Medicine


Amazfit drops new smartwatches and two pairs of true wireless buds
- January 09, 2020

If the name wasn't enough of a hint, the watch is a rugged smartwatch that meets the military standard quality test regulations (MIL-STD-810G). Also read: Amazfit T-Rex hands-on: Rugged and cheap! The Amazfit Bip S , on the other hand, is touted to offer up to 40 days of battery life and also comes with built-in Global Positioning System for better tracking accuracy. (more...)
For 2020 Diet Report name is Best and Worst Diets
- January 09, 2020

BONUS - red wine is part of the plan! A study was conducted among mice, who were following a diet that is low in carbohydrates. The flexitarian diet tied with the DASH diet for second place because of its emphasis on whole grains, fruits, veggies and plant-based proteins. (more...)
U.S. cancer death rate drops by largest annual margin ever, report says U.S. cancer death rate drops by largest annual margin ever, report says
- January 09, 2020

But the Cancer Society calculates the death rate differently, and on Wednesday said the decline was larger - and record-setting. "The exciting gains in reducing mortality for melanoma and lung cancer are tempered by slowing progress for colorectal, breast and prostate cancers, which are amenable to early detection", Siegel said in a society news release. (more...)
British Man Has Open Heart Surgery After Getting Popcorn Stuck in Teeth British Man Has Open Heart Surgery After Getting Popcorn Stuck in Teeth
- January 09, 2020

The infection had eaten the valves. Martin called the ordeal the "worst experience" of his life and said he "wasn't far off death's door". "I am never eating popcorn again, that's for sure". Martin was sent home with a prescription to recover under his own steam but, a few days later, he still had flu-like symptoms. He also developed a blood blister on his toe - which was later diagnosed as a Janeway lesion, an external indication of infective endocarditis . (more...)
Republican Kelly Loeffler sworn in as Georgia's newest senator Republican Kelly Loeffler sworn in as Georgia's newest senator
- January 08, 2020

The Kemp's decision of choosing Loeffler was against Trump's choices as the President's camaraderie in the Republican Party reportedly urged Governor to select in favour of Rep. "I don't think there was due process followed in the House proceeding, so it would be very hard to understand how that would not be the conclusion", Loeffler said. (more...)
Intermittent fasting app DoFasting promotes eating disorders: critics Intermittent fasting app DoFasting promotes eating disorders: critics
- January 08, 2020

Reese added: "Jen knows so much about health and fitness that I always defer to her". The Friends star shows up a lot more youthful than her 50 years, her skin brilliant, hair too sparkly and a lucky conditioned figure. A review of previous animal and human research in The New England Journal of Medicine means that intermittent fasting can cut back blood stress, assist in weight reduction, and enhance longevity. (more...)
Trump to Hold Rally in Swing New Jersey District Trump to Hold Rally in Swing New Jersey District
- January 07, 2020

Jeff Van Drew , D-N.J., who is planning to switch his party affiliation, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington . It was held by Republican Frank LoBiondo for 12 terms before Van Drew won it in 2018. Doing what's right shouldn't be complicated. President Trump is expected to repay the favor and will likely rev up his base to vote for Van Drew ahead of the state's primaries. (more...)
Vidant Health issues visitor restrictions due to rising flu cases Vidant Health issues visitor restrictions due to rising flu cases
- January 07, 2020

Earlier this week, the Tennessee Department of health posted a guide as how to determine whether you may have a cold or the flu. The CDC estimates there have been 2,100 deaths from the flu nationally this season. The CDC has said there is a 40 percent chance the current season peaked in December, but that flu activity "will likely remain elevated through mid-January". (more...)
Allergic To Your Makeup? New Study Figures Out Why Allergic To Your Makeup? New Study Figures Out Why
- January 07, 2020

Co-leader and assistant professor of dermatology said that nevertheless varied minuscule compounds that propel allergic contiguity dermatitis is deficient of the chemical groups required for this response to take place. The researchers identified the chemicals benzyl benzoate and benzyl cinnamate present in balsam of Peru as the causative agents for the reaction, and overall they found more than a dozen small chemicals which activated T cells through CD1a. (more...)
Emergency talks tomorrow as overcrowding in two Cork hospitals reaches crisis levels Emergency talks tomorrow as overcrowding in two Cork hospitals reaches crisis levels
- January 06, 2020

