Medicine

'Cursed' Cheese Found In Egyptian Tomb Might Be The World's Oldest

'Cursed' Cheese Found In Egyptian Tomb Might Be The World's Oldest The sample was excavated at the Saqqara necropolis near Cairo between 2013 and 2014. Archaeologists have just discovered the most ancient and intact cheese that has ever been found anywhere in the world, and it was recovered from the Egyptian tomb of Ptahmes , the mayor of Memphis , after being left there 3,200 years ago. [Full Article...]

Synthetic pot laced with opioid behind CT mass overdose

No deaths were reported, but officials on Wednesday said two people had suffered life-threatening symptoms. A doctor at one hospital says some patients tested positive for fentanyl, but it appears most of the overdoses were caused by a potent batch of straight K2 synthetic marijuana, also known as Kush. [Full Article...]

NYU will provide free tuition for all of its medical students

NYU will provide free tuition for all of its medical students New York University's School of Medicine announces it is offering full-tuition scholarships to all current and future students in its MD degree program, regardless of need or merit, August 16, 2018. Medical schools nationwide have been conducting aggressive fundraising campaigns to compete for top prospects, alleviate the debt burden and give graduates more career choices. [Full Article...]

Tampa General ranked Florida's second-best hospital in U.S

Tampa General ranked Florida's second-best hospital in U.S This is the third consecutive year that UK HealthCare's hospital clinched No. 1 at the state level. In Louisville, Norton Hospital on Chestnut Street is ranked No. Neither Norton nor Jewish earned a national ranking in any specialty area, but Norton received high-performing for six procedures/conditions and Jewish got that distinction in three areas. [Full Article...]

The Remarkable Saga of a Young Woman's Face Transplant

The Remarkable Saga of a Young Woman's Face Transplant She could feel where her face was swollen. She was taken to hospital and endured two years worth of operations, undergoing several procedures to fix her bone structure, including her nose, nasal passage and her jaw before receiving her new face from donor Adrea Schneider, 31, who died after a drug overdose. [Full Article...]

Man is arrested after 70 people overdose on K2 in New Haven

Their names have not been released and the investigation is ongoing, police said. Another five people refused medical treatment. No one has died, but police said six people came close. Three people were arrested, including people who were found on the Green with the drug on them. By late Wednesday night there had been no deaths reported. [Full Article...]

CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states A majority of the people who got measles weren't vaccinated. Both Missouri and IL are among the 21 states that the CDC is monitoring for a measles outbreak. A red or reddish-brown rash also appears, first on the face at the hairline and spreading down to the entire body. The CDC says measles can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. [Full Article...]

Two human cases of West Nile reported in the state

Two human cases of West Nile reported in the state The New Jersey Department of Public Health reported that 284 mosquito pools in 20 counties have tested positive for WNV. However, in fact, this involved the first human case reported in Mobile County this year. "The best way to avoid the disease is to reduce exposure to and eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes". Dispose of water-holding containers, such as ceramic pots, used tires, and ti... [Full Article...]

New Policy Prohibits GPS Tracking in Deployed Settings

New Policy Prohibits GPS Tracking in Deployed Settings While the devices themselves will not be banned, service members will be responsible for ensuring their geolocation features are disabled. Since many of its users are members of the military, their jogging routes and other exercises showed exactly where the U.S. [Full Article...]

Dallas County First West Nile Death 2018

Dallas County First West Nile Death 2018 The Health Unit is urging the public to take steps to prevent mosquito bites. West Nile virus activity is moving east. Symptoms of West Nile virus include fever, confusion, muscles weakness and severe headache. Use effective insect repellent such as DEET or Picaridin. They are most active at dawn and dusk and will bite humans as well as other mammals and birds. [Full Article...]

Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month

Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month Dr Nagarathna D.S., Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Apollo Cradle, Koramangala, said, "Breast milk provides the ideal source of nutrition for new born babies". The activity highlighted the most common reason for a breastfed baby not gaining weight and explained to participating mothers and medical staff how to deal with this issue. [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

Pres. Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less The plans don't have to comply with Affordable Care Act rules including: coverage of essential benefits; prohibition against medical underwriting; limits on premium variations based on age, sex or health status; elimination of annual and lifetime benefit caps; annual limits on out-of-pocket costs; and the requirement that plans spend no more than 20% of premiums on administrative costs and prof... [Full Article...]

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky According to the Department of Public Health and Environment, the Mead resident became ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day. The deadly disease, which can cause serious neurological diseases in humans, was confirmed after samples sent from here tested positive at the National Institute of Virology, Pune. [Full Article...]

Man's legs amputated after dog's licks lead to infection, family says

Man's legs amputated after dog's licks lead to infection, family says Doctors confirmed he contracted Capnocytophaga Canimorsus . "Within days of being admitted to the hospital while still fighting for his life, Greg first lost both feet, after a second surgery to remove more damage on legs, they amputated thru both Knee caps". [Full Article...]

Smoking banned in public housing nationwide, effective today

Smoking banned in public housing nationwide, effective today The ban was passed under the Obama administration in November 2016. "Eliminating smoking indoors and close to the building is the only way to fully protect people from secondhand smoke". To that effect, the encouragement will be underlined by stringent guidelines: Tenants could face eviction for violation of these rules - though first offenses will be forgiven. [Full Article...]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens, Ducklings — CDC

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens, Ducklings — CDC Do not let live poultry in the house or where you keep food and drinks, the CDC said . A half-dozen strains of salmonella bacteria have sickened people starting in the middle of February, with 34 of the 212 sickened people hospitalized. [Full Article...]

'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack

'No evidence to support' ISIS was behind Toronto attack Toronto Mayor John Tory, Police Chief Mark Saunders, Community Safety Minister Michael Tibollo and Mulroney met late this afternoon at Queen's Park. A senior police source, while cautioning that this doesn't mean Hussain wasn't mentally ill, said that often with such people, there are frequent encounters with police - calls from the family for help, suicide attempts or committals to hospital un... [Full Article...]

CVS Pharmacist Fired After Refusing to Fill Trans Woman's Prescription

CVS Pharmacist Fired After Refusing to Fill Trans Woman's Prescription But when she gave her prescription to the pharmacist, he denied her the medication without giving a reason, she wrote. "CVS Health extends its honest apologies to Ms. Pop culture junkie. Dolly Parton once ruffled my hair and said I was "just the cutest thing ever". CVS said the employee was sacked, and added it had not responded to Hall's complaints because of "an unintentional oversight". [Full Article...]

West Nile virus risk rising in southeast Sask.

West Nile virus risk rising in southeast Sask. The state Department of Health and Human Services announced the death on Friday as a warning to others to protect from mosquito-borne illnesses. And one person in East Baton Rouge was infected with the virus but showed no symptoms. Wear long sleeves and trousers, and insect repellant. Avoid being outdoors at peak mosquitoe hours - early evening to morning - and watch out for the biting bugs when... [Full Article...]

Blood pressure drug recalled due to cancer risk

Blood pressure drug recalled due to cancer risk Not all valsartan-containing medicines distributed in the United States have valsartan active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) supplied by this specific company . The agency also recommends that consumers determine if they are taking a recalled product , find the company-specific recall instructions, and contact their pharmacy and physician. [Full Article...]


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