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United Kingdom launches 5-year antimicrobial resistance action plan

United Kingdom launches 5-year antimicrobial resistance action plan Diagnostic tests for bacterial infections now take 48 hours to produce results, meaning there is a danger that infections are treat without the right information. The model is part of the government's new national action plan on how it will fight against antimicrobial resistance by 2040. I am proud of the work the United Kingdom has done to secure antimicrobial resistance on the global agenda. [Full Article...]

Arizona agency to probe if other nurses at fault

Arizona agency to probe if other nurses at fault He was charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse. Nathan Sutherland was arrested on Tuesday after investigators obtained his DNA sample and found that his DNA matched with that of the baby's. Together with his wife, Sutherland ran a catering company that specialized in weddings and business events. Sutherland began working at Hacienda in 2011, police ... [Full Article...]

Measles Prompts Health Emergency in Washington County

Measles Prompts Health Emergency in Washington County The Rockland County Department of Health said there also another five suspected cases of measles they are now monitoring. State data shows that 7.9 percent of children in Clark County were exempted in the 2017-18 school year from vaccines required for kindergarten entry, which includes the two-dose course for measles that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is 97 percent ef... [Full Article...]

Fried chicken, fish linked to increased risk of early death

Fried chicken, fish linked to increased risk of early death According to the research , daily consumption of fried chicken can increase the risk of death by up to 13% from any causes and 12% higher risk of death from heart problems. "If you fry fish, it may turn a good thing into a harmful thing". Benelam mentioned that frying food at high temperatures can result in the production of glycation products, which have been linked in previous studies to al... [Full Article...]

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find Its weekly report issued Friday shows a spike in positive flu test results in data collected for the week of January 13-19. However, seasonal flu activity this year is elevated nationally and continues to increase. The H1N1 virus strain called pdm09 is the most widely confirmed influenza A strain this winter, according to the report. The highest hospitalization rate is among adults 65 years and ... [Full Article...]

Study links gum disease-causing bacteria to Alzheimer's disease

Study links gum disease-causing bacteria to Alzheimer's disease In addition, the team identified toxic enzymes called gingipains secreted by the bacteria in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, which correlated with two separate markers of the disease: the tau protein , and a protein tag called ubiquitin. [Full Article...]

Tyler Dawson: Don't shame me for eating alone, Canada Food Guide!

Tyler Dawson: Don't shame me for eating alone, Canada Food Guide! Since starting in her field three years ago, Qureshi's noticed people are more inclined to use social media or food bloggers as a nutritional resources, rather than consult with a professional. And it warns of the health risks of drinking excess amounts of alcohol, including cancer, hypertension and liver disease. Instead of recommending Canadians get a specific number of servings, the guide lum... [Full Article...]

HPV self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women's lives

HPV self-testing for cervical cancer could save Māori women's lives The study found the most frequently-cited barrier to current screening for Māori women was whakamā-embarrassment, shyness, and/or reticence. The study looked at whether Māori women who have not been screened regularly would want to do a new self-test looking for the cancer-causing Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Used Ocasio-Cortez's Climate Change Logic In His Latest Comeback

Lindsey Graham Used Ocasio-Cortez's Climate Change Logic In His Latest Comeback The freshman congresswoman's vote against the funding bill comes after she came under intense scrutiny from progressive activists in her party over a vote earlier this month to fund the Department of Homeland Security, including ICE, through September. [Full Article...]

Portland Faces Emergency Measles Outbreak Due To Large Population Of Anti-Vaxxers

Portland Faces Emergency Measles Outbreak Due To Large Population Of Anti-Vaxxers Health officials said the immunization status for three cases was not verified. The public health department said that people may have been exposed to measles at the Kaiser Cascade Park Medical Office on January 19, Costco on January 16, a Dollar Tree on January 15 and the Portland International Airport on January 15. [Full Article...]

Plant-based diet plan may prevent 'catastrophic damage' to planet

Plant-based diet plan may prevent 'catastrophic damage' to planet It would also reduce the damaging effects of climate change, soil erosion, deforestation and loss of biodiversity. In order to challenge this, those behind the EAT-Lancet Commission study argue that consumption of red meat and sugar must halve by that time, while intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes should double. [Full Article...]

EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering

EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering It said there are rigorous standard operating procedures "meticulously observed" at all stages under the supervision of a committee of technical experts constituted in 2010. When the possibility of EVMs being hacked is raised, he said the commission invariably presents 14 prototypes that he and his team had built at ECIL. [Full Article...]

Victoria Beckham refuses to let marriage split rumours get her down

Victoria Beckham refuses to let marriage split rumours get her down She said there's room for someone who can really sing. What I do now, it's my passion, and my work takes all my time. "I mean, the emails from the kids' schools come on my phone wherever I am, I can still deal with stuff", she told the publication. [Full Article...]

Swine flu outbreak as influenza season peaks

Swine flu outbreak as influenza season peaks The agency does not provide details, such as age or county of residence, to protect the privacy of the families affected. In the previous flu season, 48 people died from flu-related causes in North Carolina by this time a year ago. The number of patients tested positive of swine flu is 10. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Friday that in the week ending last... [Full Article...]

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Ratings Summary as of Jan 18, 2019

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Ratings Summary as of Jan 18, 2019 Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of CVS Health in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. About 6.00M shares traded. At the moment, this stock's 52-week high is $83.88 and its 52-week low is $60.14. Moreover, Randolph has 3.66% invested in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) for 279,395 shs. [Full Article...]

DeSantis asks Legislature to end marijuana smoking ban

DeSantis asks Legislature to end marijuana smoking ban But if a plan is not developed by mid-March, DeSantis said he would drop the lawsuit. Rick Scott (R-FL), a strong advocate of prohibiting medical marijuana. "We wrote the legislation that way not because it was necessarily best for patients, but it's because that's how we had to do it to get the votes", Gaetz said. [Full Article...]

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

New report recommends reduced dairy intake It insists that not only would people be healthier, but it would also reduce the damaging effects of climate change, soil erosion, deforestation and loss of biodiversity. "Indians should increase protein intake from plant sources such as pulses and legumes and with fish, fowl and meat in that order as part of a non-vegetarian diet, if preferred", said K. [Full Article...]

Man injects himself with own semen to 'cure' back pain

Man injects himself with own semen to 'cure' back pain The man had most recently given himself three " doses " of semen, intravenously and intramuscularly. The medics found that the failed multiple attempts at injecting the bodily fluid caused the leakage of semen into the soft tissue and a build-up of fluid under the man's skin on his right arm and a dose of cellulitis , a common bacterial skin infection. [Full Article...]

Irish man injects own semen into arm to cure 'back pain'

A man's self-treatment of his back pain caused him more discomfort as it turned into an abscess. The details of the case were outlined in a report in the Irish Medical Journal entitled "Semenly" Harmless Back Pain: "An Unusual Presentation of a Subcutaneous Abscess" . [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Heading To Canada, Land Of Universal Health Care, For Surgery

Rand Paul Heading To Canada, Land Of Universal Health Care, For Surgery Paul has frequently spoke out against socialized healthcare. While the US and Canada are often portrayed as having opposing health systems - one private, one public, the reality is more nuanced. However, an adviser to Paul said that the hospital is world-renowned for the procedure, and is a private entity that is not part of the Canadian system. [Full Article...]


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