Health Care

by | October 27, 2018 | 06:43

Not long after that, Thompson had her sister shave her head. "It really touches my heart", says breast cancer survivor Tammy Mushero. Zimbabwe as well has maintained this tradition, all for a good cause, but beyond the October month, all the hive of activities seem to slow down and by Christmas, many would have moved on to other "important issues", relegating the fight against cancer to the dustbin, so to speak.

by | October 24, 2018 | 09:30

Adenoviruses frequently cause mild illness, with cold-like symptoms, particularly in young children. Kirgan added: 'The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a fragile population has led to a more severe outbreak'. The names and ages of the children were not released. The children were infected with the virus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, which houses a rehabilitation center, a nursing home for elderly people and a pediatrics unit.

by | October 19, 2018 | 20:57

The total reported number for this year is 127, but the CDC has only confirmed 62 of those cases so far. Officials at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City said two cases of AFM have been confirmed at the hospital. While just one person in a million gets it every year, it's a growing health concern. But a polio-like disease that inflicts paralysis and other polio-like conditions on its mostly child-aged victims - that can be caused by poliovirus - has reared its head in America, ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:28

At least 177 countries were featured in a report from WHO earlier this year which charted the progressive implementation of its 2013 global action plan on mental health . "Communicate that it's fine to take time off to get better and there won't be any negative impact on their career for doing so". The main reason behind the rise in this is a financial hardship, lack of proper education, physical illness, and shortage of basic resources as well as inability to provide basic things to ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:28

She also requested the agency answer seven questions about its response efforts by October 16 and conduct a member-level briefing for senators seeking more information on the issue. In severe cases, children might have trouble breathing and need a ventilator because of muscle weakness. Doctors stress the importance of recognizing symptoms early and seek care as soon as possible.

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:23

This is the highest death toll from the flu in the last four decades. Influenza (a.k.a. the flu) is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization or even death, should circumstances not go your way. The agency, which didn't begin counting flu deaths for the 2018-2019 flu season until September 30, will issue its weekly report on statewide flu hospitalizations and deaths on Thursday, and will continue issuing the reports for the next eight months of flu season.

by | October 10, 2018 | 14:44

Only Samuel Alito and Stephen Breyer participated in a White House event after they had been sworn-in and begun work as a justice, according to the court's records on oath-taking by the current crop of justices. Christine Blasey Ford had earlier spoken before the Senate Judiciary Committee , calling Kavanaugh as: "the boy who sexually assaulted me". It capped a fight that seized the national conversation after claims emerged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted women three decades ago.

by | October 05, 2018 | 17:36

Put simply, breast cancer is caused by a genetic abnormality. Two strips...maybe three...or four. With 44% of cancer cases diagnosed amongst women in the UAE being breast cancer , breast health is significant as ever. And if you can get screened and sip on some wine, all the more reason to cheers to good health. "You have to be upbeat about it", Jewell said. She only realised she had Grade 3 cancer due to her 11-year-old implants pushing out a lump.

by | October 05, 2018 | 15:31

The FBI's report on its Brett Kavanaugh investigation is the hottest document in Washington , but there's only a single copy for 100 senators to share. Notably absent was Kavanaugh's other named accuser, Julie Swetnick , or anyone connected to her claim of seeing him grope women while drunk at parties.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:00

An immunologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin, he focused on a type of immune system cell called the T cell or T lymphocyte, which plays a key role in fighting off bacterial and viral infections as well as cancer. The T-cells recognize that something is wrong, but it isn't being fixed. Honjo, who is now 76, told a news conference in Tokyo he was honored to get the Nobel, but that his work was not yet done.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:26

The vote comes one day after hours of emotionally charged testimony from Kavaunaugh and the woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her while they were teenagers. Should Kavanaugh receive the necessary support to move forward as the nominee, the full Senate will assemble on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at which point a vote will be held to determine whether Kavanaugh will be the United States' newest Supreme Court Justice.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:25

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said the bodies of 45-year-old Windy Newton and 43-year-old Nicolette Green were recovered from the van Wednesday evening. When it comes to the deputies who assist in transport, Thompson said that they have gone through extensive intense training. "The two deputies attempted to extricate the persons being transported", the news release said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 12:20

But when researchers looked at more than 19,000 people in Australia and the United States over almost five years, they found it wasn't so. In the study, a preventive regimen of daily aspirin did not lower the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, but it did significantly increase the risk of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract or brain - bleeding severe enough to require hospitalization and/or blood transfusions.

by | August 26, 2018 | 18:31

The six-term Republican senator and one-time GOP presidential nominee has been away from Washington since December. Our hearts and prayers are with you!' But for years prior, Australian prime ministers, foreign ministers, defence ministers, ambassadors, diplomats and members of our defence forces knew of Senator McCain's commitment to the US-Australia relationship, made manifest through his stewardship and influence as chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, ensuring other US ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 17:23

Professionals say more people are visiting the US from places where there are not requirements to be vaccinated against measles, posing a serious threat to individuals who are not vaccinated or live with a compromised immune system. The symptoms of measles usually show up 10 to 14 days after exposure. The illness begins with a high fever, red eyes, cough, runny nose, and is followed by a red, raised body rash starting on the head and face that then spreads to the rest of the body.

by | July 15, 2018 | 19:22

A fan who called into the show asked Johnson if he had talked to Gibson after Gibson made some comments about him on social media . "I need that thing... As for his other alleged Hollywood feuds, Johnson remained silent during a game of "Plead the Fifth" when asked about his apparent beef with his other "Fast 8" co-star, Vin Diesel .

by | June 28, 2018 | 22:26

PillPack supplies pre-sorted prescription drugs and other services for people who take multiple medications, a growing market as the USA population ages and requires treatment for multiple complex, chronic conditions. The firm also helps to co-ordinate refills and renewals. Echoing that sentiment, Morningstar senior analyst Vishnu Lekraj called the stock's tumble after the Amazon news a "huge overreaction", in an interview after the call.

by | June 13, 2018 | 11:18

The recalled products were sold in clear containers at Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Payless, Owen's, Sprouts, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart and Whole Foods . Each of their products contained at least one melon produced at the company's facility in Indianapolis , Indiana. Six cases reported in IL matched a multi-state outbreak strain, IDPH said.

by | June 05, 2018 | 16:08

Sparano noted that given the several variations of endocrine therapy now available, women who have trouble tolerating one should try another. Jennifer Litton, an associate professor and oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, told USA Today that the results will help patients and their doctors make more informed decisions.