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Millennials face increased risk of cancer 'because they're so fat'

Millennials face increased risk of cancer 'because they're so fat' The society says a steep increase in the prevalence of obesity over the last 40 years may have increased the risk among younger people and that the problem could be a set back to the recent progress made in addressing cancer. states home to 67 percent of the population. British obesity rates are not far behind the US. "Similarly, the annual percent change by age was largest in individuals aged... Continua a leggere...

Three more flu deaths confirmed in Douglas County

Three more flu deaths confirmed in Douglas County The state also reported six child deaths related to the flu a year ago. The organization reported that it's now widespread throughout the state. Of those cases, 302 were reported last week. "It's not too late to get a flu shot". According to the state health department, the number of flu-associated hospitalizations reported in OH so far this flu season is tracking below the five-year average. Continua a leggere...

Women's brains appear three years younger than men's

Women's brains appear three years younger than men's A computer algorithm found women used a higher proportion of glucose to develop their brain, showing their brains were younger. Subjects ranged from their 20s to 80s, and across those age spans, women's brains appeared metabolically younger than men's, said the findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , a peer-reviewed USA journal. Continua a leggere...

Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported

Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported Children who are deficient in vitamin A are at higher risk for severe complications from measles if they get the disease, but most children in the US receive sufficient amounts in their diet. The virus is most commonly known for the red rash it can cause which starts on your head and works its way down your body. The first confirmed case was reported on January 28. Continua a leggere...

Women's Brains May Have a Unique Edge Over Men's

The participants took part in six studies across the Washington University School of Medicine. All brains get smaller with age, and it was already known that men's tend to shrink at a faster rate. So in the new study, the researchers analyzed brain-imaging scans of 121 women and 84 men who ranged in age from 20 to 82. The initial study was conducted by first training the machine learning algor... Continua a leggere...

Three measles cases confirmed in Houston area

A possible sixth case in Texas is awaiting lab confirmation. In 2018 the World Health Organization (WHO) blamed the anti-vaccination movement for a surge in European measles cases. The Houston area had several confirmed measles cases past year. The Houston Chronicle reports health officials were told the four children who fell ill had received their first of two measles vaccines. Continua a leggere...

Sammy operato al cuore, prima volta per un paziente con progeria

Sammy operato al cuore, prima volta per un paziente con progeria Con queste parole il presidente del Veneto, Luca Zaia, si è rivolto a Sammy Basso , primo paziente al mondo con sindrome da invecchiamento precoce a venire operato con un delicatissimo intervento al cuore . Finora, ha spiegato Sammy , fondatore dell'Associazione Italiana Progeria , e presente oggi in conferenza stampa al San Camillo, "la ricerca su questa malattia si è basata su farmaci... Continua a leggere...

Many small kids using too much toothpaste

Many small kids using too much toothpaste More than 70 years ago, scientists discovered that people whose drinking water naturally had more fluoride also had fewer cavities. Too many young kids are using too much toothpaste, increasing their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older, according to a government survey released Thursday. Continua a leggere...

Health department says Kentucky-based vaccine provider caused infections

The vaccines went to various businesses in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana . People who have gotten infections from the vaccinations have reported redness, pain, tenderness, swelling and hard lumps or nodules at the injection site. Symptoms may start from a few days to more than 12 weeks after vaccination. Besides causing infection, the vaccines might not have been effective in preventing illnes... Continua a leggere...

HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, slams 'unfounded rumours'

HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, slams 'unfounded rumours' The head of the HZJZ Cancer Registry, Mario Šekorija, said the number of people with malignancies was constantly rising, mostly due to higher life expectancy and the increasingly high number of elderly people. What is Cancer : Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases characterized by the growth of abnormal cells beyond their usual boundaries that can then invade adjoining parts... Continua a leggere...

'Shocking' rise in obesity-related cancers among young adults

The average annual percentage change in pancreatic cancer incidence increased with decreasing age, from 0.77 per cent for those aged between 45 and 49 to 4.34 per cent for those aged between 25 and 29. In contrast to obesity-related cancers, rates of most of the 18 non-obesity related cancers did not increase among young adults during the study period. Continua a leggere...

Cigs More Effective Than Patches To Stop Smoking

Cigs More Effective Than Patches To Stop Smoking The multi-centre trial, which involved nearly 900 smokers who also received additional behavioural support, found that 18.0 per cent of e-cigarette users were smoke-free after a year, compared to 9.9 per cent of participants who were using other nicotine replacement therapies. Continua a leggere...

Influenza, 39 vittime e 191 ricoverati in gravi condizioni

Influenza, 39 vittime e 191 ricoverati in gravi condizioni In particolare nella fascia d'età pediatrica. Da ottobre ad oggi risultano 39 le persone decedute a causa di pregresse patologie aggravate dal sopraggiungere dell'influenza . Il 60% dei casi gravi è di sesso maschile e l'età mediana è di 60 anni . Nell'82% dei deceduti c'era almeno una condizione di rischio preesistente , come diabete, tumori, malattie cardiovascolari, respiratorie o ... Continua a leggere...

20 people have now died from the flu in IN this season

VideoAuthorities are urging vaccinations after more than 6,000 Australians were diagnosed with the flu in December. These numbers are similar to the comparable period from previous year, when there were 1,289 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza and 297 hospitalizations. Continua a leggere...

Chris Hemsworth Considered Returning To Home And Away After His Career Stalled

Chris Hemsworth Considered Returning To Home And Away After His Career Stalled The dads' race at my kids' school last year: "I hadn't sprinted in about five years, and then boom, you go and do a hundred-metre sprint at full pelt and my back was cranked for weeks", he adds. "Then in that eight-month period [after "Star Trek"], I got more and more anxious, to the point where I couldn't harness that energy", he continued. Think about reasons other than yourself.' That was for ... Continua a leggere...

E-cigarettes are most effective aid to quit smoking

E-cigarettes are most effective aid to quit smoking The study team acknowledged, however, that prior research has demonstrated that when nicotine replacement products are paired with prescription medications - such as the nicotine receptor blocker Chantix (varenicline) and/or bupropion one year abstinence rates are the same or higher as the e-cig results. Continua a leggere...

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles Two children who traveled to Hawaii were not contagious when they flew, Melnick said, and they were quarantined in the islands once they arrived. We need most people in the population to be vaccinated in order to maintain our "herd immunity". Continua a leggere...

RCMP talk mental health

RCMP talk mental health A search filter on "the impact" page for where the funds go displays an extensive list of recipients (by year, region, type). According to a media release by Bell Canada, events at more than 200 Canadian post-secondary schools are taking place to promote mental health. Continua a leggere...

As Measles Cases Grow, Lawmakers Look To Change Vaccination Law

As Measles Cases Grow, Lawmakers Look To Change Vaccination Law Director of Whitman County Public Health Troy Henderson said there are no known or suspected cases on the east side of the state. Although there are many reasons why a parent who believes in vaccinations might not be able to get their child immunized (including allergies and illnesses), people are calling out this mom as "anti-vax" since her message went viral. Continua a leggere...

Ebola Outbreak in Congo is the Second Biggest in History

Ebola Outbreak in Congo is the Second Biggest in History The massacre was carried out in four attacks that began on December 16, the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission of the Congo said in a statement Thursday. Hundreds of buildings, including churches, schools and health centers, were damaged in the violence, it said. In Katwa during the past 3 weeks (since 9 January), 49 health structures were identified where confirmed cases were hos... Continua a leggere...


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