Two people suspected to have contracted West Nile Virus in Kozhikode

The health department said there has been a large increase of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus across the county, which is happening earlier this summer compared to prior years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most... More..

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My Health Record: Government promises changes to legislation
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

My Health Record: Government promises changes to legislation

That's seems to be par for the course in general in government, but the past few have been particularly so, especially when it comes to understanding the digital needs of its citizens. Doctor groups also welcom...More..

Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Would Cost Additional $32.6 Trillion
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Would Cost Additional $32.6 Trillion

Sanders noted that the Mercatus Center receives funding from the conservative Koch brothers, and that Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch is on the center's board. Single-payer systems in many European countries d...More..

Vaginal Laser Treatments Can Cause Burns and Scarring, the FDA Says
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Vaginal Laser Treatments Can Cause Burns and Scarring, the FDA Says

The agency said that it has approved such devices, which commonly use laser beams or radiofrequencies, for specific gynecologic uses, including the destruction of precancerous cervical or vaginal tissue and t...More..

Cannabinoid mice trial holds hope for pancreatic cancer patients
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Cannabinoid mice trial holds hope for pancreatic cancer patients

Mice with pancreatic cancer treated with cannabidiol (CBD ) in conjunction with chemotherapy survived three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone. Aside from boosting the survival rate of...More..

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs

The infection caused Manteufel's blood pressure to drop, and the circulation to his limbs decreased, causing those limbs to turn black. Doctors flooded his body with antibiotics to stop the infection, but clots...More..

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

The ban was passed under the Obama administration in November 2016. Each agency may also choose to ban electronic or e-cigarettes. "Eliminating smoking indoors and close to buildings is the only way to fully ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

"Hot Water Challenge" leaves teenager severely burned

Last week, Kyland Clark says he and a friend were looking up the challenge on YouTube when they made a decision to prank each other. Last summer, an 11-year-old girl in NY suffered face and chest burns af...More..

West Nile Virus confirmed in Marathon County
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

West Nile Virus confirmed in Marathon County

DEET is an ingredient to look for in your insect repellent. When using repellent, always follow the recommendations on the product label. Any containers that can collect water should be discarded or dumped ...More..

NY launching $5M effort to eliminate hepatitis C
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

NY launching $5M effort to eliminate hepatitis C

Viral hepatitis causes more than one million deaths per year, a number comparable to deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV combined. While treatments have existed for hepatitis B for some time, Directly-actin...More..

Tarrant County Reports First Human Case of West Nile of 2018
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Tarrant County Reports First Human Case of West Nile of 2018

The CDC refers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The announcement came one day after the state's department of health announced the first confirmed, locally acquired case of t...More..

Viagra trial on pregnant women stopped after 11 babies die
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Viagra trial on pregnant women stopped after 11 babies die

The research, conducted in 10 hospitals throughout the Netherlands , involved 183 pregnant women whose babies had a severe growth limitation early in pregnancy . In the Queensland study, the drug was used ove...More..

Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Parasite in cat poop could be reducing our fear of failure

According to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder - picked up and shared with cat poop headlines across the internet - infection from the Toxoplasma gondii parasite found in cat feces c...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Mattis denies ‘policy changes’ made at Trump’s meeting with Putin

President Donald Trump had to travel by motorcade to Joint Base Andrews Thursday after the White House announced a "bad weather call" on a attractive sunny day in Washington, D.C. Trump drew fire for his hand...More..

Chinese police take away chairwoman of vaccine company
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Chinese police take away chairwoman of vaccine company

Changchun Changsheng, which is based in Jilin Province, has previously been caught producing substandard ADPT vaccines, which are mainly used to prevent children from catching whooping cough, diphtheria and tet...More..

LifePoint Health Agrees to Apollo Buyout
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

LifePoint Health Agrees to Apollo Buyout

The stock moved to 33.26% in last six months and it maintained for the month at 22.45%. LPNT indicated a yearly down return of -0.69% while year-to-date (YTD) return printed 30.32% increasing outlook. In a ...More..

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto

Maybe it's got something to do with the ubiquity of rancid disinformation and malicious pseudo-news these days that a meanness and heartlessness so quickly intruded into what was, in the early goings, a moment ...More..

About 50 girls under 19 infected with HIV every hour, says Unicef
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

About 50 girls under 19 infected with HIV every hour, says Unicef

The new results of the Namibia Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (NAMPHIA) show that the country is now at 86:96:91, said the permanent secretary of health Petronella Masabane. then we're not going to meet...More..

West Nile virus hospitalizes one in Orange County
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

West Nile virus hospitalizes one in Orange County

The West Nile virus can be spread across people via mosquito bites but does not spread from person to person. The North Shore Health Department reports a dead crow found in Milwaukee County has tested pos...More..

Ritz Bitz crackers, sandwiches recalled for possible salmonella contamination
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Ritz Bitz crackers, sandwiches recalled for possible salmonella contamination

The agency's statement stressed that no illnesses had been reported and that the recalls were initiated "out of an abundance of caution". Many favorite foods are being recalled for Salmonella contaminati...More..

Chinese Premier demands 'clear explanation' of vaccine scandal
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Chinese Premier demands 'clear explanation' of vaccine scandal

President Xi Jinping has ordered an investigation - and promised serious punishment - after a drug company was found to have faked production records for a rabies vaccine and sold more than 250,000 doses ...More..

Heat Wave: San Diego region hit with 120-degree temperatures
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Heat Wave: San Diego region hit with 120-degree temperatures

Another sweltering heat wave has arrived in Southern California. Those are the times of peak power usage. Tucson also tied a daily heat record on Monday. "It can be suffocating", said Don Frey, an employee of...More..

Prince Harry: Royal channels Princess Diana at Amsterdam AIDS conference
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Prince Harry: Royal channels Princess Diana at Amsterdam AIDS conference

However, "what we've learnt, I think over the last decade: this is going to be a very hard scientific challenge". "She's the one. Prince Harry has inherited his mother's ability to do that which is an incre...More..

Pregnancy history may be tied to Alzheimers disease
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Pregnancy history may be tied to Alzheimers disease

AAIC is the largest and most influential global meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Collectively, the new research marks a first-ever effort to explore the underpinnings of gender differences i...More..

Bayer Stops US Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Bayer Stops US Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant

Bayer has said it doesn't know how many women have the implants, just that about a million Essure "kits" have been sold worldwide, most in the U.S. About 750,000 women have been implanted with the device si...More..

Testing for West Nile virus proves positive in Montgomery County
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Testing for West Nile virus proves positive in Montgomery County

The Winnebago County Health Department says it has positively identified one mosquito pool as having West Nile virus. KDHE says there have been more than 600 cases of the most severe form of the virus so far ...More..

Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study Finds

The researchers suspect the economic downturn in 2008 prompted people to comfort themselves with alcohol . Elliot Tapper, a co-author on the study and assistant professor specializing in gastroenterology at ...More..

Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

Hall wrote that the pharmacist repeatedly and loudly asked her why she needed the prescriptions, which almost brought her to tears. She talked to 12 News about the incident making headlines-a transgender woma...More..

Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Turkey
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Turkey

Elliot Ryser, a food science professor at Michigan State University. At this time, the CDC hasn't advised consumers to avoid eating fully cooked turkey products or told retailers to take those products off the ...More..

Major drug-maker promises to limit price increases
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Major drug-maker promises to limit price increases

Trump has promised to lower drug prices since the campaign and as is his style, has resorted to calling out companies by name on Twitter after reports of price increases. While the administration is quick to co...More..