Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world

The high cancer death rate in China can be contributed by factors such as weak awareness of cancer prevention and screening and limited diagnostic tools. The risk of cancer is increasingbecauseMost of us are living longer! How will China ... More..

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E-cigarettes help more smokers quit than patches and gum, study finds
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

E-cigarettes help more smokers quit than patches and gum, study finds

Those approved therapies, as well as drugs such as bupropion, have higher effectiveness rates than the new study suggested, and much more is known about their side effects, said Belinda Borrelli , a Boston...More..

by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

DE officials report 3 more flu-related deaths

It said Global Positioning System were also reporting an increase in flu-like illnesses at their surgeries and PathWest was seeing more confirmed flu cases. "The majority of cases have been reported in the Pert...More..

Three Georgia Measles Cases
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Three Georgia Measles Cases

There are four cases with unverified vaccination records, and 37 people who are unimmunized. Health officials say 41 of the cases are in Clark County, with the remaining case coming from King County. This is th...More..

Six things people get wrong about vaping
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Six things people get wrong about vaping

The researchers said that the trial provided some indication of why e-cigarettes had better results than NRT; namely, that e-cigarettes were more effective in alleviating tobacco withdrawal symptoms and may hav...More..

Breakfast isn't the answer to weight loss, study finds
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Breakfast isn't the answer to weight loss, study finds

Aside from higher admission of calories, it was additionally seen that skipping breakfast does not cause more noteworthy craving later in the day. While those who opted to eat breakfast, ate an average of aro...More..

Shock! A bunch of children who weren't vaccinated now have the measles
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Shock! A bunch of children who weren't vaccinated now have the measles

Symptoms can start like any other really bad cold: "a cough, runny nose, not feeling very well, red eyes", he says. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared measles "eliminated" from th...More..

Measles Outbreak in Washington and Oregon Cause a State of Emergency
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Measles Outbreak in Washington and Oregon Cause a State of Emergency

One adult is infected, and the rest are teenagers. OR officials didn't provide the age of the adult infected there. The governor of Washington declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak Friday. S...More..

Bell Let's Talk Day raises awareness and money for mental health initiatives
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Bell Let's Talk Day raises awareness and money for mental health initiatives

However, it's key, said Berndt, to continue talking about mental health, long after the initiative ends. In honour of mental health awareness today, HRD Canada caught up with Kim Tabac, chief people officer...More..

Can Too Much Screen Time Hinder Child Development?
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Can Too Much Screen Time Hinder Child Development?

Researchers tested children involved in the study , and found they were failing to meet developmental milestones in language and communication, problem-solving, and fine and gross motor skills. She is research...More..

Britain: Theresa May Survives Key Vote To Delay Brexit
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Britain: Theresa May Survives Key Vote To Delay Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May told her senior ministers on Tuesday that in order to win parliament's support for her Brexit deal , that agreement would have to be reopened, her spokesman said. Also ...More..

1 in 4 kindergartners aren't fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

1 in 4 kindergartners aren't fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak

In Clark County , Washington, which borders Portland , Oregon, Monday's 36 confirmed measles cases were up significantly from the 26 on Friday, when Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency . Rigl...More..

Washington declares public health emergency after measles outbreak of mostly unvaccinated children
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Washington declares public health emergency after measles outbreak of mostly unvaccinated children

Twenty-six of the confirmed patients had not been vaccinated against measles , and the vaccination status of four others who were infected is unknown. Though the measles MMR vaccine has been highly effective ...More..

Singapore HIV registry data leaked online in health breach
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Singapore HIV registry data leaked online in health breach

In its website, MOH said the records were those of 5,400 Singaporeans diagnosed with HIV up to January 2013 and 8,800 foreigners diagnosed with HIV up to December 2011. In addition, MOH said Ler has been cha...More..

State of emergency declared over Washington measles outbreak
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

State of emergency declared over Washington measles outbreak

A current statewide case count for the measles outbreak is available on DOH's website and will be updated daily. In 2000, the US healthcare department announced that measles has been eliminated because ...More..

