First Indiana flu-related death of the season reported by health department

Get the shot: Despite claims that you get the flu when you get the shot, this is actually false. The American Academy of Family Physicians states that every year about 130,000 people go to a hospital with the flu and 20,000 people die from it. More..

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10th child dies amid viral outbreak at New Jersey pediatric center
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

10th child dies amid viral outbreak at New Jersey pediatric center

While the age of the 10th child who died was not given, the ages of the first nine patients who succumbed to the virus ranged from toddler to young adults, a lot of them under 18. New patients are not being adm...More..

Lower Risk For Parkinson's Of Over 20%?
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Lower Risk For Parkinson's Of Over 20%?

In Parkinson's disease, toxic proteins accumulate in the brain and kill nerves, especially those linked to movement. In their study , people whose appendix had been removed were less likely to develop the n...More..

Cellphones, Increased Cancer Risk Linked in Rats
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Cellphones, Increased Cancer Risk Linked in Rats

While his agency said the risks to rats don't directly apply to people, the study raises safety questions . The National Toxicology Program is an inter-agency programme headquartered at the National Instit...More..

Booms and Busts in Organic Rice Protein Sales Market
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Booms and Busts in Organic Rice Protein Sales Market

Several attributes of industry, together with cost, gross, expansion ratio, market depth and allocation, requirement, export and import study, proceedings, capability of implementation value and CAGR up to 20...More..

Open enrollment under way, new Affordable Care Act options available for Iowans
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Open enrollment under way, new Affordable Care Act options available for Iowans

So if you find a plan that has a low monthly premium but a $7,600 deductible, it means you have to pay $7,600 out of pocket for your doctor visits and drugs before your bills are covered by your insurance. But ...More..

by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

More measles cases reported in NJ

While the New Jersey Department of Health and the Ocean County Health Department work together to notify those who may have been exposed to the disease, officials remind everyone to stay alert and aware of the ...More..

CDC reports on effectiveness of 2018 flu vaccine
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

CDC reports on effectiveness of 2018 flu vaccine

Free flu shots are available for some this week. Flu season has reared it's ugly head in the United States as the death of an unvaccinated Florida child has been confirmed due to the flu; the first pediatric ...More..

Mental health ambulances part of new NHS plan
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Mental health ambulances part of new NHS plan

Conservative parliamentary candidate for Peterborough Paul Bristow, speaking about the mental health funding, tweeted: "Proud to be a @Conservatives candidate when we announce something so important #mentalheal...More..

Project lets kids with food allergies trick-or-treat without worry
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Project lets kids with food allergies trick-or-treat without worry

Affordable non-food items are available at dollar stores, party supply stores, or online shops, and low-priced items can be purchased and handed out to all trick-or-treaters, or made available in a separate bow...More..

Nurse to go on trial for killing over 100 patients
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Nurse to go on trial for killing over 100 patients

Prosecutors said Hoegel should have been aware that the drugs he gave to patients at hospitals in Delmenhorst and Oldenburg could cause life-threatening cardiac problems. Christian Marbach, a spokesperson for r...More..

Heidi Klum hosts whacky New York Halloween party
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Heidi Klum hosts whacky New York Halloween party

Some fans, however, did predict that she'd be one half of a " Shrek and Fiona" couple's costume with Kaulitz (with whom she went public back in May ). They brought the kids too. In an onion carriage, of cours...More..

Bail and Bond Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Bail and Bond Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

The Society says breast-cancer death rates among women declined by 39 percent from 1989 to 2015. As well as lumps, women should check for a change in the shape or size of the breast, a puckering or dimpling of ...More..

Brexit threat to Britain's latest budget
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Brexit threat to Britain's latest budget

The chancellor also insisted that his Budget tax cuts and spending hikes were not meant to woo voters ahead of an early poll. At Prime Minister's Questions, Brexiteer Mr Bone praised the Chancellor for a ...More..

