Medico

American Red Cross reports blood shortages

American Red Cross reports blood shortages While response to the blood center's announcement brought in more donors, the debilitating flu season and spike in traffic fatalities due to recent heavy rains caused the supply of O-negative blood to quickly head back to a one-day reserve, notes Mr. Continua a leggere...

IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat influenza

IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat influenza Does anyone think for a second that had Hurricane Maria hit during the Obama administration that our good senators would be the least concerned about federal aid to Puerto Rico? The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico which is an unincorporated territory of the United States promises to be the ideal destination for fun-loving tourists who want to experience diversity and rich cultural celebratio... Continua a leggere...

8 regions unveiled for ND medical marijuana dispensaries

8 regions unveiled for ND medical marijuana dispensaries Each region consists of a 50-mile radius around eight cities: Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Williston, Dickinson, Jamestown and Devils Lake. They cover such things as lab testing, security requirements and transportation regulations. Continua a leggere...

Winter Weight Gain May be Due to Less Sunshine, Study Shows

Winter Weight Gain May be Due to Less Sunshine, Study Shows Need another reason to bask in the sunshine? "If you flip our findings around, the insufficient sunlight exposure we get eight months of the year living in a northern climate may be promoting fat storage and contribute to the typical weight gain some of us have over winter", said Peter Light, senior author, a pharmacologist who heads the Alberta Diabetes Institute. Continua a leggere...

Giving your pets a raw meat diet isn't a good idea

Giving your pets a raw meat diet isn't a good idea The Utrecht University researchers led by Paul Overgaauw tested 35 raw meat products from eight different brands widely available in the Netherlands and found that 23% of the products contained E-coli, while 80% contained an antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacteria. Continua a leggere...

Alici ritirate dai punti vendita italiani per istamina: marchio, lotti

Alici ritirate dai punti vendita italiani per istamina: marchio, lotti Nuovo provvedimento del Ministero della Salute per un prodotto a rischio istamina oltre i limiti consentiti. Nello specifico questi risultano i marchi interessati dal provvedimento: Iasa, Sapori di Mare , Decò, e Riunione Industrie Alimentari. Continua a leggere...

Mother 'broken' after daughter Bethany Walker dies of flu

Mother 'broken' after daughter Bethany Walker dies of flu Statistics from Health Protection Scotland showed 107 Scots in every 100,000 of the population were diagnosed with the virus in the week ending January 7. She added: 'Life will never be the same again. "I have no more words". Staff have faced rising numbers of flu cases and respiratory illness, with 48 flu-related deaths in England so far this winter. Continua a leggere...

NHS winter crisis: what is happening at your hospital?

NHS winter crisis: what is happening at your hospital? The consultants and heads in charge of the emergency departments of 68 acute hospitals wrote a letter to Prime Minister May stating the current state of the hospitals. The Department of Health and Social Care in England said there was a "great deal of pressure" on A&E departments, but added that plans were in place to improve social care to free up hospital places as well as for the biggest expans... Continua a leggere...

Possible Hepatitis A Virus Exposure at Two Restaurants in Spanish Fork, Utah

Possible Hepatitis A Virus Exposure at Two Restaurants in Spanish Fork, Utah California officials have said the San Diego epidemic has eased but is not over yet. Health officials say people who went to a West Jordan 7-Eleven within the past two weeks might have been exposed to hepatitis A. Officials say an employee worked at the store between December 26 and January 3 while ill and potentially handled certain items in the store. The state of Utah has confirmed 152 to... Continua a leggere...

Typical flu season so far: Saskatchewan health officials

Typical flu season so far: Saskatchewan health officials Parkland Hospital in Dallas has seen nearly 1,000 people coming to their emergency department seeking treatment. As a geriatric specialist, I'm proud to see that Ontario will be providing seniors the high-dose flu vaccine starting this 2018-2019 flu season. Continua a leggere...

FDA warns against giving kids certain cough and cold medicines

FDA warns against giving kids certain cough and cold medicines According to a new safety communication, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring that changes be made to the labeling of prescription cough and cold medicines containing codeine and hydrocodone. According to a statement from the agency, the safety labeling changes are meant to limit the use of these medications in children younger than 18 years old, as these products could be assoc... Continua a leggere...

Action-Packed New Trailer For Netflix's Cyberpunk Series Altered Carbon

Action-Packed New Trailer For Netflix's Cyberpunk Series Altered Carbon No wonder, then, that these characters go all in when it comes to battle: What are a few mortal injuries when you can just upload your consciousness into a fresh new body, or "sleeve"? This trailer also shows more action-packed footage and cyberpunk aesthetics. Continua a leggere...

Deadly disease at 7 Eleven sends authorities scrambling

Deadly disease at 7 Eleven sends authorities scrambling People can also contract the disease through close contact with an infected person, such as through sex or caring for someone with the virus; or through the sharing of equipment related to illicit drug use (including both injection and non-injection drugs), the CDC says . Continua a leggere...

Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC

Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC Whole genome sequencing (WGS) showed that the STEC O157:H7 strain from ill people in the United States is closely related genetically to the STEC O157:H7 strain from ill people in Canada. Some individuals may develop a severe illness called hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, which can be life-threatening, although most people recover in a few weeks. Continua a leggere...

Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic statewide emergency

Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic statewide emergency Pennsylvania is the eighth state to take such a step. Details of the declaration were discussed at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. The declartion will also support treatment providers and help them cut back on paperwork, officials said. Continua a leggere...

Influenza, "rinforzi" al Fazzi per il Pronto Soccorso in tilt

Influenza, Il sindaco ha intenzione di convocare nei prossimi giorni i direttori generali delle due aziende, Giuseppe Panella e Antonio Belcastro, per un esame della situazione e per verificare se passi in avanti sono stati fatti anche in relazione agli altri punti contenuti nell' ordinanza: il reclutamento esterno di personale medico e infermieristico e, nelle more, l'utilizzazione presso il Pronto Soccorso... Continua a leggere...

Netflix's BoJack Horseman just might make it to cable TV

Netflix's BoJack Horseman just might make it to cable TV The Netflix-exclusive animated series, featuring the voice of Will Arnett as an alcoholic horse who is also a TV star, is now being shopped around to cable networks for syndication, reports Variety . "Thank goodness (creator) Raphael Bob-Waksberg walked through my door". "Who knew a washed up sitcom star, who happens to be a horse, would drive the best reviews of any television show or movie ... Continua a leggere...

21-year-old aspiring-personal trainer dies from flu complications

21-year-old aspiring-personal trainer dies from flu complications When Beverly returned to his family for the holidays a year ago, his mother said he was not looking in the best condition. "It doesn't seem real", his mother, Beverly Baughman, told WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh . He died on December 28, less than 24 hours after arriving. Now the family is warning others and hoping to save someone else in a similar situation. Continua a leggere...

NNPC Opens 2018/2019 Crude Oil Contract Bid

NNPC Opens 2018/2019 Crude Oil Contract Bid Addressing the prospecting off-takers shortly before the commencement of the bidding exercise, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, said that the exercise was created to promote greater participation of Nigerian enterprise while preserving World-class standards. Continua a leggere...

Luca non ce l'ha fatta Ucciso dalla meningite

Luca non ce l'ha fatta Ucciso dalla meningite Luca ha lottato in ospedale per tre lunghissimi giorni contro l'infezione. Pisano è morto poco dopo le ore 20 di questa sera a Lanusei . "Costernazione, rassegnazione, tristezza infinita", esprime il cordoglio per l'intera comunità il sindaco di Tortolì. Continua a leggere...


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