Health Care

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:01

She declared that " coconut oil is pure poison ". In 2017, an advisory update published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation noted coconut oil raised LDL cholesterol (or the bad cholesterol) like butter, beef fat and palm oil .

by | August 21, 2018 | 05:04

Pete has been open about his previous dependency on cannabis, admitting he was a "full blown pot head" but has since stopped using the drug after suffering from serious psychological problems that landed him in rehab (although was later diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder).

by | August 20, 2018 | 05:01

The team of whale experts closely monitoring an ailing Southern Resident orca in northwest waters passed another hurdle in their efforts to save the sick whale. On Friday, the pod was still in open waters off Vancouver Island and beyond the reach of response teams. The whales are now in open waters off the west side of Vancouver Island, and will have to return to the coast before response teams can act.

by | August 20, 2018 | 01:40

Alston said that based on the evidence at the scene, the drug was suspected to be K2, a synthetic marijuana . A similar mass overdose occurred on New Haven Green just one month ago, on July 4, when more than a dozen people fell sick from synthetic marijuana.

by | August 19, 2018 | 08:42

Of course, it's all a massive coincidence, but bloody hell it's unusual. Hospital officials have said that a group of floating nurses should be able to cover the workload while the 16 nurses start to take their 12 weeks of maternity leave.

by | August 19, 2018 | 06:12

There are reasons for optimism that the recent increases in overdose deaths will not continue. It is not always immediately clear what drugs are involved in an overdose and not all hospitals, especially in more rural areas, have the resources to accurately document and report detailed toxicology.

by | August 19, 2018 | 05:04

THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) - Doctors recently removed a contact lens that was embedded in a woman's eyelid for almost three decades after she was hit in the eye while playing badminton . The patient, who had been wearing monthly disposable contact lenses for 35 years, had not been attending regular eye test appointments. The story gets even weirder from here.

by | August 19, 2018 | 03:38

There's a caveat: If you're eating low-carb and also vegan, you have a lower risk of dying early than someone who replaced carbs with meat and dairy. Dr Sara Seidelmann, clinical and research fellow in cardiovascular medicine from Brigham and Women's Hospital , Boston, who led the research, said: 'We need to look really carefully at what are the healthy compounds in diets that provide protection.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:26

Measles is a contagious disease caused by an airborne virus, which spreads through the infected person's cough or sneeze. Symptoms generally appear about a week to two weeks after a person is infected, the CDC said , and begins with a high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.

by | August 18, 2018 | 06:10

The FDA says those ingredients were found to have deficiencies. The medication in question contains a combination of levothyroxine , called LT4, and liothyronine , called LT3. These are prescribed for regular use among patients with underactive thyroid glands or hypothyroidism. The recall alert says issues cited in that warning letter "could represent the possibility of risk being introduced into the manufacturing process".

by | August 18, 2018 | 06:47

The biggest highlight of the update is more internal storage out of the box. Android is an operating system primarily designed for devices with touchscreen. This could also help you log your gyming activities and receive future suggestions based on your workout routines. They will come with the latest version of Android - Android 9 .0 P - but as we saw in 2017, they may not be the first devices to ship with that OS.

by | August 18, 2018 | 05:02

The cold brews come flavored with almond or cacao , and they're both made with rice and pea protein, as a well as a "Banana Date Fruit Blend", and ice. Starbucks Almond Protein Blended Cold Brew . The Almond blended drink will also add almond butter and almond milk, and the Cacao blend will include coconut milk and cacao powder.

by | August 18, 2018 | 03:18

This has been corrected. If you or your children are eating Cheerios right now, there's a good chance that they're accompanied by a potentially harmful weed killer called Roundup. Kellogg also responded, saying, "Our food is safe.(EPA) sets strict standards for safe levels of these agricultural residues and the ingredients we purchase from suppliers for our foods fall under these limits".

by | August 17, 2018 | 06:06

By taking tuition costs off the table, NYU Associate Dean of Admissions Rafael Rivera said he hopes to level the playing field for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. The school will provide full-tuition scholarships for 92 first-year students-another 10 are already covered through M.D./PhD programs-as well as 350 students already partway through the M.D.

by | August 17, 2018 | 03:48

Police believe all the overdoses are from K-2, also known as synthetic marijuana. The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven , Conn., as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:02

It has been blamed for overdoses across the country. The synthetic drug K2 is suspect to be the reason for these overdoses. Police said they arrested 37-year-old Felix Melendez, who was out on parole prior to his arrest, according to the Register; he's believed to be connected to at least some of the overdoses in the park.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:28

We all have to work together". Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott has said that the government would make a decision on the fate of the overdose prevention sites, as well as more permanent facilities aimed at fighting the opioid crisis, by the end of September.

by | August 16, 2018 | 04:18

In 2017 alone, there were 118 reported cases of measles. It was 86 in 2016 and 188 cases were reported in 2015. It was the greatest number of measles cases the country had seen since the disease was eliminated in 2000. Measles is highly contagious and is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing. Numerous cases in the 2014 were associated with cases brought in from the Philippines, which experienced a large measles outbreak.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:22

