Medico

German nurse accused of 100 deaths says charges are largely true

German nurse accused of 100 deaths says charges are largely true Niels Hoegel was accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment and appear heroic. Authorities subsequently investigated hundreds of deaths, exhuming bodies of former patients. Additional convictions could make it harder for Hoegel to get parole. Continua a leggere...

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Transforms Swim Meet Into Fundraiser

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Transforms Swim Meet Into Fundraiser More than 60,000 people walked to raise more than $650,000 for the American Cancer Society's efforts to research the disease and educate the public on detection. Hernandez credits her faith in God with helping her survive the seven years since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. She was happy to celebrate the 20 anniversary of her breast cancer awareness efforts. Continua a leggere...

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year More than nine in 10 children around the world are living in areas of toxic air pollution , global health leaders have warned. According to data of the Central Pollution Control Board, an overall Air Quality Index of 348 was recorded which falls in the very poor category. Continua a leggere...

Meghan Markle's Speech In New Zealand Broke A Strict Royal Rule

Meghan Markle's Speech In New Zealand Broke A Strict Royal Rule Earlier today, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal tour reached New Zealand and the very first day there was marked by the Duchess' flawless speech about women's right to vote. "Because, yes, women's suffrage is about feminism", she added, "but feminism is about fairness". One wrote: "Are you sure she didn't know if to curtsey?" Meghan is expected to deliver in spring next year. Continua a leggere...

Meningite a Napoli, morto un ragazzo di 22 anni

Meningite a Napoli, morto un ragazzo di 22 anni Non si tratta del primo caso di meningite dall'inizio dell'anno. Spesso è possibile intervenire in tempo, prima che possa diventare fatale: la mortalità registrata infatti è del 50% dei casi, percentuale piuttosto elevata, ma potrebbe essere notevolmente ridotta se la maggior parte dei malati riconoscesse la patologia nelle prime fasi. Continua a leggere...

Reactions Mixed to Part B Drug Pricing Plan

Reactions Mixed to Part B Drug Pricing Plan Thursday, Trump proposed having Medicare base what it pays for some expensive drugs on the average prices in other industrialized countries, such as France and Germany, where prices are much lower. American pharmaceutical companies charge obscene amounts for drugs like insulin because they can get away with it. Prices are lower in other countries because those nations have structures in pl... Continua a leggere...

Deadly viral outbreak in New Jersey claims seventh child

Deadly viral outbreak in New Jersey claims seventh child The infection can cause other illnesses, including pneumonia, diarrhea and bronchitis, the department said. Speaking with the state health commissioner yesterday, Schepisi learned that the department has no mechanism to fine facilities for failing to communicate outbreak information to patients' families. Continua a leggere...

Rare, polio-like illness has now reached Children's Hospital, LHSC says

Rare, polio-like illness has now reached Children's Hospital, LHSC says The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating a dozen possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis . Nationwide, 62 cases of the disease have been confirmed this year. Midwest states make up 40 percent of all confirmed cases including IL with 10 confirmed cases. The CDC has still not figured out what causes AFM, or who is most at risk of contracting the condition. Continua a leggere...

Cavs’ Love to miss against Pistons with sore left foot

Cavs’ Love to miss against Pistons with sore left foot Looking a bit further into this, fans can get into Cleveland's game against the Indiana Pacers this coming Saturday for as little as $8.00 . Blake Griffin also had 26 points while grabbing 10 boards for Detroit. "We finally looked like ourselves again", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. Reggie Jackson added 16 points for the Pistons . So did some calming words from Stevens. Continua a leggere...

Local drugstores prepared to meet demand for flu shots

Local drugstores prepared to meet demand for flu shots Associated Student Government will also be in the Union Connections lounge, October 30-31, raising awareness about the importance of getting the flu vaccine and taking appropriate steps to keep the campus community healthy. "You may not think the flu shot is worth it for you, but do you want to risk infecting someone else who could die from the illness?" she said. However, according to a 2018 CD... Continua a leggere...

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday Drug Enforcement Agency is promoting a thriving initiative. Aerosols, liquids, syringes and other injectables can not be accepted. To find the drop-off location near you, head to the DEA collection site finder. During the April 2018 effort, MSP posts collected roughly 966 pounds of prescription drugs. In the last five years, Minnesota has collected almost 100,000 pounds of prescription drugs t... Continua a leggere...

