Medicine


Flavored electronic cigarettes linked to possible cardiovascular disease Flavored electronic cigarettes linked to possible cardiovascular disease
- June 17, 2018

Nitric oxide is a key component that lowers inflammation across the body, prevents clotting, and ensures that blood vessels are flexible enough to withstand greater blood flow. After being exposed to the cells for just 90 minutes, all nine flavors-menthol (mint), acetylpyridine (burnt flavor), vanillin (vanilla), cinnamaldehyde (cinnamon), eugenol (clove), diacetyl (butter), dimethylpyrazine (strawberry), isoamyl acetate (banana) and eucalyptol (spicy cooling)-were unsafe to the epithelial ... (more...)
These 15 US Cities Are Hot Spots for Unvaccinated Kids These 15 US Cities Are Hot Spots for Unvaccinated Kids
- June 17, 2018

In recent years, multiple outbreaks of measles - once considered eliminated by the CDC in 2000 - have popped up. The 12 states are Arkansas, Arizona, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota , North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah. (more...)
Home Office releases 'life-saving' cannabis oil to epileptic boy Home Office releases 'life-saving' cannabis oil to epileptic boy
- June 17, 2018

Billy had been receiving medicinal cannabis oil on prescription by his family doctor for over a year, but supplies ran out after the Home Office ordered the doctor to stop prescribing it. His mother Charlotte says he's been having as "life-threatening" seizures, including two overnight. "Billy should never have been put in that position". (more...)
First human case of plague since 1992 found in Elmore County First human case of plague since 1992 found in Elmore County
- June 16, 2018

According to health officials, plague in humans is rare and is spread through a bite from an infected flea. No cases have been reported this year. The scientists observed the genomes of two ancient people who died of the disease 3,800 years ago. How is plague spread to humans? "People can decrease their risk by treating their pets for fleas and avoiding contact with wildlife", said Sarah Correll, CDHD epidemiologist. (more...)
Religious people live 4 years longer Religious people live 4 years longer
- June 16, 2018

Associate psychology professor and co-author of the study, Baldwin Way from Ohio State says that, "The study provides persuasive evidence that there is a relationship between religious participation and how long a person lives". Researchers used data from both studies to determine if volunteering and participating in social groups led to longer lives , the report states. Researchers have found a surprising correlation between longevity and religious faith. (more...)
Columbia Basin Relay for Life to take place in Ephrata this Friday Columbia Basin Relay for Life to take place in Ephrata this Friday
- June 16, 2018

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. The event took place from 7 p.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday morning. "Relay For Life is a festival-like fundraising event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path". (more...)
Combining fat and carbs overloads the brain and makes us overeat Combining fat and carbs overloads the brain and makes us overeat
- June 16, 2018

The study points out foods high in both carbohydrates and fats rarely exist in nature, with the exception of breast milk. In a new study, participants were shown images of food containing mostly fat, food containing mostly sugar, and a combination of the two . (more...)
Higher circulating vitamin D levels linked with lower colorectal cancer risk Higher circulating vitamin D levels linked with lower colorectal cancer risk
- June 16, 2018

The few randomized clinical trials of vitamin D supplementation and colorectal cancer completed thus far have not shown an effect; but study size, supplementation duration, and compliance may have contributed to their null findings . In addition to being at greater risk for cancer, lack of vitamin D also increases risks for osteoporosis, heart disease, multiple sclerosis and infectious diseases like tuberculosis and seasonal flu. (more...)
Immigration rules 'to be eased' for NHS staff? Immigration rules 'to be eased' for NHS staff?
- June 16, 2018

Saffron Cordery, deputy chief executive at NHS Providers, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the relaxation would be a "huge relief for trusts up and down the country who have been really struggling to fill their doctors and nurses vacancies". (more...)
Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness
- June 16, 2018

That's one reason why we must remain on the lookout for friends, family members and coworkers who are showing signs of struggling with depression . NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the United States. "Kate was the most handsome woman in the world", said Andy . Mr Gibbons said: “However, it also encourages me to work even harder at raising awareness and helping in any way I can those who have suffered a similar experience.”. (more...)
California added to pre-cut melon salmonella warning California added to pre-cut melon salmonella warning
- June 16, 2018

