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Women are being put off smear tests by 'shame' over HPV virus

Women are being put off smear tests by 'shame' over HPV virus The social stigmas and myths surrounding the human papilloma virus (HPV) could make women anxious, including raising fears about their partners' fidelity and putting them off going for cervical screening, according to research presented at Cancer Research UK's Early Diagnosis Conference in Birmingham today (Wednesday). Continua a leggere...

Donald Trump Will Declare National Emergency To Fund Border Wall

Donald Trump Will Declare National Emergency To Fund Border Wall Ms Pelosi has not indicated whether House Democrats planned to legally challenge the president. Margaret L. Taylor, a former Democratic chief counsel and deputy staff director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote in an article posted January 7 to Lawfare that Trump will face a challenge in convincing people that an emergency exists and that he is not abusing his power. Continua a leggere...

Is it the ‘hamberders’? Trump now officially obese, health check confirms

Is it the ‘hamberders’? Trump now officially obese, health check confirms His height and weight give him a body mass index of 30.4 percent, just over the 30-percent threshold that's considered obese by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". Aides say he now eats more fish than he used to but still enjoys steaks, well done with ketchup on the side, and fried ... Continua a leggere...

Rischio listeria, il ministero richiama salmone affumicato

Rischio listeria, il ministero richiama salmone affumicato L'allerta riguarda il lotto numero 0777 - 022, venduto in buste da 200 grammi, con data di scadenza fissata al 07 marzo 2019. Visti i rischi per la salute, il Ministero raccomanda di non mangiarlo e di riportarlo al punto vendita in cui è stato acquistato per ottenere un cambio o un rimborso. Continua a leggere...

A state-by-state guide to vaccine exemptions in the US

A state-by-state guide to vaccine exemptions in the US Hayden also said the cases aren't linked: "We have a bit of a mystery". "We may never know for sure, but I hope there will be more studies exploring this so we know how much we should fear or work against negative misinformation online ", she says. Continua a leggere...

Excess Consumption of Ultra-Processed Food Increases Chance Of Early Death

Excess Consumption of Ultra-Processed Food Increases Chance Of Early Death More than 200 of the deaths were cancer-related while 34 were from cardiovascular disease, according to The Guardian . In Canada, the figure is around 62 percent while in the United Kingdom, that proportion is 63 percent. Ultraprocessed foods accounted for more than 14 percent of the weight of total food consumed by the participants, and about 29 percent of their total calories. Continua a leggere...

Anziana con meningite ricoverata al San Paolo di Savona, avviata profilassi

Anziana con meningite ricoverata al San Paolo di Savona, avviata profilassi Savona - Una donna di 80 anni di Savona è ricoverata da venerdì scorso nel reparto di rianimazione dell'ospedale San Paolo per una meningite batterica da meningococco . Tra le persone raggiunte per sottoporsi a profilassi, anche una persona residente in Emilia Romagna che nella giornata di venerdì aveva effettuato un accesso presso il Pronto Soccorso di Umbertide . Continua a leggere...

Salviette per bambini contaminate da batterio Burkholderia: Carrefour dispone il ritiro

Salviette per bambini contaminate da batterio Burkholderia: Carrefour dispone il ritiro La catena di supermercati Carrefour ha avviato le procedure di ritiro dal mercato di un lotto di salviette umidificate per bambini , nelle quali - secondo le analisi effettuate - potrebbero annidarsi batteri potenzialmente pericolosi. Continua a leggere...

Unborn baby removed from mum's womb for surgery and then put back

Unborn baby removed from mum's womb for surgery and then put back Fast forward 48 hours, we were in London having scans on her head and spine", Simpson wrote on social media. The 26-year-old nurse from Burnham, Essex, in the United Kingdom , and her husband Kieron had been given the option to terminate the pregnancy before they learned of the procedure. Continua a leggere...

Scott Morrison's Response To The Medivac Bill Is Reopening Christmas Island

Scott Morrison's Response To The Medivac Bill Is Reopening Christmas Island Denying that he would try to overrule the vote by blocking it from getting royal assent, Morrison vowed to reverse the "foolish" law should the Coalition be reelected when the polls open in May. "Once a government loses control of government finances, it is obliged to resign or seek a dissolution", Professor Twomey told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age . Continua a leggere...

