Medical

Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet

Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet Transformation to healthy diets by 2050 will require substantial dietary shifts, it said, including a greater than 50% reduction in global consumption of unhealthy foods, such as red meat and sugar, and a greater than 100% increase in consumption of healthy foods, such as nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes. [Full Article...]

Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Remedy Again Ache

Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Remedy Again Ache The patient was treated in the hospital after it was found that he had been injecting himself with his own fluids every month for 1.5 years with a hypodermic needle bought online. An intravenous antimicrobial drip to treat the man's unusual condition was started immediately, but he opted to discharge himself without allowing doctors to make an incision to drain the "local collection". [Full Article...]

Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office

Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office Based on true events the film follows the story of India's covert operation carried out as retribution for the devastating Uri attack. Apart from Vicky, the film also stars Paresh Rawal as National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Yami Gautam as a no-nonsense interrogation officer. [Full Article...]

High-fibre diet helps the heart

High-fibre diet helps the heart There was a decrease in deaths from all causes and cardiovascular disease of 15 to 30 percent compared to those who ate the least. Research showed that with every eight-gram increase in the consumption of fibre , the total deaths from type 2 diabetes , coronary heart disease , and colorectal cancer fell by between five to 27 percent. [Full Article...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plan to protect New York City tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plan to protect New York City tenants In the last two years, the city's Public Engagement Unit coordinated signing up more than 130,000 New Yorkers for plans created by the law. But the services won't be free for everyone, the paper reported: Fees will be assessed on a sliding scale, depending on income. [Full Article...]

Overweight people have smaller brains, study suggests

Overweight people have smaller brains, study suggests Links were also found between obesity and shrinkage in specific regions of the brain. It could be that people with lower volumes of gray matter in certain brain areas are at a higher risk of obesity. Potential causes of lower brain volume Cara Bohon , an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, wrote in an email t... [Full Article...]

Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone production by 10 percent

Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone production by 10 percent Apple decided a year ago to halt reporting on sales numbers of its iPhone and other hardware units, causing concern for investors who feared there may be a slowdown in demand for premium Apple products. The report comes after chip suppliers Samsung Electronics and Skyworks Solutions flagged weak first-quarter chip demand for smartphones. Reuters reported last month that Apple will begin ass... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm says Apple chief Cook's comments are 'misleading' in iPhone battle

Qualcomm says Apple chief Cook's comments are 'misleading' in iPhone battle While Cook got yet another salary hike in 2018 off the robust sales performance by Apple, this year might not be so favourable. Earlier this week, at the Consumer Electronics Show, Apple's software was a key component of product announcements made by other manufacturers , illustrating the company's willingness to open its garden walls to make its services more widely available. [Full Article...]

Woman's freakish illness means she can't hear men's voices

Woman's freakish illness means she can't hear men's voices Chen also told doctors that the night before, she experienced ringing in her ears (a condition known as tinnitus) followed by vomiting. A rare ear condition has left a woman only able to hear women's voices. Anyone who suffers from low frequency hearing loss, generally, can't hear noises that have a frequency of 2,000 Hz or below. Reverse-sloping hearing loss is a form of sensorineural heari... [Full Article...]

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth Azfamily.com, a news website for television stations KPHO and KTVK , first reported late Thursday that, according to sources not identified by the website, a woman gave birth December 29 living at a Hacienda HealthCare facility where the staff was unaware that she was pregnant. [Full Article...]

Bill de Blasio unveils plan for universal health care

Bill de Blasio unveils plan for universal health care But he said he hoped the city's move would mobilize broader health care changes. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially unveiled his " NYC CARE " project Tuesday morning; launching a new government program that would provide comprehensive healthcare for all 600,000 uninsured Big Apple residents. [Full Article...]

Didn't get a flu shot? Get one now

Didn't get a flu shot? Get one now Zaleski said there have been no pediatric deaths in the county from the flu this season. Doctors say it could get worse. Limerick-based Dr Kevin Kelleher, the assistant national director in health protection, said that flu levels are likely to increase over the coming weeks when the flu begins to actively circulate in the community. [Full Article...]

New Jersey Health Department Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death Of Season

Widespread flu activity is being reported by 24 states . the C-D-C rates states from green to red, red being high incidence. Officials did not release the child's age, gender and hometown. It can be hard to predict, but so far it appears the 2018/19 season will peak in late January and early February. Although not a flawless vaccine, Morse says the average person may not realize just how impo... [Full Article...]

Hospital bans young visitors during flu season

Cadieux noted that flu season peaked early this year in Alberta, but has yet to peak in Ottawa. An estimated 80,000 people died during the 2017-2018 flu season, according to the CDC . H3N2, the strain largely responsible for last year's outbreak, has so far been less common than the H1N1 strain. "This year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains and it is not too late to get the vac... [Full Article...]

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers The program, NYC Care, will launch this summer in the Bronx. The unprecedented city government plan is not considered "health insurance", but rather a city payment for direct comprehensive care, and Politico estimated the cost to be around $100 million. [Full Article...]

Police investigating after woman in 10-year coma gives birth

Police investigating after woman in 10-year coma gives birth Hacienda HealthCare is a private company with 40 programs serving 4,500 patients a year, the majority of whom are children and young adults. "And we will do everything in our power to ensure the safety of every single one of our patients and our employees". [Full Article...]

Are there enough staff to make it happen — NHS long-term plan

Are there enough staff to make it happen — NHS long-term plan In particular it is positive to see a much greater focus on children, students, perinatal mental health and community care. A new community-based model will include access to therapy, improved physical health care, employment support, personalised and trauma-informed care, medicines management and support for self-harm and coexisting substance use. [Full Article...]

Link between social media use and mental health stronger in girls

Link between social media use and mental health stronger in girls Only 28 percent of boys had the same experience. The team interviewed around 11,000 14 year olds who were part of the Millennium Cohort Study. Chennai: Long-term use of social media is associated with depressive symptoms, says a recent study by Lancet . [Full Article...]

Nordic diet makes its way on best diets for 2019 list

The diet has always been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease, better kidney health and a healthier gut . You can have red wine in moderation if you'd like, but you must get plenty of exercise and enjoy meals with family and friends. In fact, the diet is safe for most people, including children and older people. [Full Article...]

Blood Pressure Medicine Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

Blood Pressure Medicine Recalled Over Cancer Concerns The agency said that patients taking the recalled medications should keep taking their medicine until their doctor or pharmacist replaces the medications or if the doctor prescribes a different drug. This recall comes after the U.S. recall on sartan products, including valsartan, last year, and the ongoing efforts into the Europe-wide investigation into the contamination of these products. [Full Article...]


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