Cervical cancer 'could be eliminated' thanks to vaccine and better screening

The medical practitioner said four women die as a result of cervical cancer daily and 1,500 annually. Only cervical samples showing possible cell changes used to be tested for HPV. Another way women can protect themselves against cervical cancer... More..

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Oman's health ministry issues statement on New Coronavirus outbreak in China
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Oman's health ministry issues statement on New Coronavirus outbreak in China

Initially, authorities in Wuhan appeared to suggest new infections had stopped after the closure of the Huanan Seafood Market. The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement that 136 cases of coro...More..

China confirms 3rd death from new coronavirus
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

China confirms 3rd death from new coronavirus

A report published by the London Imperial College's MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis on Friday said there are likely to be "substantially more cases". She told TVNZ1's Breakfast this mornin...More..

Trump administration announces proposals to loosen guidelines for school meals
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Trump administration announces proposals to loosen guidelines for school meals

The proposed rules focus on adjusting fruit and vegetable serving requirements and attempting to reduce food waste. He says that limiting the variety of vegetables served allows french fries to become even mo...More..

Kid Cudi Joins Selena Gomez on ‘A Sweeter Place’
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Kid Cudi Joins Selena Gomez on ‘A Sweeter Place’

It's just like you need to decide within our world if it's for you, or is it for show?" "I'll never forget my session with Scott-Kid Cudi-because obviously I'm a huge fan", she said. Selena admitted that she h...More..

China reports four more outbreaks of viral pneumonia
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

China reports four more outbreaks of viral pneumonia

Starting today (Jan. 17), people traveling from the city of Wuhan - where the outbreak originated - to the United States, will undergo screening at three US airports: San Francisco (SFO), New York (JFK) and...More..

Sepsis causes 20% of worldwide deaths, study finds
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Sepsis causes 20% of worldwide deaths, study finds

The study , published today (Jan. 16) in the journal The Lancet , estimated that in 2017, 49 million people developed sepsis and 11 million died from the illness. Sepsis rates are double than previously estim...More..

School Lunch Rules Set To Change : Shots
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

School Lunch Rules Set To Change : Shots

Last year, as the Trump administration rolled back restrictions on milk and sodium content in school lunches, the USDA concluded in a report that the Obama lunch plan " had a positive and significant influe...More..

North Carolina health officials: 11 flu deaths last week
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

North Carolina health officials: 11 flu deaths last week

The rate of influenza hospitalizations for the week was 19.9 per 100,000 population, up from 14.6 per 100,000 and similar to what has been seen during this time in previous seasons, the CDC said. Saqib Shahab s...More..

Wuhan virus outbreak: 2 more suspected pneumonia cases found in Singapore
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

Wuhan virus outbreak: 2 more suspected pneumonia cases found in Singapore

Passengers will be screened about symptoms and fever at the airport and people of concern will be triaged for evaluation, including a more detailed exam and questions about exposures. She was diagnosed with pne...More..

Study suggests a connection of body's choice of menopause
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

Study suggests a connection of body's choice of menopause

The researchers also wanted to look into a theory that exposure to male pheromones (for example, from living with men) delays menopause. And secondly because the issue of menopause and sex is such a complex one...More..

County flu activity levels 'sporadic'
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

County flu activity levels 'sporadic'

Influenza results in 650,000 deaths worldwide annually. You can visit CDPH's Flu Clinic Finder at https://chicagoflushots.org to find a flu shot location in your neighborhood and www.chicago.gov/flu for u...More..

How 2020 Democrats fared in final debate before Iowa caucuses
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

How 2020 Democrats fared in final debate before Iowa caucuses

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders just had a fight worthy of "Real Housewives" TV. Former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile said on Wednesday that the "status quo" top tier of the ...More..

Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Capitol gun rights protest
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

Northam declares state of emergency ahead of Capitol gun rights protest

According to a press release from Northam's office, "credible intelligence gathered by Virginia's law enforcement agencies indicates that tens of thousands of advocates plan to converge on Capitol Square for e...More..

New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week

It may save many lives of patients with liver disease or cancer . This means that recipients of the transplants would have only a precious time window before they could receive the liver . The device is des...More..

Increased flu activity in Johnson County
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Increased flu activity in Johnson County

That is unique, but every year we have something unique that happens with flu", virologist Pedro Piedra, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, told MedPage Today . "There are more children who have die...More..

Wuhan pneumonia outbreak: First case reported outside China
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wuhan pneumonia outbreak: First case reported outside China

Apart from the couple, a man and his son plus a relative who was living with them were also infected, but they were less likely to be human-to-human transmissions as they had symptoms at a close time, she sai...More..

There's a mismatch in the flu shot
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

There's a mismatch in the flu shot

John Bradley, chief of infectious disease at Rady Children's Hospital. According to CDC data released last week, if your child is exposed to B/Victoria, there's a 58-percent chance that their flu shot will ...More..

