Medicine


IN reports 4th vaping death as CDC narrows possible causes
- November 15, 2019

The agency, in discussion with the woman's treating physicians, concluded that vaping was a contributing factor to the female's death who was experiencing a long-standing underlying chronic lung condition. "At this time, a total of 179 people in IL, ranging in age from 13 to 75 years old ... have experienced lung injuries after using e-cigarettes or vaping". (more...)
19m people living with diabetes in Pakistan 19m people living with diabetes in Pakistan
- November 15, 2019

Even more worrying is that, according to new findings published in the 9th Edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas , South Africa is now in the top 10 countries for absolute increase in diabetes prevalence. Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes are the three kinds of diabetes. Earlier this year it was estimated that about 400 to 500 children in this country have type 1 diabetes. (more...)
Type 2 Diabetes- Is insulin requirement a reality? Type 2 Diabetes- Is insulin requirement a reality?
- November 14, 2019

This World Diabetes Day , we have a list of some of the most popular diabetic supplements for you that will make it easier for you to maintain your health. Asked his view on the effectiveness of a ban on sugary drinks in public schools, Dhanoo said he does not consider it to be a major deterrent. Studies have shown that it improves insulin sensitivity. (more...)
Furious Erdogan threatens to send ISIS members into Greece and entire Europe Furious Erdogan threatens to send ISIS members into Greece and entire Europe
- November 14, 2019

Erdogan arrived midday for meetings with US President Donald Trump the White House scheduled for more than three hours, and which are to be followed by a joint news conference. "They're highly respected in their country and in the region", Trump said of Erdogan and his wife Emine. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. (more...)
Donald Trump Floats Deal with Democrats to Let DACA Recipients Stay Donald Trump Floats Deal with Democrats to Let DACA Recipients Stay
- November 13, 2019

Organisers estimated that about 200 DACA recipients rallied outside the court. Gustavo, 28, a sociology graduate who works as a paralegal in New York City, said his life depended on Tuesday's Supreme Court case. A ruling is due by June 2020, just before the USA presidential election. The solicitor general, Noel Francisco, argued that because Daca was always meant to be temporary, the benefits for Dreamers were always up in the air as well. (more...)
The entire world at last has an accepted vaccine versus Ebola
- November 13, 2019

In a statement welcoming yesterday's European Commission approval Seth Berkley, MD, Gavi's chief executive officer, said the vaccine has "huge potential" and has already been used to protect more than 250,000 people in the DRC and has the potential to make major Ebola outbreaks a thing of the past. (more...)
Mass. health officials announce 5 new vaping-related injury cases
- November 13, 2019

Charlie Baker's administration works to respond to the danger. The root cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses appears to be the result of illicit and unregulated THC cartridges from the black market. The investigation is ongoing, the center noted, adding that the exact cause of the recent spate of illnesses and deaths still "remains unknown at this time". (more...)
Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer - aid groups Pneumonia epidemic is deadliest child killer - aid groups
- November 13, 2019

In a report on what they described as a "forgotten epidemic", the United Nations children's fund UNICEF , the worldwide charity Save The Children and four other health agencies urged governments to step up investment in vaccines to prevent the disease and in health services and medicines to treat it. (more...)
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies at sixty Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies at sixty
- November 13, 2019

John Lewis (D-Ga.). Bernard Tyson , CEO of Kaiser Permanente , Dies at 60 Bernard J. Tyson , chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the health plan provider Kaiser Permanente , died unexpectedly in his sleep yesterday at the age of 60, reported USA Today . (more...)
Two cannabis-based medicines approved for Britian's NHS Two cannabis-based medicines approved for Britian's NHS
- November 13, 2019

Campaigners have welcomed the go-ahead however mentioned 1000's of different individuals who may benefit from cannabis-based medicines had been left in limbo. Simon Wigglesworth, deputy chief executive at Epilepsy Action , welcomed the decision to recommend Epidyolex . Obviously the psychoactive elements of the drug are not present in these commercial products, while the cost of Epidyolex - which previously ruled it out from being made available on the NHS - has been reduced by manufacturer ... (more...)
The flu has arrived The flu has arrived
- November 12, 2019

