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Salute Winnike: Flu Season is Here; Prevent what is Preventable
Author: 0 Winnike: Flu Season is Here; Prevent what is Preventable

A new survey released by Clover Health reveals that just 66 percent of New Jersey seniors have gotten a flu shot so far this season. People with compromised immune systems are advised to talk with their doctor about whether a flu shot is appropriate.

Salute Man died after coughing up lung after heart surgery
Author: 0 Man died after coughing up lung after heart surgery

Earlier this week the New England Journal of Medicine tweeted a photo of what looked like a lovely piece of bright red coral to their 545,000 followers. Don't say we didn't warn you. "It's a curiosity you can't imagine-I mean, this is very, very, very rare", he said in a The Atlantic report . Though it resembles a coral, root system, or some other kind of growth, the above photo actually depicts a blood clot over 15cm wide in the near-perfect form of the right bronchial tree of a ...

Author: 0 Woman Uses Neti Pot, Ends Up With Brain-Eating Amoeba

Cobb said. A year on, the woman started to develop some unusual symptoms, such as a odd red rash around the outside of her nasal passage. "When I operated on this lady, a section of her brain about the size of a golf ball was bloody mush ", Charles Cobbs, MD, neurosurgeon at Swedish, told the Seattle Times .

Salute In A First, Baby Born From Transplanted Uterus From Dead Donor
Author: 0 In A First, Baby Born From Transplanted Uterus From Dead Donor

Around 35 weeks, doctors performed a caesarean section and delivered a healthy baby girl, weighing nearly six pounds and measuring almost 18 inches long. "When a transplant is dome from a live donor, there is a greater responsibility towards both the donor and recipient, but in a dead body the doctors can be a bit relaxed", Ms Sharma said.

Salute Health Department urges flu shots for Hoosiers
Author: 0 Health Department urges flu shots for Hoosiers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. The flu, or Influenza, is a viral infection of the respiratory tract. Insurance, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program are accepted for children's flu shots. It is especially important for those who are ill to avoid coming into contact with those in hospitals and long-term care facilities, because they are more likely to have weaker immune systems.

Salute Churches step up efforts to promote HIV testing
Author: 0 Churches step up efforts to promote HIV testing

Over 30 years ago, in 1986, World Health Organization first evaluated rapid diagnostic tests for HIV. "In order to achieve this, we must address the barriers, such as stigma and discrimination, that prevent key populations from accessing testing and treatment services and fully exercising their right to health".

Salute China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies
Author: 0 China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

But until this week, such debates were largely theoretical, because no one was known to have established a pregnancy from a genetically-edited human embryo. Other scientists have said the procedure was unnecessary and risky. Its risks are unknown, and leading scientists have called for a moratorium on its use except in lab studies until more is learned.

Salute Amazon Web Services announces new service to simplify building blockchains
Author: 0 Amazon Web Services announces new service to simplify building blockchains

Some of AWS' newly launched services include a blockchain service , Amazon Managed Blockchain . which can manage transactions between organizations without a central party that is responsible for overseeing the activity. AWS Marketplace Consulting Partner Private Offers: Trend Micro is an APN Launch Partner of a new program that will benefit its channel partners.

Salute Scientists swallow Lego pieces to judge whether they are damaging for children
Author: 0 Scientists swallow Lego pieces to judge whether they are damaging for children

In this case, it was a lego head that they swallowed. The participants in the study, three men and three women, were all paediatric professionals themselves and therefore presumably more dedicated to the cause than the man on the street. The SHAT results showed that the consistency of the researchers' stools were not affected by the object they swallowed. There was some evidence females may be more accomplished at searching through their stools than males but this could not be ...

Salute Despite progress, new HIV diagnoses in Europe ‘alarmingly high’
Author: 0 Despite progress, new HIV diagnoses in Europe ‘alarmingly high’

Nearly 160,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe a year ago, with three-quarters of the new cases arising in Ukraine and Russian Federation, two European health agencies said on November 28. The report calls on governments to do this by "tailoring interventions to those most at risk " and to invest in prevention, testing and treatment.

