Home / Health (page 1103)

Health

Man is contracting a rare, life-threatening disease from his cat

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MISSOURI (KRON) – A Missouri man contracted a rare life-threatening disease from a cat who left him with big bones on his face and face, according to a report published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine. The case describes …

Read More »

Night vision: Visas, your eyes have a natural version for night vision

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Visas, the eyes have a natural version for night vision. According to a new study, to look under starlight and moonlight, the retina of the eyes changes both the software and the hardware in its light-sensing cells to create a kind of night vision. Retinal circuits, previously thought to be unchangeable and programmed for specific tasks, can …

Read More »

Pvt Drug Abuse Centers for HIV Test | Chandigarh News

Chandigarh: In an effort aimed at detecting HIV-infected drug users through appropriate screening and testing, the Punjab government has decided to open integrated counseling and testing centers for private drug abuse. The government plans to establish these in accordance with the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode. According to the National Health Profile-2018 data released recently, there are 26,841 people living with …

Read More »

Lombok explains emergency situation – ASEAN Plus

Jakarta: Indonesia's tourist island Lombok is fighting malaria, the authorities said they declared a health situation after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to fly their homes. Shakes and aftershocks that killed nearly 500 people are estimated to have caused five billion rupiah (RM1.4bil) in hospital and public infrastructure damage on the island's northern …

Read More »

US health authority calls for early vaccinations to fight the flu this season

………. ………. ………. ………. ……. … ………. ………. ………. ………. ……. … ………. ………. ………. ………. ……. … ………. ………. ………. Brayden Yee of Shoreline, Wash., Receives a dose of FluMist from a pharmacist at Bartell Drugs in December 2014. (Ellen M. Banner / Seattle Times / TNS) Influenza was everywhere last year. A Centers for Disease Control doctor said …

Read More »

"Vampire Facial" Potentially Exposed Customers For HIV In New Mexico: Report

An Albuquerque, NM, spa received a cessation and rejection letter this week after potentially exposing clients who received "vampire facials" for HIV and other bloodborne infections, CNN reported on Thursday, September 13. The new Mexico Department of Health officials said a client of the VIP Spa in Albuquerque developed an infection resulting from a spa procedure. Now healthcare professionals urge …

Read More »

Smoking costs Gravesend and Dartford £ 47 million a year

Smoking costs Gravesham and Dartford £ 47 million a year, through NHS costs, sick days and even smoking cessation, according to new analysis. Action for smoking and health, a leading anti-smoking charity, has calculated how much tobacco costs society. It has compared a variety of publicly available data, such as smoking prevalence, mortality and hospitalization. The latest complete figures show …

Read More »

Wisconsin squirrels liberated from the "Gordion Knot" of tails

Wildlife rehabilitators in Wisconsin on Thursday worked to eliminate the tails of five young squirrels after they were "hopelessly entangled" in their living. "Tales of Five Tails", as the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Wildlife Rehab program dubbed it, began when someone discovered the juvenile gray grains and came for help. Their tails had been joined by "elongated grass and plastic …

Read More »

Low dose aspirin gives no overall benefit to healthy elderly people

A dose of low dose aspirin offers healthy elderly people no benefit in combating cardiovascular disease, dementia or disability and increases the risk of bleeding in the digestive tract and brain, according to a major study released on Sunday. Million healthy people regularly take small doses of aspirin to believe that the drug will prevent heart attacks and strokes. But …

Read More »

Cholera deaths climb to 28 in Zimbabwe

The death loss in Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen to 28, state media said on Sunday, when the health minister announced that new antibiotics were used after the disease strain proved to be resistant to certain drugs. Cholera outbreak, which was first discovered in a township outside Harare earlier this month, urged the government to explain an emergency in the …

Read More »