Cases of influenza can show up as early as October and the flu season continues through May. This year's flu vaccine may not be as helpful as in years past. Vaccination is strongly recommended for: health care workers, those aged 65 years and older, people (including children) with long term medical conditions, all pregnant women, residents of nursing homes or long-stay facilities and also those in regular contact with pigs, poultry or waterfowl. (more...)
Virginia OB-GYN Javaid Perwaiz Accused of Performing Hysterectomies Without Consent Virginia OB-GYN Javaid Perwaiz Accused of Performing Hysterectomies Without Consent
- November 12, 2019

His attorney, Lawrence H. Woodward Jr., did not immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment. Perwaiz has two offices in Chesapeake , where he's practiced "for over 30 years", according to his website . Witnesses are cited in court documents saying Perwaiz "routinely used the "C-word" (cancer) to scare patients into having surgery". He also cut her bladder in the process, causing sepsis and requiring a six-day hospital stay, NBC News reported . (more...)
US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses
- November 12, 2019

For example, some people who vape may develop similar symptoms from other lung conditions unrelated to vaping (for example, they may have influenza, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to a history of cigarette smoking). Substances that are identified at the beginning of the laboratory product testing conducted at the Department of Health Wadsworth New York, but not every laboratory tested THC vaping pen contains Vitamin E, a lab official told Reuters . (more...)
CDC identifies Vitamin E acetate as likely cause of vaping illnesses CDC identifies Vitamin E acetate as likely cause of vaping illnesses
- November 12, 2019

Federal health officials said vitamin E acetate is a common factor in lung fluid samples from more than 25 patients who have suffered lung injuries after vaping. Approximately 70% of the individuals with the vaping-related lung injuries are male, 79% are younger than age 35 years, and 86% report they have vaped THC. (more...)
Briefing: Through Partnership, Google Has Access to Millions of Health Records Briefing: Through Partnership, Google Has Access to Millions of Health Records
- November 12, 2019

Project Nightingale's data allegedly involves lab results, doctor diagnoses, hospitalization records, and more. Google launched the effort previous year with St. The software Google is developing with Ascension's patient data is focused on individualized healthcare, and how AI can be used to suggest changes to patient care. (more...)
First cannabis drugs approved for use on NHS
- November 11, 2019

But under the new ruling only people with two rare types of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet... NICE turned down Epidyolex in draft guidance , but has changed its stance after a price reduction from the manufacturer. Many parents of children with epilepsy are paying thousands of pounds a month for medicines imported from Europe and Canada that contain both THC and CBD. (more...)
Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing
- November 11, 2019

His daughter, 28-year-old Atatiana, was killed by now-former police officer Dean Aaron during a welfare check on October 12. "Please keep his family in your prayers", Carter said in a statement, "and tonight make sure you hug and tell your loved ones how much you love them". (more...)
Here's the Latest on the Kentucky Governor Race Here's the Latest on the Kentucky Governor Race
- November 10, 2019

Indeed, the high turnout was one of the first takeaways longtime Democratic consultant and Kentucky native Jim Cauley noticed on Tuesday night. More than twice as many people in Virginia voted in state legislative races than in the last similar election four years ago. (more...)
As House prepares for public impeachment hearings, Republicans want whistleblower to testify As House prepares for public impeachment hearings, Republicans want whistleblower to testify
- November 09, 2019

The whistleblower sparked the inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate former vice-president Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden . Senators could say they disagreed with the House process, he said, or they could simply say that as potential jurors in an eventual impeachment trial they wouldn't discuss it, according to the people familiar with the meeting. (more...)
Ivanka Trump dismisses impeachment probe as attempt to overturn 2016 election Ivanka Trump dismisses impeachment probe as attempt to overturn 2016 election
- November 09, 2019

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch will testify on Friday. Hill is the former senior director for Russian Federation at the National Security Council (NSC). The paper, citing unidentified people familiar with the effort, said the request was relayed from the president to White House officials, and then to the Justice Department. (more...)

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