Medicine


Coronavirus Now a ‘Tremendous Public Health Threat’: CDC Coronavirus Now a ‘Tremendous Public Health Threat’: CDC
- February 22, 2020

The other 13 patients weren't among the groups that were repatriated. There are 10 people in California who have tested positive for the virus in lab tests performed by the CDC , the California Department of Public Health said. The CDC has warned that transmission of the deadly COVID-19 virus in the United States is " very possible , even likely " and said its current goal is not to prevent but to slow down its spread and "buy more time" for U.S. (more...)
Mediterranean Diet May Help Reduce Frailty And Cognitive Decline In Old Age Mediterranean Diet May Help Reduce Frailty And Cognitive Decline In Old Age
- February 21, 2020

Mediterranean: Which Diet Is Really Better for You? Researchers analysed the gut microbiome of 612 people aged 65 to 79, before and after 12 months. Some bacteria are linked with improved brain function , such as memory. Thanks to a load of favorable research on the Mediterranean diet, it's topped U.S. (more...)
Kyrie Irving to Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery Kyrie Irving to Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery
- February 21, 2020

He will finish with a career-low 20 games played in his first season with the Brooklyn Nets . But I think it got to the point that it was, 'Hey, let's see another specialist, "said Atkinson, the Brooklyn Nets coach". Back on Christmas Eve, Irving elected for the injection. "I really love the player and feel like we had a really good relationship. More reps, more time with him", Atkinson said. (more...)
Pete Buttigieg campaigns in L.A., goes after Bloomberg, Sanders Pete Buttigieg campaigns in L.A., goes after Bloomberg, Sanders
- February 21, 2020

Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and billionaire founder of a financial, software, data, and media company, didn't enter the race until November. "This is ridiculous", Bloomberg said. In response to a question from a reporter, she took Sanders to task for the failure by the 78-year-old front-runner, who had a heart attack in the fall, to release his full medical records. (more...)
China Dispatches Some 25,000 Medics to Coronavirus-Hit Hubei Province China Dispatches Some 25,000 Medics to Coronavirus-Hit Hubei Province
- February 21, 2020

Much of the response has focused on the hard-hit province of Hubei and its capital Wuhan , where the outbreak began. The number of new deaths in China's central Hubei province from the coronavirus outbreak rose by 139 as of Saturday. (more...)
China's Hubei reports 411 new coronavirus cases China's Hubei reports 411 new coronavirus cases
- February 21, 2020

He noted that the number of cases of coronavirus in the rest of the world was very low compared to China, but added: "That may not be the same for a long time". Among these, "positive tests" refers to "asymptomatic infected patients" who test positive for the disease but have no symptoms. Some 170 Australian passengers from the Diamond Princess arrived on Thursday on a special flight to Darwin, Qantas confirmed. (more...)
China reports uptick in new virus cases but downward trend holds China reports uptick in new virus cases but downward trend holds
- February 21, 2020

The National Health Commission also said in its daily update that China tallied 889 new cases. The huge vessel moored in Yokohama is easily the biggest coronavirus cluster outside the Chinese epicentre, with 621 cases confirmed among the passengers and crew - one sixth of the total. (more...)
China changes method of counting virus infected... again China changes method of counting virus infected... again
- February 21, 2020

President Moon Jae-in, scheduled Friday to have a round table discussion with small businesses on the impact of the outbreak, has warned that the effects from the virus on the economy could be bigger and longer-lasting than the 2015 MERS epidemic that killed 38 people in South Korea. (more...)
After fiery debate attacks on Bloomberg, Democrats scatter on campaign trail After fiery debate attacks on Bloomberg, Democrats scatter on campaign trail
- February 20, 2020

Bloomberg did not qualify for the previous debates, which required him to meet a donor threshold, as the billionaire is self-funding his own campaign. Bloomberg seeing huge expansions of their wealth while a half a million people sleep out on the street tonight", a comment that benefited from having Bloomberg on standby, ready to give another smug sideways look at the cameras. (more...)
Chinese Envoy refutes rumours of coronavirus originating from lab Chinese Envoy refutes rumours of coronavirus originating from lab
- February 20, 2020

