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Medical Woman Lost Her Toenails After Fish Pedicure, Say Doctors
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In a fish pedicure , a client's feet are immersed into tanks filled with small fish called Garra rufa or "doctor fish". The unidentified patient's nails separated from her first three toes over the six months since she received the spa treatment, in which garrarufa fish, or "doctor fish", nibble off dead skin around the feet.

Medical Fourth of July events to be held around the area
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The National Weather Service predicts a high of 88 with a 30 percent chance of storms after 2 p.m. Parade line up starts at 10:30 a.m.at Cherry Valley Elementary School. Rockville will set off fireworks at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park on 1800 Piccard Drive. A parade and soap-box derby provide extra fun; fireworks at dusk .

Medical FDA Approves First Marijuana Based Drug
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In the Phase 3 published studies, EPIDIOLEX® added to other antiepileptic therapies significantly reduced the frequency of seizures in patients with Dravet Syndrome and LGS. "This approval serves as a reminder that advancing sound development programmes that properly evaluate active ingredients contained in marijuana can lead to important medical therapies.

Medical FDA approves first cannabis-based drug
Author: 0 FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

It is the fourth marijuana-based medicine to receive US FDA approval - joining dronabinol (aka Marinol), nabilone (aka Cesamet), and liquid synthetic THC (aka Syndros). But, at the same time, we are prepared to take action when we see the illegal marketing of CBD-containing products with serious, unproven medical claims.

Medical Selfies show worm slithered through woman’s face for 2 weeks ars_ab.settitle(1335881)
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The worm can't actually reach maturity inside the human body, and therefore can't reproduce. She chose to visit an ophthalmologist who confirmed the shocking diagnosis - there was a mobile parasitic worm moving around under her skin. The worms are transmitted by mosquito bites, and can accidentally use a human as a host. In people, it usually causes lumps under the skin, like this woman in Russian Federation reported.

Medical International Yoga Day 2018
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Yoga became known in the West towards the end of the 19th century as it was undergoing a major revival in India under the Hindu teacher Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902). Also, this tour will be beginning from June 21, 2018, in order to mark the International Yoga Day (IDY) 2018. Echoing a similar theme, Sri Lanka Consul General Abdul Wahid Abdul Salam said, "I have learned yoga five years back in Bangalore in India by staying in an ashram".

Medical Irish 'breakthrough of the century' on Alzheimer's disease
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Researchers in the U.S. believe the disease may trigger an immune "cascade" which encourages the growth of amyloid plaques. The plan he had made with colleagues was to identify possible new Alzheimer's drug targets by looking at the molecular changes in the brain that occur during the disease.

Medical International Yoga Day 2018: All you need to know
Author: 0 International Yoga Day 2018: All you need to know

Personnel belonging to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police performed yoga at the height of 18,000 feet, while over a thousand navy personnnel are performing asanas on the INS Virat against the view of the Arabian Sea on the occasion of International Yoga Day .

Medical Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness
Author: 0 Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Or are you yourself a young person who has concerns about your approach to online gamine? The inclusion of gaming disorder in ICD-11, adds WHO, follows the development of treatment programmes for people with health conditions identical to those characteristic of gaming disorder in many parts of the world.

Medical NGOs Sensitise Students On Sickle Cell Disorder
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Sickle cell disease is caused by a faulty gene that affects how red blood cells develop. In his words: "in addition, my book "Unveiling Sickle Cell Anaemia " was borne out of my personal health experiences, in addition to my experiences as a medical laboratory professional, as a caregiver".

Medical Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Pick CEO for New Health-Care Company
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He said in a statement Wednesday that he has devoted his career in public health to building solutions for better care delivery, and that while the current system is broken, " better is possible". "I have devoted my public health career to building scalable solutions for better healthcare delivery that are saving lives, reducing suffering, and eliminating wasteful spending both in the US and across the world", Gawande said in a statement.

Medical Trump says he'll sign 'something' on immigration, families amid border outrage
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Trump , as well as other administration officials such as Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen , said that the White House's hands were tied regarding family separations, adding that only Congress could solve the problem. The president's "zero tolerance" immigration policy announced in May mandated universal prosecution of adults who enter the country illegally. "These are crippling loopholes that cause family separation, which we don't want", Trump said.

Medical The World Health Organization Just Made A Huge Change For Transgender People
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Those behaviours, according to the World Health Organization , can significantly impair people's personal, family, social, educational, occupational and other important areas of functioning. In South Korea and the USA, clinics have sprung up to treat video game addiction, along with community and online support groups. The WHO must first endorse the final version during a board meeting and World Health Assembly next year, with member states expected to start using ICD-11 on January 1, 2022.

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 ".

Medical Gaming addiction is a mental disorder
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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.
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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".

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