Medicine

Why it's important to understand mental health

Why it's important to understand mental health The school environment has a significant impact on a young person's emotional welfare. "Neuropsychiatric disorders are among the leading causes of worldwide disability in young people". "The course is proving exceptionally popular to date which we hope is indicative of the recognition that this very important and very prevalent issue is now receiving". [Full Article...]

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder AFM mainly affects children , for reasons which remain unclear. AFM can be hard to diagnose because it shares numerous same symptoms as other neurologic diseases, like transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barre syndrome. There was a national outbreak of severe respiratory diseases which were caused by the enterovirus D68 . Three other cases were reported in Pierce, Lewis, and Snohomish counties. [Full Article...]

'It does not cause influenza': Sask. doctor recommends flu shots

'It does not cause influenza': Sask. doctor recommends flu shots Everyone else needs only one dose each flu season. "Each flu season always seems to be a little bit of a surprise", said Susan Kline, a professor of medicine at M Health. According to CDC officials, while the last flu season was one of the deadliest in the history, vaccinations helped to cut risks for over 40 percent. [Full Article...]

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories At a White House ceremony on Monday night, Kavanaugh said he was starting his new job without bitterness. "Far left activists decided that the United States Senate and their members should be harassed and intimidated wherever they might be". [Full Article...]

Kansas Commissioner of Insurance urges increased breast cancer detection knowledge

Kansas Commissioner of Insurance urges increased breast cancer detection knowledge The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Pink Out Game with Tahlequah Middle School on Thursday. "If it's one person or 25 people that donate, whatever money we get goes to help finding a cure, and help those who have breast cancer ", Varon said. [Full Article...]

As FBI Probe Wraps Up, Senate Could Vote on Kavanaugh on Saturday

As FBI Probe Wraps Up, Senate Could Vote on Kavanaugh on Saturday Demonstrators wait in-line to enter Hart Senate Office Building for a protest against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh . "Make no mistake, this investigation was rigged by the White House and Senate Republicans", said Sen. Her testimony and the accusations of the other women have turned the Kavanaugh battle into the latest chapter in the #MeToo movement against ... [Full Article...]

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel medicine prize

Scientists behind game-changing cancer immunotherapies win Nobel medicine prize Allison and Honjo set the stage in the 1990s for the current immuno-oncology boom by discovering the cancer-killing potential of CTLA-4 and PD-1, respectively. "I'm honored and humbled to receive this prestigious recognition", Allison says in a statement. Allison, 70, is now chair of the department of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. [Full Article...]

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was "Honest"

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was The confirmation process of 53-year-old Kavanaugh has found itself in jeopardy after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him as a teenager from a number of women. Judge pulling her into a room, turning up music and Judge Kavanaugh groping her and trying to strip off her clothes as he stifled her cries for help. [Full Article...]

Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning

Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning The deputies who were transporting them were rescued after unsuccessful attempts to free the women, Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson said during a press conference . "We get an order to transport to a facility, that's what we do", Thompson said, reported the Myrtle Beach Sun News . "It's come up 2 feet since last night". [Full Article...]

Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

As new preventive opportunities arise they will typically require large clinical trials , and the structure of the Australian health system has proven an ideal setting for this type of study. "The concern has been uncertainty about whether aspirin is beneficial for otherwise healthy older people without those conditions", director Dr. Richard J. [Full Article...]

John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dead at 81 Eulogies from liberal and conservative figures alike, have been pouring in. "With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family". Trump sent his "deepest sympathies and respect" to McCain's family on news of his death but the two had an acrimonious relationship. [Full Article...]

Officials confirm first 2018 case of West Nile virus

Officials confirm first 2018 case of West Nile virus If you need to move a dead bird, precautions should be taken. So far, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has detected West Nile virus in the following communities: Bethany, Bridgeport, Chester, Danbury, Darien, East Haven, Easton, Fairfield, Franklin, Greenwich, Haddam, Hamden, Hartford, Madison, Manchester, Meriden, Middlefield, Milford, Monroe, New Britain, New Canaan, New Haven, ... [Full Article...]

The Rock not running against Donald Trump in 2020

The Rock not running against Donald Trump in 2020 Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie. The " Skyscraper " star admitted it was "pretty disappointing" when the 38-year-old actor blasted him last October, blaming him for delaying the ninth "Fast & Furious " movie, but insisted their feud was "one-sided" and he's never addressed his co-star's remarks. [Full Article...]

Amazon to acquire PillPack online pharmacy

Amazon to acquire PillPack online pharmacy Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. "We're excited to see what we can do together on behalf of customers over time". The specifics of what the company will do, though, are still unknown. PillPack's services include pharmacy-by-mail products that are meant to focus on patients' experiences rather than individual drugs. [Full Article...]

FDA-approved medicine derived from marijuana could be available soon in Ohio

FDA-approved medicine derived from marijuana could be available soon in Ohio Vivian's parents, Brian and Meghan Wilson, elevated the shortcomings of the state's medicinal marijuana program and helped pass a law that led to the availability of a wide range of strains. The FDA said Monday that the drug doesn't cause the high that comes from the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the main psychoactive component of marijuana. [Full Article...]

ONTARIO VOTES: Wynne Concedes Defeat, Urges Voters to Choose Liberals

ONTARIO VOTES: Wynne Concedes Defeat, Urges Voters to Choose Liberals On Thursday, Ms. Wynne told reporters that she did not recall the situation: "I don't recall a contentious exchange with Glen Murray, I just don't recall", she said. "What's worrisome is we have a leader who's trying to take the chair of the premier in this province and he's not being honest with people". And NDP Leader Andrea Horwath makes her way from Mississauga to Peterborough, Ont., finishi... [Full Article...]

Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister It says one of the major factors impeding low- and middle-countries is the tobacco industry with its aggressive promotion of tobacco products, especially to young people, and its ongoing efforts to hide the dangers of smoking . Governments can adopt the WHO Framework Convention Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to reduce tobacco use and protect people from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). [Full Article...]