Wedong expressed confidence that the outbreak of epidemic will not change the sound fundamentals of China's economy. Appreciating India's efforts to stand by China amid such a tragic time, Sun stressed, "The Indian side assured the readiness to stand by China and provide the assistance that India can, to face this challenge". (more...)
Maine CDC records first child flu death of season Maine CDC records first child flu death of season
- February 19, 2020

These reports from the KDHE and CDC track the spread of ILI activity. KDHE defines ILI activity as a fever higher than 100 degrees and the presence of a cough and/or sore throat. It added that the following groups are most vulnerable to the virus and are especially urged to get the flu vaccine: children between six months to five years; pregnant women, adults over 65; people with chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes mellitus; and people with chronic respiratory illnesses, such as ... (more...)
Demi Lovato opens up on prioritizing health, self-love and feeling free Demi Lovato opens up on prioritizing health, self-love and feeling free
- February 19, 2020

Lovato, who suffered a near-fatal overdose in July 2018, said her toxic environment and eating issues led to her drug relapse. "I feel when you have got sure individuals round you which are telling you sure issues, that you must look a sure approach, it makes it more durable", she stated. (more...)
China's coronavirus death toll surges past 2,000, at least 74,185 infected China's coronavirus death toll surges past 2,000, at least 74,185 infected
- February 19, 2020

China's daily number of newly recovered novel coronavirus patients has surpassed that of new confirmed infections for the first time, according to NHC. The death toll from the outbreak in the country reached 2,004 as of the end of Tuesday, up by 136 from the previous day. Liu Zhiming, the director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, became its latest victim, sparking an outpouring of grief online. (more...)
China virus death toll surges past 2,000 China virus death toll surges past 2,000
- February 19, 2020

The authorities also say 1,749 new infections were reported. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late past year and the coronavirus that causes it. In Japan, hundreds of people disembarked from the British-flagged Diamond Princess cruise liner docked at Yokohama near Tokyo, ending an ordeal that began when the ship was quarantined on February 3 after a former passenger was diagnosed with the virus in Hong Kong. (more...)
Why the FA Cup is not played on the dot
- February 19, 2020

Prince William , who is president of the FA, says in the film: "In life, as in football, we all go through highs and lows". The work is supported by advertorials in match programmes, LED boards at stadiums and video-on-demand. "I think as men, sometimes we can think that it's a weakness but it certainly isn't". This is a fantastic opportunity to bring the football community together in an important conversation about how we can all take care of our mental health, starting with a few simple ... (more...)
Egypt- Coronavirus death toll reaches 1876, confirmed cases rise to 73332 Egypt- Coronavirus death toll reaches 1876, confirmed cases rise to 73332
- February 19, 2020

Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Program, who referred to the fact that the government in China had spent a number of weeks pressuring the virus and now actively engaged in door-to-door surveillance, which has led to the number of cases dropping away lately. (more...)
OH flu-related hospital visits still rising OH flu-related hospital visits still rising
- February 19, 2020

Health officials Friday said 92 flu-related deaths have already been reported in children. They will continue to do so through the end of flu season in May. So far, only 15 USA cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed, and no deaths. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said we are not at the peak of flu season yet but are approaching it. (more...)
China reports first death from mysterious outbreak in Wuhan China reports first death from mysterious outbreak in Wuhan
- February 18, 2020

The Wuhan health authority said that infected patients were primarily vendors and purchasers at a seafood market in the city. "It is vital that investigations continue to identify the source of infection", said a World Health Organization spokesman, Tarik Jašarević. (more...)
Elementary student forced to mental health facility after alleged outbursts at school Elementary student forced to mental health facility after alleged outbursts at school
- February 18, 2020

Martina Falk could hardly hold back tears, as she watched police body camera footage of the moments on February 4 before her 6-year-old daughter, Nadia King , was involuntarily committed to a mental health facility after a reported incident at Love Grove Elementary School in Jacksonville, Florida. (more...)
Americans evacuating from coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise arrive in US Americans evacuating from coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise arrive in US
- February 18, 2020

John Haering, a 63-year-old American who became infected with the coronavirus on board the cruise ship and is now hospitalized in Japan, tells the Times that he was upset with the US government's slowness. "None of the passengers now on the installation have tested positive for (coronavirus) or are symptomatic", Travis officials said in a statement Monday. (more...)