Health Care

by | October 21, 2018 | 12:55

Men, on the other hand, have an infinitesimally small chance of developing breast cancer. All of the money raised goes towards research to find a cure. Being overweight or obese after menopause: Older women who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of getting breast cancer than those at a normal weight.

by | October 20, 2018 | 14:27

The purchase is expected to give Novartis access to Endocyte's radioactive drugs that are used to treat tumors and hold significant sales potential. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of Endocyte's stockholders and receipt of regulatory approvals.

by | October 20, 2018 | 01:57

The WHO gave the latest update on the situation - the current case count is 216 people who have been infected with Ebola, including 139 deaths and 57 who have recovered from Ebola. Dr. Peter Salama, WHO's deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response, tweeted this week that "over 10,000 at risk people have been identified & followed up" since the beginning of the outbreak.

by | October 20, 2018 | 00:40

Based on an MRI, the unnamed man seemed to have a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a degenerative and fatal brain disorder that is commonly contracted by eating meat from cattle affected by " mad cow disease ", doctors found. Symptoms of CJD usually begin to appear around age 60 and include depression, anxiety, memory loss, personality changes, impaired thinking, difficulty swallowing and difficulty speaking.

by | October 19, 2018 | 23:02

And out of which 1 per cent of the patients are male, which put together has the highest count of breast cancer patients from India globally. Weirton resident DeeAnn Greene and her mother, Nita Fluman of Canonsburg, Pa., brought candor, laughter and inspiration to the podium in their messages as part of the celebration and remembrance of those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

by | October 19, 2018 | 22:08

It found last year's shot was only 17 per cent effective in preventing respiratory illness from H3N2 overall, the dominant A strain of influenza, and only 10 per cent effective for adults aged 20 to 64. That said, Lin noted receiving the vaccine anytime during the season is "better late than never". Health officials say the flu is already present in Oklahoma and has led to several hospitalizations in the state.

by | October 19, 2018 | 17:29

America is also set to import British beef and lamb for the first time in 20 years - after branding the meat unfit for consumption and banning it from the market. So it was a long wait. In recent months, the industry has been courting China as a new market. Those controls include things like traceability, testing and disposal of some types of offal.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:23

The strain has shown up in samples of pet food, chicken pieces, ground check and whole chickens. However, older people and infants with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop severe illness and some severe cases may require hospitalization.

by | October 19, 2018 | 04:36

AFM is extremely rare , but if your child shows any symptoms, take them to a doctor immediately. There is now no cure for AFM, known cause in most cases, or clear explanation for why some people who contract the enterovirus experience symptoms and others do not.

by | October 19, 2018 | 00:49

I don't know how to say it any louder. "That has indeed impacted delivery for all types of vaccines, but flu mist is one of those and we are certainly seeing those delays". The survey also suggests 34 per cent of Edmonton residents who do not plan to get the flu shot said they feel it is unnecessary because they are healthy.

by | October 18, 2018 | 22:10

UnitedHealth Group accounts for about 1.4% of Monument Capital Management's holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest position. Stelac Advisory Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of UnitedHealth Group during the first quarter worth approximately $163,000.

by | October 18, 2018 | 21:43

More cases are being confirmed by health officials in the central African country, with death toll rising. On 28 September 2018, based on the worsening security situation, World Health Organization revised its risk assessment for the outbreak, elevating the risk at national and regional levels from high to very high.

by | October 18, 2018 | 18:53

The CDC says 21 people are sick enough to be hospitalized, although no one has died. No deaths have been reported. People typically get sick 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated foods, and experience diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps.

by | October 18, 2018 | 14:58

Health officials are alarmed and frustrated, because a specific cause hasn't been identified. A recent CNN report found that 30 states were investigating 47 confirmed cases and another 49 suspected cases. The CDC began tracking the condition in 2014, when there were 120 confirmed cases. Because the symptoms are similar, AFM is often confused with polio, a crippling and potentially fatal disease that is caused by a virus.

by | October 18, 2018 | 11:58

Mobeen Rathore, chief of infectious diseases at Wolfson Children's Hospital. There have been 62 confirmed cases of AFM , according to the Center for Disease Control . The condition is not new, but officials started to see a rise in cases in 2014; and there was another spike in 2016. "But the appearance of the AFM symptoms is actually very rare".

by | October 18, 2018 | 07:56

In the US, around one million knee and hip replacements are performed annually, a number that is expected to increase to 3.5 million by 2035. Apple and Zimmer Biomet are looking to enroll a substantial 10,000 people in the USA for the study .

by | October 18, 2018 | 07:41

Cohen is the author an editorial that accompanies the new analysis, which was published online October 12 in JAMA Network Open . To get tainted supplements off the market, the FDA first has to try to get the companies to issue a voluntary recall every time the agency finds evidence of drugs in a supplement, Cohen said.

by | October 17, 2018 | 22:51

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there have been 62 cases of the rare polio-like condition acute flaccid myelitis , also known as AFM , this year. It is "a pretty dramatic disease", but fortunately most kids recover, Messonnier said. There were 120 cases in 2014 when the disease was first detected in the United States.

by | October 17, 2018 | 20:57

Federal health officials are anxious about an increase in a mysterious and rare condition that mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs, with 127 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of Tuesday. Despite that alarm, there are a lot of unknowns about the polio-like illness, including what causes it and why it affects children more than adults.

by | October 17, 2018 | 20:42

In northern Italy where the discovery was made, they are calling it the "Vampire of Lugnano ". The skeletal remains, uncovered by a team of archaeologists from Italy, the University of Arizona , and Stanford University , incorporated a rock intentionally placed inside the child's mouth.

by | October 17, 2018 | 15:56

Of those, 30 states said they had cases that were confirmed, suspected or being investigated - including 15 states that said they had confirmed cases in 2018. Some patients diagnosed with this condition have recovered quickly, but some continue to have paralysis and require ongoing care, she said. Parents have reported that the limbs of affected children appear lifeless.

by | October 17, 2018 | 03:01

Nancy Messonnier , director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters. For example, the CDC doesn't know who may be at higher risk for developing AFM or why some are at higher risk, she said. Media reports in recent weeks have suggested that a "polio-like virus" might be triggering the condition, elevating fears that it might be polio itself.

by | October 16, 2018 | 19:11

The report noted that the child who died was unvaccinated, but the department did not specify where the death occurred. A new survey suggests that many children may not be getting the potentially life-saving flu shot due to their parents' misconceptions about the safety and importance of vaccines.

by | October 16, 2018 | 02:29

The organization helps by making meals for patients on chemotherapy treatment days and offers house cleaning services. "We're moms who have young kids at home and you have to still learn how to live through the disease, they still need you".

by | October 15, 2018 | 14:14

Have you or a loved one been touched by breast cancer? The lecture for HEC Paris in Qatar employees aimed to educate them on the program's objectives and the benefits of getting screened in early detection of breast and bowel cancer. The goal is to unite behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer. This event will feature free breast cancer screenings, women's health and information presentations and a free brunch.