Health Care

by | March 03, 2019 | 00:26

Anna Lisa Ong-Lim, president of Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines. NY state saw 170 cases of measles from September 2018 to January of this year. "These may include high fever that could cause a seizure", says the CDC. Q: How many US children are vulnerable? Brazil had the third most cases of measles in 2018 with 10,262.

by | February 24, 2019 | 21:44

Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser said, according to a press release , applauding the president's move. The new rules will prevent clinics and Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funding for abortion services and forbid them from even mentioning abortion as an option to pregnant clients.

by | February 15, 2019 | 08:28

The US Congress is expected to vote later on Thursday on the government funding bill. But each one has a tight legal definition which Mr Trump would have to meet. McConnell, in his remarks Thursday, said he supported Trump issuing a national emergency. Mitch McConnell said he would be supporting the President's move.

by | February 08, 2019 | 11:41

Ukraine recorded the highest number of measles cases in Europe in 2018, at 53,218. The Five Star Movement in Italy had been active in pushing conspiracy theories and campaigning against vaccines, though it seemed to change tack when measles infection rates soared a year ago.

by | February 08, 2019 | 10:24

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed a case in Bell County on Tuesday, a day after five cases were announced - three in Harris County , one in Galveston County and one in Montgomery County. Residents born prior to 1957 are considered immune to measles but those born in 1957 or after should verify vaccination history. DCPH is now in the process of identifying and contacting people who may have been exposed to the virus and this case has not been linked to any ...

by | February 07, 2019 | 08:30

The page was set up at the start of January, and encouraged people to make its only photo the most-liked post on Instagram . Meanwhile, when this egg broke Kylie's record, the Hollywood starlet's admirer and singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh took amusing revenge by cracking an egg into pieces.

by | February 06, 2019 | 11:38

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. A second dose between the ages of four and six will boost the immunity to 98 percent. In Clark County, Washington, 41 of the patients were not vaccinated against the highly contagious virus and the vaccination history of five people wasn't clear.

by | January 23, 2019 | 12:18

Jaitley's comments come in the backdrop of an Indian cyber expert, who is seeking political asylum in the U.S., claiming that the 2014 general election was " rigged " through EVMs, which are prone to hacking. The BJP had won 282 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha in the 2014 elections, the first time that a single party had secured a majority since 1984. Shuja, who said he is seeking political asylum in the U.S., claimed the telecom giant Reliance Jio helped the BJP to get low frequency ...

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:28

The plan will build on the city's existing public-option health insurance program called MetroPlus , which now insures more than 500,000 low-income New Yorkers. "Undocumented young adults should not have to worry about losing their health coverage when they turn 19", said Newsom, describing the effort as "another major step toward universal coverage".

by | January 10, 2019 | 23:14

Younger people have been killed by flu-related complications in the B.C. Interior during a particularly bad flu season this year. But it is understood that the number of cases has not been as widespread as previous years. Talk with your health care provider if you have concerns about getting the flu vaccine . In order to get the vaccine on the market in time, scientists have to predict the strains months in advance.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:55

The central bank chief's remarks came on the heels of a report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 312,000 in December, well above the average monthly job gains of 254,000 for the last three months and the strongest average employment increase in more than two years.

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:11

In 1918, H1N1 flu killed 50 million people around the world. According to the GCPH website, persons should check with their doctor before receiving a flu vaccine if they're allergic or sensitive to eggs or have had a severe reaction to a previous flu vaccine.

by | December 15, 2018 | 10:57

US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said: "If this very bad ruling is upheld in the higher courts, itwill be a disaster for tens of millions of American families ". However if this "awful ruling is upheld in the higher courts, it will be a disaster for tens of millions of American families ", he said. The ruling is expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court and the law will remain in effect until the appeals process is over.

by | December 09, 2018 | 16:39

Who is at the highest risk for having complications from it? Webby, who was not involved in the NORC survey, said vaccination rates are similar to those of years in which flu activity has been widespread and illness severe for many people.

by | December 01, 2018 | 18:59

After she tested HIV-positive at the age of 22, Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola imagined her own grave and the shame her family would live with after her death. "People are living now", Graven also said. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, a Labour-Coop MP for Brighton, spoke out about the virus to raise awareness of World Aids Day.

by | November 28, 2018 | 13:58

He felt especially proud of being able to restore lost faith in the parents of the twins, the father of whom is believed to carry HIV. "In fact there is not only very little chance these babies would be in need of a benefit, given their low risk, but there is no way to evaluate if this indeed conferred any benefit".

by | November 23, 2018 | 15:58

The rate at which people are developing diabetes has experts anxious that we will not be able to keep up with the demand for insulin. In type 2 diabetes, insulin helps control the disease and avoid or push back complications like blindness, amputation and stroke.

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, ...