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Author: 0 Death toll rises to 5 in US tainted lettuce outbreak

There is typically a lag between the time when someone falls ill and the CDC is alerted. Canadian health officials also recently identified E. coli cases in several provinces that could potentially be linked to the outbreak in the United States.

Medical Health Watch: New Guidelines To Help Prevent Colon Cancer
Author: 0 Health Watch: New Guidelines To Help Prevent Colon Cancer

What are the signs of colon cancer? But not everyone agrees with a starting age of 45. The new ACS guideline here also recommends people, who are in good health and with a life expectancy of more than 10 years, should continue regular colorectal cancer screening through the age of 75.

Medical Get Ready for New Fairfield Relay for Life on June 2
Author: 0 Get Ready for New Fairfield Relay for Life on June 2

Wellington has worked in health promotion at Lambton Public Health since 2006, and for the YMCA for 25 years before that. While producing a local TV morning show at a now defunct station in Branson, she was sacked on April 1, 1994, and at first believed it to be an April Fools' Day joke.

Medical Nipah Virus Infections: Don't Blame the Bats Alone, Improve Public Health
Author: 0 Nipah Virus Infections: Don't Blame the Bats Alone, Improve Public Health

He was admitted to hospital on April 20. Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you avoid contracting the brain-damaging Nipah virus. The first Nipah virus outbreak was reported in a Malaysian village called Kampung Sungai Nipah in 1998. Kerala has been gripped by the deadly virus for the last two weeks which has resulted in 14 deaths in the state.

Medical Man with Nipah virus symptoms kept under observation in Goa hospital
Author: 0 Man with Nipah virus symptoms kept under observation in Goa hospital

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) said in a statement that it has banned the imports of fresh vegetables and fruits from Kerala . Among other states like Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh , the Ministry of Health has issued a consultation for Public and health officers about spreading the Nipah virus .

Author: 0 AI outperforms dermatologists in diagnosing skin cancer

They compared CNN's performance with the performance of 58 global dermatologists. The performance of the CCN was later tested against 58 dermatologists belonging to 17 different countries which revealed that the CNN missed a few melanomas and misdiagnosed a few benign moles as malignant when compared to the dermatologists.

Author: 0 AI Better Than Dermatologists at Diagnosing Skin Cancer

Once trained it was tested against 58 dermatologists from across 17 countries, who were shown benign moles and malignant melanomas . Then, four weeks later they were given clinical information about the patient (including age, sex and position of the lesion) and close-up images of the same 100 cases (level II) and asked for diagnoses and management decisions again.

Medical Birth Control Pills Recalled Due To Glitch That Could Cause Pregnancy
Author: 0 Birth Control Pills Recalled Due To Glitch That Could Cause Pregnancy

Through a recent physician report, Allergen learned that four placebo capsules were placed out of order in a sample pack of Taytulla. Check your birth control, it might be under recall. The manufacturer is concerned that users of their contraceptive may not notice the reversed order, thereby increasing the possibility of an unintended pregnancy.

Medical New field staff for Mycoplasma bovis eradication
Author: 0 New field staff for Mycoplasma bovis eradication

Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand in July past year, and manifests in mastitis in cows, severe pneumonia, ear infections and other symptoms. They say it will cost hundreds of millions of dollars, and, if successful, would be the first time an infected country has eliminated Mycoplasma bovis .

Medical Anyone fancy a nice glass of cockroach milk?
Author: 0 Anyone fancy a nice glass of cockroach milk?

Food trends such as charcoal and cronuts come and go, but one unexpected " Superfood " is back in trend, after 2 years and i.e. " cockroach milk ". According to 2016 research, milk found from the Australian native Pacific beetle cockroach was found to contain protein sequences packed with essential amino acids, proteins, fats, and sugars.

Medical WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months
Author: 0 WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

Several hundred people who have come into contact with infected persons are now being monitored by health authorities. UNICEF staffer Jean Claude Nzengu (c.) talks with members of an Ebola vaccination team as they prepare to administer the vaccine in an Ebola-affected community in Mbandaka, Congo .

Medical Alberto nears the Florida panhandle, bringing rain, gusty winds
Author: 0 Alberto nears the Florida panhandle, bringing rain, gusty winds

The center of the projected path now is near the Walton-Bay county line. A satellite image shows Alberto as it nears landfall on the Florida Panhandle and the Gulf Coast on Monday. Tropical storm watches remain in effect for all coastal Big Bend counties and all of Franklin and Liberty county. Moore said the rainy weather late this month is expected to push the Columbia area past its average precipitation for May, typically one of the state's driest months.

