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Medical Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO
Author: 0 Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

Among these new classifications is official recognition for "gaming addiction " which covers an unhealthy obsession with playing video games. Effectively, it's only a problem if it's severely and negatively affecting your life - if you're neglecting responsibilities to play videogames, for example.

Medical PM says £20bn cash boost for NHS 'must be invested in technology'
Author: 0 PM says £20bn cash boost for NHS 'must be invested in technology'

The Prime Minister has announced that the NHS in England will receive a funding increase totalling £20.5 billion in real terms by 2023/24. Well the PM told her former adviser it would come from a combination of a " Brexit dividend ", so that the United Kingdom can " take advantage " of the fact that " we've got money we're no longer sending to the European Union ".

Author: 0 Gaming addiction is a mental disorder

The first one is when gaming behavior takes precedence over other activities. He said most interventions or treatments are "based on the principles and methods of cognitive behavioral therapy". He guessed that the percentage of video game players with a compulsive problem was likely to be extremely small - much less than 1 percent - and that many such people would likely have other underlying problems, like depression, bipolar disorder or autism.

Medical Heat advisory issued for Cuyahoga County until 8 p.m.
Author: 0 Heat advisory issued for Cuyahoga County until 8 p.m.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo also sent an advisory for residents across the state, warning about the high temperatures, particularly between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. On Monday , temperatures may challenge Allentown's record high of 95. Highs near Lake Michigan will be a tad lower, but not by much. Monday: Mostly sunny, very hot and very humid.

Medical FDA Now Says Throw Out ALL Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal
Author: 0 FDA Now Says Throw Out ALL Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal

Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and most persons recover without treatment. However, if the organisms get into the bloodstream it can cause severe illness. The Centers for Disease Control says 73 people have been infected with salmonella so far, 24 of whom had to be hospitalized.

Medical West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes in Grand Forks
Author: 0 West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes in Grand Forks

Last year's West Nile virus season was the longest season on record, extending until mid-December. The health department urges residents to take precautions and remove stagnant water. The first case of West Nile in Denton was reported in 2002. Dress young children in clothing that covers their arms and legs and cover cribs, strollers and baby carriers with mosquito netting.

Medical David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death
Author: 0 David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death

A few days ago Anthony Bourdain Celebrity Chef and CNN host committed suicide . Health and Wellness Minister Robert Mitchell said the problem of mental illness and suicide has had a widespread impact on the Island. We can slow and reverse the escalating suicide trends by applying proven methods of prevention and providing better mental health care. During question period, Myers said a 2012 study from Statistics Canada found that Canadian men have a suicide rate of more than three ...

Medical Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk of heart disease
Author: 0 Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk of heart disease

Impotence is a better indicator of the world's leading killer than other risk factors, such as high cholesterol or blood pressure, researchers now claim. During the four-year follow-up, there were a total of 115 fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, fatal and non-fatal strokes, cardiac arrests and sudden cardiac deaths.

Medical Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992
Author: 0 Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992

That said, researchers past year found traces of Yersinia pestis , the bacterium which causes the plague, among squirrels in Elmore County. Officials are now trying to determine if he contracted the disease in Idaho or during a recent family trip to or, the Daily Mail reports .

Medical American toddlers consume way too much added sugar, says study
Author: 0 American toddlers consume way too much added sugar, says study

The recommended daily limit of sugar for children age 2-19 is six teaspoons or less per day, and nine teaspoons or less for adults. Under current recommendations, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) state anyone 2 and older should not be getting more than 10 percent of daily calories from added sugar.

Medical ‘More concerned about Karnataka’s fitness’: Kumaraswamy to PM’s fitness challenge
Author: 0 ‘More concerned about Karnataka’s fitness’: Kumaraswamy to PM’s fitness challenge

The prime minister's one-and-a-half minute video comes almost a month after he accepted the fitness challenge thrown by Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli . He is also seen balancing himself while walking on a narrow, circular track. Following a fractured verdict in the Karnataka Assembly Elections, Kumaraswamy was sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 23, after his JD (S) allying with the Congress.

Medical Fresh legal attack on health law comes with political risks
Author: 0 Fresh legal attack on health law comes with political risks

Mr. MacArthur said it would be hard for Congress to revisit the brutal health care fight, although it's unclear if the lawsuit will get "any legs under it". A coalition of 20 USA states sued the federal government in February, claiming the law was no longer constitutional after last year's repeal of the penalty that individuals had to pay for not having insurance.

Medical Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths
Author: 0 Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

New York City's Medical Examiner ruled fashion designer icon Kate Spade's death a suicide by hanging. "I think when someone considers suicide they think it's their only option and it's a scary option but the pain they're going through has gotten them to that place", Litovski says.

