Medical

New drug, Pembro, drug available to all patients with cervical cancer

New drug, Pembro, drug available to all patients with cervical cancer Cervical screening ( smear tests ) are the best protection against the disease, followed by the HPV vaccine offered in schools. "Cervical screening prevents up to 75% of cervical cancers developing, so it is worrying to hear that so many women are not attending this test when invited, particularly due to embarrassment". [Full Article...]

Number Of Confirmed Measles Cases Rises Again In Rockland

A public health emergency has been declared in Clark County, Washington , as a result of an ongoing measles outbreak. Distrust of vaccines is behind outbreaks among Jewish communities in and around New York City, local health officials say. [Full Article...]

Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations

Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations Dairy is also limited to about one cup (250 grammes) of whole milk - or its equivalent in cheese or yoghurt - per day, and only one or two eggs per week. Commission members calculated the Earth's available resources, and then set out to create a daily diet backed by directed agricultural production that would keep everyone fed in a sustainable way. [Full Article...]

Mayawati Demands Ballot Papers For Lok Sabha Elections

Mayawati Demands Ballot Papers For Lok Sabha Elections It's possible to validate ballot paper but it's not the case with the EVM. "The 2014 general elections were rigged", he claimed. His party is an ally to the BSP in the upcoming elections. According to Naqvi, those wanting to defame the democratic institutions of the country had to send a courier and hence the Congress had sent Sibal. "Is the Congress sponsored event created to insult the popular... [Full Article...]

IN flu-related deaths double in 1 week

IN flu-related deaths double in 1 week This compares with 185 pediatric fatalities related to influenza during the 2017-2018 flu season. "The vaccine is inactivated, which means that it does not contain the live influenza virus and therefore can not cause the flu ". The latest report shows the activity as moderate, but widespread. Of all flu specimens tested worldwide, 93.8 percent were influenza A. Of subtyped influenza A v... [Full Article...]

Walmart Changes Mind, Decides to Stay in CVS Health Network

Walmart Changes Mind, Decides to Stay in CVS Health Network The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://pressoracle.com/news/2019/01/18/cvs-health-corp-cvs-stake-lifted-by-stock-yards-bank-trust-co.html. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Palo Capital Inc. now owns 39,308 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $3,094,000 after buying an additional 7,527 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Gov. DeSantis desires to move forward with smokable medical cannabis

Gov. DeSantis desires to move forward with smokable medical cannabis DeSantis said . "I want people to be able to have their suffering relieved". However, directly afterward, then-Governor Rick Scott filed an appeal, preventing flower sales from moving forward until the appeal was resolved. "I am somebody who respects the prerogative of the Legislature", said Mr. DeSantis. Former Gov. Rick Scott , who is now a US senator, and his administration appealed the r... [Full Article...]

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

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...]


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