Health Care

Going to work on an egg linked to increased heart risk

Going to work on an egg linked to increased heart risk Moreover, people who eat three to four eggs per week will be more likely to face a six percent higher risk of cardiovascular diseases, and an nearly eight percent increased the risk of early death. The study findings mean the current USA dietary guideline recommendations for dietary cholesterol and eggs may need to be re-evaluated, the authors said. [Full Article...]

Global surge in measles poses serious threat to children

Global surge in measles poses serious threat to children They are proven to keep people safe. This is despite there being a vaccine for measles readily available in most countries, which is cheap and effective. House Bill 1490 was filed by Representative Matt Krause, who represents parts of Fort Worth, and it would change several things about how people file vaccine exemptions. [Full Article...]

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos The video was still on YouTube despite numerous comments flagging up the harmful content, she said . Recently, Hess said she saw the video again , this time on YouTube. It is unclear why he was edited into these clips, but his fans have been known to put him in memes and other videos. "He waited until parents' guards were down, thinking their kids were just watching a harmless cartoon when... [Full Article...]

Trump makes a stunning statement about the declaration of a national emergency

Trump makes a stunning statement about the declaration of a national emergency Military officials are empowered under multiple statutes, following the declaration of a national emergency , to divert funding and resources "essential to the national defense" including the "use of the armed forces". Goitein said in a blog post that Trump has undermined his case that the emergency would be constitutionally valid. "Of course, we will respond accordingly", Pelosi added. [Full Article...]

Measles case confirmed in Denton County

Measles case confirmed in Denton County Updated at 10:25 p.m.: Revised to include a sixth case confirmed by state health officials. Dr. Peter Hotez, an infectious disease specialist at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, said measles peaks in the late winter or early spring. [Full Article...]

Measles cases in Europe tripled past year, World Health Organization says

Measles cases in Europe tripled past year, World Health Organization says The WHO says the 2018 surge in measles cases followed a year when European countries achieved their highest ever estimated coverage for the second dose of the measles vaccination - 90%. Five of the cases involve children, at least some of whom had received one round of the vaccination. Between January 13 and February 2, 2,739 children and 1,754 adults were vaccinated compared to 630 children a... [Full Article...]

World Record Instagram Egg Shares Thoughtful Message

World Record Instagram Egg Shares Thoughtful Message As the Instagram egg breaks apart, the words "If you're struggling, talk to someone" appear. Companie can pay up to $10 million to display advertisements at the Super Bowl . The video ends by directing viewers to the nonprofit Mental Health America . On February 1 it revealed that after the Super Bowl 53 the meaning behind the viral egg will be revealed. [Full Article...]

Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles

Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles Pierce County has a vaccination rate of 90 percent and has not had any reported cases of measles so far, but that could just be a matter of time. Thirty-one of the Clark County cases are between the ages of 1 and 10; 10 are between 11 and 18; and one case is between 19 and 29. [Full Article...]

This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find

This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find It's still early, but the current influenza (flu) season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one. Influenza has an abrupt onset, typically with a fever or chills, muscle or body aches including a headache and fatigue. [Full Article...]

Peak Flu Season Is Coming Up, And Kids Are Especially At Risk

Peak Flu Season Is Coming Up, And Kids Are Especially At Risk According to health officials, in comparison with the flu season of 2018, this year's epidemic started slower, so there's still enough time for everyone to get the flu shot . Theresa Tam, told CTV News. "If you are a business owner, you should also encourage your employees to get vaccinated". Hu said the prevalent flu strain this year has been H1N1, which has a higher risk to younger people... [Full Article...]

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth A week after the victim gave birth, Phoenix police have still released next to nothing about the investigation. Police served the long-term care facility with a search warrant Tuesday, the Associated Press reported . "From what I've been told, she was moaning", a source told Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO . Hacienda officials have called the situation "a deeply disturbing incident" and said th... [Full Article...]

Cerro Gordo County reporting multiple cases of the flu

Cerro Gordo County reporting multiple cases of the flu This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada. "When the flu vaccine is effective it can make a big difference", she says. As of Thursday, influenza had killed seven people and sent another 437 to hospital in Calgary, AHS figures show. The average duration of a flu season for the last five seasons has been 16 weeks, with a range o... [Full Article...]

Judge strikes down ACA as unconstitutional

Judge strikes down ACA as unconstitutional District Judge for the Northern District of Texas appointed by former President George W. Bush, ruled that Obamacare violated the Constitution. Two Republicans - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Wisconsin counterpart Brad Schimel led the legal challenge. [Full Article...]

Prince Charles will attend George H.W. Bush’s funeral

Prince Charles will attend George H.W. Bush’s funeral Bush . An aide helped Dole to his feet and supported him as he raised his left hand in salute to the flag-draped casket. "There will be much more that I will want to say about President Bush's legacy in the days and weeks to come as we honor his memory". [Full Article...]

AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip

AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip Amazon Comprehend Medical uses natural language processing to simplify the process of using machine learning to extract pertinent information from unstructured medical text, such as medical notes, prescriptions, interview transcripts, and pathology and radiology reports . [Full Article...]

Gunman who killed 12 in California died from self-inflicted gunshot

Gunman who killed 12 in California died from self-inflicted gunshot Dean told the Los Angeles Times that the amount of blood within the vicinity made it hard to determine whether Long killed himself or was shot to death by police. The official was briefed on the investigation into Wednesday's night shooting but wasn't authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke to the AP only on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl

FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl The painkiller Dsuvia will be restricted to limited use only in health care settings, such as hospitals, surgery centers and emergency rooms, but critics worry the opioid will fuel an already grim opioid epidemic . Drug Enforcement Administration found the number of opioid overdose deaths in the United States reached a new record a year ago with 72,000 deaths - about 200 per day. [Full Article...]

Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center

Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center Teams will also be sent to the Voorhees Pediatric Facility in the state, and the Children's Specialised Hospital with locations in Toms River and Mountainside. The most recent outbreak of the illness at the facility, about 32 miles (50 km) northwest of New York City, was October 22. Both the staff at the facility as well as state authorities are continuous in the efforts to contain the spread of... [Full Article...]

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget men

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget men Mapfre Group in Malta joined in the Pink October movement by raising awareness among its employees and sponsoring the cost of breast screening for all women who work for the company. Indian breast cancer patients are younger females with a median age of diagnosis being 46.2 years and almost 48 per cent being diagnosed in pre-menopausal age, which implies a more aggressive disease and negative effe... [Full Article...]

Singer Selena Gomez Takes Mental Therapy Over Emotional Breakdown

Singer Selena Gomez Takes Mental Therapy Over Emotional Breakdown Her family drove her to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles . She has been actively writing new music, and moved to Orange County for a change of pace and a fresh breath of air. I hadn't asked anything. Later, she said, "Anxiety is a very hard thing but what helps me through everything is my faith". "Justin was very upset when he heard the news about Selena", a source tells ET . [Full Article...]


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