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Salute Measles Outbreak Sends Vaccine Demand Soaring, Even Among The Hesitant
Author: 0 Measles Outbreak Sends Vaccine Demand Soaring, Even Among The Hesitant

Seattle, Washington; Spokane, Washington; and Portland, Oregon-all 3 of which surround Clark County , Washington, the site of the latest measles outbreak in which 50 cases have been confirmed since January 1, 2019. In Clark County, 34 of the cases were among children age 10 or younger, while just two were among patients older than 18. In many countries, anti-vaccine campaigners seek to dissuade parents from getting their children immunised, despite strong scientific evidence that ...

Salute Study Finds Women's Brains Appear Younger Than Men's
Author: 0 Study Finds Women's Brains Appear Younger Than Men's

As a result, we can count on the fact that our brains would likely function differently. A group of scientists believe the brain metabolisms of women take longer to slow than men's, which could explain why they tend to stave off cognitive decline for longer.

Salute CT reports 2nd measles case in New Haven County
Author: 0 CT reports 2nd measles case in New Haven County

Before mass vaccination, 400 to 500 people in the US died of the measles every year. If you are not sure if you are immune to measles, you can get a blood test to find out. An additional case was confirmed in King County , which includes Seattle, and in Multnomah County , Oregon, which includes Portland and lies across the Columbia River from Clark County.

Salute Who is World Record Egg creator? We can finally reveal the answer
Author: 0 Who is World Record Egg creator? We can finally reveal the answer

The egg, dubbed "Eugene", was created by London-based advertising executive Chris Godfrey , who was curious to see if a picture of an egg could become a social-media star. The egg uploaded a fifth photo to Instagram on February 1, which showed multiple cracks across its surface - as well as what appear to be photoshopped football laces.

Salute Monday marks World Cancer Day
Author: 0 Monday marks World Cancer Day

Indonesian healthcare professional wears Disney character Donald Duck costume while delivering gifts to cancer patient during the event on World Cancer Day at the Kariadi Hospital in Semarang, Indonesia, February 4, 2015. The slogan of Japan's cancer detection is "the sooner cancer is detected, the better it is treated". The writer is Consultant Medical Oncologist at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre.

Salute Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions
Author: 0 Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. Since then, widespread use of measles vaccine has led to a greater than 99 percent reduction in measles cases compared with the pre-vaccine era. There are four cases with unverified vaccination records, and 37 people who are unimmunized. Measles is an extremely contagious disease, mainly spread through respiratory droplets.

Salute Is breakfast always a good idea?
Author: 0 Is breakfast always a good idea?

In 2017, professor Terence Kealey, author of Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal , told the Telegraph how several studies championing breakfast were backed by food corporations. Rather, it's that breakfast probably isn't the magic weight-loss solution it's sometimes made out to be, so it shouldn't be prescribed to everyone. While previous studies have suggested that eating breakfast may help with weight loss because of the efficient burning of calories early in the day preventing overeating ...

Salute The anti-vax movement's role in the latest measles outbreak
Author: 0 The anti-vax movement's role in the latest measles outbreak

Washington submitted a request for the specialized team through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. Now, according to an expert, the measles outbreak across the United States got traction due to the before-mentioned anti-vaxxer movement.

Author: 0 RCMP talk mental health

A search filter on "the impact" page for where the funds go displays an extensive list of recipients (by year, region, type). "If we can set the stage for more people to come forward, and feel comfortable about addressing this fear of the stereotypes and stigma that they're called an addict, or an alcoholic, or a (person with) schizophrenia, and so on".

Salute More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?
Author: 0 More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?

Experts recommended no screen time for newborns all the way to two-year-olds, and then only one hour per day for kids older than that. "It is notable that screen time reduced both children's sleep even at this early age and reduced parents' reading to children, which we know is a strong predictor of positive child outcomes, such as higher IQ", said Gentile, who called the new study "strong" and "well-conducted".

Salute No room to change any aspect of backstop - Sinn Féin
Author: 0 No room to change any aspect of backstop - Sinn Féin

Parliament will vote on proposed changes to May's beleaguered Brexit plan from 7 p.m. London time, with Speaker John Bercow choosing which amendments get picked. He didn't name the exact date, but the Sky News sources claim it may happen on February 13. The Brady and Cooper amendment have garnered the most attention in the run up to the vote, with the latter, if successful would force the PM to delay Brexit by 9-months.

Salute Measles Outbreak Sparks State of Emergency in Washington
Author: 0 Measles Outbreak Sparks State of Emergency in Washington

Some of the cases of measles have also visited the Portland International Airport and other busy areas including schools, hospitals, churches etc. OR officials didn't provide the age of the adult infected there. "It's all hands on deck". "We wouldn't be dealing with this if we had vaccination rates up". The best protection against measles is vaccination, the centre said.

