Medicine


US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration
- August 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Mr Cuccinelli was asked by NPR whether the 1883 poem titled The New Colossus at the Statue of Liberty on New York's Ellis Island still applied. Cuccinelli, during an interview with NPR , argued it's the "American tradition" that immigrants welcomed into the country be those who are "self-sufficient, can pull themselves up from their bootstraps". (more...)
Major breakthrough in clinical trials of anti-EBOLA drugs Major breakthrough in clinical trials of anti-EBOLA drugs
- August 13, 2019

Jean-Jacques Muyembe, director general of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Institute for Biomedical Research, the study's other co-sponsor. "The best way to end the outbreak is with a good vaccine, as well as to do good contact tracing, isolation, and then, ultimately, treatment". REGN-EB3 and mAb114 "are the first drugs that, in a scientifically sound study, have clearly shown a significant diminution in mortality for people with Ebola virus disease", Anthony Fauci, ... (more...)
Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death
- August 13, 2019

The advisory was released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) following the declaration of EVD as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO ). Mulala said the health personnel on the DRC side were also screening travelers and various transporters of goods into and outside that country. Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of ... (more...)
Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso Amid Calls for Gun Control Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso Amid Calls for Gun Control
- August 12, 2019

There were supporters of the US President, as well. As Christian Headlines previously reported , the shooter in Dayton, Connor Betts, killed nine people after he opened fire at a nightlife district in Dayton. "To me he comes off as fake", she said. "I don't blame Elizabeth Warren , I don't blame Bernie Sanders, in the case of Ohio-I don't blame anybody", he said . (more...)
Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox
- August 11, 2019

The scheduled fundraiser also caught the attention of Miami Dolphins wide receiver and Trump critic Kenny Stills. Another commented, "Quit supporting Trump!" Of course, the page has been archived by the famous Wayback Machine, one of the internet's best resources, so you can see all the companies Ross owns here . (more...)
Navy releases hemp policy for Sailors, Marines Navy releases hemp policy for Sailors, Marines
- August 11, 2019

The CBD market grew by 57% in 2018, according to the Nutrition Business Journal Hemp & CBD Guide (NBJ). Gallup also asked respondents about what they use CBD for and found that the vast majority of individuals take it for medical purposes. (more...)
Philippines 'open' to dengue vaccine as outbreak kills hundreds Philippines 'open' to dengue vaccine as outbreak kills hundreds
- August 10, 2019

This, even as Recto acknowledged "the fight against dengue is not for DOH alone to wage but for the whole country", conceding that "one agency can not win the war: It must be joined by the people". With the declaration of a national epidemic on Tuesday, the DOH can mobilize funds from the P177-million dengue program budget and the P40 million allotted for the most affected regions. (more...)
Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk
- August 10, 2019

Some 1,536 cases of breast cancer were diagnosed during the study. The relationship between red meat consumption and poultry consumption to breast cancer was completely inverse; eating more red meat increased the risk of breast cancer while eating more poultry decreased the risk. (more...)
Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills criticizes team owner for supporting President Trump Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills criticizes team owner for supporting President Trump
- August 10, 2019

On Thursday, Stills doubled down on that argument. "I honestly don't think it's that big of a deal or that courageous", Stills said . "It's something that I can look back on and say I made the right decision". Trump was an outspoken opponent of players kneeling during the anthem. He told the Palm Beach Post this week he plans to continue his demonstration this season. (more...)
Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Soared in 2018, According to CDC Data Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Soared in 2018, According to CDC Data
- August 09, 2019

One in 150 people who contract the disease can suffer from neurological symptoms that may be permanent. There were no EEE virus positive mosquito samples identified in Westborough in 2018. Drain Standing Water - Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. If you need to move a dead bird, precautions should be taken. In some cases, West Nile virus can cause more serious conditions including encephalitis (an inflammation of the brain) and meningitis (an inflammation of the linings of the ... (more...)
Now, Take A Selfie Video To Measure Blood Pressure Now, Take A Selfie Video To Measure Blood Pressure
- August 09, 2019