Cut watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe as well as fruit salads containing these melons have been recalled from stores in these states, including Walmart, Kroger , Walgreens, Sprouts Farmers Market, Costco and Whole Foods/Amazon. Among 47 people with information available, thirty-one cases (66%) have been hospitalized. The FDA is working with CDC, along with state partners in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and OH to trace back the pre-cut melons to identify the source to ... (more...)
As summer approaches, so does the West Nile Virus As summer approaches, so does the West Nile Virus
- June 16, 2018

Grayson County Health Department staff says standing water areas like Waterloo Lake are the most popular breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes with West Nile virus have been found in Bloomington. "Viruses that are caused by mosquito bites, lots of times they can look a lot like the flu, common flu: Headache, fever, chills", he said. Consult a physician before using repellents on infants. (more...)
Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR) Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR)
- June 15, 2018

It has kept Return on investment (ROI) at 10.40%. Nottingham Advsr holds 0.14% or 31,786 shares. Quantbot Technology Ltd Partnership holds 0.08% or 32,334 shares. Let's consider Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX ) stock performance that changed on Wednesday Dated JUNE 13, 2018 . Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on Boston Scientific in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. (more...)
Half of colorectal cancers diagnosed in late stages: Cancer Society Half of colorectal cancers diagnosed in late stages: Cancer Society
- June 15, 2018

Last week, a patient had colonoscopy at the age of 20 because she had a father who was diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 30 years old. Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in Canada, behind lung cancer. The battle has always been to persuade people to take the tests regularly before they show symptoms, Gawalko said. "These simple at-home tests help prevent cancers and cancer deaths", says Dr Smith. (more...)
Jada Pinkett Smith Was 'So Into' Self-Pleasure at 17 Jada Pinkett Smith Was 'So Into' Self-Pleasure at 17
- June 15, 2018

May Kate and Anthony Rest In Peace. "Because I didn't understand marriage, I didn't understand divorce". Do not cut, copy or lift any content from this website without our consent. The 17-year-old revealed that following her success in the music world with Whip My Hair, she struggled to cope and turned to self-harming. But these days, the " Girl's Trip " actress said she keeps healthy by being hyper-aware of what she views, listens to and focuses on. (more...)
Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Files Lawsuit Against Purdue Pharma Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Files Lawsuit Against Purdue Pharma
- June 15, 2018

The lawsuit claims that Purdue, under the leadership and direction of the defendant directors and CEOs, deceived prescribers and patients to get more people to use Purdue's opioid products, at higher doses and for longer periods. A federal judge has convened talks between state and local governments around the country, and with drug companies, to try to come up with a settlement. (more...)
So, this is why workplace food is not healthy for you! So, this is why workplace food is not healthy for you!
- June 15, 2018

Researchers will present their findings at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition in Boston this week, according to EurekAlert!. Free food was the main reason of why people ate at work with 17 percent of the votes, versus those who purchased food at work, which was only 8 percent. (more...)
Many in US take meds with depressive side effects Many in US take meds with depressive side effects
- June 15, 2018

Others on the list included those available with a prescription and included beta blockers , anticonvulsants, ACE inhibitors, and hormonal birth control. Olfson and his collaborators wanted to find out if people who take these drugs are any more or less likely to actually be depressed. Similar associations were found among the participants who were taking medications that have suicidal symptoms as a potential side effect. (more...)
Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk of heart disease Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk of heart disease
- June 15, 2018

One reason is because scientists took into account other factors like smoking , blood pressure and cholesterol and still found a major connection. For this study, the investigators tracked the heart health of about 1,900 men, ages 60 to 78, with and without vascular-related impotence. (more...)
University Of North Carolina Study Explains Why People Get 'Hangry' University Of North Carolina Study Explains Why People Get 'Hangry'
- June 14, 2018

Results showed that people who were hungry and saw the negative image first were more likely to guess that the ambiguous picture was something negative or unpleasant. "The idea here is that the negative images provided a context for people to interpret their hunger feelings as meaning the pictographs were unpleasant", said Jennifer MacCormack, the study's lead author. (more...)