Medical Flash floods, thunderstorms expected going into Memorial Day
Author: 0 Flash floods, thunderstorms expected going into Memorial Day

Should be a relatively dry start for the morning. Storms could last into the early evening hours. Could see a few pop up showers and storms developing by late morning. The chance for storms will continue Thursday through the first weekend in June but high temperatures will moderate to the mid-70s for the coming weekend.

Medical Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl
Author: 0 Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl

About 24 hours ago, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced a recent fentanyl bust of almost 120 pounds - the largest drug bust in the state of Nebraska as well as one of the biggest drug busts all across the United States. On Thursday, police said the Nebraska State Patrol's crime laboratory confirmed the substance was entirely fentanyl - making it the biggest bust in Nebraska's history, they said , and worth about $20 million.

Medical Sleeping In On Weekends Might Help You Live Longer
Author: 0 Sleeping In On Weekends Might Help You Live Longer

It found that people who regularly slept about five hours or less a night, including on weekends , saw a higher mortality rate - the likelihood of death during the study period - compared with those who regularly got seven hours . The scientists discovered that people who slept five hours or fewer during the week, but got over eight hours of rest on the weekends , did not have any increase in their mortality rate.

Medical Mussels Off Seattle Coast Test Positive For Opioids
Author: 0 Mussels Off Seattle Coast Test Positive For Opioids

The Puget Sound Institute, a partner in the study, said none of the opioid-positive mussels were near commercial shellfish beds . " What we eat and what we excrete goes into the Puget Sound ". Scientists have discovered oxycodone in mussels when testing water for contamination. The contaminants in this case are thought to be passed into Puget Sound through discharge from wastewater treatment plants.

Medical Deadly Nipah virus has not spread in south India
Author: 0 Deadly Nipah virus has not spread in south India

According to the medical reports, this virus also damages lungs and kidneys of humans. With test results showing that a particular variety of bats, found in and around Kozhikode and mostly at the worst-affected Perambara town, is not carrying the virus, a special team from Pune will see how best they can take samples from other varieties of bats also found in the district.

Medical Now 10 confirmed Ebola deaths in Congo
Author: 0 Now 10 confirmed Ebola deaths in Congo

The total number of possible Ebola cases, including those that have yet to be confirmed, stands at 54 on Saturday: six are suspected cases, 13 are considered likely and 35 have been confirmed by laboratory tests using biological samples. Fauci said mAb114, which is made from the antibodies of a survivor of a 1995 Ebola outbreak in Congo, is promising because it comes in crystallised form and does not need to be kept cold.

Medical Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero
Author: 0 Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero

A committee led by the chief secretary will monitor the situation continuously. "The online edition of The Time magazine has already carried an article on the death of Lini Puthusheri and later their staff reporter Alexandra Sifferlin followed it up with 'What you should know about the Nipah virus ".

Medical Ex-Bills OL Incognito taken into custody
Author: 0 Ex-Bills OL Incognito taken into custody

After officers informed him the behavior he was showing could pose as a threat to himself or others, Incognito asked a nearby gym-goer to call the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 'I just want him to get help, ' Mark said. The Bills released Incognito from the reserve/retired list this week after he retired last month. Incognito was among the players identified for targeting teammate Jonathan Martin in the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal during the 2013 season.

Medical Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state
Author: 0 Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state

Nipah virus infection in humans has a range of clinical presentations, from asymptomatic infection to acute respiratory syndrome and fatal encephalitis . Private hospitals were asked to take special care in this regard, an official release said. "Lots of love", she wrote. This is the fourth death in Moosa's family.

Medical Some teething medicines unsafe for children
Author: 0 Some teething medicines unsafe for children

Benzocaine is found in gels, sprays and lozenges for teething, canker sores , sore throats and toothaches, for both adults and children. If companies do not comply, the FDA threatened to remove the products from shelves, according to the agency's announcement.

Medical Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer
Author: 0 Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

According to new research, adults under the age of 65 who consistently get less than five hours' sleep have a higher risk of mortality than those who get six or seven hours. "Try to sleep for seven hours regardless of day of the week, but older individuals need less, and younger need more sleep. Well, you can, but you won't live as long".

Medical Kanye West Paid $85k for Whitney Houston Bathroom Pic
Author: 0 Kanye West Paid $85k for Whitney Houston Bathroom Pic

On Thursday, West celebrated the impending the release of the album, writing that he's "really proud of what we put together". "'I'm going to pay for that'". twitter .com/783Spehwi1- Chun Li The Bad Guy (@_selfmedicated) May 24, 2018We dont need to hear the music to know that yhe album cover is disrespectful and in poor taste.

