Medicine


County flu activity levels 'sporadic' County flu activity levels 'sporadic'
- January 17, 2020

Weekly resting heart rate averages might incorporate data where a person is both sick and not sick, which could underestimate illness by lowering the weekly averages, they noted. However, the researchers believe that they may eventually be able to make predictions at the county or city-level with more data. Overall, about 47,000 users had data included. (more...)
Sexual activity may help delay menopause Sexual activity may help delay menopause
- January 17, 2020

This is why we included different types of sexual activity in the analysis, as all are forms of vaginal stimulation, that could send cues to the body of a possible pregnancy. Fifty-four percent had no signs of perimenopause. During the 10-year study period, 45 percent of women had experienced a natural menopause at an average age of 52. (more...)
High court skeptical of 'Bridgegate' convictions High court skeptical of 'Bridgegate' convictions
- January 16, 2020

Chris Christie in New Jersey's " Bridgegate " case. The nine justices of the Supreme Court are expected to issue a ruling by June. "All that separates a routine decision by a public official from a federal felony, per the opinion below, is a jury finding that her public policy justification for the decision was not really and truly her subjective reason for making it", Kelly's lawyers warned. (more...)
Student shot at Texas high school; suspect still at large Student shot at Texas high school; suspect still at large
- January 16, 2020

KHOU reports that CPR was being performed on the student as he was rushed to a hospital. The city, a suburb south west of Houston, confirmed on Twitter that there was a shooting and said the suspect is still at large. The sixteen-year-old Bellaire High School shooting suspect is in custody and has been charged with manslaughter . Authorities are still looking for the gun, which Bartlett said the student brought from home. (more...)
7th US Democratic debate: Iraq, trade, a female president 7th US Democratic debate: Iraq, trade, a female president
- January 16, 2020

Bernard Sanders escalated after Tuesday night's debate with her accusing him of calling her "a liar on national TV". That exchange only lasted a few minutes but after the debate was over, Warren, a 70-year-old MA senator, approached Sanders, who put out his hand for her to shake. (more...)
Philadelphia Flyers at St. Louis Blues Preview & Prediction
- January 16, 2020

Jordan Binnington will be in goal for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia. With the Blues lagging behind 3-1, O'Reilly cut the deficit in half with his ninth half in the third. Michel Therrien's double net-front presence scheme worked to perfection here, as Claude Giroux set up James van Riemsdyk for a attractive, between-the-legs, tip pass to TK, who went ahead on finished off the tic-tac-toe play. (more...)
Being rich Being rich "can add nine healthy years to your life"
- January 16, 2020

In the meantime, women from the richest groups in the United States and England lived in good health for around 33 years, compared to 24 to 25 years for the poorest. The biggest socioeconomic factor in predicting when those problems began was wealth, the team discovered, with richer people enjoying nearly an extra decade before experiencing difficulties. (more...)
Virginia governor bans guns from state capitol ahead of pro-gun rally Virginia governor bans guns from state capitol ahead of pro-gun rally
- January 16, 2020

Northam said law enforcement intelligence analysts identified credible threats of violence, as well as white nationalist rhetoric and out-of-state militia plans that appeared similar to plans that led up to the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville in 2017. (more...)
Significant impact made in reduction of cancer related deaths Significant impact made in reduction of cancer related deaths
- January 15, 2020

Apart from this, a fall in mortality for four significant cancers - colon, prostate, lung, and breast, plays a crucial role. Even more, the effort includes the contribution of enhanced lung cancer survival. For stomach cancer the five-year survival rate is 33.1 percent in the USA compared to 26.7 percent in France and 20.7 percent in the U.K. Most women now know, for example, that mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancers. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Mikel Arteta laments Arsenal striker's ban being upheld Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Mikel Arteta laments Arsenal striker's ban being upheld
- January 15, 2020

The Gunners are already poor enough away from home, but if you take Aubameyang out of the equation, they genuinely might be among the worst away teams in Europe's top 5 leagues, let alone the Premier League . "John is a player that I really like and I followed". Arteta revealed that Sead Kolasinac could miss Saturday's game with a thigh strain while fellow defender Calum Chambers is a long-term absentee having undergone surgery on a ruptured ACL. (more...)
Quebec is in the midst of a rough flu season Quebec is in the midst of a rough flu season
- January 15, 2020

