Health Care

Wide differences in antibiotic use between countries

Wide differences in antibiotic use between countries Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe explains: "Human, animal and environment health are all equally responsible for the correct use of antimicrobials and to avert the threat of antimicrobial resistance". India's concerns about antibiotic resistance started late with the findings of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1) in 2010. "When antibiotics are obtained and used inap... [Full Article...]

Heidi Klum's Epic Princess Fiona Costume Will Make You Green With Envy

Heidi Klum's Epic Princess Fiona Costume Will Make You Green With Envy Last night, she hosted her 19th annual Halloween party in NY, which predictably was attended by a bagful of stars, including Neil Patrick Harris and Mel B. The pair arrived in a fairy-tale style chariot and even pushed a pram with little ogre babies in it. Klum had teased fans that she was working with a prosthetics company to create her costume. [Full Article...]

NJ sending infection-control teams to pediatric centers

NJ sending infection-control teams to pediatric centers New diagnoses bring the total number of cases to 25. The mother of a 16-year-old girl who was killed by the viral outbreak said her daughter Elizabeth was diagnosed days before state health officials knew about the virus. On Tuesday the New Jersey Department of Health announced the death of six pediatric residents at the center and the infection of 12 additional residents. [Full Article...]

Tenn. child diagnosed with mysterious illness; 22 states affected

Most of the cases involve children, officials said . Other symptoms include facial drooping, difficulty moving the eyes, difficulty swallowing and slurred speech. She noted the confirmed cases are in 22 states. Messonnier urged parents to seek care right away if children experience AFM symptoms. There is no specific treatment for AFM. [Full Article...]

Batavia City Fire Department support of breast cancer awareness a step further

Batavia City Fire Department support of breast cancer awareness a step further The event will benefit Pathways, a program of The Connection that provides support, education and wellness programs, free of charge, for women with cancer and, also which, provided respite to Dekantios' mother and her family during a hard time. [Full Article...]

Falkirk gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day

Falkirk gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day Comprehensive behavioral assessments help psychologists to identify mental health disorders or some imbalance such as: sleep disorders, work life integration, burnout, and anxiety. And all primary and secondary schools will be asked to regularly measure their pupils' mental well-being, as part of lessons in relationships, sex and health education. [Full Article...]

H&M launches bra collection for breast cancer survivors

H&M launches bra collection for breast cancer survivors However, there are still several things to consider, like if this woman is physically active and watches her diet. However, there are other, more important, factors for determining risk including: family history, age, race and reproductive history. [Full Article...]

Officials push flu vaccine after most deadly season in four decades

Officials push flu vaccine after most deadly season in four decades The CDC blamed the severity on a particularly bad strain and lower vaccination rates in key groups. About 80,000 Americans died, compared with 12,000 to 56,000 in a normal year. "Give the vaccine credit for softening the blow", said Dr. Schaffner. Public Health will offer walk-in vaccination, although an appointment is preferred. [Full Article...]

Vikings DE Griffen remains out with mental health trouble

Vikings DE Griffen remains out with mental health trouble According to police in Minnetrista, the Minneapolis suburb where he lives, Griffen was making comments about people trying to kill him. "That's our brother. The Minnesota Police Department said Griffen allegedly created a scene nearly every time he entered the hotel. Pico told police that Griffen, 30, had not done or said anything that led the team to believe that he was a danger to himself o... [Full Article...]

Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds But based on the findings, Dr. Evan Hadley of the National Institute on Aging , which helped fund the study , says any elderly people taking aspirin or thinking about it should think twice. They took low-dose aspirin - 100 milligrams - or a placebo every day for a median of 4.7 years. The study looked at almost 20,000 people in the US and Australia for almost five years. [Full Article...]

CDC sees sharp increase in 3 STDs reported in 2017

CDC sees sharp increase in 3 STDs reported in 2017 Public health officials in England this year reported a man contracted gonorrhea that resisted the commonly prescribed drug combination of ceftriaxone and azithromycin . Syphilis can be treated with antibiotics. There's not enough screening for sexually transmitted diseases, particularly among young people who are most vulnerable, Harvey said. [Full Article...]

One Suspect Dead After Mass Shooting In Florida

One Suspect Dead After Mass Shooting In Florida Police say Katz was a native of Baltimore, Md., and may have stayed in a North Florida hotel Saturday night. Mr Robertson won the tournament last year and the suspected shooter David Katz, 24 , won it the year before, according EA Sports . [Full Article...]

American war hero John McCain dies at the age of 81

American war hero John McCain dies at the age of 81 Republican strategists and donors have also discussed former Sen. McCain was the Republican Party's nominee for president in 2008. Alternatively affable and cantankerous, McCain had been in the public eye since the 1960s, when as a naval aviator he was shot down during the Vietnam War and tortured by his North Vietnamese communist captors during 5-1/2 years as a prisoner. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes in Boise, Garden City Test Positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Boise, Garden City Test Positive for West Nile Eliminate all sources of standing water on your property, including flowerpots, gutters, buckets, pool covers, birdbaths, old vehicle tires, rain gutters and pet bowls. The virus is life-threatening for the elderly. In recent weeks, Austin Public Health has seen an increase in mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus in the Austin area. [Full Article...]

Trump told Kavanaugh of pick Sunday

Trump told Kavanaugh of pick Sunday He also was a key aide to Kenneth Starr during his investigation of President Bill Clinton and worked in the White House during George W. Bush's presidency. The focus is on GOP Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME, moderate Republicans both - were coy when asked on Tuesday for their thoughts on Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug for Epilepsy Patients

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug for Epilepsy Patients It's not yet clear why the ingredient, known as CBD , reduces seizures in some people. It was observed that in combination with other medications, Epidiolex reduced the frequency of seizures as compared to placebos. The FDA's approval, and the subsequent expectation that CBD will be rescheduled by the DEA, is good news for the fledgling cannabis industry. "We're just now really understa... [Full Article...]

Thousands join India's Modi for world yoga celebration;…

Thousands join India's Modi for world yoga celebration;… It's so fascinating to see an individual transform into being of light, a source of positivity and an energy that is in sync with the rest of the universe. Sports associations, Yoga associations and Institutes, students from various schools, intellectually challenged children, students of colleges and universities in Dhaka and outside Dhaka, Bangladesh Scouts participated in the celebrations of ... [Full Article...]

GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs

GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs They plan to push it through their think-tank, grassroots political network , and Hispanic libertarian group . "He's obviously not pleased with this effort", Corker told reporters in Washington. "This is inappropriate to start a discussion about the bill, which has already been amended", the senator said, after mentioning rules of the chamber that "have been here a lot longer than we have been... [Full Article...]

People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young

People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young Researchers surveyed around 44,000 people in Sweden about their sleep habits, and followed up after 13 years to see who was still alive. According to a study by Swedish and United States researchers, people under 65-years-old are at greater risk of death if they get less than five hours sleep on the weekends . [Full Article...]

Nipah virus does not worry city’s Malayalee community

Nipah virus does not worry city’s Malayalee community Among the dead in the Kerala outbreak was nursing assistant and mother-of-two Named, Lini puthussery who had helped to treat one of the original family suffering from Nipah earlier this monthPuthussery died on Monday and was cremated before her family members could bid her a final Goodbye, because of fears the virus could spread. [Full Article...]


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