Pfizer to help prevent global public health threat of antimicrobial resistance

Watch antibiotics, a category that includes third-generation cephalosporins, carbapenems, and other drugs that should be used with caution due to their potential to promote resistance, accounted for less than 20% of consumption in some countries bu... More..

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Conjoined twins successfully separated by surgery in Australia
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Conjoined twins successfully separated by surgery in Australia

Crameri said he was not able to determine the extent to which their organs were connected ahead of the surgery. 'It will be really interesting to see what will happen once the girls are separated'. Head of ...More..

Should kids get flu shot or nasal spray vaccine?
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Should kids get flu shot or nasal spray vaccine?

Some 70,000 people in the United States died from flu last season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . It's never too early to get the flu shot. "Influenza can influence cardiovascu...More..

Carefully engineered flu shots are both safe and effective
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Carefully engineered flu shots are both safe and effective

Too many vaccinated people still get the flu, and when it comes to research funding to address this problem, our public health agencies seem little exercised about it. Flu viruses are constantly changing. Marsh...More..

Health ministry rolls out Ebola vaccination in five prone districts
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Health ministry rolls out Ebola vaccination in five prone districts

Redfield told The Washington Post . Uganda is to administer an experimental Ebola vaccine for health workers in high-risk areas bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Although several studies ha...More..

Early risers less likely to get breast cancer
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Early risers less likely to get breast cancer

Analysis showed women who slept longer than seven to eight hours a night - the amount recommended - increased their chances of being diagnosed with the disease by 20% per additional hour spent sleeping. Aroun...More..

Ariana Grande's Ex-Boyfriend Ricky Alvarez Responds to 'Thank U, Next'
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Ariana Grande's Ex-Boyfriend Ricky Alvarez Responds to 'Thank U, Next'

Ariana added, "I've got a lot of work to do but it's a start to even be aware that it's possible". The singer revealed on Twitter that both Big Sean and Ricky Alvarez heard the single before she releas...More..

US FDA Approves New-and Very Potent-Painkiller, Despite Warnings
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

US FDA Approves New-and Very Potent-Painkiller, Despite Warnings

Each would come in a plastic applicator that looks like a syringe. "We believe the unique features of Dsuvia are an important leap forward in the management of acute pain and patient care in these settings", ...More..

Police raid prophet Magaya
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Police raid prophet Magaya

The court heard Magaya attempted to destroy some of the exhibits by flashing them in the office toilets and burning the containers which were however covered half burnt. "I carry a very important apology to the...More..

Protein Supplements Market | Industry Growth, Trends and Forecast Till 2024
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Protein Supplements Market | Industry Growth, Trends and Forecast Till 2024

In light of these standpoints, the Protein Powders market report finishes up the future balance of the market globally. What are the conclusions of the Protein Chip Market report? Scope and produc...More..

Health leaders strongly recommend getting flu shot
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Health leaders strongly recommend getting flu shot

The vaccine is also available at no charge for clients of long-term care facilities in interim or transitional care beds, respite care clients and new, unimmunized residents admitted during the flu season. No m...More..

ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware

All plans offered through the marketplace must offer comprehensive health coverage - including key consumer protections like no discrimination against people with preexisting health conditions - and cover a var...More..

Trio of paraplegics walk again thanks to electrical stimulation
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Trio of paraplegics walk again thanks to electrical stimulation

David when was asked about this, he told that this treatment really meant a lot of him and he was surprised that how this really worked and what could have he done if he was not able to walk. "I was like, shoul...More..

A Handle on your Health: Influenza time again
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

A Handle on your Health: Influenza time again

There are at least 17 pharmacies and health centers in Plattsburgh alone where residents can get vaccinated. The importance of knowing how to protect yourself and others is crucial as this year's flu, like in y...More..

Dogs Can Sniff Out Malaria in Worn Socks
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Dogs Can Sniff Out Malaria in Worn Socks

Said to be one of the greatest public health success stories, global malaria control may get a shot in the arm if countries can strategically use dogs to sniff and detect malaria-infected individuals. By flag...More..

