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Venezuelan humanitarian crisis, re-emergence of vector-borne diseases and consequences for spillover in the region

References The re-emergence of neglected tropical diseases in Venezuela. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015; 15 : 641-642 Hotez PJ Basáñez MG Acosta-Serrano A Grilled ME Venezuela and its rising vector-borne neglected diseases. 19659003] PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017; 11 : e0005423 Could violent conflict track the London Declaration on NTDs? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018; 12 : e0006136 UN Refugee Agency …

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Healthy food supplements to reduce stomach fat

Getting rid of the fat around your stomach is not just about appearance. "Abdominal fat is also called visceral fat, and is an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other diseases," told novice and certified diabetes educator Rachel Stahl, MS, CDN, POPSUGAR. Therefore, it is important to lose it. While there is no magic bullet in …

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Heart Attack Symptoms: Signs of myocardial infarction include sweating

Heart attack is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, also called heart attack, is caused by a lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart can be severely damaged, and it can also be life-threatening. You may be prone to heart attack if you suddenly find yourself feeling very …

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Why influenza vaccines do not work as well in the elderly

The influenza vaccine is not as effective in older populations. A new study has found B cell changes that we age can be blaming. (Credit: JPC-PROD / Shutterstock.com) The word "older you are, the wiser you get" does not always apply to our immune system. Although exposed to longevity diseases, the immune system of the elderly is worse for fighting …

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Redesigned Chinese CRISPR children can have mental "superpowers", researchers warn – RT World News

The genetically modified Chinese twins who are resistant to HIV last year may also have mental "superpowers" that their creators have kept silent – a cognitive superiority that can kick off a genetic weapon race, according to new research. Lulu and Nana, the genetically modified Chinese twins born with HIV-resistant courtesy of the CRISPR gene editing tool, may also have …

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Ask Amy: To protect the crew, nurse calls on everyone to immunize

Dear Readers: I have left the Ask Amy column for two weeks to work on a new writing project. I hope you enjoy these edited "best" columns in my absence. All these questions and answers were first published 10 years ago. Today's topic: wellness. Dear Amy: As a public health nurse and mother of four, I spend a lot of …

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Grandfather discovers heart disease due to the children's museum's exhibition

Please enable Javascript to view this video GRAHAM, NC – A great-grandfather from North Carolina discovered a heart disease at a children's museum with his grandson according to WGHP. On January 14, Boyd Hudson and his grandson, Andrew, were enjoying a day at the Alamance County Children's Museum. Four-year-old Andrew played with foam block, his favorite area in the museum, …

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Workers put the final jet at new airport in Portland Airport News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A new collection at Portland International Airport is almost complete. Workers Thursday set the last, highest beam of the new Concourse E extension that marked an important milestone. The ray has a special illustration showing an iron worker looking out at Mount Hood, along with the words "PDX People", "PDX Strong" and PDX Next. PDX Next …

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The crate study shows the risk of neonatal withdrawals, drastic increase in calls to poison control centers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A new study published this week by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital found a dramatic increase in calls to US poison control centers for cratome exposure, and highlighted the need to educate pregnant women on the dangers. It comes in pills and powders, but …

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No, Mexican scientists did not find a cure for HPV. Here's what you need to know

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