Kamala Harris Emerges Frontrunner To Oust Trump In 2020 White House Bid
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Kamala Harris Emerges Frontrunner To Oust Trump In 2020 White House Bid

Speaking in front of the Oakland City Hall, with over 20,000 people in attendance - a larger crowd than former President Barack Obama had at his campaign launch in 2007 - Ms. Launching her campaign a year befor...More..

Measles outbreak in Washington State leads to state of emergency
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Measles outbreak in Washington State leads to state of emergency

As of Saturday, there are 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington - an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency . In 2018, there were 17 outbreaks and about 350 ca...More..

CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Hedgehogs
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

Following these interviews, CDC's laboratory evidence demonstrated that these tiny pets are likely to blame for the salmonella outbreak . It's not clear yet if a common hedgehog supplier can be traced back, ...More..

US measles outbreak latest sign of resurgent virus
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

US measles outbreak latest sign of resurgent virus

A public health emergency has been declared in Clark County, Washington, as a result of an ongoing measles outbreak. The CDC recommends children get two doses of the vaccine. Recently, children are not being ...More..

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

This season's flu shot far more effective than last year's, researchers find

The flulike illness surveillance map, which also tracks clinic visits for flu, shows that activity is high in 18 states, up from 9 in the previous week. Why? The weekly flu report published Friday by the U.S....More..

Arizona governor urges new leaders at facility after rape
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Arizona governor urges new leaders at facility after rape

PEOPLE confirmed the judge denied Gregan's request to reduce Sutherland's $500,000 cash-only bond, and he remains in Maricopa County jail. 'I know at this point there's DNA. Court records indicate his wife fi...More..

Sleep Deprivation Speeds Up Alzheimer's Disease
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Sleep Deprivation Speeds Up Alzheimer's Disease

They studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer's and found bacteria associated with chronic gum disease in the brains of people with Alzheimer's, BBC News reported. The bacte...More..

Frequent fried food increases risk for obesity, heart disease, death
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Frequent fried food increases risk for obesity, heart disease, death

One serving or more of any fried foods each day - such as fries or a fried chicken sandwich - increases the risk of death by 8 percent compared to eating none, experts found. For example, the type of oil used...More..

What is antimicrobial resistance and how can it be…
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

What is antimicrobial resistance and how can it be…

Health contracts expert Louise Fullwood of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said there is value in utilising the resources at high street pharmacies in the delivery of primary care to ease t...More..

Meat Disappears From Trudeau Government’s New Vegan-Like Food Guide
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Meat Disappears From Trudeau Government’s New Vegan-Like Food Guide

What about milk? Instead of giving a separate section to dairy products, the latest guide focuses on moving towards a plant-based direction. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) congratulates Ginette Pe...More..

US Democrat star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitch
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

US Democrat star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitch

Ocasio-Cortez received some criticism from progressives and leftists over the vote for its (albeit, temporary) contradiction of her anti-ICE agenda. Dell, who's now worth $26.5 billion, according to the Bloombe...More..

Human diet is causing 'catastrophic' damage to the planet
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Human diet is causing 'catastrophic' damage to the planet

The strategy also discusses humanity's responsibility to have strong and co-ordinated governance of land and oceans by implementing a zero-expansion policy of new agricultural land into natural ecosystems and s...More..

EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering

The event has been organised by Europe's Indian Journalists Association (IJA). In its complaint, the Election Commission said Syed Shuja has allegedly violated section 505 (1) of the IPC pertaining to spreadi...More..

U.S. governor to punish Airbnb for removing Israel settlement listings
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

U.S. governor to punish Airbnb for removing Israel settlement listings

In his announcement, the Governor said the state has been "foot-dragging" on implementing medical marijuana. "That is not good policy, so I'd like them to address that as well". DeSantis' support of at least $2...More..

Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet

Moving to a "healthy diet" would require significant shifts to existing dietary habits in most countries, including the UK. To achieve the healthy diet goals by 2050, global consumption of foods like red meat...More..