Author: 0 Once eradicated in USA, measles outbreak sickens 35 in two states

The outbreak, which started at the end of December and prompted Washington's governor to declare a public health emergency earlier this month, has drawn further attention to the unsafe consequences of vaccination exemptions. The Seattle-King County Health Department has more detail about the local victim, including places where he could have exposed others . HB-1638 would only apply to measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines in the "philosophical or personal objections" category.

Author: 0 Measles Outbreak in Washington and Oregon Cause a State of Emergency

The source of the outbreak affecting Washington has not been determined. Twenty-six of those suffering from the disease had not been immunized and the vaccination status of four others was unverified. The disease was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000 but has since made a comeback that is tied to imported cases and the rise of the anti-vaccine movement.

Salute Dementia and Gum Disease: Alzheimer's Linked to Gingivitis
Author: 0 Dementia and Gum Disease: Alzheimer's Linked to Gingivitis

Scientists from Cortexyme, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, analyzed the brain tissues of patients with Alzheimer's disease and found evidence of Porphyromonas gingivalis , the bacteria associated with gum disease .

Salute Flu season peaks but not over; shot effective this year
Author: 0 Flu season peaks but not over; shot effective this year

Caused by the influenza virus, the flu is among the leading causes of illness in the country, according to the Department of Health (DoH). "This year, we're not seeing quite the severity or quite the volume of people effected". There have been seven outbreaks in long-term care facilities investigated and seven schools across the state reported more than 10 percent absenteeism due to illness since the start of the flu season on August 30.

Salute New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries
Author: 0 New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

It instead creates a foundation for healthy eating and food skills, with updated guidance on saturated fat, sodium and sugar. Many Canadians may remember seeing previous Food Guide images in kitchens and classrooms around the country. Whereas now it's changed and now it's included with other sources of calcium and protein. Lemon said beef has an unfair reputation, due partly to concerns around the amount of fat in red meat, but that it's still an important source of protein for Manitobans.

Salute The current human diet is causing 'catastrophic' damage to the planet
Author: 0 The current human diet is causing 'catastrophic' damage to the planet

It insists that not only would people be healthier, but it would also reduce the damaging effects of climate change, soil erosion, deforestation and loss of biodiversity. The new report was published January 16 in The Lancet journal. -Incentivizing farmers to shift food production away from large quantities of a few crops to diverse production of nutritious crops.

Salute EC rubbishes EVM tampering claims, yet again
Author: 0 EC rubbishes EVM tampering claims, yet again

Syed Shuja, a US-based cyber "expert" who claimed he was a part of the team at Electronic Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) that designed and developed EVMs, alleged that the 2014 general elections in India were rigged . Shuja said the hacking was done by pinging EVMs at 7 Hertz, a low military-grade frequency, and that one needed "a graphite-based transmitter" to do the hacking.

Salute Flu deaths doubled last week in IN for the season
Author: 0 Flu deaths doubled last week in IN for the season

Moreover, the DG health has also announced to run a separate OPD for influenza cases at Doon hospital so that the patients can be treated on priority basis. Seven people died of suspected swine flu in Punjab this month, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra said Thursday. Of all flu specimens tested worldwide, 93.8 percent were influenza A.

Salute Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet
Author: 0 Cut meat to half-rasher a day to save planet

Providing healthy diets from sustainable food systems is an immediate challenge as the population continues to grow - projected to reach 10 billion people by 2050 -and get wealthier with the expectation of higher consumption of animal-based foods.

Salute Irish man injects own semen into arm to cure 'back pain'
Author: 0 Irish man injects own semen into arm to cure 'back pain'

The 33-year-old man developed a cure for his chronic back pain . She added that he had "failed multiple attempts at injecting the bodily fluid", in what she described as an " innovative method to treat back pain ". An x-ray of the mans arm. The Irish Medical Journal noted the only past examples of semen injection occurred in 1945 when human ejaculate was injected into female rats and rabbits.

Author: 0 Man injects self with own semen to treat back pain, develops abscess

He was also sporting a red rash and swelling on his forearm. The 33-year-old told doctors that he had been giving himself monthly semen injections to " cure " his long-standing back pain, the report said. Dunne wrote in the case study that she believed the semen injections was the first case of its kind. "People are unusual", one person wrote on Twitter.

Salute High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases: Lancet
Author: 0 High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases: Lancet

The research shows that should we eat 25-29 grams of fibre every day, this is actually good for us. Dietary fiber includes plant-based carbohydrates such as whole-grain cereal, seeds and some legumes. Food and Drug Authority suggests eating more fruits and vegetables and switching from refined to whole grains of commonly consumed foods such as bread, rice, pasta.