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Labor moves to make medical transfers from Nauru easier

Labor moves to make medical transfers from Nauru easier This is a significant shift in approach but does not adjust Labor's stated policy in support of boat turn-backs and against Australian settlement for any asylum seeker who comes by boat. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reportedly open to accepting New Zealand's offer to resettle 150 refugees from Nauru if parliament signs off on a "lifetime ban" bill. Continua a leggere...

Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

In 2014 the CDC said there was a spike in the AFM virus, with 120 people afflicted with it from August to December of that year in 34 states. CDC officials say they haven't found the cause. "As a parent myself, I understand what it's like to be scared for your child", she said. More broadly, she noted, "there is a lot we don't know about AFM". Continua a leggere...

Ricoverata a Firenze per meningite: arrivava da Venezia

I genitori sono stati sottoposti a profilassi . La prognosi è riservata e le condizioni generali sono stabili . La giovane, insieme alla sua famiglia, aveva visitato prima la città di Venezia e nella giornata di venerdì è arrivata a Firenze . Continua a leggere...

Test medicina, le reazioni all'abolizione del numero chiuso: "No all'apertura a tutti"

Test medicina, le reazioni all'abolizione del numero chiuso: Non sappiamo se il numero chiuso come il numero chiuso a medicina verrà ripensato. Abolizione numero chiuso Medicina: si inizia per gradi In un primo momento, tuttavia, il ministro dell'Istruzione, Marco Bussetti , e il ministro della Salute, Giulia Grillo , non hanno confermato l'abolizione tout court del test di medicina . Continua a leggere...

Child dies of the flu

Child dies of the flu Some are hospitalized and some die. "Get a flu shot; wash your hands; cover your cough, clean and disinfect surfaces and stay home if you become ill". Symptoms of the flu start suddenly and include fever that lasts 3-4 days, body aches, chills, tiredness, cough, and headache. The department said 125,000 people received the flu shot past year through the province's publicly funded vaccination pro... Continua a leggere...

Queens organization raises funds for breast cancer patients

Queens organization raises funds for breast cancer patients The Thomasville and Davidson County communities are invited to support the initiative by purchasing pink ribbons for $1 each in honor or memory of a loved one. Depending on the severity of the ranking, they could recommend further screenings or treatment options, Matthiesen said. The study was published in the journal Breast Cancer Research last week, and funded by Breast Cancer Now. Continua a leggere...

Malore fatale, muore a 19 anni in ospedale: aperta un'inchiesta

Giunto al nosocomio, il cuore del ragazzo ha smesso di battere. Le comunità di Avellino e di Chiusano San Domenico si stringono attorno ai genitori e ai familiari. Continua a leggere...

Steps to find breast cancer early -- or keep it from happening

Steps to find breast cancer early -- or keep it from happening Pink Week , from October 15 to 19, is dedicated to breast cancer awareness, and CAC raise funds by selling T-shirts. To an extent, women's breast cancer risks are determined by their ancestry and life events, said Marilie Gammon, professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continua a leggere...

Cancer Survivor Says Store Manager Asked Him To Cover Disfigured Face

Cancer Survivor Says Store Manager Asked Him To Cover Disfigured Face A man who lost his eye and nose to skin cancer was told to leave a petrol station because "the way he looks was scaring customers". But, according to Mr Evans, not before the manager "jerked" him into her office and told him to either cover his face or leave because he was scaring away customers. Continua a leggere...

Zika stings Jaipur as cases rise to 50

The figure was issued by the department after a review meeting chaired by the additional chief secretary (medical and health) Veenu Gupta. "Forty-five out of the total 60 patients are healthy after treatment", the official said after the meeting where measures required to contain the situation were discussed. Continua a leggere...

Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic'

Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic' The new study , based on data collected from World Health Organization and UNICEF , does not explain this dramatic increase in C-section births in some countries. C-sections can save the lives of women and babies when there are birth complications such as fetal distress, or abnormal positioning. It is estimated that 10-15 per cent of births medically require a C-section due to complication... Continua a leggere...

Archaeologists discover Roman-age burial site of "vampire-child"

Those who buried the child, who possibly died of malaria, may have used the rock to prevent him or her (the child's sex isn't known) from rising from the grave and spreading disease to other people, said a team of researchers in a statement released October 12 by the University of Arizona. Continua a leggere...

Batavia Fire Dept shows support for cancer awareness month

Batavia Fire Dept shows support for cancer awareness month It is estimated that each year, 252,710 women in the U.S will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that more than 40,500 will die. She is also, involved in community outreach and breast health education. Unfortunately, MRI's are too expensive for routine screening so the study authors suggest talking to your doctor if you are a high-risk candidate. Women with breast cancers caught in their earliest... Continua a leggere...

194 cases of Ebola reported in the Congo as infected avoid treatment

194 cases of Ebola reported in the Congo as infected avoid treatment With multiple armed groups active in the region, health officials have said they are effectively operating in a war zone. Although the United Nations health agency said experts this week were monitoring more than 2,100 contacts of Ebola cases in Beni, the outbreak's epicenter, it said it had lost track of another 40. Continua a leggere...

These hundreds of supplements include unapproved pharmaceuticals

In a report published on JAMA Network Open , the authors explain that potentially harmful active drugs continue to be identified by the FDA in over-the-counter dietary supplements. "There's just no way to interpret this other than the FDA is simply not doing its job", Cohen said. Additionally, patients who take prescription medications already and then add a supplement without their doctor's kn... Continua a leggere...

Polio-Like Disease AFM Is Affecting Kids Around the Country

Polio-Like Disease AFM Is Affecting Kids Around the Country AFM is a condition that affects the nervous system and causes muscle weakness, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). The condition can cause the sudden paralysis of limbs by affecting the spinal cord. Many people compare the disease to polio because it can cause problems that are very similar to the poliovirus . "This is certainly the largest outbreak of enterovirus ... Continua a leggere...

Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown Republicans and Democrats in the Senate cut a deal to vote on 15 judicial nominations Thursday so they could return to their home states for the final stretch of the campaign. Trump has a busy campaign schedule to spread the word that the allegations against Kavanaugh were a "hoax that was set up by the Democrats" at what he's called a unsafe time for men who can be falsely accused. Continua a leggere...

Young people are turning their backs on alcohol

Young people are turning their backs on alcohol Young British people are drinking less alcohol than a decade ago, with abstinence becoming "mainstream" among teenagers and young adults, a new study reveals. Factors influencing the shift away from drinking should be capitalised on going forward to ensure that healthier drinking behaviours in young people continue to be encouraged'. Continua a leggere...

Mental health crisis could cost the world $22 trillion by 2030

Mental health crisis could cost the world $22 trillion by 2030 NAN reports that World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health . "Our survey strongly indicates that young people are concerned about financial difficulties and debt and in some cases this is having a real impact on their mental health ... Continua a leggere...

IL investigating 9 ‘sporadic’ cases of polio-like illness in children

IL investigating 9 ‘sporadic’ cases of polio-like illness in children And while anyone can contract an enterovirus - it can be the source of, for instance, the common cold - not everyone will develop AFM, said Dr. Marcelo Malakooti, the medical director for the pediatric intensive care unit at Lurie. "Illinois has monitored this syndrome since 2014 when it was first described by CDC". An Illinois Department of Public Health statement said they are working with doc... Continua a leggere...


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