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New Zealand calls for vaccination against measles following outbreak

New Zealand calls for vaccination against measles following outbreak

Measles are continuing to spread in Canterbury, with a Christchurch police prosecutor among the latest to reportedly contract the virus . The incident is related to an out-of-state case of measles...

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Unvaccinated children in Italy banned from preschool under new law

It's unclear how many children will face suspensions from schools nationwide. Older children can attend school without being fully vaccinated , but parents face fines of 100 to 500 euros (C$151-754...

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Justin Bieber Tells Fans He's 'Been Struggling a Lot'

Justin Bieber Tells Fans He's 'Been Struggling a Lot'

He concluded by writing, "God is faithful and ur prayers really work thanks. the most human season I've ever been in facing my stuff head on". "Once you reach the truth about yourself, you tell other ...

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Doctor tells man he’s dying via video rebot

Doctor tells man he’s dying via video rebot

Ernest Quintana was informed he had just days to live by a doctor who appeared on the robot's videoscreen. Annalisia Wilharm , Mr Quintana's granddaughter, told local news station KTVU that ...

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Retinal health may help detect early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Retinal health may help detect early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists found the retina was thinner in people with Alzheimer's and they had also lost more small blood vessels at the back of the eye, compared to healthy people and those with mild cognitive impa...

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Facebook takes down fake accounts in UK, Romania

Facebook takes down fake accounts in UK, Romania

A statement said that government had made a decision to reach out to Facebook and YouTube managements in a bid to remove all anti-polio vaccine propaganda videos and other materials. There are a n...

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Judge Balkman rules not to delay state’s opioid trial

Judge Balkman rules not to delay state’s opioid trial

But the judge said the drugmakers had not established the state's actions had prejudiced them. The drugmakers had sought a 100-day postponement of the trial, saying that the state had handed over a ...

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Flu Remains 'Elevated' in U.S — CDC

Flu Remains 'Elevated' in U.S — CDC

However, over the last two weeks, more illnesses have been tied to the Type A H3N2 strain, which poses a more significant risk to the elderly. Overall, severity markers such as hospitalizations and ...

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California man told he was dying by doctor via video link

Mr Ernest Quintana received the news last Monday at a hospital in Fremont, California , when a doctor appeared on screen in a video call and told him. Ms Spangler said she wanted the media to get...

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One measles case confirmed in 100 Mile House: Interior Health

One measles case confirmed in 100 Mile House: Interior Health

You can get the vaccine for free at your local community health centre. "Anyone who is concerned about exposure to measles should watch for symptoms of measles", the release says. It is highly conta...

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Pediatricians hope new study will reinforce importance of vaccines

Pediatricians hope new study will reinforce importance of vaccines

No link has been found between the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine, and autism in largest, single study to date. This week they published their findings in the Annals of Internal Medicine . Mea...

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Trudeau to apologize for handling of Inuit who died during TB treatment

Trudeau to apologize for handling of Inuit who died during TB treatment

Eetoolook said the apology and database will bring closure to many Inuit. "To the communities that are facing the consequences of this policy and others, we are sorry", he said. Those who underwent ...

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Second Patient 'Cured' of HIV, Doctors Say

Second Patient 'Cured' of HIV, Doctors Say

Ten years after the first confirmed case of an HIV-infected person being rid of the deadly disease, a man known only as the " London patient " has shown no sign of the virus for almost 19 months, they...

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Finland's outgoing PM: 'hugely disappointed' at cabinet fall

Finland's outgoing PM: 'hugely disappointed' at cabinet fall

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila stepped down just weeks before a general election after failing to push through parliament plans to overhaul health services and social care in the face of an aging ...

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A cure for HIV? It’s feasible, but still some time away

A cure for HIV? It’s feasible, but still some time away

Both the London patient and the Düsseldorf patients' cases were announced publicly at this week's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, hence the quick succession...

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FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression

FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression

Nevertheless, many hope that this new treatment will be a step in the right direction for mental health in the United States. According to the expert and as reported by Rolling Stone , The approval h...

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CDC: Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months

CDC: Unvaccinated boy diagnosed with tetanus, hospitalized almost 2 months

The child was playing on a farm when he cut his head on something, the report said. Following the incident, the laceration was "cleaned and sutured at home". Case study co-author Dr. Carl Eriksson , ...

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Facebook Will Combat Anti-Vaccination Content By Making Them Less Visible

Facebook Will Combat Anti-Vaccination Content By Making Them Less Visible

As well as clamping down on this misinformation, Facebook is exploring ways to share educational data on vaccines when people come across anti-vaxxer content. The social network said it will also re...

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Efforts to contain Ebola epidemic in Congo are faltering, aid leader warns

Efforts to contain Ebola epidemic in Congo are faltering, aid leader warns

MSF recently suspended its operations in the epicentre of the outbreak - in Katwa and Butembo in North Kivu province - following violent attacks on Ebola treatment centres. The battle against Ebola ...

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Student Mental Health Services Allocated £150k

Student Mental Health Services Allocated £150k

He has challenged universities to focus on successful participation as well as admissions, particularly for students from disadvantaged and under-represented groups who are more likely to drop out. Ac...

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Onions And Garlic Linked To Lower Bowel Cancer Risk

Onions And Garlic Linked To Lower Bowel Cancer Risk

As per an ongoing report distributed in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology , it was discovered that eating 50 grams of leeks, onions, and garlic may lessen the danger of creating colorecta...

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Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Measles: Greater Manchester reports recent spike in confirmed cases

Seventeen states now allow parents to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons. Tuesday, the high school senior told the Senate panel that parents aren't the only ones who n...

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FDA approves controversial drug for depression

FDA approves controversial drug for depression

However, it usually takes about 3-4 weeks for a drug to show its final impact on a patient. In 2000, he and other researchers published the first study showing that intravenous ketamine rapidly reliev...

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Tetanus: First pediatric case in >30 years in Oregon

In the case in OR, the boy cut himself on the forehead while playing and his family stitched up the wound themselves. Six days after the OR boy got the cut, according to the CDC report, he had "epis...

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase announce name of healthcare venture

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase announce name of healthcare venture

It is simply BRK-B stock's average closing price over the last 50 days. Recently, the stock has been noticed trading -1.46% away from the 20-day moving average. The company now has a RSI and Beta of 3...

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