Semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy for first time

Prof Fisk said after extensive genetic testing to rule out chromosomal abnormalities, they concluded the most likely scenario was the mother's egg was simultaneously fertilised by two of the father's sperm before dividing. To get a better understan... More..

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AG Ferguson sues Trump over abortion regulations
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

AG Ferguson sues Trump over abortion regulations

In New York City alone, 150,000 people receive health care through Title X each year, according to Planned Parenthood . Wimes concluded in the decision that "the record does not provide a basis in evidence...More..

Health system overhaul a step towards privatization - Bisson
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Health system overhaul a step towards privatization - Bisson

The plan will apparently scrap the Local Health Integration Networks that increased bureaucracy across the system but did not deliver the health-care coordination promised. Elliott did not give details on the n...More..

GE continues to downsize: Firm selling biopharma division for $21.4 billion
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

GE continues to downsize: Firm selling biopharma division for $21.4 billion

That's as part of GE's group-wide efforts to reduce debts and restructure. GE also announced several upcoming events, including the release of its 10-K annual report this week and a presentation by Culp at ...More..

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

A U.S. mom had the shock of her life when she was alerted about sinister videos on YouTube, containing suicide instructions for kids. "I believe this cartoon was up for about six months prior to it coming d...More..

Hololens 2 Hands-On: Mixed reality moves forward at MWC 2019
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hololens 2 Hands-On: Mixed reality moves forward at MWC 2019

Microsoft says HoloLens 2 will have a lot of practical applications. "While the company has previously licensed tech to the USA military, it has never crossed the line into weapons development". "Our demand ...More..

First pediatric flu death reported in Northeast Ohio
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

First pediatric flu death reported in Northeast Ohio

The NC Department of Health and Human Services reports 13 more people in the state died from the flu last week. In Cleveland, 11 adults have died this season, and almost 250 people have been hospitalized fo...More..

Young Blood Transfusions To Stop Aging Unproven And Potentially Harmful, FDA Warns
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Young Blood Transfusions To Stop Aging Unproven And Potentially Harmful, FDA Warns

In a statement , FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Peter Marks, the director of the FDA's middle for Biologics Analysis and Analysis, cautioned "customers" (learn: "Nosferatu's dread offspring, the Vampyr, co...More..

Federally funded clinics barred from offering abortion help under new rule
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Federally funded clinics barred from offering abortion help under new rule

Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said on Friday that "the Title X gag rule will essentially dismantle this critical federal program" and that in many remote or rural areas of the U.S., Planned Parent...More..

B.C. working on mandatory registration following measles outbreak
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

B.C. working on mandatory registration following measles outbreak

Pan, who four years ago successfully led an effort to get rid of personal and religious vaccine exemptions in his state , said he thought national leaders might take a different approach than what Gottlieb s...More..

Zombie Deer Illness Spreading In The US Might Infect People, Knowledgeable Warns
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Zombie Deer Illness Spreading In The US Might Infect People, Knowledgeable Warns

Again, the disease, while deadly for animals, has not been known to infect humans. The disease attacks the animals' brains. The disease is fatal to animals as there is no treatments or vaccines. "These studie...More..

Almost 70 people diagnosed with measles in Oregon, Washington outbreak
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Almost 70 people diagnosed with measles in Oregon, Washington outbreak

It is reported to be the worst outbreak in decades. As you have heard, there is a measles outbreak at three schools in Vancouver. Dr. Amanda Cohn , a CDC vaccination expert, discusses the safety and import...More..

‘Zombie’ deer disease hits the U.S.
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

‘Zombie’ deer disease hits the U.S.

As the chronic wasting disease spreads among deer, elk, and moose in 24 states and two Canadian province, health officials are anxious that humans may also be at risk of the infection. "It's possible the nu...More..

Study finds men's push-up performance could indicate risk of heart disease
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Study finds men's push-up performance could indicate risk of heart disease

The scientists found that on a practical level, push-ups - which can be done from home, are more cost-efficient than a treadmill when it comes to developing better physical fitness habits that have been found t...More..

