Diseases

First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 9 reports

Binge Drinking May Increase Risk of Hypertension

Excessive alcohol consumption and its adverse effects on one's health has been the subject of many studies. A latest research conducted by Sarah Twichell from Boston Children's Hospital, explains how binge drinking in early adulthood can make men more ... [Published NDTV - 57 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 13 reports

Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

3 min 22 sec DownloadEven versions of Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen labeled "genuine" and "anti-counterfeit" have been found to contain the drug sibutramine, which was supposed to come off the U.S. market in 2010 â for safety reasons. Food and Drug Administration ... [Published NPR - 58 mins ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 59 mins ago - 39 reports

Ebola – two cured in US, Spain, as the WHO plots path for West Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has come under a barrage of criticism for its handling of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and why it only declared an international health emergency in August, eight months after the epidemic began in Guinea. As ... [Published BizNews.com - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Ebola, Epidemic, Spain, Liberia
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Cancer patients ‘keeping friends and family in the dark’ about their diagnosis

A considerable number of cancer patients are choosing to go it alone and keep close friends and family in the dark about their diagnosis and treatment, research from Bupa has revealed.One in six people (18%) said they know someone who has decided not ... [Published Health Insurance Daily - 36 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Schools 'should teach tooth brushing'

22nd October 2014 – Nurseries and primary schools should consider offering supervised tooth-brushing and fluoride varnishing programmes in areas of England where children are at high risk of poor oral health. The suggestion comes from the National Institute ... [Published BootsWebMD - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Caries, Fluoride, Mike Kelly
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 35 reports

J&J to spend up to $200M on Ebola vaccine program

Negri Sembilan Umno has slammed a Gerakan delegate for saying the Malays were “pendatang” or immigrants to this country. Its liaison chairman, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (pic), said the party recorded its dismay over the remark at the Negri Sembilan Umno ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 13 reports

Dietary supplementation of walnuts combats Alzheimer’s

Walnuts just may reduce, delay, slow down or prevent the diseaseA new mouse study suggest that dietary supplementation with walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, or slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's ... [Published Examiner.com - 34 mins ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 13 reports

Multiple Sclerosis Management - update on the NICE guideline 2014

Multiple sclerosis: management of multiple sclerosis in primary and secondary care - published Oct 2014 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg186 This guideline replaces the clinical guideline published in 2003 (i.e. NICE or the National Insitute ... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 10 reports

In disease outbreak management, flexibility can save lives, money -- ScienceDaily

A new approach for responding to and managing disease outbreaks is being proposed by a team of epidemiologists led by two Penn State University researchers. The team's flexible approach could save many lives and millions of dollars.The approach, called ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 19 reports

GPs Offered £55 Bonus For Each New Dementia Case Diagnosed

GPs are being offered a cash bonus for every new dementia case they diagnose under a scheme that has been branded unethical by leading doctors. The NHS will pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case, in the hope it will help boost the ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 12 reports

Parents to be jailed for refusing polio drops to kids

22 October, 2014BANNU: District administration has decided to put those parents behind bars who refuse to immunise their children against polio, as cases increase in the district.Bannu Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ayaz said on Tuesday that action would ... [Published PakTribune.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 30 reports

US journalist recovers from Ebola

By Deutsche Welle‎The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Senegal Ebola-free on Friday (File)US photojournalist Ashoka Mukpo has been pronounced free of Ebola at a hospital in Nebraska where he was admitted three weeks ago.The 33-year-old ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 6 hours ago]

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...The family, however, remains in isolation. Dr. Stephen Weber, Chief Medical Officer of the University of Chicago Medical Center, stated: "Given the point of origin for this patient, and given the great caution and concern we want to show, I think this is exactly the right reaction."
...Dr Richard Warren, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. "The data also highlight that apremilast can improve skin symptoms and relieve pain and itching as quickly as two weeks after initiating treatment, which could be very beneficial to many people who currently live with psoriasis."
...and Drug Administration spends a lot of effort policing distributors who market fraudulent products that are tainted with unsafe, banned drugs. "People selling these products should be enforced against to the ..."

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Physical Exercise is Protective of Brain Functi... [Published Fight Aging! - 1 hour ago]
There is plenty of evidence to link regular exercise with specific aspects of better health , such as measures of functionality in the brain and cardiovascular system . Here, however, researchers produce data to suggest that some of the protective ...
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The following originally appeared on  The Upshot  (copyright 2014, The New York Times Company). The best way to prevent transmission of Ebola in the United States is to identify and quarantine those with the disease as soon as possible. However, the ...
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