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Having a first baby at 35 raises breast cancer risk for decades

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Andrew Dannenberg, one of the authors of the new study , and the director of cancer prevention at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine. That's important, because most breast cancers happen in women over age 60, meaning childbirth is still protective against breast cancer overall. The findings are complicated, since childbirth has been known for years to be protective against breast cancer , but not right away. Read More »

"Say no to raw dough" says the CDC

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The CDC reported that in 2016, more than 60 people across the United States were sickened with E. coli from raw flour. That's because the uncooked eggs in cookie dough could be contaminated with salmonella . "Raw cookie dough contains both raw agriculture and animal products, both of which can carry bacteria which may be harmful to us", she told CBS News. Read More »

Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

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Her husband could not remember whether or not she had been vaccinated. The best way to prevent the flu is to get the flu vaccine. "Pneumonia is certainly one that can be very serious for adults", Borgen said . "Influenza may be familiar, but should never be overlooked or accepted as a minor problem", said Dr. Alexia Harrist, Wyoming state epidemiologist, in a news release this fall. Read More »

A Seattle woman died of an infection after using her neti pot

However, during surgery, they discovered it was something much more unusual, according to KCPQ . It was sent to a lab at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where a scientists said he suspected an amoeba infection. The woman had gone to the doctor for a chronic sinus infection and was instructed to use a saline irrigation to clear out her sinuses, but while sterile water or saline is recommended, she used water filtered by a Brita Water Purifier, according to a case ... Read More »

Patient coughs up blood clot shaped like lung

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A 36-year-old man literally coughed up a piece of his lung after being hospitalized with heart problems at a hospital in California. Doctors aren't quite sure how the clot stayed intact while being coughed up, but Dr Wieselthaler suspects it could be due to the patient's higher level of fibringen in his blood, which acts like a glue. Read More »

Woman gives birth using womb transplanted from dead donor

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But according to the authors, they are the first to have accomplished it with a uterus from a deceased donor (there was a documented attempt in 2011, but the pregnancy ended in miscarriage). Four months before her transplant surgery she underwent an IVF cycle which resulted in eight embryos. After five months, the uterus showed no sign of rejection, ultrasound scans were normal, and the woman was menstruating regularly. Read More »

Trump Junior Attacks Ocasio-Cortez: Socialists Eat Dogs

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I chatted up the staff. Now, she says she's going to "walk the walk" by paying her interns at least $15 an hour. In a fiery series of tweets , Ocasio-Cortez shamed lawmakers for not doing enough to ensure interns are paid a workable wage across the board. Read More »

After HIV+ Woman Ends Life In Lake, Karnataka Villagers Want It Drained

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The villagers believe that the lake has become dirty after the woman's dead body was found in it. Dr BC Satheeh, CEO, Zilla panchayat told CNN-News18, "In some places, the water from the lake is used without treating even for consumption". In spite of the district administration trying to convince the villagers that the waters are safe, nobody is ready to listen. "There will be no water crisis till then", the PDO said. Read More »

Test That Detects Cancer in 10 Minutes Developed By Australian Researchers

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This has the potential to be used as an early cancer detection test , what is often called a liquid biopsy, and if the research pans out, could open up new pathways for universal cancer treatments. Patterns of them in cancer cells, the study suggests, stick to gold. When the DNA from cancers cells was added, the water retains its color. "The test is sensitive enough to detect very low levels of cancer DNA in the sample", Carrascosa said . Read More »

Baby from dead donor's womb gives infertile hope

There have been 39 womb transplants using a live donor, including mothers donating their womb to their daughter, resulting in 11 babies. The baby girl was born via caesarean section on December 15, 2017, at 35 weeks of gestation. Eleven previous births have used a transplanted uterus, but they were from a living-not a deceased-woman, who was usually a relative or a friend, according to The Associated Press . Read More »

Nationwide recall issued for infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar

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Parents in the Valley say the recall is concerning because it could make their kids really sick. FBN's Cheryl Casone on Tris Pharma's recall of liquid ibuprofen for infants. The products are used as "a pain reliever/fever reducer", officials say. CVS offers it under the " CVS Health" label, with the recalled products bearing the NCD number 59779-925-23 and the lot number 00717024A. Read More »

Flu season hits MS; health officials provide recommendations

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The Sevier County Health Department is offering free flu shots to the community during a special FightFluTN vaccination event. No appointment is necessary. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2005, NIVW is a national observance that highlights the importance of continuing influenza vaccination, as well as fostering greater use of flu vaccine after the holiday season into January. Read More »

Using water and gold, Australian researchers discover 'universal cancer biomarker'

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He said , "We never thought this would be possible, because cancer is so complicated". "The test is sensitive enough to detect very low levels of cancer DNA in the sample", Carrascosa said. If cancer DNA is present, the gold nanoparticles will turn a different color than if cancer DNA is not present. "The test to detect cancerous cells can be performed in 10 minutes". Read More »

Unilever To Buy GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks Unit For $3.8 Billion

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HUL will also distribute GSK's over-the-counter and oral healthcare products like Crocin and Sensodyne for a period of five years as part of a preliminary move into the pharmaceuticals space. This portfolio has a long history in India with Horlicks having originally been introduced in the 1930s. GSK Consumer Healthcare shareholders will get 4.39 shares of HUL for every share they hold, the company said. Read More »

Toddler with rare blood type sparks worldwide search for donor

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In order to meet the said pre-requisites, the blood donation organisation has chose to expand its search across the globe with an aim to raise 7-10 donors to donate blood over the period of Zainab's treatment. "This was the worst thing we were expecting". Around 800 new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. Zainab's red blood cells are missing a common antigen known as Indian-B, said Susan Forbes, vice president of marketing and communications for OneBlood . Read More »

NACA urges Nigerians to ascertain HIV status

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He said 95 percent of the number are now on treatment through donor agencies and the U.S. government; adding that the Nigerian government was treating additional 60,000 people in Abia and Taraba states. He said that every year about 500 people in Ireland are diagnosed with HIV and in many cases HIV is passed on by people who don't know their status. Read More »

Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns

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Because of gaps in vaccination coverage, measles outbreaks occurred in all regions, while there were an estimated 110 000 deaths related to the disease. "The increase in measles cases is deeply concerning, but not surprising", Dr. Seth Berkley , CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance , said in a statement. Read More »

Ohio Has Second-Highest Rate Of Overdose Deaths In U.S.

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Life expectancy declined in 2017, falling to 78.6 years, according to the new report from the Centers for Disease Control released on Thursday. Prior to 2015, USA life expectancy had not declined for several decades. "Higher suicide rates in rural areas are due to almost 60 percent of rural homes having a gun versus less than half of homes in urban areas", Humphreys wrote in an email. Read More »

Congo's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, WHO says

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And, the U.S. State Department issued a "do not travel" alert because of armed group activity and major outbreaks of violence targeting civilians. Dr. It's the deadliest outbreak of the disease in DRC history and second deadliest globally, the World Health Organization said . Salama this month predicted that the outbreak in northeastern Congo will last at least another six months before it can be contained. Read More »

Marking 15 years of US - Caribbean partnership to tackle HIV / AIDS

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These men's HIV statuses were entirely avoidable. The MP added: "The disease is still deeply misunderstood. HIV in this country is no longer the death sentence it once was....tombs of the 1980s", he said. It also serves as a gateway for those at higher risk of acquiring the virus to access the recommended package of prevention services in order to remain negative. Read More »

China reportedly halts research on gene-edited babies

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A screen shows information of genomic data while He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, speaking during the Human Genome Editing Conference in Hong Kong , Wednesday, Nov. While the technology to change DNA has existed for decades, it has improved vastly in recent years allowing scientists to make very targeted changes. Read More »

Americans dying younger as opioid crisis deepens

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These are, in order of most to fewest deaths: heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries , chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes , influenza and pneumonia, kidney disease, and suicide . "It's significant", Dr. Anderson told the paper. For decades Americans had enjoyed steadily improving prospects as life expectancy rose in the developed world. Read More »

Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly

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It involves 27 leading academic institutions, the United Nations, and intergovernmental agencies from every continent, drawing on expertise from climate scientists, ecologists, mathematicians, geographers, engineers, energy, food, livestock, and transport experts, economists, social and political scientists, public health professionals, and doctors. Read More »

WHAT’S UP DOC? Polio-like illness

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There is no known cause and no cure, as of yet. As of Friday, the CDC reported 116 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) with an additional 170 possible cases that remain under investigation. "I'm sure if I provide the data to each senator about how many cases they have in their state, they'll be made more aware about how serious this is, and how anxious parents are." . Read More »

Amid outbreak, lettuce growers conform to label the place romaine is grown

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This tells us that the same strain of E. coli is causing illness in Canada and the United States as was seen in 2017 and it suggests there may be a reoccurring source of contamination. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens of people. If you're served something with romaine lettuce in it, you don't want to remove the lettuce and eat everything else, Wu says. Read More »

Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

Life expectancy dropped to 78.6 years in 2017, down from 78.7 in 2016, contributing to the longest-running decline in USA history since World War I, when a flu pandemic killed nearly 700,000 people nationwide between 1915 and 1918. Women generally live longer, with a life expectancy of 81.1 last year, a number that stayed flat compared with the year before. Since 2013, the number of overdose deaths associated with fentanyls and similar drugs has grown to more than 28,000, from 3,000. Read More »

USA life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

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The top 10 leading causes of death - including heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes , and suicide - were the same as in 2016, accounting for the majority of deaths. Overall, suicides increased by a third between 1999 and 2017, the report showed. "None of this is surprising", said Stephanie Appleby, the director of marketing and development for southwest Missouri's National Alliance on Mental Illness when asked about the newest statistics . Read More »

New HIV Cases Diagnosed In NI Last Year

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We need to capitalise on the full potential of our joint and sustained actions, as well as increased collaboration with our partners across borders if we want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of eliminating HIV - in Europe and worldwide - by 2030. Read More »

Doctors Eat And Poop Lego In The Name Of Science

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And if a Lego head or similar object does go mysteriously AWOL, the pediatricians' advice to parents is not to go looking for it. "This will reassure parents, and the authors advocate that no parent should be expected to search through their child's faeces to prove object retrieval". Read More »

Police 'Picking Up The Pieces' Of The Country's Mental Health System

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South Yorkshire Police has been praised for the way call handlers deal with people with mental health problems. The report calls for a "radical rethink" and a longer-term solution to what has become a "national crisis". Police involvement could include responding to emergency contacts from concerned relatives or friends, making welfare checks at the request of social services or Global Positioning System, supporting victims of crime who have mental health problems, attending incidents ... Read More »

US biologist: Gene-editing work a failure of self-regulation

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That presents its leaders with a dilemma: Whether to follow the United States and Europe in strictly regulating its application, or take a more hands-off approach, catalysing rapid innovation in a strategic industry at the cost of what could be serious risks to patients. Read More »

Some romaine lettuce safe to eat again, FDA says

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Those areas appear to be safe because they hadn't been shipped when people became ill. A second Ottawa resident has been infected with E. coli, due to the outbreak in Ontario, Quebec, and several USA states after consuming romaine lettuce. Read More »

Newcastle marches on despite Ritchie horror miss

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Burnley reduced the deficit before the break, Mee's long pass perfectly flighted for Wales striker Vokes to send a looping 18-yard header past Martin Dubravka . Joselu struck the post with 10 minutes to go after fine work from Ayoze Perez but Benitez's side held firm to collect another three points, leaving Burnley - for whom Vokes missed a last-gasp header - still in the mire. Read More »

98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

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Sanjay Basu, Stanford Assistant Professor of Medicine, and colleagues, modeled the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in 221 countries between 2018 and 2030. Insulin is very much essential for patients to combat type 2 diabetes and it will help the diabetic victims to reduce complications associated with this disease like kidney failure, blindness and stroke. Read More »