Liberty Lane provides second-stage housing and outreach for women and children fleeing abusive situations. She could make a police department. "They were traumatized as well as the rest of the city", he said. A statement on behalf of Burns' family said the officer loved her job and "went to work each shift committed to serving this great community". Twelve-year-old Josh Cochrane of Yarmouth, N.S., watched the news of a deadly shooting in Fredericton on Friday afternoon with a heavy heart.

by | August 15, 2018 | 01:01

According to a new study from U.S. News & World Report, northwest OH is perfectly positioned when it comes to access to health care. Consumer advocates praise rankings and grades as a tool to help consumers choose the best health care, while others caution that the assessments don't fully take into account a hospitals' challenges and successes.

by | August 14, 2018 | 04:00

Ajith Karunarathne, one of the researchers and assistant professor in the University of Toledo explained in a statement . Those cells need retinal to sense light and help signal the brain. "When they're dead, they're dead for good". Dr Karunarathne noted that blue light alone or retinal that hadn't absorbed blue light did not have any effect on the cells.

by | August 13, 2018 | 04:31

The whale then "vigorously chased a school of salmon with her pod-mates in Haro Strait" off Canada's Vancouver Island, the Center for Whale Research (CWR) said. Another struggling female in the same pod - J50, also known as Scarlet - was shot with antibiotics to fight an infection, since scientists worry that she has been losing a frightening amount of weight.

by | August 12, 2018 | 06:37

He said a different needle could have been used to allow it to deliver the entire dose, but he didn't want the animal to have the needle remain with her for a few days or longer before it fell off. "There was no sign of the groups waiting for her ... she was mostly with her mom as well as her siblings". The recent images of the mother orca pushing her dead calf and trying to keep it afloat in Northwest waters has given greater urgency to the fate of the whales, said Les Purce, co-chair of ...

by | August 11, 2018 | 06:35

They contracted the virus in late July and were hospitalized. "This is the first direct evidence of West Nile activity in our area this summer", reads a release from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health. Since 1999, when the virus was first detected in CT, cases have cropped up ever year. The DPH said they were the first two human cases of the CT season.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:08

Elizabeth Eden, a woman from Maryland, USA, had gone into labour on April 4 this year when a doctor at St Joseph Medical Centre informed her about the positive results of the test. Department of Agriculture says . "It's not very common, but it can happen", Nelson told Live Science. In a 1987 study , five members of a lab baked cookies containing about 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) each of a poppy-seed filling that they bought from the grocery store.

by | August 11, 2018 | 02:08

Previously during the interview, West had talked about his decision to support Trump , when Kimmel asked whether he thought he was a good president. During an interview with Big Boy's Neighborhood , the 37-year-old revealed that her oldest daughter, 5-year-old North West , asked her why she was famous, and she didn't give the most straightforward answer.

by | August 10, 2018 | 04:39

Chan School of Public Health, said in a press release. The team of U.S. researchers examined data on 656 men who were part of couples seeking treatment at a fertility centre in America between 2000 and 2017. Men who wear tight underwear could increase their chances of having children by switching to looser fitting boxer shorts, scientists are recommending.

by | August 09, 2018 | 14:15

Huang and her colleagues also found that women with heart attacks are, on the whole, less likely to survive than men. Studies have shown that diagnosing the symptoms of a heart attack is more hard to do in women . While it's clear that male physicians are better at taking care of men with heart attacks than women , "it's harder to tell if female physicians have no such gender disparity because their numbers are so small".

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:14

A total of 43 cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever, 13 of which have been confirmed, have been recorded since the beginning of the new epidemic in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo declared on 1 August, according to a report published on Saturday by Congo's Ministry of Health.

by | August 05, 2018 | 11:03

Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, regional director for Africa, says the proximity to a city of more than 230,000 people and an worldwide border also complicates the response. Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, IFRC's Regional Director for Africa, said: "We anticipate an extremely challenging operational environment, given the fact that the presumptive outbreak is occurring in an area affected by conflict, and that is close to both a major population centre and an worldwide border".

by | August 04, 2018 | 06:41

In the link attached to the tweet , the center provided information on how to use condoms and why they are effective. In case you didn't know, don't reuse condoms. The effectiveness of condoms, however, is eliminated after the first use. She then goes on to explain the reason why continuing to use a condom after ejaculation is not a good idea.

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:38

The researchers traced the increased resistance to alcohol-based disinfectants to several Enterococcus mutations in genes that play a role in metabolism. Alcohol-tolerant microbes were better able to colonise the guts of mice after the cages were cleaned with disinfectant wipes. As the co-author of the study, Paul Johnson, a professor of infectious diseases at the Austin Health in Australia reported, the results should not cause a significant decrease in the regular use of alcohol ...

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:28

For the first time in five years, mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus in Haldimand-Norfolk. "Luckily, the summer to this point hasn't been extremely wet, which has limited prime breeding conditions for mosquitoes", Callanan said.

by | August 03, 2018 | 12:06

The FDA said these unapproved therapies - often radiofrequency or laser devices cleared for condylomas, abnormal or pre-cancerous tissue, and other conditions - could lead to serious side effects, including vaginal scarring and burns, pain during sex, and chronic pain.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:17

The My Health Record Act will be brought into line with the existing Australian Digital Health Agency policy. That aspect of the e-health system was so contentious that when the Parliamentary Library published an opinion that the legislation did, in fact, provide warrantless access to the records, the piece was briefly unpublished before being replaced with a version that was less confronting to the government.