Medical Weinstein to 'surrender' to NY authorities Friday: US media
Author: 0 Weinstein to 'surrender' to NY authorities Friday: US media

He kept his gaze lowered while shuffled past a barrage of shouted questions. Weinstein was sacked from the company he co-founded and expelled from the organization that bestows the Academy Awards last fall after The New York Times and The New Yorker published articles about his treatment of women, including multiple allegations that he groped actresses, exposed himself to them or forced them into unwanted sex.

Medical United States sanctions force bosses at Aughinish owner to quit
Author: 0 United States sanctions force bosses at Aughinish owner to quit

The decision enters force on May 25. His departure follows those of the company's CEO and seven other directors, which were announced Thursday. "Oleg Deripaska, non-executive director of the Company, has tendered his resignation as a director of the Company with effect from 25 May 2018", the company's statement said.

Medical Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge
Author: 0 Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge

The ruling represents a win for the Knight First Amendment Institute, which sued the president a year ago on behalf of several USA residents who were blocked by Trump's account . The Justice Department said in an emailed statement that it would fight the ruling. Katie Fallow, a senior staff attorney at the Knight Institute who led oral arguments in the case, said the court's application of the First Amendment to the president's habit of blocking users on Twitter "should ...

Medical Battlefield V will be released on 19th October
Author: 0 Battlefield V will be released on 19th October

As suspected , the setting for Battlefield V will be World War 2, but instead of focusing on the most famous battles from that conflict - Normandy, Berlin, Dunkirk - developer DICE is seeking to focus on the untold stories set in the unexplored corners.

Medical Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years
Author: 0 Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years

The news of the closure was broken to the public by staff members who took to social media in light of the news, offering their email addresses for freelance services. In 1977, riffing on his famous dictum that in the future everyone in America would be famous for 15 minutes, Warhol told the late writer and editor Glenn O'Brien that when he was drunk, "I tell everyone they can be on the cover of Interview ".

Medical Ryanair annual profits soar 10% despite €50m pilot rota blunder
Author: 0 Ryanair annual profits soar 10% despite €50m pilot rota blunder

While the prospect of 380,000 dwellings coming up for sale might be music to some ears, they pointed out that it would also mean a big reduction in available private rentals. But it said it still expected to "grow traffic by seven percent to €139 million". At 0755 GMT, Ryanair shares, down 22 percent from an all-time high nine months ago before the first cancellations were announced but up 9 percent from mid-December, were up 1.5 percent at 15.73 euros, having reversed earlier losses.

Medical Trump to demand probe into FBI's use of informant
Author: 0 Trump to demand probe into FBI's use of informant

In a separate development, Rudolph Giuliani, Mr Trump's lawyer, said Robert Mueller, the special counsel now leading the investigation, wanted to end the part looking into obstruction of justice by September 1. If the president is serious, however, it could constitute an unprecedented attempt to influence a justice department investigatory process that has been insulated from presidential meddling since the Watergate scandal of the Nixon administration.

Medical US FDA approves new drug for prevention of migraines
Author: 0 US FDA approves new drug for prevention of migraines

On Thursday, the US regulators approved the use of first drug, Aimovig, which has been designed as a preventive treatment for chronic migraines in people. Specifically, during the 12-week period after the first dose, monthly migraine days were significantly reduced to 4.6 days for monthly (p 0.001) and 4.9 days for quarterly (p 0.001) dosing compared with 5.9 days for placebo, according to the company's release .

Medical Bill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald Trump
Author: 0 Bill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald Trump

While speaking at an event at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the tech guru and billionaire philanthropist said that the United States president inquired about the difference between HIV and HPV on two separate occasions. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the name used to describe a number of potentially life-threatening infections and illnesses that happen when your immune system has been severely damaged by the HIV virus.

Medical Nigeria's Population To Rise 189 million Between 2018 And 2050
Author: 0 Nigeria's Population To Rise 189 million Between 2018 And 2050

The general migration from rural to urban areas, combined with overall population growth, will lead to the planet having 43 megacities by 2030, each home to more than 10 million people. "By 2020, Tokyo's population is projected to begin to decline, while Delhi is projected to continue growing and to become the most populous city in the world around 2028", the report said.

