To stop a repeat of our Pret tragedy, we need Natasha's law

Minutes into the flight she complained of a sore throat, her body became covered in hot red blisters and she suffered the cardiac arrest she could never recover from. she would be in heaven looking down and saying, 'Yes, yes to daddy, yes to mummy, p... More..

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Show care and spread awareness this World Heart Day
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Show care and spread awareness this World Heart Day

This year it is being celebrated with a theme of 'My Heart, Your Heart '. It's about saying to ourselves and the people that we care for ourselves and everyone around the world. High blood pressure is the numb...More..

Limiting Children's Screen Time Improves Their Memory, Attention and Language Skills
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Limiting Children's Screen Time Improves Their Memory, Attention and Language Skills

And all that screen time may end up hurting their mental development. The study found that 29% of the participants met none of these guidelines , while 41% met only one. Researchers then compared time spen...More..

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

The duo will share the Nobel prize sum of nine million Swedish kronor (about $1.01 million or 870,000 euros). Allison studied a protein that functions as a brake on the immune system. The therapies based on t...More..

First case of rat hepatitis found in Hong Kong man
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

First case of rat hepatitis found in Hong Kong man

He continued to show signs of abnormal liver function, said Sridhar, with no obvious cause. Just because this is the first case of a rat hepatitis E infection documented in a human, Adalja said, "it doesn't...More..

Texas surf park closes after man dies from rare 'brain-eating amoeba'
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Texas surf park closes after man dies from rare 'brain-eating amoeba'

The 29-year-old man died in New Jersey earlier this month after falling ill with Naegleria fowleri . CDC crews collected water samples, trying to find the source of the contamination. The fatality rate, ho...More..

Emgality Approved for Migraine Prevention-Lilly Says Free for Some Insured Patients
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Emgality Approved for Migraine Prevention-Lilly Says Free for Some Insured Patients

Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) class drugs are the first that are specifically approved to treat migraine, which had previously been tackled with unapproved therapies such as Botox and anti-seizure medi...More..

Kavanaugh Apologizes to Klobuchar after Exchange about Drinking
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Kavanaugh Apologizes to Klobuchar after Exchange about Drinking

That's a reason why Klobuchar's exchange with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday was so remarkable - and a reason why pundits and other political figures turned to the two-term senator as a b...More..

Donald Trump claims credit for stopping assault on Syria's Idlib
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Donald Trump claims credit for stopping assault on Syria's Idlib

Earlier this month, Turkey , a backer of the opposition, and Russian Federation, which is the key backer of the Syrian government, agreed to establish a demilitarized zone at a depth between 15-20 km between t...More..

The Mediterranean Diet Could Help Prevent Depression, According To New Research
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Mediterranean Diet Could Help Prevent Depression, According To New Research

People who followed a strict Mediterranean diet had a 33 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with depression compared to people who were least likely to follow these eating habits. Naveed Sattar, a professor ...More..

Louisville residents test positive for West Nile virus
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Louisville residents test positive for West Nile virus

Moyer says the recent heavy rains have caused the mosquito population to increase. But almost all of the recently confirmed cases in Louisville have involved a form in which the virus attacks the brain or the t...More..

Springfield-Greene County Health releases list of no-cost flu vaccination clinics
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Springfield-Greene County Health releases list of no-cost flu vaccination clinics

The rate among pregnant women also fell from last season, with just less than half getting a flu shot compared to 53% during the 2016-2017 season. "Disability - being unable to care for themselves", he adde...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

Sanders stressed Trump's support for Kavanaugh and said he wanted to see a vote. Judge Kavanaugh's opening statement was an angry litany of references to parties, beach weeks, sports camps, expensive prep sch...More..

Ebola outbreak in Congo could worsen rapidly
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Ebola outbreak in Congo could worsen rapidly

Most recently a deadly attack on 22 September left 21 dead , including 17 civilians. The ADF in particular has enormous capabilities. "They've been able to overrun entire FARDC-bases in and around Beni , ...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Monkeypox: 3rd case reported in England, This time a healthcare worker

PHE have refused to say how many patients were treated by the healthcare worker before the disease was detected but say they are now tracing those affected. "This person has been isolated and we are taking a hi...More..

County Public Health Aims to Eliminate Congenital Syphilis in 5 Years
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

County Public Health Aims to Eliminate Congenital Syphilis in 5 Years

Babies with congenital syphilis may not have symptoms at birth, but without treatment, these health problems can develop in the weeks and even years after birth. The biggest increases were reported in western ...More..

Jeff Flake Will Support Brett Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Jeff Flake Will Support Brett Kavanaugh

She alleges that in 1982, whilst they were both in high school Kavanaugh pushed her down, placed his hand over her mouth and attempted to remove her clothing. Republicans can only afford to lose one GOP vote ...More..

South Carolina city hopeful as flooding remains a threat
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

South Carolina city hopeful as flooding remains a threat

Eleven days after the once-fierce hurricane arrived on the coast, and more than a week after it blew north and dissipated, rivers swollen by its relentless rains are still flooding homes and businesses in the...More..

Weight Watchers Changes Name to WW, and Oprah Approves
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Weight Watchers Changes Name to WW, and Oprah Approves

WW is not just a name change but represents a whole new brand identity, down to a new logo, color palette and font, the company announced. But not all are convinced that "WW" is a victor, and that it may instea...More..

Surgery Often Not Needed For Appendicitis, Says Study
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Surgery Often Not Needed For Appendicitis, Says Study

Only about 1 in every 10 adults said they'd use antibiotics to ease an inflamed appendix , according to survey results. The condition has always been thought to be a medical emergency because of the risk for a...More..