Breastfeeding challenges: Paediatrician urges mothers to seek medical help early

Mothers can carry the pump and storage bag to their work place and pump there to keep up their milk supply. "A mother might face problems like, pain while feeding, change in the nipple colour, cracked, sore nipple, Mastitis, Vasospasm, Plug Ducts, to... More..

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Beauty standards changing thanks to selfies and filters
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Beauty standards changing thanks to selfies and filters

While most filters have unicorn horns or cat ears, these social platforms also have ones that "smooth skin, thin your face, and change your eye color". Snapchat has been contacted for comment. The term was c...More..

New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

The new law on organ donation will be called "Max's law" after Max Johnson, 10, of Winsford, Cheshire, who was saved by a heart transplant in August a year ago. 'We believe that by making these changes, we can ...More..

Rwanda on high alert after Ebola hits DR Congo
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Rwanda on high alert after Ebola hits DR Congo

Salama said that WHO was unaware of the public health emergency in North Kivu province at that point. The organization's emergency response chief, Peter Salama, expressed concern about the regional risks th...More..

Let us promote breastfeeding to improve health of mother, child
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Let us promote breastfeeding to improve health of mother, child

Breastfeeding also reduces the risk of breast cancer in mothers, PAHO said. This incident demonstrates the difficultly many mothers face today as they try to breastfeed in public places yet breast milk ne...More..

Eating chicken can lead you to illness: CDC Report
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Eating chicken can lead you to illness: CDC Report

Karen Neil". Food safety attorney Fred Pritzker, who has represented many clients in the Fareway Foods chicken salad Salmonella outbreak that took place in spring 2018, said, "Ready-to-eat foods should neve...More..

Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog

To Dawn, it was as if her husband had just been beaten with a baseball bat. "He's happy to be here". She said she doesn't know which dog was carrying the bacteria that attacked her husband. He may have to go ...More..

Abstaining from alcohol in middle age can increase dementia risk
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Abstaining from alcohol in middle age can increase dementia risk

Both those who drink over the recommended limits and those who are teetotal in midlife are at an increased risk, researchers found. They were then monitored for, on average, another 23 years. Because the stud...More..

Stop washing and reusing your condoms, says U.S. government
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Stop washing and reusing your condoms, says U.S. government

Hello, here's some news you can use: If you are having sex with a condom, do not remove it, wash it, hang it up to dry like a little pillowcase, and then reuse it. There are many things that can and should be r...More..

CDC: Don't wash or reuse condoms
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

CDC: Don't wash or reuse condoms

The message was posted on Twitter earlier this week. "We say it because people do it", said the CDC. "Use a fresh one for each #sex act", The CDC tweeted in July. Simply washing a condom with soap won't k...More..

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Successfully Transplanted Into Living Pigs
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Successfully Transplanted Into Living Pigs

The medical condition of the animals was assessed at ten hours, two weeks, one month, and two months following the operation, which allowed the team to construct a timeline of the lung tissue's development. Alr...More..

New superbug fear as hospital bacteria become ‘immune’ to disinfectant handwash
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

New superbug fear as hospital bacteria become ‘immune’ to disinfectant handwash

Medical institutions worldwide started adopting stringent hygiene steps - involving hand rubs and washes that contain alcohol - in the last ten years, in a bid to tackle VRE and other bugs like MRSA. faecium o...More..

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare

Senate Democrats on Thursday said they will attempt to block the new rule on short-term, limited-duration insurance, which expands the market by offering consumers access to cheaper plans than those in health...More..

World Health Organization says Ebola team arrives in Congo
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

World Health Organization says Ebola team arrives in Congo

The North Kivu health division notified the health ministry on Saturday of 26 cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 20 deaths in North Kivu province, the ministry said. Worldwide health experts have arrived in ...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

U.S. health officials remind people that condoms should not be reused

When used correctly, condoms can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and help prevent pregnancy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted on its sexually transmitted disease sit...More..

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County

The program employs three student workers per season, under guidance from the IPM manager, to maintain 25 trap sites around the Main, East and South campuses, monitoring mosquito populations and determining tre...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Lung cancer mortality rate among women may spike by 40% by 2030

Globally, among women, the mortality rate for lung cancer is projected to increase from 11.2 per cent in 2015 to 16.0 per cent in 2030; Europe and Oceania have shown the highest lung cancer mortality rates ...More..

Cannabidiol Could Be Key To Extending Pancreatic Cancer Patient Life
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Cannabidiol Could Be Key To Extending Pancreatic Cancer Patient Life

The cannabinoid CBD does not cause psychoactive effects, as opposed to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the cannabinoid known to cause the psychoactive effects in cannabis. It is already known to improve the si...More..

FDA warns of vaginal 'rejuvenation' promises of better sex, menopause treatment
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

FDA warns of vaginal 'rejuvenation' promises of better sex, menopause treatment

They were given 30 days to address the FDA's concerns. There are only a handful of cases that call for letting a laser anywhere near your vagina, according to the FDA-namely, "serious conditions like the de...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Fresh Ebola virus outbreak in Congo

The ministry said a team of 12 virus hunters would arrive in Beni, a city of about a quarter million residents near the epicenter of the outbreak, by Thursday. Six samples were taken from hospitalised patient...More..