Medical

Coronavirus outbreak: Union Health Ministry issues advisory to travellers visiting China

Coronavirus outbreak: Union Health Ministry issues advisory to travellers visiting China Checks in Thailand will be especially rigorous, health authorities said , as there are a total of eight direct flights a day from Wuhan , the epicentre of the outbreak, to Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi, as well as flights every other day to Chiang Mai. [Full Article...]

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak The Sars epidemic originated in China , infected more than 1,700 people in Hong Kong and killed almost 300. In Singapore, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday that a second suspected case - a 26-year-old China national with pneumonia and travel history to Wuhan - was found not to be linked to the pneumonia cluster in Wuhan. [Full Article...]

Denton County Reports First Flu Death of the 2019-2020 Flu Season

While all Ballad health employees are required to get a flu vaccine, that hasn't stopped many from contracting the virus themselves. In total, Global Positioning System saw 19.4 consulations per 100,000 registered population, up from 16 per 100,000 in the previous week. [Full Article...]

San Diego County flu season death toll reaches 8

San Diego County flu season death toll reaches 8 Leslie Tengelsen, the Idaho Influenza Surveillance Coordinator. However, the ministry stated then that preliminary investigations of the deaths showed the victims as belonging to one or more "risk groups", that is persons made more vulnerable to the virus as a result of an existing condition. [Full Article...]

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine Vaccination is essential to help prevent outbreaks and to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading when outbreaks occur, "said Peter Marks , director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, in a statement". Severe symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhea, rash, kidney issues, liver issues, and bleeding. The largest individual test was conducted in Guinea during the 2014-2016 o... [Full Article...]

USA lawmakers begin debate over impeachment articles

USA lawmakers begin debate over impeachment articles Two other Democratic leadership sources say they are not planning to whip their members on the floor vote on the articles, meaning they won't twist arms to keep Democrats in line. In addition to Nadler, several other veterans of the impeachment process spoke for and against the articles. During an appearance on MSNBC Wednesday evening, Laurence Tribe, a professor of constitutional law at Harvard... [Full Article...]

Kentucky’s ‘ultrasound-before-abortion’ law left in place by Supreme Court

The ACLU said the Kentucky law has no medical basis and that its sole objective is to coerce a woman into not getting an abortion . The ACLU argued that "display and describe" ultrasound laws violate physicians' speech rights under the First Amendment. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris out, 15 Dems still in race: Darcy cartoon

Kamala Harris out, 15 Dems still in race: Darcy cartoon Joe Biden said Wednesday he would consider choosing Kamala Harris as his vice president if he wins the Democratic nomination, and suggested several other possible jobs for her. While she's out of the race for the presidential nomination, Sen. "It's a damn shame, frankly, that Kamala Harris's voice is no longer in this race", Booker told BuzzFeed News's "AM to DM". [Full Article...]

Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years

Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years Also 2725 people living with HIV are now alive till October 2019. The most HIV-infected people live in bigger towns, the majority of which are in Bratislava region, SITA reported, citing the statistics of the Public Health Authority (ÚVZ). The AU Commission Chairperson, however, noted that the African continent "has made remarkable achievements in the AIDS response" since the Abuja Special Summit ... [Full Article...]

CDC Reports Breakthrough on Vaping Illnesses

CDC Reports Breakthrough on Vaping Illnesses Vitamin E acetate, which is used in food and skin care products without adverse effects, is used as a cutting agent or additive on the cannabis black market because it is colorless, odorless and low-priced, and has a consistency similar to THC oil. [Full Article...]

Majority expect Trump to win in 2020

Majority expect Trump to win in 2020 On Sen. Bernie Sanders, 46 percent opted for "a lot/some", 19 percent "not much" and 34 percent "not at all". Biden gets the support of 31 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, with Sen. Klobuchar will join Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, Warren, and California Senator Kamala Harris in a debate hosted and moderated by Politico and PBS. In Iowa - where Biden was leading just two weeks ago - h... [Full Article...]

'Bonkers' math: Nebraska senator issues one-line statement on Warren health-care plan

'Bonkers' math: Nebraska senator issues one-line statement on Warren health-care plan It marks a significant contrast with her rival Sen. Health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and the deductions for medical expenses would be eliminated. "She'd also add a new tax on the sale of stocks, bonds, and derivatives, writing, that even a small tax of "one-tenth of one percent" would raise "$800 billion in revenue over the next ten years". [Full Article...]

Biden maintains double-digit lead in Democratic race

Biden maintains double-digit lead in Democratic race In second is Warren at 16% and Sanders at 12%. The poll's margin of error is +/- 2.4 percent. Bernard Sanders of Vermont at 16%, the poll said. Mr Biden, a former US Vice President, and Mrs Warren, a senator for MA are closely tied with 18 per cent and 17 per cent of support respectively in a survey of 500 likely Democratic voters in the state. [Full Article...]

Sault paramedics go pink for breast cancer (2 photos)

Sault paramedics go pink for breast cancer (2 photos) Where did No Bra Day start? A 2013 study found that for women previously diagnosed with breast cancer , eating one or more servings of high fat dairy led to 49% higher mortality. After three years, it was moved to October 13. John N John has pledged to donate five cents for every mile driven throughout the month of October to the National Breast Cancer Foundation . [Full Article...]

Linked lung injury may be caused by toxic fumes

Larsen and his team published their findings October 2 in The New England Journal of Medicine . Two of the biopsies came from patients who died . The researchers looked at samples of lung tissue from 17 people, all of whom had vaped and 70% had used marijuana or cannabis oils. [Full Article...]

Related illnesses increase to 530, CDC says

Related illnesses increase to 530, CDC says The deaths were reported in California (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Oregon. Still, health officials said they haven't found a definitive cause or a clear connection between cases, and they warned that patients anxious about becoming ill from vaping should refrain from using e-cigarettes. [Full Article...]

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers expired Saturday, but workers were told to report to jobs as negotiations continued and the prospect of a national strike loomed. In that same time period, sales of sedans have dropped 10 percent to 22.9 percent of market share, according to Experian , while sales of crossovers have grown 10 percent to make up alm... [Full Article...]