The organization has described today as the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding since records began with a total of 760 people waiting at hospitals across the country. Visiting restrictions remain in place at the local hospital, where staff are now caring for a number of patients with flu. "We are asking people to think about all their care and treatment options and keep ED services for the patients who need them most". (more...)
Doctors on Earth treated an astronaut’s blood clot in space Doctors on Earth treated an astronaut’s blood clot in space
- January 06, 2020

Moll was even in a position to get a telephone name from his affected person on the International Space Station. Both the identity of the astronaut and the timing of the mission have been kept private to protect the astronaut's privacy, but the story truly is fascinating. (more...)
Flu Deaths Reported So Far in Maryland Flu Deaths Reported So Far in Maryland
- January 06, 2020

That's a solid increase from the CDC's December 14 report, which found that 30 states had widespread flu activity. The CDC estimates that there have been at least 6.4 million cases of influenza and 55,000 hospitalizations. "The best thought is that we are still going to be seeing it rise before we see it fall". The CDC also elevated the state to the "high" category for flu activity, because of the spike in hospitalizations recently. (more...)
Lawmakers Ask Supreme Court to Rethink Roe V. Wade Lawmakers Ask Supreme Court to Rethink Roe V. Wade
- January 06, 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 2016 upheld Louisiana's abortion law, but the Supreme Court in February blocked it from going into effect until litigation was resolved. Wade again and, if appropriate, should overrule the entire case. Asking the Supreme Court to reconsider overturning Roe is an assault on our basic rights, plain and simple. (more...)
Prince William narrates film to be shown at FA Cup matches Prince William narrates film to be shown at FA Cup matches
- January 05, 2020

The FA has previously said that messaging will also visible in stadia across the weekend. The film is narrated by HRH The Duke of Cambridge and features a number of high-profile figures from across football, many of whom will feature in the Emirates FA Cup third round . (more...)
North Dakota reports 1200 more flu cases compared to previous year North Dakota reports 1200 more flu cases compared to previous year
- January 05, 2020

State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers urged anyone who has not had an annual flu shot to get one. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Wisconsin in the "high" category when it comes to flu. New data from the CDC released on Friday estimates that so far this season, at least 6.4 million people have caught the flu, 55,000 people have been hospitalized and 2,900 people have died - 800 more people then were estimated the week before . (more...)
Rocket lands close to US Embassy in Baghdad, no known casualties Rocket lands close to US Embassy in Baghdad, no known casualties
- January 04, 2020

Trump defended the decision, tweeting Friday that " General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more. Several rockets fell inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, its Jadriya neighbourhood, and the Balad air base housing U.S. troops on Saturday, the Iraqi military said. (more...)
Apple Will Make an Official Appearance at CES 2020 Apple Will Make an Official Appearance at CES 2020
- January 04, 2020

For those who are not aware, the Apple Homekit smart home system is compatible with many home appliance products such as lightbulbs, security cameras, smart plugs, and of course, Apple's own AppleTV and more. (more...)
Minnesota Reports 8th Flu Death of Season
- January 04, 2020

At this time a year ago, 17 people had been hospitalized with flu related illness. North Carolina has seen another flu death, bringing the number to ten so far this flu season. Flu season runs through May and typically peaks in mid-February. "We don't want it to keep going up and up and up like in 2017-2018", he said. No deaths have been reported. (more...)
Intravenous delivery of TB vaccine increases its effectiveness drastically, says study Intravenous delivery of TB vaccine increases its effectiveness drastically, says study
- January 04, 2020

This is because the BCG vaccine, which was developed a century ago, isn't reliable. It's made of a live but weakened form of TB bacteria - Mycobacterium bovis - which occurs in cattle. Tests confirmed that the lungs of these animals were virtually clear of TB bacteria. Six monkeys showed no signs of infection, while three monkeys had very low levels of the bacteria in their lungs. (more...)
Big Pharma raises prescription drug prices on New Year’s Day Big Pharma raises prescription drug prices on New Year’s Day
- January 03, 2020

AbbVie Thursday raised the cost of rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira, the world's top-selling drugs, joining different drug manufacturers that have now hiked US prices of over 330 prescription drugs for this year, in accordance with data analyzed by healthcare analysis agency 3 Axis Advisors . (more...)

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