Measles 'destroys immune system memory', research finds

Researchers knew that measles eliminates B cells in the immune system that form its memory. The measles virus targets the immune system itself - it eliminates the immune cells that produce antibodies that the body uses to fight infection, was r... More..

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UPS completes first residential drone deliveries from a CVS Pharmacy
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

UPS completes first residential drone deliveries from a CVS Pharmacy

Indeed, it's unique circumstances like these that make drone delivery all the more appealing. In September, UPS became the first firm to win the broadest FAA certification to operate a drone airline. 'CVS is...More..

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter

Meanwhile, children aged between two and five should "limit screen use to 1 hour per day of high quality programs". Researchers said those children had lower levels of development in the brain's white matter...More..

Flavors of e-cigarettes used by American youth
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Flavors of e-cigarettes used by American youth

According to the New York State Department of Health , even as cigarette smoking among high schoolers has plummeted (to a record statewide low of 4.3 percent in 2016), e-cigarette use has skyrocketed: nearly 4...More..

Trump's 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers struck down by US judge
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Trump's 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers struck down by US judge

NY attorney General Letitia James led the lawsuit on behalf of 19 states and the District of Columbia, which argued that the policy allows Americans to "openly discriminate and refuse to provide necessary hea...More..

Why Democrat state election gains should concern Trump
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Why Democrat state election gains should concern Trump

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear pulled off an upset Tuesday night in an apparent victory over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin , dealing a blow to President Donald Trump , NBC News projects... Meanwhile, ...More..

Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes

Today, I'm releasing my plan to pay for #MedicareForAll . Medicare for All will require $20.5 trillion in additional federal spending, which still leaves more than $30 trillion left to be covered from ...More..

Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus

In many areas of rural Africa, local communities fear Western-style medical practices and have been known to attack healthcare workers; DRC in particular has experienced a growing sense of distrust and rejectio...More..

SNL skewers Elizabeth Warren's Medicare For All plan
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

SNL skewers Elizabeth Warren's Medicare For All plan

Many are afraid that under Warren's plan, USA taxpayers would be forced to pay more in taxes, while some politicians openly claim that her proposals are impossible. "I could explain it to you, but you'd die",...More..

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance

US District Judge Michael Simon issued a 28-day restraining order during a rare Saturday session in his courtroom in Portland, Oregon , according to a copy of the decision seen by AFP. The lawsuit furthermor...More..

Infection amnesia: Measles 'destroys immune system memory'
by | Saturday, November 02, 2019

Infection amnesia: Measles 'destroys immune system memory'

The research begins to explain something surprising that happened when the measles vaccine was introduced in the U.S.in the 1960s. But some children could develop life-threatening diseases as a result. T...More..

Warren Agrees Medicare-for-All Could Result in Major Job Losses
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Warren Agrees Medicare-for-All Could Result in Major Job Losses

Warren argues the obligation is less onerous than what those employers now face, as they would be shielded from existing runaway healthcare price increases; costs would not rise faster than inflation under he...More..

Health Department Continues Push for Residents to Get Flu Vaccine
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Health Department Continues Push for Residents to Get Flu Vaccine

Influenza season usually peaks in January or February in most years, but it takes about two weeks for the body to develop antibodies that protect against the flu . Building capacity: build new hospital and lo...More..

Facebook wants to get involved with healthcare
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Facebook wants to get involved with healthcare

Abnousi wrote, "Most of the preventive measures recommended by the health organizations we're working with, such as blood pressure tests, are free of charge with insurance coverage, but we know many people do n...More..

Researchers move closer to new vaccine for tuberculosis - Latest Pharmacy News
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Researchers move closer to new vaccine for tuberculosis - Latest Pharmacy News

At present, Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine, which was developed in 1921, is given to children to prevent the infection in many countries, including India, which reports the maximum number of TB cases e...More..

Tougher rules set stage for fewer Democrats in December presidential debate
by | Monday, October 28, 2019

Tougher rules set stage for fewer Democrats in December presidential debate

The deadline to satisfy the up to date is December 12. However first up is the MSNBC-Washington Publish Nov. 20 debate in Georgia. Candidates must meet new polling requirements and a fundraising requirement. ...More..

Scientists Train Rats to Drive Tiny Cars, And It's Adorable
by | Friday, October 25, 2019

Scientists Train Rats to Drive Tiny Cars, And It's Adorable

The floor was made of aluminium, and three copper bars allowed the rat to steer by gripping any of the bars with their pars, completing an electrical circuit. If the thought of rats scurrying around the ground ...More..

Dispose Of Prescription Drugs At DEA 'Take Back' Events On Saturday
by | Thursday, October 24, 2019

Dispose Of Prescription Drugs At DEA 'Take Back' Events On Saturday

Rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. "The controlled substances. they're risk for diversion- so...More..

