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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promises to pay interns $15 an hour

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promises to pay interns $15 an hour Kamala Harris, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner and New York Democrat Chuck Schumer. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that, as of January, the office will offer "eligible interns" a stipend. The representative-elect said this money could have been used to fund two thirds of the $32 trillion cost of Medicare for All-an estimate published by the Urban Institute. Continua a leggere...

Apple Watch’s fantastic ECG app has finally arrived

Apple Watch’s fantastic ECG app has finally arrived Not anymore. Apple just released its watchOS 5.1.2 update , which adds the highly anticipated ECG app . Per Macrumors , Apple has told store employees to let customers know that the ECG app is "not meant to be a diagnostic device or to replace traditional methods of diagnosis". Continua a leggere...

Infants' liquid Ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar recalled

Infants' liquid Ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar recalled Tris Pharma, Inc. said Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, may potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen, which could cause renal failure in susceptible infants. And in Family Dollar, the recalled lot is 00717024A (expiry 08/19). The drug maker said the recalled lots were sold to a customer who distributes them to retailers, but it's unknown ... Continua a leggere...

71 per cent fall in number of flu cases

71 per cent fall in number of flu cases In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that provide protection against influenza virus infection. The virus can live on hard surfaces for sever... Continua a leggere...

First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby

First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby The mother, a 32-year-old woman, was born without a uterus due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, a condition affecting one in 4,500 women. Professor Lois Salamonsen, research group head of endometrial remodelling and Adjunct Professor at Monash University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology said she had received a few calls form Australian women over the years asking why ... Continua a leggere...

Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker

Australian researchers discover unique cancer biomarker Professor Trau said the team discovered that intense clusters of methyl groups placed in a solution caused cancer DNA fragments to fold into unique three-dimensional nanostructures that could easily be separated by sticking to solid surfaces such as gold. Continua a leggere...

GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever

GSK to sell Bangladesh's stake to Unilever Horlicks comfortably dominates the health-drinks market in India and Unilever is expected to try and give it a fresh lease of life, following a slowdown in sales growth in recent years. This implies a total equity value of Rs 317 billion (about 3.96 billion Euro) for 100 per cent of GSK CH India and represents a premium of about five per cent, based on the 15-day VWAP of both the respective shares... Continua a leggere...

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer Florida-based OneBlood says the donors must have "A" or "O" type blood and be Pakistani, Indian or Iranian; and that even within these ethnic groups, fewer than 4 percent of people have the genetic variation. Zainab's blood is extremely rare because she is missing a common antigen that most people carry on their red blood cells. OneBlood runs blood donor centers across the Southeast. Continua a leggere...

Oggi è la Giornata mondiale contro lʼAids: le iniziative in Lombardia VIDEO

Oggi è la Giornata mondiale contro lʼAids: le iniziative in Lombardia VIDEO Da quando l'epidemia è partita, negli anni Ottanta, sono morte nel mondo 35 milioni di persone. A livello nazionale , ma anche siciliano, a preoccupare sono i giovani. Secondo i dati ogni anno in Italia sono 4 mila le nuove persone contagiate. Uno studio condotto nell'ambito del progetto aMASE (advancing Migrant Access to health Services in Europe) in 57 strutture per il trattamento dell... Continua a leggere...

Cambia l'età, si diventa anziani a 75 anni

Cambia l'età, si diventa anziani a 75 anni Ma ora la semplice percezione diventa ufficiale: da oggi la popolazione italiana può considerarsi più giovane: si è ufficialmente " anziani " dai 75 anni in su . Certamente gli italiani sono un popolo estremamente longevo. Basti pensare che attualmente nel nostro paese le donne vivono in media 85 anni , gli uomini 82-83. Continua a leggere...

Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians

Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians She advised Lagosians and Nigerians to periodically check their status and stop discriminating HIV positive persons. " World AIDS Day is observed on Dec.1 globally". "Many of those who are being left behind are those who are more affected by HIV including people who use drugs , sex workers, men who have sex with men and prisoners". Continua a leggere...

Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez compares her election victory to moon landing

Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez compares her election victory to moon landing Rep. -elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been mocked by her critics for her many gaffes, but her latest weird comment is just confusing to many people. She is also calling on members of Congress to refuse political contributions from companies that mine, pump, refine or sell fossil fuels. She was advocating for a " Green New Deal " to combat the effects of global warming . Continua a leggere...

British MP tells UK Parliament he is HIV positive

British MP tells UK Parliament he is HIV positive Lloyd Russell-Moyle, from the opposition Labour Party, said he wanted to "say to those living with HIV that your status does not define you". Deputy President and chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council, David Mabuza , has encouraged South Africans to get tested for HIV. Continua a leggere...

Death rate for those 85+ increases 'significantly,' CDC says

Death rate for those 85+ increases 'significantly,' CDC says Life expectancy in the United States dropped yet again as drug overdose deaths continued to climb - taking more than 70,000 lives in 2017 - and suicides rose, a U.S. Montana had the highest suicide rate, and NY the lowest. All told, the United States recorded 2.8 million deaths in 2017, with middle-aged deaths making the biggest impact on life expectancy. Continua a leggere...

Batterio killer, 10mila pazienti in Veneto saranno controllati

Batterio killer, 10mila pazienti in Veneto saranno controllati L'hanno soprannominato il batterio killer della sala operatoria, ma il suo nome scientifico è Mycobacterium chimaera , si tratta di un microrganismo molto pericoloso che ha già fatto molte vittime negli ospedali italiani. Durante le operazioni a cuore aperto , il batterio si trasmette attraverso dispositivi tecnici contaminati, i cosiddetti apparecchi per ipotermia che servono a regolare la te... Continua a leggere...

Congo suffers second biggest Ebola outbreak in history

Congo suffers second biggest Ebola outbreak in history This is the first time this turbulent part of northeastern Congo has had an Ebola outbreak . The country has suffered 10 Ebola outbreaks since the virus was discovered there in 1976. A total of 36 cases have been reported among newborn babies and children below the age of two, while 17 cases have been reported among pregnant women since the outbreak began. Continua a leggere...

British MP reveals he is HIV positive

British MP reveals he is HIV positive The Brighton Kemptown MP revealed his medical status on Thursday in a bid to break the stigma surrounding HIV and Aids. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "Lloyd has shown enormous courage today". The theme of this year's day is "Know your status". According to the World Health Organization, 36.9 million people globally are living with HIV. Continua a leggere...

Climate Change and Air Pollution Are Exposing Canadians To High Health Risks

Climate Change and Air Pollution Are Exposing Canadians To High Health Risks According to more recent data provided by the Lancet Countdown , which tracks the change in exposure as compared to a 1986-2008 baseline, there has been a marked increase both in the number of vulnerable people over 65 years of age exposed to heatwaves as well in the duration of the heatwaves in the last two decades. Continua a leggere...

Mysterious Paralyzing Disease AFM Reported In New York City, 30 States

Mysterious Paralyzing Disease AFM Reported In New York City, 30 States Oftentimes, however, despite extensive laboratory testing, a cause for AFM is unable to be identified. In Maryland, there are three confirmed cases . "There is still a lot to learn about AFM and more study is needed". Now a lawmaker from NY wants to bolster funding to the CDC to figure out what is going on. Continua a leggere...

Six physicians had swallowed Lego pieces for the sake of experiment

Six physicians had swallowed Lego pieces for the sake of experiment But, no, even the researchers themselves aren't taking it too seriously, calling it "a bit of fun in the run up to Xmas" in a related blog post . The amount of time it took to travel from mouth to toilet was also aptly titled - the Found and Retrieved Time (aka the FART) score. Continua a leggere...


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