Medicine

Are eggs good or bad for you?

Are eggs good or bad for you?

The results from this latest study are a stark contrast from research released past year which found eating an egg a day could do wonders for your health. Typically, the American adult consumes about 300 milligrams of cholesterol per day, and eats three to four eggs per week. "We hope that in future studies we can look at how changes in diet over the long-term may be impacting this risk for heart disease ", Allen says. Read More

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UN warns of 'complacency' as measles cases soar worldwide

UN warns of 'complacency' as measles cases soar worldwide

Proposed legislation in places like New Jersey and Oregon-each of which has seen cases of measles this year-also seeks to either tighten religious exemptions or eliminate philosophical ones entirely. "The most important variable in this equation is the number of unimmunized children". Scott Lindquist, MD, the Washington Department of Health epidemiologist for communicable diseases, told Contagionthat the legislation would be a good start, but more action is needed to contain the issue of ... Read More

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Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Another clip from the YouTube channel Toasty Qween depicts a female character attempting to commit suicide with a knife before her father intervenes in the situation; the video is set to the song "Don't You Worry Child". YouTube told WFTX the video violates its community guidelines, and a spokesperson said in part, "We work hard to ensure YouTube is not used to encourage risky behavior, and we have strict policies that prohibit videos which promote self-harm". Read More

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Budget deal could protect Catholic chapel, wildlife refuges from border wall

Budget deal could protect Catholic chapel, wildlife refuges from border wall

Asked by reporters whether she would file a legal challenge to the emergency declaration, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said , "I may, that's an option". Immediate past president Barack Obama declared 13, and since assuming office, Mr Trump himself already declared three worldwide affairs-related emergencies which slapped sanctions on foreign actors from Myanmar, Russia and Nicaragua. Read More

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Measles case confirmed in Denton County

Measles case confirmed in Denton County

And, the Pan American Health Organization, the World Health Organization and other news sources reported significant increases in measles cases during the week ending February 2, 2019 . For full protection, one dose is suggested at 12 to 15 months and another at 4 to 6 years old. Public Health said about 5 percent of people develop a rash after their first vaccination, but after the 72-hour window that rash could be due to the full-blown disease, not the immunization. Read More

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Measles outbreak spreads to Texas

Measles outbreak spreads to Texas

The Pacific Northwest outbreak includes one confirmed case in King County, where Seattle is located, and four in Multnomah County, which includes Portland, Ore. As stated by to the state health department, orders for two types of measles medicines in Clark County increased by nearly 500 percent in January compared with the same month a year ago, from 530 doses to 3,150. Read More

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Hulu Clip Reveals Mystery Instagram Egg Was Mental Health Advert All Along

Hulu Clip Reveals Mystery Instagram Egg Was Mental Health Advert All Along

As pieces of the broken shell began to fall away, the advertisement urged, "If you're struggling too, talk to someone". On Super Bowl Sunday, the egg finally cracked. The Instagram version of the clip links to TalkingEgg.info, which lists global mental health resources by country. The egg, dubbed "Eugene", was created by London-based advertising executive Chris Godfrey, who was curious to see if a picture of an egg could become a social-media star. Read More

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As flu season worsens, schools close in at least 12 states

As flu season worsens, schools close in at least 12 states

The latest Public Health England (PHE) report published at 2pm today, Thursday 24 January 2019, shows that seasonal flu continues to circulate across the United Kingdom, with early signs that activity is starting to peak. The Clinton County Health Department in NY says anyone who is old enough should get the flu shot, especially people who spend a lot of time in busy public places. Read More

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Don't let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

Don't let the flu get you, get your flu shot now

Last season, 342 San Diegans died from complications from the flu, the highest total since the County began tracking flu deaths almost 20 years ago. The predominant strain this year is influenza A H1N1, which Bankole said tends to have less severe symptoms than the predominant strain circulating last season, influenza A H3N2. Read More

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Health Facility CEO Resigns After Woman In Vegetative State Raped Multiple Times

Health Facility CEO Resigns After Woman In Vegetative State Raped Multiple Times

The birth has triggered a police investigation and reviews by state agencies. Cops have served a search warrant to obtain samples from every male employee at Hacienda HealthCare in the US. Now at the health center, more security guards are present and a new protocol requiring male staffers to be accompanied by female staffers if they go into a female patient's room has been put into place. Read More

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First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH

First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH

During the previous flu season, 185 pediatric flu patients died, which is the highest the agency has ever recorded. For the week ending December 29, flu activity in New Jersey is listed as high and widespread. The flu vaccine is a combination vaccine against two strains of influenza A and one strain of influenza B. To combat these germs, Saunders recommends using hand sanitizer and practicing good hand hygiene. Read More

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George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral

George HW Bush’s memorial service at National Cathedral

An aide helped Dole, 95, who arrived in a wheelchair, to his feet and Dole, once standing, saluted. Bush died at his Houston home on Friday night at the age of 94, seven months after the death of his wife, Barbara. The Postal Service announced that it will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 on the national day of mourning that was declared by President Trump's executive order closing federal offices . Read More

