Medical

Polio-Like Disease AFM Is Affecting Kids Around the Country

There are three new cases of a rare illness with symptoms similar to polio , and the patients are being treated in Pittsburgh. DeBolt says AFM seems to come in cycles. "At this point there isn't evidence that would point to a single source of illness among these cases", Dr. Scott Lindquist, state infectious disease epidemiologist at the Department of Health, said. [Full Article...]

#WorldMentalHealthDay: Raising awareness on mental health issues globally

The WHO, in its report titled " Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders - Global Health Estimates" mentions that over two-thirds of suicides are in middle-income countries like India. In 2015, I shared my story. Hancock added: "Every suicide is a preventable death and we are determined to do everything we can to tackle the tragedy of suicide". [Full Article...]

FDA Expands Usage Of HPV Vaccine To Adults Aged 27 To 45

FDA Expands Usage Of HPV Vaccine To Adults Aged 27 To 45 Gardasil 9 is also indicated in males 9 through [45] years of age for the prevention of anal cancer caused by HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; and genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11". [Full Article...]

This Is Brett Kavanaugh's First Question as a Supreme Court Justice

This Is Brett Kavanaugh's First Question as a Supreme Court Justice Alaska Sen. Murkowski was the only Republican who voted against advancing Kavanaugh's nomination to a full roll call, and she voted "present" on the final tally. Ford's assault allegation. McConnell said he doesn't agree and pointed to the fact that Murkowski had won re-election as a write-in candidate in 2010. [Full Article...]

Six Cases of Rare, Polio-like Illness in MN Children

Six Cases of Rare, Polio-like Illness in MN Children The reported IL cases are preliminary diagnoses and only the U.S. Centers for Disease Control can confirm the diagnosis, according to Arnold. CNN reports that there were 120 total cases nationwide in 2014, but only 21 in 2015. The case of Orville Young, 4, was among the first in Minnesota to be reported. It existent with contained limb is the weakness of unknown cause. On average, the Minne... [Full Article...]

William and Catherine attend Mental Health Summit

William and Catherine attend Mental Health Summit The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the Mental Health Summit at County Hall in London. The royal donned a chic lilac Emilia Wickstead dress, which she teamed with a pair of pointed nude stilettos and a matching handbag. They also visited a "friendship bench", which was a Zimbabwean project that aimed to teach older women in the country how to help those struggling with mental hea... [Full Article...]

Battle won, Brett Kavanaugh gets down to business

Battle won, Brett Kavanaugh gets down to business The Left's campaign of character assassination has also energized and united Republicans . David Young and Gov. Kim Reynolds, who are both running for re-election. He is also scheduled to take part in an "unusual" televised appearance with the president, sources told the Associated Press, but Mr Trump has flown to Florida for a trip. [Full Article...]

This time, 'Lock her up!' chant directed at Feinstein first, then Clinton

This time, 'Lock her up!' chant directed at Feinstein first, then Clinton Mr Kavanaugh's elevation to the high court had been considered safe until California university professor Christine Blasey Ford went public with explosive allegations that he had sexually assaulted her in 1982, while they were in high school. [Full Article...]

How to be a better friend to someone with mental health issues

How to be a better friend to someone with mental health issues There are not enough specialised hospitals or specialised psychiatric hospital beds for children and adolescents. It also urged continuous training for primary healthcare workers to enable them detect and manage common mental health problems in community settings. [Full Article...]

At-risk Borderers urged to get flu jab

At-risk Borderers urged to get flu jab You may be less able to fight off infections, increasing the risk of becoming ill from flu. Traditionally, most people have gotten flu vaccinations at doctors' offices or government health centers. Pregnant women (and women two weeks postpartum) are more susceptible to any illness, including the flu. There are many factors that lower the immune system which are common on any college campus. [Full Article...]

Youth vulnerable to mental stress, illnesses, says expert

Youth vulnerable to mental stress, illnesses, says expert This year's World Mental Health Day focuses on young people. Dr Khalid Mufti said the World Health Organisation (WHO) set a theme for the day every year, adding the day is being observed this year under the theme of, "Young people and mental health in a changing world ". [Full Article...]

Cheerleaders raise pom-poms for breast cancer awareness

Cheerleaders raise pom-poms for breast cancer awareness So far this year, we have dedicated $12 million to fund a wide range of research projects related to breast cancer. "We trust that our contributions have a part in helping both expanding awareness, and helping towards early detection". Gonzales, a senior kinesiology major from Austin, said it has been a tradition at Zeta to host Breast Cancer Awareness Week. Proceeds from this event goes toward ... [Full Article...]

Victoria BID raising awareness for World Mental Health Day

Victoria BID raising awareness for World Mental Health Day Some of the Spark staff promises include, taking more time out for myself, spending more time fundraising to support our chosen charities and listening openly to family members. For information about mental health problems, advice and support visit Mind's website here . 'Yet for too long, mental health has been mostly an afterthought, despite its overwhelming impacts on communities and young ... [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley: US ambassador to UN resigns

Nikki Haley: US ambassador to UN resigns Trump added that Haley told him she wanted a break around six months ago. Nevertheless, the announcement surprised many in the Trump administration. Foundation. The President also said Haley could have her "pick" of administration posts if she ever decides she wants to rejoin his administration. [Full Article...]

Inherited Neanderthal genes protect us against viruses, study shows

Inherited Neanderthal genes protect us against viruses, study shows Everyone in this world, apart from sub-Saharan populations, have up to 2% Neanderthal DNA as a result of this intimate encounter between the two species. "We trust that protection from particular RNA infections given by these Neanderthal groupings was likely a major piece of the goal behind their specific advantages". [Full Article...]

Study casts doubt on vitamin D supplements

Study casts doubt on vitamin D supplements Bolland further added that at present the amount of evidence that is available shows that there is little need for "more trials of vitamin D supplements looking at musculoskeletal outcomes". She is clinical chair in health services research at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. The pros and cons of vitamin D supplements have always been debated, with some worrying about the consequences... [Full Article...]

Health departments warn public about flu season, urge for vaccines

Health departments warn public about flu season, urge for vaccines In 2017-2018, the US faced the most severe seasonal flu outbreak across all age groups since at least 2003, according to CDC data. Some places, including Publix and CVS, even offer store discounts if you get a flu shot. The latest report presents an all-inclusive study of the global " Flu Vaccine (Influenza Vaccine) market ". "It's their social responsibility to get vaccinated". [Full Article...]

Is meat consumption linked to breast cancer risk?

Is meat consumption linked to breast cancer risk? Critics say that the health issues may be caused by other behaviours exhibited by those with high processed meat consumption. He said this in a speech read for him at the media launch of this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month organised by the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) and its partner hospitals in collaboration with the Accra City Hotel. [Full Article...]

Regular light drinking increases risk of premature death

Regular light drinking increases risk of premature death The new study focused on the impact of alcohol on light drinkers specifically, so its findings - now published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research - are relevant to a large segment of the population. The increased risk of death was consistent across age groups. She explained that since very few people die in their 20s, a 20% increased risk of premature death is less s... [Full Article...]

Experts recommend getting flu vaccination now

Experts recommend getting flu vaccination now Nurses at Mary Lanning Healthcare say getting the shot could help not only you, but those around you. "When the baby is born, they will have protection for the first six months through mom's antibodies". This provides a highly scalable, inexpensive, and favorable safety manufacture way to produce flu vaccines . However, many people only reach for the drug when symptoms already have set in. [Full Article...]


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