Medicine


Why full-fat milk can stop children from becoming obese Why full-fat milk can stop children from becoming obese
- January 03, 2020

The worldwide and Canadian guidelines which recommend that children drink low-fat cow milk rather than whole milk from age 2 to reduce obesity risk have been challenged by the findings of this study . "In our review, children following the current recommendation of switching to reduced-fat milk at age two were not leaner than those consuming whole milk". (more...)
Haul will no longer hire smokers in Alabama, 20 other states Haul will no longer hire smokers in Alabama, 20 other states
- January 03, 2020

U-Haul, which now employs about 30,000 people nationwide, has said it is not planning to test prospective hires for nicotine, however. The company says this new policy comes in an effort to make U-Haul one of the healthiest corporate cultures in the United States and Canada. (more...)
China investigating outbreak of respiratory illness China investigating outbreak of respiratory illness
- January 03, 2020

Preliminary tests indicate that the patient has not been infected with bird flu or SARS , wrote HK01. "Other severe pneumonia is more likely". "No serious pneumonia cases linked to the Wuhan outbreak had been reported in Hong Kong so far", Sophia Chan, Hong Kong's Secretary for Food and Health, said late Thursday night. (more...)
Possible dementia vaccine targets clinical trials Possible dementia vaccine targets clinical trials
- January 03, 2020

He said: "It is extremely rare to see significant amounts of tau tangles across the brain in patients with no amyloid: for some reason, amyloid seems nearly necessary for tau to build up in the cortex". 32 participants in the early stages of Alzheimer's were tested to establish which hallmark of the neurodegenerative disease could predict brain atrophy during the PET scans and 15 months later. (more...)
Google claims its pattern-matching systems beats humans in detecting breast cancer Google claims its pattern-matching systems beats humans in detecting breast cancer
- January 03, 2020

At the time, some hospital administrators reportedly charged extra for CAD . "There are things that these models and technology are really good at, and there are things that radiologists. Google's AI has been trained to read and analyze mammograms to detect the presence of cancer cells. From there, the researchers then compared the predictions to the actual results from a set of 25,856 mammograms in the United Kingdom and 3,097 from the United States . (more...)
China investigates respiratory illness outbreak sickening 27 China investigates respiratory illness outbreak sickening 27
- January 02, 2020

All the patients have been put in quarantined treatment. The condition of two other patients had improved to the point where they would be discharged soon, it said. A further 299 were killed in Hong Kong. SARS was a respiratory illness which killed hundreds of people in China at the turn of the millennium, with some 5,300 infections leading to 349 deaths between 2002 and 2003. (more...)
Republican Sen. Susan Collins open to calling witnesses at Trump impeachment trial Republican Sen. Susan Collins open to calling witnesses at Trump impeachment trial
- January 01, 2020

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts presides. In response to a question by an attendee at the event, Mr Biden elaborated on his answer, contending that Mr Trump's party has not done enough to hold the President accountable. Although there is speculation that some Democratic senators, including Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Doug Jones (Ala.), might break with their party to acquit Trump, Manchin has said he is " very much torn " on the issue, and Jones has suggested he could vote to acquit. (more...)
United States presidential hopeful Sanders gets clean bill of health after heart attack United States presidential hopeful Sanders gets clean bill of health after heart attack
- December 31, 2019

Sanders has also had minimally-invasive surgery to fix inguinal hernias on both his left and right sides and underwent a procedure to remove a vocal cord cyst. Ades said in his letter that Sanders' exercise capacity was average for otherwise healthy men his age with no known heart disease. "Mr. Sander's [sic] level of fitness would be suggestive of favorable outcomes from a cardiovascular perspective going forward", they wrote. (more...)
Seattle Public Schools Will Not Accept Unvaccinated Students In 2020 Seattle Public Schools Will Not Accept Unvaccinated Students In 2020
- December 31, 2019

A nurse holds up a one dose bottle and a prepared syringe of measles , mumps and rubella virus vaccine made by Merck at the Utah County Health Department on April 29, 2019. The requirements, posted to the website of Seattle Public Schools, read, "Washington state law requires that students are fully vaccinated, be in the process of completing immunizations, or have a signed Certificate of Exemption in order to attend school". (more...)
Second Douglas County flu death reported Second Douglas County flu death reported
- December 31, 2019

These types of deaths occur most often in unvaccinated children and children with underlying medical conditions. Flu cases continue to run at a record pace in the metro this season. As long as it's still flu season, you can still get a vaccination to help lessen your chances of becoming ill. Basic hygiene - such as the frequent washing of hands - is also considered one of the most effective weapons against spread of the disease. (more...)
Report links recommended physical activity levels to lower risk of seven cancers Report links recommended physical activity levels to lower risk of seven cancers
- December 31, 2019

