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'Zombie-like' virus killing raccoons in NYC's Central Park

Sally Slavinski, an assistant director at the Health Department. "Some of the raccoons had some sort of nasal discharge". It's believed that 26 raccoons found dead in the park since June 24 were infected with canine distemper virus , which is contagious to dogs if they haven't been vaccinated against it, officials told the New York Post . Continua a leggere...

Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal

Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for an investigation of a domestic drug manufacturer accused of violating regulations in making a rabies vaccine. On Thursday, however, it told the stock exchange that authorities in its base in northeastern Jilin province were fining it over substandard production, uncovered in 2017, of a DPT vaccine to combat the diseases diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus (... Continua a leggere...

West Nile Virus Activity Increasing In Sacramento, Aerial Spraying To Happen Monday

West Nile Virus Activity Increasing In Sacramento, Aerial Spraying To Happen Monday The state Department of Health and Human Services announced the death on Friday as a warning to others to protect from mosquito-borne illnesses. At this point in time there is no cure or vaccine for West Nile virus. Wear repellent and wear long sleeves and trousers at these times, or stay indoors. Drain - Empty any containers holding standing water - buckets, barrels, flower pots and tarps - b... Continua a leggere...

Prinston Pharmaceutical Issues Voluntary Recall Of Valsartan

Prinston Pharmaceutical Issues Voluntary Recall Of Valsartan Vulsartan is the commonly used medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. "As a precaution, the review will also consider whether other valsartan medicines may be affected". Worryingly, because valsartan is used to treat serious medical conditions such as blood pressure, patients taking drugs containing the active component can not simply stop taking their medication . Continua a leggere...

Ragno violino, niente panico: "Ecco cosa fare in caso di morso"

Ragno violino, niente panico: Per fare chiarezza sulla reale pericolosità del ragno violino , protagonista di recenti casi di morsi che hanno interessato la popolazione, il Centro antiveleni della Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli Irccs di Roma ha elaborato una scheda informativa a cura di Maurizio Soave , esperto di Tossicologia, " per fugare paure ingiustificate ". Continua a leggere...

MA among 26 states affected by salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey

MA among 26 states affected by salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey The CDC recommends that people handle raw turkey carefully and cook it thoroughly to prevent food poisoning, wash your hands, cook raw turkey thoroughly, and don't spread germs from turkey around food preparation areas. Two ill people lived in a household where raw turkey pet food was fed to pets. Health officials aren't advising consumers to avoid eating turkey products altogether, however. Continua a leggere...

Florida teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie

Florida teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie Her family administered two EpiPen shots, but she went into anaphylactic shock and stopped breathing. The mother of a teen girl who died of a severe reaction to her peanut allergy after accidentally eating a cookie containing peanut butter is warning others to be vigilant about food packaging and labels. Continua a leggere...

He Ate a Bad Oyster, Died 2 Days Later

He Ate a Bad Oyster, Died 2 Days Later The name of the restaurant that served the oyster has not been released. Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium that lives in warm, brackish seawater, according to the department of health. People can also contract the bacteria if they wade in water and have any open wounds. Through this oyster, he contracted a gastrointestinal illness related to a flesh-eating bacteria on the oyster. Continua a leggere...

Britney Spears Uncensored with New Fragrance for All

Britney Spears Uncensored with New Fragrance for All In a new interview with MensHealth.com , Sam looked back on how he approached Britney for the first time. The " Piece of Me " hitmaker's children - Sean, 12, and Jayden, 11, with her ex-husband Kevin Federline - aren't really interested in their mother's career or celebrities. Continua a leggere...

Vladimir Putin Personally Responsible For Election Meddling: Donald Trump

Vladimir Putin Personally Responsible For Election Meddling: Donald Trump His Russian associates uncovered a massive tax fraud scheme in Russia that was prosecuted in USA courts. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Trump has done "deep damage" to the country. The high-ranking officials showed president-elect Trump highly classified information that Putin had personally ordered the hacking and disinformation campaign, including texts and emails from Russian milit... Continua a leggere...

