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Measles cases 'likely' to break yearly record in just 4 months

Measles cases 'likely' to break yearly record in just 4 months

The only year when there were more cases reported in the United States since the disease was eliminated in the U.S.in 2000 was in 2014 - 667. "We will likely see additional measles cases in Los An...

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United States nears record number of measles cases

United States nears record number of measles cases

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers Monday. Quick, decisive action on the part of the state to prevent unnecessary deaths, in this case, is warranted. Late la...

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NYC extends vaccine requirement amid measles outbreak

NYC extends vaccine requirement amid measles outbreak

A young boy, 10, has also been hospitalized at Schneider Medical Center in Petah Tikva with suspected brain damage and is attached to a ventilator, according to television reports . "If everybody h...

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Scientists spur some activity in brains of dead pigs

Scientists spur some activity in brains of dead pigs

After this, many basic cellular functions - once thought to stop just seconds after oxygen and blood flow cease - were observed. So, it is unclear if there would have been any form of consciousnes...

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New research links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

New research links preschool screen time to behavioural and attention problems

Mandhane points out that "the activity needed to have structure", and that general physical activity did not appear to have the same preventative impact. "It was incredibly surprising when they said...

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Measles case reported at Google's headquarters

Measles case reported at Google's headquarters

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department said the case doesn't relate to any broader outbreak in the area. That worker had been at Google's office on 1295 Charleston Road on April 4, the emai...

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Gene therapy might be a cure for "bubble boy disease"

Stephen Gottschalk, also from St Jude Children's Research Hospital and study co-author, said the virus used in this new trial was specially engineered to include "insulators" which stopped gene ...

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Researchers 3D-print heart from human patient's cells

Researchers 3D-print heart from human patient's cells

Even when a donor heart becomes available, those hearts might be rejected by the body and the patients have to take strong drugs in order to inhibit the immune system. In its statement announcing th...

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Health Department issues summonses to 3 parents over measles vaccine

Health Department issues summonses to 3 parents over measles vaccine

With continued exposures of unvaccinated children-such as the three children of the penalized parents-health officials in the city expect that the outbreak will continue to get worse. The move paved...

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Three new measles cases confirmed in Butte County

Three new measles cases confirmed in Butte County

Roughly four out of five cases have involved people (mostly youths) who had not gotten the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. Measles is easily prevented with two doses of the MMR vaccination. The fir...

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Blas was right to shut Brooklyn yeshiva to contain measles outbreak

Blas was right to shut Brooklyn yeshiva to contain measles outbreak

The city issued the order under §556 of the Charter of the City of NY, which charges the Department with controlling communicable diseases and "supervising the abatement of nuisances that affect or ar...

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Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats turns deadly

Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats turns deadly

The majority of people who become infected by the foodborne disease caused by the bacterium listeria monocytogenes might barely notice the illness, but it is responsible for around 1,600 illnesses a...

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Hundreds of US Doctors Serving Jewish Communities Sign Petition to Vaccinate

Hundreds of US Doctors Serving Jewish Communities Sign Petition to Vaccinate

The emergency order mandates vaccination in anyone over the age of six months who lives, works, or attends school in several Brooklyn zip codes, home to large concentrations of Orthodox Jews. Some 5...

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FDA: No More Mesh for Prolapse Repair

FDA: No More Mesh for Prolapse Repair

The FDA action specifically affects surgical mesh used for the transvaginal fix of pelvic organ prolapse , which occurs when the muscles and tissues supporting the uterus, bladder or rectum become we...

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Flight attendant in coma with measles

Flight attendant in coma with measles

The woman was working on board El AL flight 002 from John F. TIME could not immediately reach El Air Airlines or Israel's Ministry of Health for further comment. Sigal Sedetzki, head of public hea...

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UnitedHealth CEO warns against Democrats' push for single-payer health coverage

UnitedHealth CEO warns against Democrats' push for single-payer health coverage

Verma said that another effect of the plan , championed by presidential candidate Sen. A different path? Wichmann said he doesn't oppose the idea of universal health coverage but wants to maintai...

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Half of statins patients don't hit 'healthy' cholesterol levels

Half of statins patients don't hit 'healthy' cholesterol levels

The researchers, from the University of Nottingham, analysed data from 165,411 patients, who were prescribed statins in primary care between 1990 and 2016. "When you start someone on a cholesterol med...

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Heavy pot smokers may need higher dosage for sedation

Heavy pot smokers may need higher dosage for sedation

A group of researchers at Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado analyzed the record of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2017. With "co...

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Sugar-added labels could prevent 600,000 diabetes cases

Sugar-added labels could prevent 600,000 diabetes cases

It also predicts and estimated saving of $31 billion in net healthcare costs and $61.9 billion in societal costs. When the FDA ordered that trans fats be more clearly labeled, many food manufactures...

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The more rashers you eat increases risk of bowel cancer, study finds

The more rashers you eat increases risk of bowel cancer, study finds

Eating a lot of red meat - like beef, lamb or pork - also increases the risk, it revealed. The study also found that processed meat, like sausages or bacon , posed a bigger risk than red meat, with...

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Doctors in 5 states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex

Doctors in 5 states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex

According to the indictment, one pharmacy in Dayton, Ohio prescribed over 1.75 million opioid pills between October 2015 and October 2017, earning the nefarious designation of "pill mill", a medical ...

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Researchers Restore Some Activity to Brains of Slaughtered Pigs

Researchers Restore Some Activity to Brains of Slaughtered Pigs

Researchers used a system called BrainEx to circulate synthetic blood through the pigs' brains. The breakthrough is the latest evidence of cellular resiliency in postmortem tissue. "We could poten...

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Iowa reports 1st measles case since 2011

Iowa reports 1st measles case since 2011

Public health officials are now following up with potentially exposed persons to ensure they are vaccinated. The Iowa Department of Public Health clarified that there is no indication of a threat to...

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Amazon Listens To Your Alexa Conversations: Here's How To Stop It

You can listen to earlier recordings and erase them. Among more sinister content the workers have heard, have been a child screaming for help and two instances were they believed they heard a sexual...

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Barr Forms Team to Probe Possible FBI Abuses In Trump-Russia Investigation

Barr Forms Team to Probe Possible FBI Abuses In Trump-Russia Investigation

The Mueller report was submitted to the United States attorney general last month and the investigation did not find proof that Donald Trump colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 elections ...

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