CDC warns: Say no to raw cookie dough

In 2016, an E. coli outbreak linked to raw cookie dough sickened 63 people, the CDC reports. Flour and raw eggs can contain bacteria and salmonella , which of course, can make you sick. If you have any recalled flour products in your home, throw ... More..

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Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Active Duty Service members should follow their service policy for getting vaccinated and making sure it's recorded. National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national awareness campaign focused on highlighting ...More..

Universal Cancer Test: One Test to Diagnose Them All?
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Universal Cancer Test: One Test to Diagnose Them All?

The tiny molecules that decorate DNA, called methyl groups , are altered dramatically by cancer . These 3D nanostructures could then be separated when they stick to solid surfaces, like gold. Lead author Dr A...More..

by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Doctors blame tap water in neti pot for brain-eating amoeba

The woman died a month later, The Seattle Times reports . Earlier this year, an unnamed woman was admitted to the Swedish Medical Center after suffering a seizure . "There were these amoebae all over the ...More..

Man coughs up blood clot shaped like lung's bronchial tree
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Man coughs up blood clot shaped like lung's bronchial tree

In 2005, a pregnant 25-year-old woman coughed up a similar blood clot that was a copy of the bronchial tree , per the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery . Though the clot is extremely unusual, it's...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commits to paying her interns $15 an hour
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commits to paying her interns $15 an hour

The self-described democratic-socialist has taken her advocacy of workers' rights to Washington where she has already begun to take on the way congressional staffers in general, and interns in particular, are p...More..

First Baby Born To Woman With Uterus From Deceased Donor
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

First Baby Born To Woman With Uterus From Deceased Donor

She received the uterus during a 10.5-hour surgery in September 2016 from a 45-year-old donor who had died of a stroke. The baby was delivered by C-section 35 weeks and three days after the woman was impreg...More..

Toddler with rare blood type sparks worldwide search for donor
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Toddler with rare blood type sparks worldwide search for donor

The blood is even harder to find because the donors must have blood types "O" or "A" and be 100 percent of Indian, Iranian or Pakistani descent, Forbes said . The cancer can spread to tissues beyond the orig...More..

Researchers develop test to detect cancers in 10 minutes
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Researchers develop test to detect cancers in 10 minutes

The test has 90 per cent sensitivity, which means that it would be able to trace cancerous elements in 90 out of 100 cases. The researchers developed a test which can detect cancer cells by picking up this ...More..

First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From Deceased Person
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From Deceased Person

And 35-and-a-half weeks after that, she gave birth to a seemingly healthy baby girl, delivered via cesarean section with no complications. The woman's uterus was removed after she delivered. He said: "All in al...More..

Health Department to Host Free Flu Shot Drive-Thru in Orlando
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Health Department to Host Free Flu Shot Drive-Thru in Orlando

Missoula City-County Health Department, in conjunction with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), has confirmed the state's first influenza-related death of the 2018-2019 flu seaso...More..

Unilever Boosts health drink footprint with Horlicks buy for Rs 27,750 cr
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Unilever Boosts health drink footprint with Horlicks buy for Rs 27,750 cr

The deal is likely to shake up India's consumer food goods sector and add pressure on HUL's rivals in the FMCG space as it upgrades GSK's brands and uses its widespread distribution network of almost eight ...More..

It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, FDA says
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, FDA says

Federal investigators believe that the E. coli strain, known as O157:H7, causing the outbreak resembles the one that caused an outbreak in the fall of 2017 in the United States and Canada . Earlier this ...More..

Maine CDC encourages people to get tested on World AIDS Day
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Maine CDC encourages people to get tested on World AIDS Day

The World Health Organization says HIV-positive mothers could pass the virus to their children during breastfeeding. The global campaign to end AIDS has made significant strides but the epidemic remains o...More..

Ohio Has Second-Highest Rate Of Overdose Deaths In U.S.
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Ohio Has Second-Highest Rate Of Overdose Deaths In U.S.