Moms Carried the Same Baby for the First Time Ever
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Moms Carried the Same Baby for the First Time Ever

Kathy recalled. INVOcell is basically a form of IVF , but instead of the egg being fertilized in a lab, the egg and sperm are put in a small vial that's inserted into a woman's vagina, along with a diaphra...More..

Dogs can be trained to detect malaria in people
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Dogs can be trained to detect malaria in people

This research was recently presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's annual meeting in New Orleans. Researchers gave nylon socks to a group of school-age children in the Upper Riv...More..

First Pediatric Flu Related Death of Season in NYC
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

First Pediatric Flu Related Death of Season in NYC

Although sometimes mild, the infection can become severe and can lead to hospitalization and even death in individuals with compromised immune systems. Owensboro Pediatrics said they did have a small flu sh...More..

400 make challenging walk in Pink Phit Phabulous event
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

400 make challenging walk in Pink Phit Phabulous event

As a key part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Dubai Customs has been actively engaged in the worldwide breast cancer awareness campaigns for the last five years, with more than 1,000 w...More..

9th child dies from adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey facility
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

9th child dies from adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey facility

The children affected were previously described in a health department statement as "medically fragile children with severely compromised immune systems". "Often people become ill for many reasons, especially t...More..

National Prescription Take Back Day
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

National Prescription Take Back Day

The event will also educate the public about potential for abuse of medications and the harm to the environment. The drop-off locations can not accept needles, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemother...More..

19th case confirmed in viral outbreak that killed 7
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

19th case confirmed in viral outbreak that killed 7

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an email that it is providing technical assistance to the state. Some strains also cause diarrhea and conjunctivitis. The health center was previously ...More..

The Trump administration takes on drug prices
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Trump administration takes on drug prices

Many depend on England's drug-price authority, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, or NICE, for guidance, Elliott said. U.S. President Donald Trump, taking aim at "global freeloading", said...More..

FDA approves a new drug to treat influenza
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

FDA approves a new drug to treat influenza

Under the terms of this agreement, Roche holds worldwide rights to XOFLUZA excluding Japan and Taiwan, which will be retained exclusively by Shionogi & Co., Ltd. That was the highest death toll for the disease ...More..

Everson Griffen Meets Media After Returning to Practice With Vikings
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Everson Griffen Meets Media After Returning to Practice With Vikings

He was scheduled to speak with reporters afterward. Head Coach Mike Zimmer says he's unsure if Griffen will be playing this weekend against the New Orleans Saints, but says he's glad to see Everson back on th...More..

Now's the time to get your flu shot
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Now's the time to get your flu shot

Though the effectiveness of the vaccine can vary - and last year's rate was low, at about 40 percent - this still meant that the flu vaccine reduced a person's overall risk of having to seek medical care at...More..

Cancer Study Isn't Great News for Tall People
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Cancer Study Isn't Great News for Tall People

The leading theory was the fact that tall people simply have more cells that can turn cancerous. A number of studies have found a connection between height and development of cancer . "But the increased ri...More..

Five questions: The rare, polio-like illness affecting children
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Five questions: The rare, polio-like illness affecting children

The disease would paralyze the arms or legs of a person's body. The New York State Department of Health has confirmed there are six suspected cases across New York of a virus that may cause paralysis in child...More..

PTCL organizes breast cancer awareness drive
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

PTCL organizes breast cancer awareness drive

Statin use was also found to be more effective among women diagnosed with a breast cancer sub-type that can not be treated with endocrine therapy. Of those cases, 39 were diagnosed as inflammatory carcinoma. ...More..

CT has had its first flu death of the season
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

CT has had its first flu death of the season

Public health clinics, local pharmacies and some doctor's offices will have free flu shots starting on October 22. Ingham County Health Department Health Officer Linda Vail reminds parents of babies that thos...More..

State health officials investigating 5th suspected case of polio-like disease
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

State health officials investigating 5th suspected case of polio-like disease

It is also unclear who could be at higher risk of developing AFM, Messonnier said. The most severe symptom is breathing trouble. The first case of the illness, for which there is no specific treatment or cure...More..