The cancer types that noticed noticeable declines included colon, breast, kidney, myeloma, liver, endometrial, and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Updated guidelines for activity now state that people should aim for 2.5 to 5 hours/week of moderate-intensity activity or 1.25 to 2.5 hours/week of vigorous activity. (more...)
Steve Scalise says Democrats know they have weak impeachment case Steve Scalise says Democrats know they have weak impeachment case
- December 30, 2019

Senator Ted Cruz joined Maria Bartiromo this morning on Sunday Morning Futures. "And there are a pair that might vote that method". "I think what he particularly can't stand is the notion of being laughed at", Blair added. Pity poor Republicans. They're stuck with one lame argument: that those seeking to impeach Mr. Trump are doing so only because, as Sen. Senator Mitt Romney has previously express concerns with the president and his actions in Ukraine . (more...)
Trump, Obama tie for Americans’ most admired man of 2019 Trump, Obama tie for Americans’ most admired man of 2019
- December 30, 2019

Former First Lady Michelle Obama was named Most Admired Woman of the Year for the second straight year, eclipsing the current First Lady, Melania Trump , by a margin of 10 percent to 5 percent. Apart from the two presidents, no other man attained the votes of more than 2 percent of those questioned in the 2019 poll. Trump's approval rating in 2019 is up to 45%. (more...)
Peloton husband gifts girlfriend exercise bike for Christmas Peloton husband gifts girlfriend exercise bike for Christmas
- December 30, 2019

Following Peloton's viral ad from earlier this year, one would think a stationary bike would NOT be on anyone's Christmas wish lists. For the actress who portrayed the wife, she was able to land a spot in Ryan Reynolds' Aviation Gin commercial, and even got cast for a role in an episode of the American soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful . (more...)
Intermittent Fasting May Help Speed Up Weight-Loss Intermittent Fasting May Help Speed Up Weight-Loss
- December 27, 2019

Washington D.C. (USA), Dec 26 (ANI): Researchers in a recent study revealed the scientific and clinical applications of intermittent fasting in a way that might help physicians to guide patients to try their hands on the fitness method. "Evidence is being added that fasting can change risk factors associated with obesity and diabetes ", Mattson said. But, he adds, scientists still don't "fully understand the specific mechanisms of metabolic switching", and the diet isn't for everyone. (more...)
Pentagon warns military members about using consumer DNA testing kits Pentagon warns military members about using consumer DNA testing kits
- December 27, 2019

Yahoo News notes that the memo appears to have been widely distributed within the Defense Department but hadn't previously been made public. In addition, DNA databases, like other companies, have the potential to be hacked by hackers. "Our FDA-authorized well being experiences have been examined to be over 99% correct", she mentioned. "All of our testing is finished within the USA, and we don't share info with third events with out separate, express consent from our clients". (more...)
Caffeine could reduce weight gain from unhealthy diet, study finds Caffeine could reduce weight gain from unhealthy diet, study finds
- December 27, 2019

Considering the findings, mate tea and caffeine can be considered anti-obesity agents. The fat absorption went down by 22 percent and weight gain slowed down by 16 percent. Next, the scientists tried to understand the genetic activity associated with the metabolism of lipids and obesity by studying the genes related to the process. (more...)
US FDA approves new drug for adults with migraine US FDA approves new drug for adults with migraine
- December 26, 2019

According to the FDA, this marks the first drug in the class of oral calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonists approved for the acute treatment of migraine . Patients were allowed to take their usual acute treatment of migraine at least 2 hours after taking ubrogepant, and 23% of patients were taking a preventive medication for migraine. (more...)
Georgia health agency warns of widespread flu, urges shots Georgia health agency warns of widespread flu, urges shots
- December 26, 2019

Typically, Influenza A appears early on in the flu season, which usually spans from late September to May. Doctors say getting the flu shot should protect you against the new flu strain. Influenza B continues to increase, however, influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 remains the predominant circulating strain. Antiviral medications are an important adjunct to flu vaccine in the control of influenza. (more...)
House Could Bring Additional Articles of Impeachment Against Trump House Could Bring Additional Articles of Impeachment Against Trump
- December 25, 2019

He has said he has not ruled out calling witnesses, but has also indicated that he is in no hurry to seek new testimony either. There was limited testimony by video. He has said he did nothing wrong. There is little chance he will be convicted and removed from office through a trial in a Senate controlled by fellow Republicans. (more...)

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