'Several cases' of measles found at Vancouver schools, health officials say
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

'Several cases' of measles found at Vancouver schools, health officials say

Clark County listed a new potential exposure site: The Vancouver Clinic Salmon Creek, at 2525 NE 139th St., Vancouver, from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, and from 10:30 a.m. "Measles is so contagious that if som...More..

Three injured after medical emergency at Hamilton performance mistaken for active shooter
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Three injured after medical emergency at Hamilton performance mistaken for active shooter

Get push notifications with news, features and more. She was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition on Friday night, the department said. Hundreds of patrons rushed from the Orpheum Theater in...More..

Caution to Older Women Over Diet Drinks
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Caution to Older Women Over Diet Drinks

One serving of diet drink was regarded as 355ml. That group "had significantly greater likelihood" of strokes and coronary heart disease. Drinking two or more diet beverages of any kind per day has been l...More..

Facebook Might Remove Anti-Vaccine Recommendations
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Facebook Might Remove Anti-Vaccine Recommendations

With the outbreak of measles' cases which now spread across countries, Washington lawmakers are now weighing a bill called House Bill 1638 that tightens the state's vaccination rules. Facebook did not immedia...More..

Trump will sign spending bill but end-run Congress to build wall
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Trump will sign spending bill but end-run Congress to build wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday warned about the risky precedent President Donald Trump could set if he declares a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall . Democratic ...More..

Vancouver-area child diagnosed with measles -- but total stays at 58
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vancouver-area child diagnosed with measles -- but total stays at 58

Due to the outbreak, the DOH has allowed infants age six months and up to receive the measles vaccination. In contrast, several counties in the Pacific Northwest that have high rates of unvaccinated schoolchi...More..

Australia to reopen controversial Christmas Island detention centre after historic government defeat
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Australia to reopen controversial Christmas Island detention centre after historic government defeat

Speaking before the vote, Morrison said that the changes would encourage people-smugglers and provoke a new flow of arrivals. The policy banishes asylum seekers who attempt to reach Australia by boat to the Pac...More..

Ohio Teen Defies Anti-Vaccine Parents, Gets Shots
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ohio Teen Defies Anti-Vaccine Parents, Gets Shots

As a result, the teen was never vaccinated. Several news outlets have reported that unvaccinated teens are taking to Reddit to ask adults for advice on how they can get the shots without their parents kno...More..

Trump orders flags at half-staff to honor Rep. John Dingell
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Trump orders flags at half-staff to honor Rep. John Dingell

It "is a source of great satisfaction to know that she is among the largest group of women to have ever served in the Congress (as she busily recruits more)", he wrote . "Everywhere I go, I run into people h...More..

DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines

Duque III said. The DOH yesterday said that since 26 January, 441 cases were recorded in Metro Manila, compared to 36 cases in 2018. A day after health authorities declared a measles outbreak in Metro Man...More..

Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Multnomah County
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Multnomah County

Denton County Public Health confirmed the case Wednesday and is working to identify and contact other people who may have been exposed. While the USA faces measles outbreaks from NY to Washington state ,...More..

Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Confirmed Measles Cases In Oregon

Measles can be transmitted to others from four days prior to four days after the rash appears. In Harris County , two boys and a woman are being treated for measles. The vast majority of Vancouver-area case...More..

Men's Brain Diminish Faster Than Women's With Growing Age, Says New Study
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Men's Brain Diminish Faster Than Women's With Growing Age, Says New Study

The researchers carried out their study by analyzing PET scans of 205 people, between the ages of 20 and 82, with healthy brains in order to use a sample representative of the human adult life span. What did ...More..

Obesity-linked cancers rising in young adults
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Obesity-linked cancers rising in young adults

Jemal's team looked at 18 other types of cancer, but only two showed a similar increase, while eight cancers related to smoking showed a drop, and the rest remained stable. Of course, obesity is only one fact...More..

Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported

CT reported three measles cases in 2018. And the measles virus is one of the most infectious diseases out there. The only details about the three infected individuals that have been released is that two are y...More..

Is your child using too much toothpaste?
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Is your child using too much toothpaste?

New research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that despite warnings on the inadvertent consumption of too much fluoride , many kids are still using more toothpaste than they should eve...More..