Cute flaccid myelitis: Three new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there have been a confirmed 38 cases across 16 states in 2018 so far. Other AFM symptoms may include: facial droop/weakness, difficulty moving the eyes , drooping eyelids, or difficulty... More..

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Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

World Health Organization in a press statement released on Tuesday called for regular checks for symptoms of mental illnesses beginning at a young age. You can get involved by reading the WFMH report about a...More..

HPV vaccine expanded for people ages 27 to 45
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

HPV vaccine expanded for people ages 27 to 45

According to Merck (MSD), the manufacturer of Gardasil 9 , the " vaccine is indicated in the United States in females 9 through [45] years of age for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal canc...More..

McConnell to AP:
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

McConnell to AP: "'Nobody's going to beat" Murkowski

People who were chosen to participate either had to have voted for both republican and democratic presidential candidates in the last three elections or if they've only voted Republican in presidential elec...More..

by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

She was later diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and has been undergoing treatment for the last month at Lurie Children's Hospital. "The CDC has been asking us to pay attention to this for quite a while". ...More..

Kavanaugh offers 'special gratitude' to Collins, others at ceremonial swearing
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Kavanaugh offers 'special gratitude' to Collins, others at ceremonial swearing

The president-whose Republicans fear losing at least the lower chamber of Congress-predicted that Democrats would pay for their attempts to block the confirmation, especially during the lurid debate over deca...More..

Study concludes that Vitamin D supplements are ineffective in protecting bone health
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Study concludes that Vitamin D supplements are ineffective in protecting bone health

In response, Daniel Fabricant, PhD, president and CEO of the Natural Products Association, pointed out that numerous health organizations in the United States and around the world advocate for sufficient vitami...More..

How to be a better friend to someone with mental health issues
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

How to be a better friend to someone with mental health issues

The 32-year-old has been open about her mental health throughout her career, revealing she has post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer has called on people...More..

William and Catherine attend Mental Health Summit
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

William and Catherine attend Mental Health Summit

Doyle-Price will lead a taskforce of national and local government, self-harm charities, clinicians and those personally affected by suicide to drive forward a mental health strategy. Gaga has always been a...More..

Flu shots available in Trail pharmacies
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Flu shots available in Trail pharmacies

This is the highest death toll in decades. The province says 46 people with lab-confirmed cases of the flu died in Manitoba last winter, the highest number in three years. "Flu season starts around the holida...More..

Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness

Encouraging conversation about mental health , the campaign use images showing people's most hard thoughts written across their faces, created by Charlie Clift and lettering artist Kate Forrester. Teens who ar...More..

'Screen For Life' launches campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

'Screen For Life' launches campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. The National Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1994, and has since investe...More..

Falkirk gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Falkirk gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day

A Sheffield gym is offering a FREE five day pass to honour World Mental Health Day tomorrow to stress the benefits of exercise. From identifying the causes, pinpointing solutions, and ultimately recognizing t...More..

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigning
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigning

Joined by the former SC governor in the Oval Office, he invited her to come back in a different role. "You can take your pick", Trump beamed at her. She quieted rumors by declaring she had no intention to run f...More..

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder

The disorder is called acute flaccid myelitis - or AFM, for short - and there has been an increase in cases across the USA since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The MDH no...More..

Criminal probe launched over backlog of body parts at United Kingdom disposal sites
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Criminal probe launched over backlog of body parts at United Kingdom disposal sites

Healthcare Environment Services Ltd was hit with a series of warnings and enforcement notices giving the firm deadlines by which the waste must be incinerated by. The UK government's Department of Health said...More..

Butler University using national competition to spread flu vaccine awareness
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Butler University using national competition to spread flu vaccine awareness

The spray is a live virus, so it is not available to everyone. People with medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or lung disease should get vaccinated to protect themselves, Davis said. Those who a...More..

This guy overdosed on erectile dysfunction medication - Mens Health
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

This guy overdosed on erectile dysfunction medication - Mens Health

The man's story was detailed in a case report published this month by Retinal Cases & Brief Reports. Temporary red-tinted vision, or erythropsia, can be caused by more than 20 different medications and so...More..

Eating Sausages And Bacon May Up Risk Of Breast Cancer
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Eating Sausages And Bacon May Up Risk Of Breast Cancer

Members had meanings of the most noteworthy consumption. The new study mentions that those eating excessive levels of processed meat are 9 percent more likely to develop cancer in the future. The study authors ...More..

Modern Humans Inherited Virus Defenses From Interbreeding With Neanderthals
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Modern Humans Inherited Virus Defenses From Interbreeding With Neanderthals

Interbreeding has left many Europeans and Asians with 2%Neanderthal DNA . The primitive Homo sapiens interbreeding with Neanderthals subjected our ancestors diseases, but also gave them weapons to fight ag...More..