Brescia: influenza 2018, nelle farmacie i vaccini. Quando è previsto il picco

Brescia: influenza 2018, nelle farmacie i vaccini. Quando è previsto il picco Hanno diritto alla vaccinazione gratuita i bambini e adolescenti in trattamento a lungo termine con acido acetilsalicilico, a rischio di sindrome di Reye in caso di infezione influenzale, alle donne fino al 3° trimestre di gravidanza, ai ricoverati in strutture per lungodegenti, al personale sanitario in assistenza, ai familiari e a chi è a contatto con soggetti ad alto rischio, agli addetti ai ... Continua a leggere...

Breast cancer survivor works to let others know of hereditary risk

Breast cancer survivor works to let others know of hereditary risk After discovering she inherited the BRCA mutation, which put Ellyn at a greater risk for breast and ovarian cancer, she had her uterus and ovaries removed as well. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Topeka is right around the corner, but there's no time to waste when it comes to finding a cure. It turns out Melissa has the gene mutation while her sister does not. Continua a leggere...

CDC: Rare polio-like disease is spreading

AFM can cause partial paralysis in children. "Or if it's closer to the neck, they can't move head, neck and shoulders". In the most severe cases, respiratory failure can occur when the muscles that support breathing become weak. Doctors don't know what causes AFM, but Kassam said it may be related to class of viruses known as enteroviruses, which also causes polio. There is no specific treatme... Continua a leggere...

Flu shot program kicks off in Sask.

Flu shot program kicks off in Sask. The walk-in clinics run at the South Hill Mall public health facility from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. though Saturday, with other dates in the following weeks. Make sure to bring your Saskatchewan health card, and be prepared to wait an extra 15 minutes. Health officials in CT say the first person has died from the flu this season. Continua a leggere...

Trapianto urgente per il piccolo Alessandro Maria: come aiutarlo

Trapianto urgente per il piccolo Alessandro Maria: come aiutarlo Sulla pagina Facebook dedicata al loro bambino i genitori rivolgono un appello a tutti, mamma Cristiana è originaria di Napoli , papà Paolo di Colà di Lazise, da anni vivono a Londra ma si rivolgono anche e soprattutto all'Italia per trovare qualcuno che possa salvare il loro bambino. Continua a leggere...

Battuta di Grillo sull’autismo, è bufera

Battuta di Grillo sull’autismo, è bufera Inutile e offensivo parlare semplicemente di ironia o giustificare certe dichiarazioni dicendo che non si parlava di autismo , ma "dell'incapacità di comprensione di cui le persone NORMALI sono affette che le fa comportare COME SE fossero autistici , ovvero proprio a causa del fenomeno descritto da Grillo, una miriade di persone hanno pensato in modo del tutto ingiustificato, che Grillo si ste... Continua a leggere...

Study finds not exercising worse than smoking, diabetes

Study finds not exercising worse than smoking, diabetes The risk associated with poor cardiorespiratory fitness was comparable to or even exceeded that of traditional clinical risk factors, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and smoking. "We can see from the study that the ultra-fit still have lower mortality". However, according to the study, individual patients should always check with their healthcare provider before starting an exercise pro... Continua a leggere...

Meningite, ricoverata d'urgenza una bambina delle elementari

Meningite, ricoverata d'urgenza una bambina delle elementari La stessa Ulss berica ha reso nel pomeriggio di oggi che il paziente nella serata di venerdì 19 ottobre ha frequentato la discoteca Custom Club di via Zamenhof, nella zona di Vicenza Est. Il Servizio di Igiene e Sanità Pubblica dell'ULSS 8 Berica ha immeditatamente attivato la procedura di prevenzione del contagio necessaria in questi casi, che prevede la profilassi mediante terapia antibiot... Continua a leggere...

Organic foods tied to slightly lower cancer risk

Organic foods tied to slightly lower cancer risk These factors may have all have influenced their cancer risk. "As a result, organic products are less likely to contain pesticide residues than conventional foods". You can imagine that's two very different groups of people. For many people, the often-higher cost of organic food is a barrier. Along with its observational design, which can't prove causality, another limitation of the study is... Continua a leggere...


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