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Domani è la Giornata Mondiale senza Tabacco

Domani è la Giornata Mondiale senza Tabacco Inoltre, sono quelli che fanno meno sport e bevono più energy drink . "I Governi hanno il potere nelle loro mani per proteggere i propri cittadini dalla sofferenza inutile dalle malattie cardiache", ha commentato Douglas Bettcher, che dirige l'unità di prevenzione delle malattie non trasmissibili dell'OMS. Continua a leggere...

Climate change may mean more ticks

Climate change may mean more ticks Take action to decrease your risk of infection by wearing a tick repellent containing at least 20 percent DEET, picaridin, IR3535 or one with lemon eucalyptus. The most common symptoms of tick-borne infections include fever and chills, aches and pains, rash and fever of varying degrees. A much smaller tick that is becoming more common in Kentucky is the blacklegged tick, also known as the deer t... Continua a leggere...

One million people in France quit smoking past year

One million people in France quit smoking past year The other area of awareness is the feasible actions that governments and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco. According to him, there is low level of awareness on the risks that tobacco smoking constitute to the human heart. Continua a leggere...

'Holy grail' blood test detects cancer years before symptoms show

'Holy grail' blood test detects cancer years before symptoms show More than 360,000 people in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with cancer each year, meaning that one person is told they have the disease every two minutes. The test was less precise for lung, esophageal, and head and neck cancers, detecting these cancers with about 50 to 60 percent accuracy. In addition, the study included patients who had already been diagnosed with cancer, so more studies a... Continua a leggere...

Cancer group calls for colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45

Cancer group calls for colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45 What are the signs of colon cancer? "Think of it this way", Dwyer says, "if screening started at age 20, you'd have maximum benefit but also a huge burden". Tests showed Fiske had colorectal cancer that had spread to his liver. "A doctor goes over a patient" s x-ray, screening for colon cancer. " The American Cancer Society should be praised for taking a critical step toward helping more A... Continua a leggere...

Mum kills herself after doctor removes ovaries ‘that were in the way’

Mum kills herself after doctor removes ovaries ‘that were in the way’ Dixon is now under investigation by the National Health Service and has been suspended from two hospitals. Lucinda Methuen-Campbell, 58, had her ovaries removed without her consent by a surgeon who was meant to be fixing a bowel disorder. Continua a leggere...

Al Molinette di Torino ricostruito pene con lembo di avambraccio

Al Molinette di Torino ricostruito pene con lembo di avambraccio L'uomo viene per necessità sottoposto a un intervento altamente demolitivo, che consiste nell'asportazione della quasi totalità del pene e dei linfonodi inguinali . Dopo otto ore sotto i ferri, l'operazione condotta dall'equipe del professore Paolo Gontero , coadiuvato da Marco Falcone e Massimiliano Timpano , e dal microchirurgo Davide Ciclamini , uomo ora ha la speranza concreta di poter... Continua a leggere...

Pizza: arriva la Pascalina, buona e previene i tumori

Pizza: arriva la Pascalina, buona e previene i tumori Probabilmente più nutriente a colazione rispetto ai classici cereali , la pizza è da sempre un pasto ben bilanciato contenente carboidrati, proteine e grassi essenziali. Tant'è che la pizza si chiama Pascalina . Farina di frumento, friarielli campani a crudo, pomodorini di Corbara o San Marzano, olive di Caiazzo, olio extra vergine d'oliva del Cilento, aglio e peperoncino. Continua a leggere...

People Who Wear Glasses Are Actually More Intelligent, Research Suggests

People Who Wear Glasses Are Actually More Intelligent, Research Suggests They were then given a general cognitive ability score and researchers examined their DNA. Absolutely not . A 2010 study shows that fake glasses overwhelmingly tend to make wearers more dishonest . The researchers were not able to find out why there is a genetic correlation that exists between intelligence, poor eyesight, and cardiovascular health but cited the implications of their findings. Continua a leggere...

AI Better Than Dermatologists at Diagnosing Skin Cancer

As part of the new study, researchers from the United States, Germany , and France made a decision to test the performance of a CNN in diagnosing malignant melanomas by looking at images of moles. On average, human dermatologists accurately detected 86.6 percent of melanomas from a set of 100 images, while the CNN algorithm detected 95 percent of melanomas, according to the study. Continua a leggere...

Computer Beats Experts in Diagnosing Skin Cancer

It is capable of machine learning, or teaching itself from what it has "seen", so it can keep improving its performance. While dermatologists' performance did improve, he said , the physicians couldn't keep up with the CNN , which continued to outperform those doctors' diagnostic abilities in each case. Continua a leggere...

Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order

Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order Specifically, the first four days of therapy had four non-hormonal placebo capsules instead of active capsules. "The reversing of the order may not be apparent to either new users or previous users of the product". Allergan said it was made aware of the error by a physician. Patients who are concerned they may have been impacted by the error should contact their doctor, the FDA wrote. Continua a leggere...

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy Authorities insist the decision is to stop future production losses and is unrelated to food safety. There is no doubt the decision announced today to continue to attempt to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand is going to cause pain and anguish for more farmers, Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says. Continua a leggere...

UAE issues Nipah high alert to airports, hospitals

UAE issues Nipah high alert to airports, hospitals Last week, the ministry had urged residents to put off travel to Kerala "unless absolutely necessary". "No advisory has been issued by the state government about the virus." the doctor said. The Health Ministry has also taken several preventive steps to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Consuming fruits which are already bitten by infected bats and contaminated by the body fluids of the in... Continua a leggere...

There are ‘no health gains’ from taking vitamin pills

Vitamins: To supplement or not to supplement? Vitamins and minerals, in particular, have always been used to treat nutrient deficiencies, and in recent years, a wide array of supplements has been hailed as a means for overall health and longevity. Continua a leggere...

Know what is Nipah virus

Betodkar said the results of the patient's blood tests would be available by Tuesday evening. As many as 14 people have died in Kerala, and several are recovering in hospital, after the outbreak of Nipah virus in the state early last week. Continua a leggere...

U.S. Gulf Coast braces for impact as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches

U.S. Gulf Coast braces for impact as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches The storm was moving north/northwest at 12 miles per hour. Instagram user Melody Kay Carroll posted a video clip of wind and rain in a Panama City parking deck. In addition, Ivey called upon the Alabama National Guard's High Water Evacuation Team to support the southern parts of the state. States of emergency were declared in Florida, Alabama and MS on Saturday as upwards of 15 inches of rain ... Continua a leggere...

High near 90 for Memorial Day

High near 90 for Memorial Day By Tuesday , the chance for thunderstorms increases to 40 percent, mainly after 1 p.m. Look for highs of 87 degrees on a breezy day with wind gusts up to 25 miles per hour. Rain could be heavy at times, and that heightens flooding concerns. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected to decrease to 20 percent by Thursday evening, which should be mostly cloudy with a low around 73. Continua a leggere...

Good news for people who like to sleep in on the weekends

Good news for people who like to sleep in on the weekends However there is a higher mortality risk if a person is consistently getting less than five hours sleep or more than nine hours sleep , compared to people who are consistently sleeping around six to seven hours a night throughout the week. Continua a leggere...

Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl

Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fentanyl and its variants killed more than 20,000 Americans previous year, and the number is increasing. The patrol says such drug seizures save lives. "We can't even extrapolate out the number of lives that this particular bust has impacted". Troopers have seized more than 4,300 pounds of marijuana, which exceeds yearly totals for every year ... Continua a leggere...


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