Joe Biden opens up widest lead since launching his campaign
by | Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Joe Biden opens up widest lead since launching his campaign

His lead in the poll is the highest it has been since the same survey was conducted in April this year, when he was 24 points in front of then-second place Bernie Sanders . More than half of respondents (5...More..

Terminator: Darkish Destiny Early Reactions Hail it as Greatest Since T2
by | Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Terminator: Darkish Destiny Early Reactions Hail it as Greatest Since T2

Additionally, Terminator: Dark Fate appears to take a Star Wars: The Force Awakens approach to the Terminator franchise that began back in 1991. But it's lacking Cameron's innovation, evolution and dire...More..

As flu season kicks off, UH Student Health Center offers vaccinations
by | Tuesday, October 22, 2019

As flu season kicks off, UH Student Health Center offers vaccinations

About 31,500 students statewide will receive free flu shots from now until next month. Doses of influenza vaccine began appearing at pharmacies, clinics and health-care providers this week. For more informa...More..

Need a flu shot? Get one now
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Need a flu shot? Get one now

The number of influenza cases in San Diego this season has more than tripled compared to a year ago, county health officials said Friday. Influenza vaccinations in the 2017-2018 season were about 40 percent eff...More..

Bernie Sanders back on United States presidential campaign weeks after heart attack
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Bernie Sanders back on United States presidential campaign weeks after heart attack

That path relies on generating "the largest voter turnout by far in the history of our country" to counter President Donald Trump, whom Sanders called "the most unsafe president in the history of this country",...More..

Jennifer Garner shares mammogram appointment to help raise awareness for breast cancer
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Jennifer Garner shares mammogram appointment to help raise awareness for breast cancer

What's Put on It Pink Day 2019? Most everyone knows someone affected by breast cancer as it affects more than 10 percent of women. That equates to the devastating statistic of almost one death every 45 mi...More..

Minnesota reports 2 more deaths from vaping
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Minnesota reports 2 more deaths from vaping

Of the 29 cases reported to the CDC, 15 of the patients are female and 14 are male. Announcing the latest increase in illnesses, the CDC reiterated its conclusion that products containing THC, the psychoactiv...More..

by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Exposure to unhealthy food increase with age ― UNICEF

Almost 80% Indian babies aged 6 to 23 months do not receive minimum dietary diversity, said the State of the World's Children 2019, a food and nutrition report released by Unicef on Wednesday. "As children,...More..

by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Drive-thru flu shots coming to Rapides Parish on Friday

The CDC recommends that people aged 6 months or older receive flu vaccinations by late October, at the beginning of the season before the virus starts spreading, but getting a vaccination later can still be ben...More..

Minnesota Doctors gear up for flu season
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Minnesota Doctors gear up for flu season

Martian says he believes companies do a good job with advertising, making those 65 and older believe they can only get the high dose vaccine when its not the case. There are a couple of other groups who are a...More..

Wealth tax takes center stage at Democratic debate
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Wealth tax takes center stage at Democratic debate

The pile-on reinforced her new status as a front-runner in the contest to take on President Donald Trump next year. Given another opportunity, the MA progressive spent 66 more words not answering. "It is ...More..

Tennessee reports 49 cases of lung injury linked to vaping
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tennessee reports 49 cases of lung injury linked to vaping

Further, CDC said it is important that clinicians ask patients about use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products "in a nonjudgmental way", particularly amid the start of the US influenza season. Specificall...More..

Trump Lawyer Giuliani Was Paid $500,000 to Consult on Indicted Associate’s Firm
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Trump Lawyer Giuliani Was Paid $500,000 to Consult on Indicted Associate’s Firm

Attorney's Office in Manhattan reportedly probes his dealings in Ukraine, which have also become central to the Democrat-led impeachment investigation. Mr Kent, who has spent much of his career fighting corrupt...More..

by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

NV Attorney General warns against street-sold vaping products

In Colorado, there have been eight reported vaping related illnesses this year, with just over half becoming hospitalized. The most common ingredients are propylene glycol, a solvent that has been known to ...More..

6 questions looming over the crowded 2020 Democratic debate
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

6 questions looming over the crowded 2020 Democratic debate

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar used this as an opening to also attack Warren for not directly making that point herself. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders , who sponsored a bill in the Senate to create a Medicare...More..

California Bans Middle and High School From Starting Before 8 A.M.
by | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

California Bans Middle and High School From Starting Before 8 A.M.

California has become the first state to pass legislation that forces schools to open later with the aim to promote the health of students. Apart from protesting against Trump's plan to expand oil extracti...More..

Maine Flu Season Could be One of The Worst
by | Monday, October 14, 2019

Maine Flu Season Could be One of The Worst

The at risk groups include people aged 65 and over, pregnant women, and people with long term medical conditions or whose immune system is impaired due to medical treatment. Even local offices, such as the Gran...More..