Insulina nello stomaco senza iniezioni grazie a una speciale pillola

Insulina nello stomaco senza iniezioni grazie a una speciale pillola Il primo autore dell'articolo, che appare nel numero del 7 febbraio di " Science ", è il dottorando del MIT Alex Abramson . Hanno partecipato al lavoro ricercatori dell'azienda farmaceutica danese Novo Nordisk. "Inoltre, se una persona dovesse muoversi o lo stomaco dovesse ringhiare, il dispositivo non si muoverà dal suo orientamento preferito". Una volta che la pasticca raggiunge lo stomaco il... Continua a leggere...

Asylum seeker medical bill before parliament

Asylum seeker medical bill before parliament It was the first time in nearly 80 years that a federal government had been rolled on significant legislation in the House of Representatives. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said he expects more asylum seekers to arrive in Australia, as a result of the bill which must still pass the Senate. Continua a leggere...

Teen defies mother, gets vaccines after turning 18

Teen defies mother, gets vaccines after turning 18 A teen whose Reddit post seeking answers on how to get vaccinated went viral explained why he defied his mother's anti-vaccination beliefs, stating his decision wasn't "out of spite" but based on science. Since Ethan is now legally an adult his parents can not stop him from getting vaccinations. "I had grown up hearing that and when I started to move on to social media, you know, 13, 14, there... Continua a leggere...

Influenza: è arrivato il picco stagionale

Influenza: è arrivato il picco stagionale Il livello di incidenza, in Italia , nella quinta settimana del 2019, ha raggiunto la soglia di intensità "Alta" ed è pari a circa 13,8 casi per mille assistiti. Il livello di incidenza sale ancora, dunque, ma è per il momento inferiore a quello della scorsa stagione influenzale . Non sono stati ancora aggiornati, invece, i dati del bollettino FluNews-Italia relativi alla gravità dei cas... Continua a leggere...

How exercise protects against Alzheimer's

This new research has shown that irisin is capable of promoting new neuron growth in the brain. USA and Brazilian scientists found lower levels of the hormone in the brains of Alzheimer's patients compared with healthy individuals. Mice who swam and were treated with irisin-blocking substances performed no better on memory tests than sedentary animals after infusions with beta amyloid. Continua a leggere...

John Dingell, longest-serving member of U.S. Congress, dead at 92

John Dingell, longest-serving member of U.S. Congress, dead at 92 He also got in a few digs against President Donald Trump and critics of social programs. Dingell, 92, passed away on Thursday at his home in Dearborn, Michigan. In December 1955, at 29, Dingell won a special election to succeed his father, who had died three months earlier, in his 12th term. The Detroit News reported members of Congress remembered the Democrat on the House floor. Continua a leggere...

Pakistanis advised to avoid non-essential travel to Philippines after Measles Outbreak

Pakistanis advised to avoid non-essential travel to Philippines after Measles Outbreak Found in Manila, the hospital is known as a referral center for infectious diseases of the DOH and has seen 1,355 cases of measles as of February 5, 2019. "You know, the President is always affected by any negative outcome that relates to children". "The [Health] secretary was saying that some of our people are reluctant to undergo immunization by reason of the Dengvaxia scandal". Continua a leggere...

Typhus Outbreak May Force Removal of All Carpets at City Hall

Wesson first became aware of a vermin issue in November 2018, contacted pest control experts and removed all his office's carpets, according to the motion. He's also pushing for a policy requiring employees to secure their food after hours and for custodians to toss out food that's left out. Mayor Eric Garcetti's office issued a statement saying that multiple city departments began a coordinated... Continua a leggere...

Pea-sized pill could replace insulin shot

Pea-sized pill could replace insulin shot The needle is spring-loaded - it is attached to a tiny compressed spring that's held in place by sugar. "Our motivation is to make it easier for patients to take medication, particularly medications that require an injection", said senior author Giovanni Traverso. Continua a leggere...

OR governor urges vaccines as measles cases grow to 55

OR governor urges vaccines as measles cases grow to 55 In the United Kingdom, there were 953 measles cases past year. Separately, five additional cases were confirmed in the Houston metro area Monday, including two boys younger than 2 in Harris County, prompting health officials to urge residents to "protect their children and themselves from this disease by getting vaccinated". Continua a leggere...


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