Romaine Lettuce Unsafe to Eat in Any Form — CDC Alert

21 Nov, 2018

The previous outbreak page, which was last updated in late June, shows that a total of 210 confirmed E. coli infections were logged, with 96 hospitalizations and 5 deaths. Those who became sick from this outbreak were infected with E. coli with the same DNA as the strain responsible for a 2017 outbreak. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the agency doesn't yet have enough information to request suppliers issue a recall.

Teenage racer Sophia Floersch breaks spine in high-speed horror crash

19 Nov, 2018

Four other people were taken to hospital, including Japanese driver Tsuboi, two photographers and a track marshall. Photographer Minami Hiroyuki was also admitted with concussion while a marshal, Chan Cha In, had a fractured facial bone and lacerations.

Experts urge discouraging reckless use of antibiotics

17 Nov, 2018

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microorganism (like bacteria, viruses and some parasites) to stop an antimicrobial (such as antibiotics) from working against it, thereby leading to spread of infection. "Have you appointed yourself antibiotics, when "too long" had the flu?" Many countries like those in the European Union have already set up the necessary regulatory frameworks to address antibiotic misuse in animals.

World Health Organization denounces the misuse of antibiotics

14 Nov, 2018

Continuing pressure from consumers along with increasing frequency of resistance is pushing current antibiotic use techniques to the limits. Dr Kofi Afatse, the FAO Representative, said antibiotic resistance was becoming a public concern and called for measures to counter the menace at all levels through intensive public awareness creation.

Conjoined Bhutanese twins separated in Australia surgery

11 Nov, 2018

The 15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa Pelden, had been joined at the torso and shared a liver. As the public eagerly waits for good news, the Royal Children's Hospital is not expected to release any information about the progress of the operation until 4pm on Friday, with Dr Crameri to give his first update on the girls early on Saturday morning.

FDA approves opioid painkiller 1000 times stronger than morphine

08 Nov, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of an opioid named Dsuvia, with FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb posting a lengthy statement defending the decision. The Food and Drug Administration is facing criticism over the approval of a drug called Dsuvia. Sidney Wolfe of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, a consumer group, called Gottlieb's statement "empty rhetoric" and said the agency missed a big opportunity when it approved the pill.

Organic Soy Protein Concentrate Market Report Released Forecasting Movement in the Industry

05 Nov, 2018

Every company in the Protein Chip Market has objectives and the Marketresearchpro market research report focus on the core objectives of the Protein Chip Market , so you can learn about competition, future market , favourite products, and informative knowledge that can boost your sales volume exponentially.

Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins and will test Republican health policies

04 Nov, 2018

This enrollment season will also be the first since the Trump administration has been taking steps to circumvent the ACA's insurance requirements, making it easier for individuals to buy two low-cost types of insurance that cover less care and lack certain popular consumer protections .

Nehmeh in breast cancer awareness drive READ MORE

01 Nov, 2018

In such instances, cancer may already have spread to other parts of their bodies, or metastasized, before they are even diagnosed, greatly reducing their likelihood of surviving the disease. 225 million and was handed over to the recently-dissolved CADD ministry. A pink river of more than 10,000 people of all ages flowed through Daytona Beach on October 27 for Making Strides of Volusia-Flagler, an annual walk hosted in cities nationwide by the American Cancer Society to raise money and ...

Ninth death reported at New Jersey pediatric rehab center amid viral outbreak

31 Oct, 2018

No new residents are being admitted for the duration of the outbreak, which won't be declared over until the center can go four weeks without any new cases. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control was assisting state health officials with testing and "expertise", according to the New Jersey Department. This strain of adenovirus has been associated with communal living.

President Trump blames high cost of drugs on 'freeloading' countries

29 Oct, 2018

Currently, doctors and hospitals administering Part B drugs are reimbursed the average price of a drug plus 6 percent. "We are taking aim at the global freeloading that forces American consumers to subsidize lower prices in foreign countries through higher prices in our country", Trump said in a speech Thursday at the Department of Health and Human Services .

Free Breast Cancer Screenings Available to Qualifying Tennesseans

27 Oct, 2018

Breast Cancer Now is the UK's largest breast cancer research charity. ASA Savings and Loans Limited has organised free breast cancer screening for its clients in the Sukura "1" Business Centre in Accra . "I have a girlfriend and a cousin that always says, 'No matter what I'm going through, I'm gonna look pretty, '" Greene-Leech said. "We were able to freeze embryos before I started chemotherapy", she says.