Researchers make breakthrough in potential treatment for peanut allergy

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As anyone reading the ingredients of everyday items such as chocolate bars or savoury sauces will tell you, having a peanut allergy requires an very bad lot of care when eating something unfamiliar. "Before Emily took part we were uncomfortable being more than twenty minutes away from a hospital and she wasn't able to attend play dates or parties without me or my husband being there". Read More »

New Brunswick joins provinces affected by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

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In a news release posted on its website, Loblaw also said its stores would provide "a full refund" if customers returned the products. In a statement to CNN on Tuesday, U.S. Complications can be life-threatening, including kidney failure. Symptoms of E. coli can include nausea, vomiting, headache, mild fever, severe stomach cramps and watery or bloody diarrhea. Read More »

CDC Warning: Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce

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Of those cases, 13 people have been hospitalized, including one person who experienced a type of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported, according to the CDC. In a message posted to the CDC's website, the agency said, "CDC is advising that USA consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak". Read More »

Study finds limiting social media usage to 30 min can reduce depression

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Cutting your social media time to around 30 minutes a day could reduce loneliness and depression, according to a study published last week in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology . The volunteers also shared more screenshots of their iPhone battery screens. After completion of the experiment, the psychologists prepared a special questionnaire for students with seven indicators: social support, fear to fall out of the environment, loneliness, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and ... Read More »

This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week

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The call was made after a survey by the World Health Organization's ( WHO ) found that antibiotics were used far more in Mongolia than in any other country. The agency supported 57 low- and middle-income countries with workshops, training sessions, and technical help, and it says it will continue to support these countries in their efforts to improve their surveillance systems, while also increasing the number of countries participating in the program.The WHO says data on antibiotic ... Read More »

Bhutanese conjoined twins separated at Australian hospital

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All the doctors, nurses and surgical equipment assigned to each girl were also colour-coded. "The major challenge today, as we thought, was getting the abdomen reconstructed so both areas were closed over, " he said. Conjoined Bhutanese sisters were separated in a six-hour operation at an Australian hospital on Friday (Nov 9) and the lead surgeon said he was quietly confident the infants would recover successfully. Read More »

Early rising women at lower risk of breast cancer

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The Biobank samples did not find a link between sleep duration and breast cancer risk but they did confirm that larks have a lower risk of developing the disease. The World Health Organization already says disruption to people's body clocks because of shift work is probably linked to cancer risk. However, experts warn more research is needed and the existing findings can not be applied more widely. Read More »

Uganda health workers get pre-emptory vaccinations against Ebola

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The outbreak began shortly after the government declared an end to another outbreak in the west of the country in June and lauded those involved for managing to swiftly contain the spread of the disease. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the World Health Organization representative in Uganda said the vaccine - rVSV-ZEBOV - was close to 100 percent effective and carried few risks. Read More »

FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

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Dsuvia, made by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., is a tablet in a single-dose, prefilled applicator to be administered under the tongue by health care providers to patients in settings such as hospitals, surgical centers and emergency rooms, according to the company . Read More »

Protein Ingredients Market Global Overview and Trends to 2024

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Geographically , this market has been segmented into regions such as North America , Europe , Asia Pacific , Latin America and Middle East & Africa. This research report will help you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Rice Protein market and sketch a comprehensive business strategy. Read More »

Police raid prophet Magaya

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Prophet Magaya of the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries said last weekend that a herb known as "aguma" had the potency to render the HIV virus impotent. "I have been praying for it, and I have been concentrating on it, but I want to assure you, the world may deny it, but they will eventually agree, because you can not fight with facts and win". Read More »

Delegation promotes Affordable Care Act enrollment

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They will also have options for longer duration short term health insurance plans that were not available previous year. "When you're budgeting, you have to take into account all the costs", said Jodi Ray, director of Florida Covering Kids and Families at USF and director of Florida's navigator grant. Read More »