It is the third straight year life expectancy in the USA has declined or stayed flat, reversing course after decades of improvement. Dr. Robert Redfield, CDC director, called the trend tragic and troubling. L...More..

World Health Organization says DRC Ebola outbreak second largest in history
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

World Health Organization says DRC Ebola outbreak second largest in history

So far this outbreak has 198 confirmed deaths and 47 probable ones. Dozens of armed rebel groups are active, and their deadly attacks have forced responders to pause crucial containment work for days. Ebola vi...More..

MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive

Seymour said in his message. Mr Russell-Moyle is the second MP to ever announce he has HIV as a member of parliament, but the first to make the revelation while speaking in the Commons. "You walk out feeling ...More..

AWS offers hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

AWS offers hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help

All of this can be easily managed and monitored through AWS Control Tower's dashboard, providing customers with centralized visibility into a customer's AWS environment including information such as accounts pr...More..

Pediatricians have tested the safety of LEGO, swallowing his details
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Pediatricians have tested the safety of LEGO, swallowing his details

And right about now you're probably asking yourself: Why? Six paediatricians from the Royal hospital in London chose to voluntarily swallow the heads of LEGO-men, to see how quickly small items that often swa...More..

HIV Diagnosis At Its Peak In Eastern Europe
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

HIV Diagnosis At Its Peak In Eastern Europe

The Chamber of the capital will launch on Wednesday the campaign "stop HIV is in our hands", with the aim of "increasing the knowledge of the population" regarding the prevention and transmission of the AIDS ...More..

Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

Although he still hasn't published any real evidence, scientists across the world were quick to condemn the ethically dubious claims , describing the experiment as "deeply concerning", "shocking", and "m...More..

FDA says it's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

FDA says it's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again

There have been no reported deaths, but health officials say 43 people in 12 states have been sickened. Grocers and retailers are being asked to post the information by the register for romaine that doesn't com...More..

Scientist who claims he edited twins' genes apologises … for result being leaked
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Scientist who claims he edited twins' genes apologises … for result being leaked

Dr. Janet Rossant, a senior scientist at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children , cautioned that it's unclear if the research actually occurred, as it has not been published in a medical journal or verified by o...More..

98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

98 mn Indians will have diabetes by 2030: Lancet

As per the study report, 79 million people will need insulin to manage diabetes and out of this big number, more than half will find it hard to obtain this drug. Only three companies now produce insulin: Novo...More..

New drug may help treat peanut allergy
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

New drug may help treat peanut allergy

By its end, about two in three of the almost 400 children being given the drug (whose dosage was increased as the study went on) were able to take in 600 milligrams of peanut protein without having an aller...More..

Coli outbreak steps lag US because of caseloads
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Coli outbreak steps lag US because of caseloads

That was a "point of frustration" then, said Warriner, because it left retailers and restaurants uncertain about whether to pull romaine lettuce from their shelves - something many ended up doing anyway . Anti...More..

CDC warns against eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

CDC warns against eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak

Drawers and shelves where romaine lettuce was stored should also be washed and sanitized. The warning comes just months after romaine lettuce was linked to E. All types and brands of romaine lettuce are suspe...More..

World Health Organization warns 'urgent action' is needed to tackle global misuse of antibiotics
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

World Health Organization warns 'urgent action' is needed to tackle global misuse of antibiotics

Another example of continuous improving regarding antibiotics is the Checkoff research that U.S. pig farmers have funded, which totals $6.5 million since 2000. Though, India was against the nomenclature of th...More..

by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Reason Last Year's Flu Season Was Deadly? Not Enough Vaccinations

This decrease contributed to one of the deadliest flu seasons in decades. The Hanover and District Hospital is urging all of its employees who can to also receive the influenza vaccination. Some people are ...More..

Ebola outbreak may be beyond control - CDC
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Ebola outbreak may be beyond control - CDC

Tom Inglesby, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore, said if the Ebola outbreak becomes endemic in the Congo's North Kivu province, it shows "we've lost the ability to trace ...More..