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98 million Indians may contract diabetes by 2030: Lancet study

98 million Indians may contract diabetes by 2030: Lancet study By 2030, about half of the 79 million adults around the globe predicted to have type 2 diabetes won't have access to insulin, a study said. Half of those would come from China, India and the US. "Despite the UN's commitment to treat non-communicable diseases and ensure universal access to drugs for diabetes, across much of the world insulin is scarce and unnecessarily hard for patients to access... Continua a leggere...

Department of Commerce speaks on E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

Department of Commerce speaks on E. coli linked to romaine lettuce CDC PulseNet manages a national database of these DNA fingerprints to identify possible outbreaks . The Public Health Agency of Canada has also reported 18 people infected with the same strain of E. By now, you've probably heard that the Centers for Disease Control issued a warning against eating any and all romaine lettuce following an outbreak of E. Continua a leggere...

Throw away all your romaine lettuce, no matter where it’s from — CDC

Throw away all your romaine lettuce, no matter where it’s from — CDC If you don't know whether the lettuce is romaine or whether a salad mix contains romaine lettuce, the CDC advises discarding it. Drawers and shelves where romaine lettuce was stored should also be washed and sanitized. The strain is different than the one linked to romaine lettuce earlier this year. Talk to your healthcare provider. This investigation is ongoing, and the CDC will provide more ... Continua a leggere...

Patients and Physicians urged to use antibiotics sparingly

Patients and Physicians urged to use antibiotics sparingly But without effective antibiotics, those procedures, too, would be much more unsafe. Using data from the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) for 2015, researchers from across Europe used life years to assess the rates and outcomes of antibiotic-resistant infections in Europe. Continua a leggere...

Toscana, preservativi gratis agli under 26: la salute sessuale al primo posto

Toscana, preservativi gratis agli under 26: la salute sessuale al primo posto Il presidente della Regione Toscana Enrico Ross , ha dato l'annuncio sul suo profilo Facebook dove ha spiegato le novità della delibera: " Una decisione che abbiamo fortemente voluto e fondamentale per contrastare malattie sessualmente trasmissibili , evitare gravidanze indesiderate, ridurre il ricorso all'aborto". Continua a leggere...

NC man's runny nose turns out to be leaking brain fluid

NC man's runny nose turns out to be leaking brain fluid But a doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY says it was instead a result of a cerebrospinal fluid leak, the news station reports. "I was preparing a meal and standing in the kitchen and it just added itself to the ingredients - it screwed up the whole dinner", said Phillpotts, who moved to Johnston County two years ago from NY after his wife retired. Continua a leggere...

California wildfires: Death toll at 71, more than 1000 missing

California wildfires: Death toll at 71, more than 1000 missing Remains of at least 71 people have been recovered so far in and around the Sierra foothills hamlet of Paradise, which was home to almost 27,000 residents before the town was largely incinerated by the deadly Camp Fire on the night of November 8. Continua a leggere...

Morbillo, Ruggeri (Puglia): invito tutti a vaccinarsi

Morbillo, Ruggeri (Puglia): invito tutti a vaccinarsi Su 100 casi , 83 persone non erano mai state vaccinate , trasformandosi così in potenziali mezzi di trasporto per il virus. Il morbillo , spiega Galli, "è potenzialmente in grado di causare 16-18 casi secondari ". Per Simit l'obbligo vaccinale rigorosamente applicato resta l'unica via percorribile per un periodo che non è possibile prevedere di breve durata. Continua a leggere...

Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer

Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer Late Mayor Ed Lee and more than 20,000 volunteers turned San Francisco into Gotham City to make Miles's dream come true. "He has been in remission for five years so he is considered cancer-free!", Jen Wilson, the marketing director of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area told CBS News. Continua a leggere...

631 reported missing, 63 dead in California wildfire

631 reported missing, 63 dead in California wildfire The Camp Fire that's burning in Butte County is the deadliest wildfire in California state history. More than 75 tents have popped up at the Chico store to house people evacuated from the fire that destroyed the town of Paradise and surrounding area. Continua a leggere...

Why it is observed world over on November 14?

Why it is observed world over on November 14? The nutrient profile of almonds - low on the glycemic index and providing a powerful nutrient package including dietary fibre, protein, calcium and folate, makes them a smart snack for those with type 2 diabetes in a healthy eating plan, they said. Continua a leggere...

Drunk raccoons put into custody, fermented fruit to blame

Drunk raccoons put into custody, fermented fruit to blame The same thing you do with a drunk human: stick 'em in a jail cell until they sober up. Rather, it seems the creature just had too much to "drink". Rabid raccoons that are believed to be drunk on crabapples have been captured by police in Milton, W.V. Continua a leggere...

Limiting social media use can alleviate the feeling of loneliness and depression

Limiting social media use can alleviate the feeling of loneliness and depression Melissa G. Hunt, associate director of clinical training in Penn's Psychology Department. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found a causal link between time spent on social media and loneliness or depression. Continua a leggere...

Blood pressure medication recall due to cancer concerns

Blood pressure medication recall due to cancer concerns The recall only affects 100 mg/25 mg tablets in 1000-count plastic bottles, with the lot number JB8912. A blood pressure medication is voluntarily being pulled from the shelves due to impurity concerns which may lead to a cancer risk. Patients who are now on the medication are advised to talk to their doctor before stopping use. Anyone with questions should contact their pharmacist, doctor or ... Continua a leggere...

Morbillo a Bari, osservatorio: "Nessuna epidemia"

Morbillo a Bari, osservatorio: Preoccupazione all'ospedale pediatrico Giovanni XXIII di Bari: otto casi di morbillo accertati, il focolaio sarebbe causato da figlia di no vax . Gli esami dovranno stabilire se il ceppo del morbillo è identico in tutti i contagiati , ma Chironna rileva che qualcosa è andato storto: "O non c'è stato l'isolamento della bambina che rappresenta il caso indice , oppure è stato poco efficace e le... Continua a leggere...

CDC Confirms 90 Cases of Accute Flaccid Myelitis

AFM affects the nervous system, specifically part of the spinal cord. It appears most patients with a polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis showed symptoms of viral infections before they developed the illness, according to the CDC. Continua a leggere...

Dangerous misuse of antibiotics, warns WHO report after 65-nation study

Dangerous misuse of antibiotics, warns WHO report after 65-nation study Anti-microbial resistance occurs when bacteria are no longer affected by the antibiotics they were previously susceptible to or when micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses and some parasites stop the antimicrobials from working against them. Continua a leggere...

Temporary flu shot clinic at CSU East Bay

Temporary flu shot clinic at CSU East Bay Bhargava says. "Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from influenza". "These are the people that may ultimately get hospitalized", Han said. There are several different types of flu vaccine available. Many misconceptions about the flu vaccine linger. Getting the flu shot is at local drug store is an option for those without insurance. Continua a leggere...

Homeless tax wins with 60 percent of the vote

Homeless tax wins with 60 percent of the vote Let the city come together in Love for those who need it most! Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff led the push for passing Proposition C in the tech community. "Prop C's victory means the homeless will have a home and the help they truly need!" He squabbled with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whom Benioff accused of acting in his own financial interest without providing another solution. Continua a leggere...

World Update, 'Morning people' have lower breast cancer risk

World Update, 'Morning people' have lower breast cancer risk In a final note to wrap up the series of activities, Hospital Manager, Mrs. Wilhelmina Banful said Medifem embarked on the activities as part of efforts to raise awareness on breast cancer which is killing many people especially women in Ghana and urged the general public to go for regular screening. Continua a leggere...


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