Medicine


Ontario teachers begin work-to-rule campaign Ontario teachers begin work-to-rule campaign
- November 27, 2019

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation say their members will start withdrawing some administrative services, such as putting comments on report cards, attending certain meetings and participating in standardized testing. (more...)
Heartbeat of blue whale recorded for first time Heartbeat of blue whale recorded for first time
- November 26, 2019

The researchers obtained nine hours of data from an adult male whale about 22 meters long encountered in Monterey Bay off California's coast. But because blue whales live in the open ocean and can not be held captive like other animals, the basic questions remain unanswered. (more...)
Man dies after being licked by his dog and contracting rare infection
- November 26, 2019

On the 16th day after admission, he died of severe septic shock . The man, whose condition was documented in a medical journal by doctors from the Rote Kreuz Krankenhaus in Germany , had reportedly been hospitalised but had already developed sepsis and had to be placed in intensive care. (more...)
Eighty per cent of children insufficiently active
- November 24, 2019

Globally, the prevalence of insufficient physical activity slightly decreased in boys between 2001 and 2016 (from 80 per cent to 78 per cent), but there was no change over time among girls (remaining around 85 per cent). The lack of physical activity concerns the authors of the study, especially as the amount of time that young people spend using electronic devices continues to increase. (more...)
Insufficient physical activity makes 80% adolescents prone to heart diseases Insufficient physical activity makes 80% adolescents prone to heart diseases
- November 24, 2019

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Researchers saw a slight improvement among boys over the study period, with 78 percent reporting insufficient physical activity in 2016 - down from 80 percent in 2001. (more...)
Funded Study Finds 4 of 5 Adolescents Fail to Meet Activity Guidelines Funded Study Finds 4 of 5 Adolescents Fail to Meet Activity Guidelines
- November 24, 2019

The study , " Global trends in insufficient physical activity among adolescents", used available data sets from 146 countries to analyze how many children are not meeting recommendations for physical activity. However, among girls, changes were small, ranging from a two percentage-point decrease in Singapore (85 per cent to 83 per cent) to a one percentage-point increase in Afghanistan (87 per cent to 88 per cent). (more...)
Trump heads passionate debate on vaping, leaves issue unsettled Trump heads passionate debate on vaping, leaves issue unsettled
- November 23, 2019

Still, Goza says she's optimistic about the Trump Administration's intentions. Health groups told him they support the near-total ban on e-cigarette flavors that he promised in September. Under pressure, Juul Labs, the nation's largest e-cigarette maker, has pulled all flavors except for menthol and tobacco. Austin Finan, a spokesperson for Juul, said that while the company had not yet reviewed the complaint, it had stopped accepting orders for mint-flavored products, and were committed ... (more...)
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
- November 23, 2019

Typically the solution is pumped directly into the aorta, the main artery that carries blood away from the heart to the rest of the body. "We're attempting to use ourselves more time to build lives". "I want to make clear that we're not trying to send people off to Saturn ", Tisherman said. Tisherman and colleagues discussed the trial with the local community and advertised it in newspapers, with adverts directing people to a website where they could choose to opt-out. (more...)
Ontario teen develops 'popcorn lung'-like vaping illness Ontario teen develops 'popcorn lung'-like vaping illness
- November 22, 2019

A 17-year-old London-area male nearly needed a double-lung transplant following what experts say is the first documented vaping injury in Canada . He narrowly avoided the need for a double lung transplant, doctors said, but appears to be left with chronic lung damage. (more...)
5 pharmacies where you can get your flu shot in Waterdown 5 pharmacies where you can get your flu shot in Waterdown
- November 21, 2019

During the same week past year, 57 flu cases were reported. And although the Low Price Health Care Act requires insurers to cover the total costs of all vaccines recommended by the federal government, including the flu vaccine, any additional costs for insurers are transferred to patients through higher insurance premiums, economists told KHN . (more...)
Highly Contagious Virus Outbreak Prompts More Than 40 School Closures in Colorado Highly Contagious Virus Outbreak Prompts More Than 40 School Closures in Colorado
- November 21, 2019