Salute Gene-Edited Baby Trial 'Paused': China Scientist
Author: 0 Gene-Edited Baby Trial 'Paused': China Scientist

He also said he had halted his clinical trials for the time being due to the uproar, but the 34-year-old scientist added he would consider altering the genes of his future children. "We can help earlier those people in need". He explained that eight couples - comprised of HIV-positive fathers and HIV-negative mothers - had signed up voluntarily for the experiment; one couple later dropped out.

Salute Coli outbreak potentially linked to farms in California, FDA says
Author: 0 Coli outbreak potentially linked to farms in California, FDA says

Since romaine has a shelf life of about 21 days, health officials said last week they believed contaminated romaine could still be on the market or in people's homes. Food poisoning outbreaks from leafy greens are not unusual. Children under 5, adults older than 65 and people with weakened immune systems, such as people with chronic diseases, are more likely to develop severe illness, but even healthy children and adults can become seriously ill.

Salute Gene-edited twins: China tests bioethics
Author: 0 Gene-edited twins: China tests bioethics

A US scientist said he took part in the work in China , but this kind of gene editing is banned in the United States because the DNA changes can pass to future generations and it risks harming other genes. However, just one month after this two-year project was launched, He initiated a three-year basic science clinical study related to gene editing on abandoned human embryos in partnership with researchers from Luohu People's Hospital in Shenzhen, according to the Chinese Clinical Trial ...

Salute Peanut allergy treatment ready for FDA review
Author: 0 Peanut allergy treatment ready for FDA review

With FDA approval this drug would mark the first safe treatment available by prescription for peanut allergies and the patient would need to stay on the drug for a certain period of time to protect against the allergy. included 496 participants aged from four to 55 years, most were four to 17 year olds, and all had peanut allergy. "The study has completely changed our lives", she said.

Salute Canadian officials approaching romaine lettuce warning differently than U.S.
Author: 0 Canadian officials approaching romaine lettuce warning differently than U.S.

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced the two cases Wednesday. Gottlieb added that investigators have determined it is the same strain of E. While some cases are mild, and most resolve in five to seven days, the FDA wrote in a release that children under five, adults older than 65, and immunocompromised individuals are the most likely to come down with "severe illness".

Salute Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns
Author: 0 Do not eat romaine lettuce — CDC warns

Don't buy any at the store, don't buy those creepy salad mixes that might contain romaine, don't order it at a restaurant, and if you own a restaurant, then take it off the menu. No deaths have yet been reported. "While we've made progress, it's still early in this investigation and work remains to pinpoint the source of contamination that contributed to this outbreak and allow us to employ more targeted measures to reduce future risk".

Salute Proper use of antibiotics urged in Mongolia
Author: 0 Proper use of antibiotics urged in Mongolia

Diseases that were once treated by antibiotics like pneumonia, salmonellosis, tuberculosis and salmonellosis are becoming increasingly harder to treat due to antibiotic resistance. "Antimicrobials are important for the treatment of animal and plant diseases but must be used responsibly and only when needed", says FAO . "Like humans, animals sometimes need antibiotics to fight off bacterial infections ".

Salute Conjoined twins ready for separation surgery
Author: 0 Conjoined twins ready for separation surgery

But Bhumchu Zangmo has been through 14 months of anxiety after her twin daughters, Nima and Dawa, were born joined together at the torso. About 36 specialist split into two teams -a team for each child- participated in the procedure and Lead surgeon Dr Joe Crameri said the girls coped very well and have a good chance of full recovery.

Salute FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative
Author: 0 FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative

Approval of the drug was highly criticized; Raeford Brown, MD, chair of the FDA's Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Committee, urged the FDA not to approve Dsuvia. " It is certain that Dsuvia will worsen the opioid epidemic and kill people needlessly ", Sidney Wolfe, founder of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, said in a statement.

Salute Affordable Care Act Marketplace open enrollment begins
Author: 0 Affordable Care Act Marketplace open enrollment begins

Health insurance offered on the state marketplace has to meet certain requirements like accepting people with pre-existing conditions, the department said. Short-term, limited duration options may offer lower premiums, but they won't cover as much . Premiums for short-term plans are around 54 percent lower than they are for comprehensive policies, according to a new study from the Henry J.