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Medical WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption
Author: 0 WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

This may indicate that some countries may not have access to these drugs that are necessary for treatment of complicated multidrug-resistant infections. "Laboratories and researchers have a critical role to play in identifying resistant bacteria and contributing to the global picture so the world can take appropriate action".

Medical Adriana Lima’s Tearful Final Walk as a Victoria’s Secret Angel
Author: 0 Adriana Lima’s Tearful Final Walk as a Victoria’s Secret Angel

Adriana - who has daughters Valentina, eight, and Sienna, five, with ex-husband Marko Jaric - got emotional as it was revealed during the show that was bowing out after nearly two decades with Victoria's Secret . It definitely caught ex G-Eazy's attention and now the 29-year-old rapper totally wants her back after the formerly reunited couple broke up once again in late October.

Medical Never too early to get your flu shot, says health unit
Author: 0 Never too early to get your flu shot, says health unit

Symptoms of flu, which is spread by coughs and sneezes or touching surfaces on which germs have landed, include fever, chills, headaches, aches and pains in joints and muscles and extreme tiredness. "Keep in mind the people that do have [allergies to the shot] should receive the flu vaccine in their doctor's office and not a drug store, that way they can be monitored for any reactions", said Kearah Cenotti, medical assistant at Kaiser Permanente Martinez Medical Center.

Medical Ebola fears:Frontline workers vaccinated in Uganda
Author: 0 Ebola fears:Frontline workers vaccinated in Uganda

The vaccinations began on Wednesday and are part of a wider Ebola prevention plan in a country that has faced multiple Ebola outbreaks since 2000. Uganda's Minister of Health, Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, WHO's Uganda representative said, "In previous [Ebola] outbreaks, Uganda lost health workers, including the renowned Dr Matthew Lukwiya , as they cared for patients".

Medical Women chirpiest in the morning less likely to develop breast cancer
Author: 0 Women chirpiest in the morning less likely to develop breast cancer

The research, which is being presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Glasgow, also found that breast cancer risk increased by 20 per cent for every hour a women slept beyond the recommended amount of 7 to 8 hours a night. Around 4% of USA cancer deaths were linked to drinking alcohol and the Breast Cancer Now charity warns that any alcohol intake increases the risk of breast cancer .

Medical FDA approves a powerful new opioid, rejecting criticism from advisers
Author: 0 FDA approves a powerful new opioid, rejecting criticism from advisers

But critics of the drug and its potency - it's 10 times stronger than fentanyl - are tired that such a pill could add to the country's already alarming opioid epidemic . The tiny pill was developed as an option for patients who pose difficulties for the use of IVs, including soldiers on the battlefield. The single-strength tablet and single-unit packaging are created to mitigate the possibility of dosing errors, misuse and diversion.

Medical Strong economy likely to keep Democrats from winning midterms
Author: 0 Strong economy likely to keep Democrats from winning midterms

All five Senate vacancies are Republican-held seats , including two in suburban Philadelphia and one each based in suburban Pittsburgh, and Blair and York counties. Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein. Abrams' opponent, Republican candidate Brian Kemp, is also Georgia's secretary of state, tasked with overseeing the state's elections.

Medical NY state health insurance marketplace open for enrollment
Author: 0 NY state health insurance marketplace open for enrollment

Open enrollment in ACA plans lasts until December 15. "We're talking about how DE, in particular, could create recommendations to make sure we're protecting everyone to get coverage that they need and not be pushed into plans that really don't give them coverage, except maybe some catastrophic coverage", she said.

Medical What you need to know about Britain’s
Author: 0 What you need to know about Britain’s "Digital Services Tax"

According to the finance minister, the tax will be created to ensure that established tech giants and not startups were shouldering the burden. The U.K. Scottish Conservative interim leader Jackson Carlaw said: "With tax cuts being delivered south of the border, the case for yet more SNP tax rises next year in Scotland is simply unsustainable".

Medical What's New in Breast Cancer Research? | Nursing
Author: 0 What's New in Breast Cancer Research? | Nursing

An Aberdeen university has made its first major appointment as part of its £4.5 million campaign to install a world-class cancer research team. Due to a lack of awareness (even in metro cities), the absence of a nationwide, population-based breast cancer screening programme and more than 60 per cent of breast cancers getting detected at an advanced stage, most cancer patients succumb to the disease within a year of getting diagnosed.

Medical 9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak
Author: 0 9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

This latest death was a confirmed case of adenovirus, according to the New Jersey Department of Health . A staff member who had fallen ill has since recovered from this strain of adenovirus, but the medically fragile children are the ones most vulnerable to the virus.

Medical Rare, polio-like illness has now reached Children's Hospital, LHSC says
Author: 0 Rare, polio-like illness has now reached Children's Hospital, LHSC says

Although infectious diseases that target the motor nerves and spinal cord can, in theory, affect anyone, Kassam said AFM has a particular "predilection" for children. Shah says the best thing parents can do is to "continue being good parents". "We don't have a vaccine". Since September, the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto has also seen an increase in patients with symptoms typical of AFP , namely muscle weakness and a preceding viral illness, according to associate ...

Medical What to Know About Xofluza, the New Flu Drug
Author: 0 What to Know About Xofluza, the New Flu Drug

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends patients get vaccinated against seasonal flu. Other companies have worked with third-party vendors such as Crossover Health or One Medical to provide similar services. First, the most important similarity: Antiviral medications work best when they're taken within 48 hours of developing flu symptoms. "Having more treatment options that work in different ways to attack the virus is important because flu viruses can become ...