Medical First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval
Author: 0 First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval

The FDA said its decision to approve the drug was supported by data gathered from two clinical studies involving 866 clinically opioid-dependent adults, following abrupt discontinuation of use. Plus, patients who got Lucemyra were more likely to complete the course of treatment, which can only last for up to 14 days. The studies evaluated benefit using the Short Opiate Withdrawal Scale of Gossop (SOWS-Gossop), which is a patient-reported outcome instrument that assesses opioid withdrawal ...

Medical Exercise does not prevent or delay onset of dementia
Author: 0 Exercise does not prevent or delay onset of dementia

For the latest study, researchers took 494 people in England who had been diagnosed with dementia, and assigned 329 of them to an exercise programme. We used a very specialized exercise program. The main (primary) outcome was an Alzheimer's disease assessment score (ADAS-cog) at 12 months. Secondary outcomes included activities of daily living, number of falls, and quality of life.

Medical The Windsors: Royal Wedding Special; The Split
Author: 0 The Windsors: Royal Wedding Special; The Split

The report adds that the surgeons will clear the blockage in Markle's heart, fix damage and put in a stent. Jeremy Corbyn will not watch the royal wedding live as he is speaking at an economics conference, a spokesman has said. United States actress Markle, 36, grew up in Los Angeles and remains close with her parents, who divorced three decades ago. Kensington Palace revealed Wednesday the bridesmaids will be Princess Charlotte , 3, the daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton ...

Medical Ebola Vaccine Land DR. Congo
Author: 0 Ebola Vaccine Land DR. Congo

Last year, eight people were infected and four people died after an outbreak of the disease, according to the Centres for Disease Control. Health workers have recorded confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in three health zones of Congo's Equateur province, and have identified 432 people who may have had contact with the disease, the WHO said.

Medical Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC
Author: 0 Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC

The CDC website for the outbreak recommended that consumers not "eat or buy romaine lettuce unless [they] can confirm it is not from the Yuma growing region". While most strains of the bacteria E. coli are harmless, others can cause serious illness. The CDC said that consumers should speak with their doctor if they have symptoms of an E.

Medical Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days
Author: 0 Petrol, diesel prices touch new high in two days

Prices rose for a second day in a row after Indian Oil Corp (IOC) resumed the dynamic pricing system on Monday after a 19-day halt. The politically risk-free hike not only raised questions about the so-called policy to deregulate energy prices but was also criticised by the Opposition as the worst form of trickery on the people.

Medical Flooding from Montana River Receding, But is Expected to Rise Again
Author: 0 Flooding from Montana River Receding, But is Expected to Rise Again

After storms earlier in the week, heavy rain forecasted for the region on Wednesday afternoon poses a risk of isolated flooding. Portions of the paintball field downstream of the bridge begin to flood and athletic fields in Woodrow Wilson Park on Mount Vernon Road begin to flood due to water backing up in ditches.

Medical Tick tock: Study links body clock to mood disorders
Author: 0 Tick tock: Study links body clock to mood disorders

Several media reports included comments by one of the researchers, with the Mail Online advising: "Turn your phone off after 10pm to stay happy". Meanwhile, the findings of the study remained consistent even when controlling factors such as age, gender, education, lifestyle, and body mass index.

Medical Confirmed Cases Of Ebola Rise To 42 In Congo -Ministry
Author: 0 Confirmed Cases Of Ebola Rise To 42 In Congo -Ministry

It also urged the Minister of Interior, Lt. -Gen. The World Health Organization has been authorised by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country as the virus spreads in the central African nation.

Medical More workers ask for mental health help
Author: 0 More workers ask for mental health help

All of us live increasingly busy lives in and it is all too easy to feel overwhelmed by our many responsibilities whether it's work commitments, financial worries, difficulties in relationships or the pressures of social media and information overload.

Medical Voters hand GOP gubernatorial nomination to Scott Wagner
Author: 0 Voters hand GOP gubernatorial nomination to Scott Wagner

Governor Wolf grew up in an affluent family". Scott Wagner for governor. In fact, as Wagner made clear in his acceptance speech, taxes-particularly property taxes that go toward schools-promise to be one of the key issues in the race. Wagner is brash - "I am going to be the next governor, take that to the bank", he said a year ago - and has a penchant for off-the-cuff speaking that makes him a magnet for controversy.

Medical Barca, Madrid in Super Club World Cup
Author: 0 Barca, Madrid in Super Club World Cup

That would see the likes of Real Madrid , AC Milan , Bayern Munich and Barcelona all potentially involved too. The news comes via a report in the Times , which details how the competition would replace the current annual "Club World Cup" and also see the Confederations Cup being scrapped.