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Amazon Web Services Introduces Ground Station As-A-Service Concept

Amazon Web Services Introduces Ground Station As-A-Service Concept

AWS revealed that the customers will be abel to use the Inferentia with the TensorFlow AI software, which is created by the Google, as well as some of the other AI frameworks like the ONNX and PyTorch format for converting models. He said that is why AWS has been spending so much time and investment, and has made so many releases in the ML and AI space in the last few years. Using historical data and related causal data, Amazon Forecast will automatically train, tune, and deploy custom, ... Read More

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FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

FDA Approves New Opioid Despite Concerns Over Abuse And Misuse

A new tablet form of an ultra-powerful opioid is about to make its way into hospitals, despite the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing the U.S. But Gottlieb stressed Friday that his agency has placed very tight restrictions on Dsuvia. The FDA also said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Defense Department to expedite availability of medical products, particularly those used to treat injuries in battlefield settings. Read More

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Residents 'Make Strides' for cancer walk

Residents 'Make Strides' for cancer walk

The Department of Health has emphasized the importance of regular self-breast exam and the critical role of screening in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer among women. The photos will feature warrior poses from Lanyon, Nguyễn Hương Giang, Miss International Transgender Beauty Queen 2018, and a group of breast cancer patients. Read More

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Selena Gomez seeking mental health treatment following panic attack

Selena Gomez seeking mental health treatment following panic attack

Sources told the website that she was "emotional and despondent" when first admitted last week, but flew into a "downward spiral" when she was taken back in just days later. She apparently wanted to leave but the doctors wouldn't allow it. "Justin and Selena are not in touch but him hearing the news about Selena definitely upsets him", a source tells E! She also used her acceptance speech for favorite female pop/rock artist at the American Music Awards that year to address the mental ... Read More

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Kavanaugh Writes Op-ed to American People: 'You Can Count on Me'

Kavanaugh Writes Op-ed to American People: 'You Can Count on Me'

She's running for re-election in a state president Trump won in 2016 by more than 35 points. "That is because I forcefully and passionately denied the allegation against me", Kavanaugh wrote . Christine Blasey Ford - nor the witnesses who corroborate her testimony - can not be called an investigation", her legal team said in a statement. The top Senate Judiciary Democrat, Dianne Feinstein , said the report appeared insufficient to lay to rest concerns about Kavanaugh. Read More

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American, Japanese academics win Nobel Prize in Medicine for cancer research

American, Japanese academics win Nobel Prize in Medicine for cancer research

The victor of the Nobel Peace Prize will be named Friday and the economics laureate will be announced next Monday. Other scientists worked on using CTLA-4 as a way to treat autoimmune disorders. "I've been doing this sort of stuff for years, and I'd never seen anything like that", Allison said. He said Allison's work a decade ago "really opened up immunotherapy" as a fifth pillar of cancer treatments, after surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and precision therapy. Read More

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Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

Rescue crews needed about 45 minutes to find the van, which was underwater at that point, and plucked the Horry County deputies from the roof, the sheriff said. Those waters have risen another two feet (at least) since that picture was taken ... He said the deputies, Stephen Flood and Joshua Bishop, drove around barricades on the flooded road, and authorities are trying to figure out why. Read More

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West Nile Virus reported in Monroe County

West Nile Virus reported in Monroe County

Now Public Health England has reported that the mosquito known to transmit the infection - Culex modestus - has been found in the Thames Estuary, near to Southend. Avoid outdoor activities at dusk and dawn . Check to see if the screens on your doors and windows are in good shape. More information on the virus and how to protect yourself, and your family, can be found here. Read More

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Trump says no president has been as 'tough' on Russian Federation

Trump says no president has been as 'tough' on Russian Federation

But he does believe that they would target certainly USA elections again". It's in not just the interests of people like me and others, it's in the American national interests. House and Senate Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer instead are talking about Trump's conduct there as "weak". "Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting", Trump wrote. Read More

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Trump says US had opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding | Lexington Herald Leader

Trump says US had opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding | Lexington Herald Leader

If true, it's not clear how the threats were communicated, though the Times states that an official from Ecuador claimed the U.S. Embassy in Quito was involved. It is still worth Dollars 70 billion annually. Sales in the industry have been flat in wealthy countries in recent years, as more women embrace breast-feeding, although global sales are expected to rise by four percent in 2018. Read More

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Almost 45,000 lives were lost to suicide in 2016, according to that report . "More than half of individuals who die by suicide in that time period had no known mental illness". "That's equalizing not because men are [taking their lives] less, but women are doing it more". Little says you need to be willing to be able to ask the hard and uncomfortable questions to make sure the people you love are okay. Read More

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World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

The campaign involved six steps including reviewing the dietary sources of industrially-produced trans-fat, its replacement with healthier fats and oils and legislation to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fat. " New York City eliminated industrially-produced trans fat a decade ago, following Denmark's lead", said Dr. Tom Frieden , President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies. Read More

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