Medical Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets Sold for Just $2 Before Tip-Off Wednesday
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets Sold for Just $2 Before Tip-Off Wednesday

Kyle Korver led Cleveland with 21 points. The Pistons have won their four games by a combined 13 points, and they haven't played too tough a schedule. Love is averaging 40.2 FanDuel points per game this season . LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Los Angeles Lakers' late rally for his first home victory at Staples Center over the previously unbeaten Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

Medical Study found less cancer in those who eat organic foods
Author: 0 Study found less cancer in those who eat organic foods

Some of the implicated pesticides include glyphosate, malathion and diazinon. Organic food doesn't contain pesticides which have been linked to a variety of health problems, including cancer , and it also usually doesn't have added antibiotics, which reduces the risk of antibiotic resistance.

Medical PTCL 'Going Pink' in October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Author: 0 PTCL 'Going Pink' in October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Statins may protect against breast cancer, according to a large study published this week. While breast cancer in men is rare, it can occur. We want to break down as many barriers as possible, and encourage women to participate in screening mammography.

Medical Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York
Author: 0 Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York

Many more cases have been reported, including three in Georgia. The CDC said it also is testing specimens, including stool, blood and cerebrospinal fluid, from suspected AFM cases and working with healthcare providers, health departments, policymakers, the public and other partners to gather information on the condition.

Author: 0 Viral outbreak kills 6 kids, sickens more at NJ medical facility

The New Jersey Department of Health said Tuesday that the outbreak of adenovirus was affecting pediatric patients at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, N.J. Health officials are working with the center on infection control issues. "This strain has been particularly associated with disease in communal living facilities ", the department said in a statement.

Medical Thousands march to raise money, bring awareness to breast cancer
Author: 0 Thousands march to raise money, bring awareness to breast cancer

ZURICH/MUNICH, Oct 20 (Reuters) - An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow a type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, data released on Saturday showed, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals.

Medical Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class
Author: 0 Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class

Trump in Elko later scoffed at the idea of a "blue wave" of heavy Democratic turnout this November and mocked the smaller crowd at Biden's event. Speaking to reporters after a campaign rally in Elko, Nevada, Trump said Republicans Rep. The round of criticisms offered an early preview of a potential Biden-Trump matchup as the former vice president is mulling a presidential bid in 2020.

Medical People Infected by Drug Resistant Salmonella
Author: 0 People Infected by Drug Resistant Salmonella

So far 21 people had to be hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Illnesses began appearing January 19, with the latest instance occurring September 9. Generally, people do not develop any symptoms but some people can have fever, body pain and cramps in the abdomen after 72 hours of infection. New Jersey (9 cases) and MA (9 cases) are among the worst hit of the 29 states in the outbreak of the multidrug-resistant strain, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said.

Medical Here’s how to get the flu vaccination in Hampshire this winter
Author: 0 Here’s how to get the flu vaccination in Hampshire this winter

According to Australia's Department of Health , flu activity - measured by the proportion of patients admitted directly to hospital intensive care units and deaths attributed to influenza - has been low to moderate. A 20 percent efficacy means that among those who've been vaccinated, 20 percent fewer will get the flu compared to those who are unvaccinated. However, since strains of the flu may vary from year to year, the vaccine must be received annually.

Medical CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed
Author: 0 CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) has confirmed cases in 22 states overall . This year to date there are about 38 cases nationwide, 16 states in all. While the CDC has yet to confirm a case in Virginia, Hoff said her son Camdyn was diagnosed with AFM while hospitalized at UVA Medical Center, falling ill with the telltale symptoms.

Author: 0 Outbreak of mysterious polio-like disease plagues residents in 22 states

Most cases of weakness and paralysis have been in children. Some of the symptoms include sudden muscle weakness or paralysis in the arms or legs and weak or stiff neck. Then in 2016, there were 149 confirmed cases. Dr. Leslie Benson, assistant director of Children's pediatric neuroimmunology program, said AFM patients show a wide spectrum of symptoms.

Author: 0 Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season

For years, doctors have stressed the importance of vaccinating adults and children against the flu. An unnamed child who tested positive for influenza B died between September 30 and October 6, the Florida Department of Healths Bureau of Epidemiology announced in a report about the first week of flu season.

Medical When to Get Checked for Breast Cancer - NJ Docs Weigh In
Author: 0 When to Get Checked for Breast Cancer - NJ Docs Weigh In

Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen whereas radiotherapy is a therapy that uses ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells.

Medical Rare 'polio-like' disease reported in Minnesota and Colorado
Author: 0 Rare 'polio-like' disease reported in Minnesota and Colorado

At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, physicians are treating some of the six Minnesota cases. There was a cluster of nine cases of AFM in Washington state back in 2016 and three cases past year. Most of the eight cases of the illness reported in Texas are in the northern part of the state. "We have 41 cases of children who have had some sort of illness of enterovirus A71, which is causing a wide spectrum of neurological illness".

Medical Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court
Author: 0 Dem Group Files Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints, Sent to Circuit Court

But Kondik also added that "it's possible by time the election comes around, the Brett Kavanaugh story won't have changed anything". Numerous nine toss-up seats were leaning Democrat. Joe Fain is seeking re-election to his third term under the cloud of a sexual assault accusation. " Women are angry . And we're starting to feel comfortable being angry".

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