Medical Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at age 61
Author: 0 Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at age 61

Argento asked people to respect her privacy and the privacy of Bourdain's family. "His outsized personality will live on through the many people he has inspired and touched through his writing and television shows". Finally, through these few words, it is the whole family of the French gastronomy that joins me, to renew our deep friendship to our bereaved American brothers".

Medical Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance
Author: 0 Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon cowrote an op-ed article published Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal . But Buffett says the practice of CEOs providing a heads-up on how earnings-per-share results are shaping up often causes them to make poor decisions to ensure that the company beats or meets the results they've communicated to Wall Street.

Medical Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth
Author: 0 Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Black and other ethnic minority groups are found to be disproportionately affected, while 75 percent of new syphilis diagnoses are on gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men, making this the most at risk demographic. This is particularly concerning given the recent emergence of a drug-resistant strain of the STD, which is being referred to as "super gonorrhea".

Medical Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer
Author: 0 Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in NY. Catherine Floyd, Cancer Survivor, says, "I had nausea". Doctors do say chemotherapy is still effective and necessary in treating certain patients. Data on premenopausal women and those younger than 50 who scored at the higher end of the intermediate-risk range, 16 to 25, was analyzed separately.

Author: 0 Licking cancer: US postal stamp helps fund key breast study

According to the TAILORx researchers, 260,000 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year around the world fall into the medium-risk category that wouldn't benefit from chemotherapy . The patient had spent 10 years without cancer after having her left breast removed. "But because this new approach to immunotherapy is dependent on mutations, not on cancer type, it is in a sense a blueprint we can use for the treatment of many types of cancer".

Medical NDP's Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters
Author: 0 NDP's Horwath makes strategic voting pitch to Liberal supporters

She says Ford's Progressive Conservatives have an agenda that's completely different from the New Democrats, and if people want a "positive, hopeful future", they should vote for her party. "Kathleen Wynne has abandoned the fight against Doug Ford cuts". He told reporters his attention is only on winning government, saying his party is taking nothing for granted.

Medical Kerala Locals Put Under Quarantine To Analyse Symptoms Of Nipah Virus
Author: 0 Kerala Locals Put Under Quarantine To Analyse Symptoms Of Nipah Virus

As a precautionary measure, several staffers, including nurses and four doctors, of the Balussery taluk hospital were asked on June 1 to go on leave. The cause of her death has to be ascertained, she said. Moreover, massive arrangements have been made at the state-run Kozhikode Medical College and Hospital to observe suspected Nipah cases and 80 rooms have been earmarked for them.

Medical Death toll rises to 5 in US tainted lettuce outbreak
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 5 in US tainted lettuce outbreak

Four more people have died from tainted romaine lettuce , federal health officials said Friday, bringing the total to five deaths related to a virulent strain of E. coli cases in several provinces that could potentially be linked to the outbreak in the United States. The first illnesses occurred in March, and the most recent began on May 12, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

Medical West Nile virus found in Elk Grove area
Author: 0 West Nile virus found in Elk Grove area

You can help make your horse's home safer by draining standing water, cleaning holding containers and stocking ponds and tanks with mosquito-eating fish. officials said. Most people who become infected with the virus do not develop symptoms . In certain serious cases, the virus can cause serious illness such as encephalitis or meningitis, or can even lead to death.

Medical Death toll rises to 5 in USA tainted lettuce outbreak
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 5 in USA tainted lettuce outbreak

Nationally, five people have died from E. coli poisoning from the tainted leafy greens; no deaths have been recorded in Texas. Still, the CDC warns that iIllnesses that occurred after May 6, 2018 might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported.

Medical Genome Based Genetic Study Says Persons Wearing Glasses Are Intelligent
Author: 0 Genome Based Genetic Study Says Persons Wearing Glasses Are Intelligent

They discovered that those with higher intelligence were 30% more likely to wear glasses or need contact lenses. They say glasses make people look smarter and now there is research to back it up. "Genetic studies of cognitive function are in their infancy, but this study is important in its sample size and power to detect novel associations between genes and traits", Natasha Sigala, a neuroscience professor who was not involved in the research, told Newsweek .

Medical Nipah Virus Claims Another Life In Kerala's Kozhikode, Toll Rises to 14
Author: 0 Nipah Virus Claims Another Life In Kerala's Kozhikode, Toll Rises to 14

Jonathan Epstein: Yes, it's comparable. There is no vaccination for the virus, which induces flu-like symptoms that lead to brain damage and a coma and has a 70 percent mortality rate. For starters, Ebola has been known about since 1976; Nipah virus was first discovered about twenty years later. It has been hard for the Kerala government to deal with NiV.

Medical 3D-Printed Human Corneas Are Now a Reality
Author: 0 3D-Printed Human Corneas Are Now a Reality

In addition, the Newcastle research team also showed that they could 3D print a cornea that would match the unique specifications from a patient. The researchers scanned the patient's eye, and were then able to use the scan data to quickly 3D print a cornea that matched the shape and size of the patient's actual cornea.

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