Six children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey facility

24 Oct, 2018

But the virus, which the department said was particularly associated with communal living facilities, had severely affected children at the facility who had fragile and compromised immune systems . Some strains can also be spread through water that an infected person has been in or through stool, the CDC says . In the past 10 years, cases of severe illness and death from the type of infection found at the facility have been reported in the United States, though it's unclear how many deaths ...

India needs more awareness to prevent mortality through breast cancer

23 Oct, 2018

The number of women who will die from breast cancer each year in the United Kingdom is expected to rise within four years if adequate government action is not taken. Conventional mammography captures the breast in a 2-dimentional (2-D), or "flat" picture in which abnormalities may be hidden by overlapping tissue. "We need to go beyond that".

Now is a good time to get a flu shot

21 Oct, 2018

Figures on how many people have attended Global Positioning System and health centres to avail of this year's vaccination programme so far are now not available, explained the Public Health Agency (PHA). However, if you are not able to get a flu shot at that date and time, you can contact Wagener for a flu shot. The report stated that a year ago, 80,000 people died from either the flu or flu-like symptoms.

CDC expresses concern over mysterious surge in polio-like paralysis cases

19 Oct, 2018

In a press briefing Tuesday, officials talked about an increase in cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM ) this year. One death of a child diagnosed with AFM occurred in 2017. It takes some time to investigate each case, Messonnier said. Fifteen states said they'd confirmed cases this year. "There's going to be a delay, a lag in the timing of some of these reports".

Florida child dies after contracting flu, state health officials confirm

19 Oct, 2018

The survey also suggests 34 per cent of Edmonton residents who do not plan to get the flu shot said they feel it is unnecessary because they are healthy. And even if you think you're invincible, by getting vaccinated, you're also protecting the people around you: your children, your parents, and your co-workers.

CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

18 Oct, 2018

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 62 cases of acute flaccid myelitis , a rare, polio-like condition that causes weakness in the arms or legs, across 22 states. Since the condition was first recognized by CDC in 2014, the agency has confirmed 362 cases. This disease is like a "hit-and-run", Gupta said, and "you don't have evidence of the virus but you do have evidence of the aftermath so it's hard to piece together".

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Found Among Kids in 22 States

17 Oct, 2018

There has been one AFM-related death, which happened in 2017. Health experts say acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, is a polio-like syndrome that affects the nervous system , specifically the spinal cord. She said it was important for parents and clinicians to remember that this is a rare condition, affecting less than 1 in 1 million people under 18.

Who Should Get a Mammogram Before Age 40

16 Oct, 2018

However, there will be more than 12,000 diagnoses of breast cancer in women under 40 this year, and more than 26,000 in women under 45, according to NCI. Women like Amal are a shining example of humanity, who not only overcame this hard disease by showing utmost resolve but continue their fight against cancer by motivating others with their touching journeys.

For some with cancer, 'pink October' can't end soon enough

15 Oct, 2018

NO Bra Day falls every year on October 13. "We're concerned and we're committed, and we pray for those who are going through this disease and those who have lost their courageous battle with this disease", says Jones. To those who are fighting and love their Redskins, the opportunity to bond was viewed as something special. "With the support of other organizations, we feel encouraged to bring three times our original goal", said Kouri Falconer, the founder and CEO of DREAM Inc., a nonprofit ...

Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children

14 Oct, 2018

The reported IL cases are preliminary diagnoses and only the U.S. Centers for Disease Control can confirm the diagnosis, according to Arnold. The CDC says the condition is not new but there's been an increase in cases starting in 2014. From August 2014 to August 2018, the CDC reported receiving information that there had been a total of 362 cases, most of which affected children. An Illinois Department of Public Health statement said they are working with doctors to collect information on ...

At least two local children have rare polio-like illness; 8 statewide

12 Oct, 2018

The CDC recommends getting children vaccinated against the poliovirus, as well as protecting against bites from mosquitos (which carry the West Nile virus). There isn't a vaccine that could prevent AFM and there isn't a vaccine that causes the condition, medical experts said. It is actively investigating AFM cases, and trying to unearth more information about the mysterious condition.

The power of support for mental health

12 Oct, 2018

This time is said to be the best time to spread awareness about mental health disorders. Experts said what's even more sobering is the fact that mental illness greatly increases the risk of contracting other serious medical conditions like HIV and non-communicable diseases.

Kavanaugh confirmation disregards objections by the people

12 Oct, 2018

Even so, the Trump administration issued its first-ever veto threat . "People have to still get out and vote", president Trump urged. "But Republicans went on to gain control of the Senate in those elections and increase their majority in the House of Representatives".

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