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Cancer rates have dropped 26 percent

Cancer rates have dropped 26 percent The death rate dropped to about 159 per 100,000 people in 2015, from about 215 per 100,000 in 1991, the peak year for cancer deaths, according to the report . Cancer death rates were not statistically different by race in Kentucky and West Virginia, for example, but were the highest of all states for whites. Continua a leggere...

DCCHS Director Forced Out of Department

DCCHS Director Forced Out of Department He said that Thompson has been off since the end of previous year, "burning comp time hours", and that he was not due to return to the office until his retirement. However, Lyons did say Thompson knew the county was going to discuss the matter on Tuesday, adding that Thompson was looking forward to also being interviewed. Continua a leggere...

Lightening the load: Thai men gripped by penis-whitening trend

Lightening the load: Thai men gripped by penis-whitening trend According to the BBC , penis whitening is a troubling trend for the country, which is wondering whether the beauty industry has gone too far. 'These days a lot of people are asking about it, Bunthita Wattanasiri , the manager of the skin and laser department of Lelax Hospital, told AFP . Continua a leggere...

CDC to inform public on nuclear safety measures

CDC to inform public on nuclear safety measures The government is set to hold a briefing on how to prepare emergency responders for a potential nuclear detonation , in the unlikely event of an attack on American soil. North Korea in another provocative statement threatening the US with nuclear war claimed in November that it had tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, topped with a "super-large heavy warhead", which is capab... Continua a leggere...

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration have yet to determine the cause of the outbreak in the USA, but Canadian health officials have determined romaine lettuce as the source of the 41 outbreaks of E. The U.S. cases were reported beginning November 15 to December 8. The Public Health Agency of Canada also is investigating an outbreak of STEC O157:H7 infections in several provinces. Continua a leggere...

Scientists show how alcohol exposure leads to permanent genetic damage

Scientists show how alcohol exposure leads to permanent genetic damage It has always been known that a build up of carcinogenic acetaldehyde - a chemical produced when the body processes alcohol - is the principal cause of seven types of cancer, especially breast cancer in women as well as bowel and mouth cancer. Continua a leggere...

Perfectionism on the Rise Among College Students

Perfectionism on the Rise Among College Students The authors of the study say it is one of the first to look at how the phenomena of perfectionism has changed over time. It found that college students scored much higher in all forms of perfectionism in recent years than they had in the past. Continua a leggere...

Capodanno, notte tranquilla al pronto soccorso di Sassari

Capodanno, notte tranquilla al pronto soccorso di Sassari Il boom però è evidente secondo i dati, considerando anche la settimana precedente al Natale sono stati colpiti dal virus circa un milione di italiani con l'epidemia distribuita praticamente in maniera omogenea per tutta la Penisola, fatta eccezione per in NordEst. Continua a leggere...

Bell County reporting flu outbreak in nursing homes

Bell County reporting flu outbreak in nursing homes The state's Department of Health said three children have died of the flu across the state so far this 2017-2018 flu season. For Week 51, the geographic spread of influenza was reported as widespread in 36 states, Puerto Rico and 13 states reported regional activity, and one state reported local activity; the District of Columbia, the U.S. Continua a leggere...

Officials Confirm First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus in LA County

Officials Confirm First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus in LA County The other cases were all obtained from mosquito bites in regions where Zika is present in the bugs. After he returned to Los Angeles, his female partner also began showing symptoms. Officials recommend that couples use condoms or abstain from sex for six months after a male partner has been exposed or diagnosed with Zika and eight weeks after a female partner has been exposed or diagnosed to preve... Continua a leggere...

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

Five people have been hospitalized in the US and one has died, the Consumer Reports article said. Those states are California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. Continua a leggere...

No, we won't run out of chocolate by 2050

No, we won't run out of chocolate by 2050 The work is important not just for people who enjoy chocolate, but also for the 40 to 50 million people worldwide who depend on it for their livelihoods. Over half of world's chocolate supply is grown in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. As far as it stands, that's unsubstantiated, especially since cacao can also be cultivated elsewhere. Continua a leggere...

Just a 30 minutes of facial exercise feel you younger and lovely

Just a 30 minutes of facial exercise feel you younger and lovely Dermatologists who assessed the results, found the average estimated age of the women decreased over the course of the study, starting at 50.8 years and falling to 48.1 years at the end of the study period. It involves mouthing the letter O then positioning the upper lip over your teeth and smiling to lift cheek muscles up. But as the skin starts aging, the face pads too gradually becomes lighter. Continua a leggere...

Gaming addiction is a "disorder"

Gaming addiction is a According to the report, it's when "increasing priority [is] given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities" that gaming becomes a mental health threat. While research on the adverse effects of excessive game playing is nebulous, there is certainly anecdotal evidence to suggest that the positive feedback loops of many games can encourage a... Continua a leggere...

Scoperto come si alimentano i tumori

Scoperto come si alimentano i tumori I primi indizi dell'esistenza di questo meccanismo , indispensabile per alimentare i tumori , risalgono al 2012 . Già nel 2012 , sempre Iavarone aveva scoperto una "fonte energetica" composta da una proteina che in natura non esiste, in quanto risultato dell'unione di due proteine chiamate FGFR3-TACC3 . Continua a leggere...

Influenza, tre decessi e casi gravi registrati in Puglia

Influenza, tre decessi e casi gravi registrati in Puglia Solo nell'ultima settimana si è registrato un notevole aumento dei casi di influenza tra la popolazione italiana da Nord a Sud. Le vittime sono tre uomini pugliesi ricoverati a Bari: un 58enne affetto da ipertensione, un 86enne e un 73enne affetti da diverse patologie. Continua a leggere...

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases Scott Brady, senior medical director and CEO of Centra Care, in a news release. The most common strain found in those with the flu during that week was influenza A (H3) with 36 states reporting "widespread" cases of the flu with three confirmed child deaths during that week. Continua a leggere...

Romaine lettuce linked to outbreak of E. coli in 13 states

Romaine lettuce linked to outbreak of E. coli in 13 states Seventeen illnesses have been reported in 13 states, the CDC said . Five people in the USA have been hospitalized and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Williams said investigators are in the process of reviewing information from shopper cards to look for food source clues and at sequencing information from more isolates to see if they are part of the outbr... Continua a leggere...

WHO to recognize gaming disorder as mental health condition in 2018

WHO to recognize gaming disorder as mental health condition in 2018 You could have a mental disorder. The World Health Organization is expected to include " gaming disorder " on its list of mental health conditions in 2018 as a part of addictive behaviors. It may also be displayed by increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. Continua a leggere...

Do young users of noncigarette tobacco products progress to conventional cigarettes?

Do young users of noncigarette tobacco products progress to conventional cigarettes? The findings from the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education suggest that the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes or "vaping" could reverse declining trends in overall teen smoking rates. "We have a public rhetoric around e-cigarettes that's really strong, but we should be thinking about other products", said Shannon Lea Watkins, one of the study's authors and a postdoctoral schola... Continua a leggere...


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