visa. Guterres is deeply concerned by the recent ri... [Full Article...]

Department of Health reports indicate 'mild' influenza activity in NCFL

These remedies can help you recover quicker, and can potentially prevent you from being hospitalized with flu complications. Influenza and flu-like symptoms were contributing to more visits to Indianapolis-area emergency rooms than at any point during the past decade, officials said. [Full Article...]


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