4-Year-Old Girl Left Blind from the Flu After Nearly Dying
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

4-Year-Old Girl Left Blind from the Flu After Nearly Dying

Jade DeLucia , who didn't receive a flu shot this season, got sick a few days before Christmas and spent almost two weeks in the intensive care unit at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital....More..

Democratic debate allows one more jab before Iowa caucuses
by | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Democratic debate allows one more jab before Iowa caucuses

The squabble between the two progressives could boost former vice president Joe Biden or former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg, who are also polling in the top four in the crucial state. The pair are ...More..

Losing tongue fat could help people with sleep apnea
by | Monday, January 13, 2020

Losing tongue fat could help people with sleep apnea

Sixty-seven subjects were enlisted for the latest study, all obese with mild to severe sleep apnea . Further to this, the team is also looking into the possibility that some patients might have fat tongues b...More..

One Confirmed Dead in China's Pneumonia Outbreak
by | Monday, January 13, 2020

One Confirmed Dead in China's Pneumonia Outbreak

The patient has since recovered and is well enough to be repatriated. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which cause the common cold, while others found in bats, camels and other animals h...More..

Self-help guru Marianne Williamson drops presidential bid
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Self-help guru Marianne Williamson drops presidential bid

In her message, Williamson said of whichever Democrat earns the nomination, that she "will be there with all my energy and in full support". Williamson has never managed to win the support of over 1 percent...More..

Flu death total increases after 5 more confirmed in Nevada
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Flu death total increases after 5 more confirmed in Nevada

This notification comes after Ziauddin Hospital Karachi reported three cases of H1N1 to the Sindh health department, a government official said on Friday. According to the CDC, the influenza B virus infection i...More..

Despite Lawsuits, Study Says No Link Between Talc Power and Ovarian Cancer
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Despite Lawsuits, Study Says No Link Between Talc Power and Ovarian Cancer

The women were asked about how they used the powder - including talcum , baby and deodorising powder - and how often. Researchers were not able to document how frequently or how long women used powder no...More..

Study examines opioid involvement in United States drug overdoses
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Study examines opioid involvement in United States drug overdoses

Also, in 2017, nearly 75% of overdose deaths involving cocaine and half involving psychostimulants involved at least one opioid . Approximately half of the deaths were from liver disease or overdoses, s...More..

Department for Public Health announces first vaping-related death in Kentucky
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Department for Public Health announces first vaping-related death in Kentucky

The teenager's death is one of 57 confirmed deaths across 27 states related to EVALI as of January 7, the Centers of Disease Control said Thursday as it released the latest statistics on the vaping-related lu...More..

Ipswich and Colchester hospital A&E waiting times for December 2019
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Ipswich and Colchester hospital A&E waiting times for December 2019

December saw a record high number of category 1 ambulance call-outs - the most serious emergency - with nearly 10,000 people needing urgent help. Casualty units should see at least 95 percent of patients with...More..

China reports 1st death from new type of coronavirus
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

China reports 1st death from new type of coronavirus

The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said that seven other people were in critical condition. They had not exhibited any pneumonia symptoms for several days. None of the Hong Kong patients had visited the seaf...More..

Drinking green tea, rather than black,
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Drinking green tea, rather than black, "may help you live longer"

The risk was 20 percent lower, however, among those who habitually drank green tea at least three times a week. This was due to the small percentage of participants in the south east Asian study group - just ...More..

California could be 1st state to sell its own prescription drugs
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

California could be 1st state to sell its own prescription drugs

The governor's office says drugmakers would have to bid to sell their drugs in California at a uniform price. Generic drugs saw a three-year median increase of 37.6%, according to a report from the Office of S...More..

Measles death toll surpasses 6,000 in DR Congo
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Measles death toll surpasses 6,000 in DR Congo

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for more funding to stop what it has described as "the world's worst measles epidemic" in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). However, Ebola has gain...More..

Huami launches smartwatches, wireless earbuds at CES 2020
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Huami launches smartwatches, wireless earbuds at CES 2020

The Amazfit Bip S is water-resistant up to 50 metres ( 5ATM ) and has a battery life of up to 40 days. Huami Amazfit innovations have been extended to favorite Bip S, which also debuted at CES 2020 , f...More..

Flu season hits hard in Pennsylvania
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Flu season hits hard in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently said it was too early to officially judge the closeness of the match , which relies on comparing illness among vaccinated versus unvaccinated peopl...More..

Flu season in full swing in Niagara
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Flu season in full swing in Niagara

Flu is widespread across the country, with Pennsylvania having a high infection rate among 34 states. Almost 6,000 cases of flu have been confirmed in the state for far this flu season. Across the country, 27...More..