The main symptom is vomiting that lasts between 12 and 24 hours, with a few reports of diarrhea, as well. D51 officials says they have never before had to close all of the schools in the district, but they are taking this unprecedented action because of how quickly the virus is spreading. (more...)
Donors pledge $2.6 billion for 'last mile' of polio eradication Donors pledge $2.6 billion for 'last mile' of polio eradication
- November 21, 2019

Reaching the Last Mile Fund was set up by Sheikh Mohamed with the support of Gates in 2017. The World Health Organization said the funding will be used to immunize 450 million children each year, bringing the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) closer to achieving a world free of polio. (more...)
The 2019-2020 flu season so far, charted The 2019-2020 flu season so far, charted
- November 21, 2019

According to the NCDC data, Rajasthan is at number one in terms of prevalence of swine flu with 5076 confirmed cases and 206 deaths. Gujarat, 4,839 instances and 151 deaths, is 2d within the checklist adopted by way of Delhi. Similar to seasonal flu, swine flu too can growth into pneumonia, a lung an infection, and respiration issues. Who are at risk of catching the infection? Swine flu can affect people of any age and gender bracket. (more...)
U.S. Democratic debate revives clashes over 'Medicare for All' U.S. Democratic debate revives clashes over 'Medicare for All'
- November 21, 2019

EST and the debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post , doesn't start until 9 p.m. Wednesday's debate comes at a pivotal point in Democratic race: The Iowa caucuses are less than three months away, but a clear front-runner has not yet emerged in the race for the nomination. (more...)
Samoa measles outbreak claims life of 15 children Samoa measles outbreak claims life of 15 children
- November 21, 2019

Schools were closed from Monday after the government declared an emergency on Saturday. Health authorities said most of those who died were under the age of 2. Helen Petousis-Harris, a vaccinologist at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. A general manager at Counties Manukau Health in New Zealand, Elizabeth Powell, said another three measles-related deaths were yet to be confirmed. (more...)
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- November 21, 2019

North America has presently demonstrated to be the fastest growing regional market. Event Management Software industry report additionally Present new task SWOT examination, speculation attainability investigation, and venture return investigation. (more...)
Samoa makes measles vaccine mandatory to stop deadly outbreak Samoa makes measles vaccine mandatory to stop deadly outbreak
- November 20, 2019

Declaring a state of emergency , the government said plans for compulsory measles , mumps and rubella (MMR) immunizations would be published on Monday. New Zealand has announced a deployment of 18 more vaccination nurses to support the Samoan government's response to the measles epidemic. "People are now seeing the very real, pointed end of the disaster that is measles if it occurs in young children", Dr Durrheim said. (more...)
It will take joint efforts to beat antibiotic resistance It will take joint efforts to beat antibiotic resistance
- November 20, 2019

Antibiotic resistance occurs naturally, however misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is speeding up the process. "They very possibly could get this resistant bug and end up having to see a physician themselves because of some type of resistance that could have been prevented by you not taking the initial antibiotic". (more...)
A Man Develops A Man Develops "Feather-Duvet Lung" After Switching His Bedding
- November 20, 2019

The new report, published Monday in BMJ Case Reports , highlights the case of a 43-year-old, non-smoking man who had been experiencing "malaise, fatigue, and breathlessness" for three months. Or in this case, dust from duck or goose feathers found in bedding. Antigen inhalation triggers an immunological cascade, resulting in parenchymal inflammation. (more...)
House Democrats Publish Two New Deposition Transcripts in Trump Impeachment Probe
- November 20, 2019

The inquiry is investigating whether presidential power was abused. Other witnesses before the House Intelligence Committee supported Vindman's account that Trump and his envoys held up aid to Ukraine to pressure President Volodymyr Zelensky to help the United States leader's re-election chances, which Democrats say is a gross and impeachable abuse of power. (more...)

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