L'autopsia conferma: Chiara uccisa da uno shock anafilattico

L'autopsia conferma: Chiara uccisa da uno shock anafilattico Sulla salma sarà disposta anche l'autopsia . Saranno dunque determinanti le analisi scientifiche sui tessuti e sui prelievi dei succhi gastrici, effettuati in sede di autopsia , e sui campioni di vomito, repertati nell'immediatezza dei fatti dai carabinieri, per cercare di individuare le cause esatte che hanno determinato lo shock anafilattico . Continua a leggere...

Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research

Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research They are commonly found in processed meat products such as hot dogs, beef jerky and salami, and have been linked to some cancers and neurodegenerative diseases . student who worked on the rat study. The study adds to evidence that certain diets and potentially the amounts and types of bacteria in the gut may contribute to mania and other disorders that affect the brain. Continua a leggere...

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up Specifically for Chicagoland, a Portillo's hot dog mascot will show up at locations across the city on National Hot Dog Day, July 18, giving away gift cards and swag. Portillo's: Through Sunday, get two Portillo's hot dogs for $5. Ballpark history: Hot dogs are the MVP at Major League Baseball parks and became standard fare in 1983. Continua a leggere...

Oranges are good for vision scientists

Oranges are good for vision scientists The results showed that people who ate at least one serving of oranges every day had "more than a 60% reduced risk of developing late macular degeneration 15 years later", the scientists said . While the new study doesn't prove that oranges can ward off macular degeneration , the long timespan and reasonably large sample between fruit and eye condition mean the link is a relatively strong one. Continua a leggere...

E' morto il professor Franco Mandelli: "Un luminare della medicina"

E' morto il professor Franco Mandelli: Si è laureato a Milano nel 1955 per poi trasferirsi a Parma e successivamente a Roma, dove diventa una figura di spicco nella lotta alle malattie del sangue , in particolare contro il linfoma di Hodgkin e delle leucemie acute . Il Gimema è una fondazione che riunisce tutto il gruppo italiano di malattie ematologiche dell'adulto e proprio in quanto presidente e rappresentante, lo scorso nov... Continua a leggere...

Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4000 years

Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4000 years However, this new find means bread baking could have encouraged humans at this time - known as Natufian hunter-gatherers - to shift towards growing their own cereals instead of the other way around. Scientists have long believed that ancient humans at this site had begun to exploit plants in different and more effective ways due to the discovery of flint sickle blades and ground stone tools foun... Continua a leggere...

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity

FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity The FDA said the reason the NDMA was in the medications is "thought to be related to changes in the way the active substances was manufactured". In Europe and Asia, Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled because they "do not meet our high quality standards". Continua a leggere...

Tonno pinne gialle con istamina richiamato: allarme tonno contaminato

Tonno pinne gialle con istamina richiamato: allarme tonno contaminato Il prodotto, rileva il Ministero della Salute , " non deve essere consumato e deve essere distrutto o reso ". "La ditta ha provveduto ad effettuare il richiamo presso gli unici 2 clienti all'ingrosso e per la quota venduta al dettaglio , ha apposto due cartelli nel punto vendita". Continua a leggere...

South Dakota named the best state to retire in

South Dakota named the best state to retire in When balancing cost of living, taxes, health care quality and other key factors, South Dakota is the best state in the country to retire - while New York State ranks dead last, according to a new report. The number one state was South Dakota and the worst was NY. Anyone who wants to spend their retirement years away from home has a ton of research to do, but consumer financial service company B... Continua a leggere...

Kreidler: Trump action signals continuing moves to harm individual health insurance

Kreidler: Trump action signals continuing moves to harm individual health insurance The health plans are put into a pool of pay- not comprising tax dollars - and finances are given to insurers who at the end of the period incur cost on patients requiring a significant amount of spending. Company representatives didn't comment outside normal business hours. While imperfect, the risk adjustment program "has helped promote market stability over the past five years", Wehrle said. Continua a leggere...


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