Medical

IN reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018

IN reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018 No Yolo County residents have been diagnosed with the virus thus far this year. "That is why we are warning the public", an official said. Since the beginning of the year, 60 cases, 16 people are still in the hospital, four of them in intensive care. [Full Article...]

Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count

Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count The study followed the men through their time in fertility treatment and monitored changes in their sperm , but it did not ask about their underwear choice again after the initial questionnaire. Every man provided semen and blood samples. Anything that prevents this cooling is likely to impair both sperm output and quality. Well, if one is wondering how does the type of underwear affect sp... [Full Article...]

Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018 According to an announcement from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office, the rates of mosquitoes carrying West Nile have been much higher this year. DCHHS Medical Director Dr. Lyttle added people are most at risk of contracting West Nile virus during the months of July and August. Only one in 150 people infected by the virus will experience symptoms, and only 20% will become seriously ill. [Full Article...]

Pentagon puts restrictions on fitness trackers

Pentagon puts restrictions on fitness trackers The move to increase troop security comes in part as a response to exercise-logging company Strava publishing a map compiling its users' activity. Specifically, their use can be authorized after "conducting a threat-based comprehensive Operations Security (OPSEC) survey" or if the use of geolocation on government-issued devices is necessary to carry out a mission. [Full Article...]

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month In many countries, it can even be a matter of life or death. It contains vital vitamins and nutrients that the baby needs in the initial months after birth. This is a common occurrence when the baby isn't latched on correctly. In Egypt, caesarean section rates more than doubled between 2005 and 2014, increasing from 20 per cent to 52 per cent. [Full Article...]

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare President Donald Trump's plan to reshape Obamacare without repealing the law continued Wednesday, as his administration rolled out its final plan to expand the use of skinny, short-term health insurance coverage. Have you ever had a short-term insurance policy? With the three-month restriction on short-term plans, people's deductibles were reset every three months. [Full Article...]

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky Symptoms of the viral disease vary from person to person, the CDC noted. "Of the mosquito-borne diseases, West Nile virus is the most common one in the continental United States". Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, director of epidemiology and population health with the Fairfax County Health Department said people should use mosquito repellent that contains DEET , picaridin, R3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptu... [Full Article...]

HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing All government subsidized housing across the United States must implement a no-smoking policy by Tuesday, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Advocates of the rule point out that federal housing is largely made up of multi-unit complexes, where occupants of one unit might be exposed to tobacco smoke from another. [Full Article...]

Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva

Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva Greg Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisc., landed in the emergency room last month with what he thought was the flu, Fox 6 Now reported. 48-year-old Manteufel began to go into septic shock as the mysterious symptoms continued to worsen. Manteufel contracted Capnocytophaga canimorsus , but there are other species of the bacteria that cause lesser side effects compared to what he had to go through. [Full Article...]

CDC warning: Handle backyard chickens with care

CDC warning: Handle backyard chickens with care Healthy people may have short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. The illnesses began between February 15 and June 21, and at least 34 people have been hospitalized. A full list of product sizes and codes can be found on the website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Most of the time people assume Salmonella is associated with ... [Full Article...]

Moments that defined the Danforth shooting

Moments that defined the Danforth shooting Several media outlets with inside sources to the investigation say Hussain visited ISIS websites and expressed support and may have previously lived in Afghanistan and Pakistan. According to a post-shooting story by CBS News , Canada tightened its gun laws after a 1989 mass shooting at a college campus that left 14 dead. It is now illegal to possess an unregistered handgun or any kind of rapid-... [Full Article...]

Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences to stop output after drug safety scandal

Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences to stop output after drug safety scandal The vaccines are given to infants as young as three months old. Years later, nearly half of Chinese food-processing plants still failed to meet internationally acceptable standards, according to a 2015 report . A woman receives a vaccination shot against rabies at the Disease Control and Prevention Center in Huaibei in China's eastern Anhui province on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Trans woman denied hormones by CVS pharmacist

Trans woman denied hormones by CVS pharmacist Hall for her experience at our pharmacy in Fountain Hills, Arizona last spring", said Mike DeAngelis, Senior Director of Corporate Communications for CVS. ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Joshua Block said the assurances from the pharmacy chain are important at a moment in time when the Trump administration has signaled its intent to roll back health care protections for transgender and non-binary i... [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in Jackson County, IL mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Jackson County, IL mosquitoes The State Mosquito Management Program today urged CT residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases. "We see most cases of West Nile virus from July through November". Bosch says weather permitting, the Air Force will spray Wednesday night in Williston and Watford City, but if the planes can't get in the air, they will try again Thursday. [Full Article...]

Drug recall: Class-action request filed in Montreal

Drug recall: Class-action request filed in Montreal The agency is telling that traces of N-nitrosodimethylamine ( NDMA ) "probable human carcinogen", was found in the active ingredient valsartan in the recalled products . To determine whether a specific product has been recalled, patients should look at the drug name and company name on the label of their prescription bottle. [Full Article...]

Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant

Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that can be contracted by eating raw shellfish , particularly oysters, or by exposing open wounds to seawater. Nonetheless, it said that this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. [Full Article...]

White House insists Trump believes Russian Federation still a threat

White House insists Trump believes Russian Federation still a threat Clearly, the internet isn't buying it. "We're all sort of used to Trump by now, and you say to yourself that we've gone as low as we can, and then you see what he said, and it's so much worse than you'd think", Deitz said. One such opportunity is what Trump termed an "incredible offer" from Putin to allow the USA access to Russians accused of election hacking and other interference. [Full Article...]

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday Yes, the hot dog is only one dollar! 7-Eleven: $1 Big Bite Quarter Pound hot dog at the convenience store chain. As an added bonus for Chicagoland residents, a Portillo's Hot Dog mascot will be popping up at locations throughout the city on Wednesday, July 18. [Full Article...]

State confirms first signs West Nile Virus this year

State confirms first signs West Nile Virus this year The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. No human cases are reported. Landscape to prevent water from pooling in low-lying areas, and trim tall grass, weeds, and vines since mosquitoes use these areas to rest during hot daylight hours. [Full Article...]

US accuses North Korea of UN sanctions violations

US accuses North Korea of UN sanctions violations As of May 30, 89 North Korean tankers had acquired refined oil based goods illegally got in ship-to-ship exchanges this year, reported the United States. The two countries have resisted toughening sanctions on North Korea. Previously, North Korea called the talks with the American delegation headed by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo " regrettable " and accused Washington of attempt of pressu... [Full Article...]


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