Nurse Niels Högel goes on trial in Germany over 100 patient deaths
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Nurse Niels Högel goes on trial in Germany over 100 patient deaths

Each time, the nurse followed a similar procedure; he would inject his patient with a medication triggering a cardiac arrest, which would follow an attempted resuscitation. The current trial, which started with...More..

Early signs to identify Breast Cancer
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Early signs to identify Breast Cancer

Many visitors to the event wore pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Breast Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has debunked myths associated with breast cancer risks, diagnosis...More..

Ninth child dies in New Jersey facility suffering adenovirus outbreak
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ninth child dies in New Jersey facility suffering adenovirus outbreak

The New Jersey Department of Health says the medically fragile child with a respiratory illness died Saturday evening at a hospital. In some versions of a story October 25 about a viral outbreak, The Assoc...More..

Budget 2018: Labour's John McDonnell under fire for backing Conservative tax cuts
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Budget 2018: Labour's John McDonnell under fire for backing Conservative tax cuts

Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, said: "He's just simply made a decision to spend all of that". "If I were a prison governor, a local authority chief executive or a head teacher, I ...More..

Here's Why Some Terminal Patients Feel Alienated by Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Here's Why Some Terminal Patients Feel Alienated by Breast Cancer Awareness Month

After complications arose from the chemo, she received radiation from November 2017 to March 2018. "It has kept her going". She started a nonprofit called Hope Scarves, which collects and sends scarves paired w...More..

Meghan and Harry given traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Meghan and Harry given traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand

Prince Harry is continuing to dote on his little prince or princess-to-be during his 16-day worldwide tour with pregnant Meghan Markle . In 1893, New Zealand became the first country to allow women to v...More..

National Take Back Day Provides Solution To Growing Health Concern
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

National Take Back Day Provides Solution To Growing Health Concern

People can drop off their unwanted or expired medications at collection sites across the country, something the Biloxi Police Department is taking part in. Pet parents should also know how important it is to ke...More..

Potential Medicare Reimbursement Demo to Lower Part B Drug Prices
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Potential Medicare Reimbursement Demo to Lower Part B Drug Prices

Mr. Trump says the plan to peg prices under Medicare Part B to an " international pricing index " will correct a "rigged" system in which Americans effectively subsidize drug innovation and lower costs in ...More..

FDA approves first new drug to treat influenza in two decades
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

FDA approves first new drug to treat influenza in two decades

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "This novel drug provides an important, additional treatment option", said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Xofluza is said to work about as well as Tamiflu, ...More..

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love out with sore foot
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love out with sore foot

DETROIT (110): Johnson 3-5 0-0 7, Griffin 9-13 4-5 26, Drummond 11-17 4-6 26, Jackson 4-12 5-10 16, Bullock 2-10 1-2 5, Pachulia 0-2 2-2 2, I.Smith 4-7 0-0 10, Galloway 3-6 1-2 8, Kennard 4-4 0-0 8, Brown 0-0 0...More..

First flu death in Washington state confirmed
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

First flu death in Washington state confirmed

This year's flu shot formulation-chosen by the World Health Organization's best scientific guess at which viruses will flourish based on what is circulating across the globe-includes strains of H1N1, H3N2 and...More..

Being tall can increase cancer risk
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Being tall can increase cancer risk

However, the risk of the majority of the 23 cancers studied in this round of research can be explained simply by the fact that there are more cells in the body of a taller person when compared to someone of s...More..

Columbus, GA child confirmed with rare polio-like illness
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Columbus, GA child confirmed with rare polio-like illness

Most of the cases involve children, and while the CDC says it doesn't know the cause of a lot of them, it is urging parents to practice disease-prevention steps, such as ensuring their children are up to date...More..

Organic fruits and vegetables might reduce cancer risk, study finds
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Organic fruits and vegetables might reduce cancer risk, study finds

The last category was all lymphomas: People who ate organic food most often were 76 percent less likely to get cancers of the lymph system than people who ate organic foods the least. You can imagine ...More..

New pathology guidelines to help fight breast cancer
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

New pathology guidelines to help fight breast cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) will also incorporate the guidelines into the fifth edition of its major "Blue book" and "Classification of Tumours of the Breast" from next year, said the university. And th...More..