Measuring a patient's blood pressure could one day be as simple as getting them to take a selfie. Dr Lee said the early tests have shown the technology is accurate enough to comply with global standards for a blood pressure measuring device. (more...)
Philippines declares national epidemic after 622 dengue deaths Philippines declares national epidemic after 622 dengue deaths
- August 09, 2019

An outbreak of dengue fever in the Philippines has been declared a national epidemic after causing hundreds of deaths this year. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection found in tropical countries worldwide. Among the worst-hit areas are central Philippines as well as some regions in the northern island of Luzon and the southern island of Mindanao. Starting today, the Department of Health together with other government agencies, LGUs, schools, offices, and communities will conduct ... (more...)
2 dead birds infected with West Nile virus found in Huntington Beach 2 dead birds infected with West Nile virus found in Huntington Beach
- August 07, 2019

So, everyone should take protective action by using mosquito repellent when outdoors and getting rid of items in their homes or yards that collect standing water where mosquitoes can breed", Davis added. The doctors also advice to the individuals for wearing long sleeves shirts and full trousers at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are more active. Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered repellents containing DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus. (more...)
Barack Obama Responds Mass Shootings: We Must Reject Racism & Hate Speech Barack Obama Responds Mass Shootings: We Must Reject Racism & Hate Speech
- August 06, 2019

Both shooting suspects were US citizens, and federal officials are investigating anti-immigrant bias as a potential motive for the El Paso, Texas, massacre. Additionally, Trump directed the Department of Justice to seek and prioritize the enforcement of the death penalty in cases of hate crimes and mass shootings. (more...)
Japanese woman tested for possible Ebola virus infection in Tokyo Japanese woman tested for possible Ebola virus infection in Tokyo
- August 06, 2019

Ebola has taken another life in the City of Goma, a massive transit hub in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Congolese authorities were left scrambling to contain the outbreak last week after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people, including his wife and daughter, before dying of the haemorrhagic fever. (more...)
Trump accidentally refers to Toledo shooting, instead of Dayton Trump accidentally refers to Toledo shooting, instead of Dayton
- August 06, 2019

And until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening". Donald Trump has been widely criticized for confusing Dayton , the site of one of this weekend's shootings in which nine people were killed, with another OH city, Toledo. (more...)
2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo's city of Goma 2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo's city of Goma
- August 05, 2019

Congo's new Ebola response co-ordinator, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, said the man died on Wednesday morning, a day after his case was announced. But he warned that about half of the cases in this outbreak are going undetected and at that rate "this epidemic could last two or three years". (more...)
Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile Beyond Local: Albertans urged to protect against West Nile
- August 04, 2019

East Baton Rouge Parish will increase mosquito spraying Friday night and through the rest of the weekend after mosquitoes in the parish tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to the Advocate. Sherman, who is a Lethbridge resident, stresses he does not know exactly where his wife contracted the virus, but confirms she did visit Coaldale during that time period as well as other places. (more...)
Dog saliva infection leaves OH woman without arms, legs Dog saliva infection leaves OH woman without arms, legs
- August 04, 2019

Marie says she lay down and woke up with her limbs partially amputated . Trainer was trying to nurse her symptoms at home, until her fever spiked. "It was very hard to find out that they had to remove my legs and my arms. This depends upon how the immune system handles it. Both Dr. Kobe and Marie still love dogs and don't want to terrify owners. While she can't wait to be reunited with her two dogs, Marie does admit she has a lot of healing to do, and will have to lean on her family for ... (more...)
Doctors hold nationwide strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services Doctors hold nationwide strike against NMC bill, withdraw emergency services
- August 03, 2019

A meeting between Union health minister Harsh Vardhan and a delegation of resident doctors of various hospitals was now underway. Another group of doctors, associated with Federation of Resident Doctors' Association (FORDA), who had planned to march to Parliament from RML Hospital, were prevented from venturing out, FORDA's general secretary Dr Sunil Arora claimed. (more...)