The flu vaccine is still available at most local health departments while supplies last. Nebraska is experiencing a high activity level in flu-like illness so far this season. A/H1N1 (pdm09) is the other main circulating strain, and Piedra said that "older folks have a lot of immunity against that type of virus". Health department numbers state that of those people affected by Influenza A this season, 59% of people were not vaccinated. (more...)
New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week New machine can keep livers alive outside body for one week
- January 15, 2020

These livers have yet to be transplanted, but the fact that they can fully recover to be in good enough shape for transplantation is a huge moment in medical history. It's definitely a cool new breakthrough, and hopefully human transplants will happen soon. It may save many lives of patients with liver disease or cancer . (more...)
First case of mysterious coronavirus confirmed outside of China First case of mysterious coronavirus confirmed outside of China
- January 15, 2020

United Kingdom hospital have been told to prepare for cases of a mystery virus that has caused a death in China. The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the moment appears to be low, Chinese officials said Wednesday, Jan. (more...)
4-year-old girl blinded by the flu 4-year-old girl blinded by the flu
- January 15, 2020

He went into septic shock, but was initially doing better before the virus attacked his heart, causing him to go into cardiac arrest. "They said she had brain damage". On Sunday, January 5, a 13-year-old girl from the USA died due to complications of the flu. Jade's parents immediately took her to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa, where she nearly immediately had a seizure. (more...)
Novartis collaborates with United Kingdom government over new cholesterol treatment
- January 15, 2020

This narrowing blocks blood flow to and from the heart and other organs and eventually causes heart disease or stroke. Lord Prior, chair of NHS England, said:This innovative and ground breaking collaboration could transform the health outlook of tens of thousands of people suffering from heart disease, by bringing together in a unique combination our ability to organise large scale clinical trials, to address highly complex manufacturing issues, and to reach a large population of ... (more...)
Could a pill replace exercise? Scientists make bold claim about new protein Could a pill replace exercise? Scientists make bold claim about new protein
- January 15, 2020

Lee is a professor in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of MI. The study could prove significant for the growing aging population who might be concerned about health and mobility. Primarily, after exercising mice might perchance well also merely nonetheless demand their respiratory, corpulent burning, and aerobic skill pork up, but this personnel of mice saw no such enhancements after exercising . (more...)
It’s January: Is it too late to get a flu shot? It’s January: Is it too late to get a flu shot?
- January 15, 2020

That means if your child is exposed to B/Victoria, there's a 58% chance that their flu shot will be well matched to protect against it. If you're interested in getting the flu shot, there are free vaccines available at most local health departments. (more...)
Slimmer tongues may be key to alleviating obstructive sleep apnea Slimmer tongues may be key to alleviating obstructive sleep apnea
- January 13, 2020

On this learn about, the researchers measured the impact of a 10 consistent with cent relief in weight at the higher airlines of 67 overweight OSA sufferers. Schwab told MedPage Today while weight loss may be effective for reducing tongue fat, other treatments that do not depend on losing weight could also prove effective, such as performing exercises that strengthen tongue muscles, which have been shown in some studies to reduce OSA severity, possibly by reducing tongue fat. (more...)
China Says One Person Dead in Outbreak of Newly Discovered Virus China Says One Person Dead in Outbreak of Newly Discovered Virus
- January 13, 2020

Chinese health officials have moved to shut down a number of open air markets and other public meeting places identified as epicenters for the virus, fearing they would aid in spreading it to other parts of the country. The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a separate statement late on Sunday that 4 additional patients have been released and that no new cases have been discovered as of Saturday. (more...)
Marianne Williamson Suspends Her Presidential Campaign: ‘Love Will Prevail’ Marianne Williamson Suspends Her Presidential Campaign: ‘Love Will Prevail’
- January 12, 2020

Williamson has barely registered in the polls since launching their offer and has trouble collecting donations President last January. Her decision leaves 13 candidates remaining in the primary. But as she grew a bit in stature, qualifying for several debates, advocacy groups began to point out her anti-vax stance , and her negative views on modern medicine , considering her more of a danger than the lark people were treating her as. (more...)

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