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In 3 Adults In The U.S. Takes Medications Linked To Depression

In 3 Adults In The U.S. Takes Medications Linked To Depression The study was observational in nature and was based on survey data on more than 26,000 adults from 2005 to 2014, collected as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . The findings from this study showed that nearly eight percent of the 26,192 adult participants reported depression. If you or someone you know are experiencing depression or have thoughts of suicide, ... [Full Article...]

How erectile dysfunction is associated with cardiovascular episodes

How erectile dysfunction is associated with cardiovascular episodes The researchers found that, among the participants of the study carried over four years, those who reported ED were twice as likely to experience heart attacks, cardiac arrests, sudden cardiac death and fatal or non-fatal strokes. New research suggests that men who suffer from erectile dysfunction might be at risk of suffering from different types of heart disease. 'It is incredible how many... [Full Article...]

Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history

Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history This most recent case marks the first human diagnosis in Idaho since 1992, but in recent years there have been outbreaks in the local squirrel population. One or more swollen, tender and painful lymph nodes, or buboes, usually from the bite of an infected flea. But despite its lurking presence, the number of human infections reported annually in the United States is very low - only about 1 to 17 f... [Full Article...]

Envision Healthcare (EVHC) Lowered to "Sector Perform" at Royal Bank of Canada

Envision Healthcare (EVHC) Lowered to Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $0.9 and $0.85, respectively, according to 16 analysts. As the stock market keeps charging higher, investors will have to figure out how they want to play the next few months. [Full Article...]

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

The study was released the same week world-renowned fashion designer Kate Spade and food critic Anthony Bourdain both committed suicide. For every suicide, there are 25 attempts. Although some standards of journalism used to recommend nondisclosure, in some cases, if a cause of death was suicide, "we've now swung the other way too much". [Full Article...]

Toddlers getting too much sugar in diet

Toddlers getting too much sugar in diet The team analysed the amount of sugar consumed by checking on amounts of cane sugar, honey, other forms of sugar such as high-fructose corn syrup etc. The DGA will likely be updated in the 2020-2025 edition to include young children. How can people reduce their intake of added sugars? The demographic that ate the most sugar were non-Hispanic black children aged between 12 to 23 months,... [Full Article...]

Red Cross launching blood drive dubbed "Missing Types"

Red Cross launching blood drive dubbed Officials are holding a press conference Monday in Albany to provide details about the campaign dubbed Missing Types . A recent survey, conducted on behalf of the Red Cross, revealed a troubling disconnect between the public's perception of blood donations and the realities of patient transfusion needs. [Full Article...]

Africa's oldest baobab trees are dying

Africa's oldest baobab trees are dying But his finding about the deaths came as no surprise: Anecdotal evidence of a die-off was already spreading in the baobab research community. But during their study period, the researchers discovered that the oldest and largest had died. [Full Article...]

Sweet young years: toddlers are getting too much added sugars, CDC reports

The researchers analyzed data from 800 infants and toddlers between 6 and 23 months old in the 2011-2014 U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . Added sugars include brown sugar, corn sweetener, corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, lactose, malt syrup, maltose, molasses, raw sugar, and sucrose, according to the CDC. [Full Article...]

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed Jessica Griffin, from MS in the USA, said she did not realise anything was wrong with Kailyn until the little girl woke up last Wednesday morning. After tons of blood work and a CT of the head UMMC has ruled it as tick paralysis! She included two photos in her post, which were the tick in Kailyn's head and the removed tick in a plastic bag. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi Accepts Fitness Challenge Given by Virat Kohli

Narendra Modi Accepts Fitness Challenge Given by Virat Kohli Modi's video was in reply to a challenge he had gladly accepted from cricketer Virat Kohli in May. "I am delighted to nominate the following for the #FitnessChallenge: Karnataka's CM Shri @hd_kumaraswamy ". "Practice any set of exercises you are comfortable with and you will see the positive difference it will make in your life!" Amid all the hullabaloo surrounding the #FitnessChallenge star... [Full Article...]

Multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to pre-cut melon, CDC says

Multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to pre-cut melon, CDC says Health officials are investigating a multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon. No deaths have been reported, the CDC announced in a news release Friday afternoon, but 60 people have been sickened in five states: Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. [Full Article...]

Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning'

Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning' The number of bacterial colonies growing in the towels rose with the family size and with presence of more number of children. Their research discovered E. Multi-use of kitchen towels is putting households at risk of food poisoning, research suggests. But does that mean your towel can actually make you sick? All three food poisoning bugs, which can be fatal for the elderly, were much more pre... [Full Article...]

Nipah Virus Contained, No Need Ro Run Away From Kerala: MoS Health

Nipah Virus Contained, No Need Ro Run Away From Kerala: MoS Health Amid reports of 17 deaths caused by the terrible Nipah virus in Kerala , Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey on Saturday said that the disease has been contained and that no fresh cases were reported thereafter. "There is no need to run away from anywhere", Choubey said. The minister said that the expert cell, opened to monitor the day-to-day situation in the district would be cl... [Full Article...]

Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick

Trump administration's latest attack on Obamacare would gut protections for the sick The U.S. Justice Department says it will no longer defend major parts of the Affordable Care Act in court. "Instead, it exacerbates our current challenges and creates further uncertainty that could ultimately result in higher costs for millions of Americans and undermine essential protections for people with pre-existing conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, arthritis and diabetes", Collins... [Full Article...]

New Ebola outbreak may open door to finding drugs that work

New Ebola outbreak may open door to finding drugs that work Archbishop Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, co-adjutor archbishop of Kinshasa who previously served in the Diocese of Mbandaka-Bikoro, where the outbreak occurred, chose to suspend administering sacraments to protect churchgoers from contracting the disease. [Full Article...]

Cancer survivor the face of strength and determination

Cancer survivor the face of strength and determination With its Hawaiian theme, the "Re-Lei For A Cure" event attracted visitors from throughout the country. Emily Tier was one such visitor. Everybody associated with this fundraiser has their own personal reason of why they relay. But it's not a battle she fights alone. There kept being other options, another clinical trial. It's been almost two decades since this worldwide movement came to Loga... [Full Article...]

USA chef Anthony Bourdain has died, aged 61

USA chef Anthony Bourdain has died, aged 61 Bourdain is pictured here with then President Barack Obama in Vietnam. CNN confirmed Anthony's death on Friday, June 8. Anthony Bourdain's mother said she had no indication that her son might have been thinking of suicide . He says vehicles came and went for the next hour, including more police vehicles. "The world has visited many bad things on the Palestinian people , none mo... [Full Article...]

New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected

New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected Income to the Medicare fund is expected to be lower than estimated past year because of "lower payroll taxes attributable to lowered wages in 2017 and lower levels of projected gross domestic product", the Treasury said in a "fact sheet" accompanying the report . [Full Article...]

Blood Test Might Predict Preterm Birth

Blood Test Might Predict Preterm Birth The blood test can predict with 80% accuracy whether a woman will give birth prematurely. The technique can also be used to estimate a fetus's gestational age - or the mother's due date - as reliably as and less expensively than ultrasound . [Full Article...]


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