Woman dies from rare brain-eating disease after using neti pot

She used the neti pot for about a month to treat her sinus infection , and developed red, rash-like sores around her nose. So, in an attempt to give the 69-year-old Seattle woman some relief, doctors recommended that she use a neti pot regularly... More..

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OneBlood searches for extremely rare blood to save two-year-old Florida girl
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

OneBlood searches for extremely rare blood to save two-year-old Florida girl

Donors must have an A or O blood type , be of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent, and have the same missing antigen - or Zainab's body will reject the blood. So far three donors have been found, including on...More..

Hundreds stream past George H.W. Bush's casket at Capitol
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Hundreds stream past George H.W. Bush's casket at Capitol

President Donald Trump has declared a national day of mourning for the late President George H.W. Bush, to take place on Wednesday, December 5. Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. flags ...More..

Scientist hints at another gene-edited baby
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Scientist hints at another gene-edited baby

Although he still hasn't published any real evidence, scientists across the world were quick to condemn the ethically dubious claims , describing the experiment as "deeply concerning", "shocking", and "mon...More..

Chinese Scientists Suspended After Claims of Creating ‘World’s First Gene-Edited Babies’
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Chinese Scientists Suspended After Claims of Creating ‘World’s First Gene-Edited Babies’

After their donations, the children's fate is sealed: They will die. His team targeted a specific gene, CCR5, which plays a role in HIV's spread to healthy cells. A visual representation of CRISPR-Cas9 gene edi...More..

Will Peanut Treatment Guard Against Peanut Allergy?
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Will Peanut Treatment Guard Against Peanut Allergy?

Peanut allergies are believed to be on the rise in children, but there is now no FDA-approved treatment for the potentially life-threatening condition. Aimmune Therapeutics (NASDAQ: AIMT ) is up 6% premark...More..

Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns

The infections span 11 USA states and include 13 hospitalizations, one case of kidney failure, but no deaths. No deaths have been reported yet, though 13 people have been hospitalized, and one person has deve...More..

No awareness puts 90% Jaipur women in breast cancer zone
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

No awareness puts 90% Jaipur women in breast cancer zone

That's advice she has for other people going through breast cancer treatment. In The Middle Place , acclaimed essayist Kelly Corrigan opens up about life, marriage, motherhood, family, and what it was like...More..

9th child dies at Wanaque Center amid adenovirus outbreak
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

9th child dies at Wanaque Center amid adenovirus outbreak

Shereef Elnahal said in a statement . "We are working every day to ensure all infection control protocols are continuously followed and closely monitoring the situation at the facility". The department is cont...More..

Pistons Still Unbeaten After 110-103 Win Over Cleveland
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Pistons Still Unbeaten After 110-103 Win Over Cleveland

The Cavaliers remain winless this season after falling to the Nets by 16 points. "It's early in the season , and there's a lot of games to go". "I know he's going to be out today", coach Tyronn Lue said...More..

Health department offering flu vaccines every Thursday
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Health department offering flu vaccines every Thursday

Most of us get our flu shots in the fall, noted Dr. Michael Ison, a professor in the division of infectious diseases at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. With vaccination numbe...More..

Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina

US health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. It is "a pretty dramatic disease", but fortunat...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

CDC Warns Of Polio-Like Mystery Illness That's Paralyzing Kids

It's possible that some milder cases haven't been reported by doctors to their state health department or the CDC, but Messonnier believes that number would be small. You may ask, what good am I doing by tellin...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Health Department: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In Minnesota

There is no specific treatment for the disorder, and long-term outcomes are unknown. It's possible that some milder cases haven't been reported by doctors to their state health department or the CDC, but Mess...More..

For some with cancer, ‘pink October’ can’t end soon enough
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

For some with cancer, ‘pink October’ can’t end soon enough

However, there will be more than 12,000 diagnoses of breast cancer in women under 40 this year, and more than 26,000 in women under 45, according to NCI. Just having people who are passionate about the cause to...More..

Local Non - Profit Breast Cancer Organization Stepping into Spotlight during Awareness Month
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Local Non - Profit Breast Cancer Organization Stepping into Spotlight during Awareness Month

Dr. Linda Rabeneck, vice president of prevention and cancer control at Cancer Care Ontario, said in a release that there has been a "considerable decrease in the death rate from breast cancer in women ages 50 t...More..

10 cases of AFM reported in IL
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

10 cases of AFM reported in IL

CDC officials said that they have not confirmed a cause for the majority of AFM cases and continue to investigate. The most severe symptom of AFM is respiratory failure that can happen when the muscles involv...More..

Call for action on mental health access
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Call for action on mental health access

Theresa May has announced eight thousand more mental health workers in schools to offer mental health checks to pupils. Today is a day like every other day where there are people around us suffering in ...More..

Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again

Kavanaugh served as Kennedy's law clerk after graduating from Yale Law School and his confirmation marks the first time a former law clerk has taken the seat of a Justice they clerked for. Democracy isn't alw...More..

by | Friday, October 12, 2018

IL reports 9 recent acute flaccid myelitis cases

The CDC recommends getting children vaccinated against the poliovirus, as well as protecting against bites from mosquitos (which carry the West Nile virus). "We're working closely with medical providers and ...More..

‘Mental health should be as important as physical health’
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

‘Mental health should be as important as physical health’

The Health Professions Council of South Africa says the prevention of mental health illnesses begins with being aware and understanding the early warning signs and symptoms of the illness. "Even when treatmen...More..

Concerns growing over rare polio-like condition in children
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Concerns growing over rare polio-like condition in children

AFM affects the nervous system, specifically, the central region of the spinal cord which is filled with grey matter-a type of nerve cell. Possible causes may include viruses, such as the poliovirus, West Nile ...More..

Flu season on the horizon
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Flu season on the horizon

The flu shot is approved for use in people 6 months of age and older, including healthy people and people with chronic medical conditions. You must be logged in to view this content. "The flu vaccine is free ...More..

World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

In addition, community centres across Swindon have taken a pledge to support wellbeing and signed up to a six-month campaign called '5 Ways to Thrive in your Community;. "The petition has shown that there is an...More..

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Developed Breakthrough Cancer Treatment
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Developed Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

Initially, Allison and Honjo's discoveries attracted little interest from the pharmaceutical industry. Allison says he didn't set out to study cancer, but to better "understand the biology of T cells, the...More..